{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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Insert 4 figures in a square like structure [duplicate]

I want to insert 4 figures in structure of a square i.e. in two rows and two columns, the structure I talk about is given in the image below; Please help me with piece of code. Thanks.
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Lower page number for selected pages

Is there a possibility to lower the page number at a single page where a large figure (float) with a height nearly pageheight is positioned? So the command must probably be used inside the figure ...
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Previous half of page left blank when floating figure

I have a document where I wish to have a block of text then my figure then a block of text below that. I have tried using the [H] option along with the float package. While this does what I want it is ...
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How to chang the colon after figure number to another symbol?

I want to change the colon in the caption to another symbol e.g. Figure 1: this is figure to Figure 1 | this is figure How can I do this?
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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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How to create simple funnel in LaTeX?

I have a problem trying to create a simple funnel, as it can be seen on the attached file: I have tried to look at the internet, trying to write the lines, but it won't work. I am using TikZ. The ...
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Importing plots from MATLAB to LaTeX

This is my first time trying to import plots created by MATLAB into LaTeX and it's not turning out very nicely. I have saved my MATLAB plot as a .png file here and an .eps file here. Using the .eps ...
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Floats in the middle of paragraphs

How would you place a float like this with LaTeX? Note that it's in the middle of a sentence. Normal float placement rules could only find the right page to put the float on. Then it's a matter of ...
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\input in figure environment not centering

I'm making a presentation with beamer, and I've drawn some figures in TikZ that I'm inserting into the presentation using \input{footikz.tex} For some reason the tikz picture is appearing off to the ...
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How can I remove an empty caption line

I'm generating LaTex automagically from a lengthy document that is written in the multimarkdown language, compiled by a software package called Scrivener. It's a workflow that works well, but this is ...
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Why is space inserted at beginning of table or figure caption when using macros to define caption label? [duplicate]

Here is my MWE. As you can see, the problem only happens when we use the macro \suppOrApp. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{caption} ...
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Shifting (sub)figure caption in case of merged figures

I have a small piece of code that merges two figures: \begin{figure} \centering \begin{minipage}{.5\textwidth} \hspace*{-1.5cm} \includegraphics[scale=0.45]{images/Figure1.pdf} ...
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Titles directly below a float is causing spacings below the float to increase

I'm using \begin{figure}... \end{figure} with memoir class, and if there is a title (\section, \subsection, \subsubsection) right below the figure, the spacing below the figure is greatly increased. ...
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font size and type in asymptote

I am struggling to find font sizes and types for labels on my math figures in asymptote. I am creating two images which should be essentially the same, but for a sphere and cylinder. I haven't been ...
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Figure number adjusted with theorems

I am trying to adjust the figure numbers linked to the theorem it is displayed in. In case of a theorem contains exactly one figure, the figure number will be theorem number; for multiple figures, the ...
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pgfplot same size font in figures and same size figures

Hi I've created figures with standalone and pgfplot package. The figures output size are different to one another but more importantly the font size are different. I would like all figures to be of ...
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Table won't stay anchored in two colums article [duplicate]

I'm trying to put a table placed in the two columns of an article. This I can do. The problem is it won't stay in the middle of the text. Here is my code, \documentclass[11pt, twocolumn]{article} ...
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latex placing image - how can I put image wherever I want [duplicate]

I am trying to insert an image in the middle of the page, but it is going to the top of the page. why the hell is it happening? I tried this: \begin{figure} \begin{minipage}{\textwidth} ...
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How do I put a figure* before my abstract?

I'm sadly not using double-column abstract, just single-column. This is based on the sigchi document class: https://code.google.com/p/sigchi-latex/ The obvious thing: \documentclass{sigchi} ...
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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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Last element in each row of a matrix getting pushed to next line [duplicate]

The following matrix is not displaying all elements in each row on the same line, the last element in each row is getting pushed to the next line. If I delete the last element then the matrix displays ...
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How to place a multicolumn table above a multicolumn figure?

I have a table that spans two columns of a page. I have a figure that also spans two columns. I tried adjusting the h, t and the * in different fashions, but I couldn't get it to work. The figure ...
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Centering a matrix in a figure?

I have a matrix that I would like to be centered in the middle of the page, however it is showing up left-aligned. \begin{figure}[ht]$ \centering \begin{bmatrix} 0 & C_l ...
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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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Three tables side by side, want only one caption

I have three tables and I want to use one caption under them. I tried the following but then nothing prints except the caption - \begin{figure}[!h] \begin{table}[h] \centering ...
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List of <newfloat> with zero caption in text

new Float type: Illustration How to make a list of illustrations, with captions in the list, but for the illustrations to appear in the text with zero captioning - image only.
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Mathematical Symbols in Figure [duplicate]

How can I add mathematical symbols in figure or draw figure and put mathematical symbols on it?
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How to put paragraph after a figure in latex?

