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Placing images and text in separate parallel columns [duplicate]

I feel like there should be quite a simple answer to this (apologies if so), but have been looking for a while and can't find one. I am trying to format a latex document to match the layout pictured ...
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Extremely long footnotes (3+ pages)

I'm transcribing a manuscript in which there's a very long footnote, spanning across seven 8vo pages, each having a couple lines of main text above the continuing footnote. I estimate it is probably ...
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Getting an object to span multiple [jou]{apa6} columns without colliding

I like to use \documentclass[apacite,jou,a4paper]{apa6}. It wastes too much negative space, but it invokes a consistent two column layout, and helps with the APA journal style, referencing, etc. which ...
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Modify NatBib Bibliography List Style/Layout (CiteThemRight)

I am currently working on my Bachelors thesis with TexLive 2018 in TexStudio. My University demands the usage of the CiteThemRight reference styling, which is an adaption of the Harvard referencing ...
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How to add and customize an element on title page of a beamer template

I'd like to add an extra element to the title page of a beamer template. I've tried re-purposing and re-positioning the \institute{} element for this, but moving it down causes the height of the page ...
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ConTeXt: Complex multicolumn layout

Background Looking to achieve a fairly complex layout from a Markdown source document. The layout resembles: Code \usemodule[newcolumnsets,visual] \setuphead[chapter][ header=empty, footer=...
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A new aspect for the chapter of Legrand Orange Book

Starting from this MWE, \documentclass[12pt,fleqn]{book} \usepackage[top=3cm,bottom=3cm,left=3cm,right=3cm,headsep=10pt,a4paper]{geometry} % Page margins \usepackage{graphicx} % ...
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Align framed environment boxes accurately

I'm trying to draw a figure consisting of two boxes, using the framed environment, aligned side by side, each containing a small header and an align* environment. I'd like some symmetry. I.E. that the ...
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Tikz force node in specific layers in layered graph

I'm trying to use layered graph layouts to generate Directed Acyclic Graphs where all nodes are partitioned into layers. The following code produces a near-perfect result. \RequirePackage{luatex85} \...
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Can I stretch or expand an entire standalone document to fit the page?

If I create a standalone document, and it's approximately the shape of an A4 piece of paper, can I expand it to take up a full page; stretch it to fit the dimensions of the an A4 article? Just want to ...
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custom \midrule length

I just want a simple \midrule that doesn't span the entire page or cell. For instance, with \rule, you can specify dimensions like: \rule[0.2cm]{100pt}{0.5pt} That's as close as I can get it, but ...
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What's the appropriate layout for academic or scientific articles

I want to step up my game and produce more professional written assignments, research articles, etc. and I'm looking for a more suitable style/layout appropriate for the sciences and general academia.
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Drawing a Decision Diagram with Tikz and layout manager

I'm trying to draw decision diagrams (DD) in an automated fashion. A DD is a DAG, where all nodes are partitioned in layers. Edges typically go from a node in layer l to another node in layer l+1. ...
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Reposition page number

I was wondering if there was an easy way to move the page number a bit up, without using margin= (which oddly rescales the whole document for me). Since I am restricted to formal regulations of my ...
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Awesome-cv change layout

I'm using awesome-cv.cls and it's amazing. However, one thing that I want would be to change the job title to be beside the company name as well as the date to be beside location. In my attached ...
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Lyx: Choose option from .cls file

I would like to use the sigconf style from acmart.cls. I have already downloaded the acmart.cls file into the latex folder, run texhash and copied a minimal .layout file: #% Do not delete the line ...
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Imitate Email-reply layout: Vertical line in left margin, except for responses

Edit: I am not happy with the 3 answers my first, smaller bounty got me. So I rewrote the question to set clear rules and a proper bounty. The solution should create two environments, originalemail ...
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how to setup minimum textlines before new page?

I have a 130 pages thesis, that has many chapters starting in the lower 5/6 of the page and having only 3-5 lines of text before it wraps to a new page. If I have to manual add \newpage below every ...
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Lettre Class, how to supress this aweful blank space

I am currently writing a cover letter with the modified lettre package which is a modified version of the original letter, in order to correspond to french standards. Below a MWE : \documentclass[...
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Multicolumn: justify left and fill unused space from the left. (Odd pages.)

Esteemed community, I have a two column document layout, and am aware that normally I can choose between justifying text to the left, which fills unused space from the right, and justifying text to ...
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Should geometry bindingoffset remove or add space from the inner margin?

In twoside book/memoir documents, using the geometry package and LUALaTeX - and to set up offset printing, (four + pages per sheet): What should be the expected behavior of bindingoffset? 1. Issue ...
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Is TikZ picture or LaTeX document the right tool to create an “information card” with multiple features?

I'm designing a "welcome" card with a couple of bullet points of text, a picture, some symbols and frame decorations. It's to be printed on a A5-size paper. I want pretty good control over ...
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Create page by page

Is possibile in latex to create page by page and don't leave latex create them automatically for me? I am asking this because i want to print different header for each page.
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visual problem with eso-pic

I'm using this code to produce a pdf with three pages: the first with ad image (and no text inside), the second with normal text, the third like the first. \documentclass[oneside,a4paper,12pt]{book} ...
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How to split the text into two columns that both have a different width?

I'm making a report about some code that I've written. I want to split the page into two columns, in such a way that I have code on the left side and (commentary, descriptive, non-code) text on right ...
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Exam header and title with a particular design

I'm new to Latex and I'm trying to have the same template for my exam as the ones I created on LibreOffice. Here's what it look like: Do you have some advices for packages or macro that I could use ...
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Trying to replicate this title page: page grid and image

I am trying to achieve the following result: Get a grid over the title page Have a figure that looks like a stock price process Does anyone know how I can achieve this?
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How to have multicolumn with each cell being multiple rows with everything centered

I am trying to achieve this: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut vitae accumsan ligula. Aenean vel condimentum magna. Aenean in nisi sed sem semper molestie. Donec ac pulvinar ...
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How do I add a background image to just a parbox?

I'm trying to design my CV and want to have a box at the top which contains some content on the left end (name and title) and content on the right (maybe a few rows containing contact info sorts of ...
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problem with setting up a two side document

I do have the following problem: I wrote my theorem, and in the end I wanted to change it to \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside]{report} instead of \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report}. But when I ...
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Layout: new-geometry with global and local options

I have a document with pages of different 'headheight's. \newgeometry{...} seems to overwrite (almost) all options set in \usepackage [...] {geometry}. How do I achieve that e.g. margin = 3cm, ...
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How to draw rule from left text edge to right paper edge without overfull?

I'm currently using the following instruction to draw a horizontal rule from the left edge of the text body to the right edge of the paper: \rule{\paperwidth}{2pt} This works, but it results in an ...