{page-breaking} is about how (La)TeX breaks pages (and, in multi-column documents, columns) and how page/column breaking can be influenced.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

10
votes
2answers
6k views

How to remove page break after \part in report/book

I have tried to look through, but I couldn't find a clear solution on this. I have a document that uses report with multiple \chapters in multiple \parts as: \part{foo} \chapter{uno} \chapter{dos} ...
10
votes
3answers
312 views

Whitespace that breaks across pages (e.g. for handwritten answers)

I'm creating a document where I want to leave white space of varying heights, e.g. for handwritten answers to questions. It doesn't matter whether this empty space is bordered or not. The key thing ...
10
votes
4answers
458 views

Two-colum task list with status information

I'm trying to generate a two-column task list with status information in the second column. It has to allow page breaks and should look more a less like this: I managed to hack something together ...
10
votes
3answers
1k views

Forcing even number of pages in output (LaTeX — pdflatex) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to keep the last page number even? Is there a way of forcing an even number of pages in output ? What I mean is to make pdflatex document "intelligent" it will add ...
10
votes
2answers
1k views

Image on top specified page

How can i place an image on the top of the specified page. For example odd pages will be filled by image, even with text. Or, i just want to make sure that (lua)latex will place images on page 2,3,6? ...
10
votes
2answers
9k views

Forcing a figure to appear on the next page

I have a figure which takes up an entire page of space. When I use \includegraphics to put it in my document, instead of appearing on the next page, it appears at the end of the section. However, I ...
10
votes
2answers
6k views

Minipage that allows page breaks?

Is there a minipage-like environment that allows pagebreaks? Everything I can find is about avoiding page breaks (which minipage does well) but I want to indent a whole section, which is convenient to ...
10
votes
1answer
5k views

Two-column beamer ToC with control over the breaking point

From Splitting TOC into two columns on single frame in beamer, I'd like to know whether it is possible to control the position of the breaking point between column 1 and column 2?
10
votes
2answers
2k views

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; ...
10
votes
2answers
1k views

Test if a paragraph has a page break in it?

I'm trying to use TikZ to make fancier frames. I'm using the clever \tikzmark thing that Andrew Stacey wrote to put nodes at the top left and bottom right of the body of an environment. Then I use ...
10
votes
1answer
634 views

How to make \section start automatically in new page, except first in a chapter

I am working in report class. I would like to redefine \section so that it starts on a new page, except for the first section in every chapter. It seems I should just put code from this answer Start ...
10
votes
1answer
360 views

\goodbreak vs. \pagebreak

I recently came across the \goodbreak command, which seems to indicate to TeX that this is a good place to put a page break. How does it differ from, say \pagebreak[3]?
10
votes
3answers
3k views

Page breaks within moderncv

I'm typesetting a document with lengthy itemize lists and in most cases LaTeX leaves lots of empty space before the environment in order to get it entirely on one page. How can I encourage LaTeX to ...
10
votes
1answer
493 views

How to spread floats automatically over a whole chapter?

In a chapter with many figures, I'm having trouble to get the floats to be interlaced with the text. To quote http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Floats,_Figures_and_Captions: Authors sometimes ...
10
votes
2answers
977 views

Custom alignment of columns in align environment

I need to typeset two columns of equations, each row typeset with an equation number to the right as with an ordinary equation. The first column must be centered, and the second column must be ...
10
votes
1answer
3k views

Long equation does not page break

I have a series of equations steps, about 20 lines or so. I would like to have it automatically decide page break when necessary, but it resists and always tries to stay in a whole page, rendering the ...
10
votes
2answers
224 views

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 ...
10
votes
1answer
137 views

Can LuaTeX change the PAGE-breaking algorithm

One of the often highlighted features in LuaTeX is the ability to replace the default TeX line-breaking algorithm by something else. I wonder if it is similarly possible to replace the page-breaking ...
10
votes
3answers
607 views

Avoid page break between line and quote environment

I encountered a little problem while writing my homework in LaTeX. I wrote the following code: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \center{Title} \vspace{18cm}\\ This line should be on the same ...
10
votes
2answers
5k views

placing in the same page two abstract in different language

I'd place in the same page two abstract section.One created using my own language and one in english language. If I tried this: \selectlanguage{italian} \begin{abstract} \lipsum[1] \end{abstract} ...
10
votes
1answer
210 views

prevent break after \poemtitle

This MWE shows that LaTeX can put a break after the title of a poem (written with the \poemtitle command of the verse package). Can someone advice me a way to prevent this behaviour? ...
10
votes
2answers
990 views

Section should automatically start new page if the whole section does not fit on current page

I would like my sections to start on a new page if they do not fit on the current page. In other words: if a section fits on the current page print it, if it does not fit start printing it on the ...
10
votes
1answer
1k views

mdframed : Bug with page break? [closed]

I'm trying to use the package mdframed to handle framed boxes, that allow page breaking when the content of the box is too large. Nevertheless, i encounter the following difficulty : ...
10
votes
1answer
343 views

When is \if@nobreak set to \iftrue or \iffalse?

