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How to put 6 images in 3 columns-2 rows?

i tried to put 6 images in a 3x2 imagebox using this code: \begin{figure}[H] \begin{subfigure}{0.3\textwidth} \centering \includegraphics[width=.8\linewidth]{imp_1.png}\quad \caption{image1} ...
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Glossaries in a scrbook with three columns

I want to print a normal glossary with three columns: The name, the description and the page list. It works fine if the documentclass is a book. It doesn't matter if I'm using external programs like ...
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Widths of columns do not sum up to totalwidth of the columns environment

On a beamerposter I am embedding a few blocks within columns. My issue now is that their widths do not seem to add up correctly. In particular If I have two columns 10cm wide, the whole thing will be ...
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Customize the \columnseprule for one particular column in \multicols environment

I'm trying to do a poster presenting what the starting point of my thesis is about. For this, I'm using a \multicols environment composed of three columns. The problem is that I want a particular ...
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Is this a Beamer with Animation on Tables bug?

On the second slide of the animation, the following code results in the first table being offset down the page. Is this a bug? (Sorry if the example isn't exactly minimal, but it does show the ...
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How to create blank table for written worksheet

I want to create a worksheet with a table for students to complete. What's the simplest way to create space in the table so students have plenty room to write their answers? Table code so far: \...
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Can't change longtable width for middle column

When I specify the width by \begin{longtable}p{xcm} For example, here is my code \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{longtable} \begin{document} \newpage \begin{...
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JabRef 3.4 changes in editor - doulbe column appearance

What did change and where could it be set back? I have JabRev 3.4 and now in the optional field tab in the editor I get the entries distributed over two columns with the DOI and File field being on ...
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Beamer: Line separator in column

I am using pgfornament to draw line separators. It works perfectly, but in this case, I want to place the line separator inside a column, but I get errors... This is the MWE I made: \documentclass[...
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Beamer two column overlay display aligned equations right column first then left

I am trying to setup an overlay for a frame where I would like to display the list of equations inside aligned env inside the right column first, followed by list of equations inside aligned env ...
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Column color overwrites hline in array

Please help. Why does color column overwrite just the second \hline? How do I rewrite it? \begin{document} $$P=\left[ \begin{array}{>{\columncolor{red}}c>{\columncolor{red}}c>{\columncolor{...
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label option in tikz-cd influences distance between column

I want to give one node a label using tikz-cd. But then it seems that when arrange column distance, tikz takes the label node as a part of the main node rather than only considers the size of main ...
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Alignment on two minipage

I want to align the equations in the following example. Due to the class it uses which I am not sure I am allowed to upload due to copyright issues (its a class subject to copyright by Wiley), I would ...
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Longtable with different headers on different pages

I am compiling a longtable and would like my column headers to be repeated across multiple pages. However, my column headers change midway through the table. Therefore, is there a way of repeating ...
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How to control the width of columns in moderncv?

I would like to use 3 or 4 columns (with variable width) in a moderncv document. I think in the vwcols package, and with normal text, all works fine in the document, but when I try vwcols with lists ...
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misalignment of column values in a tabular* / dcolumn table

I am using the following code to create a table for a paper I am writing in Overleaf. \usepackage{array} \usepackage{dcolumn} \usepackage{booktabs} \newcolumntype{d}[1]{D{.}{.}{#1}} \begin{...
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How to omit the 1st column and 1st row

I am not able to omit the row line after the area range and that two column which meets till the top of table. How to resolve it? Here is my code \begin{table*}[h] \large \centering \begin{...
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Long table - How can I shrink it without destroying the formatting and how can I wrap the titles of the columns?

I have this long table and I am struggling to find a way a) to wrap the titles of the 3rd and 4th column into two lines (Transmitted data that was unencrypted & Third party domains)and b) I ...
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Charts side-by-side in a two column article

I wrote this latex but it does not look exactly as I want it. It is a two column article so the graphs should be two columns and the charts should flow through the two columns with two charts side by ...
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Adjusting column width in siuntix table

I have a table that I am trying to adjust the column width of, to make it a bit smaller. I am using \renewcommand{\tabcolsep}{.00001pt}to do this. However, one column does not seem to respond to this ...
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Items in columns are not top aligned the same

If I'm using itemize inside a beamer column, the items are not the same way top-aligned as the items without a column. I want the symbols of both items in the images to be at the very same place. \...
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numbers too long to fit in a column

Hi I have the following code \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside]{report} \setlength{\textwidth}{16cm} \setlength{\oddsidemargin}{0pt} \setlength{\evensidemargin}{0pt} \setlength{\...
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How I do I make enumerated lists in columns (see image)

How I do I make lists like the image below? Is there a package that will do something like this automatically? Something where I can specify the number of columns and it will space items ...
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Tabu or tabulongtable multicolumns

I want to use one of the tabu or tabulongtable environments to make a table where the middle two columns are matched in the first row. Now what I could do is this, which compiles but doesn't match ...
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How to set latex table columns from the rightmost margin?

I want to display a table in latex. Currently I have the following situation. \usepackage{array} \newcolumntype{P}[1]{>{\raggedright\arraybackslash}p{#1}} \begin{table}[h!] \begin{tabularx}{0.45\...
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Spanning text across two columns in a 3 column page in LaTeX?

