{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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Line break in the table item

I am creating table in LaTeX and I need to get the text to perform line break automaticaly when it's too long. And if possible, I'd like to get the text alignment to the left. Is it possible to handle ...
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Align siunitx numbers in a tabu table

The minimal example below gives me a strange offset in numbers with exponential numbers. I think tabu and siunitx are getting in each others way. Is anyone aware of a workaround? ...
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ragged2e: “newcommands” option produces “underfull \hbox” warnings

The ragged2e package provides the commands \Centering, \RaggedRight and \RaggedLeft for setting ragged text while allowing hyphenation. The package offers a newcommands option that sets the standard ...
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inline bracket, similar to a permutation and binomial, but aligned

I'm often experiencing instances, when I need to define a function on two sets in a domain. I'd like to create a command \newcommand{\func}[4]{...}, which makes an inline bracket, that shows how the ...
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Aligning bmatrix-matrices next to each other?

I have this code: \[ \begin{bmatrix} Pagerank&Sidnummer\\ 0.068945&2\\ 0.068945&3\\ 0.076517&1\\ 0.076517&4\\ 0.11536&7\\ 0.11536&8\\ ...
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Table Cell Alignment - Last Column 'Misbehaving' - Simultaneous Vertical and Horizontal Alignment Problems

I am going a little crazy with alignment in the tabular environment. In the following code I would like both the top-left cell 'Green Die', and the last cell in the 2nd row '6' to be aligned ...
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Centering a TikZ picture around an area

I often find myself in the following situation: A tikzpicture of mine consists of a main area and some outer material like text labels which are hardly symmetric around the main area. If such a ...
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Is there a way to measure the remaining space of a line of text?

I'd like to write the following: Some long paragraph of text \measureremainder{\whatsleft}\begin{mimipage}{\whatsleft} stuff \end{minipage} so that the minipage takes up exactly the remaining ...
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How can I build a box with multiple lines of content with two anchors?

I'm trying to create a macro \AST (or an environment, if that helps) that will let me typeset abstract syntax trees, in the following way: \AST{A}{\AST{B}{C\comma D}\comma E\comma \AST{F}{G}} should ...
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How to align some lines under {align*}

I usually use \begin{align*} and \end{align*} to align some texts. Here is a special case I would like to realize: abcdefghijklmn hijklmn opqrstuvwxyz hijklmn There are 2 rules: 1) I want to ...
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right-aligned table from csv

I have a csv file formatted like this one: "","head 1","head 2","head 3" "count 1","23","24","25" "percentage 1","23%","24%","25%" "count 2","53","54","55" "percentage 2","53%","54%","55%" I'm ...
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Left-alignment like Fleqn-option only for specific equations

I want to left-align some equations. (Note: I want to align the equations themselves, not code inside of the equations.) I have the following example code: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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How do I align a pgfplots graph?

I'm trying to draw a graph with the associated table of data using pgfplots. It works great, but the graph itself isn't aligned with the table. This is what it looks like: I don't like the ...
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Right Align Equation Number with hfill in Custom Environment

I have a couple of custom environments that I want to be able to use \hfill to right align the last column (similar to what {align} environment does with equation labels}. I attempted to use \hfill ...
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LaTeX table: line thickness varying and incorrect horizontal alignment

This LaTeX source ( http://pastebin.com/3HdpbQi5 ) yields two types of errors ( http://i.stack.imgur.com/4J87t.png ): The line thickness of the table borders in the primary header row varies and the ...
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Center figure that is wider than \textwidth

I have a figure that is wider than the \textwidth of my document. (I don't want to change the \textwidth.) As a result, the leftmost part of the figure is flush with the left margin, while the ...
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LaTeX word wrapping poorly

LaTeX is not word wrapping this anything close to sanely: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{wrapfig} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{lipsum} \geometry{margin=1in} ...
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Aligning multiple tables

I have several tables I'd like to align, but it comes out messed up. I'm using revtex4 for my general layout (two column), and I have this: \begin{tabular}{|c||@{\hspace{12pt}} c ...
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\hfill after linebreak

I have a simple text. Right after the end of the text I use \hfill to get some words right aligned. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \begin{document} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur ...
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Test if text fits on one line

I have a boxed text that is justified, but I would like to make it centered if it takes only one line. Currently, once the text is rendered, I add a \filcenter as an option to my box macro, but I'm ...
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Figure caption indent problem

The last lines of my figure captions are indented too much or centered. I use floatrow package which usually doesn't conflict with LaTeX. Is it possible to fix this? My preambles are as follows: ...
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Problem with babel, ragged2e and parbox

I have the following code: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage[newcommands]{ragged2e} \begin{document} \begin{center} \parbox{9cm}{ \textsc{ Jesus a dit~: \og ...
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How to force to center the table captions?

i want to center the table captions.
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Underfull hbox with \hbox to <dimen> but not with \halign

