{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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Split page in two contents which are independent of each other

I would like to compare two exam so I'm trying to split page in two contents which are independent of each other to show The differences between 2014 Exam VS 2015 For this reason, I wrote the ...
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Can I stop columns from breaking easylist items?

I have this code... \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[ampersand]{easylist} \usepackage{multicols} \begin{document} \begin{multicols}{2} \begin{easylist}[enumerate] & The alphabet ...
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Issue with graphics and multicol

For my paper I'm using multicols{2} and i assume that this gives me some issue with including graphics. I use the following commands: \documentclass[12pt,twoside,a4paper,notitlepage]{article} ...
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Can I specify the width of the text columns in multicol?

I am writing an article with a multicol setting. \usepackage{multicol} \setlength{\columnsep}{0.5cm} The text is organized in 2 columns. \begin{multicols}{2} Can I adjust the width of the text ...
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Multicols moving the text unproperly

A problem with multicols. The a_{21} "wanders" to the next column. You can see the code below: \begin{multicols}{3} $\begin{array}{|ccc|} a_{11}&a_{12}&a_{13}\\ a_{21}&a_{22}&a_{23}\\ ...
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Stretch \columnsep with left-flushed text

My document is mainly made up of justified text, but with sections made of two column & left flushed text (actually verses). Below is a MWE. As in Flush a left-flushed box right, I want the text ...
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Multicolumn not working when easytable is used?

\documentclass[12pt]{standalone} %% packages \usepackage{amsmath,multicol} \usepackage[thicklines]{easytable} \begin{document} \pagestyle{empty} ...
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Newenvironment, multicol and space problem

Why jumping a line cause a problem here ? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multicol,xparse} \NewDocumentEnvironment{DeuxCols} { D<>{30pt} O{.5pt} mm }{% ...
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Latex IEEE template: Use single column table in multicolumn latex content [duplicate]

I am trying to use this IEEE template to write a report. I don't see any package named \usepackage{multicol} which is used for multi-column. So I can not change it from two column to single column. ...
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Footnote within a double column float

I have a double-column float that is used to insert a full-page box in a document. However, when I place footnotes in this box, the footnotes appear within the box (which is desired) but not in a ...
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Using rotatebox and multicol in a table for the same cell

I have a table which has column headings like this: There is a gap between the row with text beginning 'Segments...' and the numbering of the second row. I believe this is due to my use of ...
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Typewriter Text inside multicolumn

I'm using multicols to show the content of a text file, however I need to use the \ttfamily font. As in \texttt{} but that doesn't allow line breaks. Since is a very extensive file I don't want to ...
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Multicols - start tikzpicture at the top of the paragraph

I'd like to ask you about the way to force the tikzpicture at the top of the multicols. The result is below. \documentclass[11pt,english,singlespacing]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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Justify manual line breaks at the bottom of a column

I'm trying to reproduce a justified multi-column document, and am therefore using manual line breaks throughout. However, this doesn't work for lines at the bottom of a column, because \linebreak ...
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Suggesting ideal locations for column breaks in the multicols environment

I've tried using minipages (and had overflow off the bottom of the page). I'm thinking of something along the lines of \pagebreak[0] but for suggesting column breaks. Almost a \columnbreak[0], if ...
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Easier way of placing a figure over and between columns

I'd like to reproduce a three-column document which contains figures that span the middle column and also protrude slightly into the left and right columns. The text wraps around the figure. Here's ...
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Control column breaking and specify individual column height

I have 3 columns of text. Column One: Must not flow into other columns I believe this has been solved by \columnbreak below Need to control text behavior within the column. Currently the text ...
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How to write text in multiple columns in rows order

I plan to write a text, for example in 4 columns or variable, in row order. for example see the following text :
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Inserting a not floating image

I need to add a picture to to a latex document and apply multicol environments to it so it may not float. If I just use \includegraphics it can be used with multicol but I cannot use a caption for it. ...
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Two parallel tcolorbox tables

I tried to place two parallel tcolorbox tables in part of a page: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{array} ...
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Multi-column and multi-row sophisticated table [duplicate]

I have this sheet of latex code: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,oneside]{report} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{ a4paper, total={210mm,297mm}, left=20mm, right=20mm, top=20mm, bottom=20mm, } ...
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Sophisticated Table Header Latex

I have a table which I want to transform it into Latex Code But, I am beginner in Latex, thus, the header of this table is hard for me to write it in Latex.
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How to: print paragraph title centered, and on a shaded line across the page? - Continued

This question is a continuation of: this question Consider the following document \documentclass[landscape]{article} \usepackage[a3paper, textwidth=5cm, margin=1cm,landscape]{geometry} ...
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Exercise sheet with two enumerated columns

Do you have a simple, minimal template to type Exercise sheets with exercises enumerated with two columns (please check image). Thank you.
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How to: print paragraph title centered, and on a shaded line across the page?

For a cheat sheet I am making I would like that \paragraph{title} does the following: Centre the text 'title', on a shaded (gray) line across the entire page ( column in my case ), start the actual ...
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Make list of formulas 3 columns

I've changed my earlier question to a more clearer question. I'm searching for a more easier way to list different formulas in 2 or 3 columns next to each other to create an overview of all the ...
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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} ...