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{flowfram} is a package that allows the user to construct frames in a document, such that the document text flows from one frame to the next in the order that the frames were defined.

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Text flowing through frames

I'm typesetting a book with two flows of text. Text 1 is regular text. Text 2 I would like it to flow through defined frames at the bottom of the page, all of the same width but of variable height. I ...
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Package `flowfram` - How do I query the width of the current frame?

I'm using a tabular within a frame, something along the lines of: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{flowfram} \usepackage[showframe]{geometry} \newflowframe{0.5\textwidth}{\textheight}{0pt}{0pt} \...
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Flowfram - Text width issue

I'm learning the flowfram package and I intend a simple use of setting some frames on the page and have the text flowing through. My frames have different widths and I read from the flowfram manual ...
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Custom flowfram article with tables/figures spanning 2/3 columns

I was looking at a solution by John Kormylo to a question entitled flowfram package - balance 3 columns and extend columnsep line to end of text and tried to use it to include figures and tables, ...
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Creating a list with reduced spacing, no bullets and level 1 in bold

Trying to make a small topic list in the left side of a two column page using flowfram. I have tried making the list using itemize, but have been unable to make the spacing sufficiently small between ...
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parskip setting ignored in multicols + flowfram

I'm using static frames from flowfram to design a poster, and I've run into some issues with vertical spacing (notably with titlesec, which seems to ignore squash my pre-section spacing, but that ...
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Make text flow across different TikZ nodes

I'm looking for a way to have text flow across multiple TikZ nodes. I'm currently splitting text manually across nodes (each of them containing a minipage into which I put the text). However, it would ...
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flowfram package - balance 3 columns and extend columnsep line to end of text

Problem: I asked a question recently about putting a 2 column abstract and title within a 3 column document for which John Kormylo provided an answer that worked as intended followed by helpful ...
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How to include a PDF cleanly in a latex document that uses flowfram?

I have a latex document that uses flowfram to define content for all chapters like the following: \usepackage{flowfram} \newstaticframe[>0]{30pt}{42pt}{-0.5in}{0.961\textheight}[accent1] \...
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How to typeset a wide figure spanning multiple columns in a 'sciposter' documentclass? [closed]

i need to make a figure span two or three columns inside a sciposter documentclass, and be positioned at the bottom of the page (not flowing)
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hyperref in bxjsarticle alters page dimensions and text area (TeXLive 2021)

I find the presence of hyperref in a bxjsarticle document with flowfram causes effects in TeXLive 2021 that I did not see in TeXLive 2019. I'm hoping to find a workaround, to retain hyperref without ...
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Three continuous columns, outer wrapped round inner

I'm trying to have text such that One set of paragraphs appear in the center of the page; when there is no more room, the text flows onto the next page (see blue area). Left of that, text wrapped ...
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Using margin within flowframe

I'm working on an A3 landscape document, which is divided into several blocks with different size. Hence, I come up to use flowfram to define all blocks. However, I need some margin for the text ...
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Text and figure overlapping using flowfram

I use the flowfram package to compile my brochure. I want to use the staticcontents to add a picture on page 6, which somehow overlaps with the text on the same page. How could I solve this problem? I ...
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Position of a headline in a multicolumn poster using flow/window/frame

An answer which is sufficient but not optimal OP has been found. Any improvements are welcome. Requirements: a landscape poster in A3 with four (possibly a different number later) columns, the ...
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flowfram staticframe not reaching full page height

I'm setting up a layout for a A3-sized poster with a few static frames. For some reason I can't seem to have the top line up with the page, and I don't know where the problem might be. I'm also ...
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\rightmark not working as expected on a page with multiple flowframes

I’m trying to typeset a dictionary and I’m having trouble getting \rightmark to work correctly with flowfram. To illustrate, here’s a simplified version of my setup: \documentclass{book} \...
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Using endnotes AND numbering from another document

Can you use the endnotes generated by another document to feed the current document? My planned workflow is to put endnotes in a sepfootnotes file, mark the placement of each note in DocA.tex, then ...
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Flowfram left frame flowing between pages

Werner provided the code below which works. My question is how to continue the left side bar text to the next page. In other words, I want the right main body text to flow between pages exactly as ...
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Figure not showing in static frame (flowfram package)

I am trying to reproduce the layout for a pdf document with three columns and several images that span two columns (that need to appear at a specific place). Therefore, I am using the package flowfram,...
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For vertical CJK in XeLaTex, how can I have roman characters aligned with chinese characters, and have chinese fonts "fallback" properly?

I am trying to typeset chinese vertically, with some roman characters mixed in, as well as a few rare characters that require "fallback" to a font different from the main font. The problem of roman ...
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How to have text occupy multiple columns in latex?

