[texhax] columns, tables, margins?

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Wed Jul 29 00:53:58 CEST 2009

On  28 Jul, 2009, at 17:19, Edward wrote:

> I'm afraid I can't draw up a page, but I'll try to describe it more  
> simply:
> This is for a book where each page will have two columns, the inner  
> columns (holding the main content) being wider than the outter  
> columns (holding comments). There are some places where I need to  
> stop using columns to span text the length of the page.
> If you can picture this, you would understand why tables with "left"  
> and "right" lengths won't work. The closest I've come is adjusting  
> margins using marginpar for the comments, but this does not allow  
> for easily inserting text the full length of the page.
> Does this clear things up at all?

I think it does for me. I've used the package textarea:


If you use TeXLive, you already have it.



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