{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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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} \usepackage{...
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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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How to contain the Program Listing in the Appendix within the margin?

I have added the Code Listing using - Insert -> File -> Child Document
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 do i add a blue box around the section number?

I vant to make the section design like shown on the picture below. So far i have managed to get the section numbering in the margin, but I have no idea how to make the box (or change the fonts in ...
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How do I make a very, VERY specific horizontal line?

I am having a lot of trouble while formatting my resume. Everything is done except for one last feather in my cap: I want to have a horizontal line (below the name title) that starts at the left side ...
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Stopping text short of righthand side ``date'' column in -res- class?

I am using the res class to make a CV (I know its outdated; path dependency) I would like to have all the dates on the righthand side in a column of their own (with no text running under the dates ...
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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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White fields in ltjsarticle class

This question is extention for other my question Replacing \fancyhdr with \titlesec in complicated design documents. When I use solution from answer to prevous question with LuaLaTeX and ltjsarticle ...
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Why is the text in the body not \textwidth (but figures and captions are)? [duplicate]

My problem is that I set my margins to 1 inch. I would expect the text in the body to span across the body such that the left and right ends of the text would be 1 inch from the edge of the paper. ...
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Formatting an equation environment to fit within the margins

\mathcal{P}^s_{\delta}(F) = sup \Bigg\{ \sum_{i}|B_i|^s : \{B_i\} \text{is a collection of disjoint balls of radii at most $\delta$ with centres in F} \Bigg\} This piece of text wont stay in the ...
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Problem with large gaps in scrreprt with setspace

I am using the documentclass scrreprt with the twoside option. Therefore, LaTeX tries to stretch the content on a whole page rather then leaving a gap on the bottom of the page. This produces ...
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How to reclaim space from removing headers and footers

I'm using the fancyhdr for headers and footers in most of my document, however there are some pages, such as the title page, for which headers and footers aren't wanted, and for these pages I've set ...
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List spacing being ignored in parcolumns environment

I am trying to make a 2 column resume using parcolumns but I am having a problem where any changes I make to the itemize or description environments are ignored if they are inside the parcolumns ...
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Split format for starting text in the same page

Need some help with this template... I have this code in the main text. ´ \documentclass[]{friggeri-cv} \usepackage{ragged2e} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{xcolor} \addbibresource{bibliography....
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Add some vertical text on the margin of document?

I like to put url in the left/right margin and align it vertically like arXiv (see figure below). Here is a MWE: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{...
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how can I change spacing between author listing and left margin?

I am using a certain style that has a certain spacing between left margin and author names (listed as name, affiliation, etc. one next to each other in small blocks). There are only two authors, and ...
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\rule Margin Spacing Issue for Horizontal Line

How can I get the horizontal line to not enter the right margin. It doesn't look symmetrical the way I have it. Ideally I would like the horizontal line to be the same distance from the side of the ...
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Why are margins unequal?

I have set them this way: \usepackage[left=1in,right=1in,top=1in,bottom=1in]{geometry} But the left margin is bigger than the other (which are equal as should be). Whats the problem? EDIT: I ...
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Unwanted title box on first page of a part

I used the code provided by Gonzalo here Chapter Title in rotated vertical box at the margin The problem I have are: I am using \parts also to divide my document and the box appear in the part ...
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Changing the font size in koma-script modifies page margins

I'd like to use the koma-script scrartcl class with a font size of 10pt, but when I use the document option 10pt, not only the font size decreases but also the space user for the text. Especially the ...
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A0 (landscape) sheet inside A4 paper

Well I "can" do this using the koma options.. However it results in a warning and the effect isn't completelly what I like it to be. First the way I do it is: \clearpage \KOMAoptions{paper=A3,paper=...
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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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Where's top margin actually measured from?

I'm typesetting a book using memoir class as follow. Final book size: 14 x 21 cm Two side Has running headers. Margin: inside=0.75in, others=0.5in The header/page number section is just too close ...
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How to set a binding offset with tufte-book class?

I'm typesetting a book using the tufte-book class. For printing I need to set a binding offset (say, 0.5in). However, I can't seem to get this to work using the geometry package settings as one would ...
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changemargin indent

I'm making a report using latex and I've used changemargin command in order to center a single figure. My issue is that when I end the changemargin command the rest of the text appears without the ...
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mdframed margins

I'm new using mdframed package and I stumbled upon with \mdtheorem so I created a definition and I want to use it at the beginning of the page, but the problem is that there is a space in blank ...
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How to print “string” of first or last \label{string}, in running headers and margins, dictionary-like, with KOMA class?

I need to typeset a book where sections are identified by a string, like "PLA 1", as dictated by the book's editor (the publisher calls these strings "cite-keys".) Sometimes there are a few sections ...
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Beamer bibliography item not shown with Madrid theme

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backref=true,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} \begin{document} \...
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Lyx - Enable emphasized text hyphenation, prevent overflow

I use emphasis in Lyx to indicate variables in a description of a computational algorithm. Some of these variables have a long name. Lyx does not attempt to hyphenate these variables when they enter ...
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A simple way to make a line separating the text and the margin notes?

I've done the following: And I'm trying to make a simple line to separate the text from the margin notes. It's the same as the answer in this question, but it seems too complicated to implement (or ...
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How to ignore left margin and move centered math equation to the left?

I have a following equation I need to move it a little bit to the left because it is way to close to the right side and may get clamped while printing. Those equations are using $$ R=... $$ syntax. ...
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Show current chapter number on each page margin with appendix

I am trying to use @Gonzalo-Medina code (Show current chapter number on each page margin) to display chapter number on each pages from a book document class. I used a counter to overcome the issue ...
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scrbook - twoside produces shorter, not longer, binding margins

I use KOMA-Script and I want to print it two-sided. However, in the two-sided view margin for the open edge (right for odd pages) is wider than for the binding edge. -Is it the indented behavior?- (...
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mdframed cannot reduce margin

\documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[framemethod=TikZ]{mdframed} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{multicol} \mdfdefinestyle{graybox}{ splittopskip=0,% splitbottomskip=0,% ...
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how to extend header over the page margins?

I have defined the page margins and header as appears in the codes bellow, but I want the header to cover the page margin width too, in the pages after page 2 (all pages except the first page). I ...
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Equal horizontal margins in memoir and article class - not equal if you get out the ruler

I am trying to get equal horizontal margins in a memoir class document. But I can't get the margins to be exactly equal, and this problem doesn't seem to be limited to the memoir class. All of the ...
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Change font size through \documentclass [duplicate]

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} Inductive step-\\ Assume the statement holds for $n \in \left\{ 1, 2, ... n\right\}$ \end{document} Changing the 12pt in documentclass to something ...
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Fontspec creates left margin

I'm using standalone document class and trying to draw a TikZ picture. The picture have border which is the border of the page. I do it like this: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \def\W{...
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Right aligned left side margin notes on same line as content

I'm trying to write a command that I can use to set up right-aligned left margin notes easily, and not be worried about the flow of content. Basically I would like the margin note to be on the same ...
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Setting margins exactly

My thesis formatting requires 1.5-inch margin on the left side and a 1-inch margin on the three remaining sides. Since all pages must be printed on one side of the page, I used the following: \...