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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} ...
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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}} % ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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} ...
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Deluxetable column header carrying over to next table

I have two tables, one is a deluxetable and the second is a landscaped longtable. The column header from the first table is being carried over to the second table, such that the second table has two ...
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Columns Environment Spacing

I'm making a poster using beamerposter and I'm having some trouble with column spacing. I want to have a column that spans the entire width of the poster for my title, institution, etc. and then 3 ...
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LaTex table - increase column width

I have a table - it looks densely packed. I would like to add width to the column 'test', 'p' and 'standardised beta'. Is there an easy way? Thanks. (It's the first time I use LaTex, so apologies if ...
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Rotate table without rotating text [duplicate]

I'd like to rotate some tables, but the text should not rotate. I have 10 tables, which are really long, but not very wide, which looks ridiculous. How can I switch rows and columns and keep the text ...
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Uneven Columns in two-column-Tables

I've been given the task of replicating this kind of table: I'm completely new to LaTeX, have literally started today but after looking around on forums I thought I'd give it a go. Here's my ...
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Problem with inserting images in two columns paper

I have just started using LateX and i am writing my first paper in it. My question is that when i insert an image in PDF format, there is few lines of white spaces in between the text and the image. ...
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How to place cross references in center margin between two columns

How can I put all cross references in the center margin, with those for the left column vertically positioned above those for the right column? The text will wrap to additional pages, and the cross ...
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Columns don't have equal widths in table

\begin{table}[h!] \centering \caption{My caption} \label{my-label} \begin{tabular}{|l|l|l|l|l|l|l|} \hline \multicolumn{3}{|l|}{} & \multicolumn{2}{l|}{\begin{tabular}[c]{@{}l@{}}Filament ...
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Multicolumn figure caption?

I have a landscape figure in a portrait article inserted as a sidewaysfigure* from package rotating. Now, when I add (also landscape) caption to the figure, the lines become ca 25 cm long, which is ...
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different column widths in a tabular [duplicate]

I would like that the width of the first column of an array to be 2cm and the second column to be 1cm. I have the following document but apparently the setting for the width of the second column is ...
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How can I input only certain columns using macros outside csvsimple?

I want to define a command, like \newcommand \Fruittype {Strawberries} and only input the data from the column that contains it. Can someone help me? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,hidelinks]{article} ...
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Colour gradient across columns in table

I would like to generate a white to black colour gradient across two separate columns of a table. The row in question would be entirely white on the left-hand side of column 1 and entirely black on ...
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Align Numbers in tabularx with standard deviation

I'm trying to make this table with numbers and standard deviation, how can I aligns the numbers properly? The spacing between numbers and st.dev is too high and the numbers are not aligned to the ...
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Floating image across 2 of four columns

I wish to design a four-column poster, and I have an image that I would like to float across the middle two -- but not all four -- columns. The standard things I've been able to find involving figure* ...
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How to uncover a table column wise in Latex beamer

I have a table with 7 columns and want to show the first 5 at once, and then the 6th and 7th on consecutive slides. This is the code I have for now: \begin{frame}{Наслов} \begin{itemize} ...
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beamer: \only and lstlisting do not work together

I have a slide divided in two columns and one of them should include code inside a block that changes in the following slides. This code works: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} ...
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Top-aligning equations in multicols

Using the multicols environment works fine to make to columns in the middle of a document with text. But it doesn't seem to work in the same way with an align environment Code snippet and example ...
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PgfPlots - Data in one column to be plotted into separate graphs

I have a large amount of measured data, that I would like to plot. Data are organized into three columns where the first column provides a frequency, the second and third column are values measured at ...
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Thesis title slide

I have to write a presentation for my thesis. I am using beamer. Here is the code: %!TEX TS-program = xelatex \documentclass[slidescentered]{beamer} \usepackage{color} \usetheme{Berkeley} ...
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How to format column widths in table to prevent table entering right margin

I have a table that is displaying like this: And I wonder if anyone can help in realigning the column widths so that the table does not enter the right margin of the page. I am quite happy for ...
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Forcing beamer blocks to be the same height — interaction with figures?

I am trying to make a beamer poster. I am organizing the poster in columns. In two of the columns, I would like to align some blocks half-way down the page. My current approach to this is to try to ...
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Two Columns Document for CV

First time posting here and I'm not sure I'm doing everything right. I'm writing my CV in Latex (I'm new on this), and I can't figure out how to spare my document in 2 different columns like this: ...
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Nested columns in beamer III

Edited/Revised Question The original question as posed implied a couple simple solutions, namely using \begin{columns}[T] and wrapping each column in a \vbox with a manually specified height. These ...
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Nested Columns in beamer II

I am trying to follow this post to properly align columns. I would like to make a poster environtment with one column on the left, and then have the right side broken into a top, which has two ...
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jou class apa6, problem with one column

I have a problem trying to insert an equation cause is too large, so, I use the enviroment multicols, and @twocolumnfalse, but when I run the document, the precendent text its displayed in one column ...
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Beamer: Top alignment of enumerations in columns [closed]

I want to place two item lists beside each other on the top of a slide. However the following minimal code example creates misaligned item lists at the top. How do I align them properly? I am using ...
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Does `ruledtabular` environment from revtex4-1 break the S column in `siunitx`?

I am trying to used the revtex4-1 document class for a paper, and I want to align the decimal point in columns of numbers. I am trying to use the S column type from the siunitx package. If I use the ...
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Error when creating table with more than 9 columns using {*} shortcut [duplicate]

I can't imagine that this hasn't been asked before, but googling doesn't help me find the answer. Creating a table with 9 columns using the shortcut {*9{l}} works fine: \documentclass{article} ...
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Three columns for only part of the page

Currently I'm working on a resume, but I'm having trouble getting the formatting I want. An example of what I'm trying to do can be seen here - however, I couldn't even get that to work right ...
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Alignment inside the table in tabular

I created a table, but the last column is moved to the left, although I set it as central. I cannot find what I am doing wrong, so if someone can suggest me how I can solve my problem I would be very ...
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Convert a two-column class into a one-column

I am using tccv document class in order to create my academic and my working cv. However, I believe that an one-column variance of this class could be more convenient for my academic purposes. For ...
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Grouping of aligned table columns in combination with multicolumn and a long header

I want to create a table with three pairs of columns. The pairs should be identifiable based on the horizontal distance between the different pairs of columns. Each pair of columns consists of a ...
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Horizontal enumeration in multiple columns with custom labels

I have a question based on what I found here. I was hoping to change the labels of these items from numbers to a word followed by a number. In particular, I would like to see: Problem 1: stuff here ...
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Gaps between columns are too wide in Latex (or Lyx)

I am writing up my dissertation and this particular table has bothered me for a while. I've tried many ways to shorten length, shrink the table (which I really want to avoid because I want to have ...
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Beamer, \column, pspicture: is this a bug, what am I doing wrong?

Here are my two examples, both don't render correctly: the position of the text relative to the pspicture is wrong in both versions. [Edit:] More precisely, the text and the picture are supposed to ...
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Why does columns cause emergency stop in Beamer?

I am working on a Beamer presentation with columns. When I run: \begin{frame}[fragile] \frametitle{Example} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{0.415\textwidth} \begin{figure} \centering ...
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How can I synchronize page-breaking text across columns?

tl;dr: Like footnotes, but on the side (easy part). These notes must be on the same page as their reference points, so the "main text" needs to break whenever the notes break. I'm trying to produce ...