{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 properly align three-level enumerate 1. 1.1. 1.1.1

I've created my environment, and modified the enumerate command: \renewcommand{\labelenumi}{\arabic{enumi}.} \renewcommand{\labelenumii}{\arabic{enumi}.\arabic{enumii}.} ...
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Compiling with “latex” instead of “pdflatex” command leads to upward movement of text body

I am writing a thesis with specific margin requirements. I am using a template recently created (read: untested?) by someone else. The problem is that when I use my computer's latex command the text ...
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Increase textblock size in memoir document

I'm using the memoir document class to style my document. I'm using a two side layout. Now I simply want to increase the textblock width (in Figure 2.2 of documentation labeled with \textwidth). There ...
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How to have different margins on odd and even pages?

I want to make a book which has the following specifications for margins for odd and even pages. How I can do this in letter paper?
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Fore-edge painting package for books?

I would like to add fore-edge painting to the edge of each page, so that when the pages are fanned, it reveals text or an image. It seems it would be easy enough to slice up an image(Tikz/PGF), or ...
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Indent entire section using only preamble

I heavily use org-mode in Emacs to create TODO lists with timekeeping, which has a handy export to LaTeX feature. The problem is that in order to get my exported LaTeX document to look right, I want ...
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Need figure to break/ignore page margin (LyX)

I'm writing a report in LyX (using a personalized classicthesis-LyX) and I have troubles with my figures. What I want is to force a figure to break the page margin in order to center it (without ...
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Header superimposed over text

The header in my report is superimposed on the text. I've tried altering voffset and header height but it didn't get me satisfactory results. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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Left margin of table of contents in beamer

I'm making a presentation with the beamer class, and I use the theme Madrid (with default settings). After having completed some frames I noticed that the left margin of the contents page is much ...
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Page layout: problems setting margins and placing footer

I am having trouble setting the correct margins for my page, especially the bottom margin in combination with a footer which includes only my page number. I feel like I'm close to making it work but I ...
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graphicx (or graphics) package distorts format

I have a strange problem. I am writing my thesis and the style file is provided by my university. The normally working graphicx package seems to be distorting the format when I enable it using ...
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Page Layout of Songs Package problems

I'm creating a Songbook from the songs package. Currently I am having an issue with the format of the page. If the song is too long it doesn't break on the page end and goes to the second column. ...
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font latex IEEEtran [duplicate]

I am trying to convert my paper to IEEEtran. the problem is when I try to upload the paper. it gives me the message on the paper font as follows: The PDF file cannot be accepted: Publishers require ...
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Changing page margins in {pdf-,Xe-}TeX

In TeX, changing the \hsize and the \vsize changes the main text size and the page size of the dvi output. When I compile a document with pdftex or xetex, the page size remains at A4. How can I change ...
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Addmargin on even and odd pages

I have large outer margins and I want some time more text, on the left for even pages and on the right for odd pages. I tried: \begin{addmargin*} ... \end{addmargin*} But the result is good only ...
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Example title in outer margins

If I have large outer margins (even and odd pages) how I can put Example (and Solution) in both pages in the outer margins?
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twoside page, outside border on right side smaller than on the left

I have to hand in my thesis tomorrow and it's not working. I want to print it like a book (print front and rear of a page). That's why I am using twopages. But the outside border is different for the ...
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Different margins in title and chapters

I am struggling here with adapting school template for my document. The problem is that I need different margins on the title and on the chapter pages. Here is the code. On the title page is all easy. ...
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Sec/subsec in the margins

It is possible to put sec/subsec numbers in the margins (enlarged), on the left for even pages and on the rigth for odd pages? The corresponding titles must be left aligned on even page and rigth ...
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Width of text in amsbook

I am writing my master thesis as amsbook and I am not quite satisfied with the width of my text. It is not wide enough. Does someone know whether you can change the width?
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Prevent floats on a single page OR change page margins for a single page

I've got a particular problem with a custom chapter style. Essentially my chapter title is on the left page, then there is a picture on top of the right page (waves, see below) and below the picture, ...
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Springer format full width text

I'd like to use the Springer format llncls.cls but with full width text. Which settings do I need to change in order to remove the wide page margin?
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Page layout not in accordance with pdf printout

For my thesis, the rule for page layout is determined as: \usepackage[lmargin=1.5in, rmargin=1.0in,tmargin=1.0in,bmargin=1.0in]{geometry} But when I compile to produce PDF and take a print out and ...
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New chapter top margin is large

Similar question to this. I have too much space from top to the start of the chapter heading. How can I fix this and make it just as the other pages. I use my university thesis stylesheet. I din't ...
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Funky pdfscreen margins

You can set the margins on pdfscreen to 0pt, but when the vertical size is < 1.2in there remains a gap at the top of the page. \textheight has the correct value, and it is possible to write all the ...
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Dealing with Large Tables/Figures in The “Narrow” Documentclass Book

I am writing a document that involves several lengthy mathematical expressions, tables that have to be adjacent, and large algorithms. The documentclass in use is 'book'. Despite the many attempts ...
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changepage package's \adjustwidth environment adjusts only left margin

I was trying to create a custom abstract environment with minipages and adjusted margins. Everything works fine, except for that the right margin changes according to the left. I could'n find ...
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Remove double margins for a single page?

