{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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TeX expert needed: how to \setto(optimal)width?

there is a problem I have been trying to solve for a while but without success so far. As far as I know, TeX is very good at appropriately breaking text lines with respect to a fixed container width. ...
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Make ToC in the center and left aligned in beamer

Using the following code I could put the ToC lines in the center in beamer: \begin{frame} \begin{center} \tableofcontents \end{center} \end{frame} But how to make these ToC lines left aligned ...
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How to center an `itemize` in beamer, together with its headline?

I failed to center an itemize in beamer, together with its headline. In my second try below, although the items are centered, their headline (i.e. the text My second try: Centering the itemize) is not ...
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Aligning headers with column better

The columns are slightly offset from the headers. I've tried playing around with a bunch of things (which is why the code is a bit of a mess now). Any suggestions how to fix this? ...
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equations overlaping equation number in cases environment

I'm working with a long equation in case environment, the problem is that the equation overlaps the equation number... any ideas on how to solve that problem. I've thought on aligning it all to the ...
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How to make things symmetric around an arrow

Can someone tell me what commando is needed to make expressions like in the text below. I mean like it is symmetric around the arrow.
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Is there any difference in the default text alignment between document classes book, report, article, and so on?

I've come to the question if there are differences in the text alignments regarding the document classes. I'm trying to justify a text in my whole document (report). Reading question I came to the ...
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Using custom-aligned subarray in LyX

I need to write a vertically stacked subscript in a notation meant to say "evaluate expression at k=..., and k'=...". In the end it should look like / SOME \ | BIG | \ ...
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How to specify the starting point of a horizontal bar in latex?

How to specify the starting point of a horizontal bar in latex ? For example, I want to plot a horizontal bar between (2, 5) and (10, 5), which is a horizontal bar with a length of 8 and starting at ...
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Adding words centered above other words with TikZ v2 [closed]

EDIT: Please vote to close this question as "Unclear what you're asking". My problem and my understanding of it have developed in such a way that this question is now too messy. I have opened the new ...
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Make memoir class \flexlabelled left justified

In Memoir class, I can \usepackage{enumitem}, and then make a nice description list. I tried to do the same with Memoir's built-in flexlabelled environment, but the labels are fully justified. MWE: ...
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Aligning equations with two equal signs

I am trying to write three equations, second with two equal signs. I would like the first two to be aligned by the first equal sign, and the second and third by the second equal sign. I have the ...
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Fixed column width ruins alignment of table row using Lyx

I am having the worst luck with a table I am trying to create. The problem occurs when I want to have multiple lines in a column, I use the trick posted on here (and I think Lyx's wiki) and set a ...
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Interrupted list formatting options [duplicate]

I have an odd list, interrupted by normal text introducing its last item: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] \begin{enumerate}[itemsep=-4pt] ...
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Background color across the entire textwidth for chapter headings - koma script

I have a very similar question to this old (and already answered) one: Giving headlines a background color spanning across the entire typearea However, the solutions provided there only work for ...
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Table caption alignment with respect to table [duplicate]

How to align table caption in following example to the left of table (instead of being centered) ? Unfortunately I cannot find any switch which would govern this. Command ...
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Auto spacing in math mode

I have a long line of math expression, which is as follows: $verylongword verylongword verylongword verylongword verylongword verylongword verylongword verylongword verylongword verylongword ...
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How to align text and picture horizontally and vertically?

I'd like to align text and a picture horizontally as well as vertically, based on the text area. So far I have tried using TikZ. I managed to get the effect alignment of the items in either direction, ...
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How to align item labels according to the longest one automatically?

Time for revenge! I've been fighting with this problem of aligning items according to the longest label automatically for some time now (see first two examples below). The left side of the longest ...
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How to position two figures side by side with custom alignment? [duplicate]

I would like to put two figures side by side such that they are centered on the page and have an arbitrary (given) space between them. Although there are a lot of similar questions here, none has ...
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center environment nag-warning for floats in beamer

The nag packages gives a warning when using floats in beamer presentations. When removing the figure or table environment, no warnings are given. How to proceed from here? Tried ...
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How to place two plots inside a node?

I'm eager to have two plots (of the algebraic functions) placed horizontally inside a node. I'd like them to be signed, so something like caption (below the plot) is needed. One of them — "the good ...
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Trouble with nested matrices

I have tried repeatedly to google for the solution to this problem. I have a matrix that looks like this. But I want it to look like this. Notice how the B, C, D and E are "very tightly centered" ...
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How to align a single header to the right?

This is my situation \begin{minipage}{\textwidth} \begin{minipage}[t]{0.65\textwidth} \section{Section 1} Content 1 \end{minipage} \hfill \begin{minipage}[t]{0.25\textwidth} \section{Section 2} ...
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How to make flushleft work on multicolumn title?

