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I have a table and a figure, I want to align them one next to the other (not one under the other):

\documentclass{llncs}
\usepackage{capt-of}
\usepackage[demo]{graphicx}
\begin{document}


\begin{table}[t]
\begin{minipage}[t]{.5\textwidth }
\footnotesize
\begin{tabular}{ | c || c | c | c | c | } \hline
\textbf{ABC} & \textbf{KO} & \textbf{Ro} & \textbf{Ov} & \textbf{Params} \\ \hline
\multicolumn{5}{|c|}{\textbf{Well this is a text here}} \\ \hline
\textit{A1} & 123 & 123 & 123 & 123 \\ \hline
\textit{Z2} & 123 & 123 & 123 & 123 \\ \hline
\multicolumn{5}{|c|}{\textbf{Well this is another text here)}} \\ \hline
\textit{O1} & 123 & 123 & 123 & 123 \\ \hline
\textit{U9} & 123 & 123 & 123 & 123 \\ \hline
\end{tabular}
\caption{results in this table}
\label{validation}
\end{minipage}%
\begin{minipage}[t]{.5\textwidth}
\includegraphics[width=0.45\textwidth]{plot.pdf}
\caption{This is a figure not a table}
\label{plot}
\end{minipage}
\end{table}

\end{document}
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Possible duplicate of tex.stackexchange.com/questions/6850/… –  bloodworks Jul 5 '12 at 12:41
    
In beamer there is the columns environment which allows you to do this. I'm not sure if this environment is available outside of beamer. –  Leeser Jul 5 '12 at 12:48
    
@Leeser nope. But there´s something more reliable. See my answer below. –  bloodworks Jul 5 '12 at 12:52
    
@bloodworks The figure and its caption are overlapping with the table, with your solution –  user995434 Jul 5 '12 at 13:22
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@bloodworks. No worries, I didn't take anything personal, so no need to apologise. It is hard to convey tone and meaning in a few short characters and it can come across quite different to what was meant. I hope you didn't think I was getting worked up ...as it appears ...now that I re-read my 2nd reply...! –  Leeser Jul 5 '12 at 15:14

1 Answer 1

Assuming a MWE you could do the following:

\documentclass{book}
\usepackage{capt-of}
\usepackage[demo]{graphicx}
\begin{document}


\begin{table}[t]
    \begin{minipage}[t]{.5\textwidth }
        \footnotesize
        \begin{tabular}{ | c || c | c | c | c | } \hline
            &\\
        \end{tabular}
        \caption{the caption of table}
        \label{thelabeltab}
    \end{minipage}%
    \begin{minipage}[t]{.5\textwidth}
        \includegraphics[width=0.45\textwidth]{myimage.pdf}
        \captionof{figure}{my caption goes here}
        \label{thelab}
    \end{minipage}
\end{table}

\end{document}

enter image description here

When using a KOMAScript Class capt-ofis not needed. If the Example doesn´t help you i suggest that you provide a MWE.

Update: Here comes a extended example with some (debuging) frames to show you the placement of the two objects. (When you compare this example with the one above you`ll easily figure out which commands to strip to get rid of those lines.)

\documentclass{book}
\usepackage{capt-of, showframe, blindtext}
\usepackage[demo]{graphicx}
\begin{document}
\blindtext

\begin{table}[t]\fbox{
\begin{minipage}[b]{.50\textwidth }%
\footnotesize
\begin{tabular}{ | c || c | c | c | c | } \hline
\textbf{ABC} & \textbf{KO} & \textbf{Ro} & \textbf{Ov} & \textbf{Params} \\ \hline
\multicolumn{5}{|c|}{\textbf{Well this is a text here}} \\ \hline
\textit{A1} & 123 & 123 & 123 & 123 \\ \hline
\textit{Z2} & 123 & 123 & 123 & 123 \\ \hline
\multicolumn{5}{|c|}{\textbf{Well this is another text here)}} \\ \hline
\textit{O1} & 123 & 123 & 123 & 123 \\ \hline
\textit{U9} & 123 & 123 & 123 & 123 \\ \hline
\end{tabular}%
\caption{results in this table}\label{validation}%
\end{minipage}}%
\fbox{\begin{minipage}[b]{.45\textwidth}%
\hspace*{0pt}\includegraphics[width=0.45\textwidth]{plot.pdf}%
\captionof{figure}{This is a figure not a table\label{x}}%
\end{minipage}}
\end{table}

\end{document}

enter image description here

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With this, I get that the figure and its caption is overlapping with the table ! –  user995434 Jul 5 '12 at 13:22
    
@user995434 absolutely not: see the edit. Remember this is all you gave us. Thats why i asked you for a MWE. –  bloodworks Jul 5 '12 at 13:46
    
I have edited my first post to put a code with a table and figure as you said, but they are not aligned perfectly ! and the figure is called Table 2 instead of Fig 1 ... –  user995434 Jul 5 '12 at 13:58
    
@user995434: You didn't use the \captionof{figure}, and your tabular is simply to large and so sticks out of the minipage. –  Ulrike Fischer Jul 5 '12 at 14:06
    
using the "llncs" class instead of "book" will not make the captions aligned together ! –  user995434 Jul 5 '12 at 15:03

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