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Is it possible to increase the size of the main text in the tufte-handout class to 80% of the paper width?

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    you can change it using the geometry package, but please create a MWE so people do not waste too much time trying out a solution for you. – Yiannis Lazarides Mar 14 '12 at 10:22
  • I believe that, for those who actually like it, the whole point of tufte-handout is the wide margins... – Brent.Longborough Mar 14 '12 at 19:32
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You can issue \geometry{textwidth=.8\paperwidth} in the preamble to recompute the typing area, but then marginalia would be set in a really tight space.

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  • this actually forces the running header off the right hand pages. – bjw Aug 24 '16 at 10:00
  • This solution works for \geometry{textwidth=.3\paperwidth} by reducing the text width, but it didn't work for \geometry{textwidth=.5\paperwidth}, which seemed no effect. But the reduced horizontal space, I want to give to the margin, but it does not achieve that. I need a separate solution for that. – Yu Shen Nov 6 '19 at 14:13

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