{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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Bad page break with \newenvironment, \refstepcounter and hyperref

I tried to define some environment but came across bad page breaks sometimes. The minimal working example is as follows: \documentclass[b5paper]{article} \usepackage{hyperref} % page break is correct ...
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How can I create a chapter with graphics only divided into different sections?

I'm trying to create a chapter with pictures only, but keep running into troubles. The chapter is an appendix, where only some graphics should be displayed, placed in different sections. I don't need ...
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Break line only if it's too long, but breaking won't create a new page

I'm the author of the contracard package/class for typesetting calling cards for traditional dances. Currently, if you typeset a particularly long figure on a calling card it wraps like this (look at ...
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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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How can I tell LaTeX to only make pagebreaks on new sections?

I'm working on a document where it's important that sections are in the same page. How can I tell LaTeX to only make a page break (if necessary) when I write a new \section without having to manually ...
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How to put footnotes in the page where they belong in a mdframed environment

I have a large bunch of text in a mdframed environment, that span more than one page. As it seems reading the documentation, the mdframed environment put every footnotes at the end of the frame, by ...
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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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Big tables with big items: pagebreaks within items?

I am using LaTeX for creating PDF files automatically from within Python scripts. The documents I create basically consist of just one big table, which can span several pages. It consists of three ...
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Why is mdframed inserting a blank page?

I'm using the awesome mdframed by Marco Daniel and I'm having some problems with pagination. Sometimes it will insert a blank page, depending on the exact height of the content. Here's the smallest ...
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show “continued” for nested description list item on page break

I'm using enumitem to create a description list. These lists can sometimes be nested and can get very long. When a list item with a lot of description text breaks over a page it is difficult to ...
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Widow Orphan lstlisting

I have a listing of 6 lines. The listing box does not seem to fit on one page (it is on the bottom of the page) so the rest of the box is printed on the next page. There is nothing actually in the box ...
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Problems at page boundaries trying to highlight `\lstinline`

I was trying the code given in Colored background in inline listings, which is actually the same than in How to redefine \lstinline to automatically highlight or draw frames around all inline code ...
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Balancing lines in two-column document containing figures

How to balance lines in two-column document that contains figures? In other words - how to set the vertical margins of figure with caption so that the line after the figure corresponds to the line in ...
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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 split a page in six equally sized sectors?

I'd like to split an A4 page into six equally sized sectors. I want that page to be in landscape. Each sector has a body of text and a caption. I don't really have an idea where to start. I know I ...
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An unexpected value of \clubpenalty

In the following MWE, \clubpenalty has the expected default value of 150 at the begin of the document. However, a combination of a) a \section b) a paragraph c) a quote environment – in this ...
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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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LaTeX produces bad, widowed line

I just found a widowed line in my PDF document, created by LaTeX. It looks something like this, see "sion" on the second page: | blah blah expres- | | 8 | --------------------- ...
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Remove blank page between list of figures and list of tables

Please how can I delete the blank page between List of Figures and List of Tables? I tried this: \listoffigures \nopagebreak[0] \listoftables but nothing changed. Here is my code: ...
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How can I make \titlespacing not omit the top spacing?

In a multicols*{2} environment for 12pt linehight text, I use \titlespacing*{\subsection}{0pt}{12pt}{12pt} To create exactly 12pt of space before and after subsections. Together with a line height ...
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How do I suppress the whitespace above an equation block at the page top?

How do I suppress the whitespace above the equation block at the page top ? It is added to the top margin, and I don't want that to happen. I know that \abovedisplayshortskip controls this for the ...
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Latex can not change page automatically

If I only input the section title but no body text, Latex can not start new page automatically. The following is my minimal work. \documentclass{book} \begin{document} \part{Title of Part I} ...
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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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Is it possible to apply shadow only to the last part of a breakable tcolorbox?

I'd like to apply (drop lifted) shadow only to the last part of a breakable tcolorbox but I couldn't find any hint for this in the documentation. The following MWE is a non working attempt. ...
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How to wrap text around a landscape table over multiple pages? \sidewaystable or \landscape + \longtable

I am trying to create a landscape table that breaks over multiple pages. I have successfully done this with the following: \begin{landscape} \begin{longtabu} to \textwidth{some columns} \caption[my ...
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Get the automatically produced line and page breaks from LaTeX

My aim is to produce an html-file with the same text as the pdf produced by LaTeX- The html shall represent the pagination and line-break structure of the pdf: When there is a linebreak in the pdf I ...
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Shaded theorems (thmtools) spanning pages

When the thmtools package is used to create theorem environments with a shaded background, it does not allow separate theorems to span more than one page. This is a rather severe problem if the ...
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Page break with \include

I like to print my drafts with big fonts and small margins (i do this in memoir style in a single chapter), but the \include comand creates a page break. Is there a way to avoid this and have section ...
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How to show a hint when lstlisting is breaking page?

