{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 prevent \maketitle refusing floats on title page? (pdfLaTeX)

everyone, I am writing a paper and I want to have a Figure on the first (title) page, but after using \maketitle this page refuses all floats even though there is a plenty of space for them to fit in. ...
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Align subfigures centrally in LyX

In LyX, I am placing 2 figures side-by-side by placing 2 subfloats inside a single float. This allows me to have individual captions for each subfloat and hence, each sub-figure. My problem is that ...
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Numbering figures based on chapters [duplicate]

I want to achieve figure numbering based on chapter numbers. The first image located in chapter 4 should be numbered 4.1, the second image 4.2 and so on. The first image in chapter 5 should be 5.1 ...
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memoir does not generate figure cross reference [duplicate]

I do have this short file \documentclass%[colorlinks=true] {memoir} \usepackage[pdftex]{hyperref} \begin{document} %\chapter{first} Here goes the figure. \begin{figure}[!h] \label{fig:MyFigure} this ...
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KOMA and float package - alternative to float [H] placement

I am preparing a thesis template (for the blog here http://tex.blogoverflow.com/) and I use a KOMA class together with the float package. I get the nasty warning which is already described and solved ...
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Issue in handling image and table side by side in two column IEEE format

I want to add image and table side by side with different caption in two column format document of IEEE and I tried with this thing but it not working like that for me. Either the caption of table is ...
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Break apart text in a two column page and place table

Is it imposible to insert something like \newpage to break up the text and place a table ? i have tried several float control packages, \floatbarrier and so on nothing gives the desired result - ...
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Removing erroneous whitespace after figure caption

I'm writing a document with two columns, and after compiling I noticed I have a hideous amount of whitespace after one of my figure captions: The LaTeX code used for this part of the document is ...
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figure array with top and side captions

I want to have a 3x3 figure array in which parameters change horizontally and vertically.. so i want to end up with captions on the left hand side of the figure array and on the top of it: cap a ...
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keep one subfigure fixed and move another subfigure towards right

Hi.I would like to shift the subfigure (b) towards right side, aligned exactly with the line at the top of this figure. \begin{figure*} \centering \begin{subfigure}[t]{0.5\textwidth} \centering ...
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Tikz drawings side by side

I am trying to draw two figures (three, in fact, but even two is not working) side by side using TikZ. I added two TikZ drawings in matrix.tex using \newcommand and tried to add them in the main ...
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List of figure modified style

How can I change the style of list of figure to make it equal to table of contents as shown in the picture below ? I'm using \documentclass{article} and creating list of figure with code \listoffigure ...
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Problem with the numbering of figures [duplicate]

I'm trying to use the reference of a figure, but numbering is not correct. Every figure that I use as a reference, account as Figure 3 and I dont know why. I'm using \documentclass{article} and this ...
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How to make my images look transparrent in my pdf document

I'm trying to make my images look transparent in my output pdf using latex (MikTex 2.9). and removing the bottom line. Here is my tex code : \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,twoside,twocolumn]{article} ...
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Latex/MikTex Put multiple figures in twocolumn article document

I'm using latex to put the 1st figure in the top center of the page that span the twocolumns, just after this figure i want to add 2 other figures with some few paragrpahs and equations to the same ...
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Figures are not nicely centered between paragraphs

I use my floats with [h]. When I use this command: \setlength{\intextsep}{0pt plus 0pt minus 0pt} it does set the separation between the above text and figure to 0 but not between the figure and ...
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How to put two labels for one figure

I have one picture, but in fact it is a combination of two figures. Therefore I am able to use \includegraphics only one time. Still, I want to use two labels for left and right side. I searched for ...
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Stretch line to \textwidth without starting a new line

I have a figure, containing three subfigures with captions and a caption for the whole figure, that all together takes more than a whole page. I can change the geometry for the particular page where ...
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Combined list of tables and figures with separate numbering?

I would like to have a list of figures and tables, together, as in this question, except that figures and tables should still have separate numbering systems. For instance, to end up with List of ...
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Restart float numbering with endfloat with labels

I need to restart figure numbering in the Appendix, so that figures are 1, 2, ..; then S1, S2, .... Unfortunately, I can't figure out how to have endfloat refer to the two groups of figures ...
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Display only a single figure when in draft mode

How can I enable a single figure when in draft mode? I am working on a large document (thesis) containing many figures. Some of these figures are large, resulting in long compile times. I can fix ...
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Images - do people just accept where LaTeX puts them?

I'm new to LaTeX and I'm getting a bit annoyed at the way stuff is just shoved where ever LaTeX feels like sticking it. I'm also enamoured with some of the other things the programme has done, so I'm ...
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How to make an inserted figure's frame gradually fade? [duplicate]

I have a document, whose background is, needless to say, white. Generally, I am OK with just inserting a figure like this. \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{sample} ...
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Algorithms in Two columns not allowing text to the side

I'm typesetting a two column document with an algorithm as a figure. The algorithm is in the left hand column, but nothing appears in the right hand column, which wastes space. My working example is ...
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Figures on two pages next to each other

I have a number of figures that I want to have next to each other. Since they do not fit well on one page, I placed them on two pages. Is there a way to make sure that the figures are next to each ...
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How to correct figure placement? [duplicate]

I've placed two figures in the same heading Specification and Design but when I compile the document in TexStudio, the second graphic Proposed physio application prototype system architecture is shown ...
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Floating text in XELaTeX

I have the following section header which uses two different font sizes. I'd like to add a series of 2-3 vertical lines of text off to the far right, anchored to the top of the section's bounding ...
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How can I format the formula

Hi I need to give the syntax of a formula as a figure. How can I format it \begin{figure}[h] Formula $\to$ PrimitiveFormula $\vert$ (Formula Connective Formula) $\vert \neg$ Sentence $\vert$ ...
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IEEE template: figure creating space in second column?

