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It is weird that with the following options, geometry doesn't set the equal right margin, it will be alternating on even and odd pages:

\newgeometry{hmargin={.5in,1.5in},vmargin={0in,0in}}

non-equal right margin I want to have all the page have right margin 1.5in and left margin 0.5in, how to do this? MME:

\documentclass{amsart}
\usepackage{geometry}
\usepackage{lipsum}
\begin{document}
\newgeometry{hmargin={.5in,1.5in},vmargin={0in,0in}}
\lipsum
\lipsum
\newpage
\lipsum
\end{document}

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This is because the amsart issues the following

\ExecuteOptions{leqno,centertags,letterpaper,portrait,%
  10pt,twoside,onecolumn,final}

which sets the default options of the class. Note that this includes twoside, which necessarily implies a different left (typically even) and right (typically odd) page layout. geometry follows this requirement, switching the left/right margins according to the page number (odd or even).

If you want to maintain a consistent layout from one page to the next, issue oneside as part of the document class options:

\documentclass[oneside]{amsart}

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  • That's great, in fact I try to add oneside as an opition to geometry but not works. Thanks again!
    – user19832
    May 4, 2017 at 7:11

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