{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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Space after float with [h]

this is my first time here, and I have this question: I'm writing my thesis, that includes many tables and figures in a float environment, with the caption at the end of it. I defined the space ...
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multicols, lstlisting and float

Using the following structure, how can I get the listing to stay on the same page, be it at the top or the bottom? \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{multicol} ...
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Table float sits at the bottom, while leaving an empty space in the middle of the page

I have trouble arranging the floats on the pages. See for example the screenshot below: Why is it happening like this? there is only this much text in this particular subsection, so why doesn't latex ...
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Subfigures placed horizontally

I want to place two or more figures on top of the two-column page next to each other (horizontally). However, for some reason I can't do this. This is the code that I use, it puts the second figure in ...
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How to fix the location of tables when they're imported with \input? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned I'm using MiKTeX and TexMaker 2.2.2. Using the latabstat command in Stata I create small tex files of some ...
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How to control figure numbering in Lyx

I have a single figure in a Lyx document, and it is part of a paragraph which itself is part of a section. It is expected that Lyx will produce a caption for it as 'Figure 1: ....', however, the ...
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How to include a picture over two pages, left part on left side, right on right (for books)?

When writing a long book (from 300 to over a 1000 pages), there is often need to include large pictures and one wishes to have them displayed over two pages, left half on the left page, right half on ...
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error in memoir: Command \newfloat already defined

Using this preamble: \documentclass[pdftex,11pt,a4paper,openany]{memoir} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{indentfirst} \usepackage{latexsym} ...
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Set up sidewaysfigure to have the bottom of the figure toward the spine

I am typesetting a book. There are a couple figures that are wider than they are tall, and appear too small if placed on a page in the usual fashion. I have found that using the sidewaysfigure ...
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How to insert figures in two columns?

In my case the figure disappears. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{multicols}{2} ...
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Table numbering mismatch in caption and in text

I have created 2 tables in my LaTeX document \begin{table}[hb] \centering \begin{tabular}{|c|c|r|} \hline ... not important... \end{tabular} \label{tab:2} \caption{Določanje prioritet mojstrov ...
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How to refer a figure as a table?

I have a question regarding LaTeX .. I have a table from an excel file which I print screened and posted as a figure in LaTeX. However, I want to make it a table. Problem is, the particular table has ...
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How to patch a floating environment so that the patched command floats

I'm using etoolbox to patch some environments. I want to use \AtBeginEnvironment{table}{\marginpar{foo}} to put something in the margin by the float. But the marginpar is typeset where the environment ...
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How can I reduce padding after figure?

\documentclass{mwrep} \usepackage[draft]{graphicx} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[all]{hypcap} \makeatletter \g@addto@macro\@floatboxreset\centering \makeatother I use figures with captions. ...
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Renew command begin figure? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Macro for figure position? Is it possible to make change that changes all instances of \begin{figure} into \begin{figure}[h] ?
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Wrapping text around multiple figures

I am a beginner in LaTex, but I have to to do this in a hurry: I need to write a macro to handle 2 cases (or one macro for both). 1st case: i have 1 - 3 pictures on the right side, and the left ...
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How can I automatically center an image?

I use: \documentclss{mwrep} ... \begin{figure} \includegraphics{a.jpg} \caption[Long caption]{Caption} \label{pic-a} \end{figure} How can I make images to be always visible on the center of page? ...
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Extended draft mode which includes source information for manual print-out to source synchronisation

I'm looking for a kind of extended draft mode which places the source code position of paragraphs, sectioning commands and figures etc. as marginpars or similar in the PDF, so that they appear on a ...
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How to force table caption on top?

I have a table which works ok...as per example below. But in the thesis, the right column is centered and caption forced to below table. Is there a way I can make it look like? ...
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Create caption without float *and* without caption package?

In the appendix of my thesis, there is a large number of tables and longtables which does not need to float, as they shall appear one after the other just how they fit on the pages (and it is no ...
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sidewaystable vs landscape environment (pdflscape-package) for landscape tables spanning double pages

As explained in several other posts, I'm currently trying to create wide tables. The document is in portrait format A4, but the tables shall be typeset in landscape format. As the tables have more ...
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Forcing a figure strictly on a separate page

How can a figure be forced to appear alone on a separate page? \begin{figure}[p!] forces it to a separate page, but it does not guarantee that some other small figures (which I'd like to be included ...
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How to remove figure label?

I'm using floatrow package to organise my figures, but then would like to add an image in the preliminary chapters which should NOT contain figure label e.g. Figure 1, but only the caption To my ...
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\small wrapped around table doesn't work

Nothing happens, even though I've applied \small around the table. No observable change in font size. Howcome? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Creating an environment able to span over multiple pages or columns

I'm trying to create an environment able to understand when it's on a single/two columns layout and to span over multiple pages or columns having different style for the two cases. I would want to ...
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Getting floating objects in multicol environments

I am using multicol with 2 columns, and I would love to have my figures and tables to float, so that I don't have to manually mess around with the positioning anymore. I am aware of figure*, but I ...
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Rotate a placetable/placefigure plus caption in ConTeXt?

