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{marginpar} is a command that adds content to the margin of documents.

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How to remove margin notes space in book class?

By default, the "book" class produces a layout with a big space for margin notes. One consequence of this behavior is the binding side has a smaller margin than the other side (with the twoside option ...
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Align marginpar with top of current paragraph

I am using \usepackage{backref} to create a back reference in my bibliography. That part is working fine. I am now attempting to use \marginpar to have those references show in the margin, like so: ...
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centered margin text (with KOMA Script and Tikz)

The following MWE sets some boxed texts on the margin: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \marginline{\tikz[baseline=(n.base)]\node[rounded corners,...
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Note in the corner of a LaTeX document

I would like to put a small note in the upper right corner of my LaTeX document to put my initials for instance. How can I achieve this?
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how can i make the marginpar note have a number like footnote command does

how can i make the marginpar note have a number like footnote command does? just like this picture show,
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How to add a side by note in LaTeX

How can i produce the following image TeX commands of this would be extremely helpful.
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Lost control with \marginpar

I want to include marginal notes only on the left side of a large document. (For your information, I have included all the packages listed in the preamble of the document in the following minimal ...
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How to better adjust placement of frametitle converted to marginpar in beamerarticle?

I'm using beamer and beamerarticle for my class notes. I would like to include frametitles as margin notes in <article> mode aligned with frame content but they are a little bit misplaced. ...
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Text alignment in a Marginpar (Arabic)

how can I write a marginpar in Arabic with a text alignment from right to left. I use XeLaTeX. When I write \marginpar{{\A كتاب حلية الأبدال وما يظهر عنها من المعارف والأحوال}} Then that comes as ...
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Using index information to generate cross references

The idea is to use the index information to automatically generate cross references. If an index entry refers to more than 1 page (e.g., "Smith, John 5, 9"), then the index entry along with the other ...
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\marginpar trick: not considered as float

I've found on the net a useful trick that does exactly what the title says. This is the code: \newcommand{\mymarginpar}[1]{% \vadjust{\smash{\llap{\parbox[t]{\marginparwidth}{#1}\kern\marginparsep}}}}...
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Set custom page text/line width in memoir for sidepars

I wish to lay out a page using the memoir package so it has dimensions something like this: # <-- 21.6cm (Letter stock) --> # # Margin | Content | | Note | Margin # ...
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scrbook: remove margin notes for index entries [closed]

I'm using the scrbook class. I don't like the way that my index entries are included as margin notes. How can I prevent the index entries from being shown in the margins? I consulted the KOMA-Script ...
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How to merge marginpars to avoid overflows?

I am using margins to print keywords but sometimes the number of keywords in a paragraph become too many and they appear beside the next paragraphs. To avoid this issue, I thought maybe they could be ...
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Side notes marking multiple lines of text

I am looking for a method to put small side notes next to the text, by simultanously marking the amount of lines to which the note refers. So, something like this: I was trying many methods like ...
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How to top- align sidenotes using eledmac?

Eledmac commands \ledleftnote \ledrightnote \ledsidenote insert side notes at the level where the command was issued. However the side note is bottom aligned, meaning the the note doesn't start at ...
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Placement of margins notes on even pages

I'm writing a textbook and am using \marginpar to put a mnemonic on the margins (a triangle and a writing hand symbol from the marvosym package) for the reader to work out the derivation in the text. ...
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\listings environment inside \marginnote?

Is it possible to use \listings or similar environment inside \marginnote or in margins in general? \marginnote{ \begin{lstlisting} test \end{lstlisting} } If not, what would be a ...
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Change marginpar Font

How do you change the font used for a \marginpar? I am using xltxtra, and am seeking to use an OpenType font. MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{titlesec} \setmainfont[...
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Marginpar does not appear in ledmac numbered text

For some reason my marginal notes don't appear. Is it because of line numbering? % XeLaTeX can use any Mac OS X font. See the setromanfont command below. % Input to XeLaTeX is full Unicode, so ...
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Implementing marginfigure

sorry for the absolutely beginner question here. I've been looking at the tufte-latex class, specifically the tufte sample book. It makes use of marginfigures, which I believe are provided by the ...
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Add vertical line margin-aligned from a given point through subsequent pages

Using the memoir package, I would like to have a vertical line on my margin like this: Some leading content ... vertical space ... ---------------------------------- XYZ | Content A | ...
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vertical placement of graphics in marginpar

I'd like to put small graphics into the margin via \marginpar. The top of the figures shall be aligned to the top of the text line they refer to. I found around here the suggestion to put a \vskip0pt ...
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Printable margin notes that leave rest of the content intact

Let me give you some background on my problem. I am working on application which generates and compiles LaTeX code. For debugging purposes I need it to add some additional informations next to the ...
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How to lock a static text in the margin in ConTeXt?