I'm using the AIP template seen here, I need to be able to make it so I can return to normal margins for a single page or two and then return back. How can I achieve this? ...
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Non-rectangular body geometry

I'd love to typeset a document where the inner margin follows a sinuous path. For example, like the one below (done in Scribus). I tried wrapping the text around a curvy image set at the appropriate ...
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Is there a way to suppress the black boxes in the margin only?

I want index entries to be visible in the margins. We are using the indexpackage for multiple indexes. This package provides the option to display the index entries in the margin. For some cases I get ...
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Page numbering and binding offset

I have a two-sided document with a few unnumbered introductory pages, and I want to start page numbering from 1 after these pages. To do that, I suppress page numbers with \pagenumbering{gobble}, and ...
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Margins- table how do i put the table inside the margins

This is my code, i don't know how to write a tabel on my own yet, so i used an online maker to do this, how do i make sure that the table won't go over my textwidth? \begin{table}[h] ...
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Bleed into margins automatically to prevent orphans?

When I set my papers, it sometimes happens that the last line of a paragraph is very short, in extreme cases just a single word, perhaps a page number. I have set \clubpenalty to 10000, of course, ...
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ConTeXt: Art book (persistent left margin et al)

I am trying to create a book displaying artworks using ConTeXt in (what I thought would be) a very simple layout: One image per page, sized according to orientation, with artwork title, year etc ...
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Picture over half of the page

I would like to have a picture that covers half of the page. The text should be in the rest area of the page. See attached picture, worth thousand words... Can somebody help me? Update: I want only ...
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How to reduce the left margin of the Friggeri CV template?

I'd like to reduce the left margin of the Friggeri template, in order to increase the width of the aside section. I first tried to change the numbers of the line 308 of friggeri-cv.cls file: ...
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Lining up margins in lists to text below

Suppose I have a resume made in LaTeX. I want to line up the margin of a specific section (or multiple sections, such that it lines up with the rest of the main text of the page. In particular, I want ...
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geometry package is not working in all pages

The geometry package in combination with amsmath's align environment is not working in all pages. When many lines are within the align environment they get automatically shifted onto the next page and ...
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koma-scrlttr2: bottom margin is immense, how to reduce?

I'm really struggling with what seems like it should be a simple layout question for KOMA scrlttr2. I simply cannot find any way to get the bottom margin of a letter to be anything less than 2 ...
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Line numbers on different margins in two-sided document

I'm using the lineno package to print line numbers in my two-sided document, but they are always printed in the left margin. \documentclass[twoside]{book} \usepackage{lineno} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Exclude line numbers from margin width

I am using the lineno package to add linenumbers on my twosided document. However, I have a restriction to leave a margin of 2.5cm inner and 4cm outer margin. This has to be completely free space. ...
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marking conditional versions with line in margin #2

I faced with a problem how to mark a new or a corrected text for my co-authors. A time ago Matthew Leingang asked a similar question and got the receipt. The receipt didn't work for me, however. Can't ...
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Draw a vertical line on the margin across several pages

I want to draw a vertical line on the margin. The line may be able to continue to the next page(s) and must not cut with the end of the current page. I'd prefer to use an environment or something ...
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Change margins for all, but the first page [duplicate]

I've read Setting different margin sizes in different pages and Change \textwidth and \textheight in mid-document, but it doesn't work to well for my use case. I'm using the geometry and fancyhdr ...
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A5/B5 papersize book with margin notes

I am trying to make a diary that will have a book-like page structure with side notes in A5/B5 paper size. I was able to create the style I want, but it can only be applied using an article ...
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Marginal enumeration not in the margins

Based on an answer to one of my previous questions, I implemented the following code which is supposed to enumerate examples discretely in the margins of my document: \documentclass{memoir} ...
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Diary in Latex with additional notes on side

I am trying to make a diary that will have the following format Each entry will be inside a colored box Each entry will have a title with the date and an optional title I want the possibility to add ...
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How to change the margins and insert the university banner in a poster?

I'm trying to build up a poster. This is the template I have to use: %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% % Jacobs Landscape Poster % LaTeX Template % Version 1.0 (29/03/13) % % Created by: % ...
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NIH class tweaks

I need to change a few settings from the NIH document-class to make my document more similar to NIH's most recent sample (ugly, I know). Having been told to leave the .cls file well alone, I'm going ...
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What's the exact margin size separating two side by side minipage environments?

Consider the following MWE with two minipage environments, ideally filling 1\textwidth in total. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{fouriernc,parskip,framed} ...