{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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Wrap two column minipage on a multicols{3} layout

I'm new to TeX and been searching for a solution for this for a while. I'm writing a document which contains a multicols environment with three columns. What I want to do is to create a box of ...
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multicols* doesn't vertically justify all columns

I'm using the \begin{multicols*}{2} environment to typeset two-column text for a cd booklet. However, the columns aren't always properly aligned vertically. Concretely, I assume that whenever there's ...
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xtable, via knitr, inside multicols

How can I put an xtable (made with knitr) in a multicols environment? The table is working outside multicols, but when I place it inside multicols it disappear. I've tried with lstlisting inside ...
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Customize the \columnseprule for one particular column in \multicols environment

I'm trying to do a poster presenting what the starting point of my thesis is about. For this, I'm using a \multicols environment composed of three columns. The problem is that I want a particular ...
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Multicol Help formatting

I am trying to create a notesheet for a class of mine. However, for the love of god I cannot force my text to go into the next column. I am using the multicol package; I've tried using \columnbreak ...
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multicols* environment breaks page margin

I'm trying to typeset a menu for a restaurant. I used the multicol-package to split the page in 2 columns. I have some categories (Starters, Main Dishes, Cheese, etc.) and each one of these contains ...
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tcolorbox breakable in multicol environment

I would like to have my tcolorboxes with breakable inside my multicols environment. But they do not break. Also: \documentclass[a4paper, twocolumn]{article} Would not work for me, because for some ...
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Avoiding \hline and \multicolumn in table

I have a table as the following. The journal that I am submitting to doesn't allow \hline or \multicolumn. Do you know how I can have a similar table (similar look) but avoiding \hline and \...
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How to prevent column break in multicols environment

I am typesetting a simple songbook and would like some songs to be displayed in two columns (I use the multicol package). However, I would like to prevent inserting a columnbreak within a stanza. It ...
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Change the number of columns in scrreprt without multicols?

I have a small problem with scrreprt. I use the twocolumn option for the whole document, which works great. However for the supporting information part of my thesis it would be much better to just ...
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Simple idea to align paragraphs to a baseline grid

The idea was to save the vertical position right after beginning the multi columns and then count from that position the next suitable position whenever there is need to align a text paragraph to a ...
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Place images processed by endfloat's \processdelayedfloats in two columns?

My wife asked me to turn our travel blog into a book. I wrote a script to convert the wordpress XML Export to Latex, which works rather well. Only problem: In a blog post we always have a lot of ...
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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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Modify multicol environment based on content

When having the following MWE: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage{...
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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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tcolorbox inside multicol with figures: box shifted to next column

Why doesn't tcolorbox put the text just below the figure? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[]{graphicx} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[most]{tcolorbox} \...
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Problems to fit a table into a column of a twocolumn environment

I'm trying to fit a table into one column of a twocolumn environment but everytime I try to fit it in just one column, it disappears. What should I do ? \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,final,twoside]{...
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Using 4 column page and mdframes! No correct view

I'm writing a summary and I'm using a 4-column page with a lot of mdframed boxes (boxes that contains theorems and other stuff). I use also different files and I merge them like this: \begin{...
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Page filling set of numbers

I need a large list of 4-digit Numbers in my document. They should be displayed page filling and as compact as possible. My initial attempt was simply to put each one in a line, assign a small size ...
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How to achieve a multi-column layout for footnotes?

How can you achieve a multi-column layout for footnotes? I have one page filled only with a rotated table (landscape layout, the sidewaystable environment). The table is annotated by a lot of ...
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Split itemize into multiple columns

Is it possible to split an itemize list into several columns? (I'm sure it is, but I couldn't find a solution around here) And additionally: Is it possible to automatically split a list into multiple ...
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Put two columns into box

I wish to produce a PDF output like this : The closest I got so far was by using the multicols environment, as shown below. As you can see, the line contour of the box around the two columns is ...
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Adjusting the Size of Summation Symbol inside an Enumerate Environment

Situation: I am making a compilation of problems involving the summation symbol. Problem: I want to resize my summation symbols but unable to do inside the enumerate environment even with the relsize ...
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Two column toc in footnotesize with scrartcl: pagenumbers in toc are too large

I'd like to have a small table of contents in two columns. Everything looks as expected, except the pagenumbers in the toc: they are still at normalsize, instead of footnotesize, and still in rmfamily,...
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Common title to two columned page

I am writing my thesis using sharelatex online. I have prepared each chapter as a separate file and then collected them using nested option of include. I want one of the chapters in two columns with ...
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Issues with flushend (last citation cut, etc.)

I've been having issues using the flushend package to balance the last page's columns. I'm using it to balance bibliographies mainly. Flushend tends to (1) cut the last citation, (2) result in uneven ...
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Incompatibility between 'flushend' and 'lineno' packages!

