# [texhax] RE: Problems with a two-sided report.

Goebel, Juergen, OPE26 juergen.goebel at eads.com
Wed Aug 31 10:54:44 CEST 2005

> Behalf Of Steenbakkers, R.J.A. wrote:

> I added the 'twoside' document class option to my report but
> now, whenever a section heading is shifted to the next page
> because it does not fit on the current page, latex inserts
> empty lines between paragraphs and around equations on the
> current page, until it is filled all the way to the bottom. I
> don't like the look of this. Is there any way to make latex
> just leave the empty lines at the bottom of the page?

\raggedbottom

But this should be independent of oneside or twoside.

> And another thing: on an odd page, the left margin should be
> broader than the right margin (and vice versa on an even
> page) because of the space needed for binding. But latex does
> it exactly the other way round.

You may select the binding correction separately. The margins
that LaTeX uses are a question of a 'good-looking' textarea and
its positioning on the page.

Regards,

Jürgen