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The command \columnbreak is used to break a column in multicolumn environments


[...,...]yes no preference local force first last number name

Many of the options only work in column set environments

A missing argument is the same as 'yes'.

yes move to the next column
preference inserts a \goodbreak
local move to the next nested column instead of the global column (only works in column sets)
force just in case it doesn't work right away ...
first move to the first column (only works in column sets forces a page break first)
last move to the last column (only works in column sets)
number move to this column number (only works in column sets, forces a page break first)
name move to this named column (only works in column sets)


Go to the next column in a \startcolumns environment or in a column set environment.


Example 1


Below, we have two separate columns; but up here, for the nonce, we have but the one.

\startcolumns[n=2]  % Two columns, please
    Text, text, text \dots
    all in the first column
    Words, words, words \dots
    all in the second column.
    And look ye here! Even more words!


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