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

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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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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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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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Multiple copies of short page on one sheet of paper

Suppose you have a short document (including a fancy header) which occupies only a small part of a DIN A4 page, like in this example: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} ...
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How to choose font size given the paper size

How do you choose what font size to use given the paper size in use? For example, I found somewhere that for a European standard the following is recommended: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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\documentclass[10pt, a4paper]{article} not working properly

I'm using \documentclass[10pt, a4paper]{article} in my TeX file. It all works fine, except, the lower bound of each page is cut off. So some text is either cut off, or at least the text reaches the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Page size too small when using beamer class

When I use the beamer class, the resulted pdf document has very small pages: What can I do in order to create A4 sized slides? The beginning of the latex document is: ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Optimum parameters for 1280x727 screen?

I'm going to experiment with using my Android tablet to lecture from this coming semester: moving between LaTeX PDFs and a handwriting note app. My usable screen size is 1280 x 727 pixels (there's a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Compile two A5 pages on one A4 page

I often make A5 size hand outs for my students. I would like the A5 page to be directly compiled to have a copy of the original A5 page on one A4 page. Up till now my solution has been to make a ...