Reduce page borders in latex?

by blahblah8724
Tags: latex
blahblah8724 is offline
Jan5-12, 04:46 PM
P: 32
Does anyone know how to reduce the size of the page borders in latex? This is so I can reduce the number of pages my essay covers.

Phys.Org News Partner Science news on
Going nuts? Turkey looks to pistachios to heat new eco-city
Space-tested fluid flow concept advances infectious disease diagnoses
SpaceX launches supplies to space station (Update)
D H is online now
Jan5-12, 04:55 PM
P: 14,451
The hard way is to painstakingly follow the diagrams in multiple LaTeX documents that describe page layout.

There is a much easier way: Use the geometry package. For example, to have your text in a 6.5 inch by 8.75 inch block (1 inch horizontal margins, 1.25 inch vertical margins), use

dodo is offline
Jan5-12, 05:50 PM
P: 688
One of such diagrams is here; I found it useful sometimes.

D H is online now
Jan5-12, 09:27 PM
P: 14,451

Reduce page borders in latex?

Note that that web page suggests using the geometry package.
jhae2.718 is offline
Jan6-12, 09:43 AM
PF Gold
jhae2.718's Avatar
P: 1,153
The geometry package seems awesome. Thanks for pointing that out!

Register to reply

Related Discussions
Page numbering in LaTex Math & Science Software 1
Page Aligments in Latex Math & Science Software 4
Cover page in latex Math & Science Software 3
LaTeX Page Numbering? Math & Science Software 2
Page borders in Latex Math & Science Software 2