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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} ...
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How to add two pictures in a single column? How to add four pictures in a single row?

I am doing a paper for an ACM conference and I want to add some graphics pictures. I want to add two pictures in a single column and four pictures in single row. How is it possible?
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float a wide ctabular in two columns

I have a very long table (slightly more than 2 pages) and so, am using the ctabular environment of the memoir class. I understand how a float defeats the purpose of a continuous tabular but I would ...
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Make \maketitle span only one column in a twocolumn document

I want to write a landscape two column document. Does anyone know if there's a possibility to use the \maketitle command such that the title is only in the left column and does not span the whole ...
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How can I have both onecolumn and twocolumn in the same page in ACM SIGPLAN paper

I need to have in the same page both onecolumn and twocolumn. As default, a page in ACM SIGPLAN latex is twocolumn. But I have a picture that need to be located in onecolumn. When I use : \onecolumn ...
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Creating tables with borders in IEEE conference two column format

I'm new to LaTex. I'm trying to find some sample code that shows how to create a single column table with borders (and if possible a grey header row) in a two column paper.
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wide table in a two-column document

I have a two-column LyX document. I want to add a table that will be as wide as the entire page, so that it will not have to be squeezed into a single column. I found some suggestions: table too wide ...
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Tikzpicture in a two column way using a one column .cls template

I'm using a .cls IEEEtran from IEEE available here http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html; and all document is in two columns. I'm ploting using pgfplots a ...
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Making a long footnote span two columns [closed]

I am using an ACM proceedings document class (acm_proc_article-sp) which uses a standard 2-column layout. I have a very long, unbreakable footnote that needs to span both columns. Is this possible? ...
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Create two small box after text? [duplicate]

how should i declare a command for two small boxes after text in every line? based from this link Create a two column static small box. I need to remove the automatic printing of its numbers. What ...
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Figure spans two columns, but text going over half the image

I am using the float package to force an image to right below where the authors section normally is on a journal paper. Using [H] I get the image to show up in the right place, but the text does not ...
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Elsevier format 2 columns in Lyx

I would like to use Elsevier class to create paper in 2 column format as shown in authors guide: http://cdn.elsevier.com/assets/pdf_file/0011/109388/elsdoc.pdf (last page). I am using Lyx and kept the ...
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sidewaystable* in two-column document - emulateapj [closed]

I have a big table that I want to display sideways in an emulateapj document, but I get a weird result: \documentclass[]{emulateapj} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{booktabs} ...
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moderncv two columns in a small part of the page

I am finishing my CV with moderncv package and it has 1.05 pages, something quite annoying. I have already shortened all margins, but I realised my last two sections (languages, personal interests) ...
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Small space (indent) after `strip` environment

I use the strip environment of the cuted package to add one column material (equations etc...) in a onecolumn box embedded in twocolumn text. Well to be exact, I'd like to use it for that but ...
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Display a figure over 2 columns in a 2 column layout on a fixed position

I would like to display a figure in a 2 column document, though the figure has to appear over the 2 columns on a fixed position. I tried this: \begin{figure*}[H] \begin{center} ...
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Trouble with titlesec

I've been using titlesec for quite some time now and want to "pimp up my style" ;) I've read How to change header to list first section on page and not last section and tried to adapt the code for ...
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Multiple Column Height

I need to put three lists of data into three columns. After putting the first set of data this happened: But I need all the data to be in the FIRST column only, the next sets of data will go in ...
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Left column with a figure to the right (Beamer)

I can't understand how to make a column to the left with a figure to the right: Here is one example of what I did: \documentclass{beamer} ... \begin{frame}\frametitle{Title} \begin{columns} ...
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Problem balancing two column memoir

I have a problem using \balance on this document: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt,twocolumn]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{balance} \balance \begin{document} ...
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Balancing columns, last page of index (using memoir class)

I've just received (very final, I hope) editing requests from the production people at CUP, and -- at the last minute -- they are asking for the two columns of the final page of the index of my book ...
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eledmac and two column footnotes

I like dblfnote and have been working with it for a good while. Now my footnotes are just getting too long and the typesetting results accordingly undesirable, they would be way better if footnotes ...
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Preventing page break in \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} after \author{}

A page break appeared between \author{} and \date{} after I added the \twocolumn[] section. The \twocolumn[] section was added to achieve a single column abstract in the twocolumn document. How can I ...
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Page-wide table in two-column mode

I want a table that is as wide as the whole page in a document with option twocolumn. The table has to be inserted on the bottom of the page, but that is not necessary. I've tried: \begin{table*}[b] ...