[XeTeX] Two side and margins

Wilfred van Rooijen wvanrooijen at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 14 01:32:32 CET 2016

RTFM of the geometry package to make sure you know what you're doing. Put the \geometry{twoside} __before__ you make changes because the \geometry{twoside} will probably overwrite (some of) your custom settings.
This is NOT a XeTeX question. Go to 

for these kinds of questions.

    On Sunday, February 14, 2016 4:04 AM, Shakthi Kannan <shakthimaan at gmail.com> wrote:


For a twoside document (7.5" by 9.5" book size printed on A4), I would
like the inner margins to be 2.5 cm (space for binding) and outer
margins to be 1.5 cm (as an example). The relevant code is at:


The generated PDF is at:


When I take a two-sided print-out, and cut at the 7.5" horizontal
margin on the odd page, some of the text gets cut on the (outer
margin) even page.

When I open the PDF in Evince in "Dual" mode, I don't see the
asymmetry in the margins. What could I be missing?

Appreciate any help in this regard,



Shakthi Kannan

Subscriptions, Archive, and List information, etc.:

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://tug.org/pipermail/xetex/attachments/20160214/4ecc4525/attachment-0001.html>

More information about the XeTeX mailing list