{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 have automatic ordering of floats?

I tend to place my "float code" after the first call out (i.e., \ref) to the float. While I am drafting a document the first call out may change and I feel like I waste time finding the first call out ...
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How to operate figures described by latex packages?

I am trying to write a go book using the latex package igo. here is the example given by the igo' User Manual: I don't know how to operate the figure described by the igo statements, put it ...
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How to make caption of a subfigure wider after scaling the figure?

i wanna scale (a) similar to (c) unfortunatelly, the caption is scaled too how can i make the caption of (c) wider (similar to caption of (a))? thank you \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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SCfigure won't compile, shows a runaway argument error

I'm trying to create an SCfigure, but the formatting doesn't seem to be working. I have used this same code and it worked fine, but I tried to compile again in a new session and this error showed. ...
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Figure - Page Number overlap

I am new to Tex and not very experienced. Unfortunately, I've got a problem: On one page a figure overlaps the page number. Actually the image is positioned very close to the bottom page border which ...
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Modify Figure environment

is it possible to modify the Figure environment in order to distinguish it better from the text in a one column document? I mean, I was thinking in doing --------- Figure # ---------- [The ...
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LyX is leaving a big gap between paragraphs in the place where float (figure) should be

I just want to ask about why is LyX leaving a big gap between paragraphs surrounding a figure?. Not all paragraphs, but only between those paragraphs where I inserted a float (figure). The figure is ...
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why does subfigure show wrong reference number?

I am using \begin {figure}-\end {figure} for one figure and \begin {figure} \subfigure{} \end {figure} for multiple figures joined on a page. (By using \usepackage{subfigure}) When I refer the ...
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How to clean unused files?

I recently edited an existing document to create a new one from it (that is: I copied the whole folder to a new location and started from there). The early document had a lot of figures, but not all ...
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Journal of Fluid Mechanics Class Constraints

I am trying to format a paper to be consistent with the JFM style guidelines. I am using the JFM Latex class provided on the website. However, this class appears to be forcing a format that is not ...
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Subfigure referencing, wrong order

I have problems with subfigure referencing. When I reference the main figure, the labeling in the reference is correct, but when I try to reference the subfigure, I get figure X+1, which is kind of ...
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Different Caption-Setup for top and bottom figures?

is there a way to control the caption format used for figures, depending on where the figure has been placed? In particular, i would like to have different formatting of figure captions for figures ...
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How to continue a framed box which is defined in floating environment [duplicate]

I have defined a floating environment. It defines a framed box using \mdframe. Here is the code I used. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mdframed} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{caption} ...
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Rename associated Figure files [closed]

Some journals request that the submitted figure files are named to match the compiled latex pdf (fig1.pdf, fig2.pdf, ...). Now most of my colleagues and I do not name our figures according to the ...
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Caption with two figures in a single column

How can I put two figures in a single column, with a label (say a), b) ) on the left and in the middle or top of each figure? I was trying \newcommand{\Inserttwopgf}[6]{% \begin{figure}[t] ...
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Math w/italics in normal context, roman when in italic context (ie, caption)

I have not found this question asked previously. I am fine with math using italics for variables when the math appears in a normal context. But our figure captions are in italics, and when math is ...
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Adding a caption to graphics in parshape

This question is the continuation of the one posted here. How can I add a caption to the figures as shown below?
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Landscape table in multicol-environment

I am facing a very weird problem; see the output: I am trying to get my table in the landscape mode within a two-column layout. Therefor the package "multicol" is used. The table does not appear on ...
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Avoiding non-centered caption on ctable with float

I try to put my floats under the control of KOMA-Script using \restylefloat and KOMA's komaabove and komabelow. This works, but gives undesired side effects with ctable. The tables are centered but ...
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Resize characters in figure caption

I frequently use \scalebox from the graphics package in math-environment as $x^{ \scalebox{0.55}{(n)} }_{i}$ which works fine. However, I am not able to use the same sequence in a figure caption: ...
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Order of footnotes with packages afterpage and footnote

I need to have footnotes in captions of figures and therefore use the afterpage package to keep the footnotes and the figure on the same page (also using package footnote for footnotes in figures). I ...
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How to make the appendix appear at the end

I have the appendix page given by \appendix syntax. However, I have some figures that are appearing after the appendix. How to make sure that everything before the appendix appears before the appendix ...
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How to add a one-column figure with caption after title and before abstract in a two-column document?

I'm trying to add a teaser (figure) after title and before the abstract section in a document with acm_proc_article-sp class but no luck! Tried to use the following solution by David Carlisle, but ...
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Let caption float into margin

I searched for a long time to find a solution to let a caption of a figure and/or a table expand into the outside margin. I'm able to get a figure/table where the width is textwidth plus ...
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My figures don't align

I have three subfigures within a figure, and for some reason the one on the left (including it's caption) lines up lower than the other two. I'm sure it must be some typo, but I just don't see it! Any ...
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What is the best way to achieve Figure - Comment structure in article class?

