{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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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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Extra space between figure and caption and junk texts [closed]

Salam, I have a big problem with Extra space between figure and caption. These are my codes: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{xepersian} \settextfont{XB Niloofar} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin ...
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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 ...
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Rotated Text in Table Extending into Rows in Lyx

I'm trying to create a table with some rotated text in it, but the rotated text is extending into the rows below the cell, as shown here: Here is what my screen looks like in Lyx: I've tried ...
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What purpose does the list of tables and figures serve, and how can I make them more useful? [closed]

Large documents (a thesis for example) have lists of tables and figures after the table of contents. What purpose does this list serve to the reader? Most technical books I have don't include them, ...
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Table and figure side-by-side with independent captions

Looking to put a table and a figure side by side so that the table and figure have their own captions. A crude sketch ------------ ----------------- TABLE | a | b | ...
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Caption misalignment with minipage and adjustwidth

I'm trying to fit two over-sized figures side by side on one page. I tried using minipage and adjustwidth, but the caption on the second figure kept mis-aligning to the left, as shown below. I tried ...
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Move figures around in a document with a simple command

During the draft phase of an article, when the text is being developed and things move around a lot, I place all my figures at the end of the document so that I'm not greeted with sudden layout ...
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How to move caption on the left with multiple row picture insertion

I want to have a layout of pic and caption as following I try to use subfigure with minpage to realize it,but falied and hope someone can help me. here is my code(I use ieee_conference ...
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Table from a defined layout / template for input

I'm doing a project where I need to copy a table several times throughout a document. The basic structure for the table is the same, however, some of the input needs to change. I was wondering if it ...
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Multi-page subfigures using the subfigure package

I'm trying to create figure that contains many subfigures and I want it to span multiple pages. I'm using the subfigure package to create my figure: \usepackage{subfigure} \begin{figure}[!hbp] ...
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Preventing line break in figure caption

I have the following figure with the corresponding caption: As you can see the caption inappropriately breaks the line, which I want to avoid. Optimally without simply reducing the font size of the ...
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Changing the font size in a table

What's the recommend way of changing the font size in a particular table? Is there a better way than enclosing all values with, for example, the \tiny function.
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Table reference

I wrote a long table with a label in a tex file and \input it into my main tex file. The reference in the main tex file to the table, however, does not show the numbering of the table but the one of ...
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equation number to caption

I am trying to change the number in the caption of the figure. It should be the following number of the equation. So instead of "Gleichung 0.1" i want "Gleichung 0.2" in the caption (see picture). I ...
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New float environment in tufte-book with alternate caption placement for full width figures

I am trying to define a new environment for photographic plates in a tufte-book.cls book. The environment should: Work just as the existing figure / table environments do for non-starred uses, and ...
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change the figure subtitle in documentclass article

I am using the \documentclass{article} to write an article. In the subtitle of the figures, I have to bold the word figure and start them from 1. for example: Figure1. the name of the figure How can ...
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Keep float out of a environment (for example definitions)

I knew that floats float around and sometimes are placed far away from where one wants them to be. With the times I learned to work with it, and there are already many posts about it. I have a kind ...
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Floating an algorithm?

I'm typesetting an algorithm using the algorithmx package as follows: \begin{algorithm} \caption{\textsc{Whatever}} \begin{algorithmic}[1] ... \end{algorithm} However, I would like it to ...
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Adjusting figure and caption in rotated minipage on landscape

Already the title sounds complicated since I need to use the caption on the side of the rotated image in landscape mode. I tried some spacing as you see in lines commented with %, but it did not work ...
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Read graphics dimensions

I'm putting sets of graphics (i.e. figures and graphs) aligned in sets of rows using caption and subcaption packages. As figures and graphs doesn't have same with/height ratio the captions in rows are ...
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Image inside exam environment above question

I am wondering how can I fix the constant problem in inserting an image for a question. When I insert the image, I always have the image being above the question number. I want the question number to ...
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Putting two-column long figure in Revtex4-1

I have a problem with APS's revtex4-1. I want to place an twocolumn-wide figure at the bottom of the page. I know \begin{figure*}[position] picture \end{figure*} in {article} document class ...
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split longtable over even and odd pages (2)

I am a first-time user of LaTeX, trying to typeset my thesis. My problem is that some of my tables are large and do not fit on a single page; both in length (many rows) but some also in width (many ...
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controlbook.tex figure inclusion problem

\begin{figure}\label{key} \graphicspath{H:/NewFolder} \includegraphics[scale=1, bb= 50 50 210 265]{vanessa} \caption{} \end{figure} I am writing a book. The text is compiling without any fault with ...
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problem with figure on a0poster

Iam trying to put a figure on my a0poster. But I get the error message: LaTeX error: Float(s) lost; and my figure is suppressed. I have subdivided my a0poster into regions using minipages. My figures ...
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Change positioning of *all* figures

I'm designing all the figures for a book and I wanted to be able to change the positioning [hbtp] of all of them with one macro/command. A solution in which I could override the existing positioning ...