{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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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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Forcing paracol to look like a tabular

Consider the following tabularx construction: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \usepackage{lipsum,tabularx} \begin{document} \noindent ...
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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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Issue with page breaks before section and toc hyperlinks

I need page breaks before each \section{...} of my document. According to this thread: Start new page with each section I am supposed to add following command: \newcommand{\sectionbreak}{\clearpage} ...
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\newpage does not seem to create a new page

Brand new to LaTeX, using LaTeXit on OSX 10.10.1. Here is my preamble and my code after the preamble. \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[usenames]{color} %used for font color ...
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Scheduling a float to appear on a specific, later page?

Consider the following MWE - let's say it's called test.tex: \batchmode % \ifx\article\undefined % \documentclass[12pt,journal,onecolumn,twoside,draftcls,letterpaper]{IEEEtran} % \else % ...
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Break subfigures along 2 pages using the subfigure package

I am trying to add subfigures that are larger than one page. I am using the package subfigure that might be a bit obsolete, indeed, however I insist in using it because I have a very large documents ...
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Avoiding widows while keeping text height even across two-page spread

In The Elements of Typographical Style, the author notes (§2.4.8) that widows—single lines occurring at the top of a page—should be avoided. Yet the text height of two facing pages should be the same, ...
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How to put a full-width table at the top or bottom of the same two-column page as the reference text?

I'm posting today because I would like to reduce white space in a document I'm writing. The content is two-columns but I have floating tables that span across both columns (table*). At some point, ...
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ConTeXt: Prevent page break between heading and image

Using ConteXt, how could one prevent a page break between a heading and an image or text + image? For example, given: \section{With a Chart} \placefigure[here] {}{\externalfigure[Chart.pdf]} % or ...
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Switching from two columns to one column without adding a page break

I am trying to adapt this solution, shown below, of multiple authors and multiple affiliations:                     to a format where, title and ...
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Suppress a page break before a breakable tcolorbox

I'm trying to avoid page breaks between a sectioning command and a following tcolorbox. With "normal" boxes I can use \nopagebreak, e.g. in the before option: \documentclass[]{article} ...
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Document on recto page but numeration on both recto and verso

Last month I met a friend of mine which was writing her master thesis (with Word) and she said me that her supervisor told her that the thesis must have been oneside but the numeration must have been ...
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Output to PDF doesn't print out everything

I have the following text in a file: 1 A2: 1.1 General Information 1.1.1 About This Manual 1.1.2 Typographical and Syntax Conventions 1.1.3 Overview of the MySQL Database Management System 1.1.4 ...
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Insert soft \newpage before sections

Normally, sections encourage Latex to \pagebreak so that if e.g. a section is close to the end of a page, it will get pushed onto the next page. I am happy with this behavior, except for one point: ...
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Longtable float placement

I have a longtable that breaks over two pages. It is referenced in a paragraph that also breaks over a page, and continues at the top of the next. My issue is that I need to make it so the longtable ...
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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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Longtable Row too large for a single page

I need to display a source text, and a translation into another language side by side. In order to keep the source and translation together I utilized a longtable, to span multiple pages. ...
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split longtable over even and odd pages (2)

I am a first-time user of LaTeX, trying to typeset my thesis. My problem is that some of my tables are large and do not fit on a single page; both in length (many rows) but some also in width (many ...
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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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Make longtable automatically fit page (line width)

I have a longtable in landscape mode that is automatically split on multiple pages when there are too many rows. I have solved the length problem. Now I have a problem with width, the rows are going ...
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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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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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Using expex across pages

I am using the expex package to align two types of text, doing it as if it were a gloss, and it works fine. There is one problem, though: Many of the texts I'm working on are longer than a page, and ...
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Can TeX tell me where it is breaking the lines and pages?

