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\pageref, but for columns

I need to point to a label on a page, but as my text is layed out in two columns, I'd also like to include the column (1 or 2). Is there a way to find out which column a label is in? ...
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Two column Algorithmicx with variable-width columns

In another post, @Jubobs suggested to use the multicol package around an algorithmic environment, to typeset the algorithm in two columns. Recently, I faced a rather aesthetic issue: It might be the ...
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XeLaTex Undefined control sequence []] with \twocolumn

I'm using the IEEEconf documentclass. I want the abstract to span two columns directly after the title so I added the following: \twocolumn[ \begin{@twocolumnfalse} \maketitle ...
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How can I automatically insert a command in a BibTeX-generated bbl file?

This question asks how to keep a code in a bbl file. Fortunately, the root cause could be found and solved without fiddling with the bbl file. Several answers pointed out that the bbl file should not ...
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Margin note left of mdframed images in a two column page

Is it possible to have a margin note to the left of the left column on the second page with this code and approximately halfway down the page? I cannot get it to show up using \marginpar or the ...
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Lstlisting in twocolumn document

I have a problem when using lstlisting in twocolumn document. At my university I have to make reports in twocolumn documents. My teacher send me pre done .tex file with this code in it: ...
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Changing side of line numbering in two columns documents part two

I have the same question as this one: tex.stackexchange.com/questions/9510/changing-side-of-line-numbering-in-two-columns-documents/ I'd like to use the listings package in a twocolumn document. An ...
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What is the advantage of using widetext package instead of cuted package?

I was looking for an answer to this question which is, by the way, unanswered :( After searching this site, I read many questions similar to this one, and I found out that all of the answers ...
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Uniformly itemize list in two columns throughout the document

How can I get lists arranged in two columns throughout the document. I would like to make changes only in preamble and not in the list. I am thinking of this structure . First item . second item ...
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Add an equation at the bottom of a KOMA-script article in twocolumn mode [duplicate]

how can I place a large equation at the bottom of a page when using the document class scrartcl with the twocolumn option enabled. I know about this solution using multicols, but I'd rather stick ...
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prevent page break while returning to twocolumn

I'm writing a IEEE conference paper. The format of paper is \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} For inserting a wide image i switched to one column using \onecolumn The image took half of my page. ...
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Splitting an algorithm across two columns

Consider the following short example, where a two column page is selected, and the algorithm is split across the two columns using a manual \pagebreak within the algorithm's code: ...
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Floats for order of figure in case of double column figure?

I have the following code: \subsection{sub1} \begin{figure*} \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.62]{fig1.png} \caption{ this is fig1. \label{fig:fig1} } \end{figure*} ...
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Placing a two-column figure using IEEEtran class

I have problems to get a two-column figure on the desired page. I'm using the IEEEtran class. here my minimal code: \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{cite} ...
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Latex widetext environment without the lines

In a two column latex document, I use widetext environment which results in a line above and below the widetext. This is to guide the reader from the two column to the widetext but I want to get rid ...
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Creating a two column table for a math class

I am having trouble creating two column tables. I want to create 2 two column tables side by side, but my code doesn't seem to work: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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Partial twocolumn itemize

Sometimes itemize/enumerate environments have some items who are quite short and some items who are longer. I wish to format such environments into a compact way. For example turning: * A * B * C * ...
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Right-justifying vertical subfigures in a two-column document

I am trying to include a pair of subfigures in my two-column document, stacked one on top of the other. I want them to be right-justified; to achieve this with individual figures I have been using ...
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Troubles with a two column document using tufte-handout

I found a LaTeX minimal guide (originally written by Alan Munn), and trying to translate it at the tufte-handout class I have a problem. I use an abstract environment that uses the full textblock ...
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Wide float positioning in two-column document

I am writing a lab report formatted in two columns. It is set to two columns at the beginning by\documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twocolumn]{article}, rather than using the multicols package, because I use ...
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Koma-Script (scrbook): twocolumn formatting and wide equation problem

I use scrbook class (see bellow) in my book and sometimes I need typeset wide equation. \documentclass[% ,fontsize=12pt % ,a3paper % pagesize ,twocolumn ]{scrbook} ...
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KOMA-Script (scrbook): onecolumn table of contents & minitoc in twocolumn document

I have problem with formatting of my tables of contents. Please see my MNWE below. I would like to switch all of my tables into one column layout. I try to use solution from this tex.stackexchange ...
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Span TikZ Picture Across Two Columns

I'm restricted to writing a paper with\documentclass[twocolumn,11pt]{article}, but I want to create a tikzpicture that spans across both of the columns, filling the width of the page. I have tried ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Several Columns of Figures

In the attachment of my dissertation, I would like to add some pictures. They are all .jpg files. For my work it would make sense to place two figures next to each other with a little space between ...
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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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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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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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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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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 of Text Side by Side

First let me just point out that I am new to LaTeX and I searched for an answer to the question but I could not find anything I could use. So if you already know where I can find my answer just point ...