{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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Box or sidebar for additional text

I'm not sure of the name of what I need. I would like to set some text in a box or sidebar, as I've seen in some textbooks. The main text will refer the reader to the sidebar for more details. I would ...
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Placing graphics inside figure captions

Similar to putting a tikzpicture inside a \caption{}, I would like to insert an external icon inside figure captions, something like: \begin{figure} \caption{text with \includegraphics{icon} ...
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How do I make figure captions span multiple pages?

How do I make figure captions span multiple pages? I have a very long caption for a figure and would like it to carry on to the next page. EDIT: I would like this to work in both one sided and two ...
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Automatic vertical alignment of a single float on a dedicated page

In my large latex document, I have some figures which take a considerable height of the page (80-95%). Latex puts each of these figures alone on a page, aligned on top. I would like to have each ...
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How to circumvent a late \pagetotal reset to 0pt?

Below example demonstrates at the beginning of each paragraph how \pagetotal is not always reset to 0pt at the beginning of the page. This appears to interfere with my attempt to automatically clear a ...
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Set up sidewaysfigure to have the bottom of the figure toward the spine

I am typesetting a book. There are a couple figures that are wider than they are tall, and appear too small if placed on a page in the usual fashion. I have found that using the sidewaysfigure ...
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Over wide figure with caption of the same width that both spill out of the right margin and are aligned flush left

This question is similar to that question, but instead I want to place a figure caption flush left aligned to an overwide figure so that it spills out of the right margin. MWE ...
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How to define different spaces below float and non float listing?

I am using listings from the listings-package. I'm having a problem with spaces below the listings. I use both, float- with h and non-float listings. The problem now is, that the spaces below the ...
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Absolute positioning of wrapfig

In Microsoft Word, it is common to create a floating text box, separate from the normal body text, that can be placed anywhere on the page. The body text will then wrap around this text box so ...
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What are the default placement options for a floating figure in Latex?

The document Using Imported Graphics in L A TEX and pdfL A TEX talks about the different ways to affect where a floating figure is placed [htbp]. But these arguments are optional ... So how is the ...
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How can I create a chapter with graphics only divided into different sections?

I'm trying to create a chapter with pictures only, but keep running into troubles. The chapter is an appendix, where only some graphics should be displayed, placed in different sections. I don't need ...
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Table reference

I wrote a long table with a label in a tex file and \input it into my main tex file. The reference in the main tex file to the table, however, does not show the numbering of the table but the one of ...
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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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Undefined reference: autoref points to section instead of figure or table

Here is a minimum working example (an image 'test.png' needs to be in the working directory. I used this one.) % Created 2011-05-23 Mon 15:21 \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Spacing between figures and texts

I'm having some issues dealing with figures. It happens that when I have a page with some text and then it comes a figure, with H property, who doesn't fits into the same page as the text, the text ...
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How can I vertically align subfigures of different size without affecting subcaptions?

Please consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \centering \begin{minipage}[c]{0.45\textwidth} \centering ...
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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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Dedicated pages for figures featuring automatic fit-to-page scaling and automatic portrait/landscape selection

There are some books where you have a couple of pages that contain only a picture with no footer, header or anything like that. I wanted to have something similar although I'd like to keep a uniform ...
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text, margin, and text + margin width floats without using tufte class

I want to use the marginfigure, figure*, and figure environment as defined in tufte-book and tufte-handout classes (see respectively Figure 1, 2 and 3 in the template example). It means being able to ...
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Cite in the caption of a graphic but not in \listoffigures?

Sometimes I'd like to cite the reference in the caption of a graphic. But I want to avoid that this citation is displayed in the \listoffigures. How can I achieve that? Fore example with this code: ...
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Framed text with a float in it

I'd like to frame the text between \startfoo and \stopfoo, but there is a float in it. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \startfoo \begin{figure}[h] some float with a \caption{...} ...
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problem with image rotation

I am facing a weird problem. I am trying to include an eps file into my thesis. The code I am using is as follows: \documentclass[11pt,twoside]{ce} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{wrapfig} ...
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Make all figures and tables framed by default? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Rounded corner colored box around figure I'm interested in having all of my \begin{figure} and \begin{table} environments automatically get framed. Is there any way to ...
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Image not showing up when using figure environment

I want to add an image to my paper but I have a problem. When I add the image with just \includegraphics[]{} tag, everything works fine, and the picture shows up when I compile my document. When I ...
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Hypcap not working with custom figure environment

I'm trying to use caption with hypcap=true so that cross-reference hyperlinks will go to the figure instead of the figure caption. However, I'm using a multicol environment with a custom figure ...
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How to set the pagestyle on the page a particular float ends up on?

