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ms can set text in as many columns as reasonably fit on the page. The following macros force a page break if a multi-column layout is active when they are called. The MINGW register stores the default minimum gutter width; it is a GNU extension. When multiple columns are in use, keeps and the HORPHANS and PORPHANS registers work with respect to column breaks instead of page breaks.

Macro: .1C

Arrange page text in a single column (the default).

Macro: .2C

Arrange page text in two columns.

Macro: .MC [column-width [gutter-width]]

Arrange page text in multiple columns. If you specify no arguments, it is equivalent to the 2C macro. Otherwise, column-width is the width of each column and gutter-width is the minimum distance between columns.