{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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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

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}% ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Aligning gb4e examples in multicols

For reasons of space I am trying to put pairs of correct and pairs of wrong examples next to each other in multicols environment. However, no matter what I do, they never align correctly. I tried ...
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Single-column figure makes other column blank

I am editing a two-column paper (IEEE Conference Template) and there are some single-column figures to put into it. The code is listed below: \begin{figure}[t!] \centering \vspace{-0.1in} ...
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Multicolumn environment in custom environment

I want to use the multicol-package in my own environment by using a counter, such that it looks like \newenvironment{Test}{\ifnum\theCnt=1% \begin{multicols}{1} \else \begin{multicols}{2} ...
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How can I get two columns in moderncv

I'm trying to use multicol to get moderncv to put text in two columns, but it turns out that the columns don't get narrowed and both are mashed together. \begin{multicols}{2} \section{Experience} ...
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Is there a way to justify ALL LINES of a given paragraph? [duplicate]

I would like to set the paragraph alignment to "all lines", like in Adobe InDesign, see screenshot below: Is there a way to do it with LaTeX? And if yes, will it work with the multicol package ? ...
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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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Height of enumerate items in multicols environment for proper alignment

For some problem sheets I have been using the shortenumerate package with hardcoded widths for the columns so far and I wanted to use multicols instead which is a lot easier to use. However the ...
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How do you place texts “side by side”

I want to create something like this: The left hand side has the definition and right hand side we have examples. The left hand side and the right hand side could be simply separated by a ...
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package xskak: problem with a line break in the notations

I have a problem with the combination of the packages xskak and multicols. Please look at the 7th move: LaTeX does not write the number of the move (7) and the move itself (O-O) in the same line. That ...
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Beamer box problem

I am working in "Frankurt" theme on my beamer presentation. Sometimes I am faced with overflow problems. For example: \begin{frame} \begin{definition} \begin{multicols}{2} \begin{enumerate}[a)] \item ...
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Multicols leads to subsubsection title and content being on different pages

I'm am using the multicols environment in a subsubsection. But in the Output in prints the Title of the subsubsection on a different page than the content, i.e. the multicols text. already tried ...
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how to fit merged columns/rows content to the appropriate cell width?

Hi what is the best way to make the red text fit the width of the merged cells/rows and automatically break the line instead of causing overflow to the next cell and cells content confusion ? PS: i ...
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Multicols with includegraphics in bottom of the page

In my document i have a picture in a multicols env. The problem is that Latex put the multicols in the bottom of the page and the picture is going under the footer. Latex should create a new page. ...
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2 column layout with python code inside- overlapping problem

I am using following latex code to write my appendix to which I need to add python code. \section{Appendix} \begin{landscape} \begin{multicols}{2} \subsection{Source Code} ...
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Indentation in floating minipages

I'm writing a two-column document, and I want to add some floating text boxes. I can do this with minipage environments nested in a figure* environment. However, this breaks indentation: ...
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Two column with span float image

I'd like to have such layout: The \section text and float image objects should span two columns, \subsection and plain text should go in two column. Now I'm using multicol package for this. This ...
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Centre an image in two-column article while using multicols and figure*

I have 5 images in a two-column article which as of now using multicols and figure* appear like this. \begin{figure*} \begin{multicols}{2} \includegraphics[width=\linewidth]{0.001.eps}\par ...
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Minipage and multicols, vertical alignment

I want to create two columns next to each other. The left side contains a text in two columns using the multicol package. On the left side is some other content. I've tried minipage, but in ...
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Why is there conflict between bioinfo.cls and \usepackage{multicols}?

Why does the behavior listed here occur? Just to recap, the bioinformatics template (available here and elsewhere) leads to overwritten headers when used in conjunction with \usepackage{multicols}. ...
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Weird vertical spacing within paragraph using multicol within tcolorbox

The basic idea would be to put a caption next to an image and center it vertically. I tried this within a tcolorbox environment since it's being used on a poster. I'm not sure, how much the tcolorbox ...
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Cut out of a block of multiple columns of text

Is it possible to cut out a very specific shape of a block of multiple columns of text? Cut out of a block of text in one column is simple enough with the help of Xfig, Transfig and Shapepar, as per ...
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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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Two column enumerate revtex

We have a list of small items \begin{enumerate} \item a \item b \item c \item d \end{enumerate} which we would like to typeset as such 1. a 3. c 2. b 4. d Normally we ...
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Table with iterated multicolumn

I am having trouble creating multicolumn table, which again has multicolumn. I want to again a two column under case even and odd and then again two columns. But I am not able to do this. I need ...
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Glossaries with entries numbers on the right margin…

In some work connected with the discussion Glossaries with entrycounter true only for one glossary I create a glossary which is sorted by some words and its synonyms, in two columns, using the ...
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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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vertical align multicolumn heading

I created a table using this code: \newcommand{\ra}[1]{\renewcommand{\arraystretch}{#1}} \begin{document} \begin{table*} \centering\ra{1.3} \begin{tabular}{@{}rcccccc@{}} \toprule & ...
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shrink algorithm

I am writing a 2-column paper. I have 2 algorithms each within \begin{multicols} ... \end{multicols} environment. I want to scale each of them to half the size so that I can fit it side-by-side. How ...
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multicol is creating weird behavior by leaving almost-blank pages

I am using the multicol package to create a three-column formula sheet. I am also using the mdframed package to write theorems, definitions, etc. in differently colored boxes. Here is the result: ...