{paper-size} is about dealing with (above all, changing) the paper size. A popular package is {geometry}.

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No page breaks at all [duplicate]

Would it be possible for latex to generate the text of my latex document to a pdf consisting of one single giant, very long page. This pdf would not be for printing, but just for online viewing.
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Wrong paper size at simple business cards template

I have this simple document with business cards, When I compile it, it is a us letter. But when I use package geometry, it will be a4paper. \documentclass[a4paper,11px]{article} ...
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Lyx A3 page in an A4 document

I need to insert an A3 sized figure in my lyx document (my thesis chapter) is this possible? I have seen some on here around LaTex but not sure how to include it in lyx, I am new to it. Thanks
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How to get 'Scale/Fit to page' behaviour automatically when printing?

I have slides created like this: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[american]{babel} \KOMAoptions{paper=128mm:96mm}% like Beamer \usepackage[includefoot, left=5mm, ...
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Why does \typearea affect page/paper size?

I'd like to use the \typearea package in order to properly calculate the size of the text block. However, invoking the package sets the paper size at A4, and I want to use a smaller size. Here's a ...
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Set absolute page size without scaling in asymptote

This is not the first time trying to solve this problem, which is why I'm writing a self-answered question, after spending another hour to re-discover a solution. How do I force Asymptote to output a ...
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Rescaling column widths in beamerposter package

I'm trying to make a poster with three columns. The left-most and right-most columns should be the same width, and the middle column should be wider than the other two. The poster should be 44 x 36 ...
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Thesis template to B5 paper size. What about margins?

I successfully changed the paper size from A4 to B5 of the Thesis template downloaded from http://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis I modified the main.tex file by setting ...
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How to obtain paper size with fixed width along with dynamic height depending on the content? [duplicate]

How does this code need to be modified, in order for the width to be fixed 15cm, and for the height to be whatever needed for everything to fit on one page. In the bottom I want same margin as in the ...
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How can I trim margins, hopefully keeping the textwidth the same?

I started writing a rather large document with the default A4 paper size, two-sided, memoir format. I fear that the page size might need to become smaller than this, and my question is on how to ...
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Page margins in .Rtex

I'm using ShareLatex to write my thesis (which relies heavily on R) but the page size changes when I set my document to "main.Rtex" instead of "main.tex". I provide a minimal example so you can check ...
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Using crop package with XeLaTeX

When using the crop package with XeLaTeX the cropping of the first page doesn’t work. While the following document compiles fine with PDFLaTeX the result with XeLaTeX is this: As you can see the ...
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How to make the Question Paper in LaTeX?

\documentclass[11pt,paper=a4,answers]{exam} \usepackage{graphicx,lastpage} \usepackage{upgreek} \usepackage{censor} \censorruledepth=-.2ex \censorruleheight=.1ex \hyphenpenalty 10000 ...
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Looking for template for landscape columnwise cheat-sheet type of document

I want to make a cheat-sheet with geometry formulas which I can use a background on a 1600x1280 screen. I am looking for a template or just the lines of code i have to use to setup my latex document. ...
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Paper Size and Margins in PS/PDF [duplicate]

Actually, I am trying to submit some paper to NSERC (Canada's research fund) and they are asking: paper size = 8.5 x 11 margins (all sides) = 0.75in I tried to use the following code in LaTeX ...
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Is it possible to store the height and width of an imported document in variables and adjust the page to fit it (reverse-engineering layouts)?

For example, let's say that I use the pdfpages package and import a PDF. Is there any way (without using an external scripting language like Python) to access the dimensions of the PDF? Can I pass ...
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How to set margins and page size in pdfLaTeX without geometry?

What is the TeX equivalent of \usepackage[paperwidth=10cm, paperheight=15cm, margin=0mm, bottom=1mm]{geometry} ? I know nothing in TeX and so far, I am playing ...
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How to get sane margin sizes suitable for paperback books using memoir?

I'm trying to make a document suitable for printing as a trade paperback. For that reason I'm using the memoir class using statementpaper which sets the page size to 5.5" x 8.5". Here's the basic ...
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Sweave Print Codes without Considering the Width of Paper

I changed my paper size to A3 in order to make certain code chunk displayed without disruption. However, it seems that Sweave is not smart enough to detect the change of paper size and still break ...
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I can't make the document have the proper paper size

I'm using the MikTex 2.9 distribution on Windows 7 and the Texmaker editor. I'm using the sequence Latex -> dvips -> ps2pdf to produce my pdf file but it always come out with the A4 paper size and ...
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How can I set the papersize in in book documentclass?

I need to create a document in book document class with papersize 170 x240, left and right margins 2 cm, top margin 2.2 cm and bottom margin 1.8 cm. I used this: ...
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Specifying statement paper size

I want to create a document that will be printed on "statement" paper (i.e. half of "us letter" paper 8.5" x 5.5"). With metric sized papers it seems clear how to do this using "a5paper". How do I do ...
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How to check paper size?

