Category Archives: LaTeX

LaTeX: Creating two columns in article, report or book

Three different styles have to be distinguished when creating multiple columns in a Latex document. Either we want the whole document to have two columns, single pages or only part of a page. In order to do so, three different Latex commands are used… Whole document (using article to write a paper): The only thing […]


LaTeX lists: Enumerate, itemize, description and how to change them

Latex distinguishes between three different enumeration/itemization environments. Each of them provide four levels, which means you can have nested lists of up to four levels. Enumerate: \begin{enumerate} \item … \end{enumerate} The enumerate-environment is used to create numbered lists. If you like to change the appearance of the enumerator, the simplest way to change is to […]


Header/Footer in LaTeX with Fancyhdr

Creating headers and footers in Latex can be done by using the package “fancyhdr”. This is a short introduction, showing the most important features of the package. If you know “fancyhdr” and are looking for something particular, refer to the fancyhdr-documentation.