{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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Control margins for each column separately in \twocolumn mode

MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{lscape} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{forloop} \defaultfontfeatures{Ligatures=TeX} \geometry{...
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How to fit an algorithm into a template?

My aim is to fit this long single-line algorithm into a double column page lay out, just as it is shown in the below, in 3 different lines, but I cannot use \State and I do not know why and how can I ...
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Writing two column paragraph with fixed tabulation

I want to write a text like in the figure I uploaded. It seems like a basic question but I have trouble finding an appropriate answer. Basically, I just want a descriptive a text after each symbol ...
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reference in online transaction

I used "online" latex to write my paper , when i tried to add reference after i added cite package and create tex file to add refernce and also i used this commend \bibliographystyle{ieeetran} \...
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how to align a two column box

I would like to ask you to share your idea with me regarding to align the following text inside the box. Thank you in advance \pagenumbering{gobble} \noindent\fbox{% \parbox{\textwidth}{% \...
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Two column page with different heights

I am trying to utilise all the whitespace in a two column (ieee) format document. A set of tables must stay grouped on the same page, thus I've nested them under {table*}. Having done that, I now ...
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2nd Column EnvironmentTable and figure 2x2 on the top of 1st and 2nd page

Can anyone help me revise my code so that I can achieve the following goals. 1.How to make the table to be on the top of the first page? Now it skips the first page and jumps to the middle of the 2nd ...
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Time travel in LaTeX

Is it possible to define a previouspage environment, so that whatever is inside it is output on the previous page? Motivation: In a two-column document, the only way to get a full-width float to be ...
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How to make footnotes span multiple columns?

I am preparing a scientific paper for IEEE using the IEEEtran style that gives a two column layout. However, URLs are not references and should be put in footnotes. Some of my URLs are long, too long ...
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How to make columns start with a space to the header?

I am making a document with two columns. I am trying to make both of the columns start a distance below the header on the first page. Any help will be appreciated. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Figure in two-column article

I have a two-column article document in which I want to place a figure spanning both columns above two (independent) tables (using tabularx), one in each column. I've followed the answer here, but it ...
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Incompatibility between 'flushend' and 'lineno' packages!

I have observed when using flushend package to balance the references at the last page, if at the same time the package linenois loaded, the last page of reference will not be displayed. I have ...
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How can I align lines between columns in a text?

Procurei de várias maneiras reproduzir no latex o texto mostrado na figura. Trata-se de um texto organizado em duas colunas onde existem linhas que estão alinhadas entre estas duas colunas.
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Autofit a table to the column width

I am creating a two-column document using latex. I use the option \columnwidth to autofit a table to the column width, as shown in the following figure. The second column Value is too wide. How do I ...
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Figures and Tables 'push down' text in the right column

When I use the IEEE two-column latex template, sometimes the text in the right column does not start at the top, but gets 'pushed down'. This happens sometimes when adding figures or table. A similar ...
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iosart2c table* will make next table caption overflow into second column

In the two-column layout of iosart2c, the very next "table" after a "table*" will have its caption incorrectly flow into the second column, thus overlapping with the text there. Is this a known ...
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how to make table width fit to width of column?

This table should fit into one column of two column page perfectly. But it displayed a bit longer than column width. I want to make it fit correctly. \begin{table}[h] \renewcommand{\...
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How to place the illustration on the page in two columns and number them?

How to place the illustration on the page in two columns and number them? and another question. How to insert an image height of 30 % of the height of the text. Thank you.
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How do I get the value of 'columnwidth'? [duplicate]

I am using the ACM SIG Template for a conference paper (a two-column document). And I'd like to insert several figures plotted by matplotlib. I was wondering what is the width I should set for fig....
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wide equation: Any suggestion to solve this problem

Any suggestion to solve this problem... Thanks a lot
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Two columns with different background color and height of whole page

I want to create page with two columns with different background color and height of whole page. What I was able to do is two columns with different background color but I can't set proper height and ...
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Is there a way to create a column-wide table in beamer?

