{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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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 ...
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Unsorted citations and floats

In attempting to answer this question Citations in order of appearance it's clear that unsorted citation schemes (ones in which the citations are numbered simply by order of appearance) can be easily ...
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Include table as a subfigure

Is it possible to include "table code" as a sub-figure (instead of an image) using the package subfig? If so, how?
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Equivalent of CSS “float:left;” for images

What I am try here is have the image on the left side and it should be surrounded by text on the right and bottom side. For example how can below image_3.png float to left? \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Looking for three images on top of each other with text underneath each

I need to place three images on a page with text under each, and then one 'overall' caption for the figure. This code puts the images on top of each other but the text is to the left of the images, I ...
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Join figure and table on the same page

I have a figure and and a table and I want to make sure they both appear on the same page. I want both objects to keep their natural numbering and captioning: The Figure should be captioned Figure ...
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How to put an algorithm and a tikz drawing (objects of different type) side-by-side in the same float environment?

I am trying to put an algorithm and a tikz' drawing side-by-side inside a figure environment. I am aware of this question but I would like to have a single caption for them. For instance, in the text, ...
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\parskip inserts extra space after floats (and listings)

This question seems to be a duplicate of How to remove the skip after a listing when "\parskip" is increased with "\baselineskip"? but the answer given there doesn’t work although ...
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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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Adjusting left/right margins of a wrapfig

Is there a (simple) way to adjust the white space to the left or right of a wrapfigure? I'd like to reduce the whitespace on the left side of a right-floated figure. Adding \hspace moves the figure ...
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Ignore figure for list of figures

I'd like to include some figures in my LaTeX document just like every other figure but don't have exactly these figures included in the list of figures. Since I couldn't find a solution I have to ask ...
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multiple algorithm2e algorithms in two column documents

I tried this example Place four algorithms (algorithm2e) in a subfigure and arrange them in two rows and two columns on two column documents. It doesn't work. The error message is ! LaTeX Error: [H] ...
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\renewcommand\tablename{name} does not work

I am completely noobie in LaTeX. I need to change table name in all captions. But when I write \renewcommand\tablename{newname} at the beginning of document, it doesn't do anything. It's still "Table" ...
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Package `fixltx2e` conflicts with `float` and cannot be resolved in Lyx

The latex package fixltx2e conflicts with float and prevents using the option H for floats. This can be solved in LaTeX if fixltx2e is loaded prior to float. However, this doesn't work in Lyx, and an ...
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Placing listing and figure side by side in memoir

I am writing a document using the memoir class where I want to place listings (with the listings package) and figures side by side. My first approach was to save the listing in a box and use subbottom ...
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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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Typesetting errors with two wrapfigures on one page?

I have a document with the book documentclass, and I'm trying to include two wrapfigures on the same page, one on each side (ideally in adjacent paragraphs, but at this point I'm just trying to get ...
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Insert graphs and text side by side

I wanna know how can I draw graphs and arrows with text, side by side in Beamer as shown in the figure of this question Drawing arrows in beamer Can someone post the code?
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How exactly does \def\p@figure{Figure~} work?

I took this line from my thesis style and added it into my document (preceded by \makeatletter) and what it does that whenever I used \ref{figureid} instead of putting just the figure number, it puts ...
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Penalty-enhanced approach to float placement

Background I have seen Increase badness based on distance between float and reference which was closed as a duplicate of our generic How to influence the position of float environments like figure ...
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Border or frame around figure

I'd like to place a border / frame around my figure. The figure is a bunch of equations: \begin{figure}[ht] \[ eqn 1 \] \[ eqn 2 \] \[ eqn 3 \] \caption{\label{myfig} My caption.} ...
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List of figures: source below image caption?

I'm relatively new to LaTeX and currently working on a paper. In my list of figures, I'd like to have a structure like this: Fig. 1: <Title of figure> . . . 1 ...
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Extra page at beginning of appendix containing big figures

I have an appendix that contains two full-page figures. The first page of the appendix is always blank except for the title -- I suspect this is a common problem with appendices of full page figures. ...
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Centering figure captions in IEEEtran

I am working on a paper using the IEEEtran template in LyX. I have run into a problem: While the contents (in this case, a table) of the figure float are centered, the caption is aligned to the left ...
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Extending figures into the margin on even vs. odd pages

I am using KOMA script for my document. Occasionally, I have a float that is wider than text width, and I want the float to be pushed into the outer margin. This is why I defined \widefloat command, ...
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Replicate Figure w/out Inserting New Entry in List of Figures

I would like to replicate a figure in Chapter 3 within Chapter 6 such that the figure is displayed and optionally, it has the caption and Figure number of the figure in Chapter 3. If that is not ...
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Force position of full page sized figure

I'd like to have text that is placed after a figure which occupies a whole page also to be placed after that page in the produces PDF file. Imagine this (pseudo latex, not necessarily a working ...
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References inside floats as footnote bibliography

I'm working on my thesis and I would like (for the sake of readability) the references to appear at the bottom of each page as footnotes, as well as at the end of the text, in the bibliography. This ...
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How do I format subfigures captions using memoir?

