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How can I column-break long solutions in the Exam class?

I want to be able to automatically break solutions when they cross column boundaries in my LaTeX code. There is a great answer that answers my question for pagebreaks, but I specifically want to break ...
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parskip sometimes pagebreaks last line

I have a two-column spread, one column on even pages and the corresponding other on the facing odd pages, using \begin{paracol}[1]*{2} environments. But the package parskip randomly pagebreaks some of ...
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Stop and start multicols in the same page with unbalanced columns

I am preparing a document for my institution which typically looks like the following: I have the following constraints to work with: This is only a part of the main document, which is in default (...
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Avoid added spacing after premature pagebreak

I'm formatting a document using the multicol package. As I in some parts have frequent short subsections I ideally would not want them to be "column broken" such that the subsection heading ...
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Handling the command elements together in the column break by multicols

I try to break the pages with chess diagrams containing the header to the two different columns. The problem is that the command elements are not process processed together. For example, in one of the ...
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Trouble with formating multicols

I have some trouble with tho code below. So when i write the multicols like this, the two equations in the multicol environment arent't at the same line. It looks really strange. Both cols are ...
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How to break long table into two columns for two-column text?

I'm writing an article and the template is a two-column text. I have this table: \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{cite} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,amsfonts} \usepackage{algorithmic} ...
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force multicol to let first column empty as much as possible

As preamble, I specify I try to copy a specific behavior of NASA Graphics Standards Manual. So I use multicol with tree columns inside in fixed hight minipage. But, I try to force mulcol to fill ...
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prevent only one line going to the next column

I have two files main.tex \documentclass{scrbook} \RequirePackage[T1]{fontenc} \RequirePackage[ngerman]{babel} \RequirePackage[utf8]{inputenc} \RequirePackage{multicol} \newcommand{\block}[1]{ ...
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Two questions about typesetting a Roman missal

I'm putting together a Roman missal for use by the laity at Traditional Latin Mass. Thus far, I've faced two main problems, which are apparent in my MWE. \documentclass[a6paper,pagesize,12pt]{book} \...
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How do I separate a column with a line within a matrix? [duplicate]

I'm trying, without success, to separate a column or a row inside a matrix. What should I do in order to get the matrix in the picture?
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Suppress spaces between column entry and newly defined column separator

As explained in another post I have defined a column separator as follows: \newcolumntype{"}{@{\hskip\tabcolsep\vrule width 1pt\hskip\tabcolsep}} With the normal separator | I used @{} to make ...
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One column table in two columns article [duplicate]

I've found similar posts in the forum, but none is specifically correct for my problem. I'm writing a two columns article (\documentclass[10pt, a4paper, twocolumn]{article}) and I need to break the ...
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Column break with twocolumn option

I'm currently creating a new document class that requires the twocolumn option. In that class, I've created a new environment that displays an image on the left column and text on the right one. It ...
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A columnbreak command in the vwcol package?

I am using the package vwcol to create a two column document wherein the columns have different widths. I need a command like \columnbreak in package multicol. How can I do this? Thank you in advance! ...
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Avoiding parskip at end of column

In a two column text (with multicol), the first column is composed of a long paragraph, ending a line before the column end. Then a parskip is added, which makes the last line of the column empty. The ...
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prevent blank area caused by wrapfigure in multicol environment

I'm using wrapfigure inside a multicol environment to wrap my text around a tikz graph. This however creates an unwanted blank area in the second column (after \columbreak). How can I prevent this? ...
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Pagebreaks between environments rather than within it

I use the exercise package to produce exercise sheets composed of series of small questions. As I use a two columns layout, I often encounter page/column breaks, and sometimes it cuts the exercise at ...
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How can I completely suppress hyphenation that starts in a column (or page) and ends in a second one?

In the example above, the hyphenation of the word 'deterministic' starts in one column and ends in the next one. How can I suppress this behavior altogether? NOTE: I know that \mbox{<text>} ...
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automatically break in / before section / chapter

I have a problem with my latex code: \documentclass[fontsize=8.5pt,DIV=calc]{scrbook} \usepackage{fix-cm} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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How do I make break in chronology?

