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pbalance - poor man's balance package for

This is a package that tries to safely make the columns on the last page of a two-column document have approximately the same height. It should "just work" without user intervention, which is particularly useful for class authors, but also offers the user a command to adjust the height of the columns. There are, however, three caveats:

  1. Results are adequate, but often not optimal;
  2. In some very rare cases, the package may give up (the document is generated correctly but the last page is not balanced);
  3. The package demands additional passes.

Code etc: https://gitlab.com/lago/pbalance

Copyright 2020-2022 Nelson Lago <lago@ime.usp.br>

This work may be distributed and/or modified under the conditions of the Project Public License, either version 1.3c of this license or (at your option) any later version.

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pbalance – Balance last page in two-column mode

This package balances the columns on the last page of a two-column document. If the page is “simple” (no footnotes, floats, or marginpars), is uses the balance package; otherwise, it uses \enlargethispage to make the left column shorter, balancing the columns.

Packagepbalance
Home pagehttps://gitlab.com/lago/pbalance
Bug trackerhttps://gitlab.com/lago/pbalance/issues
Version1.4.0 2022-07-28
LicensesThe Project Public License 1.3c
Copyright2020–2022 Nelson Lago
MaintainerNelson Lago
Contained inTeX Live as pbalance
MiKTeX as pbalance
TopicsMulticolumn
See alsoflushend
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