{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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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 ...
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Horizontal alignment within itemize

My minimum working example: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item 1. First \item 2. Second \item 3a. Third \item 3b. Third \item 4. Fourth \end{itemize} \end{document} ...
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right bind when using align

I have multiple lines of equations in align environment, some of those are to long and I have to split them. How can I make the second line rightbound? What I do now is: ...
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Justification of captions

I know there a few similar questions about this but the option justification=justified is not working properly on my figures. I'm getting everything but "Figure n:" justified, so the numbering labels ...
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Using position arguments with starred tcolorbox environment

The {tcolorbox}* environment is interpreting position arguments in a way I would not anticipate. When I include the *, the placement is unexpected--\begin{VocabBox}*[b]... does not get placed at the ...
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sender address in letter

I have a very simple question: % Cover letter using letter.cls \documentclass{letter} % Uses 10pt \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[colorlinks, linkcolor = black, citecolor = black, filecolor = ...
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Even horizontal distribution of choices in exam document class

I want to display the options for multiple choice questions horizontally within the exam document class. The oneparchoices environment displays the options horizontally, but the choices remain ...
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How can I achieve this aligned two-column word-list-like layout? [duplicate]

This is my first tex question. I couldn't find a duplicate since I'm not even sure how to describe this layout in English...It looks like this: [item1] [explanation of item1......may be very long ...
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center caption with subimage

I have the following image: Produced from the following LaTeX code: \begin{figure}[h!] \centering \begin{subfigure}[b]{0.6\textwidth} \includegraphics[width=0.7\textwidth, ...
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Horizontal alignment of subfigure edges

I am using the memoir class and I have two subfigures of different width that I would like to lay out vertically. Ideally, these two subfigures should be aligned so that The widest subfigure is ...
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How to reduce page margins and center text on it?

I need a custom title page, where the margins create a tighter area for the page contents and a title text is centered horizontally and vertically. How do I do that? By tighter margins I mean margins ...
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LyX : Some Parts and Sections Full-Justifying

LyX / LaTex newbie here. I have a document I'm working on and for most part and section headings the text is being outputted as left-aligned (which is what I want). However I have a handful that ...
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Trying to make a title left aligned in a minipage

I have tried various different ways of attempting to implement this. I want a title and author flushed left and an image flushed right on the same level. However I am using 2 columns so I should use ...
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Spread letters to a given length?

I have made a fancy title page using titleformat and tikz, but I now face the following problem. The \chaptertitlename command returns \chaptername or \appendixname. I would like to spread the letters ...
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Align Text as right or left in a tabular environment

How can I arrange text in tabular environment. For example, the Main and Email to start at left align and the contents in right column to left align ? \begin{tabular}{c|l} {Mail} & 1234 XXXX ...
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Align downscaled graphics to the left

I include a PDF as a figure in my document, and the PDF is a great deal wider than the \linewidth. I use the adjustbox package to set the width to slightly more than \linewidth, but I can't figure out ...
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How to horizontally align text in rows below rotated text?

I have a table with rotated text in the uppermost columns, however in certain rows the X's are not horizontally centered. I thought that having the \centering or perhaps the origin=c command would ...
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How to align chapter, section, subsection with parindent?

Is there a way to solve that? Thanks a lot!
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Moving the page number in a table of contents to the left of the titles with tocloft

I would like to move the page number from the right-hand side of a table of contents to the left, using tocloft. The page number should still be right-aligned. The question has already been answered ...
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Getting a weird output using \alignat (picture and code included)

When I run the following code \begin{alignat}{2} \text{min} & \sum_{t\in T}\sum_{v\in V}\sum_{(i,j)\in W_{v}}(c_{ijv}-u_{i}- v{j})x_{ijvt}+\sum_{j\in J}\sum_{t\in T}M_{jt}s_{jt} \\ ...
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table - text centering

I made a table in my thesis with this code: \begin{table}[htbp] \centering \caption{Add caption} \begin{tabularx}{\hsize}{cc} \toprule & Folhosas \\ \midrule Celulose ...
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Right align first column of glossary

I am using the package glossaries to create a glossary in my document. The style super almost works for me, as it gives me two columns: the first with the glossary entry names and the second with the ...
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siunitx table alignment

I want to align both the numbers and the text to the left using siunitx' S column type. I tried: \documentclass[ngerman]{scrreprt} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[locale=DE]{siunitx} ...
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How can I have a node spanned over multiple columns push to its cell borders' borders?

