{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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Move figure away from the first page

In my LaTeX document, I don't want any figures on the first page. Is there a way to enforce this requirement?
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Unusual graphics and caption placement

Here is a picture from an Oxford University Press publication, showing two images a small one at the left and a larger one at the right. The unusual part is that the caption of the right image is also ...
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Placing graphics inside figure captions

Similar to putting a tikzpicture inside a \caption{}, I would like to insert an external icon inside figure captions, something like: \begin{figure} \caption{text with \includegraphics{icon} ...
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Table showing on new page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned I have the following problem, I started a new section with appendix and I put a few tables there. But tables are ...
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tkz-linknodes, subfig problems of alignment

I don't succeed in managing the alignment among the various figures. How can I do? thanks \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[upright]{fourier} ...
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How to place a “banner image” at the top of a paper

When using this class: http://daviddoria.com/Uploads/acmtog.cls I am trying to place a figure* right under the title/authors. I tried this: \documentclass{acmtog} \pdfminorversion=5 ...
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Frame around text and figure

Consider the following TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT Figure~\ref{fig:foo} TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{foo} \caption{This is foo.} ...
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How can I prevent the \listof command from the float package scrambling my headers?

I'm using the minted package, which uses the float package. When I add the 'List of Listings' in my thesis, the \listoflistings command calls the \listofcommand from the float package. My problem is ...
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\if@minipage purpose in floats

In floating environments such as the captions of figures, LaTeX has a \global\@minipagefalse, why is this necessary and what does this switch do? \long\def\@makecaption#1#2{% ...
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Wrapping text in enumeration environment around a table

I would like to wrap the text in an enumerate environment around a table, this is my actual situation (sorry for including so much code, but I wanted to give a precise idea of the number of lines in ...
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How to place all floats (tables in particular) at a certain point in the document

I would like to place all of the tables in the document at the end but before the bibliography generated by biblatex and the notes printed by endnotes. In other words, I'd like to collect the tables ...
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How do I suppress the counter for figures?

I am including some illustrations in the figure environment so that they float properly and so I can caption them, but I don't want the counter. Is there a way to suppress this? ...
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How to make different caption placement for figures on odd and even pages?

For small figures, I want for captions to go on the right or on the left depending on the page number, whether it is odd or even. To do that I define the command \row as follows: ...
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Controlling table at the beginning of a section [closed]

I have a document, and there is a chapter with few tables. In this chapter I have this section: \section{Some section} \begin{table}[H] \begin{tabular}{|l|l|l|l|} --- \end{tabular} \caption{Some ...
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Centering all images [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I automatically center image? How can I align center all picture : \begin{figure}‎ ‎‎\centering‎ % I want do not use this line for every images ...
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How can I render a large number of tables in succession?

In the following code an error !h' float specifier changed to !ht` I think because my tables span multiple pages. How can I get them to display properly one after the other? ...
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Creating a table in two column style page

I want to create a table, in a two column style page (IEEEtran) which will range in both columns. Any idea about this issue?
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How to put large figure caption on separate page from the figure

I have a large figure (> 50% of a page) and a large caption to describe it (also >50% of page). How do I put the caption on a separate page? This is discussed in several forums, but apparently not ...
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The place of my table [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? My problem is that my ...
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Putting in MATLAB codes in a box as figures? [duplicate]

how do I put MATLAB codes in a box or deal with them as if they are figures? Is there a way to do it within LaTeX itself? I am currently using the verbatim environment to present my codes and to be ...
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Span sideways figure over multiple pages

I have to place two sidewaysfigure spanned each one on different pages. \begin{sidewaysfigure} \ContinuedFloat \centering \subfloat[Change in ...
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How to make all figures float on the outer margins of two-side document?

I want to make a double-sided problem booklet that contains several questions. Each question has a distinct number and may have zero or more figures. Each figure has a caption and floats on the outer ...
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Making a table in LaTeX [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 want to insert a table ...
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Placing an image with caption at the bottom of the page in XeLaTeX?

I need to create a figure an place it at the bottom of the page (figure includes the image and some caption text). Is there a way to do it? I tired using figure environment, but it sends my image all ...
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Remove fancyhdr footer when float page too large

I'm working on a book with fancyhdr with some overfull float pages, and want to remove the footer on only those pages, but keep the header. Can I either automatically remove footer if the caption ...
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How to put text in an existing figure/image (maybe with tikz?) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Drawing on an image with TikZ How to superimpose LaTeX on a picture? I was wondering if it's possible to have an existing image (possibly in a figure environment) and ...
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Forcing a figure to appear on the next page

I have a figure which takes up an entire page of space. When I use \includegraphics to put it in my document, instead of appearing on the next page, it appears at the end of the section. However, I ...
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How to put the url centered under the caption of a figure?

