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Document 388

How to change the typesetting specifications for a different paper size

Version: 3.x, 4.x, 5.x - Scientific WorkPlace & Scientific Word

The program can typeset most documents for a variety of paper sizes. You can specify the paper size in two ways:

  • Changing the class options.

    or

  • Adding the geometry package, which works with most but not all shells.

Because the document class and package options can conflict, be careful not to use contradictory paper size settings. Previewing and printing the document successfully involves changing the previewer and printer settings and, of course, using the correct paper in the printer.

Modifying the class options

  1. On the Typeset toolbar, click the Options and Packages button Options Packages button or, from the Typeset menu, choose Options and Packages.

  2. Choose the Class Options tab and choose Modify.

  3. In the Category box, select Paper size.

  4. In the Options box, select the paper size you want, and then choose OK.

  5. Choose OK to return to your document.

Using the geometry package

  1. On the Typeset toolbar, click the Options and Packages button Options Packages button or, from the Typeset menu, choose Options and Packages.

  2. Choose the Package Options tab.

  3. Add the geometry package to your document.

  4. From the Packages in Use box, select geometry and choose Modify.

  5. In the Category box, select Paper Size.

  6. In the Options box, select the paper size you want.

  7. Choose OK twice to return to your document.

Last revised 02/08/06

This document was created with Scientific WorkPlace.



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