Questions tagged [two-column]

{two-column} is about the \twocolumn command and the class option of the same name. For questions about the {multicol} package, use the appropriate tag instead.

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How to put a full-width table at the top or bottom of the same two-column page as the reference text?

I'm posting today because I would like to reduce white space in a document I'm writing. The content is two-columns but I have floating tables that span across both columns (table*). At some point, ...
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How to make a figure span on two columns in a scientific paper?

If I just try to set the figure's size to 0.9\textwidth my figure will just end up on the right column, sized to be two-columns wide. Has anyone done this before?
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Two-column text with circular insert

How does one write on the outside of a circle? I am looking for sample files/packages which imitate a magazine lay-out. Specifically a page with two columns having a circular picture between the two ...
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Displaying a wide figure in a two-column document [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make a figure span on two columns in a scientific paper? It's my first time working with a two-column document (declared as an argument to \documentclass) and I need to ...
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How do you create pull quotes?

Does anyone know a package for pull quotes? Failing that, is anyone interested in writing a command to create one? I'm thinking of something that would have optional and configurable separators above ...
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Placing figures inside a two-column document

I'm trying to get images in my document in two different ways: On top of the entire page, centered On top of a single column I tried it with both twocols and multicols. I ruled out twocols because ...
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Page-wide table in two-column mode

I want a table that is as wide as the whole page in a document with option twocolumn. The table has to be inserted on the bottom of the page, but that is not necessary. I've tried: \begin{table*}[b] ...
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How can I place a one-column-abstract in a two-column document?

How can I place a one-column-abstract and after that two-column-section in a LaTeX template?
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Making a long table continue over two columns

I am using multicol to make a two-column document using the book document class. I have a long tabular that I want to break where the page breaks and then continue in the next column. I could split ...
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How to balance last page of two-column layout?

I create a document in two-column-layout with LaTeX (and Koma-Script, if that is relevant). The two-column-layout is defined in documentclass. The last page of an chapter fills the left column first - ...
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One column equation in twocolumn document class

I am writing a paper (revtex4-1, reprint documentclass which I believe uses twocolumn) and need to have a long equation that needs to break the two column format. I've seen answers to this question ...
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How to show the vertical line between two columns?

Simply using \twocolumn changes my document to look like this: -----HEADER---- ###### ###### ###### ###### ###### ###### ###### ###### ###### ###### ###### ###### -----FOOTER---- But I'd ...
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Setting the column gap in a twocolumn (or multicol) document

I have a document that uses twocolumn with scrbook. How can I set the width of the space between the two columns?
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How do I force a column-break in a two-column document?

Similar to How do I force a column-break in a multi-column page? I want to force a column-break in a two-column document. \columnbreak seems to be undefined without the multicol package.
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Creating a table in two column style page

I want to create a table, in a two column style page (IEEEtran) which will range in both columns. Any idea about this issue?
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How to avoid overflow using \IEEEpubid on the first column?

I am trying to write a journal paper using the IEEEtran.cls template. My problem is that the Publication ID Mark overflows into my thanks section. This is the bottom of the title page: From the ...
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IEEEtran: Placing a two-column figure on desired page

Using the IEEEtran class, I have problems positioning a two-column figure on the desired page: The figure is always plotted on the next page. Here my minimal code: \documentclass[conference]{...
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Making marginnote to appear either side of twocolumn, twoside document

I have the following MWE in which the \marginnote need to appear at correct margin. For example the margin notes one, two, three and four need to appear on left margin of first page. In the second ...
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Lineno for 2 column

How to add line number to a 2 column document where the line number must appear on the left for the left column and on the right for the right column. The lineno package does not seem to provide this ...
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How can I place a double-wide figure float (ie, figure*) on the bottom on the first page of a two-column document

In what I would like to be a two-page, two-column document with two wide (figure*) figures, I need one to be on the bottom of the first page, and one to be on the top or bottom of the second. ...
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Automatic way to break narrow tables into two columns?

Is there an easy way to break long narrow tables into two (or possibly more) columns (i.e. without manually rearranging the columns)? In the following example you can see that there is a lot of ...
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LaTeX figures in two column

Is there a convenient way to place a figure* at the end of the current page instead of taking up the entire next page in the twocolumn environment? Placement modifiers [Hb] do not work.
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KOMA-Script (scrbook): onecolumn table of contents & minitoc in twocolumn document

I have problem with formatting of my tables of contents. Please see my MNWE below. I would like to switch all of my tables into one column layout. I try to use solution from this tex.stackexchange ...
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How to change \hsize in the middle of a paragraph at pagebreak, especially for two-column?

The original question is: How to get two columns with different width in LaTeX? I know this older question: How can I create a two-column layout with different widths (and texts) for the two columns? ...
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Two column glossary

I'm having a problem similar to this: Two-column longtable or tabular. I want the same result -- that is a two column glossary (ie a total of 4 columns) where a list of abbreviations and their ...
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Create a two column static small box

how can I create a new command to make a static true and false as labels of the first and two columns. This columns are lanes of small boxes. This small boxes would depend on the questions created. If ...
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Chapter without pagebreak? (In twocolumn document.)