Is there a way to check what paper size my LaTeX document is set to? I'm aware I can set the paper size using the geometry package, but I want some type of 'check' on this. I don't see anything ...
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Changing a4paper to letterpaper

For starters I am a first time user of LaTeX I am formatting my dissertation using this template: https://www.overleaf.com/2943161npnxys#/8024281/ Unfortunately, the paper size in this is a4 and I ...
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Geometry package: Lengths saved by default. Options for save/load/restore

The geometry package: Package lengths are not saved as lengths. Examples: layoutheight, tmargin The following only affect the complete layout: \savegeometry \loadgeometry \restoregeometry ...
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Change Page Size Mid-Document: Fancy Header and Footer Horizontal Width

When changing the paper size within a document, the fancyhdr package does not recognize the alteration of the layout width. This page details how to change page size mid-document. An answer has been ...
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Custom Papersize and Layoutsize (for Springer) using a documentclass (SVMult) and pdflatex

I want a customized paper size, a customized text size and layout. Thus conforming to Springer's style requirements for scientific monographs which are different to conventional sizes like DIN A4. ...
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How to change margins based on paper size?

My document uses US letter: \ProcessOptions\LoadClass[letterpaper,twoside]{report}, with the following margins setup: \geometry{tmargin=25mm, bmargin=25mm}. Now, if I change the paper size option ...
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Paper size specification in a LaTeX style file

I need to change the paper size on the attached style file. The file seems to be for the European A4 paper size, and I need to change it to the US letter size (8.5 x 11 in.). Which line in this file ...
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a0poster pdf size problem

I am trying to write a poster using the a0poster class. I have encountered a problem that drives me crazy. It seems that the class creates the correct size of text and spacing but outputs everything ...
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Modify main slide dimensions-Beamer

I'mm making a Beamer Presentation and I would like to use as much space as possible for my slides, because I want the images that will be included to be as visible as possible. More specifically I ...
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Fit or Compress Text in scrbook [duplicate]

I would like to create a mass-market paperback size book using scrbook. The book in question is approximately 400 pages long at 6x9 dimensions. I would like the text to still be readable, but I'd like ...
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Page size defined by a41.sty changes when using graphicx

I observed a strange issue if you combine the graphicx package and a41.sty. The page size changes if I compile the document using pdflatex Disclaimer: I know that using a41.sty is heavily outdated ...
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TikZ and other figures in documents meant for multiple paper sizes

Sometimes scientific papers are sent to multiple journals with very varying paper sizes. Usually, changing from one to another, I simply cross my fingers that TikZ figures still fit, and rescale PDF ...
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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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Changing the size of this latex CV template from A4 to letter size

I have downloaded this CV template from LatexTemplates: It uses a very very old library called res.cls which can be found here. The problem is that the size of this PDF is A4 and not letter size. ...
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Picture is not fit as want to

Hello I put the image and test below codes but it is not adjusted as I want and it is smaller than expect or bigger. I need the picture cover half of the hight of the page at least. ...
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Wrong A4 measurements that are not “pagesize” solvable

I would like my pdf document to have an a4 format. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside]{article} \begin{document} Text, text, text... \end{document} Unfortunately, when I print the pdf document ...
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Converting document from letter to a4 paper size

A document is typed with default letter size. I want to take printout on a4 size. Everything gets disturbed on printed pages. I tried manually changing margins, font-size, horizontal spacing, vertical ...
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Setting custom paper size with KOMA Script / pdflatex

I try to set a document with some custom paper dimensions (lets say 24cm height and 17cm width), the beginning of the file looks like so: ...
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Is a4 = a4paper?

\documentclass[12pt, a4, twoside, openright]{book} Above is from my university master thesis template, I checked other schools templates, they all use ...
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b5paper option for book document class abnormal results

I'm using the b5paper option with book document class. \documentclass[b5paper]{book} \usepackage{fullpage} %%added to emphasize the difference \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \chapter{Chapter} ...
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Why does \newgeometry from the geometry package not change the papersize?

What technical reasons are behind this? From manual of package geometry: ... paper size options (such as papersize, paper=a4paper and so forth), which can’t be changed with \newgeometry.
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Is the “legalpaper” paper size larger than the standard? [closed]

I have a document that I've set with \documentclass[legalpaper], expecting it to produce a PDF that's the standard 8.5" x 14" size. When I go to print the PDF, I've found that it's actually about an ...
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from A4 paper to A5 and keeping the number of characters per line

I have written my thesis for A4 paper using the memoir class. I would like to print one version on A5 paper. Is there a way to reduce margins automatically in order to keep the same layout for the ...
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g-brief produces letter format PDF instead of A4 depending on system settings [duplicate]

I'm using g-brief to produce a letter. However, on my computer, the resulting PDF has the letter format, whereas I need A4. I figured g-brief only produces A4 PDF files, so I'm surprised. When I ...
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colortbl changes the width of a multicolumn-ed \dotfill and the page size

The following MWE works as expected: the \dotfill "line" spans the entire tabular. \documentclass{article} % \usepackage{colortbl} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{p{.45\linewidth}p{.45\linewidth}} ...
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Right angle symbols at corners of each page

Why do some pdf files generated from LaTeX have those right angle symbols on the four corners of each page? Do they mean to crop away the margins on top, bottom, left and right? What is LaTeX code ...
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Customizing the height of the pages

The question I would like to control the height of the pages of the PDF documents I produce with LaTeX. Starting with a LaTeX document and two parameters: a given page size (heightPage and ...
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Responsive design with LaTeX

Is there any concept similar to responsive design, as in responsive web design, in TeX/LaTeX? That is, is it possible to include hints or directives that optimize layouts for different screens? PDFs ...