provides an environment for typesetting text in two or more columns columns in parallel

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How can I reverse the positions of two (unequal width) columns so that the wider one is always against the inner margin?

I'm new to LaTeX and I'm trying to use it to write a spotlessly-typesetted draft of my novel (from the rough, typewritten hard draft) for MFA program applications, and eventually to send to ...
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vspace has no effect in parcolumns

I have following template for my resume wherein I am trying to get rid of the space between two education fields (space between two university entries, this causes my resume to go to second page). The ...
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Alignment of text in two columns: forcing empty lines in one, to avoid collisions in the other

I have a question about aligning text in two columns. A similar question was asked here:Two Columns whose content is positioned relative to each other, but I wasn't able to get the example solution ...
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How to typeset a complex layout like a page of the Talmud?

I need help for typesetting a complex typographic layout comparable to the Talmud, yet not necessarily in Hebrew. I found the parcolumns package, but it does not support footnotes and it also does ...
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Wrapfigure-Minipage Woes: How do I correctly typeset wrapped text boxes within a \parcolumns environment modified for a two-sided document?

This is a follow-up question concerning an experimental chapter layout I'm trying to implement for a novel I'm writing. So. My initial problem of finding a way to modify the innards of the parcolumns ...
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Custom table with mdframed and parcolumns: LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item

I am building my own table environment using parcolumns and mdframed. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{parcolumns} \usepackage{mdframed} \newenvironment{mytable}[1] ...
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Parallel text: keeping translation column on the outside of the page

I'm trying to use the package parcolsx. Parcolsx is small package that I have residing with my .tex document. It's described here: reverse the positions of two unequal columns The large text which ...
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tcolorbox Spanning Two Columns in {paracol} Environment

The paracol environment allows figures to span two columns by using an asterisk in the figure's environment declaration: \begin{figure*} ... \end{figure*}. I'm not familiar with the guts of why that ...
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Parcolumns: Matching height of two adjacent columns

I am using parcolumns package for my resume. I have following section in it: The LaTeX code corresponding to this section is as follows: \begin{parcolumns}[nofirstindent, ...