{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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How to make an inserted figure's frame gradually fade? [duplicate]

I have a document, whose background is, needless to say, white. Generally, I am OK with just inserting a figure like this. \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{sample} ...
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Algorithms in Two columns not allowing text to the side

I'm typesetting a two column document with an algorithm as a figure. The algorithm is in the left hand column, but nothing appears in the right hand column, which wastes space. My working example is ...
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Figures on two pages next to each other

I have a number of figures that I want to have next to each other. Since they do not fit well on one page, I placed them on two pages. Is there a way to make sure that the figures are next to each ...
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How to correct figure placement? [duplicate]

I've placed two figures in the same heading Specification and Design but when I compile the document in TexStudio, the second graphic Proposed physio application prototype system architecture is shown ...
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Floating text in XELaTeX

I have the following section header which uses two different font sizes. I'd like to add a series of 2-3 vertical lines of text off to the far right, anchored to the top of the section's bounding ...
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How can I format the formula

Hi I need to give the syntax of a formula as a figure. How can I format it \begin{figure}[h] Formula $\to$ PrimitiveFormula $\vert$ (Formula Connective Formula) $\vert \neg$ Sentence $\vert$ ...
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IEEE template: figure creating space in second column?

I am having this problem: I'm not sure what the issue is. The TeX I'm using for that figure: \begin{figure}[b] \centering \includegraphics[width=1.0\columnwidth]{figures/lowflowstitled.png} ...
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Rotate figure with package rotating

I'm trying to insert a figure into my appendix that is so wide, that I want to rotate by 90°. Therefore I use the packe "rotating" in the following way: \documentclass[12pt]{report} ...
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Descriptive text for figure depending on location

I often find myself writing see Figure~\ref{fig:figname}, below or see Figure~\ref{fig:figname}, above, or similar phrases. Is there a way to make LaTeX automatically decide between "above" and ...
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Forcing subfigures to have same height and take overall X% of linewidth in LaTeX

I want to make a figure composed of two images that have different sizes. I want to put them side by side so that they have the same height and that they overall take, say, 90% of the line width. It ...
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put figure at the bottom of the FIRST page [duplicate]

The problem is simple: how to force Latex to put the figure at the bottom of the first page. I used [!hbt] but that makes the image at the top of the 2nd page. \begin{figure*}[!thb] \centerline{ ...
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How can I make a figure that includes sub-figures at multiple-rows but different number of columns?

I have 5 sub-figures in two rows. Two sub-figures are in first row and three sub-figures are in second row. So, the organization should seem as shown in the picture. Due to non-symmetry between two ...
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How can I show a caption, subcaption and source similar to this NY Times style?

I would like to create a LaTeX document that mimics the style used on the NY Times' Upshot Blog (example at NY Times). Here is the desired output: They have these features: A thin gray line ...
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Why I can not place my figure where I want?

I have some text and after that I want to insert a figure. The text almost finishes on the second page, so I want to place the figure on the top of the third page (right after the text), but I cant. ...
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Extra space between figure and caption and junk texts [closed]

Salam, I have a big problem with Extra space between figure and caption. These are my codes: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{xepersian} \settextfont{XB Niloofar} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin ...
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Todonote beside figures/floats

I am facing a very basic problem when working with the todonotes package. How can I place a todonote right beside a figure? I would really appreciate a simple solution such as a modified todo ...
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Rotated Text in Table Extending into Rows in Lyx

I'm trying to create a table with some rotated text in it, but the rotated text is extending into the rows below the cell, as shown here: Here is what my screen looks like in Lyx: I've tried ...
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What purpose does the list of tables and figures serve, and how can I make them more useful? [closed]

Large documents (a thesis for example) have lists of tables and figures after the table of contents. What purpose does this list serve to the reader? Most technical books I have don't include them, ...
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Flexible inclusion of floating environments from external files

I'm interested in using the approach described in the following exchange: Move figures around in a document with a simple command In a nutshell, the idea is to store labeled figure and table ...
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Edit figure numbering in LyX

I am beginner to LaTeX and LyX as well. I am writing my survey report and got an issue with labeling the figures. I first inserted a figure float and then the picture.Once I add a float it names that ...
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Caption misalignment with minipage and adjustwidth

I'm trying to fit two over-sized figures side by side on one page. I tried using minipage and adjustwidth, but the caption on the second figure kept mis-aligning to the left, as shown below. I tried ...
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Table from a defined layout / template for input

I'm doing a project where I need to copy a table several times throughout a document. The basic structure for the table is the same, however, some of the input needs to change. I was wondering if it ...
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How to move caption on the left with multiple row picture insertion

I want to have a layout of pic and caption as following I try to use subfigure with minpage to realize it,but falied and hope someone can help me. here is my code(I use ieee_conference ...
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Preventing line break in figure caption

I have the following figure with the corresponding caption: As you can see the caption inappropriately breaks the line, which I want to avoid. Optimally without simply reducing the font size of the ...
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equation number to caption

I am trying to change the number in the caption of the figure. It should be the following number of the equation. So instead of "Gleichung 0.1" i want "Gleichung 0.2" in the caption (see picture). I ...
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Can I add 3D objects as subfigures (using movie15)

