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Why are my columns colliding with package paracol?

I am trying to use the package paracol to display the same biblical verses in several languages. Why are my two columns colliding and how can I prevent this? Also, as a secondary question, I am ...
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Three column layout

My boss requires a three column layout for a report: Column 1: All headings below sections (subsection, subsubsection, ...). Heading text should break in the first column. Column 2: The main text ...
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Minipage after paracol overflows instead of starting a new page

I have a minipage that is placed after a section of 2 parallel columns, set with paracol. The minipage overflows the bottom of the page, rather than breaking onto a new page. How can I get the ...
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\leftmark and \rightmark not working with paracol

I have a document with two texts shown side-by-side using paracol. I want to have a simple header style where the odd pages show the title of the first section on that page and the even pages show the ...
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Can page heading marks work with paracol?

Problem summary: Neither the standard marks nor extramarks work as desired when using paracol because LaTeX treats each column as a separate page. In my application, each page on paper consists of ...
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paracol package page break problem

paracol package useful for me. But I have some problme when page break. The last one over the foot rule, is there any way to let it in the next page automaticly?? (May I put the paracol in a ...
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Make paracol column #2 always inner and column #1 outer

How do I make paracol's first column on the left side of even pages and on the right side of odd pages (and vice versa for paracol's second column)? Even pages: | Column #1 | Column #2 | | ...
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paracol description list wrap title

I am writing a bilingual glossary using paracol, but I have two questions about it. First, when using the "description" list, items with a long name do not wrap onto lines. Second, when I have two ...
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Change column width of itemize nested in enumerate in paracol

MWE: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage{paracol} \begin{document} \begin{paracol}{2} \switchcolumn[1]* \section*{Heading in Language 1} \switchcolumn[0] \section*{Heading in Language ...
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Only first item of enumerate in paracol environment not vertically aligned

MWE: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage{paracol} \begin{document} \begin{paracol}{2} \switchcolumn[1]* \section*{Heading in Language 1} \switchcolumn[0] \section*{Heading in Language ...
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paracol: automatic adjustment of column heights

Is there an automatic adjustment so that the right and left parts have the same height? I have several hundred paracol blocks in a document that will be printed. So, I'm looking for optimal ...
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Colorboxes within in Paracols at the end of the page

I am currently implementing a dynamic PDF-creator. Therefore I need to be the last two columns of the paracol env. always at the end (bottom) of the page. Is there any way which achieves this? It ...
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How to make groups equal height after break …?

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[vmargin={0.6cm,0.6cm}, hmargin={0.6cm,0.6cm}]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{makeidx, marvosym, ...
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Parallel translation in 2 columns, with shared displayed-math between columns, within theorems?

I’m trying to typeset a parallel translation of a mathematical text, with the original text and translation facing each other in two columns. For the most part, the paracol package provides this ...
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Parallel numbering in columns

I have a bilingual text in two columns using paracol. I want to number them in parallel while using switchcolumn commands, as shown below. How can I do this? \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \...
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Easy switching between reledpar/reledmac and parcol bilingual texts

I've encountered some problems with footnotes while using reledpar/reledmac packages for parallel text typesetting. I am writing a bilingual book and have prepared texts for different book chapters in ...
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paracol - Error with 0pt wide columns

I need to create a custom three-column environment where the user can manually set the width of the columns, and I ran into this error. Here is a MWE: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \...
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How to prevent pagebreak between section/subsection title

How to prevent pagebreaks between section/subsection titles and the multicolumn content of the document when using the paracol environment like this... \renewcommand{\deutschertitel}{Dezimalsystem} \...
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Package paracol: no chapters allowed?

today I have a question regarding the paracol package which is somewhat related to the one I have recently asked, Packages tableof and paracol: multiple tables of content don't work, but it is ...
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Installation error “paracol” package

the "paracol" package when I give it to install appears the following message "File` paracol.sty 'not found. " Maybe I'm making some mistake but I do not detect it. \documentclass{letter} \usepackage{...
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How to fix figure numbering with paracol and memoir

tl;dr at the end in bold font. So, I am writing a labbook with the memoir class and am using paracol to put pictures of some lab utensils in the right column so they don't clutter up the main body ...
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How to eliminate the space after paracol environment?

In the following example, there is space after the paracol environment. How do you smash the space after the environment so that the lower rule is snuggly fit against the paracol environment just like ...
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Paracol package creates \endcsname error with footnotes

TeXShop 4.01 Default Command: LaTeX Default Script: Pdftex Sync Method: SyncTex Error message: Missing \endcsname inserted. <to be read again> \protect Occurs when ...
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paracol and KOMA: Weird Behaviour Depending on Page Break

Final Update (2018-05-18) Version 1.34 of paracol with the fix related to this question is availabe on CTAN now. I use a KOMA document class in combination with the paracol package. The final ...
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Paracol alignment and justification

I am using paracol together with expex and am having two problems: Vertical alignment between the two columns (Issue #1 in red). I would like the tops (red lines) of each opposing paragraph to align ...
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Problems with alignment in paracol package

I have a problem to do the alignment with a two side text in paracol package. \documentclass[14pt,openany ]{book} \usepackage[a4paper,ignoreall,right=2cm, left=2cm,bottom=1.5cm,top=1.5cm]{...
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alignment issue with glbreaking (gloss breaking) in expex

I have set up a layout using paracol with expex glosses in one column and regular text in the other column directly across. At the page break of the MWE below, you can see that the regular-text ...
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Synchronized paracol columns don't align

I've been confounded for a while about an issue with paracol. When one uses the synchronization feature * the columns are supposed to synchronize, which they do even in my simple MWE below. What they ...
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How do I force top alignment with paracol?

