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Reordering columns across pages [duplicate]

I'm producing a pamphlet, so I'm using the twocolumn option to \documentclass, and \usepackage[landscape]{geometry}. The goal is to print out some pages, and fold each 8.5"x11" sheet along the middle, ...
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One-column abstract in KOMA-script

I would like to make the abstract in KOMA Article appear on both columns, when writing a two column article. I would like to use internal koma options, instead of loading external packages. The ...
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Side-by-side algorithms in two columns paper

I am trying to put two algorithms side-by-side on a page so it is easy to compare their differences. I am using the acm template, algorithm2e package and minipage environment. but I get this error: ...
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How to center an equation at the center of one column in a two-column paper

In a two columns paper, how can I center an equation to the center of one column? Originally, what I have is: \begin{equation} y = ax \end{equation} But this fits the equation to stay, as normal ...
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Prohibiting figures from the left column

Is it possible to have a twocolumn document with text and figures, where text can appear in either column, but figures must be in the right column? This question is superficially what I need, but it ...
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How to set the equation width to be contained within one colum

I am using a two-column layout in my latex source file, and I have a series of (inequality) equations to show, which I wanted to keep them inside the left column. However, with \begin{align*} ...
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Reduce white space below \headsepline and above \footsepline

I would my body text to be closer to both \headsepline and \footsepline. Is anybody sufficiently familiar with scrpage2? Here is a minimal working example: \documentclass[twocolumn]{book} ...
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Workaround mysterious bug, involving minitoc, twocolumns, and abstract

In the following MWE, the mini table of contents of Section 1, comes out to be of Section 2, while Section 2 is missing its mini table of contents. The combination of two components creates the ...
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Make a smart chapter command that adjusts horizontal width based on title width

I'm currently testing a two column layout in a document using the book class. I would like to change the behaviour of the \chapter command. Right now, a short chapter title produces a lot of ...
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LaTeX: Balanced twocolumn Text with Footnotes only in the right column (ftnright)

Do the packages ftnright and balance work together? I'm looking for a solution to generate a twocolumn text in LaTeX. My footnotes should appear at the bottom of the right column. However, my main ...
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Place a table on a new landscape page in a two column paper

Very related to this question and some of the comments therein, I need to insert a landscape page for a wide table, in a two column document. As suggested there, I have tried to use \afterpage{% ...
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Page-wide table in two-column mode

I want a table that is as wide as the whole page in a document with option twocolumn. The table has to be inserted on the bottom of the page, but that is not necessary. I've tried: \begin{table*}[b] ...
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Two \maketitles in one page

If I wanted to include two titles in one page, what can I do? I've seen the titling package as this QA suggested, but the titles came out in separate pages. \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} ...
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Paracol package: undefined environments

I got the LaTeX Error: Environment leftcolumn* undefined with the next MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{paracol} \begin{document} \begin{leftcolumn*} \subsection{% Environments ...
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Problem with twocolumn ledger format in scrbook

currently I am trying to get a thesis in architecture into a ledger (tabloid, double letter) formatted srcbook document. The issue is that it should have twocolumns - at least for the main part of the ...
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Two-column figures not displaying in IEEEtran document class

I have a two column document in which I display a lot of figures. I also have to display some figures spanning the two columns. To display "normal" figures I use this piece of code, for example: ...
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Line breaks for cases environment in two column

I have case environments that breaks into the other column when used in two column. How can I break the cases to prevent the intrusion? This is the source code. \documentclass[11pt, ...
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Suppressing page number in list of abbreviations in LaTeX report

I have a LaTeX report as follows in a file called Main.tex: documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{report} \usepackage[acronym,nomain]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \begin{document} \tableofcontents ...
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The footnote does not show at all before widetext in two column environment

Sometimes the footnoot does not show at all if the code \footnote is before widetext in two column environment. Here the footnoot appear before widetext. Can someone make the footnoot appear after ...
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Fitting unbreakable large equation on one line in a twocolumn layout

I have an equation in my document which is unbreakable and does not fit on one line using the twocolumn global option. Am I forced to shrink the text size here? And how do I go about doing it? ...
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Figure in Revtex4

I'm using MiKTeX2.9 for writing paper: \documentclass[twocolumn,aps,showpacs,prl,superscriptaddress]{revtex4} .... \usepackage{epsfig} \usepackage{graphicx} and I'm trying to place an eps figure ...
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Wide figure in a 2 column document (figure* doesn't work)

I am new to this environment, but I believe I have checked other questions related to mine problem, still couldn't find a solution. What I want is to have a wider figure in a two column document. I am ...
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How can insert a full-width listing in a two-column document? [duplicate]

I'm new to LaTeX; I'm using IEEE format. How can I effectively add Java code snippets in one full-width column?
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\thanks within @twocolumnfalse environment

Following this answer I added one column environment to my two columns article. Yet the \thanks{} footnote is not typeset by LaTeX. Here the MWE \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} ...
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Two Columns whose content is positioned relative to each other

