# [texhax] \marginpars on left

Michael Barr barr at math.mcgill.ca
Sat Mar 7 14:48:14 CET 2009

I have been trying to get \marginpars to print all on the left (in a
two-sided style).  It appears to me that
\newcommand\xlabel[1]{\marginpar[#1]{}\label{#1}}
should do it, but it actually prints nothing on odd numbered pages.  Is
there an easy way of doing this?

Michael Barr