{margins} is about dealing with (above all, changing) the margins of (whole) pages and, conversely, the width and height of the textblock and its positioning on the page. Popular packages are {geometry} and {typearea}. For changing the "margins" in the middle of a page, use {indentation} instead.

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Strech line to \textwidth without starting a new line

I have a figure, containing three subfigures with captions and a caption for the whole figure, that all together takes more than a whole page. I can change the geometry for the particular page where ...
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How can I modify the classicthesis margins only for the tables?

I would like to include some longtables and deluxetables in my PhD thesis written with classicthesis, but I find two problems: The deluxetable is not floating. The longtable is truncated on the left ...
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twoside making wrong margins [duplicate]

I'm using twoside on my article. The first pages in the report (Abstract and preface) has the correct margins (larger margins to the right for left-pages, and larger margins to the left for ...
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Chapters number moves out of margin

i'm new to LaTeX and got a problem. The picture says it all... When my number of chapters exceeds 9, the second digit moves out of the margin.... I have copied the following layout, for the ...
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Setting margins with esami package

Is there a way to customize the margins of the document while using the esami package? I've tried geometry, fullpage, etc., with no success. The documentation says nothing about doing such thing.
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Different margins in title and chapters

I am struggling here with adapting school template for my document. The problem is that I need different margins on the title and on the chapter pages. Here is the code. On the title page is all easy. ...
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hrule exceeding margin in second column

I'm using tabular to make two columns of different width. Ideally I would like to have the title of each column under which there would be a horizontal line until the end of the column, for the first, ...
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Inserting abstract{} changes margins of the page [duplicate]

There is the template I have to use for a papaer and it looks like this: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} %%% for including graphics \usepackage{url} %%% for ...
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Trying to print to 11x17 as a book, but scale pages with booklet, margin problems

I'm trying to print a book to be bound in signatures for a finished size of 6x9 inches. My printer duplexes but only prints 11x17. I used the booklet package and set source to 6x9, but when the ...
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Remove top margin in multicolumn \enumerate

I am trying to combine the multicols and enumerate environments (alternatively, the multicols and enumitem packages). Basically, I want to get rid of the top margin when having enumerate inside of ...
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Width of image = headwidth when head is textwithmarginpar

Using scrbook and scrpage2 with a headwith of textwithmarginpar, I am trying to set individual images in the textbody to this wider headwidth. \hoffset is 0pt. Adding up \textwidth, \marginparwidth ...
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from A4 paper to A5 and keeping the number of characters per line

I have written my thesis for A4 paper using the memoir class. I would like to print one version on A5 paper. Is there a way to reduce margins automatically in order to keep the same layout for the ...
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Text boxes that go into the the margin in a two column article

I'd like to highlight some important quotes in my article by writing them into floating (invisible) boxes, that go half into the (left/right) margin and half into the respective column. I'd prefer a ...
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How to typeset a complex layout like a page of the Talmud?

I need help for typesetting a complex typographic layout comparable to the Talmud, yet not necessarily in Hebrew. I found the parcolumns package, but it does not support footnotes and it also does ...
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How to write text vertically right/ left to the margin to the whole document? [duplicate]

I want to write text vertically right/ left to the margin to the whole document. A sample figure is shown below. Is there any way to do this? Please suggest.
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Correct \newgeometry retaining preamble settings

I am writing a 350-400 page document using the report document class. The entire document uses the oneside flag as per regulations however I need the document to switch to twoside at a certain point. ...
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My frame is too big for the limits margins, How do I add more space. to have all my content complete in my presentation

My frame is too big for the limits margins, How do I add more space. to have all my content complete in my presentation. This is the code \documentclass[aspectratio=169,draft]{beamer} ...
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Chapter-Header Font Size - Too Big [duplicate]

I'm using the book class for a particular document, and I've run into a bit of problem. I don't know exactly how to explain this, so I'll just post an explanatory picture instead of sounding obscure. ...
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Header margin bigger

I'm trying to make the header "margin" bigger. It is to close to the edge. I've been trying to make \setlength{\headheight}{10pt} larger but then the page number moves to much down? Any thoughts? ...
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How can I prevent \newgeometry from affecting bottom margin when changing the side margins?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[left=2.5cm,right=2.5cm,top=2.5cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How remove margin in a paragraph that continues in two pages with different margin?

