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{parallel-texts} is about placing text alongside its translation on facing pages or in two or more columns, which is often used in scholarly editions.

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Bilingual two-page parallel typesetting with bilingual headers drawn from section and chapter names

The book I'm trying to typeset is a bilingual parallel liturgical text (a lectionary). As such, I'll need the chapters and sections to be in both languages, on facing pages. Only the chapters and ...
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Two parallel longtables, one on left pages, one on right pages

I have two very large, 3-page long longtables: table 1 with ancient texts and table 2 with modern translations. I would like to have them side-by-side on opposite pages, table 1 on left pages, table 2 ...
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Poetry translation under original text

I have a poem which spans across several pages, within an essay. I'm using memoir class. I'd like to typeset the poem and its translation under it, while keeping text and translation together. 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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Replicate running paragraph summaries inset within paragraphs?

See the below example, from the 1804 English edition of the Abbe Raynal's History of the Two Indies. Please let me know if this has been asked or answered elsewhere --- by a package or otherwise. I ...
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reledmac/reledpar: synchronization of the paragraphs (a single short paragraph on a whole page)

I am using reledpar and reledmac in my phd thesis to show, on a left page, Latin text and, on the right page, its translation in French. I am using a double apparatus on the left side and notes on the ...
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Vertically divided (related) parallel text

The question title is I guess a bit off. Actually, what I'm looking for is any package or technique to create a page divided into three parts like this: The first part contains some text which is ...
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Make paracol left column on even and right column on odd pages?

Is there a way to make paracol's left column be on even pages and right column on odd pages? Related question: "Original on odd, translation on even pages?"
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Chapter numbers in first critical note in Bible edition and other questions regarding Biblical parallel texts

I am preparing a critical bilingual edition for a biblical book. What I am trying to do is having the first note on each series of apparatus beginning with the number of the chapter of the book, ...
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Using reledpar, how do I break long paragraphs on page break?

I want to typeset a text along with its translation. When I use reledpar, if a paragraph is long, it's not broken when a page breaks, and the whole paragraph is moved to the next page. This leaves a ...
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How to place parallel text on two pages? [duplicate]

How to place parallel text on two pages? Lorem ipsum... and Sed saqittis... are original texts (paragraphs). Maecenas... and Aliquam... are translated texts (paragraphs). I read about reledmac and ...
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Wrong alignment in parallel text with \selectlanguage

An alignment problem occurs when I use Parallel Text together with \selectlanguage: the righthand column starts one or two lines below the lefthand column. Here is a minimum working example of the ...
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Lettrine loversize causes Parallel text to be bottom aligned

For some reason, using a lettrine with the optional loversize argument at the start of a ParallelLText or ParallelRText in a p-type Parallel environment causes the parallel text to be bottom-aligned ...
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Placing two identical images in separate parallel columns

I am writing a bilingual pdf with texlive+vscode/xe->bib->xe->xe, and I wanted to insert two identical images in the parallel columns, which was achieved by the following codes, but ...
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hide and unhide half of a document, as in the exam documentclass

The documentclass 'exam' allows to make two documents simultaneously: (1) one with just questions, and (2) one with both questions and answers. I would want an idea of a similar sort. I am currently ...
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Why there is a red color in right side?

I am using parallel package to write texts of different translation side by side, I found parallel package accomplished this side by side texts, here in Left column is in another language and the ...
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Parallel text with headers

I use scrbook and have two chapter which are set as parallel text (with \usepackage{parallel} on opposing pages. The text for the chapter is \included. How to make headers on each page, such that the ...
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Lettrine number overlapping with texts

Here i having an issue with the lettrine number with texts as it goes in overlapping , ussually the number 150 and the starting text should maintained by some distance, but here it goes on overlapping ...
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Why hyphenation is not working in documnent?

I am trying to write a parallel texts, right column text as the translation of the left column to achieve this i am using parallel package, i have observed that hyphenat package is not working i want ...
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Constant line spacing on one side using reledpar

I'm using reledpar pages option to have a text on left side, and commentary on the right side. I have two problems: having a title at the beginning of the right side affects the left side page, ...
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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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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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Is there a way to put footnotes under its own column in parallel texts

This script produces footnotes under the left column. In my bilingual book this doe not make sense. How to make the same footnote but in the right column? \documentclass[draft]{book} %% Additional ...
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Parallel texts !You can't use `\lastbox' in vertical mode!

