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I have some ugly (?) code that produces a vertical bar to the left of Sections. All is well until I introduce multicols right after the section start. That gives me an undesired indent for the first line. How can I remedy this?


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% Set font family to sans serif:
% Remove subsection numbering:
% Create PDF bookmarks:
% Smaller margins:
% Use symbols for footnotes:
% Overload the \section command with left-hanger formatting:
% Bullets:

\sectionf{Industry Experience}
Health Care\\
Health Insurance\\
Public Health\\
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Add \noindent before the first line. The start of multicols defeats the automatic \noindent after \section. – egreg Jan 21 '12 at 18:06
This works as well and is arguably better code - the intent is clear. – onk Jan 21 '12 at 18:30
up vote 4 down vote accepted

Use the optional argument of multicols, i.e., replace

\sectionf{Industry Experience}


\begin{multicols}{2}[\sectionf{Industry Experience}]
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