{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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Text is not centered

The issue is that the text is not getting centered even after issueing \centering. The following picture depicts it : The code: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{wedn} ...
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enumerate in itemize environment, no new line [closed]

I want to have something looking like this: \item \item 1. 2 My intention is to have the first enumerated item in the same line as the itemize item. I read something about \leavemode, ...
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Align tikzpicture to body text with node as reference

In a example like the one below I would like to adjust the figure horizontally so that the grid aligns with the surrounding text and the y-axis and the label protrudes into the margin. Note that the ...
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Alignment of marginnote independently of main paragraph

I've noticed that when a \marginnote is added (edit: using the marginnote package), the horizontal alignment of that note is inherited from wherever the note is placed. In my case, I wish to have a ...
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Right align text in table

\begin{center} \begin{tabular}{|p{3.35cm}||p{5cm}|l|} \hline \thead{Område} & \thead{Positive konsekvenser} & \thead{Negative konsekvenser} \\ \hline \hline \textbf{Arbejdsfordeling} & ...
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Paragraph mode inside a math equation or reuse array-columns

My problem is that I want to reuse the spacing in a certain math equation like: \begin{equation} \begin{array}{l@{\hspace{3mm}}c@{\hspace{3mm}}l} ... & := & ... \\[4mm] & =: & ...
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Aligning and centering a lstlisting with two columns on a page

Consider the following code taken from here to produce a fancy listing : % PACKAGES \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[top=1in, bottom=1in, left=1in, right=1in]{geometry} ...
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Large equation goes out of margin, want to centre it? [duplicate]

I have a large equation \begin{document} \begin{gather} W = \frac{1}{2\mu_0}(\frac{\Psi'^2 \pi^2}{b^2} \sum_{m,n} a_{mn}^2 n^2 (ab/4) + \frac{\Psi'^2 \pi^2}{a^2} \sum_{m,n} a_{mn}^2 m^2 (ab/4) + ...
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Center text directly beneath a right-aligned heading

With LaTeX, how do I center text directly beneath a right-aligned heading? Maybe it's better explained with my attempt so far: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ hmargin = 1in, vmargin = 1in ...
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Alignment of Arabic transcriptions - ʾ and ʿ

When typesetting linguistic examples with transcriptions of the Arabic letters hamza and ayn, ʾ and ʿ respectively, the alignment with the literal translation on the line below looks awkward. See ...
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How to align objects within a side bar in beamer

I'm using Beamer with the Marburg theme to create a presentation. I have a custom vertical navigation bar on the left side of the slides and I'd like to add the frame number as well as a small logo on ...
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Inconsistent size of a block causes 2 blocks to be misaligned

I'm creating a presentation using beamer and I've detected a slight size inconsistency of a block located in a second column or minipage. I want to align two blocks with the same amount of bullets ...
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Aligning defined section title correctly

This is a MWE of a section title I'm trying to define in a large project. \documentclass[a2,portrait]{a0poster} \usepackage{tikz} % Blue section, large, text on next line. ...
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Stretching text within a certain size box

I would like to stretch some text within a certain size box, say two inches (I'm not sure yet how large I want the box to be). I came across this example to stretch text across the entire page: ...
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How to horizonally align this table?

Is there a way to have a set (dynamic) spacing between the elements in this table without messing up horizontal alignment of the elements in the cell ? \documentclass{ltxdoc} \usepackage{geometry} ...
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How can I center this formula?

Here is my code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[chapter]{algorithm} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5} \begin{document} \begin{spacing}{1.2} ...
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Adjust indentation of the subsequent lines in description environment

How do I control the indentation of subsequent lines without affecting the other settings? That is, I want the spacing of the first three components to remain as is, but when the content of the line ...
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Troubles with \centerline for center a line of text in a two column document

I'm composing a two column document with the scrartclclass. I need to emphasize few sentences along the text with an special typographic highlight. I was trying with the \centerlinecommand but it ...
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Strange spacing when using lstlisting

I am trying to use the lstlisting package in order to show some code in my document. However, it aligns it to the right of the page, as opposed to left as expected. \begin{lstlisting}[frame=single] ...
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About the horizontal adjustment of \makebox[\textwidth][c] or [l] or [r]

I have been benefits from the post Center figure that is wider than \textwidth and the post Flushright or left of a long Table . I try to use this \makebox[\textwidth][c] or \makebox[\textwidth][l] ...
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Align columns correctly in multicolumn enviroment [duplicate]

I have the following table: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{report} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|cc|ccc|} \hline ...
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Justified text extending beyond margin

I'm having an issue with a document I've created. The text should be fully left and right justified, and for the most part it is. However, a couple times in the document, the text extends beyond the ...
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Formatting subequations where one of them is a piece-wise function

I have the following LaTeX code: \begin{subequations} \begin{align} F_h(t) = F(\Delta y) = \left\{ \begin{array}{lr} K_h (\Delta y)^{P_h} \; \text{if} \; \Delta y > ...
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center a table that uses resizebox

I create a table that I would like centered on the page horizontally. I scale the table size using \resizebox. However, doing so, left aligns the table. How do I center it? Here's a MWE: ...
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Using letterspacing for better justification

According to R. Bringhurst's "The Elements of Typographic Style" (version 3.1, 2004, pp. 190-192), the best justification is achieved by a combination of three methods: flexibly altering the space ...
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Stacked symbol doesn't align properly. Why?

