{horizontal-alignment} is about aligning document elements horizontally, e.g. typesetting paragraphs using \centering or \raggedright or adjusting the horizontal position of several equation or table components. If your question is generally about (horizontal) white space, use {spacing} instead.

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Aligning header to the right in ConTeXt

I am typesetting a novel in ConTeXt and one of the things I was in need was a way of typesetting headers for scenes. A scene as I understand it, is simply a couple of lines which separate paragraphs, ...
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Error \centering with \multicolumn

\documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{multirow} \begin{document} \begin{table}[ht!] \caption[Structural properties of $5$ networks ...
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tikzpicture and array side by side in subfigure won't align

I am trying to align side by side a tikzpicture (an image of a network) and an array (a matrix) but no matter what I do they wont align properly. Two arrays side by side and two tikzpictures side by ...
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Two logos and text in the footer

I'm trying to put two images and some text in my document footer, all aligned side by side with the page number, something like this: I could get to the basics using fancyhdr, but it obviously ...
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Can't center or “enter” (in the right column) inside a two- (or more-) column translation-tabular

This article is a follow-up of: Drawing a vertical line inside a tabular or inside the parallel package (and how to expand parallel to have more than 2 columns. Still, it seems impossible to have ...
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Logarithmic bar plot

I'm currently trying to create a diagram, with a logarithmic scale on y axis. This mostly works, except that the value of nodes near coords is wrong. Without ymode=log it shows e.g. 20551 as label. ...
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Insert a picture of my signature right under my name to the right

I have the following document as follows. I need two adjustments. I need signature in print and signature as a picture on the right hand side of the page (which is on the left as it stands now). ...
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Removing extra space in alignat

I have two little problems with the alignment here: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{alignat*}{6} \Phi \left(\sum\limits_{m\in M}r_m\delta _m + \sum\limits_{m\in ...
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Reposition Text around Images

So I'm trying to work on a visual layout for a kind of Xmas card. The idea is to have a pictures in the upper left and lower right corners with the family name and date centered in the upper right ...
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No hyphenation in TOC entries, please

I have some very long section titles and do not want their entries in the TOC to be hyphenated. \documentclass{scrreprt} %\usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{tocloft} ...
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Missing } inserted \end{center} i got this error while running following code

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{center} {\normalsize{A Dissertation on}}\\ \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.1} \vspace{5mm} {\Large\bf ...
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Array environment cell over two rows keeping alignment

I am trying to span braces over two rows while keeping the aligment in the following example correct alignment in this case the alignment is correct. I think I am nearly there, any help would be ...
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Flush left equations in beamer column [duplicate]

When I do this in beamer: \begin{column}[T]{0.6\textwidth} \begin{equation} F = m a \end{equation} This is Newton's law. \end{column} the equation sits in the center of the column while the text ...
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Change row vertical alignment in a table

I am trying to produce a table that changes the vertical alignment of the cells for different rows. At the moment I have set up my table so that all the columns are middle and center aligned. However, ...
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problem centering table

I have tried many combinations for centering following table, but none seems to work... Help much appreciated.. \RequirePackage[l2tabu, orthodox]{nag} \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Aligning the \text in formula

I have, let's say, 5 of the equations spread throughout the document and I want them to be aligned similarly. The equation consist of two parts -- the formula itself and short descriptions (let's say ...
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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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I want to decrease the indent to checkboxes in exam class

The indent to the checkbox is to big. I want it to be aligned with the first letter of the question. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,addpoints]{exam} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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How may I align the following set of equations as represented in the image?

If IEEEeqnarray environment is not best-suited for this particular alignment, what could be the best environment to be used? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{blindtext} ...
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Amsmath double line equation alignment centered

I need an equation that consists of three parts (or one equation including 3 equations in total), it should look like this: My code for now gives me the following: So I would like to have the two ...
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Caption shifted left with `\captionof` in a list environment

I use the \captionof command from the caption package within a list environment. I would expect the caption to be centered with respect to the page, or to move right because of the indentation of the ...
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Make use of makebox in custom environment

I am working on a custom environment, that might get larger as \textwidth (so \centering won't work), but should nevertheless be centered. I'm currently manually wrapping it with \makebox but would ...
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Cannot center tikz picture in tabular environment

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{fit} \begin{document} \newcommand\addvmargin[1]{% \node[fit=(current bounding box),inner ysep=#1,inner ...
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How may I left-align (horizontally) the phrase 'whence, by rules already established for monomials' of the following?

I would like my phrase shifted more towards left-hand-side. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{IEEEtrantools} ...
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How may I left-align (horizontally) the word 'Similarly' with the word 'This' in the following?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} \begin{equation*} (a+b)(a+b)=a^{2}+2ab+b^{2}. \end{equation*} This may of course be written \begin{flalign*} ...
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LaTeX chord making

I'm making a ukulele songbook and i used this code to make chords rise above the text. but it makes a small space before the word (when you put chords above). Do you know how to fix it? ...
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Special alignment about split environment

I have some trouble in formatting my formula, so far I am able to get it look like this: What I want is this: Here is my MWE I am using split, I don't think I can use align because it will break ...
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Is it possible to use \underbrace across align* environment?