In my answer to a question on page breaking, I used a private switch that the user had to set by hand to prevent tables which start just after a section from breaking (at the first line). It seems ...
10
votes
2answers
424 views

Bottom frame of listing appears on top of the next page

As the title says. I use, among other things, the following in my lstset: framerule=1pt, frame=tblr Some places a page break happens in the middle of my \lstlisting. Fine. But sometimes the whole ...
10
votes
2answers
2k views

Automatic way to break narrow tables into two columns?

Is there an easy way to break long narrow tables into two (or possibly more) columns (i.e. without manually rearranging the columns)? In the following example you can see that there is a lot of ...
10
votes
1answer
227 views

mdframed: how to prevent a box from splitting if the remaining content (or the initial content) is too small?

Question I would like to prevent mdframed to split a box too early or too late. By this, I mean that I would like the remaining part of the box to always be greater than a fixed length, given before. ...
10
votes
1answer
241 views

How to have the mdframed material flow in the top part of consecutive pages

Suppose you have the following layout: The gray area represents normal text. The orange area consists of one or more text boxes (inserts) of given height. Some textbook layouts present advanced or ...
10
votes
1answer
2k views

Beamer: allowframebreaks collides with columns?

I'm doing a scientific presentation with the beamer package and have two columns (the left one with text, the right one with several images) that are too long for one frame. I want to use ...
10
votes
2answers
2k views

Preventing page breaks from occurring in bibliography items

Using Bibtex and Natbib, does anyone know how to prevent a pagebreak from occurring mid-item? I would like the bibliography to either: Put an entire record on a given page, or Carry the record ...
10
votes
1answer
578 views

Using mdframed after a section heading

The following is a very contrived example, but it illustrates a problem I am unable to solve with the mdframed package. When the mdframed environment follows a section heading but there is ...
10
votes
1answer
221 views

Putting marks for split footnotes

Say, that you have a footnote which is printed in page 1 and 2. How can you put a mark, say $\rightarrow$ at the end of the footnote text in page 1 and at the start of the footnote text on page 2, ...
10
votes
2answers
198 views

\paragraphfootnotes with text colour

I am having some trouble with my footnotes becoming coloured in certain situations. In particular, I am wanting to use memoir's \paragraphfootnotes, but all the footnotes for a page become coloured if ...
10
votes
1answer
148 views

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 ...
9
votes
2answers
2k views

QED symbol on the same page as proof

I'm using the proof environment from the amsthm package. In some cases, the last line of a proof falls at the end of a page, but the QED symbol (the little white box) ends up on the following page. ...
9
votes
3answers
17k views

I need help on forcing a pagebreak in LaTeX

I am using LaTeX and trying to put the tables and figures at the end of the manuscript so that they occur on separate pages. I have tried \pagebreak, \newpage, \displaybreak before each of the ...
9
votes
2answers
2k views

Multicol - don't wrap

I have two-columned page by multicol: \begin{multicols}{2} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet... \end{multicols} It there any way to ban wrapping to the second column. What I mean is, that I ...
9
votes
2answers
3k views

How can I force bibliography items not to be split across pages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I prevent page break between lines of a paragraph or bibliography entry? \documentclass{mwrep} \usepackage[nodisplayskipstretch]{setspace} \setstretch{1.9} ...
9
votes
2answers
1k views

\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?
9
votes
2answers
5k views

How can I ensure that a listing is not going to be split?

How can I ensure that a listing is not going to be split? If it is going to be split I want that the entire listing to move to the following page, effectively moving everything at pass. I mean any ...
9
votes
2answers
8k views

To have no pagebreak before Bibliography

The position of Bibliography section is defined by document class, report class is a new page, some articles class no has page break. How change this witout change the class of the document? So i ...
9
votes
2answers
373 views

Lettrine and section at bottom of page causes bad pagebreak

My custom lettrine and section causes some of my pagebreaks to ruin my layout. Please see the example of the output for the attached code run through XeLaTeX. Verse 2 on the next page should ...
9
votes
2answers
566 views

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 ...
9
votes
2answers
755 views

Adding a chapter title for indices (multind) on the same page as the first index is printed

I am trying to add a chapter title 'Indices' before the first multind index is printed. However, printindex flushes the page so if I do it, I will get the title, rest of the page empty, and the first ...
9
votes
2answers
556 views

Automatically reorder floats to fill page

I have a document consisting only of floats, and I would like to order them so as to use the least number of pages. In my case, each float contains song lyrics, but they could easily be poems or code ...
9
votes
1answer
793 views

Keeping two rows on one page using longtable

I am creating a longtable which spreads over multiple pages. The problem is that the coefficients and standard errors which are in two consequential rows sometimes get separated. How to I hold those ...
9
votes
2answers
887 views

Memoir: Subbottom over several pages?

In the Memoir class, I use the subbottom command to create subfigures, labeled, e.g., 1(a), 1(b), 1(c) etc. And this works very nicely. However, if I include more figures in subbottoms than what can ...
9
votes
1answer
696 views

Inserting 'PTO' (please turn over)

Is there a way to create a command which is like a \pagebreak (in that it suggests that it might be a good place to break a page, but certainly doesn't enforce it) but which inserts 'PTO' ("please ...
9
votes
1answer
810 views

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 ...
9
votes
1answer
1k views

Full-page figure without extraneous whitespace in text?

My question is along the lines of How do I ensure that figures appear in the section they're associated with?, but slightly different. I have a figure that occupies a full page. By default, LaTeX ...