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about the paracol package for typesetting multicolumn text in parallel

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Line numbers for large(ish) continuous two-column document?

I have a ~30 page translation thesis where around 15 pages are in two columns with Chinese on the left and English on the right. Preferably I want line numbers for both columns on each side of the ...
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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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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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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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\href crossing a page boundary messes up link in second column

I'm using \href (from the hyperref package) to put some links into a document which is being typeset in two languages using the paracol package and XeTeX. To compile it, I'm using texify -p --engine=...
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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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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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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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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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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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Adjusting page width/margins in paracol

I can't seem to find an appropriate option in the paracol documentation, but I was wondering if there is a way to easily adjust the margins using the paracol package or if I have to do some external ...
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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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How to make breakpart two (black and blue) same height?

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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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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 ...