{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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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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Multicol tables with images

I would like to create a sheet with the packet with pictures multicol. Unfortunately I do not know how to do it. I tried inserting tables that have the image on the right and left text. But there is ...
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Multiple choice question with figure choices gives error when used with \printanswers command in exam class

This question has been modified from this question with added feature. However, when I used \printanswers command, the code gives an error the following error: ! Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup. ...
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Multiple choice with figure options in exam class

I am creating multiple choice questions using exam class however I faced two issues: 1). Want to have two columns choices but it displays by default as A, C, B, D, and 2). Figures in choices are ...
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How to use multiple columns inside an algorithm, showing a step, and its complexity side by side

I would like to write my algorithm to multiple columns, showing a step, and its complexity cost side by side. Any idea on how to do it? Here is an example (not my document)
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How do I add a block element after the current line, without interrupting the paragraph?

The multicols package does not support single-column floats, only the *-form floats. I use multicols, and I have block elements (tables, figures, etc.) I'd like to float to the top (usually) of single ...
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Multi-column enumerate environment

Is there a simple way to produce a 2-column enumerated list like this: a. A short bit of text d. And so on b. Another short bit e. Down to ... c. Yet another f. ...
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Multicol* in Beamer

I'm aware that you can't really use the starred version of multicol in Beamer due to the fact that Beamer typesets things in a box. However, is there another way to force multicol to not balance the ...
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How to insert multi-row and multi-column table in a same table in latex

I need help to create a multi-row and multi-column table in a same table. The required table is given in the image below. ]1
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Musixtex and two columns

I love LaTeX. Unfortunatly some years passed since I last used it. Now I want to layout a leaflet with several songs and nodes. I found musixtex which seems to work awesome. The only thing I do not ...
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Repeating label on every page, not header, not tabular, but multicol [duplicate]

How can I print repeating label on every page in first column? The example below, I would like to repeat \plab on other pages at the same place. It is not header actually. \documentclass{article} ...
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Using label in multicols

To produce 4 figures (2 on top followed by 2 at the bottom) in a two-column article, I am currently using: \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{floatrow} \floatsetup[table]{capposition=top} %caption on ...
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Prevent a page break across two different environment

I need to tie two different environments, i.e., prevent a page break from happening. I tried \nopagebreak, \nobreak, \begin{samepage}-\end{samepage}, but nothing worked. \begin{enumerate} \item .... ...
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Include figure from pdf file to a document class of two side article [duplicate]

I want to include a figure from Pdf file to a LaTeX document, which I have done before by using \includegraphics{42.pdf} But today I want to write a paper using latex so I change my document ...
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Trouble with vertical white space when using multicol

I am trying to reduce the space between a subheading and a two column multicol. I have tried to change the margins on both the mutlticol and the heading, however it has lead me to no avail. This is ...
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Problem with line width in a list

I have a problem with this template https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/a-designer-cv/klstlngczkld#.VecxhPmqp-E The lists don't allow many words without breaking the line. I tried everything but ...
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How to create a flyer with this layout?

please, could anybody tell me which package should I focus on learning to create this flyer? https://distritovegetal.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/20130321_172847.jpg 8 Pages inside on page. Those 8 ...
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Strange interaction of minipage, multicol and xcolor

I'm not a big expert of LaTeX (and I know almost nothing of the underlying TeX engine), so sorry if the answer is more obvious than what appears to me. Can someone tell me why simply loading the ...
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Aligning two collumns in a different way

I have to print a multiple sequence alignment, which means I have to use monospaced font and two collums to achieve good alignment on a text which looks like this one: gi|161129|gb|AAA29941.1| ...
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Undesired behavior: compiler skips figure onto the next page no matter what

This one is driving me crazy, I really hope somebody can give me a hint about what's going on... In this print-screen you can see the code compared to the compiled result: No matter how small I ...
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enumerate within multicols - center contents while keeping items labels aligned

Related Questions: Latex multicol + itemize Text justification within multicols environment I'm having trouble getting all these requirements met at the same time: Create an ...
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Placing vertical lines between columns

I have a document that looks like this The horizontal line is just a \hrule, but the two vertical lines are made with a textblock. Is there an easier way to place them? Using a table environment ...
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Issue with using the geometry and multicol package in conjunction [closed]

Getting the following error when I try to set the margin size. Any suggestions? ! LaTeX Error: Option clash for package geometry. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation. Type H ...
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multicol: increase space between columns [duplicate]

How to increase the space between two columns in a multicol? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{multicol} \begin{document} \begin{multicols}{2} \lipsum[1-2] \end{multicols} ...
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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 [closed]

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 ...