{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 can I put a page of figures as the next to last page?

Right now, at the end of my document I have my bibliography and then I do \clearpage followed by my 4 figures which occupy a page in total. This figure page is the last page of my document. However, ...
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How can I list items created with the float package in the ToC

I created a new type of float using the float package. \floatstyle{plaintop} \newfloat{recommendation}{htbp}{lop}[section] \floatname{recommendation}{Recommendation} I would like it listed in the ...
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Make the width of the figure (including 2 minipages) same as the paper

I have 2 minipages side by side as follows: \begin{figure} \centering \fbox{ \begin{minipage}[t]{0.48\linewidth}% \begin{minipage}[t]{0.48\linewidth}% left part \end{...
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You've lost some text [closed]

I had several figures included in my .tex file with the use of \usepackage{graphicx} written like the following: \begin{figure}[ht] \center \includegraphics{compton.jpg} \caption{Compton scattering} ...
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Inserted figure is appearing later than it should in when compiled to pdf [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in LaTeX? I have two sections in my document: sectionA and sectionB. The code for the document is ...
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Using \label within a figure float [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where to put the \label on a figure environment? My question is rather simple. I have noticed that when I use \label like this \begin{figure}[h] \centering \...
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Floatstyle how to come back to the default theme

How can I come back to the default floatstyle after I called the floatstyle{boxed} and the \restylefloat{figure} command?
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Graphics not showing up where I want them to [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Force figure placement in text Quite new to LaTeX so I apologize if this is a rookie/obvious error. I'm trying to include some figures in a college report I'm doing. ...
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Avoid showing all figures at the end of the text by setting \topfraction to a value larger than 1.0?

Jakob's LaTeX tricks read: Be careful not to make \floatpagefraction larger than \topfraction, then you risk to produce a figure that can neither go on the top of a text page, nor on a page by ...
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How to embed figure short descriptions (as would be displayed in the List of Figures) within the table of contents in LaTeX?

The document I'm writing has all the figures in Appendix A (since there is a lot of source code included in latter appendixes, it would not make sense to put the figures as the final part of the ...
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Customizing figure counters [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Continuous v. per-chapter/section numbering of figures, tables, and other document elements I'm using the book class. I want to count my figures as "Figure 1.", "Figure 2.",...
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mdframed around figure with threeparttable

I'm trying to draw a border around a figure (using mdframed) with a threeparttable. However, the size of the border is not adjusted correctly. How can I adjust the border to correctly wrap around the ...
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Turn off List of Figures for Appendix material

How do I prevent figures in the Appendix from appearing in the list of figures? It seems that after the command \appendix the numbering automatically starts. I've tried leaving the first part in ...
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Image (figure) positioning

I got two cases with images I wish to use within a document. One is a logo, I would like to use it in the front page, at the top-right corner. How do I do that? The second are a drawings which I ...
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longtabu and floats: wrong table breaks on pages with floats

I noticed that the tabu package seems to have problems with its longtabu environment, if it is placed on a page, where a float already is placed. Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[10pt]{...
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How to add a newline after a figure?

It seems that after figures there is no vertical space whatsoever. LaTeX doesn't seem to like me adding a \\ after the figure, too. How can I accomplish some vertical spacing after a figure? Here's ...
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pdflatex: an empty page appears first when include a large figure

Here is my simple code. The figure is 11in x 8.5in. (or in letter size). My purpose is to emerge these pdf figures together and generate pdf with bookmarks. But the first empty page is very annoying. ...
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Full width text shifts all marginfix-ed floats off the page to the right

I'm using marginfix to fix the positioning of sidenotes in some Tufte documents, but whenever a page contains any text in a fullwidth environment, all marginal material on that page is shifted to the ...
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How can I redistribute floats towards the top of the page?

I'm using Tufte classes and am trying to gain some general control over the distribution of floats (including Tufte's implementation of citations and footnotes) on my pages. Without intervening, I get ...
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\twopagepicture package refining

I have been able to use the \twopagepicture package with success (all margins, appearances, etc.) correspond to what I have been looking for one of my wide figures in the thesis, however, it only gets ...
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Why am I getting errors about defined references? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does an algorithm's label have to appear after the caption? I have the following in a paper: See~\ref{fig:quicksort}. \begin{figure} \label{fig:quicksort} ...
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Include table as a subfigure

Is it possible to include "table code" as a sub-figure (instead of an image) using the package subfig? If so, how?
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Height of figure + caption textheight

I have a figure with a 3 line caption. I would like to insert the figure as tall as possible. If I use \includegraphics[height=\textheight]{file} The figure is as high as the textblock and the ...
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Reducing R figure sizes in lyx?

