{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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tabular extend beyond a page

I have a large dataset to show in tabular format. The problem is that it doesn't page break into more pages. And the excess is not being displayed. This is how i used the tabular tag ...
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Two paragraphs side-by-side and page breaks

I have a little mind puzzle here. This idea was bugging me since I saw a question about breaking cells in a table on a page break. Let's think of a table row that's built from cells that are ...
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Page breaks within moderncv

I'm typesetting a document with lengthy itemize lists and in most cases LaTeX leaves lots of empty space before the environment in order to get it entirely on one page. How can I encourage LaTeX to ...
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How to split text from one cell on several pages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create a table that spans over multiple pages, breaking single rows I have a longtable. One of cells has a very long list which which doesn't fit on one page. As ...
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Open right for front matter

My front matter (abstract, table of contents, etc) does not start on the right hand side despite my chapters doing so. How do I ensure that these pages also start on the right hand side? The latex ...
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Is it wrong to use \clearpage instead of \newpage?

The commands \newpage and \clearpage both force a page break. In addtion, the latter command also "flushes" all pending floats from the stack, i.e., forces them to be typeset starting on the page that ...
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Finding all widows and orphans

There have been several questions about how to avoid widows and orphans, so let me first state that that is not the question here. I know I can try and tweak the settings but that it's still possible ...
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Page breaking problem with exam.cls

For some time, version 2.01 of the exam document class has been used in my department. In the future we are going to use the latest version (currently 2.4), and this has to be customised so that ...
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Page breaking prohibition in some rows of the table

I use the longtable package. Its allow command \\*, for page breaking prohibition on row. Here the code, where \\* does not prohibit page breaking. (on line 44) Generaed pdf here: ...
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\AddEverypageHook just checks the first page

I am totally new to LaTeX and right now I'm trying to find out how everything works. For the following code I get a background picture only on the first page although I want to have it on all odd ...
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Editing the bibliography without changing citations in the text

Preparing my manuscript for publication, I need to manually redact the bibliography I generated with biblatex (style authortitle-dw) and Biber. This is mostly about fixing the line and page breaks ...
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Force a caption to be on the same page as a figure

I'm using the overpic environment to include figures, and the memoir class to add captions. How do I force the caption to always stay on the same page as its corresponding figure? Below is my MWE. ...
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Force a block of text to be impervious to page breaks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unbreakable block I have a block of text (possibly comprising many paragraphs) near the end of a page. The page break is being inserted in the middle of this block--how ...
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Move cell with rowspan on next page

I use multirow package and ltablex package for multipage tables. I have a problem, when cell with rowspan breaks between pages. Then horizontal lines are not drawn ...
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Forcing a new section to begin after previous captions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid splitting tables between sections I have noticed that, by default, when you open a new section, it could interfere with the contents from the previous ...
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labbook/scrbook new chapter not on separate page

I am using labbook document class which relies on scrbook. It starts a new page for each chapter, which I don't want to happen. Is there a way to force it to procede with a new chapter on the same ...
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Why does (La)TeX break the page in this situation?

I have the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[cp1252]{inputenc} \usepackage[showframe]{geometry} \usepackage{environ} \usepackage{tabularx,array,booktabs} \NewEnviron{woche}[2]{ ...
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Table spanning multiple pages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make a table that takes up more than a single page? I want to make a table in LaTeX span multiple pages in a way that it retains the same column headings on ...
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Title page plus table of contents

I am writing a paper for my candidacy exam. I am using book class, but I want my name and the title to appear on the first page with the Table of Contents instead of appearing in a sepearte page. ...
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How to insert a blank page or other annotation space next to each page

For a questionaire-alike document, I want to add a blank page next to every other page. These pages must get the default headers, footers etceteras and should be included in the page numbering. This ...
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biblatex: No pagebreak in bibliography entry

Is it possible to tell biblatex to never split a bibliography entry across two pages? Ideally this should work for both \cite and \fullcite.
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How to replace a large block of text by an empty block of the same size?

I know there exists the \phantom command, but does it work on large blocks of text (containing several paragraphs or even several pages)? What I want is to have some commands, call them \hide and ...
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How to create a table that spans over multiple pages, breaking single rows

With the longtable package one can create a table that spans over multiple pages. The problem is that it will never break a row in two: either it stays entirely in the current page or it is moved ...
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Not breakable list across pages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make a list of unbreakable items? How to prevent pagebreak in description environment My short list is split across two pages. Two bullets are on the end of one ...
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Inserting a new page to ToC in memoir [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I force ToC not to end with a chapter? Does anyone know a way of adding a \newpage (or similar) to the ToC. One of my chapter headings is at the bottom of a page ...
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align* but show one equation number at the end

I am using align*, but I still need an equation number. I know one solution is to use align and add \nonumber to all lines but the last. Is there a 'lazy' way to do it? I searched a little and found ...
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Long equation does not page break

I have a series of equations steps, about 20 lines or so. I would like to have it automatically decide page break when necessary, but it resists and always tries to stay in a whole page, rendering the ...
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How to remove page break after \part in report/book

I have tried to look through, but I couldn't find a clear solution on this. I have a document that uses report with multiple \chapters in multiple \parts as: \part{foo} \chapter{uno} \chapter{dos} ...
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Fixing formatting errors created by long eqnarrays

I'm writing a paper in which I have long eqnarrays, many of them 10 lines or longer. Since TeX seems to not want to page-break these equations, this results in weird formatting, eg pages that have ...
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is it possible to span multiples pages in multicolumn?

