{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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Figure on A3 page within A4 document

In my dissertation, I got some diagrams that don't fit a single (horizontal) A4 page. Hence I decided to print them on A3 pages that might be unfolded when reading. I followed the instructions in ...
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How to understand LaTeX styling when coming from a CSS background?

I come from a web development background and am used to apply CSS styles to HTML tags in order to position and shape them. In LaTeX I constantly find myself trying to think of CSS and of how things ...
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Sub-figures in multiple pages but with one figure caption and showing “continued on next page”

The below code (together with Knitr package in R) creates figures on 3 pages under one caption of "Figure 1: Lots of figure". What I want to have is something like "footer" underneath figures in ...
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Two-columns wide figure at the bottom of a page with Revtex

The problem is simple: how to place a two-columns wide figure at the bottom of a page with the revtex document class? For those unfamiliar with revtex, it is a two-column style guide used by a number ...
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font size and type in asymptote

I am struggling to find font sizes and types for labels on my math figures in asymptote. I am creating two images which should be essentially the same, but for a sphere and cylinder. I haven't been ...
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pageslts error: very old endfloat in texlive 2013

The package pageslts complains about "very old endfloat package detected", but the recent endfloat version 2.5d is loaded. A minimum working example showing this error is: \documentclass{article} ...
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Extra page while using simultaneously minitoc and float

I have a problem for a while now: there is always an extra page at the end of my documents. I notice that this happens when I use simultaneously minitoc and float. I track this issue down to this ...
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Is there an alternative for \usepackage[nobottomtitles*]{titlesec}?

Is there an alternative for \usepackage[nobottomtitles*]{titlesec} as it messes up my automatic clearing of floatingfingure? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mwe} \makeatletter ...
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figure formatting with python

I'm trying to use the python package to automate figure generation for figures containing multiple image files. My output seems okay, except that the imgaes are coming out as a single column, whereas ...
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List of figures: figure numbers appear in incorrect order

The List of Figures in my thesis sorts my figures based on the page number on which they appear. Instead I would like the figures to be sorted based on their figure number. The current sorting method ...
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matlab2tikz scales width variable by factor 0.95092

I use global default variables \figwidth for figure width and \figheight for height in my document. These are defined by the following code in my document header: Latex ...
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My figure is floating to a new page after the header. Any ideas?

I'm trying to insert a new section into my document, which should essentially just be a figure with a footnote (it's an image of a time plan for the project being worked on). However, when I use the ...
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Merge two EPS Files into one

I want to use sub-figures in my paper. I have used subfig package in LaTeX and fig1a, fig1b as my sub-figures. However, the journal compiles the files itself and only accepts one file for each figure, ...
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Can't move sidecap figures from top of page

Thanks for your help in advance. I am using LyX to typeset my dissertation. However when I export to plain LaTeX the problem persists, so I know is is a LaTeX problem. I am using sidecap with ...
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How to make the appendix appear at the end

I have the appendix page given by \appendix syntax. However, I have some figures that are appearing after the appendix. How to make sure that everything before the appendix appears before the appendix ...
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Interdependencies between subfig, subfigure and subcaption for journal papers

I am using informs3.cls template to write a paper. I have run into serious difficulty when making a figure with subfigures. The problem is that: subfigure package is obsolete. subfig is not ...
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FPfigure not working

I am trying to put a figure caption on the following page from the figure. It works fine when I run it on a small document but as soon as I try to run in on my thesis master document through a linked ...
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How to zoom (and apply grid on) subfigures

So I have folders containing triplets of images which all have the same style as shown in an example below It is basically an automatically generated image and a color-bar besides it. I want to ...
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What is a sound way to add wrapped figure support to a letter?

I am using the letter class and would like to put a wrapped figure in the letter. How can this be done properly? Attempting to insert a wrapped figure using the wrapfig package (with a caption) ...
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Tables and Figures towards the end

I'm submitting a manuscript and the editing team asked for the following two changes: 2) Please remove the figures from the main text file as they are already uploaded separately in the Figures ...
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Single column figure leaves a blank in the other column?

I am writing in a double-column template (IEEE Conference Template). What has been bothering me is that once I have a figure/pseudocode/tikz in one column, sometimes it pushes the contents in the ...
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Rotate Figure using sidewaysfigure according to page number

I have a lot of tables and figures to include in my thesis. I am using sidewaysfigure to include them in a full-page landscape view. I need to put 90 degrees-oriented figures if the page is on the ...
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Reduce gap between a figure and a paragraph

I put 2 figures side by side as follows: \begin{figure} \centering \subfigure[a long sentence a]{% \includegraphics[width=0.23\textwidth]{figures/cells_time_23h29.eps}} \subfigure[a long ...
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Place longer figures in appendix

I am writing a technical document that includes many source code listings. I have been asked to place longer listings in the appendix instead of inline. Is there a way to do this automatically? It is ...
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Using xcolor package and inserting figures

