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Questions tagged [geometry]

{geometry} is a package that allows to change the margins of (whole) pages and, conversely, the width and height of the textblock and its positioning on the page.

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How to Change Bottom Margins on Specific Page Style?

I'm using fancyhdr. My fancy page style has no footer (only footnotes). However, on chapter titles, I am using a plain pagestyle, which has the footnote on the bottom. In any case, I would like to ...
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How to set first few pages in thesis (report class) as one sided?

First 7 pages of my thesis needed to be printed on odd pages and one-sided. My report class is set as two sided. How do I change this? I had earlier seen in another post a way to change it to two ...
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Set different margins with twoside in LaTeX

I am trying to set different margins for the first page of my document. As I am not sure about the content of the first page, the \afterpage command has been used to achieve the required effect. ...
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Document margins with a4paper: documentclass vs. geometry

Using pdflatex, I would like to set an A4 article. I believed (from this answer) that it did not matter whether I use \documentclass[a4paper]{article} or \documentclass{article} \usepackage[...
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How to set page numbers within left/right margins using classicthesis and geometry [duplicate]

I'm using classicthesis and the geometry package for the margins. The page numbers are top outer, but should be within ALL of the margins. I've successfully got the page numbers within the top and ...
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Layout: new-geometry with global and local options

I have a document with pages of different 'headheight's. \newgeometry{...} seems to overwrite (almost) all options set in \usepackage [...] {geometry}. How do I achieve that e.g. margin = 3cm, ...
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Marginnote Large Fonts are Misaligned from Text

I am still in the process of making a similar style kind of book to https://fac.ksu.edu.sa/sites/default/files/numerical_analysis_9th.pdf. This mostly includes having section numbers as well as ...
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How to Make Two Different Headers

I wanted to create such a model, but it misconceived. I want one like that. The different headers because the second has a line that splits the text. In the first one besides the logo, the line, the ...
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Package to fit pages around chapters

Is there a package that would adjust the geometry of each page of a LaTeX document to contain all material up to the next explicit pagebreak? (ideally this would make pages contain entire sections, or ...
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LaTeX Error: Option clash for package geometry

I am doing my thesis and a colleague passed me the format with which I should write my thesis, but the moment to execute I get an error with the package geometry on line where it is written \spacing{1....
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How to modify the headsepline (KOMA) regarding its position (centering/flushleft)

Consider this MWE \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{scrlayer-scrpage}% sets page style scrheadings \newlength\ratio \setlength{\ratio}{2cm} \usepackage[ % page layout modifications paper=...
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Set right column blank for every page without affecting current template

I want to leave the right side of each page blank for taking notes. A simple way is to use one-column layout instead and change the right margin, but using geometry package will affect current ...
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Unable to change page margins

I used the geometry package but it doesn't seem to do anything to my document. \documentclass{article} \title{Competition Aircraft Energy Breakdown} \author{Bill Chen} \date{2018-11-21} \usepackage{...
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3D Surface Plot

I am using TIKZ (tikz-3d) plot to create a cartesian grid and to create a surface(a section of a sphere) passing through the surface. First I create a 3d cartesian mesh using the following code:- \...
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Mimicking Latex Style

I recently stumbled across the mathematics textbook Numerical Analysis 9th edition by Burden and Faires and I thoroughly enjoyed the style of it. I was able to find a link too here: https://fac.ksu....
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Move down the text 4mm in a b5paper document

How can I get the default options of a b5paper in geometry package? I want to modify some parameters like the distance from the top to the begining of the text and the distance from the bottom to the ...
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fancyhdr messing up the document margins

I wish to add header/footer to a document in landscape format. The document is basically a long table with few notes. Consider the following example: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Remove margins on \chapter pages

I'm working on a document that makes use of margin notes, however this causes my 'chapter pages' to become squashed and behave funny. I have titlesec and geometry loaded, and I imagine/hope it would ...
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the latest version of geometry.sty

Good day to all, I want this extension of the latest updates. however, from CTAN the file is in .dtx and I am not well versed to convert to .sty. Anybody could advice? or I do appreciate if someone ...
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Issues while printing

The relevant lines in the preamble of the source file are: \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,12pt]{book} \usepackage[letterpaper,top = 3.25cm,bottom = 3.25cm,right = 2.05cm,left =2.05cm]{geometry} ...
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Help format 17*24cm

I am writing my thesis. The desired format is 17cm x 24cm. \documentclass[11pt, oneside]{Thesis} % Use the "Thesis" style, based on the ECS Thesis style by Steve Gunn \usepackage[ paperwidth=17cm, ...
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How to use 'includefoot' of 'geometry' only on 'plain.scrheadings' pages and not 'scrheadings' pages?

I have the following layout: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[left=1.9cm, right=1.9cm, bottom=2.23cm, top=2.23cm]{geometry}% specific requirements \usepackage[markcase=...
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How to set exact margins in KOMA-Script Report

I am creating a document using the KOMA-Script class scrreprt. It is to be handed in and the requirements specify the following page layout: A4 paper One-sided print Margins: left 3.5 cm (2.5cm ...
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Use a user-defined variable before loading package

I'm trying to make a template where I can specify a draft version, and some text will appear in the footer noting that it's a draft, with today's date. I also define a function that allows text to be ...
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Background image full with geometry magnification

I'm trying to create a titlepage with a background image (full bleed). It works when using either eso-pic or wallpaper packages as mentioned in How to create a background image on title page with ...
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Papersize option in geometry package is misbehaving. Potential conflict with other packages? [duplicate]

I'm trying to set a custom paper size for my document via the geometry package. However, whenever I add the [papersize={x,y}] option, I get the wrong output. The document compiles successfully (with ...
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How to generate a PDF with a single table with page borders tight around it?

