# [texhax] Modifying margins for large tables/figures

Fri Apr 20 02:12:50 CEST 2007

On Wed, 18 Apr 2007, Daniel Leonard wrote:

> Hi.  I am running MiKTeX 2.5 in Windows.  I am attempting to print
> some very large tables within a report and am finding it difficult
> to change the margins selectively for the pages containing the
> tables.  Note that I want the default TeX margins for all pages
> excepting those containing the set of large tables.  I have looked
> at the information on margins as well as several packages such as
> the geometry package but all seem to require the changes to occur at
> the document level.  I have also tried the chngpage package but it
> seems to leave the margins untouched for the table while typed text
> is placed within the new, modified margins. Are there
> commands/packages that allow a user to change the margins
> selectively for tables/figures or is there a way to have a separate
> file with its own document class and thus a separate compile
> included within a larger document with a different document class?
> Thanks for the assistance!

Try:

\begin{table}
\makebox[0pt][c]{\begin{tabular}{....}
...
\end{tabular}}
\end{table}