LaTeX and the document class will normally take care of page layout issues for you. For submission to an academic publication, this entire topic will be out of your hands, as the publishers want to control the presentation. However, for your own documents, there are some obvious settings that you may wish to change: margins, page orientation and columns, to name but three.
LaTeX's margins are, by default, 1. 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.
Version: 3. The geometry package provides a simple way to customize the page layout of your document. If the shell you're using provides a largely adequate layout, you may be able to use the geometry package to customize the shell so that it meets all your typesetting requirements.
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This article is about specifying the size of the book, and setting up headers and footers. First, we used the book document class, which allows chapters and two-sided printing by default. We used the geometry package to define the size of the book, and the margins.
The page dimensions in a L a T e X document are highly configurable and the geometry package offers a simple way to change the length and layout of different elements such as the paper size, margins, footnote, header, orientation, etc. Suppose you have to create a document in a4paper and the text shouldn't exceed 6 in width and 8 in height. To create it with geometry is easy, include this one line in the preamble:.