{two-column} is about the \twocolumn command and the class option of the same name. For questions about the {multicol} package, use the appropriate tag instead.

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Algorithms in Two columns not allowing text to the side

I'm typesetting a two column document with an algorithm as a figure. The algorithm is in the left hand column, but nothing appears in the right hand column, which wastes space. My working example is ...
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Too much white space around column!

\documentclass[a4paper, 11pts]{exam} \usepackage{multicol, setspace} \usepackage{textcomp, booktabs,colortbl} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \setlength\columnsep{40pt} \onehalfspacing \begin{document} ...
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How to prevent new sections from going to next page or paragraphs in LaTeX

I am working on my two-column article. I notice that often when I use the \section{} command in LATEX, the new section appears in the next column (or even next page), even if the first column or page ...
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put figure at the bottom of the FIRST page [duplicate]

The problem is simple: how to force Latex to put the figure at the bottom of the first page. I used [!hbt] but that makes the image at the top of the 2nd page. \begin{figure*}[!thb] \centerline{ ...
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How to make the wrap text around the image?

How to make the wrap text around the image, as in this example? There are no restrictions. I can use any options
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Two column template

I have a question regarding to two columns format. I am typing on IEEETran template. While I want to write a multiline formula it goes to the next column and change everything to a messy shape, like ...
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Fit an image a two-column style

How can I fit an image a two-column style confrence paperso that the image can appear in the middle of the page? Can you please share an example code with me? Thanks
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Making authorindex in two column and in small size

There was a good solution to the question Index both authors and subjects with authorindex and makeindex But, does anyone know how to make the list in two column and in small size?
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Placing Two Generic Tables Beside Each Other

I have two tables that are virtually identical and look like so: \begin{table}[!ht] \fontsize{8}{8}\selectfont \caption{caption$.} \label{label} \center{ \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|} \hline ...
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supertabular in a twocolumn env

I write a document which represents a catalog of stuff. Most of the content is a long table with heders in two balanced columns. xelatex is used to build pdf. I planned to use longtabu from tabu ...
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I want in my frames some sketch of two columns, presenting an image and at right the description of the image [duplicate]

I want in my frames some sketch of two columns, presenting an image and at right the description of the image. I have tried a lot of mixing code, that haven' taked me anywhere. This is my code. ...
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KOMA class - two-column-text with content and “definitions”

A lot of (unsuccessful) research later: I want to use KOMA-class and set a two-column document which contains an outer column for "definitions"/ "additional structure" like shown here: ...
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Place an equation in two-column paper style

I am using an equation in IEEE style confrence paper. The pages are two column and I cannot place the following equation in the page. How I can make the equation be placed in one column ? ...
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Two columns in a one column enviroment without page break

Is it possible to remove the page break betwean onecolumn and twocolumn? It is not possible for me to use this help. I have a large titlepage, a table of contents and so on. All in a one columns ...
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Twocolumn supertabular output overlapping

I'm having problems getting my table on two columns. I have tried using a longtable and supertabular but so far with little succes. I currently have a supertabular with two columns, but the output ...
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LaTeX: diplay two headers over a two-column page

I need to make a header using a package like fancyhdr that spans only one column of my two-column page. the code is here
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Tablefootnote in table* environment?

Is it possible to use the tablefootnote package in the table* environment? With the following minimal example, I see the footnotemark in the table, but no footnote text ...
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Two columns in alltt environment

How do I make two columns in an alltt environment?? \begin{alltt} \hlkwd{options}\hlstd{(}\hlkwc{BingMapsKey} \hlstd{=} \hlstr{"clave de acceso de Bing"}\hlstd{)} \hlcom{## código para Bing} ...
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Pagewide (single column) footnote in double column document

I am trying to write a long equation in footnote in a double column document (IEEEtran) similar to the attached image. I have tried using "multicols" command but the footnote is starting from the ...
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Switching from two columns to one column environment and back

I am using a two-column template to write an article in LaTeX. I would like to insert in the text tables which have one column only. Is there a way in which I can switch from a two-column to a one ...
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Two-columns figure at current page (below other figure)

I'm wondering if it is possible to show a two column figure in a page where another figure has already been displayed. In other words, I didn't want to spawn the two column figure to a new page. I ...
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vertical alignment of two columns in a beamer frame

I'm trying present two concepts side by side in a frame. And I want each lineitem to be vertically aligned. Here is is an example where they are not aligned. \begin{frame}{An Example of using columns ...
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How to change number of columns in acm_proc template

I am using sigproc paper template. It has two columns, how can I convert it to one column paper? (with the same font and other attributes)
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Two column bible style headers

I found this nice(see last code on the page ) example I'd like to have two column text and when i use \documentclass[paper=a4,twocolumn,pagesize=pdftex]{scrbook} section (leading paragraph) ...
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Page Breaks in Two-Column, Multi-Page Table

I'm currently using xtab to create long tables that span two columns, and multiple pages. What I'd like to do is have a finer degree of control over when the table is broken on a page / column ...
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Massive gap between text when I force my figures to appear where I wanted it to be in a two-column report

