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How to align text and floats on the top of text line in a two column environment

I have a LaTeX document below which generates two column text. When I insert a float environment, the top line between two column is not aligned. My question is how to align them. Thanks a lot. ...
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listing in two-column mode

I want to place a listing, with colored background, in a two-columns document. For safety (for cases when the width of listing only slightly exceeds column width) I put the listing in a \maxsizebox. ...
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allow minipage to column break but not pagebreak

I have a twocolumn document with many sections. I want to allow sections to break across columns of the same page, but not allow sections to break across pages. The most closely related previously ...
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Centred “Contents” in TOC in twocolumn document with custom sections

I want to adjust the TOC for my twocolumn document. I want to have the word "Contents" at the top and centre of the page, and the toc entries following in two columns afterwards. I found this which ...
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Columns with varying widths - one with text and one with images

Is there a way to make two columns in a document? One column for images and the other for texts. But I want the column of images to be smaller than the column of text. And I want to be able to adjust ...
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How to obtain fully indipendent outputs on two columns without using tables

I have the following problem: I would like to find a way to have as an output two columns, where the content of each column is written independently of the other (i.e. no tables way of writing). To ...
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onecolumn titlepage, twocolumn rest of document

I recently switched from using multicols to twocolumn in the documentclass since multicols tends to mess with my graphics. However, this also means that my title page is now also two colums, which I'd ...
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Landscape, multipage table in document with two text columns (pasa class document)

I am writing a paper which has a style file with a 2-column text layout. I need to insert a table in landscape mode and spanning multiple pages. I have tried various combinations of landscape, ...
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Figures displacing text in two column layout

I have a two column layout (set in the document class) with text and a figure. I've stopped the abstract being split by using: \twocolumn[ \begin{@twocolumnfalse} \maketitle ...
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Twocolumn article and supertabular env: unbalanced columns [duplicate]

I would like to ask how I could balance more nicely the columns of a twocolumn document, when using supertabular better. The screenshot below is the pdf bottom of page, from the pdf reader (the gray ...
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Split the selection area of two columns (tabular, or minipage, or whatever works)

I use a tabular environment to do this 2x2 table: These are input and output samples of a program. In a PDF viewer, I wanna be able to select only one of the sides of this table, but my viewer ...
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Figures are sent to the right column on the next page

I have a two columns document with several figures and in a certain part the page breaks in the middle of the right column, where two figures should be, and then the next page starts with an empty ...
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twocolumnfalse overlaps Image and Text

I am writing a document in the two column format and wished to spread an image spanning both the columns. So,my code snippet for the image is as follows: \twocolumn[\begin{figure} ...
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Double spacing in body but not two-column footnotes with eledmac package

With two-column footnotes using eledmac (based on this question), line spacing via setspace is applied to footnotes as well. How can I preserve single spacing in these two-column footnotes? ...
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How to correctly use resizebox in a revtex document?

I am writing a report using revtex4-1 with a two column style and I have an equation that is too big and I don't want to "cut" using eqnarray. I tried using resizebox but it doesn't work for me. ...
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I would like to move one picture (i want a part of my document divided in 2 columns)

I would like do change my document. One part of it in two columns, because I want to left in left the text and in the right the picture. I past the picture. The code is this one. \begin{enumerate} ...
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How does one break columns in LaTeX?

Some time ago, I had a problem with \columnbreak. This question solved it. But now the problem has come again, and this time the linked solution doesn't work. Here is the code: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Custom two column text

I have a problem that can be seen in the below picture. Basically, I want to have one line on the left side of the page, and a description on the right side. The way I have tried to do this, is by ...
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Justify manual line breaks at the bottom of a column

I'm trying to reproduce a justified multi-column document, and am therefore using manual line breaks throughout. However, this doesn't work for lines at the bottom of a column, because \linebreak ...
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How to put two column images to the right or left column?

The paper is two-column format. The two column images latex code looks like this: \begin{figure*}[t] \centering \includegraphics[width=0.2\textwidth]{Paper_Fig1} ...
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hyphenation of long words in twocolumn template

I would like to have control on how Latex hyphenates long words. In my example it tries to have a right handed alligment of the paragraph but by doing so it creates big spaces. How do I get rid of ...
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Switch from single to double column in the same page

I need to write a text just in this format \documentclass[twocolumn]{article}. But I need to switch between single column and double column several times in the same page, without jumping to a new ...
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Figure with Text beneath [duplicate]

I am trying to place a text in single column with the text having a two column format. But the figure comes on top of the text. How can this be solved?
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Figures and text side by side

I'm struggling to put a series of five graphics side by side with the normal text. The figures are put as subfloat and placed inside a common figure environment to be able to give them a common ...
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How do I achieve independant mixed column layout?

