{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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How can one ensure that footnotes page-wrap only from verso (back, even-numbered) to recto (front, odd-numbered) pages?

How can one ensure that footnotes page-wrap only from verso (back, even-numbered) to recto (front, odd-numbered) pages? With the following code, the line to which the second footnote is attached ...
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No page break after index with idxlayout

In the idxlayout manual I read that the memoir class with twocolumn options forces a page break after the index. Is there any way around this behavior? I would like the following to remain on one ...
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Change side wallpapers between pages

My document has graphics on its left and right border on each page, I use the package wallpaper for that: \newcommand{\dsaSetDefaultPageBorders}{ \ULCornerWallPaper{}{./fanpaket/balken-links.png} ...
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How can one keep a \section from being at the end of a page?

Given LaTeX likeso: \section{Heading} Here is some text after the heading. How could one prevent the Heading from showing up at the very bottom of the page? In other words, how could one prevent ...
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Page breaks within the cases environment

I am using the cases environment multiple times within the align environment, inputting fairly long equations. This creates a lot of white space, which I would like to get rid of. Any suggestions of ...
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How to generate a “<section> continued” heading after page-break?

This is a follow-up question of the answer to Re-displaying section headings after page-breaks As in the follow-up question, I would like to repeat the section heading after a page break, but ...
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How to make 2 tables appear one next to another?

I have a document with three tables. These three tables currently are too long for the page, so I would like to make 2 tables appear next to each other and then make the third table appear below them. ...
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How to prevent page break in the last three lines of an environment?

I want to create an environment, thats content should not allowed a page break in the last three lines of the last paragraph. If the last three lines of the text inside the environment reach the ...
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Automatically applying wrapfig hotfix only when a section heading is the last thing on a page

I have the same problem as the user 'mrf' on Wrapfig and page breaks after section heading (see link for MWE and hotfix). Using wrapfig basically messes up the document flow such that section ...
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How to prevent pagebreak in quote environment?

\begin{quote} ``No matter how far apart the particles are when we try to collect one of them the relative probabilities of finding it in different places are strongly affected by the `interference ...
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Tricky pagebreaking problem

I have a problem with some pagebreakings in my thesis. I have used a recursive \afterpage{\clearpage} based macro in order to alternate text and figures, which works fine, most of the time. However, ...
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Insert a blank page after current page

I want to insert a blank page in a document so that the text would be added to the content of the current page till it reaches end of the page, the next page would be empty, and the text continue from ...
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Prevent page break after first line of example

I would like to find a way to prevent a page break between the first line of the example in following code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{gb4e} \begin{document} ...
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\afterpage not called after page break

In this example \documentclass{article} \usepackage[a6paper,landscape,margin=1cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{afterpage,refcount,lastpage} ...
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Re-displaying section headings after page-breaks (with titlesec)

This is a follow up question to Re-displaying section headings after page-breaks. The top answer by Werner works, but not when the package titlesec is loaded. Is another solution possible which does ...
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Breaking pages with boxes in boiboites-like

I want to find a method for breaking boxes of my environments of examples (in arabic, with polyglossia.. see ECM below) I saw that mdframed do something like this, but I'm using my own package ...
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Is LaTeX intended for unattended typesetting?

With markup converters like Pandoc, it is now possible to generate LaTeX documents without ever touching any LaTeX code. However, obtaining aesthetic page breaks for slightly complex documents, ...
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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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Proper vertical spacing and pagebreaks in custom environment

I would like to design a simple environment which displays examples. This is what I got so far: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{parskip} \usepackage{lipsum} \makeatletter ...
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Figure location in the bottom of the document

In my paper the last page should contain reference only, but my figures keep popping in the last page. How can I force them not to appear in the last page / force the last page to consist of reference ...
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\nopagebreak and \penalty

What is the difference between \nopagebreak and \penalty? (Other than the obvious fact that their arguments are measured on different scales.) When should one use one, and when the other?
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Subsection on new page if it doesnt fit

I have many subsections in my document. Each subsection is quite short (each subsection consists of five to ten lines). I want to have more than one subsection on each page but I don't want a ...
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\parskip setting effect on page break?

What is the effect of the \parskip-setting on where LaTeX does the page break? I wonder why there is a page break before the paragraph-headline with my \parskip settings (unless I insert the ...
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How to show \listoffigures and \listoftables on one page and in the ToC?

Is it possible to put the list of figures and tables onto one page? I only have two tables in my thesis, so having it on an extra page looks quite bad. I've read about the tocloft package and tried ...
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Adding page breaks to pandoc latex template when converting markdown

Perhaps I'm missing something, but is there a way to either (a) ensure that pandoc places pagebreaks before level 1 and level 2 headers in markdown (#,##), or (b) hide \newpage from other markdown ...
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Typesetting limitations of LaTeX

What are the typesetting limitations of LaTeX? In other words what are the things that desktop publishing and word processing programs do better than LaTeX? I am not really interested in things that ...
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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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How to avoid page-breaks inside paragraphs?

