{multicol} is about the multicol package and its multicols environment which allows to typeset text in multiple columns (up to 10) and to balance the end of each column at the end of the environment. For questions about multi-column areas inside a table, use {tables} plus {multicolumn} instead.

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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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`\pagebreak[n]` equivalent for multicols environment

Are there equivalent command for \pagebreak[n] for multicols environment? \columnbreak command only breaks the column, it does not have any option for demanding to a request for breaking column.
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A Question of Latex Layouting Using \vspace{\fill} and Multi Columned Page

This question is related to this question. Read that question, and read the first and the only answer, and its comments. Answer I got was worked well. But there is a very little problem. Let's say ...
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Placing Vbox es

I am writing a text using LaTeX. I want my test to be 2-columned. I have done this using multicols environment. My question's text and its choices mustn't be splitted by a page break, or column break. ...
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Why this float in multicols is moved to next page while there is enough place on the current one?

In the following MWE, the second float (within a multicols environment) is moved to page 4 while there is (seems to be) enough place where its code is given (on page 3). Why? \documentclass{article} ...
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Changing width of column on one page only

I'm trying to create a page with two columns, on one page only, the rest should be with only one column. I've tried the package multicoland that solves one part of my problem which is to get a divider ...
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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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Conflict between multicol and arabtex

I need some arabic entries in a twocolumn index. The following document should work, I think: \errorcontextlines999 \documentclass{book} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{arabtex} \begin{document} ...
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Songs package in Multicol environment

I'm attempting to typeset a Wedding Program, which includes songs and I'd love to have this displayed as two columns as I think it looks nicer. However, I'm having a heck of a time getting the songs ...
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How does multicol split?

At first I thought that it would split on the half of the number of lines. Then I wrote some code where the number of lines of the first part were more than the one of the second part and it was split ...
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place image next to text inside multicols

I would like to place an image next to my text inside my multicols* environment. My thought had been to use the minipage environment, where I simply halve my columnwidth. But is this really the best ...
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How to set one header for each page using multicols

I want to use multicols in my document and also having a small box on each page (upper left) to be drawn automatically. I already tried \AtBeginPage hooks but the box didn't print at proper ...
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Remove top margin in multicolumn \enumerate

I am trying to combine the multicols and enumerate environments (alternatively, the multicols and enumitem packages). Basically, I want to get rid of the top margin when having enumerate inside of ...
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includegraphics, space after picture in multicol environment

I try to place pictures within the columns of a mulicol environment. The look should be register-true (even if there is no support for that in latex), i.e. all lines should be at same height across ...
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Spacing around itemize in tabular

I'm working off of a resume template from writelatex.com. I'd like to use bullet points in my descriptions, rather than flowing text. However, it adds a bit to the separating line, as seen in item 1. ...
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“Vertical array” inside multicols? Translation problem

I am using a 2-column {multicols}{2} environment for a translation of a text. On the left column is language A and on the right column is language B. Now my text has some rules which are indented ...
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Text boxes that go into the the margin in a two column article

I'd like to highlight some important quotes in my article by writing them into floating (invisible) boxes, that go half into the (left/right) margin and half into the respective column. I'd prefer a ...
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problems compiling .tex into .pdf under OS X 10.10

Background knowledge: - Using Mactex 2014 with the Latexian editor on OS X 10.10 - Landspace .tex-file with 3 columns in the multicols environment (-> check code below) PROBLEM: When I create a ...
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Inconsistent Vertical Spacing Using Multicol

I've been getting random vertical spaces between paragraphs using multicol. Oddly enough, if I change the margins to 1cm I get perfect spacing. The problem gets worse if I attempt to add an asterisk ...
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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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Displaying image with package multicols? [duplicate]

I am having an issue doing as the title says. I did \usepackage{multicols} ... \begin{multicols}{2} ... \begin{figure}[!h] \center \includegraphics[scale=.5]{IMAGE} \caption{CAPTION} \end{figure} ...
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How to horizontally align items with equations in multicols package

I am using the multicols package in combination with enumerate environment, with equations in each item. Each item is aligned horizontally with its equation, and I like that. Whay I dont like is that ...
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Twocolumn supertabular output overlapping

I'm having problems getting my table on two columns. I have tried using a longtable and supertabular but so far with little succes. I currently have a supertabular with two columns, but the output ...
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multicols environment drops flowfram's frames

In the following MWE, the vertical stripe (provided by the flowfram's \vNtonetop static frame) takes effect on each page. But as soon as the multicol's multicols environment is commented out, the ...
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Pagewide (single column) footnote in double column document

I am trying to write a long equation in footnote in a double column document (IEEEtran) similar to the attached image. I have tried using "multicols" command but the footnote is starting from the ...
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`multicol`: Forcing column breaks depending on remaining column space

I'm sure I'm not the first one to run into this problem, but I couldn't find any other question that quite answered this in a way that worked for me. I would like to insert a section heading in the ...
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Unbalanced columns after using multicol

I'm having some issues getting my equations to balance after entering the multicols environment. You can see that the equations are slightly unevenly matched. Any help is appreciated. ...
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Double column layout, left side for text, right side for listings

For a documentation I am having a special chapter where there are a lot of code listings, compared to the amount of prose text. What I would like to end up with is a two column layout, where the left ...
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Paragraph numbering in the margins of a two-column document?