I am using LyX with the Sweave module to generate some R figures within a document. I can't seem to get the figures to be smaller, and they tend to take up half a page which is far too large. I have ...
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Vertical space between figures

I really want to get rid of some of the whitespace between figures and subfigures, it is completley unecessary and sometimes causes a page of figures with a third landing on page two with text, while ...
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LaTeX Table Positioning

This is similar, but not the same, as a previous question. I want to do the following things: Number tables and figures separately Put tables exactly where I want them To do the first one, I just ...
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footnote in the column name of a table [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Footnotes in tables? I tried inserting \footnote in the column name of a table. The footnote did not appear at the bottom of the page as expected. Can someone help me? A ...
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Frame around a page latex [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Creating Page Border for Single Page only Hello I need to put a double frame around an A4 page in latex. How to do this ? I looked into psframe. Did not quite get it !
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Too many unprocessed floats

I'm trying to a large number of figures. The code is \begin{figure} \includegraphics[scale=0.5]{m2T4.pdf} \caption{M2T, Problem Size 513} \end{figure} I'm not able to compile, I get the error ! ...
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A table and a figure, with captions, in the same wide float in a two-column document?

I'm trying to place a figure and a table inside the same wide float so that they are positioned together within a two-column document. However, they also need separate captions (i.e. a figure caption ...
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biblatex: How to suppress back references for certain citations?

When using BibTeX's standard citation commands, such as \cite, typically back references are generated (if enabled) in the bibliography pointing back to the place of citation. That's a nice feature. ...
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How to float figure close to its description in the text?

Consider a float of image with \begin{figure}[h] \includegraphics[width=1.0\textwidth]{ebooks.jpg} \captionof{figure}{This is a test} \label{fig: 1} \end{figure} Is it possible to ...
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How to float figure within multicol text

I have a simple two-column text, and want to place figures within the text. I used this code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} \begin{document} ...
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Inserting table and figure vertically in a full page

I have a table with large number of columns and few rows. I need to insert this table vertically in one single page. How to do. I need to do the same with a figure also, wherein I need to insert a ...
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Customizing caption in side-by-side figures

How do I customize my caption that follows this article's setting of the captions on page 26. The following is my attempt to do that, but still doesn't work. Obviously, what I want to achieve is to ...
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How can I modify vertical space between figure and caption?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[draft]{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \centering \setlength\fboxsep{124pt} \setlength\fboxrule{1pt} \fbox{\includegraphics{dummy}} \caption{Dummy caption}...
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Hypcap not working with custom figure environment

I'm trying to use caption with hypcap=true so that cross-reference hyperlinks will go to the figure instead of the figure caption. However, I'm using a multicol environment with a custom figure ...
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Hyperlink to figure (reference) in PDF links to incorrect figure

I have a document with a few sections, I'm new to LaTeX so I'm just using the article class. I want the figure numbers to restart in each section. I did this with \setcounter{figure}{0} at the start ...
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Regarding Changing Captions and Including Them in Different Lists of Interest

I have created several large tables in Excel and MATLAB. Since it is very time-consuming to manually copy and paste these tables in LaTeX, I would like to include them as figures in LaTeX. I would ...
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labbook figure numbering

I am using the labbook document class which is based on scrbook. labbook doesn't number the chapters, but the figure numbering still behaves the way it was in scrbook: it's not running, but each ...
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How to make a float that is not labelled 'Figure' but 'Listing'

I would to include my listings as floats, pretty much as Figures, but I don't want to call them Figures. I want to call them listings. How can I do that?
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Use \subfloat in custom float/caption [closed]

I am trying to use subfloats in a custom caption/float environment. But I get compilation errors. MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage[margin=10pt,font=small,labelfont=bf,justification=...
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List of figures: source below image caption?

I'm relatively new to LaTeX and currently working on a paper. In my list of figures, I'd like to have a structure like this: Fig. 1: <Title of figure> . . . 1 <...
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Forcing a new section to begin after previous captions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid splitting tables between sections I have noticed that, by default, when you open a new section, it could interfere with the contents from the previous section. ...
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Get BibTeX to ignore citation numbering in a figure caption

Here's the problem. I have the main text of a document which includes a citation late in the document, say \cite{ref20}. One of my figure captions has in it, the \cite{ref20}. What happens is that ...
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How to use tabular/array to arrange figures [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use images in a table? I'm looking for a solution for automatic alignment of figures within my tex-file. I would like to keep it as simple as possible. I have the ...
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Rotate picture with caption

How can I rotate both a picture and its title in TeX? Parameter in \includegraphics allows to rotate only a picture.
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How can I change figure caption label?

I am using revtex4-1 for a Physical Review Letter. Typically when a figure is made, the caption starts out FIG. 1. <text>. I am creating a supplementary file and I would like it to say FIG. S1. &...
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How to make table with caption appearing on \listoftables without \begin{table} environment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Label and caption without float Create caption without float AND without caption-package? Here is an example of LaTeX document being compiled with pdflatex having table ...
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APA6 Class - Single-spaced Tables for Manuscript

I'm trying to produce a manuscript for submission. I have tables that are fairly long and need to be single spaced. The apa6 class is double-spacing the entire document including the tables. I need ...