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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'flushend' vs 'balance' for two-column balancing - what's the difference?

There are (at least) two packages you can use to balance a two-column document's column length on the last page: balance and flushend. Other than the superficial difference of balance requiring an ...
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ConTeXt: Four-column footnotes within two-column page layout

I need your help! I have made a document test in ConTeXt. A two columns layout with four columns footnotes. I need to place the footnotes of each pages at the bottom of text area, within a frame. ...
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lineno option switch not working for 2 column along with ltxgrid

When I tried to use the package lineno alongwith ltxgrid under two-column layout, it causes line number clash in the text part. I tried using option switch (Lineno for 2 column) but still no luck. ...
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Package conflict when using bigfoot with ftnright

It seems that there is a conflict of the packages bigfoot and ftnright. When using both packages together (irrespective of the actual use of a bigfoot-styled footnote), the text is not evenly spread ...
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two column latex line number for revtex4-1

I want to move the line numbers of right column to the right side of column (I already tried switch and columnwise line numbers). I need line numbers for figure and table captions This is a minimal ...
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Recreating Minutes of Meeting layout in LaTeX

I'm trying to recreate a minutes of meeting layout in LaTeX. The goal is to match the layout of the previous minutes. Specifically, it is the layout of the sections or each item in the minutes. The ...
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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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How to align floats to a grid?

I try to use John Kormylo's idea for grid typesetting. See: Text in two columns on the same level The command \resetbase works very well for nonfloating objects like equations or headings. But how ...
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Centred “Contents” in TOC in twocolumn document with custom sections

I want to adjust the TOC for my twocolumn document. I want to have the word "Contents" at the top and centre of the page, and the toc entries following in two columns afterwards. I found this which ...
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Figure* span two columns only on new page for Bioinformatics Journal Template

I am using the Bioinformatics template from https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/52fb87a233621a613683ec81 Unfortunately, it is not possible to insert a spanning figure with the figure* environment on ...
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supertabular and twocolumn blank column

We are using minipage supertabular with a twocolumn mode for our reports and were observing strange behaviour lately. There are some cases, when the subsubsection is at the top of the second column ...
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Prevent table rows from being split across pages

I have a twocolumn document with a very long supertabular table. Within the table, I have "subsections" that I want clumped together; not split over multiple pages. For this example, each "subsection"...
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titlesec tikz twocolumn odd behavior

In the code \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{lipsum} \titleformat{\subsection}[runin]{\bfseries}{\thesubsection}{1ex}{}[:] \begin{document} ...
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No space between columns in twocolumn layout bug

I have a latex document and sometimes there is no space between the two columns on some pages, which makes the text hard to read(and ugly). I managed to figure out, that the problem appears, if I use ...
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Two column page with different heights

I am trying to utilise all the whitespace in a two column (ieee) format document. A set of tables must stay grouped on the same page, thus I've nested them under {table*}. Having done that, I now ...
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eledmac two column footnote balancing

I wonder how to influence the column balancing algorithm eledmac.sty is using for twocol footnotes (which is, as far as I understand, the \rigidbalance command from The TeXbook p 398. In the ...
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supertabular in a twocolumn env

I write a document which represents a catalog of stuff. Most of the content is a long table with heders in two balanced columns. xelatex is used to build pdf. I planned to use longtabu from tabu ...
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Two columns in a one column enviroment without page break

Is it possible to remove the page break betwean onecolumn and twocolumn? It is not possible for me to use this help. I have a large titlepage, a table of contents and so on. All in a one columns ...
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Two columns in alltt environment

How do I make two columns in an alltt environment?? \begin{alltt} \hlkwd{options}\hlstd{(}\hlkwc{BingMapsKey} \hlstd{=} \hlstr{"clave de acceso de Bing"}\hlstd{)} \hlcom{## código para Bing} \hlkwa{...
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Make footnote span entire text width in `twocolumn` mode in `memoir`

I am trying to use the twocolumn option from memoir but it is also formatting the footnotes into two columns. \documentclass[12pt,twocolumn]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \chapter{The ...
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tikz `trim axis {left,right}` and y-axis automatic at margin side in a twocolumn layout

I have a few graphs plotted using pgfplots: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{filecontents}{data.csv} 0; 1 2; 3 \end{filecontents} \begin{document} \lipsum[...
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Fill last semi-empty column

In the past I have written a series of columns titled Glisterings which were published in TUGboat which is a two-column format. I am now trying to collect them all together in a book following the ...
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Get rid of multicolumn effect

How to get rid of 2 columns and have a single column in this code? \documentclass[jou,apacite]{apa6} \title{Example of an APA style for journal article} \shorttitle{APA style} \twoauthors{Author ...
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How to align text in two columns under table or image that is wide as page?

