{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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Center wide longtable (not tabular or tabularx)

I have a long and wide table that does fit on A4 format, but is too wide for the text margins. I want that table to be able to spread over multiple pages, but I also want it to be centered on the ...
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How to align image

If i have in my beamer presentation some list of items and on that slide i wanna add a picture, which i want to be aligned e.g. to right top corner. \begin{frame}[fragile]{III. Override pages} ...
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algorithmicx package comments on a single line

Is it possible in algorithmicx package to have comments not aligned to the right side? For example I have code like this - \begin{algorithm}[!ht] \caption{My Algo.} \label{myalgo} ...
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Using \vtop affects indentation of \intertext

I am using the \iteminput macro from the solution at How to adjust macro to respect current \linewidth? to import content from other TeX files. However, this appears to be effecting the indentation ...
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alignment of multicolumn cell

Consider this table \begin{tabular}{lr@{}l} Bla & \multicolumn{2}{c}{A $\to$ B} \\ \hline X & 23.1&* \\ Y & 7.5& \end{tabular} which produces The second column ...
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Custom alignment of columns in align environment

I need to typeset two columns of equations, each row typeset with an equation number to the right as with an ordinary equation. The first column must be centered, and the second column must be ...
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Customize endnotes

For customizing footnotes in LaTeX, I use the footmisc package. Specifically, to remove indentation and text justification in footnotes, I add the following to my preamble: \usepackage[hang, ...
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tikz nodes: centering with small font

I am trying to create tikz nodes with centered text, but changing fontsize. Unfortunately, while normally-sized text is nicely centered inside the nodes, the smaller text is not centered, but shifted ...
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How to align source code produced by listings package with main paragraph text

I'm using the latex listings package for the first time to format some HTML. I'm noticing that by default, the html code is being pushed further left than the main paragraph text of my document. Is ...
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Correct alignment of multiple-line inequality

I want to display a set of inequalities to look like the code below this is the lower bound ≤ this is the thing to be bounded ≤ this is the upper bound My attempt to do this is the following: ...
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LaTeX Centering newline in subfloat caption

I have these images with their title beneath: I want to add some information below, like this: The good news is, I'm able to do it. The last screenshot is from my pdf previewer. ...
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Algpseudocode (algorithmicx) package comments

How to align comments in algorithmic environment to the right? For \Comment, if the comment is too long it gets wrapped and starts at the beginning of next line. It would look better if it was aligned ...
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Horizontal alignment within an equation using Tikz

I am trying to center horizontally the first terms of a system of equations inside the alignat environment. I don't know if Tikz is the right way to go, but as I might have to add some other ...
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Leftalign labels with enumitem

I'm using the enumitem package to define a legal list: \usepackage{enumitem} \newlist{legal}{enumerate}{10} \setlist[legal]{label*=\arabic*.} The output for a list looks like this: 1. foo 1.1 ...
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How do I center the table of contents title using tocloft?

I'm getting odd behavior using package tocloft to format my table of contents and center the titles "Contents", "List of Figures", and "List of Tables". Using the code suggested in the tocloft ...
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Right aligned text in picture environment slightly off

I'm making some placecards and using the picture environment to try to control exactly where everything goes. My problem is that, in the example below, the two lines are not exactly right-aligned. Any ...
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Misaligned month label in TikZ calendar

I'm putting together a multi-month calendar in TikZ and am seeing some awkward and undesired alignment in the month labels despite using the month label above centered style. In particular, the month ...
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Vertical alignment of dots in equation

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} \begin{alignat*}{6} 1 && 2 && ...
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How to place and number 3 short equations in one line?

I have 3 short equations which consume much vertical space, if each one is typeset in a separate line. How can I typeset them in one line in a "mathematically correct" way? I do not necessarily need ...
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Nicer alignment of x^*/2

I'm trying to typeset $\frac{x^*}{2}$, but I can't find a (simple) way to make the alignment look nice. So far, I've tried the following: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{equation} ...
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Underline and center headings

For a paper I have to make my LaTeX document guideline conforming. Many of you will already guess now that this means dirty work by violating virtually all possible typography standards. My biggest ...
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Aligning mathematical inequalities

I want to align the following at the inequality signs, however it becomes very ugly: \begin{alignat*}{2} ...
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Center hyphen between words

I have to center '-' mark in each line and it should be in the same location of each line. How would I do that? \begin{flushleft} $I(b)$ - interrogating signal\\ $h_n$ -forward ross ...
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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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Align text to right-hand edge of centered image?

