{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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Composite images inside a figure in LaTeX?

I would like to have a figure that overlays a transparent png on top of a pdf. What is the best way to composite images inside a LaTeX figure? I would like to avoid compositing these images using ...
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Using decimal values for figure-captions (floats)

Given a figure and a section i need the figures in that section to be labeled in a section.counter manner. Example First figure, section 3. should be Figure 3.1 I can only use \documentclass{article} ...
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figure* environment skips page while using two-column document

I was told to use table* rather than the table environment to insert a table in a two-column document which is too small to fit in a single column. When I try to do the same thing with a figure, The ...
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Can't find fig-files

We are writing a group report, until now I have been using Lyx, but switched to LateX/Texmaker to be able to gather the whole report at the end I have used Texmaker, which has been pretty straight ...
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Floats Analogue of framed

I have very little experience with LaTeX. So, pardon my ignorance, but is there a float equivalent of \framebox? Ideally, I'd like a simple construct for framed text that I can position at the top ...
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How can I orient a figure in landscape only when it is placed on its own page?

Floats sometimes end up placed on a page of their own. When this happens, I'd like them to be rotated to landscape mode so that they take up the whole page. sidewaysfigure from the rotating package ...
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Right arrow with Label 'T' pointing from left figure to right figure

I want to make a right arrow pointing from left figure to right figure. The following is my current code. \begin{figure}[H] \centering \begin{subfigure}{.5\textwidth} \centering ...
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floatingfigure doesn't start at first paragraph after page wrap

A floatingfigure I created is not aligned at the first possible paragraph. It is put directly after subsection. The space on the page does not fit for the figure, so it wraps to the next page (which ...
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can one use \figure with the grid-system package?

Using the grid-system package http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/grid-system Very little documentation on it. When I tried adding a \figure in a cell, I get Latex error. ...
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more fun with inside-table spacing — setspace

vertical spacing is witchcraft, as far as I can tell. I have put in everything that I could think of that could possibly force the explain environment contents to be tightly vertically spaced. It ...
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Showing weights on Tikz graph using “draw edge” commands

I would like to show some numbers as weights of the edges of my Tikz graph. My graph without weights is the following: \begin{figure}[!ht] \begin{tikzpicture}[shorten >=1pt, auto, node ...
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Multiple graphics images on a page [duplicate]

I was trying to use your suggestion for multiple graphics on a single page using subfigure, and I get the multiple boxes, but they are black and do NOT contain my images. Do you have any suggestions?
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Automatically applying wrapfig hotfix only when a section heading is the last thing on a page

I have the same problem as the user 'mrf' on Wrapfig and page breaks after section heading (see link for MWE and hotfix). Using wrapfig basically messes up the document flow such that section ...
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TikZ/figure environment: Placing footnote at end of figure

Another update. This code displays essentially what I need. The only question I have at this point is if there is a way to enter the text of my "footnote" so that each line doesn't have to be placed ...
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Table caption not appearing in PNAS document class

I am unable to get table captions to show up when using the PNAStwo document class from 2008 (the latest version includes printer marks that I do not want). The documentation says "Figure and table ...
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Table with figure (include caption for figure) side by side.

I want to create a table with image on side by side. The problem I encountered is the alignment of the table. Can anyone fix the code to make the Lambda_1 and Lambda_2 become the caption for each ...
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Organizing tables and figures with captions horizontally and vertically

I need to organize my tables and figures (with a separate caption for each one) in the following manner: -------- -------- | | | | | | -------- | | Fig 7 | | ...
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float row figure box - two lines in caption

I am trying to get the caption on two lines with this command but using \\ does not work. If anyone know how to do this it would be helpful \begin{figure} \begin{floatrow} \ffigbox{% ...
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Placing figures adjacent to exam choices

In the following mwe, I'd like the circular ohm formula figure to be positioned further to the right and the bottom of the figure lined up with choice D of question 4. I don't want the blank space ...
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Latex figure numbering as part a,b,c

I am writing an article and I have to display figures side by side. I used the commands from the following link http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/10245/how-to-order-3-images-horizontally to do ...
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Figure next to text in beamer

I can't get my code to do what I want. I'm working in beamer and I want to position my figure on the left side of the frame and the text next to it, but I would like to work with alineas in my text. ...
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how to put odd number subfigures in multiple rows

There are five figures. Basically, I'd like them to displayed as following: |figure 1|figure 2| |figure 3|figure 4|figure 5| The first two figures are in the first row and the last three are ...
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Lots of tables, no go [closed]

I have a file with +30 tables that I would really like LaTex to parse but of course it gets all floaty and can't decide where to place them and so goes belly up. Any suggestions on on how to get this ...
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placing the figure at bottom of the page

I want to place the column-spanned figure at the bottom of the page near to the text but using \begin{figure*}[b] goes the figure to the end of the document!! Why? \begin{figure*}[b] \centering ...
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Including a Table in a Figure Environment

In order to close the vertical space between this figure and table, I'd like to place the table inside the figure environment. Is that possible? %!TEX TS-program = xelatex %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 ...
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Subfigure is not working fine into a beamer presentation -

