I'm writing my thesis with classic thesis and I need to make some changes to the layout. I found here some suggestions that suit my needs. But I have to change the seize of the right margin in order to set the number of the chapter at about 1 inch. Despite of the fact that it's not in the original classic thesis project, can anyone help me to do that?

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    Don't use classicthesis, then
    – egreg
    Sep 29, 2016 at 15:24
  • @egreg : ...then, any suggestion of a thesis template with those margins?
    – domi
    Sep 29, 2016 at 15:30
  • @AndrewCashner And so do we about Tikz, KOMA-script, and Oh! LaTeX. I agree with egreg though - why would one use classicthesis and make it ugly by reducing the margin to 1". Sep 29, 2016 at 23:10
  • ...because I love classic thesis even if a stupid directive that doesn't care of any aesthetic and typographic questions squeezes me to write a very short thesis. Too complicated to explain. I found this and it's pretty nice:\usepackage[left=1.5in,right=1.5in,top=1in,bottom=1in]{geometry}
    – domi
    Sep 30, 2016 at 17:47
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Analogue to the comments before:
\usepackage[a4paper, text={160mm,240mm}, headsep=10mm, footskip=12mm, bindingoffset=1.5cm,top=27mm]{geometry}
(these were my last settings) and its adaptions always did the job for me.
There are far more ways to use it, the whole explanation of the geometry package is to be found here.

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