I switched to using the memoir class and stopped including subfigures. All of my subfigures now interpret the caption as actual text, i.e. as [caption...], which shows up in the document with the ...
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Three 'side to side' figures using minipage

I'm trying to set up a main figure containing three sub figures. The idea is to split them in such way that it shows a two columns figure where the second column is made out of two sub figures located ...
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Splitting an algorithm across two columns

Consider the following short example, where a two column page is selected, and the algorithm is split across the two columns using a manual \pagebreak within the algorithm's code: ...
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Difference between [h] and [H] in float position

I'm trying to choose the positions of my tables but I can't figure out the difference between [H] and [h]. I've seen both advised over my search. If I use [h] the row spacing is different than [H] ...
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TikZ's extended line penetrates the figure caption

Here is an example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{figure}\centering \begin{tikzpicture}[extended line/.style={shorten >=-#1,shorten <=-#1}] \draw [very ...
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How to use figure inside a exercise environment?

Trying to use figure inside an Exercise environment (exercise.sty) gives me "LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode." Example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[]{exercise} \begin{document} ...
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Vertical space between figures

I really want to get rid of some of the whitespace between figures and subfigures, it is completley unecessary and sometimes causes a page of figures with a third landing on page two with text, while ...
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Inconsistent rotations with \sidewaysfigure

In my document I'm largely using \sidewaysfigure. However, this results pictures with inconsistent placement and direction of included pictures and captions. By inconsistent I mean that figures and ...
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Numbers of figure references

I use enumerating of figures within the section \renewcommand{\thefigure}{\arabic{section}.\arabic{figure}} however, when I use a reference to subfigure, instead of 1.1 (a) I get 1(a). How should I ...
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floatrow: Changing the formatting of table footnotes

The floatrow package, which is useful for customizing the layout of floats, also allows to add footnotes as well as additional explanations (besides the caption) to tables. (The main commands are ...
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Table, Figure, and Listing prefixes

Background Using LyX and KOMA Script to author a technical manual. Problem The documents are strewn with the following references: \ref{fig:Example-Database-Type} When converted to PDF, this ...
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How to draw a figure with output as input with latex?

I want to draw the exact replica of this figure with latex but I failed to draw the feedback as I want. Thanks for your help. Here is my result and my code. \documentclass[11pt, ...
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how to insert a fixed number of figures per row/column?

I have a simple question but I am not sure on how to proceed. I would like to put 10 figures on the same page: a grid of 5 rows and 2 columns. What should I type in order to have the figure inserted ...
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Avoid line break after macro

The following example produces a line break after the second text. \define[2]\smallfigure{\placefigure[margin][#1]{#2}{!}}% \starttext text text\smallfigure{fig1}{A}text text \stoptext The ...
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sidewaystable vs landscape environment (pdflscape-package) for landscape tables spanning double pages

As explained in several other posts, I'm currently trying to create wide tables. The document is in portrait format A4, but the tables shall be typeset in landscape format. As the tables have more ...
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How to retain figures only with captions in their original positions

The publisher of our book has requested us to modify the source of the book so that only figures with their captions remain retaining their original positions in the document as if the rest of the ...
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Placing a figure in the bottom of a page spanning the two columns of an IEEE document

I am writing an IEEEtran article. I use graphicx for inserting .pdf images. Normally, LaTeX selects a position like A. I want LaTeX automatically find and insert the image to a position like B. How ...
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Placing a table next to figure (align table vertically centre)

I would like to place a table and figure side by side in my document. I have achieved this with the following code \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{floatrow} \usepackage{color} ...
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Is there an alternative for \usepackage[nobottomtitles*]{titlesec}?

Is there an alternative for \usepackage[nobottomtitles*]{titlesec} as it messes up my automatic clearing of floatingfingure? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mwe} \makeatletter ...
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How to measure the vertical space that was typeset without placing it into an environment?

I would like to achieve automatic clearing of a {floatingfigure} at the beginning of a new \section for texts automatically created by Pandoc. For this to work, I am in need of a way to measure the ...
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ieeetran caption question

In the ieeetran how to, they are using caption with their examples; however, latex tells me not to use caption. So if I use subfloat, all my figures are labeled as such (a), (b) and don't have a main ...
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How to remove space after image caption? [duplicate]

I am writing one article in which i need to write one image and its caption. I found space after caption seems to be more than normal. \begin{figure}[!ht] \centering ...