{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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
29 views

reduce gap in Latex friggeri CV

thank you guys, I figures it out. Meanwhile though there is a strange gap in one of my entries and I cannot for the life of me figure out why. The coce below gives no indication whatsoever as to why ...
2
votes
1answer
46 views

Marginal notes overrun the paper even if only papersize is specified

The following seemingly innocent MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{% papersize={170mm,240mm},% verbose% } \begin{document} Foo. \end{document} leads to the following ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

two caption styles [closed]

I'm using a KOMA-Script class with the twoside option. I have two types of figures: horizontal and vertical. I want to get a caption next to a vertical figure AND a caption below a horizontal figure....
1
vote
0answers
29 views

Export pdf or image with A4 format and margins

I have this portfolio I made a while back to compile with LaTex. The thing is I don't know if I'm crazy or if the last time I downloaded Tex, the GUI was much more complex and it let me export my ...
2
votes
1answer
39 views

How do I centre the text in this custom paper size example?

I try to use the Swedish G5 paper size (169x239)mm with text width 111mm, text height 165mm, side margins 29mm and top margin 37mm. Why doesn't the text get centred? \documentclass[twoside,10pt]{...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Numbered exercises as sections

I want to split my document like this Part 1 1) 2) 3) 4) Part 2 5) 6) 7) 8) How is the best way to do this? I could use \section{Part 1} \subsection*{1) ... \section{Part 2} \subsection*{5} ... ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

Changing the width of second page and so on in friggeri cv, keeping first intact?

Lots of people are interested in this at different places, but I couldn't find a direct solution. One can use the template from here. A part of it is answered here and a simple tweak would be to ...
1
vote
2answers
93 views

Insert graphic with tikz without margin

I have to insert a graphic into the whole page with tikz. The graphic has the same size as the final document. I use tikz because I have to insert some drawing and some text into the graphic. My ...
2
votes
1answer
60 views

Margins and line spacings

I have 2 issues. 1) how to adjust the margins in the CV format. 2) Spacing issues with different sections. I am new to Tex and any help would be appreciated.
0
votes
0answers
70 views

How can I replicate this page using LaTeX?

I'm new to LaTeX. I'm preparing a grammar book, and I like how the book "A Practical English Grammar" was designed, simple and easy to use. I've tried using section, subsection, list... but I couldn't ...
2
votes
0answers
80 views

Student work correction classe

I'd like to get my students work correction look like this page. This document was written with Word (and not by me) and I have to type similar documents with the same formatting. If I were to ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

How to set same header and margins for even and odd pages

I am using the document class yathesis. By default, the header and page margins are different for even and odd page (prepared for a reverse printing) but i want them to be similar since i will print ...
2
votes
1answer
41 views

Mark lines like overfull

I apologize if this has been asked before. I have searched and searched to no avail, it seems questions about getting rid of over/underfull boxes drown out any questions about how to produce the marks....
1
vote
2answers
72 views

lyx: table goes out the page margin

how to solve this problem? I tried to change the font size and text width and none helped
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Way to keep header footer distance same for first page, smaller after that? [duplicate]

Is there a way in which i can keep the original header/footer size for the first page, then use smaller margins from the second page then on in?
1
vote
0answers
32 views

Business cards with different margins on each side?

I'm trying to make a business card with an image on the backside. The front is set up using a memoir with an addresslabel function. The margins I need for the text on the front do not seem to work for ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Lyx: Can't change page margin

Every tutorial suggests this window to change the page margins and I do recall that I was able to change it before from this window (on another machine) but here I don't have a text-input to set the ...
2
votes
2answers
50 views

enumeration label out of margin

I am wring this enumerated list as part of my document. I created labels as Step-I Step-II Step-III However they went out of margin on left side which looks ugly. I have attached the rough picture ...
2
votes
1answer
55 views

How to set the exact distance between the edge of a paper and text

I need 3 cm of space between edge of a paper and text on four sides. I tried to set margin value to 3 cm, but it did not work. Also, I tried to set other parameters as \marginparsep to 0pt, but it did ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Flipbook package deactivates bindingoffset

I'm writing my thesis with the book class package. In this thesis, I'm willing to add a flipbook in the top right corner of each odd page. For now, this works fine. However, whenever I add the ...
3
votes
1answer
40 views

Remove the word “chapter” in book class and put number in the white margins at the same time

I am working on my thesis in the book class, I work in Kile under Linux. So this is an overview of my latex code: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % ### Chapter title ...
3
votes
0answers
33 views

Fix Appendix formatting [closed]

For my thesis I'm adding various appendices to the end. However, for some reason the formatting changes for the appendices. The margins completely disappear, making the text go right up to the edge ...
1
vote
2answers
44 views

Some lines are formatted differently (overflowing) for a reason I can't tell

In my first attempt to use LaTeX a bit seriously, I formatted my CV using the template in ShareLaTeX. Some parts were confusing and I got some great help from here and finally produced a CV that ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

Change margins for one item in a beamer slide

You can see that the equation is cut off at the right side of the slide. Can I reduce left margin only for this item? \begin{frame}{Conditional Hazard Ratio under Competing Risks} \begin{itemize} \...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

tufte-latex: math tag into margin

How can I push a \tag of a math environment into the margin when using tufte-latex? I tried to modify the answer in margin note left of an equation? but I didn't understand the command. Here is a MWE ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Amsart style margins [duplicate]

