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

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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 ...
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Selecting fontsize in B5 book

I used \documentclass[twocolumn]{book} \usepackage[top=1.5cm, bottom=1.5cm, left=2cm, right=2cm]{geometry} to make A4 paper size book and then join two A4 pages to one A4 page landscape (that ...
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Printing/typesetting two A4 pages from a single-page A3 document in TikZ

I'm currently working on a huge graph using a A3 format, with the landscape option. I don't usually work on A3 pages, but this is not a mistake. I purposefully chose this format because it's made of ...
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How can I resize the page that a wide table can fit?

I am trying to make this table to fit on my page with those sizes: non-standard paper size: width 28 cm, height 20 cm.Margins be set exactly in order to have the area available for text 27.5 cm wide ...
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Problem with setting correct custom page size with 'geometry' in xelatex

I'm trying to set the page size using the geometry package as shown in the following MWE, compiled with xelatex test.tex: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[b5paper,pass]{geometry} ...
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Centering full-page tikz images - with mid-document paper size change

I just got this question answered: xetex - Centering full-page Tikz image on page without margins with xelatex? - TeX - LaTeX ... and all works there.   However, here is my problem - I ...
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Is there a way to change papersize in beamer?

From what I have gathered on the interwebs, I found that beamer gives no basic options to change the papersize. I am however in desperate need of exactly that. Mind that I don't want to re-scale one ...
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How to fix vertical text frame size (including footnotes)?

I'm using LyX to typeset a document, and get a predictable page size when no footnotes are around. However, when I use footnotes, those are added as extra at the bottom of the page, changing the ...
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Beamerposter scale parameter, text font size and title font size

I want to create a poster with beamerposter with pagesize 240cm (width) x 120cm (height) with two columns. Will the following line of code produce what I need? ...
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How to create a PDF with two A5 pages placed on A4-sized paper in ConTeXt?

I am trying to create a PDF where the text is placed on pages of A5, but two A5 sheets are placed on one A4 sheet which is in landscape mode, e.g.: _______________ | | | | | ...
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change title font and text font for preparing IEEE poster

I had prepared a paper for an IEEE Conf. Now, it's required to prepare a poster for presenting my work. Some of guidelines of preparing poster are as follow: Poster Space: Plan on using an area ...
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Is there a way to make “page” size match document length?

Many PDFs are never printed but are read in electronic form, where, for at least some readers and reading styles, it would be advantageous to have a single page through which the reader could ...
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Can \documentclass{minimal} create documents with nonstandard page sizes?

I need to create a document for a square piece of paper. I've been trying to use \documentclass{minimal}, but it doesn't work. This is my code: \documentclass{minimal} \special{papersize=14in,14in} ...
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pdfpages package and layoutsize (geometry package)

I tried to include a PDF page using the pdfpages package — this works well for a standard case, f.e. (t.pdf is the first page of the PGF manual): \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{geometry} ...
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How can I use the layout and twoside options of the geometry package?

When I use the geometry package (2010/09/12 v5.6) for a twoside document with one paper size (e.g. A4) and another layout size (e.g. A5), I had expected that I could print a page, turn the paper, ...
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smallroyalvopaper defaults in memoir

Does anyone know how to find the default values used by memoir when it sets the margins for its built-in paper sizes? I'm particularly interested in finding the defaults for smallroyalvopaper.
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Default margins for geometry package

I want to explicitly specify sizes of my document. For this purposes I use geometry package. I do the following (I found the solution here): \documentclass{article} \usepackage[paperwidth=2394pt, ...
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a5paper b5paper with report class in pdf by pdflatex?

Selection of paper size within report class, changes rendering. However pdf pages remains bigger. How to make pdf made with pdflatex to be a5,b5 ? Example: \documentclass[a5paper]{report} ...
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Good packages to typeset doctor prescription pad [closed]

I want to typeset a prescription pad for a doctor using LaTeX. I want to be able to style the header with relevant information and a image for the "cross", also I would like to specify the page size. ...
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Set page size in mm's

A contact has asked for a documents pages to be set to 130 x 198mm - and so my \documentclass[12pt,a5paper]{book} isn't going to cut it - how do I specify page size in mm?
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How to specify size of binding and trim/crop

If i want to print a document on a standard size paper (for example A4), and then bind it and trim it, what is the best way to tell LaTeX what the binding space and the trim size is? How do I figure ...
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\pdfpageheight does not work in XeTeX?

The XeTeX reference manual says that this engine understands \pdfpageheight and \pdfpagewidth. However, is seems to ignore the requests to change paper size in the middle of the document. Consider ...
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Margins too wide using a5paper Koma-Script option

This is my preamble: \documentclass[a5paper, DIV=classic, 12pt]{scrbook} \usepackage{xltxtra,fontspec,graphicx,xunicode,color,lettrine} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text, Ligatures={Rare}, ...
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How to handle large images?

