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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How to set page layout in latex?

I need to set page layout in latex but the instructions I've got are for word. The instructions I have got are: Page layout: Normal *Margins: Top:1.0 cm Left: 1.0 cm Bottom: 1.0 cm Right: 1.0 cm ...
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Paper size changes for unknown reasons

I have a document that's supposed to compile in a4paper. Until recently, that worked just fine, however now it's using the same width, but a significantly increased height. It's pretty much a 2:1 ...
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Different A4 paper size in XeLaTeX compared to LuaLaTeX and pdfLaTeX

If I compile my document (see below for MWE) with XeLaTeX I get a pagesize of 595.28 x 841.89 pts. If I compile the same document using LuaLaTeX or pdfLaTex I get a page size of 595.276 x 841.89 pts. ...
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Proper way to switch paper size?

Related question: Changing a4paper to letterpaper I used to type all my LaTeX in letter size. Example: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} asdf \end{document} However, we switched ...
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Fill 16:9 page with LaTeX in R-project

I'm programming a presentation based on different graphs inside R-project that use LaTeX to create pdf documents. I'm using LaTex with the beamer class and i would like to fill the page with the ...
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How to set paper size in LaTeX outside of documentclass

I am looking at How to use A4 instead of letterpaper? and wondering how I can create a custom documentclass like \documentclass{foo}, and then have another function like \foosetsize{a4paper} right ...
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change the page format

I have this picture which contains so many details. By using A4 Format it no possible to see all those details. I'd like to chang the format to A3 or A2 only for this page to make this picture ...
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Placement of figure in two columns text

I need to place a 1 column-width figure at the bottom of the first column, but if I use [b] like in the following code, the figure is placed at the bottom of the second column... \documentclass[% ...
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Papersizes in leaflet class

I'm a user over at overleaf.com and would like to print an 11x17" leaflet using the leaflet package. The only papersize option in leaflet that gets me close is a3paper, but the results aren't ...
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Custom “Draft” or “Reading” mode

Currently, I was playing around with the geometry-package in order to optimize my documents format for the different "development stages". More precisely, I was hoping to arrange for the following ...
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How to expand beamer's slides vertically according to the length of the content?

I am looking for some kind of blend between a slide and a standalone document type where I can add as many comments/notes as I want. A slide because I am making slides, and a standalone in that the ...
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Floating figure extending to page borders

Is it possible to create two environments much like {figure} and {figure*} that place images, that extend to the page borders instead to the text borders. The starred environment should work in the \...
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Add a 3mm margin to every side of an A4 document [duplicate]

I have created a document in LaTeX and the document is complete, but the printers have asked for a 3mm white board applied to the PDF, so the overall size is 6mm wider and taller than standard A4. ...
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Resizing a table by textheight reduces the width [duplicate]

I have a large table (height does not fit in page) and I use this code in order to fit it in height. \begin{table}[] \resizebox{!}{0.65\textheight}{ \begin{tabular}{lllll} ... \end{tabular}} \end{...
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Scratch Paper Setup

I often use latex to write out scratch work, but I enjoy having lots of freedom when I write. Is there a way to have a document that expands as a write in any direction? I've found that you can make ...
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letterpaper margin to a4paper margin

I have a document typeset in letter paper size. I obtained it with the fullpage package, which sets all 4 margins to be 1 inch. Now I would like to use the a4paper option, but keeping exactly the ...
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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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