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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Double column float number with IEEEtran and dblfloatfix

dblfloatfix allow to place floats at the bottom of the page, however if by lack of chance there is another float on the same page, the correct numbering is not achieved (i.e. the double column float ...
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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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supertabular in a twocolumn env

I write a document which represents a catalog of stuff. Most of the content is a long table with heders in two balanced columns. xelatex is used to build pdf. I planned to use longtabu from tabu ...
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Two columns in alltt environment

How do I make two columns in an alltt environment?? \begin{alltt} \hlkwd{options}\hlstd{(}\hlkwc{BingMapsKey} \hlstd{=} \hlstr{"clave de acceso de Bing"}\hlstd{)} \hlcom{## código para Bing} ...
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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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Supertabular in twocolumn mode: Unwanted pagebreaks

For my current project I need multiple tables with 2 columns that span over multiple pages, and all in twocolumn mode! Supertabular should be the right choice for this, if I'm not wrong. The problem ...
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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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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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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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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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Image and wrapped text over two columns

I'm working on a longer document set for two columns. Each chapter is supposed to start with an image and text wrapping around the text - all of this set in ONE column. Using \onecolumn \twocolumn ...
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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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creating a class file : one column abstract in two column article

I am trying to create a latex class file, the thing i want to do is to span the abstract and keywords to two columns like the one in example below. I need help in modifying the code in class file 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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Page-wide Image in a two-column scrbook layout

In a document based on scrbook class and setup with twocolumn, I need to place an image that spans the textwidth. In the below example, using just the {figure*} environment and a 590px by 350px simple ...
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Issue in handling image and table side by side in two column IEEE format

I want to add image and table side by side with different caption in two column format document of IEEE and I tried with this thing but it not working like that for me. Either the caption of table is ...
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Making authorindex in two column and in small size

There was a good solution to the question Index both authors and subjects with authorindex and makeindex But, does anyone know how to make the list in two column and in small size?
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Two columns in a one column enviroment without page break

Is it possible to remove the page break betwean onecolumn and twocolumn? It is not possible for me to use this help. I have a large titlepage, a table of contents and so on. All in a one columns ...
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Pagewide (single column) footnote in double column document

I am trying to write a long equation in footnote in a double column document (IEEEtran) similar to the attached image. I have tried using "multicols" command but the footnote is starting from the ...
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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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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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how to remove half line in twocolumn in first page?

I want half line in twocolumn article but in first page like this first page second page \documentclass[landscape,12pt]{article} \usepackage[margin=1cm,top=1.3cm,bottom=1.3cm,headsep=5mm] ...
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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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Problem wrapfigure in twocolumn

MWE, \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twocolumn]{book} \usepackage[left=1.5cm,right=1.5cm,top=2.5cm,bottom=2.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{wrapfig} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} ...
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Problem with columns in a newsletter template

I am trying to use a ready-made template for a very simple publication. However, there is a problem with the columns in the document. Here is the template: And this is the newsletter that I'm ...
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create two column resume with extra data on right column

I'm looking at creating resume using Pandoc but need help on the LaTeX side. I would like a column on the left with the main content. Then a column on the right with "bullet" points. The column on the ...
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Two column template

I have a question regarding to two columns format. I am typing on IEEETran template. While I want to write a multiline formula it goes to the next column and change everything to a messy shape, like ...
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How to change number of columns in acm_proc template

I am using sigproc paper template. It has two columns, how can I convert it to one column paper? (with the same font and other attributes)
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Two column bible style headers

I found this nice(see last code on the page ) example I'd like to have two column text and when i use \documentclass[paper=a4,twocolumn,pagesize=pdftex]{scrbook} section (leading paragraph) ...
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Make a smart chapter command that adjusts horizontal width based on title width

I'm currently testing a two column layout in a document using the book class. I would like to change the behaviour of the \chapter command. Right now, a short chapter title produces a lot of ...
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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} ...