How would I go about typesetting a document which will end up being printed on a long continuous roll of paper. The paper is 21cm wide (a vertical A4 page width) and infinitely long.

Obviously I don't want my output to be infinite in length. I just want to carry on writing without any page breaks (and consequently any page numbers).

The footers would ideally appear at the end of the text.


You can set the paper size manually using geometry


But 500cm is not infinite.

You can use standalone class as suggested by touhami so that height is adjusted automatically.

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  • Yes; and I would like this to happen automatically such that my page will scale with the amount of text I have, such that no matter how much mote text I add it will always be the right length for it. – MarcinKonowalczyk Sep 2 '15 at 15:21
  • @447xpro Use standalone. See the edit. – user11232 Sep 2 '15 at 15:28
  • Cheers. That's what I've needed. – MarcinKonowalczyk Sep 2 '15 at 15:31

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