{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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Standard textwidth with geometry package [duplicate]

I really like the way LaTeX puts text on a4paper (quite large margins), but I need to \usepackage{geometry} to change the layout of my appendix. What options should be used with geometry to make ...
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Why aren't leftmargin and rightmargin values (in mdfdefinestyle) having any effect on my theorem box? [duplicate]

I changed the value of leftmargin and rightmargin below from 1 cm to 15 cm, but there is no output change. My theorem box remains with the same width. \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{book} ...
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Setting the margin for chapters/sections/etc. in a class file

I would like to be able to configure chapters, sections, etc. to include a margin indent, while headers and footers for the page should use the standard margins. So for example something that looks ...
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Problem with \inouter and text justification

I am trying to add margin notes in ConTeXt (lastest beta) and for some reason I do not understand when having them in the main text, the main text which normally would be fully justified (without ...
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How to position braces (decorations) in longtable?

I am trying to put braces into longtable (to span them on some rows). But if a table position on odd and even pages differs, there is a problem with vertical alignment of these braces (decorations): ...
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ConTeXt: Avoid text overflow into right-hand margin

Minimum Working Example (MWE) \starttypescript [serif] [storybody] \definefontsynonym [Serif] [name:couriernew] \stoptypescript \definetypeface[story] [rm] [serif] [storybody] [default] ...
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How do I get this two-page, bordered page layout?

I seem to not be able to get the following style for my pages (printed two-sided A4, the "Front" represents the face that faces the reader by default) with the \documentclass[twocolumn]{article}: ...
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How can I trim margins, hopefully keeping the textwidth the same?

I started writing a rather large document with the default A4 paper size, two-sided, memoir format. I fear that the page size might need to become smaller than this, and my question is on how to ...
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Table of contents different margins

I don't know why I have different margins in my table of contents. It looks like this, and I would like to have all the lines with the same margin. a All of those are chapters, and Bibliography ad ...
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Increase margin between tilde and line of fraction [closed]

I've written a document with some complex formulars in it. I find the distance or the margin between a decoration of a variable, in this case a tilde and the line of the fraction, in which it stands ...
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How to add page numbers and rotated chapter title to the outer margin?

I'd like to have page numbers on the outer page border slightly bellow the center, and the current chapter title at the bottom but rotated 90 degrees counter-clockwise (i.e. to the left) such that it ...
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Custom command exceeds my textwidth

I have a problem I do not know how to handle: I need to include some small words of code - these can sometimes be longer names of something. To display this is a name of a code piece, I've made a ...
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framebox and margins

I have 2 minipages, the second of which is \frameboxed. The \framebox command seems to push the minipage out into the right margin, as you can see. [This is not the same as a previous question: ...
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Lefto/recto textblock alignment issue using memoir class

I'm trying to produce a 5x8 book for Createspace using the memoir class. My problem is the two text blocks on adjacent pages are far too close to the spine. So much so then when you print a proof the ...
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reledmac: narrower margin for footnotes, lining up with body + sidenotes

In a document with sidenotes and footnotes using reledmac, is there a way to expand footnotes into the margin so that the then-narrower footnote margin is the same as the part of the margin on the ...
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Reducing arrow margin in chemfig

Im trying to get a figure with a chemfig drawing to fit in my column. I cannot scale the entire figure with scalebox, as the text set with \chemname{} will be scaled too. \setatomsep{1.2em} ...
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Text goes out of bounds [duplicate]

I am having a problem on the appendix part of my research paper because the text starts to look like this The following is the code snippet that generated the line: \bibitem{featureEngineering} ...
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Output of \layout as plaintext

Is it possible to get the dimensions generated from the \layout command as plain text, so it can be used to set appropriate sizes when generating graphics in programs like octave. pointsize= ...
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Align logo right in Beamer

I want to right align my background image (logo) in Beamer presentation. What's more I want to set logo to be partially visible - left half of the image should be visible on the right side of the ...
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Binding margin on Report double sided document [duplicate]

I'm writing a double sided report document. Exporting the PDF I will obtain a larger margin on the right for the odd pages, as usually encountered in books. But I would obtain a centred double sided ...
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Placing marginal label within multiline heading

I want to make section headings in an article-class document both multiline and having lables on thier margins. I'm using two boxes: one for a label and another one for text to force it to split. ...
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How to place cross references in center margin between two columns

How can I put all cross references in the center margin, with those for the left column vertically positioned above those for the right column? The text will wrap to additional pages, and the cross ...
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Generate automatic marginal notes when using a \ref for the first time

I would like to generate a marginal note showing, for example "Fig. 1" the first time I refer to a figure. I would like this to happen too the first time I refer to a Table or to an equation. I would ...
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page number in header next to chapter/section name

I'd like to place the page number next to the chapter/section name in the white space that's not underlined (like in the classicthesis package (I had a look at that package but it seems like the ...
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Text in Lyx out of the border

After having used the command landscape to rotate a Figure, I cannot have the text aligned within the margin of the page. I double checked that all the settings are correct and they, in fact, are. ...
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How to set the margin in LaTeX?

