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How to create left hand Column

How to create left hand column like that picture. Please. Thank you
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Mismatched figure positioning in twocolumn landscape format

I'm trying to create a twocolumn landscape document with four images per page (two per column, two columns per page). Except for the first figure, all are identical in form. The first figure is to ...
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Problem with examdesign and twocolumn in Debian 8

I have a problem when I compile a tex document of the examdesign class, with the "twocolumn" option and have Debian-8 (Jessie) on my computer. I have the XFCE 4.10 desktop, just in case the ...
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Making marginnote to appear either side of twocolumn, twoside document, part II

This is a follow-up question to Making marginnote to appear either side of twocolumn, twoside document, taking into account Marginnote right after \section: how to prevent page break? (the main ...
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Putting two-column long figure in Revtex4-1

I have a problem with APS's revtex4-1. I want to place an twocolumn-wide figure at the bottom of the page. I know \begin{figure*}[position] picture \end{figure*} in {article} document class ...
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Show two pseudo codes in 2 columns in the middle of one-column article

I have two pseudo codes in an one-column article. To save space I would like to put them in two columns. When I use \begin{multicols}{2}, \end{multicols} before and after the algorithms they totally ...
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figure in two column while using a one column environment

I am using one column book class and I would like to have just one page in my document consisting of two figures spreading along two columns, as the example in below. I would appreciate if some one ...
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How to do horizontal letterpaper in two halves with imposition?

I'm going to be manually binding the pages I print to turn it into a physical hard-cover book. To do this, I plan to print it on letter paper, fold each paper in half, and hold it horizontally to ...
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How to start the introduction from the first page in article in two column

I've tried to start the introduction from the first page but I don't why started from the second page. Here is the code: \documentclass[12pt]{iopart} \bibliographystyle{iopart-num} ...
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Balance/flush columns at the end of each chapter in twocolumn layout

In a twocolumn layout, how can I balance columns at the end of each chapter? Package multicol is not appreciated because it doesn't offer nice float placement in the columns (floats are not allowed ...
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include graphics overlapping figures, (sig-alternate.tex) format

I have several images that span the entire length of the two-column sig-alternate format I am using. I would like to avoid images on the same page from overlapping. How can I achieve this? I am using ...
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Remove section titles from text, but not table of contents — interaction with columns

Update: a previous version of this question wrongly attributed the problem to use of minitoc to get section-level tables of contents (\secttoc). I've got a complicated document with a tables of ...
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Cases with long text at the end.

So I need an outlup like this: And this is the code i use: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,5p,twocolumn,preprint,review,authoryear]{elsarticle} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[fleqn]{amsmath} ...
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Wrong vertical spacing in twocolumn mode

I want a consistent spacing between the top of the page and the table-of-content-title/ chapter-titles throughout my document. However, in two-column mode, it appears that the space between the top of ...
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How to add logo at exam class with two column?

I have a problem about "How to add logo at Exam class with two column ?". My MWE like this : \documentclass[11pt,addpoints,answers,twocolumn]{exam} \usepackage{graphicx,lastpage} ...
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How can I stop revtex from sending a tall figure to the end of the document?

I am writing a two-column document in revtex 4.1 and I have a very tall figure, which revtex insists in sending to the very end of the document. The figure is tall but it is short enough that it will ...
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Appearance of second item list above the first one

I like to have the second item list to appear at the top of the frame, i.e. over the previous item list. At this frame I have two columns where each item on the left column are associated with several ...
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When inserting figures in one column of two-column paper, there is too mach blank

When inserting figures in one column of two-column paper, there is too mach blank. Is there any order to make the paper be arranged better. Since the code below is just a example. I would appreciate ...
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Describe Icons similar to \DeclareMacro

I would like to describe icons in a column- or table-wise layout. In my opinion a table is not the best tool for this task: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{blindtext, longtable, tabu} ...
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Restricting column width in tables

I'm using the table format below in my thesis. The template I'm using is Classicthesis. What happens below, however, is that the long text in the second column runs out of the page. What's the ...
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Two-column text within a caption environment

I have a particularly wide figure with a particularly long caption that I've lovingly put in a landscape page in a memoir document with pdflscape. As the figure is relatively thin and wide, and the ...
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Using widetext.sty, keep unbalanced columns on last page

I use the twocolumn option for more compact layout and better placement of my typically small figures. For some parts I additionally need the widetext package and the command with the same name. ...
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Referencing to full width table in two-column environment [duplicate]

I am using two-column environment and there I have some tables that have to bu displayed full-width. \documentclass[ DIV=calc,twocolumn]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{subfig} ...
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One-column figure in a two-column document : top and bottom alignment with text

I have a tall image in a figure float in a two-column document that I want alone in a single column. I would like the top of the image and the bottom of the figure caption to be both vertically ...
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eledmac two column footnote balancing

I wonder how to influence the column balancing algorithm eledmac.sty is using for twocol footnotes (which is, as far as I understand, the \rigidbalance command from The TeXbook p 398. In the ...
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How to find the \textwidth in two-column mode?

