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Width of minipages inside enumerate environments [duplicate]

How can I determine the available width inside an enumerate environment? In particular, what width argument can I pass to the minipages in the example below so that the minipages take up all of the ...
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Line spanning across page inside list [duplicate]

I need a horizontal line to span across the page, up to the right margin (where the text would end). This works: \rule{\hsize}{0.4pt} But, when inside a list, the line goes over the margin because ...
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Is there a way to slightly shrink a table, including font size, to fit within the column boundaries?

I have a table that is just a little too wide for a 3.33" column. Is there a way to simply shrink the table a little to make it fit? I'm OK if the 10pt font becomes 9pt-something. Here is an example. ...
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Scale figure to a percentage of \textwidth

I would like to change my figure's width to a precentage of my \textwidth: \textwidth /2 would scale to 50% of the \textwidth. What is the proper syntax (if any) to do this ?
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How to center the minipage?

The left margin is too wide if I set 1.5\textwidth: \begin{document} \noindent\begin{minipage}{1.5\textwidth} test \end{minipage} \end{document}
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Text wrap in tables (multirow package loaded)

I searched a bit, but I could not find a reliable way to wrap text in tables with columns spanning more than one row. Any ideas on how to fit this table in the page?: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{...
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Defining a width that fills remaining horizontal space for text fields in hyperref forms environment

This code \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[showframe,headheight=2in,headsep=0.1in,left=0.8in,right=0.8in,bottom=0.5in]{geometry} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{...
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Can't place figures side by side

I'm trying to place two TiKz pictures side by side in a two-column document (IEEEtrans style). I've looked at various solutions, but each one that claims to place figures side by side only manages to ...
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Customizing caption in side-by-side figures

How do I customize my caption that follows this article's setting of the captions on page 26. The following is my attempt to do that, but still doesn't work. Obviously, what I want to achieve is to ...
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Why is there an overfull box with \[ … \]

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Why the sum of columns width in a table is less than 1?

Tell me please, why the sum of columns width in a table is less than 1? That is my code: \begin{tabular} {p{0.15\textwidth}p{0.12\textwidth}p{0.17\textwidth}p{0.17\textwidth}p{0.27\textwidth}} ... \...
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changepage package's \adjustwidth environment adjusts only left margin

I was trying to create a custom abstract environment with minipages and adjusted margins. Everything works fine, except for that the right margin changes according to the left. I could'n find solution....
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Best Practice for nice layout with tikzDevice

R+tikDevice+LaTex+knitr is (as I understand it) the most efficient way to get relly nice looking publications from R, with maximum layout-support from LaTeX. I'm using R+LaTex+knitr now, but would ...
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Overfull hbox warning when including graphics

I'm getting the error: Overfull \hbox (14.34999pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 374--375 [][] | when including graphics files. The files are in EPS format. Below is an example: \begin{figure} \...
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Force a block of text to be impervious to page breaks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unbreakable block I have a block of text (possibly comprising many paragraphs) near the end of a page. The page break is being inserted in the middle of this block--how do ...

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