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Questions tagged [double-sided]

{double-sided} is about double-sided document layouts, e.g. different margins for left and right pages or chapters always starting on a right page.

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How to include a picture over two pages, left part on left side, right on right (for books)?

When writing a long book (from 300 to over a 1000 pages), there is often need to include large pictures and one wishes to have them displayed over two pages, left half on the left page, right half on ...
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How to force output to a left (or right) page?

I am putting together a document that has several cover pages, both for front and back cover. The bulk of the document is two-sided. Cover pages, however, must be right-side (or left-side, for the ...
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How to remove headers and footers for pages between chapters?

To ensure that a new chapter starts on a right-hand page, the book class (and the report class with the options twoside and openright) will insert blank pages between chapters if necessary. However, ...
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different type areas on even/odd pages

in some (very rare) cases, it might be desirable to have the type area, particularly the text width, be different on even and odd pages. Let's say we're typesetting a textbook that's supposed to have ...
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How to start new chapters on the right hand side

I use the report document class, and I would like that chapters always start on the right hand side, anyone an idea how this could be easily done?
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Chapter on the right side - How to turn it off?

As a documentclass I use book. Chapters always start on the right hand side. How can I turn it off? I don't want to have empty pages. I don't care on which side starts new chapter.
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How to display cover page alone in the “two page view” mode

For some pdf ebooks, Adobe Reader displays the cover page alone even though the display mode is "two page view". Other than the cover page, the rest of the pdf content is displayed as two pages at ...
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Illogical twoside margins

Shouldn't the twoside option produce a wider margin at the binding/spine edge, rather than the other way around? I'm using \documentclass[twoside]{report}.
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How can I get todonotes in the left margin

I want to use the package todonotes. Standard, the package prints the todo's in the right margin, while I want to have them in the left margin. Funny is, that in the manual itself they are placed in ...
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How I can automatically add a page if the total number of pages is odd?

I need automatically add a blank page (also without document header, numbering and footer) at the end of the document, if the total numbers of pages is odd. How I can do that? And preferably without ...
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Defining page margins with \geometry for two-sided documents

How do you set page margins using \geometry for a two-sided document? So far I've used the twoside option in my documentclass, which automatically widens the left/right margin on opposite sides of odd ...
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Non rectangular page geometry

I am interested in using non-rectangular page geometries for my flipbook idea (in fancyhdr with image and flowing text). The page geometry that I'm after is that the text has a little rectangle ...
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How can I reverse the positions of two (unequal width) columns so that the wider one is always against the inner margin?

I'm new to LaTeX and I'm trying to use it to write a spotlessly-typesetted draft of my novel (from the rough, typewritten hard draft) for MFA program applications, and eventually to send to publishers....
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Marginnote on left side only, using document class book with twoside

I'm trying to use marginnote on document class book with twoside, but I can't see to get the margin notes strictly on the left. I don't want to be putting \reversemarginpar on all the odd pages. Can ...
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Show footnotes on odd pages only

I'm writing my thesis using the scrbook-class. Is it possible to display footnotes only on the odd (right) pages? This should mean that \footnote{something} should be collected on even pages and ...
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Figures on left pages, text on right ones with class book, numbering only on right pages

My problem is that I would like to have either blank or figures on the left pages, and text on the right ones, with the numbering of the right pages to be 1,2,3,4,5 and not 1,3,5,7. It means, in a ...
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How to float until on left (or right) page?

I have two sideways tables that I want on two facing pages so the reader can turn the entire book and read them both in one turn. For the moment I keep moving them around to keep them on facing pages. ...
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marginnote always on right side of the page

My documentclass is book, so I've got an even and odd sides. I like that the equation number are always aligned on the right side - independent of the page (even/odd). I started using marginnotes. I ...
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Placing figure on an even/odd page [duplicate]

I'm writing a two sided document (it will be printed as a book) and I've got two figures which takes up a whole page each. These two figures are related so I want them to be side by side in the ...
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print double sided playing cards

My apologies if this is already answered somewhere (typical opening I suppose) but here goes. I've modified code from the thread Creating playing cards using TikZ for the purposes of my needs. Now ...
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Package for game/playing cards (not only poker)

Is there a package to design playing cards (NOT ONLY POKER and similar card games, but board games like this and that) in TeX (and friends)? I'm well aware of this one and a half years old topic on ...
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Centered title page in twoside report

I'm writing my thesis using a twoside report. However, when it comes to the title page I think I want to have it centered i.e. the left margin and the right margin to be equal. How can I achieve this ...
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Equation numbers in outer margins on a two-sided document

I'm looking for a two-sided extension to the solution for this question: Put equation numbers in the sidemargin with Tufte-Latex class This post seems relevant: Equation tag in twoside-mode outer ...
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Two-column LaTeX class for a photobook

I am looking for a solution to produce a two-column(ed) LaTeX-based photobook. Text and comments should go on the outer column (in a two-sided document)--something like a wide outer margin. Photos (...
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Start a specific chapter on the left page?