I have faced one stiff problem that when I try to add four 3D plots (2 rows x 2 columns) in my beamer by using subfigure approach, I fail! This is my minimum example: \begin{frame} \begin{figure}[t] ...
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change the figure subtitle in documentclass article

I am using the \documentclass{article} to write an article. In the subtitle of the figures, I have to bold the word figure and start them from 1. for example: Figure1. the name of the figure How can ...
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Producing the lo shu magic square

I am writing up a paper on magic squares, and I would like to include the lo shu magic square, but I'd like to do this using XeLaTeX as opposed to just including a picture. The following picture is ...
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Adjusting figure and caption in rotated minipage on landscape

Already the title sounds complicated since I need to use the caption on the side of the rotated image in landscape mode. I tried some spacing as you see in lines commented with %, but it did not work ...
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Read graphics dimensions

I'm putting sets of graphics (i.e. figures and graphs) aligned in sets of rows using caption and subcaption packages. As figures and graphs doesn't have same with/height ratio the captions in rows are ...
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Image inside exam environment above question

I am wondering how can I fix the constant problem in inserting an image for a question. When I insert the image, I always have the image being above the question number. I want the question number to ...
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controlbook.tex figure inclusion problem

\begin{figure}\label{key} \graphicspath{H:/NewFolder} \includegraphics[scale=1, bb= 50 50 210 265]{vanessa} \caption{} \end{figure} I am writing a book. The text is compiling without any fault with ...
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Change positioning of *all* figures

I'm designing all the figures for a book and I wanted to be able to change the positioning [hbtp] of all of them with one macro/command. A solution in which I could override the existing positioning ...
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How to automatically vertically center text in Lyx?

I have the following table in Lyx: Here is how it looks in Lyx: I want the text "My words" to be automatically vertically centered. I also want the text for the items that are rotated to be ...
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LyX “table” not capitalized IEEEtran

It seems I'm having a lot of issues with using the ieeetran class in Lyx. Currently the word "Table" appears instead of "TABLE". Each of the letters is supposed to be capitalized, but right now just ...
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Incompatible color package and defining a xfloat environment -> “ Too many }'s”

I am pepping up a thesis. Among others I am using a package based on Modified UDO thesis by; Jose A. Flores, November 2011. Unfortunately, I cannot find the original. One part of the package seems to ...
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This code do not compile, this is figure environments inside tabular environment, adding captions and labels

This code do not compile, this is figure environments inside tabular environmet, adding captions and labels. I havent found the reason and an effective way to organize my graphs. This is the code Im ...
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How do I label my figure properly?

I have my figure as a pdf with commands: \begin{figure}[h!] \centering\includegraphics[width=0.6\textwidth] {babymodel_figure_4.pdf} \caption{The Fixed-Point Equation } \end{figure} These are my ...
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large space between section header and content

I'm using an external file to add appendices to my thesis. The external file called (supplement.tex) contains a huge list of figures similar to this. \subsection{Testing} \begin{figure}[H] ...
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Scale image based on the size of another image

I'm currently writing a LaTeX document which describes a technical installation and configuration process of a piece of software. I took two screenshots I want to include as figures in my document. ...
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Control sequence for symbols in figure capture [duplicate]

What is control sequence to describe symbol full (e.g. blue) triangle in figure capture?
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inline figure with caption in actual figure bottom

I'm expecting the inline figure caption should print in actual figure bottom. But inline figure is not supporting caption and how to print the caption is withing bottom of the figure. my MWE is: ...
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pgfplots mistake with label

i have a problem with my graph. i can't figure out why latex puts this into my description. i had to specify the xticklabels manually. but latex still gives me that number on that position. i'd like ...
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Content shows up outside of sections when there are more than three

I have the following LATEX document: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \begin{document} \section{Enemies} \begin{table}[ht] \begin{tabular}{c c c c c} % centered columns (4 columns) First ...
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texmaker bullet in .eps figure equation shows infinity symbol

I am using Texmaker on windows 7 and I'm trying to include a .eps figure which has bullet symbol in it, and for some reason, Texmaker shows an infinity sign instead. I've checked my .eps file, and it ...
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Floating lstlisting - Getting it to split if longer than a page

When I put a long code in my file using a floating lstlisting, it is forced to be in only one page at the end of the chapter, and then some of the code is truncated and outside of the page. If I ...
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Theorem text rendered after figure instead of before

I'm trying to place a figure inside a theorem. However, in the following example, the "test" text is rendered under the figure, and not above as it should be. What can I do to fix that? Minimum ...
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How can I resolve this figure margin issue caused by geometry margin options?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[left=2.5cm,right=2.5cm,top=2.5cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{blindtext} ...
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How To Make a Special Position Environment in LaTeX?

So I must admit I am way out of my depth and have no idea what I'm doing. I apologize in advance for a long and complicated question. I'm trying to build this output: Which I have successfully ...
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How to change the position of the figure?

I got the following figure which the display isnt visually satisfactory.figure follows: \begin{figure}[h] \centering \subcaptionbox{Lift coefficient\label{Lift coefficient}}% ...