Floating figures disappearing when using multicols package

Wolfgang Engelmann engelmann at uni-tuebingen.de
Mon Apr 12 17:26:56 UTC 2021

Am 12.04.21 um 18:34 schrieb Philippe Burden:
> Hi,
> So I am trying to create a document in which the abstract is one column, 
> and the following text is in two columns. I understand I can simply use 
> \onecolumn and \twocolumn to switch between both formats, however, in 
> doing so it seems to create a page break.
> I have gone ahead to use multicols to fix this issue. However, I am 
> aware that floats do not appear in multicols environment. I want my 
> figures to span the width of the column and no the whole document.
> Is there a way around this?
> Cheers,
> Phil Burden
in settings > float figure > span columns

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