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{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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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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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 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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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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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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openany for hepthesis

Hi I'm using the hepthesis template and I creates a empty page before any new chapter. Since it is build upon scrbook, is there anyway to use something like openany \documentclass[openany]{hepthesis} ...
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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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\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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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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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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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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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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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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Find point of page break in an external document

I am creating multiple versions of a document from a single LaTeX source. Specifically, I have a series of lessons that have an instructor version (with notes and answers) and a plain student version. ...
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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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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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penalize page breaks in \lstlistings [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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How to avoid footnote split? [duplicate]

Maybe the second footnote is too long, it splits into two parts at the bottom of the page as following picture shows. What should I do to avoid this? Thanks
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prevent page break while returning to twocolumn

I'm writing a IEEE conference paper. The format of paper is \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} For inserting a wide image i switched to one column using \onecolumn The image took half of my page. ...
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clean, breakable left-aligned array-like environment

The centered, yet left-aligned aspect of \begin{array}{lll} ... \end{array} is what I usually go with to give a list of conditions. My only problem with it, is that it is not breakable, so I try to ...
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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 ...
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Splitting an algorithm across two columns

Consider the following short example, where a two column page is selected, and the algorithm is split across the two columns using a manual \pagebreak within the algorithm's code: ...
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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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Suppress something if at the end or beginning of a page

I would like to suppress the horizontal rule between the mdframed boxes if it occurs at the top or bottom of a page. I found this partial solution which makes use of \cleaders. But it is nor working. ...
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Overfull vbox - text paragraph not page breaking

I've got what seems to me to be a fairly simple article document. The issue is that the first page doesn't break onto the second (it seems until there's a new section or subsection). Whatever is there ...
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LaTeX is moving my section to a new page

I'm just wondering, why LaTeX always moves my section to a new page, even without using the new page command. This will look like the following, and does only happen for this particular section Do ...
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How to prevent page breaking for lstinputlistings? [duplicate]

In my pdf created from latex sources I can see that sometimes \lstinputlisting will have a page break in the middle just because it happened to be in the end of the page. I would like to prevent it. ...
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\pagebreak[number] only breaks with number = 4

I wanted to try out encouraging of pagebreak using \pagebreak[number]. As far for now it only breaks the page when I define \pagebreak[4] and only then (it won't work on any other circumstances). ...
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Insert newpage before section but prevent pagebreak after part

Maybe some of you can already guess what I'm trying to achieve; I want to redefine some commands with the following result: every \section should start on a new page except for sections which are ...
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Using a package only for certain tables

I am using the tabularx environment since it the X component of the columns is very useful and necessary for the tables I want to produce. However, a single one of my tables is longer that a page, and ...
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Why is there only one question on the second page? Using Exam Class

I am trying to format this exam; however, the number of question per page is horrible. There is no logical reason why there is only one question on the second page and several on the next page and ...
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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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tocloft moving toc onto title page below abstract

I am using the tocloft package in order to reduce the space between the toc header and the table of contents itself. However, the package is causing the table of contents to move up onto the title ...
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long abstract not continuing to next page in ERDC style

I am trying out a report format with the ERDC style, but using pdflatex, the abstract is limited to 1 page - the text just disappears off the bottom of the page and won't continue. I've looked through ...
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Page Layout of Songs Package problems

I'm creating a Songbook from the songs package. Currently I am having an issue with the format of the page. If the song is too long it doesn't break on the page end and goes to the second column. ...
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Extra blank page mysteriously being made to appear (XeTeX)

At https://gist.github.com/8210807 I've gisted the TeXShop Console messages for three runs of the same .tex file along with that file. Now when I typeset that .tex, a strange blank page is created ...
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Prevent page from overflowing

Occasionally document overflows into the next page by few words or line. Though this can be adjusted manually by changing a font size or spacing, can it be automatically done? By automatic, I mean if ...
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Unbreakable section

I would like to know if there is any global command that would prevent any page-breaks inside sections. All my sections are short enough. I read some solutions, such as Absolutely, definitely, ...
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How do \widowpenalty and \clubpenalty interact for a 2-line paragraph?

Sometimes \\* does not suffice to prevent a linebreak. Adding {\widowpenalty10000 \par} or {\clubpenalty10000 \par} helps if the separated line is paragraph-final and stranded at the top of a page ...
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Custom pagebreak in align equation

I got the following problem: Right now I am checking my equations, which are usually written in align. This looks great in most of the cases, but sometimes the pagebreaks are weird, ie there is a lot ...
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How to force a text to appear after a table

I have to show a set of four tables: one after another. Each table has almost middle page of information, and I really need them to appear before the next block of text. An example of LaTeX code is ...
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How to force \paragraph to start on a new page

If \paragraph{abc} text text text text text text text text text text ... text is on the bottom of page \paragraph stays at the bottom while the content is moved to top of the next page. How to ...
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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} % ...