# How can I change the margins in LaTeX? - IS&T Contributions - Hermes - latex document margins

## latex document margins - Page size and margins - Overleaf, Online LaTeX Editor

Note that ShareLaTeX uses a European LaTeX distribution, which produces documents in A4 size by default. Open an example of the geometry package in ShareLaTeX Paper size, orientation and margins. Paper size, orientation and margins are the most common page elements that must be changed depending on the type of document. LaTeX's margins are, by default, inches wide on 12pt documents, inches wide on 11pt documents, and inches wide on 10pt documents. This is the standard for book margins. If you want to change them, you have several options: the "geometry" package, the "fullpage" package or changing the margins by hand.

The easiest way is to use usepackage geometry, because it allows esay changing of the different margins which are normally used within latex. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[left=2cm, right=5cm, top=2cm]{geometry} \begin{document} Some text left margin is 2 cm, right margin 5 cm and the top margin . I am writing a document for which I need the margin to be exactly as follows: left, right, top and bottom text margin all equal to 1in, distance from bottom of the paper to page number equal to in (I don't have any footnote or header to set). I tried to use the fullpage package in LaTeX but it does not give me the in to the page number.

Jul 01,  · To change the page margins, use the following at the beginning of the document (where we put all the \usepackage): [code] \usepackage[top=1in, bottom=in, left=1in, right=1in]{geometry} [/code] More information: LaTeX/Page Layout. LaTeX book class: Twosided document with wrong margins. My problem is: on the odd numbered pages there is a big margin right, and a small margin left - it should be the other way round (for binding & stuff) I am a little puzzled by this -- am I just to stupid to see the obvious? The odd page numbers appear on the 'right' page.

I have a Latex document where I need to change the margins of only a few pages (the pages where I'm adding a lot of graphics). In particular, I'd like to change the top margins (\voffset). I've tr. Jan 10,  · I would like to set a text with a wide outer margin, and place almost all my figures in this margin (including caption). Now I have no problems putting my pictures or any text in those margins, but a figure environment is a float. And so is a marginal note. There seems to be a constraint there.