{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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List of figures: figure numbers appear in incorrect order

The List of Figures in my thesis sorts my figures based on the page number on which they appear. Instead I would like the figures to be sorted based on their figure number. The current sorting method ...
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figure does not appear, however \includegraphics{} does

I'd like to insert figure-environments into my tex document, however the figures do not appear after compiling the file. On the other hand I can includes images without any problems. ...
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Missing $ inserted in python code

I use python3 (with code not from me) to insert data from a database (bsddb3) from the program GRAMPS into a LaTeX document (TeX Live 2014) and I receive the following error messages: ! Missing $ ...
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Is it possible to place a later Figure before an earlier one?

One of the figures, e.g. Figure 3, in my document takes up a whole page so is located on the following page to where it is referenced. This leaves a large blank space on the page before and so I am ...
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Wrong page with `\addcontentsline{toc}{section}` after a list of figures

Consider the code presented at the end of this message, with the figure downloadable here (it is just a pdf of a rectangle). The problem is that the \addcontentsline{toc}{section} links to the wrong ...
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How does LaTeX calculate the width of a caption? What is it based on?

A pretty straighforward question... I thought of it while using the caption package, where you can set the width parameter for a caption. I am wondering if there is a better (smarter) way-perhaps the ...
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Graphic not displaying as a figure

EDIT: I found the solution for the problem. The float package is necessary to use figures in a multicol environment. When trying to insert an image into a document, I am unable to use a figure. This ...
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Different equation position control in the two column paper

In two column paper, I have long equations. I want one of the equations to be appear at the bottom of the current page. I have another equation which I want to be appear at the top of the second page. ...
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insertion picture in latex problem [duplicate]

I'm using latex editor to insert a picture. When I view the output in pdf file the "Diagram.jpg" appear above the picture. How I can remove it? the code written for insertion is: \begin{figure}[h] ...
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How to add logo at exam class with two column?

I have a problem about "How to add logo at Exam class with two column ?". My MWE like this : \documentclass[11pt,addpoints,answers,twocolumn]{exam} \usepackage{graphicx,lastpage} ...
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Removing white space in text after the image moves

I'm writing a thesis and have about 80 figures. The text leads up to the figure with a single line space: ....text text text text. \begin{figure}[h] .... \end{figure} More text, and so on... My ...
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Figure environment not compiling onto pdf

I'm trying to get the following image to show up in my document: \begin{figure}[h] \includegraphics[width=\linewidth]{experimentalapparatus} \caption{Experimental Apparatus. Copied from Dr. Wes ...
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Table caption above, figure caption below in ConTeXt

My definition looks like this: \setupcaptions[location=top] \setupcaptions[way=bysection,prefixsegments=section,headstyle=\bf] And placement of tables ...
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How can I stop revtex from sending a tall figure to the end of the document?

I am writing a two-column document in revtex 4.1 and I have a very tall figure, which revtex insists in sending to the very end of the document. The figure is tall but it is short enough that it will ...
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Force placement of sidewaysfigure

I have several large figures which need their own page. I would like to force the figures to occupy adjacent pages, starting from where I place the code for the first figure. Regular figure ...
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include graphics overlapping figures, (sig-alternate.tex) format

I have several images that span the entire length of the two-column sig-alternate format I am using. I would like to avoid images on the same page from overlapping. How can I achieve this? I am using ...
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LaTex typesetting name of figure next to it [duplicate]

I can't seem to figure this out. I have a figure saved in the same folder as my .tex document. If I enter: \begin{figure}[h!] \centering \includegraphics[width=0.5\textwidth]{loads and supports} ...
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Figure moves downwards

I'm using the below script to display a figure (long one which fits a whole page) and for a reason (I don't know) it moves downwards in below the text when the text finishes.So briefly I reference my ...
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List figures with \listoffigures but don't show the figures themselves

For a journal submission, I need a list of figure captions at the end of my manuscript but they explicitly asks not to include the figures themselves in the document. I have added \listoffigures at ...
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newcommand for pictures

I am writing my thesis and I want to include pictures via a single command. I am fairly new to LaTeX, so I do not really get it. So far I tried this: \newcommand{\pic}[4]{ \begin{figure}[h!] ...
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Troubles for fit this floating table to the page

Sorry for the question but I have the following MWE: \documentclass[fontsize=10pt,paper=letter,headings=big,bibliography=totoc,DIV=9,headsepline=true,]{scrbook} ...
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Modify list of figures in .sty file

My .sty file has the following code for \listoffigure: \RequirePackage{ifthen} \RequirePackage{setspace} \RequirePackage{comment} \RequirePackage{epsfig} \usepackage{sectsty} ...
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How to know the *best* figure dimensions

How do I know which dimensions are best for the figures I want to include in my book? I know about \textwidth, \linewidth, etc. but is there an automatic way to adjust the figures in an appropriate ...
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Two figures side by side - caption

I have two figures side by side in my work and I need to add captions to them. However when I add captions they are not in line with the figures. Is anyone able to help me? Thank you very much. This ...
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why subfigure doesn't occupy the full textwidth

I have 5 subfigures with width set to be 0.2 \textwidth, I want them to be in one row, but I have to set their width smaller than 0.2 to do that. Does anyone know the reason? Thank you!
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Two captions, one figure, one line

I have a figure that contains two images side by side. I want the first to be Figure 1 and the second image to be Figure 2. I'd like to have the caption written beneath both of them. ...
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How to create new subfloats?

