{page-breaking} is about how (La)TeX breaks pages (and, in multi-column documents, columns) and how page/column breaking can be influenced.

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Pagebreaking colored boxes inside exercise

When I try to use mdframed box inside Exercise enviroment from package exercise, the page breaking does not work. It does work if I switch the order - if I use Exercise inside a box. I however need ...
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Question about exercise 23.3 in TeXbook

This is exercise 23.3: Explain how to change the output routine of plain TeX so that it will produce twice as many pages. The material that would ordinarily go on pages 1, 2, 3, etc., should go ...
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Is there an alternative for samepage for a multicolumn environment?

In my document, I successfully use samepage to force content to be on the same page. I want to do the same in a 2-column document so that the heading and the text are in the same column. How can I ...
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\pagebreak affects top of next page

Why does a \pagebreak push the heading at the top of the next page down? To match other pages, I need to add \vspace*{-3\baselineskip} after the page break. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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Plain TeX: Wrong \folio for heading at top of page

I have the following chapter macro (uses code from Heiko Oberdiek): \def\ChaptTocEntry#1#2{% \line{\hbox to1em{\hfil\bf#1}\hskip1em#2\leaderfill\folio}} \def\ChaptWr#1{{% \let\folio\relax ...
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page break issue with tcolorbox's height fixed for

When using the height fixed for=first and middle option on a tcolorbox, the page break behavior becomes awkward. Try uncommenting the identified line in the following MWE to see what happens. ...
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No page break when using hypertarget in custom environment

I am trying to create an environment that would automatically create a label for each instance based on a global counter. This is the model example of what I'm trying to do. \documentclass{article} ...
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Prevent LaTeX from making pages longer or shorter (i.e. changing the text height)

When I try to prevent widows/orphans by increasing \widowpenaltyand clubpenalty, LaTeX usually decides to either make the page one line shorter (to prevent an orphan) or one line longer (to prevent a ...
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How to skip a page when a new paragraph has only one line available [duplicate]

Is there any way to automatically (i.e., without \newpage) make latex begin a new page when there's only one line left on a page? So, for instance, the 5th paragraph in the example below would start ...
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Paracol, tikzcd and needspace

I'd like to put a tikzcd diagram side by side with a text but, as we can see in the example below, sometimes diagram (or text) goes to the next page. Sorry about the very large file. Thank you in ...
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Breakbox box placed on a new page instead of breaking the page

I made a list of serveral items that I'd like to be framed. That was no problem with \fbox{...}. Since the text is not longer than 1 page, it goes straight to the next page insteat of starting in the ...
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Footnotes on the page they belong to

Is there a way to force footnotes to stay on the page they belong? I have a document with only enumerate environment and each item of the enumerate has a footnote. Sometimes this footnote goes in the ...
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Redefine \cmidrule for longtable preventing page-break after \cmidrule

Is there a way to redefine the \cmidrule command in such a way that no page-break is allowed after \cmidrule in longtable? To be more specific: I use both the \midrule and the \cmidrule command from ...
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How can I synchronize page-breaking text across columns?

tl;dr: Like footnotes, but on the side (easy part). These notes must be on the same page as their reference points, so the "main text" needs to break whenever the notes break. I'm trying to produce ...
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Preventing widows and orphans in book, keeping facing pages of same length

I have a document in the book class which has a number of widows and orhans when compiled to pdf. I tried to remove the widows and orphans by using the all option of the nowidow package. It seems to ...
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Longtable Duplicate Separator at Page Break

I have a longtable spreading over 2 pages. Unfortunately, since I decided to use the booktabs package, I get a duplicate line separator between the table header of the second page and the next table ...
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prevent page break a couple of lines after figure

I am writing a document which consists of the repeating format: text, figure, then a larger paragraph. How can I prevent a page break between both of the text and figure environments, whilst not ...
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Pad odd page to force chapter to start on even page

I understand the use of \@openrightfalse to force a chapter to start on an even page. When the previous chapter were to end on an even page, this would force an empty odd page. How do I change the ...
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Avoid pagebreak in mdframed environment

I created a document with two columns which contains almost exclusively mdframed environments. In general, splitting up the frames over the columns or a page is welcomed and works. However, situations ...
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Absolutely prevent pagebreak after section title

Okay I've searched but didn't find any existing solution. My question is how to absolutely forbid pagebreak immediately after section title. I tried: \makeatletter ...
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Putting “continued…” at the bottom of the page and on the top of the next page in ConTeXt

I have a section of text that contains several paragraphs, enumerated lists and possibly small tables (3 or 4 rows maximum), and where this section of text crosses a page boundary I'd like to put ...
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How do I format paragraphs to make a pagebreak? [duplicate]

How do I format the paragraphs so that it skips to next page. I would like each paragraph to be on a separate page, is something like this possible?
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different text alignment on even/odd pages (like raggedouter but for text)

For a poetry book I would like to typeset all text on even pages \raggedleft and all text on odd pages \raggedright, including headings. Poems can span across multiple pages, so the change of text ...
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Prevent pagebreak between minted and captionof

I know there are already many questions there covering that or at least similar topics. I've read this for example but can't get it figured out... At first here comes my MWE: ...
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How to break tablenotes (page break) in longtable with threeparttablex?