I have two sets of equations in an align* environment and they are all just how I want them, but I want to draw an underbrace from the left bottom equation to the right bottom equation, but it throws ...
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Aligning the LOT and LOF captions

I try to align the captions in the LOT and LOF flush left. I had to add a word before the table and figure numbers. After I added these I could not make it flush left as you can see here on the ...
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Center hyphen between words

I have to center '-' mark in each line and it should be in the same location of each line. How would I do that? \begin{flushleft} $I(b)$ - interrogating signal\\ $h_n$ -forward ross ...
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Integer padding with something other than a zero

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx,collcell} \sisetup{minimum-integer-digits=4} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{S} {Header} \\ 1234 \\ 234 \\ 34 \\ 4 ...
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Beamer - multimedia package - movie centering not working for frame larger than `width=\textwidth`

I am trying to embed a movie in beamer using the multimedia packaged and I am having trouble centering it. I am setting the width=1.1\textwidth so the movie extends into the margins of the ...
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How to center chapter, section an subsection using memoir?

I am trying to centre chapter, section and subsection using memoir, with the following code: \renewcommand{\chapnamefont}{\centering\normalfont} \renewcommand{\chapnumfont}{\centering\normalfont} ...
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horizontal alignment of two tables with variable vertical space

I would like to have 2 very simple tables like these: \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{rl} text:&text2\\ &text3\\ something:&other stuff \end{tabular} ...
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Aligning of “=” sign in three-row formulas

How to align a "=" in the last formula that it was under the last sign "=" of the second formula. Here is my attempts \begin{align} E=\dot{\theta}\frac{\partial L}{\partial \dot{\theta}}-L &= ...
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How to horizontally align items with equations in multicols package

I am using the multicols package in combination with enumerate environment, with equations in each item. Each item is aligned horizontally with its equation, and I like that. Whay I dont like is that ...
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How to add horizontal line for subtraction in array

I already have this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $k:\left\{ \begin{array}{cccccc}x & = & -3+3\lambda & \Big| & 4 & \Big| \\ y & = & ...
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\if leqno or reqno: command to check whether left or right eq. Numbers were set

I am defining my own command and need to check, which mode the user has set, whether reqno or leqno. Is there a way to do this?
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pgfplots : Row title in legend

I would like to add a title to each row of my legend in pgfplots. I achieved this with this example : \documentclass{article} \usepackage[pdftex, active, floats, tightpage]{preview} ...
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How to center a pgfplot? [duplicate]

I am trying to center a graph made with pgfplots with \centering. If I put \centering within a group to limit its scope, the graph does not get centered. If I don't limit the scope of \centering, then ...
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How can I use an align environment or tabbing in the algorithm environment?

I would like to have these expressions aligned so that the kerning and slightly different character widths do not result in an uneven overall appearance. I tried using an align environment within ...
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Align tikz picture on the right side of the screen, next to text

I want to have some code, and then on the right side of it a tikz picture. I tried 'flushright' but that didn't work. This is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Horizontally align objects inside arrays of different equations

In this set of equations... ...is it possible, to horizontally align the columns with the xes? More precisely, I would like to shift the right hand side of the upper equation, such that the xes ...
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Text-Align inside Caption

I've some problem with formatting my figure captions form my thesis. First i'd like to describe my final result. Caption above: align left Caption below - first row (source): align right Caption ...
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Using horizontal fill to center doesn't work

I want to use the symbol for logical disjunction (the 'V'), but I want this to be in the center of the two 'x = ..'. Right now it's like this: This is the code I'm using: \paragraph{a)} $ ...
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Align multiple lines in 'multline' command

\begin{multline} e^{-\lambda T} = ( 1 - \log S_j^* (T))^{\frac{1}{1-\theta}} \\ - \lambda T = \dfrac{1}{1-\theta} \log ( 1 - \log S_j^*(t)) \\ T = \dfrac{1}{\lambda (\theta-1)} \log ( 1 - \log ...
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Centered columns with fixed width using tabularx

How do I center the last seven columns in the attached text without dropping the fixed table width or the fixed column width? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside]{article} ...
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Beamer - Combining justification and centering

I am preparing a beamer presentation and I am having problems in combining justification and centering. I use mainly itemize and enumerate in my slides, and I want to have the text justified in all my ...
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justifying and scriptsize for all beamer slides

Following the answer here, I'm looking for a way to justify and set the scriptsize font for all beamer slides inside frame environment, I tried: \setbeamertemplate{frame}{/scriptsize/justifying} ...
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Forcing left text alignment in a fit Tikz node?

I would like to add Tikz "marker" nodes in running text; then fit another node based on those "marker" nodes' positions; and insert a text into the fitted node, such that it is left aligned, and with ...