{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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Looking for a more elegant (correct) way of creating a formula

I wanted to achieve the following: And I did but my code looks like it was in a major accident: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{stackengine} \begin{document} ...
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Align numbers on decimal point in tabular except for the column title

I am trying to align some numbers in a tabular on the decimal point. I have been using the dcolumn option but given that my column title is a year, it aligns also the year on the decimal point, which ...
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How do I align equations?

I need to align the following equations: The numbers, <,> signs and theta symbol are aligned as desired. But, the words on left are not. I tried this: \begin{flalign*} \textit{Angle}: ...
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Making a small modification to a itemize environment for arabic presentation with beamer

I would like to change the alignment of lists to the right ( for Arabic presentation ) with beamer. With the enumerate environment we can add some code if it is used frequently, like this : ...
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Left justified comment in table caption without caption package

I need to left justify long table captions, without overwriting all the special formatting (font etc.) of the style file I am required to use. I tried to use \usepackage{caption} ...
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several maps and images in a column like shape

I would like to have 4 maps in a row and some images of it below. The best I came with is \begin{align}\label{sumary isomorphisms} (\textrm{Im} H, [,]) \rightarrow \mathfrak{su}(2) \rightarrow & ...
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Alignat not working properly

Consider this minimal example : \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{alignat}{2} &\frac{1}{2} log(\langle d_x, d_x \rangle + ...
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Align arrow using its midpoint

I am displaying arrows between three equations. I am using align to line up the "lesser than"-sign, but I would like the arrows to be lined up as well. And, well, they are, but they are lined up at ...
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Beamer, itemize and \hfill

As you can see in the image below, the EndOfLines are not correctly right aligned: The alignment using \hfill is different for an \item followed by an itemize environment compared to an \item followed ...
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Column alignment with horizontal dots [duplicate]

How can I recreate something like this? Is it a table? More specifically: The left side aligned to the very left, the right side aligned to the arbitrary place on the page and dots evenly filling ...
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Alignment problem of footnotes inside tables

I have a problem with footnotes inside tables. I am using the pifont package to produce dots (\ding{108}). These dots should be aligned. This works very well until I add more then 9 footnotes. Then ...
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Aligning equations in a beautiful way

This is my code: \begin{alignat*}{5} & \mathrm{B} &&{}+ \mathrm{R} &&{}\cdot \mathrm{t}_1 &&{}= \mathrm{R}_{\mathrm{max}}&&{}\cdot \mathrm{t}_1\\ ...
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from particular section, alignment is not proper. [closed]

I am working in a file for one month, but today suddenly from a particular section alignment is proper. Dont know that whether without my knowledge did any mistake...
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Horizontal space in lists with image labels

I construct a list with icons to document. Here is the MWE: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{blindtext, enumitem, graphicx, longtable, tabu} \newcommand{\myicon}[1]{% \smash{% ...
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Align Headers of subfloats correctly

I'm using the following code but the columns headers are not aligned in the center of the columns, so if anyone could please advise: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{mwe} \newlength{\tempheight} ...
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How can I left align with flushleft correctly?

Problem: The bottom-left minipage is not aligned with the text above. I want it to be aligned. Here is the latex code: \begin{document} \renewcommand{\abstractname}{Heading} \begin{abstract} ...
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How can I left-and-right justify text in columns in Beamer?

I have a slide like the following: \begin{frame} \frametitle{two columns} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.5\textwidth} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Aenean commodo ligula ...
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Creating a large horizontal table

i want to create a horizontal table, which gives an overview over other studies in my field. I tried the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{pdflscape} ...
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How to specify horizontal space size

I'm learning pdfLaTeX, I've tried \hfill, but it makes text after \hfill on the line at right side. More specifically, I want to make something like shown in attached picture .
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How do I change @makeschapterhead to center the title of chapter?

I redefined \@makechapterhead to short the space after and before a chapter title, but i don't know how to center it... any help? \makeatletter \def\@makechapterhead#1{% %%%%\vspace*{50\p@}% %%% ...
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Make some letters or numbers at the right hand side of document

To shift letters or digits to the right hand side of the document, I use \hfill but when a sentence used up the line, the \hfill will move whatever you want to appear on the right to the next line and ...
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Align an aligned environment nested into split

I want to align the lines inside an aligned that is nested inside a split with the rest of the equation. This is an example: \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{equation} \begin{split} \text{max:} ...
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Optional parameter of the \item command in the margin: is that behaviour normal?

The following code \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item[A very long line that will be in the margin of my document] This is a test \end{itemize} \end{document} produces ...
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Align decimal point & proportional font

I have found a couple of solutions how to align row of numbers in table environments for example here and here. From a philosophical point of view can I use these solutions with proportional fonts ? ...
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How to align multiple eqnarrays?

