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one-column figure in a two-column document goes to a next page

In a two-column document, I use the figure* environment to place a wide equation in a one-column format. It works fine, but the equation floats to the next page. What can I do to avoid this?
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Span text across columns in multicol

I am writing a long document with memoir class and multicol package, mostly writing in 2 columns. I am trying to insert a framed text that spans across the two columns, but does not break the flow of ...
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How to add columns optionally per section

How would I add optional columns under a section. e.g. (fyi image from a random online resume): So if I decide to remove any of the years listed, the text should not shift.
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question about algorithm

I'd like to ask how can have an algorithm(s) flow (like text) from one column to another in a two-column document? I don't want to treat it as a one block like a figure is treated. Does anyone know ...
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One column white space in double column? [duplicate]

I am writing in a double-column template (IEEE Conference Template). What has been bothering me is that once I have a figure/pseudocode/tikz in one column, sometimes it pushes the contents in the ...
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Single column figure leaves a blank in the other column?

I am writing in a double-column template (IEEE Conference Template). What has been bothering me is that once I have a figure/pseudocode/tikz in one column, sometimes it pushes the contents in the ...
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Long equation in two column paper

I'm writing a paper where two columns layout is required. I have pretty long equation which fortunately is too long to be put into one column. This is my current solution: \begin{equation} ...
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“Call out box” in a two-column document

I suppose "call out box" probably doesn't have much of a meaning in the TeX world, but a (framed) "box" probably isn't specific enough for what I mean. Anyway, I am compiling the following with ...
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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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Numbered two-column table in apa6 in a portrait page

I'm writing a paper using apa6 class and I'd like to have a table as wide as two columns in portrait mode. But I also want this table to be numerated. I've found this in the apa6 manual: "When an ...
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How to avoid overflow using \IEEEpubid on the first column?

I am trying to write a journal paper using the IEEEtran.cls template. My problem is that the Publication ID Mark overflows into my thanks section. This is the bottom of the title page: From the ...
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Problem having an aligned column using multicol

I'm having problems getting a good-looking column. (The text is in Danish.) What can I do to get them aligned? \section{Teknologianalyse} \subsection{Teknik} \begin{multicols}{2} ...
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Inserting a landscape table into a two-column document

I have a table that takes up the length of a normal sheet of paper (when in landscape) and is only as wide as a single column. I would like to insert the table in landscape mode into one column of the ...
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Images in two columns in beamer

I need to divide a frame into two columns and in each column i put two image taht one above the other. \documentclass[compress,red]{beamer} \usepackage{etex} \mode<presentation> ...
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How to output Bibliography on separate page in 2-column layout (LyX)

I'm using LyX with the default document class & settings, except with 2-column layout. How do I get the Bibliography to output on a separate page? I tried inserting a New Page, but that just bumps ...
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Using complicated macro in \thanks command of abstract package

The \saythanks command chokes when \thanks has been called with a macro that takes (and executes!) another macro as argument: \documentclass[twocolumn,a5paper]{paper} \usepackage{abstract} ...
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How to set the page layout both the left and the right the same width?

Here is my code.Thank you. \documentclass[a4paper,twocolumn]{exam} \usepackage{xeCJK} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{multicol} \setCJKmainfont{SimSun} \begin{document} \begin{center} ...
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How to set the paper page layout to two columns like this?

I am a latex typesetting beginer.I want to typeset a booklet which has A4 paper size as the picture I show here.My target page layout looks like the picture. 1.In order to save space I will set the ...
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confproc one column

From what I've confproc is a great package for Conference Proceedings. What I would like to do is an Conference Abstract Book, so this would only have abstracts (1 page each). I want to make it 1 ...
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Switching from two columns to one column without adding a page break

I am trying to adapt this solution of multiple authors and multiple affiliations, i.e.:                     to a format where, title and authors go ...
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How to make a table wide in a twocolumn-mode document?

How could I make a table wide (like using table*) in a twocolumn-mode document, that can break a page? Below the expected result (made in any ordinary text editor). Page 1 Page 2 UPDATE By ...
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bug? unwanted gap in 2nd columnset

(Disclosure: I posted this question on the NTG ConTeXt mailing list before the weekend. I have not received any replies yet, so now I'm asking here.) We have a document where a gap occurs in a ...
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Index shouldn't start new page

I am writing an article in LaTeX 2e with \documentclass[twocolumn]{article}, including an index. The document prelude includes \usepackage{makeidx} and the \makeindex command. At the point where I ...
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Conditional column break in ConTeXt

Background Trying to determine whether a column break must be inserted on a two-column page. There are multiple sections on the page. Before the last section on the page, I want to insert a column ...
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set the length of the column separation rule in multicols

I have trouble to make the line which separates two columns in a multicols environment reaching the bottom of the columns. \setlength{\columnseprule}{1pt} is managing the rule width. Is there ...
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Two columns in twocolumn mode

I am trying to have two columns in the columns of a twocolumn mode (See the MWE. Please excuse that it is so long, it was the only way to illustrate what I mean). If the list extends the column it is ...
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How can I set short footnotes next to each other (two-column style)?

