{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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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 ...
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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} ...
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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: ...
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Text goes out the margins in paracol

I have an issue with the package paracol. I am using it for the Acknowledgements of my Master Thesis. I am writing them in two languages. The problem is that some words go out the margin. This does ...
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Remove margin from listings in beamer

I am including some code in my beamer document. I would like to get rid of all margins, so I can include as much code as possible. This is the code I am trying: \documentclass[]{beamer} ...
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Difference between geometry, changepage and vmargin packages?

While struggling a bit with layout, I have encountered a few useful packages, namely geometry, changepage and vmargin but I'm wondering a bit about the difference between them. An important one that ...
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Output pdf margin VS attributed margin in Latex

After a very long search on the net, I post these two questions: The code is: \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[a4paper,left=3.5cm,right=3cm]{geometry} ...
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Put longtable caption in marginpar and keep compatibility with caption package

After some research I found a way to place the caption of a longtable (ltablex) into the left marginpar, aligned with the top of the table. Therefore, i adapted this solution stackexchange.com: ...
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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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Different margins for different page styles in memoir

I am trying to produce a document in memoir with a letterhead on the first page only. I have created a custom pagestyle for the letterhead with a larger upper margin to include the header; but this ...
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Margins for even and odd page using the Memoir class

I have read a lot of posts about this topic now but still I cannot figure out why the even and odd pages has the same margin. I would like them to have different margins to make Space for the spine of ...
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Trying to adjust margins and csquote is not working

I am trying to use wuthesis template to write my dissertation, but I am having trouble with the margins. The top margins are very large and the bottom margins are cutting off the page numbers. Also, I ...
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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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how to make an exception regarding line so that it can extend out of margin

In the example below, would it be possible to be lenient with the inequality on the right side of the curly bracket so that it (and only that part) could extend out of the margin ? (this way the ...
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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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Longtable issue

I have a long table spread over multiple pages that I code using the package longtable package. A sample of my code is this: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{longtable} \begin{document} ...
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Bleed correction for chapterthumbs in KOMA

I want to send a dissertation document with chapterthumbs to the printing house. The document is written in KOMA-Script and a good solution for bleed correction is found here. Since chapterthumbs are ...
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braces marks with \framed & \tikz

I'm trying to mark some paragraphs with boxes, braces, brackets or parentheses coupled with notes in margin… My first test was using \makebox & minipage according to this discussion as you can see ...
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Page Numbering and Header Problem, with Margin and Multicols

1) The chapter page with margin, page numbering is not in the center. My code is, \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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How to replicate the layout options specified in 'geometry' package when using 'pdfpages'?

I'm preparing a document in latex and using the following parameters for the geometry package: \usepackage[twoside,margin=1in,bindingoffset=0.6in]{geometry} I'd like to use the pdfpages package to ...
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Swap even and odd page margin in document class book

I am writing a book and I would like to swap the even and odd page margins without changing the page numbers. I am using document class book. I know that by default the book class sets the margin of ...
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How to set up a two-sided document with large pictures and margins?

i used a one-sided document with the following geometry content \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{ top=3.5cm, bottom=3.5cm, outer=6cm, inner=2cm, heightrounded, ...
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Setting different recto/verso margins size (geometry) on this example

CONTEXT. Because of specific University requirements (1), I had to use this nice code found on tex.stackexchange http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/96366/50507 written by David Carlisle, that was ...
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Table of content margin

According to the below the figure, how can i adjust the margin of table of content according to the red line \usepackage[titles]{tocloft} \renewcommand{\cftchapleader}{\cftdotfill{\cftdotsep}} ...
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Change margin on a single landscape page in memoir

I have a document where I use memoir and I want to make a single landscape page with a big table where I need to change the margins for this page only to make the table fit. I have tried using the ...
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Keep margins in latex when using inline maths equations for small equations

So say I have the following paragraph \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx $\hat{\sigma}_w(kn)$ Here are some ...
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Lilypond-book with Xelatex fails to detect textwidth

I apologize if this sounds similar to other questions. Apparently I cannot find a solution in other posts, maybe some packages I use are conflicting (fontspec?). Even running lilypond-book with the ...
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Customizing memoir

I wish to set a page with the following measures (I'm copying a Renaissence text, basically): Stocksize (a3paper) trimmedsize (papersize) 340mm*210mm typeblock 261.8mm*140mm lr margins ...
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Margins of Section Title is Out of Bounds

I want my section titles to be same as the margins of the text. Here is an example of the problem (see title in section 1.1). I want a similar behavior as title (1.2). Any suggestions? What am I ...
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table out of margin: any suggestion?

I try to put a very large table inside a pdf: \begin{table} \begin{center} \caption{ \textit{Title}. Some comments.} \begin{tabular}{llllllll} \hline Parameter & bbbbbb & ...