I am looking for TeX to tell me where in the TeX file it has broken the lines and pages. I put \label in every word or even character and then it does tell me something but sometimes it is still ...
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IEEE Format: sections in separate files create page breaks

I want to make my paper repository a little more readable, so I like to break sections out into separate .tex documents. However, this does not seem to play nice with the IEEE format. How can I get ...
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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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Blank page disappeared between chapters after chapter 2 [duplicate]

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 ...
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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 ...
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Page-breaking of long tables with tabularx and booktabs in scrreprt documentclass

within my thesis I want to have a page break within tables that are very long, and which are created with tabularx and booktabs packages. Surprisingly I could not find any applicable solution for my ...
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Floating lstlisting - Getting it to split if longer than a page

When I put a long code in my file using a floating lstlisting, it is forced to be in only one page at the end of the chapter, and then some of the code is truncated and outside of the page. If I ...
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Varying Page Lengths

How can I vary the vertical page length per page? I want to have the page breaks at essentially arbitrary locations in the document, specified by a command, like \newpage but not necessarily this ...
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Stop Hyphenating Across Page Breaks

How to prevent hyphenation across page breaks? Here is my minexample: \starttext \dorecurse{200}{Aprikosengeschmacksrichtung } \stoptext What I mean is a feature, which many other typographic ...
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How can I prohibit page break at `\\`?

How can I prohibit page break at \\? I tried \\* and it sometimes worked but sometimes not. Here is a non-working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{textheight=2cm} ...
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mdframed box spanning over page break: prevent images in between

I've run into a problem in a bigger documents where pictures get in between the breaks of mdframed boxes. So the scenario is that the mdframed box should break at pageend if it's to large and not ...
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How to prevent header being the last line of page?

Hi. How to prevent breaking of section header and section content? It is very strange behaviour for LaTeX, but it happened and I want to fix it. Code of this section is below: ...
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Start new page with each section

I would like to start each section on a new page. Is adding the following to my preamble this the preferred method, or a hack? \let\stdsection\section \renewcommand\section{\newpage\stdsection}
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Widesplit newbie problem

newbie here. We're trying to make sense of these widesplit examples, but can't make it work... Am i missing something simple? we want the table to page-break horizontally since this report is columnar ...
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specifying a longtable not to split

I am using longtable in my report as I have many tables that are longer than a page. To make it consistent, I am using longtable for all the tables. Many times because of page settings, a small table ...
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How to make continuous (but breakable) vertical rule along left side of paragraph?

I'm looking for a way in Plain TeX to make a continuous vertical rule along the left side of a paragraph (or arbitrary block of text), such that it observes normal page-break rules. I started with the ...
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longtable sometimes starts new page when we are near the top of the page

Most of the time longtable does exactly what is required, but sometimes it starts a new page when it is near the top of the page and there is plenty of space for the entire table on the current page. ...
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How do I prevent widow/orphan lines?

How do I prevent a line from appearing by itself: Orphan: at the bottom of the page, or Widow: at the top of the page?
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Column-wise break of extra wide tables

I have to plot geochemical data tables that are like this table , i.e. with a header column, but that have much more sample columns. When having too many columns, the table has to be broken at a ...
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linebreak and pagebreak wherever I want with justified margins

I am looking for two commands: \mylinebreak \mypagebreak The first is supposed to break a line at the very position where the command is set and make the previous line justified (and not ...
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How to prevent a page break before an itemize list?

It is not nice to have a page break right after the colon and have the list start on a new page: And here, finally, is the list of mission-critical items: \begin{itemize} ... \end{itemize} How can ...
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Open ended frame with framed.sty

I made a frame using the framed package. When a pagebreak breaks it, it is divided in two separate frames. I would like the bottom and top of these two frames to be open, and an oframe option is ...
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How to avoid page breaks before enumerate/itemize by default?

Basically the same as this question, except I don't want to have to remember to write \mynobreakpar (or anything else) everywhere. How do I set this as the default option for all ...
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How do you make text flow to another part of a page?

I have a nasty paragraph with tables, long math and enums which I want to flow between two regions of my page. Here is an example of what I am trying to accomplish: I figured I could somehow do it ...
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Splitting a 2-column very long table into various multiple columns across different pages

I have a 645-row table to be included in one article appendix. Such table has only two narrow columns where each row is composed of a Month-Year in the first cell and one date in the last cell of the ...
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`multicol`: Forcing column breaks depending on remaining column space

I'm sure I'm not the first one to run into this problem, but I couldn't find any other question that quite answered this in a way that worked for me. I would like to insert a section heading in the ...