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Problem: the bottom margin is too large, i.e. I want the text to run further towards the footer, i.e. closer to the footer rule in the example below, but still keep div=calc such that the rest fits as it does now. Minimum Working Example showing the problem:

\documentclass[DIV=calc, paper=a4, fontsize=11pt, twocolumn]{scrartcl}
\usepackage{lipsum}


\usepackage{fancyhdr}
\pagestyle{fancy}
\usepackage{lastpage} 

\lhead{}
\chead{}
\rhead{}
\lfoot{}
\cfoot{}
\rfoot{\footnotesize Page \thepage\ of \pageref{LastPage}}

\renewcommand{\headrulewidth}{0.0pt}
\renewcommand{\footrulewidth}{0.4pt} 

\begin{document}

\lipsum[1-8]


\end{document}

Thanks in advance :)!

Edit: Screenshot showing the problem added. I'd like to shrink the vertical space that I indicated with the arrow. enter image description here

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  • I think the result of your mwe looks quite nicely. However, how much space would you like between the bottom of the text and the footer?
    – alexraasch
    Aug 10 '16 at 11:37
  • @alexraasch I am not sure how much exactly, maybe about half of what it is now.
    – texfan
    Aug 10 '16 at 11:57
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One solution is to add footheight=0mm to the options of \documentclass{scrartcl}:

footline

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  • However, I think you should re-read the KOMA script's documentation once again carefully. Chapter 2 explains everything you need to know about headlines and footlines in detail and usually no other packages are necessary. Aug 11 '16 at 12:19

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