{two-column} is about the \twocolumn command and the class option of the same name. For questions about the {multicol} package, use the appropriate tag instead.

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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 can I place a one-column-abstract in a two-column document?

How can I place a one-column-abstract and after that two-column-section in a LaTeX template?
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Figures and Tables 'push down' text in the right column

When I use the IEEE two-column latex template, sometimes the text in the right column does not start at the top, but gets 'pushed down'. This happens sometimes when adding figures or table. A similar ...
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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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How to share a one column figure with two column text on same page

I am writing an article that is composed of a two column body. But on one page, I want a figure that takes up both columns at the top and below I want to continue writing in two column text. So far I ...
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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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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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Avoid two column balancing

I've the following problem: I have some text and some figures in a two column environment. If the the text gets long and my figure floats to the next page my second column gets stretch as you can see ...
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How can I balance columns in the last page of a bibliography section?

I need to balance the heights of the last two columns of my ACM article that is typeset using sigplanconf.cls. This class file defines the following command: \newcommand{\balancecolumns}{% ...
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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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Restricting column width in tables

I'm using the table format below in my thesis. The template I'm using is Classicthesis. What happens below, however, is that the long text in the second column runs out of the page. What's the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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\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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Figure: Sidecaption while text floats next to figure

I am restricted to a two-column and have a figure that I want to include in \textheight height with the caption on the other column. The figure spans exactly one column, but I don't know how to let ...
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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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Reduce white space below \headsepline and above \footsepline

I want my body text to be closer to both \headsepline and \footsepline. Can this be done with scrpage2? Here is a minimal working example: \documentclass[twocolumn]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Scrreprt indent after chapter heading after patchcmd

In the following example, I've added a patch to the \chapter as an attempt to fix hyperref links. (See Hyperref chapter in twocolumn mode (without using multicols).) ...
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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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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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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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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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One column equation in twocolumn document class

I am writing a paper (revtex4-1, reprint documentclass which I believe uses twocolumn) and need to have a long equation that needs to break the two column format. I've seen answers to this question ...
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Add four images on a beamer frame

What is the best way to add four images on a beamer frame? I am using \documentclass[slidestop,compress,11pt,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} \definecolor{LHCblue}{RGB}{4, ...
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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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List of Symbols?

I'm trying to make a list of symbols that looks a lot like the one shown here But I'm having some trouble making 2 columns that are spaced in that manner for the 2 pages I have for my list. Can ...
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When inserting figures in one column of two-column paper, there is too mach blank

When inserting figures in one column of two-column paper, there is too mach blank. Is there any order to make the paper be arranged better. Since the code below is just a example. I would appreciate ...
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Remove section titles from text, but not table of contents — interaction with columns [closed]

Update: a previous version of this question wrongly attributed the problem to use of minitoc to get section-level tables of contents (\secttoc). I've got a complicated document with a tables of ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Multi-page table over two columns

I can create tables over both columns in two-column mode using table* with tabular and multi-page tables using longtable or supertabular but I am not able to combine both. ...
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Balancing lines in two-column document containing figures

How to balance lines in two-column document that contains figures? In other words - how to set the vertical margins of figure with caption so that the line after the figure corresponds to the line in ...
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Subfigure captions of EPS file formats do not align with images in two-column paper

I have trouble getting EPS images aligned work properly in latex. First, my figures were rotated by 90 degrees in the pdf output. So I rotated them by using "angle=90". But I am using a two-column ...
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Different number of columns in multiple indices

For a book project I have created two indices using imakeidx. In addition, I am using idxlayout to control the layout of the indices. I would like the first index to be two columns and the second ...
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`strip` Environment Does Not Work in Empty Document / Interaction with `\afterpage`

I have a question about the interaction of the packages afterpage and cuted in two-column mode near the document end - or about cuted's strip environment in otherwise empty documents for that matter. ...