# Multicols: use all vertical space before moving to a new column [duplicate]

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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:

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

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

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## marked as duplicate by lockstep, Werner, Martin Schröder, clemens, Stefan Kottwitz♦Oct 4 '12 at 17:04

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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

## 1 Answer

See package documentation of multicol: "2.2 Not balancing the columns":

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

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