{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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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How to prevent my theorems from breaking off at a pagebreak?

I styled the theorems in my document a bit, using the mdframed package. I'm glad with the result, but the frame sometimes breaks off incorrectly. I've created a sample to show you what's going wrong. ...
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Longtabu, \tabucline placed on wrong page

See the following longtabu axample: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{tabu} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \tabulinesep=1.5mm % <---- ...
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using gb4e keeping interlinear glosses together on the same page

I am using gb4e for several hundred interlinear glosses in my dissertation. Several of the examples span more than one page, that is, the vernacular and gloss will be on one page, while the free ...
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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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Create page break for entire frame without breaking the text flow

I'm including a large, one page box using framed package, with simplest example being: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{framed} \begin{document} Some text ...
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Double column layout, left side for text, right side for listings

For a documentation I am having a special chapter where there are a lot of code listings, compared to the amount of prose text. What I would like to end up with is a two column layout, where the left ...
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Why does LaTeX move my section to a new page?

I'm using LaTeX to create a CV, however, parts of my table move to another page. The following 'experience' bit of the tabular thing goes to a new page. How do I stop this?! ...
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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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Blank pages with horizontal line and header [closed]

I am writing my thesis paper in LaTeX. I wrote the main program like below, but whenever I compile the .tex file one extra blank page is added after every chapter, and it doesn't take into account if ...
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Help for a complicated macro: breaking pages at custom places and itemize environment

In this answer, there is a macro that allows one to have a precise control of the page lengths of a document. This macro is too complicated for me and I have found a problem with it. It behaves ...
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suppress page break before chapter title in LyX

I'm using LyX and need to have the chapters to start soon after the end of the previous chapter. A LyX solution will be most appreciated. Document class report and I am not to change the document ...
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Split algorithm over two pages, inside a for loop [duplicate]

I have found questions similar to mine, but none of the solutions given solves my problem. Because my algorithm is too long to fit on one page, I want it to be split on two pages. Solutions I've ...
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vspace gets extremely large

I'm just writing my bachelor thesis and i got into some problems with vspace. To seperate definitions, theorems and so on, from the rest of the text i defined the following environment: ...
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Defining a screenplay dialog environment for breaking across pages

Edit: consider this a followup to the answer here http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/63847/64528 I'm trying to create a LaTeX/XeTeX template for screenwriting, specifically to output from an Emacs major ...
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Framed theorem environment spread across pages

I wanted to put a vertical line in front of examples to make them easier to distinguish from the regular text. For this I used mdframed, and it mostly seems to work. However, if an example happens to ...
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Multicolumn custom float

I use these package and bunch of instruction to get a custom ruled float named "example" \usepackage{float} \floatstyle{ruled} \newfloat{example}{tbh}{exam} \floatname{example}{\textsc{Exemple}} ...
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How to nicely split proofs into different parts?

I often break long proofs into smaller pieces, in order to make it easier to read and understand. I'm doing that by adding a fbox with "Part X: ...". However, this doesn't work out very well all the ...
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How do I test for a new page?

I need to know when I change pages. I thought I had a solution using everypage. It works using \newpage, but not using \vspace. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{everypage} ...
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How to change text arrangement on page

Currently I'm using pdflatex to print content on page with width of 6 in and height of 9 in. It's printing in standard print orientation as mentioned in the diagram below "Current Printing format". ...