When using the \halign primitive, cells in the same column all have the same width. Hence, if one entry is very large (abcdefg below), the others will be stretched to the same size. If an entry ...
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line-breaking in longtable

I'm using the longtable environment with the field p{0.5\textwidth}. The text on that field is set with very odd spacing, because latex attempts to justify it both for the left and right column ...
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Exact position of a node in a rectangle

This question led to a new package: fancytabs I have a node positioned in a shaded rectangle with: \newcommand{\tabstyle}{\Large\scshape} \newcommand{\tabheight}{4cm} ...
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Centered-justified style

Is there a text style that is centered and places words on lines in such a way that it looks justified on the left and right sides? I'm not looking for a fixed justified text, but kind of boxing whose ...
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Line breaking of URLs in bibliographies

I have a problem with the line break of an URL. The URL can´t break correct and extends into the border. I´ve tried some things. Amongst others I loaded the package breakurl, but without any success. ...
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Is it possible to tweak the alignment of an equation when it is broken using breqn?

I have a looooooooong displaymath that I'm using breqn to break into smaller chunks. As there are no actual relation symbols, I've manually added \allowbreak everywhere I'd be happy for one to occur ...
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Alignment accross multiple arrays/vectors

I want to align multiple vectors (horizontal arrays), each on a separate line. Specifically, some values are negative and some positive, and some have a decimal part and some not. I want to align ...
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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 ...
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Creating a table that uses all available space

Is there a way to use tabular or some other method to create a table that expands to use the entire available space? So if I created a table with 4 rows, each row would use 25% of the space. Thanks! ...
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Draw horizontal line left and right of some text (a single line)

I want a horizontal line to the left and right of some text, that is at most one line wide. The lines should be equally sized such that they fill the remaining horizontal space (like two \hfills in a ...
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Centering Text using multirow that overflows onto multiple lines

I am trying to create a table where one column has multiple rows. This is very easy to do using the multirow package. However, if I specify a width for this \multirow and my text overflows, the second ...
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Changing the alignment of chapter headings and quotes in quotchap

How can I change the alignment of chapter headings and quotes in quotchap without modifying the .sty file? More specifically, I would like left-align the chapter headings and right-align the quotes.
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Macro to allow for alignment points within its argument

I would like to have a macro that allows for alignment points inside it. As a specific example, I would like to be able to say: \begin{align*} a &= b\\ \bracr{c &= d} \end{align*} ...
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Aligning text columns

I am using the following code to try to obtain something to the effect of Author: Laboratory Partners: Amos NG Rebecca ROYCROFT ...
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How to shift one equation only towards the left margin

I have an equation extending into the right margin and off the page. I have many equations. For this equation only, I would like to shift it to the left. MWE below. \documentclass[twoside]{book} ...
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Text without hyphenation with Tikz

How do I get the text does not break the line? I have \begin{tikzpicture} \node[align=left,text width=3cm] {Contemplando a contemporaneidade}; \end{tikzpicture} but i need
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Aligning function arguments in “algorithm” environment.

In the "algorithm" environment, when a function call spans multiple lines, I would like to have its arguments aligned, like so: MyFunction(long_arg_name0, long_arg_name1, ...
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flushright of theorem captions

Is it possible to flushright captions of theorem envrionments? For example consider the following code: \usepackage{amsmath} % \usepackage{amsfonts} % \usepackage{amsthm}% \theoremstyle{definition} % ...
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How do I align text?

How do I do something like this in LaTeX? X: a, b, c, e, f, g
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Use flalign or alignat or align or similar environment to align to the left

The following is a small example to use flalign environment to generate equation. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{txfonts} \begin{document} The formula is: \begin{flalign*} ...
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How can I align two nodes to the left in TikZ?

I have two unaligned nodes |AAAAAAA| |B| and I want to have the node with the B aligned to the left of the node with AAAs and below it |AAAAAAA| |B| How can this be done?
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alignment in align-env: what is aligned in what way?

In this example: \begin{align*} & \lim( \neg ( \Sigma^* a_1 \Sigma^* a_2 \dotsb a_n \Sigma^* ) ) & = & \{ \alpha \in \Sigma^\omega | \exists^\omega n : \alpha [0,n] \notin \Sigma^* a_1 ...
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How to align multiple lines on same indent?

Desired effect is this: But my document is this: my code: From paragraph 1: \\ \textbf{Q1}\quad The writer calls the advertising industry ‘universal’. What phrase is used later in the paragraph ...
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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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Center aligning chapters

I'm using the following to center align chapters. Heres the code \newcommand{\cchapter}[1]{\chapter[#1]{\centering #1}} And using \cchapter to format chapters. But the chapter heading for eg. ...
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Table: Caption is centered but table itself not

I have another problem with a table in my document. The following code centers the caption but not the table itself. Any hints why? \begin{table}[htbp] \begin{tikzpicture} \node (table) [inner ...
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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} ...