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I need to create a document in book document class with papersize 170 x240, left and right margins 2 cm, top margin 2.2 cm and bottom margin 1.8 cm. I used this:

\documentclass[10pt,b5paper,openright,twoside]{book}


\usepackage[width=170.00mm, height=240.00mm, left=2.0cm, right=2.00cm, top=2.2 cm, bottom=1.80cm]{geometry}

but now the printer is telling me that is 176 x 250. What should I change?

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    I believe it's \usepackage[paperwidth=170.00mm, paperheight=240.00mm, ... rather than just width and height... Anyway, it doesn't make sense to specify b5paper and then set up a different paper size.
    – yo'
    Aug 21, 2015 at 7:10
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    width = textwidth +marginparsep +marginparwidth <paperwidth=width+left+right and height = textheight +headheight + headsep + footskip<paperheight= height+top+bottom
    – touhami
    Aug 21, 2015 at 7:17
  • @yo' An answer, please... Aug 21, 2015 at 8:36

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You're setting up the wrong key for geometry. The keys you want are paperwidth and paperheight.

However, I do not see the point in first specifying [b5paper] to the class, when you later change the size to something else in geometry.

The option b5paper has no effect and only makes your code unclear.

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