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

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Is it possible to create a PDF document of undefined, variable height with Latex? [duplicate]

I would like to create a PDF document with LateX, whose width is fixed but whose height is variable. What do I mean by variable? I mean that the document will have a priori one page, but that the ...
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How to set the dimensions of the document? [duplicate]

I would like to create with LaTeX a PDF document whose pages have prescribed dimensions. For instance, I would like to create a document whose pages have dimension 5cm x 5cm. Is it possible, and if ...
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using US letter within an ACM paper

\documentclass{sig-alternate} This previous line leads to a dimension 595 x 841 (according to pdf information). \pdfpagewidth=8.5in \pdfpageheight=11in Those lines enabling another dimension, 612 ...
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How to make an image for backgrounds with exact A4 dimensions?

In order to make a background image that fits the page perfectly, I have tried two things. The first is to use a document class where the dimensions of the page can be set to that of A4, which ...
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Arbitrary Paper Size in ConTeXt?

I would like to typeset a document into a single-page PDF that may be a meter long. Clearly this is not a A4, A5, A6 page size. Is it possible to specify arbitrary page sizes, like with the geometry ...
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How to use A4 instead of letterpaper?

I am working with a template which uses letterpage. Yet I need it to be A4. \documentclass[10pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage[letterpaper,margin=0.75in]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Shrink margins by reducing paper size

Often we are forced to write our manuscripts with a specific style file or document class, which sometimes has ridiculously large margins. Is there an easy way to work out how to shrink the paper size ...
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\includepdf in A3 format [duplicate]

I am creating an A4 document and I need to insert a longtable in A3 into this document. I have created a document for this: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[margin=2cm,landscape,a3paper]{geometry} ...
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Access paper dimensions

How can I access the paper dimension that are in use when compiling a document? In other words, I am looking for a command that returns the width and height of the paper used (so that the returned ...
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Problems in customizing Memoir page size [closed]

I have followed the suggestions proposed in: Customizing Page Size in Memoir to customize Memoir page size, and although the page size changes, the text block doesn't fit the page. It seems that the ...
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Fit a page to table

How can I fit a page to show an entire table (all I've seen here is the opposed, fit the table size to the page size. But, as I'll not print the result, I want to do the opposite) This is a sample of ...
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Thesis paper format and bibliography issues! [closed]

I'll try to be as clear as possible. I use texshop 2.47 on my Mac with bibdesk. So far I wrote an article for ACS journal with their package. At the moment I'm working on my PhD thesis. I found this ...
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How can I get US letter output from KOMA-script's scrlttr2 class?

I use KOMA-script for most everything, including correspondence. This is painless when I am using A4 paper, but when I try to use US letter, the problems start. With the scrartcl class, ...
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Create an exceptional A3 page within an A4-based report

I created a picture within a tool that fits exactly in an A3 page. However I need to place this picture within an report that has A4 pages by default. The picture contains lots of information so I ...
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MiKTeX “default papersize” setting

Now MiKTeX has the following setting: I have it set to A4 (A4size) all the time. But I don't really understand what this setting is supposed to do. When I compile \documentclass{book} ...
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Printing on A4 - standard classes vs. KOMA-Script classes

As I'm located in Europe the standard paper size is A4. So far I was normally using either \documentclass[a4paper]{article} or even simply \documentclass{article}. Recently I spotted sections (1.1) ...
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Beamer for letter size paper

My daughter is in high school and is working on a science project. She has really enjoyed writing the paper in LaTeX. Now, she has to make a tri-fold presentation of the major points. In the past, ...
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Why should I avoid the a4 and aeguill packages?

In this answer am I being told, that I shouldn't use the a4 and the aeguill packages. Why should I do that, and what should I use instead?
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Figure on A3 page within A4 document

In my dissertation, I got some diagrams that don't fit a single (horizontal) A4 page. Hence I decided to print them on A3 pages that might be unfolded when reading. I followed the instructions in ...
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How to print DIN C4-size envelopes?

I would like to print a DIN C4-size envelope with FROMADRESS and TOADRESS (according to DIN). But I haven't found a solution implemented already in scrlttr2. Is there an easy solution?
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How do I get letter sized paper when I am using the res.cls margin option

Here is the first part of my code sorry I'm new to TeX but this is really annoying me also using the geometry package doesn't work and neither does \documentclass[margin, letterpaper]{res} ... ... % ...
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How to create \pagebreak-like command that actually "breaks'' the page?

I want to create a \pagebreak variant that reduces the page (in which the \pagebreak was made) size so that there's NO (besides bottom margin) blank space after the page break. Is that even possible ...
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Output a document containing a single vertical-infinite page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automate Fixed Width Page, length > some minimum length, but only as long as needed Is there a way to output a document containing a SINGLE page (that contains the ...
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Pocket book size for novel (10.8 x 17.5 cm)

Since a time I only use LaTeX for my writing requirements, for maths, histories, scripts, but this time I want to send a novel to a service like bubok or lulu or whatever that prints books to have it ...
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What are LaTeX templates for A5 booklets?

I am trying to produce a A5 size booklet. You might have seen these old small A5 size math books, with large size text in every page. They are very comfortable on the eyes to read and handy to hold. ...
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How to convert a png into pdf using LaTeX?

