# [Tuglist] Text alignment

G.S.Kumarasamy tuglist@tug.org.in
Wed, 3 Apr 2002 11:42:39 -0500

Dear Tex users,

I am a new user of Tex., I want to align the page(A4 sheet paper)
with the following dimensions.(

1. right side and left side margin of the total body of the text window
are 1.3 cm and 1.9 cm respectively
2. top margin = 2 cm and bottom margin = 4.3 cm of the total body of the text window
3. within the total body i want to get two columns of text of each 8.2 cms width,
and in between of 1.4 cm of gap

I tried like this,

\documentclass[a4paper,twocolumn,9pt]{article}
\title
\usepackage[total={17.8cm,23.4cm},top=2cm,bottom=4.3cm,left=1.9cm,right=1.3cm,
footskip=0pt]{geometry}
\begin{document}
\maketitle

text

\end{document}

i am not getting what I want except the bottom margin.,I have MiKTex related software)

kindly help me in this regard. Thanks in advance.

yours

G S Kumarasamy
Lecturer
Department of Production Technology
MIT Campus, Anna University
Chennai 600 044