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

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Adjust single page to fit wide table

I have a wide table I would like to fit on a single page in my document. However, the default document is too narrow. Ideally I would like to have one page where the table is perfectly fitted into the ...
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Printing out the page size and margins

I am trying to print out the values of the parameters related to the paper dimensions and margins: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{report} \usepackage[ width=150mm, top=25mm, bottom=25mm, ...
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LaTeX infinite page height [duplicate]

I want a single PDF page where the page continues for as much content I have on the page, i.e. the page height increase with the content. I have so far done so by manually increasing the geometry ...
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option legalpaper for documentclass exam not working -- please help

I am trying to create a multiple choice exam on US Legal paper. I am using TeXShop on a MacBook Air M2 running MacOS 14.4.1. I've just installed TeXLive 2024. Here is part of the console log: LaTeX2e &...
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Why does running latex with a4paper or 210 mm × 297 mm followed by dvips result in bounding-box width 596 pt rather than 595 pt?

Various source on the Web (e.g., http://www.prepressure.com/library/paper-size) specify the A4 paper size as 210 mm × 297 mm or 595 pt × 842 pt. Using 1 pt = 25.4 mm / 72, the width 210 mm ≈ 595....
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Problem in changing paper size in tufte-book

I am using a tufte-book class. I printed some pages from my pdf document, and I noticed a wider space above and below the text, than the one I see when I display the pdf on a reader. I think this ...
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Arbitrary size pages

Is it possible to create a latex document where some pages have a unique size [width & depth] that basically is the right size to contain all the data from some input file? More details. I am ...
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Package geometry error using Beamer and TeXworks

I am trying to create a beamer presentation using TeXworks. I have done this several times before in Overleaf, but for several reasons I am trying to learn to use a local LaTeX distribution. I'm ...
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Is it possible to add a margin worth of more page space to an existing a4paper?

I am aware that for something like \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article}, the page shape is now A4. Using the geometry package only allows you to play with the margin size. However, is it possible to ...
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Enlarging the whole PDF book by 20%

I'm using the krantz book template (https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/krantz-book-template/vfrsjggghjcd) in writing a pdf, the code is below: \documentclass[krantz1,ChapterTOCs]{krantz} \...
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How to center smaller unscaled page on A4 page with pdfjam

I have pages sized 145×205 mm. I can put two-in-one with command: pdfjam file.pdf --nup 2x1 --landscape --twoside \ --papersize '{205mm,290mm}' --outfile nup.pdf Now I want to put ...
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Dynamically increasing paper height, rather than breaking page

Package geometry allows specification of paper height, e.g., \geometry{paperheight=782mm}, What about dynamically adjusting paper height — How to dynamically increase paper height, rather than ...
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Can I use memoir in G5 format?

I'm writing my dissertation using memoir. It will be printed in G5 format (169mm × 239mm). How can I set memoir to use these custom dimensions, while keeping margins etc beautiful? I understand that ...
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Adjust pdfpagewidth automatically based on very large table content

I have one or more very large tables that are created by code outside. I want to place them on one very large page. What I am doing is currently: \clearpage \eject \pdfpagewidth=50cm \pdfpageheight=...
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Custom page dimensions (60×90/16)

In Ukraine, formats such as 60×90/16, 60×84/16, 84×108/32 and so on are accepted for printing books. How do I specify such a custom format in LaTeX?
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Remove Left and Right margin in order to get a bigger table

I need to enlarge this table until it touches the right and left side of the A4 page. In a nutshell I should remove the margins on the sides. It's my first time using latex and I've tried several ...
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Table within the page

I'm using a package of Rstudio that gives me tables in Latex code. Unfortunately, the table that I get is huge and goes outside the edges of the page. I've already tried \small but it is not enough. ...
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Changing page geometry from A4Portrait to A3Portrait in the middle of the document

I found this code for defining a A3Landscape environment here on StackExchange https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/431435/278762: \makeatletter % like \newgeometry, but also allows change of ...
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Discrepancy between typearea defaults for different paper sizes

Looking at the log outputs of \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \begin{document} ~ \end{document} and \documentclass[letterpaper]{scrartcl} \begin{document} ~ \end{document} (note: results are the ...
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A5 paper size (twoside) AMS book class

I am using the AMS book class for writing a thesis. While the first draft was required to be submitted on A4 paper size, the final version needs to be provided on (twoside) A5 paper size. Is there a ...
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Papersize: page as long as document

Is it possible to have a document in which the paper size expands as long as the document goes and only breaks to the next page on \newpage or similar command? Example of usage A simple example of ...
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A general way to make Lined Background independent to papersize/orientation

I have the following setup which generate lined-paper background in a4paper (modified from texblog and answer from this site) I would like to make this code more papersize independent. The value &...
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How to fit a table into 2 columns in the format of a two colmns paper?

I am a newcomer in Latex. I am writing a paper that normally has two columns. I put a table, and it was ok for the tables that I wanted to place in one column, but I want to add a table that fits into ...
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Complaint on paper size option

With \documentclass[12pt, B5]{article} \usepackage[body={13cm,18cm}]{geometry} why do I get LaTeX Warning: Unused global option(s): [B5]. What can I do to remove the warning?
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How to decide whether a document actually uses pstricks?

