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Formatting, designing an exam paper examiner's column

I am a teacher and i want to write a question paper to include a column similar to the one shown on the right, written examiner's column
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Make two-columned list start at same line as its section

Following this: Make list start at same line as its section I now have two columns, instead of four, but things don't work out, see for yourself (you can get res at CV in Latex): \documentclass[...
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Why does my two-column book have column breaks that leave huge empty spaces?

I have the following XeTeX document. You can view and play with it on ShareLaTeX. I have a two-column layout, and sometimes there is a column break that leaves a very huge empty space. \documentclass[...
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A glossaries beauty issue in two-column mode

I think I discovered a minor beauty issue in 'glossaries'. When printing 'acronyms' in two-column format, the heading overwites item in the second column, see attachment. BTW: How the name 'Acronym' ...
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How to make a figure span two columns for Oxford Bioinformatics Journal template?

Note: Please do not mark it as a duplicate entry although it may appear similar to already answered questions on figures spanning two columns. I am using the latest latex template provided by the ...
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How to align these two columns

Note: I'm new to LaTeX. The bottoms of these two columns don't line up. I'd like to find a way to make them line up. Here's the code: \documentclass[12pt,jou]{apa6} \setlength\parindent{1cm} \...
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Change the number of columns in scrreprt without multicols?

I have a small problem with scrreprt. I use the twocolumn option for the whole document, which works great. However for the supporting information part of my thesis it would be much better to just ...
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elsarticle produces error with twocolumn option

I m preparing a double column Elsevier paper. My problem: At the begining all right, but When using \documentclass[3p,twocolumn,times]{elsarticle} instead of \documentclass[3p,times]{elsarticle}...
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How can I locate items in the same height, which is located in different columns?

I am using the beamer class in latex. My code and result are like the following: \begin{frame}{The Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman Equation} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.5\textwidth} ...
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How to make strip (cuted package) work fine at the end of page with separated line?

When strip environment comes near to the end of the page, we have an ugly effect: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,twocolumn]{report} \setlength{\columnseprule}{1pt} \usepackage{etoolbox} \usepackage{...
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Figure in 2 columns document cannot be placed in right place

I have a 2-columns document and I have to include some figures composed by 3 subfigures on the entire width of the page. Using \begin{figure*} I obtain the correct displacement of the figures but they ...
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Koma-Script: Table of Contents in Two Columns

I have a document in two column mode. All works fine (all in two columns) -- except the table of contents (toc). Strangely I found a solution: \unsettoc{toc}{onecolumn} This leads to a toc in ...
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elsarticle two column text infringe to abstract

I found no template for Elsevier Expert Systems with Applications therefore, I tried to edit Procedia template. I have a problem The text has infringed to the line below abstract and keywords. . \...
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Full-width figures with Pandoc

I want to produce a figure which spans both columns in a two column layout document, exactly as discussed here: Displaying a wide figure in a two-column document I'm writing in Markdown and using ...
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adjusting arrays in two column document

i'm trying to create t metrics in two column latex document, everything went well but column one array is overwrite on column two as shown: i wrote the arrays as: \begin{scriptsize} \begin{...
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IEEE latex style: How to generate manuscript with only abstract in left column

I am using IEEE latex style to format my paper for submission to IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems (TAES). The TAES printed manuscripts follow a slightly different 2-column format ...
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Problem with IEEEtran for LaTeX Bibliography [duplicate]

I download latex bibliography style file from here. Sample Code: \documentclass[twocolumn,conference,a4paper]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath,epsfig,latexsym,graphicx,bm,multirow} \...
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Add and mention some pages in another page

How can I add some pages in another page like the following picture, and how can I mention them with this free arrows on the text!
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Control margins for each column separately in \twocolumn mode

MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{lscape} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{forloop} \defaultfontfeatures{Ligatures=TeX} \geometry{...
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Writing two column paragraph with fixed tabulation

I want to write a text like in the figure I uploaded. It seems like a basic question but I have trouble finding an appropriate answer. Basically, I just want a descriptive a text after each symbol ...
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how to align a two column box

I would like to ask you to share your idea with me regarding to align the following text inside the box. Thank you in advance \pagenumbering{gobble} \noindent\fbox{% \parbox{\textwidth}{% \...
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How to fit an algorithm into a template?

My aim is to fit this long single-line algorithm into a double column page lay out, just as it is shown in the below, in 3 different lines, but I cannot use \State and I do not know why and how can I ...
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Time travel in LaTeX

Is it possible to define a previouspage environment, so that whatever is inside it is output on the previous page? Motivation: In a two-column document, the only way to get a full-width float to be ...
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How to make columns start with a space to the header?