Using \newfloat, new float environments can be created and as exemplified in this post, I created a new float called suppfig but I want to add subfigures in it. When I simply add subfigures inside it ...
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Global setting of adjustwidth is ignored by figures

I have a long document which format I don't want to break. My aim is to shift the entire content to the right; so basically if I increase the right margin by 1cm I want the left margin to decrease by ...
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Page content turns back to portrait within `landscape` environment

I have some wide tables, so I decided to use landscape orientation to show them. I use the landscape environment from the lscape package to achieve this. Unfortunately, I am experiencing some strange ...
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Using a table inside a figure tag, otherwise changing table caption to figure

I've used a table of figures in order to format their presentation and order. But essentially the whole thing is a figure, so I want it now to get "Figure 5" as a caption. To do that I guess I have to ...
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Adding figures on first page of documentclass article

I'm using the default article documentclass for a document that is just supposed to hold the accompanying figures for a paper. This is what I'm doing: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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One-column figure in a two-column document : top and bottom alignment with text

I have a tall image in a figure float in a two-column document that I want alone in a single column. I would like the top of the image and the bottom of the figure caption to be both vertically ...
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Border of pictures are not coming in longtable

\begin{longtable}{|lllllllll|} % [ht] \caption{Create } \\ %\label{step 3} \hline \multicolumn{3}{|l|}{\textbf{Prefix}} & ...
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Figures generate improper text spacing/breaking with IEEEtran and latexrelease package after MiKTeX update

After updating MiKTeX on 23-April-2015, compilation of my TeX files that use the fixltx2e.sty package was broken. According to the LaTeX News Issue 22 article, the fixltx2e package has become obsolete ...
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Setting margins below and above figures does not have any effect in beamer

For the sake of using captions I'd like to put my graphics into a \begin{figure} ... environment. Doing that a white space is added before and after the picture, table or whatever. This answer is ...
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spanish and lost figure

I want to use \usepackage[spanish]{babel} because I am writing a text in Spanish language. Now, when I make that, the figures get lost!, they cannot be read any more. The changes that I expect are ...
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Keeping tables / figures (floats) on either the current even (left) or odd (right) page

I'm writing a two sided LaTeX document and would like tables / figures (floats) to be depicted ) in the best case, immediately after the end of the sentence in which the float is referred to with ...
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How to center text in a ellipse and to draw circle nodes?

I have spend much time on this figure too and I have tried different types of tikz, pstricks and multido use packages. I would like to create a figure, which look like this: I have wrote following: ...
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How to add text and a more correct zigzag-line to a figure?

I have now spend hours by creating this figure - without luck. I have tried different types of tikz, pstricks and multido usepackages. My biggest problem is to add text, to add a more correct ...
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White space between two figures

I have four figures all of the same size. They are all put under each other but for some reason there is no space between the first two, but for the second two there is a white space which makes the ...
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Choose page for figure

I'm writing a thesis and have a few full-page figures that I've stuffed in the appendix while I write. I'm getting close to finishing and need to get them into the relevant chapter. TeX places ...
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Spacing of notes below a figure

I've trying to adjust the spacing of the text lines of notes I have below a figure. The font size of the note is, for instance, footnotesize, but the space is the same of the regular text I have in ...
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Page break in float pages

I have an appendix section with half a page of text followed by a lot of tables. I want all these tables to go on float pages for the nice distribution on the pages, so placement specified as [p]. ...
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Latex (TexWorks) not referencing figures properly in minipage environment [closed]

I am inserting two figures into a latex document I am writing. I am using a minipage environment so they appear side by side. When referenced later in the text the first figure number appears ...
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Placing a figure inside a table which needs to be listed in the table of figures

I need to put a figure inside a table and then list it in the table of figures. What I made and failed is this: \begin{longtabu} to \textwidth {..omitted for brevity...} \caption{Table of components} ...
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memoir \setfloatadjustment does not work after loading fixltx2e

Consider the following snippet: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{fixltx2e} \setfloatadjustment{figure}{\raggedleft} \begin{document} \begin{figure} ABC \end{figure} \end{document} When you ...
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Vertical Spacing Between Figure Names from Different Chapters in Table of Figures [duplicate]

I'm using the chngcntr package to prevent the figure numbering from restarting, in my scrreprt. Take a look at the following code: \usepackage{chngcntr} \counterwithout{figure}{chapter} ...
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matlab2tikz scales width variable by factor 0.95092

I use global default variables \figwidth for figure width and \figheight for height in my document. These are defined by the following code in my document header: Latex ...
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How we can specify figure page in LaTeX? [duplicate]

How we can specify figure page? For example I want show a figure on top of page 5.
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Subfloats don't have the same size

I have a 3x1 subfloats as shown below and the problem is that there is a slight difference in there size dimensions, and I'm asking how this can be fixed so that they have the same size? If anyone ...