{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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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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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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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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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, ...
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Multicols Supertabular and fancy columns

I have quite a lot of data I "want" to print regularly, and the best option seems to be a prepared LaTeX template, where I just \input{data}, and data.tex is the result of minor sed and awk voodoo. I ...
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Curious behaviour of vertical space in one and two column document

When I use the first code (in a two-column document) the vertical space between the text and the gather environment is small. When I use the starred version or a one-column document then the space ...
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Left to right alignment in multicol

I'm writing an Hebrew lyx document, when I use multicol to use multiple columns it does makes the columns left to right, how can I change it to right to left? thanks
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Make multicols use whole column in latex [duplicate]

I am trying to make a multicolumn layout. However, the content which I have is small. So it doesn't fill the whole page. Multicol somehow splits the content so the amount of content in the two columns ...
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Place section header outside multicols environment [duplicate]

Is it possible to do something like ... \end{multicols} \section{A very long header that looks ugly if it does not span the columns} \begin{multicols}{2} Lorem ipsum dolor ... \end{multicols} ...
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Multicolumn overflow

I'm compiling a list of theorems and definitions from a math textbook (Mörters and Peres's "Brownian Motion"). Each item on the document (e.g. a definition, a theorem, a comment) opens with a title or ...
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Alignment with Multicols and Polyglossia

I'm working with a two column multicol environment for an English-Yiddish dictionary (using XeLaTeX and Polyglossia). I have a couple of issues, and I'm putting them all together because I'm not sure ...
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LyX headers and footers don't span page [closed]

I'm creating a document using LyX with various packages in the preamble. I'm setting different fonts, setting colours and I have multicols working. The problem is that for some reason, the headers and ...
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register-true in multicols environment

I have a multicols* environment with sections and subsections and list environments and I want the text "registertrue", i.e. the lines are all on the same level ACROSS the columns.(If you were to ...
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“Call out box” in a two-column document

I suppose "call out box" probably doesn't have much of a meaning in the TeX world, but a (framed) "box" probably isn't specific enough for what I mean. Anyway, I am compiling the following with ...
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Row wise list environment [duplicate]

Let us consider the following example : \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{book} \usepackage{multicol} \begin{document} \begin{multicols}{2} \begin{enumerate} \item Text \item Text \item Text \item ...
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Headline Table of Contents in columns in Beamer

I was wondering if anyone knows how to tell Beamer to divide the table of contents in the headline in columns if there are too many sections, else leave it in one column. I found this thread very ...
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Why are my margins ignored?

Based on this code, I added a title but now I face the problem that the margins are ignored when I use book or scrbook with the twoside option. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside]{book} ...
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Automatic placement of picture in multicol environment at top, bottom, or middle of column

Having a multicol document spanning over several pages with pictures (includegraphics, width=\columnwidth), I am looking for a way that LaTeX chooses the best position for the picture or at least ...
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Occasional overfull \vbox warnings [closed]

Depending on the value of \aeheight I may or may not get Overfull \vbox errors. I don't understand why. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=0.5in,landscape]{geometry} \usepackage{multicol} ...
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Unwanted extra space after header of first section, using multicols article [closed]

I'm a beginner of LaTex, so I'm sorry if I've asked an easy question. I'm writing a scientific article, and after only the first header of the first section I get an unwanted extra space. Here is the ...
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Trouble with multicol

I'm trying to use multicol to create a formula sheet with two columns. I have specified the use of such columns, and their position, but when I compile they come out one after the other rather than ...
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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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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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vertical spacing between enumerate and multicol increase

I would like to slightly increase the vertical space between the fraction answers as currently it looks wrong (ie the spacing between and a b, c and d, and e and f: any suggestions on formatting or ...
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Multiple Column Height

I need to put three lists of data into three columns. After putting the first set of data this happened: But I need all the data to be in the FIRST column only, the next sets of data will go in ...
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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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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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Multicolum Table

I am new to latex and i would like to draw this table shown in the picture. Any help is highly appreciated \begin{landscape} \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline Characteristics & ...
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Allow frame breaks in multicolumn environment

I want beamer to automatically split my text over multiple frames (as many as is required) while retaining the format of the specified number of multicolumns (in this case 3). I do not want to have to ...
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Manipulating table and multicols

I am trying to make a template for my master's homework. This master is organised by a university and a research center. So I thought of having on top of page(left and right) their logos. Bellow those ...
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multicols breaking in middle causing out of ordered matrix

The following example shows that multicols treats pagebreaks as separate orderings. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=0.5in]{geometry}\geometry{a4paper} \usepackage{multicol,tikz} ...
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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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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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LaTeX table help [duplicate]

Does anyone have or can derive any LaTeX code of the form of this tricky table? Thank you \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multirow} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|cc||c|c|c|} \hline ...
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two column float with same page using multicols

I have using multicol package and not able to fit the figure float in the same Page. My MWE is: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{graphics,lipsum,multicol} \makeatletter ...
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Page numbering on the R/L corners?

I am writing a book-style document for children stories etc. I 've found a nice border for the page background of each paper, with a special place near the corner for each page-number. What I need ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Don't break sections in product catalog with images

I'm trying to use LaTeX to automaticaly typeset a huge product catalog of 2000+ products. Every page should be divided in 2 colums filled with the products. (excluding category headings) The problem ...
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Insert figure in one column? [duplicate]

I want to insert a figure into a column, which means a figure uses 0.5*paper width.And the paper are written in two columns. At the same time, I need to use \bicaption{}{},which is in bicaption ...