[Tex/LaTex] How to reduce the margins in KOMA-Script


I am making a report using LaTeX. It is looking fine but there is a really large space taken up by the margins. Here is the main tex file:


%%    homebrew commands -- to save typing
\newcommand\msp{\textup{\normalsize MSP430 Launchpad }}
% New colors





How may I reduce the margin to maybe half of what it is right now?

Best Answer

The easiest way is perhaps to use the DIV=<value> option for the document class, see table 2.1 in section 2.6 Options and Macros to Influence the Page Layout in the (English version of) the KOMA-script manual (dated 2013-12-19). You can choose integers from 6 to 16, where larger numbers give a larger type area, i.e. smaller margins.

For example


Browsing the manual, I also see that you can set the type area with


where BCOR is binding correction. Read chapter 2 Construction of the page layout with typearea of KOMA script's manual for more information.