{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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Squeeze items with itemize

I feel that I can save some lines in the following list, but I do not know how. The split made at broadband networks is something I would like to avoid for example. Here is the minimal example: ...
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\RLmulticolcolumns deactivated if “right to left” language is loaded with \setotherlanguage xelatex

The command \RLmulticolcolumns from multicol package to reverse order of the columns on the page from right to left work fine with pdflatex or xelatex, here a working example: ...
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Alignment of multipage description in tufte-book

In the last few hours I've been banging my head for an alignment issue that I can't find information about. I am using a combination of 4 things: Tufte-book document style fullwidth environment ...
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How do I draw a vertical dotted line separating two columns?

multicol or memoir would be preferred. \columnseprule, I understand, is responsible for drawing a solid vertical line between columns. Is there a parsimonious way to achieve the following? ...
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Line break with supertabular won't work

So, I have a really long list of symbols that I decided to create with supertabular. I'd like the table to split as it goes over to the second column, so I used {multicols}{2} but I found out that it ...
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Wrap caption in multipage lstlisting environment

I am following the accepted answer from this question to extend an lstlisting across multiple pages. It works great, however if my caption is too long the continued caption doesn't wrap, and this is ...
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Different column widths using multicol with pictures and text

Is it possible to specify different column widths in a multicol environment? For example, in a three column layout, can the left column be set to 0.16, the center column be set to 0.64 and the right ...
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Formatting columns with aligned subcontents

I have here a snippet of my document. \section{Events} \begin{multicols}{2} \subsection{Monday} \textit{10:15am–11:15am}\dotfill\ Panel 2\smallskip\\ {Text here,\\ text there} ...
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catchfilebetweentags error with multicol

I am using the catchfilebetweentags library to store equations in an external file and then import them into my document. This is useful when you need to use the same equation in multiple documents. ...
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How to make a table of items in resume? [duplicate]

Hi I am writing my resume in Latex. In "Professional service" section, I wish to list journals I refereed papers to. And I wish to do something like the following template. It seems that the names ...
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How to set different width of columns?

I would like to use a multicol package and create three columns with different widths, e.g. 30%, 30% and 40% of the total \textwidth. How to do this? Edit: More concretely, I am also using ...
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two columns with answers package

I want to use multicol package in answers package for my text book. How can I fix this problem? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{enumitem,calc} ...
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How can I fix two tabvars in multicol environment?

I want to fix two tables side by side. When I used \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside,openany]{book} tables was broken (second picture). How can I fix this problem? ...
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Examdesign spacing in two column

Long multiple choice questions (with graphs) are causing formatting issues, where the question runs off the bottom of the page and is not visible. Deleting the images seems to resolve the spacing ...
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Attempting to replicate some beautiful papers I have recently read

I have recently read some really beautiful papers: https://web.eecs.umich.edu/~zmao/Papers/conextDefendHijack07.pdf http://rio.ecs.umass.edu/mnilpub/papers/securecomm07.pdf Is anyone able to ...
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multicol has strange horizontal offset when page cut close to end of columns in bidi mode

multicol works great for me, and so is bidi. this changes for some rare occasions when I change multicolsep. this is my MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{bidi} ...
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How to divide a long tabular into 3 columns per page? [duplicate]

I'm making a set of very long (1000 rows each) data tabulars. I'm using the longtabu environment, since it can split over pages. My problem is that each of the tables is around 16 pages long, and ...
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problem by using multicolumn

I found very useful links which was describing to create table. I stacked as I was trying to apply them into my case. I wrote the following code but could not split rows at the and. ...
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\item is “Undefined control sequence.”

I am writing a poster in LaTeX using beamerposter. It is a two-columns poster. I am experiencing the following problem: if I add and itemize in a section, the compiler complains that item is a ...
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Table spanning two of three columns in multicol-environment

I have a three-column document where I would like to place a (floating) table that spans the two left columns of the three. The following minimal example works for the placement but overlaps the text ...
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Table with multirow and multicolumn

I want to create a table with multirow and multicolumn in latex. I tried some post 1,2,3 to create my table but because I'm new to latex tables so couldn't able to create my table. Please help me with ...
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Two-column endnotes with one-column header

I already did try it some time ago Endnotes in two columns: how to have \section in one column? but I was not able to find a solution yet. This is what I am looking for: Endnotes that are (a) ...
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Span 2 columns in 4 columns document

I'm using multicol enviroment with a0paper class. My text is in 4 columns and I want to span two central columns in order to place a wide block like on the following picture: How I can do that with ...
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Reduce space between paragraphs in multicol

I'm using multicols package to write a document in two columns, with the article class. It's a known issue though that the package can create big blank spaces between paragraphs to keep some structure ...
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latex thinks reference is undefined

I know that very similar questions have been asked before, but the solutions do not work. I have the following latex code; \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Problem with tabular

