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how to insert two columns in latex?

I wish to write the code of the picture displayed below.. How do I code this? I am confused
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Nested columns in beamer

I would like to make an A0 poster using the beamerposter package. The poster content should appear in block environments, for which I need a flexible and clean layout handling. In particular, I need ...
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Automatically insert column footnotes after each column (multicol+parnotes)?

I can simulate a column footnotes in multicol environment using parnotes like this. (It is needed because multicol does not support this.) \documentclass[a4paper,fontsize=8pt]{scrartcl} ...
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Beamer frame with text and two images

I am trying to build a beamer frame where I have an itemize on the left and two images on top of each other on the right. I just don't know how to put the second image on the right, so it won't be ...
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Custom line break and column sizing in table

I use the following code to produce a table (using XeLaTex): %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[twoside,a4paper]{article} %---- Allow the insertion of graphics and tables ----% ...
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Adjusting tikz dotted line on page

I am writing a multi-page CV using a modified template from howtotex.com. However, I get a short line of dots at the top left of the second page. How can I get rid of this? I assume that I would have ...
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Make a column of a table take up all remaining width without other columns wrapping to the next line

I want to make a table with 3 columns. The table will fit the width of the container. The left column will be right aligned and take up as little width space as possible. The center column will be ...
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How to separate columns with a line in beamer(poster)?

\setlength{\columnseprule}{0.4pt} with the multicol package does not work. The beamer guide does not discuss this case for their columns environment... To be clear this is what I want ###### | ...
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Column and row padding in tables

How do you guys go about controlling column padding in tables? Update To clarify, I'm looking for a way to control both vertical and horizontal padding. So, if I had a simple table like in the ...
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Easiest way to delete a column?

I have a set of 10 tables and each has an extra column that I don't want. Specifically, these tables are descriptions of database tables exported by phpMyAdmin, and they all have a "MIME" column that ...
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Change part of table column size

I would like to know if there is a way, that I can resize part of a column, while keeping the rest the same size. Such that I would get this: Column ___| ___| ___| _______| _______| _______| I ...
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How to keep the text inside the column of table

I have the following table in tex. \begin{table}[!ht] \centering \footnotesize \caption{Schedule and Milestones} ...
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Automatic table generation

I am working on a book that includes word-to-word translations that need to be put in a table. The format of the average page looks like this: Regular paragraph text. Verse. Translation section. ...
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Stable vertical alignment of columns in Beamer

In Beamer, I often use a two-column slide layout, picture on the left and text on the right. Sometimes the same picture is used on multiple slides, with the text on the right changing. I use the ...
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How can I decrease the indent of itemize inside a column in Beamer [duplicate]

I am using a package Beamer to create my presentation file. But I need to have some itemize information along with a table, in two different column. But the final shape is not good. I want to reduce ...
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How to make LaTeX not “Look like Lab Notes” [closed]

I often use LaTeX for general writings, as well as for my Lab and lecture notes. (Often, but not always via LyX). A large portion of this is RPG homebrew. One of my friends (who wouldn't know what ...
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Stretching a column so that table fills up specified area

Using plain TeX how can I make column 2 in the following table take up the remaining space to .5\hsize while preserving the other columns' property to have a variable width dependent on their ...
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Unequal spacing of columns in xymatrix

Hello I have the following diagram in \xymatrix \xymatrix@R=2pt{A \ar[r] & B \ar[r] & C & D\\ E \ar[ur] & F \ar[r] & & D} Is there a way to reduce the gap between the ...
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Breaking up text in a column

When the contents of a column are too long to fit on a single line, how can I have TeX break up the contents across multiple lines if the column has a variable width (such as column 2 in the example ...
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Set column width to point

I currently have a tabularx table with four columns. I initialize the environment like this: \begin{tabularx}{\linewidth}{l p{0.4\linewidth} | l X l X} How could I change this so that the second ...
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Longtable new column widths on each page

Let's assume that I have a longtable of two pages. On the first page there are only short cells but on the second page there are some longer ones. Here's an example: \begin{longtable}{|l|l|l|l|} ...
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Histogram with separate group of columns and common caption

I have to draw an histogram like the following one (I have uploaded the corrispondent Office Word version). As I could not find any solution yet, my main question is how I can separate groups of ...
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Make `onlytextwidth` default width of `columns`

My typical columns environment looks like this \begin{columns}[onlytextwidth] ... \end{columns} Is there a way to set the [onlytextwidth] for the whole document, so that I don't have to ...
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How can I make two columns in two columns

How can I make two columns in two columns same as in the picture?
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Beamer: Column Env

I could not find why column environment is not working. Here is MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{columns} \column \begin{itemize} \item Conduction \item ...
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cmidrule - Why do I have to give the trim value when specifying the space between two columns?