This is my code \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usetheme[progressbar=frametitle]{metropolis} \usepackage{appendixnumberbeamer} \usepackage{chronology} \begin{frame}{Timeline} \begin{center} \begin{...
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Figures in double column format with different sizes but centerized alignment

I intend to insert two figures with different sizes aligned as shown, and they should be inserted in figure* environment. Any insight will be appreciated regards shah
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How to "glue" two "boxes"?

I have a command \sectionExercise{...} that produce a title followed by a thick horizontal line. This command is always followed by a minipage : \begin{exo}...\end{exo} Sometimes, there is a column ...
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How to continue a "forest" using multiple columns (minipages)

I'm using a forest to illustrate a folder structure. Due to the length of the tree I would like to split it into two "columns". For this I'm using two minipages. To demonstrate that both "subtrees" ...
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detect current column

How can we detect what the current column is, in a two-column document? The simplest approach I can think of is to compare the current horizontal coordinate to half of the \textwidth, and if less then ...
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No column break in new sections

I'm working in a two column article. At the end of the first column I have a new section, LaTeX is breaking the column and start the new section in the second column. How can I force LaTeX to fill all ...
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xtab breakpoints and avoid breaks in multicols

I am trying doing a tex in two columns and the content are majority tables, I want the format of the next image. Title in One columns and then table in the left columns until the end and then ...
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Table with automatical column-break

I would like to make a really broad table in LaTeX which automatically breaks when it reaches the right end of the page. As I am not so good in describing the problem, I made a sketch: It is not ...
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Is there any macro to break a long word that is longer than linewidth and not in dictionary?

Actually here I have a long set which is flanked by \left\{ and \right\}, and it is longer than the line width but LaTeX cannot break it into two lines. I want to keep the set in the same way (because ...
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Prevent LaTeX from separating sections in multicolumn structure

How do I prevent LaTeX from separating sections in multicolumn structure? I want to have continuous text without any breaking. I want this behavior in all sections and pages. \documentclass[10pt,...
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Tabular: Specify break suggestions to avoid underfull messages

Consider the following MWE (the dashes are required). This is producing Underfull \hbox (badness 10000): \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{p{2cm}} aa--bb--cc--dd--ee--...
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Can I control the position of the column break within a two-column TOC?

This is a follow-up question to Splitting TOC into two columns on single frame in beamer. I have the following: \begin{frame}{Questions} \begin{multicols}{2} \tableofcontents \end{multicols} ...
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How to force a columnbreak within references section using multicols

I am creating a poster using the beamerposter section. At the end of the file, I added my bibliography (using natbib) in a multicols environment, to have it on two different columns to gain some space....
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Columnbreak is offsetting column alignment

I've a problem with multicols environment. Whenever I insert a column break, it offsets the vertical alignment of the two columns. Here's a MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \...
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Prevent page and column breaks mid bibliography entries in Biblatex/biber

Using biblatex and biber is there any way to prevent a page/column break from occurring mid item? The image below shows bibliography items being split both at the end of a column and at the end of the ...
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Changing the settings of columnbreak

I'd like to ask you if you know how to let the command \columnbreak make less horizontal space (-1.2cm) between two columns.
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Justify manual line breaks at the bottom of a column

I'm trying to reproduce a justified multi-column document, and am therefore using manual line breaks throughout. However, this doesn't work for lines at the bottom of a column, because \linebreak ...
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Suggesting ideal locations for column breaks in the multicols environment [closed]

I've tried using minipages (and had overflow off the bottom of the page). I'm thinking of something along the lines of \pagebreak[0] but for suggesting column breaks. Almost a \columnbreak[0], if ...
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How to put a long equation spanning two columns while using IEEEtran?

I am using the IEEEtran document class to generate my PDF file so that it has two columns, but now I get a long equation and I cannot put it into just one of the two columns. Thus I used \onecolumn at ...
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Span Columns over multiple pages

I'm trying to use the multicol package to split my text in two columns. Now I want to put a text in the left column, and another text in the right column. If either column is too long for one page, it ...
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Footnote appears on previous page, Why?

My MWE part, \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,notitlepage]{report} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[turkish]{babel} \usepackage{color} \usepackage[left=2cm,right=2cm,top=2.5cm,bottom=2.5cm]{geometry} \...
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