{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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Flexible inclusion of floating environments from external files

I'm interested in using the approach described in the following exchange: Move figures around in a document with a simple command In a nutshell, the idea is to store labeled figure and table ...
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Edit figure numbering in LyX [closed]

I am beginner to LaTeX and LyX as well. I am writing my survey report and got an issue with labeling the figures. I first inserted a figure float and then the picture.Once I add a float it names that ...
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Caption misalignment with minipage and adjustwidth

I'm trying to fit two over-sized figures side by side on one page. I tried using minipage and adjustwidth, but the caption on the second figure kept mis-aligning to the left, as shown below. I tried ...
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Table from a defined layout / template for input

I'm doing a project where I need to copy a table several times throughout a document. The basic structure for the table is the same, however, some of the input needs to change. I was wondering if it ...
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How to move caption on the left with multiple row picture insertion

I want to have a layout of pic and caption as following I try to use subfigure with minpage to realize it,but falied and hope someone can help me. here is my code(I use ieee_conference ...
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Preventing line break in figure caption

I have the following figure with the corresponding caption: As you can see the caption inappropriately breaks the line, which I want to avoid. Optimally without simply reducing the font size of the ...
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equation number to caption

I am trying to change the number in the caption of the figure. It should be the following number of the equation. So instead of "Gleichung 0.1" i want "Gleichung 0.2" in the caption (see picture). I ...
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Can I add 3D objects as subfigures (using movie15)

I have faced one stiff problem that when I try to add four 3D plots (2 rows x 2 columns) in my beamer by using subfigure approach, I fail! This is my minimal example: \begin{frame} \begin{figure}[t] ...
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change the figure subtitle in documentclass article

I am using the \documentclass{article} to write an article. In the subtitle of the figures, I have to bold the word figure and start them from 1. for example: Figure1. the name of the figure How can ...
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Producing the lo shu magic square

I am writing up a paper on magic squares, and I would like to include the lo shu magic square, but I'd like to do this using XeLaTeX as opposed to just including a picture. The following picture is ...
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Adjusting figure and caption in rotated minipage on landscape

Already the title sounds complicated since I need to use the caption on the side of the rotated image in landscape mode. I tried some spacing as you see in lines commented with %, but it did not work ...
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Read graphics dimensions

I'm putting sets of graphics (i.e. figures and graphs) aligned in sets of rows using caption and subcaption packages. As figures and graphs doesn't have same with/height ratio the captions in rows are ...
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Image inside exam environment above question

I am wondering how can I fix the constant problem in inserting an image for a question. When I insert the image, I always have the image being above the question number. I want the question number to ...
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controlbook.tex figure inclusion problem

\begin{figure}\label{key} \graphicspath{H:/NewFolder} \includegraphics[scale=1, bb= 50 50 210 265]{vanessa} \caption{} \end{figure} I am writing a book. The text is compiling without any fault with ...
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Change positioning of *all* figures

I'm designing all the figures for a book and I wanted to be able to change the positioning [hbtp] of all of them with one macro/command. A solution in which I could override the existing positioning ...
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How to automatically vertically center text in Lyx?

I have the following table in Lyx: Here is how it looks in Lyx: I want the text "My words" to be automatically vertically centered. I also want the text for the items that are rotated to be ...
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LyX “table” not capitalized IEEEtran

It seems I'm having a lot of issues with using the ieeetran class in Lyx. Currently the word "Table" appears instead of "TABLE". Each of the letters is supposed to be capitalized, but right now just ...
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Incompatible color package and defining a xfloat environment -> “ Too many }'s”

I am pepping up a thesis. Among others I am using a package based on Modified UDO thesis by; Jose A. Flores, November 2011. Unfortunately, I cannot find the original. One part of the package seems to ...
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This code do not compile, this is figure environments inside tabular environment, adding captions and labels

This code do not compile, this is figure environments inside tabular environmet, adding captions and labels. I havent found the reason and an effective way to organize my graphs. This is the code Im ...
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How do I label my figure properly?

I have my figure as a pdf with commands: \begin{figure}[h!] \centering\includegraphics[width=0.6\textwidth] {babymodel_figure_4.pdf} \caption{The Fixed-Point Equation } \end{figure} These are my ...
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large space between section header and content

I'm using an external file to add appendices to my thesis. The external file called (supplement.tex) contains a huge list of figures similar to this. \subsection{Testing} \begin{figure}[H] ...
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Scale image based on the size of another image

I'm currently writing a LaTeX document which describes a technical installation and configuration process of a piece of software. I took two screenshots I want to include as figures in my document. ...
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Control sequence for symbols in figure capture [duplicate]

What is control sequence to describe symbol full (e.g. blue) triangle in figure capture?
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inline figure with caption in actual figure bottom

I'm expecting the inline figure caption should print in actual figure bottom. But inline figure is not supporting caption and how to print the caption is withing bottom of the figure. my MWE is: ...
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pgfplots mistake with label

i have a problem with my graph. i can't figure out why latex puts this into my description. i had to specify the xticklabels manually. but latex still gives me that number on that position. i'd like ...
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Content shows up outside of sections when there are more than three

