package that provides a small tool to typeset in two columns or on two pages in parallel

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Change margin for particular environment (parallel)

I posted a too general question (Change margins locally (for text)), but my need is to solve about a particular environment, for I have to obtain some verses (original and translation) in parallel ...
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Footnote in environment as parallel (2nd part)

I refer to this tread: Footnote in environment as parallel. If I build a little more complex environment to enlarge the text width in two columns quotation, there is a trouble with notes number. ...
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Footnote in environment as parallel

In some environments as parallel footnotes are printed at the end of the environment itself - as the author writes in the guide. However, for I've some other footnotes in the same page, for the sake ...
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How to use the Parallel package with proper environment options?

If I use: \begin{Parallel}[c]{0.47\textwidth}{0.47\textwidth} \ParallelLText{paragraph 1 left} \ParallelRText{paragraph 1 right} \ParallelPar \ParallelLText{paragraph 2 left} \ParallelRText{paragraph ...
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4 parallel text on 2 pages

I know there are packages parcolumns and eledpar. With parcolumns I can have 4 columns on one page. But this is not what I want. With eledpar I can have 2 parallel columns or parallel text on ...
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Using tikz: two boxes, two parallel linking edges

I'd like to have two boxes with text inside them atop one another with some vertical space, and with two parallel vertical edges linking them. With just one such linking edge, tikz makes it easy: ...
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Strange behavior of subsubsection

I create a questionnaire (Question-Answer). For this purpose I use the pdfcolparallel package. When I type \subsubsection in the first column, a strange vertical line appears before subsubsection and ...
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vertical line between cells crashed after used itemize environment in Parallel

I used Parallel package. When I start itemize environment or long text in first cell Vertical line between cells is broken. Why it happened? Here is my result: Here is code: ...
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Align paragraphs in parallel environment

I used \usepackage{parallel} for typeset into two columns. But two parallel paragraphs do not align correctly. When I insert \subsubsection in the first column, the second parallel column has strange ...
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Misplaced alignment tab character with eledpar's \stanza in command argument

I tried defining a command to enter parallel text/translation with eledpar to avoid having to write all the code for parallel typesetting (both for code clarity and because I'm lazy). So I did try ...
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How do I create 6 parallel texts aligned by paragraph, with 3 texts on each page?

I want to typeset a hexaglot work. Each language will occupy its own column, and there will be 3 columns on each page. The text will be aligned by paragraphs and headings. Basically, I want ...
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eledpar — parallel columns not being set

I am trying to use eledpar to typeset paragraphs in two languages in parallel, in columns on the same page, but am having no success. Minimal working example: %!TEX TS-program = xelatex %!TEX ...
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Unexpected page breaks with parallel package

I am trying to use the package parallel to typeset some text in two languages. The text in language A should appear on even pages, the text in language B on odd pages. I typeset ...
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Weird bug with the parallel package: paragraphs not aligned

With the following code... \documentclass[draft,10pt,a5paper]{article} \usepackage[margin=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{TeX Gyre Pagella} \usepackage{parallel} ...
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Parallel text in ConTeXt

I need to type parallel text on facing pages (original text on right page and translation on left one) in ConTeXt. I've used ledpar in Latex but wasn't satisfied with the results (text is aligned on a ...
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How to set lengths only for a specific environment (parindent for paracol in this case)?

Is it possible to set a length specifically for an environment? I know it is possible to change lengths for parts of the document only, by placing the \setlength command between {}, but when using an ...
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titlesec titlemarks not working with pdfcolparallel

As you can see from the screenshot the numbers showing the verse locations in the titlemarks only show the very last values which were set. If you comment out the line \usepackage{pdfcolparallel} and ...
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package for parallel columns randomly omits pages (paracol) [closed]

I've been using paracol for a few days now. I think it is a nice package for parallel columns. There is one problem, however, which strikes me. Sometimes (only sometimes) the pdf that results from my ...
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Vertical parallel lines/arrows

How can I draw with tikz-cd two vertical parallel lines two vertical parallel lines pointing in opposite directions?
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How to do a small box synchronized translation? [closed]

I would like to do something similar to the Artscroll Bibles, with a Hebrew text and a small box on the top with a synchronized translation. In the following picture, the box in question is the upper ...
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How do I set annotations on a facing page?

