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How to change columns distance? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Setting the column gap in a twocolumn document How can I change the distance of two columns in a two-column document?
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Of parallel texts, lists and display equations

In previous question concerned about taking notes while reading journal articles, I received an excellent answer proposing the use of parallel, parcolumns, and ledpar packages. However, I have the ...
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verselinenumbersleft with twocolumn

Situation: a poem in the verse environment of the verse package, while the entire page is set with the twocolumn option. Line numbering is enabled via \poemlines{1} and set to the left by ...
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sig-alternate class, and twocolumn unbalanced bottom alignment problem

EDIT: turns out the below is not really a requirement for ACM - but still a good Latex exercise, I reckon :) I have bumped into a problem with the Alternate ACM LaTeX2e Style File V2.4 (APRIL 2009 ...
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How to avoid a page break before a two-column TOC in memoir

Although `I wouldn't normally do this', I'm writing a short(ish) document for which I'd like to place a small TOC in two columns as the last thing on the title page. In single column mode it works ...
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Floating a chess diagram on the next column

My second chess diagram does not fit on the first column, so LaTeX increased paragraph spacing on the first column. This does ensure that the second diagram appears exactly on top of the second ...
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Memoir custom title page and twocolumns.

Using the package memoir, I am having some trouble creating my (Oh so simple) custom title page. In the preamble, I have this: \documentclass[medievalpage,twosides,twocolumn,pdftex,final]{memoir} ...
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Vertical Spacing of twocolumn option

I was wondering how can one place vertical spacing on both the left and right columns while using the [twocolumn] option. I used the \vspace{} command above the section of code where the columns ...
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How to show the vertical line between two columns?

Simply using \twocolumn changes my document to look like this: -----HEADER---- ###### ###### ###### ###### ###### ###### ###### ###### ###### ###### ###### ###### -----FOOTER---- But ...
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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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How to insert figures in two columns?

In my case the figure disappears. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{multicols}{2} ...
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Wide table in two-column doc: error ! Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup.

I am trying to create a table which spans both columns of a two column document based on the IEEEtrans document class. However I am receiving the following error which I cannot explain: ! Extra }, or ...
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Auto two column mode

I'm trying to create songbook document class. Every song is on its own page. I want to achieve that if the song is regular sized (fits to one page in one column) the song's page is one column, but if ...
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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 ...
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Double-column listing package

Not too well up on LaTeX, but I want to use the listings package for listings spanning a two-column format. Unfortunately, asterisks cannot save me (like for figures/tables); this doesn't work: ...
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Is there a “\nocolumnbreak” analog to \nopagebreak?

If I want to prevent latex from putting two (short) paragraphs on different columns, is there something similar to \nopagebreak that will let me do this?
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Centering an image and a two-column layout.

Here's what I'd like to do. Place a centered image, and then have two columns of text centered below it. I did the following: \begin{center} \includegraphics{image} \begin{multicols}{2} lots of text ...
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Laying out an enumerate environment evenly in two columns with a picture in between

I have a list of items inside enumerate. I'd like to lay them out in two columns, separated by an image. The numbering matters, so I can't break them into two separate enumerate environment. Is there ...
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Twocolumn part in document

I'd like to stretch long lists into two or more columns. Like: Some single-column text. Lorem 4. Sit Ipsum 5. Amet Dolor Another single-column text. Or: Some ...
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How to put two figures side by side in a two-column document

How to put two figures side by side in a two-column document. figure* is not working.
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abstract, tableofcontents and listoffigures in twocolumn, landscape report

\documentclass[a4paper,landscape,twocolumn]{report} .... \begin{document} \begin{abstract} bla bla bla \end{abstract} \tableofcontents \listoffigures \chapter{Introduction} .... I get the main ...
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Two column align environment with one line spanning both columns

Is there a good/correct way of making an align environment with one line spanning multiple columns? At the moment I'm using a hack like the following, but I feel that it's probably not the best way. ...
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Abstract takes its own column, pushes first section to second column

