{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 print “string” of first or last \label{string}, in running headers and margins, dictionary-like, with KOMA class?

I need to typeset a book where sections are identified by a string, like "PLA 1", as dictated by the book's editor (the publisher calls these strings "cite-keys".) Sometimes there are a few sections ...
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Beamer bibliography item not shown with Madrid theme

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backref=true,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} \begin{document} ...
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Lyx - Enable emphasized text hyphenation, prevent overflow

I use emphasis in Lyx to indicate variables in a description of a computational algorithm. Some of these variables have a long name. Lyx does not attempt to hyphenate these variables when they enter ...
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A simple way to make a line separating the text and the margin notes?

I've done the following: And I'm trying to make a simple line to separate the text from the margin notes. It's the same as the answer in this question, but it seems too complicated to implement (or ...
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How to ignore left margin and move centered math equation to the left?

I have a following equation I need to move it a little bit to the left because it is way to close to the right side and may get clamped while printing. Those equations are using $$ R=... $$ syntax. ...
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Show current chapter number on each page margin with appendix

I am trying to use @Gonzalo-Medina code (Show current chapter number on each page margin) to display chapter number on each pages from a book document class. I used a counter to overcome the issue ...
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Scale (resize) large images (graphics) that exceed page margins

Background A large number of screen captures have been scaled 300% at 288dpi. They appear correctly when embedded in OpenOffice, but not LyX. Problem Images that do not extend beyond the margins ...
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scrbook - twoside produces shorter, not longer, binding margins

I use KOMA-Script and I want to print it two-sided. However, in the two-sided view margin for the open edge (right for odd pages) is wider than for the binding edge. -Is it the indented behavior?- ...
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Difference between \textwidth, \linewidth and \hsize

The three lengths \textwidth, \linewidth and \hsize seem to all hold the width of the current line. At least I never saw some real difference between \textwidth and \linewidth in my code. Both seem to ...
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mdframed cannot reduce margin

\documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[framemethod=TikZ]{mdframed} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{multicol} \mdfdefinestyle{graybox}{ splittopskip=0,% splitbottomskip=0,% ...
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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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Setting exact margins

I am writing a document for which I need the margin to be exactly as follows: left, right, top and bottom text margin all equal to 1in, distance from bottom of the paper to page number equal to 0.75in ...
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How to set bottom margin using the resume class with [margin,line]

I really like the way my resume looks using the following preamble: \documentclass[line,margin]{resume} \begin{document} \topmargin=-0.5in However, I have a huge margin at the bottom of the page. ...
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Resume ending margin unchangeable

I'm using res.cls to make a resume and it looks awesome, except that it puts the last two lines on the next page leaving almost an inch and a half of lower margin, and I can't adjust the lower margin ...
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how to extend header over the page margins?

I have defined the page margins and header as appears in the codes bellow, but I want the header to cover the page margin width too, in the pages after page 2 (all pages except the first page). I ...
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Equal horizontal margins in memoir and article class - not equal if you get out the ruler

I am trying to get equal horizontal margins in a memoir class document. But I can't get the margins to be exactly equal, and this problem doesn't seem to be limited to the memoir class. All of the ...
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Change font size through \documentclass [duplicate]

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} Inductive step-\\ Assume the statement holds for $n \in \left\{ 1, 2, ... n\right\}$ \end{document} Changing the 12pt in documentclass to something ...
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Define color in margin notes [duplicate]

When I define colored margin notes, the place of the note disturbs. what should I do to make it correct? Please note that I want only some texts be colored, not all the text in the margin. % % ...
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Fontspec creates left margin

I'm using standalone document class and trying to draw a TikZ picture. The picture have border which is the border of the page. I do it like this: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Right aligned left side margin notes on same line as content

I'm trying to write a command that I can use to set up right-aligned left margin notes easily, and not be worried about the flow of content. Basically I would like the margin note to be on the same ...
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Remove margin from listings in beamer

I am including some code in my beamer document. I would like to get rid of all margins, so I can include as much code as possible. This is the code I am trying: \documentclass[]{beamer} ...
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Setting margins exactly

My thesis formatting requires 1.5-inch margin on the left side and a 1-inch margin on the three remaining sides. Since all pages must be printed on one side of the page, I used the following: ...
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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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Text goes out the margins in paracol

I have an issue with the package paracol. I am using it for the Acknowledgements of my Master Thesis. I am writing them in two languages. The problem is that some words go out the margin. This does ...
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Difference between geometry, changepage and vmargin packages?