I have a simple layout with two columns, and I want the figures in the right column to always start at the top of the page with even spacing. However, this happens: Page 1 Page 2 How do I make ...
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How to reset footnote counter every page (worst case)?

The solution used in this question has several drawbacks. It only works with \footnotelayout{m} or \globalcounter{footnote}. If the paracol breaks over two pages, the counter is not reset until all ...
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Footnote numbering when using paracol package [duplicate]

I have a document where footnote numbers restart every page, when I use the paracol environment this seems to stop working. In my MWE the footnotes in each page are okay for normal text but the second ...
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Multipage synchronous two column abstract in a two column article

I want to get article with two column abstract, spanning to the second page synchronously. The idea is to show original and translated abstracts. I use papacol package for this. The main body should ...
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Sidenotes in two column texts

In this text, the note is on the right side of a number of lines with curly braces and the text written vertically. How can this be achieved? I am using paracol and xelatex but I am open to ...
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Footnotes on the wrong page with paracol and manyfoot

I am trying to set two texts, with corresponding 4 levels of footnotes, realized via manyfoot, on parallel facing pages, realized via manyfoot. See the following example, to which I added the normal ...
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paracol environment doesn't work inside minipages

Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{paracol} \usepackage{lipsum} \def\typesetparacol{% \begin{paracol}{2}% \lipsum[1]% \switchcolumn% \...
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Paracol keep columns in sync with page breaks

I have a two column layout defined as follows: \usepackage{paracol} \newcommand{\btwocol}{\begin{paracol}{2}} \newcommand{\etwocol}{\end{paracol}} \btwocol Connect Make sure that you can answer to ...
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Adjust vertical line between columns

I'm using the paracol environment. I have two columns that have quite a gap between them. To help distinguish between them I am using \setlength{\columnseprule}{0.4pt}. Is there any way to adjust the ...
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How to set the length of columnsep in a two columns document with paracol

I'm using paracol to build a document composed by a header, followed by text in two columns, as in the example: \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{paracol,lipsum} \begin{document} \...
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While using paracol, how does one disable ligatures for a specific column?

Updated the text a little, due to Mico's comment (regarding all or only some ligatures) I am using the package paracol with XeLaTeX, having created two columns, and I am using ligatures. I wish to ...
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Strange paragraph indentation when setting the Portuguese language

I'm compiling some texts in Latin and their Portuguese translations in a bilingual two column article as follows: I'm on Windows using MiKTeX with TeXworks' combination of XeLaTex+MakeIndex+BibTex. ...
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Paracol and Setspace

paracol seems to "grab" the white space from the paragraph preceding it. This wouldn't be noticeable if I wasn't using the setspace package. How do I force paracol to begin the background color at ...
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paracol: have column-wise floats numbered in order of appearance?

I'm typesetting (non-synchronized) parallel columns with paracol.sty – a translation actually, one language in the left, the other in the right column. The document contains a lot of "column-wise" ...
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Problems aligning left and right columns in paracol

In the \paracol environment, I want the left and right column pairs to align at the top with each other. Hopefully the figure below will clarify what I want. There are three pairs of red and blue ...
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Parallel texts with reledpar in columns

I am trying to typeset three texts in parallel columns like this: 1. The left column has an ancient text and its critical apparatus. 2. The middle column has an ancient translation of this text and ...
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Packages tableof and paracol: multiple tables of content don't work

I am writing a large document in two languages (german in the left column, english in the right) using paracol. Now, after the first ~100 pages, I'm trying to create a Table of Contents also in two ...
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Marginnote and Paracol

I would like to write numbers into the left margin. The package marginnote does not work, presumably, because I use paracol (?) My solution at the moment is an ugly macro \para, which uses a (0,0)-...
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Paracol: How to change the style only for 3 columns?

In my document I use 2 columns and 3 columns. I want to change only the width of the 3 columns with \setcolumnwith{}. The 2 columns should be unaffected. \documentclass[parskip=full]{scrartcl} \...
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Problem with spacing of indented columns

I use the paracol package to divide some text in columns. The columns should be indented. For this purpose I use the \addmargin-command of koma-script. This approach indents not only the first column ...
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Using tooltip with paracol

I am trying to typeset a document using XeLaTeX that has parallel columns (using paracol). In the document, I want to have tooltips for notes. I am using the code from https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/...
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Is there a way to switch columns in paracol without introducing a paragraph break in the pre-switch column?

(M)WE: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{paracol} \begin{document} \newcommand{\switchtoleft}{\switchcolumn[0]} \newcommand{\switchtoright}{\switchcolumn[1]...