{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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Abstraction layer for creation of floating figures with caption

A floating figure or table typically consists of the following parts: The floating environment The figure itself A caption Optionally, rules before/after the figure Perhaps a "source" statement ... ...
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Use \caption to show only the name of the picture

I would like to use \caption in figures only to show the name of the picture. Without Figure 1.: Is that possible?
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3 Algorithms in the same column with algorithmic

I have 3 algorithms that I want to be displayed in the same column of a 2-column document. They are all slight variations of each other, so it is important that they be displayed right next to each ...
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How to put an image accross double column? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make a figure span on two columns in a scientific paper? Below is a page using IEEE trans, how to put the image (see Figure 1) accross two columns?
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Lyx incorrect figure numbering [closed]

Just a quick question. I am currently working on writing my thesis. I have many figures and I want the numbering to be something like 4.1 or 5.3. Where the first number is my section number and the ...
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Why is my table appearing before my text? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in LaTeX? I am trying to create a table after some text: Some text. foobar foobar \\ ...
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Adjusting figures or images in margins

Say I want figures to be placed in the margins. I have the following code which produces: \documentclass[11pt,twoside,openany]{book} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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How to find the lost text part when having “Float(s) lost” error

I've lost some text. I don't know if theres something missing, so how can I find it? I'm not in the mood to compare the chapter1.tex to the pdf file by reading both. Chapter 1 (chapter1.tex) is rather ...
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Figures Grouped at the End

A requirement for a paper I'm writing is that all figures occur at the end of the document, with one figure per page, and with a page of figure captions preceding the pages of figures. Is there any ...
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Transparent block and picture inside the environment itemize [closed]

Using Beamer I have one figure inside the environment block that is also inside the environment itemize. Using begin{itemize}[<+->] I have 3 items and the block with the figure is the 4th item. ...
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Change the textwidth in a graphic caption?

Following a minimal code from somebody who asked why it produces a longer line for caption text of the figure, than a line in the main text. \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Minipage: trouble getting figures at top of page

I'm trying to fit these to flowcharts in one page. This is what I got so far, not so nicely done I think. Any suggestions how I can get the flowcharts at the top of the page, nicely next to each other ...
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Placing two figures (each having subfigures) next two each other

I would like to place two figures, where each figure has subfigures next to each other. I tried with minipage, but tex does not like the \subfigure as Not in outer par mode. Is there any way to place ...
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Setting parent of a counter and removing counter from caption

I guess, I have two questions. My very concrete problem is that I want \caption{xyz} to not print a table counter within a table. By now it prints “Table 0.1: xyz“. How would I remove that? But ...
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How do I change the label separator for marginfigure in Tufte Book/Handout?

I'm trying to use the caption package to do this and I've used the following code, but it's still not giving me a period as a label separator. How can I go about fixing this? Here's what I have: ...
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Reference to figure label in adjustbox

\begin{figure} \begin{adjustbox}{addcode={\begin{minipage}{\width}}{\caption[bla] {% bla ..., fig. \protect\ref{fig:fig1}, ...bla. } \end{minipage}}} \includegraphics[scale=1]{figure.png} ...
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Can I have bigger margins on pages containing only floats?

Latex sets the margins to give a good reading experience for text. For pages containing only figures this generally does not matter and I would like my figures to fill as much space as possible, in ...
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comment package - \excludecomment{} gives error

I'm trying to generate a pdf file without the pictures for draft revision, and as seen here and here the \excludecomment{} is not working for me. Here is my error: line 31: Extra }, or forgotten ...
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Flushbottom columns when \parskip has no stretchable glue

In the following example, the columns on page 1 and 3 "sit" perfectly on the frame, while on page 2 (with the large float) the columns end a bit above the frame. Does anyone have an idea what I could ...
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How do I remove white space before or after the figures and tables?

Whenever my figure or table has to move to the next page it is placed exactly at the center of the page, and thus occupies the whole page by itself. I tried all the combination in: ...
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Placing a float at the end of page number (x)

So sometimes I'd kinda like to position my floats (tables, figures) in specific places in a document (bottom of second column on the first page, top of the third page, etc) and have the text fill up ...
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Negative or zero chapter number not appearing in list of figures (lof)

Usually figures 1,2,3 of chapter n appears as "n.1, n.2, n.3" in main text and in List of Figures (lof) but this format is not respected if n <= 0, in this case figures appear simply as "1, 2, 3" ...
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Conditional figure environment (sideways, bottom captions)

For my phd dissertation I would like to have a new environment for figures that gives me the possibility to either place the caption sideways if there is enough space (say the figure width is < 0.6 ...
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Change fontsize inside float in KOMA class

I need to change the fontsize to 11pt inside a table environment. The default setting of the document is 12pt using scrartcl, but I need to change this to exact 11pt in the float (the reason is that ...
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How to move figures to an extra page?