I have this in the preamble ... \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} ...
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3 * 2 figures in one page

I have to place six figures in one page. There are three lines and two columns. Each figure have a subcaption. For this 3 * 2 figure, it has a caption too. Thanks in advance. I try this. But it ...
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Fixing the location of the appearance in algorithmicx environment

I'm trying to force an algorithm to stay between two paragraphs, but after compilation, it shows up in the next page. My algorithm takes more than half a page and is something like: ...
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Hexagon composed of equilateral triangles

Here's a nifty question! I would like to create a similar diagram to the one below, but I do not have the slightest clue how. Latex is all very new to me but I have managed to use Tikz to scribe ...
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Removing header underline and margins from a single page

I'm using the book class and fancyhdr in TexMaker and I want to use a rotated table which will eventually take up one whole page. The largest problem is the header line as my table will overlap with ...
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Detect misplaced label in figure

I realized that I sometimes write : \begin{figure} ... \label{fig:foo} \caption{Bla} \end{figure} instead of: \begin{figure} ... \caption{Bla} \label{fig:foo} \end{figure} ...
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Figure numbering in \chapter*

I am writing my thesis using the amsbook class, when I just discovered that the Figure numbering does not reset after introducing \chapter*. In particular, I have the following skeleton: ...
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2 Tikz, 1 Figure

I would like to include 2 Tikz into one figure and caption each of the Tikz. I've explored subfigure but that did not seem to work. I'm trying to have the two diagrams appear side-by-side with a ...
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Table desturbingly floats into align environment functions

this is my code \begin{align} S(\Theta)&=\ln\left|\nu(\Theta)\right|\label{eq:S_theta}\\ \intertext{where $\nu(\Theta)$ is the determinant of the covariance matrix of the responses, which are ...
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Customized numbering of figures/schemes

I am currently writing my thesis in the field of chemistry. In my experimental part I present some schemes and I would like to know if and how it is possible to customize the numbering of these ...
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Reference to a figure

When referring to a figure, the output in my pdf is not a number, but 'Figure xx'. For example: if I use the phrase This is figure \ref{test}. the output in my pdf file is always: This is figure ...
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Caption and reference of a figure in the introduction chapter

I have an introduction chapter defined with the command: \chapter*{Introduction} The captions of the figures within this chapter, that doesn't have a number like the others, are named: "Figure ...
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fitting side by side figures with floatrow

I'm trying to fit two figures side by side (with the same size) in the width of the text, using the floatrow package. I use the showframe option and the \fbox in mwe for better visualization. how to ...
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Expand macro at float typesetting (not at definition) time

To my knowledge, the contents of a float environment are put into a box when the float is defined. Is it possible to proccess a user defined command/macro when the float is actually typeset, e.g. to ...
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Longtable in new environments - how to use?

I made an environment named QUADRO. So, I have a list of QUADROS and a list of TABLEs on my document (In may language TABLE and QUADRO are different things). I have to use a longtable and put it ...
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SCfigure fly around

I've used the SCfigure to make a side caption. The caption/comment works very good, but the picture are located to the place where it is not spouse to. Like the picture here. I would like to dock the ...
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Figure reference problems

My problem seems to be simple although I could not find any solutions for it yet. I am writing my thesis in LaTeX, but I am totally new to this type of language. I am trying to reference a figure as: ...
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Subfigure space adjustment — \subfigcapskip and \subfigtopskip

I want to adjust the space in a subfigure environment. Specifically, using \subfigcapskip to increase the space between the subfigure and subcaption, and using \subfigtopskip to reduce the space on ...
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How to tell LaTeX to place all figures at the end of pdf file?

Well, I search through the SE site but it seems everyone else was asking how to avoid appending figure and their accidents are not quite an elegant solution to my problem --- I'm looking for a way ...
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Huge algorithm taking up space [duplicate]

I have an algorithm description that takes up an entire image. However, when compiling my latex document, the algorithm and subsequent images following it are pushed to the end of the document. I ...
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How change “Figure #” position in lyx [duplicate]

I'm using Lyx, and adding a floating image always add a "Figure X" at the left of the image, I'd like to show this 'caption' (I don't know if is caption or not) under the image, how should I do? What ...
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“Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup” when combining “fixltx2e” and “preview” packages

In a two-column document with figure* floats, where the preview package is set up to preview floats, compilation seems to fail if the fixltx2e package is loaded: \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} ...
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Latex! not in outer par mode - includegraphics - figure

I'm getting that after certain number of figures, with few ones it works but went I add the last seven ones, I got this, please help. Here is the structure of each figure, and here the link to the ...
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\centerline{} command alternative?

I am adding figures to a work and most of the figures are too wide and are thus not centered but are shifted to the right. I searched here and found a solution, that would consist in adding the ...
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Sideways Table not created

\begin{sidewaystable}[tbp] \centering \captionsetup{labelformat=empty} \caption{Table 3(a). Market Leverage Linear Regressions } \hspace*{-1cm}\begin{tabular}{rrrrrrrr} % ...