{floats} is about the floating environments figure, table and other, custom-defined floats, and concerns issues such as positioning, labelling, captioning, indexing and listing of said floats. For questions specifically about formatting a float caption, consider using {captions}.

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Mismatched figure positioning in twocolumn landscape format

I'm trying to create a twocolumn landscape document with four images per page (two per column, two columns per page). Except for the first figure, all are identical in form. The first figure is to ...
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Wrong table numbers used in references [duplicate]

I am writing a thesis in LaTeX, using a class file provided by my institution. This class file uses the hyperref package. My thesis contains figures, listings (using the package listings) and ...
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how to fix a section position [duplicate]

I have sections in my report in latex. I want to know how can I fix the position of the section in the report. I have some pictures after the section, but all of them come before the section, ...
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Bad caption imporing figure from pdf

I'm making some figures with Visio 2013 and exporting them as pdf files. I'm including them in LaTeX: \begin{figure}[h] \centering \includegraphics[width=1.00\textwidth]{./Figures/figure.pdf} ...
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How to remove blank spaces above and below inserted images?

In my document there are large blank spaces above and below the images that I inserted, also sometimes I can see blank spaces after the texts too. How can I remove the blank spaces above and below the ...
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Centered captionlabel above justified caption text

I'd like to have the captionlabel (e.g. Figure 1) centered on a single line with the actual caption justified below. Something like this As you can see, I've achieved what I want with the help of ...
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Unwanted Vertical Space before figures in IEEE Tran Latex document

I am trying to insert .eps figures in my IEEE tran latex document. My figures are shifted down from the original position. Although the figure captions are in their desired positions. I have used word ...
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Force text to start directly on the next line after a figure

I'm currently writing the preface of my thesis. At the end of my thesis, I want to insert my signature (a picture). Directly below the picture I want to write my name, date and place. However, I ...
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How to prevent figure from splitting itemize list

I have inserted a floating figure in my text using [htb]. A part of the text is a list, generated by itemize. The list is, by chance, placed at the bottom of the page, and consists of three items. ...
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figure in two column while using a one column environment

I am using one column book class and I would like to have just one page in my document consisting of two figures spreading along two columns, as the example in below. I would appreciate if some one ...
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How do I move the table to the vertically center, and align figure and table together?

\begin{figure}[htbp] \centering \makebox[0.5\textwidth]{\includegraphics[width=0.7\textwidth]{figure/ch3/result_s2/book.jpg}} \qquad \qquad \scalebox{0.7}{ ...
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Cannot cross-reference figure after using \captionof [on hold]

I'm using \captionof instead of \caption because I had a problem with the figure environment. Whenever I wrote the code to place two figures and some text between them, the text was placed before the ...
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How to write multiple lines of text in a box created using \framebox in LaTex [duplicate]

I want to draw block diagram of a system. I used \framebox command to create blocks. But when I write long text inside the box it comes out of the boundaries of block. How can I write text in multiple ...
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Side-by-side images in LaTeX

I need to put 2 figures side by side in LaTeX where the first figure needs to be given a caption and the second must not be given a caption. I have tried the following: \usepackage{floatrow} ...
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Moving a subfloat to the background

I have the following problem: i have a figure with 3 subsfigs, (2 top, 1 centered bottom). Since the background of the pictures is white and i want a good layout, I moved the bottom figure up with a ...
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Infographic - need help!

Infographics enable us to communicate incredibly large sets of data in a way that is interesting, meaningful, and engaging to others. I have been trying to create a simple Infographic with TeX - ...
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Align axes across subfigures

How can I align the y axes of subsequent subfigures horizontally? Like in this test case: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{subcaption} \begin{document} ...
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How to place floats between paragraphs?

I have read multiple questions on this site like How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in LaTeX? and it seems to me that default behaviour of floats is not what I ...
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Draw over mutliple subfigures [duplicate]

I currently try to document a project where a lot of image processing goes on. The problem is, that often tiny details are important to show, but also the reference in the bigger picture is required. ...
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Force figure to be a listing

To center my listings on the page I followed a tutorial on tex.se.com and that resulted in the following code: {\renewcommand{\figurename}{Listing} \begin{figure}[H] % the figure provides the caption ...
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text alongside figure using minipage

I need to place 2 images with captions in a minipage one below the other, in the second minipage alongside there is the description. I cannot use \begin{figure} ... \end{figure} I looked at this, ...
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How to change list of figure entry from 3.1.0.1 to 3.1.1?

I am writing my report and using the tocloft package. I have used these commands to get desired depth of 4 digits: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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best figure format in terms of resolution?

