# Paper size

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**Paper size** refers to the width and the height of the piece of paper, at which some document is supposed to be printed.

In Latex, the paper size can be determines with commands \paperwidth and \paperheight Each of these commands should be followed by a number that specifies the corresponding size the the special units, points. The Latex package "geometry" should be used before these commands.

## Standard sizes

The table of the standard sizes is suggested by Paul Bourke in the PostScript Tutorial
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Size name Dimension (in points) -------------- ------------------- Comm#10 Envelo 297 x 684 C5 Envelope 461 x 648 DL Envelope 312 x 624 Folio 595 x 935 Executive 522 x 756 Letter 612 x 792 Legal 612 x 1008 Ledger 1224 x 792 Tabloid 792 x 1224 A0 2384 x 3370 A1 1684 x 2384 A2 1191 x 1684 A3 842 x 1191 A4 595 x 842 A5 420 x 595 A6 297 x 420 A7 210 x 297 A8 148 x 210 A9 105 x 148 B0 2920 x 4127 B1 2064 x 2920 B2 1460 x 2064 B3 1032 x 1460 B4 729 x 1032 B5 516 x 729 B6 363 x 516 B7 258 x 363 B8 181 x 258 B9 127 x 181 B10 91 x 127

## Keywords

Latex, PostScript, EPS, Poster

## References

- ↑ http://paulbourke.net/dataformats/postscript/ Paul Bourke. PostScript Tutorial. (1990 - 1998)