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I have a document that uses twocolumn with scrbook. How can I set the width of the space between the two columns?

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Use \setlength{\columnsep}{<width>} in the preamble of your document.

Changing \columnsep also works if you use the multicol package.

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Thank you very much. –  ℝaphink Jul 31 '11 at 15:40
    
I used \setlength{\columnsep}{5 in} but it didn't make any difference. I'm a beginner to latex. I think there's a problem with dimensions. Please help. –  meteors Aug 27 '13 at 5:00
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