I am learning latex recently and I want to add figures, charts, maps to my paper. What is the best figure formats in terms of resolution? I have some charts and it has many numbers on them. The ...
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Wrap text around an irregular shape

I'm trying to wrap some text around a raspberry shaped image that is placed to the right on the page. I would realy liked the text to follow the shape of the Raspberry. Is this possible? Below is a ...
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Issues with tables being moved to next page due to empty space

I have an issue with my tables not wanting to fit onto the pages of my document. As can be seen by the first page, there is plenty of room for the tables, but for some reason on page two there is a ...
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figure formatting with python

I'm trying to use the python package to automate figure generation for figures containing multiple image files. My output seems okay, except that the imgaes are coming out as a single column, whereas ...
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My table is coming above the title I want it to be

My code is something like this whereas the table is coming above the section "Work experience". \section{Work experience} \begin{table} \caption{Research Experience} \centering ...
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Runaway argument in table, tabular

I have the following code: \documentclass[preprint,12pt]{elsarticle} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{lineno} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage[noend]{algpseudocode} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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Using xcolor package and inserting figures

I have a report with figures. The code that I'm using is very basic and looks like this: \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.5]{Figures/pic} \caption{Title} \label{fig:name} ...
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Some normal letters from included PDF disappear in compiled document

I have made a figure in Adobe Illustrator, and saved the file as a PDF file. This PDF works fine when opened. I want to include this figure in my LaTeX file as a picture, which is done with the ...
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Side by side figures adjusted to have equal height

I have two graphics of different dimensions which I would like to put into my document side by side such that: The two figures are scaled to have the same height. The two figures take up the entire ...
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How to add horizontal space between two centered subfigures? [duplicate]

I have the following LaTex code: \begin{figure}[H] \begin{subfigure}[b]{0.2\textwidth} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{imgs/high_accuracy_Low_precision.png} \caption{low accuracy, low ...
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How can i print the label of a subfloat inside a TikZ node?

I'm laying out a few tikzpictures side by side (made with pgfplots, but I think it should not matter). I'm trying to use the subfig package to be able to reference single subfigures. Everything works ...
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List of figures: figure numbers appear in incorrect order

The List of Figures in my thesis sorts my figures based on the page number on which they appear. Instead I would like the figures to be sorted based on their figure number. The current sorting method ...
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figure does not appear, however \includegraphics{} does

I'd like to insert figure-environments into my tex document, however the figures do not appear after compiling the file. On the other hand I can includes images without any problems. ...
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Missing $ inserted in python code

I use python3 (with code not from me) to insert data from a database (bsddb3) from the program GRAMPS into a LaTeX document (TeX Live 2014) and I receive the following error messages: ! Missing $ ...
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Is it possible to place a later Figure before an earlier one?

One of the figures, e.g. Figure 3, in my document takes up a whole page so is located on the following page to where it is referenced. This leaves a large blank space on the page before and so I am ...
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Wrong page with `\addcontentsline{toc}{section}` after a list of figures

Consider the code presented at the end of this message, with the figure downloadable here (it is just a pdf of a rectangle). The problem is that the \addcontentsline{toc}{section} links to the wrong ...
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How does LaTeX calculate the width of a caption? What is it based on?

A pretty straighforward question... I thought of it while using the caption package, where you can set the width parameter for a caption. I am wondering if there is a better (smarter) way-perhaps the ...
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Graphic not displaying as a figure

EDIT: I found the solution for the problem. The float package is necessary to use figures in a multicol environment. When trying to insert an image into a document, I am unable to use a figure. This ...
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Different equation position control in the two column paper

In two column paper, I have long equations. I want one of the equations to be appear at the bottom of the current page. I have another equation which I want to be appear at the top of the second page. ...
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insertion picture in latex problem [duplicate]

I'm using latex editor to insert a picture. When I view the output in pdf file the "Diagram.jpg" appear above the picture. How I can remove it? the code written for insertion is: \begin{figure}[h] ...
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How to add logo at exam class with two column?

I have a problem about "How to add logo at Exam class with two column ?". My MWE like this : \documentclass[11pt,addpoints,answers,twocolumn]{exam} \usepackage{graphicx,lastpage} ...
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Removing white space in text after the image moves

I'm writing a thesis and have about 80 figures. The text leads up to the figure with a single line space: ....text text text text. \begin{figure}[h] .... \end{figure} More text, and so on... My ...
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Figure environment not compiling onto pdf

I'm trying to get the following image to show up in my document: \begin{figure}[h] \includegraphics[width=\linewidth]{experimentalapparatus} \caption{Experimental Apparatus. Copied from Dr. Wes ...
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Table caption above, figure caption below in ConTeXt

My definition looks like this: \setupcaptions[location=top] \setupcaptions[way=bysection,prefixsegments=section,headstyle=\bf] And placement of tables ...
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How can I stop revtex from sending a tall figure to the end of the document?

I am writing a two-column document in revtex 4.1 and I have a very tall figure, which revtex insists in sending to the very end of the document. The figure is tall but it is short enough that it will ...
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Force placement of sidewaysfigure

I have several large figures which need their own page. I would like to force the figures to occupy adjacent pages, starting from where I place the code for the first figure. Regular figure ...
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include graphics overlapping figures, (sig-alternate.tex) format

I have several images that span the entire length of the two-column sig-alternate format I am using. I would like to avoid images on the same page from overlapping. How can I achieve this? I am using ...
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LaTex typesetting name of figure next to it [duplicate]

I can't seem to figure this out. I have a figure saved in the same folder as my .tex document. If I enter: \begin{figure}[h!] \centering \includegraphics[width=0.5\textwidth]{loads and supports} ...