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I was trying to put a figure directly above a table in a TeX document, which I achieved by putting the command \includegraphics directly after \begin{table}. This, however, leaves no space between the figure and the table and even \vspace can't fix that.

Is there any other way to position a figure right above a table in the same float and still leaving some space between figure and table?

I won't need to reference the figure, so it doesn't need to have a caption or label, it only needs to be in the same float environment with the table. I tried putting everything in a minipage but I can only make it work with either two figures or two tables.

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If you want captions for both, you can use \captionof for one of them. I believe there are other questions here that involve figures and tables in the same float as well. – TH. Apr 22 '11 at 22:04

\vspace and other vertical spacing commands can fix it. A blank line after the figure would cause a paragraph break, which is recommendable there. Here's an example:


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Wow ok so I just missed the blank line! Thanks! – Ann.KK Apr 23 '11 at 15:39

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