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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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} ...
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How do I achieve independant mixed column layout?

I'm trying to create my first ConTeXt document. How can I achieve such a layout with ConTeXt, each part being independant from the others ? —————————————— | | | | | | ...
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Too much white space above and below equation in two column mode

I'm converting a paper to two column mode (using \documentclass[twocolumn]{article}) , and one of my equations now has too much white space above and below it. See the attached image (equation (8)). ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Longtable twocolumn and onecolumn in same page

I am writing a twocolumn paper, however I need to add a longtable in my paper. and the final output should be like in the picture below.. I tried \onecolumn and \twocolumn trick but it forces ...
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Figures displacing text in two column layout

I have a two column layout (set in the document class) with text and a figure. I've stopped the abstract being split by using: \twocolumn[ \begin{@twocolumnfalse} \maketitle ...
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How to put two column images to the right or left column?

The paper is two-column format. The two column images latex code looks like this: \begin{figure*}[t] \centering \includegraphics[width=0.2\textwidth]{Paper_Fig1} ...
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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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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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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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“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 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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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. ...
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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} ...
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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 ...
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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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How to obtain fully indipendent outputs on two columns without using tables

I have the following problem: I would like to find a way to have as an output two columns, where the content of each column is written independently of the other (i.e. no tables way of writing). To ...
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Landscape, multipage table in document with two text columns (pasa class document)

I am writing a paper which has a style file with a 2-column text layout. I need to insert a table in landscape mode and spanning multiple pages. I have tried various combinations of landscape, ...
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No space between columns on certain pages - with sigplanconf

I'm writing an article using the ACM SIGPLAN's sigplanconf document class (with options letter,10pt,twocolumn,preprint). I'm using a bunch of packages, and cannot easily reproduce this issue, so ...
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combining pictures and algorithm in two columns document

I tried a lot to prepare such a following format for my paper but it always put algorithm in a separated place. here is \begin{algorithm*}[] \KwIn{$L_1$, $L_2$ } \Return{$F$} ...
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Fix wide-figure positioning in 2 column Latex

I have a two column formating of latex. I know that I can use * to wide the figure in two column: \begin{figure*}----\end{figure*} For fix positioning I know, I have to use \usepackage{float} plus ...