In the below code, "Title3Title3 Title3Title3 Title3Title3" is misaligned with the other titles because flushleft does not seem to work with multicolumn titles. How do I left-justify all of these text ...
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How can I align rotated text in a table at the bottom?

I have a code that produces a table. The three last columns have rotated text. I would like to align them to the bottom (not top as in the code below). In addition I would like to center the "nr" and ...
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Describing steps in an equation

I am always describing the steps on how a formula is achieved or describing the underlying Mathematical principles taken to solve a problem in the align environment. But the descriptions are not ...
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Multicolumns with equation format

I'm currently writing a summary for my semiconducter devices course and I'm trying to do it with Latex (just started today). I have the following problem: I have two chapters with two formulas each. ...
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Latex table centering

I'm wondering how could I center text in table vertically and horizontally? I've seen several manuals and answred questions, but there are many way to create a table and as I'm a begginer in Tex I ...
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Adding tabs or creating my own command

I have a problem adding tabs and I can't use a tabular environments (like tabular or tabbing) because I can't mix it with enumerate environments. Is there a way to add a simgle tab like in any text ...
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\raggedouter to typeset marginal text in twoside book

We used the following code fragment using the changepage package: \newcommand{\raggedouter}{% \checkoddpage% \ifoddpage% \RaggedRight% \else% \RaggedLeft% ...
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How do I center an entry across columns in a pmatrix?

I have a matrix of the form: \documentclass[]{scrartcl} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath,amsthm,amsfonts} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \begin{pmatrix} \boldsymbol{\Phi}_{l,t}^F \\ \mathbf{0} & ...
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Change spacing of the matching environment in examdesign?

I'm using the matching environment in the examdesign class. My problem is that the left column contains longish sentences that makes the layout look a bit wonky: Is there a simple way to extend the ...
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Left-aligning nested labels in enumerate

I'm trying to tweak the way nested lists appear for enumerate. Right now, using enumitem package, I've got something like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} ...
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How can I change the side of all (or single) pages of a twoside book?

My book's first page is righthanded the second page is lefthanded the third righthanded and so on but I want it of the form: first page to be lefthanded the second page to be righthanded the third ...
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Custom pseudocode style

I want to write a custom pseudocode in latex in a similar style as the exemple below: . I didn't manage to get what I want using existing pseudocode package, is there another way to get this kind of ...
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table alignment specification

When I use \begin{tabular}{l*{20}{c}} it works perfectly. But when I use \begin{tabular}{l|c*{4}|c*{8}|c*{8}} It gives me error. How can I specify the alignment operator as multiples without ...
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longtable inside enumerate

When I have a longtable left-aligned inside an enumerate, it isn't indented properly. For example \begin{enumerate} \item text % \setlength\LTleft{\itemindent} % \setlength\LTright{\fill} ...
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The photo doesn't center when using \centering

I just saved an .eps file that it can not be uploaded to latex and it shows as in the photo , how would I resolve it ? this is the code , when I use smaller dimensions it's in the center , but with ...
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Figure centered (horizontally and vertically) + subsection on same page

I want to center my figure (horizontally and vertically). I have a subesction that I want to keep on the same page (at the top), but it is "pushed" on the next page. I am using the following code: ...
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Cases environment left alignment

As I understand, cases environment is centered by default: How to make it left aligned?
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Format table number alignment

I am having a few problems with the following code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{ l S[table-format = 4.2] ...
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How do you center everything

Is there a way to center everything in a LaTeX document even the text?
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More than two columns amsmath cases

I'm trying to use the cases environment to show an arbitrary equation. But I noticed that it only allows me to use 2 columns. However, I would require a third column, or perhaps a fourth as well. An ...
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How to justify one part of a line left and the other on the right hand side

I was wondering if it was possible to have two sections of text, on the same line be both left justified and right justified. For example doing this: {\itshape{\begin{flushleft}I'm on the ...
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Align fixed-width columns to the decimal point

I define a new column type for a fixed width column with centre aligned text as follows: \newcolumntype{d}[2]{>{{\rightdots{#1}}r<{\rightdots}\let\newline\\\arraybackslash\hspace{0pt}}m{#2}} ...
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Positioning and spacing of tables

I'm new to LaTeX and I already know that my question seems too stupid. Actually I'm writing a text as follows: The exact dimensions of the system are listed in Table……\\ \begin{tabular}{|c|c|} ...
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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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Spacing in align environment

I am familiar with the \flushright and \hfill commands for positioning text to the far right of the page. However throughout my document I am using the terms (x\rightarrow\infty) on many lines and I ...
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Justified alignment for equations

I am writing a IEEE journal paper full of equations and with center alignment the paper looks so messy. I needed to justified align at least those that are coming successively one after another. I ...