{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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Expand placeins functonality to subsections [closed]

I'm using the placeins package to ensure that floats stay within their respective sections (using \usepackage[section]{placeins}). I'd like to expand this functionality to include subsections, ...
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Three-columns text with figures of 2\columnwidth

Although in multicol environment (not the twocolumn option in document class) is problematic to place floats, there are some ways to put figures within a single column or occupying the entire width of ...
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How to get a double column verbatim in a single column table, in a double column document?

I have a double column document in which I need to place two source code listings side by side. Naturally a two column document's single column is too narrow so the two listings need to span the page ...
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Forbid LaTeX to place float before mention [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Force floats to be typeset after their occurrence in the source text? I've already found houndreds of useful answers. But I can't find anything about this one. Is there ...
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How to put a figure on below paragraph in latex

I want put figure below the paragraph in Latex (one page) i use winshell but always it's apply the figure above the paragraph note: there is enough space to put figure I want to put figure below the ...
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How to put a figure on below paragraph in latex

I want put figure below the paragraph in Latex (one page) i use winshell but always it's apply the figure above the paragraph note: there is enough space to put figure I want to put figure below ...
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What are some best practices for the typography of tables and figures?

I put captions above my tables and below my figures. I use the booktabs package (and no vertical lines) for my tables. Do I show both tables and figures (graphs) for the same data? If so, in what ...
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how to allow figures to float inside paragraph?

I have a problem with floating figures... It seems like latex does not allow the figures to float inside a paragraph, but only in between them. This results in a big waste of space, espacially with ...
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Floats appearing in wrong places

In Lyx I'm using float figures. I have to put three pictures one after the other, so three different float figures. When I output a pdf, the floats all appear at the top of three different pages. ...
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best practice to present multiple images in paper

I want to present 8 images one by one. This is an evolution of a system, so the images should be big that reader can spot the difference. I want two images on a single page. The problem is that ...
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Tables as PDF images

Due to time constraints I'm considering cheating a little and importing some tables I've created in Excel into my latex document. I realise I can do this quite nicely as a 'figure' using something ...
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Subfigure float - caption above, and how to break figure over two pages

Firstly, thanks a lot in advance for your help with this problem. I've looked long and hard but not found a solution anywhere. I am writing my PhD thesis in Lyx and love how it makes the formatting ...
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Display table in correct subsection [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned In my example I have two subsections. Each of them contains single table. I need each table to be displayed ...
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Force all floats to the end of the document without using endfloat, compatible with htlatex

What is the easiest way to have all floats forcibly appear at the end of the document? The solution should work with htlatex, the floats should appear at the end of the HTML document in this case. ...
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Force all floats to the end of the document without using endfloat

What is the easiest way to have all floats forcibly appear at the end of the document, one per page? The endfloat package is not an option, see below. The following questions are related but not ...
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Subfloat with subcaption package: Missing number, treated as zero

I want to make a figure consisting of two subfigures. Having read the Wikipedia subentry on subfloats, I tried to follow it exactly, so I did not use the subfig or subfigure package, only the caption ...
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Prevent float from splitting paragraph [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to protect text from being split by a float? I have this LaTeX like code \begin{figure}...\end{figure} [my paragraph text] The output is my paragraph ------ ...
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figures numbering to 3 levels rather than 2

For some reason my current 'report' has started numbering figures to 3 levels... so if something is within chapter 1, but section 1.3, the figure gets numbered 1.3.1... This isn't what I want... it's ...
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Figures not obeying margins

I have a few figures in my document not obeying the margin constraints: \usepackage[left=2.5cm,right=2cm,top=2cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} Most do. But these one's don't... they are defined as the ...
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\thepage vs floats

I'm writing a report and I want to make sure that each new chapter starts in an odd page. So I wrote the following script which I put before each chapter: ... %-- to make sure that a new chapter ...
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Wrong width of environment after includegraphics

I have created an own environment with the mdframed package. My problem is, if I insert a picture in the self defined envrionment, the width of the color box is wrong. Here is the code: ...
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How to scale a Gantt figure?

Sketch: I was trying to scale a Gantt chart in order to fit in to a Beamer presentation. Suppose I have some gantt chart bigger than the presentation rectangle: \begin{figure} ...
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avoid that figure gets its own page

I have a couple of floats in my document, which contain large Images (it consumes the half of the page). In this case, the figure get's its own page and no text goes on this page. How can I configure ...
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How to float/wrap figures in ConTeXt?

