Single figure spanning two columns

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at
Wed Sep 4 16:35:29 CEST 2002

Emanuele Menegatti (with a broken reply-to address) writes:

> is there a way to have a single figure occuping the whole page width in a 
> latex document that it is using a two column style?
> The document definistion is as follow
> \documentclass[10pt,twocolumn]{./IEEEtran_v15}
> so the text is arranged in two column, but at a certain point I`d like to 
> have a single figure to take the whole page size with the two columns 
> starting again after it?

this is an rtfm, you know: any latex intro would have told you to use
a figure* environment rather than a figure environment.

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