{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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Faulty right alignment for comments in algorithmic package

I'm trying to right align comments in a pseudocode environment using the algorithmic package. So I renewed the algorithmiccomment command. There's a different way to create comments for "normal" ...
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How to align right within equation array

Suppose I have something like the following: \begin{eqnarray*} \mathrm{gcd}(x^3 + 6x^2 + 5x + 5, x^3 + 13x^2 + 6x + 3) &=& 102x^2 + 108x + 2 \ \mathrm{with} \ p = 109 \\ \mathrm{gcd}(x^3 +...
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Align images with text without using tables

Problem: I have searched how you can align text without the use of tables using LaTex. What I am after is to align images after each other on one side and text to align to respective image on the ...
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How can I automatically center all floats including subfloats?

This is a follow up to here. I am using this in my preamble: \makeatletter % inserts a "\centering" to every floatbox. \g@addto@macro\@floatboxreset\centering \makeatother I am having two ...
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Float right aligned text around a text snippet in first line of a paragraph

I have right-aligned paragraphs and want to float text around a little text snipped, which should be placed in the first line of the paragraph at the right side. How can I achieve this? The LaTeX ...
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Controlling cell width and height simultaneously in a table

I'm trying to create a multi-page table with all cells having the same height (as well as certain fixed widths) so that certain manual cut-and-paste operations are a lot easier. One issue is that one ...
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\bgroup and \egroup?

So I've been looking to expand on the following bit of code (a hack to not screw up the margins when using oversized figures): \noindent\makebox[\textwidth]{% \begin{tabularx}{1.5\textwidth}{XX} \...
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Centered, wide float [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Balancing figure that is wider than document's width I have a table which is just too wide for the page. I'd like to be able to float it, centered across the text, but ...
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Centre an image, ignoring margins

I have a document with .5cm margins; I want to include a long image which will span the width of the page, ignoring margins. I don't care about the whole image being visible (or which part of the ...
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how to left justify comments to indent same as other text in Algorithmic

How do I left justify my comments in the algorithm. I am using algorithmicx package. What I want is: to pull the comment to left as shown in the attached snapshot. The code for my algorithm is ...
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\phantom inside tabularx

I tried to improve the alignment in the following table using a \hphantom: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \begin{document} \begin{tabularx}{\linewidth}{p{2.8cm} X} 1/00\,--\,2/00 ...
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How to fully center a \Shapepar?

I'm adding a colophon at the end of my document inside a \shapepar, however it appears at the top left of the page, and I can't manage to center it, both horizontally and vertically. I've loaded the ...
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How to left align text in two column itemize

When I use following MWE for getting itemized text in two columns, the item in the list sometimes take a "justified" formatting and thus there is significant space in between two words. This produces ...
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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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Cleanest way to make itemize ragged right?

I want to make my itemize text ragged right. Is there a cleaner way than to redefine the \@item[#1]{...} from latex.ltx? This is what I have done now: \def\@item[#1]{% \if@noparitem ... \everypar{...
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Combined header cell in a table

This question is closely related to at least two other ones; namely, Tables of numbers, and slashbox alternative. What I'm after, is the horizontal- and vertical-alignment of row- and column-headers ...
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Troubles with column width in the tables headings

Well, we all know that compose tables in LaTeX is not easy, however, despite the large number of existing packages and options to facilitate this, I still have some problems I could not solve, and I ...
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Header of the table must be centered, all other rows aligned to left

I have this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multirow} \begin{document} \begin{table}[here] \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{|l|l|c|} \hline \...
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Flush a left-flushed box right

I would like to put an address in my document as follows: | | | Name | | Street #| | City | | ...
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Left-aligning authors section in an article

I want to align the authors section of my article to the left. If there are more than one authors, each author should be aligned left in its own cell. I am using memoir's article class. This is what ...
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How can I do numbering with a hanging indent to the left into the page margin?

I am compiling some solutions to textbook exercises, and I am trying to do so in the style of the book. The way the book does it is that the body of each exercise appears unindented, left-aligned, ...
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Having Overfull and underfull box warnings. Please help out as there are many matrices and equations

\documentclass[11pt]{article} \begin{document} The above equations on application of Laplace Transform become: $$sL_1\hat{i}_{L1}(s) = D\cdot \hat{v}_{C1}(s) + D\cdot \hat{v}_{C2}(s) - D\prime \...
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Standalone proper alignment of plots

I try to set Up a document with multiple Plots for that i try to use TIKZ and Standalone. But the Problem is with the alignment of the different plots. I use scale only axis to make the axis all the ...
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Standard math environment for equally-spaced columns of expressions?

I often need a display environment which would let me easily present equally-spaced expressions in the same line, with content on successive lines appearing centred at the same x-coordinate as content ...
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Insert a graphic within a sentence nicely?

