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\setlength

\setlength{len-cmd}{len}

The \setlength command is used to set the value of a length command, len-cmd, which is specified as the first argument. The len argument can be expressed in any terms of length LaTeX understands, i.e., inches (in), millimeters (mm), points (pt), etc.


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Revised 9 May 1995.