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Why each section is shown in one page rather than in the same page when I use \onecolumn?

I don't know why each section is shown in one separate page when I use \onecolumn rather that the normal (two columns) format. \onecolumn \section{Goals} some text
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Conditional column break in ConTeXt

Background Trying to determine whether a column break must be inserted on a two-column page. There are multiple sections on the page. Before the last section on the page, I want to insert a column ...
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Space before section titles with twocolumns and sections that cross both columns

I'm writing a document in twocolumn mode, but I am starting pages with sections with some long titles that I'm trying to spread over both columns. The vertical space before subsequent section titles ...
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Apply columns to sections without explicitly bracketing each section

Background Creating a document that can have zero-, two-, or three-column layouts, depending on user preferences. I would like to keep the content clean of \columnsets by redefining only the sections ...
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twocolumn span across multiple pages

I want to prevent twocolumn from using magazine-style section breaks across multicolumn pages. I'm currently invoking twocolumn like so: \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} But this is creating the ...
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Making section headers break two column flow

I'm new to LaTeX and I'm writing a document for which I'm using \documentclass[twocolumn]{article}. Is it possible to make \section headers break the two column flow? To clarify, I'd like a long ...
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132 views

One column headings in twocolumn environment

In a twocolumn document, I would like chapter headings that span on two columns but don't introduce a page break: section doesn't introduce a page break, but it doesn't span on two columns; chapter ...
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Onecolumn vs. Twocolumn: spuriously different header spacing

In the following example, there's a spurious space in the one-column variant. The problem seems to be that in two-column mode, the \section command is at the "beginning of a column" and no space is ...
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Wrong \rightmark in twocolumn mode

I would like to use the "dictionary" style of page header, using \rightmark--\leftmark as suggested in fancyhdr package. However, in twocolumn mode, \rightmark containts the first mark in the latter ...
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How to make boxes occupy two columns in twocolumn environment, without using float in LaTeX?

I am trying to create a new document class, similar to books, but with two columns and where new chapters always starts in a new page, printing the chapter name inside a box that should occupy two ...
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Chapter without pagebreak? (In twocolumn document.)

I've googled, and I read a lot about how not having a pagebreak before a new chapter is bad style. I've read about how one could use sections instead. I've read about how changing whether a chapter ...
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How to change chapter created by \printindex to section?

I wonder if there is a solution to the following problem: I wanted to create an index with the package makeidx and the scrartcl document class. \printindex creates a chapter called "Index". But all I ...
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Typeset \chapter also in two columns when writing in twocolumn mode

I use \documentclass[twocolumn]{scrreprt} which produces a nice layout but every chapter is set in one column mode, which leads to a new page for every chapter. How can I tell latex to set ...
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How to make a section header span the whole page in a twocolumn document

I am writing a book in twocolumn format. Section headers appear in their respective column, and for most of the book, that is fine for me. But for a specific chapter of the book, I would prefer the ...
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Setting the same distance from the top of the page for chapter and index titles

I noticed that the distance from the top of the page to the chapter title differs from the table of contents and list of <> ones. I can see why, as these elements have specific purposes and ...
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Adjust settings that determine when sections should start on a new page/column

I'm using titlesec in a two column environment, and sometimes my sections start on a new page or the second column, and leave blocks of white space at the bottom of the previous page/column. I am ...