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Better two-column balancing? [duplicate]

I am looking for a better way to balance columns at the end of each chapter of a two-column layout. I have found several relevant approaches: use \documentclass[onecolumn]{memoir} and ...
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ordering of figures in two-column environment

I have several figures in my two-column environment, I am using the template of MNRAS: https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/journals/mnras I have found that latex never respect the ordering of the ...
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How can I have both onecolumn and twocolumn in the same page in ACM SIGPLAN paper

I need to have in the same page both onecolumn and twocolumn. As default, a page in ACM SIGPLAN latex is twocolumn. But I have a picture that need to be located in onecolumn. When I use : \onecolumn ...
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Reduce space after title in two-column article

I have a standard article in two-column format without author or date, only a title. I would like to reduce the vertical space after the title. I tried using \vspace*{-1cm} after \maketitle, but the ...
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Page numbering on the R/L corners?

I am writing a book-style document for children stories etc. I 've found a nice border for the page background of each paper, with a special place near the corner for each page-number. What I need ...
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How to add corresponding authors footnote in a two column title page elsevier

I wonder how to create corresponding authors footnote in a title page, in a two column format of elsevier, knowing that I use the elsevier template suggested for this journal. I work on shareLatex. I ...
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Making marginnote to appear either side of twocolumn, twoside document

I have the following MWE in which the \marginnote need to appear at correct margin. For example the margin notes one, two, three and four need to appear on left margin of first page. In the second ...
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two column mode break and open two column again

I have using \twocolumn command for 2 column mode. In the end of paper (before thebibliography) i would like to close \twocolumn mode (for the base aligning text). Afterthat, i will open ...
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Problem with columns in a newsletter template

I am trying to use a ready-made template for a very simple publication. However, there is a problem with the columns in the document. Here is the template: And this is the newsletter that I'm ...
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Two column minted listing inside tcolorbox

I have a quite long but narrow code I want to typeset inside a tcolorbox. Is it possible to enable a two (or more) column mode inside the box (not break the box and set the parts adjacent). The ...
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Long (two-page) table in twocolumn document

I'm trying to include a not too lengthy table of mathematical notation definitions in a paper I'm writing. The paper is in twocolumn mode, the definition table has to span both columns, because ...
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Placing Image within double column text without resizing

I want the image to occupy both columns for good resolution within a two-column document and also want the text in two column format. I used following command, but it overlaps with the text in other ...
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Text goes over image in two-column article document

I want to have two images side-by-side in a two-column article. I tried to use the second part of Gonzalo Medina's answer to this question but, my text flows over the second .eps image. I thought the ...
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creating a class file : one column abstract in two column article

I am trying to create a latex class file, the thing i want to do is to span the abstract and keywords to two columns like the one in example below. I need help in modifying the code in class file to ...
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Clean way to write a two column proof

I want to write proofs in the following format. The left-column I use for the exercise and the solution. And in the right-column I write results that I used in my proof. For example: I'm able to do ...
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Write math in two columns in a page

Is there any simple way to split my page in two without using a multi column document to achieve this result: What I currently have is this: \begin{align*} T\left(n\right)&= 2T(n/2)+(c_2 + ...
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table over two columns in twocolumn mode [duplicate]

Here's my code: \documentclass[fleqn,10pt]{SelfArx} \setlength{\columnsep}{0.55cm} \setlength{\fboxrule}{0.75pt} \definecolor{color1}{RGB}{0,0,90} \definecolor{color2}{RGB}{0,20,20} \begin{document} ...
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Column vertical alignment in twocolumn mode

I would like to achieve a column alignment in twocolumn (note: I need to place many pictures so multicol environment is not an option) and place the letters directly after aligned two column text. The ...
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Span a text in twocolumn mode

I would like to span the name of the letters in twocolumn mode so the letters appear in the center of the page. ME. \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,twocolumn]{extbook} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Changing document format regardless of the document class!

Is there any way to change the format of a document such as single/double column, margins, etc regardless of the documentclass used? I am using iopart.cls and it does not have a twocolumn option. ...
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Hyperref chapter link anchors in two column mode

I am using the hyperref package to generate bookmarks and links for the table of contents. However, when rendering documents in two column mode the chapter link anchors are placed below the actual ...
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Page-wide Image in a two-column scrbook layout

In a document based on scrbook class and setup with twocolumn, I need to place an image that spans the textwidth. In the below example, using just the {figure*} environment and a 590px by 350px simple ...
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How can I fix my long supertabular with a 2-columns layout?

