{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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KOMA-Script/Twoside > Extra right margin on odd and even page :-S [closed]

I'm trying to use KOMA-Script with scrbook class but whatever I do, I always have an extra margin on the right of every page. Does anyone have an idea to strip of this space ? Here are some ...
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How to exceed left margin with longtable

I'm trying to make a longtable that is wider than the textwidth at a certain moment. I've tried different things always ending up with a different problem: First possibility: If I use the adjustwidth ...
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Em dash out of right margin

I am almost sure this question was already asked somewhere (I couldn't find it). Still why my em dash and the word proceeding it are typeset out of margins? the source is proliferation---nextword ...
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Fancyhdr adding multiline header causes footer margin to be inconsistent?

I have been searching to fix this problem for a while now. When I use the fancyhdr package to create headers and footers, and I run my code, as long as the header does not take up multiple lines, the ...
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Set global margins (width) for pictures - different than text margins

I have produced my pdf output from tex file and noticed that my pictures are not "correctly" included - their left margin corresponds to the left margin of the regular text, but the right margin in ...
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Margin around invoice in letter

I'm using pdflatex to generate invoices with a scrlttr2 document and an invoice inside that. Most of the descriptions inside the invoice are quite long so I would like to remove the margin around the ...
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Shaped pdf page

I don't think this is possible but, is the PDF format able to stand shaped pages? The idea is to produce documents giving a reading experience like this one's: but to bee seen on a screen. Should ...
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Changing margin size with \addtolength command

I am trying to make the margin narrower and use the command \addtolength{\hoffset}{-0.5cm} and \addtolength{\voffset}{-0.5cm} I have used the package calc, but there is still an error message saying ...
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Change page margin

I have used showframe package and I noticed that my page contains allot of margin and possible two unwanted placeholders, one for page title and one for comments. How can I remove those margins or ...
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How I can apply margin to a verse?

I want to create a book of poems and I want to place every poem at the middle of the page. I think that calculating the max width of the poem and placing it at the middle might be tricky so I decided ...
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moving an entire psmatrix environment

For some reason, my psmatrix is too low on the page. I want to raise it to the top of the page. I tried using an "offset" parameter: \begin{psmatrix}[colsep=0,rowsep=1.3,offset=5] but this ...
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Top margin of bibliography

How can i reduce the top margin of the bibliography page. I need 1 inch margin at the top but it is 2 inches nw and I don't know how to reduce it.
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Getting classicthesis to fit within required margins

Our university's formatting requirements for dissertations require us to use the following margins (A4 format): left: 4.3 cm right: 4.3 cm top: 5 cm bottom: 4.7 cm These pages in A4 format will ...
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modifying margins for one slide

I need help for modifying the margins for only one slide in the beamer class In other words, I need a local version of \setbeamersize{text margin left=<size>,text margin right=<size>} ...
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Beamer note page: Reduce left margin

I am using the beamer notes, but to my mind, the left margin is a bit too large since it reduces the usable space significantly. Is it possible to reduce this? Here is my code: ...
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Header and footer with tables. Right margin go off the page

I'm not completely sure if this topci is repeated, but anyway... I'm writing some company reports that have a special header and footer layout containing tables. I have been able to configure the ...
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\newgeometry doesn't work with Turkish babel package

\newgeometry is a nice feature of geometry package. I found out that it doesn't work (together with many other problems) when \usepackage[turkish]{babel} is also used with many errors stating: ...
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ConTeXt: Left-justify text to overlap hidden/disabled frame border

Background Looking to left- and right-align text in a footer. Problem The following image shows that the word "Betasec" is not left-aligned with the black horizontal line above it: I believe ...
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On the second page of my PDF, the margin gets larger

I'm not quite into this Latex yet, and I have a bit of a problem.. My preamble looks like this: \documentclass[a4paper,article]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[danish]{babel} ...
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Inline math overflow does not happen with minipages, but everywhere else

When writing in a minipage environment, unsplittable math formulas never spill into the right margin. Instead, spacing is introduced in the current line and the formula is moved to the next line. ...
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Tables extending into the right/outer margin

I have some wide tables (might be figures, too) that don’t fit into \textwidth. If the draft document option is active, there’s a black border on the right indicating that it’s wider than allowed. ...
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How to make an enumerate list with a set margin

I simply want to nest lists for answering homework problems with multiple parts as such \begin{description} \item[3] \item[5] \begin{enumerate} \item \item \end{enumerate} \end{description} ...
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Increase algorithm distance to margin

I've been using \vspace to increase or decrease the vertical distance of figures to the margin, but I found out it doesn't work inside and algorithm evironment. Is there an alternative or workaround ...
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Typesetting Classicthesis without margin notes

I am using classicthesis-v4.1 Lyx template for my thesis. I know that it is not advisable to make many changes in classicthesis.sty but I don't want to use the margin notes option in it. I tried the ...
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How to change geometry for one page without using \newgeometry or \restoregeometry

I am trying to establish one geometry for my first page (not a title page), and use another for the rest of the document. However, because I am trying to make a template, and thus do not want to rely ...
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“Killmargins” package?

Editors such as "Gummi" show a split-screen with the LaTeX source code on the left, and a preview of the later document on the right. However, having a substantial paper margin makes editing more ...
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Trying to understand Memoir page layout

I'm trying to figure out how to set up custom page layout in memoir. below is a page I set up in InDesign and transferred the dimensions into a minimal memoir document. I just can't figure out why ...
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Labels with envlab: unwanted space a the top of the page

I'm trying the make labels with the package envlab, in order to print them on Avery label-stickers paper. So far it's all good, except that there is an unwanted space at the top of the page. I don't ...
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How to force natbib citation to respect general page margins

When citing with double surnames in 'Harvard style' with the natbib package, it sometimes happens to have the start of the citation at the end of one line. It seems that natbib doesn't allow ...
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Displaying layout marks in a document set with different layouts

Is there any package that allows for the display of layout marks within a document where the layout changes several times throughout? I'm using the geometry facilities to issuing \newgeometry commands ...
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Center over-long equations between both margins

I understand the reasoning behind the fairly narrow textwidth in a default LaTeX article. 60-80 characters per line and all that. However, I am preparing a document that features many lengthy ...
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Stop table going off page (vertically)

Much like this question, I want to force a table to fit within the vertical page margins. Any ideas? Edit: Margin size: \usepackage[left=3cm,right=3cm,textheight=23.5cm]{geometry} Present ...
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Is there a way to tell LaTeX to use smaller margins without setting an absolute margin length?

So, I generally like letting LaTeX make most of my typesetting decisions for me--- it generally knows what is typographically "good" better than I do. One area I just haven't been able to turn ...
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More aesthetically wrap text in a table?

I have a table that I must fit in one page but have difficulty doing so in any aesthetically pleasing manner. A MWE is pasted below. Are there any suggestions to improve this? Regretfully I haven't ...
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Tikz picture as large as possible on A4 Page

I'm trying to make an origami template in tikz. I've made a latex document with 0.5cm margins on all 4 sides. Here is my tikz code: \documentclass[landscape,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[top=0.5cm, ...
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Scale tikz figure to a percentage of \textwidth

A user asked a question about scaling a figure to a factor of \textwidth and got an answer like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} ...
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Changing the margins of a single page while keeping the headline the same

I need to print a huge figure in my latex document on one single page. I'm currently using \newgeometry{left=10mm, right=10mm, top=25mm, bottom=30mm} \begin{figure}[thb] .... \end{figure} ...
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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 ...