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### How to compromise between A4 and letter?

A couple of scientific journals by Wiley (those at least I wrote or maintained the LaTeX classes for) use a hybrid format of 210 mm by 279.4 mm: as wide as A4, as high as letter. Thus it can be ...

### LaTeX beamer presentation-package 16:9 aspect ratio?

Alexey's answer is the most correct one. \documentclass[aspectratio=169]{beamer} To get this in emacs orgmode, make this line be your #+LaTeX_CLASS_OPTIONS #+LaTeX_CLASS_OPTIONS: [aspectratio=169] ...
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### How big is the text area in a standard LaTeX document?

Depends on the documentclass, but try one of the options below. You may be aware of this, but one thing to note: Lengths are given in points, where 1pt = 1/72.27in. This is different from the ...
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### How can i change the paper size in tikzposter?

This is not enough. tikzposter uses \TP@visibletextwidth and \TP@visibletextheight to compute things like column widths etc., and it's computed from the default page size by the class. So, after you ...
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### Is there a package to decrease margins?

Here is a trick \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{lipsum}% just for the example \edef\mtht{\the\textheight} \edef\mtwd{\the\textwidth} \usepackage[paperwidth=\mtwd,paperheight=\mtht,text={\mtwd,\...
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### LaTeX beamer presentation-package 16:9 aspect ratio?

New Answer in 2022 The question was asked originally in 2010. In the meantime, there are new features in beamer that are relevant to the question. Now you can use arbitrary aspectratio = xxxx with ...
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### Why does the hyperref package change the paper size?

Just because the output format has a default paper size doesn't mean that LaTeX knows about it. In the "old days", there was no communication between TeX and whatever printed/displayed the DVI file w....
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### Using crop package with XeLaTeX

I have the following crop.cfg. Try that. % crop.cfg for xetex - JK - 2006-06-07 % This attempts to persuade crop.sty to work with xetex \@ifundefined{XeTeXversion}{}{ %% Use the "pdftex" driver (...
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### Using crop package with XeLaTeX

It is a problem with scrbook, with book the example works fine. In the end it boils down to the fact that (newer versions of) scrbook inserts a \special at \begin{document}. One can reproduce the ...
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### Changing default paper size for TeX Live

From the command line, you can call tlmgr with the paper option to see what the default setting is, and change it if you supply an argument. So use tlmgr paper letter From the tlmgr documentation on ...
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### Change Paper Size in Tufte Book Class

Options width and height of \geometry set the width and height of the text body (\textwidth and \textheight). Options paperwidth and paperheight sets the paper or media size, e.g.: Most of the ...
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### Why does the hyperref package change the paper size?

You can test the layout e.g. with the layout package. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{layout} \begin{document} \layout \end{document} This gives this values for letter (without a4paper):...
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### Force custom paper size

Update 2018: As commented by David Carlisle this workaround is no longer required, as the geometry package was updated in the mean time. Original answer: \RequirePackage{luatex85} \documentclass{...

### Setting custom paper size with KOMA Script / pdflatex

you can do that like this paper=5cm:3cm, DIV=calc,
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### Is a4 = a4paper?

The "short" options a4, letter, a5, ... are not defined, neither in standard classes like article, book etc., nor in the package geometry. The proper options are a4paper, letterpaper, a5paper, ... If ...
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### How can I set the papersize in in book documentclass?

You're setting up the wrong key for geometry. The keys you want are paperwidth and paperheight. However, I do not see the point in first specifying [b5paper] to the class, when you later change the ...
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### wrong size of pdf document

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### I cannot change page size. Why?

I suppose your MWE is something like \documentclass[10pt,b5paper,dvipdfmx]{jreport} \begin{document} foo \end{document} and typeset this using pLaTeX and dvipdfmx, which indeed produces an A4-sized ...
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### 20:13 aspect ratio in beamer

Adding \makeatletter \setlength\beamer@paperwidth{20.00cm}% \setlength\beamer@paperheight{13.00cm}% \geometry{papersize={\beamer@paperwidth,\beamer@paperheight}} \makeatother should do ...
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### Declaring option a4paper in \documentclass produces different margins than declaring it in \geometry

I think the clearest way to see the differences is to use package layout showing you the current writing area and margins and several length of the document in mm. Please see this code \...
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### Customizing the height of the pages

I think this does the job. Thnaks to the idea \pdfpageheight=\pagetotal from wipet's answer How to have a precise control on the size of each page? \documentclass{article} \newlength{\...
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### Changing a4paper to letterpaper

Change line 43 and replace a4paper with letterpaper.1 ... which won't work. You would also have to delete the vmargin package with its accompanying setmarginsrb, or use \setpapersize{A0} to set the ...
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### Using crop package with XeLaTeX

In July I posted this problem on the KOMA-Script Forum and was told that the new version of KOMA (3.18 and later) set pagesize=auto as a default. Using pagesize=false reverts to the old behaviour, ...
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### Set absolute page size without scaling in asymptote

Use this: // Requested page boundaries. pair page_min = (0mm, 0mm); pair page_max = (50mm, 10mm); // Label sticking out of the requested frame. label("Lorem ipsum", (0, 0), E); // Line, shorter in ...
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### Why does \typearea affect page/paper size?

It is not possible to use both packages geometry and typearea to set the page layout. Package typearea knows an option to set the paper size: paper=<width>:<height>. So you could use \...
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### Set paperheight to (overall) textlength

The following example puts the page contents in a box, measures the box and ship outs a page with the corrected dimensions for the height of the page. The example assumes pdfTeX or LuaTeX. Here \pdf(h,...
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### How do I print a book (A6 size), 4 times into an A4 size paper?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[a4paper,margin=0pt,nofoot,nohead]{geometry} \usepackage{graphicx} \newcommand{\fourplay}[2]% #1 = page number (text), #2 = file name {\pagebreak\includegraphics[...
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