{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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Remove pagebreak after a chapter (Only for one chapter!)

I am using the report style. I have a conclusion chapter and an acknowledgement chapter. I want to bind them together as they are both very short. I want to remove the Pagebreak after conclusion but ...
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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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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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How to prevent page breaks from appearing at the point where a sub-itemized list begin in ConTeXt?

I have a lengthy document containing lots of itemized lists, in two levels. It is like this, but often much longer: \startitemize[r] \item This is a statement. \startitemize[n] ...
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“Scene breaks” — Blank lines that are nonblank at the top/bottom of a page

In many novels, a scene break is typeset as a blank line between paragraphs, except when that line would be the first or last on a page (and thus difficult to distinguish from the top/bottom margin), ...
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Page break after every section

The skeleton of my document is: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,textcomp,amssymb,geometry,graphicx} \begin{document} \maketitle \section*{1.} \begin{itemize} \item[(a)] ...
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Prevent page break without removing vertical space

I have a single sentence paragraph that introduces a list, and LaTeX is trying to insert a page break between the paragraph and its list, which I find unacceptable. I can prevent that page break with ...
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Allow page break in reference list

I am using the elsart-num bibliography style in an article document class. I find that my references overflow the page (only half of the citations show up). Any clues as to what I might be missing ...
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How to circumvent a late \pagetotal reset to 0pt?

Below example demonstrates at the beginning of each paragraph how \pagetotal is not always reset to 0pt at the beginning of the page. This appears to interfere with my attempt to automatically clear a ...
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longtable does not break

I am using a longtable environment to put some graph images in (perfectly works in all the other figures with tabular environments that i have produced already) However, when in comes to the ...
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I need an hrule, but not when at the top of the page

I have a multi-page document that has many small sections split with \hrule lines. Occasionally a section will end immediately before a page break, and so the next section will begin right at the top ...
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Make every other page a float page (or empty) [duplicate]

I would like to be able to make every other page in a double-sided document be a float page or empty (apart from header w/page number). Ideally this would be the verso page and all floats (unless ...
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How to force a page break in LyX?

Page break, New page, Clear page, Clear double page functions does not work for me in LyX. I tried to enter them via Insert ->.... and via LaTeX code \pagebreak etc. But I desperately need to brake a ...
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Show footnotes on odd pages only

I'm writing my thesis using the scrbook-class. Is it possible to display footnotes only on the odd (right) pages? This should mean that \footnote{something} should be collected on even pages and ...
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How can I prevent a column break before the first sub-entry in the index?

I am writing my indices with imakeidx and I want to use sub-entries as well. As you can see on my image, I am getting a column break which I think is making it more difficult to understand. Can I ...
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How to insert a blank page depending on current page number?

I postprocess my PDF produced from my LaTeX-document through pdfbook and want to have the last page appear on the back cover. Thus, I need to have as many pages inserted before the last page so it ...
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How to change the abstract to have no page break afterwards

I am writing a thesis in the report document class. I have a title page that is separate. On the next page I want the Abstract and the Acknowledgements: \begin{abstract} This is the abstract. ...
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Remove column break before bibliography

I am writing a document using the ACM SIG Procedings template whose summarized structure is as follows (it uses 2 columns). I am using PDFLatex and Bibtex. \documentclass{sig-alternate-2013} ...
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Glue at bottom of page

I'm writing a lengthy document which will have prompts typically between 2 and 5 lines long with a space after each prompt for notes. Ideally I want a 2-inch space with a stretch of 1 in and a ...
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Blank page with page number after list of figures

I am getting a blank page after list of figures after compiling my TeX code. When I use \clearpage command, the page is removed but it reduces the total number of pages in my entire document. I am ...
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Trouble with Bible Style page header lines

I'm attempting to typeset a Bible for my mom and I'm running into a few problems and I was hoping someone here could help. First I'll start with the easy question. I'm currently using two columns ...
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PDF not generated but I see no error!

I am having a lot of trouble adding png images and also with hyphenations, All of a suddent I was adding the following tkiz scheme and when I add the lattest part I started getting a bunch of ...
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Creating variable pagebreaks

Is it possible to procedurally generate page breaks by measuring text/page space? I am having a problem which you can see here: There are two problems in this picture. First, the heading should ...
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ToC page numbering occasionally wrong after using vspace [closed]

I'm writing my dissertation and have a few sections that are small, less than a page, each with a figure. I'm letting the figures float to the next section to keep them from being on a page by ...
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How to handle unnecessary whitespace leading to widows/orphans?

I'm working on my paper using TexMaker and this is what's happening: I'm getting unnecessary whitespace before paragraph 'B'. As a result of the unnecessary whitespace I have a widow/orphan of an ...
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thmbox splits theorems in two pages and the option “nocut” produces many empty spaces in pages.

this is a follow up to the problem described here. I have the same problem and the proposed solution does not completely solve the problem. I mean, it does solve the problem but also creates another ...
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How to prevent page break between section heading and longtabu table?

