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Questions tagged [paper-size]

{paper-size} is about dealing with (above all, changing) the paper size. A popular package is {geometry}.

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Resizing paper to 19x26

How to write in a format 19x26. The printer said to change my paper format and make it 19x26. The current format is A4 paper and the documentclass: book
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Default paper size is A4 instead of US letter

Quoted from https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Page_Layout#Page_size: It will not have been immediately obvious - because it doesn't really cause any serious problems - that the default page size ...
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Different results of \mag statement

The following example gives different results for pdfLaTeX and LuaLaTeX. I use a recent TeX Live 2019 installation. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \mag=250 % \setlength\...
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How to place an A5 content in the center of an A4 page?

My PhD thesis needs to be in A5 format. During the review process my professor would ideally have the A5 document pages printed on A4 sized paper. I know that I could just generate the content in ...
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Using bmargin to remove whitespace

I interpret this as telling me that bmargin is what removes the whitespace between the bottom of the document and the bottom figures. But if you run the code you will see that the whitespace is still ...
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Add details to TikZ, woodworking diagram

I am trying to recreate this hand drawn diagram of a wooden stand: Here is the .tex: (it is a bit longer than a MWE). \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[paper=a2paper,margin=1cm,landscape]{...
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Scale to different paper sizes?

I used "Forth Version" of from Question Polar histograms for building my diagram. Exported PDF Document is fitting on a4 paper. How can I scale this to bigger paper formats? a3, a2, a1 a0 paper? ...
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Is there support for 21 cm x 11 in paper?

I have noticed that a few (online) academic journals use 21 cm x 11 in (21 centimeters high, 11 inches wide) as their "paper" size. I suppose this serves to fit the manuscript on either letter or A4 ...
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Declaring option a4paper in \documentclass produces different margins than declaring it in \geometry

I have seen a similar question at a4paper, where should I declare it? In document class or geometry? and the selected answer there implies that there is no difference in whether we use \documentclass[...
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pstricks image is cut to a4 in landscape mode

I am trying to create a rectangle which covers the whole page using pstricks and XeLaTex; for example \documentclass[landscape,a0b,final]{a0poster} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-grad} \begin{...
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Create two documents with different page sizes

I need to create two versions of a pdf rendered from my .tex file, one in A4 one-side format, and one in B5 two-side format. I do this by changing the class options (I use memoir, if that matters) ...
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Expand xcookybooky recipe to larger width

Very new to tex, and trying to use xcookybooky to layout a few recipes for printing. I'd like to print on square pages, specifically 11in by 11in, but when I set paperwidth and paperheight for the ...
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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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Latex page size does not work (geometry, vmargin)

I am using a latex template, and for some reason it is A4 intead of letter. I have tried setting the documentclass[] to letter, letterpaper, \special{papersize=215.9mm,279.4mm}, and \usepackage{...
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20:13 aspect ratio in beamer

Guy Steele argues that when you don’t know whether to expect a 4:3 or a 16:9 projector, you should use 20:13 as the aspect ratio. But beamer supports only a fixed set of aspect ratios via the ...
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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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a0poster class with a0b paper size and multicol truncating text at the bottom

Here is my code: \documentclass[a0b]{a0poster} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{multicol} \columnsep=1in \begin{document} \veryHuge Lorem Ipsum \begin{multicols*}{4} \Huge /* BEGIN */ Lorem ipsum ...
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A4 size output with a0poster; A0 size only in combination with certain packages

Here is my code: \documentclass[a0,landscape]{a0poster} \begin{document} Hello, World! \end{document} When I compile this, I get A4 size output. $ pdflatex foo.tex This is pdfTeX, Version 3....
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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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Set paper size to A5

I want to use this template: https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/climate-policy-initiative-report-template/kjfjzrcjgtqg#.W4VSO-hKhPY However, I would like to set the paper size to A5. I've tried ...
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Xelatex, set papersize FROM CMD(!)

Can I set paper size from command line? F.e. xelatex -papersize=a5 -jobname=kafka_A5 kafka.tex But in my case, the effect only applies to the first page. And while it is cut off. Begin of document ...
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Paper size for books & custom class

I noticed that some books written in TeX have a smaller page size than the usual articles. Specifically, I'm looking at the Language Science Press template, which seems to use a smaller page size. My ...
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beamerposter of size three A0

I am quite new to beamerposter, but eager to take a chance to try it. There are conferences (e.g. CVPR) that requires poster to be 3 times an A0 size. I'm wondering if there's a natural way (supported ...
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Problem with PDF output, huge stickybox/comment [closed]

There seems to be a problem with the PDF generated by PDFLatex. I need very small magnification levels(7.5%) to read the file properly. Moreover, if I want to comment something, the commentbox is HUGE ...
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Shading a standalone page in Tikz

Using the current page command from this answer \documentclass[tikz,border=4pt]{standalone} \usepackage{bm} \usetikzlibrary{fadings} \begin{document} \def\hori{3} \def\vert{2} \def\zColor{black!40!...
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Centering captions in document that contains A3 and A4 paper sizes

In order to fit multiple figures on one line, my document has A4 (portrait) and A3 (landscape) pages. To set up the A3 pages I created a new environment (a trick I adapted from another solution). ...
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Landscape not setting appropriate text parameters

After upgrading to TL2018, increase the paper size (a3 or a2) or orientaion to landscape does not set the text sizes. You can see it when using the layout package (a4 and landscape in this example): ...
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I want to make this posteri a4 paper size, how do I do it?

