[texhax] Inner and outer "margin"

Jan Eden lists at jan-eden.de
Wed Dec 3 21:21:01 CET 2003

Hi Luca,

I recall the package geometry being used for this task. Don't know, if it's robust enough for your purpose, though.


Luca Turchetti wrote:

>Is there a robust way of setting a length to the distance from the page
>border and the beginning of the text? I'm looking for something shorter
>and more elegant than
>The code above could be used on ODD pages to get the INNER distance.
>I wonder if there are  native commands, say  \innerdistance and
>\outerdistance, that work on even and odd pages.
>Thank you
>Luca Turchetti
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