{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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Ugly whitespace with multicols

Why is there ugly whitespace in the first column? How do I remove it? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{multicol} \begin{document} \begin{multicols}{3} ...
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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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Multicols: use all vertical space before moving to a new column [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I force TeX to completely use the 1st column? I am using a three-columns template to create cheat sheets: \begin{multicols}{3} ... \end{multicols} When there ...
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How to place two figures side by side in multicol

I would like to place two figures side by side in two column environment (Both figures fitting withing a single column) I have read the answers but it's not working for me. The figure is placed on the ...
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LaTeX version warning for multicol package [closed]

Background While implementing Frank Mittelbach's answer, the pdflatex command returned the following warning: LaTeX Warning: You have requested, on input line 13, version `2011/12/20' ...
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last column of multicols has excessive whitespace

The last column of a multicols has extra whitespace that is not needed (as visually the margin will do): \begin{multicols}{3} \begin{description} \item[asdf] - fdasdf \item[asdf] - fdasdf \item[asdf] ...
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multicols package set column width

Iam having trouble making my text evenly distribute over the entire width of the page \oddsidemargin -0.3in \evensidemargin -0.3in \textwidth 7.3in \textheight 9in \begin{multicols}{2} my 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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How to set the width of columns in tex?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{multicol} \begin{document} \begin{multicols}{2} lots of text goes here. \end{multicols} \end{document} If I add lots of text, I get two columns, but there ...
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Multicols custom column width

I need to use multicol package to create columns of custom width. I am unable to figure out how to achieve this. I would also need to switch from one column to another based on specific content.
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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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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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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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Multicols and enumerate

I'm using multicols environment inside the enumerate one like this: \begin{enumerate} \begin{multicols}{2} \item Se o $\tri ABC$ é isósceles de base $\ov{BC}$, determine $x$. \begin{center} ...
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Colorbox inside Multicols

So I am using the multicols environment and I want to have the background of some portions of the column colored. However, I see that multicols does not play well with xcolor and colored sentences ...
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Strange layout with multicol

I'm using multicol to lay out a series of equations in columns, here's the code: \begin{multicols}{3} \[ e^{f(x)} \rightarrow f'(x)e^{f(x)} \] \[ ln(f(x)) \rightarrow \frac{f'(x)}{f(x)} \] \[ ...
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How do I make text to appear in multiple columns as in newspapers on Texworks?

How do I make text to appear in multiple columns as in newspapers on Texworks instead of rows?
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Variable number of column in multicols, including a single one [closed]

I'd like to call multicols with a parameter being the number of column and allow this parameter to take the value 1, like in this minimal working example : \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{report} ...
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Replacement for picins, for wrapping text around some construct within multicols?

Within the multicols environment I would like to wrap text around a makebox construct. The description of picins in The LaTeX Companion, 2nd ed., makes it sound ideal, but it's no longer being ...
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Using package minted inside a multicol (multicol package)

I'm trying to list some code (package minted) inside a multicol (package multicol). Example Code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{minted} \usepackage{multicol} \begin{document} ...
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Latex multicol + itemize

I'm using the pdflatex interpreter and trying to get the following behavior using an itemized list in a multicolumn environment: [space]* item1 *item2 [space]* item3 *item3 I can get somewhat ...
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Multicol and text background color

I am searching means to create a multicol document in which each column has a background color like illustrated below. The colored areas (red rectangles) should be filled with the background color. ...
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multicols environment stretches content

I'm using the multicols package to place a graphic next to a description: \subsubsection{Geometrische Darstellung} \begin{multicols}{2} Für $z = (a + ib)$: \begin{itemize} \item $|z| = r = |\vec v| = ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Problem with multicolumn and multirow

I want to make divisions in a table with \multirow and \multicolumn commands but I don't understand how can I use them. This is my code \documentclass[letter,12pt]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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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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Multicolumn Styling

I want to achieve something like this: Here the various versions of windows need to be in bullet-ed format. I have used the multicols package to achieve a bit of this. The MWE is as follows : ...
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Suppress a \smallskip at page/column bottom

I have a command that works similar to this simplified command: \newcommand{\revEntry}{#1}{ #1 \smallskip } In my document I have lots of such entries in a multicolumn environment, and now ...
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Moderncv package with multicols set vertical space

I am currently finishing my CV using the moderncv package. To save space I decided to fit all my interests in a multicol environment with 4 columns nested inside an itemize environment. Unfortunately, ...
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How to add vertical lines (rules) to the left of first column and right of last column using multicol package

When using the package multicol for say 2 columns, the output is ....|.... using the code below. I'd like a way to add a rule to the left of the first column and to the right of the last column, so ...
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How to horizontally align equations in multicols package

I'm using the multicols package to write formulas side by side, as \begin{multicols}{2} \begin{eqnarray} ... \end{eqnarray} \columnbreak \begin{eqnarray} ... \end{eqnarray} \end{multicols} but ...
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Trick Supertabular into Multicols in new command

I'm using supertabular in multicols enviroment using this trick \let\mcnewpage=\newpage \makeatletter \renewcommand\newpage{% \if@firstcolumn \hrule width\linewidth height0pt ...
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Section outside multicols environment if section contains a table

I am using \begin{multicols*}{2} to split my text in two columns on the landscape format paper. Now if I have a tabular, it resizes the tabular to \linewidth. What I want is to ask if there is a ...
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Unusual multicols behaviour within enumerate when using forloop to specify number of items

I'm using the exam document class, and I have observed unusual behaviour of column breaks in the enumerate environment when using a forloop to specify the number of items. When I use the forloop to ...
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Adding horizontal line at bottom of first two columns of a three-column table

I have a table with a lot of data. I want it all on the same page and the only way to do that was to make it into three columns. I was able to do that using the multicol package along with the ...
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left-to-right itemize in multicols environment

I have this code that uses the multicols environment to split a list on multiple columns: \begin{multicols}{3} \begin{itemize} \item List1ItemA \item List1ItemB \item List1ItemC \item ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Breaking minipages over multicols

I'm currently trying to break my two minipage's over two multicols columns, but for some reason, my \break is pushing my minipage to the next page, instead of the next column. Here is my code: ...