{minipage} is an environment providing a paragraph box which is a complete mini version of a page.

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Dividing a page into independent parts/columns with different widths

I want to divide my page (A4 landscape) into different parts. The top should consist of four columns with different widths and no rule. For this I used vwcol but I could not figure out how to do a ...
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Is it posssible to embed list items `\item` in `NewEnviron` environments?

Question Is it possible to keep the \item commands in the body and wrap the itemize list environment with \NewEnviron from the environ package? I am also trying to wrap the list inside a TikZ node, ...
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Clean way to write a two column proof

I want to write proofs in the following format. The left-column I use for the exercise and the solution. And in the right-column I write results that I used in my proof. For example: I'm able to do ...
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custom lstlisting environment [duplicate]

I'm using the listing package for displaying source code in my document. I want to use the minipage environment to avoid page breaks within the listing, but I don't want to write, at every listing, ...
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Getting the real page number of a minipage

I am having trouble getting the 'real' page number of a minipage which is in a section. Sometimes it is off by one. I am trying to pass the page number and position in mm of the box (it's in an \fbox) ...
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Automating minipage positioning

Many times we have to use tables that do not accept footnote. This mostly happens with longtable environment. What I do for footnotes for these longtables is to actually use minipage, applying the ...
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Article example inside beamer frame

Let us assume that we have the following example code for an article \documentclass{article} \title{Sample title} \author{Sample author} \date{} \begin{document} \maketitle \section{Sample section} ...
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Split a page horizontally with page breaks

I am looking for an adequate package to split horizontally all pages of an article into two parts with page breaks. The expected behaviour shall be as in following picture: I already try with the ...
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Detecting (another) sub-minipage inside an encapsulating minipage?

Is it possible to detect if a minipage is present in an encapsulating minipage? Let me expand on that: I have a float environment which, simplified, can be defined by ...
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Table does not align next to eachother [duplicate]

I have two tables which I want to put next to each other and horizontal centered. However whatever I try they are not going next to eachother latex keeps displaying them on top of each other. This is ...
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Equation left margin

I have equations inside an environment which has a larger left-margin than the main text (analogous to an enumerate/itemize environment, implemented with the changepage package's adjustwidth ...
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minipage layout not correct

I want to generate a document with graph at left and tikz code at the right. I try to use two minipage but it seems it always layout it as up and down. The minipage is 0.45\textwidth, why latex still ...
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Paragraph spacing within minibox

I have tried all kinds of gimmicks, but I am stuck trying to reduce the double-spacing within the minibox to single space. (Obviously, I want to keep the global \onehalfspacing option.) This sounds ...
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Set minipage width to the available space

I am trying to fit 2 minipages next to each other, and I would like one to take 20% of the \textwidth, and the other one the rest of the space available, with a margin between both minipages that I ...
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Caption misalignment with minipage and adjustwidth

I'm trying to fit two over-sized figures side by side on one page. I tried using minipage and adjustwidth, but the caption on the second figure kept mis-aligning to the left, as shown below. I tried ...
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Adjusting figure and caption in rotated minipage on landscape

Already the title sounds complicated since I need to use the caption on the side of the rotated image in landscape mode. I tried some spacing as you see in lines commented with %, but it did not work ...
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How can I put a minipage that fits to the actual line width inside of a TikZ Node?

Question I would like to put a minipage environment inside of a tikz node. I know this is done already with the align=left command, but if you set a minimum width of the node to \linewidth, then the ...
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Aligning three columns differently; with images, manually broken and wrap-around text

I am trying to create a situation with three columns from left to right: one with an image top-edge aligned to the top of the center column and the left of itself; one with wrap-around text having ...
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Text boxes that go into the the margin in a two column article

I'd like to highlight some important quotes in my article by writing them into floating (invisible) boxes, that go half into the (left/right) margin and half into the respective column. I'd prefer a ...
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Table and TikZ object on two columns

I'm trying to have a table generated by the tabular environment and a plot generated by TikZ placed side by side. I tried using the table and minipage environment since it works for having multiple ...
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Putting algorithm in minipage

I have the following algorithm. Could any one please let me know how I can put it in a minipage? \begin{algorithm}\small {Start}\; \eIf{A is bigger than B}{ \eIf{if A is bigger than C}{ A; }{ ...
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minipage intelligent management

Is it possible to let LaTeX manage minipage placement similar to how LaTeX manages figures and tables to be placed? This question comes from my previous question. I could move the minipages around ...
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minipages: multi sized minipages that use all space on the paper and automatic scaling

I am creating a sheet with solutions to different qualifying questions. Each solution takes up a different length but I don't want to waste any white space. I want to put other minipages that will ...
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Malplaced minipage in fancy header

I have a rather complex layout for a letter. It needs to have a certain part of a header on every page while another part should only be shown on the first page. The whole thing can be found here: MWE ...
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two minipages next to each other: the right is shifted vertically

Hy,first post here. Hope I will do well. I have a problem with setting up two minipages next to each other. The right one is always shifted vertically downwards. Here is my example code: ...
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Using whole page with minipages

I'm preparing template for dynamic content. Content will be printent in blocks, as presented here: Page format a4, no margins. Special printer provided. There are 21 blocks. Each block size: 70mm x ...
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How to align rotated column headings in a table?