I want to set the margin like this: Paper size: A4 or US Letter US Letter first page Top 72 Left 54 Right 54 Bottom 54 pt US Letter other pages Top 54 Left 54 Right 54 Bottom 54 pt Font ...
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Setting custom margins using geometry package results in incorrect indent style of itemize

I'm currently writing a report and the professor asked me and also other students who do that to use a specific margin. My documents uses the article document class and also \usepackage[left=25.4mm, ...
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How to change margins in documentclass thesis

I am using a template for my thesis and I would like to change the margins. Actually, I'm satisfied with all the margins, except the top margin which is too tight. But when I try to use geometry ...
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Memoir spinemargin+textwidth+foremargin too wide for pagewidth

I've been trying to learn the details of the memoir package due to its flexibility. However now that I've tried to emulate a paperback format I'm hitting an error which I don't understand where it's ...
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Tufte layout in “Painless Memoir?”

I'm trying to bring together two styles, the airy Tufte's page layout ... and Michael OKane's "painless Memoir" document found on this site. I've tried to edit OKane's template directly; I've ...
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Using extsizes package changes the page margin

My thesis documentation rules state that the page margins should be: left=4cm, and the remaining are 2.5cm I have done that using geometry package, but when adding the extsizes package to change ...
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marginpar have changed,is it a bug?

In my latex installation, this MWE always gives the warning: marginpars have changed, after multiple runs. But clearly, there is nothing changing. Is it a bug? \documentclass{scrbook} ...
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Vertical (rotated) titles in margins

I want to write the chapter title or section subject in the margin of each page. I eventually managed to get some working code : \setuplayout[edge=3cm,margin=3cm,backspace=7cm,height=27cm] ...
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How can print pictures subcaption in margin?

In biditufte-handout class, the caption of figure will apear in margin. I like it. It is nice. Now I want to force LaTex to print subcaption in margin. Hoe can I do this? ...
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Memoir: reduce the space in the top of the page

I'm using the memoir package to create my master thesis. When I write a page with text and it goes to the next page, it gives me a vertical space after my header and down to my text. What could ...
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How do I allow paragraph text to continue on a figure?

I have a figure (in a rectangular frame), with blank space on the top two thirds of the left half of the image. I want to let paragraph text continue through this blank area (as if the figure didn't ...
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Why do these page numbers get partially cut off at bottom of page?

I have recently come upon this paper, and for some reason the page numbers on the bottom of the page get partially cut off after page one. Does anyone have an explanation for this? Here is the code: ...
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Move frametitle horizontally

I want the title of my frames to be a little more to the right than it is the case by default. I thought I had the ideal solution with \addtobeamertemplate{frametitle}{\hspace*{1em}}{} (1em just ...
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change page borders for sidewaystable

I'm using KOMA script and have a long table that I put sideways. I want to increase the margins for the single page that contains the table. I can do this with \KOMAoptions or \areaset both have the ...
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Using geometry without modifying default margins [duplicate]

I would like to use the package geometry since it's a convenient tool to change margin locally in my book document. The problem is that the simple fact to call it in the preamble modifies the default ...
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How can I embed lists within tcolorbox correctly?

tcolorbox I am using this package over mdframed because it offers a plethora of features to create robust boxes (handles single and multipage situations). How can I embed lists e.g. description ...
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Paper Size and Margins in PS/PDF [duplicate]

Actually, I am trying to submit some paper to NSERC (Canada's research fund) and they are asking: paper size = 8.5 x 11 margins (all sides) = 0.75in I tried to use the following code in LaTeX ...
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Margin widths and positioning in “oneside” memoir document

In a "onesided" memoir-based document, two custom \newcommands use both the marginpar and the sidepar commands respectively. The marginpars go to the right side and the sidepars on the left side. Some ...
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Simple frame around page

I need add a frame around all page in latex. If I search on google, I find many options, but anything work well for me. Also I need that page would be A4 and have margin 1.27cm. And on the top of ...
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Longtable cell width problem

I've got a slight problem with my longtable using the IEEEtran article class. I'm using something close to this MWE, the original one is 4-pages longer than this, and the MWE captures the problem. ...
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Show frame/margin in two column layout

How can I show the frames for inter-column margin under the twocolumn document class option? The showframe package only draws the page margins + headers and footers. But I want to see a line for the ...
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How to put a bar in the margin beside a portion of text in a paragraph

I want to indicate only part of the text in a paragraph using a bar in the left margin. I would like to have something like the below example but without line breaks, and the text wrapping as though ...
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Extending side margins for Title section in IEEEtrans document class

How can one extend the side margins only for the title section of IEEEtrans (conference) document class? I need to have more words fitting in each line for the "title only". ...
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How to properly change page offsets?

Suppose that we need to change margins. This cannot be done only by changing \hsize and \vsize, because of the default offset of 1in. There is a possibility to change \hoffset and \voffset directly, ...
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Geometry package: Center footer relating to the pagewidth

I'm working on the final layout of my text. I've set some margins with the geometry package: \documentclass[ngerman,12pt]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{pagecolor} \usepackage{lipsum} ...