{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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Captioning an mdframed box without making unbreakable

I would like to a have a caption below my mdframed box (outside the border if possible) which sometimes span across multiple pages. I managed to create a caption several ways but the pagebreaks are ...
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TikZ mdframed environment: close box at end of page and continue on next

I used the Excursus environment as a template to create my own box like this: \usepackage[style=1,leftmargin=0pt,rightmargin=0pt,framemethod=TikZ]{mdframed} \newenvironment{boxtype1}{% ...
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\columnbreak doesn't work

With the following code: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage{multicol} \begin{document} \begin{multicols}{2} \noindent Vediamo un po' di testo a due colonne. Proviamo a cambiar colonna: ...
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Split mdframed environment occasionally skips page

I'm currently using the mdframed package for a custom environment for my master's thesis. In rare cases, the environment shows some rather strange behaviour — the correctly split environment (i.e. the ...
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multipage tables with ctable package

Does anybody know if it is possible to have a multipage table with the package ctable (I know that it is possible with longtable)? My code is the following: \documentclass{article} ...
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Heading at the bottom of the page

I'm typesetting a large document (phdthesis) with pdflatex and I'm using KOMAscriptand the scrreprtdocument class. I was very surprised as I saw a heading (\subsubsection) standing at the bottom of a ...
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Redefine \tableofcontents to start a new page after the ToC

How can I properly redefine \tableofcontentsto include a \newpage or \clearpageafter the table of contents?
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Make Bibliography part and Conclusions part appear in the same page

I have a part of the document where the Conclusions and then the Bibliography are exposed, just as I show here: Conclusions is introduced with this code: \chapter*{Conclusions} ...
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How to undo the feasible breakpoints of `lstlisting`?

Is there a way to prohibit pagebreaking at the beginning/end of an lstlisting environment? I'm trying to keep together the following two pairs of lines: the first line of lstlisting and the line ...
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Is there any opposite of newpage?

Is there any command which is the opposite of \newpage/\pagebreak/\clearpage, i.e. which goes back a page instead of going forward, similarly to the way you can use \vspace to move the current ...
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How to ensure document total page numbers is a multiple of four?

I'm producing a document (book class) that will ultimately be produced using offset lithography. It's therefore useful to ensure the total number of pages is a multiple of four by adding as many blank ...
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Longtable: page breaks within row possible?

I am editing a longtable. Some of my cells contain a lot of text. Page breaks seem to happen only where table rows end/begin. I'd like, however, for the rows to span pages; it's fine with me if, for ...
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What happens when \textheight changes mid-document?

I know it's generally considered to be unwise, but I need to understand what happens when \textheight changes mid-document. From this example, it appears that the change takes effect on the next page, ...
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Can I make some vertical material disappear if it occurs next to a page break?

I'd like to place a horizontal rule above each section title, to separate the new section from the text before it. But I don't want the rule to appear if the section begins on a new page, since that ...
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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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Excursus environment using mdframed: Issue with page breaks

This question is a follow-up question to: Access mdframed node coordinates with TikZ? @MarcoDaniel: Awesome package (mdframed)! Nice clean code, too. @Tobi: I really like your new excursus ...
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Prevent xtab breaking table too soon

Xtab breaks a long table spanning multiple pages too soon -- see my screenshot: The output seems rather unsightly to me. Can I make it take more of the available space? Alternatively, is there a ...
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Force pagebreak after every sentence/paragraph

Is there a way to force a pagebreak after every sentence or paragraph? This may seem like an odd thing to do, but for catching typos and just general editing I find it much easier to look at a ...
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How to keep the last page number even?

I want to make sure the last page always be even, so I defined command as the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[paperwidth=302pt,paperheight=400pt, offset=0pt, ...
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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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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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Prevent page break after \midrule in \longtable

I'm trying to tell longtable to only issue a page break at one specific point (by using \\*. Putting a \midrule anywhere near that point causes a page break after the midrule, and not where I want it ...
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two chapters on same page in memoir

I am writing a preface, which consists of roughly ten sentences describing my work. I have to write this in both English and Swedish. Same content, merely different languages. I have chosen to have ...
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suppress pagebreaks in titletoc's titlecontents* blocks

How do I suppress pagebreaks in the toc "paragraphs" produced by titlesec's \titlecontents* command without stopping linebreaks between subsections? The follwoing suppresses linebreaks within ...
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Forcing new chapter not to start on an odd page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Chapter on the right side - How to turn it off? I am using a document class amsbook which I like very much, except for one thing: each new chapter starts on an ...
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Removing extra page before and after \tableofcontents

My main file generate extra page before \tableofcontents with header title "Table of contents". How can I remove this page? I am copying the main.tex file code for your reference. ...
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What is the proper way to prevent text from splitting across columns and pages?

