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

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Insert A3 pdf page in A4 report

I have a .pdf file in A3 format that I would like to insert in a report with a normal pagesize of A4. The A3 page should be inserted as orientation="landscape" as in page 103 in the picture below. Can ...
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Downseizing of Din-A4 manuscript to special format

I've created my manuscript with the following document class and options: \documentclass [fontsize=12pt,paper=a4,headsepline,plainheadsepline,headinclude,twoside,open=right,DIV=14,BCOR=10mm] ...
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Failing to change to a4paper, remains 11in/8.5in

here is my minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \begin{document} test \end{document} From Log: ... ("C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\latex\base\article.cls" ...
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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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PDF is always created with A4 paper size

I use MikTex 2.9 and TeXstudio 2.6.2 on a Win 7 64-bit machine. I create my LaTeX documents with the following build settings: MiKTeX is set to letterpaper as default paper size: In my LaTeX ...
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How to get a4paper with package lettre? [duplicate]

Using this example \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{lettre} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{letter}{Service des réclamations} \nofax ...
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How do I print a book (A6 size), 4 times into an A4 size paper?

I have a latex prepared doublesided pdf, it has 130 pages. I just want a result where I can cut the A4 paper into 4 parts and get 4 separate a6 books. No need to set frames, just cut the paper in ...
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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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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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Set paperheight to (overall) textlength

The page should when the text ends. So, that there is only one "page". Don't worry. It's not for being printed. \documentclass[12pt]{article} % Packages \usepackage{lipsum,anyfontsize} ...
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book with side by side pages and manual paper size

I have a few questions. 1.i want to set the custom sheet size to 8.27x16.54 inches (so that when you bend the sheet in two it makes a square). I tried many solutions but none seems to work. 2.i want ...
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How do I use a style file to force a4paper without calling the geometry package?

I'm writing a style file for my colleagues to typeset their exam papers. The paper size needs to be A4, but some of my colleagues always forget to invoke the a4paper option in the documentclass. Can ...
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Enlarge the text area to an appropriate size to fit in the paper size

Is there a package to automatically enlarge the text area to fit the paper size? Note that the purpose is NOT to put more texts in one page; the purpose is that, with the same amount of texts in one ...
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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. ...