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Set initial line after chapter title relative to top margin, not relative to end of chapter title

I want to set the initial line of text in every chapter to start at the same position on the page relative to the top margin of the page, and not relative to the last line of the chapter title. I ...
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1answer
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Adjusting the width of a displaymath environment

I want to adjust the width of an displaymath environment whose contents (a tikzcd diagram rather than an actual equation) are too wide to fit in the margins. The obvious thing to do is to use the ...
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Typesetting with “odd-shaped” margins

I am considering a poster presentation that I would like to design using nonstandard margin shapes. Current standard essentially puts elements inside a rectangle determined by page size, header and ...
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How to change the default top margin for an invoice?

Here is what I've got: \documentclass{letter} \newcommand*{\BottomLeftX}{1.0in+\hoffset+\oddsidemargin}% ...
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84 views

Stretching an \fbox horizontally to fit the page

I have a frame box next to some text (Komentar:), and I would like to stretch it so it fills up the page. I've done this using the calc package by subtracting \widthof{Komentar: } from \hsize (or ...
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Remove padding at top of page

I am writing a paper using a collection of mandated styles. They add vertical spacing above things like equations and tables. However, if the item with padding is the very first item on a page, I am ...
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Formatting my basic tex report with specific spacing and font settings

Ok so I am configuring the settings of my tex file before starting my (mathematical) report and am going through my basic template and removing all packages I don't need and believe I have the very ...
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More aesthetically wrap text in a table?

I have a table that I must fit in one page but have difficulty doing so in any aesthetically pleasing manner. A MWE is pasted below. Are there any suggestions to improve this? Regretfully I haven't ...
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Exclude line numbers from margin width

I am using the lineno package to add linenumbers on my twosided document. However, I have a restriction to leave a margin of 2.5cm inner and 4cm outer margin. This has to be completely free space. ...
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how can I extend the width of item?

Please see the picture first. I want to keep the first width of item rectangle, meanwhile extend the second item rectangle, make it longer. I mean that I'd like to let the leftmargin & ...
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Determining spacing by a number that is a multiple of a counter

I have \hspace and I have a stepcounter xyz \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[top = 1in, bottom = 1in, left = 1in, right = 1in]{geometry} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Spacing within a box, relative to the page

I am attempting to place a textbox precisely 75mm from the top edge of a page (to correspond with a cut-out on the cover). On printing this out, I noticed I was getting positioning problems, so got ...
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Reduce whitespace or margin before listofalgorithms command

I'm at my wits end on this one. I have a list of algorithms page that I want formatted the same way as my ToC and ToF. What I have currently is pretty close except that the List of Algorithms title ...
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1answer
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Remove sidebar in Beamer

With the following code, I tried to remove the sidebar: \documentclass[18pt]{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{Hannover} \usecolortheme{dolphin} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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1answer
157 views

vertical margins inside a frame

How can I change the vertical margins inside a frame. For example, how do I remove the space shown in the figure below:
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1answer
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TikZ: remove margin, padding, border around nodes containing images

I want to create a simple figure where images are connected with arrows. Here is what I did: \begin{tikzpicture} \node[](A) {\includegraphics[width=0.2\textwidth]{a}}; \node[right=1mm of A](B) ...
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in Beamer, how to remove left margin/indent of a description list

I have a two column frame with a plot one the left, and a description list on the right \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.4\textwidth} \begin{center} ...
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Use of the color package changes the height of the text block

Here is the packages in my documents: \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{color} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1} ...
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1answer
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Double Spacing and Margins conflicting

I've got \usepackage{setspace}, and I'm having issues with my margins. When I use \doublespacing it adds a blank line before the first line of text on each page. Is there any way to have double ...
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1answer
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Unexplained Gap?

I'm trying to make a resume CV document, using a various packages for certain things. I'm not sure if I'm not noticing a conflict in these packages, or I'm being stupid when or comes to margins or ...
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Problems with the lstlisting environment (margin and white line)

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{color} \begin{document} \definecolor{light-gray}{gray}{0.95} \lstset{columns=fullflexible, ...
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1answer
875 views

Indentation of sections and paragraphs to show hierarchy [duplicate]

I am having troubles with the format of a work that I'm doing. The default output of LaTeX looks like: 1.1. Section A Latex latex latex latex. 1.1.1. Subsection A-1 Latex latex latex ...
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Testing and modifying white space around an environment

I'm trying to create something similar to marginpar but without the hassle of floats (particularly because I'm going to have a lot of these). First issue These notes always appear at the beginning of ...
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How to reduce the margins and spacings in this document