I am using tikz to generate an image which is wider than the the available space for the document. The figure will be later added to another document. When I watch the figure in my document reader ...
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Compiling a BIG matrix

I have a large matrix (say, 100x100) in LaTeX code and I want to view it in a human-readable form. Obviously compiling the TeX code (of the matrix and nothing else) is the best way (much better than ...
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Using 'Letter' paper with pdflatex

Apparently, the LaTeX distribution and its associated classes and drivers, as well as files in one's Linux distribution can all affect the page size that is ultimately used for the output of dvipdf, ...
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Changing standard output presentation page size into A4 size?

I am working on some project and presentations in LaTeX using the beamer package. I am just a beginner in this so I really need your help. My problem is that the default presentation page size is ...
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Customizing Page Size in Memoir

How do I customize the size of the output pages in the memoir class? For example, how could I change the page size to 6x9 (while preserving the margin proportions and headers/footers I use) in the ...
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Landscape, A3/A4 paper with XeTeX

With pdflatex, it seems easy to get a landscape document, on A3 paper. One only needs to add [landscape,a3paper] or [landscape,a4paper] to the document class options. With xelatex, however, these ...
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Rules of thumb for size of binding correction (BCOR)

I was searching for this for a while now and I keep getting referred to an article about binding correction (probably in german) that seems to be offline. Another tip was to measure the horizontal ...
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LaTeX without pages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automatically increase PDF page height Is it possible to have LaTeX use a single infinite page? I don't know if the PDF file format even supports this, but I see ...
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How create a paper of x,y dimensions size?

How can I create a paper of A1 size on latex? Or a x,y (in centimeters) dimensions paper? In \documentclass looks like there isn't this option. I need use the \documentclass{standalone} package too ...
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Standalone package creates a page with a fixed width

Recently I found the standalone package. I am using it to create figures and such in external files. But everytime content is created the width of the page seems to be fixed, it does not shrink to the ...
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What paper dimensions to use for printing with the octavo class?

I am working on a fiction novel. I want to print this in a comfortable size for carrying and reading. I will have the pages printed, cut to size, glued together, with heavy paper added to the outside ...
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Sciposter setting A0 page dimensions

I’m doing my first A0 poster with LaTeX; after some experiences with web examples I´m using a sciposter template (with multicols and sections) which I find very simple; but when I run it I get a PDF ...
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combining paperTeX and newspaper with a5paper [closed]

If you mix paperTeX and newspaper with a5paper layout paperTeX scales bad and newspaper uses absolute cordinates so half of the paper is not shown. Is there a solution for this problem?
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LaTeX - how do I force PDF page height/width?

I am attempting to finish my LaTeX project, and I can't seem to get the PDF to compile to the right size no matter what I do. In my .cls file I have this set: \paperheight 11in \paperwidth 8.5in ...
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geometry package - paperwidth and paperheight aren't accurate

recognize this simple example: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage[paperwidth=612.0pt, paperheight=792.0pt]{geometry} \begin{document} Hello World \end{document} I compiled it with pdflatex. ...
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Selecting A8 Paper

As I frequently use \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} I though a simple change could select the A8 paper: \documentclass[a8paper,12pt]{article} But I get a warning saying the a8paper option ...
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Print LaTeX in 8.5x11 inch format

Linux defaults to A4 paper size rather than letter. The only answer I found online was to run pdflatex with the -t flag. $ pdflatex -t letter myfile.tex but I get the error: warning: Could not ...
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What do hscale and vscale in the geometry package mean?

What are hscale and vscale? How can I use them? If I use geometry package like the code below, what will happen to the total body? \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{hscale = 0.6, vscale = 0.5} I ...
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Printing A6 on A4 paper

Yesterday I encountered a problem with printing an A6 pdf document (which I created using LaTeX). The Printing shop did not have A6 sheets, so they took the print out on an A4, which turned out ...
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Changing the paper size of a document without changing anything else

I found a nice piece of software (pdf2swf) that converts pdf files to browse-able flash files, but prevents them from being downloaded. I have a "book" document that I wrote in LaTeX and I want to ...
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What kind of “magic” does preview package do to produce a tight paper size?

Actually the following method, that looks like reinventing the wheel, has been discarded once I have known the existence of preview package. % WithoutPreview.tex \documentclass{article} ...
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How should I express my length calculation to minimize rounding errors?

I have an input file as follows. % Test.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \psset { linewidth=0.01 } \newcommand\All{0.1} \newcommand\Left{-\All} \newcommand\Right{\All} ...
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Fitting page size to a tikz figure

Sometimes I'm using tikz as a plotting tool, without embedding the figure in a document. In this case, I normally, want to include the resulting PDF in a different TeX file (yes I know I could include ...