\documentclass{a0poster} \usepackage{fancytikzposter} \usetemplate{4} \setblockspacing{3} \setcolumnnumber{2} \usepackage[margin=\margin cm, paperwidth=59.4cm, paperheight=84.1cm]{geometry} \...
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Should one set the paper size twice, when using KOMA-script and geometry? [duplicate]

This question continues my another. My code: \documentclass[paper = a4, pagesize, usegeometry = true]{scrartcl} \usepackage[a4paper, margin = 5mm]{geometry} \begin{document} \section{Test ...
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pdflatex vs lualatex papersize layout problem

The next code produce a a6 format paper with pdflatex that fit well, but with lualatex the layout is a6 on a a4 paper sheet. Passing a6paper option to geometry package doesn't solve the problem. ...
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Insert A4 page in A3 document

I produce exams in A3 format and, when the exam is too long, I want to produce a supplementary page, in A4 format. I use the \newgeometry command of the geometry package, and it's known that this ...
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A3 Drawing Template

I'm trying to create a method/workflow for the batch creation of A3 drawings using LaTeX. I issue drawings that look like this: Most of the information on the right never changes, only the Title, ...
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Can envlab create a pdf page the size of the desired envelope?

This question is similar to this one, but apparently not similar enough to warrant a straight edit. Thus, I pose it as a new question. When using envlab with pdflatex via MiKTeX and TeXstudio, I ...
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I cannot change page size. Why?

I made document a4page size. \documentclass[10pt, a4paper,dvipdfmx]{jreport} But I want to change the page size to b5. So I wrote \documentclass[10pt, b5paper,dvipdfmx]{jreport} But the page size ...
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A page resize issue

The last years the default LARGE size for our books is set via geometry package as \usepackage[a4paper, inner=2.25cm, outer=2.25cm, left=2.25cm, right=2.25cm, ...
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Changing default paper size for TeX Live

I installed TeX Live. It had originally asked what I wanted the default paper size to be. I forgot to change it from A4 to Letter. Now the default paper size is A4. How can I change the default size ...
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Problem hyperref package Slide document

I experience some problem with the hyperref package. When I add it, all my document slides to the right and all the content is sliced by the border page. In figure an example of my problem Here a MWE:...
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Mistake in page sizing

I have a very big problem. I've finished my latex project,I've been using a template that I found in Overleaf but I didn't notice that the page size is 17cmx22.5cm so when I print the file in a A4 ...
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Printing on larger page to be cut to smaller paper

I have a normal printer that prints A4 (297x210mm) papers, but occasionally I want to print text that is to end up on smaller paper than that. For that I think I can cut the paper afterwards to get ...
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Beamer page scaling

I would like to make Beamer slides compile to an A4 page size. \documentclass[aspectratio=141]{beamer} \usepackage{lipsum} %\usepackage{pgfpages} %\pgfpagesuselayout{resize to}[a4paper,landscape] \...
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Wrong paper format with powerdot in TexShop [duplicate]

I use the powerdot class to create presentations. After the last update of TexLive (I use TexShop on Mac), the paper format (which was landscape by default) has become different (a4 or something alike)...
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Changing the dimensions of a poster

I want to change the dimensions of the following A1 poster to be 22 x 28 inch. I do not want only to "stretch" it to manually fit the new dimensions but to have a new arrangement of the text according ...
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Make single business card in LaTeX of custom size

How to make such: https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/4698/7128 or other business card in custom size? (e.g. Dymo 450 LabelWriter has Appointment Cards roll with 51x89 mm size each) Is there option to ...
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Can't specify paper size when loading scrartcl in custom class [duplicate]

By default, my system produces A4 documents. If I want to set the paper size to US Letter, I can pass the letterpaper option to scrartcl: \documentclass[letterpaper]{scrartcl} \begin{document} Hello, ...
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Setting default paper size for TeXLive on debian

I have TeXLive 2016 on a Debian 9.1 system. It seems to default to A4 paper size, and I'd like to change it to letter. I tried tlmgr paper letter but I get (running on Debian, switching to user ...
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Adaptable height and fixed width page size

I would like to create a custom page size like that : A fixed width size (exemple 8inch) An adaptable height size Something like with the standalone package. If the page contains one line, then the ...
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Page orientation of a beamerposter

To change the orientation of a beamerposter the following usual code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[size=a4]{beamerposter} \usepackage[landscape]{geometry} ...
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Need to insert a page in A3 format in a A4 format document

There are a few replies to a similar question, but my problem is that it is my thesis and I cannot change the header and footer. It is also to be in annex to the thesis, landscape mode and it should ...
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Force custom paper size [duplicate]

I'm trying to force the paper size with LaTeX but all I can find is solution 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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How can I set page dimensions for a CWEB document?

I have a CWEB file and I want to change the page dimensions. I know how to do this in a plain TeX document, and it always worked fine for me. If I do the same (changing hsize, the offsets, etc.) in ...