I have some description environments which I do not wish to have split across columns or pages. Is there some command which can be placed around an item to ensure that it will never be split across ...
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How to prevent page breaks in lists? (“Exam” class)

I'm using the exam class to prepare a test. Unfortunately, the package allows page breaks inside the solution list of a question. Considering this toy example: \question Example of question. Choose ...
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Environment with first paragraph in bold and no pagebreaks

I would like to setup a new environment which typesets the first paragraph in boldface, the following paragraphs in normal text, and with (possibly) no pagebreaks between the first paragraph and the ...
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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 place text on the second page of the frontmatter in ConTeXt?

I need to put the copyright text on the second page of my ConTeXt document, on the verso page. I am using \startfrontmatter and \startstandardmakeup to create the title and authorship pages in the ...
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How to avoid the break of framed/shaded?

I have a problem with the framed environment. I am writing a document (article), and several parts of it have a gray background. Unfortunately, when a new page comes, such a shaded environment is cut ...
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Colored Curly Brackets spanning across multiple pages

This is just a thought that came for the notes I am working on, I have a need to create curly brackets which span across multiple pages. I don't know if this is possible to do or not. my curly ...
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Faulty page-break in longtable: starts with endfoot

while intensively using the longtable environment, I ran into a situation where a the table is broken to the next page immediately after its endfoot line, without any real table row on the starting ...
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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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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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Add Appendix with correct page to ToC

I am failing to add a heading for the appendix to the ToC with the correct page number: \documentclass{scrbook} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \chapter{test} \appendix ...
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Shaded with “continue on next page”

I am using the shaded environment in the framed package to wrap some text lines that may go across two different pages. If there is a crossing of pages, I'd like to automatically add a line "(continue ...
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Prevent column break in multicolumn index

I am using imakeidx to generate a multicolumn index with makeindex. Here is an excerpt from my .ind: \item \BRbooktitlestyle {\BRepistlenumberstyle {1}Jean} \subitem ...
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Iterate over pages and set variable

I am looking for a way to take the output of a pageref, iterating through, and assigning a property to each of those pages. Specifically, I want to take this: \documentclass{article} ...
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Disable or heavily penalise pagebreaking at a specified place

Is there a way in LaTeX to disable (or heavily penalise) pagebreaking at a specified place? Here's an example: \documentclass[]{minimal} \usepackage[a6paper]{geometry} % demonstration use only ...
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longtable multirow problem with cmidrule and nopagebreak

I'm trying to reimplement the David Carlisle solution given here for breaking long tables over certain rows (breaking in \hline commnands instead \cline ones). This solution is complemented with the ...
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Per-chapter blank page disappears after Chapter 2

I use LaTeX with the document class book. I´d like a blank page between chapters but it works only after Chapter 1. I've tried to force a blank page with \newpage, \clearpage and \cleardoublepage and ...
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keeping the last line of one paragraph with the first line of the next paragraph or list in a \raggedbottom context

I often introduce new text with the last line of a paragraph, terminated by a colon. Perhaps the text before and after is ordinary text (between pages 1 and 2 in the example), or the text thereafter ...
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empty page afterpage listings

I get an emptypage on multi page listings if I use listings with afterpage. \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{afterpage} \begin{document} \afterpage{% %some fancy stuff } ...
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Frame breaks inside mdframed environment with beamer class

The mdframed environment fails to break into several pages (slides) when used in a frame environment from the beamer class. In the other hand, the boitecoloriee environment from the boites package ...
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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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Appendices one after another

I am writing a document with the following documentclass: \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,openright,12pt]{report} Since I have some Appendices to the text and they are rather small, I was thinking ...
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Multipages side by side listings

Could you tell me what should I do to be able to insert multipages, side by side listings in Latex document? I have already tried with \begin{minipage}, but it doesn't work with multipages. EDIT: ...
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Using lstlistings in two columns

My goal is to display source code (awk, Python, R and SAS) and text (their output) side-by-side. Both are loaded from external files, and can be pretty long sometimes (pagebreaking is inevitable), the ...