I have a simple two column document in ConTeXt. I tried to float/wrap the figures within text with `placefigure`, but it inserts the figures exactly where they are. This will leave a empty space in ...
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Order of `float` and `caption` packages in preamble

I am using float and caption packages in my document, and also packages like tabularx, listings, algorithm... that (as far as I know) define floating elements or elements that have captions ...
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inserting sentences between two graphs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in LaTeX? Hello I am trying to write between two figures, but when I am entering a text between ...
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Customize horizontal positon of table within page

I am using memoir package and I want to generally left align tables (In contrast to figures that should be centered). I am using the hmisc latex function which generates this float table code, but I ...
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Vertical align at center in beamer slides using the [allowframebreaks] option and \newpage

I'm writing my thesis slides in beamer. I need to align vertically at center the slide's contents when I use the [allowframebreaks] option in the frame environment and the \newpage to start a new ...
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consistently centering figures and tables that exceed margins [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Center figure that is wider than \textwidth I have a myriad of plots to include in my document and for best quality they all fall beyond the document template margins. ...
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How can I find out what pages my floats are on (without looking at every page of the document)?

This question led to a new package: chkfloat Making small tweaks to my (two-column) document can result in my floats (both single and double columns) moving all over the place. I know that my ...
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How do I clear a floatfig?

The concept I am looking for is similar to the CSS 'clear' property. I'm trying to get two paragraphs, each with an image floating left: \begin{floatingfigure}[l]{5cm} \fbox{ \centering ...
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Placing Subfigures vertically

I want to use subfigures to place three figures like this: The following is the code I used: \begin{figure} \begin{tabular}{|c|c|} \hline \multirow{2}{*}{ ...
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eps figure (image) quality loss on including it in latex

I saw Included PNG appears blurry in PDF and How do I insert an image in LaTeX so it looks good on print? also etc. However, I am trying to include .eps images, which are generated using gnuplot. ...
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Place table at end of chapter

I have a very large tabular which I want placed at the end of my chapter. I need it inside a float because I want a caption. I could simply put the code at the end of the chapter and use [h] or even ...
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How to define different spaces below float and non float listing?

I am using listings from the listings-package. I'm having a problem with spaces below the listings. I use both, float- with h and non-float listings. The problem now is, that the spaces below the ...
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LaTeX figures in two column

Is there a convenient way to place a figure* at the end of the current page instead of taking up the entire next page in the twocolumn environment? Placement modifiers [Hb] do not work.
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Can images and tables be always placed immediately after the paragraph they are first mentioned, even if white-space needed to move to another page?

I would like to ensure that when I mention a table/figure in the text, the figure/table will appear after that paragraph ends. Even if this means leaving the rest of the page blank and putting the ...
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memoir: sidecaption: ragged against the text block not working

I want to use the sidecaption environment in a figure with memoir and have the caption text be ragged against the text block. But when the figure is moved to the next page, the caption is on the ...
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Figure title in List of Figures

I've got a figure which has several annotations on-image. The figure caption explains these: \caption{Image of my item. (1) Part of the item. (2) Another notable part of the item. (3) Yet another ...
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Mid-paragraph drop cap / float (lettrine)

I'm trying to typeset drop caps, but I have some instances where I need a drop cap to be mid-paragraph. I'm picturing something like: /\ *Some multiline text /==\ starts here and goes below, ...
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Suppress the text “Figure X about here” in the endfloat package

The endfloat package is very useful to programmatically move all floats to the end of a manuscript without manually editing each floating environment. However, it introduces a placeholder tag with ...
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LaTeX figure placement

I'm trying to place some figures within a document as well as some figures at the end of the document. Packages like endfloat seem to force all figures to the end, but I would like some flexibility. ...
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Join figure and table on the same page

I have a figure and and a table and I want to make sure they both appear on the same page. I want both objects to keep their natural numbering and captioning: The Figure should be captioned Figure ...
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Landscape forces premature pagebreak

After some trouble I have managed to make a table in landscape orientation that breaks over three pages. I used tabularx and the landscape package. Now my problem is that the thing won't float like ...
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figure between date and bottom of the title page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to insert an image in the front cover of a report? I want to insert a .eps figure on the title page of a report. This figure has to be placed after date and then ...
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Subfigure Alignment [closed]

I am trying to show a set of pictures using subfigure. The first line seems OK, but the second line has a different alignment than the first line, even though the two lines are exactly the same. How ...
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How to interrupt longtable to place float (figure)?

I am writing a document describing a process step by step. After trying with enumerate (which did not look so appealing) I switched to longtable. This longtable can span more than two full pages. ...
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How to eliminate numbers on left side of LoF

I would like to get rid of the numbers on the left side of my LoF, like in this example. I tried \def\figureformat{} but that did not do anything. However, my figures are really full-page pictures ...
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Unset caption preface for figure [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change caption name of figures I have a caption and it reads Figure 1: etc.... I would like to replace "Figure" with "Image". I think the answer is similar to my ...
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problem with image rotation

I am facing a weird problem. I am trying to include an eps file into my thesis. The code I am using is as follows: \documentclass[11pt,twoside]{ce} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{wrapfig} ...