I'd like to have the (big) node with Long text long text span from the very left of cell m-2-2 to the very right of cell m-2-5. How can I achieve that? MWE \documentclass[ 11pt ]{scrartcl} ...
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side by side figures wider than margins

I'm trying to do exactly what's explained here: Figure with two side-by-side subfigures that is wider than textwidth However, I'm working with a large document and already have many subfigures using ...
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Simple alignment question

So I want to align my 'equals' sign and inequality signs. So I have done, \begin{align} \Rightarrow d(\mathbf x',\mathbf 0) & \geq d(\mathbf x,\mathbf 0) - d(\mathbf x',\mathbf x) \\ ...
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Centering of \paragraph and \bibliography headings in memoir class

I am currently working on a thesis. The office of graduate studies demands the following style changes: All headings centered I am using the memoir package. I was able to center Chapter, Sections, ...
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How to force the caption of a table in order to set it in center

Although, I saw the following post in order to do that : How to force to center the table captions?, I coudn't find a proper way to set the table's caption. How can I force this action? ...
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Issues centering table with altered fontsize

I am doing my thesis and want to have all table consistently centered on the page, and \footnotesize text. For some reason one table decides to left justify when I make it footnote size (or any other ...
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Beamer: \qed at the end of align*

I finish a proof sketch on beamer slides with a formula, e.g., \begin{align*} P\leq n^{-\alpha} \end{align*} How can I get a qed symbol at the end of this line? Using \qed as well as ...
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Error while using itemize in parbox

I am using itemize in \parbox and getting following error message \documentclass[11pt,table,a4paper]{article} \begin{document} \begin{minipage}[t]{.95\textwidth} ...
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Improve legibility in a siunitx table

I am a rather basic user of LaTeX, so please be kind. ;) I am using the siunitx package to align numbers on tables, and this is a rather similar question to this one: Centering table column titles ...
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French-style cover letter using 'moderncv' document class

I've got a quite similar problem as the one presented in this thread: Renew command \makelettertitle in moderncv, but the solution proposed does not completely answer my needs. As a reminder, the ...
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tcolorbox Spanning Two Columns in {paracol} Environment

The paracol environment allows figures to span two columns by using an asterisk in the figure's environment declaration: \begin{figure*} ... \end{figure*}. I'm not familiar with the guts of why that ...
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Horizontal and vertical alignment of an element to the centre of a whole page

I am trying to place a code frame generated with listings package in the middle of a page both horizontal and vertical. How can I do it? Edit I: My code is this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Put a {forest} tree inside a {philex} enviromnent

I use the forestpackage to draw linguistic trees, and the linguexpackage to create numeric examples. But there seems to be a problem when I combine the two. The tree is not aligned with the number of ...
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How to arrange/aligned the choices in MCQ type question?

This is my second time that I am asking your help. Last time I post one of my query regarding the nesting of files and sub files when I was preparing my book on a MCQ type for mathematics. And I got ...
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Fixed In-line Indentation [duplicate]

I want to align content that starts in the middle of a line and content that starts at the beginning of the next line (for a thesis Authorization to Submit page). E.g.: Major Professor: ...
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Memoir footnotes in margin with ragged2e

I would like to set up memoir so that when I use \footnote{foo}, foo is displayed in the margin with the proper label and preferably break over pages. There is an option \footnotesinmargin which ...
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Relational Operator spacing problem with alignat

I have not asked a really embarrassing question in a while, so thought it was time :-). I am stumped as to why the spacing around the = on the third line is incorrect: Notes: I realize I am ...
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Aligned \description

Code \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,12pt]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} \noindent Let us define: \begin{description} \item[$C_{DEP}$] (\euro) depreciation of the machine. ...
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How to change author alignment in Beamer?

It appears that different classes set up author layouts using tables. I would like to render one of these outputs: Equivalent to \begin{tabular}{rl}: Joe Schmoe My Boss Jane Doe His Boss or, ...
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Using \multispan in plain tex to give a caption to an array

I am trying to modify some code that WeBWorK uses to generate pdf hard copies of students' online math assignments. My aim is to improve WeBWorK's accessibility. My task at the moment is to endow ...
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Indenting Text in Beamer

I am attempting to indent text, as below. To get the alignment right (and it's far from perfect right now), I've been using trial and error with a linebreak \\ and \hspace{3.1cm}. Is there a ...
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How to center text in a schemabox?

I would like the text in the nodes between the arrows to be centered rather than left aligned. Using \centering or \begin{center} ... \end{center} around the minipage or setting text align=center in ...
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How to start a new line in \boxed{}?

I have: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \newcounter{conto} \setcounter{conto}{\time} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{dsfont} ...
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Reduce size and justify font of caption using memoir

I try to reduce and better align my caption text (and not the automatic label "figure.") text with memoir. I try this this without success, and i search in the memoir documentation, and try some ...
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textsuperscript and hash symbol [duplicate]

How can I get a text superscript of the hash (#) symbol in Latex to work? I tried \textsuperscript{\#} to no avail. I should have been more specific in my question. I am using \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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How to have an image on the left-hand side and text (with mathematics) on the right-hand side which are horizontally aligned in beamer?

Doing a presentation with an image of a graph on the left-hand side and the mathematics behind the graph on the right-hand side and I want them horizontally aligned. Thanks.