I am writing a presentation using beamer class, and I want to show a table and then split some text in two columns. I tried to use the code below, but it doesn't work, and I can't find that much ...
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Changing geometry for one page only (two-columns)

Let's say I have a two column book. I'd like to have only one page with a different geometry. What I mean is I want to start a page with a new geometry (using the \newgeometry command just after \...
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How to stop the effect of \balance{} command

I am using \balance{} command to balance the reference section. However, I have appendix after the reference and I do not want balancing on the appendix. How could I stop the effect of balancing ...
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Adding a figure containg multiple figures inside \twocolumn optional argument

I read here that you cannot add a \begin{figure} inside of the optional argument for \twocolumn. I want to add a row that contains 3 images in a twocolumn document. \twocolumn[{ \begin{@...
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Strange blank area in double sided document

What is the cause of the blank area on the left bottom of this page? In fact there is no line break or page break there. The file is created by adding some arbitrary text into main.tex in the Latex ...
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No compilation errors but my pseudocode is not visible in the pdf file. I am using a two-column template

Are some packages incompatible with some templates? I am trying to write pseudocode using the algorithm/algorithm2e package. I am using a template downloaded from a latex templates website. http://www....
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Parallel Text (Translation) Including the Same/Double/Parallel Heading Numbering

I want to write a bilingual document with paragraph wise parallel translations (two column layout) -- something like this: I also want to have structural elements like picture captions and ...
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How to use elsarticle documentclass in two column?

I use elsarticle document class to format my paper. However, i went to display my paper in two column, used this: \documentclass[final,5p,times,twocolumn]{elsarticle} After compiling, I don't have ...
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Forcing figures to be displayed at top if page even if textheight is set to a custom value

I'm creating a two column document and I noticed that two figures are sometimes displayed one below the other even if the adjacent column does not have any figures displayed. On debugging a bit, I ...
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How to position tables inside column environment?

In my beamer slide, I have a tikzpicture at top. The remaining slide is divided into two columns, each with a table. MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{default} \usecolortheme{default} \...
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How to put an image across 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) across two columns?
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Align caption baseline in second column with baseline of first column

I have a two column document that contains full page boxes. These boxes sometimes contain table or figure captions, which generally look best at the top of the second column of the box. However, the ...
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How do I let a float know on which column it is placed?

Is there a safe and sound way to let the insides of a float environment know on which column the float is placed? Here is an examples that fails: \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} \usepackage[...
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XeLaTex Undefined control sequence []] with \twocolumn [closed]

I'm using the IEEEconf documentclass. I want the abstract to span two columns directly after the title so I added the following: \twocolumn[ \begin{@twocolumnfalse} \maketitle \end{@...
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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 page?...
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How to make a figure spread over twocolumns?

I have the following figure: \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage[brazilian]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{scalefnt} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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How to put a figure in the page that spans whole page on a two column document

I want to include a figure that spans the whole page of a twocolumn document. I've tried this link: How do I make a figure that spans a spread of two pages, but it results in the figure being onn the ...
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Words are extending to second column

I am newbie to latex and first time writing my thesis in it. I am writing in TWO column format but some words from first column do not fit well and they extend to second column. Picture is attached. ...
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force figure placement in twocolumn elsarticle

i'm trying to include a lot of figures in twocolumn elsarticle document class, however the figures are not placed where i wanted , here an example of figure's code : \usepackage{float} \usepackage{...
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Force newline in concpets

I am following this acm-template (Zip set of TeX template files for easy download (May, 2015).) I have this minimal example: \documentclass{sig-alternate-05-2015} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{...
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adjust table to fit text latex

i'm trying to make a table in elsarticle two side but the table seems to overwrite the text.. can someone help me to fix the problem , here the code \\\begin{table}[H] \centering \begin{tabular}{...
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Additional column with figure captions wanted

How can I achieve an additional column with index terms and figure captions like this example made with InDesign? I like the layout and want to make something similar.
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Adding text on the left side of the page and then on the right side

I have been trying to replicate the format shown below using LaTeX commands. What I want is to put some prescriptions on the left side of the page, and then some commentaries on the right side of them ...
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Problem with figures spanning across 2-column

I am trying to add a figure that spans across 2-columns. It works on my local installation of TexWorks, however when I try to compile the exact same LaTeX code on ShareLatex.com it doesn't appear. The ...
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How to break column in IEEE format?

I've tried using \columnbreak but it says !Package multicol Error: \columnbreak outside multicols. I understand that this means that IEEEtran does not use multicols to show two columns. It makes it ...
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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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two column, landscape page

I'm writing an article, with 2 columns. Because my picture is too large I want to put it on a new landscape page. So I used the following code: \newgeometry{left=3.0cm,bottom=30mm,top=20mm} \...
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problem with four images in twocolumn article with same note

I have a problem with the images in the picture below.I can't place them right in my twocolumn article.And also the note below them can't be placed at center. Any idea?[![enter image description here][...