I am including an image in a beamer presentation, centred, and want to give an unintrusive attribution link, just under the picture, right-aligned to the right-hand edge of the image. In other words, ...
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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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Multiple equations with a large “{” in front: alignment and labelling

I'm trying to get the equation shown in the picture. But i only manage to get the following coding. Can anyone help me to label it with numbering like the picture? I tried with \begin{eqnarray} or ...
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centering a part of an equation

I am using \vdots in my equation, and I need it to be centered. As shown in the figure it is automatically left indented. I am not able to bring the dots to the center. I am providing MWE also. ...
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Align left and right same line

I have this problem: Basically on the second line "Matricola: XXXXXX" isn't right aligned. My latex is: \begin{minipage}[t]{7cm} \textsc{Relator} Prof. NameName\\ \end{minipage} \hfill ...
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Beamer: Text Justification in blocks globally

I can get text justification in blocks by using \justifying. Is it possible to justify the text within each block globally without using \justifying in each block? Thanks MWE \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Alignment of page numbers in table of contents

Consider the following example: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \newpage \section{test} \newpage \setcounter{page}{22} \section{introduction} \newpage ...
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horizontal alignment of dot over hat over bold greek letter!

For some strange reason, this: \hat{\dot{\bm{\phi}}} prints the dot and the hat slightly off the left of the phi letter. Any ideas if this can be fixed? thanks. Using bm package for bold symbols.
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Adjusting the gb4e {exe} environment locally

In my thesis I make extensive use of the exe environment of the gb4epackage and I love it. However, three of my approximately 100 examples need to have an alternative layout. Instead of the usual ...
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Have almost managed to get my TOC the way I want, but need help making it 100% perfect

If you compile my current TOC code: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{book} \usepackage{lipsum,kantlipsum} \usepackage[dotinlabels]{titletoc} \contentsmargin{0pt} ...
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How To Make a Special Position Environment in LaTeX?

So I must admit I am way out of my depth and have no idea what I'm doing. I apologize in advance for a long and complicated question. I'm trying to build this output: Which I have successfully ...
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Justify a text inside a figure environment

I insert several figures in my document, but I am unable so far to fully justify the text just below the caption: "BLA BLA BLA" \begin{figure} \centering \caption{NICE TITLE}\label{graph:p} ...
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Center a single chapter heading

I want to have a single chapter heading centered. The other chapter headings should not be centered. I tried the following: \documentclass[12pt]{scrbook} \usepackage{lipsum} % for filler text ...
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Left align (to the page) displayed math

How can I left align the display math environment (either $$ or \[)? I keep running into people asking about the align environment; but I just want to change displayed math from center to left align ...
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How to horizontally align headers and decimal centered cells

I use this code to produce a table and to align the column with the dot of the numerical values. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{dcolumn} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{l D{.}{.}{3} ...
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Centered frame title in beamer

How to set up beamer in a document so that frame titles are centered? Most of the themes seem to use left aligned frame titles.
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Purpose of “control space”

I could not find enough information on Google about control space (\). What is the purpose of it? Where should it be used?
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List of abbreviation

I want to display a list of abbreviation in two columns and list each abbreviation preceded by the corresponding letter. for example : A AAR .... AG .... i use the package nomencl : below the ...
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How can you change the alignment of calstable?

calstable is always left aligned. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{cals} \begin{document} \begin{center} \begin{calstable} \colwidths{{1.5cm}{1.5cm}{1.5cm}} ...
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\raggedyleft in memoir?

In memoir instead of \raggedright, you can use \raggedyright[<space>] which is much more beautiful in narrow columns. However what I also need is \raggedyleft which does not exist and I don't ...
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How do I set right alignment in a longtable column with a fixed width?

How do I set right alignment in a longtable column with a fixed width? I have \begin{longtable}{p{3cm}p{8cm}} and I'd like my first column to be aligned on the right.
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Using \label with amsmath nested environments

First of all, I'm not sure these environments are supposed to be nested, but the fact is the alignment comes out exactly how I wanted, and no errors are issued. \documentclass[a5paper]{article} ...
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Align position of decimal point within table of numbers, text and percentage values

I have asked sthg similar with a MWE today answered by David C., but this is a more difficult follow-up question. Also I have just made a new account :) The Question is simple: I want the numbers to ...
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Table of contents: section titles ragged right

In the standard book class, if there are very long section titles, \tableofcontents tries to produce justified text. How can I produce a table of contents so that the section titles are typeset flush ...
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Why are my Images not correctly centered?

First of all this is my first posting here on tex.stackexchange.com. I'm new to the tex world and I need a little bit of your help. I am trying to align text relative to a figure. How it should look ...
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How to split and align equations when they are inside an enumerate environment?

How to make the first line of aligned equations sit in the same baseline as the bullet and make the equation left justified? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...