I'm writing my thesis in LaTeX. However, as most of the users do, I face the problem of placing figures. I tried various methods to place figures, and all of them were perfect -- except, when I add ...
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How to add images inside the table in beamer

I need to insert the images in the table in Beamer as shown below The shown figure should be one frame in beamer and table must have the boarder I am using "Torino" theme in my beamer can any ...
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Figure at the bottom of same page as another item

I'm writing up lecture notes which include quick questions for the reader, together with upside-down answers at the bottom of the page. The code I'm currently using for this has basically the ...
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picture is delocated or an empty page before and after the picture

I have been having some troubles with the insertion of picture in my document(pdf) when using latex. At first, when I inserted the picture, the picture was delocating. this was the code. ...
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Modify the @tufte@margin@float environment to automatically align floats

The Tufte classes provide the @tufte@margin@float environment which is used for tables and figures, but its result it's not automatically aligned with the text. The \marginnote command provide a ...
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Tables and figures at the end of each chapter

Right now I have all my figures and tables at the end of my dissertation. To do this I'm using this: \usepackage[nomarkers]{endfloat} \renewcommand{\efloatseparator}{\mbox{}} ...
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figure different numbering \only - beamer

I am using beamer and i want to create a set of slides with the same title, but different content so i use the command \only. Per each \only{} i inserted different pictures, but they appear with the ...
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Customizing Multiline captions

I would like to have a caption which is centered and has multiple lines. For example, \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \centering \begin{tabular}{cc} \rule{5cm}{3cm} & ...
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How to combine ‘float’ and ‘longtable’ packages functionality

I want to use exact placement for my table. As I read on SO it can be done with [H] option for table environment provided by ‘float’ package. But this doesn't seem to work with longtable which I have ...
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Scheduling a float to appear on a specific, later page?

Consider the following MWE - let's say it's called test.tex: \batchmode % \ifx\article\undefined % \documentclass[12pt,journal,onecolumn,twoside,draftcls,letterpaper]{IEEEtran} % \else % ...
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Is there a value for \textfraction (and totalnumber, floatpagefraction) that I should avoid getting close to?

Initially I wanted to open a question: How to get (more) text on a page with large floats? But of course the topic at hand has been covered way more many times than google can list on one page. ...
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How to float box of text on the right side without leaving a gap throughout the rest of the document?

Problem I am trying to create a document where a box of text will float on the right side. The rest of the text within the document should flow around the box. My searches have lead me to ...
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make latex to automatically choose the placement of algorithms

I have several algorithms written down in a single file and would like latex to spread them across the document to save spaces. For example an algorithm can be just 3 or 4 lines and another can be 20 ...
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Including a subfigure and table inside a figure environment

I want to include a table and an image as two subfigures in a macro figure environment. Apparently the code compiles but it isn't placing the elements how I want: The table and the image side by side ...
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Can't force image to be inserted here even with using begin{figure}[H]

I'm using latex to write a lab manual for a computer class. for this purpose I should describe the steps of the lab step by step and each step must be followed by an image. but the problem is when I ...
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ragged2e justifying - centering figures

I am preparing a beamer presentation and I used the ragged2e package to justify the text in my slides (I justified the itemize environment). However, this does not allow me anymore to center a figure. ...
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Interdependencies between subfig, subfigure and subcaption for journal papers

I am using informs3.cls template to write a paper. I have run into serious difficulty when making a figure with subfigures. The problem is that: subfigure package is obsolete. subfig is not ...
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Adding text (eg: image source) at the bottom right of a figure

I want to add text (i.e the image source), which includes a citation, at the bottom right of a figure like this: I wrote the following piece of code: \begin{figure}[h] ...
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Figures on the left (even) page of a book

There are some more postings on this topic but I've found no working/satisfying solution for my problem. Some solutions work well for figures spread over the whole document. For me it is much more ...
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Margins/Borders in the figure environment

I am designing a poster using the beamerposter package. Many of the blocks I have on this poster have, as to be expected, figures. My problem is that, in many cases, the figures are at the end of the ...
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Image next to paragraph, start next paragraph below both

In LaTeX, I have a number of short paragraphs, each with a headline and an image on the right side. % First section \spacedlowsmallcaps{Some headline} \begin{floatingfigure}[r]{4.5cm} ...
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Ensure full-page figure is on facing page of first reference

I have several full-page figures in my LaTeX document that is based off of a two-sided book class. I would like to ensure that these figures are placed on the opposite page of where I first reference ...
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undefined control sequence for \subfigure [duplicate]

using TeXShop in OS X Maverick, a simple subfigure script is returning "undefined control sequence". Although I can bypass it and still generate the image-included pdf by typing "s" to "ignore all" ...
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Is it better to let tables to be on top with tpb, or use “H”/“h”?

I am writing a thesis that has some occasional tables. I cannot decide if it's "better" (both aesthetically and maybe in other regards) to just use the default "tpb" floating placement, which makes ...
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Centering figure caption does not work

I have a few narrow figures for which I want to center the caption. I have to use a LaTeX template from Springer (svmult.cls). This makes captions left-aligned by default. I took a look at this ...