{two-column} is about the \twocolumn command and the class option of the same name. For questions about the {multicol} package, use the appropriate tag instead.

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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, ...
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Two column problem

I'm trying to replicate a certain part of a scanned book. However, I'm unable to get two columns, which have enumeratation on the left, line of the right column which is in the parallel with first ...
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List of Symbols?

I'm trying to make a list of symbols that looks a lot like the one shown here But I'm having some trouble making 2 columns that are spaced in that manner for the 2 pages I have for my list. Can ...
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Multi-page one-column abstract in a two-column document

I'm making a two-column document, but I need a one-column abstract. The code: \twocolumn[ \begin{@twocolumnfalse} \maketitle \begin{abstract} ... \end{abstract} \end{@twocolumnfalse} ] doesn't ...
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Make several pages of source code into 1 column within a twocolumn book format

I have a \documentclass[11pt, 12pt, oneside, twocolumn, fleqn, leqno]{book} which was given to us by our professor. My problem is, he want us to put the LaTex Code inside the pdf document that will ...
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Centering contents name with [twocolumn] contents

I'm trying to make Table of Contents in two columns, but I'd like to center the contents name. Now I'm doing \twocolumn \tableofcontents but these commands give something like this: Contents name ...
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One column figure blocks text in adjacent column

I am facing this strange problem where a figure in one column of a two-column page is blocking the second column. In other words, text is not going there in other column with a figure in the adjacent ...
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achemso single-column-abstract and Helvetica captions

I am currently writing a paper with the achemso style package, as required by the American Chemical Society. I can produce the very nice two-column format by just doing ...
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Text spreading onto both columns in middle of twocolumn layout

I know that the package cuted can do its job quite well. However I'd be interested in different layout than what cuted provides. I hope that the image will be worth milion words: On the left is the ...
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How to get a double column verbatim in a single column table, in a double column document?

I have a double column document in which I need to place two source code listings side by side. Naturally a two column document's single column is too narrow so the two listings need to span the page ...
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Is there a rule of thumb to set the space between columns?

I've never heard about a convention to adjust the space between columns in a writing, it seems it depends on aesthetic sense--even in scientific literature---doesn't it?
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Is a three-column footnote layout possible?

I'm contemplating the idea of a document layout where citations are author-year-style, but given as footnotes. That is, those notes would be (for the most part) very short, which is a bad match for ...
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How can I use the full page width (\textwidth) while importing a table with \includegraphics?

I'm in a 2-column environment. I need to use the entire pagewidth (\textwidth) while importing a table with \includegraphics. \begin{table} \centering \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{./myfile.pdf} ...
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Wrong \rightmark in twocolumn mode

I would like to use the "dictionary" style of page header, using \rightmark--\leftmark as suggested in fancyhdr package. However, in twocolumn mode, \rightmark containts the first mark in the latter ...
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Beamer continue block in next column

I am making a poster using the beamer document class. What I have done is that I divided the poster in two columns. In each column I do have a few blocks with content. What I want to do is to continue ...
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How can I write a matrix using the whole page width in a two-colum document?

How can I write a big matrix (or array) in the width of the page while using two columns for all paper? I know that for figures (figure*) can be used, is there any way to do it for arrays?
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column width expands page after using landscape, minipage & twocolumn

I am writing a two column report: portrait oriented page. For certain pages I used landscape orientation. In this page a figure takes whole width of the page (29cm). Under this figure I put a two ...
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LaTeX figures in two column

Is there a convenient way to place a figure* at the end of the current page instead of taking up the entire next page in the twocolumn environment? Placement modifiers [Hb] do not work.
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Onecolum at the end in twocolum

So I have two problems: first. how to add onecolumn at the end of article withtout breaking page? second. same but after table in the middle of text?
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Independent Columns Environment

I am creating a two-page syllabus with a tikz calendar in the left column and all of the content on the right side of the page. Currently the right content is just like a normal article class document ...
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How to align text position on both sides of a twocolumn layout

I'm pretty sure this problem has been adressed somewhere before but I can't find a solution anywhere, probably because I have no idea how to define/call this problem. Pretty much everything that ...
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How to put code in beamer two column

I was trying to put code and a figure side by side in a beamer presentation. I tried two methods - one said in beamer documentation and other in standard LaTeX. But couldn't get the output. The two ...
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Length of the rule (twocolumn)

When \documentclass[a4paper, twocolumn] is declared, is there a way to change the size of the vertical rule created by LaTeX? (I need to increase it) Any ideas?
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Minitoc with two column content

I have a question regarding \minitoc, I want to change the layout for \minitoc inside my MSc thesis. The document is written using a single column, but I want to have the content within the \minitoc ...
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In a 2-columned document, how do you get a table to stretch across the entire width?

I'm working on a document that runs two columns of text down the page, like many scientific conference proceedings. However, I'd like for a table to run across the entire width of the page, as it is ...
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2-col floats and citation order problem

I am writing a document using IEEEtran class. And I am dealing with typical problem with 2-col floats (in my case a table). I am aware of issue that a table has to be declared one page before than I ...
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break a table on two columns

I have a table that is quite long (less than a page, by the way) and quite narrow; to save space I wish to have it, let's say, on two columns. Referring to the following image, I wish to have the ...
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Balance package messes up vertical space between lines in second column [closed]

I am writing an article with the ACM Sigplan class and want to balance the two columns on the last page of my text (before the bibliography section, which is on a separate page). I usually use the ...
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Simple two-column LaTeX template

I have been looking for a simple two-column LaTeX template. I have attached a template that I like, but I am unable to remove the footer on the bottom of the page. Also, I would like to remove the ...
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How to deal with PDF figures

I can insert JPEG figures in publications, but when it comes the time to include PDF figures (I prefer them for graphics because of its vectorial nature) I cannot scale them properly. I am using ...
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split a \xrightarrow into two lines

I'm using the command \xrightarrow{}[] in a two column document. The problem is that the string above the arrow is too long and the arrow ends outside the column. Is there a way to "split" the arrow ...