I used my university thesis class to complete my dissertation. However, my university requires margins to be 1.5 inches on the left and 1 inch on the right, top, and bottom of the page. I have tried changing them in the .cls file, but I don't see them updated on the document. I have copied the part of the .cls file where the margins are declared.



% command for optional typesetting

%set the margins

%modify the above lengths to account for the margins

I am still getting all sides' margins to be 1 inch. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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    Commented Jun 27, 2023 at 5:53
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    Are you saying that your university thesis class does not produce margins accepted by your university? Interesting! Maybe they want oneside pages. Commented Jun 27, 2023 at 12:32

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  • It is not entirely clear what you like to get.
  • Page layout in memoir document you can be simple defined for example with:
\setulmargins{25mm}{*}{1}           % upper, lower margin, ratio
\setlrmarginsandblock{30mm}{60mm}{*}% spinner, outer margin, ratio
%---------------- show page layout. don't use in a real document!

page layout

(example is taken from one of my textbook).

  • I must confess that I'm lost in your code example, so I'm not able to insert your desired text block and margins size.
  • For more details about setting of page layout see package documentation.

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