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provides an environment for typesetting text in two or more columns columns in parallel

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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 to make two separate equal width columns of text side by side without text flow? [duplicate]

First let me point out that I searched for an answer to the question but I only partial answers, but nothing complete. So if you already know where I can find my answer just point me in the direction ...
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Polyglot interlinear bible verses(rows) don't break but begin on new page

I'm looking for help! I used \usepackage{parcolumns} in order to manage splittings inside parallel verses on the same page. Here is the sample \documentclass[12pt,landscape]{report} \usepackage[...
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How to create or import a bilingual table from Word in LaTeX?

Short story: How can I recreate this table in LaTeX, I am currently experimenting with the parallel and parcolumns packages, but the results are not similar. Long story: I am trying to make a ...
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parcolumns spacing problem when used with expex

I get two problems when I use expex and parcolumns together. A big gap appears in the non-glossed column. A gap above the gloss appears, such that the two columns/paragraphs are no longer aligned. ...
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Divide Page into Two independent Columns with Different Backgrounds [duplicate]

I wish to divide my page into two independent columns from each other (one large 33% of the page width) and with different background colors. Which is the best strategy to do this? I also would like ...
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parcolumns and qtree

I need to create two columns with different widths. I am trying to use the parcolumns package, but I can't make it work properly. Here is the code and the result: \documentclass[12pt]{amsart} \...
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Create design with vertically content-spanning rotated headers

You're dealing with a complete LaTeX noob here, so please be gentile ;) I'm trying to typeset a particular lay-out, but I've not been able to get the desired result so far. My previous attempt was ...
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parcolumns page and font style

I'm trying to modify the Awesome-CV template in order to make it a 2 column CV. Initially the template for Awesome-CV was setting up something with the structure: --------------------- | Head ...
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index like parcolums delim

The printed index in LaTeX provides by default at first item, some indent and the page number. The .idx-filelooks like \begin{theindex} \item{Test}\hspace{0.2cm}1 ... \end{theindex} For \hspace{0....
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Avoiding widow/orphan lines with parcolumns [closed]

I am using parcolumns for two parallel columns, and I have also set \widowpenalty=10000 % avoid widows \clubpenalty=10000 % avoid orphans But while \widowpenalty and \clubpenalty ...
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reledpar: parallel text keeping a translation in the outside column

I'm using the packages parcolumns and parcolsx to keep my translation on the outside column of the page (so on even pages it would be on the left and for odd pages on the right) I'm interested in ...
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parcolumns package with display math

I need to typeset two parallel columns of text running over several pages, with occasional synchronization. (Synchronization meaning that both columns "restart" from the same vertical position.) I ...
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Why does parcolumns indent the first paragraph differently?

I need to typeset two columns of text running in parallel. I found the parcolumns package for this purpose. However, this package seems to indent the first paragraph with a noticeably larger indent ...
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How to avoid page break after section titles in parallel columns

I am using parcolumns to write some parallel columns documents. Everything works fine but some section titles show at the end of the page. I want them to be in the next page or at least some content ...
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Creating several sets of laterally aligned equations

I'm just getting started into understanding TeX and the workings of it. However I am trying to write up something and I am very unsure about what to do. I have no idea where to start with this, any ...
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How to make two lists of text appear side by side and lined up

I'm new to Latex and this forum. I want to make two columns of text: SAT:--------------------------SAT Subject Tests: Critical Reading: 800------------Biology: 800 Math: 800---------------------...
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Make a column vanish / package parcolumns

I wrote a report in German and English language. It has two columns, German on the left, English on the right side. Now, I need to produce a word file, but only including the german text. I've got ...
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Image wrapping inside parcolumns

I can't get image wrapping inside parcolumns. I have been trying for a long time, and here is what I've got so far: What am I doing wrong? \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amssymb,...
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How to allow parcolumns environments in an enumerate environment?

I want to make a note of my study on Japanese Language. For this, I have to enumerate some Japanese sentences and provide the translation in English for each sentence on the right side. I use ...
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Avoiding indentation in “parcolumns”

The package parcolumns has an option nofirstindent to “suppress the indentation of the first paragraph in the environment,” but apparently it indents other paragraphs, even ignoring \noindent. Is ...
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Automatic table generation

I am working on a book that includes word-to-word translations that need to be put in a table. The format of the average page looks like this: Regular paragraph text. Verse. Translation section. ...
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List spacing being ignored in parcolumns environment

I am trying to make a 2 column resume using parcolumns but I am having a problem where any changes I make to the itemize or description environments are ignored if they are inside the parcolumns ...
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How to typeset multilingual adjacently parallel paragraphs within a page with different footnotes

The above example was created using an WYSIWYG editor. But want to achieve same using xelatex where different footnotes (explanatory, variants) can also be used. Any pointers.
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Alignment of text in two columns: forcing empty lines in one, to avoid collisions in the other

I have a question about aligning text in two columns. A similar question was asked here:Two Columns whose content is positioned relative to each other, but I wasn't able to get the example solution ...
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Custom table with mdframed and parcolumns: LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item

