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Why is “width=\textwidth” setting not properly scaling graphic?

I'm including a jpg figure in my LaTeX document like this: \begin{figure}[htbp]\centering % fbox here only for illustrative purposes ...
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Why graphics do not respect the end of line?

I see this all the time, inline graphics (in this case tikz picture) do not obey line breaks and flow like a word. In this example document, there are no forces new lines and the picture sticks out ...
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Horizontal placement of graphic in left and right margins

I want to place small graphics in the outer margins of my 2-sided document. I've been using, e.g., \marginpar[{\hfill \includegraphics[scale=.3]{figures/ivy-univ.png}\hspace{8 pt} }]{ ...
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Set global margins (width) for pictures - different than text margins

I have produced my pdf output from tex file and noticed that my pictures are not "correctly" included - their left margin corresponds to the left margin of the regular text, but the right margin in ...
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Tikz picture as large as possible on A4 Page

I'm trying to make an origami template in tikz. I've made a latex document with 0.5cm margins on all 4 sides. Here is my tikz code: \documentclass[landscape,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[top=0.5cm, ...
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Scale tikz figure to a percentage of \textwidth

A user asked a question about scaling a figure to a factor of \textwidth and got an answer like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} ...
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Fore-edge painting package for books?

I would like to add fore-edge painting to the edge of each page, so that when the pages are fanned, it reveals text or an image. It seems it would be easy enough to slice up an image(Tikz/PGF), or ...
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Need figure to break/ignore page margin (LyX)

I'm writing a report in LyX (using a personalized classicthesis-LyX) and I have troubles with my figures. What I want is to force a figure to break the page margin in order to center it (without ...
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graphicx (or graphics) package distorts format

I have a strange problem. I am writing my thesis and the style file is provided by my university. The normally working graphicx package seems to be distorting the format when I enable it using ...
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Picture over half of the page

I would like to have a picture that covers half of the page. The text should be in the rest area of the page. See attached picture, worth thousand words... Can somebody help me? Update: I want only ...
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TikZ: remove margin, padding, border around nodes containing images

I want to create a simple figure where images are connected with arrows. Here is what I did: \begin{tikzpicture} \node[](A) {\includegraphics[width=0.2\textwidth]{a}}; \node[right=1mm of A](B) ...
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Change margins on selected pages [duplicate]

I have an document using the article class using the fullpage package. The appendices take up the last 15 pages and contain pdf images using the graphicx package. I want to change the margins of ...
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Using \MarginFigure command

Someone wrote a command called \MarginFigure for putting figures in the page margins. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to get the \includegraphics to work. Specifically, I have figures that I've ...
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Image Alignment [duplicate]

So my latex document looks like this: So as you can see, the picture is aligning vertically with the text, however I need it centered, in other words I need the image moved to the left more so the ...
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ConTeXt - Make text embody figure and respect margins

I am trying rewrite an already formatted layout to ConTeXt, but I face two major problems. Please have a look at the goal I am aiming at and at the source code below. I have tried many suggestions ...
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Picture not formatting to text width

I'm trying to format a picture so that it fills the text width however it always errors and fills the whole page. \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{circle} is the line I'm currently using also ...
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Create a “yearbook-style” multi-page layout of photos

I would like to create a "yearbook-style" layout of photos in LaTeX. Each photo would have a caption and the objective would be to automatically layout the differently sized rectangular photos to ...
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image negative left marign [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Center figure that is wider than \textwidth I'm using a fairly small width for my papers but this way my images get smaller. Is there a way to place images more to the ...
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Images, titles and margins

I am writing a report and I need two things: there must be an image in the title page at the top left and I have to add a 5mm left margin to odd pages and a 5mm right margin to even pages, how can i ...
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Problem with margins in documentclass article and package graphicx

I noticed that using the documentclass article and the package graphicx changes the displayed margins. Is that problem known and is it possible to avoid it?
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LyX: set width of image to 100% of page width

When I insert an image into LyX and set it to 100% page width, its left side is not at the farthest most edge of the left page. Instead it starts where the text margin is, and since it's too large to ...
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Scale figure to a percentage of \textwidth

I would like to change my figure's width to a precentage of my \textwidth: \textwidth /2 would scale to 50% of the \textwidth. What is the proper syntax (if any) to do this ?
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How to get the true width (including margins) of a page for inserting images? \textwidth and \textheight are too large

When I enter the following: text width in cm: \printinunitsof{cm}\prntlen{\textwidth} text height in cm: \printinunitsof{cm}\prntlen{\textheight} I see output: text width in cm: 15.11078cm ...
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Letting graphics overflow over page edge

I have an image in PDF format, which I want to show in a much larger format than what fits on the page. For the overflowing parts of the image, I just want it to disappear over the edge. I tried ...
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How to place an image over a _full_ (including bleed) page in memoir?

I need to include a jpg into my document created with memoir as a full separate page. The jpg is colored and has 3 mm bleed out into the stock paper. A bit naively I thought I could just use negative ...
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Allow centered graphic to overflow in margin [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Balancing figure that is wider than document's width I'm including a graphic with: \centering\includegraphics[width=xin]{some_name} This works fine as long as the ...
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How to make a graphic fill the rest of a given space?

Sometimes I use a figure numbering style in which each number is placed to the left of a figure. When using this formatting, I try to make sure that the space occupied by a given number and figure is ...
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How to have a figure touch the edge of the page?

How can I position a figure (picture) so that it: is aligned on the left-hand side with the text (this is in two column page) touches (or exceeds) the right-hand side of the page? An example can ...
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Scale (resize) large images (graphics) that exceed page margins

Background A large number of screen captures have been scaled 300% at 288dpi. They appear correctly when embedded in OpenOffice, but not LyX. Problem Images that do not extend beyond the margins ...