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I would like to make the abstract in KOMA Article appear on both columns, when writing a two column article. I would like to use internal koma options, instead of loading external packages. The following code sample works for me, but it is only to demonstrate what I want, not what I really want (which is not to use external packages like the abstract package)




\title{Some Magnificant Article}
\author{Dr Brainy}

Here is which one-column abstract resides
trying lipsum does not work here 



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The abstract package documentation shows the standard way of doing this without using the package:

     This is a two column abstract. It will stretch over two columns.   

It's not clear you gain much from not using the package, though.

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thanks, it sure helps ! –  Oz123 Jul 17 '11 at 18:12

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