I am making a document with two columns. I am trying to make both of the columns start a distance below the header on the first page. Any help will be appreciated. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Figure in two-column article

I have a two-column article document in which I want to place a figure spanning both columns above two (independent) tables (using tabularx), one in each column. I've followed the answer here, but it ...
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Autofit a table to the column width

I am creating a two-column document using latex. I use the option \columnwidth to autofit a table to the column width, as shown in the following figure. The second column Value is too wide. How do I ...
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How do I get the value of 'columnwidth'? [duplicate]

I am using the ACM SIG Template for a conference paper (a two-column document). And I'd like to insert several figures plotted by matplotlib. I was wondering what is the width I should set for fig....
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How to place the illustration on the page in two columns and number them?

How to place the illustration on the page in two columns and number them? and another question. How to insert an image height of 30 % of the height of the text. Thank you.
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wide equation: Any suggestion to solve this problem

Any suggestion to solve this problem... Thanks a lot
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Two columns with different background color and height of whole page

I want to create page with two columns with different background color and height of whole page. What I was able to do is two columns with different background color but I can't set proper height and ...
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Is there a way to create a column-wide table in beamer?

I am writing a presentation using beamer class, and I want to show a table and then split some text in two columns. I tried to use the code below, but it doesn't work, and I can't find that much ...
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How can I align lines between columns in a text?

Procurei de várias maneiras reproduzir no latex o texto mostrado na figura. Trata-se de um texto organizado em duas colunas onde existem linhas que estão alinhadas entre estas duas colunas.
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Changing geometry for one page only (two-columns)

Let's say I have a two column book. I'd like to have only one page with a different geometry. What I mean is I want to start a page with a new geometry (using the \newgeometry command just after \...
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How to stop the effect of \balance{} command

I am using \balance{} command to balance the reference section. However, I have appendix after the reference and I do not want balancing on the appendix. How could I stop the effect of balancing ...
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Adding a figure containg multiple figures inside \twocolumn optional argument

I read here that you cannot add a \begin{figure} inside of the optional argument for \twocolumn. I want to add a row that contains 3 images in a twocolumn document. \twocolumn[{ \begin{@...
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Strange blank area in double sided document

What is the cause of the blank area on the left bottom of this page? In fact there is no line break or page break there. The file is created by adding some arbitrary text into main.tex in the Latex ...
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No compilation errors but my pseudocode is not visible in the pdf file. I am using a two-column template

Are some packages incompatible with some templates? I am trying to write pseudocode using the algorithm/algorithm2e package. I am using a template downloaded from a latex templates website. http://www....
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Parallel Text (Translation) Including the Same/Double/Parallel Heading Numbering

I want to write a bilingual document with paragraph wise parallel translations (two column layout) -- something like this: I also want to have structural elements like picture captions and ...
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How to use elsarticle documentclass in two column?

I use elsarticle document class to format my paper. However, i went to display my paper in two column, used this: \documentclass[final,5p,times,twocolumn]{elsarticle} After compiling, I don't have ...
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Forcing figures to be displayed at top if page even if textheight is set to a custom value

I'm creating a two column document and I noticed that two figures are sometimes displayed one below the other even if the adjacent column does not have any figures displayed. On debugging a bit, I ...
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How to position tables inside column environment?

In my beamer slide, I have a tikzpicture at top. The remaining slide is divided into two columns, each with a table. MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{default} \usecolortheme{default} \...
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how to make table width fit to width of column?

This table should fit into one column of two column page perfectly. But it displayed a bit longer than column width. I want to make it fit correctly. \begin{table}[h] \renewcommand{\...
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How do I let a float know on which column it is placed?

Is there a safe and sound way to let the insides of a float environment know on which column the float is placed? Here is an examples that fails: \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} \usepackage[...
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Align caption baseline in second column with baseline of first column

I have a two column document that contains full page boxes. These boxes sometimes contain table or figure captions, which generally look best at the top of the second column of the box. However, the ...
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How to make a figure spread over twocolumns?

I have the following figure: \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage[brazilian]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{scalefnt} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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How to make footnotes span multiple columns?

I am preparing a scientific paper for IEEE using the IEEEtran style that gives a two column layout. However, URLs are not references and should be put in footnotes. Some of my URLs are long, too long ...
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How to put a figure in the page that spans whole page on a two column document

I want to include a figure that spans the whole page of a twocolumn document. I've tried this link: How do I make a figure that spans a spread of two pages, but it results in the figure being onn the ...
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Words are extending to second column

I am newbie to latex and first time writing my thesis in it. I am writing in TWO column format but some words from first column do not fit well and they extend to second column. Picture is attached. ...
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force figure placement in twocolumn elsarticle

i'm trying to include a lot of figures in twocolumn elsarticle document class, however the figures are not placed where i wanted , here an example of figure's code : \usepackage{float} \usepackage{...
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Force newline in concpets

I am following this acm-template (Zip set of TeX template files for easy download (May, 2015).) I have this minimal example: \documentclass{sig-alternate-05-2015} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{...