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How to control LaTeX titlepage top margin spacing alvin June 9, 2018 - 5:48pm

As a brief note to self, when you need to control spacing at the top of the title page (titlepage) in a LaTeX document, use the \vspace command, as shown in this example:

LaTeX example - How to create margin notes with LaTeX

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.}