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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Chapter title outside text area

I am trying to reproduce trees, maps, and theorems with paracol. At the moment I am trying to figure out how to set the chapter title outside the text area like here. I don't think my MWE with a ...
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\newgeometry does not apply the right margins

I developed the following code for my document: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[german]{babel} \usepackage[headsepline,footsepline]{scrlayer-scrpage} \...
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Test not wrapping in wrapfig

Working on a book writing project for a friend. I am using the wrapfig environment to wrap my text around the figure as I have done in the past, but there is something in the geometry of the page that ...
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Changing NotesTeX page layout

I came across Aditya's beautiful NotesTeX template, to which I wish to change the page layout a bit. The NotesTeX.sty file includes a geometry package command that sets up the page layout. What I want ...
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Load the geometry package without having it change the document margins

I am using \documentclass{book} along with the libertine and libertinust1math packages. I would like to use the command \phantom, which is in the geometry package (as seen in this answer). However, as ...
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Different typeblocksize in the same document with memoir

I'm writing a document with memoir class in which the table of contents has a different typeblock size than the rest of the document. I know that geometry package can do what I want with \newgeometry{....
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Raise page number on first page of chapter with fancyhdr

I am using the packages geometry and fancyhdr together. I have the standard page layouts plain (footer with centered pager number) on the first page of a chapter and body (no footer and page number in ...
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Whitespace through empty figure environment

I am trying to alter my documents bottom margin for a single page. I have looked at all sorts of posts concerned with the geometry package and so on and have not found a solution for my needs. (See ...
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Resizing mid document followup

This is a follow up to this, and is based on this. Code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{float} \usepackage[american,siunitx]{circuitikz} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \begin{document}...
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Scaling up AMSBOOK -class based documents fails

I have found impossible to scale up documents created by AMSBOOK -documentclass. Bottom on this question is a minimalistic TeX -file. You may find the text familiar. If the first two lines are \...
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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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Is it geometry or pgfpages bug?

With \usepackage[showframe]{geometry} inserted in 2 on 1 pgfpages layout produce an unexpected result. I have updated latex last week, before that this problem did not appear \documentclass{article} \...
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Changing margins for only 1 page destroys format

I have a page that has too many pictures so I change the margin settings \newgeometry{left=3.5cm,right=3.5cm,bottom=0.1cm, top=0.1cm} % insert image here \resetgeometry The problem is, when I do that,...
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Rotating the entire page at which a large table exists

I am trying to typeset a table with very long paragraphs. Due to the nature of the work, the table must not be divided into smaller ones. I want the following to be satisfied The page on which the ...
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Query left margin of page

Obviously, TeX does know the horizontal position of the paragraphs on the paper. It is what geometry calls left. How can I access it? I suspect there is (or one can define) a simple length register, ...
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Interaction between newgeometry and fancyhdr

To optically center the dedication in my thesis, I have to use newgeometry for that page. On the following page the page number is now missing and fancyhdr gives the following warning: Package ...
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How to change margin for first page of Bibliography Only

I need the top margin to be 2 inches on the first page of my Bibliography and all subsequent pages in the Bibliography to have 1 inch top margins. I am using BibTeX to manage my references and using ...
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Bottom margin of first page different than that of other pages

I have a problem that has been discussed before, but none of the solutions given in the answers I've found worked for me. The problem is that the bottom margin of the first page is different than the ...
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Option `headwidth=textwithmargin` of `scrlayer-scrpage` package for asymmetric page layouts

In the following example I am trying to extend the width of the header and the footer of the KOMA-Script class scrbook to include the width of the margin column: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{...
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latex: changing bottom margin for a single page

I wanted to change the page margin for the first page in a latex document. More or less it has worked out. However, the bottom margin is creating a problem. If I change the bottom margin of the first ...
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Filling a polygon with many vertices using a loop

I have a polygon with many vertices. I first created the coordinates by using \foreach \i in {1,...,\n} { \coordinate (\i) at (\x,\y); \coordinate (p\i) at (\z,\t); } There are a series of ...
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How to create a blank frame with absolute positions of paragraphs and images (beamer)?

I would like to create a frame that is absolutely filled with contents of either images or paragraphs. Images should stretch for the entire space of their boxes. For paragraphs, I think it would be ...
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Does the \setlength have any feature not found in geometry package ؟ [closed]

Do we need to use \setlength if we use the geometry package? Does the \setlength have any feature not found in geometry package ؟
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How to add the scale at one side of a triangle?

I want to draw the following picture: But I don't know how to align it with the two dashed lines. \documentclass[margin=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \begin{...
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Change papersize of selected slides in beamer

Is it possible to change the paper size of some frames in beamer? I know you can change the global paper size using \geometry{paperwidth=,paperheight=} in the preamble, but assuming you want to change ...
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set columnsep in geometry and multicols separately

Inside a two column document, I am using the multicols environment in order to save space on small questions. However, the width of columnsep that I am using at page level is apparently the same that ...
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Vertically centre header

I have a document with this preamble: \documentclass[12pt, b5paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} % ... \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{ vcentering=True, margin=...
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Geometry page numbering problem

I've just started using LaTeX and I'm having a problem writing an article for school. My problem is that in the output pdf, only the first page is numbered, while the other pages have no number ...
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How to modify the total width in a tufte-book using includemp?