I'm using the res.cls to create a one-page CV (I know, res.cls is old, but I prefer its layout). Since the CV is one-page only, I need to squeeze some more space for its content. This is what I have ...
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votes
1answer
102 views

Rubber margins in chapters

I couldn't find a Google hit with what I need (try: LaTeX rubber margins). So, is it possible to stretch left/right margins, within defined acceptable limits, so that pages are filled optimally? I'm ...
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votes
1answer
413 views

How to preserve relative spacing when changing paper size in beamerposter. (margins too big)

I recently made a poster in LaTeX using the beamerposter package, it was 48x36 inches, and came out great. I now need to re-print the poster in a smaller size. (36x24 inches) I realize that this ...
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votes
1answer
359 views

Top-aligned table cells with different font sizes and controlled spacing

I am trying to achieve a table where a few things have to work simultaneously. Several of these things have been discussed before, but I have been unable to make everything work at once (and some ...
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1answer
170 views

Need help making sure a given thesis template is in line with my uni's style requirements (margin, spacing, font, etc)

I'm still in the process of getting Sunil Patel's Thesis Template.zip primed for writing. I've just overcome the unicode trouble and now need to make sure the template's in line with my university's ...
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1answer
170 views

How to move frame down in LaTeX?

I am writing one article using top and bottom margin. \usepackage[top=.5cm, bottom=.8cm, left=1cm, right=1cm, includefoot,showframe]{geometry} I observe some spacing between frame and footer ...
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Problem with content location with standalone package

I'm trying to create multiple pages with varying page heights using the standalone package. When I try to run my file (using XeLaTeX on a mac) the content gets shifted up and to the left so that it's ...
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2answers
693 views

How can get rid of margins and minimize white space to fully use a page in LaTeX?

I want to create a formulary in LaTeX. I can use it at the exam and it has do be at maximum a page recto-verso. I don't want margins (little margins for the print, no more). I want to minimize the ...
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votes
1answer
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Subtract height from column

The following latex example is kicking the third table down to the second page. But I don't need it on the second page, I need it all on the first and currently it's set at 3.5in but I really need it ...
2
votes
1answer
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Two margin woes

I have two problems with my margins. One is that when I print the margins, I can't seem to get them to come out properly. I have \usepackage[top = 1in, bottom = 1in, left = 1.5in, right = ...
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(Badge printing) Why is there a margin in my framebox? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where are the necessary places to be appended with % to remove unwanted spaces? I am trying to create a LaTeX template for badge printing (for a conference), based on ...
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1answer
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Adjusting bottom margin

I added the preamble: \usepackage[inner=2.5cm,outer=3cm,bottom=2cm,top=2cm]{geometry} But it produces weird spacings like this: It seems the problem occurs because the bottom margin is forced to ...
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Remove vertical space at start of latex document

I have this test file which is supposed to put Hello there. near the top of the page but it does not work in so far as there is still tons of vertical space at top. How can I fix this? ...
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0answers
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How to have two left margins at different points on one page? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I change the margins for only part of the text? I have managed to get what I want with changepage, but was wondering if there is an easier or more elegant way to ...
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4answers
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How to make a document occupy more pages?

As opposed to this question: Squeezing scientific paper to fit within page limits, I would like to find as many ways to make a document become longer without adding any real text. The motivation for ...
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3answers
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Making a LaTeX document appear as though it were typeset in MS Word

I am typesetting a document in LaTeX for which I have been given exact specifications that are intended for an MS Word-processed document (single-sided, single-spaced, 0.75 inch margins, no more than ...
4
votes
1answer
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argument in \begin{subtable}

I use \begin{subtable}{.5\textwidth}...\end{subtable} to produce two (or more) subtables side by side (from the subcaption package). But I don't understand what {.5\textwidth} means. I tried different ...
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Problem with continuation of TOC in Memoir Class [closed]

This is basically continuation of earlier questions. I managed to fix (brute force) most issues. This one effects continuation pages of TOC, TOF, and chapters pages after the first. I assume it is the ...
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votes
0answers
251 views

How do I remove the occasional vertical space at the top of the page? [closed]

I have a one-inch top margin, which works fine. BUT, if I have a page that's particularly empty (because LaTeX decides not to start a new section toward the bottom of the page), all the text on the ...
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vote
1answer
251 views

Margins from the column separator

If the text in both columns end and begin too close from the column separator, how do I increase the margin from it? Change from: | #Text#######|#Text####### | % (Bad, too close to column separator) ...
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votes
2answers
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\fbox command destroys margin

I included a graphic the following way: \includegraphics[width=1\textwidth]{questionnaire1.png} Then I changed it so that a frame is drawn around the graphic: ...