[OS X TeX] Re : Stupid question about the tabular environment
schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Sat Jan 17 16:26:44 EST 2009
On Jan 17, 2009, at 4:14 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On Jan 17, 2009, at 3:02 PM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>> On Jan 17, 2009, at 3:52 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>>> On Jan 17, 2009, at 2:47 PM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>>>> Not to cheat on a lost bet but why does it revert to 6mm-15mm
>>>> when I go from article to book?
>>>> Puzzled regards
>>> By default the book class doesn't set the inner and outer margins
>>> the same. You'll see that the inner margin (left on odd/right
>>> pages, right on even/left pages) is smaller than the outer margin.
>> Of course! I forgot about leaving room for the binding.
>> Good thing there was no bet this time.
> Actually, it's a bit counter intuitive since the inside margin (the
> one towards the binding) is smaller than the outside margin. I
> think the idea is that when the book is opened flat the outer
> margins and the space between the text boxes on the two pages
> should appear approximately the same width.
You know, I had never really noticed. And I had always automatically
thought, Ah yes, that's to leave the space for the binding. For a
professional skeptic, that is something else!
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