I have documents generated like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{longtable} \begin{document} \begin{longtable}{|p{7cm}|p{7cm}|} \multicolumn{2}{p{14cm}}{ Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, ...
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Longtable does not break correctly when used with \specialrule instead of \hline

I'm writing an application that generate latex code, therefore the solution must be the most generic possible to ensure that it will generate clean pdf all the time. I would like to let my users ...
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Custom numbered paragraphs gives odd page breaks

I was writing a specification document needing numbered paragraphs. I implemented it like this: \reversemarginpar \newcommand\countparagraphs{ \everypar{% \addtocounter{paragraph}{1}% ...
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Quotes on a new page using \quotchap?

I am trying to use \quotchap to put some text before the chapter title using \begin{savequote} The Quote \qauthor{Quote Author} \end{savequote} What I wanted was to put all the text on a page ...
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Wrong page number for List of Figures within Table of Contents

I have a problem when I typeset my document. The document class is book. I added the List of Figures to Table of Contents manually using following command: \newpage \phantomsection\label{listoffig} ...
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Footnote separator for wrapped footnote, problems with Hebrew

In a previous question I asked how to format the footnote separator for wrapped footnotes. However, the provided solution unfortunately did not seem to work with my document. Now I have found that ...
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Enlarge a single page

How may I enlarge a single page in LaTeX? I need this for the summary of a thesis that has to fit on a single page without respect to an eyecandy design. In order to move the lower border, I was ...
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How to check if a section title (or any heading) is the first line of a new page?

I would like to be able to use an \if command to check if a \section appears on the first line of a new page. If a section heading is the first line of a new page, I would like to then adjust some of ...
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Minted split code into two pages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: minted truncates the code if it doesn't fit into one page I am using minted in order to write some Objective-C code inside a report I am trying to create. I use it ...
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bigfoot: only break footnotes across double-page spread

The bigfoot handles the breaking of footnotes across pages quite well, but personally I don't like it if I have to turn the page to read a complete footnote. Therefore my question: Is it possible to ...
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table and page break inside list

For a cooperative latex document with a lot of authors, it was decided to use tables for certain structures. Therefore, I have to cope with the problem of automatic page breaks of tables that only ...
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Footnote separator for wrapped footnote

In a text I am writing I have a couple of quite long footnotes which start on one page and continue on the next one. In order to comply with style requirements the line separating the body text and ...
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How to prevent a page break between section title and colored rule?

I use \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} to customize the design of my sections, subsections... In particular, i have : \titleformat{\section}% {\large\sffamily\bfseries}% {My Section \arabic{section} ...
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Force no breaks after manual biographies in book doc class

After successfully applying tips on how to insert multiple manual bibliographies I have a new problem: each bibliography begins on a new page. This does not look good, and I tried supressing it with ...
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Longtable alternative for twocolumn documents?

Is there a recommended method for incorporating multi-page tables into twocolumn documents? It's clear that the longtable package isn't set up to deal with documents of more than one column. Is ...
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Footnotemark and footnotetext on different pages

Is there a way to permit footnotes to begin on a page subsequent to the one on which they were invoked? If the footnote is separated by no more than 1 page from the invoking line of text, then this is ...
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How to prevent page breaks inside words? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Suppressing hyphenation across pages I would like to prevent page breaking from happening inside a word. In other words, hyphenation should not take place between pages. ...
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Can I write a macro for placing a vertical, breakable rule along arbitrary paragraphs without an output routine?

I answered a question last week about creating a continuous but breakable rule next to an arbitrary number of paragraphs in Plain TeX. My solution gathered the paragraphs to rule in a vbox; my output ...
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Automatically reorder floats to fill page

I have a document consisting only of floats, and I would like to order them so as to use the least number of pages. In my case, each float contains song lyrics, but they could easily be poems or code ...
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XeLaTeX, hyperref and page breaking [closed]

Using XeLaTeX, loading the hyperref package apparently changes the way in which (reconfigured) widow and orphan penalties work — so they reappear, just as if I had not altered the values for the ...
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Avoid page break after \item-followed-by-newline

My document has multiple occurrences of the code fragment \item~\newline \begin{center} \includegraphics{...} \end{center} \item and occasionally, the first item comes right at the end of a page, ...