{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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Assign categories to subsection, the create list of categories (like list of figures)

Basically I'm using LaTeX to organize my sheet music. Each piece of music is a subsection, which shows up in the ToC. What I would like to do is assign a category to each piece of music and then ...
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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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Identifying long-distance float and footnote references

Many people have asked questions about how to locate float references such that the float will appear near the first reference (note that a similar - but less common - problem exists for footnotes, as ...
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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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How can I orient a figure in landscape only when it is placed on its own page?

Floats sometimes end up placed on a page of their own. When this happens, I'd like them to be rotated to landscape mode so that they take up the whole page. sidewaysfigure from the rotating package ...
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Figures misplaced in recent version of MiKTeX

After a MiKTeX update, eps graphs were misplaced and appeared overlap with captions and text in pdf files. They worked perfect in earlier MiKTeX 2.9. Figures in dvi files worked fine as desired. ...
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Arrange subfigure according to the text

I have a little issue. I have a figure made by 5 subifgures. They fill perfectly a page. The problem is that, when I have some lines of text before the image, the figure goes to the next page without ...
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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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pdflatex change my text format following after one figure, using this figure's format

I have a figure between some texts. The text after the figure appears to use the figure's format. which is "centered" and "scale=0.65". As well as the following sections appeared in the same page. Can ...
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Can't find fig-files

We are writing a group report, until now I have been using Lyx, but switched to LateX/Texmaker to be able to gather the whole report at the end I have used Texmaker, which has been pretty straight ...
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Organizing tables and figures with captions horizontally and vertically

I need to organize my tables and figures (with a separate caption for each one) in the following manner: -------- -------- | | | | | | -------- | | Fig 7 | | ...
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Subfigure is not working fine into a beamer presentation -

I have this in the preamble ... \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} ...
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Figures much clearer in the internal PDF-Viewer

I have a problem: In my thesis I added some figures via: \begin{figure}[H] \begin{center} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{figure.png} \caption{blablabla} \label{Abb.1} \end{center} ...
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A float is stuck (cannot be placed)

I am writing an article using revtex4-1, and I am facing the following warning: MnBi.bbl|1 warning| LaTeX Warning: A float is stuck (cannot be placed) on input line 1. (As from vim's quickfix ...
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TeX capacity exceeded when using mdframed inside figure

Sorry if this question has already been answered before. The following code always produce the silly error: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000].<write>Package ...
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providing a list of figure filenames used in tex file

Is there a simple way of getting a list of figure filenames from a tex file? for example if I have included 10 png, 5 pdf and 3 eps files, is there a script that can output the filenames to a list so ...
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Very consistent latex - customized class or KOMA?

This is mostly a thought exercise, but in working on a large document, I've come across some annoying inconsistencies when working with latex. These are usually somewhat trivially fixed, but they add ...
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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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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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Float placement: how can I prevent a float from splitting a paragraph?

I want to use floating figures within my thesis to improve the layout; however, when the float will not fit in the text, it is placed at the top of the next page. This can often be in the middle of a ...
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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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Longtabu table broken by another float table

I have come across a problem with using longtabu together with tables created in the table environment which makes them float. When a long table is broken across two pages with the longtabu ...
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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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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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Ensure float appears directly after `\afterpage` and `landscape`

I have a large (full page) landscape figure that I would like to appear on the page opposite to a large (full page) portrait figure. The landscape figure is generated like so: \afterpage{ ...
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Importing plots from MATLAB to LaTeX

This is my first time trying to import plots created by MATLAB into LaTeX and it's not turning out very nicely. I have saved my MATLAB plot as a .png file here and an .eps file here. Using the .eps ...
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pgfplot same size font in figures and same size figures

Hi I've created figures with standalone and pgfplot package. The figures output size are different to one another but more importantly the font size are different. I would like all figures to be of ...
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how to vertical-align a figure

how can I vertical-align a figure? I've tried with: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{chngcntr} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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floatingfigure doesn't start at first paragraph after page wrap