Sometimes, a float is just a tiny bit too large for one page and one would like to remove the page number and hope that nobody notices. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mwe} \begin{document} ...
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Put two figures side by side

There are already several threads that deal with this: they suggest having one figure and putting putting minipages inside, or using the subcaption package and having subfigure environments. However, ...
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Vertical spacing for two consecutive figure environments

I think I'm not going to solve my problem with the Floats and positioning of figures. I have 4 diagramms and I need to place them on two pages and at the end of the second page the caption for all 4 ...
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Non superscript citations for figures

Is it possible to reference figures like so taken from \emph{ref. \cite{reference}} with non superscript numbers, while leaving the rest of the references in the bulk of the document untouched? ...
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Force impagination sequence

I want to force my document to be in this order: text tabular image This group is repeated some times; as you can imagine the compiler mix the elements (e.g. text1, tab1, text2, tab2, img1, img2). ...
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How can I reduce padding after figure?

\documentclass{mwrep} \usepackage[draft]{graphicx} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[all]{hypcap} \makeatletter \g@addto@macro\@floatboxreset\centering \makeatother I use figures with captions. ...
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Image from \includegraphics showing up in wrong location?

I have the following situation: \subsection{Some subsection} Some text here... \\ \begin{figure} \caption{Raw} \includegraphics[scale=0.25]{raw.png} \end{figure} \begin{figure} ...
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How to include verbatim in a figure caption?

I would like to include verbatim in a caption of a figure. I only want part of it to be verbatim, not the entire caption. The simple approach does not work because verbatim is not allowed in arguments ...
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Avoid page breaks in \lstlistings

I'm trying to avoid page breaks in my lstlisting (seen in section 0.0.2) I know I can remedy this by floating my lstlisting, but it adds some unwanted white space (seen in section 0.0.1). Is ...
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Is it possible to scale an entire \begin{figure}?

I have a bunch of LaTeX-output from Gnuplot which I would really like to leave alone. Is there an easy way of scaling an entire figure? Something like \includegraphics[scale=0.5]{...} but just for ...
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Figures: What is the difference between using subfig or subfigure [duplicate]

I tend to use \subfloats[]{} in my figures when I want to list multiple labelled figures of similar content in one bigger picture. However, I see that some people use \subfigure. What is the ...
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Turning off and on images in figures

Is it possible to prevent the contents of a figure from being rendered? I have a large book document, and to speed up compiling while working on a draft, I would like to have some way of ignoring the ...
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How to have headers, section headings, and figures expand into the margin?

I am interested in the following page layout. How to have headers in margins (up to margin) Is it possible to start section headings from margin How to set figures occupy the margins. I can ...
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Putting in MATLAB codes in a box as figures? [duplicate]

how do I put MATLAB codes in a box or deal with them as if they are figures? Is there a way to do it within LaTeX itself? I am currently using the verbatim environment to present my codes and to be ...
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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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How to recall a figure without rewriting it

I'm writing a long document and sometimes I need to recall a figure and show it (not just a \ref in the document). Right now every time I need this I rewrite the LaTeX code for showing the figure. Is ...
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Spacing around table and figure environments

I've got table and figure environments, some placed "here" with h and some arranged automatically. But all together I don't like the spacing above and below the figure and table environments. I ...
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How to put two images next to each other with a) and b) labels?

I want to put two images next to each other and in order to do that I have written these code: \begin{figure}[h] \begin{minipage}{16pc} \includegraphics[width=16pc]{P_1.eps} \caption{\label{fig4} ...
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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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How to put two figures side by side in a two-column document

How to put two figures side by side in a two-column document. figure* is not working.
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Full width text shifts all marginfix-ed floats off the page to the right

I'm using marginfix to fix the positioning of sidenotes in some Tufte documents, but whenever a page contains any text in a fullwidth environment, all marginal material on that page is shifted to the ...
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Landscape figure in LaTeX

I have a figure I'm trying to insert which is in landscape and I'm using the following (snipped) code: \documentclass[12pt, oneside]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{wrapfig} ...
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Floating an algorithm?

I'm typesetting an algorithm using the algorithmx package as follows: \begin{algorithm} \caption{\textsc{Whatever}} \begin{algorithmic}[1] ... \end{algorithm} However, I would like it to ...
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Forcing a figure strictly on a separate page

How can a figure be forced to appear alone on a separate page? \begin{figure}[p!] forces it to a separate page, but it does not guarantee that some other small figures (which I'd like to be included ...
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Note below figure

I have a figure and include it in LaTeX using \includegraphics in a \figure floating environment. The caption is at the top. Basically I would like to have a note below the figure too. I see some ...