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

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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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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 ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 can I have (or emulate) 'normal' behavior with \ParallelPar when working across pages (on a spread)?

The parallel package is able to set parallel columns and align them at \ParallelPar tokens: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{parallel} \usepackage{mwe} \begin{document} ...
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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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sketching semicirles and horizontal lines

I want to sketch this parallel lines and semicircles between them sth like the attached figure... would you plz help me?
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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} ...