[OS X TeX] 1/2" margins

Georg Verweyen verweyen at gmail.com
Wed Oct 11 22:05:35 CEST 2006

Themis Matsoukas schrieb:
>     \textwidth = 6.5 in
>     \oddsidemargin = 0.0 in
>     \evensidemargin= 0.0 in
>     \textheight = 9.0 in
>     \topmargin =-0.5 in
> and you can play around with the numbers (I no longer remember what 
> they mean). But that way you don't need any special packages.
That's a good way to mess up the design completly -- »no longer remember 
what they mean«. It is so much more complicated to say 
\usepackage[margin=.5in]{geometry} and even worse everyone can guess 
what this means. ;-)

Cheers, Georg
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