{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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Treat floatbarriers like page borders?

When I use the figure environment I like using [bt] options. I now have subsections acting as floatbarriers (using the extraplaceins package), and [b] / [t] does not work due to my restraining ...
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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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An environment for fixed figures

I am trying to create an environment that I can use to include "figures" within a framed environment. Because floats aren't allowed inside framed environments, I want to create a new environment ...
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LaTeX figure labeling in tables

I have 6 figures in a 2x3 table which, inclucing the caption, fill one page nicely. I would like to label them with a), b), c) at the top left of every row. I experimented with subfigures, but didn't ...
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Floats for order of figure in case of double column figure?

I have the following code: \subsection{sub1} \begin{figure*} \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.62]{fig1.png} \caption{ this is fig1. \label{fig:fig1} } \end{figure*} ...
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PDF figure can be seen only on exported PDF file [closed]

I am adding in Source File the following code below and although it works for all my previous figures, for this one I see only the caption on LaTeX, but I get it ok when I export PDF of my file. ...
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Local scoping of textfloatsep

I was wondering if you can set the scope of \textfloatsep locally. I have found an old thread on Google groups, which points out that you couldn't. Has that changed by now? So what I want to do is ...
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Placing a two-column figure using IEEEtran class

I have problems to get a two-column figure on the desired page. I'm using the IEEEtran class. here my minimal code: \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{cite} ...
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LaTeX is moving my section to a new page

I'm just wondering, why LaTeX always moves my section to a new page, even without using the new page command. This will look like the following, and does only happen for this particular section Do ...
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tikzpicture in figure environment, the figure is not fix to the text

I am writing my master thesis and want to explain how a Matlab function works with a flow chart. The flow chart is edited with "tikz" in a figure, but the figure do not stick to the corresponding ...
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Problems converting matlab figures to pdf using /psfragfig

I am trying to include MATLAB figures as pdf files in my thesis. However after reinstalling my OS this doesn't work anymore and I am desperately trying to find a solution... What I do: I use the ...
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Need figure to break/ignore page margin (LyX)

I'm writing a report in LyX (using a personalized classicthesis-LyX) and I have troubles with my figures. What I want is to force a figure to break the page margin in order to center it (without ...
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sidewaystable on not landscape page?

Is it possible to have a sidewaystable that will be in the document but will be oriented like other pages in the document (non landscape)? I made a table that goes all over a page (well the length of ...
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Using pdfpages stops figures from printing. Possible conflict with anuthesis package

I'm compiling my thesis and need to include some multi-page PDFs in various places. I'm using pdfpages in the usual way. I get error messages associated with all of the figures (not the PDFs I'm ...
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How do I make the figure float [H] here when I use SCfigure?

When I was using \begin{figure}....\end{figure}, I was able to fix the figure in the location using the [H], [h], or [h!] options, but that doesn't work when I use SCfigure. How do I fix a SCfigure in ...
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Lyx cross refernce to figures not working when there is a new line between caption and label

When I put a new line between the caption and label of a figure float, the cross referencing is shown as "Figure ??" in the resulting PDF file. The hyperlink in the PDF however, works just fine. After ...
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EPS figures have misaligned text when imported [closed]

I have a manuscript with two-dimensional .eps figures generated by Gnuplot 4.6.3. When I examine these .eps figures directly (e.g., via OS-X's preview app), they appear fine. They're also fine under ...
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Group content side by side possibly spanning more than a single page

I have data consisting of groups of key-value pairs and associated images. I'd like the key-value pairs to show in a table to the right of the images. Like this: The above screenshot is produced by ...
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TeX capacity exceeded when using mdframed inside figure

Sorry if this question has already been answered before. The following code always produce the silly error: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000].<write>Package ...
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Table coming before appendix despite being placed in appendix section [duplicate]

I am looking to have a table as the first item in my appendix but when the file is built the table is coming above the appendix. So it builds as: Table Appendix Title Appendix A Where I want: ...
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providing a list of figure filenames used in tex file

Is there a simple way of getting a list of figure filenames from a tex file? for example if I have included 10 png, 5 pdf and 3 eps files, is there a script that can output the filenames to a list so ...
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Floating parameter [H] streches table vertically

I am currently using [H] as a floating parameter for a list of tables in the appendix. The idea is to make the tables in the appendix start at the same vertical distance from the top on every page ...
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Automatic width setting in LyX

Is there any preference setting so that LyX automatically adjusts images width to \linewidth when they are added, instead of doing so by hand whenever a new image is inserted?
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Input a table into a subfigure, get the error “Not in outer par mode”

My question is it possible to put a table in the place of a figure when using subfigures? I have tried this example: Include table as a subfigure but I get the following error: Not in outer par mode ...
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Floats interrupt and push back text

I have a \subsection{Subsection} Text text text \begin{landscape} \begin{figure}[p] \centering ... \caption{Caption} \label{fig:dcspe} \end{figure} \end{landscape} Other text other text other ...
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Aligning caption with figures in `subfigure` environment