I would like to know if there is any global command that would prevent any page-breaks inside paragraphs. I'd rather have the whole paragraph on the next page instead of having it cut in the middle. I ...
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Squeeze some more lines on the current page

During the last phase of layout I frequently get a single line or two on a separate page. Rather then pulling the whole paragraph on that last page I would like to "squeeze" the lines on the previous ...
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bigfoot, paragraph-style footnotes, and premature page breaks

When using the bigfoot package and its paragraph-style footnotes, sometimes page breaks are inserted in the main text although there's room for another line. I've nailed down the problem in the ...
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Prevent page breaks between item heading and item content

I have headings that appear before items in an enumerated list. The problem is that I think it looks ugly when a heading appears at the end of a page with the content of that heading on the next page. ...
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How to force LaTeX to keep section/subsection headings with one line below it on the bottom of the current page?

By default, LaTeX allows a page break after the first two lines of paragraphs following section/subsection headings, but I would like to keep the section heading with even one line below it at the ...
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Breaking equation through pages

In a former post I learnt how to break an align equation by using the \allowdisplaybreaks command on the preamble. However, I found the package breqn, which is impressive! So far I've been unable to ...
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Why is a page break added at the end of a column set in ConTeXt?

I have a document containing some 1-column and 2-column passages, mixed, e.g.: This sentence has no column- s. This part of are balanced the document such that t- has two col- he lines are ...
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How to split algorithm2e over two pages

I'm using algorithm2e package but my algorithm does not fit in only one page. Is there any way to split it over two pages, even if manually? If doing it manually, we can use two algorithm ...
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Formatting a book with scene markers

I'm laying out my wife's book using LaTeX; I'm using KOMA-Script scrbook as my document class, but I don't think that my question here is specific to KOMA. Between certain scenes, we have scene ...
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How to make a list of unbreakable items?

In continuation of this question, I tried to make a list of items each consisting of unbreakable text. This can be done manually using minipage: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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Selective page break

Is there a way to select a float for three rows so that the page break will push the set of three rows to the next page instead of breaking between the rows? In the following example the second line ...
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penalize page breaks in \lstlistings

I have a document with some rather lengthy \lstlisting's (source code snippets). It looks really bad if there is a page break within a listing/snippet. Thus I tried to avoid page breaks in listings by ...
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Getting no pagebreaks in numbered paragraph mode using eledmac

Could someone help with getting no page breaks while typing 4 line-paragraphed texts in \pstart and \pend paragraph groups in eledmac. I'm typesetting a multilingual critical edition using XeLaTeX ...
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Creating flashcards with LaTeX

As the current semester is almost over and my lecturenotes-typesetting project draws to a close, I start learning the definitions with flashcards. I've created the flashcards automatically with a ...
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Group statements, avoid pagebreak

I make an FAQ document, for this I redefined environments like \newenvironment{question} % no indenting, bold and new paragraph {\setlength\parindent{0pt}\bfseries} {\par} \newenvironment{answer} % ...
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Group content side by side possibly spanning more than a single page

I have data consisting of groups of key-value pairs and associated images. I'd like the key-value pairs to show in a table to the right of the images. Like this: The above screenshot is produced by ...
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Splitting verbatim inside figure across pages

I want to include a long section of verbatim text, which is too long for a single page, inside a figure with a caption. Unfortunately, when the verbatim environment is put into a figure, it does not ...
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Bad pagebraks in longtable (empty table on second page)

I have some strange problem with my longtables. In some tables there is a pagebreak after the last row and on the second page there is the table header printed again without following content. I use ...
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Can I automatically split an ocg environment over page breaks

I want to display ocgs in a pdf and use the ocgx package to achieve this. Sometimes the content I have in the environment is so long it needs a page break. This is incompatible with the ocg system and ...
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minted truncates the code if it doesn't fit into one page

minted works well when the code snippet is short, or fit into one page. The problem occurs when I pasted a code snippet with several hundred lines. Sometimes it processed but the output was truncated; ...
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How to override a subclass of book to get TOC on even page?

I am trying to get my table of contents on a verso page (i.e., an even-numbered one). I have seen several threads on similar topics here, and many of them recommend making your own command more or ...
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Vertical spacing for writing answers

I couldn't find any answers to this issue, so I hope you LaTeX gurus can help me out. I am formatting a study guide with the KOMA scrbook class. Throughout there are (enumerated) lists of discussion ...
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Treat floatbarriers like page borders?

When I use the figure environment I like using [bt] options. I now have subsections acting as floatbarriers (using the extraplaceins package), and [b] / [t] does not work due to my restraining ...