I am using the acm_proc_article-sp class to prepare a conference paper. It should not exceed the length of 4 pages. Unfortunately, the abstract will push the first chapter to the second column, even ...
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Floating wrapped figure in a twocolumn page

I am creating a big composite book \documentclass[A4,twocolumn]{book}. I need wrapped floating figures (and tables) over both columns. I know the enviroment figure*, but the full width of a page is ...
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LaTeX: Textbox within article

I'm not completely new to LaTeX but I'm not used to work with special layout schemes, so that's why I thought it was a good idea to post my question here. Momently I'm trying to create an article ...
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full-width tables in multicolumnar text

If I create a table in twocolumn, the text on the second column overlaps the right half of the table. If I use a table*, whether with twocolumn or multicols, it instead is moved to the next page. ...
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Why does a figure capture a whole page?

I have a figure in a whole page, even though I do not intend it to capture a whole page. There is a lot of white space around it, and I definitely think there could be some text surrounding it. Is ...
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How to insert an image into a two-column document such that the text flows from TL, BL, TR and finally BR?

I don't like the following: I want the following: Code: \documentclass[demo,12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[margin=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage{multicol,lipsum,graphicx} \title{Foo Bar Baz} ...
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How to put two tables in a table* element so that the tables appear side by side in a two column layout scientific paper?

This is related to How to make a figure span on two columns in a scientific paper? In a table* element, I want to put two \tabular{} elements, and get them appear side by side. I will then need to ...
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Margin notes (and subsection titles) in both sides of a two column document

I would like to write a book document with two columns and subsubsection titles as margin notes at both sides of the page (in the side which corresponds to the column). In order to specify the ...
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Listing over two columns - how to page break?

I have a two column article: \documentclass[a4paper, twocolumn]{article} Inside this is a bigger lstlisting which has a float=* to merge the two columns. However this listing needs a page break. ...
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Beamer Column Order

I am using beamer and I have created two columns using \begin{columns} \column{.5\textwidth} Column Number 1 \column{.5\textwidth} Column Number 2 \end{columns} And I'd like to control the ...
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Spanning columns with `\documentclass[twocolumn]{article}`

I started writing an article with the multicol package, and I like the results. However, I'd like to know how to reproduce some of the effects using \documentclass[twocolumn]{article}. For ...
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Tabular or two column mode

\documentclass[fleqn,12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{multicol} \begin{document} ![alt text][1]\begin{table}[ht] \begin{tabular}{l l|l l} \underline{\textcolor{blue}{Text ...
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Two Column Layout for Tables

I have a table with many rows, but only a single column. The column itself is a coefficient for an algorithm, hence just a number. Currently, when typeset with the longtable package it looks somewhat ...
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Two-column text, landscape pages

I wish to create a pdf-file out of a tex-file, so that the text is printed in two columns, and pages are to have the landspace orientation. The standard way to do this, as I see on the Net, is to say ...
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How can I create a two-column layout with different widths (and texts) for the two columns?

I want to create a document in which there are two separate columns of content. The column on the left is normal text, with sections, environments, etc. The column on the right is figures, all roughly ...
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Indent all but first lines of paragraph.

Inside of a table column with a width determined by a p{5in} tag, I want all but the first line of text to be indented. Is there any way to achieve this? Doing it by hand would make later edits ...
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What is the best way to prepare a two-column paper in LaTeX?

Scientific papers are usually set in a two-column lay-out. Over years I have tried to find a good solution for typing such documents until I arrived at this website. All my efforts until now did not ...
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Achieving multicolumn like this

I wan to achieve multi-column like shown below: But the only thing I can get is: With the code below: {\LARGE Albert Einstein}\\[1cm] Institute for Advanced Study\\ Einstein Drive\\ Princeton, ...
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Autosizing two-column layouts

In preparing a solutions manual for a textbook, I quite often wanted to place some text and an associated figure side-by-side as part of the solution. What I ended up doing was either using ...