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Resizing graphic to show relative size

I have divided my frame in two columns. Both columns have titles,picture,itemized text as in how to add title to column with graphics the only difference is that I am adding graphics in my frame as ...
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Adding space between columns in a table

I notice that the space between each column of a table in LaTeX is not quite wide (at least for me). Is there any way to set this? I found the \hspace, but I don't get how to use this in the table. ...
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Adjusting column size in Latex table

I am using the code below to get a simple table but I need to adjust the width of each column. \begin{table}[H] \centerline{ \begin{tabular}{|c|c|} \hline \textbf{Group} & \textbf{Count} \\ ...
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minipage with page break

I'm using LaTeX for writing math tests. Every task I wrap into an environment, which I defined like this: \NewEnviron{beispiel}[1]{\begin{minipage}[t]{0.76\textwidth} \BODY \end{minipage} ...
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Columns in a answer-sheet. The second and third column numbered continuously?

I used this instruction by Herbert to prepare my own answer-sheet. However, I have one problem with a numeration of the second and third column. I want to have the second and third column numbered ...
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How can I left-and-right justify text in columns in Beamer?

I have a slide like the following: \begin{frame} \frametitle{two columns} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.5\textwidth} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Aenean commodo ligula ...
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Table with COLSPAN and ROWSPAN together?

I need help with my table. I need to (probably) mix row and colspan (see right bottom corner and 2 columns in the center) but i do not know how. Also I need more lines (questions) in 4th column - is ...
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Paragraph column problems

This is maybe noob question but i have problem with paragraph column type 'm'. I was trying a lot of combinations but this problems i can not solve: Text with in is not in the middle (vertical). ...
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Enumerating inside multi column environment

I'm typesetting a list of high school exercises. I want create a list in the following form Exercise 1 Exercise 2 Exercise 3 Exercise 4 Exercise 5 Exercise 6 Exercise 7 Exercise 8 I'm ...
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How to change the size of the right/main column in the koma-moderncvclassic?

I am using the koma-moderncvclassic package to re-create my CV. How can I manipulate the size of the right side column using so the column width matches the page layout respectively the width of the ...
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Individual equations in multiple columns with individual numbering

I have a number of short equations and I want to show them in two columns. Essentially: A = B (1) || C = D (2) E = F (3) || G = H (4) I first tried the flalign environment (I would prefer this ...
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Make a sentence into two lines to make column width narrower.

I have a table that has multiwords and columns \documentclass[12pt, twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum \begin{table}[ht] ...
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Beamer bibliography in two columns on multiple frames?

Is it possible to put a bibliography in beamer presentation, in two columns spanning via several frames? I have \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks]{Reference} \bibliographystyle{alpha} ...
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How to merge several columns as one column for a table like this?

How can I edit this table in order to have one column, for example, let's say I have this table: \documentclass[10pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{siunitx} ...
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How do I break lines in a multirow setup (and column names)?

I was trying both break lines in the cells of my first column and in some column titles. I've tried the suggestion of using \pbox. But it does not seem to work. I've looked already for some answers ...
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Beamer: tikz picture in right column is moved if I place text in left column inside a block

As the title says I have problems keeping the tikz picture in my right column at the same position. Here a MWE so you can see for yourself. \documentclass[xcolor=x11names,compress]{beamer} ...
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Beamer - building footnote example with columns and minipage

While trying to construct a beamer slide illustrating usage of the \footnote command I hit upon the following problems. When I compile a slide with the following code: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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beamer: Top-aligning columns within a top-aligned frame

According to section 3.10 of the beamer manual, the t option top-aligns either every frame (when used as a class option) or a single frame (when used as optional argument of a frame environment). ...
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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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Beamer: subdividing the frame

I have the following code: \setbeamercovered{transparent} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Verification of the Model} \begin{columns} \column{0.5\textwidth} \begin{enumerate} \item<1> Sandia 5 meter ...
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Beamer presentation: Fixed position of Block in the second column

I have a frame which i devide it in 2 columns. The first one for an image.The second one for some blocks: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Buoy design} \begin{columns} \column{0.38\textwidth} ...
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Problem with controlling figure position spanning multiple columns and text columns in article template

I've tried all the tricks to force figure placement. The only one that worked was [H] with \usepackage[section]{placeins} in the preamble and then the text column filled the left side first, bringing ...
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How to change/add column background colors in Lyx? I can easily change/add colors of rows, but not columns

Bear with me, this isn't a duplicate question. I can successfully change the row color in tables using the instructions here: http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/Tables (A similar question exists here: ...
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Increase the start heights of columns

I'm using RevTex4 but need to adhere to a page limit. How do I move the columns upwards to conserve space?
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Tabular: How to reset the {cols} specification

\begin{table} \begin{tabular}{r@{$\pm$}l} % two columns, a \pm between each two 4 & 5 \\ 2 & 3 \\ % ... after n row, I want to have two regular columns WITHOUT \pm ...
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How to top align itemize in two columns in beamer?

