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How do I force TeX to completely use the 1st column?

I am using a three-columns template to create cheat sheets:

\begin{multicols}{3}
...
\end{multicols}

When there is not much text, the result is divided equally between the three columns:

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I would prefer having the entire text on the left column, exploiting the entire page height, e.g.:

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How do exploit the full page height for the first column with multicols?

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Can somebody with the right privileges add the multicols and pagination tags, please? –  Adam Matan Oct 4 '12 at 13:39
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See package documentation of multicol: "2.2 Not balancing the columns":

\begin{multicols*}{3}
...
\end{multicols*}
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