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

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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 The page size changes if I compile the document using pdflatex Disclaimer: I know that using a41.sty is heavily outdated ...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 ...
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How to produce a pdf in S5 or statsformat

The Swedish state paper format S5 has dimensions of 165 x 242 mm. It does not exist as a preset in the geometry package, neither s5paper or statsformat are acceptable options.
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Custom page-size names in Latex

I was wondering if it is possible to "extend" existing page sizes in \documentclass{book} something like \documentclass[crownpage]{document} documentclass[demypage]{document} ... If it is ...
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Problem with cropmarks on geometry package

I want to print a page with a smaller size than and A4 paper on a A4 size layout and I want to show the crop marks on it. I specify the page and layout size in the geometry package options but as you ...
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how to do I change the margins around a figure so it takes up maximum space

I have a lot of graphs that I am trying to fit on one page to save trees. I have 66 graphs in total, I am thinking of putting 11 / page (I have 6 groups of 11 graphs) and double sided printing = 3 ...
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include A3 into A4 document troubles

I know there is lot of topic about including A3 into A4 documents. But I decided to make my own environment to try to understand how it can work. I create one new environment to include A3 landscape ...
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Is there any recommended package for converting A4 size PDF page into A3 size page?

Currently I'm able to generate required output file using pdflatex in A4 page size. To reduce printing cost, I'd like to convert this A4 size PDF into A3 page as mentioned in the diagram below. Is ...
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Switch a vertical Letter size frame to a horizontal Letter size frame at a specific page

Is there a way to change a vertical Letter size frame to a horizontal Letter size frame in the revtex4? I have a huge figure which suits better in a horizontal Letter size frame. For example, in ...
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PDFs want to scale down [duplicate]

I'm not sure if this is a TeX related question at all or rather a general problem with Adobe reader, or Windows, or printer drivers, or whatever else is involved. When I create PDF files with ...
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A0 (landscape) sheet inside A4 paper

Well I "can" do this using the koma options.. However it results in a warning and the effect isn't completelly what I like it to be. First the way I do it is: \clearpage ...
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Change Paper Size in Tufte Book Class

Is there a (relatively) easy way to change the paper size in the tufte-book class? The manual for Tufte 3.50 by Kevin Godby (http://kevin.godby.org/2009/12/11/tufte-latex-350-released/) says, "To ...
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Add a 3mm margin to every side of an A5 document

I am writing an A5-sized booklet (148x210mm). I used a template that I found online that uses the following options for document class: ...
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PSTricks figure too big

I have the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-plot} \usepackage{pstricks} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(0,0)(5,5) \psgrid[gridcolor=red,subgridcolor=green, ...
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Make paperheight (page length) same as section length

I'd like a document where each section is followed by a page-break but otherwise is one page. The sections have varying lengths, mainly due to the size of the picture(s) in each one. So far what I ...
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Non-uniform scale of page size

I have a beamer talk to be presented. The screen is 16:9, but the system is set up in such a way that 4:3 information is sent to the projector and then non-uniformly scaled to 16:9, causing, of ...
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How can i change the paper size in tikzposter?

Right now the only allowed paper sizes in tikzposter are a0paper, a1paper, or a2paper. Is there a way to manually set the size of the poster in inches or other units?
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How to determine page size and orientation

I try make a macro that has to work differently depending upon page size and orientation. What are the commands to determine page size (a4, a5, a6) and orientation (portrait or lanscape) ?
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setbeamersize influence the block environment

I use the code \setbeamersize{text margin left=1pt,text margin right=1pt} in order to make my picture bigger shown. But when I use the block environment. It make the block run off the edges. ...
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page margins not respected after A3 page insertion in A4 document

I am inserting an A3 page in an A4 document but the margins are not respected (and neither does a page number appear), after the A3 page. Test code below: ...
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How to have a precise control on the size of each page?

I would like to produce a pdf document whose pages have various lengths and fixed widths. An easier situation The easiest case would be for instance: the first page has a length of 10cm all the ...
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Add bleed using geometry

I'm using a5paper size with extreport and geometry. Could you please tell me how to add a bleed of 2mm and keep things as they are. \usepackage[a5paper, %hmargin = {3cm, .8in}, ...
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extending captions for A3 pages

Im writing my Thesis in A4 format and sometimes I need to use A3 pages for bigger images. I managed to create a single A3 page within the A4 document and I extended the header up to the right margin. ...
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How can I force some options and discard others in a custom class?

I'm creating a document class based upon memoir. For this, I allow several class options to be passed to my code. Options that are not recognized will simply be passed to memoir. Now my question is: ...
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Convincing pdfbook to assume letterpaper

I have a small booklet in half-letterpaper size: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[paperheight=8.5in,paperwidth=5.5in]{geometry} \usepackage{mwe} \begin{document} \lipsum[1-13] \end{document} But ...
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Pdf in bookmark dimensions using geometry

Trying to make my own bookmarks, I began with using geometry to get the right dimensions (for some reason this is 20cm x 5.5cm). Using the first two answers to another question, I wrote the following: ...
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Why is PDF paper size A4 although KOMASCRIPT option a6paper is used?

I created a PDF with a4paper settings using KOMAscript's scrbook class many times. Everything looks good in PDF and on paper, when I print the file double sided. Trying to create an A6 layout things ...
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Put entire thesis on one A0 poster?

The question Is there any way to automatically scale and put an entire document on an A0 page? The thesis for which this is to be done is available as LaTeX code, as well as PDF output. Of course I ...
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Rebuilding TikZ's pgfmanual.pdf [duplicate]

The following steps to rebuild TikZ's pgfmanual.pdf fail on Windows 7 64 bit using MikTex and bash shell: 1) cp -iar /c/opt/miktex_2.9/doc/generic/pgf . 2) cd pgf/version-for-luatex/en 3) ...
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Paper size incorrect when using latex instead of pdflatex

Somewhat opposite to other problems I found, my document size is correct when compiling with pdflatex but is not right when compiling with latex. I'm using a custom documentclass for a conference but ...