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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]...
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Adjustable column size in paracol

I'm using paracol (and verse) to get a poem in two different languages. Some lines are of different lenght in a language or in the other. How can adjust the column size so that the line doesn't get ...
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paracol: How to reset footnote counter every page?

Is there a way to reset the footnote counter every page without getting errors and warnings? If I use \usepackage[perpage]{footmisc} I get an error. If I use \usepackage{perpage} \MakePerPage{...
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Problem using TikZ and Paracol

I have several TikZ graphics on one page. To add a description on the right side of the graphics I use the paracol package (is there a better way to do this?). As you can see on the picture below the ...
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Figure counter is not incrementing after use of paracol

I am using one column environment to write text and put figures with their captions. At a certain point I had a longitudinal figure to integrate so I wanted to put its caption laterally by using ...
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remove indent globally from the \paracol paragraph

I am using \paracol for aligning the column across the pages. However, on the right-hand side, there is always some indent before starting of every paragraph. Please help me to avoid that? ...
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How can I write to file part of text between two flags?

I need to create bi-lingual document, left column in russian and right in english. For this purpose I choose package paracol. But to make it easyer for translator to translate russian text, I want put ...
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Allowing hyphenation line breaks only when hyphens are placed intentionally

I am trying to typeset a document using XeTeX that uses Tâi-lô (Taiwanese romanization), which separates syllables in a word with hyphens, meaning hyphens are very common. I am also using the paracol ...
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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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Lettrine with paracol – second column problem

I'm using paracol to typeset a book with two columns (facing translation). I'm trying to add drop caps using the lettrine package, but the drop cap in the second column sticks out to the left instead ...
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Paracol and wrapfig

I would like to put a figure between two columns using paracol, exactly like the answer here https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/34435. Note that this linked example uses twocolumn document class, whereas ...
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Mimic layout of paracolumned document in TOC

I have an unusual document layout where two sections about closely related subjects are set side-by-side. I would like the sections and subsections to be displayed in the same parallel way in the ...
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Issues with star environments inside paracol package

This question led to a new vesion 1.32 of paracol package. Basically I want to use the paracol package to set bilingual texts including figures & tables, some of them should span two columns. ...
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paracol and scaled fonts misaligned

I am using pararcol with english and arabic. The arabic font is scaled up in size and this causes a misalignment of lines, not just within paragraphs, cumulatively, but also of the first paragraph ...
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Unwanted blank lines (in both columns!) when using paracol

Problem: I'm getting unwanted blank lines at seemingly random locations in my document for no obvious reason. Background: I'm creating a collection of short stories translated from various ...
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Paracol, tikzcd and needspace

I'd like to put a tikzcd diagram side by side with a text but, as we can see in the example below, sometimes diagram (or text) goes to the next page. Sorry about the very large file. Thank you in ...
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Indentation with “paracol” on multi-line text?

So, I'm using the paracol-package. I would like to ask if it were possible to have an automatic indentation at the breaks of "long" (i.e. multi-line) texts. Consider, e.g. a paracol with 2 columns, ...
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custom table of contents using tikz and tocloft

I have using tocloft and tikz for creating custom table of contents. Please find the my MWE below: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{tocloft,refcount} \usepackage[colorlinks,linkcolor=black]{hyperref} ...
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Forcing paracol to look like a tabular [closed]

Consider the following tabularx construction: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \usepackage{lipsum,tabularx} \begin{document} \noindent \begin{...
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Framed float box, spanning two columns in paracol [duplicate]

I'm looking for a simple, framed, float box-environment that has (or can have by construction) a star equivalent (like figure* or table*) so that it may span both columns in the paracol environment. ...
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Text goes out the margins in paracol

I have an issue with the package paracol. I am using it for the Acknowledgements of my Master Thesis. I am writing them in two languages. The problem is that some words go out the margin. This does ...
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Paracol package: undefined environments

I got the LaTeX Error: Environment leftcolumn* undefined with the next MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{paracol} \begin{document} \begin{leftcolumn*} \subsection{% Environments \texttt{...
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using paracol with breakable box (tcolorbox)

see this MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \usepackage{paracol} \tcbuselibrary{breakable} \begin{document} \begin{paracol}{2} \begin{rightcolumn} \lipsum[1-2] ...
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Using position arguments with starred tcolorbox environment

The {tcolorbox}* environment is interpreting position arguments in a way I would not anticipate. When I include the *, the placement is unexpected--\begin{VocabBox}*[b]... does not get placed at the ...
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paracol with manyfoot

I try to combine the two mentioned packages, as in the following example: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{paracol} \usepackage{manyfoot} \newfootnote{A} \newfootnote{B} \begin{...
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tcolorbox Spanning Two Columns in {paracol} Environment

The paracol environment allows figures to span two columns by using an asterisk in the figure's environment declaration: \begin{figure*} ... \end{figure*}. I'm not familiar with the guts of why that ...