{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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Making one margin bigger to allow margin notes in KOMA script

I want to add margin notes using KOMA script's \marginline. I don't want to get into the tricky business of manually setting a lot of typearea lengths myself, I just want to make the outside margin a ...
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Underfull vbox and typearea warnings with Koma-Script and a5paper

I have this in the preamble: \documentclass[a5paper]{scrbook} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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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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Classicthesis Vertical Margins

I've been using the classicthesis package to write my master's thesis and now that I was getting the entire thing ready for printing I ran into some trouble. The thing is that I'm not really satisfied ...
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Warning, using: typearea, a5, BCOR=8mm, DIV=calc

can you please help me to avoid the warning that arises by using: twoside=true, fontsize=10pt, BCOR=8mm, \recalctypearea Here is my example: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{microtype} ...
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Typearea setting except for frontmatter

Is it possible to get a page layout for a document with typearea package EXCEPT for frontmatter (the cover of my thesis), which should be a classic book-oneside documentclass? my current code ...
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Define page layout in geometry similar to Koma Script with DIV 12

I want to define a page layout in geometry that has similar values as that defined by KOMA script. Unfortunately the values that I provide for geometry do not end up in the design as expected. This ...
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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: ...
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KOMA-Script footer margins

I am doing one-page documents with title and I need more space so all text can be put on that page. I achieve this by \typearea{12}. What happens is that the footer margin gets absurdly large (say, ...
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Changing the top margin of one single page with typearea package

I have a bit of an exotic problem. I have a large document and want to extend the vertical margins of one specific page (publication list) in order to fit everything into one page. Extending the ...
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How to obtain golden ratio for KOMA article class

I use \documentclass[11pt,captions=nooneline]{scrartcl} and I would like to know how I can achieve better margins than default. Apparently, the typerea package can help but I find the documentation ...
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“smaller” footline in scrreprt

I want to use a smaller (as in height). I read in the KOMA-Script documentation that increasing the DIV value will reduce the size of headers and footers and enlarge the typearea (where the main part ...