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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 ...
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Twocolumn supertabular output overlapping

I'm having problems getting my table on two columns. I have tried using a longtable and supertabular but so far with little succes. I currently have a supertabular with two columns, but the output ...
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LaTeX: diplay two headers over a two-column page

I need to make a header using a package like fancyhdr that spans only one column of my two-column page. the code is here
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Tablefootnote in table* environment?

Is it possible to use the tablefootnote package in the table* environment? With the following minimal example, I see the footnotemark in the table, but no footnote text ...
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Two columns in alltt environment

How do I make two columns in an alltt environment?? \begin{alltt} \hlkwd{options}\hlstd{(}\hlkwc{BingMapsKey} \hlstd{=} \hlstr{"clave de acceso de Bing"}\hlstd{)} \hlcom{## código para Bing} ...
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Pagewide (single column) footnote in double column document

I am trying to write a long equation in footnote in a double column document (IEEEtran) similar to the attached image. I have tried using "multicols" command but the footnote is starting from the ...
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Switching from two columns to one column environment and back

I am using a two-column template to write an article in LaTeX. I would like to insert in the text tables which have one column only. Is there a way in which I can switch from a two-column to a one ...
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Two-columns figure at current page (below other figure)

I'm wondering if it is possible to show a two column figure in a page where another figure has already been displayed. In other words, I didn't want to spawn the two column figure to a new page. I ...
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vertical alignment of two columns in a beamer frame

I'm trying present two concepts side by side in a frame. And I want each lineitem to be vertically aligned. Here is is an example where they are not aligned. \begin{frame}{An Example of using columns ...
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How to change number of columns in acm_proc template

I am using sigproc paper template. It has two columns, how can I convert it to one column paper? (with the same font and other attributes)
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Two column bible style headers

I found this nice(see last code on the page ) example I'd like to have two column text and when i use \documentclass[paper=a4,twocolumn,pagesize=pdftex]{scrbook} section (leading paragraph) ...
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Page Breaks in Two-Column, Multi-Page Table

I'm currently using xtab to create long tables that span two columns, and multiple pages. What I'd like to do is have a finer degree of control over when the table is broken on a page / column ...
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Massive gap between text when I force my figures to appear where I wanted it to be in a two-column report

I want the text to fill up the massive gap shown in the picture below: This is to code I used: \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{subcaption} \usepackage{float} ...
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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} ...