{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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Convert MS word margins into geometry package margins

I would like to convert the following margins that I have found in my MS word document to geometry package. Top: 2.38cm Bottom: 2.38cm Inside: 2.29cm Outside: 1.52cm Gutter: 0cm Here is ...
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Word Margins to Latex margins [closed]

I have a word template that specificies Top = 2.5cm Bottom = 2.5cm Inside = 4cm Outside = 2cm Gutter =0cm Multiple pages = Mirror Margins I am working with a book document class and trying to ...
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Shrink margins by reducing paper size

Often we are forced to write our manuscripts with a specific style file or document class, which sometimes has ridiculously large margins. Is there an easy way to work out how to shrink the paper size ...
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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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Changing Margins on thesis

Quick question to anyone who has used this LaTeX template: http://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis Any ideas on how to change the left margin to get more words onto one page?
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Introducing a left margin inside a block environment in beamer

I am doing a poster using beamerposter . The text inside a block always seems to have no left margin. Can anyone tell me a way of introducing a left margin in a block ? Here is a sample of how a ...
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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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Keeping consistent twoside margins across different pagenumbering styles

I'm writing a report which needs to be bound, and as such I'd like to use the twoside option. However, the first few pages of the report are causing some issues with the ordering. In the MWE below, ...
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Warning message: “The marginal notes overrun the paper”

\documentclass[english]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[a4paper]{geometry} ...
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Two columns with page span

this is my first post! I have tried to find a solution before posting. I have some input put into my .tex. The left column is text input by a user. To the right I would like 0..4 pictures, also ...
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float and caption margin mayhem

I cannot get my caption left justified correctly for wide floats. I have facing pages, and after many experiments, the closest I've come to success is a proper layout only for odd pages. I would like ...
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memoir class and \titleGM title page style with custom dimensions

I'm attempting to format a textbook that I'm writing using the memoir document class and am running into some problems with the memoir class and the \titleGM custom title page style. Here is my ...
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Createspace template for a pocket book

I have been used createspace (GitHub) package but that is not giving me the desired results. I have attempted to use the geometry package with the following code: \usepackage[paperwidth=5.325in, ...
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Chapter page numbers outside of margins memoir

When I send the file to createspace for their online reviewer, it tells me that a few page numbers are outside the margins, which happen to be the ones for each chapter when each chapter begins. Here ...
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How to decrease page margin of all side of page?

Let us consider the following example : \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{amsthm} \begin{document} \markboth{The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra}{} The title of the book is a ...
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Break multicolumn text at document margin with tabularx

I'm using tabularx to break the content of a column at the document margin (cf. Linebreak in table cell at document margin). But when I use \multicolumn in such a table, the instruction to break the ...
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Really thin footer

I am using the below LaTeX template to create small posters with coloured background and with a wide variety of dimensions, usually very far from the ordinary paper formats. This of course sometimes ...
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Image Alignment [duplicate]

So my latex document looks like this: So as you can see, the picture is aligning vertically with the text, however I need it centered, in other words I need the image moved to the left more so the ...
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how to control font and paragraph formatting in margins

i'm having a hard time to figure out how to control the exact appearance of margin text (such as is output by the \marginpar command). i'm using XeLaTeX with packages such as geometry, fontspec, ...
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ConTeXt - Make text embody figure and respect margins

I am trying rewrite an already formatted layout to ConTeXt, but I face two major problems. Please have a look at the goal I am aiming at and at the source code below. I have tried many suggestions ...
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left margin not resetable

i am starting with latex and i have problems with the left margin of a book document. is there a way to reset the documents margin? i always have a small margin on the left side which i only can reset ...
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Change margins for title page [duplicate]

I am trying to change the margins for the title page - especially the top margin of the title page. How do I go about decreasing this? So, in my report, on the first page (title), the heading has a ...
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algorithm2e and \algomargin with negative value

How can I use a negative length in \algomargin using algorithm2e? I get the unpleasant effect that the vertical lines and the caption are not moved accordingly, see for example: Note that this ...
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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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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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How to enlarge the header of a fancy page style? [closed]

I am using a fancy page style for my report. I am using the following code to set the width of the body: \usepackage[left=3cm, right=2.5cm, top=2.65cm, bottom=2.65cm]{geometry} However, the bar in ...
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Memoir: Increase header height for title page

I have to use a particular latex template. On the titlepage there is a logo in the header which is to high. Class memoir Warning: The material used in the headers is too large (78.7743pt) for ...
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How to change margin when using shadethm package?

