[OS X TeX] Text area borders

Thomas Käufl kaeufl at ira.uka.de
Thu Mar 23 09:09:38 EST 2006

Am 22.3.2006 um 17:32 schrieb Robert Spence:

> Alain, Thomas,
> For displaying a frame around the text area to check layout,  
> there's also the showframe package:
> \usepackage{showframe}
> According to the geometry package documentation, the showframe  
> package is now obsolete, ...

I did a locate on showframe and found nothing. (Not even in
the Tex-Catalogue. -- On my Mac the database for the locate command is

> \usepackage[showframe]{geometry}
> or
> \usepackage{geometry}
> \geometry{showframe}
> But the showframe option of the geometry package seems to only want  
> to show the frame on the first page.  ...

As far as I understand Latex (I am not very experienced), the settings
for the layout of a page apply to the whole document. So, it
seems not necessary to me, to print the frame on other pages
except the first one.

Thomas Kaeufl

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