{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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Tikz drawings side by side

I am trying to draw two figures (three, in fact, but even two is not working) side by side using TikZ. I added two TikZ drawings in matrix.tex using \newcommand and tried to add them in the main ...
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Caption not compiling properly

Adding a caption \includegraphics[scale=0.35]{image} \caption{Description} hides the Description text instead of generating a caption. I included \usepackage{caption}. How can I generate the ...
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figure array with top and side captions

I want to have a 3x3 figure array in which parameters change horizontally and vertically.. so i want to end up with captions on the left hand side of the figure array and on the top of it: cap a ...
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keep one subfigure fixed and move another subfigure towards right

Hi.I would like to shift the subfigure (b) towards right side, aligned exactly with the line at the top of this figure. \begin{figure*} \centering \begin{subfigure}[t]{0.5\textwidth} \centering ...
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List of figure modified style

How can I change the style of list of figure to make it equal to table of contents as shown in the picture below ? I'm using \documentclass{article} and creating list of figure with code \listoffigure ...
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figcaps/endfloat command is being ignored

I have been using the figcaps package to move my figures and tables to the end of the manuscript for submission. It worked fine so far, however, with my current manuscript the command is being ignored ...
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Explain the symbols in a figure [on hold]

What is the best method to explain the symbols used in a figure? Meaning how to represent it? By enumeration or any other methods?
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Problem with the numbering of figures [duplicate]

I'm trying to use the reference of a figure, but numbering is not correct. Every figure that I use as a reference, account as Figure 3 and I dont know why. I'm using \documentclass{article} and this ...
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All figures at end of section (or Chapter) but in the order they were cited in the text

I've been trying to do this for so long, it would make my life so much easier. I have a *.tex file containing all the details of the figures in a chapter (but not necessarily in the right order), ...
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How to make my images look transparrent in my pdf document

I'm trying to make my images look transparent in my output pdf using latex (MikTex 2.9). and removing the bottom line. Here is my tex code : \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,twoside,twocolumn]{article} ...
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Latex/MikTex Put multiple figures in twocolumn article document

I'm using latex to put the 1st figure in the top center of the page that span the twocolumns, just after this figure i want to add 2 other figures with some few paragrpahs and equations to the same ...
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How do I make figure captions span multiple pages?

How do I make figure captions span multiple pages? I have a very long caption for a figure and would like it to carry on to the next page. EDIT: I would like this to work in both one sided and two ...
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PdfLatex - images does not appear in pdf document [on hold]

I'm compiling my .tex file with pdflatex. I've included graphicx package to insert some images, but the figures don't appear in the resulting pdf file. I've tried first to include a pdf file, then an ...
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How can I get the figures not to be pushed to the end of the document?

For some reason, my figures get pushed to the end of the document. I tried begin{figure}[t], [h] and other options, but none helped. Any ideas how to get the figures to appear much earlier in the ...
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Figures are not nicely centered between paragraphs

I use my floats with [h]. When I use this command: \setlength{\intextsep}{0pt plus 0pt minus 0pt} it does set the separation between the above text and figure to 0 but not between the figure and ...
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Can I disable \RequirePackage without modifying a document style?

I have a custom (provided by someone else, not in latex repos) document style that loads flafter package in its style definition by unconditional \RequirePackage{flafter}. I want to use this style, ...
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How to put two labels for one figure

I have one picture, but in fact it is a combination of two figures. Therefore I am able to use \includegraphics only one time. Still, I want to use two labels for left and right side. I searched for ...
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Stretch line to \textwidth without starting a new line

I have a figure, containing three subfigures with captions and a caption for the whole figure, that all together takes more than a whole page. I can change the geometry for the particular page where ...
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Centering Xcircuit Figure

Hi I am using a program called xcircuit to make circuit diagrams and I cant seem to get the figure centered. I have tried \begin{center}, \centering. I have tried messing with \flushleft but it needs ...
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texmaker bullet in .eps figure equation shows infinity symbol

I am using Texmaker on windows 7 and I'm trying to include a .eps figure which has bullet symbol in it, and for some reason, Texmaker shows an infinity sign instead. I've checked my .eps file, and it ...
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Combined list of tables and figures with separate numbering?

I would like to have a list of figures and tables, together, as in this question, except that figures and tables should still have separate numbering systems. For instance, to end up with List of ...
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Restart float numbering with endfloat with labels

I need to restart figure numbering in the Appendix, so that figures are 1, 2, ..; then S1, S2, .... Unfortunately, I can't figure out how to have endfloat refer to the two groups of figures ...
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Display only a single figure when in draft mode

How can I enable a single figure when in draft mode? I am working on a large document (thesis) containing many figures. Some of these figures are large, resulting in long compile times. I can fix ...
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Images - do people just accept where LaTeX puts them?

I'm new to LaTeX and I'm getting a bit annoyed at the way stuff is just shoved where ever LaTeX feels like sticking it. I'm also enamoured with some of the other things the programme has done, so I'm ...
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How to make an inserted figure's frame gradually fade? [duplicate]

I have a document, whose background is, needless to say, white. Generally, I am OK with just inserting a figure like this. \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{sample} ...
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Scheduling a float to appear on a specific, later page?

