{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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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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} ...
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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 ...
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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) ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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): ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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} ...
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The vertical margins below and above a theorem aren't the same if the theorem begins with an enumerate list

As you can see in the above picture, the "Solution" theorem's top and bottom margins are different. How can I make the same? I present the LaTeX code below. \documentclass[oneside,12pt]{article} ...
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tabularx with dynamic columns and much text ends up in under- and overfull boxes

I wrote two tabulars which faces kind of the same problem. They end up in a mess of under- and overfull boxes. I noticed many under- and overfull boxes threads here, but I wasn able to fix it yet. ...
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How to display full table contents

I'm trying to fill a table with equations, but some of the equations are so long that the table is cut off completely on the right side. I just started working with latex yesterday so my knowledge is ...
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Latex 'align' mode bottom margin overflow

I know that latex doesn't automatically insert new lines in math mode, so the way to prevent margin overflows is to use the align mode, and manually add newlines. But this sometimes leads to equations ...
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How to set font, line spacing and header/footer margins?

I need to write some text for my university and I figured I should use LaTeX to get familiar with the system. I've read some basic tutorials etc, but they didn't help me with the following: There are ...
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wrapfig - Make wrapped image respect margins and page ends

I need to insert images wrapped in text. wrapfig obviously comes to mind. The problem is the wrapped figure, by default, ignores margins and even page ends. I mean, if I put the image less than its ...
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How to fit a page within a larger page

So I'm writing a grant application, and I'd like to use the todonotes package. The Australian Research Council apparently does not like the referees: We have a strict 10 page limit, but we're allowed ...
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How to prevent the label of a long equation running into the right margin?

I have an equation of the form \begin{equation}\label{eq:master} f(x) = E \end{equation} where E is a long expression. The problem is that the label runs into the right margin. What is the proper ...
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add right margin in caption with the width of the caption label

Currently, my figure/table captions look like this: The should start with the label Fig. XX and then the text with the following caption lines hanging behind the label. If there is only one line, the ...
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acro list-style=extra-tabular writes over the right margin

I use the package acro to list my acronyms. The manual describes several list-styles where I chose tabular as the most interesting one. The problem with this is, that it wastes a bunch of space on the ...
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Abbreviated cite with Biblatex's philosophy-modern style

I am writing my master thesis with classicthesis and I decided to use Biblatex's philosophy-modern style \usepackage[style=philosophy-modern,hyperref,square,natbib,backend=bibtex]{biblatex} ...
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Add Danger sign in margin of text

How can I add a danger sign like the one below? I'm currently using the package fourier-orns but the danger sign isn't really good-looking. Thank you for your help.
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enumerate in tcolorbox: weird insets

I'm typesetting text within tcolorbox-boxes, which works quite fine. For doing so, I've defined a couple of commands and just call them for each paragraph. But when I include an enumerate- or ...
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Ideal margins vs. actual margins

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[inner=1cm,outer=1cm]{geometry} \begin{document} \blinddocument \end{document} ...