I am using string diagrams that I draw in Illustrator a lot, and I would like to draw them within a sentence. When I just put \includegraphics{...} in the text, the image appears but its bottom is ...
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Alignment of the titles in a ToC and \Roman{section}

There is a problem with the alignment of the numbering of the ToC: When we use \renewcommand{\thesection}{\Roman{section}} the numbers encroach on the titles. When the command is commented out, ...
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Aligning three small box together with a text

I made through creating the boxes inside a box with help of an expert by this link Is three boxes inside a box posibble in latex Now im being troubled on how will i put into command to align this ...
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Align all equal signs in the document

Is there a way to align all the equal signs in all equations all over the document? I write a theses (scrbook) and like all equal signs to line up. At least in a chapter if not possible for the whole ...
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Strange line space behavior with vspace

I noticed an unexpected different line spacing of the titlepage what drives me crazy. The left page is the MWE, the right page without the \\ in front of Name. \documentclass{scrartcl} \begin{...
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Puzzled as to “centering” of KOMA-script captions

Section 3.20 of the KOMA-script documentation ("scrguien.pdf", pp. 120-1) prescribes the syntax \setcapwidth[justification]{width} for the formatting of a caption. [c] is the option for centering. ...
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AMS align: Left aligned text/math plus multicolumn align

This question is basically a combination of two previous posts: Adding left aligned text to an equation. and AMS align / Align multiple “=”, too much space (the latter being my own question). What I ...
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float left figure in titlepage

I try add a figure in the titlepage \begin{titlepage} \begin{center} \begin{figure}[h] \includegraphics[scale=0.15]{images/logo.jpg} \end{figure} ...
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Is it possible to flushright the right-hand side with systeme without \hphantom?

I typeset some systems of equations, and I really like the format of input (as well as the output) the systeme package provides. Now, I wonder if there is a way to flushright also the right-hand side ...
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$$, \[ \] and equation environment alignment

I'm using scrreprt class and I'm having troubles with different behavior of $$ and \[ \]-written equations and equation environment. The problem is that alignment is not the same: $$ equations are ...
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How to center align the whole table?

I created a table and it starts from the left and goes all the way to right, which looks really skewed. So I want to center align the whole table but couldn't figure out how to do it. I'm new to latex ...
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Oddly wide spaces in subsection title

I have a problem, this is what it looks like: And this is the code: \subsection{Bakterienst\"amme und Anzuchtbedingungen} Where does the huge whitespace come from?
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Left/Center/Right references to subfigures

I have a figure with three subfigures shown in the code sample below. How can I change the reference to a subfigure so that I have Figure 1 (left), Figure 1 (center), and Figure 1 (right) instead of ...
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Using lstlistings in two columns

My goal is to display source code (awk, Python, R and SAS) and text (their output) side-by-side. Both are loaded from external files, and can be pretty long sometimes (pagebreaking is inevitable), the ...
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Pagenumbers aligned raggedleft in scrartcl with tocstyle?

When trying to typeset a table of contents with KOMAscriptand tocstyle(alpha 0.2d), I finally managed to change the font of the pagenumbers (like the rest of the document to CMSS) with \settocfeature{...
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Align table side by side with graph

I'm trying to get my csv table aligned to the left of my graph. The graph is appearing below (and indented) the table. Any ideas? \begin{minipage}{0.5\textwidth} \pgfplotstabletypeset[col sep=comma, ...
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Beamer: how to justify the whole text?

How can I justify the text in the whole document in beamer without using \usepackage{ragged2e} and \justifying at the beginning of each frame? \documentclass[8pt,handout,t]{beamer} \usepackage{pifont}...
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New Commands with text align

I would like to create a new command in LaTeX that aligns the text right and left (see example below). Only that I wish the text column were as large as half page. \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{...
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How do you center equations?

I can't seem to center equations without causing some weird formatting problem. The following results in the R being dropped: \begin{center} E(R_{i,t})=E(\alpha_i)+E(\beta_{i,F_1 } F_{1,t})+E(\...
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making a table fit on a page by moving it left

I have a table where the last columns fall off the page. Instead of making the text smaller I would like the table to not adhere to the margin of where it begins. I would like to move it to the left. ...
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Syntax similar to \centering for right and left?

For images we can use \centering is there anything to position the image to right side or left side of the page.
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What is the correct way to center a \tikzpicture? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I use center or centering for figures and tables? What is the correct way to cause a \tikzpicture to be centered? By default it appears to be aligned with the left ...
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How to center large figures in LaTeX and how to fix short justified lines?

I have 2 questions: I am trying to center a figure in LaTeX, but above a certain size it just starts at the left margin and goes beyond the right. How can I make it actually center, so the amount it ...
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Difference between flushright and raggedleft

What is the difference between flushright and raggedleft?
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Place label in middle of line with TikZ

What is the best way to place a label in the middle of a line with TikZ? I mean smack dab in the middle of the line, not above or below it. The following is close \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[|->, ...
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Math inside tables and formatting

I'm trying to make a little summary of mathematic analysis, useful for my university, in LaTeX. I'm stuck in the problem of creating nice table, with alternate colouring containing equations with ...