[texhax] Placing data in margin

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Sun Aug 4 03:03:29 CEST 2013

On 2013-08-03 at 17:37:25 -0400, Thomas Schneider wrote:

 > Jerry:
 > > The problem is that they want the item number, be it a number or
 > > letter, to be located in the margin on the left side of the form. I
 > > cannot figure out how to accomplish that. I did try the "marginnote"
 > > package; however, no matter how I tried, I could never get it to place
 > > a margin item anywhere but the right side of the page.
 > You probably can use pstricks to do this.  The \rput{} command will
 > place text relative to the current location without changing the
 > current location, perfect for what you want.

What's wrong with Phil's suggestion?  It doesn't depend on external
programs.  Your suggestion depends on PostScript for no apparent


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