{typearea} is a package that allows to change the width and height of the textblock, while trying to conform to typographic rules.

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different type areas on even/odd pages

in some (very rare) cases, it might be desirable to have the type area, particularly the text width, be different on even and odd pages. Let's say we're typesetting a textbook that's supposed to have ...
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How to configure KOMA classes such that the bottom margin of a page equals its top margin?

I know that I could simply use the geometry package but is there a way to invoke that behaviour directly in the classes? As far as I know, KOMA always tries to keep the bottom margin twice the size ...
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BCOR not part of paper dimensions

First of all: This is my first attempt using to the KOMA-classes. It seems to me that the binding correction is not taken into account in what I am trying right now. If I understand typearea right, ...
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Change paper format for scrbook class (using package typearea)

I try to use scrbook class, and play with basic options - paper size. I know that is based on KOMA script and for these reasons I should use package typearea instead package geometry. See MNWE: ...