{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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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} % ...
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Heaped up tikz figure-how to fix

My problem is: The figure looks ok on Geogebra, but after exporting to Tikz code and importing to LaTex, it is ugly and have some heaped up between point, lines, and the name of the point or line. ...
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How to remove white space above and below Tikz figure

I used GMS package to write a maths book, and used Tikz code genrated by Geogebra to draw the image. The problem is there are too much white space above and below Tikz figure, as in the following ...
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Creating figures to show binary values

I'm working on a paper that deals heavily with floating point values, and I need to make figures to represent 32 bit binary values. The code below is what I came up with, and visually it is basically ...
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How to arrange a large picture on the side on the current page?

I have a decorative picture that I want to display on the right side current page. The picture should fill the whole vertical length of the text body (maybe even 1cm larger). The picture is long and ...
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figures not appearing from pdf

I've been drawing figures in inkscape, labeling with TeX syntax inside inkscape, saving as pdf, having inkscape build me a pdf_tex file and using TeXShop to write the TeX file which calls the figure ...
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Place image in top of page of book document [duplicate]

I need to place an Image in top of book document. But thats image still placed in center document. This is my code: \documentclass[oneside,a4paper , 12 pt]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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sidewaysfigure correctly placed on page but two-sided printing is wrong

I am using sidewaysfigure from the rotating package. The orientation of the figure is as desired for the double-page layout. In the pdf (generated through Latex->PS->PDF), the page is rotated so that ...
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Add part numbers and descriptions to figure?

I'd like to add part numbers and descriptions to a figure containing an object consisting of several parts. A circle with a number in it, a line and a dot or arrow that points to the relating part ...
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Including Xfig figures with LaTeX formulas into Lyx documents

I want to include in a Lyx document an Xfig figure with some LaTeX formulas. Following this guide I can do this in ordinary .tex documents: I export my Xfig figure as a "Combined PDF/LaTeX (both ...
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Figure overlaps Table

When placing a table then a figure, the figure overlaps half the table.. Here is what the tex looks like: \begin{table}[h] ...
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How can I solve “Float(s) lost” when using afterpage / minted packages?

I'm writing a document where I have a lot of long listings. I use the package minted to typeset the listings, which I always embed in a float. Since the listings are quite long, and LaTeX usually does ...
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How to use a single count for tables and figures? [duplicate]

In a short document, I wrote reference-based sentence, which ended up reading : With the previous example (figure 1), the features used are presented in table 1. I would like both figures and ...
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Preventing floats of being before section

I have a rather large file with many chapters, before every chapter I use \cleardoublepage to get to a new doublepage but flushing all floats beforehand. In the beginning I also had position ...
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Rotated multipage table at start of chapter

I'm working on an article in which I have to put a large and wide table. This table is directly at the start of a new chapter. Because it is very wide, I want to rotate this table (or use it in a ...
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How I set the space between a fbox and the paragraphs above and below the fbox?

In my case, I do not use any command about it. So the text is very close with the box and it is not good. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,bm} \begin{document} P_above \fbox{ a=b } ...
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Non Floating Figures

I want to stop my figures floating, but I still want to be able to have the caption to the side of them; mainly to save space and for presentation. The only way I know how to get the figure caption ...
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Typeset credits at the very end of a document automatically

I want to print some graphics on the very last page of a document (containing some credits etc.). I don't know the length of the final document since it serves as a template and therefore I need a ...
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Figure with subfigures containing text and a drawing

I am trying to do something similar to this but I have no idea on how to do it. Usually when I add figures i use the \begin{figure}, the problem is that I have no idea on how to achieve this result. ...
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Make 3x4 figures from pictures in a folder

Assume you have 777 pictures. You want to present them on 3x4 A4s. Doing \begin{figure}...\end{figure} takes much time and space. Is there any other way to present these figures in a folder in such a ...
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Centering Xcircuit Figure

Hi I am using a program called xcircuit to make circuit diagrams and I cant seem to get the figure centered. I have tried \begin{center}, \centering. I have tried messing with \flushleft but it needs ...
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Figures misplaced in recent version of MiKTeX

After a MiKTeX update, eps graphs were misplaced and appeared overlap with captions and text in pdf files. They worked perfect in earlier MiKTeX 2.9. Figures in dvi files worked fine as desired. ...
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How can I adjust the number of figures latex will display on a page

