{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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How to avoid the horizontal separator while using multirow? [duplicate]

Creating a table in IEEE transaction format. The last cell of the table has to combine two rows. I can put the same text using the multirow package, but the horizontal separator cuts right through the ...
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Multi-line alignment : two pictures on the first line, third picture on the second line in a square fashion

I have three picture to show, in three different aspect ratios, and I'd like to align them so that the two first have the same height on the first line and the third has the width of the two first, so ...
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Aligning objects

I'm writing my first formal specification document and I'm having trouble trying to align text to the left and a tabular table on the right. Thanks. \begin{flushleft} A patient population ...
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Can't seem to align right the text in a tabular

Hello I am using "Extended Fancy CV Carmine Benedito" template and have a really hard time to allign the name of my school in the right... Please, anybody has an idea of what to do? Thank you in ...
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How to draw these figures in the same line

There are the figures and its code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric, arrows, ...
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Aligning in text (non-math)

I would like to align some text similar to how the align math environment works. I don't want to put the text in a table, because I don't want it to float. I tried putting the text in a tabular ...
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Aligned underbraces between amsmath equations

I have an \amsmath aligned environment containing some equations aligned with &=. I want to be able to place underbraces between the equations in such a way that that both the contents and “point” ...
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Indent an entire paragraph / section?

I am writing a document with some odd spacing. I am copying another document, and therefrore the layout must be almost exact. I have sections divided by letters below, and some paragraphs in each ...
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Uneven spacing between subfigures on 2 different lines?

I'm trying to get 8 subfigures to stack on 2 lines so they match up vertically on the page. However, the top line seems evenly spaced across the page and the bottom line is evenly spaced but the gap ...
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Aligning The Title, Autor, and Date in the header of a Beamer Poster

I am using the beamer package and I have a title set at the top of the page, but I want to left align the title. So far I have this for the title portion: \documentclass[final]{beamer} ...
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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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How can I align multiple cases environment simultaneously?

In one big align environment, I want to put some cases environments. I would like the alignment of the cases environments to be the same. For example, if I write: \begin{align} f(x) &= ...
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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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Hanging Indents / Text Wrapping

I'm trying to implement a command to be used in place of the itemize/enumerate environments. The idea is that I want to have a command (\detail), which can be used to construct an itemized list ...
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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 ...
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Align-like environment in a column of array

I have an array in which one of the columns is a polynomial, and I would like to align the terms of the polynomial for each row of the array. My hack is to use \phantoms all over the place, but is ...
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How to align item labels?

When I try to answer the a matching question in my assignment, I find that my final PDF of the four answers shown above are not aligned with each other. It seems that the lowercase "b" is taking more ...
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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} ...