Consider the following MWE - let's say it's called test.tex: \batchmode % \ifx\article\undefined % \documentclass[12pt,journal,onecolumn,twoside,draftcls,letterpaper]{IEEEtran} % \else % ...
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How can I format the formula

Hi I need to give the syntax of a formula as a figure. How can I format it \begin{figure}[h] Formula $\to$ PrimitiveFormula $\vert$ (Formula Connective Formula) $\vert \neg$ Sentence $\vert$ ...
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put figure at the bottom of the FIRST page [duplicate]

The problem is simple: how to force Latex to put the figure at the bottom of the first page. I used [!hbt] but that makes the image at the top of the 2nd page. \begin{figure*}[!thb] \centerline{ ...
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Algorithms in Two columns not allowing text to the side

I'm typesetting a two column document with an algorithm as a figure. The algorithm is in the left hand column, but nothing appears in the right hand column, which wastes space. My working example is ...
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Figures on two pages next to each other

I have a number of figures that I want to have next to each other. Since they do not fit well on one page, I placed them on two pages. Is there a way to make sure that the figures are next to each ...
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Break subfigures along 2 pages using the subfigure package

I am trying to add subfigures that are larger than one page. I am using the package subfigure that might be a bit obsolete, indeed, however I insist in using it because I have a very large documents ...
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Floating text in XELaTeX

I have the following section header which uses two different font sizes. I'd like to add a series of 2-3 vertical lines of text off to the far right, anchored to the top of the section's bounding ...
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How to put a full-width table at the top or bottom of the same two-column page as the reference text?

I'm posting today because I would like to reduce white space in a document I'm writing. The content is two-columns but I have floating tables that span across both columns (table*). At some point, ...
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How to correct figure placement? [duplicate]

I've placed two figures in the same heading Specification and Design but when I compile the document in TexStudio, the second graphic Proposed physio application prototype system architecture is shown ...
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In apa.cls [man] mode, how do you get the table to go with text?

My table consistently skips to the very last page! Is this simply a function of the doc mode? I have tried various float controlling methods like \FloatBarrier, etc., but nothing has been successful ...
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figures and text do not appear in the right order [duplicate]

That's my code \subsection{Here is the subsection} Here is the text\\ \begin{figure}[htbp] \centerline{\resizebox{\width}{5cm}{\includegraphics[scale=0.5]{r1.png}}} \caption{Here goes the ...
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IEEE template: figure creating space in second column?

I am having this problem: I'm not sure what the issue is. The TeX I'm using for that figure: \begin{figure}[b] \centering \includegraphics[width=1.0\columnwidth]{figures/lowflowstitled.png} ...
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Rotate figure with package rotating

I'm trying to insert a figure into my appendix that is so wide, that I want to rotate by 90°. Therefore I use the packe "rotating" in the following way: \documentclass[12pt]{report} ...
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Figure* span two columns only on new page for Bioinformatics Journal Template

I am using the Bioinformatics template from https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/52fb87a233621a613683ec81 Unfortunately, it is not possible to insert a spanning figure with the figure* environment on ...
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Descriptive text for figure depending on location

I often find myself writing see Figure~\ref{fig:figname}, below or see Figure~\ref{fig:figname}, above, or similar phrases. Is there a way to make LaTeX automatically decide between "above" and ...
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Forcing subfigures to have same height and take overall X% of linewidth in LaTeX

I want to make a figure composed of two images that have different sizes. I want to put them side by side so that they have the same height and that they overall take, say, 90% of the line width. It ...
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How to position wide figures in two column documents

I want to an image at the bottom of a page in a two column document. Using figure* causes the image to jump to the bottom of the document. Is there a way to avoid this? Here is an example: ...
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Flexible inclusion of floating environments from external files

I'm interested in using the approach described in the following exchange: Move figures around in a document with a simple command In a nutshell, the idea is to store labeled figure and table ...
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How can I show a caption, subcaption and source similar to this NY Times style?

I would like to create a LaTeX document that mimics the style used on the NY Times' Upshot Blog (example at NY Times). Here is the desired output: They have these features: A thin gray line ...
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How can I make a figure that includes sub-figures at multiple-rows but different number of columns?

I have 5 sub-figures in two rows. Two sub-figures are in first row and three sub-figures are in second row. So, the organization should seem as shown in the picture. Due to non-symmetry between two ...
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Edit figure numbering in LyX

I am beginner to LaTeX and LyX as well. I am writing my survey report and got an issue with labeling the figures. I first inserted a figure float and then the picture.Once I add a float it names that ...
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Why I can not place my figure where I want?

I have some text and after that I want to insert a figure. The text almost finishes on the second page, so I want to place the figure on the top of the third page (right after the text), but I cant. ...
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Todonote beside figures/floats

I am facing a very basic problem when working with the todonotes package. How can I place a todonote right beside a figure? I would really appreciate a simple solution such as a modified todo ...
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Can I add 3D objects as subfigures (using movie15)

I have faced one stiff problem that when I try to add four 3D plots (2 rows x 2 columns) in my beamer by using subfigure approach, I fail! This is my minimum example: \begin{frame} \begin{figure}[t] ...
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Producing the lo shu magic square

I am writing up a paper on magic squares, and I would like to include the lo shu magic square, but I'd like to do this using XeLaTeX as opposed to just including a picture. The following picture is ...