i'm trying to make a checklist for glider flying, and i'm unable to tell latex to remove all margins whatsoever from the page.

This is what my code looks like:

\usepackage[a6paper, margin={0cm,0cm},twocolumn, layouthoffset=0pt]{geometry}



 \textbf{ Pre-Flight } \\
 Remove tail wheel (if removable) \\
 Cap \& Sunglasses \\
 Chute on - straps tight \\
 Check Ballast \\
 Px Briefing / Secure back straps \\
 Secure free objects \\
 Check Instruments \\
 Radio on \\
 Controls (Visual) \\
 Wind \\
 Eventualities (Launch failure) \\

However, this is how it looks:

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How do i get rid of the white space on the left side?

  • Welcome to TeX.SX! You should never use the minimal class to typeset a document. – egreg Oct 24 '15 at 13:08
  • What should I use? I searched for other documentclasses and found nothing. – pnjun Oct 24 '15 at 13:13
  • Use article with \pagestyle{empty}, but definitely not minimal. – egreg Oct 24 '15 at 13:16
  • Will do, thanks. May I ask why minimal is bad? – pnjun Oct 24 '15 at 13:27
  • See Why should the minimal class be avoided? – egreg Oct 24 '15 at 13:30

Solved. The space was the atomatic indentation at the beginning of the paragraph. I removed it with \setlength{\parindent}{0cm}

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