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GregorioTex doesn't let me change the color of the separating line between columns

I'm using the paracol package to set up a bilingual text in a document in which I'm using the gregoriotex package. I want to change the color of the separating vertical line, but I can't. By my tests, ...
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destination with the same identifier (paracol)

I creates short text which creates for me problem during compilation. \documentclass{amsbook} \usepackage[unicode]{hyperref} \renewcommand\theHchapter{E.\arabic{chapter}}% \numberwithin{section}{...
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How to create a LaTeX3 environment in paracol without delimiter issues?

I would like to turn this answer into an environment. Therefore, I use xparse to define a LaTeX3 environment, but I am missing a little something because it creates errors. It seems, I have issues ...
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How to share a figure between 2 columns with paracol

I am writing a report in two languages. Therefore, I use the package paracol to synchronize my text in columns. I also use a \columnseprule to separate the two columns. My problem is that within this ...
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Align paragraph in paracol at the top by force

Paracol is a package that allows for synchronized multi-column typesetting. However, I find a situation where paragraphs in two columns not aligned at the top. Here's the MWE that just shows the ...
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The footnote text is repeated several times, when using paracol

This is a follow up question to The footnote text is repeated several times at the bottom of the page. I am using the solution provided by @gusbrs, within a paracol environment. It looks like that the ...
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Problems to show tables (with NiceTabular) using paracol package

I am doing a long table using NiceTabular and paracol packages for to show in three columns. The long of the table not a problem because I do two diferent tables, each for column. The really problem ...
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"\vspace" not working in a 2-column document created with "paracol" [duplicate]

In the following MWE, I have a 2-column document (created with paracol) where I tried to add both: a vertical whitespace between the top margin and the "Header", which worked by using \...
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The text is not (right) justified when using "paracol" in a 2-column document

How to justify the text on the right side when using paracol for a 2-column document? Here following I show two MWEs where, in some rows, the text goes "out of the right margin", not going ...
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Set automatically the width of a table, based on the column width in which the table appears (in a 2-column document) [duplicate]

I have a document that is split into two columns of different width. In one of the two columns, I would like to add a table that is large exactly as the width of that column. Is there an automatic way ...
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How to remove the addtional space between tcolorboxes when using paracol?

When use paracol with tcolorbox, the gap between tcolorboxes is larger than normal. The MWE is \documentclass{article} \usepackage{paracol} \columnratio{.67} \usepackage[most]{tcolorbox} \tcbset{ ...
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How to make two boxes the same height (after break)...?

\documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} %Compilation : xelatex \usepackage[margin=10mm]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath, amsfonts, amssymb} \usepackage{tcolorbox, paracol, blindtext} ...
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Column alignment problem when using paracol package

I am currently encountering a top-alignment problem when using the paracol package to typeset three columns of three-language text: https://i.sstatic.net/lC7DB.jpg The text used in my MWE is the ...
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Turn off two columns only on new page

I know that paracol allows me two typeset two separate texts in separate columns. However, I want the two-column layout to terminate only at the page break after the first column text runs out [1]. +--...
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Tricky problem with embedding graphics next to text in an exam (possibly using paracol)

I need to create an exam with a complex structure (using parts, subparts and occasionally even subsubparts). At the same time I have only a limited number of pages available and thus need to place ...
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Vertical rule of column runs into text above it when using paracol

I use the paracol package to create bilingual booklets. Some instances of the columns are set such that the [vertical rule touches the text of the title immediately above the columns][1] set via that ...
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two figure wrapping issue

I want to fix the spacing in the following and also wrap the texts around the long and short figure to the left. here is the MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Arabic text go under baseline when vocalisation diacritics (tashkil) is used

When an Arabic text is vocalized (using the diacritics called tashkil), the whole line sometimes goes below the expected baseline. Here is an example with the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt,...
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How to center an image (graphics, tikzs, and so on) vertically by using paracol?

I want to center the image vertically, not only horizontally (by use \centering). How can I do it? Just like the image below, I want to make the tikz in the red box, not at the top of the right ...
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reledmac footnote style in paracol environment

Is there anyway to use a predefined reledmac standard of two-column footnote inside a paracol environment. While the two-column paracol does provide its own two-column footnote (which works fine), I ...
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How to no identing the first line with paracol + verse

How can I get the first verse of poems without indentation? As you can see in my MWE, I successfully changed the left margin for every verse, except the first one in the first column. I tried \hspace ...
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Paracol background color not extending all the way to the edges of the page

I'm exploring the possibilities offered by paracol to typeset multi-column documents. This is what I have come up with so far: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[top=1cm, bottom=1cm, left=...
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Paracol package with footnotes and hyperref leads to invalid links

I want to use the paracol package to have two-column layouts. Everything works great with the exception of footnote hyperlinks. Those seem to be not working from inside paracol environments. See this ...
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Paracol and floats placement

If I use a float in the same page where I have the paracol environment, the floats get placed where it is irrespective from the argument. See my MWE. The float on page 1 should be at the bottom, like ...
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Justification in paracol

I'm trying to typeset a cover using the package paracol. Please see the MWE and the pdf. My problem is that I would like all the beginning of the lines to aligned on left side. I can obtain this only ...
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\paracol environment: How to change from numeric to alpha enumeration?

