Re: [R] off topic A4 paper

From: Marc Schwartz (via MN) <>
Date: Wed 28 Dec 2005 - 09:53:05 EST

On Tue, 2005-12-27 at 16:16 -0600, Erin Hodgess wrote:
> Dear R People:
> Please excuse the off topic question.
> What are the dimensions of A-4 Paper, please?
> Actually, the question should read, "how do I set up a LaTex file
> to fix A-4 paper, please?"
> Thanks much!

Set the documentclass in your LaTeX source file to:


as opposed to:


In addition, if you are using latex+dvips, you may need to specify the a4 papersize on the dvips command line using the '-t' argument:

  dvips -t a4 InputFile.dvi -o

if the default system setting is for letterpaper, which will likely be the case for U.S. based installs.

a4 paper is 210 mm x 297 mm.

There is a TeX FAQ here which might be helpful:

HTH, Marc Schwartz mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide! Received on Wed Dec 28 10:03:36 2005

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