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LaTeX example - How to create margin notes with LaTeX alvin August 31, 2004 - 5:45am

The ability to create notes in the margin (also referred to as "margin notes" or "marginal notes") is a really nice/cool feature in LaTeX. In the words of Edward Tufte, it lets you keep your notes near your content, which is a good thing.

Creating the margin notes themselves is very easy. Here's how to create a margin note with the LaTeX `\marginpar` command:

```\marginpar{This note will appear in the margin.}
```