I tried to created 2 eqnarrays but the equations in those 2 eqnarrays don't line up together. Here is the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[fleqn]{amsmath} \usepackage{txfonts} ...
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LaTeX shifts the entire content to the right [closed]

How can I shift a document in latex to the right while I decrease the right alignment with the same amount? So for example, if I increase the left indentation with 10pt I want the right indentation to ...
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How to force content to jut out of a (vertically centered) table cell?

I want to force the content of one of the cells in my table to overflow the cell width by a specified amount. With c columns, negative kerning does the trick. But I also want vertical alignment, and ...
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align image to left and text along the center of image

I have a logo/image which I want to the left of the page, and word CERTIFICATE written along the horizontal line crossing the center of the image. I have been using following but it writes the text ...
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Right alignment of two left ragged lines

I have two small lines of text with different width. I want flush them right keeping their left justification and the line height of previous text. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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How to avoid the horizontal separator while using multirow? [duplicate]

Creating a table in IEEE transaction format. The last cell of the table has to combine two rows. I can put the same text using the multirow package, but the horizontal separator cuts right through the ...
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Multi-line alignment : two pictures on the first line, third picture on the second line in a square fashion

I have three picture to show, in three different aspect ratios, and I'd like to align them so that the two first have the same height on the first line and the third has the width of the two first, so ...
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Aligning objects

I'm writing my first formal specification document and I'm having trouble trying to align text to the left and a tabular table on the right. Thanks. \begin{flushleft} A patient population ...
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How to draw these figures in the same line

There are the figures and its code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric, arrows, ...
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Aligned underbraces between amsmath equations

I have an \amsmath aligned environment containing some equations aligned with &=. I want to be able to place underbraces between the equations in such a way that that both the contents and “point” ...
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Uneven spacing between subfigures on 2 different lines?

I'm trying to get 8 subfigures to stack on 2 lines so they match up vertically on the page. However, the top line seems evenly spaced across the page and the bottom line is evenly spaced but the gap ...
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Aligning The Title, Autor, and Date in the header of a Beamer Poster

I am using the beamer package and I have a title set at the top of the page, but I want to left align the title. So far I have this for the title portion: \documentclass[final]{beamer} ...
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Align-like environment in a column of array

I have an array in which one of the columns is a polynomial, and I would like to align the terms of the polynomial for each row of the array. My hack is to use \phantoms all over the place, but is ...
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Hanging Indents / Text Wrapping

I'm trying to implement a command to be used in place of the itemize/enumerate environments. The idea is that I want to have a command (\detail), which can be used to construct an itemized list ...
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How to align item labels?

When I try to answer the a matching question in my assignment, I find that my final PDF of the four answers shown above are not aligned with each other. It seems that the lowercase "b" is taking more ...
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TeX expert needed: how to \setto(optimal)width?

there is a problem I have been trying to solve for a while but without success so far. As far as I know, TeX is very good at appropriately breaking text lines with respect to a fixed container width. ...
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How to center an `itemize` in beamer, together with its headline?

I failed to center an itemize in beamer, together with its headline. In my second try below, although the items are centered, their headline (i.e. the text My second try: Centering the itemize) is not ...
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Aligning headers with column better

The columns are slightly offset from the headers. I've tried playing around with a bunch of things (which is why the code is a bit of a mess now). Any suggestions how to fix this? ...
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equations overlaping equation number in cases environment

I'm working with a long equation in case environment, the problem is that the equation overlaps the equation number... any ideas on how to solve that problem. I've thought on aligning it all to the ...
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How to make things symmetric around an arrow

Can someone tell me what commando is needed to make expressions like in the text below. I mean like it is symmetric around the arrow.
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Is there any difference in the default text alignment between document classes book, report, article, and so on?

I've come to the question if there are differences in the text alignments regarding the document classes. I'm trying to justify a text in my whole document (report). Reading question I came to the ...
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How to specify the starting point of a horizontal bar in latex?

How to specify the starting point of a horizontal bar in latex ? For example, I want to plot a horizontal bar between (2, 5) and (10, 5), which is a horizontal bar with a length of 8 and starting at ...
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Adding words centered above other words with TikZ v2 [closed]

EDIT: Please vote to close this question as "Unclear what you're asking". My problem and my understanding of it have developed in such a way that this question is now too messy. I have opened the new ...
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Make memoir class \flexlabelled left justified

In Memoir class, I can \usepackage{enumitem}, and then make a nice description list. I tried to do the same with Memoir's built-in flexlabelled environment, but the labels are fully justified. MWE: ...
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Aligning equations with two equal signs

I am trying to write three equations, second with two equal signs. I would like the first two to be aligned by the first equal sign, and the second and third by the second equal sign. I have the ...
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Interrupted list formatting options [duplicate]

I have an odd list, interrupted by normal text introducing its last item: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] \begin{enumerate}[itemsep=-4pt] ...