While struggling a bit with layout, I have encountered a few useful packages, namely geometry, changepage and vmargin but I'm wondering a bit about the difference between them. An important one that ...
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Output pdf margin VS attributed margin in Latex

After a very long search on the net, I post these two questions: The code is: \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[a4paper,left=3.5cm,right=3cm]{geometry} ...
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Page Numbering and Header Problem, with Margin and Multicols

1) The chapter page with margin, page numbering is not in the center. My code is, \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Bleed correction for chapterthumbs in KOMA

I want to send a dissertation document with chapterthumbs to the printing house. The document is written in KOMA-Script and a good solution for bleed correction is found here. Since chapterthumbs are ...
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Put longtable caption in marginpar and keep compatibility with caption package

After some research I found a way to place the caption of a longtable (ltablex) into the left marginpar, aligned with the top of the table. Therefore, i adapted this solution stackexchange.com: ...
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Problem with twocolumn ledger format in scrbook

currently I am trying to get a thesis in architecture into a ledger (tabloid, double letter) formatted srcbook document. The issue is that it should have twocolumns - at least for the main part of the ...
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Different margins for different page styles in memoir

I am trying to produce a document in memoir with a letterhead on the first page only. I have created a custom pagestyle for the letterhead with a larger upper margin to include the header; but this ...
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Margins for even and odd page using the Memoir class

I have read a lot of posts about this topic now but still I cannot figure out why the even and odd pages has the same margin. I would like them to have different margins to make Space for the spine of ...
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Correct \newgeometry retaining preamble settings

I am writing a 350-400 page document using the report document class. The entire document uses the oneside flag as per regulations however I need the document to switch to twoside at a certain point. ...
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Setting different recto/verso margins size (geometry) on this example

CONTEXT. Because of specific University requirements (1), I had to use this nice code found on tex.stackexchange http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/96366/50507 written by David Carlisle, that was ...
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Trying to adjust margins and csquote is not working

I am trying to use wuthesis template to write my dissertation, but I am having trouble with the margins. The top margins are very large and the bottom margins are cutting off the page numbers. Also, I ...
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how to make an exception regarding line so that it can extend out of margin

In the example below, would it be possible to be lenient with the inequality on the right side of the curly bracket so that it (and only that part) could extend out of the margin ? (this way the ...
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Adjusting the width of a displaymath environment

I want to adjust the width of an displaymath environment whose contents (a tikzcd diagram rather than an actual equation) are too wide to fit in the margins. The obvious thing to do is to use the ...
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Set initial line after chapter title relative to top margin, not relative to end of chapter title

I want to set the initial line of text in every chapter to start at the same position on the page relative to the top margin of the page, and not relative to the last line of the chapter title. I ...
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Longtable issue

I have a long table spread over multiple pages that I code using the package longtable package. A sample of my code is this: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{longtable} \begin{document} ...
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beamer: frame without decorations, with custom margin

I use \begin{frame}[plain] to have a frame without decorations. The content (inside columns environment) seems to horizontally still respecting the old margins (with Warsaw, gap on the left), although ...
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KOMA-Script typearea and DIV

I was going through the KOMA-script Documentation and I found on page 32 a nice table with the type area according to the number of DIV you set up your document. Now, I MUST be doing something ...
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braces marks with \framed & \tikz

I'm trying to mark some paragraphs with boxes, braces, brackets or parentheses coupled with notes in margin… My first test was using \makebox & minipage according to this discussion as you can see ...
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How to replicate the layout options specified in 'geometry' package when using 'pdfpages'?

I'm preparing a document in latex and using the following parameters for the geometry package: \usepackage[twoside,margin=1in,bindingoffset=0.6in]{geometry} I'd like to use the pdfpages package to ...
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How to set up a two-sided document with large pictures and margins?

i used a one-sided document with the following geometry content \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{ top=3.5cm, bottom=3.5cm, outer=6cm, inner=2cm, heightrounded, ...
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Swap even and odd page margin in document class book

I am writing a book and I would like to swap the even and odd page margins without changing the page numbers. I am using document class book. I know that by default the book class sets the margin of ...
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Change margin on a single landscape page in memoir

I have a document where I use memoir and I want to make a single landscape page with a big table where I need to change the margins for this page only to make the table fit. I have tried using the ...
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Table of content margin

According to the below the figure, how can i adjust the margin of table of content according to the red line \usepackage[titles]{tocloft} \renewcommand{\cftchapleader}{\cftdotfill{\cftdotsep}} ...
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Lilypond-book with Xelatex fails to detect textwidth

I apologize if this sounds similar to other questions. Apparently I cannot find a solution in other posts, maybe some packages I use are conflicting (fontspec?). Even running lilypond-book with the ...
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Keep margins in latex when using inline maths equations for small equations

So say I have the following paragraph \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx $\hat{\sigma}_w(kn)$ Here are some ...
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Customizing memoir

I wish to set a page with the following measures (I'm copying a Renaissence text, basically): Stocksize (a3paper) trimmedsize (papersize) 340mm*210mm typeblock 261.8mm*140mm lr margins ...