{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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Tune rule height in ruled float

I'm using float package to get floating environment with rules. I want to tune height of rules in ruled style for floatings of the package. Namely, I want bottom rule to be as thick as top one (like ...
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How to place a caption in the bottom right corner of a grid of images?

I have a grid of images as shown below. This is achieved using the code below (taken from: [how to insert a fixed number of figures per row/col])2 \begin{figure} ...
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Three figures on the same page, with captions

I want to have a dedicated page for all my figures, so I followed this advice to ensure this. However, only one caption shows, instead of three. Am I doing something wrong? Is there an alternative ...
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Misplaced figure

I don't understand why the figure is above the section title. \documentclass[paper=a4, fontsize=11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \clearpage \section*{Códigos} \begin{figure} ...
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Turn off floats temporally

I have written a command which puts content into a minipage to measures its height. It uses this information to insert "intelligent" pagebreaks, newpages, clearpages and warnings. To do the ...
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Twocolumn Revtex-4 figure caption is above the figure

Figure captions should be below figure (unlike table captions). But in Revtex4-1 the caption is above the figure. How can one fix this to make it appear below the figure? I'm bumping this should have ...
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Figure number of three figures are same

I have five figures in a chapter. The figure numbers of first 3 figures are correct i.e. 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3 but the figure numbers of next two figures are also 5.3 The structure of first 3 figures is ...
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Making a longtable that does not interfere with table numbering

I would like to use longtable to make list of abbreviations in the front matter of my thesis. I did not caption it, so it (rightly) does not show up in my list of tables. However, it does throw off ...
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Changing the pagestyle on the page where a {table} or any other float is placed

When typesetting a large table using \begin{table} ... \end{table} (or any other float) one sometimes wants to change the pagestyle of the page where the float finally appears. Can one use ...
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How to add a frame around a float with caption?

I've created a new float element to define examples: \usepackage{float} \floatstyle{plain} \newfloat{example}{thp}{lop} \floatname{example}{\textsc{Example}} I want to set my example in an frame. ...
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Vertical subfigures with captions on left

This is what I want I've tried a million things from floatrow package, subfloat, sidecap, etc. but nothing seems to work. This shouldn't be that hard to achieve I feel like but I'm all out of ...
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How to create a 2 by 3 grid of figures?

I have six figures. I want to create a single figure with 6 subfigures each with its own caption and, if possible, a global caption. I have tried and subflots, subfigure, tables and none of that ...
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File ended while scanning use of \frac

I keep receiving the error message File ended while scanning use of \frac ." and have narrowed the error down to this equation, though I can't work out why. \documentclass [12pt] {report} ...
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How to include 3 vertically aligned subfigures, while making them appear as 3 separate “Main” (and not sub-) figures?

I want to place 3 figures on top of each other and I figured out a way to do that using subcaption package. But, they appear as sub-figures and not the "main" figures. I think it's because of the ...
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How to let multiple figures in right position [duplicate]

I inserted four figures, one by one. And then I added one paragraph of content. But I find the paragraph between the figures - First two figures, then one paragraph, and then one figure. How can I ...
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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 [closed]

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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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 $ ...