{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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Centering images and overprint in Beamer

I'm trying to create a beamer presentation with several images replacing each other on consecutive slides. I've gotten it to work with overprint and \onslide, but cannot get the images centered on the ...
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TikZ: Background rectangles with equal width but 'fitting' height

I'm trying to make sort of a flow chart for a series of steps, but these steps are also grouped, and I'd like my diagram to reflect that. So I'm using the pgfonlayer/background environment to draw ...
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Placing a list of nodes in TikZ

I would like to define a macro, which would take a list of node definitions, like this \mymacro[boxes={{\node[rectangle] {foo};}, {\node[rectangle] {bar};}, {\node[...
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Left-aligning LaTeX Bibliography Display

I have problem on how to make the bibliography item left-aligned. My current bibliography output is below. As you can see, the reference item code is currently right-aligned, and I need it to be ...
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Cannot align to right or left

I have this LaTeX code which should place this two images on the left and the right of the page: \begin{flushright} \begin{figure}[H] \includegraphics[width=107px , height=134px]{t1.jpg} \end{figure} ...
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left, right, and center alignment with hfill

this problem is driving me nuts. I need a line of text formatted as follows: Avian Influenza Tamiflu Jan 2, 2011 * This is a random description, note that it spans mult. cols. * ...
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What is the difference between 'fil' and 'fill'?

TeX provides the commands \vfil and \vfill (and their corresponding horizontal versions \hfil and \hfill). These commands are actually defined as: \vskip 0cm plus 1fil \vskip 0cm plus 1fill where '...
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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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Alignment within enumerate

I'm looking for a way to sort of combine the features of enumerate (and other list-like environments) with features of tabular environments. Specifically, what I like about enumerate is that it ...
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Right-aligned constraints for equation

I'm looking to write an equation (using gather), with some constraints on the right-hand side. Ideally, I'd like the equations to be horizontally-aligned with one another (i.e. have centers line-up ...
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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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Split node padding when using `align` in TikZ

Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,positioning,fit} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[draw, rectangle split, rectangle split ...
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Table of contents: section number and title overlapping

I have problem with creation of table contents. A part of my code: \documentclass[a4paper]{amsbook} \usepackage[cp1250]{inputenc} \usepackage{polski} \makeatletter \renewcommand*\@seccntformat[1]{\...
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Change alignment for individual table rows

Is it possible to change alignment for individual rows? Example: +------------+--------------+--------------+ | Left | Center | Right | +------------+--------------+--------------+
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Tabstop-like alignment of text possible?

I'd like to format some text around a tabstop such that what is left from the tabstop is \flushright and the text that is right from the line is \flushright. The Tabstop is at a specific position, ...
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Align Note below table

My question concerns the "Note" below the table. This is my code: \begin{table} \begin{center} \caption{ Descriptive statistics of total sample based on modified data set}\label{table:descrtotal} \...
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How can I make (La)TeX prefer to fill centered lines

My thesis formatting requirements ask for multiline chapter and section titles to be a maximum of 4.5 inches wide with any subsequent lines being wrapped such that they are sucessively shorter, ...
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Vertical alignment with subfig and pstricks

I'm working with pstricks to add illustrations to a paper, as I found that it allows me to save much time compared to editing files with dia/xfig/visio/etc. and including pngs. But I'm having a few ...
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Align unrelated arrays

How can I align arrays like the ones below so that they start at the same distance from the left edge of the paper? \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} ...
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Displaying two XML listings side by side. [duplicate]

I have two XML outputs from a program that I would like to include in a LaTeX document. I would like them to appear side-by-side each in its own box. So that a reader can compare the two outputs while ...
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I had a problem with spacing of tabular columns combined with \multicolumn. I found an inelegant solution. Perhaps someone knows of a better one?

Consider a table with several columns. Three consecutive columns are thin. These three thin columns have a long \multicolumn{c}{3}{??} heading over them. If nothing is done to specify how these should ...
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nomencl: left alignment for description text

Does anyone know how to left align the description text of abbrevations in a nomencl list of abbrevations. For example: I would like to left align the text "Kategorien- und Variablebezeichnungen" or "...
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Please help me to run this code in LateX!

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{array} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{| >{\centering}p{2.5cm} | >{\centering}p{0.5cm} | >{\centering}p{2.5cm} |>{\centering}p{2.5cm} |>{\...
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Figure with long list of predicates and conjunctions (\wedge)

I have a figure with a long list of predicates connected with \wedge, here is the code: \begin{figure}[h] \small{ $ Defined\_in(subject\_state, concrete\_subject) \...
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How to align some lines under tabular?

I am using tabular, and I would like to realize something like that: word1 word2 word3 word4 longerword5 word6 word7 word8 So word1,2,3,4,6,7,8 are well aligned, and I do not ...
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CurVe document class: alignment issue with subrubrics

I have the following issue with the alignment of subrubric titles in a résumé written with the CurVe class by Didier Verna. When the rubric & subrubric titles are aligned left via options in the ...
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How do I make the text in the following figure white and center the figure?

How do I make the text in the following figure white and center the figure? %% LyX 1.6.9 created this file. For more info, see http://www.lyx.org/. %% Do not edit unless you really know what you are ...
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How to center the minipage?

The left margin is too wide if I set 1.5\textwidth: \begin{document} \noindent\begin{minipage}{1.5\textwidth} test \end{minipage} \end{document}
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How to make pgfplots to center a text in a xticklabel

In pgfplots I've used the text width option in the definition of xticklabel style and I wonder how to center the labels text?
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Format caption in figure

I have a question which concerns text formatting in captions and also in sections. For example when I type: \begin{figure} something \caption{this is some caption text and it probably may be quite ...
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alignment of symbols [duplicate]

I tried to align the equation and have some text on the equal sign. But it turns out that the equal sign that has text over it is no longer aligned to previous one anymore (I believe it is the text "...
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How to have a figure touch the edge of the page?

How can I position a figure (picture) so that it: is aligned on the left-hand side with the text (this is in two column page) touches (or exceeds) the right-hand side of the page? An example can ...
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Centering a gnuplot figure properly

I use gnuplot and its epslatex terminal. When I include a gnuplot-generated figure in my document and center it as usual, it often appears shifted right — because the labels on the left contribute to ...
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Wrong display when I have more than 9 chapters in ToC

I'm in a really bad situation with my ToC in the book that I write. Everything is fine until the 9th chapter. There's the "9", some space and then the name of the chapter. But on the 10th (or more) ...
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Centering an image and a two-column layout.

Here's what I'd like to do. Place a centered image, and then have two columns of text centered below it. I did the following: \begin{center} \includegraphics{image} \begin{multicols}{2} lots of text ...
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Center-align text in columns in tabular environment in multicol environment

I need the text in the second two columns to be center-aligned. I also need someone to please help me clean up this table. It looks ugly. Notice it is inside a multicolumn (2-column) environment, ...
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bibtex large spacing

I couldn't find a solution to my problem searching. Apologies if it has been asked before. My problem is: on a few of my bibliography entries, there are massive spaces in the text to pad out the ...
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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? \documentclass[...
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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\\ 0....
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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} \usepackage{...
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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 overhang....