I have created a minimal working example (MWE) consisting of a section and a longtabu table. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{longtable,tabu} \begin{document} An initial line of text \vskip ...
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Peculiar pagebreak problem with nested environments

I have been trying to make custom theorem environments because the classical newtheorem command does not suit my needs. I have been stuck with a pagebreak problem which I explain below. Here is the ...
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Pagenotes and printing

I'm working on a collection of questions for an anatomy course. For most of the questions there will be a collection of "inputs/answers" made as pagenotes ...which works out nice, but... I'm looking ...
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Making one column which is too wide for a page in two pages

I am writing a book using latex, with pages of tables to make the horizontal and vertical alignment of the text and equations strict and precise. However there is a column (on every page) which is too ...
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Clear column on a double column document [duplicate]

How do I clear a column in a double column document? I have two floats, and I want each to occupy a different column. \clearpage before the second float puts it on a new page, while \pagebreak does ...
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Using needspace for every paragraph with LyX

I am using 2.0.5.1 on a windows XP OS. I have MikTeX 2.9 installed. I am trying to use the needspace package. As such I have opened MikTex installed it , then refreshed FNDB via the 'Settings' in ...
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mathtools: the use of intertext in align

If I use \intertext{some sentence or two} and then continue align, will the align environment break across a page break where the text is inserted or is it still unbreakable? If it is still ...
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Insertion of a single blank page [duplicate]

I am trying to finish my thesis which will be printed two sided. Here is the core of my latex document: \begin{document} \include{garde} \frontmatter \selectlanguage{french} \include{remerciements} ...
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Centering wide supertabular tables with \makebox

I am trying to use \makebox to center a wide \supertabular table, but if the table spans more than one page, latex gives a ! Missing \endgroup inserted. Any ideas on how to center a wide supertable? ...
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Preventing the “end square” of proof environment to be alone on a newpage after an enumeration

I have something like (with the packages amsthm and document class book): \begin{proof} blabla \begin{itemize} \item blabla \item blabla \end{itemize} \end{proof} The problem is, that ...
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\usepackage{sectsty} and problems with \pagebreak

UPDATE WHERE IT BREAKS DOWN... PLEASE REFER TO CODE BELOW. I ADDED ONE MORE PACKAGE and ONE DEFINITION \documentclass[twocolumn]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Table caption spanning two columns

I have an appendix section in my document, and I have to put a table after that. The problem is that I intend to use table*, but if I use that it would ignore table*[h] and will place the table on top ...
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Getting “perhaps a missing \item” and double page numbering using longtable

I'm trying to get a longtable environment to split across pages. Unfortunately, I'm getting a ...perhaps a missing \item error. Also the document gets a double page numbering where the table splits. ...
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Problem with `longtabu` package not doing pagebreak

I wanted to insert some text in my longtabu table and was surprised that I don't get a pagebreak and the whole text is on the second page. The table doesn't even break the page on the second page. ...
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How can I prevent breaks in a custom environment?

I have a custom example environment: \newcounter{examplecounter} \renewcommand{\theexamplecounter}{\arabic{examplecounter}} \newenvironment{Beispiel}[1][]{% \goodbreak% ...
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Remove blank page after TOC and get chapter 1 to start at the numbering of 1

I have a problem with the TOC since a blank page is added, with a pagenumber of 1. This means that my book's chapter 1 starts with a pagenumber of 2 on a left page. The problem occurs, when the TOC ...
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Group two tables so that they appear on successive pages

I have a table that is too big to fit on a page without shrinking the text to unreadable sizes. As a result, I have split it in to two. I can't use longtable to do this automatically as I am also ...
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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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titlesec \clearpage before a part

I'm using the titlesec package for my sectioning. I want to have a \clearpage before every \part however when I put it into the format field of ...
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Text missing from top of page: margins?

When building and viewing LaTeX > PDF on TeXnic Centre, I am having run-over paragraphs missing the first line of text. (by run-over I mean paragraphs that move onto a new page due to a pagebreak ...
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Insert empty pages until certain page number

I have sections which have to start exactly at the predefined page numbers and the potentially unfilled pages between these sections should be filled with empty pages. Is there a for-loop available ...
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Why does adding hypertarget to TOC change pagination?

I'm trying to have links to lines in the table of contents, as suggested in, e.g., this question. It seems like the standard answer is to include lines like ...
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Latex: Longtable always starts in a new page leaving the previous page nearly empty (IEEE format )

Im new to using LaTeX. I am writing a Longtable that spread across 2 pages. But LaTeX always adds starts the table in a new page and so I end up with a long break in the previous page. Same thing ...
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Line down the side of the page

At the moment I'm using the {tabular} environment to distinguish examples in a document I'm writing: \begin{tabular}{r|p{11cm}} \emph{Example} & [Lots of text and equations] \end{tabular} It ...