I have set my home page up to display posts in three columns using the following:
Yet when I use the same code on a custom page template, it creates three columns, but after placing posts in the first two, it then resorts to posting the remaining posts in the third. It does not complete a column and then kick to the next. I have no clue why it is doing this.
Here is the code for my "portfolio.php" custom page template:
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[mod: don't double post http://wordpress.org/support/topic/3-post-columns-with-query_posts-1?replies=4 - stick to your thread.
closing this one]