{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}.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

2
votes
1answer
36 views

How do I prevent figure pages from interrupting passages?

I've written a text with some page-size figures in it. The problem is: The figure pages are interrupting sentences and paragraphs. The figures are supposed to be looked at for some time, so I'd like ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Page break incorrect with sideways table

I'm having difficulty with a sidewaystable: after the section heading it will leave a whole page blank after having a separate page with the table. How can I get it on the same page? ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Weird floating properties

I have a document that is arranged this way: However, I don't like this, because the order of my figures are messed up. What I would like to see is something like this: Can you tell me how to ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

Not able to put figures

Please help. I am not able to put figures in Tex in mac.
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Fix subpicture placement

I know this kind of thing has been asked here before, but I have a question about this post. I copied the code from there and only changed the filenames to have my pictures. \begin{figure*} ...
7
votes
2answers
107 views

How do I make a bottom float replace the footer?

I have a \begin{figure*}[b!]. It correctly floats to the bottom of the page, but the page still has the footer below it. (It is a figure spanning two columns of an otherwise multicol-2 document.) I ...
2
votes
1answer
21 views

Maximize size of figure such as to maintain page breaks

In this MWE, I manually fine-tuned the width of the graphics (0.711082\linewidth) in order to maximize its size while fitting the whole document on one page. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mwe} ...
3
votes
1answer
45 views

How to format figure numbering as X-Y when section numbering is formatted as X.0?

I've used the following commands in my document to ensure that section numbering appears as 1.0, etc. while the subsections appear as 1.1, 1.2, etc.: \renewcommand*\thesection{\arabic{section}.0} ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Framed float with figures

I'm new in latex,I'm tryin to create a framed float with subfigures and a long text caption that is in line with the text ( does not slide out of the margins) I've followed so far the following ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Included tikz picture doesn't render [duplicate]

I'm trying to include a tikz diagram, with its code in tikz/example.tikz to a tex document in the following way: \begin{figure} \include{tikz/example.tikz} \caption{Example} \label{fig:example} ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

table in the middle of the page

I'm creating an Appendix of lots of tables. I write \newpage \section{Appendix} \label{append} \begin{table}[h] \input{table1} \caption['Tis table1]{'Tis table1} \label{table1} ...
2
votes
2answers
56 views

Full-page landscape figure in middle of document

I have a full-page figure that needs to be rotated to fit on the page. I started out with this figure in an appendix at the end of my document, and just wrapped the figure in ...
7
votes
1answer
80 views

How do floats work (internally)

How does the mechanism for floats work internally in LaTeX (or are they TeX? as someone who never really learned TeX without LaTeX, I have no idea)? I understand how to produce them and that sort of ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Why are tables and images dispersed along the document? [duplicate]

I'm making my thesis with LaTeX. The problem is that when I put the code of a table, it doesn't appear in the line that I've written it. Even the order among several objects is not respected. For ...
2
votes
0answers
14 views

Forcing figures to be displayed at top if page even if textheight is set to a custom value

I'm creating a two column document and I noticed that two figures are sometimes displayed one below the other even if the adjacent column does not have any figures displayed. On debugging a bit, I ...
4
votes
1answer
39 views

Adding “diagrams” to figures and tables / duplicate float?

I am writing a paper using KOMA script (scrartcl) and have a lot of tables, figures and diagrams: the latter really are nothing but figures but need to be counted separately and get their own list of ...
2
votes
2answers
53 views

How to get a float landscape on a new and empty page

I would like to have a floating figure in landscape placed on a new and empty page (without header, footer and number). The plot shall become as wide as possible. It doesn't matter if the caption is ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Is it possible to wrap a table around another table (or any float/text/minipage)?

Is it possible to wrap a table around another table (or any float/text/minipage)? I.e. the table width is adjusted so another thing indents the table. Imagine text wrapping a float, but instead of ...
1
vote
1answer
24 views

Compatibility issue with \renewenvironment{figure} and [H] placement

This is related to Shift all floats on page horizontally. While trying to redefine the standard figure environment I've run into compatibility issues with the [H] placement specifier from the float ...
1
vote
1answer
124 views

Warning “No positions in optional float specifier.”

I am writing a LaTeX document, and received the warning No positions in optional float specifier. However, the problem is LaTeX did not point me to where does the warning come from, therefore I ...
3
votes
2answers
90 views

How to: Header on every page, with figures!

I'm writing a document to my college and it requires a header on every page with two logos and some text, as shown below: Here are the images: Any ideas on how to do it? I have tried with the ...
1
vote
1answer
13 views

Custom numbering of tables, equations and figures

I am writing a chapter for a book. The chapter number is 5.4. The chapter has multiple sections. I would like all the figures, tables and equations in my chapter to be labelled as 5.4.X. For example, ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

How to create a box with caption and label like a float?