This is the opposite of commonly asked questions: I don't want a LaTeX table to fit on the page, instead, I want the page to fit tightly around a single table in all 4 directions. In essence, I want ...
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How to vertically wrapped page around formula?

thank you for your time. I wonder if it is possible to render one phrase only in latex and make sure the document is wrapped around the phrase (no bigger that it need to be)? I know you can set the ...
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Standard way to enforce the following format requirement, especially the margin requirement of 2.5cm all around

I am working on a latex file and also need to meet the following format requirement: Font : Times New Roman Font Size : 12 point Margin : 2.5 cm all round Spacing : Single-line spacing PDF ...
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Adjust Frame Option of pdfpages-Package

I'm currently writing a report for university and want to include some pdf documents as appendices. I'm using pdfpages (of course) to include these pdfs but i ran into one small problem: I scaled the ...
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Why does TeXstudio generate cropped PDFs?

In a previous question, I asked about how to add extra margins for todo notes without affecting the original geometry of the page. The answer by Steven B. Segletes is satisfactory, but the output is ...
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How do I expand page width to handle wider marginparwidths while leaving everything else as it is?

I would like to be able to use todonotes package, but the amount of marginparwidth on right and left are relatively small. The space available for margins is too small that I want to increase the page ...
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\newgeometry landscape only works once

I have a document in 'portrait' format, and would like to include short sections in 'landscape' format. The geometry package works nicely, but only allows me to insert one such section. The second ...
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Changing geometry after loading the geometry package

I've looked at some related questions and can't solve this. I have a common LaTeX file where I load the geometry package among others. This file (called pre.tex here) is a common, site wide file ...
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Setting margins for custom paper size doesn't work

For a book, the printer required a paper size of 23*32 cm with margins 2cm (left/right) and 3cm (top/bottom). Before I tried to incorporate this in Latex everything was fine but with this new page ...
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How to change the style of the header/footer depending on the parity of the page?

My question I am trying to have a precise control on the size and on the content of the header and footer of the pages, with different configurations: if the page the first page on odd pages on even ...
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How to change margins on odd/even pages

I've tried this \documentclass{article} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{changepage} \usepackage{bophook} \begin{document} \AtBeginPage{% \strictpagecheck \ifnum\value{page}>1 \ifoddpage ...
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Show only the main frame of the page

I would like to print a white page with the frame on the main part of the page: not the frame of the header not the frame of the footer not the frame of the footnotes When I do \documentclass[...
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Can I make the geometry of the first page different from other pages?

I want to make the top margin in the first page larger than other pages. The code I use is: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{ top=8cm, hmargin=1in, } \usepackage{...
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Need help on the latest geometry.sty extension

Good day to all, I am using BakomaTex since 2011 and wanna update manually geometry package. However, i have got problem with the centaur as it does not generate .sty from .dtx I wanna seek help ...
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Accurately remove whitespace introduced by footer on only the first page

I have a document that has text that very nearly reaches the limits of the page geometry (the document has one centimeter margins). I have a footer (using fancyhdr) on all pages except the first by ...
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Which document class is suitable for pocket size book in LaTeX?

I am having mathematics book typed in LaTeX. It looks fine when printed on A4 paper. The paper size is specified using geometry package in book document class. Now the same book I want to print in ...
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Resizing a standalone pdf-file with \geometry results not in the correct size or content is shifted

I want to externalize my tikz-picture in a standalone class. Because I am using relative measures as \textwidth I need my standalone-file to match excatly the dimensions as my main.tex is. Looking ...
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Picture created with standalone looks quite different than the original one

As the external package from tikz did not work (I don't know why) I switched just using the standalone documentclass for making my plots and pictures. However, I receiving serious issues compiling ...
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How can I get a prespecified clearance from `parmargin` to the page edge?

The margin indicated in the picture below is the clearance I am referring to. I already have pre-specified left margin, horizontal margin ratio, binding offset and marginsep. I want LaTeX to calculate ...
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Why does `\reversemarginpar` retroactively swaps the margins of `\todo` command?

I used \reversemarginpar after \todo and this retroactively causes the note to go to the wrong margin. I also noted that if I put \normalmarginpar right after \reversemarginpar \marginnote{Inner ...
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showframe package exceeds few points in right side

My tags are follows: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{showframe} \makeatletter \renewcommand\normalsize{% \@setfontsize\normalsize{10.9}{14}% \abovedisplayskip 7\p@ plus2\...
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How can I vertically center a predefined abstract environment to the middle of text body?

I got a low level TeX code from Define abstract environment in book that defines an environment for Abstract. However, when I put it in my work, I use notitlepage option which results in the abstract ...
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Making an equation sheet for a 3'' x 5'' index card

As the title says I am trying to make a small cheat sheet for a 3"x5" index card in LaTeX. I'm using LaTeX so I can get a really small font and fit as much as possible. I've seen the flashcards ...
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Although I have put left=0cm in geometry package option, but there also a margin in output pdf

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{forloop} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage[numerals=Devanagari]{bengali} \setmainlanguage{bengali} \setotherlanguage{english} \newfontfamily\bengalifont[...