I would like to put a source under the caption of my figure. The only thing that is not working is when I put the URL, the caption and the URL don't stay in the middle. Also \url{...} didn't work by ...
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Reduce space after \includegraphics

I do not know how to reduce the vertical space between a figure and the following text or line. LaTeX code: \begin{document} \centering \includegraphics[width = 5.0cm]{logo.png} \HRule ...
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How to put a quotation box wrapped in text?

What is the easiest way to put a box for quotation wrapped within text as we do for figure with wrapfig. Like half-sized box of text in magazines. I am trying float, but I am not sure if it is the ...
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2 SCfigure next to each other

I want to place 2 SideCaption Figures next to each other but having real trouble with it. I tried to place them in a minipage and tabular environment but nothing worked. Always got a while bunch of ...
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How to label a figure?

I understand how to put a caption on a figure, I'd do something like, \begin{figure}[h] ...put figure here... \label{figure1}\caption{this is a figure} \end{figure} and the caption reads, ...
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Why the order of \inputs is wrong at my final pdf? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in LaTeX? Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned I have a simple single ...
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pst-circ: figure and caption overlapping

I'm writing a thesis and need to get this problem solved. I just started to use pst-circ as an alternative to cirtuitikz (seemed to me like it has better documentation), however I'm kinda stuck with ...
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Table of Figures

Is there a nice way to include multiple figures in the format of a table? I want it to look something like the following mock-up (pardon my terrible MS Paint skills), and am willing to include any ...
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Line breaks within a figure environment in memoir

I am trying to set up the following layout on a figure in a document typeset with the memoir class:                             ...
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Incorrect figure numbering when using subfloats in a subfloatrow

I have a document with a lot of subfigures which are different heights and need to be placed side-by-side and centered vertically. It seems like the floatrow package is ideal for this. After much ...
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Is there a modern equivalent to the midfloat package?

The package claims to do the wonder of placing a one-column text in a two-column document, without ejecting the page. This seems to work, but breaks when I try to place a figure within the strip ...
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Turning off and on images in figures

Is it possible to prevent the contents of a figure from being rendered? I have a large book document, and to speed up compiling while working on a draft, I would like to have some way of ignoring the ...
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Change caption width together with subfloat

In the following code the package that give the problems is \usepackage[font=small,format=plain,labelfont=bf,up,textfont=it,up,width=0.85\textwidth]{caption} What I want to do is change ...
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Creating a new float (memoir)

I recently started using memoir. Previously I had a number of floats defined using float package-- attachment, code, and illustration in addition to default figure and table. Now that I'm trying to ...
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Align figure to the right (with \raggedleft) while still centering its caption with respect to the image

I am wondering if it is possible to align an image to the right margin of the page (with \raggedleft) while still having it's caption nicely centered (with \centering) under the image (centered with ...
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How to set a background color of figure environment?

Currently I've this situation: \newenvironment{inline}[2]{ \begin{figure}[h!] \caption{#1}\label{#2} \vspace{10pt}% }{ \end{figure} } How can I set a background color to whole content, ...
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How can I remove the figures from a draft of my document?

I'm working on a research paper with many figures in it. To save paper, I would like to exclude the figures when I print drafts of the paper. Is there an easy way to do this (via command-line option, ...
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Two pictures and text on one page

I got the following problem: I want to have two pictures at the end of a subsection just before the next subsections starts. I tried it with: \begin{figure}[ht] \centering ...
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Hyperref is loaded by the class, and I need to load packages that are supposed to be loaded before

I am using the lipics documentclass, which loads hyperref. Since I want my figures boxed, I added the following \usepackage{float} \floatstyle{boxed} \restylefloat{figure} The problem: I receive ...
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Image positioning problems [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned I'm having troubles positioning some images. Some appear where i want them to, others appear right at the end ...
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Non superscript citations for figures

Is it possible to reference figures like so taken from \emph{ref. \cite{reference}} with non superscript numbers, while leaving the rest of the references in the bulk of the document untouched? ...
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Landscape figure in LaTeX

I have a figure I'm trying to insert which is in landscape and I'm using the following (snipped) code: \documentclass[12pt, oneside]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{wrapfig} ...
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Making a fake figure that holds a text box of specified dimensions

I think I have seen this done before, but I am not sure. Is there a way to build a fake figure in LaTeX? I would like to do this while the other figures in the document render correctly. Ideally, I ...