{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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

8
votes
0answers
145 views
+50

Modifying verso pages margin (geometry)

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

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 ...
9
votes
3answers
10k views
+200

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
62 views

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, ...
0
votes
2answers
42 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
60 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

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}} ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
200 views

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. ...
2
votes
2answers
65 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
27 views

Margins of Section Title is Out of Bounds

I want my section titles to be same as the margins of the text. Here is an example of the problem (see title in section 1.1). I want a similar behavior as title (1.2). Any suggestions? What am I ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

The index intrudes on the bottom margin of the page [closed]

The index intrudes on the bottom margin of the page! How to fix it? I use MikTeX 2.9 Portable and \documentclass[twoside]{extbook} and \usepackage{makeidx}. I'm using an index with two columns. ...
2
votes
3answers
140 views

page numbers on the side of the page

Can anybody tell me if it is possible to have page numbering on the side of the page? I mean on the right side on odd pages and on the left side on even pages.
3
votes
2answers
59 views

table out of margin: any suggestion?

I try to put a very large table inside a pdf: \begin{table} \begin{center} \caption{ \textit{Title}. Some comments.} \begin{tabular}{llllllll} \hline Parameter & bbbbbb & ...
3
votes
1answer
37 views

Fixing marginnote placement after adjusting margins

I am trying to take some notes in the margins, that will appear in the printed edition. I hope to use adjmulticols to adjust the margins for two column text in the document so I can save space. ...
1
vote
1answer
65 views

Using \extrawidth in exam class results in unwanted margin changes (per page)

I'm trying out the Exam class after seeing good things about it on this site following the guide: Using the exam document class by Philip Hirschhorn . However, I've run into some problems with the ...
7
votes
2answers
898 views

Print page margins of a document

Sometimes when I'm reviewing my document and rearranging images and tables, It would be sometimes great to see the page margins. Is there any easy way to print the page margins when reviewing a ...
6
votes
2answers
3k views

How to reduce the margins

I am making a report using latex, it is looking fine but there is a really large space taken up by the margins. Here is the main tex file \documentclass[fontsize=13pt]{scrreprt} ...
3
votes
1answer
34 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
100 views

Inconsistent margins using columns in beamer

Compare the two slides generated by the following code. \documentclass[t]{beamer} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \lipsum \end{frame} \begin{frame} \begin{columns}[T] ...
2
votes
1answer
43 views

Can't move footer up on page

I'm trying to write a letter using the scrlttr2 document class. My footer is 3 lines and as such is touching the bottom of the page. I've been trying to move the footer up by using the geometry ...
3
votes
1answer
51 views

Did something that made right margin goofy

I'm editing a .tex file, adding a color box around changes I make. Had this: \vpara{Problem:} Given $k$ social networks $\textbf{G} = \{G_1, G_2, ..., G_k\}$, we want to output a set of partial ...
3
votes
1answer
31 views

Let caption float into margin

I searched for a long time to find a solution to let a caption of a figure and/or a table expand into the outside margin. I'm able to get a figure/table where the width is textwidth plus ...
1
vote
0answers
66 views

How to get simple margins of 2cm?

I have been trying for several days to get simple margins like a Word Document. I have started to learn latex 1 month ago, so Im not very familiar with its strange margins !! Anyways, I would like to ...
1
vote
0answers
30 views

Problem with enumerate and margins

I have a problem with the automatic enumeration and thus I need some help. Specifically, adding the code \begin{enumerate}[label=\bfseries Πρόβλημα \arabic*.] \item Αν $a,b,c$ είναι θετικοί ...
18
votes
2answers
416 views

Colored margin with vertical text

What I'd like to reproduce on LaTeX can be seen on the picture below. I am writing my master thesis (book style) and I'd like to add a colored margin on every page (on the right for the right pages ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Remove margin text from classic-thesis

How can I remove the margin text from classic-thesis style?
0
votes
1answer
41 views

change margins of a template to the normal DIN-A4 standard

recently I found a template for a cover sheet. The code is written blow. Unfortunately, it is quite far away from being minimal, but I wanted to show you the whole design. My "problem" now is the ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

Twoside margin width. How to take into account binding?

