Also, you can still use your free_text components, but you can't choose which side they will go on. They will print under your profile, calendar, and links components. But for some reason I can't get the if_viewer_is_owner or whatever it is to work in the custom components in the new column. So I kept my "update journal" component in my free_text so I could still use that function.
To keep the navigation bar at the top, use this tutorial: http://www.livejournal.com/community/component_help/184907.html
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editted to add... Sorry, kunzite1 I meant to put a thank you in here for helping me with the comp_header_open, comp_header_close, comp_footer things! That made it *so* much easier to do the components, Thank you so much :)