{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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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. ...
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Why doesn't \begin{center} center my LaTeX?

Why doesn't this print out centered? \begin{center} \begin{pmatrix}\mu_{G_i, S}\\ \mu_{G_j, S} \end{pmatrix} &\sim N \begin{bmatrix} \begin{pmatrix} 0\\ 0 ...
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Multicolumn centering and text wrap

I'm trying to make a table with some multicolumns that have wrapped text, but I also want them to be center justified. I have managed to get the text to wrap using advice from other questions, but it ...
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How to center a caption inside a minipage?

In this moment I have something like that and I want this and this is the portion of the code \begin{minipage}[b]{0.4\linewidth} \subsection{Tercera Configuraci\'on} Con ayuda de un ...
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How do I left indent my equation inside the align*?

I would like to left align my equation..... The sample code is given below. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align*} ...
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An extra margin is added when used \begin{center}

In my MWE I use \frame{\includegraphics....} to find what happens \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside,openany]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{center} ...
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How may I left-align the following as a whole?

\documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{IEEEtrantools} \begin{document} \begin{IEEEeqnarray*}{rCl} ...
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How could I draw 4 mosfets in a same line? (attached picture)

I only know how to do one and in a unique line. How is it possible to put four together and well spaced as the picture I am showing? what I did until now: \begin{document} ...
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Making \cventry fields all raggedright instead of justified in moderncv

I'm looking to use moderncv for a resume. Using \cventry (well, using any of the moderncv environments, really) makes all the text justified, but I'd like it to be ragged-right throughout the whole ...
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Two column equation block with vertical separator

I have seen various examples in text books and web pages (like here) of two column equation blocks, where the left column has some equation(s) and the right column has some explanation on variable ...
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Center text over multicolumn in table

I have created a table that is the width of my page, but when trying to center the text in the top row over the merged cell, the text is not centering with respect to the entire length of the cell. ...
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Enforcing no hyphenation of the last word in the first line of Definition while keeping the line well-aligned

I am using the IEEEtran theorem environment and \newtheorem{definition}{Definition}[section] to customize the definitions. Generally, I am satisfied with its output: However, for another definition ...
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Compensating for multispan boxes wider than spanned columns

The code below produces a horizontal alignment with two columns and three lines (see first image below). The first column has its elements flush right and the second column has its elements flush ...
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Boxed equation on the right and its verbatim on the left

How to write a verbatim form of an equation on the left and its output form on the right inside a box?
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A command like `\hspace` calculating the distance from the beginning of the line

I would like to place several blocks of text in one line, but fixing their positions by distances from the beginning of the line. For example (1.2pt from beginning) cat (2.1pt from beginning) dog ...
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How may I write 'and generally' and the second equation on one line?

Please note that the two equations ought to be aligned; the text and generally should be flush left, but the second equation should be centred. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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Tricky alignment within an equation with a case environment

I couldn't figure out how to do the following alignment: \begin{equation} \begin{aligned} \textrm{Row I:} \qquad & A = 1, \quad j = 1, 2, \ldots, N \\ \textrm{Row II:} \qquad & A = ...
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Auto-numbering table environment with aligned numbers

I'm trying to create a table environment with: A header row that spans an arbitrary number of columns, aligned, automatically numbered cells with aligned numbers uniform spacing between the all ...
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Shifting graph in TikZ: centre not working

I am having trouble making a diagram align in tikzpicture. At the moment if I use '\centering', my network graph moves to the right of the pdf. If I don't, it is in the left of the pdf. How do I make ...
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Vertically center text or math in a framebox

I have the following commands in my code (taken from Creating uniformly sized boxes around text) to manually adjust the height of frameboxes (the reason is that I often put several in a row with ...
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Add right flushed verse number to last line of verse

I'm using the custom Verse environment provided in this answer for producing horizontally centered verses. I would like to add a verse number to the last line of a verse and I would like just the ...
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How can I align the footer so it is generally centered at the bottom of the page?