I've created a document whose margins have different odd and even pages. I want to write a paragraph with no margin in two pages runs. If I use the command \newgeometry new paragraph starts at the ...
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I have a problem in the output PDF margins

I have a problem in latex template of Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing journal the output file has not equal margins from left and right, and has a large margin from bottom of the page. I ...
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Figure or longtabu/longtable causes buttom margin overflow

I have been searching for a while now without any luck, so I hope you can help me. The problem is that when I insert a figure/longtabu on my page, the text below is running out of the page, like this ...
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Unexpected margin

I have the following code: \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage[margin=1cm]{geometry} \usepackage{showframe} \begin{document} \fbox {% \vbox to 4cm{\hbox to 4cm{\fbox{% ...
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Set Margins without the Geometry Package

I am using an irregular (for LaTex) paper size, but common for book manufacturing. The right/left margins I get are about 1/3rd too narrow. How can I change them without using the geometry package? ...
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beamer margins in custom template

I have made a beamer template and I want to change the margins, especially the one of the main body block, from the template itself. I have read about \voffset and all the other margins from another ...
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Change page layout at begin of each page

I want to have very different page layout for even and odd pages. To solve this problem i try to use atbegshi and geometry packages. But it takes a strange result: after \newgeometry executed page ...
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Left margin of a tex document

I have used the instructions below to start a document. I would like the left margin to be smaller than it is at the moment. How do I do this? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} ...
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Preparing PDF files for ebook readers, etc.

People are nowadays increasingly often reading papers on screen, using ebook readers, tablet PCs, laptops, etc. A typical PDF file generated with Latex is far from ideal for such use; in particular, ...
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Text out of margin and footer for bibliography

Well its been a great journey since past one and half month and I am happy that I managed write my dissertation with latex. Almost coming to finalizing stage, I figured out I have severe alignment ...
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Margin \setlength

Well, I'm trying to change the \voffset margin, acording this site. http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Page_Layout To use a margin like 0.5in so I'm using documentclass{memoir} ...
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Automated Marginal Documentation of Page Changes

I have a recollection of having seen this answered here before, but I spent the last hour looking for it and failed, so I'm asking (maybe again): I'm translating a document. I'd like to keep track, ...
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How can I add a reasonable padding to this bar chart?

I’m trying to add a uniform padding to all sides of this bar chart. In a different answer on tex.SE I have found the following code, however, I wasn’t able to find values for xmin and enlarge x to ...
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Latex commands for a specific page format [closed]

I am writing a report for which my University has given the following guidelines (Clearly, it was intended for use with Microsoft Windows). Project reports should be typed only on one side of the ...
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Adjust margins for long table on a landscape page

My minimum working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{lscape} \usepackage{array} \begin{document} \begin{landscape} \section{My First Section} ...
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Resume ending margin unchangeable

I'm using res.cls to make a resume and it looks awesome, except that it puts the last two lines on the next page leaving almost an inch and a half of lower margin, and I can't adjust the lower margin ...
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How to eliminate over-specification in h and v warning in Geometry package?

I use a memoir class template as the basis for my own thesis. It includes the geometry package. This produces a warning but do not appear to impact on the compiling of a pdf. I use pdfLaTeX. Here is ...
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print crop margings for bindingoffset

I would like to have a template for reformatting some arbitrary \LaTeX document in a way, that I can print and cut it, to glue it into my lab-book. To this end, the output should introduce a ...
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Longtabu total width, fixed left margin

I'm trying to make a longtabu that is wider than the textwidth at a certain moment. I've tried different things always ending up with a different problem: First possibility: If I use the adjustwidth ...
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problem with distribution of subfigures

I've been trying to arrange my figures in my beamer presentation as the attached example without success, could anyone please give me an example to do so? I like the way it is arranged and the margin ...
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Letting Lyx ignore margins for equations only

I'm using the default article template in lyx. I want to add one exception to it's margins preferences - Let equation break margins. I want that in order allow long oneliner-equations.
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Correct way to set margins

I set the margins of my document in this way using the geometry package \usepackage[left=2.5cm,top=3cm,right=2.5cm,bottom=3cm,bindingoffset=0.5cm]{geometry} Is it a correct way or does there exist ...
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Colorbox of page width, INCLUDING margins

I want to make a header like on the picture below: But I don't know how to force colorbox to overflaw in the margin. The best I got is: I try to use \hspace but it only moves the text: ...
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Reducing page margin of Springer LNCS format

I am using Springer LNCS format to author a paper. However, the page margin seems to be too wide. How can it be reduced to a decent value? Here is the CLS style file. Because of post size limit, I ...
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Emulating article class margins with the geometry package

I apologize if this is an obvious question, haven't been able to find a straightforward answer to it. My issue is this: I prefer standard article class margins, yet I need to use the geometry package ...
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Why does minipage have different top/bottom margins for math environments? [duplicate]

My goal is to create a framed minipage environment that will contain text and math environments in varying combinations. I noticed that the top (and bottom) margin of the minipage is quite a bit ...
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Condensing everything to force fit a page?

I have a math exam I can use three pages of notes for and I was thinking, is there a way to type a document in LaTeX that will auto adjust to fit three pages or should I just play with the font sizes ...
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increase margins of floats page

I have several sections in my article, each with a sizable (~22 lines) code listing explaining the concept of that specific section. I do want to float my listings, as they look nasty if broken off ...
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How to exceed left margin with longtable

I'm trying to make a longtable that is wider than the textwidth at a certain moment. I've tried different things always ending up with a different problem: First possibility: If I use the adjustwidth ...