I use inline lstlisting-blocks with caption. I have several listings that are running over more than one page or starting at the end of a page. Now I want to place a hint for the readers, that the ...
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Remove/hide content if it would appear as an orphan [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: prevent “action” if top of page I have some blocks of text, separated by a \hline. Because the LaTeX code is generated automatically from user-entered data, ...
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Different width of frame across page bounadries with mdframed

When a mdframed frame begins with a display math, and the break occurs just at the end of the display math environment, the widths of the frame are different across the page break boundary: Also ...
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longtable multirow problem with cline and nopagebreak

I have a problem using with the package lontable and multirow together. It seems that the \* is not avoiding the page breack, if I'm using \cline{i-j} just afterwards. Here the original code for ...
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Avoid widowed signature lines

I have documents created in XeLaTeX with signature lines appearing at the end of the document. Sometimes these signatures appear on pages by themselves i.e. without preceding content. I would like to ...
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Chapter title and abstract in the same page

I'm writing a report and I need to write an abstract for the chapter after the chapter title in the same page. How can I do this?
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Chapter on any page, but recto after part

Using the book style, I need chapters to start on anypage (as in openany) BUT to be recto after a part (which is also recto). fussy eh!
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Difference between \newpage and \vfill\eject

I think I understand the difference between newpage and pagebreak. My question mostly comes out os curiosity. I came across this way to get a new page: \vfill\eject. What is the difference between ...
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Opposite of \allowdisplaybreaks

If i load the amsmath package it doesn't allows to break by default alignments across the pages in the multline, align, gather, alignat environments and their starred versions. Howewer it exists the ...
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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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How to create a group of minipages that can be spanned across columns but can't be broken in two pages?

I'm trying to diagram an exam for an educational purpose. I'm using the package multicols to display questions in two columns. Each question of this exam is divided in three blocks: base text ...
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How to break long solutions in exam class?

I am currently using the exam class to write up the solutions to a take-home exam, but I am having issues when my solutions are too big to fit a page. I either have huge gaps in my paper or solutions ...
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Syncing text on bilingual pages

This is quite a technically involved question. Of which the essence is how XeLaTeX handles page-breaking. I need to produce a bilingual book. With one language on the left hand side page and another ...
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Output two sided, but only on recto page — occasional images on verso

I am preparing a thesis. In order to reduce the number of physical sheets of paper, I need to print certain figures/tables on the verso side. However the university regs state that, while figs/tables ...
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How can I tie two pieces of text together so LaTeX tries not to break exactly between them?

I'd like to typeset two chunks of text (a problem statement and solution) next to each other, but I don't want the problem to be the last thing on a page and the solution to be the first thing on the ...
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Page breaking problem with exam.cls

For some time, version 2.01 of the exam document class has been used in my department. In the future we are going to use the latest version (currently 2.4), and this has to be customised so that ...
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Remove newpage after \tableofcontents, \listoffigures, etc. in book class

When using a documentclass of book, it seems there is a \newpage inserted after the \tableofcontents and \listoffigures. How can I suppress this? In articles, the following works. How can I get this ...
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Include thebibliography on the same page

My paper has a page limit and the spec says to include the bibliography on the same page right after the text. I'm using the thebibliography environment (its a very simple bibliography). How can I ...
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Page-breaking over titles of theorems that have lists

When I have multiple part theorems, I use an enumerate environment inside my theorem environment. However, I don't like the list to start at the same level as the theorem title, since this produces ...
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How do I make figure captions span multiple pages?

How do I make figure captions span multiple pages? I have a very long caption for a figure and would like it to carry on to the next page. EDIT: I would like this to work in both one sided and two ...
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How do I prevent LaTeX from putting \sections at the very end of the page?

Please take a look at the screenshot below. I am having a problem where LaTeX would put the \section at the very end of the page. So far I fixed it by using \newpage but I just learned that it was ...
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Theorem decorations that stay with theorem environment

I am typesetting a document using the memoir documentclass. Currently, my theorems have the following definition (using macros provided by the ntheorem package): % THEOREMS ...