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How to set PDF margins for printing on odd/even pages?

I have a PDF I plan on printing and binding, which requires the page to have more margin on the side of the binding than on the other. And since I'm printing double sided, every odd page would need to ...
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Black borders around content of site - site content window does not fill up Chrome window

When I open WhatsApp I see these black borders around. One time I got pretty frustrated with some code, and then pressed a lot of keys on the keyboard at the same time and this happened. How would I ...
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Keyboard shortcut for enabling margins' gridlines in Word 2013?

Weird lines appeared in my .docx documents, when I open them in Word 2013: I know what those are and how to get rid of them. Here I am asking, how did I get them in the first place? Because I am ...
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Microsoft Word Table Cell Top Margin - applying different top margin to different cells in the row

I have a table in MS Word. As you can see I have specified varying top margin to the cells in the first row, however it seems that the largest cell top margin is applied to all cells in the row. Why ...
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Automatic margins when making a PDF in Pandoc?

Is there some way to, instead of specifying --variable papersize="A4" --variable margin-left="1.2in" --variable margin-top="1.2in" for the command, and having to change the two last ones every time ...
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How to align two sections in one page to the top and to the bottom with complex layout?

I want to replicate this PDF page into a word document But I cannot make the bottom paragraph to become as I want to it to be seen. I've already seen and tried this question, but using that method, ...
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Removing VSCode Code Margin

I opened VS Code today to find these annoying side margins taking up meaningless space. Considering I usually push the code to the side with other windows open, this really clogs up my screen. Does ...
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What are the standard Microsoft Office margins for double-sided printing on A4?

I am asking because I am supposed to use standard Microsoft Word margins and the document is going to be printed double-sided. I want to figure out what those margins would be in Microsoft Word and ...
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Network printer (Source Technologies ST9530) prints pdf with different margin

I'm printing a pdf, sending it to a couple of printers on the network here (printer models: Source Technologies ST9530 and ST9730) and they print the document, but they both are shifting the content ...
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How can I add a (vertical) margin (i.e., padding) between page header and content on the second page with repeating table header in Telerik reporting

I am using Telerik Report Designer Software. I have a problem: I want to set a margin between the page header and the table header when the table header is repeating. On the first page it looks good,...
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How can I get Notepad to show white margins on the top and sides, like in Windows Vista/7?

I recently got a Windows 10 computer that I've been customizing to visually resemble my previously-owned Windows Vista & 7 computers. I'm making great progress towards finalizing my customization,...
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Microsoft Word - Margins for MS-Dos Text File

We run a DOS based database program. We are using vDos (plug: great program for those who need 16 bit DOS support on a 64 bit OS). Instead of printing direct to a printer (LPT1, LPT2, etc) we print to ...
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Web layout with margins in Microsoft Word or LibreOffice Writer?

In any word processor, is there any way to restrict the width of the web layout view to a comfortable width for reading and writing? I understand that you could simply make the GUI window narrower but ...
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Why does the text in word run over the indent marker (run into margin)?

Why is my text in word suddenly not obeying the indent markers? It runs past the marker and into the margin. If I adjust the indent marker left or right, the edge of the paragraph does move with the ...
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Printing Booklets on Canon ImageRunner Advance

I am trying to print two booklets on my organization's Canon ImageRunner Advance, and both are coming out with uneven or excessive margins. I am printing from PDF files opening with Adobe Acrobat ...
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How to completely remove the margin of a Word document?

So I'm trying to design a Christmas letter and I just can't figure out how to truly remove the margin at the top and bottom. It's technically probably not a margin. I've already set the margin in the ...
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Can margins in PDF be modified without losing original quality?

AFAIK, the only way to modify margins is to print it with a larger page size and then crop the new file. But the DPI is significantly decreased while the file size is significantly increased, not to ...
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Create PDF from an Excel file without margins in Windows 7

This question is kind of answered, but that solution doesn't work for Windows 7. I've set margins to 0, no scaling and put colored shape all over printable area (few columns and rows from A1), for ...
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How can I have different margins in Libre Office Writer?

I need to write a document that will be printed front/back on multiple sheets that are then to be stapled together. I need to leave different margins depending if the page is even or odd, for one I ...
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Remove all surrounding margins in a pdf

I use a tablet to read several pdfs. Because of additional margins , the actual text on each page gets rather small. I would like to remove all whitespace before any actual content. This can mean that ...
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How does Adobe Acrobat determine the scaling for fit-printing?

Due to printer margins, outer page elements may not be printed when attempting to print a document at 100% scale. When one chooses the "fit" scaling option instead, Acrobat chooses a scale such that ...
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Margins too Small work around - Word 2013

How do I defeat the "Settings you Choose for the left and right margins, columns spacing, or paragraph indents are too large for the page width in some sections." I need margins <.5" and it will ...
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Borderless printing in Microsoft Excel 2016 not working

As a quick note, I feel silly to ask such an obvious question: I cannot make Microsoft Excel 2016 print without any margins! What I would like to do: I would like to color the left top of my ...
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Force an MS Word table to respect mirror margins

I've been given a design for a template in PDF format which was created in Adobe InDesign and I have to recreate it in Word. The design has some odd margins which I imagine are easy enough to do in a ...
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Margin in Microsoft Word doesn't match in Print Preview or Printed version [duplicate]

