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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

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] ...
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twocolumn with minipage over full width

I'm trying to make something similar to http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/appnotes/00734b.pdf I'm using the twocolumn option, and have defined my own \showtitle command: \newcommand{\showtitle}{ ...
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Eledmac line numbering out of margin at top of column (memoir)

I'm using eledmac to typeset a doc with two columns in memoir. The first line number at the top of the right column continues to be placed to the left of the column, as it was with the left column, ...
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Markerless footnote which is page-wide in twocolumn document

I'm using this code to create markerless footnotes in LaTeX (source): \makeatletter \def\blfootnote{\gdef\@thefnmark{}\@footnotetext} \makeatother Furthermore I'm using the footmisc package for ...
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Subfigures side by side not working

I am trying to set two figures side by side while using the picture environment instead of includegraphics as shown in most examples here. Unfortunately they are displayed stacked and I do not know ...
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Uneven columns in two-column paper format [closed]

I am writing a paper in two-column format. I avoid using the multicol package as I deal with quite a bit of within-column figures and would rather have them float. However, I am facing a problem that ...
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How to insert a two-column figure in the current page when using LaTeX?

I know there is a command like \begin{figure}[p] \end{figure} But when I use it in a two-column model, the $[p]$ cannot work. So I am wondering if there is any solution to preserve the figure in ...
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How do I put a wide figure on the top of the first page of a two-column paper?

I'd like my academic paper to have a page-width-spanning figure right underneath the title. How do I do this? Whenever I try using \begin{figure*}...\end{figure*} with the figure at the start of my ...
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How to arrange a page as two colum? (similar to multicols)

There a some math problems& answers, I want to show them in two columns as following: But I have no idea how to implement this function. I have tried tabular and multicols, however these ...
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Line spacing not matching on second page of two-column checklist

I'm trying to make a half-sheet (letter-size paper) checklist with two columns using LaTeX. I set the page size to 8.5x5.5 inches, used fancyheader to put the title at the top of pages, defined a ...
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How do I get a blank column?

I'm trying to create a program (i.e. the paper kind you hand out) in LaTeX. I've got \documentclass[landscape, letterpaper] and I'm running into problems with the columns. I've tried multicol, ...
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Disable automatic kerning

I want to disable automatic kerning for a few lines in my text as the \textwidth before kerning and after kerning is not the same. And I'm sure there is a simple command to do so, but just can't ...
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Create a two column matching type question? [duplicate]

I am currently looking for some ways to create a command that would give two column. I have a similar problem to this link : Two column text and choices Two column questions and choices is also my ...
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Advanced layout with independent side column

I'm creating a CV and I'm rather specific about my layout. I want a constant header on each page. On the left side of the page I want a column containing my personal presentation. It starts with a ...
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Create a two column static small box

how can I create a new command to make a static true and false as labels of the first and two columns. This columns are lanes of small boxes. This small boxes would depend on the questions created. If ...
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Wrapping two column text around a centering picture [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you create pull quotes? Two-column text with circular insert I'ld like to wrap text around a picture which is in the middle of the page, but I don't wanna let ...
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Table spanning two columns creates hole in text

I am writing an article in two columns: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twocolumn]{jarticle} And at one point I include a table spanning 2 columns. text before table \begin{center} ...
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Lengthy math description in 2 column paper

I have some lengthy math description in 2 column paper to override the next column. I think I need to make the math description in one column. How can I do that in 2 column mode? The code (only ...
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multiple algorithm2e algorithms in two column documents

I tried this example Place four algorithms (algorithm2e) in a subfigure and arrange them in two rows and two columns on two column documents. It doesn't work. The error message is ! LaTeX Error: [H] ...
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IEEEtran - Two tables on top of page, two column

I can't put my tables on the top of page two column, searched for several other tex.stackexchange questions. None of them did help. My table, two tabulars inside: \begin{table*}[!t] \centering ...
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Onecolumn vs. Twocolumn: spuriously different header spacing

In the following example, there's a spurious space in the one-column variant. The problem seems to be that in two-column mode, the \section command is at the "beginning of a column" and no space is ...
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\thanks not creating footnote in twocolumn article

I am trying to use \thanks inside \author in a twocolumn article. The document shows an asterisk next to the author's name, but the footnote is not appearing at the bottom of the first page or ...
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How to put an image accross double column? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make a figure span on two columns in a scientific paper? Below is a page using IEEE trans, how to put the image (see Figure 1) accross two columns?
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Two-colum task list with status information

I'm trying to generate a two-column task list with status information in the second column. It has to allow page breaks and should look more a less like this: I managed to hack something together ...
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How to reset footnote counter in each column of a two-column document?

Footnote counters can be reset in each page by using either zref-perpage or perpage packages but how do you reset footnote counter in each column of a two column documents? ...
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Two column nomenclature

I want to achieve this for my nomenclature, making it two column with title on top of the columns and not part of the first one. I also want to keep my nomenclature's name changed to Appendix which I ...
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table numbers are wrong for double column table

My: \begin{table*}[t] \begin{minipage}{\textwidth} \begin{tabular} \end{tabular} \CaptionType{table} \caption{...} \label{tab:res2} \end{minipage} \\ ...
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Add four images on a beamer frame

What is the best way to add four images on a beamer frame? I am using \documentclass[slidestop,compress,11pt,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} \definecolor{LHCblue}{RGB}{4, ...