I've googled, and I read a lot about how not having a pagebreak before a new chapter is bad style. I've read about how one could use sections instead. I've read about how changing whether a chapter ...
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Order of figure and figure* - figure* either goes to next page or order reversed

I have a two-column document. Figure 1 I would like in-line with the text followed by a figure* on the bottom of that same page. When I put the two figures in order and bunch them as close as ...
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make bilingual or trilingual LaTeX document

How do I make a bilingual (two-column) or trilingual (three-column) LaTeX document? E.g.: | Original language | Translation 1 | Translation 2 | | | | | |...
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Put a table* at the bottom of a page?

In a two column document in LaTeX, is there any way to put a table* (a table spanning both columns) at the bottom of the page? The obvious doesn't work: \begin{table*}[b] % b!, hb, hb!, etc. doesn'...
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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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How to make a section header span the whole page in a twocolumn document

I am writing a book in twocolumn format. Section headers appear in their respective column, and for most of the book, that is fine for me. But for a specific chapter of the book, I would prefer the ...
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Are there any LaTeX packages for multicolumn typesetting besides multicol?

I'm going to need two-column layout (more advanced than LaTeX's \twocolumn - I'll need changing the number of columns without starting a new page or column balancing); however, due to the nature of ...
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IEEE-Template: Algorithm over both columns

I'm currently working on a paper using the IEEEtran template. I do have a pseudocode I would like to put into this paper. In a former paper I saw that it is possible to put this algorithm in a box ...
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Is a three-column footnote layout possible?

I'm contemplating the idea of a document layout where citations are author-year-style, but given as footnotes. That is, those notes would be (for the most part) very short, which is a bad match for ...
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Double-column listing package

Not too well up on LaTeX, but I want to use the listings package for listings spanning a two-column format. Unfortunately, asterisks cannot save me (like for figures/tables); this doesn't work: \...
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Bibliography in two columns, section title in one

I'm using the following to span the bibliography to two columns: \begin{multicols}{2} \bibliographystyle{abbrv} \bibliography{mybib} \end{multicols} Yet, the section title ("References" in the ...
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How can I create a two-column layout with different widths (and texts) for the two columns?

I want to create a document in which there are two separate columns of content. The column on the left is normal text, with sections, environments, etc. The column on the right is figures, all roughly ...
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Indent all but first lines of paragraph.

Inside of a table column with a width determined by a p{5in} tag, I want all but the first line of text to be indented. Is there any way to achieve this? Doing it by hand would make later edits ...
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Add an equation at the bottom of a two-column article

How can I place a two-column equation (a large equation that does not fit in one column) at the bottom of a page?
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Wrap text around wide figure in two column

I need to insert a figure into a two column document such that the figure partially spans both columns, and the text wraps around it. It seems wrapfig does not work for this in two column, pullquote ...
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Placing a single algorithm in two columns

I have a single-column document and to save space I would like to make a long algorithm (produced using packages algorithm and algorithmic) to be double-column. That is, I would like the float content ...
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Koma-Script (scrbook): twocolumn formatting and wide equation problem

I use scrbook class (see bellow) in my book and sometimes I need typeset wide equation. \documentclass[% ,fontsize=12pt % ,a3paper % pagesize ,twocolumn ]{scrbook} \areaset[...
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vertical alignment of two columns in a beamer frame

I'm trying present two concepts side by side in a frame. And I want each lineitem to be vertically aligned. Here is is an example where they are not aligned. \begin{frame}{An Example of using columns ...
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Two Column Layout for Tables

I have a table with many rows, but only a single column. The column itself is a coefficient for an algorithm, hence just a number. Currently, when typeset with the longtable package it looks somewhat ...
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Preventing page break in \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} after \author{}

A page break appeared between \author{} and \date{} after I added the \twocolumn[] section. The \twocolumn[] section was added to achieve a single column abstract in the twocolumn document. How can I ...
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Image disappears in Figure* environment when using [H]

I am using a standard [twocolumn]{article} class, but want to insert a image that spans both columns. To do this I am using the figure* environment, but when I use the [H] option, my image disappears. ...
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How to make a twocolumn breakable colored environment in book template

I'm trying to create a twocolumn breakable colored environment in tufte book template but using mdframed and tcolorbox wasn't useful.the error is : multicolumn does not make sense in a box! \...
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Beamer continue block in next column

I am making a poster using the beamer document class. What I have done is that I divided the poster in two columns. In each column I do have a few blocks with content. What I want to do is to continue ...
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two column document so in the first i have text and in the second pictures

I want to make a two column document such as in the first column there is text and in the second column pictures with examples for the text. How can i do that?