# Re: Margins in LaTeX

Christopher S. Swingley writes:
>To increase the margins in LaTeX, try the following in the preamble of
>your document (before the \begin{document}, after the \documentclass{}):
>
>\setlength{\hoffset}{-0.5in}
>\setlength{\voffset}{-0.5in}
>
>This increases the margins by half an inch all the way around.  You could
>probably set the \textwidth and \textheight, but making relative changes
>is probably safer.
>
>> Hi, I'm wondering if someone can tell me how I can change the width of
>> the margins in a LaTeX document. I think I read about it somewhere,
>> but I can't find it anywhere in the info file now.
>>
>> /Daniel Elenius
>>
>>
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Thanks. Works fine.