I am completely new to using Latex and I am trying to set up the basic layout of a document. I want to have a footer that has my name in the left part of the footer, some text in the center of the ...
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Horizontally align \vdots with equal signs in aligned environment [duplicate]

I have a number of equations aligned at the equal sign. I insert a line containing just \vdots to indicate a bunch of steps and then equations again. How I can make the \vdots align with the equal ...
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Horizontally aligning equations with overset text

Say that for example I have the following set of equations for which I want to use overset to clarify what equations are used: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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How to align text to right without adding additional vertical spacing?

I am trying to simply align one paragraph to the right. However, when I try to use flushright environment, additional vertical space is added above that environment: \documentclass[final]{book} ...
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How to center text in a cell of a longtabu (horizontal and vertical)

I have a long tabu like the one defined last in this question and online here. It looks like this when compiled: As you can see the "point" and "score" text is placed in the buttom right corner. ...
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Center content of a minipage inside of a longtabu

How do you center the content of a minipage that is placed inside of a longtabu? My minipage looks like this and can be found online here: ...
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How can I fit my table in the text block?

I want to make my table fit in the text block. At the minute, a large part of my table is being cut off at the right-hand edge the page. My code is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} % ...
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\halign does not affect \prevdepth?

What is the purpose of restoring the initial value of \prevdepth at the end of a horizontal alignment: \prevdepth=.1234pt \everycr{\noalign{\dimen0=\prevdepth prevdepth in noalign: \the\dimen0}} ...
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Justified alignment for equations

I am writing a IEEE journal paper full of equations and with center alignment the paper looks so messy. I needed to justified align at least those that are coming successively one after another. I ...
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Bad alignment in table cell using siunitx table type S

I have a problem with number alignment using the S table type from siunitx package. The numbers are not centered and especially on the right side the number falls out of the table. The ...
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Header does not align with text frame

I have noticed that my header not is aligning with my text boarder, which I would like. The problem only occurs when I have the part where I adjust the spacing above and below equations. Can anybody ...
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Right align address

I am pretty new to LaTeX and I'm having some issues for creating a motivation letter. I have a nice structure in my mind, but I can't complete it fully. Here's a live example: click. Everything looks ...
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Figure not centered properly in LaTeX, kindly help!

I am making a figure in LaTeX of which the code is given below. In the end result, the figure is not centered in the page, the page offset from the left is more than the page offset from the right. ...
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IEEE tran: How to left justify Single column headings in Lyx

I'm using LyX and have created an IEEE tran document. It says in the documentation that in order to make the document single column all one has to do is add the following to the class option: ...
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Simultaneous left and right justification in TOC with tcolorbox

A tcolorbox can have a title and an after title. Is it possible to put them simultaneously in the TOC, the title being left aligned and the after title right aligned ? \documentclass[11pt]{book} ...
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How may I align a mathematical statement and a few words straight of the following?

I would like to have the words 'to mean' and the following mathematical statement to be on the same straight line. Thank you very much! \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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How can a verbatim environment be centered using a basic LaTeX installation?

I want to centre some verbatim text in a reasonable way using only a basic LaTeX installation, i.e. the packages listings and fancyvrb are not available. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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LaTeX weird alignment

I'm new with stackexchange and I'm not sure if I post this question the right way, please let me know if I need to provide additional information. I can't identify the source of this alignment ...
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How to align the last column to the right in tabular?

This is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{p{10em}>{\raggedleft\arraybackslash}p{10em}} First\newline Second & Alpha\newline Beta ...
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How to center subfigures in a 2 by 2 subfigmatrix

I have a figure with 4 subfigures displayed in a 2 by 2 matrix \begin{figure}[h] \begin{subfigmatrix}{2} \subfigure[ALS1]{\includegraphics[height=2.5cm,keepaspectratio]{fig1.png}} ...
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Centering disregarding symbol ®

I have a titlepage for a report. This title is split into two lines with only the word "BRAND®" on the second. It should be centered, but should disregard the ® as it is placed in the third line ...
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Typesetting Multipart Exercises

When I typeset exercises, I sometimes like to provide the exercise number in the left margin rather than as part of the paragraph describing the exercise. This poses a problem when I need typeset ...
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Align multiple graphics at different indentation levels

I want to include centered graphics with items at different levels in an enumerate environment, such that the images line up with each other horizontally. I currently have \documentclass{article} ...
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Justification isn't done in this part of my document [closed]

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{graphics} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{multicol} ...