If one uses the @-operator to tweak the space between two columns, \cmidrule needs to be supplied with the width of the trim, otherwise the rule/line looks really awful. Why is that? I'd rather not, ...
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Text goes out the margins in paracol

I have an issue with the package paracol. I am using it for the Acknowledgements of my Master Thesis. I am writing them in two languages. The problem is that some words go out the margin. This does ...
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Longtable with two column

I need a longtable with only two columns. I saw this topic Two column list with and I managed to convert into longtable. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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Page-wide table in two-column mode

I want a table that is as wide as the whole page in a document with option twocolumn. The table has to be inserted on the bottom of the page, but that is not necessary. I've tried: \begin{table*}[b] ...
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How can I improve this table?

Using MikTex/pdfLatex Question: How can I improve table? Consider Column Title: I'd like to remove table numbering? (i.e. remove 'Table 0.1') Consider Column headings: I'd like to get single line ...
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Right alignment of column in table column

I have a table defined as follows where the first column is right-justified: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{array} \begin{document} \begin{table} \centering ...
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Specifying columns using cellspace

I'm using cellspace to try get some more padding around fractions in tables and I'm stuck on this gibberish: \begin{tabular}[b]{ >{}l*{2}{| >{$}Sc <{$}}} What does it all mean? For ...
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eledpar — parallel columns not being set

I am trying to use eledpar to typeset paragraphs in two languages in parallel, in columns on the same page, but am having no success. Minimal working example: %!TEX TS-program = xelatex %!TEX ...
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need help splitting enumerated lists across columns to denote different execution paths.

I would like to be able to split lists such that there may be multiple paths that get to multiple ends, like the example below. Is there a clean way to do this or something similar? 1. i have a ...
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Alignment of text in two columns: forcing empty lines in one, to avoid collisions in the other

I have a question about aligning text in two columns. A similar question was asked here:Two Columns whose content is positioned relative to each other, but I wasn't able to get the example solution ...
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Split itemize into multiple columns

Is it possible to split an itemize list into several columns? (I'm sure it is, but I couldn't find a solution around here) And additionally: Is it possible to automatically split a list into multiple ...
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Dividing page into equally sized sections, vertically and horizontally

I am the editor of a student-paper for mathematicians and physicists, which is made entirely through LaTeX. Right now I need to make a page with several different sections, a lot like the ad-pages of ...
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Columns are not the same width in a table

I have the following code for a table, but I can't figure out why 2 columns are wider: \newcolumntype{C}{>{\centering\arraybackslash}p{2em}} \begin{table}[h] \centering ...
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Tabular with p type columns to fill page width

I wish to be able to have a table (using tabular) that fills the page horizontally with each column using a fraction of that space, for now assume that they are equally sized. I wish to be able to ...
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Inserting single character in only one column

I just want to know how to insert a single character like $ in only one column of a table. To be precise I don't want that character in my heading, but in all other data rows of the corresponding ...
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Multicols Supertabular and fancy columns

I have quite a lot of data I "want" to print regularly, and the best option seems to be a prepared LaTeX template, where I just \input{data}, and data.tex is the result of minor sed and awk voodoo. I ...
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smallmatrix with vertical line as column separator, how to do it

Since this \begin{smallmatrix}[cc|cc] ... \end{smallmatrix} is not possible with smallmatrix, I am wondering how can I get a vertical line as column separator in the smallmatrix environment? ...
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Fitting equation inside a column [closed]

I am using twocolumn revtex mode, and for my matrix to fit inside the column I used this 'trick' \begin{equation} \resizebox{1.\hsize}{!}{ \bordermatrix{~ & \tau & r & \theta & ...
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Beamer: Default blocks in and out the columns environment

I would like to set a block followed by two additional ones below the first block. However, the widths and margins differ (see screenshot below). I'd like the two narrower blocks to span across the ...
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Centering table header with \multicolumn and intercolumn space

A previous answer directs that, when using \multicolumn in a tabular, subsequent intercolumn space added in the tabular column spec should be repeated in the \multicolumn column spec. However, this ...
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Problem of alignment of blocks in two columns?

Consider the following code of a beamer frame: \begin{frame}{Test} \begin{block}{Single column} \justifying This is a block. \end{block} \begin{columns}[onlytextwidth] \begin{column}{0.45\textwidth} ...
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How can I improve the look of my table? (no white space, nice font size, and not going off the end of page)

I just want a nice plot but I try different things and sometimes it goes of the page, or there is white space (like now). I would like adequate spacing between lines and varying font heights. Here ...
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remove space in latex

I am using the following sample for creating a poster in write latex. http://www.latextemplates.com/template/jacobs-landscape-poster However, in the space above results, I have some extra space left ...
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Changing the default for indexing from two columns to one, and getting rid of default page break

I need to create a table of cases for my thesis in international law and I'm using imakidx. Cases decided by international tribunals have long names and numbers as part of their citation, so if I have ...
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Two column list with

How can I make a list of two columns with a border and a vertical line separating the two columns as an image? I've tried with tabular and mini page but nothing works properly! Can someone show me how ...