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How to use make a longtable span across a two-column document?

I'm working on a twocolumn class, and I'd like to make the longtable be centralized in the page, as well as to make the orphan items, i.e. last items that shows up in a separate (last, usually) page to follow the same pattern as the initial pages.

I've thought about a similar way as the use of \begin{table*}, but I couldn't figure out how to do that for longtable.

I'd really appreciate to hear some experience on that.

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  • I think the only way to do this will be with alternating multicolumn and longtable. Could you give some example code which could be used as a basis for a solution? It doesn't have to work, just to show what you are getting at. Apr 18, 2012 at 5:55

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If you don't mind the table starting a new page then you can do

  \onecolumn
  \begin{longtable}....
  .....
  \end{longtable}
  \twocolumn

If that doesn't do what you need then probably you need to edit your question to add a complete but small example and say more exactly what you want it to produce.

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