[OS X TeX] two-column layout with different, separate content

Johan Almqvist johan at almqvist.net
Fri Mar 10 11:06:00 EST 2006

On Mar 10, 2006, at 16:53, markus bongard wrote:

> gentle persons,
> my workgroup is thinking to produce a small brochure - the layout  
> will be 2 columns, landscape, two-sided. The left column should  
> always hold a text in one language, while the right column holds a  
> text in a different language *in principle it's like the right  
> column on any page represents the translation of *most of* the  
> content in the left column of that page*. Maybe anyone here is  
> aware of a nice solution to achieve this in LaTeX/TeX and can  
> kindly provide some references, comments, or suggestions? Thanks a  
> lot.

If that's all you need, you should look at the parcolumns package.

If you want to do more, i.e. text critical editions, the ledmac  
package might be of interest. I've never used it.


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