A modified equals sign used represent use of L'Hopital's Rule isn't aligning well with other equals signs. How would I fix that? I'd prefer to do so without manually fiddling with spaces, if possible. ...
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center values in table in latex

I have a problem in the table I created using latex. The problem is that the values in the columns are not centered correctly. THe values with a minus sign in front just are further right than the ...
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A challenge: How to reorganize the horizontal hline in the Table

I have done this table: But I wish to have the left column with labels 1 in the Class, all join together into a single block. And similarly, I wish to have the left column with labels 2 in the ...
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How to align section heading left with revtex4-1

I am using revtex4-1 and section headings are aligned in the center. How do I modify this?
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Alignment of pictures and captions inside minipages

I need to display two pictures side by side any make them wider than textwidth. I read a solution to use something like the following and have successfully used it with pdf images: ...
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How do I properly center subtables?

I have three similar tables, one within its own figure and two as two subfigures within a second figure. The two subtables are off-center, despite being within the \centering environment. How can I ...
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Second align within first align environment with equation numbers

Is it possible to align the for statements here, without dropping the equation numbers? \hfill and && mess up the placement of the equation numbers for me. Edit: Picture of what I get ...
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Flushright or left of a long Table [duplicate]

I have a very long table that cannot be displayed on the page because it is too long and the right hand side of the table has been cutoff. How can I modify the \begin{center} to something else so ...
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putting two indices and exponents side to side

I did not find the answer to my following question on the web. I apologize in advance if this question has already been answered somewhere. I would like to write a matrix with the two subscripts and ...
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\hline does only go half the way I want it to go

If I compile the following code, I get a table that is placed very oddly since LaTeX centers it around the double vertical line between the first and second column. My \hline also goes only to right ...
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How to get a properly centred horizontal rule?

I'm trying to produce a horizontal rule 2/3 the textwidth and centred. It's much harder than expected, as it pulls to the left. I've tried putting noindent but that makes it worse, as this MNWE shows: ...
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How to center cells vertically in sideways table?

I'm trying to build a comparison table, I want to center the symbols vertically on the cells and I tried a lot of methods that I found here unsuccessfully. This is the last code: ...
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How to left-justify an equation to the left page margin? [duplicate]

My equations are centered on the page, as is each line of each equation. I want each equation, and each line of the equation, to be left-justified on the page. I've checked all the suggestions, but ...
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Inline todonotes: Full justification and page breaks?

I frequently use inline \todos (from the famous todonotes package) to embed meta comments in my documents, e.g.: \todo[inline,caption={}]{ Some notes: \begin{itemize} \item \lipsum[1-2] \item ...
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Different justification in cells

The following code will center the text in all cells. \begin{table} \centering \small \caption{my caption} \label{my label} \begin{tabular}{| C{5cm} | C{2cm} |} \hline ...
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How to Left-align first line in a paragraph, right-align others

I'm trying to typeset a song and for cases where one verse is longer than a line, I'd like to have the first line left-aligned and the second one right-aligned. Is there any way to achieve this ...
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Prelim2e marking but centred without tikz

I use preliminary markup on draft versions of documents which specifies the svn repository number, timestamp, url etc. I prefer this to be typeset centred at the bottom of the page below the footer. ...
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Problems with beyond the margin of a article?

I'm writing a paper, but in the process, I encounter a problems : when I drawing a map with the following codes \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,booktabs} \begin{document} ...
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Does justifying and `frame breaks' conflict in Beamer?

I tried the justifying techniques proposed here: My presentation in Beamer document class also have long bibliography. I have used allow frame breaks in a new frame which recommended here. ...
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Centering does not work within minipage

I cannot place my plot centered on the page. I tried the following code: \begin{figure}[ht] \begin{center} \begin{minipage}{\columnwidth} \includegraphics[width=5in]{plot1.pdf} \end{minipage} ...
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Misalignment chapter titles with hang option of titlesec package and redefined \cleardoublepage

When I redefine the command \cleardoublepage to include the words "This page has been intentionally left blank", the titles of the chapters are misaligned. \documentclass{book} \usepackage[a4paper, ...
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How to align table and caption when table is centered on page

I haven't been able to figure out the best way to set up my tables. These are the features that they are supposed to have: Should be centered on page Caption should be "justified" and aligned with ...
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Make left-hand pages' `\marginpar` text right-aligned [duplicate]

\marginpars only appear on the right margins of right-hand pages of my manuscript. For left-hand pages, they are are so far to the left that they aren't even on the page. The reason is because the ...
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Align a Table with the Edge of Text

In a document I am working on, I want to use a table. However, the point at which the table belongs is heavily indented due to multiple enumerations. This results in the table being placed much ...
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Is there a standard for automatic line-breaking for text with various alignment types?

The context is that I'd like to not have to manually choose newlines and rather eyeball the length of text and possibly specify the number of lines or horizontal width the text should take up. I'm ...