There is an error about closing \Columns in a parallel-text setting, and I can't understand what is causing it. \documentclass[draft]{book} %% Additional note from LLT: you don't need fontspec or ...
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Verses in Russian [reledpar] with astanza produces strange characters

I have both verse and prose in my Russian-English bilingual book (I use reledpar/reledmac). Russian side has weird characters before the verse when I trying to set it up with astanza: "before@pstartR@...
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Chapter name disappears for cyrillic and font changes for latin

I am trying to make a bilingual book Russian-English with a reledpar/reledmac environment. I encounter the problem where Chapter names disappear starting from the second chapter for a russian ...
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Footnotes on the right side of the page with reledpar and minipage

I need to move the footnote from the right side of the page (reledpar package, this is a quotation from a bilingual book) to the left. The previous solution (Footnotes before the end of the page in ...
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Footnotes before the end of the page in reledpar

I have to make separate footnotes for each column of the text (Russian–English translation). The main text can contain some mini-pages (in order to make framed text). However, I confronted two ...
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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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Parallel typesetting of text in Devanāgarī and transliteration

I wonder what is the best way for parallel typesetting of some Sanskrit strings in Devanāgarī and transliteration. Presently I could imagine doing it with a table, as in this example: \documentclass{...
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How to align image caption of two parallel images?

\documentclass[\classfontsize,\papersize,twoside,showtrims,extrafontsizes]{memoir} \usepackage{graphicx, caption, subcaption} \begin{figure}[h] \centering \begin{minipage}[b]{0.49\textwidth} \...
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reledpar Wrap text paragraphs but sync at page break

I have a very large Hebrew doc and translation. I'd like the Hebrew text to be much larger with a small translation on the side. I can put all the sentences into "paragraphs" for synchronization but ...
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Parallel text spacing and numbering

This post is a follow up to my previous post. Here, I ask about two issues: Vertical spacing: How can I control the vertical spacing/padding in each of the cells? I would like to have full control, ...
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Gloss on opposite page as translation

This question is a follow-up to my previous question. In this MWE, the gloss/interlinear and the translation ("non lipsum" text on left) are in separate parboxes and then aligned vertically on the ...
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Stop numbering for paragraph in reledmac / reledpar

TL;DR In a parallel type setting environment using reledmac / reledpar, I want to exclude some paragraphs from being numbered. I am currently creating a Latex document in a twoside class which ...
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Multi-line titles break the synchronization in reledmac / reledpar

TL;DR In a parallel type setting environment using reledmac / reledpar, when titles on one side are longer (more lines) than on the other side, the synchronization breaks. I am currently creating a ...
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First line in each astanza broken and title missing - reledmac / reledpar

TL;DR Why is the first line of every stanza broken after the first character when using astanza from the reledpar / reledmac package? And why is the title missing? I am currently creating a Latex ...
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Reledpar - Hide line numbering on one side of twoside translation

I am currently creating a Latex document in a twoside class which contains a bilingual text: On the left side (the left page) there is always a latin text and on the right side (the right page) there ...
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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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Parallel enumerate inside table

I've been trying to create this table (it's meant for a Troubleshooting guide) but can't make both enumerates to align properly. I need every number to be side by side with each other. The table is ...
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Getting Started with reledmac/reledpar Package (Parallel Text)

I want to use the parallel text feature of the reledpar package with requires the reledmac as far as I understand. I tried the very basic example from the documentation (reledpar, page 8) and I get ...
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Parallel Text (Translation) Including the Same/Double/Parallel Heading Numbering

I want to write a bilingual document with paragraph wise parallel translations (two column layout) -- something like this: I also want to have structural elements like picture captions and headings ...
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Typesetting a text together with its commentaries

I am critically editing a piece of Sanskrit metric text and its two commentaries in prose. What I would like to do is keep the verses together in the upper part of the page, and below the commentaries ...
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Beamer: Two columns with parallel text lined up?

In Beamer I want a frame with text in two columns, with parallel content, like the following: 1 This is the first item in english 1 Este el primer item en español 2 Second english item ...
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Original on odd, translation on even pages

I have a text and its translation. I want to print the original text on odd pages and the translation on even pages. Paragraphs of the two versions should be aligned to each other. Do you know an easy ...
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parallel or other parallel text - paragraph alignment feeding from input files

I am scratching my head trying to sort out an issue with parallel text (in a bilingual document). So first off I have seen many examples on stackexchange regarding this problem but not quite the ...
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4 parallel text on 2 pages

I know there are packages parcolumns and eledpar. With parcolumns I can have 4 columns on one page. But this is not what I want. With eledpar I can have 2 parallel columns or parallel text on ...
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Align paragraphs in parallel environment

I used \usepackage{parallel} for typeset into two columns. But two parallel paragraphs do not align correctly. When I insert \subsubsection in the first column, the second parallel column has strange ...
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Parallel text in ConTeXt

I need to type parallel text on facing pages (original text on right page and translation on left one) in ConTeXt. I've used ledpar in Latex but wasn't satisfied with the results (text is aligned on a ...
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How do I create parallel text aligned by paragraph?

I would like to create parallel text in multiple languages. With some success, I have tried some existing packages to do that. However, one thing I found very difficult is to align each paragraph but ...
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