It's common to set an old play (e.g. Shakespeare) with annotations on the left page and reference information on the right. I don't want to do this for a play, but I would like to set a document with ...
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Enumerate list not showing when using parallel package

I want to divide a paragraph with enumerate. First I use package "parallel": \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{parallel} \begin{document} ...
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Remove horizontal line from parrun

The parrun package places a horizontal line between its two blocks of text (fframe and sframe). There’s an example in this answer: How to use the parrun package. How can I suppress this line? The ...
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Cornell Notes - A lyx or latex solution needed

I teach academic writing to computing students and one of the tasks they have to carry out is to compile a set of research notes which can then be developed into an essay. I find that the Cornell ...
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How to create two column footnotes when using parallel package?

I am using parallel package for two column parallel texts. By default the footnotes are all formatted in one column. Is there any way to generate two column footnotes under parallel environment? I am ...
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Parallel package, border

I have such preamble and the code. \documentclass[a4paper,14pt ]{report} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[russian,english]{babel} ...
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Two column layout with form

So here is the basic idea: 2 column Layout, 1 column with text and 1 column with a form you can fill in Acrobat Reader etc. I tried to use parallel and/or paracol package along with the hyperref ...
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ledpar: Get rid of any space between paragraphs while retaining the synchronization of the pagecontents

My question: Is there a way to simply get rid of any space between the paragraphs of ledpar- while retaining the pagesynch? (I understand that synchronizing paragraphs is a feature of ledpar, put I ...
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Why am I getting overfull with this parcolumns lstlisting?

I'm sure this is a simple question but would anybody be able to point out to me why the following generates overfull \hbox errors for the two \colchunk macros? It doesn't appear LaTeX needs to do any ...
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Parallel texts with header on each page?

I have two English language texts that are translations of the same work and that I want to put in parallel: I do not plan to include the original, non-English text. This is for a document (of ca. 100 ...
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How to use the parrun package

The documentation for the parrun package claims it can be used to display parallel text. I cannot find any example code showing how to use it and I have failed to create a simple example to test how ...
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How do I create separate columns in LaTeX without text flow?

I want to make a document with two columns, with each column separate. In other words, I have two separate columns in which I can type, without text flowing from one column to another. My desired use ...
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How can I typeset parallel lists of paragraphs on facing pages?

(Not a duplicate of this question.) I'm trying to typeset a document for my father, which contains a list of paragraphs that must be printed aligned on facing pages. Page breaks must ideally not ...
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Putting two texts side-by-side

I am currently translating a book and typesetting the translation. For reviewing purposes, I would find it very useful to display the original and translated texts side-by-side, without having to ...
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ledpar: How to force a pagebreak in {pages}-environment/stanzas?

How can I force a pagebreak in ledpar’s {pages}-environment between to \stanzas or even between two lines of a single \stanza? The reason for my question is that ledpar sometimes breaks the page ...
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ledpar ignores \startstanzahook (not able to put extra space between stanzas)

The ledmac/-par manual says that I may use \startstanzahook to get extra space between stanzas. But it works only in normal verses an not in parallel typsetting. The following example may give a ...
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ledmac/-par: No versesyncing but pagesyncing

I tried t get an answer at de.comp.text.tex, comp.text.tex [2] and golatex.de [1, in german] but without success. I hope to find help here. My friend needs to typeset a translation of a latin poem ...
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Of parallel texts, lists and display equations

In previous question concerned about taking notes while reading journal articles, I received an excellent answer proposing the use of parallel, parcolumns, and ledpar packages. However, I have the ...
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How do I create parallel text aligned by paragraph?

I would like to create parallel text in multiple languages. With some success, I have tried some existing packages to do that. However, one thing I found very difficult is to align each paragraph but ...