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

musa furber musaf at runbox.com
Fri Mar 10 11:29:12 EST 2006

On Mar 10, 2006, at 5:53 PM, markus bongard wrote:

> [...]
> 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 you are mixing scripts, you may find that the packages mentioned  
already (e.g., ledmac, parcolumns) use uniform line spacing for both  
columns. This can become ugly when trying to mix Latin and Arabic.

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