Try as I might, I can't get latex to put more than six Figures on a page. Naturally, I've tried reducing the size of each figure, still no go. Any more than six and the extras go on the next page, ...
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Drawbacks of the `H` specifier

According to the float package documentation, the H float placement specifier [...]when added to a float, tells LaTeX to “put the float HERE, period”. If there isn’t enough space left on the ...
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some Figures are cut from right side in dvi but correct when using the tex file

I am using winedt 6.0 and miktex 2.9 when i compile in winedt 6.0 using ctrl+shift+p , the output pdf file is perfect. but when creating the dvi file, some figures (eps files) are cut from the right ...
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Image Caption Alignment

I have two images of different heights and widths sat next to eachother on the page, and I'd like their captions to align. As it is currently, one caption is displaced vertically from the other. My ...
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! LaTeX Error: \caption outside float. Yes in one document, No in another

I have the following LaTeX code in a document. \begin{centering} \caption{Patient Contacting Materials} \label{tab:materials} \begin{tabulary}{\textwidth}{LLL} \toprule Feature & Manufacturer ...
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Turning automatic placing of tables/figures off [duplicate]

I have noticed that table or figure is sometimes (I haven't figured the pattern yet) automatically placed before its reference, regardless of the code and [!h] (or [!ht]). Is it possible to turn this ...
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How to customize the chapter in front of figure page in listoffigures?

I am using the the packages \usepackage{url} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{rotating} \usepackage[hypcap]{caption} \usepackage{hyperref} to include referencable graphics in my work. The ...
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Reflow text blocks in a page

Friends, I have a simple layout to typeset a songsheet for my parish which consists of two columns provided by the multicol package and a custom environment that simply wraps each song. The following ...
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Place figure just as you would a glyph/character [duplicate]

I would like to use a figure inline - and by that I literally mean having it inside the line of text. I want to display it in parentheses to illustrate what symbol I am referring to - these symbols ...
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Putting two-column long figure in Revtex4-1

I have a problem with APS's revtex4-1. I want to place an twocolumn-wide figure at the bottom of the page. I know \begin{figure*}[position] picture \end{figure*} in {article} document class ...
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PDF figure not scaled in PDFLaTeX

I use pdflatex in order to use microtype. However, I have to import pdf figures and not eps. The problem is that the scale option seems to be ignored because in the pdf file I see the figure in the ...
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Forcing two tables to be at the top of the page on facing pages

The person at the desk next to me is writing his Ph.D. thesis, and is trying to decide how to lay out some tables. He has too much data for one table, but is not a fan of rotated tables. So we were ...
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Customizing the height of a figure

How do I to increase the height of a figure? and keeping its width like it's mention in the below code. \begin{figure}[H] \hfill{}\includegraphics[width=\linewidth]{images/cu_global_initial}\hfill{} ...
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Aligning pictures for thesis/ report [duplicate]

At the moment, I am writing the thesis and I am leaving the figures to position themselves freely without forcing it with here 'h' option in \begin{figure}. This leaves the figure/plots prioritized to ...
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ConTeXt: Columnar section titles, floats, and images

Background Regarding floats in columns, the wiki states: By default, a title will be moved down to appear below a float, it will not be "wrapped" around a float like normal text. Problem The ...
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Multiline \operation inside figure

I am trying to use pgf-umlcd to create a class diagram. The class includes a method name with long types for the parameter, so I am using \\ to split the definition over two lines. The following ...
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Insert figure in a table, how to align figures with text in a table

I am inserting multiple figures into a table, and would like to make the following change: center the text (1st column) in the cell (all the text currently are at the bottom) center the figures (2nd ...
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IEEEtran template and centering figure captions

I am using the IEEEtran template (IEEE conference proceedings) and would like to center their figure captions (at least I belief that I am allowed to do that, since it looks really ugly without ;). ...
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How could I fix position of figures with KOMA-Script? [duplicate]

As a beginner, I will ask a question from a beginner. And I am a little bit lost with Latex packages documentation since there is, well, a lot of text ! (I prefer figures). I read in Koma-Script ...
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Code listing in subfigure using lstlisting

I am trying to use the subfigure package of LaTeX to display a piece of SQL code. The purpose is similar to Code listing in subfigure, but I'd like syntax highlighting using lstlisting environment ...
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Removing artifact from PDF figure in LaTeX, compiled with pdflatex [duplicate]

I am working on a document in LaTeX, and when inserting pdf figures I get a weird black line down the right side. This is not present in the original pdfs (I've checked). I thought it might be some ...