{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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memoir \vplace / \vspace that breaks pages on content starting with a section header

When using memoir's \vplace environment, I've noticed that LaTeX tends prefer break before a \vplace when its content starts with a \{sub}section. So for example: ...
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How to make minipage spanning multiple pages

I'm using this resume template: https://github.com/deedydas/Deedy-Resume This template uses minipage to build a layout like : +-----------------+ | Header | +------+----------+ | | ...
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Prevent pagebreak between section header and figure

In a document, I have an appendix with several screenshots, i.e., the different figures are displayed without any descriptive text right after the section header. I notice, however, that in several ...
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force at least two lines on a page in using lstlisting

I use the lstlisting package a lot in my theses. Unfortunately, it sometimes renders the caption (at bottom of the listing) on the next page or starts the listing at the end of a page, renders no line ...
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No newpage after \printindex

MWE \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage{amssymb} \makeindex \begin{document} \index{One} \newpage \index{Two} \newpage \index{Five} \printindex \hfill ...
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Equation at page break forces widow line from previous paragraph

I have a two-column document, and I'm having some weird behavior at an automatic page break. I have some text followed by some equations like this: So that abutting triangles do not double-paint ...
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Prevent a page break across two different environment

I need to tie two different environments, i.e., prevent a page break from happening. I tried \nopagebreak, \nobreak, \begin{samepage}-\end{samepage}, but nothing worked. \begin{enumerate} \item .... ...
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Too large bottom margin with xtab (or supertabular)

I am using the xtab package to add a long table in a business report. A premature page break is added at each page, leaving a large bottom margin. Same problem occurs with package supertabular (on ...
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Do not count back of the title page in Page number in two side book style file

I am writing a thesis in which after the title page, the next page coming back to the title page. If I put \cleardoublepage\null, the next page comes to the right place but the page numbering starts ...
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Vertically align a list to the bottom of the page

When a list (in the example below, itemize, but I'm having the same trouble with lists defined using enumitem, and the exe environment of package gb4e) occurs at the bottom of the page, the last item ...
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Environment color within mdframed change after page break

I am creating teaching notes with examples and solutions. At the begining of the course, I provide to the students the lecture notes with the examples but blank solutions so they can fill the box ...
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How to make the align environment break at the right place?

I need to break an align environment. Is it possible to give hints to LaTeX about where to break or, better, where not to break? Here is a example: \documentclass{article} ...
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How can I place page breaks exactly?

I am planning to make a facsimile of a certain book in a certain edition. How can I tell LaTeX (LuaTeX, specifically) to place page breaks exactly where they appeared in the original?
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Treat first page like the rest

I am new to LaTeX, and I am having trouble with the first page since the first page is being treated differently from the rest. First custom headers and footers wouldn't apply to the first page, but I ...
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How to place amsmath equations at top of page ignoring \topskip?

I need every amsmath equation to place at the top of the page. So I use \noindent to do that. Everything is fine except equation+split environment. Than formula is placed a bit higher (by ...
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Problem with putting newpage command

I have document \documentclass[a4paper,24pt]{article} and \newpage command is making me trouble. I want to put appendix with figures on the separate page, but whenever I use \newpage command the ...
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Unexpected change in pagination when 'no' change in contents, using `boxedmini2e`

I am using the package boxedminipage2e to produce several framed boxes with some text inside. Because these boxes have a fixed height and width, I am expecting that whether or not these boxes contain ...
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Best way for page break with book tabs table

What is the best practice for the displaying of booktab tables with page break? I could not find any solution but when I use the code from my example, I get alawys confused by a missing separation ...
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LaTeX putting pagebreak before first section — bug? [duplicate]

LaTeX is putting a spurious pagebreak before the first section of this document. Why? How do I stop it? I understand that the document goes onto a second page, but the first page should have the first ...
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How to start half way down a page or skip some whitespace in a page?

In latex, one can use the command \newpage to skip to a new page. Is there a similar method of skipping to the next half way point in a page? (Whether this be halfway down the current page or just ...
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How to make the minipages continue after each other in one page?

I am not sure how to make these two minipages to follow right after each other rather than showing in two different pages while still there's space in the first page: ...
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Typesetting an infinite page

How would I go about typesetting a document which will end up being printed on a long continuous roll of paper. The paper is 21cm wide (a vertical A4 page width) and infinitely long. Obviously I ...
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Preventing page break at specific location

I am currently compiling a booklet of presentation abstracts. Each entry has a title (which I render as a \section*), an author, and the abstract text itself. For some of the entires, LaTeX decides ...
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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 [duplicate]

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} ...