Even though I have a some manuals at hand I can't seem to find a solution for my problem. Within an invoice I created with ConTeXt (MkIV) I have placed a short paragraph in the right margin. This ...
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Too much vertical space before \part when using \marginpar

When I use a \marginpar{...} before \part{...} on a new page, I get a big space on the top of that page. Below is a screenshot, where the left one was typeset with marginpar, the right one without: ...
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Vertical space depending on height of marginpar

I'd like to set a law text consisting of articles, marginal notes and, in most cases, paragraphs (\abs). The marginal notes should always start on the same line as the first line of the article text, ...
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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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Using a lot of marginpars

I need to use a lot of marginpars and hit "Too many unprocessed floats" as a result. I'm already using the morefloats package with maxfloats set to 100, but it's not enough sometimes. I'm thinking a ...
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how to control font and paragraph formatting in margins

i'm having a hard time to figure out how to control the exact appearance of margin text (such as is output by the \marginpar command). i'm using XeLaTeX with packages such as geometry, fontspec, ...
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Horizontal alignment of margin notes in nested enumitem list

I would like to be able to 'tag' certain list items in an enumitem list with a mark in the left margin. I would like the marks in the left margin to be horizontally aligned with respect to each other,...
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Asymmetrical layout in two-sided document

I use two-sided document mode in Book class KOMA Script. It works well in the sense that the ToC, chapters, titles starts from the odd pages. Exactly we I need in a book. In a recent book I need to ...
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Margin notes on both left and right?

I've been trying to put margin notes in both the left and the right margins at the same time. My attempts have gone something like: Lorem{\reversemarginpar\marginpar{Left}} ipsum {\normalmarginpar\...
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How can I place an image in a marginpar and make it position itself according to the top of the image

As demonstrated by the following MWE, I've placed a simple image in the margin of a document. What appears to happen is the caption text is vertically aligned with the line that I type the \marginpar ...
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How to suppress “underfull \vbox” warning for one specific \marginpar

I have just started using LaTeX, so forgive me if this is a basic question. I have a \marginpar in a two column article. It is very narrow (despite me increasing \marginparwidth). When the document is ...
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How to flow a marginpar that does not fit to next page (or: how to write text with lots of margin notes)? [duplicate]

I analyse an interview transcript and would like to add plenty of notes in the margin. Sometimes these margin notes will not fit on the current page, and thus I would like them to flow to the next ...
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Why does the \marginpar not appear on the left page?

I am working on a book right now and the margin notes are not appearing on the left-side pages. I tried using mparhack but it made no difference. Is my geometry, fancy style or another package ...
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\marginpar and \begin{align}

I want to use \marginpar directly beside a formula within a \begin{align} statement. I tried: \begin{align} E^2 \end{align} \marginpar{Not correct} but the 'Not correct' statement is written ...
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margin note left of an equation? [closed]

How is it possible to place a margin note left of an equation? I'm using scrartcl from KOMAScript. I set \reversemarginpar, then I tried with \marginnote from the package marginnote and also with ...
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How can I make an environment so that I can reserve space for text next to a figure?

I'm working on a layout for a custom textbook class, and I'm having issues getting this environment to work as I like. Here's a shot of my current working layout: I'd like to be able to make an ...
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longtable captions in marginpar

I used floatrow to put all my captions (figure, table, listing) into the margin. The only captions left that i'm unable to put there belong to the longtable environment. Is there a way to put the ...
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Remove Marginpar from Classicthesis 4.1

I am searching for a safe method to remove the \marginpar feature in classicthesis. My corrector would rather have the text use the whole page. I am not that firm in LaTeX, so I tried to simply remove ...
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Tufte-Latex: How do I stop marginfigure from inserting inline space?

I want to use marginfigure, but it is inserting space inline. Check out my minimal example: documentclass{tufte-book} \begin{document} Hello\begin{marginfigure}$2+2=4$\end{marginfigure}I'm new here. ...
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Caption number increases by two for every inclusion

I am trying to typeset my captions in margin using marginpar and captionof. Here is what I get by the MWE. Note the wrong caption numbers. The first caption is included using macro \fixedmarginpar ...
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Inserting a line to separate the text and the margin note

How can I insert a vertical line through a whole page to separate the text and the margin notes?
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Vertical spacing between sidenotes (and, between sidenotes and captions) in tufte-book

Within from LyX, using various sidenotes in a tufte-latex-book environment, along with float figures, results sometimes in an overlapping of sidenotes and caption(s). For example, two sidenotes ...
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Alignment of margin floats

I am using the code from margin-floats-and-hyperlinks. It works nicely, however the figure generated is not left aligned in the margin as the caption below it is. I also tried \raggedright as ...
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How do I 'stack' marginnotes that are triggered on the same line?

I'm trying out a new definition style for my thesis. If a new term is introduced, I repeat it in the margin (and emphasize it inline). A simplified demonstration: \newcommand*{\idef}[1]{% \...
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marginpar anchored by pages not by text

I'm using marginpar to put margin figures in a document - there are $n$ pages and $n$ figures so I'd like to have one on each page, anchored to the first line of text on each page - at the moment I ...
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Position margin notes relative to left margin in plain TeX

I want to add margin notes in the Tufte style to my Plain TeX document. (I'm using eplain, if that matters.) I know that if I were using LaTeX I could just use tufte-latex, but as a thorough ...