{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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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 ...
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How can I customise the amount of horizontal space that follows line numbers?

I'd like to increase the amount of horizontal space that after comes each line number in my algorithm (typeset with algpseudocode). Because algorithmicx in general, and algpseudocode in particular, ...
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Text out of margin and footer for bibliography

Well its been a great journey since past one and half month and I am happy that I managed write my dissertation with latex. Almost coming to finalizing stage, I figured out I have severe alignment ...
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Purpose of “control space”

I could not find enough information on Google about control space (\). What is the purpose of it? Where should it be used?
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How To Make a Special Position Environment in LaTeX?

So I must admit I am way out of my depth and have no idea what I'm doing. I apologize in advance for a long and complicated question. I'm trying to build this output: Which I have successfully ...
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Finding the width of \bf text for sizing a paragraph in a table

I have this structure, which builds a table exactly the width of the text, split into two columns. I want the left column to be exactly the width of the longest words in the column, but to still be a ...
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TikZ: define center of a picture

I have a TikZ picture which I want to include as a centered figure in my LaTeX document. However, the "centering" I am trying to achieve is somewhat special and best explained by the image below: ...
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Tag placing with amsmath

I'm using amsmath and its \tag command to tag equations. I remember having a situation where I liked having the tag on the left better than on the right. So I gave my class (which is report btw) the ...
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Rounded corner box in itemized environment

Here is the MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \newcommand{\rbox}[1]{ \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture, overlay] \node[rounded corners=3pt, draw]{#1}; ...
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Centering a table inside text block

I have a table in my document, but for some reason it is not in the middle of the page, as I can see more whitespace at the right side. Here is the source code for the table: \begin{table}[H] ...
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How to add explanatory text labels to a list of equations / solving steps

Does anyone know how to do this in LaTeX and can explain how it is done? The font and design does not matter, what I want is to label the equations.
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Centre aligned text with multi-cols and flowfram

I know the question has been answered here, but I still can't get all the text within multi-cols to be centre aligned. Here's what I have with the incorrect left-aligned text: % document class ...
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How can I put the title/my name in the middle of my page?

I just can't figure this one out. I'm using \documentclass[margin,line,8pt]{res} and want my title/name in the middle of the page.
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5 Figures arranged in 3 rows x 2 columns

I would like to arrange 5 figures in 3 x 2 format. I would like the figures to look like this: I tried the following (See below) but cannot get the 2 figures in the second row to be centered. ...
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How do I center table headings including line breaks? [duplicate]

\documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{a4paper} \usepackage{mathpazo} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{booktabs} ...
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Unexpected horizontal alignment when using enumitem

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[ label = \arabic*), itemindent = * ] \item before ...
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Align left and align right across lines

I am new to latex and I want the following format but simple things like \hfill does not help here. Name:XX Email: abc@example.com Work:YY ...
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List variables in equation

My code looks horrendous When monochromatic light is shone through a solution of iron, Beer's law states that $$ A = \varepsilon l c $$ \begin{tabular}{l} Where $A$ is amount of light ...
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Vertical text changes scaling?

I've been looking for some hours for a solution to my problem and I've to admit that I really don't understand how to solve it. I drew a node with vertical text and a line going from this to a box. ...