I want the text to fill up the massive gap shown in the picture below: This is to code I used: \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{subcaption} \usepackage{float} ...
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Reordering columns across pages [duplicate]

I'm producing a pamphlet, so I'm using the twocolumn option to \documentclass, and \usepackage[landscape]{geometry}. The goal is to print out some pages, and fold each 8.5"x11" sheet along the middle, ...
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Side-by-side algorithms in two columns paper

I am trying to put two algorithms side-by-side on a page so it is easy to compare their differences. I am using the acm template, algorithm2e package and minipage environment. but I get this error: ...
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How to center an equation at the center of one column in a two-column paper

In a two columns paper, how can I center an equation to the center of one column? Originally, what I have is: \begin{equation} y = ax \end{equation} But this fits the equation to stay, as normal ...
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How to set the equation width to be contained within one colum

I am using a two-column layout in my latex source file, and I have a series of (inequality) equations to show, which I wanted to keep them inside the left column. However, with \begin{align*} ...
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Prohibiting figures from the left column

Is it possible to have a twocolumn document with text and figures, where text can appear in either column, but figures must be in the right column? This question is superficially what I need, but it ...
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Reduce white space below \headsepline and above \footsepline

I would my body text to be closer to both \headsepline and \footsepline. Is anybody sufficiently familiar with scrpage2? Here is a minimal working example: \documentclass[twocolumn]{book} ...
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Workaround mysterious bug, involving minitoc, twocolumns, and abstract

In the following MWE, the mini table of contents of Section 1, comes out to be of Section 2, while Section 2 is missing its mini table of contents. The combination of two components creates the ...
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Make a smart chapter command that adjusts horizontal width based on title width

I'm currently testing a two column layout in a document using the book class. I would like to change the behaviour of the \chapter command. Right now, a short chapter title produces a lot of ...
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Place a table on a new landscape page in a two column paper

Very related to this question and some of the comments therein, I need to insert a landscape page for a wide table, in a two column document. As suggested there, I have tried to use \afterpage{% ...
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Two \maketitles in one page

If I wanted to include two titles in one page, what can I do? I've seen the titling package as this QA suggested, but the titles came out in separate pages. \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} ...
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Paracol package: undefined environments

I got the LaTeX Error: Environment leftcolumn* undefined with the next MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{paracol} \begin{document} \begin{leftcolumn*} \subsection{% Environments ...
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Two-column figures not displaying in IEEEtran document class

I have a two column document in which I display a lot of figures. I also have to display some figures spanning the two columns. To display "normal" figures I use this piece of code, for example: ...
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Line breaks for cases environment in two column

I have case environments that breaks into the other column when used in two column. How can I break the cases to prevent the intrusion? This is the source code. \documentclass[11pt, ...
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Suppressing page number in list of abbreviations in LaTeX report

I have a LaTeX report as follows in a file called Main.tex: documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{report} \usepackage[acronym,nomain]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \begin{document} \tableofcontents ...
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The footnote does not show at all before widetext in two column environment

Sometimes the footnoot does not show at all if the code \footnote is before widetext in two column environment. Here the footnoot appear before widetext. Can someone make the footnoot appear after ...
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Fitting unbreakable large equation on one line in a twocolumn layout

I have an equation in my document which is unbreakable and does not fit on one line using the twocolumn global option. Am I forced to shrink the text size here? And how do I go about doing it? ...
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Figure in Revtex4

I'm using MiKTeX2.9 for writing paper: \documentclass[twocolumn,aps,showpacs,prl,superscriptaddress]{revtex4} .... \usepackage{epsfig} \usepackage{graphicx} and I'm trying to place an eps figure ...
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Wide figure in a 2 column document (figure* doesn't work)

I am new to this environment, but I believe I have checked other questions related to mine problem, still couldn't find a solution. What I want is to have a wider figure in a two column document. I am ...
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How can insert a full-width listing in a two-column document? [duplicate]

I'm new to LaTeX; I'm using IEEE format. How can I effectively add Java code snippets in one full-width column?
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\thanks within @twocolumnfalse environment

Following this answer I added one column environment to my two columns article. Yet the \thanks{} footnote is not typeset by LaTeX. Here the MWE \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} ...
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Problem with twocolumn ledger format in scrbook

currently I am trying to get a thesis in architecture into a ledger (tabloid, double letter) formatted srcbook document. The issue is that it should have twocolumns - at least for the main part of the ...
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Layering/twocolumn conflict using tikzmark

LaTeX gurus, inspired by the ideas and code in Automatic background coloring in listings using tikzmark, I attempted to create my own macros for teaching programming. What I really wanted, just to ...
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Justify text from right in two column springer document class

I am facing one problem in justifying text in springer document class. my code is as below \documentclass[twocolumn]{svjour3} %\documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Issues with multicols when using a template

I am using this template to write a paper. My paper starts with two column format but in the middle I need to show a big table. Hence, I have to switch to one column. I am trying to use the multicol ...