I am building my own table environment using parcolumns and mdframed. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{parcolumns} \usepackage{mdframed} \newenvironment{mytable}[1] {\begin{mdframed}[...
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Parcolumns: Unbalanced Columns

I'm using parcolumns to help design a resume but it's giving me some trouble by adding lots of extra space in the left and right columns. Code (compile with XeLaTeX): \documentclass[10pt]{article} \...
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Enumeration in the `parcolumns` environment

I am encountering a problem in the parcolumns environment. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[top=1in, bottom=1in, left=1in, right=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \...
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parcolumns in \autocite footnotes

I have a thesis chapter that has been compiling perfectly well on one machine, but when I installed and updated MacTex2013 on my new machine, it throws up all kinds of errors. I don't know where the ...
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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 ...
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parcolumns, Vertical Misalignment of Columns

The columns produced by parcolumns are not vertically aligned. Why, and how can this be fixed using the parcolumns package as intended? I have found similar questions with answers that I find ...
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Fixing vertical spacing after \captionof as a custom caption

I'm trying to get a single caption after two columns of code. For two columns, parcolumns is the only method I've found that allows a page break in the middle and is my current favorite. Using ...
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Incorrect vertical line spacing after changing font size in parcolumns

Here's my test case... \documentclass[english,twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{parcolumns} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[pangram]{blindtext} \begin{document} \begin{parcolumns}{2} \colchunk[1]{ \...
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How to place pictures inside parcolumns

I would like to display pictures inside \colchunk of parcolumns. This works just fine, but it produces a vertical space in the oppposite column. How can I prevent this from happening? \begin{...
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How to typeset a complex layout like a page of the Talmud?

I need help for typesetting a complex typographic layout comparable to the Talmud, yet not necessarily in Hebrew. I found the parcolumns package, but it does not support footnotes and it also does ...
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Complex layout involving multiple levels of footnotes

Cross posted from comp.text.tex Hello, I am trying to put together a book with a very complex layout. I did some research, and it seems that TeX is the software that I need. I am having some ...
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Customizing the `\columnseprule` in a `\multicols` environment

In OpenOffice and LibreOffice, one can specify the height (depth?) of the column separator rule in a multi-column section. It can be e.g. 50% of the columns’ height. I would like to be able to do the ...
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package for parallel columns randomly omits pages (paracol) [closed]

I've been using paracol for a few days now. I think it is a nice package for parallel columns. There is one problem, however, which strikes me. Sometimes (only sometimes) the pdf that results from my ...
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Pagebreak in parcolumn

How can I break columns/pages in a parcolumn environment? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{parcolumns} \begin{document} \begin{parcolumns}{2} \colchunk{ \begin{verse} When shall we three meet ...
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Style Parcolumns vertical bar

How can I style the vertical bar in parcolumns that appears when using rulebetween=true? I am trying to do something similar to what you can do with \vrule like the below: \newcommand\VRule{\color{...
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parcolumns: no footnotes are produced

The footnote number appears in the printed text but I cannot see any footnote when using the parcolumns environment: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{parcolumns} \usepackage[paperheight=9cm]{...
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Can parcolumns be made to expand into the margins?

I recently started using parcolumns instead of block quotes. I do this since I have a non-English source text in the right column and the English translation in the left column. Is it possible to ...
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Parcolumns: Matching height of two adjacent columns

I am using parcolumns package for my resume. I have following section in it: The LaTeX code corresponding to this section is as follows: \begin{parcolumns}[nofirstindent, colwidths={1=.15\linewidth}]...
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Two column problem

I'm trying to replicate a certain part of a scanned book. However, I'm unable to get two columns, which have enumeratation on the left, line of the right column which is in the parallel with first (...
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Wrapfigure-Minipage Woes: How do I correctly typeset wrapped text boxes within a \parcolumns environment modified for a two-sided document?

This is a follow-up question concerning an experimental chapter layout I'm trying to implement for a novel I'm writing. So. My initial problem of finding a way to modify the innards of the parcolumns ...
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How can I reverse the positions of two (unequal width) columns so that the wider one is always against the inner margin?

I'm new to LaTeX and I'm trying to use it to write a spotlessly-typesetted draft of my novel (from the rough, typewritten hard draft) for MFA program applications, and eventually to send to publishers....
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Render (export) entire document as image

Background Using LyX to create a document and xetex to leverage a TrueType font. The entire text is within a minipage. Ultimately, I'm trying to produce the following output (no white page background,...
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Creating a Matrixlist package

I haven't been able to find a suitable package that does what I want. The closest is parcolumns and I've spent several hours trying to understand TeX programming and the parcolumns style. While I got ...
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TeX Programming questions (and stuff about parcolumns)

I'm trying to modify the inner workings of parcolumns. I'm starting to understand the TeX macro "programming" language a bit but I have some issues. In paracolumns there are three issues I want to ...
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parcolumn nofirstindent not working well?

The following code leaves some extra space in front of the start of each box... nofirstindent should, I imagine, set it to 0 but it is not: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{...