{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 horizontally side by side equations [duplicate]

I would like to align these two side by side systems of equations horizontally. I tried to do this like this \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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Bump right-aligned text to next line iff no room within a \savebox

This is a follow up to my earlier question Bump right-aligned text to next line iff no room. The difference now is that I need to place this formatted text within a \savebox. In my actual use case, ...
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How to left align items in itemize that contains columns environment on beamer

I need to automatically left align all my items. The problem is that I must have a columns environment in the middle. But that environment shifts the items to the left. I tried setting ...
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Trouble Indenting Portion of document

This is my first time giving LaTeX a try, and I decided to have my go at it with my week's math homework. Though most of the document could probably be done in a more efficient manner, I've gone about ...
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Unwanted right indent in document

Super noob here, so please forgive any blunders! :) My problem is that in my document (example below), the paragraph starting from the second dingbat is getting indented automatically. I don't want ...
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Overlay two .tikz files from input

I have some plots generated from matlab2tikz which I would like to overlay. Each plot is a seperate .tikz file which I input using \input. My code currently is: \pgfplotsset{ every axis/.append ...
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What causes this beamer block to be slightly offset to the right?

I'm facing a problem with the block environment in beamer. Adding a tikzpicture seems to offset the following block slightly to the right. What is causing that behaviour and how can I prevent it? ...
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Minitoc numeration overlaps with subsection titles

I have long minitoc numeration depth \setcounter{minitocdepth}{3}. I have a problem with it: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{newcent} \usepackage{minitoc} \setcounter{tocdepth}{1} ...
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How to float something right even if it wraps down a line?

I have a situation where I have some data in section headings (and sometimes normal paragraphs} that needs to be: floated right not split across lines I was able to accomplish this for most cases ...
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How do I maintain structure in structured output?

I am trying to ensure output from a Linux command - which looks like: Into a LaTeX document with the same column structure with the output headers lined up with the output sections on the next ...
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Putting a number on the right hand side without using the equation or align environment? [closed]

I have a couple of lines which I wish to number and I'm hoping for something like: Text... \alignright{1} or something like that if it exists to produce Text... (1)
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Using the semantic package. How can I properly align proof derivations?

I am using the package semantics to write logic derivations, such as the following: $$ \inference{\neg \phi \vee \neg \psi& \inference{\inference{\inference{}{\phi \wedge \psi}[2]}{\phi} & ...
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How to place tabs [duplicate]

I want to generate these lines: GREATER(x,y)=true =false If i itemize it i get : GREATER(x,y)=true =false
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How to align terms in alignat environment (follow-up)

This is follow-up on the similar question. I still cannot figure out where to put ampersands on alignat environments. :( Here is what I generated. To enhace the readability, I want to customize ...
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Tabbing/horizontal placement with labeled equations

I have a string of equations, each with a label that I would like to format nicely. I want the equation labels to be at the same horizontal position and the start of the equation to be at the same ...
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Placing an object at the end of the line

I'm new in LaTeX and I'm currently faced with a problem of placing an object at the end of the line. E.g. {equation} (1.1) I wish to place (1.1) at the end of the line, and I've searched around ...
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Tikz aligning text in nodes

I am working on a Tikz picture of a calendar. The headings of the calendar are the months and I add them with nodes. But they aren't aligned. \begin{tikzpicture}[scale = 1.3] \path (0,0)node[minimum ...
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How to align equations left? [duplicate]

Today,I want to make my equations align left. My trial:I use the commandflushleft \documentclass[a4paper,cs4size,UTF8]{ctexart} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \end{flushleft} ...
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Center chapter name in the table of contents

I am adding chapter name for a set of sections with the following code: \addcontentsline{toc}{section}{\protect\numberline{}Chapter I} However, Chapter I is left-sided. What I want is something ...
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Centering an asymmetric tabular

I'm trying to center a payoff table asymmetrically but I give up and I ask to you. The problem is that this type of table appears different than how LaTeX sees it. In fact, the first column should not ...
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Center table by end of cell

I want to be able to center my table, but align the center by the end of the first cell. Currently just using the \begin{center} command i am able to center the table but i would rather the table be ...
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Small (half width) framed table of contents

I am writing a 4-5 pages article document, and a full-width, traditional table of contents really feels over the top and would take up too much space, but I still feel a toc is really great to show ...
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Centering Xcircuit Figure

Hi I am using a program called xcircuit to make circuit diagrams and I cant seem to get the figure centered. I have tried \begin{center}, \centering. I have tried messing with \flushleft but it needs ...
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LaTeX errors in Formatting

I want to print this text : make -j 5 KDEB_PKGVERSION=1.yourcustomname deb-pkg But I feel because of the underscore , LaTeX generates an error missing $ inserted and it doesn't print it as well. ...
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How to make a minted code listing centered on a page?