I've been trying to get paragraph numbers to sit in the margins of a two-column document. I can't get marginpar to print any text in the margins at all. When I use marginnote, I get an error saying ...
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Wrapfig and multicol — how to avoid wrapping text?

I'm writing a report in two-column format using multicol I'm placing some figures in the text using wrapfig It works fine, when the figure is e.g. 50% of the column width However, if I try to ...
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Using multiple autogenerated longtables inside multicols environment

I have several longtables which are auto generated. Since they are not actually long or wide ones, it would be rather space saving for me if I could pack them in a multi column environment. So, I ...
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How do I align the first section title with the top of the first column when using multicol?

I'm using multicol for a two-column layout so I can have column balancing/equalizing at the end of every chapter. I'm also using titlesec to format my chapter/section/subsection titles. I've been ...
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Split page first vertically, then horizontal, and finally vertical again, for folding into eighths. Reflow?

I would like to make a letter sized document for folding into eighths for a pocket size pad to take notes and include references, for instance tasks for the day. I may use org-mode exporting ...
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Issues with flushend (last citation cut, etc.)

I've been having issues using the flushend package to balance the last page's columns. I'm using it to balance bibliographies mainly. Flushend tends to (1) cut the last citation, (2) result in uneven ...
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Multicols not breaking procedures in algorithm2e

I'm having a problem with the package multicol. I'm trying to split an algorithm into two columns. In particular, this algorithm is made up by two procedures. Unfortunately, in this particular case, ...
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Placing a minipage or a table on top of the right column

I am new to TeX, but I cannot find a solution to my problem anywhere. I have some text in two columns just after a page wide image (and this is not a problem). But I would like to add a little table ...
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\columnbreak doesn't work

With the following code: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage{multicol} \begin{document} \begin{multicols}{2} \noindent Vediamo un po' di testo a due colonne. Proviamo a cambiar colonna: ...
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multicol list spacing before and after section titles

How can I get consistent spacing before and after an itemize environment inside a multicols environment when the list is immediately after or immediately before the start of a section? The list in ...
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(color-) Box spanning two out of three columns

I desire a layout that has, say, an "info-box" (for the lack of better wording). The main layout of my document uses a three column layout. I intend to place a colorbox (two columns in width) in such ...
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set row separation (vertical spacing) of enumerated list in multicol environment

I'd like to be able to control the spacing between rows of an enumerated list within a multicol environment, ideally only requiring a single argument at the beginning of the multicol environment. ...
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Section with multi-column text

I want to create a section in which the text appears in three columns, its similar to a table with three columns and one row, but without any outlines, and multi-line text. How can I do this?
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Latex table with Multirow

I've been struggling with this for a while. 1.) I want the 2.5 and 97.5 to appear distinctly from the "Percentile" label but still in the same cell. 2.) I want the 2.5 to appear centered around the ...
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Center-align multicols with equal horizontal spacing

I use multicols within an enumerate environment to make sub-questions; however, I've encountered annoying default: for some reason the spacing between the elements is not even, nor does it appear to ...
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Frameboxes in multicol environment don't align

This code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{calc} \setlength{\parindent}{0pt} \begin{document} \begin{multicols}{2} \begin{center} ...
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Patching \chapter command such that all lower sections are set in twocolumn in ToC

I've been trying to typeset my ToC like the one in the question How to make the ToCs part entry in onecolumn while the others are in two columns however, I don't have parts and therefore I want the ...
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How to adjust two pictures side by side in just one column of multicol environment?

First of all, thanks to the group member Harish Kumar because of whose advise finally I was able to fix the caption line under the figure/ float in multicol environment. This is what I then faced: ...
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How to have a figure with caption in multicol environment?

I am having the following problem with adding a figure inside the multicol environment: \documentclass[10pt, twoside]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{subfig} \begin{document} ...
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Blank lines in tabular environment

I have a problem. I am making a table in the tabular environment; it has multirows and multicolumns and cell colours and all the usual haberdashery. However, there are lines missing in the table ...
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Multicols leaving blank pages

I am trying to create a formula sheet which I am going to use for my exams. I was able to set up the layout as I like it, bit I am having a problem on pages 4, 6 and others (as you can see from the ...
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Prevent full page image in multicols

While placing a full-width image in the multicols environment using \begin{figure*} ... \end{figure*} if the figure is larger than some fraction of the page, it takes up a whole page on its own, ...