I came here to understand why latex had this "odd" habit to set the outer margin wider than the inner in two sided documents. As many have asked before me, I expected the inner margin to be wider to ...
2
votes
1answer
28 views

tabularx table and the indentation from the addmargin environment

I have a problem with the indentation done by the addmargin environment of the koma script and the use of tabularx table. Clearly the \textwidth uses the original width of the text and not the smaller ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

Proper page aspect ratio?

I have a question regarding the aspect ratio of my pages. I wonder if the given aspect ratio in my example is a good choice or if I should change any values to achieve a better print space. Experts, ...
6
votes
1answer
45 views

Footnote taking width of *both* body and margin note

I am wondering how can I adjust geometry parameters (or using other packages) to make the layout of footnote taking the width of BOTH body and margin note. Thanks,
2
votes
1answer
35 views

Page size won't change even after using geometry package

I'm trying to change the page size of my thesis document. As adviced in other threads, the graphics package can be used for this purpose. I currently have the following command where I also specified ...
1
vote
1answer
77 views

Why is “width=\textwidth” setting not properly scaling graphic?

I'm including a jpg figure in my LaTeX document like this: \begin{figure}[htbp]\centering % fbox here only for illustrative purposes ...
2
votes
0answers
59 views

Typesetting with “odd-shaped” margins

I am considering a poster presentation that I would like to design using nonstandard margin shapes. Current standard essentially puts elements inside a rectangle determined by page size, header and ...
2
votes
0answers
38 views

Reducing textheight and increasing footskip does not work on first page after front page

I want to add a graphic to the bottom of all my pages apart from the front page. I am reducing textheight and increasing footskip using \addtolength{} but it does not have any affect on the first page ...
1
vote
1answer
38 views

move margin of pages for bookbinding

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt,openright,twoside]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{indentfirst} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{booktabs} ...
4
votes
1answer
32 views

Setting \textwidth seems to break textblock* command from textpos package?

I would like to position text absolutely using the textblock* command from the textpos package. Minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[absolute]{textpos} % ...
3
votes
1answer
182 views

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 ...
6
votes
3answers
4k views

Dealing with a wide table that exceeds the document margins

I am looking for "global" and "local" solutions to the case where I have a table that goes "much" beyond the right and left margins of the page (meaning: cases where having no margins to the page ...
2
votes
1answer
112 views

Define page layout in geometry similar to Koma Script with DIV 12

I want to define a page layout in geometry that has similar values as that defined by KOMA script. Unfortunately the values that I provide for geometry do not end up in the design as expected. This ...
6
votes
2answers
603 views

Show current chapter number on each page margin

I'm making a reference manual using scrbook. I'd like to include a "tab" that shows the current chapter number in a 1.5cm gray rectangle on the outside edge of every page. Within the rectangle would ...
2
votes
1answer
17 views

Lyx margin settings for binding

I would like to edit the lyx default settings in respect to page margins in order to allow for a larger binding margin. However, when I print two-sided I can not simply use a larger margin for the ...
1
vote
1answer
147 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
66 views

Place text on left margin

Maybe I'm just not searching for the right thing, because this seems to be something that TeX would just 'have something' for. Is there any way to simply return to the left margin (or originating ...
1
vote
1answer
47 views

Beamer Bibliography Text Margin

To make reference in beamer bibliography, I used the following commands \setbeamertemplate{bibliography item}[text] \bibliographystyle{amsalpha} Then I created a frame that allows frame break using ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

How remove margin in a paragraph that continues in two pages? [duplicate]

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 top ...
1
vote
0answers
35 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Indenting in a description environment margin problem

I have a problem with the solution in this post if I don't want bold text for the items. I changed the code as described below. But the text of the item (e.g. Animal1:) is now in the left margin of ...