In theatre (and film) there's a tendency for actors to let each other finish what they're saying, possibly even making a small pause before starting their turn. But that is not how real life ...
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Inconsistent margins using columns in beamer

Compare the two slides generated by the following code. \documentclass[t]{beamer} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \lipsum \end{frame} \begin{frame} \begin{columns}[T] ...
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Layering/twocolumn conflict using tikzmark

LaTeX gurus, inspired by the ideas and code in Automatic background coloring in listings using tikzmark, I attempted to create my own macros for teaching programming. What I really wanted, just to ...
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eledmac and two column footnotes

I like dblfnote and have been working with it for a good while. Now my footnotes are just getting too long and the typesetting results accordingly undesirable, they would be way better if footnotes ...
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Eledmac line numbering out of margin at top of column (memoir)

I'm using eledmac to typeset a document with two columns in memoir. The first line number at the top of the right column continues to be placed to the left of the column, as it was with the left ...
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Justify text from right in two column springer document class

I am facing one problem in justifying text in springer document class. my code is as below \documentclass[twocolumn]{svjour3} %\documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Issues with multicols when using a template

I am using this template to write a paper. My paper starts with two column format but in the middle I need to show a big table. Hence, I have to switch to one column. I am trying to use the multicol ...
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Create a LTXexample environment ala figure*

How can I patch LTXexample to have the behavior of span two columns when used as LTXexample* (like using figure* in a twocolumn mode document)? Thus, the following code doesn't work due to the ...
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Put a table* at the bottom of a page?

In a two column document in LaTeX, is there any way to put a table* (a table spanning both columns) at the bottom of the page? The obvious doesn't work: \begin{table*}[b] % b!, hb, hb!, etc. ...
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two columns column breaks

\documentclass[11pt,a4paper,BCOR10mm,DIV11,toc=listof,parskip=full]{scrbook} class and two columns there via "\twocolumn". It works fine mostly but in some instances of the texts involved I have the ...
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Text column side by side minipage

I hope to be clear in the following question. I want to create a Newsletter with latex, in which the first non-blank page contains one gray column (highlighted, as it were), and under this in a ...
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embed 2 side by side figures in a two column style. (not spanning the whole page, just say the second column)

I have a typical 2 columns journal template. I wanted to insert two side by side figures in the second column. How can I do that. My current code goes like this, but the figures never showed up. ...
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Place two algorithm into two column

I have single column page. I would like to add my two algorithm into two column. How can I do this? My algorithms are below. \begin{algorithm}[h] \caption{Resolve 1} \begin{algorithmic} \scriptsize ...
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How to arrange several tables in a two column article?

In case of my previous question in enter link description here I have a question: For a page of my article I should have two columns of text, where on the right column there are two tables following ...
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How do I put a table following the other table in a two-colmuns layout?

my page is of two columns layout and I want to put two tables in consequence on the right column like below: text here Table 1 goes here text here text here Table 2 goes here text here while ...
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Creating tables with borders in IEEE conference two column format

I'm new to LaTex. I'm trying to find some sample code that shows how to create a single column table with borders (and if possible a grey header row) in a two column paper.
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centering abstract on a twocolumn layout [duplicate]

I'm using the twocolumn layout with article. I would like to have my abstract span the two columns (after title and authors, but before the first section). Is this possible?
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How to add an image in second column after some text of a two-column article

In a two column article, after some text in the second column I want to add an image. While the pace has required space for it, but it is skipped and it is shown in next page (in case if I use figure* ...
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Placing figures inside a two-column document

I'm trying to get images in my document in two different ways: On top of the entire page, centered On top of a single column I tried it with both twocols and multicols. I ruled out twocols because ...
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Input a figure between title and body in twocolumn form

I'm using a LaTeX to write a small paper using CVPR template. I'd like to put a figure between my title+name and body(which consists with two columns) like many CVPR papers do, but I don't find the ...
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Latex using footnotes in a two-column page

I am using a two-column format for my paper. In the bottom left column I have the following: Beginning introduction text. Next sentence with links to the terms Skype\footnote{http://www.skype.com}, ...
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How can I arrange multiple figures in rows of 3 in a two-column document?

I have 8 figures, which need to included in a two-column style paper. The figures should be added at the top of the corresponding page, three figures in each row (figure alignment is not as the ...
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Bigwedge with multiple lines

I have a long equation, which I am trying to fit in a column. I use a big wedge and I am trying to fit it in multiple lines. When I go for a new line, the alignment is not proper. You can see the ...
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IEEE two column format

This should be a quick answer that I can't seem to find again. A while ago, I found out that I can use a one line addition in the preamble to format the document to the IEEE standard. It wasn't a ...
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Column break and beginning two new columns on same page

I am new to LaTeX, so please bear with me if my question does not meet the requirements, or if the solution is obvious. I am creating a document with two colums, and after my text, I want some kind ...
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FR: Staplers corner

I like twocolumn documents, but sometimes people complain that stapeling pages together made it hard to read the top left text of the left column on all pages after the first page. OK, I could have ...