{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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Specific layout when adding nornmal text below a tabular in a table-environment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Align Note below table I have a tabular inside a table-environment and wish to add some explanatory text directly below the tabular within the float. Of course I know ...
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Numbers of figure references

I use enumerating of figures within the section \renewcommand{\thefigure}{\arabic{section}.\arabic{figure}} however, when I use a reference to subfigure, instead of 1.1 (a) I get 1(a). How should I ...
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Issues with figure numbering and\ContinuedFloat command

I am having an issues with the subfig and \ContinuedFloat command. I have a figure that has 4 subfigures. They are too large to fit on one page. I have tried using the \ContinuedFloat command to ...
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Why are \listof{}{} and \listoffigures styled differently?

I'm writing my thesis and I have certain code-snippets to show. I'm using the the listings package embedded in a custom float environment to display them. To list them in an index at the beginning of ...
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listof (float package) mixes many differents floats (memoir)

As said, I have a problem when I create new float type with float. My preamble contains \newfloat{protocol}{tHp}{lop} \floatname{protocol}{Protocole} \newfloat{fonction}{tHp}{lop} ...
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Floating TikZ picture within text in mdframed

When there is not enough space for TikZ picture at the end of a text, it will goes to the next page, and leaves an empty space after the text. Is there a standard method for putting TikZ picture in ...
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How to add custom floats to \listoffigures?

I created custom float objects using the float package to draw stuff with tikz. \usepackage{float} \floatstyle{plain} \newfloat{tkizfloat}{htb}{lof} \floatname{tkizfloat}{Figure} Is there any ...
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Tables are not numbered using Polyglossia in Hebrew

I have a problem using Polyglossia in Hebrew: While defining main language as Hebrew, my tables are not numbered in the caption(It appraes as just "Table" (טבלה) instead of "Table 1" (or "טבלה 1"). If ...
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LaTeX freezes on \begin{SCfigure}

I need side figure captions but using SCfigure freezes LaTeX as described here: http://sourceforge.net/projects/latex-beamer/forums/forum/319190/topic/1589887 Do you have any solutions to this ...
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How to force a hvFloat to be “Here”

A want to rotate my table but not on a newpage that is why i use hvFloat instead of sidewaystable. But with this one i have an other issue. The table won't get under the title. Is there someone who ...
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Splitting .tex file across pages when included as figure

I am trying to include a .tex file in my thesis. The file is some MATLAB code formatted to appear correctly in LaTeX. The compiler throws a warning that the code is too long for the page, but it ...
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Page Long Image keeps getting put at the end of the page! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned I have some text, then, one page long image, followed by a page long table, and another page of text. What latex ...
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changing the position of a caption

I have a code for putting a figure: \begin{figure} \includegraphics{some_narrow_and_tall_image.pdf} \caption{caption of the figure which can be pretty long} \end{figure} The page format is ...
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Context: Placing float (figure) and text-top at same height

I would like my figures to be flush with the text line beside them if they are positioned left or right and top. Currently the top edge of the figures are roughly flush with the 2nd line. This seems ...
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How to place floats after a section heading and how to place it before one? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned Is there a latex command that can be used to force floats to be positioned AFTER a specified section heading? ...
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Placing figures inside a two-column document

I'm trying to get images in my document in two different ways: On top of the entire page, centered On top of a single column I tried it with both twocols and multicols. I ruled out twocols because ...
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image negative left marign [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Center figure that is wider than \textwidth I'm using a fairly small width for my papers but this way my images get smaller. Is there a way to place images more to the ...
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Produce PDFs with only the figures/tables without captions and with only the captions without figures/tables

I'm submitting the final copy of a journal paper and got the following requirements: Camera-ready copies of all figures and tables in a single pdf/ps file (that is, produce a single ps/pdf file ...
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Floats shortly after they have been \ref-erenced; Warn otherwise

In my thesis I have a many floating figures which I then reference using \ref. I use flafter to ensure that they do not appear before they are defined in the source code (See Force floats to be ...
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Problem in referring to figures

I'm preparing a paper for submission to a journal. The journal submission system (Elsevier) requires me to load the EPS files (I convert my figures to EPS using gnuplot) separately. But if I do not ...
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change caption in tufte class full-page figure

I've tried to change the caption in a full-width float with tufte-book, but to no avail. I want the caption in this figure to be like more common LaTeX classes. Here is a MWE and the result: ...
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Reference a table by caption created by ctable

Fixed in the new version of ctable ctan-ann: CTAN Update: ctable 26 May 2012 Might be a stupid question, but is there a way to reference, that means print, the caption of a ctable? hyperref ...
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How to ensure table is on a certain page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned I have a doc that has several tables in it. Each section of my end document is in a separate .tex file. In ...
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How to center the caption in onecolumn space?

I used the commands \onecolumn and \twocolumn to have some images in one column, but now the images' captions are not centered. How can I solve this problem? My code is like below: \one column ...
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figures and tables in appendix [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in LaTeX? I have an appendix in my ...
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How to create protocol flows inside a centred box?