I tried many solutions for solving my problem, last of which taken here. I need to insert a long supertabular (80 rows) in a 2-columns layout document. Currently my table doen't continue on the 2nd ...
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Issue in handling image and table side by side in two column IEEE format

I want to add image and table side by side with different caption in two column format document of IEEE and I tried with this thing but it not working like that for me. Either the caption of table is ...
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Onecolum at the end in twocolum

So I have two problems: first. how to add onecolumn at the end of article withtout breaking page? second. same but after table in the middle of text?
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Break apart text in a two column page and place table

Is it imposible to insert something like \newpage to break up the text and place a table ? i have tried several float control packages, \floatbarrier and so on nothing gives the desired result - ...
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fitting table to single column and error messages

edited table, as it is now 25/12-2014, \documentclass[fleqn,10pt,twocolumn]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath,array,graphicx,siunitx} \usepackage{dcolumn,booktabs} ...
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Automatic line breaking for two-column text

I am using the following document class: \documentclass[twocolumn]{svjour3} Unfortunately, the two columns of output text just look horrible as they are not properly aligned on the right-hand side ...
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Defining a two-column box with mdframed

I would like to have mdframed boxes which have a picture on the left and some written explanation on the right. Right now I have used the column environment in Beamer but would like to have the ...
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create two column resume with extra data on right column

I'm looking at creating resume using Pandoc but need help on the LaTeX side. I would like a column on the left with the main content. Then a column on the right with "bullet" points. The column on the ...
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put figure at the bottom of the FIRST page [duplicate]

The problem is simple: how to force Latex to put the figure at the bottom of the first page. I used [!hbt] but that makes the image at the top of the 2nd page. \begin{figure*}[!thb] \centerline{ ...
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Algorithms in Two columns not allowing text to the side

I'm typesetting a two column document with an algorithm as a figure. The algorithm is in the left hand column, but nothing appears in the right hand column, which wastes space. My working example is ...
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Figure* span two columns only on new page for Bioinformatics Journal Template

I am using the Bioinformatics template from https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/52fb87a233621a613683ec81 Unfortunately, it is not possible to insert a spanning figure with the figure* environment on ...
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Too much white space around column!

\documentclass[a4paper, 11pts]{exam} \usepackage{multicol, setspace} \usepackage{textcomp, booktabs,colortbl} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \setlength\columnsep{40pt} \onehalfspacing \begin{document} ...
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How to prevent new sections from going to next page or paragraphs in LaTeX [closed]

I am working on my two-column article. I notice that often when I use the \section{} command in LATEX, the new section appears in the next column (or even next page), even if the first column or page ...
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How to position wide figures in two column documents

I want to an image at the bottom of a page in a two column document. Using figure* causes the image to jump to the bottom of the document. Is there a way to avoid this? Here is an example: ...
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Trouble with titlesec

I've been using titlesec for quite some time now and want to "pimp up my style" ;) I've read How to change header to list first section on page and not last section and tried to adapt the code for ...
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Change to two columns

I have a paper written in LNCS style. Is there any easy way to convert it to a two-column style? Simply using /two-column doesn't work as the columns are narrow, lines overflow, and it looks terrible ...
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How to make the wrap text around the image?

How to make the wrap text around the image, as in this example? There are no restrictions. I can use any options
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Switching from two columns to one column without adding a page break

I am trying to adapt this solution, shown below, of multiple authors and multiple affiliations:                     to a format where, title and ...
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Fit an image a two-column style

How can I fit an image a two-column style confrence paperso that the image can appear in the middle of the page? Can you please share an example code with me? Thanks
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Two column template

I have a question regarding to two columns format. I am typing on IEEETran template. While I want to write a multiline formula it goes to the next column and change everything to a messy shape, like ...
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Making authorindex in two column and in small size

There was a good solution to the question Index both authors and subjects with authorindex and makeindex But, does anyone know how to make the list in two column and in small size?
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Placing Two Generic Tables Beside Each Other

I have two tables that are virtually identical and look like so: \begin{table}[!ht] \fontsize{8}{8}\selectfont \caption{caption$.} \label{label} \center{ \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|} \hline ...
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Place a two-column picture under the author affiliation and above abstract

I've been searching through the similar questions but none has worked for me. Basically, I am writing a two column conference paper with a existing template, what I want very simple is to place a ...
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supertabular in a twocolumn env

I write a document which represents a catalog of stuff. Most of the content is a long table with heders in two balanced columns. xelatex is used to build pdf. I planned to use longtabu from tabu ...
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I want in my frames some sketch of two columns, presenting an image and at right the description of the image [duplicate]

I want in my frames some sketch of two columns, presenting an image and at right the description of the image. I have tried a lot of mixing code, that haven' taked me anywhere. This is my code. ...
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KOMA class - two-column-text with content and “definitions”

A lot of (unsuccessful) research later: I want to use KOMA-class and set a two-column document which contains an outer column for "definitions"/ "additional structure" like shown here: ...
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Place an equation in two-column paper style

I am using an equation in IEEE style confrence paper. The pages are two column and I cannot place the following equation in the page. How I can make the equation be placed in one column ? ...
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Two columns in a one column enviroment without page break

Is it possible to remove the page break betwean onecolumn and twocolumn? It is not possible for me to use this help. I have a large titlepage, a table of contents and so on. All in a one columns ...