{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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Turn off book style margins for amsart document class

Is there some way to turn off the alternation of larger left/right margins ("book style margins") when using a document class that turns this on by default? I'm looking to do this in particular with ...
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How to change the margins for a landscape-orientated longtable in classicthesis

I am using the excellent classicthesis to typeset my thesis. It looks great, and I would be loathe to change unless I had to, but I've run up against a problem. I have a number of longtables in the ...
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\includepdf puts title section below top margin

I'm inserting an pdf file for a section with the command \includepdf[scale=0.9,pagecommand=\section*{\begin{center} ANEXO \end{center}}]{Oficio5S.pdf}, so the pdf is inserted in the page ...
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List spacing being ignored in parcolumns environment

I am trying to make a 2 column resume using parcolumns but I am having a problem where any changes I make to the itemize or description environments are ignored if they are inside the parcolumns ...
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Reducing upper and lower margin in shaded environment

I am using \begin{shaded} from \usepackage{framed} to highlight some formulae and theorems in some notes I am writing. I would like to reduce the upper and lower margin: how can I do it?
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Pagenumber change; causing margin (and marginnotes) to switch sides

I am using \documentclass{article} to formulate an a4paper in twoside mode; Every thing is fine ... Well nearly, there is a small glitch somewhere in the standard LaTeX defaults between the page ...
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Draw with PStricks on a large paper size

This question already received attention, but I still cannot find a satisfying answer. I need to draw a big diagram in PStricks. For readability, I want to use a single larger page in the middle of my ...
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Koma Script: Indent Paragraph but not Headings

I want to increase the left margin of paragraphs, but keep headings as they are. It should look similar to the layout of the hitec class. I am using the scrartcl class. So far I tried ...
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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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pdfx , trim size and margins

I'm using scrbook with forced margins and pdfx to produce PDF/X-1a compliant documents for the publisher. pdfx resizes the document and puts the trimed document in the bottom left corner. I'm not ...
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How to extend PStricks margins when working on a single larger page

I need to draw a big diagram in PStricks, using XeLaTeX. To be readable, I want to draw it on a large page, which dimensions I manually set. Here's a MWE : \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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How to set vertical margins for beamer frame?

My talk slides use a mostly-white background image (supplied by organizers) that has some visual patterns at the bottom. I would like to tell beamer to not cover these patterns (as it makes text less ...
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Converting exact margin requirements to areaset command

How do I find out what \areaset command to use for a specific margin requirement, e.g., left=2.5cm, right=2.5cm, top=2.5cm and bottom=3cm?
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Reduce page margins using the res document class

In order to make my resume more dense and get more content on a page, I wanted to reduce page margins. I had been struggling with this issue for a long time and couldn't find any good complete ...
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adjustwidth inside minipage produces overfull hboxes

I'm trying to typeset paragraphs with different margin widths inside a minipage. To do this I'm using an adjustwidth environment from the changepage package. This typesets fine, but (since my ...
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Can't set border size in scrbook document

I'm trying to set page margins in my document, but nothing I tried actually worked. For example I tried \usepackage[total={17cm,25cm}, top=3cm, left=2cm, includefoot]{geometry} but didnt worked at ...
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Center Image to Page Inside Enumerate

I am trying to post an image inside an enumerated list but the left margin it starts with is the indented margin from enumerate. Is there any way to ignore that without having to break the enumerate? ...
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reduce gap in Latex friggeri CV

thank you guys, I figures it out. Meanwhile though there is a strange gap in one of my entries and I cannot for the life of me figure out why. The coce below gives no indication whatsoever as to why ...
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Tufte layout in “Painless Memoir?”

I'm trying to bring together two styles, the airy Tufte's page layout ... and Michael OKane's "painless Memoir" document found on this site. I've tried to edit OKane's template directly; I've ...
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Add Danger sign in margin of text

How can I add a danger sign like the one below? I'm currently using the package fourier-orns but the danger sign isn't really good-looking. Thank you for your help.
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How to create different margins for odd and even pages?

I'm trying to create a document that has different margins on even and odd pages. This is what I've tried: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[slovene]{babel} ...
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Marginal notes overrun the paper even if only papersize is specified

The following seemingly innocent MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{% papersize={170mm,240mm},% verbose% } \begin{document} Foo. \end{document} leads to the following ...
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Change margins for one item in a beamer slide

You can see that the equation is cut off at the right side of the slide. Can I reduce left margin only for this item? \begin{frame}{Conditional Hazard Ratio under Competing Risks} \begin{itemize} ...
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two caption styles [on hold]

I'm using a KOMA-Script class with the twoside option. I have two types of figures: horizontal and vertical. I want to get a caption next to a vertical figure AND a caption below a horizontal ...
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Export pdf or image with A4 format and margins

I have this portfolio I made a while back to compile with LaTex. The thing is I don't know if I'm crazy or if the last time I downloaded Tex, the GUI was much more complex and it let me export my ...
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How do I centre the text in this custom paper size example?