I have two large figures that I'd like to put on an extra page, meaning there should be no text on that page, only the figures. Bla bla. \begin{figure}[t] ... \end{figure} \begin{figure}[b] ... ...
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Find optimal figure size to fit two images on one page

I often encounter a situation where I would like to fit two or three figures on one page. I define my figures as follows: \begin{figure}[htpb] \centering ...
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figure environment and contiguous images [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I ensure that figures appear in the section they're associated with? I have a set of images and I want them all to appear in the same \section of my document, ...
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Figure inside a minipage [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use figure inside a minipage? For a kind of report, I have to write each section in a boxed space. To do that, I use the following : \newcommand{\textbox}[1]{ ...
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table numbers are wrong for double column table

My: \begin{table*}[t] \begin{minipage}{\textwidth} \begin{tabular} \end{tabular} \CaptionType{table} \caption{...} \label{tab:res2} \end{minipage} \\ ...
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Changing vertical position of a figure caption with sidecap/SCFigure

I use the sidecap package to add small graphics with captions on the inner side of a page with the following options in the preamble: \usepackage[innercaption]{sidecap} \sidecaptionvpos{figure}{t} ...
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float placement using endfloat

I have a lyx file in which there are several figures and tables. The preamble has been amended to have: \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{rotating} \usepackage{subfig} ...
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Place a figure at the beginning/end of a specific page

So I'm putting together a paper using LaTeX and I know that I want to place a specific figure at the bottom of page 1, another figure at the top of page 2, etc, and let the text just wrap around the ...
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Referencing a table vs. a figure in LyX, format

Currently, when I reference things using labels I have setup LyX simply inserts the table number. I would like it to insert Table N where N is the table number. Similarly, I would like it to insert ...
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float placement at the end of the document [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Force impagination sequence How can I remove the figures from a draft of my document? Is there a way I can specify an option to tell TeX to place all of the floats I ...
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Insert figure in a multicol article

I am trying to insert a figure with a caption into a multicol article. When the figure was inserted on its own, it was fine: includegraphics[width=0.5cm]{image} However, when I tried to insert the ...
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Using full stops in figure name to replace spaces: error (confusion of file extension)

I am not sure this has been asked before, but I couldn't find it and I am hoping to get a solution or at least a good explanation of why this is a bad idea. (there are questions about using underscore ...
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Different margins for text and figures

Is it possible to have it so that the text has smaller left and right margins than figures? I am using memoir.
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Using KOMAoptions to produce landscape output produces empty page

I am writing my thesis and received a template for inserting landscape graphics on a typical paper when using pdflatex (which I am). It looks like this: \newpage ...
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How to layout four figures with floatrow, two of them vertically?

how can I get a layout like the one below in my document? _____________ _____________ _______________ |Big Picture1| |Big Picture2| |Small Picture1| | | | | |______________| | ...
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Indenting the first line of figure captions

I want to create a small indentation in the first line of figure captions, similar to the way LaTeX indents the first line of paragraphs. The caption package does not seem to support this. Is it ...
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My figures end up outside the document [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 19 simple tables giving “TeX capacity exceeded” / “Too many unprocessed floats”? I have 11 tables and 10 figures that I have put in an appendix ...
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LyX: number table by section suddenly default, how to remove

I just installed the newest version of LyX 2.0.4 and notice that the table numbering is by section. How do I remove this so that it is naturally incremented for each table created, like it was before? ...
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Center and yet align figures on opposite pages

This is an extension of the question "How to ensure that 2 couples of figures are on 2 facing pages?". I not only want to ensure that the figures are on facing pages but also that the one with the ...
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Rotating figures to point to the outside edge

I am writing my thesis in LaTeX book style. I have a large figure that I want to rotate to make it viewable sideways. I can do this with the includegraphics option angle=90. My question: Is there a ...
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Using \includegraphics before my new line of text, but on pdf image is after the text [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in LaTeX? sometimes im in trouble with my images. Because if there is no space on one page, the ...
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How to number tables and figures according to sections and subsections independently?

I am writing a document that does not required much formalisms, but I want to implement the following numbering system: 1 Section Table 1: Caption Figure 1: Caption 1.1 Subsection Table 1.1: Caption ...
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Automatically change the text width for all table environments using memoir

I'd like to redefine the table environment in a document I'm writing so that the tables and captions are wider than the text block. I'm using the memoir class, and an example given in the manual is ...
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How to define, once and for all, the size of the area (for an epigraph following a chapter)?

I am using 'memoir' for a thesis, and I have chosen the vertical space between a chapter title and the following section to be exactly fixed, \afterchapskip being 120pt for each new chapter. What I ...
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Add four images on a beamer frame

What is the best way to add four images on a beamer frame? I am using \documentclass[slidestop,compress,11pt,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} \definecolor{LHCblue}{RGB}{4, ...
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Use float counter in a section title

I defined a new float environment for examples \usepackage{float \newfloat{example}{htp}{example} \floatname{example}{Example} that I the use throughout the document \begin{example} ... ...