I have this code which I adapted from Big table with rotated column labels using booktabs: \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} \begin{table*} \centering \begin{tabular}{cccccccccc} \toprule ...
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How do you make text flow to another part of a page?

I have a nasty paragraph with tables, long math and enums which I want to flow between two regions of my page. Here is an example of what I am trying to accomplish: I figured I could somehow do it ...
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miniframes problems with header

I am having issues with my minipages header -- the left most part that says "introduction" never changes. I would be happy even totally getting rid of, which I can't seem to do. ...
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vertical alignment of two columns in a beamer frame

I'm trying present two concepts side by side in a frame. And I want each lineitem to be vertically aligned. Here is is an example where they are not aligned. \begin{frame}{An Example of using columns ...
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Why the text goes a little up when comparing two minipages?

I am trying to add a second name in the supervisor list and when I do it the list goes a little up compared with the Authors name. How can I do it to be in the same height: block code for the first ...
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Why does minipage have different top/bottom margins for math environments? [duplicate]

My goal is to create a framed minipage environment that will contain text and math environments in varying combinations. I noticed that the top (and bottom) margin of the minipage is quite a bit ...
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Add figures to a minipage

I've been trying to add figures to a minipage in lyx but couldn't really find a way. Does someone know how this is done in lyx?
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Floats lost error

I tried to combine this answer: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/73983/4011 with minipage but got an error: ERROR: LaTeX Error: Float(s) lost. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{showframe}% ...
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Center content of a minipage inside of a longtabu

How do you center the content of a minipage that is placed inside of a longtabu? My minipage looks like this and can be found online here: ...
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Using Tikz to position a background image in mini page

I'd like to use tikz to position a graphic at the lower right hand corner of a minipage. I've gotten this far (this isn't quite an MWE, since it depends on a locally available imagefile). ...
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Split page first vertically, then horizontal, and finally vertical again, for folding into eighths. Reflow?

I would like to make a letter sized document for folding into eighths for a pocket size pad to take notes and include references, for instance tasks for the day. I may use org-mode exporting ...
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How to change text arrangement on page

Currently I'm using pdflatex to print content on page with width of 6 in and height of 9 in. It's printing in standard print orientation as mentioned in the diagram below "Current Printing format". ...
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How to decrease horizontal and vertical space between figures?

I want to insert 24 figures each two of them side by side. I'm doing this through \minipage but I'm not satisfied with the result because although figures appear small but I can have just 4 of them in ...
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Footnotes in minipages without footnote separator and increased indent

How do I cancel the footnote separator line in minipages only? I would also like to increase the indent of footnotes in minipages only. This is handy after tables, for instance. Ideally, I would use ...
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Minipage inside MetaUML Activity Diagram

I want to use Minipage environment inside MetaUML Activity Diagrams. The following MWE will not compile (tried mpost and mptopdf). When using the next line instead of the minipage-line, compiling is ...
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How to achieve multicolumn item lists with independent content?

I need three item lists next to each other, with a centered heading for each list. Using the multicol-package doesn't seem to fit my needs as it doesn't allow me to fill my columns independently, does ...
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Beamer — Revealing image in one minipage moves stuff in the other minipage

I have two vertical minipages and when I reveal a picture in the right minipage, the text in the left one moves down a bit. I tried to use the columns environment, but I get the same result. I'm ...
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minipages in fbox horizontal misalignment when figure is included (not float)

I am trying to place some text and a figure next to each other and trying to avoid wrapfigure at the same time :-) Placing two minipages inside a framedbox works just fine: the text can be aligned by ...
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How to keep tikzpicture minipages in position?

I found these pretty boxes on texample.net: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,snakes} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \begin{document} % % Define box and box title style ...
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consistent spacing using tabular/ minipage/ parbox

Even though I've read numerous threads on how to achieve consistent spacing, I still cannot figure out, why it doesn't work when using any of the macros \testD to \testG in the following example. ...
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Minipage inside long table

I have large table going more than one page . \documentclass[useAMS]{biom} \begin{table*} \centering \def\~{\hphantom{0}} \begin{minipage}{140mm} \caption{Models and Explicit Estimates} ...
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Aligning minipages inside list environment

I use an own environment to typeset exercises with exercise-numbering at the left and exercise-body at the right. When I want to put two minipages in the exercise-body, they aren't aligned anymore ...
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Three 'side to side' figures using minipage

I'm trying to set up a main figure containing three sub figures. The idea is to split them in such way that it shows a two columns figure where the second column is made out of two sub figures located ...
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How to increase vertical spacing between minipage and text?

I was trying to include two equations side-by-side in a document, while retaining the labels following this answer. However the spacing between the minipage and the text is too small. How can I ...