How can I break my TableNotes in ThreePartTable (it is a landscape table)? \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[top=2.975cm, bottom=2.975cm, left=2.975cm, ...
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Page breaking in a glossing example environment

I'm using the expex package for glossing exemples, and I have this giant example which doesn't want to break when the page ends. In the user's guide they say it should break automatcally but it ...
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Sections and new pages

I programmed the following command for my personal \section: \newcommand{\mysection}[1]{ \vspace*{.9cm} \textcolor{blue} {\large \bfseries #1} \vspace*{-.3cm} ...
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Combine onesided and twosided layout in one document

I'm confused on how to do the following: The first 50 Pages (except the cover) should be printed only on the right side of my two page document. The last 100 Pages (Appendix) should be printed front ...
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Unvoluntarily page break [SOLVED]

my TeX editor makes a page break on when I try to make some space (\vspace) between my tabulars and images, and doesn't when I omit the vspace, but then the page is loaded. Here's my code : ...
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How to prevent page break between two section headings with color formatting using titlesec?

Description This question is based on almost the the following question, How to prevent page break between two section headings. The answer given there explains that the problem is with \color, which ...
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Allow page break in table in customized environment

\documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{amsmath,enumerate} \usepackage[top=1cm,bottom=1.5cm,left=1cm,right=1cm]{geometry} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{longtable,tabu} % allow page break ...
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\nopagebreak after a center environment

I have the following code for a Theater play. Sometime the page breaks just after the name of a character. I would like to avoid that. I would be good if I could do it only by modifying the command ...
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Balancing lines in two-column document containing figures

How to balance lines in two-column document that contains figures? In other words - how to set the vertical margins of figure with caption so that the line after the figure corresponds to the line in ...
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Two tables (not hard-coded) side-by-side in LaTeX that will page break

I wrote my original question here: (Two tables side-by-side in LaTeX that will page break). Then, I realized I needed to revise my question, by also including an additional problem that comes with it. ...
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Two tables side-by-side in LaTeX that will page break

I am creating a .Rnw file in Rstudio. I then knit it using: knit("code.Rnw","code.tex") I am trying to get two tables side-by-side. In case they are long, I would like them to automatically page ...
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How can I stop my affiliation from creating a page break on my title page?

When my code looks like this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{url} \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{hanging} ...
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float - Positioning tables and pictures

I want to have a full page table and after it, two full page pictures. But the pictures always appear before the table. If I try using FloatBarrier, it end up producing a page break after the table ...
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Reacting to a page break in LaTeX

I'm trying to build an environment where if a page breaks in the environment some additional text is automatically printed at the end of the page, while this text is not printed when no page break ...
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Put some environment on left column and some others on right in article with twocolumn option

I use the article class with the twocolumn option. I would like to put definition environments on the left column and example environments on the right column. For example : ...
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Conditional page break to start a new section

I am trying to have a conditional page break for a section if there is not enough space in the bottom. To be clear, when an new section starts I want to check if there is enough space (25% of the text ...
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Supertabular in twocolumn mode: Unwanted pagebreaks

For my current project I need multiple tables with 2 columns that span over multiple pages, and all in twocolumn mode! Supertabular should be the right choice for this, if I'm not wrong. The problem ...
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Optional newpage command

Does there exist a command (which I will call \newpageoptional) which acts in the following way: Text and code 1 \newpageoptional{ Text and code 2 } Text and code 3 The effect ...
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Preventing page break within quoting environment

I'm trying to typeset some sanskrit verses, surrounding them by a quoting environment for indentation. One line contains half a verse, the first half ended by |, the second by ||, and I would like to ...
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Penalty between paragraphs

How do I modify the penalty given to a pagebreak between paragraphs? I looked everywhere and could not figure out. If I really need to I can redefine \par but I'm unsatisfied with such a hack.
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Don't break page for new chapter unless chapter heading won't fully fit on current page

I am using the memoir class. I'm trying to ensure that new chapters happen on the same page as the last one, except in cases where parts of the chapter heading would have been split across two pages. ...
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Minipages across page breaks

I have defined a command that uses the minipage environment to format an "example" question within my document. \newcounter{Example} \newcommand{\example}[3]{% \refstepcounter{Example} ...
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Can LuaTeX change the PAGE-breaking algorithm

One of the often highlighted features in LuaTeX is the ability to replace the default TeX line-breaking algorithm by something else. I wonder if it is similarly possible to replace the page-breaking ...
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Verbatim without breaks

Hi I found a lot of questions which suggest something like How to box verbatim to prevent page break? to prevent breaks in a Verbatim environment. However this does not work for me as I display some ...
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Theorems spanning pages without losing width

I use declaretheoremstyle to declare a theorem environment. I like the format of shaded, it gives a special background color without shorten the width of a text. But one problem is that a theorem ...
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How to make glossary use the full textheight?

I am using the package glossaries to create a glossary in my document. My glossary is too long to fit on one page, therefore LaTeX automatically continues the table on the next page. However, the ...