AW: [OS X TeX] Memoir, marginpar and font size

Robert Love rblove_lists at comcast.net
Fri Aug 21 03:59:44 CEST 2009


Thanks to those who responded.  I see now that \marginpar is still  
plain latex, that Memoir doesn't take it over.


On Aug 20, 2009, at 1:24 PM, Thomas Käufl wrote:

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>> Von: Michael Giffin <mijogiffin at gmail.com>
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>> Gesendet: Donnerstag, den 20. August 2009, 05:58:43 Uhr
>> Betreff: Re: [OS X TeX] Memoir, marginpar and font size
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>> See this webpage:
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>> http://www.f.kth.se/~ante/latex.php
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>> HTH.
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>> Mike
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>> On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 6:39 PM, Robert Lovewrote:
>>> Does anyone know how to change the size of the text in a margin  
>>> note?  I
>>> would think Memoir would make it smaller than the text in the body  
>>> of the
>>> document.
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> Hi,
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> to have the appropriate fontsize for notes in the
> margin I use the command presented below.
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> \newcommand{\randbem}[1]{\marginpar[\mbox{\begin{minipage}[t]{40mm}
>    \fontsize{9}{10}\selectfont\raggedleft#1
>  \end{minipage}}]{\fontsize{9}{10}\selectfont\parbox[t]{40mm} 
> {\raggedright#1}}}
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> The fontsize of the document is 12 Point, so a fontsize
> of 9 for the margin notes seemed appropriate to me.
>
> Thomas Käufl
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