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I am working with a template which uses letterpage. Yet I need it to be A4.

\documentclass[10pt,letterpaper]{article}
\usepackage[letterpaper,margin=0.75in]{geometry}
\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}
\usepackage{mdwlist}
\usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
\usepackage{textcomp}
\usepackage{tgpagella}
\pagestyle{empty}
\setlength{\tabcolsep}{0em}

How do I change it?

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    a4paper is the option. – Sigur Apr 22 '13 at 13:26
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    Is \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} what you're after? – Count Zero Apr 22 '13 at 13:26
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    @CountZero Indeed it was. Silly me was trying only with A4. – k0pernikus Apr 22 '13 at 13:28
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    @CountZero Do you mind adding it as an answer? – k0pernikus Apr 22 '13 at 13:29
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The article class has an option for A4 (210 mm x 297 mm) paper:

\documentclass[a4paper]{article}

other possible options for page size are:

  • a5paper - A5: 148 mm x 210 mm, that is half of A4, basically
  • b5paper - B5: 250 mm x 176 mm
  • letterpaper - Letter: 215.9 mm x 279.4 mm
  • legalpaper - Legal: 215.9 mm x 355.6 mm
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    You also need to fix the call to geometry in the MWE. – Andrew Swann Apr 22 '13 at 18:57
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You should also have a look to KOMA script, instead of the default article class:

\documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{scrartcl}

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