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

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Changing the paper size

I have been using the currvita.tex template located here with TeXShop. Unfortunately, the output is not 8.5" by 11". Is there some way I can change either TeXShop settings or the TeX document to ...
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Is there a package to divide pages of A4 to 2 pages of A5 each?

When I read a pdf book in my iPod touch using iBook software in landscape mode, I must zoom in each page manually. It means if I proceed to each page, I must zoom in until the left-right margins get ...
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LaTeX Warning About Height, \hbox, and \vbox, and ht

I am compiling a LaTeX document on Ubuntu and I am getting those warnings, errors, or whatever. Any idea about them? Package hyperref Warning: Height of page (\paperheight) is invalid (0.0pt), ...
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Change paper size in mid-document

My document should be letterpaper and my attachments should be a4paper. I had high hopes for the \newgeometry command from the geometry package, but the documentation says \newgeometry is almost ...
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Should I always specify -sPAPERSIZE=a4 when invoking ps2pdf for paper size other than A4?

When I compile a document with paper size other than A4 as follows: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage[A6paper]{geometry} \begin{document} something \end{document} using latex-dvips-ps2pdf ...
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Why does setting the paper size with KOMA-Script require TikZ?

Maybe I am just too tired, but I simply can't explain what is going on. The file \documentclass[a5paper]{scrbook} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum \end{document} produces A4 sized ...
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Using US Letter Paper with newlfm

I am using the newlfm package, and want my output to use a US Letter 8.5x11 page size. Unfortunately, I'm getting A4! I have the following documentclass declaration. The addition of "letterpaper" ...
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Page placement using blowup package

I am trying to rescale a book which has the dimensions 152x229 mm set with the geometry package into 165x242mm using the blowup package. After some messing around I have managed to get it to rescale ...
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xelatex and pgfpages compatibility

I've just switched from pdflatex to xelatex for my lectures to take advantage of the unicode-math package so that I can change the colours of all my mathematics. When compiling the "handout" version ...
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Resize paper to mbox

Is it possible to define a function where the page is resized to exactly the dimension of an mbox? For example, I want to do something like the following: \documentclass{report} \thispagestyle{empty} ...
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Print two-sided B5 book on A4 “corners”

I have a B5 thesis to print and the printing houses proposed me to print and bind it on A4 paper and then make two cuts. I've used the crop package but the problem is for twoside document, you can ...
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hyperref: Height of page (\paperheight) is invalid (0.0pt) [closed]

I am getting the following annoying warning from hyperref: hyperref.sty: [hyperref] Height of page (\paperheight) is invalid (0.0pt), usi\ ng 11in. (page 1) I am using a thesis class (thesis.cls) ...
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How can I create a pdf document exactly as big as my tikz picture?

I often create pictures in tikz that I want to either send to someone, or include in an email. The problem with that is that there is a big white space around and and especially below my pictures. To ...
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What's the absolute largest paper size permissible with pdflatex?

I've had occasion to typeset extraordinarily large matrices, which I didn't seriously expect anyone to expect in detail (without a computer) or print, but I needed it to be obvious that they were ...
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LaTeX beamer presentation-package 16:9 aspect ratio?

I'm programming a presentation in LaTeX using the beamer class. However, it defaults to 4:3 aspect ratio slides, while everything I use is 16:9. Is there an easy way to change this using a command or ...