{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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Table captions are always placed below

I have a problem with table captions in LaTeX. They appear always below the tables instead of above as required by my editor. I've read lots of documentation and everybody says that if you place the ...
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change caption in tufte class full-page figure

I've tried to change the caption in a full-width float with tufte-book, but to no avail. I want the caption in this figure to be like more common LaTeX classes. Here is a MWE and the result: ...
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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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How to make all figures float on the outer margins of two-side document?

I want to make a double-sided problem booklet that contains several questions. Each question has a distinct number and may have zero or more figures. Each figure has a caption and floats on the outer ...
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Add four images on a beamer frame

What is the best way to add four images on a beamer frame? I am using \documentclass[slidestop,compress,11pt,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} \definecolor{LHCblue}{RGB}{4, ...
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Count number of figures, tables and citations in report class

I'm using report documentclass and trying to use totcount for counting figures, tables and references, but there are two problems: Figures and tables counters are reset for each chapter, so ...
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Continue long table beside on the same page

I have a datatable in a CSV file and print it with pgfplotstable. I can split long datatables by making pgfplotstable use longtable instead of tabular environment; so far so good. My problem is that ...
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How to insert custom text in place of figure

I would like to replace some figures in a document with a black frame of the same size as the figure, such as that which you get when using \includegraphics in draft mode. However, this places the ...
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place floating tables and figures in order of appearance

In my document I number tables and figures with the same counter, using the answer to http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3865036/using-a-single-count-for-figures-and-tables-in-latex/7771554#7771554. ...
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Color pages in specific sections in LyX

To show the difference between my theoretical an practical part, I want to change the background color of the page during practical sections/parts. Until now I used a new paragraph style, which ...
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How to create an unnumbered algorithm with a caption?

I want to do something like: \begin{algorithm*} \caption{My unnumbered algorithm} % etc. etc. \end{algorithm*} or \begin{algorithm} \nonumbercaption{My unnumbered algorithm} % etc. etc. ...
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Vertical space between headlines, tables, images and the following text too large

Is there a way to globally set a value (or minimum and maximum value) for the vertical space between, for instance, headlines, tables, images and the like and the following text. Right now I have ...
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avoid that figure gets its own page

I have a couple of floats in my document, which contain large Images (it consumes the half of the page). In this case, the figure get's its own page and no text goes on this page. How can I configure ...
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How to make figure and listing share their counter

I'm using the "listings" package to write pieces of code (XML, RDF, Java, etc) and I want them to have the same counter of the Figure environment. For example, Listing 1: blablabla Listing 2: ...
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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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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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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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\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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Adding figure in framed or shaded environment

I am currently using the shaded environment from the framed package for large calculation digressions in my papers. \usepackage{framed} \newenvironment{digression}[1]{\begin{shaded} ...
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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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How to change figure caption to Fig. 1. in stead of Fig. 1: [duplicate]

My Figure caption is now like this: (Fig. 1:Caption of figure) and I want to change it to (Fig. 1. Caption of figure). Also in the Table caption I want to get it like this: (Table II. Title of ...
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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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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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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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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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Floating longtable in Latex

I have a short table but I want to use the longtable environment for it because I have also some other long tables in my document and I want they have the same appearance. However, I do not know how ...
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How can I an place a figure next to an equation?

I'm new to LaTeX. This is my first script, an exercise. I'm try to place a 4 figures (SCfigure) I already charted with KmPlot next to its correspondent equations, but they always appear on the next ...
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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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How can I change figure caption label?

I am using revtex4-1 for a Physical Review Letter. Typically when a figure is made, the caption starts out FIG. 1. <text>. I am creating a supplementary file and I would like it to say FIG. S1. ...
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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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Reduce space between subfigure and the subfigure captions

How can I reduce the space between subfigure and the sufigure captions ? Preamble \usepackage{float}%exact location \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{subcaption} % for ...
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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 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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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 ...