I have a larger png image: width is 5400 pixels and height is 3850 pixels. I need to transform it into a pdf file in SPA3 size, which means 320mm x 450mm. Is there a way to do it with LaTeX? What I ...
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Print a document with exam class so that it can be folded into a book [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Printing a book Is there a method when printing on a5paper with exam class so that it comes out like a book? Folding down the middle, and have it print the pages in ...
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How to make document custom page dimensions?

I have seen the options such as a4paper, a5paper, letterpaper, etc... to go in the square brackets after \documentclass, but what I want is 8.25 inches width by 10.75 inches height for one document ...
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Slight discrepancy in left/right margins

This is what I'm using: \usepackage[paper=a4paper,twoside=true,lmargin=4cm,rmargin=4cm,bindingoffset=0cm]{geometry} For some reasons, when I print out my document, there seems to be a slight 1-2mm ...
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Generating smartphone-readable pdf

Often my students want to look at my lecture notes on their phones. Obviously no one wants to do that routinely, but it is often convenient if you do not have a paper copy to hand and you just want ...
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Is it possible to convert a beamer presentation directly to an a0 Poster?

Suppose I have a Beamer presentation with 20 slides, and I need to make a poster out of them in 5 minutes. Is it possible to have Beamer output the slides into a 5x4 grid on an a0 sized pdf? I'm ...
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Proper page size for slides

I'm just going to use the standard article class to create my slides manually. The question is, what pagesize is appropriate, and why? Should I take into account my projector's resolution and/or the ...
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How to repeat the page-contents on the same page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Multiple copies of short page on one sheet of paper I am a school teacher. I have the following need. I have to distribute a large number of quizzes to about 200 ...
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Page size problem [closed]

I am writting my thesis book in LaTeX and I have a problem with the page size. This is my preamble: \documentclass[11pt,a5paper,headinclude=true,footinclude=true]{scrbook} ...
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Change paper size in journal document class

I'm using this journal's style files and I can see that the .cls file defines paper size as a4paper in the following line: \ExecuteOptions{a4paper,twoside,final} However, compiling any document ...
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Printing Checks with Latex [closed]

This is my first time working with Latex and I'm using Texmaker to create it in. I was hoping to find some GUI Editing tool that kind of let me drag and drop things where I wanted them but couldn't ...
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acm sig-alternate.cls right margin smaller than left

i downloaded the Tighter Alternate style file and tex from http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates but when i download the style file and tex file and compile it at on my computer, ...
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Wrong A4 measurements?

I noticed that the paper size invoked by a4paper is not working right in my examples: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,oneside]{article} \begin{document} Test \end{document} I checked with Preview.app ...
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Arithmetic in arguments to the geometry package

I'd like to use the geometry package to auto-crop the output of my LaTeX (so that it looks bigger on-screen as I'm editing). I have found a way to remove the margins completely and brutally: ...
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What is bleed, and how do I achieve it?

I am going to print business cards that I've created using LaTeX, and when I contacted the print company and asked what they needed for the print, they answered that they needed a "pdf with the ...
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Whats the appropriate paper size command with xelatex these days?

i am trying to use xelatex from the mactex 2012 package to build a paper at DIN A4 paper size. using any of the following commands does not do the trick, it keeps set at 21,59 × 27,94 cm which is ...
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a4paper, where should I declare it? In document class or geometry?

I currently have an article document class and I previously changed it to include printing on A4 paper: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} However, I had to change my margins to meet my ...
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Why does pdflatex/dinbrief produce a US letter page for this input?

I want to write a simple letter using the dinbrief class but cannot get it to produce a DIN A4 page. The minimal example is this: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{dinbrief} \usepackage{german} ...
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\pageheight just inside layout package?

I've got a comprehension question: are the commands \pageheight and \pagewidth only available if the layout package is loaded? Are there any more simple ways to alter page height and width? I find ...
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Which one is it: a4paper or paper=a4?

I'm using XeLaTeX mostly, and I never know what to put into \documentclass[]{}. Usually I use something like \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{scrartcl}. But I never know whether it's a4paper or paper=a4. ...
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Foldable DIN A0 page within normal document

This question is somewhat similar to this question: Insert foldable A3 pages in an A4 document with active references However it's not completely the same. I want to have a foldable DIN A1/DIN A0 ...
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Question about papersize A4 at 81%

I'm going to print my thesis at the size of 81% A4 which is a beautiful paper format and pretty common with scientific publications. I'm wondering what's better: Either creating an document with ...
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Memory limit reached - Precompile .tikz plots - How to output pdf with papersize near to image [closed]

Okay, well I have a problem my .tex file has reached the memory limit. Now I tried to change the memory limit /usr/share/texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf however that does not work. It keeps saying pdflatex> ...
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“Double use” of a4paper (geometry/KOMA)?

In my preamble, should I give the a4paper option just once or twice, i. e. once for the KOMA-script document class (scrartcl) and once for geometry? Is this redundant or does scrartcl need the option ...
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Half-A4 papersize - folded “the long way”

I'm trying to create a booklet A4 which is folded "the long way", in other words such that the resulting page size is not an A5 page but rather two A6 "on top" of each other. I changed the paper size ...