Let's say our system-wide default paper size is A4, and we have an old 15-pages-long document (prepared using llncs class) which we don't completely understand at this moment (neither content-wise nor ...
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65-75 characters per line is easier for me to read but side margins are large

I have a document that has 1.8" left and right margins allowing me to adhere to the 65-75 characters per line rule which is considered to be the optimal line length for the human eye to scan. ...
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How to fit a table with a very long column into a 2 column format?

New to latex so apologies if this has been asked, I haven't found this specific question on SO. I have a table that I'm trying to fit into a 2 column page format. The actual link for the full packages ...
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Switching paper size in amsart

Consider the following LaTeX Code: \documentclass[a4paper]{amsart} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum \end{document} The generated PDF has US Letter, Portrait (8.50 × 11.00 inch) as its ...
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I Cannot Change the Font or Paper Size for the TikZPoster Document Class

For some reason, it doesn't let me change the font size or paper size for the tikzposter document class. These two lines give the exact same output: \documentclass[25pt, a0paper]{tikzposter} \...
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How to place tikz elements within a custom paper geometry to reach all four corners, with margins

I am trying to design a book cover for a document, the pages of which will be printed on 8.5"x11" letter paper, as a 17"x11" document. I have added into the geometry the margins I ...
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Having issues with font size [closed]

I am creating a 6x9 version of my normally letter sized document. The font size does not seem to be working correctly, however. The 6x9 document is set up for 12pt using the book class, while the ...
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Varying page lengths with lualatex and memoir

I'd like to do exactly this Varying Page Lengths How can I vary the vertical page length per page? I want to have the page breaks at essentially >arbitrary locations in the document, specified by &...
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Unequal page margins

I have the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[paperheight=11.69in,paperwidth=8.27in]{geometry} \geometry{vmargin={1.4in,0.3in},hmargin={1.4in,1.4in},footskip=20pt} \newcommand{\...
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Printing envelopes for mailing with beamer presentation class

I was able to print several U.S. #10 business letter envelopes 4⅛”×9½” (10.4cm×24.1cm) for mailing with more or less the code I have included below, but the beamer documentclass does not seem to ...
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Standalone adds extra to paper width and height

I want to convert two or more pictures file into pdf. Searching in TEX.SE it suggested the following (TexLive 2021, pdflatex) \documentclass[multi=page]{standalone} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{...
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How change paper size in ElegantBook class?

I would like to get paper size A6 (105mm x 148mm). I have used paper=a6paper in document class option, but it is not working. Any suggest is appreciated in advance. MWE: \documentclass[10pt,fancy,...
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Paper size when using svg package [duplicate]

My texlive debian is set to a4 paper size (paperconf -p a4). Using pdflatex on the following simple document \documentclass{article} %\usepackage{svg} \begin{document} test \end{document} I either ...
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a5paper option in documentclass produces strange white space/margins and hyperref fixes it [duplicate]

I observed a very strange behaviour of latex when it comes to the pagesize: When I create a document in a5paper by just using \documentclass[a5paper]{book} then the output pdf seems to be in A4 but ...
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Modifying a class for a different paper size

I'm working on my cv based off the forty seconds class https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/forty-seconds-cv/pztcktmyngsk It's originally made with A4 paper. But since that size is virtually non-...
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Change pdflatex default paper size when installed using MacPorts

I have used MacPorts to install TexLive on a MacBook Pro running MacOS 11.5.2 How do I change the default paper size for pdflatex? Is there a way to do it without scrapping the MacPorts install for ...
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How to convert document from Letter format to A4 paper size in Latex?

All files generated by Latex are apparently set to letter size by default. My service's printer only accepts A4-size paper. Is there any way to force Latex to generate pdf files in A4 format? I've ...
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How can I get b6paper instead of a default letterpaper using the geometry package?

I'm working on a memoir that I need to have a B6 paper size, but everytime I compile with latexmk it generates a PDF preview with a letter sized paper. Here's what I have: \documentclass[10pt, ...
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why there is difference between b5 printed books?

I setup my environment and geometry to b5paper size, but when I print it to compare with some book references I see some difference. So when I check the exact paper size of those books they don't have ...
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Why the header is not following the large body using Longtable?

I'm trying to put a very long table in a latex document, it works the table is in more than a page but its header is not following the content size. The code is the following: \begin{longtable}[c]{|l|...
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First page margin different from others

I am finishing up paper formatting for final submission to IEEE conference for which I need to adjust the margins of other pages slightly different from page 1. The conference recommends the following ...
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How to use paper other than Letter, A4/5, B5, Legal, and Executive

I had a document printed on A5 paper, using the option \documentclass[a5paper]{article}. Now I need to print it in US, so it needs to be 5.5" x 8.5". I could not find an option to do this. ...
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Scale from A5 to A4: `mag` option of geometry package breaks output dimensions

I composed my thesis in A5 format, which is the final publishing format, however for review I need to print it in A4. This is a common problem, I have seen here a various times. However, I have some ...
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psnup can't open config file paper.cfg

I'm using Cygwin's psnup. Even issuing psnup --help generates the error can't open config file paper.cfg. The only thing I've found online about this is this message: A missing file is texmf-...
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Trouble getting A4 output from custom class

I am trying to get an A4 output from a document with a custom class (https://www.latextemplates.com/template/stylish-article). I tried \documentclass[a4paper,fleqn,11pt]{SelfArx} in the document file ...
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Display body margins [closed]

Taking as reference the image given here: https://www.overleaf.com/learn/latex/page_size_and_margins, I'm trying to display the body margins, that is, the margin corresponding to the region delimited ...
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