[Tex/LaTex] How to put an image on the left of right-aligned text


I'm trying to add an image to the top left corner of a page (inside the margins) in LaTeX. Across from the image I want a set of right-aligned text. I tried using two columns but the image is smaller than the text and it breaks up some of the longer lines of text. Didn't seem to be able to make columns of different width with the multicol package.

Here is an example of what I want (made in open office):

What I want

Best Answer

Use two minipages next to each other:


\usepackage[pass,showframe]{geometry}% just to show the page margins

\usepackage[demo]{graphicx}% remove demo option in actual document

\noindent\begin{minipage}{0.3\textwidth}% adapt widths of minipages to your needs
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Now it looks as though they're here to stay\\
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Here's another screenshot with \fboxes around the minipages and with \dotfill instead of \hfill to make it more obvious how this is constructed. (You wouldn't ever use this in an actual document, obviously.)

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