I've a large table, which I want to rotate to fit onto one page. My current solution looks like: \placetable{some text} {\rotate[rotation=90]{ \starttable[...] .... \stoptable}} But ...
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Listing and Tabular in Multicols enviornment

I want to use the multicols environment to display a listing beneath a table: \begin{multicols}{2} \begin{lstlisting}[] ..... \end{lstlisting} \columnbreak \begin{table} \centering ...
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Centered, wide float [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Balancing figure that is wider than document's width I have a table which is just too wide for the page. I'd like to be able to float it, centered across the text, ...
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How can I restrict the placement of images? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned It is there any chance to stop the auto-inversion of the images from a pdf (generated with MiKTeX 2.9) file? ...
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Commutative Diagrams in Table of Figures

Should one treat commutative diagrams as figures within the figure environment? If not, is there a way to add a label/caption and have the page number and caption show in the Table of Figures (without ...
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How to bind figure (table) to a section? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to avoid splitting tables between sections How do I ensure that figures appear in the section they're associated with? I have the following problem: when I ...
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sidesubfloats… why does this errored code work and my “correct” code doesnt?

I use the following code to get a 3 x 3 figures with automated labels that range from a-i. As you can see there is an error in the code, I use sufloatrow instead of 'subfloatrow' a few times. ...
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Adding word 'Table' before each entry in list of tables

I need to prefix each entry in list of tables and figures with appropriate text - table or figure for each. Also I need to remove chapter numbers from list, because tables are numbered consequently ...
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Figure not properly placed overlaps text [closed]

I am having problems inserting a figure in my LaTeX file. Here is the code that I use \begin{figure}[hbp] \centering \includegraphics[width=20mm, height=20mm]{Wheatstone.jpg} \caption{Wheatstone's ...
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Figure inside leftbar environment generates error “Not in outer par mode”

! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode. I seek a solution to be able to make this figure inside leftbar environment work: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{framed} ...
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How to control the position of floating images? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned I want to make it like this: text image text image But even if I put [h!] to the position the figures, the ...
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Reduce vertical space at the bottom of a 'ruled' 'newfloat'

I have defined a custom float using the newfloat command from the float package. My custom float uses the ruled style, defined in the same package. This is a minimal example of what I'm doing: ...
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How can I place tables after first \autoref when tables are all defined in one place or contained in a separate file called by \input?

Background I have a set of tables that can be automatically generated (specifically, a set of database table descriptions generated by phpmyadmin). I would like to include each tables in the ...
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How to change “Listing 1. Caption” to “Figure 1. Caption”?

I have a listing like so: \lstset{language=Python,caption={Caption}} \begin{lstlisting} some Python code goes here \end{lstlisting} In the PDF this appears as Listing 1. Caption. How can I make it ...
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Reference to a figure uses the section's number

One of my sections seems to be using the section number rather than the appropriate figure number for \ref's that point to figures. (Theorems and the like work fine.) As far as I can tell, there's ...
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text over figure in latex

I just need to insert a figure in the latex document I am writing -nothing big.Problem is the text keeps floating over the figure and the figure is not centered.Here is my code \begin{figure}[h!] ...
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How do I create a new command \listofcodes in latex?

In addition to tables and figures, I have a bunch of code pieces. Just like follows: \begin{figure} \lstinputlisting[ language=C++, breaklines=true, keywordstyle=\color{blue}, ...
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How to get a big table on a page with pagestyle empty?

In my document I have a table that is quite big. I would like to have this table on a page with no header and no page number. How can I get this table on a \thispagestyle{empty}? Using it withing the ...
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How to place the figures in LaTeX document?

Although I am putting the figures after some subsection, they do not appear in which I am putting in them.
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Overhead captions with short final line in combination with a relativly thin float look unpleasant

I'm using the caption package and have a relatively small table with a caption above with a short final line. In the the case of the equation environment, it will spot this and move the equation up if ...
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Undefined reference: autoref points to section instead of figure or table

Here is a minimum working example (an image 'test.png' needs to be in the working directory. I used this one.) % Created 2011-05-23 Mon 15:21 \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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How to place a table on a new page with landscape orientation without clearing the current page?

I'd like to place a table on a new page with landscape orientation. To do so, I use \usepackage{pdflscape} ... \pagestyle{empty} \begin{landscape} \begin{table}[htbp] \begin{center} ...
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Changing Listing and Figure caption system in Platex

I'm working with platex (the Japanese latex compiler) and I'm trying to change the caption system for Listings and Figures. For both I would like the numbering to be based on section so if its a ...
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Setting table placement as “here” in a multicol environment, spanning 2 columns

I have a problem with table placement. I want the table to be anchored to the position where it occurs in the text (i.e. "here", "h") and the columns should simply wrap around it. The table should ...