{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 insert pictures without scaling?

I'm trying to insert two figures side-by-side, following this example from the wikibook: \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{subcaption} \begin{figure} \centering ...
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How do I align the caption of these two pictures in my minipage at same `height´?

It might be a silly question, but it is bothering me that I cannot fix it at the moment. \medskip \begin{figure}[h] \begin{minipage}{.3\textwidth} \centering ...
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Figure caption inside a tinted box

I would like to print the figure caption with a "tinted box" (a box with a background colour). How to achieve this? My MWE is : \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum,graphics} \usepackage{caption} ...
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Multiple layout problem with sidecaption, subbottom and memoir

This is not the first time i post (see here and here) about sidecaption environment error and memoir class, but i continue to have lot of problem with my layout. I search a way to : make correct ...
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Tex capacity exceeded— \clearpage wont help

When fed with more than 6 blocks of the form below (and nothing but that, except for begindocument and , Latex responds with capacity exceeded error. \paragraph{Length 5} - \begin{figure}[H] ...
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figure caption inside float with float

I have caption with inside float and created based on Caption inside figure float. But when compiling it's showing ! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode. How do solve this? My MWE is: ...
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How to understand LaTeX styling when coming from a CSS background?

I come from a web development background and am used to apply CSS styles to HTML tags in order to position and shape them. In LaTeX I constantly find myself trying to think of CSS and of how things ...
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How can I insert multiple images with captions in a non-floating environment?

I'm writing my master thesis and I need to place a large number of images and tables, as in the following way: \paragraph{name 1} ...long list of images and tables.. \paragraph{name 2} ...
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Edit caption settings in SCfigure environment

I am using the SCfigure environment, from the sidecap package because I wanted to have captions to the side of my figure. After twitching the parameters for a while, I managed to make things look like ...
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Caption inside figure float

I would like to expect the below output in my LaTeX. The figure caption should be place in the bottom of the figure. The text should be plurred with opacity. How do achieve this? My MWE is: ...
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Scaling images when inputting a tex file

I am using Xcircuit to produce images which creates an eps picture and has latex symbol which is overlays on top of it. I would like to be able to scale the image as well as the symbols. i tried the ...
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How to remove spacing between figure and caption in the beamer class

i'm creating a presentation with the latex beamer class and want to change the spacing between the figure and the caption. I think it is to large at the moment. ...
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Conflict between image and algorithm style

I'm trying to write an article with both figures and algorithms. The commands related to images should be these: \usepackage{float} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[margin=1.5cm]{caption} ...
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How to hide captions below figures using figcaps?

I'm using figcaps to move the figures at the end of the document and to generate a list of figures. The figcaps package displays the figure captions two times: once in the figure list and once below ...
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Getting the graphics/pictures at the right spot [duplicate]

I have three .eps files which i saved from MATLAB.Iam writing in latex and would like to add these three pictures just below my text in the section that Iam writing in.here is the latex code Iam ...
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How to add left top-aligned letter to LaTeX subcaption figure?

I am using the subcaption package to place figures side-by-side, and I need to have labels in the form of letters to the top left of the figures. I.e. I am trying to achieve A [Figure] B [Figure] ...
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Forcing subfigure caption to right-middle of figure

I want to plot say two figures with their respective sub captions on right-middle side of the figure. Any help?
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Penalty-enhanced approach to float placement in LaTeX3

This question is quite related to Penalty-enhanced approach to float placement, but here I am focusing on the situation for LaTeX3. The LaTeX2e float placement algorithm does not look backward ...
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A question about latex formatting

I am authoring a report that runs into hundreds of pages. In one particular chapter, I have a large number of tables and figures. I use the setting [htb] for both the tables and the figures, so that ...
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Penalty-enhanced approach to float placement

Background I have seen Increase badness based on distance between float and reference which was closed as a duplicate of our generic How to influence the position of float environments like figure ...
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Tabulate text within caption

I would like to tabulate text within a caption. See below what I obtain with my code: \begin{figure}[htbp] \centering \includegraphics[width=6in]{topfigure.png} ...
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Float interferes with breakable tcolorbox

Today I noticed, that a breakable tcolorbox can be interrupted by a floating object, e.g. a figure. IMHO this is rather strange and shouldn't happen. Thus I wonder, how I can force the floating object ...
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an other ! LaTeX Error: Float(s) lost

I am writing a big LaTeX document (doctoral thesis). And I've adopted a "complex" structure with \include{} and \input{} and I have obviously : ! LaTeX Error: Float(s) lost. See the LaTeX manual or ...
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syntonly + float package : not compatible

I try to use syntaxonly + float package. See the MWE \documentclass[oneside]{book} \usepackage{graphics} \usepackage{syntonly} \syntaxonly \usepackage{float} \newfloat{carte}{h}{carte} ...
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Automatic numbering TikZ figure exported from Geogebra

In my book, I have to draw a lot of figure by Geogebra and then exported to LaTeX. I used to numbering them by a caption below but sometimes I have to add more figures among them, so there is a huge ...
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Trouble inserting picture in CV template

