{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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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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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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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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linguex and multicols [closed]

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{multicol}\raggedcolumns \usepackage{linguex} \begin{document} \begin{multicols}{2} \ex. Shouldn't/Didn't he $\dots$?\\* \ex. Shouldn't/Didn't she $\dots$?\\* ...
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No way to align images to column top (multicol environnement)

I've been trying everything, but I'm lost right now, is there any way to really align image to the top of the column after a column break. Here's an example code : \documentclass{article} ...
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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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figure does not appear, however \includegraphics{} does

I'd like to insert figure-environments into my tex document, however the figures do not appear after compiling the file. On the other hand I can includes images without any problems. ...
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Automatically suppress multicol layout if available space is too narrow

I am using pdfLaTeX (in MikTex) to write technical articles for a company newsletter. Inside any one article I switch between two column layout for descriptive text and one column layout for code ...
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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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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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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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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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two columns face to face when page breaks

I want to make a command for translated text. My wish is to have two columns facing each other : the original on the left and the translated on the right, with the informations about the text beyond. ...
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Cannot use multirow with multicol together

I can't use multi-row with multi column, my aim in the following code is to have a two height row with the content A long header vertically centered in two rows, what am I missing here? ...
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What is \section and itemize doing to the penalty system? (problem with eledmac column balancing)

I still have a strange problem with column balancing in eledmac.sty two column footnotes. But I have a new MWE, possibly showing that this might not be a problem specific to eledmac (this is why I ...
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Problem with balancing multicols with minipage inside

I have two minipages one above the other with [b] and [t] options set to have right baselineskip. Second minipage/varwidth is in the multicols environment and if it have more then two lines, it ...
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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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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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How do I control the starting text position within a multicols environment?

The text starting position varies wildly in the multicols environment depending on font size. If you pick a large font size, the text touches the top; but if you pick a small font size, the text sits ...
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multicol: column balancing only after a minimum number of lines?

I am using multicol.sty for balanced columns on a small part of the page. Generally I want these columns to be balanced, but not if the resulting twocol part ist less than 3 lines in height. How can I ...
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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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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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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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How make LaTeX interpret each line as a new line within an environment?

I have list of file names in a multicol environment. I can use sort commands on them when needed e.g. (sort -u). I would like to temporarily make LaTeX recognize a single-newline (\n) as a new line. ...
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Endnotes in two columns: how to have \section in one column?

I have a document with endotes which should be typeset in two columns. This works fine with the code in the MWE below. How can I interrupt the twocolumn-area for the section headings? I want them to ...
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How can I escape a multicolumn environment

When using multicols from the multicol package, is is possible to do something like this: \begin{multicols}{2} Some text \begin{escapemulticol} Some large image or formula spanning the whole page ...
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LaTeX: issue when using multicol with RTL languages

I'm trying to use LaTeX with RTL language. when I set columns count to 2, LaTeX use LTR direction as default. I try to use \RLmulticolcolumns command but it does not work! \documentclass{book} ...
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Latex newspaper making - scribus render frames - [closed]

I want to share here my efforts in newspaper making with latex. The latest try is using scribus and render frames. The success so far: partially register-true layout and the render frames that ...
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Remove vertical space before and after align with enumerate / make multicols align to the top

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[top=3cm,bottom=3cm,left=3.2cm,right=3.2cm,headsep=10pt,a4paper]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb,amsthm} \usepackage{enumitem} ...
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Table of contents in multicol alignment problem

In my report I'd like to have a short table of contents, thus I printed it with multicol in two columns to safe space. But the alignment on the top is like in the picture. I'd more prefer it if the ...
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Insert figure in one column

While the paper are written in two columns,I want to insert a figure into a column, which means a figure uses 0.5*paper width. At the same time, I need to use \bicaption{}{},which is in bicaption ...
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Align environment with multicol gets cut off even with allowdisplaybreaks

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[top=3cm,bottom=3cm,left=3.2cm,right=3.2cm,headsep=10pt,a4paper]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb,amsthm} \usepackage{enumitem} ...
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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 ...
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columnseprule overhangs the type area

Related Question multicols not wrapping to 2nd column properly? Aim: I develop a din-a4 questionnaire and want to typeset the questions in a two column layout. As a constraint i don't want ...
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How can I setup my mdframed boxes to automatically break over column breaks in multicol?

Apparently there is a known issue with using mdframed inside a multicol environment. For me it seems to work fine including page breaks, but column breaks act all funny and typically push the entire ...
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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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Picture spanning more than one column in multicolumn layout

I like to create a multicolumn page with a picture spanning over two columns at the end of the text/page. This is what I want to achieve: Does anybody know, how to achieve this? MWE: ...
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Copy/Paste from PDF with Multiple Columns

I'm generating a PDF using rubber/pdflatex on Linux for a LaTeX document with multiple columns. When viewing the PDF in evince and trying to copy/paste from it, the selection always crosses the ...
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one-column multicol environment

I'm writing some xsl that takes xml source and outputs a .tex file. The source has an element that is meant to frequently become a multicols environment in the .tex output, and it has a cols attribute ...
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multicol line spacing

I started to work on semi-automated newspaper design. There is some achievement but there is one main bug that I struggle with. In multicol environment the lines of the columns are not aligned across ...
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How to left align text in two column itemize

When I use following MWE for getting itemized text in two columns, the item in the list sometimes take a "justified" formatting and thus there is significant space in between two words. This produces ...
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balance the bottoms with multicol

I want to balance the bottoms of all the columns. But only that of the last column does not. It comes to half heights of the textheight. If % of the last %\columnbreak is removed, that of the last ...
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Detecting current column in multicol

I'm working in a two-column multicol environment, and trying to create pullquotes using wrapfig. The problem is, I'd like these pullquotes to hang in the margin: the left margin if I'm in the left ...
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Text exceeds page

I have the following code: \documentclass[11pt, oneside]{Thesis} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{vwcol} \begin{document} \newgeometry{left=3cm, right=4cm, top=0.1cm, bottom=0.1cm} ...
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Text spreading out in multicols

Minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[bitstream-charter]{mathdesign} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Sizing a pgfplot so it fits in a multicol column

I'm very new to TeX but I'm trying to put together a document that has a multicol layout with a chart inline in the column. The chart always seems to overflow the width of the column and I can't ...
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Huge space before xtabular

Description I have a tex file similar to the following, where I use xtabular in multicols enviroment. However, I find that xtabular starts a new column when there is enough space for an entry. Also, ...
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ifnum: problem with multicolumn in tabular

The next code has an error \documentclass{article} \newcommand{\numtest}{1} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{ll} text A & text B\\ text C & text D\\ \multicolumn{2}{c}{Long Text}\\ \ifnum ...
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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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Why my figure is not appearing? [duplicate]

Could someone please explain to me why the figure in my code is not appearing when I compile the code thanks. MY CODE: \documentclass{article} ...