I am currently using multicols and would like to organize my columns in a way that some paragraphs can occupy multiple columns. Like as follows With the red blue and green lines all being different ...
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\thethisframe returns wrong ID on first line of a flowframe

I have a code that runs through and automated process in order to produce a latex layout. In this process I need to recognize in which flowframe a specific point of text is. For example I need to ...
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Smart Art flow diagram in latex? [closed]

is it possible to make a smart art like this in latx?: The arrows dont have to be actually the same, but would be nice.
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Fill flowframe horizontally first

I just discovered the flowfram package and I'm trying to discover some of its features. I have a flowfram of four columns with a static frame on the top left corner of my page. (I did this so the ...
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Problem with luatex fontspec and flowfram

The following minimial example produces a correct output on an older miktex system (using lualatex) ie. the figure which doesn't fit into the last frame on page 1 flows into the first frame on page 2. ...
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Need to make a quad chart that puts 4 small pages in one page within an article document

EDIT: See end of question. I need to maintain the same outer margins that are defined for the rest of the document, and include a title for the quad chart. Text in one quad shouldn't flow into the ...
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Censored text with flowfram

I'm having problems creating in black out text using the censored package I just want to be able to effectively black out some words from the PDF created by laTex. The "blackout" text is the same ...
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multicols environment drops flowfram's frames

In the following MWE, the vertical stripe (provided by the flowfram's \vNtonetop static frame) takes effect on each page. But as soon as the multicol's multicols environment is commented out, the ...
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Is it possible to create this flowchart in Latex?

Is it possible to create the following flowchart in Latex? Can you provide an code example?Thanks in advance.
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Double column layout, left side for text, right side for listings

For a documentation I am having a special chapter where there are a lot of code listings, compared to the amount of prose text. What I would like to end up with is a two column layout, where the left ...
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Flowfram doesn't transition from one flowframe to another after updating flowfram package

Today I updated my TeX distribution due to another issue, from a TL13 distro around september 2013, to a TL14 distro (most recent). After I updated, flowfram ignores one of my \newflowframe ...
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Weird spacing issue mid-paragraph when using natbib, microtype, flowfram and the charter BT font

I'm using natbib, microtype, flowfram and the charter BT font (through the command \usepackage[bitstream-charter]{mathdesign}), and I'm getting the following results: Other instances in my main ...
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(color-) Box spanning two out of three columns

I desire a layout that has, say, an "info-box" (for the lack of better wording). The main layout of my document uses a three column layout. I intend to place a colorbox (two columns in width) in such ...
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Alternating layout for every odd and even page (tikz frame with text in a flowframe)

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{flowfram} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{ifthen} \usepackage{changepage} \usepackage{ifoddpage} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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Flowframe not moving to next page

I tried to extend this flowframe to next page which is not happening. Even tried defining page numbers [1-2], still compiler is not aligning the text. I need the flow continue over next page. It is ...
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How do I specify what text is in thumbtabs

I'm using flowfram to add thumb indexes to the edge of the book I'm writing. I want to specify exactly what is printed in the tab. Right now it is the same as what appears in the ToC. I'd prefer ...
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Picture over half of the page

I would like to have a picture that covers half of the page. The text should be in the rest area of the page. See attached picture, worth thousand words... Can somebody help me? Update: I want only ...
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How do You print flowfram book?

I prepare a brocure in which the color gets to the border of the physical paper (which is called bleed in printing). I also have to set the crop marks. But if any colorful object is in contact with ...
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Using flowfram for creating several frames in landscape

How can I create the following frames in landscape, using flowfram package? The dashed lines should not be visible in the output; they are just drawn here to make the boundary of the frames clear.
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Dynamically position of a flowfram box on the same page as the heading

i want to position a flowfram-box dynamically on the same page as the caption. So that the box is allways next to the a certain heading as the document is growing. In my following example the boxes ...
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Different column widths using multicol

Is it possible to specify different column widths in a multicol environment? For example, in a two column layout, can the left column be set to twice the width of the right column?
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3 columns in a landscape document with flowfram

I'm trying to create a simple 2 pages document in landscape format, with 3 columns on each page. I'm trying the \Ncolumn{3} command of package flowfram because multicols refuses float figures inside ...
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flowfram: more dynamic page range

My purpose is a document template which allows me to set up various text frames on each page including columns/graphics/... . To realize this, I chose flowfram because it seems to be the only package ...
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Three-columns text with figures of 2\columnwidth

Although in multicol environment (not the twocolumn option in document class) is problematic to place floats, there are some ways to put figures within a single column or occupying the entire width of ...
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