I'am working on a tufte-book document class and I want to change the size of the page. As the page are smaller, I want to fix the total width of the text (including the marginal notes). The ...
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Add geometry options in class result an “Unused global option(s)” warning

This small example cause a warning Unused global option(s):[showframe] although the option is passed to geometry package \documentclass[showframe]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \begin{document} ...
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Why is the geometry package messing my margins up?

I want to write a document making use of as much of the page as I can. The code I am using is this (disclaimer: I took the sample text from here): \documentclass[12pt, oneside, a4paper]{memoir} \...
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ps2pdf does not preserve dimensions

I am using packages geometry and crop in a .tex file. Then, I convert it to .ps (using dvips) and .pdf (using ps2pdf). The problem is that in the .dvi and .ps files all areas (margins, heights and ...
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H2020 template + good LaTex practices

Dear fellow LaTex experts, do you see any redundant or conflicting commands, or bad practices? (E.g. wrt package loading order? Or, it should be possible to remove a4paper from geometry (since it is a ...
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geometry: margins different when printed

I'm sure this is printer/driver related, just wanted to make sure the code below produces on A4 page size margins (top, bottom, left, right) of 15 mm (not including any footers). When I print it, it ...
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geometry+fancyhdr: position of foot/head, keeping fixed margins

I'd like to have margins (top, bottom, left, right) all equal to 15 mm (not including any footers or headers). I'd like the foot/header to be both halfways between main text and end of page, so that ...
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Convert B5 to A4

For my thesis I am trying to convert my file from B5 to A4 without incurring incredible errors. Having said that, having as a template the one posted below (and attached), which parts should I change? ...
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How does LaTex calculate \linewidth in a twocolumn document?

I want to calculate the ideal size of figures that I export from R and include in LaTeX documents (so the text size of the figure labels is in a known proportion to the font size of the resulting ...
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Force custom paper size [duplicate]

I'm trying to force the paper size with LaTeX, but all I can find are solutions like LaTeX - how do I force PDF page height/width? and Custom Paper Size, Geometry Package Class in which the geometry ...
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\loadgeometry from \geometry-package leads to misplaced \marginpars (twoside)

I am currently working on a new LaTeX layout for a scientific open-access journal. It is a twoside layout wich makes use of marginpars. The special feature is that the frontmatter has a different page ...
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Why is the output not in landscape as specified in the call of geometry?

Why is this code not producing a landscape pdf page when compiled with LaTeX->dvips->ps2pdf? Checking the resulting ps file shows that it is not in landscape either. \documentclass{article} \...
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TikZ does not accept intersection names other than `intersection-1` and `intersection-2`

Here is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric} \usetikzlibrary{intersections} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=3] \draw[name path=...
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\vbox badness helvetica 12pt and 1.5 spacing

My university asks for 1.5 spacings, and at least 2cm left and right. I'd like to use arial and a header as stated below. Now, I get \vbox badness and I read this means pages are badly defined. But ...
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Distance between top (or bottom) margin and header (or footer)

I am preparing a camera-ready book. My publisher has given me a stylesheet that is based on a Microsoft Word template. I am having trouble setting the exact measurements of the sheet with the geometry ...
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Bookcover class and extsizes package clash because bookcover calls geometry. What to do?

To have my cover match the content, I need a 17pt font size. Thus, I do this: \documentclass[17pt,spinewidth=10mm,coverwidth=160mm,coverheight=240mm,flapwidth=0mm,bleedwidth=3mm]{bookcover} \...
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How to modify the length of “headtoprule” when using \newgeometry in pst-doc class

everybody, I have a little problem modifying the margins using the 'pst-doc' class. The default margins look like this: But, by modifying the margins using this MWE: \documentclass[11pt,english,...
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Reset geometry (margin) settings after the first page

My titlepage needs to look a certain way and I would like to have the settings from the article document class being used after the title page. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{...
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How to fit pdf page in custom page size in the mid document

In the mid document i want to insert a pdf page into a custom page size. The pdf page size is 432pt x 177pt and want to fit it in the center of a page 300pt x 300pt \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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correctly set page size for KOMA single A3 page in an A4 report

I've a problem with a single A3 page in an A4 report document. The problem is the position of the content that is placed in an A4 area (red line in the image) at the top-left corner of the A3 page. Hi ...
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I want to set full page instead of using two columns?

I am writing a solution manual which I have already completed. I want the normal page to write the preface, acknowledgement and dedication just as the page on which contents are written without ...
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Problems with page layout dimensions in the memoir class

Recently, when defining the layout geometry for my doctoral thesis, I faced the following problem: the dimensions informed by me, which I will call virtual dimensions, do not correspond to the ...

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