use "\newgeometry" automatically

Jonathan Fine jfine2358 at
Sat Feb 27 20:45:30 CET 2021

Hi Jerry

In light of David's wise remark, perhaps it would be helpful if you told us
the problem you want to solve, the outcome you wish to achieve. It may be
that it can be achieved in a way other than automatic use of \newgeometry.


best wishes


On Sat, Feb 27, 2021 at 7:34 PM David Carlisle <d.p.carlisle at>

> It is rather rare to need \newgeometry at all (changing page size mid
> document is not that common) but applying it at an automatic page break
> isn't really possible. A paragraph is broken into lines before page
> breaking is considered so you can not (directly) change the width of the
> text block at an automatic page break as the lines of text at the top of
> the page will already have been set based on the width of the previous page.
> David
> On Sat, 27 Feb 2021 at 19:14, Jerry <jerry at> wrote:
>> I am trying to find a way to automatically use "\newgeometry" on every new
>> page created in a document after the initial first page. I know I can
>> invoke
>> it by typing "\newpage" and then entering the command, but I want to get
>> it
>> to work without my having to enter it manually. Is that even possible?
>> Thanks!
>> --
>> Jerry
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