{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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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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change the vertical distance between lines inside an enumerate

I want to know how to use a command like \enumerate but more compact. Here's an example: I'm writing this problem using \enumerate. In this way: Let $\sP$ be a property of morphisms of schemes ...
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Margins of theorem style with a background color

I would like to make a theorem environment 1) have a background color 2) and can be spanned in 2 pages, if it is too long... So by adopting a solution here I have my code as follows: ...
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Is it possible to typeset with angled margins?

I'm typesetting a book using memoir in XeLaTeX, but on some pages, as an accent, I would like to make an angled margin, something like this: Even if I have to define the page limit separately ...
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Nested `mdframed` environments and footnotes

Suppose that you have two mdframed environments, one nested inside the other, and a footnote in the first mdframed environment but not in the second. See the MWE example below. ...
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Center a title when left and right margins are not the same

I am using different margins for the left and right side : \usepackage[ a4paper, top=2cm, bottom=2.5cm, left=4cm, right=3cm, headsep=25pt, headheight=14.5pt ]{geometry} % Page margins ...
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Change geometry of single table [duplicate]

I have a wide table, which by default makes the page look like: | xxxxxx | | xxxxxx | | ______________ | | | || | | || | ______________ | | ...
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How to avoid the geometry package to change to top/bottom margins?

For my master thesis, i need to print recto verso with margins 4cm and 1 cm (left and right). So I use the following package: \usepackage[inner=4cm,outer=1cm]{geometry} However, this increases my ...
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Pgfplots: set plot margins

Is there a possibility in pgfplots to set the margins reserved for the x- and y-label, similarly to gnuplots tmargin, bmargin, lmargin, rmargin. I would like to have following values for the ...
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Add marker lines in page margin

I'd like to add short lines in the left page margin to mark the center of the page for a hole puncher and two additional lines to mark the folding positions to put the page into an envelope. How can I ...
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How to make these lines visible in Latex?

I'm new to LateX, I don't know how to set borders like these in LaTeX. Please help me, my paper is due tomorrow. :(
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Even and odd side margin

I would like odd and even side margins in my document and I would like ask how could I set my document to automatically switching the margins. (And it would be important to keep the settings of the ...
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Latex table goes out of page border

I have the following table: \begin{table}[htbp] \centering \begin{tabular}{|l|l|} \hline \multicolumn{1}{|c|}{\textit{\textbf{Economic school}}} & \multicolumn{1}{c|}{\textit{\textbf{Drivers}}} ...
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How to remove margin notes space in book class?

By default, the "book" class produces a layout with a big space for margin notes. One consequence of this behavior is the binding side has a smaller margin than the other side (with the twoside option ...
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Conventional margins and font size for a (big) thesis in computer science

I am writing a big thesis in computer science. I use geometry package for the page layout. For the font size, I hesitate between 11pt and 12pt. Let's assume I use 12pt here. Because I want the page ...
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Putting figures+caption in the margin

Is there a "clean" way to make figures and their caption appear in the margin? I'm using memoir with the companion pagestyle, so the margin is quite assymmetric and I think it might look nice enough ...
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Margins on two-sided documents using LyX

I have an issue trying to set my margins on LyX. I am using a two-sided document, the box for this option is checked. I've set the value of inner margins (4cm) and outer margins (2cm), but on my Pdf ...
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Change page margins in LyX

I use LyX 2.1, and I want to change the margins of a document as follows: Top and bottom: 2.5 Right: 2 Left: 3 How can I do this? Thanks.
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Adjusting margins of a single page using memoir

My Table of Contents is too long, leading to the Appendix entry being pushed to the next page. I would like to keep the entire content on one page. I have already made sure that the table of contents ...
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BCOR not part of paper dimensions

First of all: This is my first attempt using to the KOMA-classes. It seems to me that the binding correction is not taken into account in what I am trying right now. If I understand typearea right, ...
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Margins in booklet using \includepdf

I have PDF that I am printing as a booklet using the following code: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} \includepdf[pages=-,booklet,turn=false,landscape]{doc.pdf} ...
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Python code block outside of margin

I want to include some Python code to my Latex document. I have read this Tex Stackexchange question and added the following code to get syntax highlights: \usepackage{color} ...
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Change template parameters

I have this overleaf template: Template If i have a long chapter name it seems cut This is the result How can insert a new line? i tried with \\ and \newline command and i get this: Or how i can ...
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How to set proper paper margins?