I'm making a resume based on a latex template (link: https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/cv-or-resume/cies-breijs-resume ) and I'd like to insert a figure. There is some free space in the template ...
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Using a figure again in document

I have drawn a schematic geometry an I want to describe the results of simulations I did with several configuration. So in Section XY I describe the simulations I did with a case set-up using the ...
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Change caption font using xelatex

I'm new to xelatex, but I've managed to change the font of the chapter, sections, and so on. Now, I want to change the global font of the float captions (figures, tables...). I've named the font ...
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Placing Image within double column text without resizing

I want the image to occupy both columns for good resolution within a two-column document and also want the text in two column format. I used following command, but it overlaps with the text in other ...
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Turning off figures in latex completely (without placeholders)

Is there an easy method to compile a LaTeX document ignoring contents of \begin{figure} ... \end{figure} blocks altogether? I am looking for an equivalent for draft and demo options (as in ...
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When citing inside caption, it starts at number one

When using \cite inside a figures caption, it ignores all my previous citation and assign the used source as number one? I have even tried with \protect, but still it starts at 1. ...
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Image covers whole of a column and not at desired location

I am new to Latex and want to insert a figure into my document. I used following commands: \begin{figure}[hbtp] \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.5]{PTS.eps} \caption{Figure PTS} \end{figure} ...
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Why are my images not being inserted?

I don't know why but when I compile this document, only the first two figures are inserted. I tried changing the order, by putting the third image at the top (simply but cutting and pasting) and then ...
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Figure with caption at its side

I need a help with figure caption for a figure where the figure caption is placed at the side of the figure. I'm using \documentclass[a4paper]{jpconf} and writing: \begin{figure}[h] ...
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Text goes over image in two-column article document

I want to have two images side-by-side in a two-column article. I tried to use the second part of Gonzalo Medina's answer to this question but, my text flows over the second .eps image. I thought the ...
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How can I fit all my figure's subfloats and caption on the same page?

I have a subfloat containing five pics (each of size 1040x463). I want them to fit on the same page. This is the tex I'm using but the the result is that the last pic is not appearing on the same ...
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Is it possible to produce a comparison network

Is it possible to produce a comparison network, similar to the one shown in the diagram here: I've looked at using \rule's, but I can't get them to produce lines in my code. Also how can I add a ...
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caption with ltablex and ThreePartTable - the caption is increased by 2

I'm using threeparttablex and tabularx packages. I have 2 problems: caption only enumerates right if put before \begin{tabularx}; notes are not center aligned with the table; My code is the ...
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Box environment created with frame box

I am creating the box environment using packages environ and float. But I will try to put the \BODY part after the caption and also try to fix the "framebox environment" by using \fbox{} command. ...
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Boxed caption and figure, with colored caption

I'm trying to recreate a figure and caption effect from a journal. An example of it can be seen on PDF version of Figure 1 from this article: It's basically a large grey bordered box that goes ...
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pdf inclusion multiple pdfs with page group included in a single page [duplicate]

I was reading about this strange fail in different post, but I observe that only ocurs if the image it's in the same page as another created with the same editor (in my case Inkscape). Two figures in ...
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Blank space in text after figures and tables

I usually position my tables and figures with [H] and after tables and figures the text suddenly has an empty space as shown in the above picture. I am not totally sure but this also happend since I ...
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How to customize the caption as a figure number in the algorithm2e package

I want to show the algorithm as a figure and cite that figure using the figure number anywhere in the page. Below is the code: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{report} ...
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Wrap text around a figure starting at the same vertical level

The title may sound like a duplicate and you may think that the package wrapfig deals with that. But, what I am asking for is quite different. I am not sure if the wrapfig package could help. I have ...
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Undesired space before the section title when a figure is inserted after the section title

After I used a template, Latex gives me a lot of white space before the section title because a figure is inserted after the first paragraph of the section. I used [H] as the floating parameter for ...
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\FloatBarrier behaving like a \clearpage

The \FloatBarrier command from the placeins package is frequently used before a section in order to certify that any floats from previous sections have been properly flushed. Such is not my case. I ...
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minipage caption overrides

I am using two mini pages side by side. The caption of both the figures are too long, that the caption of both the figures merges each other. I would like them to be separated by some space. *edited ...
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IEEE Class File 'ieee.cls' Error When Using PGF and Friends (root cause is the color package)

I have to use the IEEE class file which can be found here: http://mocha-java.uccs.edu/ieee/ There you can download the class file itself (ieee.cls) and a demo tex file called ieeecls.tex. When I ...
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Complex positioning of multiple figures

I have multiple figures that are included in my tex file. My tex code is : \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[h] \centering ...
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Correct way to make \externalfigure[] to look in only current directory of ConTeXt file?

I'm trying a document directory structure like the following: proj/proj.tex proj/env.tex proj/product/product.tex proj/product/entries/comp1/entry.tex proj/product/entries/comp1/image.pdf ...