I have a question that somehow depends on people's taste I suppose. I like the amsart package for my documents, however I always found the margins too large, so I got used to making them smaller (3cm) ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

Header layout for multilines title using fancyhdr

My current header looks like this. The second line of the header is touching the dividing line. My question is how to move the text upwards or the dividing line downwards so that the format looks ...
5
votes
2answers
127 views

How to add marginal notes on the right in `ltxdoc` document class

I am having an issue inserting marginal notes while using the ltxdoc document class. I see that the default layout is the following: From what I understand, the margin notes are set up this way ...
2
votes
1answer
27 views

Strange issue with the right side margin

I am not sure why the margin on the right side of my document is unusually larger than usual. I am presenting an MWE where I have (unsuccessfully) tried to resolve the issue: \documentclass[a4paper,...
1
vote
1answer
77 views

Left Content Bar/Area

I am working on a template for papers and documentation. Sometimes, the authors have "key facts" or other items they wish to callout in a left content bar (xxxx is left bar, ccc is main content): ---...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

Trouble to get my thesis from 'oneside' to a 'twoside'

I am having troubles to edit my thesis file from a oneside to a twoside. When I change: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside]{report} to \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside]{report} then the ...
1
vote
1answer
57 views

Letter with address in the Margin

I'd like to format a letter in line with this image: Instead of the usual three-part layout with Header, main body, and footer, I'd like to split it up into four parts: Header and footer across ...
1
vote
1answer
128 views

LaTeX Template for Newsletter/Brochure

I am looking for a LaTeX template that can be used for a brochure-like newsletter, A4 format, column-like design with optional spanning pictures, marginless pictures, marginless headlines. I browsed ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

tabularx shifted farer than margin

I have a custom papersize and margins set with geometry package. Now I want a table to reach over the complete page (not the margins) \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{ |X|X|X|X| } \hline label 1 &...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

How can I change only the text margins to be inside the equation and section numbers?

How can I change only the text margins to be inside the equation and section numbers? Something Like this
1
vote
0answers
39 views

How to define margin for pdf doc?

I have the problem that my output pdf has the wrong margin between left and right. you can see it in the pic below: The problem is, I need the opposite way. left have to be wide and right narrow. ...
3
votes
2answers
81 views

Text not wrapping to margins if highlighted with \colorbox

In a test file such as; \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item Short line of text \item Comparatively long line of text to illustrate that latex is wrapping my text ...
3
votes
1answer
47 views

apacite package causes misaligned footnotes in Springer document (svjour3)

I'm having trouble with footnotes and the apacite package. I'm using the Springer documentclass svjour3 and XeLaTeX (but I have the same problem with PDFLaTeX). Whenever I include the apacite package ...
0
votes
0answers
60 views

tufte-book and marginfix

I want to apply this fix Full width text shifts all marginfix-ed floats off the page to the right to the tufte-book document class, however I get an error whenever I use \chapter. \documentclass{...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

Latex real textwidth smaller than \textwidth in documentclass article but not in report [duplicate]

I am seeing a weird behavior in the textwidth in Latex. When I use \documentclass[a4paper]{article} the actual text width do not really all the \textwidth. I can see that if I use showframes in ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

Print print/cut markings for a \pagewidth image

My thesis cover has an image that stretches over the entire pagewidth. This is nice in PDF, but I expect that the outer few milimeters cannot be printed. In indesign or similar programs, the printed ...
2
votes
0answers
39 views

Text going to a new page without 'complete' the previous page [closed]

First post here in TeX forum, I hope there's not too much trouble. Since one image worth more than words, you can see a print of the problem I'm having in this image It seems that this problems ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Table shifted to right + bottom - cannot begin table from top of page and left margin

I wanted to check if Latex is an option for outputting nicely readable large tables in genetic papers. Well, I'm still hesitating if I should go along and invest more time in experimenting with it. ...
1
vote
2answers
62 views

How cloud i add a page number to the right corner of the page?

I used to use the \pagestyle{fancy} to make my page number placed at the right bottom corner , but there is a problem that it only can be placed at the inside of the page margin, i want move it to a ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

Need help to change vertical spacing and margin in my messy document

Over time I have added a number of commands at the beginning of my document and I am getting lost and I now fail to simply modify vertical spacing and margin. Current Document Here are my packages ...
1
vote
2answers
89 views

tufte-latex: biblatex citations in captions

How can biblatex citations used in captions of the tufte-book document class? The following MWE does not work since the \autocite command in the image caption does not properly handled by tufte-book. ...
3
votes
2answers
90 views

Pgfplots and ClassicThesis: two plots side-by-side

I always loved the small text width imposed in ClassicThesis, but it is a problem when we have a lot of images/graphs. I would like to have two plots side-by-side in order to gain space (they are not ...
1
vote
0answers
49 views

How to display index entries on the same line as the text being indexed

Is it possible to let showidx display index entries on the same line as the text being indexed? It seems not as makeindx.pdf says: This macro actually typesets the box containing all the index ...
4
votes
1answer
41 views

Aligning minipages with new margins

I've extended the page margins using geometry, but when I create a minipage for my headings the right aligned minipage aligns with the original margin. How can I make it so that it aligns with the ...
2
votes
2answers
93 views

Titlesec: chapter in top margin

How can I put a chapter or section title into the margin such that it is on the top of the page? This is what I want: But the following MWE produces \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum,...