When having a comparatively large number of footnotes that are each very short (URLs say), it sometimes looks weird to have them stack up to a high footnote tower, especially in a minipage or some ...
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make bilingual or trilingual LaTeX document

How do I make a bilingual (two-column) or trilingual (three-column) LaTeX document? E.g.: | Original language | Translation 1 | Translation 2 | | | | | ...
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Incompatibility between 'flushend' and 'lineno' packages!

I have observed when using flushend package to balance the references at the last page, if at the same time the package linenois loaded, the last page of reference will not be displayed. I have ...
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Two-columns, 10pt bibliography / specific pages only, in a one-column, 12pt text body

For the writing of a document with a limited number of pages that I would like to keep easy to read and scheme over, I would like to have the main text in one column, 12pt the bibliography in ...
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Deactivate twoside for bibliography and glossary

since the bibliography and glossary barely fit into their columns and start using several pages, I would like to deactivate twoside for them. How can this be acomplished or is that a bad practice?
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Space before section titles with twocolumns and sections that cross both columns

I'm writing a document in twocolumn mode, but I am starting pages with sections with some long titles that I'm trying to spread over both columns. The vertical space before subsequent section titles ...
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Two-column layout with thick vertical rule in ConTeXt

Background I would like to add a thick rule centered between two columns. Example Code A minimum working example that illustrates the issue: \setupcolors[state=start] ...
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Emptypage not working with \balance?

When I use emptypage together with \balance, it seems to fail to work. Emptypage should clear headings on page 4 of the example. Emptypage works fine with the example code, without \balance. How do I ...
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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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two column document so in the first i have text and in the second pictures

I want to make a two column document such as in the first column there is text and in the second column pictures with examples for the text. How can i do that?
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How to get two columns in \cvline?

I want to add certifications to my cv with a column with the names and a second column with the dates, currently I have: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} \moderncvtheme[green]{classic} ...
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Automatically set the figure width depending on whether the layout is one or two column

I am wondering how do you usually deal with figure width when you are writing a paper. (use \linewidth, \textwidth ? others?) Maybe we can just define a "switch" and use it with ifelse package? ...
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Column description not centered in moderncv?

I use my own solution/workaround to get a table formatted listings of the certificates in my CV. I don't like the fact that the description of the \cvline is centered, e.g. I have the following code: ...
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Forcing separation of content in two columns

I've been using the multicol package lately because I was trying to typeset content in two columns and I like minimalist solutions. However I've been having trouble trying to force content to stay in ...
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problem with longtable in landscape orientation in a twocolumn mode document

I have some trouble formatting a long table in landscape orientation using a predefined document class (provided by a journal editor): - the standard page size is shrunk: the height of the page (width ...
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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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Self-defined Width of the Pseudocode Box with algorithmicx?

This post has beautifully shown how to make the algorithm pseudocode box as wide as one column or two columns. I am now writing a pseudocode with many if layers. So a one-column box cannot suffice. ...
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How to place a multicolumn figure above a single column figure and a single column table?

I would like to place the following on the same page: A double column figure A single column figure A single column table I want the placement to look something like this:
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multiple algorithm2e algorithms in two column documents

I tried this example Place four algorithms (algorithm2e) in a subfigure and arrange them in two rows and two columns on two column documents. It doesn't work. The error message is ! LaTeX Error: [H] ...
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How to equalize the two columns in the last page INSIDE the IEEEbiography enviroment

I'd like to make the two columns of the last page of equal length but starting the new column INSIDE the IEEEbiography environment. I have four authors in the last page, the second one has a long ...
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IEEEtran, longtable, switch to one column mode for the appendix

I've this very long table to put in the appendix of a 2 column, IEEEtran conference paper. I'm trying to use longtable, but apparently longtable has to be used in one column mode only. Is there a way ...
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Two columns but not for entire document

My goal is for my document to have a standard article documentclass to use the pages for an essay setting, but at the end I need to include newspaper articles and would like to format the latter pages ...
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Typesetting long equations in pnastwo document class

Frequently, when using revtex4 or revtex4.1, in two column format, one wants to typeset a long equation. The standard way to do this is by using the widetext environment (see this question). Similar ...
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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: ...