Could you please give some directions how to create the following figure in latex? It is the situation of describing a two parties protocol centered in a box. It is like a 3X4 table but i have ...
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Changing figure position in a two-column presentation slide

I am trying to make a presentation with the beamer package. One of the slides requires me to have an image change with every new line of text I open. I do this by splitting the slide in columns with ...
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Can I detect whether LaTeX is in vertical mode?

I am writing a command that creates a margin paragraph. This requires that this command is only used in vertical mode, which is fine. If the command is used in a float, LaTeX gives a "not in outer par ...
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Is there a way to determine if there is a float on a page?

I am busy developing some code to draw layouts. Part of the code overlays the layout as shown in the images below: The black arrows to the side of the images, denote the \topfraction and ...
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How to insert custom text in place of figure

I would like to replace some figures in a document with a black frame of the same size as the figure, such as that which you get when using \includegraphics in draft mode. However, this places the ...
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Numbering figures

How do I get figure numbers to run in the same sequence as equation numbers, eg (1.2.3) equation .... figure 1.2.4? For the environments I define I use \newtheorem{thm}[equation]{THM}, but I don't ...
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Note below figure

I have a figure and include it in LaTeX using \includegraphics in a \figure floating environment. The caption is at the top. Basically I would like to have a note below the figure too. I see some ...
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Avoid line break after macro

The following example produces a line break after the second text. \define[2]\smallfigure{\placefigure[margin][#1]{#2}{!}}% \starttext text text\smallfigure{fig1}{A}text text \stoptext The ...
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Align by the top borders of figures when using subcaption

I'm using the subcaptionpackage to have figures side-by-side. The problem is that the package aligns the figures to their subcaptions (should I be taking a hint for the package name?) rather than the ...
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References inside floats as footnote bibliography

I'm working on my thesis and I would like (for the sake of readability) the references to appear at the bottom of each page as footnotes, as well as at the end of the text, in the bibliography. This ...
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Numbering new environment with chapter/section

If I have a new environment defined (with, say, trivfloat), is it possible to get that section to number with chapter/section? I use \numberwithin for equations, figures, and tables. For example, my ...
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Spacing between figures and texts

I'm having some issues dealing with figures. It happens that when I have a page with some text and then it comes a figure, with H property, who doesn't fits into the same page as the text, the text ...
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Formatting floats differently based on placement

I'm interested in changing how floats are formatted depending on whether they are placed at the top, bottom, or middle of a page, or on a float page. One package I am aware of that does something like ...
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How do I put a table (float) two spaces away from the left margin?

I need to align the left edges of my tables such that they are two spaces off of the left margin (i.e. just like the first letter of an indented paragraph). Any ideas?
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How to detect if in an exercise environment?

I found in How to use figure inside a exercise environment? that I can't use begin{figure} ... \end{figure} in an exercise environment. I also found situations where avoiding the use of such floats ...
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Input a figure between title and body in twocolumn form

I'm using a LaTeX to write a small paper using CVPR template. I'd like to put a figure between my title+name and body(which consists with two columns) like many CVPR papers do, but I don't find the ...
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Placing figure on an even/odd page [duplicate]

I'm writing a two sided document (it will be printed as a book) and I've got two figures which takes up a whole page each. These two figures are related so I want them to be side by side in the ...
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Wrapping text around figures in poster headerboxes

I am working on a poster with headerbox elements. In one of the boxes I try to have an image on the right side and have the text left of it. I tried different minipage and wrapfigure examples but the ...
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Count number of figures, tables and citations in report class

I'm using report documentclass and trying to use totcount for counting figures, tables and references, but there are two problems: Figures and tables counters are reset for each chapter, so ...
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How to modify the Table of Contents to add the words Chapter, Appendix, Figure, Table

I am trying to get the words Chapter, Appendix, Figure and Table into the table of contents. The thesis requirements can be found here ...
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How to use figure inside a exercise environment?

Trying to use figure inside an Exercise environment (exercise.sty) gives me "LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode." Example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[]{exercise} \begin{document} ...
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How to use figure inside a minipage?

I'm trying to include an image, and keep it centered, and prevent from wrapping from the next page. The following code works for that: \begin{minipage}{\textwidth} \begin{center} Caption ...
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References into the tables in different style of the text

I would like to do one question concerning to references into the tables. So, I am writing my Phd thesis and I have so many tables with theoretical and experimental values. For the experimental values ...
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\renewcommand\tablename{name} does not work

I am completely noobie in LaTeX. I need to change table name in all captions. But when I write \renewcommand\tablename{newname} at the beginning of document, it doesn't do anything. It's still "Table" ...
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different caption format when on float pages

I have seen the possibilities of formatting captions with caption, but I can't find a variable indicating whether the float is on a floatpage of a textpage. Is it possible to use automatically ...