{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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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] ...
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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} ...
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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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Switching Column Type mid-page without page split

My current example looks like this; \documentclass[10pt,twoside,twocolumn]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[none]{hyphenat} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \section{I am a ...
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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} ...
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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} ...
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adjust table to fit text latex

i'm trying to make a table in elsarticle two side but the table seems to overwrite the text.. can someone help me to fix the problem , here the code \\\begin{table}[H] \centering ...
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Additional column with figure captions wanted

How can I achieve an additional column with index terms and figure captions like this example made with InDesign? I like the layout and want to make something similar.
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Adding text on the left side of the page and then on the right side

I have been trying to replicate the format shown below using LaTeX commands. What I want is to put some prescriptions on the left side of the page, and then some commentaries on the right side of them ...
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Problem with figures spanning across 2-column

I am trying to add a figure that spans across 2-columns. It works on my local installation of TexWorks, however when I try to compile the exact same LaTeX code on ShareLatex.com it doesn't appear. The ...
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How to break column in IEEE format?

I've tried using \columnbreak but it says !Package multicol Error: \columnbreak outside multicols. I understand that this means that IEEEtran does not use multicols to show two columns. It makes it ...
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two column, landscape page

I'm writing an article, with 2 columns. Because my picture is too large I want to put it on a new landscape page. So I used the following code: \newgeometry{left=3.0cm,bottom=30mm,top=20mm} ...
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Two column layout with bilingual two tables of contents for each language

Using texlive on Debian Jessie I am writing my application for a position and would like to include versions of the content in both German and English. I would like to have a page right after the ...
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Distinguish \columnsep for twocolumn and wrapfigure

As far as I understand, the length \columnsep is used both for the gap between columns in a twocolumn document and for the space around a wrapfigure. How can I change the space between columns, but ...
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Writing a Hebrew dictionary with XeLaTeX

BACKGROUND I'm trying to format a book with XeLaTeX. This book has been written with Word, and typesetted manually with a propriety program. Now I'm trying to build an automated flow that will ...
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Multicolumn environment in custom environment

I want to use the multicol-package in my own environment by using a counter, such that it looks like \newenvironment{Test}{\ifnum\theCnt=1% \begin{multicols}{1} \else \begin{multicols}{2} ...
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problem with four images in twocolumn article with same note

I have a problem with the images in the picture below.I can't place them right in my twocolumn article.And also the note below them can't be placed at center. Any idea?[![enter image description ...
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Two column page with different heights

I am trying to utilise all the whitespace in a two column (ieee) format document. A set of tables must stay grouped on the same page, thus I've nested them under {table*}. Having done that, I now ...
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Stopping a page-wide table from pushing subsequent column-wide tables down

I'm working on a document using a two-column layout. In it, I have one page-wide table (table*) and several regular column-wide tables (table). Problem is, as the table* is always placed on the ...
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How to insert figures with two column break

I need to insert some plots with one column in a two column style. How can break it. I use the IEEE journal paper style.
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How to insert multiple images side by side in both columns of a two column document?

I have four images and i want to put them on top of the page side by side. I am writing on a two column document format. I drew the following picture to show how i want the pictures to look. I tried ...
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2 columns with graphics but picture not appearing

I am having trouble with the following code whereby it compiles okay but the problem is that the the picture is not showing up in a slide of two columns. So the code is as follows where I have tried ...
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How can I put a title above a 2 column page

I just want a standard title then commence a 2 column page - but when I use this code it puts it all on the next page (as it inserts a newpage). How can I un-insert the new page OR put the title in in ...
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Two column article not adjusting with landscape table

I have a two-column article with a landscape table. Below is a working example of the article. \documentclass[10pt,twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{lscape} \usepackage{afterpage} ...
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two column journal LaTeX template without journal annotation?

I'm looking for a beautifully typeset two-column journal template, like this one from ACM: ...
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Longtable twocolumn and onecolumn in same page

I am writing a twocolumn paper, however I need to add a longtable in my paper. and the final output should be like in the picture below.. I tried \onecolumn and \twocolumn trick but it forces ...
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how to place multiple figures/tables in one table cell

How can i place my figures and tables the way the picture shows in a two-column text environment (IEEEtran)? I tried the table* into tabular but it did not work out... Here is the code i came up ...
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Centre an image in two-column article while using multicols and figure*

I have 5 images in a two-column article which as of now using multicols and figure* appear like this. \begin{figure*} \begin{multicols}{2} \includegraphics[width=\linewidth]{0.001.eps}\par ...
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My PDF prevents my audience from using their mice

PDFTeX typesets my document in two columns. Unfortunately, when a person opens the PDF, the PDF does not let the person's mouse pick up text from one column, but rather interleaves text from left and ...
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Wide column text in two column latex document

I am new to latex and writing paper for a journal where the text is created in two column mode. For figures and tables, I can use the {figure*} and {table*} environment and this inserts the figures ...
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How to snap a float to grid

I have a two-column document with some column-spanning floats. The problem is that floats essentially reduce the page size when present, and the remaining page size does not necessarily correspond to ...
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How can have two column?

I want a simple code for build this simple effect: Two column: First column text and second image
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Push the right column

What's the way to push to the right the second solumn when using twocolumn? I'm just using \documentclass[10pt,twocolumn]{article} \begin{document} \end{document} I've tried ...
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Overfull with two columns, one small box and one big box, how can I deal with the overfull without breaking the boxes?

I have a twocolumn document with some sections where I use some box type of content (tcolorbox for instance) On one of the page, I have two boxes, one small and one big. The big one is too big to fit ...
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How to insert flexible float/text separation in two-column mode

To avoid ugly extra white space in the text, i want a flexible glue between the float and the text in two-column mode. In one-column mode, I can add extra glue using \textfloatsep, and I hoped I could ...
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table spanning only one column width in a multicol document

I have a two-column document and what to inset a table. My problem is that the some of the columns in the table overlaps into the other side column. I have found a question which deals with generating ...
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Text on the right hand side column overflows to adjacent column

I need to have a parallel column layout with Hebrew on the left and Greek on the right. Within the test I need to add footnotes. However adding footnotes causes a disruption on the column layout ...
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Two-column RevTex blank space issues

I am a first time user of LaTeX and I am attempting to write a report featuring many graphs. I am using the adapted from the American Physical Societies REVTeK-4 Pages format with the following ...
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line numbers across multicols in scrartcl

The answer to the following question suggested by @IanThompson with left and right column numbers works sufficiently when we use \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} However I am using a different ...
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How to make a template like this using xepersian?

How to make a template latex like the one below? Abstract should be in a single column, but the entire document in two columns. I found a template like this in web, but with the xepersian package ...
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Setting different environment setup depending on the location in two column (also considering the figure environment)

I asked about using listings environment to put the line numbers left or right side according to the location. Setting different environment setup depending on the location in two column The code ...
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Setting different environment setup depending on the location in two column

I have a lstlisting environment that shows a line number either left or right side of the document. Setting up lstlisting environment by passing parameters Setting the ruby code in a two-column ...
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How to produce a double column document in Latex?

I want to write double column document and I used this command \documentclass[twoside]{article} but it is not working, I do not know what is wrong and why it is disabled.