Am Monday 13 July 2009 21:09:51 schrieb Shirley:
what about using twocolumn in document>settings (e.g. in Koma book) and for 
the onecolumn text below the headings 
\onecolumn
text
\twocolumn
?
Wolfgang

> I am trying to set up a book (8"x10" - about 400 pages) with mostly 2
> columns. I want the chapter titles and section headings to go across the
> page with the body text in 2 columsn.
>
> I have set it up as follows:
>
> Chapter Title
> \begin{multicols}{2}
>
> (body text)
>
> \end{multicols}
>
> or
>
> Section Heading
> \begin{multicols}{2}
>
> (body text)
> \end{multicols}
>
> It seems to work OK until I'm about half way through the book, then when I
> try to view using DVI or PDF, I get an error message "Dimension too large."
>
> Is there a limit as to how many times you can changee from one to two
> columns? Is there a limit to how many words this setup can handle? Any help
> would be appreciated.



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