I'm using the shadethm package in order to have gray background for theorems. However, the outcome is not satisfactory because the margin is too narrow: Can anyone show me how to change the margin ...
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Typeset material outside the logical page

I use the geometry package to define the physical page and the logical page sizes. For editing purposes I would like to print some material outside the logical page, i.e, outside the crop marks. I ...
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Line break in citation with organization as author

I have the following reference: @MISC{EX2012, author = {{S}ingle {A}uthor {O}rganization}, year = {2012}, title = {Example} } A citation for this is breaking after "Author", but extending ...
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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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Linebreak in table cell at document margin

In order to allow line breaks within a table cell, I use \parbox. But when the cells I want to have line breaks in are in the last column of the table, the best thing would be to break them at the ...
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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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Left margin minipage two figures

I have a minipage with two figures, the problem is, that I want to have them shifted to the left, so the left margin should be smaller, the code of my minipage: \begin{figure}[H] ...
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Picture not formatting to text width

I'm trying to format a picture so that it fills the text width however it always errors and fills the whole page. \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{circle} is the line I'm currently using also ...
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How can I reduce the left margin in the documentclass hitec?

I am quite aware of the package geometry, but it does not seem to play nice with the hitec document class. I have looked at related questions How to reduce the margins and How can I change the margins ...
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Move table to the left / change left margin of particular frame

I'm trying to move my table to the left with no success. I found \hspace, but it seem to not work. Here is my slide: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Test slide} \vspace{-0.4cm} \hspace{-1cm} ...
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How to move footline up a bit?

I want to move up my footline a bit, say 0,5cm , but still keep it within the bottom 2,5cm margin. How to do so as easy as possible? Here is my MWE: ...
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Asymmetrical layout in two-sided document

I use two-sided document mode in Book class KOMA Script. It works well in the sense that the ToC, chapters, titles starts from the odd pages. Exactly we I need in a book. In a recent book I need to ...
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How to fix a table that is too wide for margins?

I have created a table that is too wide for the margins. What I tried to do was implement \hspace*{-50pt} before \begin{tabular} and \hspace{-50pt} after \end{tabluar}. Which gets rid of the overfull ...
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Problems with bottom margin and alignment of text

1.) The space between the page number and the text margin is too small and I'd like to adjust it. Somebody recommended, the geometry package, e.g. \usepackage[ top = 2.75cm, bottom = 5.50cm, left ...
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Tabular: messed up margins

Why isn't the table adjusting the text to make line breaks when necessary? Can I make them manually? What could be done to fix these margins? Edit: MWE below: ...
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How can I determine the actual inner and outer margins

I somehow have the feeling this is a dumb question, but I just can't find anything :-( How can I determine the actual values of the inner and outer margins of my document, or still better: the right ...
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Margin notes on both left and right?

I've been trying to put margin notes in both the left and the right margins at the same time. My attempts have gone something like: Lorem{\reversemarginpar\marginpar{Left}} ipsum ...
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Page number in the margin and separator

I want to produce this kind of header. My first attempt includes the use of fancyhdr package but still I can't figure out how it is possible to move the page number in the margin and put the | bold ...
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KOMA-Script: Adjust text region based on header height

I'd like to put an image into the headline using scrpage2, but the text runs through the image, because the height of the headline seems not to be adjusted. The KOMA-Script documentation doesn't seem ...
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Dimensions of the pages [duplicate]

I have used the simple dimensions top, bottom, left and right to scale all pages of my document with the geometry package. Suppose I want a few pages with different scaling and a few pages with ...
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First page bottom margin problems — fancyhdr / geometry

Can anyone please help me understand why the bottom margin on the first page spills over if I only use the geometry definitions inside the square brackets of \usepackage[]{geometry}; however, placing ...
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Bad margins while printing

I'm using geometry package like this: \usepackage[landscape]{geometry} \newgeometry{twocolumn, left=0.25cm, right=0.25cm, top=0.8cm, bottom=0.4cm} and fancyhdr package like this: ...
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My footer disappears when I increase headheight

I have created a custom simple layout with the fancyhdr package. Because the header I must use is somewhat big, LaTeX instructed me to increase the headheight to at least a minimum value. The problem ...