I have the code \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[font=small,labelfont=bf]{caption} \usepackage{chngcntr} \counterwithin{figure}{section} \usepackage{subfigure} \begin{document} ...
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Struggling with figure positioning

I am struggling with figure positioning in LaTeX. Basically, my thesis requires figure out of text with page number and back side blank without no and continues text. The page before the figure is not ...
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Wide float positioning in two-column document

I am writing a lab report formatted in two columns. It is set to two columns at the beginning by\documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twocolumn]{article}, rather than using the multicols package, because I use ...
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Arrange three images

I need to arrange three figures in a two column document as follows
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Floats in ConTeXt: changing caption name and making the \input command work

I have defined a new float for logic circuits called logigram: \definefloat [logigram] [logigrams] Taking advantage of the modes of ConTeXt (i.e. conditional processing), I am making in parallel a ...
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Adjustbox does not reduce table and tikzpicture widths

I'm redesigning lecture notes for a university class since the students wanted to read the notes on their tablets, e-book readers, etc. So I've written a Makefile with different targets for different ...
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Wrap figure floats and Hebrew

I'm trying to create a wrap-float but even if there's nothing in the text it won't work. I'm using LyX 2.0.5.1. This is my MWE: % Preview source code %% LyX 2.0.5.1 created this file. For more ...
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How to place figure/table without caption in ConTeXt?

When I am trying to \placefigure[here]{none}{\externalfigure.... I am getting figure with caption "none" instead of figure without any caption. How to \placefigure without a caption in ...
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unify figure(gnuplot generated) font size and latex font size

I am generating some figures with gnuplot epslatex terminal in standalone mode. There is no problem in generating the figures and the quality. However, while using the elsevier article class in two ...
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Span TikZ Picture Across Two Columns

I'm restricted to writing a paper with\documentclass[twocolumn,11pt]{article}, but I want to create a tikzpicture that spans across both of the columns, filling the width of the page. I have tried ...
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Figure not being typeset properly

I'm writing a report with using the IEEE Transactions template, and the template itself includes an example figure: \begin{figure}[htbp] \begin{centering} \textsf{A single column figure goes here} ...
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figure with program, caption prefix and dedicated list

I am using the program package for illustrating algorithms in my document, which I currently put into a figure environment. Now I want to have a dedicated list of algorithms in my document and not mix ...
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Good example for Float command in latex? [closed]

What is the float package used for? Can anyone show me a good example of its use?
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How to force a text to appear after a table

I have to show a set of four tables: one after another. Each table has almost middle page of information, and I really need them to appear before the next block of text. An example of LaTeX code is ...
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Prevent floats on a single page OR change page margins for a single page

I've got a particular problem with a custom chapter style. Essentially my chapter title is on the left page, then there is a picture on top of the right page (waves, see below) and below the picture, ...
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How not to skip a page with begin{figure}

I have this code. \section{Anhang} \begin{figure} \includegraphics{anderegraphen5,6-1.png} \end{figure} Right now I skip the page after "Anhang" can someone please tell me how I keep the ...
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How you can put an image in a footnote on page?

How you can put an image in a footnote on page? try this, but does not work \footnote {bla bla \begin {figure} .... \end{figure} }
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Staying on same page [duplicate]

this is my problem: \section{Anhang} \begin{figure} \includegraphics{anderegraphen5,6-1.png} \end{figure} The figure will be on the next page, so that Anhnag is the only word on the first ...
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How is it possible that references are not in the correct order if I put them in a figure caption in LyX?

I'm using LyX and I added a reference to a figure caption. Now this reference is the number [1] in the reference list even if it appears later than many others. It looks like the float captions have a ...
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Remove space before macro if exist a environment

I create a new macro: \newcommand{\intersection}[1]{% \par\vspace{\baselineskip}% \noindent\textbf{\large\bfseries\sffamily #1}\par} It works perfectly for what I want, but when there is a ...
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How to make invisible section header noticeable in the TOC?

I used a nice solution from http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/68296/7435 to insert invisible section headers. However, my sections contain floats alone and invisible sectioning doesn't work properly. ...
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Two figures side by side with two captions and alphanumeric counting [duplicate]

How can I have two figure side by side with two captions and in the floating format, like fig. 10A. some caption fig. 10B. some caption
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one-column figure in a two-column document goes to a next page

In a two-column document, I use the figure* environment to place a wide equation in a one-column format. It works fine, but the equation floats to the next page. What can I do to avoid this?
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revtex incompatible with stfloats?

Very similar to this one: revtex incompatible with dblfloatfix? Is revtex known to be incompatible with stfloats? In this MWE, the second figure is just gone (with a "Float cannot be placed" ...
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Rotating a one-page float for pdf viewing

I have a few long tables that should be rotated 90 degrees. These tables pretty much need to take up their own page. Rotating the table itself is not a problem, but I would also like to have an ...