It's my first time utilizing latex, and I can’t get rid of this problem. im doing an article with two columns, using \begin{multicols}{2} but the problem, is that when I put a table with ...
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Tables and equations in a 2 column paper

I am trying to write a paper with 2 columns and I need to insert tables and formulas in it, however, they are not fitting. Is there a way how to make these shrink to fit the page size? MWE: WIC is ...
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Horizontal alignment in multicols

I was working with math equations in multicols, but the equations don't seem to align (i.e. (a), (c) and (e) do not horizontally align). Is there any easy workaround for this? ...
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Spacing in Multicols and Array

The following shows my work in LaTeX recently: I made this with the following code: \documentclass[12pt,lettersize]{article} \usepackage[top=1.25in, bottom=1.05in, left=0.5in, ...
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Custom specific page in two columns

I know that you can make a page in two columns with multicol package, but this control the text. I want to know if possible put a specific page in two columns without depending of text. Its possible ...
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How to mark a float as inline?

I need to insert a a narrow but tall table. To save space, I would like the other half of the page to be occupied by text. At first, I succeeded using using package multicol together with tabular ...
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figure in two column while using a one column environment

I am using one column book class and I would like to have just one page in my document consisting of two figures spreading along two columns, as the example in below. I would appreciate if some one ...
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Lack of space when using multicols package

I used the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multicol} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item 1 \begin{multicols}{2} \begin{enumerate} \itemsep=1in \item 2 ...
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Aligning ExPex interlinear glosses in multicol environment

Consider this MWE: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{expex} \begin{document} ...
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Not showing vertical line after multirow command

\begin{table}[ht] \caption{Table 5.1: Case studied depending on pre-chamber pressure and CVC chamber fuel blends} \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|} \hline Case Number&Pre-chamber Pressure ...
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Problem with \vfill within enumerate and multicols

I am trying to make a large list of exercises with multicols and enumerate the thing is that when I just use enumerate and vfill there is no problem vfill does the work but when I use multicols vfill ...
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No way to align images to column top (multicol environnement)

I've been trying everything, but I'm lost right now, is there any way to really align image to the top of the column after a column break. Here's an example code : \documentclass{article} ...
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figure does not appear, however \includegraphics{} does

I'd like to insert figure-environments into my tex document, however the figures do not appear after compiling the file. On the other hand I can includes images without any problems. ...
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Automatically suppress multicol layout if available space is too narrow

I am using pdfLaTeX (in MikTex) to write technical articles for a company newsletter. Inside any one article I switch between two column layout for descriptive text and one column layout for code ...
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Footnote line on right side - Shorten the separator between the columns

I have an Arabic text (RT language) in two columns shown in figure. I use multicol package to make two columns. please: (1) Is there any way to move the footnote line to right (to be above the the ...
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Multirow and Multicolumn with missing lines

I am trying to create a table which uses both multicolumns and multirows, and I am getting some graphical problems. As you can see on below image, the top right corner is missing a line and the ...
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Multicols{3} problem - how to reduce space between columns?

I want to reduce the space between columns in multicols I use \setlength{\columnsep}{<space>} but it reduces the space between the 2nd column and the 3rd column only How to make it reduce the ...
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Enumerate and multicol

Following up the thread here: Generating a template and the answer provided by Andrew Cashner, my question now is: I decided to remove the \section stuff and adding the enumerate environment. The ...
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Cannot use multirow with multicol together

I can't use multi-row with multi column, my aim in the following code is to have a two height row with the content A long header vertically centered in two rows, what am I missing here? ...
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two columns face to face when page breaks

I want to make a command for translated text. My wish is to have two columns facing each other : the original on the left and the translated on the right, with the informations about the text beyond. ...
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What is \section and itemize doing to the penalty system? (problem with eledmac column balancing)

I still have a strange problem with column balancing in eledmac.sty two column footnotes. But I have a new MWE, possibly showing that this might not be a problem specific to eledmac (this is why I ...
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Problem with balancing multicols with minipage inside

I have two minipages one above the other with [b] and [t] options set to have right baselineskip. Second minipage/varwidth is in the multicols environment and if it have more then two lines, it ...
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Generate multiple pages from a one page template?

I am working on a daily journal, so most things will be the same everyday, except some small things like a date. I have made the first page, and everything looks how I want it to. How I want to be ...
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Can I use multicol for column balancing in two column (eledmac) footnotes?

I am typesetting footnotes in two column layout using the eledmac.sty package. As I pointed out in this post, strange behavior in column balancing appears. Now I wonder if I could use multicol.sty to ...
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How do I control the starting text position within a multicols environment?

The text starting position varies wildly in the multicols environment depending on font size. If you pick a large font size, the text touches the top; but if you pick a small font size, the text sits ...