I can't seem to figure out how to span text across columns while preserving the continuance of the columns. I want to be able to accomplish this: Where column 3 is a continuation of column 2 despite ...
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Missing some vertical and horizontal lines n tabular environment with colour [duplicate]

I have about 20-30 tables, and sometimes the vertical/horizontal lines and borders won't show after I have added >{\columncolor[gray]{0.8}}. \noindent \begin{tabular}{|>{\columncolor[gray]{0.8}}...
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Execute a macro based on number of columns in tabular environment

I want to define a special case of the tabular environment where each column heading is underlined, but there is a gap between each underline, like this: \begin{tabular}{c c c c c} Col1 & Col2 &...
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Is there a way to make a block wrap from the column 1 to the column 2?

I am formatting a poster for my thesis presentation. It is in a beamer documentclass, and I am using blocks within a column environment to split up the information so that it looks nice. I have ...
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Dot-aligned table column with defined width

I am trying to specify a custom column command, taking a width parameter and aligning the column by the decimal point of the content. I am using the tabularx package to use columns with a pre-...
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Problem with typing column vector [duplicate]

\documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,latexsym, amssymb} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \usepackage{times} \begin{document} On ...
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How to have text appear with an image in two separate columns?

I would like to have an image appear with each main bullet point (I am trying to show the study species in question for each objective). Therefore, once "Species X" appears in the left column, Species ...
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How can I place a column with three vertical images and a column with bulleted text in Beamer?

Title says it all! I would like to have text in one column on the left, and then have three images on the right to show the 3 study species in question. I am very new to LaTeX so I am not sure how to ...
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Add number or text left of itemize list

I'm trying to find out out to add what I guess is a caption to an itemize list that looks like the following: - Thing - Thing (1) - Thing - Thing - Thing I'm not sure how to achieve ...
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Ideal file path line breaking within a cell longtable tabu

I am creating a table which has file name, source and destination file paths, and a short description of each file. The description and flag fields have spaces so the line break can be automatic. MWE:...
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Spacing after \vtop

There is insufficient spacing between the lines in the MWE, made using an \hbox filled with two \vtop boxes. \parindent=0pt \newdimen\linewidth \linewidth=4in \newdimen\colsep \colsep=1em \...
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Table row placement in case of linebreaks

I have a table with three columns which include a description, a short abbreviation, and a value. The description might be a very long entry, so I use the p columntype to break the lines automatically....
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Three and four images with captions in a Beamer frame

I have often used two columns and two images side by side in Beamer frame. But I could not get three one large and second column contains two small images or four images with captions in a single ...
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How to set column width in tabularx?

I have a table, how to set width of 6th row, so the widths of columns be 25%|25%|25%|25% ? right now my code of it looks like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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Decrease page margins

I have found a very neat template for a cv. The problem is that I cannot regulate the dimension of the single column, resulting in way too much space wasted on the sides of the page. I would love to ...
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Use arithmetic of counters inside \cline

I have a custom counter \myCounter set to, say 3. I need to produce such a table: The following code does not work: \documentclass{article} \newcounter{myCounter} \setcounter{myCounter}{3} \...
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define environment spanning two columns [duplicate]

In writing a two-column paper, I want to insert two figures. Fig. 1 has two subfigures (a) and (b); Fig. 2 has a single figure. So in total, there are three figures, each occupying about 1/3 of the ...
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Space between columns in a tabular

I am trying to format the column space in a tabular. However by using Google I only found a global way to set every space the same (see code) with \tablecodesep. \setlength{\tabcolsep}{0em} \noindent ...
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multicol is creating weird behavior by leaving almost-blank pages

I am using the multicol package to create a three-column formula sheet. I am also using the mdframed package to write theorems, definitions, etc. in differently colored boxes. Here is the result: ...
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Conditional complex column type

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{ragged2e} % \newcolumntype{M}[1]{>{\hspace{0pt}\raggedright\arraybackslash}m{#1}} % \newcolumntype{B}[1]{>{\hspace{0pt}\centering\...
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(Nearly) Width of page table with Multicolumn/Multirow and modified heights [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a header to go across a set of office documents; I tried to use the widetable package with multirow, but that didn't work. Here's the closest I've come so far, using http://www....
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How can I convince texcount that my use of \newcolumntype is perfectly valid syntax?

Note that not counting words is not an option. All journals in my discipline require a word count on submission, as do most anthology editors, conference organisers and other institutional powers. ...
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Rescaling column widths in beamerposter package

I'm trying to make a poster with three columns. The left-most and right-most columns should be the same width, and the middle column should be wider than the other two. The poster should be 44 x 36 in....
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How to make two lists of text appear side by side and lined up

I'm new to Latex and this forum. I want to make two columns of text: SAT:--------------------------SAT Subject Tests: Critical Reading: 800------------Biology: 800 Math: 800---------------------...
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What is causing a blank column below wrapfigure until end of chapter?

It happens when a wrapfigure is placed (by the system, not by myself) beside an ExSheets question. This is a minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{book} \usepackage{fontspec} \...