{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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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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How to globally left align the text of paragraphs containing variable-length headers with the first line of the paragraph?

I have several paragraphs each with unique headers of differing lengths: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \subsection{Subsection 1} \paragraph{Title} Paragraph text here. Paragraph ...
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Align two inequalities

I am trying to align two inequlities vertically. The \le signs should have the same horizontal positions and the term in the should be centered. My first attempt: \begin{align*} \sum a &\le \sum ...
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Slides justification in TeXnicCenter

I could not use the justification in slide presentation. In TeXnicCenter there is center, left alignment and right alignment but I did not see the justification. Is there anyway so that I can fix it.
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Why does one sometimes get what appears to be arbitrary spacing with the subcaption package? [duplicate]

I have a very simple MWE which demonstrates the problem: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{subcaption} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \centering ...
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Line wrapping mathmode in ACM article-proc style

I am using the ACM document class acm_proc_article-sp. It is a two column page style. I keep running into a badbox where I have some line of text, and then a short equation in mathmode. For example, ...
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How can I DeclareMathOperator* with spacing after it, preserving the alignment?

In the context of optimization problems, I'm using \usepackage{amsmath} \DeclareMathOperator*{\minimize}{\text{minimize}} \DeclareMathOperator*{\subjto}{\text{subject to}} to declare some operators ...
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Table alignment problem

So I wasn't happy with how esttab was formatting my regression tables from the statistical program Stata. So I instead I decided to attempt to build my own skeleton table, which had better formatting, ...
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centering caption of a figure

I want to put the caption of my figure in the center but I can't do that. when I put my figure in the center the caption is also in the center but when the caption is too long and there is a return to ...
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centered text/equations inside align environment

is there a way to insert a centered line of text or mathematics inside an align-environment? For example, in the code below, I'd like to have the \vdots between the equations above and below ...
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How do I center text in a cell with `tcbox`?

I have this code in preambule: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper,twoside]{article} \renewcommand*\rmdefault{cmd} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{animate} ...
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Caption package destroys center/varwidth

I have received a wonderful comment how to get listings centered: \documentclass[a4paper]{book} %\usepackage[hang,small,it,hypcap=true]{caption} % screw hypcap \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Adding color package destroys listing centering

I am using @egreg's answer to make listings centered: \documentclass[a4paper]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[ hang, small, it, hypcap=true ]{caption} \usepackage{fancyvrb} ...
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Page number shifted to the left

I am writing a report with different geometry settings for the title page, so after finishing the latter with \end{titlepage}, I specified the new settings for the rest of the document using ...
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Alignment of text in two columns: forcing empty lines in one, to avoid collisions in the other

I have a question about aligning text in two columns. A similar question was asked here:Two Columns whose content is positioned relative to each other, but I wasn't able to get the example solution ...
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References spilling out of margin in bibliography

I have a search for this problem but all I could find was the case of reference citations in document spilling over, not the bibliography. Quite simple problem I hope... In my bibliography some of ...
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cannot figure out how to produce some tikz pictures next to each other

Ideally I would like to have the tikzpictures be in one line centered horizontally with its caption each preserving its node size and line strength and vertically aligned to a common bottom line. I am ...
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Numbering side-by-side equations or inline equations

I am trying to produce a two-column table of math equations, where each cell contains its own left-justified, numbered equation. I tried using \begin{equation} \end{equation} inside the tabular ...
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Aligning in- and out-text for algorithms

I use the algorithm2e package to typeset algorithms with custom keywords for input and output. When using \SetKwInput{KwInput}{Input} to define the keywords, colons are added but input and output are ...
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Table heading formatting

I have had this problem before (sort of) - it's related to this question I asked previously. Basically, I am having trouble with my table headings. I want the headings to be bold and centered ...
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How to do \flushleft and \flushright with tikzpictures

I have two charts, one is drawn with pgfplots, the other with pgf-pie. I want put these two chart in align horizontally, so one is on the left and the other is on the right. I have read Aligning using ...
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Center all same theorem

I would like to know if it's possible right from the definition of a theorem to center it : \begin{center} \begin{minipage}{5cm} { { \theoremstyle{plain} \theorembodyfont{\small} ...
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Centering TikZ picture inside poster box

I would like to center a tikzpicture inside a posterbox (baposter) \headerbox{Vorgehensweise}{name=definitions,column=3,below=problem,span=3}{ \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric, ...
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How to right-align any line or word in a paragraph in any documentclass?

