I'm trying to create a 3 column book layout. So far the only way I've figured out to get 3 columns is to use the venerable multicol package, which works nicely.

\chapter{Something Kant Said}

What I'd like to do is style my \chapters so that multicols automatically begins and ends in the right place. Does latex have such a facility?

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    Alan Munn answer perfectly the question (+1) but maybe are you looking for a magazine layout? – Fran Sep 9 '18 at 8:11

Here's one way to do it:

\chapter{A chapter}
\chapter{A chapter}
\chapter{A chapter}
  • Thanks, this is very helpful, however it breaks \titleformat... see below... – Zendel Sep 9 '18 at 17:34
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    @Zendel Well you didn't give a minimal example document, so without that it's hard to tell what you were doing. Since modifying things using titlesec adds an extra layer of difficulty, I would suggest asking a new question linking to this one, but including a complete sample document that shows what you're trying to do. – Alan Munn Sep 9 '18 at 17:36
  • Thanks for this feedback. I've posted a new question here: tex.stackexchange.com/questions/450249/… – Zendel Sep 10 '18 at 13:42

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