{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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How to use subfigure to make the following table of figures

|Fig A| FigC| |Fig B| - | FigC should span the entire column. Thanks for the help.
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2 figures in 2 rows, not getting aligned properly

I am trying to put 2 plots from matlab one above the other using subfigure. However, they are not getting aligned properly. Also, can anyone please advice as to how the text on the graph axis can be ...
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Big picture with several smaller ones on the side

I'm trying to achieve an effect like _____ ___ ___ | | |___| |___| | | ___ |_____| |___| but I can't get it to allgn correctly to the top. I tried with two minipages, the second ...
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Universal numbering for figures and lstlistings [duplicate]

I use ShareLaTeX for my thesis and I am facing a problem. I have used the following code to change figures' name to "Εικόνα" and lstlistings' name to "Εικόνα" too. \renewcommand{\lstlistingname}{...
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Wrap text around figure on whole page

In my document I have a huge data flow graph that is exactly one page high. Since it is not very wide I'd like to have it on the left/right side of one page while having normal text on the other side. ...
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Problem with figures spanning across 2-column

I am trying to add a figure that spans across 2-columns. It works on my local installation of TexWorks, however when I try to compile the exact same LaTeX code on ShareLatex.com it doesn't appear. The ...
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Trouble With Boxed Figures [closed]

I am using boxed figures for all of my images, and my diagrams whose raw images don't have borders look great. However, I would like to insert images that have a definite border (namely mock-up ...
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Place pictures and ref it without using subcaption

I am writing a paper using Springer LNCS format, which is incompatible with the package subcaption. It provides subfig package instead. I wish to achieve the following format (3-by-2, refer each one, ...
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text, margin, and text + margin width floats without using tufte class

I want to use the marginfigure, figure*, and figure environment as defined in tufte-book and tufte-handout classes (see respectively Figure 1, 2 and 3 in the template example). It means being able to ...
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How can I remove the numbering in the figure environment?

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{caption} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Title} \begin{figure}[ht] \centering \includegraphics[width=0.9\linewidth]{picture.jpg} \caption{Source: something} \end{...
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Should tables go before or after figures?

I am preparing a document with a lot of figures and also some tables (both, figures and tables are usually very wide, about textwidth, and not very high). Sometimes it is inevitable to put two float ...
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newfloat vs tex4ht

When using newfloat to create a new type of float, tex4ht swallows the first line of text inside the float when it converts to .odt format. In the MWE, the new float is example; this works the same ...
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Caption doesn't display correctly

I've been searching for quite some time to find an answer to my question, but I can't find anything I can use. When my caption text exceeds the width of the line, it is displayed just like standard ...
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Densely packing floats

I have a document with many tables of various sizes. For the last page, I'd like to produce a quick reference with condensed versions of all these tables. Is there a way to get LaTeX to pack a bunch ...
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Figures and examples with independent numbering

My teacher wants us to use Examples for citations from the text/scores (I'm studying music) and Figures for our own conclusions about it with independent numberings. Is it possible to do? Cheers, ...
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figure not shown or causes undefined control sequence

I am using TexStudio but when I tried to compile my file with pdflatex I had the same issues. Only one of my figures is not displayed in the pdf file. All figures are .png. I have tried to switch to ....
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How to prevent algorithmic from floating? [duplicate]

I have seen similar questions usually with the opposite problem and this is confusing me like no other. I would appreciate any help in getting this to work. I am using the algorithmic package to draw ...
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Sketching within a Solution Environment

I wish to sketch a set within a solution environment, but my attempts have led to the following error message: LaTeX Error: Float(s) lost. How do I fix this? Here is a snippet of my code \...
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flow diagram in a double column page

I can draw a flow diagram. I want to have my small flow diagram on the first column of a double column document. my flow diagram always appear on a separate page. I dont want this to happen. It never ...
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The [H] doesnt change figure* placement, printed on page instead

I'm trying to modify my figure placements, but the [H] (and [!ht], etc) isn't working. It has no effect on the figure placement, and I get the text "[H]" added just before the image. MCWE: \...
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How to change arrowhead size and scale in TikZ?

I have been working on this figure and I have some problems. How can I change the size of the arrowheads? How do I place zero directly below the vertical line? How do I change the scale of the ...
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Is it possible to insert figure, caption, graphic from other tex file

I have two .tex files. The first .tex file includes two figure: Fig.1 and Fig.2. Could I cross reference whole detail of each figure in other tex file, including graphic, caption, figure number...? ...
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How do I get the height of a figure in LaTeX

I have some LaTeX code \begin{figure} ABC \caption{def} \end{figure} And I would like to be able to find its height in a pdf output. The method outlined here doesn't work, yielding the ...
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How to avoid figures to be pushed to the end of documents in LyX

I am using latest LyX version of classicthesis template. I know there is a similar question, but it is in LaTeX, not LyX. I have limited knowledge in LaTeX, so I really appreciate it if anyone can ...
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Incorrect vertical white space between paragraphs due to figure