I have done some search for margin alignment in Latex but cannot find how can I right-align any single line? For example, in a letter sometimes we put a Sincerely on the right. But without using ...
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AMS align: Left aligned text/math plus multicolumn align

This question is basically a combination of two previous posts: Adding left aligned text to an equation. and AMS align / Align multiple “=”, too much space (the latter being my own question). What I ...
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Multi-column delimiter in align

I want to set the following, but with all the <'s aligned horizontally Source of this failed attempt: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} ...
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Align itemize bullet to text

I am looking for a command to align text to the itemize's bullet. {\addtolength{\leftskip}{10mm} \textbf{Short text in here} \begin{itemize} \item A description of.. \item Another description of.. ...
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2 rows legend and alignment

I got a legend with two rows and I would like to have a different alignment on each row. Is it possible ? In my current code, the legend entries on the second line are much longer than ones on the ...
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Algorithm2e comment line alignment problem

I would like to align a comment within the algorithm environment of algorithm2e in such a way that each line of a multi line comment is left aligned. See the following MWE. In this MWE the second and ...
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Color behind numbers in lstlisting

Currently, my listings use this style : \definecolor{lstgrey}{RGB}{217, 217, 217} \definecolor{lstback}{RGB}{246, 246, 246} \newlength{\numberlengthnormal} ...
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How to right-align whole longtables

Say I have the following document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{longtable} \begin{document} \begin{longtable}{|lr|} \hline A & 1\\ B & 2\\ C & 3\\ \hline ...
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Nested columns in beamer

I would like to make an A0 poster using the beamerposter package. The poster content should appear in block environments, for which I need a flexible and clean layout handling. In particular, I need ...
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Problem with horizontal and vertical centering of multiline cells in a table

I'm having difficulties perfectly centering (both horizontally and vertically) a few cells in my table. Here is a screenshot of what it looks like right now: The problem line is the one which ...
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How to properly format a proof/explanation with multiple points of alignment?

This answered question addresses how to properly align/format a proof, allowing one to add text commentary alongside equations without ruining the alignment of the equations; however, it only seems ...
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Latex table alignment [duplicate]

I have a table of 2 columns, I want the writing in the left column to be centered and the right column to be aligned to the left. Using the commands below, the left column is exactly how I want it, ...
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eledmac and two column footnotes

I like dblfnote and have been working with it for a good while. Now my footnotes are just getting too long and the typesetting results accordingly undesirable, they would be way better if footnotes ...
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Justify text from right in two column springer document class

I am facing one problem in justifying text in springer document class. my code is as below \documentclass[twocolumn]{svjour3} %\documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Change bibliography title align when using quotchap

I'm writing my Masters Thesis and I'm using quotchap package in my chapter tiles. However I want Bibliography title align at left instead of right like the other titles. I've tried ...
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Two text lines in `flalign` environment

I want to achieve what the picture shows below. Basically, I want those two very long text lines to split into two lines shown below. My major problem is that if I keep the text in one line in ...
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Leaked styling from my stackon

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{verbatimbox,stackengine,xcolor,hyperref} \usepackage[left=2cm,right=2cm]{geometry} \begin{document} \title{} \author{} \maketitle \section{Overview} There ...
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How can I align horizontally matrices of different dimensions?

I'm wondering how can I align two different matrices horizontally. They are: [-1 0 +1] And: [-1 0 +1].T This is my code: \begin{equation} \begin{bmatrix} -1 & 0 & -1 \end{bmatrix} ...
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Horizontal alignment of equation and text

I want to make a list of Quantum Mechanics formula like the format of the following picture. But I am confused about how to make the equations align to the left while the text to the right. Usually, ...
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Dividing page into equally sized sections, vertically and horizontally

I am the editor of a student-paper for mathematicians and physicists, which is made entirely through LaTeX. Right now I need to make a page with several different sections, a lot like the ad-pages of ...
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minipage horizontal alignment

I'm using minipage to put two tables next to each other, and instead it is putting them in vertically. It seems like this is usually caused by having blank lines between the minipages, but that isn't ...
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How to add space at the beginning of the item or adjust left alignment for items

Hi I use enumerate to number items but second item starts before the first one. Because i add more than one number in item, I didnt figure out how to make a space at the begining of an item. Do you ...
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Header of the table must be centered, all other rows aligned to left

I have this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multirow} \begin{document} \begin{table}[here] \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{|l|l|c|} \hline ...
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How to center the graphic of LTXexample?

Scenario I want to write a tutorial on PSTricks, but because latex-dvips-ps2pdf (see the code shown in First Attempt section) makes my effort to prevent reader from copying the listing numbers no ...
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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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How to make a keyword list with enumitem with labels aligned right in the margin?

I kinda succeeded in doing with without using the enumitem package, by doing this: (disregard the lines, it's made with showframe) \newenvironment*{keywordlist}{% \list{}{% ...
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side by side minipage figures

I have this code where the part marked A is the same as the part marked B except that .4 in A is .45 in B. Even though they are so similar the first one puts the images side by side with the ...