I want to create a box (in which I put extra information for the reader) that behaves like a float. In other words, it should have a caption (outside of the box that says Box 1: Here is my box ...
2
votes
0answers
21 views

Figure referencing throwing reference undefined on input line latex

I'm trying to make a document and reference some figures that I have, however, some of them are displaying Figure ?? when it's run. The way that I have declared the figures are \begin{figure}[!h] ...
1
vote
1answer
57 views

Create flowchart with antennas

I have asked a question before about the same problem. I wanted to make some modifications to the code but the compiler chrashed. Basically I want to remove block x from the code, I have already ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

Using [H] to control figure [closed]

Why can't I use [H] instead of [h] in the figure? I get a lot of errors then. I'am using the float package, \usepackage{float}. \begin{figure}[h] \begin{minipage}[t]{0.45\textwidth} ...
3
votes
1answer
126 views

Charts side-by-side in a two column article

I wrote this latex but it does not look exactly as I want it. It is a two column article so the graphs should be two columns and the charts should flow through the two columns with two charts side by ...
3
votes
2answers
29 views

Lineup captions of figures horizontally

I got these three figures side-by-side. All of the figures are in different sizes and I got different number of lines of text in the caption for each of the figures. My problem is that I want all ...
4
votes
1answer
39 views

How to connect the boxes that are in parallell on the left side of the system

I want to connect the boxes on the left side of the system, that is demarcated by a line dividing it into the CPU side and RF-chain part. Also i would like to reduce the two outermost connecting lines ...
2
votes
2answers
53 views

Side-by-side figures with caption, specify height but use whole textwidth

I found this answer which does exactly what I want except the fact that I can't use a caption for my figures: Forcing subfigures to have same height and take overall X% of linewidth in LaTeX I want ...
1
vote
0answers
26 views

Behaviour of section, subsection… in text and figures

I am using sections, subsection,... in my document. Sometimes, I need to have a certain format, such as 1, 1.1, or 1.a, 1.1.a or 1.1.1, and so on. Also, I have a chapter of figures. In this case, I ...
2
votes
1answer
32 views

place text right of vertical line and below of picture

I have this code (I simplified my code - the \github command is provided by this tikz code. ): \documentclass[11cm,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

Include figure not working

I am trying to load a figure and use math in the caption. But after I compile (without errors) the file there are pages missing. If delete the figure everything is fine, so I think it has to do ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

apa6: Controlling the size of figures in man mode

I'm using the apa6 class to prepare a manuscript. My figures appear in any sizes in man-mode, whether .png or .pdf. How is it possible to control the size of figures in man-mode? The ...
2
votes
0answers
46 views

How do I let a float know on which column it is placed?

Is there a safe and sound way to let the insides of a float environment know on which column the float is placed? Here is an examples that fails: \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

Beginner's problem - Undefined control sequence… Problems with RITA package [closed]

I am having a lot of "small" problems with my code in ShareLatex. I think the most of them because the package provided from the Journal (I copied the code for new project in ShareLatex and it worked ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Figure not being placed in the right place when compiled [duplicate]

I have a Latex document, and I'm trying to add a figure in but when I do, it doesn't get placed in the position I intend for it to go. So it's something like \section{section1}end of paragraph ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

wrapping titles and sections around figures

I need to do this kind of layout on LaTeX, but I have no idea how I could wrap figures around titles. Does anyone know of any way to do this ? Or would someone happen to know a template to do just ...
4
votes
1answer
78 views

Adding two circles in latex?

I want to add to intersecting circles together in latex and remove that area from an even larger circle. My code is as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
3
votes
1answer
62 views

How to make a figure spread over twocolumns?

I have the following figure: \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage[brazilian]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{scalefnt} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Pictures in the same section

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{fancyvrb} \usepackage[english,russian]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Why is text sometimes presented BEFORE a picture, while it is supposed to be presented AFTERWARDS [duplicate]

Why, in some instances, is the text Here is some text presented before the picture.jpg in the final document, please? \begin{figure}[h] \centering \includegraphics[width=...]{picture.jpg} ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Referencing equation like a figure

I have made an arrow equation (xymatrix) with text. Now I need to reference it like a figure. Any ideas how to achieve that. If I put in \label{} it will be numbered according equations. I need it ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

Page numbering changes when using a figure

I'm currently writing a document and when I include pictures, the page number of the newly created page does not have the same style as the other pages. How I include the picture: \begin{figure} ...
3
votes
2answers
71 views

Bookmarks link to first page when using figures, \clearpage, \phantomsection

I have the following code which includes graphic files in my document and I only want these graphics in my document especially I don't want pagenumbers, toc, titles, etc. The only problem is that all ...
2
votes
2answers
34 views

How to put a figure in the page that spans whole page on a two column document

I want to include a figure that spans the whole page of a twocolumn document. I've tried this link: How do I make a figure that spans a spread of two pages, but it results in the figure being onn the ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

Figures occupy 1 page [duplicate]

I have a figure that occupied 1 page. When I put this in my latex document, the other following documents and this 1 page document automatically are thrown away at the end of the section. Therefore, ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

Biomedcentral figure caption outside bounding box [closed]

When using the BioMed Central template (bmcart documentclass) the figure caption overflows the figures bounding box. How can this be fixed? \begin{figure}[hbtp] \centering ...
2
votes
1answer
26 views

How to erase .lof file in Overleaf?

I am working on the Overleaf collaborative platform. I am facing the following error code : ./main.lof:18: Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.18 ...some figure_name}}{23}{figure.17} ...
3
votes
0answers
28 views

How to fill the white space left by caption in SCfigure with text

The sidecap package brings the SCfigure environment, which enables captions to be positioned to the left or the right of a figure. I have a very long figure, ocuppying most of the textheight. I want ...