I am trying to send a paper to a conference with specific margin requirements. I use the geometry package to define the margins. \usepackage[papersize={8.5in,11in}, left=1in, right=1in, top=1in, ...
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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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linebreaking of name-year citation style in arxiv version

I was trying to submit a manuscript to the arXiv using the imsart package: see here. I am using the name-year citation style, and it works well in my own tex compiler. However the version that the ...
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Header line doesn't span width of page

I am using the following code to create a header using fancyhdr: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[margin=3.0cm]{geometry} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} ...
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Global setting of adjustwidth is ignored by figures

I have a long document which format I don't want to break. My aim is to shift the entire content to the right; so basically if I increase the right margin by 1cm I want the left margin to decrease by ...
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Adding figures on first page of documentclass article

I'm using the default article documentclass for a document that is just supposed to hold the accompanying figures for a paper. This is what I'm doing: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Letting graphics overflow over page edge

I have an image in PDF format, which I want to show in a much larger format than what fits on the page. For the overflowing parts of the image, I just want it to disappear over the edge. I tried ...
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pgfplots: how can I scale to text width?

This question led to a new package: tikzscale When I try to scale a plot with: width=\textwidth there is some horizontal space between the start/end of the plot and the start/end of the ...
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How to scale a tikzpicture to \textwidth

I would like to scale my tikzpicture to exactly (or a proportion of) the \textwidth Of course I could play with the [scale=0.5] option until I found the right value, but I assume there must be an ...
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How can a marginnote be inside textwidth?

Possibly, I ask the wrong question. What I would like to achieve is to have my notes as a part of textwidthn, I think. Can I tell LaTeX to decrease my textwidth by the amount of space the marginnote ...
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How remove margin in a paragraph that continues in two pages with different margin?

I've created a document whose margins have different odd and even pages. I want to write a paragraph with no margin in two pages runs. If I use the command \newgeometry new paragraph starts at the ...
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Is it possible to shrink a page using something like \enlargethispage?

This seems like a silly question to have to ask, but I can't find information on it anywhere. I know that \enlargethispage{\baselineskip} can be used to add an extra line to a page in order to help ...
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How can I override geometry's scale in the preamble? (E.g. if a class or package has set a default using geometry.)

With some geometry options, it is possible to override a previous setting in the preamble. For example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{hmarginratio=1:1} ...
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How to change margin for first page of Bibliography Only

I need the top margin to be 2 inches on the first page of my Bibliography and all subsequent pages in the Bibliography to have 1 inch top margins. I am using Bibtex to manage my references and using ...
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Decrease top margin of some chapters

I'm finishing my thesis in LaTeX, using class "book". I use a 1.5 line stretch with \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5}. Everything is ok, but I'd like the Abstract chapter (\chapter*{Abstract}) to ...
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Adjust margin: Chapter title extends in left margin

I am using a custom document class and template for my thesis. Both can be found here (they are really long, otherwise I'd copy and paste): ...
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How to find the \textwidth in two-column mode?

Sometimes I find that floats don't fit nicely on a page, so I use \resizebox{\textwidth}{!}{ <blah blah blah> } so that the borders match the margins. However, I'm now working on a paper in ...
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Pgfplots: put plot legend on the outside margin?

I use classsicthesis style for my PhD. Since this style is somehow geared towards using the outside margin for additional notes and stuff, I thought I could also place the legends of my plots there. I ...
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Confusion with showframe when using bindingoffset and scrreprt

I tried to define a bindingoffset in my onesided scrreprt document and wanted to check the layout with the showframe package, but it isn't working as expected. Here is a MWE: ...
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Messed up margins in memoir-class

I am using \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,11pt,leqno,openbib]{memoir} to write my thesis which has 5 chapters and each chapter has different sections. My problem is, every time I start a section, the ...
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Is it possible to have tufte-like citations in a general documentclass?

The tufte packages/class is very nice. But (opinion based) it is too invasive for simple documents. I want to selectively use some features in a normal article class. Is is possible to have ...
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Typesetting verse with line numbers directly adjacent (not in margin)

When I quote verse (in a document typeset by XeLaTeX), I would like to be able to place line numbers directly adjacent to the lines, not in the margin to the left. For example: ...
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how do I force a latex project to the height/width of Springer's LNCS style?

I have a little paper and for the submision it must have the LNCS style. The problem is that I added some figures and charts and somehow the width/height messed up, so any idea of how to force a ...
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thesis margin problems

I am writing my PhD thesis. I don't actually use latex but use scientific workplace. The university requires the following: Margins must be 1.5" left, 1" top, right and bottom, for ALL pages ...
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Notes above bottom margin

I am writing a paper in latex and there is one part that I could not find how to resolve, I need to add some notes on the bottom of the page, before the bottom margin. They are not footnotes in ...
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Right margin numeration / referencing LATEX

I need to make same format article in latex as in attached img, but I don't have any previous knowledge. I sorted out most of stuff. But cannot understand what are the right margin numbers and ...
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72 pt. spacing before Section heading [duplicate]

I'm trying to add a 72 pt. space before the section heading. I do not only want the 72 pt. between paragraphs but basically every section should start at a new page with a 72 pt. spacing before it. ...