When inserting a figure in my latex document at a position where the figure cannot be placed precisely (e.g. at the bottom of a page in the pdf document), Latex nevertheless inserts white space ...
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two column, landscape page

I'm writing an article, with 2 columns. Because my picture is too large I want to put it on a new landscape page. So I used the following code: \newgeometry{left=3.0cm,bottom=30mm,top=20mm} \...
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Vertical subfigures - what is the proper way? [closed]

I'm using caption, subcaption packages and generally going with this wikibook. However it is not clear to me how to simply place subfigures with captions one over another. I've tried this \begin{...
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Missing Pictures

I have prepared a tex file including pictures in it. But when I tried the open the document in another computer all the figures are gone. Is there any possible way to keep the figures? \begin{figure}[...
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Changes to spacing inside floats

I have a two-column style, but sometimes I want to put some text across the whole page. An easy way to do this is inside one of the starred float environments. I am using table*. However, I notice ...
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LyX: With Figure-Wrap-Float, my figure keeps showing up on the last page of the output PDF

How do I get my figure to show right next to the text? I've tried most of the possible settings and nothing seems to work.
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Two tikz png's from matlab to tex in same figure gives grouping error 255

I've tried to create a figure in LaTeX for my MSc thesis using two separate tikz figures. The tikz figures were exported from MatLAB using the following command: matlab2tikz('tikz/figure.tikz', '...
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Make figure placement consider the opposite column as a close location

In my article draft, I have a table, followed by a piece of text, followed by a figure with [t] placement. This is a two-column paper. As things stand, the figure gets placed at the top-left of the ...
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Why text beyond the bottom of the page [duplicate]

I encountered a very strange problem. I wrote an enumerate after a long table, the enumerate text will be printed outside the bottom of a page, and some item text can not be shown. I simplified a ...
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Getting a landscape Tikz figure to fit on page

I have the following large tree in tikz that I am trying to display as part of my thesis. Needless to say, the tree is to large to fit in portrait mode, so I have been trying to get it to fit in ...
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Two column page with different heights

I am trying to utilise all the whitespace in a two column (ieee) format document. A set of tables must stay grouped on the same page, thus I've nested them under {table*}. Having done that, I now ...
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How to increase the font size of the tables contents in latex?

The MWE is as follows. When I compile the below mentioned code it results in correct output, but the generated output is very tiny. Is there any way to increase the font size of the table cells, while ...
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Keep Figures RIGHT AFTER text [duplicate]

Im still searching and trying to manage with this float figures but with no success. I really need that my figures stay right at the place that they are called, not on the next page! My document is ...
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Stopping a page-wide table from pushing subsequent column-wide tables down

I'm working on a document using a two-column layout. In it, I have one page-wide table (table*) and several regular column-wide tables (table). Problem is, as the table* is always placed on the ...
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Centering too wide figures?

How do I center these two figures that are too wide? \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{amsthm, amsfonts, amsmath, amssymb, mathrsfs, enumerate,graphicx} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{...
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How to insert figures with two column break

I need to insert some plots with one column in a two column style. How can break it. I use the IEEE journal paper style.
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tufte: two tables on the same page

I have two tables which are about 40% of the page height. Both are related and should stay on the same page. Therefore I put both tables inside a minipage and made it floating. \documentclass{tufte-...
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issue with subfigures top alignment [duplicate]

I have three figures in a row but they are not aligned properly. the third one is a little bit upper than the other ones. \begin{figure}[H] \begin{subfigure}{.3\textwidth} \vspace{...
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Including a Float on a Separate Page

I am having difficulty positioning a float (table) in latex. I have two paragraphs of text, and I want the float to be inbetween these two sections of text, but I also want the table to be on a new ...
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Figure problem with catchfilebetweentags

This question is a follow up and based on this answer by touhami Situation I would like to create an excerpt from a script that I have TeX'ed as a compendium of the most important statements (...
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How can I force a pgfplots graph to be in the center of the page?

using width and height I can make the graph bigger, however if it is made too big the graph will start to shift towards the right and bottem of the page, despite there being plenty of space left on ...
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Force two last bars down in figure of stacked bars

I want to illustrate data with stacked bars using tikz in ShareLaTeX. I'm working with two files: a data file called "Value of Crowdfunding by type.txt" and the document where I'm working in called "...
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How can I set a legend outside subfigures?

I'm making a figure with three subfigures inside of it. I'd then like to create a legend on the top left of the figure. Currently I've created the legend in the third subfigure but it would be ideal ...
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Custom spacing of figure

I'd like to custom place a figure beside some text. I tried two approaches. First, I placed the text with tabbings in one minipage and the figure in a second minipage...and both minipages into a ...
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Conditional list of listings - lstlistoflistings only if listings are present

As shown in this thread and this thread it is possible to conditionally create lists of figures and tables only if these items are used in a document. I would like to extends this to listings. ...
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Why is my table before the section title?

I would like to change the position of my table so that it is not before the title of the current section as show in my screenshot . Here is what I've tried so far: \subsection{Cinétique d'...