I want to put a paragraph after an image but latex always put the paragraph before the image. how can I do it? Thank you.
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Appendix Figure Placement

Sorry for the long message, I'm pretty new to LaTeX, only starting a few days ago to put my thesis together that's due in on Friday. I managed to get most things together but I'm having trouble with ...
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figurename (captionname) changing

I have a problem with my algorithms, I'm using the mcode-package: I would like the caption to say Algorithmus 1.1 for example. If I try it with a figure environment it does not work, because I don't ...
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side by side figures wider than margins

I'm trying to do exactly what's explained here: Figure with two side-by-side subfigures that is wider than textwidth However, I'm working with a large document and already have many subfigures using ...
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Listings float with sublistings

I want to have 2 listings side-by-side in a float environment with its own name (i.e. Listing 1 instead of Figure 1) and counter (so that I can have a separate listoflistings besides listoffigures). I ...
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Figure* span two columns only on new page for Bioinformatics Journal Template

I am using the Bioinformatics template from https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/52fb87a233621a613683ec81 Unfortunately, it is not possible to insert a spanning figure with the figure* environment on ...
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Rotate figure and caption with floatrow

I have a problem with my LaTeX code: I want two things: Besides "normal" figures with the figure in the middle and the caption below, I want some pictures be rotated (because of their size) to ...
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Optimal arrangement of pictures/boxes in a page

Does anybody come up with a way to automatically arrange a few figures or boxes in a larger rectangle or page? Here it is a real world example: One is producing a beamer presentation. One has 4 or 5 ...
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endfloat can't handle many floats with redefined \efloatseperator

I have a LaTeX-document with a large number of figures that I want to be displayed at the end of the document using the endfloat package. Since I don't want a \clearpage after every one of them I ...
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sidewaystable doesn't fit on page [duplicate]

I have the problem, that my sidewaystable doesn't fit on the page. It is moved to the left. Can anyone help me? Here is a minimal example of what my table looks like in my document ...
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Framed float box, spanning two columns in paracol

I'm looking for a simple, framed, float box-environment that has (or can have by construction) a star equivalent (like figure* or table*) so that it may span both columns in the paracol environment. ...
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how to vertical-align a figure

how can I vertical-align a figure? I've tried with: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{chngcntr} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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landscape figure on different page to heading

I'm trying to keep a landscape figure on the same page as the section heading -- with section heading still in portrait. But figure keeps slipping onto next page. MWE here: \documentclass{article} ...
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Figure numbering removing section LyX

Figures are labeled as 1.0.1 but as I am only using "Parts" and do not have "chapters" or"sections" i would like them to be 1.1, 1.2 and so on.
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Problem with visibility and compilation for pstricks figure

I have been trying to find the solution to get my code to compile, which has an error message similar to this one. In his example, he was giving the wrong number of dimensions for one of his objects. ...
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Multiple images and proper side-caption positioning

I would like to put three images on one page (as one figure). First two of them stretched over 100% of textwidth and the third one over 50 % with the caption beside the third picture (to spare space). ...
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Avoid repeating [hbt] and \centering for every table

In a document I'm writing, I'm using the familiar [hbt] option for my floating tables, and I center them. I'd like to avoid repeating that every time I'm creating a table. I assume it's easy to add ...
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Force placement of pairs of figures on even and odd page [duplicate]

Is there a possibility to place pairs of figures on the even page and the corresponding odd page, respectively? The scenario is that I have e.g. 2 figures showing the same statistic (separating males ...
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Auto expand some of the branches in WinEdt tree

My tree panel in WinEdt is like this: I am wondering whether there is a way to expand all the packages and section branches, to avoid having to open all of the sections when looking for a specific ...
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Forcing figure with 4 subfigures to span over twocolumns

I tried: \begin{figure*} \centering \begin{subfigure}[b]{0.25\textwidth} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{figures/a} \caption{a} ...
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Latex - figures side by side using loop

I am trying to put 6 figures in 3rows & 2 columns: \foreach \x in {1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12} { \begin{figure}[h] \caption{This is the caption.} \vspace{0.0cm} \centering \includegraphics[height ...
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Fancyheader footer for float pages

I'm trying to keep the page number on float pages using fancyhdr. Here is my current set-up: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \usepackage{lastpage} \usepackage{fancyhdr} ...
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In LyX, how do I stop a figure float appearing inside a enumerate list

I have a enumerate list which splits over into the next page. My issue is a figure float from earlier in the text appears at the top of the new page and breaks up the enumerated list, which is ...