I've found on the net a useful trick that does exactly what the title says. This is the code:


It works fine, the only problem is that the note is created in the left margin. Is it possible to put it in the right margin instead?

  • Why don't you use the package marginnote, which provides marginnotes, which are not floats?
    – Keks Dose
    Jul 14 '13 at 18:13
  • For no particular reason: I'd like to know in which way that command could be tweaked, as I can't figure it out on my own. I find it a neat solution.
    – uldi
    Jul 14 '13 at 18:19
  • \reversemarginpar could be your friend.
    – Count Zero
    Jul 14 '13 at 18:41
  • That command doesn't seem to have any effect on my code.
    – uldi
    Jul 14 '13 at 18:49
  • Does this answer solve your problem?
    – Fran
    Jul 14 '13 at 18:51

An equivalent definition for right-side margin paragraphs would be:


\lmarginpar sets a left-overlap of a paragraph of width \marginparwidth plus a right-hand gap of \marginparsep. \rmarginpar sets a left-hand gap of \linewidth+\marginparsep followed by a paragraph of width \marginparwidth.

  • Very helpful and clear answer
    – uldi
    Jul 14 '13 at 22:52

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