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Reduce page borders in latex?by blahblah8724
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Jan512, 04:46 PM

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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.
Thanks! 


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Jan512, 04:55 PM

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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 \RequirePackage[text={6.5in,8.75in},centering]{geometry} 


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Jan512, 05:50 PM

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One of such diagrams is here; I found it useful sometimes.
http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Page_Layout 


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Jan512, 09:27 PM

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Reduce page borders in latex?
Note that that web page suggests using the geometry package.



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