I have a report with figures. The code that I'm using is very basic and looks like this: \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.5]{Figures/pic} \caption{Title} \label{fig:name} ...
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figure does not appear, however \includegraphics{} does

I'd like to insert figure-environments into my tex document, however the figures do not appear after compiling the file. On the other hand I can includes images without any problems. ...
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Figure environment not compiling onto pdf

I'm trying to get the following image to show up in my document: \begin{figure}[h] \includegraphics[width=\linewidth]{experimentalapparatus} \caption{Experimental Apparatus. Copied from Dr. Wes ...
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Force placement of sidewaysfigure

I have several large figures which need their own page. I would like to force the figures to occupy adjacent pages, starting from where I place the code for the first figure. Regular figure ...
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Figures generate improper text spacing/breaking with IEEEtran and latexrelease package after MiKTeX update

After updating MiKTeX on 23-April-2015, compilation of my TeX files that use the fixltx2e.sty package was broken. According to the LaTeX News Issue 22 article, the fixltx2e package has become obsolete ...
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Keeping tables / figures (floats) on either the current even (left) or odd (right) page

I'm writing a two sided LaTeX document and would like tables / figures (floats) to be depicted ) in the best case, immediately after the end of the sentence in which the float is referred to with ...
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Choose page for figure

I'm writing a thesis and have a few full-page figures that I've stuffed in the appendix while I write. I'm getting close to finishing and need to get them into the relevant chapter. TeX places ...
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Page break in float pages

I have an appendix section with half a page of text followed by a lot of tables. I want all these tables to go on float pages for the nice distribution on the pages, so placement specified as [p]. ...
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Sharelatex: figure not being rendered when using Springer's monograph template

This Sharelatex project renders a figure with four pdf images correctly. Neither of the ways in which the figure is typeset works when using Springer's Monograph template (link, look at the part.tex ...
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Figure centered (horizontally and vertically) + subsection on same page

I want to center my figure (horizontally and vertically). I have a subesction that I want to keep on the same page (at the top), but it is "pushed" on the next page. I am using the following code: ...
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Figure with caption at its side

I need a help with figure caption for a figure where the figure caption is placed at the side of the figure. I'm using \documentclass[a4paper]{jpconf} and writing: \begin{figure}[h] ...
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Blank space in text after figures and tables

I usually position my tables and figures with [H] and after tables and figures the text suddenly has an empty space as shown in the above picture. I am not totally sure but this also happend since I ...
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\FloatBarrier behaving like a \clearpage

The \FloatBarrier command from the placeins package is frequently used before a section in order to certify that any floats from previous sections have been properly flushed. Such is not my case. I ...
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Correct way to make \externalfigure[] to look in only current directory of ConTeXt file?

I'm trying a document directory structure like the following: proj/proj.tex proj/env.tex proj/product/product.tex proj/product/entries/comp1/entry.tex proj/product/entries/comp1/image.pdf ...
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Issue in handling image and table side by side in two column IEEE format

I want to add image and table side by side with different caption in two column format document of IEEE and I tried with this thing but it not working like that for me. Either the caption of table is ...
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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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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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How to automatically vertically center text in Lyx?

I have the following table in Lyx: Here is how it looks in Lyx: I want the text "My words" to be automatically vertically centered. I also want the text for the items that are rotated to be ...
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large space between section header and content

I'm using an external file to add appendices to my thesis. The external file called (supplement.tex) contains a huge list of figures similar to this. \subsection{Testing} \begin{figure}[H] ...
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increase margins of floats page

I have several sections in my article, each with a sizable (~22 lines) code listing explaining the concept of that specific section. I do want to float my listings, as they look nasty if broken off ...
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Wrong figure and caption position

I have a problem with my images!! As you can see, the position of images (a) and (b) is totally wrong! I don't know why! I used Latex for a lot of years, but it is the first time I see something ...
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Prevent full page image in multicols

While placing a full-width image in the multicols environment using \begin{figure*} ... \end{figure*} if the figure is larger than some fraction of the page, it takes up a whole page on its own, ...
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SCfigure won't compile, shows a runaway argument error

I'm trying to create an SCfigure, but the formatting doesn't seem to be working. I have used this same code and it worked fine, but I tried to compile again in a new session and this error showed. ...
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Caption with two figures in a single column

How can I put two figures in a single column, with a label (say a), b) ) on the left and in the middle or top of each figure? I was trying \newcommand{\Inserttwopgf}[6]{% \begin{figure}[t] ...
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make latex to automatically choose the placement of algorithms

I have several algorithms written down in a single file and would like latex to spread them across the document to save spaces. For example an algorithm can be just 3 or 4 lines and another can be 20 ...
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Figures on the left (even) page of a book

There are some more postings on this topic but I've found no working/satisfying solution for my problem. Some solutions work well for figures spread over the whole document. For me it is much more ...