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I am having problems to align or better put, make my figures being of equal size/margins like my text

What I do is this


%%% Document preamble %%%

% for figures
\usepackage{geometry}                % See geometry.pdf to learn the layout options. \usepackage{graphicx}

\DeclareGraphicsRule{.tif}{png}{.png}{`convert #1 `dirname #1`/`basename #1 .tif`.png}



%special font

\usepackage{slashed}            % for slashed characters in math mode
\usepackage{bbm}                % for \mathbbm{1} (unit matrix)
\usepackage{xspace}             % For spacing after commands

% adjust page width (needs to be done before fancy headers)
% fancy page headers





 \usepackage{pst-grad} % For gradients
 \usepackage{pst-plot} % For axes

\renewcommand{\chaptermark}[1]{\markboth{\MakeUppercase{\chaptername}\ \thechapter:\ #1}{}}

% adjust rest of page layout (needs to be done after fancy headers)
\addtolength{\headheight}{2pt} % bring header closer
\addtolength{\topmargin}{-20mm} % enlarge vertical space
\addtolength{\oddsidemargin}{-25mm} % adjust odd&even margins for texwidth

% just to generate text for the example

% Add rotating possibility in columns and such


%%% The document itself %%%


    %\centerline{  \includegraphics[scale=0.65]{./chapter3/figures_susy/q_qq.png}}
    \includegraphics[scale=0.65 ]{./chapter3/figures_susy/q_qq.png}

    \caption{The Feynman diagrams bla bla bla }

I what ever I am trying, my pics are always bigger than the text... thanks


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working example ? – Alex Mar 30 '13 at 20:28
this {\centering\par \makebox[0pt]{\includegraphics{...}} aligns pic, but this cannot be surrounded by the \begin{figure} etc... \par} – Alex Mar 30 '13 at 20:38
Instead of using the scale key, use width, as in \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{./chapter3/figures_susy/q_qq.png}. – Gonzalo Medina Mar 30 '13 at 20:40

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To guarantee that your images will have a width equat to the text width, instead of using the scale key use widthwith a value equal to \textwidth, as in


A complete example; the showframe package was only used to draw a frame showing the margins:






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