We have a document template that we're building that looks like this: When we click Print, the Preview window appears, and we see (note the additional whitespace at the top and left of the blue ...
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Printing a footer background that extends to the edge of the page

I have a letterhead that was designed in Word. When I attempt to print the letterhead on US Letter paper (or A4, for that matter), the footer background does not extend to the edge of the page, as ...
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ms word 2013- corruption and margins set outside print area

If i have an ms word 2013 document with background rectangle shape of gradient color covering the whole page (so the margins are set outside the printable area) and get the error "one or more marins ...
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Converting a Docx file to PDF without losing any formatting

I am attempting to convert a Docx file that I have to a PDF. I have done this many times before, but this particular file has a lot of unique formatting with page breaks; some pages are landscape, ...
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Excel printed pages are different between two machines

I an excel spredsheet that I want to print from two different machines. On the first machine is printed on a single page where on the second needs two as the last line cannot fit on the first page. ...
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Get LibreOffice to change the margins for all pages and not just the last page when select all pages is active?

I am using the template for a book from Createspace that is owned by Amazon. The template is a word document and there are various formatting styles in this template, and I want to change the margin ...
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How to export a PowerPoint slide to PDF without margin?

I have a Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 file that contains a single slide. How can I export it to a PDF file so that the PDF file has no margin? I.e. instead of: I want (if possible with even less margin)...
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Overlap of text and grouped image in MS Word

I am using Microsoft Word 2013 on Windows 7 x64 and I am having issues with overlapping text with grouped text and images. When I do the following: insert an image (less than half of the page) make ...
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Broken laser printer prints full bleed, fixed printer has margins, why?

Like most printers, mine has minimum margins. My driver knows about them, and if I try to override them then the printer seems to enforce them. This seemed completely normal to me until my printer ...
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Set print margins in Textmate?

I'm using OS X 10.8.5 with TextMate 2.0-beta.6. I want to print a text document, but it appears there are no margins (or the margins are too small for my taste): I visited Textmate's Page Setup, but ...
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Add anchored shapes in the margin area in Word

I need to rewrite a resume in PDF to Word. The section headers are marked with additional rectangles in the margin area, like this: How would I do that in MS Word, in the .docx format? I found some ...
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Change Print Margins in Firefox on Mac?

I got a call asking how to change print margins in Firefox on their new Apple computers. The Alt does not reveal a menu bar (File, Edit, View, etc) so File->Page Setup is not reachable there. ...
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How to view page/column margins

In Microsoft Word 2013 is there a way to view the margins so I can see where the limits of my current column are (one column or multiple columns)? The closest I have gotten to this is by checking the ...
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Can Visio background pages set foreground-page margins?

Question: Is there any way to automatically set the margins of a foreground page in Visio 2007 to the margins of the corresponding background page? Situation: My Visio 2007 document has a portrait ...
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How to adjust page size (not margins?) in Word

I am experiencing a bizarre quirk on Word, wherein my page's margins (or something else that I don't know the terminology for) have been adjusted without me being aware of how it happened (see picture ...
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Microsoft Word: Place a footnote in the margin

Microsoft Word has the ability to place a footer in the page's margin. This is very useful when writing documents that must meet exact rules or page counts (e.g. government work). Is there a way to ...
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Text going outside of page margins in Microsoft Word

I'm writing a book on my life as a farmer but seem to be having an issue with text going outside of the document margins? Does anyone know why this is happening? Link to my document
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IntelliJ IDE: How to add one or more margins

I like PyCharm a lot. I write a good chunk of python for my job. I want to conform to PEP8 and it's line length suggestions as best as possible. Having right margins for 72 characters, 79 characters, ...
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What setting change would cause my Libre Office document to decrease the usable size of the page?

I must have accidentally hit some key combination that caused the settings for my document to change, because all of a sudden I went from around page 420 to page 450, and the text no longer fit on the ...
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Reduce document size in PDF to increase margins

I want to reduce the size of the document in PDF so that I can have larger margins. I need this to print sticky notes without covering the original text. I've tried increasing margins, but it didn't ...
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Cannot modify top/bottom space for header/footer in LibreOffice, and disabled Header/Footer after export to Office 2007

I have written my Thesis in LibreOffice. Everything is fine, but my University requires to provide the Thesis in a very specific format. In LibreOffice I cannot replicate the "From Top/From Bottom" ...
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Auto-crop black margins dynamically of scanned images?

I have a notebook photocopied and the photocopy scanned, about 200 pages. For various reasons I need to print this material. There are large amounts of black areas at the sides of the page (after the ...
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Creating different margins on the first page of a word template

I have a letterhead template and I need the first page left margin to be larger than subsequent pages. I've seen the option of placing a text box or image box in the header to push the text but this ...
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Space before a Title

I have a title which I want to give a top margin. However, specifying a paragraph spacing before the title doesn't work if I don't have a paragraph above the title. How can I make my title have a ...
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MS WORD Changing Page Margins / Setting Print Margins without changing document layout

I have a certain layout in word document that is 250 pages. Unfortunately, it has 0.5 page margins. Is there a way to simply increase the paper/page size so that I will have 1 inch margins without ...
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Bottom paragraph shifts to next page in Word 2010/2013

I have a doc with 1-inch margins. MS Word 2010/2013. When I type a paragraph (e.g. 10 lines) in the bottom of a page (there is no room for all the 10 lines in the bottom), Word moves the whole ...
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