So, I am writing a report with Prolog code listings in it. I have been using lstlisting to make my listings and I made my code centered on the page, such as this: \renewcommand{\figurename}{Listing} ...
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Tabbed enumerate that is aligned with previous line

I would like to be able to replicate the following image. I am not sure how to force the enumerate to align after $M_2 =$. Could anyone provide an example replicating this?
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How can I reuse the same table alignment specifications in many tables?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{array} \begin{document} \begin{table} \begin{tabular}{|>{$}c<{$}|>{$}c<{$}|} 1 & 2 \\ \end{tabular} \end{table} \begin{table} ...
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Right alignment issue [closed]

While writing my thesis, I see that if a mathematical formula or equation does not fit in the current line, LaTeX automatically shifts the whole formula or the equation to the new line instead of ...
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Alignment of entries in matrix

I have this pmatrix (amsmath package): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \begin{pmatrix} \frac{a}{b} & \frac{a}{b} & 0 & ...
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How can I make a single-aligned row under two double-aligned rows in an equation?

I have an equation that I would like to align like this (the x is actually \times): A = BBBBB CCCCCCC x DDDDD = EEEEEEE FFFFF I have tried the align environment, align with nested ...
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Table not wider than text, same columns' width, decimal alignment

I'd like to get the same width of columns labeled 1-10 (all except the first one ~ Name of X) be able to adjust the position of "name of Y" (have it centered or on the left. Right now, it's ...
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How can I center Flashcards vertically, but not horizontally?

I'm currently experimenting with flashcards (the learning technique as well as the LaTeX document class) and flashcards seems to be pretty nice. But I could not find an option to center my ...
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Centering just one line in a multi-line caption

There are multiple questions already answered for centering an entire caption, but my problem is that I wish to just \centerline or \begin{center} ... \end{center} just one line in a multi-line ...
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How do I horizontally align equations with graphical calculus?

I have a graphical proof in category theory that I wrote with TikZ and the align environment (Thanks to Henri's answer in this question). The diagrams on each line have a recurring feature, a vertical ...
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Indentation in verse environment [duplicate]

I have to typeset a bit of verse in which certain lines are indented to approximately the length of the preceding line, as in these lines from Romeo and Juliet. I tried to use \phantom, like so: ...
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Problem with indentation and alignment [closed]

I am writing my thesis in book document class. The command \indent is not working. Also, the lines are not aligned on the right side. What could be the problem?
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Align an equation box found inside an algorithm

I'm writing an algorithm that has an \begin{equation} inside it. I want the whole equation to be aligned to the left, as any typical text block would be aligned if written inside the algorithm ...
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Preventing line shrinking with raggedright

Sometimes with \raggedright, if a line is too long, but only slighly so, it will be shrunk instead of broken up. Here is an example: \documentclass{article} \raggedright \begin{document} This is a ...
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How can I horizontally align checkmarks in a table column?

In my table I use different combinations of a checkmark standing alone, in parentheses, or with an asterisk. I would like to have a centered column in which the checkmarks align. By using the package ...
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How to center column values in a table?

How can I center the column values in this code? \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \begin{document} \begin{table} \centering \begin{tabular}{|p{2.5cm}|p{2.5cm}|p{2.5cm}|} \hline ...
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Number-Alignment with siunitx in tables [closed]

Update... after a update to recent version of siunitx, everything is fine now. Thanks a lot @daleif and @crissov :-) \documentclass[ngerman,a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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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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subfloatrow: centering single subfigure

In the example below, how can I center the third figure (C)? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{floatrow} \usepackage{subfig} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[htbp] ...
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How do I centre my title properly

The title "NAME" seems to be shifted slightly to the right when I use this code, is there a fix to this? \documentclass[11pt]{res} %Sets the default text size to 11pt and class to article. ...
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Putting Figures Side-By-Side Using Minipage

I am trying to put two figures next to each other. However, it is not working. Here is my code: \begin{figure}[h] \centering \begin{minipage}{1.0\textwidth} \centering ...
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Trouble aligning partial header in table

I want the "n" to be centered over the 50? How can I achieve this? \begin{tabular}{lccc} \hline \multicolumn{4}{c}{Condition Numbers} \\ \multicolumn{3}{r}{n} \\ Correlation ...
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left position math formula

I try to write down the following equation: \begin{equation} \begin{flalign*} \left \| \vec{r}_1 - \vec{r}_2 \right \| = \\ \sqrt{( r_{1,x}-r_{2,x} )^2 + ( r_{1,y} - r_{2,y} )^2 } = \\ \sqrt{( ...
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Center narrow columns under wider caption in ctable

I have a narrow table but a long-ish caption. Rather than run the caption to several lines, I have set the ctable width to 0.5\textwidth. However, the two narrow table columns are now set to the ...
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Centering numbers in table

I would like to generate table which looks approximately (not necessarily) like If you have any suggestion for this sort of data representation, don't hesitate to tell. So far I have come up with ...
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Center over-long equations between both margins

I understand the reasoning behind the fairly narrow textwidth in a default LaTeX article. 60-80 characters per line and all that. However, I am preparing a document that features many lengthy ...