{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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Problem with twocolumn ledger format in scrbook

currently I am trying to get a thesis in architecture into a ledger (tabloid, double letter) formatted srcbook document. The issue is that it should have twocolumns - at least for the main part of the ...
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Change to two columns

I have a paper written in LNCS style. Is there any easy way to convert it to a two-column style? Simply using /two-column doesn't work as the columns are narrow, lines overflow, and it looks terrible ...
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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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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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LaTeX: Balanced twocolumn Text with Footnotes only in the right column (ftnright)

Do the packages ftnright and balance work together? I'm looking for a solution to generate a twocolumn text in LaTeX. My footnotes should appear at the bottom of the right column. However, my main ...
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Package conflict when using bigfoot with ftnright

It seems that there is some collision when using the package bigfoot together with ftnright. When using both packages together (it doesn’t even matter, whether a new footnote style definded with ...
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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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single column footnote in two column layout

I want to print my affiliation in the bottom of the chapter opening page as a footnote, I am using a two-column layout. Is it possible to get a single-column footnote in the two-column layout?
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Two-columns wide figure at the bottom of a page with Revtex

The problem is simple: how to place a two-columns wide figure at the bottom of a page with the revtex document class? For those unfamiliar with revtex, it is a two-column style guide used by a number ...
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Placing a figure that occupies 2 columns

Thanks for reading my thread. I have a two-columned IEEE format journal latex, and I want to insert a wide figure. Here is my code \begin{figure*}[ht!] \centering \begin{overpic}{profiles.eps} ...
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Add an equation at the bottom of a KOMA-script article in twocolumn mode

how can I place a large equation at the bottom of a page when using the document class scrartcl with the twocolumn option enabled. I know about this solution using multicols, but I'd rather stick ...
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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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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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Unequal margins for two column document

I am trying to create a conference paper using template provided here: http://iel.ucdavis.edu/code/ASME/conf-1.7b.html But, when I compile the document, the right margin(for the document) is much ...
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Switch back to multi column after one column

I am using this multicol tex template for a paper. For a certain portion I have to switch to one column format. Then after that paragraph or text, I have to switch back to multi column format. How can ...
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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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XeLaTex Undefined control sequence []] with \twocolumn

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 ...
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Single column figure leaves a blank in the other column?

I am writing in a double-column template (IEEE Conference Template). What has been bothering me is that once I have a figure/pseudocode/tikz in one column, sometimes it pushes the contents in the ...
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How to position wide figures in two column documents

I want to an image at the bottom of a page in a two column document. Using figure* causes the image to jump to the bottom of the document. Is there a way to avoid this? Here is an example: ...
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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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The footnote does not show at all before widetext in two column environment

Sometimes the footnoot does not show at all if the code \footnote is before widetext in two column environment. Here the footnoot appear before widetext. Can someone make the footnoot appear after ...
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Layering/twocolumn conflict using tikzmark

LaTeX gurus, inspired by the ideas and code in Automatic background coloring in listings using tikzmark, I attempted to create my own macros for teaching programming. What I really wanted, just to ...
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Issues with multicols when using a template

I am using this template to write a paper. My paper starts with two column format but in the middle I need to show a big table. Hence, I have to switch to one column. I am trying to use the multicol ...
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How to add an image in second column after some text of a two-column article

In a two column article, after some text in the second column I want to add an image. While the pace has required space for it, but it is skipped and it is shown in next page (in case if I use figure* ...
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Figure* span two columns only on new page for Bioinformatics Journal Template

I am using the Bioinformatics template from https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/52fb87a233621a613683ec81 Unfortunately, it is not possible to insert a spanning figure with the figure* environment on ...
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How to automatically (semi, if not fully) convert two-column LaTeX paper into MS-Word

I could not find full automatic conversion with math formulas and figures. Thought, let me get converted to ASCII then I will paste and format. Even that did not work well due to two-columns. I had to ...
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Make footnote span entire text width in `twocolumn` mode in `memoir`

I am trying to use the twocolumn option from memoir but it is also formatting the footnotes into two columns. \documentclass[12pt,twocolumn]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \chapter{The ...
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Single Column layout

I'm writing a technical port as part of my studies, but, I'm learning how to use LaTeX. I have a skeleton structure based approach that requires makefiles. I cannot seem to figure out how I would ...
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prevent page break while returning to twocolumn

I'm writing a IEEE conference paper. The format of paper is \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} For inserting a wide image i switched to one column using \onecolumn The image took half of my page. ...
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“Call out box” in a two-column document

I suppose "call out box" probably doesn't have much of a meaning in the TeX world, but a (framed) "box" probably isn't specific enough for what I mean. Anyway, I am compiling the following with ...
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How to set the page layout both the left and the right the same width?

Here is my code.Thank you. \documentclass[a4paper,twocolumn]{exam} \usepackage{xeCJK} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{multicol} \setCJKmainfont{SimSun} \begin{document} \begin{center} ...
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confproc one column

From what I've confproc is a great package for Conference Proceedings. What I would like to do is an Conference Abstract Book, so this would only have abstracts (1 page each). I want to make it 1 ...