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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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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 ...
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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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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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Width-per-column not working in ConTeXt columnset [duplicate]

I'm trying to put some information and a table (\starttabulate...\stoptabulate) aside to a image, the image in the left column and the title and the table in the right column. So what I did is this: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 can I track down a bad spacing issue?

I use a rather complex class, built on top of extarticle with twocolumn option. It loads a lot of packages. One of them is floatrow. Sometimes, I get a very annoying error that can be seen in the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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setting separation between columns in two column mode

I'm using a two column article as in the link here. I'm new to LaTeX and am facing difficulty in setting the separation between the columns. I've read questions but all of them suggest to use ...
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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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Remove column break before bibliography

I am writing a document using the ACM SIG Procedings template whose summarized structure is as follows (it uses 2 columns). I am using PDFLatex and Bibtex. \documentclass{sig-alternate-2013} ...
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Apply columns to sections without explicitly bracketing each section

Background Creating a document that can have zero-, two-, or three-column layouts, depending on user preferences. I would like to keep the content clean of \columnsets by redefining only the sections ...
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Clear column on a double column document [duplicate]

How do I clear a column in a double column document? I have two floats, and I want each to occupy a different column. \clearpage before the second float puts it on a new page, while \pagebreak does ...
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Typesetting Supertabular in two columns

The problem is how to typeset supertabular in two columns. Really, I didn't understand the solution in Balancing long table inside multicol in LaTeX. As you see in the picture below, first, the ...
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Typesetting magazine style articles [closed]

I am trying to compose a two column magazine style article (for a hobby) with callouts, multiple typefaces, etc. Are there examples of style files and class files that do something similar?
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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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Text flowing out in two column format due to section title

This is the code: \documentclass[sttt]{svjour} \usepackage{graphics} \begin{document} % \title{Title} \author{Author} % % \institute{Institute} % \date{Received: date / Revised version: date} ...
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longtabu with multicols?

I want to place a very long table into my document, i.e. a table which spans multiple pages. The table has a rather narrow width, so it should be set in multicolumn mode (2 or 3 columns). The text ...
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same fontsize in plot in revtex document as text

I am making a figure in PSTricks for a RevTeX document. A MWE of my figure is the following \documentclass{article}[28pt] \usepackage{pstricks, pst-node, pst-plot, pst-circ} \usepackage{moredefs} ...
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Figure order (figure and figure* environments)

I am writing a two-column article and all my figures are included with the figure environment but one using figure* so that it can be displayed page-wide. The problem is that that specific figure is ...
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multicolumn design problem

I tried to use multiple approaches to obtain the following general template with multicolumn, however, one problem that I come across is that the fontsizes changes; is there any take on how to ...
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Wrap text around wide figure in two column

I need to insert a figure into a two column document such that the figure partially spans both columns, and the text wraps around it. It seems wrapfig does not work for this in two column, pullquote ...
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Text flowing out in two column format [duplicate]

This is the code: \documentclass[sttt]{svjour} \usepackage{graphics} \begin{document} % \title{Title} \author{Author} % % \institute{Institute} % \date{Received: date / Revised version: date} ...
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Two columns for grammar environment

My grammar is long and thin. I'd like to space it out horizontally, as two columns. \newenvironment{BNF} {\captionsetup{type=lstlisting}} {} \begin{BNF} \caption{My Grammar} ...
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\bibunits errors in a twocolumn memoir [closed]

First, I am having trouble generating a MWE at this moment. I will continue to try get one set up. In the meantime, I am hoping someone will recognize the problem based on my description: I have a ...
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Avoid chapter pagebreak in twocolumn document

It took me a while to locate the error, but here's a MWE. I am using my own class, provided below: \documentclass[fleqn,10pt,twocolumn]{MWEclass} \usepackage{lipsum} % Required to insert dummy text ...
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twocolumn span across multiple pages

I want to prevent twocolumn from using magazine-style section breaks across multicolumn pages. I'm currently invoking twocolumn like so: \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} But this is creating the ...