{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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how to move a rotated of 90 deg text on the left bottom corner of the page?

I would like the text on the bottom left corner of the page. Instead, the text is on the top side of the page. I am trying to move it down, I deleted \centering and I tried also other options I set \...
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\centerline ignores page margin

I have the following page which I am trying to get the first line to be centered without affecting the other text. However, using \centerline{} seems to ignore the page margin and does not wrap text ...
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Forcing longtables width exacly within text width

I've been looking for solutions of this problem but I only found solutions that uses small or footnotesize for table font letters, or \setlength\tabcolsep for columns width adjustment. But these ...
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Two columns with different background color and height of whole page

I want to create page with two columns with different background color and height of whole page. What I was able to do is two columns with different background color but I can't set proper height and ...
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changing margin for part of the document

I want to change the margin in the middle of the page in a twoside document. The contents in this section (with new wider margin) happen to continue on to the next page. And I am having a hard time ...
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How to Remove All Whitespace around text? [closed]

I would like to remove all spacing around text. Vertical and horizontal. I have solved this problem before but I cannot find the source. I want to read the document on my phone's screen which is ...
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How to position page number at 2cm from top 2.5cm from right

I need the page number to be 2cm from top and 2.5cm from the right (in the top right corner) I'm using the below margins \usepackage[left=4cm,right=2.5cm,top=2.5cm,bottom=2.5cm]{geometry} Can you ...
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Enumerate with item name breaking margin

I'm using LNCS style in my document. When I do enumerate with item names, the names seems to get out of the margins: Currently I use Geometry for the margins: \usepackage[top=1in,left=1in,right=...
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How to place black stripe down non-spine side of page in book

I am using the book class, and I have four (possibly five) pages in the middle of the book that I would like to make it easier for readers to find when flicking through. To this end, I would like to ...
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Article class letterhead with logo on first page and different margins on second page

I've been struggling with this for a couple of days. I can't find a good solution for making this letterhead. I want to have the text justified as on the guidelines, but only on the first page: So it ...
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beamercolorbox width whole page but text in normal textwidth

I would like a beamercolorbox to extend wd=paperwidth, but text content only to cover the original textwidth and position. Is there some recommendation for doing it? Thanks, Luis
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reduce margins for documentclass book?

I am using documentclass book but want to shrink margins to 0.5 on each side and not have margin notes so the text can be wider. Is there any way to request that or is that not legal for a book?
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How to get exact value of \leftmargin

I need to extract the exact length of my left margin at a specific page in the document but \leftmargin doesn't seem to provide the correct value. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[letterpaper,...
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Expand top margin of single page - ToC

I have a ToC with only a few lines too many to be in one page. I wish to get everything into one page and still looking good. With \addtocontents{toc}{\protect\enlargethispage{\baselineskip}} that ...
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There seems to be a problem with the Footer and text [Screenshots attached]

It's been quite sometime, and i have noticed that on some pages, in my report that actually overlap with the footer. The footer is generated perfectly but the text seems not disciplined in some pages. ...
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Altering font size and/or margins in Table Of Contents without altering the other pages

I have almost finished dissertation in LaTeX (yay!) however my table of contents goes slightly onto three pages (so only 3 sections of a chapter on the third page) is there any way of changing the ...
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Margin issues with text after quotation and in overall

I'm a newbie with LaTex and could find answers on my problems relatex to LaTex through this SE group. However, I currently have an issue with the margins. Maybe my questions were too specific to find ...
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Size of a matrix is too big to fit inside text block

I know there's other topics with this kind of question, but I tried a few solutions and just got errors... My code is: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \pagestyle{myheadings} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Longtable does not fit the page margins

I am trying to fit a long table within the page margins. I tryied to follow the suggestions provided to other users on the same topic, but nothing seems to work. Any help would be more than ...
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Turn off book style margins for amsart document class

Is there some way to turn off the alternation of larger left/right margins ("book style margins") when using a document class that turns this on by default? I'm looking to do this in particular with ...
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\includepdf puts title section below top margin

I'm inserting an pdf file for a section with the command \includepdf[scale=0.9,pagecommand=\section*{\begin{center} ANEXO \end{center}}]{Oficio5S.pdf}, so the pdf is inserted in the page ...
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Draw with PStricks on a large paper size

This question already received attention, but I still cannot find a satisfying answer. I need to draw a big diagram in PStricks. For readability, I want to use a single larger page in the middle of my ...
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Pagenumber change; causing margin (and marginnotes) to switch sides

I am using \documentclass{article} to formulate an a4paper in twoside mode; Every thing is fine ... Well nearly, there is a small glitch somewhere in the standard LaTeX defaults between the page ...
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Koma Script: Indent Paragraph but not Headings

I want to increase the left margin of paragraphs, but keep headings as they are. It should look similar to the layout of the hitec class. I am using the scrartcl class. So far I tried \setlength{\...
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How to extend PStricks margins when working on a single larger page

I need to draw a big diagram in PStricks, using XeLaTeX. To be readable, I want to draw it on a large page, which dimensions I manually set. Here's a MWE : \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{...
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Converting exact margin requirements to areaset command

How do I find out what \areaset command to use for a specific margin requirement, e.g., left=2.5cm, right=2.5cm, top=2.5cm and bottom=3cm?
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adjustwidth inside minipage produces overfull hboxes

I'm trying to typeset paragraphs with different margin widths inside a minipage. To do this I'm using an adjustwidth environment from the changepage package. This typesets fine, but (since my ...
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Can't set border size in scrbook document

I'm trying to set page margins in my document, but nothing I tried actually worked. For example I tried \usepackage[total={17cm,25cm}, top=3cm, left=2cm, includefoot]{geometry} but didnt worked at ...
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Center Image to Page Inside Enumerate

I am trying to post an image inside an enumerated list but the left margin it starts with is the indented margin from enumerate. Is there any way to ignore that without having to break the enumerate? ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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....
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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 ...
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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]{...
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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} ... ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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....
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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
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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 ...