Using the book class with the twoside option, I get chapters that start on right/odd pages, which is the expected behavior. Still, I would like to have some specific chapters starting on a left/even ...
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Placing text and footnotes on separate pages

How can I place the main text of a document on only verso (left) pages and the footnotes on recto (right) pages (or vice versa)? Update: The expected appearance is not unlike moving the whole ...
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Chapters that openleft unless the chapter is only one page long

I'm using the memoir class, and would like new chapters to begin on the left-hand page, unless the chapters in question are only one page long. Neither openleft nor openany give this behavior. I am ...
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How to create twoside book with oneside margin?

I want to make a twoside book with oneside margin such: odd pages: even pages: full header, with margin figure(or table): I used tufte-book class, but cannot set margins as i need. It's margins is ...
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Why are odd pages left pages?

I'm typesetting a friend's novel using LaTeX (in my actual document I'm using memoir, but the same happens if I just use book). It's possible I'm going crazy, but I'm sure that it's setting up odd ...
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How do I make the first page double sided in a single sided LaTeX document?

How do I make the first page double sided in a single sided LaTeX document? Is there a way that I can tell LaTeX that I want something on both sides of the first page, but everything after it to be ...
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How to make a long table split on even/odd pages?

On an A5 document, I want to print a long table, split on several pages (using longtable I know) but I also need the 2 columns of that table to be on each side of the document: left column on even ...
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Marginpar on a fixed side of two-column double-sided memoir document

I have a two-column, double-sided document class based on memoir, where the wide margin is always on the left. I would like the \marginpar to always be in this left margin, irrespective of whether it ...
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Footnotes per page spread

Now, I heard of footnotes per page, section, chapter, part or document, used all of them, but recently I got a (strange?) request to have footnote counter reset per page spread, i.e., after every odd ...
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Add white page after table of contents before abstract

How can I add a white pages after the table of contents in order to have the abstract on a right page? If I add \clearpage \newpage I cannot get the white page added. Ideas?
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Place a TikZ picture on every page

I am looking to place a picture (TikZ picture) on every page of my document. How can I do that? In essence I would like to control the placing of the image on even and odd pages. For example the ...
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How to switch between two margin sizes?

This question led to a new package: fullwidth This is a followup to a similar question. The idea is to switch between two different margin sizes. The answer provided by @godbyk work very well. ...
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Wrapfigure-Minipage Woes: How do I correctly typeset wrapped text boxes within a \parcolumns environment modified for a two-sided document?

This is a follow-up question concerning an experimental chapter layout I'm trying to implement for a novel I'm writing. So. My initial problem of finding a way to modify the innards of the parcolumns ...
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Setting different recto/verso margins size (geometry) on this example

CONTEXT. Because of specific University requirements (1), I had to use this nice code found on tex.stackexchange https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/96366/50507 written by David Carlisle, that was ...
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How to make all figures float on the outer margins of two-side document?

I want to make a double-sided problem booklet that contains several questions. Each question has a distinct number and may have zero or more figures. Each figure has a caption and floats on the outer ...
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margin location in tufte-class

By default I have observed that the margin is always on same side of the page, i.e irrespective of the page being the left page or right page the margin is always on the right hand side of the page. ...
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How to create different margins for odd and even pages?

I'm trying to create a document that has different margins on even and odd pages. This is what I've tried: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[slovene]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}...
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Have \cleardoublepage working in oneside scrreprt

That seems quite elementary, but I didn't find the answer. How can I have the \cleardoublepage command work in a oneside environment? That seems kind of odd to ask for that, but I have to send an ...
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How can one ensure that footnotes page-wrap only from verso (back, even-numbered) to recto (front, odd-numbered) pages?

How can one ensure that footnotes page-wrap only from verso (back, even-numbered) to recto (front, odd-numbered) pages? With the following code, the line to which the second footnote is attached ...
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Two-sided document: reverse page margins for hardcopy

Background Wrote a manual in LyX. The PDF is two-sided. Using KOMA Script v2. The pages are 8.5" x 11". Problem The spacing on the margins is not printer-friendly, it is reversed: Since this page ...
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Printing a double-sided A5 document on A4 paper

I have a doubled-sided A5 landscape document with the following page order: As my printer supports only A4 paper, I want to print two of these pages on one portrait A4 paper so that I can cut it in ...
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Figures in odd pages, text in even pages; if no figures, then odd=even pages (i.e., no blank pages w/ numbering and headers…)

I'm writing my thesis using \documentclass{book}. I have plenty of figures and I want them to appear always on the right hand of my manuscript (since this is the "attraction" page when reading, and ...
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Odd/Even fancy headers with article class

Using fancyhdr and the book class, one can set different headers/footers for odd/even pages as \fancyhdr[RO]{foo} \fancyhdr[LE]{bar} and so on. How can I achieve the same with an article class, ...
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How to prevent the paragraphs to spread out over the page?

I have a problem. I have several large equations within the text. And when LaTeX does not manage to put the equation on the same page and moves it to the next one, he spreads the paragraphs of the ...
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Remove blank page between list of figures and list of tables

Please how can I delete the blank page between List of Figures and List of Tables? I tried this: \listoffigures \nopagebreak[0] \listoftables but nothing changed. Here is my code: \begin{...
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Forcing even number of pages in output (LaTeX — pdflatex) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to keep the last page number even? Is there a way of forcing an even number of pages in output ? What I mean is to make pdflatex document "intelligent" it will add or not,...