I am having this problem: I'm not sure what the issue is. The TeX I'm using for that figure: \begin{figure}[b] \centering \includegraphics[width=1.0\columnwidth]{figures/lowflowstitled.png} ...
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Rotate figure with package rotating

I'm trying to insert a figure into my appendix that is so wide, that I want to rotate by 90°. Therefore I use the packe "rotating" in the following way: \documentclass[12pt]{report} ...
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Descriptive text for figure depending on location [duplicate]

I often find myself writing see Figure~\ref{fig:figname}, below or see Figure~\ref{fig:figname}, above, or similar phrases. Is there a way to make LaTeX automatically decide between "above" and ...
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Forcing subfigures to have same height and take overall X% of linewidth in LaTeX

I want to make a figure composed of two images that have different sizes. I want to put them side by side so that they have the same height and that they overall take, say, 90% of the line width. It ...
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put figure at the bottom of the FIRST page [duplicate]

The problem is simple: how to force Latex to put the figure at the bottom of the first page. I used [!hbt] but that makes the image at the top of the 2nd page. \begin{figure*}[!thb] \centerline{ ...
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How can I make a figure that includes sub-figures at multiple-rows but different number of columns?

I have 5 sub-figures in two rows. Two sub-figures are in first row and three sub-figures are in second row. So, the organization should seem as shown in the picture. Due to non-symmetry between two ...
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How can I show a caption, subcaption and source similar to this NY Times style?

I would like to create a LaTeX document that mimics the style used on the NY Times' Upshot Blog (example at NY Times). Here is the desired output: They have these features: A thin gray line ...
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Why I can not place my figure where I want?

I have some text and after that I want to insert a figure. The text almost finishes on the second page, so I want to place the figure on the top of the third page (right after the text), but I cant. ...
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Todonote beside figures/floats

I am facing a very basic problem when working with the todonotes package. How can I place a todonote right beside a figure? I would really appreciate a simple solution such as a modified todo ...
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Rotated Text in Table Extending into Rows in Lyx

I'm trying to create a table with some rotated text in it, but the rotated text is extending into the rows below the cell, as shown here: Here is what my screen looks like in Lyx: I've tried ...
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What purpose does the list of tables and figures serve, and how can I make them more useful? [closed]

Large documents (a thesis for example) have lists of tables and figures after the table of contents. What purpose does this list serve to the reader? Most technical books I have don't include them, ...
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Flexible inclusion of floating environments from external files

I'm interested in using the approach described in the following exchange: Move figures around in a document with a simple command In a nutshell, the idea is to store labeled figure and table ...
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Edit figure numbering in LyX [closed]

I am beginner to LaTeX and LyX as well. I am writing my survey report and got an issue with labeling the figures. I first inserted a figure float and then the picture.Once I add a float it names that ...
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Caption misalignment with minipage and adjustwidth

I'm trying to fit two over-sized figures side by side on one page. I tried using minipage and adjustwidth, but the caption on the second figure kept mis-aligning to the left, as shown below. I tried ...
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Table from a defined layout / template for input

I'm doing a project where I need to copy a table several times throughout a document. The basic structure for the table is the same, however, some of the input needs to change. I was wondering if it ...
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How to move caption on the left with multiple row picture insertion

I want to have a layout of pic and caption as following I try to use subfigure with minpage to realize it,but falied and hope someone can help me. here is my code(I use ieee_conference ...
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Preventing line break in figure caption

I have the following figure with the corresponding caption: As you can see the caption inappropriately breaks the line, which I want to avoid. Optimally without simply reducing the font size of the ...
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equation number to caption

I am trying to change the number in the caption of the figure. It should be the following number of the equation. So instead of "Gleichung 0.1" i want "Gleichung 0.2" in the caption (see picture). I ...
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Can I add 3D objects as subfigures (using movie15)

I have faced one stiff problem that when I try to add four 3D plots (2 rows x 2 columns) in my beamer by using subfigure approach, I fail! This is my minimal example: \begin{frame} \begin{figure}[t] ...
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change the figure subtitle in documentclass article

I am using the \documentclass{article} to write an article. In the subtitle of the figures, I have to bold the word figure and start them from 1. for example: Figure1. the name of the figure How can ...
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Producing the lo shu magic square

I am writing up a paper on magic squares, and I would like to include the lo shu magic square, but I'd like to do this using XeLaTeX as opposed to just including a picture. The following picture is ...
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Adjusting figure and caption in rotated minipage on landscape

Already the title sounds complicated since I need to use the caption on the side of the rotated image in landscape mode. I tried some spacing as you see in lines commented with %, but it did not work ...