I have the following LATEX document: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \begin{document} \section{Enemies} \begin{table}[ht] \begin{tabular}{c c c c c} % centered columns (4 columns) First ...
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texmaker bullet in .eps figure equation shows infinity symbol

I am using Texmaker on windows 7 and I'm trying to include a .eps figure which has bullet symbol in it, and for some reason, Texmaker shows an infinity sign instead. I've checked my .eps file, and it ...
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Floating lstlisting - Getting it to split if longer than a page

When I put a long code in my file using a floating lstlisting, it is forced to be in only one page at the end of the chapter, and then some of the code is truncated and outside of the page. If I ...
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Theorem text rendered after figure instead of before

I'm trying to place a figure inside a theorem. However, in the following example, the "test" text is rendered under the figure, and not above as it should be. What can I do to fix that? Minimum ...
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How can I resolve this figure margin issue caused by geometry margin options?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[left=2.5cm,right=2.5cm,top=2.5cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{blindtext} ...
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How To Make a Special Position Environment in LaTeX?

So I must admit I am way out of my depth and have no idea what I'm doing. I apologize in advance for a long and complicated question. I'm trying to build this output: Which I have successfully ...
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How to change the position of the figure?

I got the following figure which the display isnt visually satisfactory.figure follows: \begin{figure}[h] \centering \subcaptionbox{Lift coefficient\label{Lift coefficient}}% ...
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Can I disable \RequirePackage without modifying a document style?

I have a custom (provided by someone else, not in latex repos) document style that loads flafter package in its style definition by unconditional \RequirePackage{flafter}. I want to use this style, ...
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How to run a tex file without showing the figures

I have a large tex file which includes a lot of figures, and I would like to know how much text I have written. (I use texshop to run my files)
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Lyx IEEE Transactions Figure Label Nonstandard

I am using the IEEE transactions template in lyx and I noticed on the figures instead of saying "Fig.1" or "Fig. 2", the figures are labeled as "Figure 1." or "Figure 2." I looked at the most recent ...
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Include figure on the same page above \chapter

In a book, with the book documentclass, I'm typesetting I want to include a figure above the \chapter title. This however has turned out to be hard. With the following code: \chapter{Uppväxt} ...
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\marginpar inside figure environment fails

I am working with marginpar to put some comments in the margin of my document. In one case I would like to put a comment on a caption of a figure, a MWE of which looks like this: \begin{document} ...
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How to change Figure Label? (Fig.: n instead Figure: n) [duplicate]

This question seems to be asked a lot. I tried some different solutions and any of them did not work. My figure caption is displayed as Figure 1: Caption Here But I want to display: Fig. 1: ...
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Multiple captions under a single figure

I have a figure (lets say a picture of a couple ) for which I want two subcaptions (1 a that will be under the first half of the figure and will show the man and 1 b that will be under the second half ...
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Separating two huge images into two pages

How can I seperate two huge images into two pages? I tried \newline but no success. \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{subfig} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} ...
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How to have image span two columns without a page break

I'm making a document with two columns; however, I'd like the first page to server as a cover page with a title spanning two columns and a cover image doing the same. I tried to do it as follows, ...
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Is there a way to embed Type 1 fonts into an Encapsulated PostScript file?

The solution to "pictures in TeX" I first encountered in the TeX-implementation "TeXtures", produced by Blue Sky Research in Portland, Oregon. This solution requires you to import an eps-file by means ...
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How to switch off “figure” in algorithm2e only in certain cases?

Suppose the following situation. Algorithm2e should have the global option "figure", i.e. an algorithm is included in Figures. However we need to switch off this property only in certain cases (to ...
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Switching from two columns to one column environment and back

I am using a two-column template to write an article in LaTeX. I would like to insert in the text tables which have one column only. Is there a way in which I can switch from a two-column to a one ...
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figures and text do not appear in the right order [duplicate]

That's my code \subsection{Here is the subsection} Here is the text\\ \begin{figure}[htbp] \centerline{\resizebox{\width}{5cm}{\includegraphics[scale=0.5]{r1.png}}} \caption{Here goes the ...
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Enforce figures to be placed in the same section [duplicate]

I'm having some sections in a report with more images (figures) than text. I include the images in the following way: \begin{figure}[h] \centering ...
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Two-columns figure at current page (below other figure)

I'm wondering if it is possible to show a two column figure in a page where another figure has already been displayed. In other words, I didn't want to spawn the two column figure to a new page. I ...
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Font size of figures and table captions

I need my figure and table captions to be of font size 8pt, how do I achieve this?
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How to place the left subfigure more left?

I have the following code: \begin{figure}[h] \centering \subcaptionbox{Heron's wind-powered organ}% [.4\linewidth]{\includegraphics[scale=0.58]{Figures/200px-Heron's_Windwheel}} \subcaptionbox{The ...
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Multi-page subfigures using the subfigure package

I'm trying to create figure that contains many subfigures and I want it to span multiple pages. I'm using the subfigure package to create my figure: \usepackage{subfigure} \begin{figure}[!hbp] ...