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How to make verbatim text in multicols environment not overflow to other columns?

I prefer to use \begin{multicols}{2} over \documentclass[12pt,twocolumn]{article} so I can control when to have 2 columns and when not. The problem comes when using ...
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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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Inconsistent margins using columns in beamer

Compare the two slides generated by the following code. \documentclass[t]{beamer} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \lipsum \end{frame} \begin{frame} \begin{columns}[T] ...
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How to create a group of minipages that can be spanned across columns but can't be broken in two pages?

I'm trying to diagram an exam for an educational purpose. I'm using the package multicols to display questions in two columns. Each question of this exam is divided in three blocks: base text ...
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single column abstract in an article and delete date below title

I am using LyX to prepare my journal for publication using article style. I use double column article. When I choose abstract from left panel, the abstract turns out to be in left-column in double ...
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Placing a single algorithm in two columns

I have a single-column document and to save space I would like to make a long algorithm (produced using packages algorithm and algorithmic) to be double-column. That is, I would like the float content ...
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how to change the color of the rule (vertical line) in twocolumn document?

I'd like to make the rule between the 2 columns very thin. I found that no matter how small of width I made it, the line was not thin enough for my liking (unless I make it zero, then it will ...
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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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Odd spacing of two column tables & lists

I have an issue with the spacing of the first multiple choice question in my MWE. I have NO idea what is going on. I have run into issues of this sort before, but it was because of improper line ...
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Make a two column with one column image and other text

How do I make a two column minisection in my latex document where the left hand column would be an image and the right hand column would be some accompanying text?
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Changing document format regardless of the document class!

Is there any way to change the format of a document such as single/double column, margins, etc regardless of the documentclass used? I am using iopart.cls and it does not have a twocolumn option. ...
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How to produce a two column text with separation line with single-column title and end text

How can I produce the file as a PDF in LaTeX. I have done the following \documentclass[a4paper,twocolumn]{article} \usepackage[margin=0.5in]{geometry} But I have the following problem. I want to ...
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Split up several equations into smaller ones?

I've tried to search for it, but I couldn't seem to find an answer to my question, so here goes. Let's say I'm writing a report of some sort. I'm up 50 pages or so, and at least 100 equations. Then, ...
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Removing a white page between Appendix heading and Appendix A

I tried looking through all the similar questions but couldn't find a similar case. I am writing in article class, this is my preamble: \documentclass[10pt,twocolumn]{article} ...
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twocolumn article cases alignment issues

I use the following option twocolumn \documentclass[11pt, twocolumn]{article} Images and almost everything works nice. However I face an issue with the mathmode cases If my text is too long it ...
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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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Placing image in second column of two column page

I would like to use a two column layout and have images and text in the second column begin at the top of the page and continue down with even spacing. I've tried using the multicol package as well, ...
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Making section headers break two column flow

I'm new to LaTeX and I'm writing a document for which I'm using \documentclass[twocolumn]{article}. Is it possible to make \section headers break the two column flow? To clarify, I'd like a long ...
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Subfigure column break in a 2 column document

My problem is that the subfigures do not wrap to the next column, instead they go off the bottom of the page. How can I add a break to the subfigure so that subfigures A-D are in one column, then ...
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Equation and image in a row

I have example (defined as \newtheorem{example}{Example}[section]) and inside I have four-level equation of same size as an image ABC.png that I want to put on the right from the equation. But it is ...
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Mix­ing twocol­umn and create fourcol­umn reference on same page

The article is typeset in twocolumn and reference parts are need to typeset in fourth column on same page. I have googled and find cuted can do Mix­ing onecol­umn and twocol­umn modes. But I have need ...
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Table width is not wide enough

I have a problem in the table width, it is very small as shown below and I need it to fit in two column paper. Any help please? \begin{table}[H] \centering \begin{tabular}{|r|r|r|r|} \hline ...
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Beamer columns environment in article document

I'd like to use something like beamer's \columns environment in an article-like document. Does anyone know if this is possible and how to do it? I found this: (beamer blocks in ordinary article-style ...
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supertabular and twocolumn blank column

We are using minipage supertabular with a twocolumn mode for our reports and were observing strange behaviour lately. There are some cases, when the subsubsection is at the top of the second column ...
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Using listings package for documenting LISP code in two column mode

Using listings package, I am trying to write some LISP code. The issue is that LISP uses a lot of '-' in function name, and it makes the line width too large to break the boundary in two column mode. ...
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IEEEtran and using plots [closed]

Within a IEEEtran 2 column document, 2 plots are too small concerning their width. Should I place them (a) vertical or (b) interrupt the 2 column layout? btw it will be submitted to a conference. ...
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Is that possible to put one figure in the top and one two-column figure in the bottom of a same page?