I've got a frame that first has some itemize text and then want to split it in two columns to have some more itemized text on each column. The problem is I can't align the top of the columns and the ...
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Tables with fixed column widths and language switching

I'm trying to typeset a German-Slovak vocabulary list and some grammar. Since table entries might get long, I'm using tables with p-columns. For correct hyphenation, I want to switch to Slovak in the ...
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Zooming on one of multiple images in a slide using Tikzpicture

I would like to zoom in on one of the 12 images that I have organized in 3 columns. There are 4 images per column, all the same height and width. There is one image that I would like to zoom in on ...
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dblfloatfix in a one-column document

I have been told to always load dblfloatfix in two-column documents. I therefore include it in my standard preamble, which uses one column by default. It did not appear to affect my documents when ...
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Table Cell Alignment - Last Column 'Misbehaving' - Simultaneous Vertical and Horizontal Alignment Problems

I am going a little crazy with alignment in the tabular environment. In the following code I would like both the top-left cell 'Green Die', and the last cell in the 2nd row '6' to be aligned ...
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Span Columns over multiple pages

I'm trying to use the multicol package to split my text in two columns. Now I want to put a text in the left column, and another text in the right column. If either column is too long for one page, it ...
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latex table align decimal, stars, column width

I am trying to align my columns on the decimal points. I'd like the column widths to be equal. I believe a possible answer is here, but I am really struggling to implement. Any thoughts? Note: I ...
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Using LyX, how can I make a 6 column table with the second row having multiple lines of text?

Using LyX, how can I make a 6 column table with the second row having multiple lines of text? I am trying to create the following layout in LyX: I'm using LyX 2.0 for mac. What are ways to ...
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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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Creating two columns in beamer

I have searched the stackexchange for a resolution of this problem, but I am still getting an error message when I put in the following (for now neglecting other things in my document, such as ...
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How to place multiple sub figures in the same position, width and height in beamer?

I have spend all day and still can not figure it how to do it. This question is related with How to place multiple TikZ figures in the same position/height in beamer? I have tried all possible ...
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Problem with columns in a newsletter template

I am trying to use a ready-made template for a very simple publication. However, there is a problem with the columns in the document. Here is the template: And this is the newsletter that I'm ...
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How to place multiple TikZ figures in the same possition/height in beamer?

Recently I discovered that I can create tikz figures inside my presentation beamer file. Before I use to create pdf files separately and import them into my presentation. By applying the new process I ...
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How to have a table span the entire page width [duplicate]

So I'm trying to type up my resume in Latex. I have two addresses I want to list and I would like to have one on the right of the page and one on the left. I'm assuming I can do this with a table but ...
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Unit column in table with square brackets and siunitx

The header might be a bit weird. But I would like to add a specified column type that is reserved to units. For instance, take a look at the following working example: ...
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boxes are in the same order in a column

I want to draw boxes as in the picture, but the same order. So i create a table and i add the boxes in the columns of the table but it did not work. Also, I do not want that the texts on the arrows ...
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Dividing a page into independent parts/columns with different widths

I want to divide my page (A4 landscape) into different parts. The top should consist of four columns with different widths and no rule. For this I used vwcol but I could not figure out how to do a ...
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Can \pbox{max width}{text} be used in tex4ht

Can \pbox{max width}{text} be used in tex4ht? If it can't, is there an alternative that will let me wrap text (manually or automatically) in htlatex. In my reading there was an option ...
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Conflict between areaset and sidewaystable with tabularx

I have a problem with one large table, and I could finally narrow it down by reducing the preamble and commenting out some lines. The Problem: I have a table defined like that (please see the MWE ...
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Tabular columns have different width

I have the following simple tabular environment: \begin{center} \small \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|} \hline \multirow{2}{*}{$cm(ag)$} & \multicolumn{2}{|c|}{Number of agents in}\\ \cline{2-3} & ...
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How do I make 3 columns on a single line in a document?

I'm writing up a report in Latex and on one of the lines I'd like to have 3 headings 'Case 1', 'Case 2' and 'Case 3'. How do I do this just for one of the lines in the document?
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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} ...