I try to use the Swedish G5 paper size (169x239)mm with text width 111mm, text height 165mm, side margins 29mm and top margin 37mm. Why doesn't the text get centred? ...
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Letter with address in the Margin

I'd like to format a letter in line with this image: Instead of the usual three-part layout with Header, main body, and footer, I'd like to split it up into four parts: Header and footer across ...
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Numbered exercises as sections

I want to split my document like this Part 1 1) 2) 3) 4) Part 2 5) 6) 7) 8) How is the best way to do this? I could use \section{Part 1} \subsection*{1) ... \section{Part 2} \subsection*{5} ... ...
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Some lines are formatted differently (overflowing) for a reason I can't tell

In my first attempt to use LaTeX a bit seriously, I formatted my CV using the template in ShareLaTeX. Some parts were confusing and I got some great help from here and finally produced a CV that ...
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Insert graphic with tikz without margin

I have to insert a graphic into the whole page with tikz. The graphic has the same size as the final document. I use tikz because I have to insert some drawing and some text into the graphic. My ...
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Changing the width of second page and so on in friggeri cv, keeping first intact?

Lots of people are interested in this at different places, but I couldn't find a direct solution. One can use the template from here. A part of it is answered here and a simple tweak would be to ...
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Awsome-CV print margin settings

I am using awsome-cv for creating resume. Default settings are \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{awesome-cv} When i print the pdf file created by XeLatex, extra margins are added. My printer settings ...
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Left Content Bar/Area

I am working on a template for papers and documentation. Sometimes, the authors have "key facts" or other items they wish to callout in a left content bar (xxxx is left bar, ccc is main content): ...
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How to properly change from A4 to 24x17 cm format?

I have my PhD thesis in a a4paper document book in LaTeX. Just like: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{book} The thing is that now I realize I need it in a 24x17 cm. Fortunately, I have all my figure ...
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Margins and line spacings

I have 2 issues. 1) how to adjust the margins in the CV format. 2) Spacing issues with different sections. I am new to Tex and any help would be appreciated.
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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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How can I replicate this page using LaTeX?

I'm new to LaTeX. I'm preparing a grammar book, and I like how the book "A Practical English Grammar" was designed, simple and easy to use. I've tried using section, subsection, list... but I couldn't ...
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Student work correction classe

I'd like to get my students work correction look like this page. This document was written with Word (and not by me) and I have to type similar documents with the same formatting. If I were to ...
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How to set same header and margins for even and odd pages

I am using the document class yathesis. By default, the header and page margins are different for even and odd page (prepared for a reverse printing) but i want them to be similar since i will print ...
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lyx: table goes out the page margin

how to solve this problem? I tried to change the font size and text width and none helped
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Mark lines like overfull

I apologize if this has been asked before. I have searched and searched to no avail, it seems questions about getting rid of over/underfull boxes drown out any questions about how to produce the ...
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Margin notes on both left and right?

I've been trying to put margin notes in both the left and the right margins at the same time. My attempts have gone something like: Lorem{\reversemarginpar\marginpar{Left}} ipsum ...
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Way to keep header footer distance same for first page, smaller after that? [duplicate]

Is there a way in which i can keep the original header/footer size for the first page, then use smaller margins from the second page then on in?
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Business cards with different margins on each side?

I'm trying to make a business card with an image on the backside. The front is set up using a memoir with an addresslabel function. The margins I need for the text on the front do not seem to work for ...
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How to force a table into page width?

I have the following table: \begin{table}[htb] \begin{tikzpicture} \node (table) [inner sep=0pt] { \begin{tabular}{ l | l } {\bf Symptom} & {\bf Metric} \\ \hline Class that has many accessor ...
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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 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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How can I turn off margin notes in a LaTeX article?

I want to use LaTeX for typesetting astrology charts, and won't need to use any margin notes. What's the best way to disable margin notes so I can have the space for wheel charts?
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Lyx: Can't change page margin

Every tutorial suggests this window to change the page margins and I do recall that I was able to change it before from this window (on another machine) but here I don't have a text-input to set the ...
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enumeration label out of margin

I am wring this enumerated list as part of my document. I created labels as Step-I Step-II Step-III However they went out of margin on left side which looks ugly. I have attached the rough picture ...