I am adding figures into a two-column LaTeX file. In one page, I need to put a one-column figure and a two-column figure in a same page. The one-column figure should be in the top of the page and the ...
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mdframed in two column book vertical alignment problem (first page only) [duplicate]

I am trying to align the columns of the first page but without success into the mdframed. Any ideas? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,twocolumn,twoside]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{mdframed} ...
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two column article templates

I have been looking on tex.stackexchange and Googling but I can't find a decent two column template. Does anyone know of site or have a template for a two column article style tex file? That has a ...
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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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Creating title page in revtex with twocolumn layout

I'm trying to create a separate title page for a report in revtex. This works fine if I have single column layout however I want the report to be in two column format. When I have this even including ...
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Is it possible to apply commands to specific pages (the first page)

Tricky question (for me at least!) I am using revtex which allows you to switch between a one and two column environment using the \onecolumngrid and \twocolumngrid commands. I would like my first ...
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Marginpar on a fixed side of two-column double-sided memoir document

I have a two-column, double-sided document class based on memoir, where the wide margin is always on the left. I would like the \marginpar to always be in this left margin, irrespective of whether it ...
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TOC out of order in two-column documents

I was playing with \@outputdblcol and I came up with this: \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} \makeatletter \def\@outputdblcol{% \if@firstcolumn \global \@firstcolumnfalse \global ...
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Two columns with page span

this is my first post! I have tried to find a solution before posting. I have some input put into my .tex. The left column is text input by a user. To the right I would like 0..4 pictures, also ...
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Figure width problem

I have a problem in a figure which i draw, the figure doesn't fit in one column of two column paper as shown in the fig below, any help? \begin{figure}{H} \centering \begin{tikzpicture}[ ...
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If two columns LaTeX

I am writing a paper in LaTeX. I will need both the one-column and two-column versions of the paper. For this, the figure sizes/configurations need to be different in the two documents. I am looking ...
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Using \vfill* prints the asterisk

I'm using \vfill* to unbalance columns in a twocolumn environment. The columns are filled with a series of figure environments that I'm using to keep blocks of text together. I would like the ...
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Table width equal line width

I generated this table but it's width exceeds the line width as i am working in two column paper And i need it to fit only in one column, Any help ? \begin{table}[t] \centering ...
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How to put a full-width table at the top or bottom of the same two-column page as the reference text?

I'm posting today because I would like to reduce white space in a document I'm writing. The content is two-columns but I have floating tables that span across both columns (table*). At some point, ...
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Figure and text vertical alignment in two column document

I am trying to set a layout for a twocolumn book with a particular page layout (specified with the geometry package) and with the text in both columns aligned to each other. For this I've already ...
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One column headings in twocolumn environment

In a twocolumn document, I would like chapter headings that span on two columns but don't introduce a page break: section doesn't introduce a page break, but it doesn't span on two columns; chapter ...
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How to use the pullquote package on a two-column layout? [closed]

I've been reading about pull quotes. In this question, a great answer is posted with a link to a custom package called pullquote. I've installed this package and have been trying to make it work, as ...
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Image placement in LaTeX (twocolumn mode)

I'm beginning to work on my senior thesis for biochemistry and I'm excited to use LaTeX to make a nice looking final product. I'm new to LaTeX though so I don't actually know that much about it. ...
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verbatim in two columns [duplicate]

I have a 2 column document that I wish to add some verbatim to. However, when its added it spans both columns instead of remaining in one (what I need it to do). Is there any way to do this? or an ...
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\newpage stays in right column

I am using RevTEX 4.1 with the following parameters: \documentclass[aps,prb,reprint]{revtex4-1} This gives a two-column layout with a balanced two-column bibliography at the end. I would like to ...
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What are the main advantages to using the multicol package over the twocolumn documentclass option?

I'm going to be writing my dissertation in LaTeX quite soon. Whenever I've done work in the past in LaTeX, I've always just used \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} but I've heard about multicol. ...
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Chemfig reaction to wide for twocolumn

For a paper I have to describe certain reactions. I am using the chemfig package to do this. The paper has to be two columns and this is where it goes wrong. When I compile this reaction: ...
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Even columns in document with long bibliography

I am writing a document in two column format and the last two pages are devoted to the bibliography, which I generate with BibTeX. I need to finish the last page with the two columns having the same ...
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Fit table in page column also some editing

I want to make the table fit into one column in a two column page. Also, I need it to look like this: Here’s my code \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{adjustbox} \begin{document} ...