I'm trying to create my first ConTeXt document. How can I achieve such a layout with ConTeXt, each part being independant from the others ? —————————————— | | | | | | ...
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Table and figure side by side in two column layout without space below

This is kind of a strange requirement I suppose. I have a table and a figure and I want them to be side by side on top of a page, on the same page, while the table is in the left column and the figure ...
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How to force figure go to new page instead of new column in a Two-Column Document

When I use \newpage it only goes to new column instead in IEEEtran document style! What can I do to force it to go to a new page as I had use its designated command as well? Thanks in advance for your ...
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minipage across two columns

I am trying to align a graph and its corresponding equations in a \twocolumn environment. The minipage part works as expected when we have one column text. However, when we have it in the twocolumn ...
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Show frame/margin in two column layout

How can I show the frames for inter-column margin under the twocolumn document class option? The showframe package only draws the page margins + headers and footers. But I want to see a line for the ...
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Error when trying to compile tccv document class example

Downloaded the tccv document class and tried to compile one of the bundled examples using TeXMaker and MikTeX on Windows. First error I received for scrart.cls not being found, so I found a copy of ...
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Using label in multicols

To produce 4 figures (2 on top followed by 2 at the bottom) in a two-column article, I am currently using: \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{floatrow} \floatsetup[table]{capposition=top} %caption on ...
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Beamer: Two columns with parallel text lined up?

In Beamer I want a frame with text in two columns, with parallel content, like the following: 1 This is the first item in english 1 Este el primer item en español 2 Second english item ...
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Long tables (spanning multiple pages), put side by side

I have looked in all previously related questions but I have not yet found the solution. The problem is the following: For a business report, the requirement is to report the data in two different ...
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\onecolumn introducing empty page

I have a 1.5-page two-column table in a two-column document, which I created with \onecolumn and xtabular. Unfortunately, this introduces an empty page before the table. How can I remove this empty ...
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How to set dynamic separation rule height in twocolumn document?

I want that the line height matches the text height. \documentclass[twocolumn]{book} \setlength\columnseprule{1pt} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] \end{document} The line ...
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Table width reducing for a table with few long lines

I am working on a table in a 2-column document. How do I get the table to fit the column My table tex: \begin{table}[h!] \centering \begin{tabular}{l|ccc|ccc} \hline Sequence & ...
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No space between columns on certain pages - with sigplanconf

I'm writing an article using the ACM SIGPLAN's sigplanconf document class (with options letter,10pt,twocolumn,preprint). I'm using a bunch of packages, and cannot easily reproduce this issue, so ...
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Too much white space above and below equation in two column mode

I'm converting a paper to two column mode (using \documentclass[twocolumn]{article}) , and one of my equations now has too much white space above and below it. See the attached image (equation (8)). ...
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Twocolumn: count columns instead of pages

I have a document in twocolumn mode. Is there a way to print column numbers in the footer instead of page numbers? Like so: Page 1, Column 1: 1 (left-aligned) Page 1, Column 2: 2 (right-aligned) ...
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Lyx - side-by-side figure inside two-column layoutt

I have created side-by-side images in Lyx using this link It works just fine in 1-column article. But If I switch to two columns, images started to overflow page. I have set image scale for each of ...
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In a two column documment, figure* and figure are placed non consecutively

I am using the sigplanconf docummentclass, which has a two column layout. The environment figure inserts a figure in one column while figure* insert the figure covering two columns. The problem is ...
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How do I create a split column in one part of a page?

What I would like to do is be able to do something like this in the header. I want to split it up. How do I do this? I know that I could just use the moderncv package, but there are parts of the ...
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Is there an alternative for samepage for a multicolumn environment?

In my document, I successfully use samepage to force content to be on the same page. I want to do the same in a 2-column document so that the heading and the text are in the same column. How can I ...
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Convert a two-column class into a one-column

I am using tccv document class in order to create my academic and my working cv. However, I believe that an one-column variance of this class could be more convenient for my academic purposes. For ...
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moderncv - two column \cventry within \section

I'm writing a resume with the moderncv package. Due to the lack of space, I want to make one section use two columns, separated by a vertical line. I've saw those solutions here, using ...
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simple two column CV

I have already read LaTeX template for resume/curriculum vitae. What I need is just a simple two column latex cv. it should look like this: Please note that this is added at the bottom of an ...
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combining pictures and algorithm in two columns document

I tried a lot to prepare such a following format for my paper but it always put algorithm in a separated place. here is \begin{algorithm*}[] \KwIn{$L_1$, $L_2$ } \Return{$F$} ...
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Why my title of elsarticle is in onecolumn?

I use elsarticle document class to format my paper. However, it comes out that my title and author are in one column. My code is as follow, \documentclass[a4paper, 10pt, twocolumn, ...
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Insert table in document with 2 columns layout?

I need to insert the following table to a document that has a 2 columns layout: \begin{table}[] \centering \caption{Three possible values of the difference in the probability of course completion of ...
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Fix wide-figure positioning in 2 column Latex

I have a two column formating of latex. I know that I can use * to wide the figure in two column: \begin{figure*}----\end{figure*} For fix positioning I know, I have to use \usepackage{float} plus ...