Several generous tex.stacker's have helped me assemble the code below. (h/t esp. @alchemist) Having used only enumitem I'm confused which lines of code are controlling the enumeration. Does \paracol ...
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Text does not justify by default in paracol

When I use package paracol, my text does not justify by default. I have checked several other questions related to this, such as How to Justify Text in Paracol. I have also tried the standard remedies,...
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\paracol not allowing equations to flow to 2nd page

I have 2 columns containing worked solutions for math test questions (consecutively numbered horizontally). No problems with code compiling through problem #6. Problem #7 should start on the next page....
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Parallel-Paging with paracol totally fail with polyglossia

I have an french-arabic belangual document, where the french version should be appear at left odd pages when arabic version sould appear at right even pages like as described here. But, I discover the ...
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Failing to set content side by side in a 3 column document

I am trying to write a process document, and I am trying to show a frame/workflow process diagram right next to it, but it seems not to want to merge within the exact page where the current text is. ...
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Align text in paracol environment on title page

I want to make the title next to the column seperator. I couldn't manage it with parindent. I have added a minaimal working code below. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{geometry} \...
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Justification in paracol environment

I would expect full justification in latex unless otherwise specified. This does not work always and it is especially problematic in the paracol environment. Is there a way to automatically force it ...
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Amsbook + Paracol pagebreak broken with mdframed

I am trying to typeset some code and some commentary side-by-side using paracol and listings with the amsbook document class. It mostly works but I encounter a bug, when there is a pagebreak the ...
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How to match parallel columns text after section title?

I'd like to match the text first line between two columns at the same vertical level after their respective section titles. MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{paracol} \usepackage{microtype} \...
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alignment problem in page bottom for paracol

I want typeset a book that have classic Chinese and morden Chinese, so I use paracol package. I already use command \switchcolumn* not \switchcolumn, but I found in some page, in page bottom, the left ...
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Header Fails to Update After Specific Section Number

I'm using \pagestyle{fancy} from the fancyhdr package and I want to type two parallel columns with the paracol package. I'm also using the minipage environment to help with the justification (not sure ...
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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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Column separator extends above text if the column is not the first item in the document

I previously asked a question about the divider line sticking up above the text in columns. The solution posed: \setlength\topskip{7pt} works beautifully, but only if the column is the very first ...
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Column separator extend above text

I am working on a bilingual document with parallel text, occasionally interupted by monolingual sections (i.e. spanning the whole page width) in between. Each time the parallel text begins, the line I ...
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paracol breaks title marks in headers set by titleps

I noticed that the paracol environment from the paracol package makes \toptitlemarks, \firsttitlemarks, and \bottitlemarks from the titleps package not work. See the following code: \documentclass{...
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Can I get multicols nested in paracol to overflow neatly onto next page?

I'm trying to put main text on the left part of the page, and annotations on the right. In the main text, once the end of the page is reached, it should continue onto the next page, in the same column....
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How to remove vertical spacing between body text and section title inside paracol?

I have a short description as body text and then a section title inside the left column of a paracol. For some reason paracol adds an empty space between the short description and the section title. ...
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overfull hbox for paracol inside multicol

I use the paracol environment to create a twocolumn layout. Then, I'd like to have this layout spread over two columns. because paracol does not nest, i use multicol wrapped around the paracol (\...
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text justification with paracol and enumitem

While thinking about an answer to this question involving a side-by-side translated text with numbered paragraphs, my initial (naive) solution works fine, except for the fact that the column text is ...
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How to Justify Text in Paracol

I'm using the paracol package for a parallel translation. I have noticed sometimes that the text overruns its column and into the next column. Also, the Latin in this example does not justify. Is ...
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Is there a (better) way to repeatedly toggle between two font colors within a paracol environment, and compiling with XeTeX?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{xeCJK} \usepackage{xcolor} \colorlet{color1}{blue!50!black} \colorlet{color2}{green!50!black} \usepackage{etoolbox} \newtoggle{col} \providecommand{\tog}% {%...
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Paracol/minipage caption problems

I am trying to have two images side by side, each should have its own caption and numbering. I tried to approach this with paracol and minipage. Both of them seem to have its own flaws. The code is as ...
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Paracol disrupts proper layout in octavo package

I'm typesetting a document as a book using the octavo package. All went well until I started to use paracol, which is essential for the layout I seek. Please see the MWE. If you comment out the ...
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Produce document with table-like structure

I am trying to replicate a Word document which has a structure similar to the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multirow} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{p{0.2\textwidth}|p{0.76\...
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How to allow pagebreak with minipage or a code block?

I want to a code block (with two columns) can continue to bottom the empty of the frist page, and last to the top of next page, how to ? The code block with two columns, I rendered with minipage, but ...
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