I have observed when using flushend package to balance the references at the last page, if at the same time the package linenois loaded, the last page of reference will not be displayed. I have ...
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Conflict between multicol and arabtex

I need some arabic entries in a twocolumn index. The following document should work, I think: \errorcontextlines999 \documentclass{book} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{arabtex} \begin{document} ...
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How to make tcolorboxs fill a multicol page evenly

The question might sound weird due to my bad English. In short: I want a multicol page to be filled with tcolorboxes of different heights but (visually) evenly spaced between each other. In image: ...
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Text vertically balanced across two pages

In a previous question, I asked how to keep two columns on one page, vertically balanced. The solution was perfect for that purpose. \newenvironment{overview}% {\onecolumn\vtop to 0pt\bgroup\...
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Error: "Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item.'' using multicol in a \newenvironment, can it be fixed?

The below works, but produces an error message Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item. Does anybody know why it throws an error, and how to correct my code? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Write Equations side by side

My Code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[a4paper,vmargin=0.7in,hmargin=0.7in]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[misc]{ifsym} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb} \...
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Multiple Choice Answers with Graphs

I need to have 4 graph options for a multiple choice question in LaTeX. I would like it to look like this picture. I have the graphs(tikzpicture inside minipage) with code before the \begin{...
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question on multicols width and minipages difference in section vs. main document

I am trying to split a page into 2 halfs, using 2 minipages side by side. So I made the following construct \begin{multicols}{2} \begin{minipage}[t]{0.45\textwidth} stuff here \end{minipage} % \...
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latex two column layout set figure to load on single column

this is the double column code \begin{multicols}{2} \begin{figure*}[!ht] \centering \includegraphics[height=60mm]{CC.jpg} \caption{AA \cite{BB}} \end{figure*} \end{multicols} But the ...
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Tex4ht: Lists inside multicols

I use the multicol package to generate "2x2" lists (two rows, two columns), which works fine with pdflatex but not with tex4ht. While multicol works with tex4ht generally, there seems to be something ...
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Unbalanced multicolumn environment + wrapping footer results in footer moving

When using an unbalanced multicolumn (multicols* environment) and my footer has a parbox with text that wraps, the footer moves upwards. Anyone know why this is happening and how I can have it not ...
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Insert Figure in multicolumn environment [closed]

I have problems with the package multicol. I have read a lot about solutions, but still it does not work. I have used the following packages: \usepackage{amsmath}% \usepackage{amsfonts}% \usepackage{...
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Custom horizontal alignment in multicols environment

If I utilize the two columns of multicols for my Kurdish sequence of numbers, it arranges the items in column like the following figure: But I want to arrange the items in rows splitted by some ...
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multicol and figures

I have a two column document (using multicol) and want to insert figures so that they do NOT span columns. I have searched around and the only thing I can find says that only figure* is supported ...
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Multicols inside Tcolorbox breaks page before long Multicols (and doesn't listen to pageheight)

As can be shown when compiling the following MWE, the page-height (2inch) allows for 11 lines of text per page (cf. page 1), since Twelfth line and Thirteenth line are sent to page 2. After those ...
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Columnbreak is offsetting column alignment

I've a problem with multicols environment. Whenever I insert a column break, it offsets the vertical alignment of the two columns. Here's a MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \...
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Align columns correctly in multicolumn environment [duplicate]

I have the following table: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{report} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|cc|ccc|} \hline \multicolumn{...
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Hebrew with English in a multicol setting

I'm trying to write a cheat sheet for a physics course, so the document is to be divided to 3 columns or so, using multicol. I've managed to get through the configuration of Hebrew and of the multi-...
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\vfill does't work after upgrading texmaker

I recently upgrade MikTex and TexMaker to the latest version (2.9.5840 and 4.5 respectively) for another reason. the problem is that the command \null \vfill before and after column content won't ...
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Weird multicols problem

I have the following code with multicols and but the weird thing is that when I type in the multicols environment, it follows that the text automatically gets moved into the next column automatically ...
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Two columns in Revtex

I am doing a list of problems for my students and I am using Revtex (the AIP template in ShareLaTeX). One of the problems has a lot of small items so I would like it to be in two columns (inside the ...
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change columns order using multicols

I've divided a Hebrew paragraph to 3 columns, using \begin{multicols}{3} with \end{multicols}. The problem (since in Hebrew we write from right to left) is that the columns came up in the opposite ...
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Wrap text around figure on whole page

In my document I have a huge data flow graph that is exactly one page high. Since it is not very wide I'd like to have it on the left/right side of one page while having normal text on the other side. ...
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Uniform line spacing in columns

I have 2 columns of text, with most text in regular size, and few paragraphs in smaller size. I'd like to have the line spacing (roughly) uniform - that every line in the left size will match a line ...