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

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Is the “legalpaper” paper size larger than the standard?

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

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 ...
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Help me Please. table size by latex

image 1 is very small and font size also small . how can I make like next image \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,12pt]{report} \begin{document} \usepackage{graphics}% for \resizebox ...
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\documentclass[letterpaper]{article} produces A4 [duplicate]

I'm trying to create an 8.5x11" document, but my system defaults to A4. Being in Canada where US letter is the norm, this is frustrating. I've tried adding \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} to ...
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Title Page with TikZ that fits on A4 Paper Size

Using the following TikZ code or background image, I would like to add some information to it and use as my title page such that it fits perfectly on an A4 paper size. \begin{tikzpicture} \shadedraw ...
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Change paper size in winedt

I am using sig-alternate-2013 (http://www.sheridanprinting.com/typedept/sig-alternate-2013.cls), which is supposed to print in US letter page size (8.5x11 inches), but I am now printing in A4 size ...
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How can I mark a verbatim-part that is gets on it's own page with exact the proper size?

At the moment, I do some documentation for an old database (lucky me). To help people (including myself) understand what it does, I list 5 entries of every table inside of verbatim. But some of these ...
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Oversized (A4 height, but much wider) pages in A4 document - header / footer alignment needs to be changed

I have to include a large graphic in a A4 document, the figure fits into an A4 height, but is much wider. I used \pdfpagewidth=3.1\pdfpagewidth to increase the paper size, and included the figure. I ...
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wrong A4 pdf size [duplicate]

I want to configure the A4 paper size in latex to the standard size, i.e. 8.27 x 11.69 in. Right now my generated pdf has size of 8.50 x 11.00 in How do I get the right size so that I can print it ...
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Page Layout of Songs Package problems

I'm creating a Songbook from the songs package. Currently I am having an issue with the format of the page. If the song is too long it doesn't break on the page end and goes to the second column. ...
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Changing the pdf pagesize for AMS package

I used AMS package with GSM option to write my professor's math book in LaTex. He want to customize the pdf pagesize to 16x24, it is the standard size for that style of book in my country, but I do ...
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Setting default paper size

I work in a company that produces its product manual using Latex and have developed standard ways of generating a .pdf document from a .tex file. One or two of us have installed the CTAN build 2013 ...
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Weird behaviour in Texmaker (Changing the papersize) [closed]

I'm trying to change the page size in a tex document (I want a letterpaper size). I'm using Texmaker and the sequence Latex -> Dvips -> ps2pdf and my code is \documentclass[letterpaper]{report} ...
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Changing the paper size in a tex document [closed]

I'm trying to get a letter paper size in my tex documents but no matter what line of code I use I end with the same a4 size. I'm using texmaker and LaTeX -> dvips -> ps2pdf sequence. I've tried the ...
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Stitch differently-sized pages together

I am producing the cover of a journal in LaTeX. I have separate files for the frontcover, backcover and spine. I would like to combine these into a single seamless PDF that has the height of an A5 ...
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A5/B5 papersize book with margin notes

I am trying to make a diary that will have a book-like page structure with side notes in A5/B5 paper size. I was able to create the style I want, but it can only be applied using an article ...
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Changing the pdf page size for Springer LaTeX Template

I am using the Springer template svmono to write my professor's geometry textbook. After compiling in Texmaker, I received a pdf file with page size 21.587cm x 28cm. I want to change it into 16cm x ...