A floatingfigure I created is not aligned at the first possible paragraph. It is put directly after subsection. The space on the page does not fit for the figure, so it wraps to the next page (which ...
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placing the figure at bottom of the page

I want to place the column-spanned figure at the bottom of the page near to the text but using \begin{figure*}[b] goes the figure to the end of the document!! Why? \begin{figure*}[b] \centering ...
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sidewaysfigure correctly placed on page but two-sided printing is wrong

I am using sidewaysfigure from the rotating package. The orientation of the figure is as desired for the double-page layout. In the pdf (generated through Latex->PS->PDF), the page is rotated so that ...
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some Figures are cut from right side in dvi but correct when using the tex file

I am using winedt 6.0 and miktex 2.9 when i compile in winedt 6.0 using ctrl+shift+p , the output pdf file is perfect. but when creating the dvi file, some figures (eps files) are cut from the right ...
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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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IEEEtran template and centering figure captions

I am using the IEEEtran template (IEEE conference proceedings) and would like to center their figure captions (at least I belief that I am allowed to do that, since it looks really ugly without ;). ...
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Figure in a letter

Is there any way to include a figure in a letter \documentclass{letter}? I am trying to include a signature eps: \begin{figure}[!ht] \includegraphics[width=4 cm]{Signature.eps} \end{figure} I ...
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Adding the figures to a `draft` pdf

Suppose you have a draft pdf, and the only difference with a desired final version of it is the lack of figures. And suppose too you have the original figures, but not the source code of the document. ...
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Problems converting matlab figures to pdf using /psfragfig

I am trying to include MATLAB figures as pdf files in my thesis. However after reinstalling my OS this doesn't work anymore and I am desperately trying to find a solution... What I do: I use the ...
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How not to skip a page with begin{figure}

I have this code. \section{Anhang} \begin{figure} \includegraphics{anderegraphen5,6-1.png} \end{figure} Right now I skip the page after "Anhang" can someone please tell me how I keep the ...
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Label of figure in a for loop

I am adding figures to my TeX file using the following code: \foreach \paramA in {a,b,c} { \foreach \paramB in {1,2,3} { \begin{figure} \addOneImage{pathToImage/imageName_\paramA_batch\paramB.png} ...
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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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Suppressing page numbering for table which spans over the entire page

I want to suppress page numbering on pages with tables which span over the entire page. I tried to do so by putting a \thispagestyle{empty} before the table but occasionally the command is applied to ...
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Listing Moved to End of Document / Other Locations

I have a listing that is pretty long and it's forced to the end of my document. If I shorten the code, I've noticed it allows it to stay where it should be, otherwise it gets pushed behind/in front of ...
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latex figure (or table) in a new page

I'm curious what's the best way to get the table of figure to appear on the next page in your document. I've tried the \newpage command, which works but is a hassle as I basically need to declare it ...
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Using tikz to modify List of Figures

I have successfully used tikz to modify the table of contents of a $\Tex$ document, and cannot quite figure out how to achieve the same effect for the list of figures, list of tables, ...
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\floatstyle{boxed} paragraph style

I'm using \floatstyle{boxed} for the first time. I want numbered, boxed floats with the same paragraph style as my main document. The boxing and numbering works fine, but the line-spacing inside ...
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Automatic placement of picture in multicol environment at top, bottom, or middle of column

Having a multicol document spanning over several pages with pictures (includegraphics, width=\columnwidth), I am looking for a way that LaTeX chooses the best position for the picture or at least ...
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Globally change the font size in EPS figures (when using pdfLaTeX with pstool)

I have a document where float environments are typeset with \small font (tables, figures). For the tables and most environments in general, this works nicely with \AtBeginEnvironment{tabular}{\small} ...
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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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sidewaystable* in two-column document - emulateapj

I have a big table that I want to display sideways in an emulateapj document, but I get a weird result: \documentclass[]{emulateapj} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{booktabs} ...