I write two column document. At some point I inserted table that is wide as page. But the text that goes under the table, in two columns are not aligned i.e. text in left column continues one or two ...
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Switch between double-column and single-column footnotes

(I’m picking up from a comment here that didn’t generate any answers.) Is it possible, using one of the available footnote-packages, to provide an intelligent two-column footnote-command that ...
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Document with tracking and without tracking

I have created the latex paper for the submission in IEEE letters. The letter is two column single space. In order to submit the revision i need to make three documents: a) single-column double-space ...
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Placing footnotes on the inside column

Packages such as ftnright allow the placement of footnotes in the the right column only, when using twocolumn. Is there an equivalent to allow the placement of footnotes on the inside column only? (...
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How to use reledmac in twocolumn document (with ltxgrid)

I'm trying to typeset footnotes with the excellent reledmac package in a two-columned document that uses the ltxgrid package from revtex. In the following MWE, it appears that the two packages play ...
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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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White space issues in two column article

I am using \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} and the package widetext for long equations. White space is not used consistently through the document leading to a couple of localized issues: After a ...
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long table in landscape two column mode

I have a long table (>800 rows) but in order to reduce number of pages, I decided to put it in a two column mode, so that the table starts by filling the first column and continues on the second ...
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Indents & trying to format columns

I have been looking through other forums on how to separate columns of text and the like and I am having trouble getting my text to align up. I would like to have the two names on the same line, but \...
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Image quality in figure environment on two columns

I am trying to understand why my figure quality is so bad in the "figure" environment, on a two columns document. It is barely unreadable, even with a zoom of 200%. Most of articles I am reading are ...
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From two columns to one column and vice-versa

My desired output: I tried with packages multicol & ltxgrid to achieve this output, but, facing the below difficulties: Package ltxgrid has some compatibility problems, as per the comments from ...
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detect current column

How can we detect what the current column is, in a two-column document? The simplest approach I can think of is to compare the current horizontal coordinate to half of the \textwidth, and if less then ...
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Putting a diagram at the top/bottom in the two column document

I am trying to put a graph on top or bottom of the page with text. However when i use the code found on this website: \begin{figure*}[!b] \centering {\includegraphics[width=0.9\linewidth]{Graph-for-...
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! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode, subfigures in \twocolumn

I am trying to put have subfigures that span the width of the page, while keeping the rest of my document in two columns. Thus, I am trying to exit the twocolumn mode, and use subfigures. However I ...
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Wide table in twocolumn document at the bottom of the page but above the footnotes

According to the title I wish to insert a wide table into a twocolumn-style document at the bottom of the page. I had found package stfloats for it. However the table* will be placed below the ...
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How to make strip (cuted package) work fine at the end of page with separated line?

When strip environment comes near to the end of the page, we have an ugly effect: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,twocolumn]{report} \setlength{\columnseprule}{1pt} \usepackage{etoolbox} \usepackage{...
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How can I align lines between columns in a text?

Procurei de várias maneiras reproduzir no latex o texto mostrado na figura. Trata-se de um texto organizado em duas colunas onde existem linhas que estão alinhadas entre estas duas colunas.
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Longtable twocolumn and onecolumn in same page

I am writing a twocolumn paper, however I need to add a longtable in my paper. and the final output should be like in the picture below.. I tried \onecolumn and \twocolumn trick but it forces ...
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Too much white space above and below equation in two column mode

I'm converting a paper to two column mode (using \documentclass[twocolumn]{article}) , and one of my equations now has too much white space above and below it. See the attached image (equation (8)). ...
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Supertabular in twocolumn mode: Unwanted pagebreaks

For my current project I need multiple tables with 2 columns that span over multiple pages, and all in twocolumn mode! Supertabular should be the right choice for this, if I'm not wrong. The problem ...
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Spacing in a two-column document in ShareLatex

I have the following source code. When I compile it in Emacs+AUCTex I have the expected result, but when I compile it in ShareLaTeX there are huge gaps between paragraphs as ,I can only guess, ...
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Problem with examdesign and twocolumn in Debian 8

I have a problem when I compile a tex document of the examdesign class, with the "twocolumn" option and have Debian-8 (Jessie) on my computer. I have the XFCE 4.10 desktop, just in case the ...
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Page-wide Image in a two-column scrbook layout

In a document based on scrbook class and setup with twocolumn, I need to place an image that spans the textwidth. In the below example, using just the {figure*} environment and a 590px by 350px simple ...
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Issue in handling image and table side by side in two column IEEE format

I want to add image and table side by side with different caption in two column format document of IEEE and I tried with this thing but it not working like that for me. Either the caption of table is ...
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“Call out box” in a two-column document

I suppose "call out box" probably doesn't have much of a meaning in the TeX world, but a (framed) "box" probably isn't specific enough for what I mean. Anyway, I am compiling the following with ...
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Using figure* to spread an image across two columns is adding a page break. How do I rectify this?

I have a 2 column scientific report that I am trying to write, and I would like a diagram to appear spread across both columns at the top of the second page. From what I've read, using the figure* ...
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Mysterious column break in twocolumn supertabular, with page break prevention between certain rows

I’m trying to achieve similar results as described in ‘Use \nopagebreak (or similar) in supertabular’. I tried two solutions: first (before looking for the answer) replacing all \\ which I didn’t ...