Sometimes I find that floats don't fit nicely on a page, so I use \resizebox{\textwidth}{!}{ <blah blah blah> } so that the borders match the margins. However, I'm now working on a paper in ...
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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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Issue with overwritten abstract in two-column elsarticle [duplicate]

I have a question related to Elsarticle - Abstract two columns wide. I would like an output like the first one in David Carlisle's answer, unfortunately I don't have enough reputation to comment on ...
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PNAS two column not displaying

I'm trying to use the PNAS two column class (pnastwo.cls). I include it by writing \documentclass{pnastwo} in my tex file. However, it still shows the text as one column. Why is that happening and ...
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Table ref not displaying in PNAS format

I'm using the PNAS two column style (pnastwo.cls). As per the answer here, I need to wrap my text in the article environment to have it actually display in two columns. However, this makes it so that ...
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Linebreak with algorithm environment in two column mode [duplicate]

I want to integrate an algorithm in a two column article, but I'm not happy with the output (screenshot below). I'm wondering why the algorithm environment don't break the code and go on the next ...
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bound width of a single lstlisting to one column inside a two column IEEE template

I use IEEE double column template and inside it I add a C++ code. I expect the code to be bounded within a single column however it infringes to the next column. How to fix this code? I would avoid ...
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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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When a figure environment contain many figures so that the paper is not long enough, how to make these figure be inextenso typed?

I want to make each figure has its on subcaption, so I have to put these figures in a figure environment. However, the paper is not long(high) enough to type all these figures, and the \pagebreak or ...
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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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Avoid two column balancing

I've the following problem: I have some text and some figures in a two column environment. If the the text gets long and my figure floats to the next page my second column gets stretch as you can see ...
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How to make a figure span on two columns in a scientific paper?

If I just try to set the figure's size to 0.9\textwidth my figure will just end up on the right column, sized to be two-columns wide. Has anyone done this before?
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Spacing in a two-column document in ShareLatex

I have the following source code. When I compile it in Emacs+AUCTex I have the expected result, but when I compile it in ShareLaTeX there are huge gaps between paragraphs as ,I can only guess, ...
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A figure-like environment that can contain many subfigures and break over pages: How to align double-column starts after the thing properly?

I have a problem similar to post 11059, i.e., I need a figure-like environment that can contain an arbitrary number of sub-figures. These may take so much space that the figure may span over multiple ...
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Dividing the page equally with geometry package

I'm wondering about dividing the page in 2 independent parts. I did it with minipage : first was \begin{minipage}{0.49\textwidth} .. \end{minipage} and second was \begin{minipage}{0.49\textwidth} ... ...
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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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two column style, text crossing middle [duplicate]

In my paper I wish to go for a two column style to "save pages" (there is an artificial limit of 8 pages, yet even by the prof said silliness of "prepared to wear glasses as long as it looks good"). ...
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How to align on two columns mixing itemize and figures?

I have tried a great suggestion from a previous question I asked where I experienced a similar problem using \vphantom unfortunately it didn't work in the following example: I have a frame with two ...
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How to top align itemize in two columns in beamer?

I've got a frame that first has some itemize text and then want to split it in two columns to have some more itemized text on each column. The problem is I can't align the top of the columns and the ...
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Hyperref chapter in twocolumn mode (without using multicols)

I'm using the scrreprt class in twocolumn mode with hyperref: \documentclass[a4paper]{scrreprt} \usepackage[twocolumn]{geometry} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \tableofcontents ...
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Scrreprt indent after chapter heading after patchcmd

In the following example, I've added a patch to the \chapter as an attempt to fix hyperref links. (See Hyperref chapter in twocolumn mode (without using multicols).) ...
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Table of Contents in Elsevier Class with two columns

How can I show a table of contents in one column and below of abstract in Elsevier Class, considering twocolumn and preprint as selected options? My minimal example is below. ...
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dblfloatfix in a one-column document

I have been told to always load dblfloatfix in two-column documents. I therefore include it in my standard preamble, which uses one column by default. It did not appear to affect my documents when ...
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Single Column Appendix in twocolumn article

My article uses the twocolumn parameter of the article document class. However I want to list my images as a multipage appendix at the end of the document (in a new page) but I want a single column ...
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Figure Placement in twocolumn mode

I have unable to fit the figures are in 2nd Page. It's printing in 3rd Page onwards. How to get the figure should align in top of the 2nd page. \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} ...