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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 ...
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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 ...