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

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How to draw a polygon with height exactly equals to the text's height

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and XeLaTeX. I have a minipage with some formatted text: \centering \begin{minipage}{\quotewidth}% \centering\small\textit{Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing ...
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\vspace behaving elastic in scrbook

In the following minimal example, I want to have three paragraphs. Paragraphs should be ... Spaced 1 cm apart each other OR Pushed to the next page, if the don't fit entirely on the present page I ...
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Memoir page headers and minipage

I'm trying to work with a custom pagestyle. I want to have the chapter name and the section name in the odd page header... but I also need to use a mini page environment (or WANT to use one anyway) ...
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Putting Figures Side-By-Side Using Minipage

I am trying to put two figures next to each other. However, it is not working. Here is my code: \begin{figure}[h] \centering \begin{minipage}{1.0\textwidth} \centering ...
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Spreading out text vertically inside a parbox or minipage automatically [duplicate]

How can TeX (whether it is in its own terms or in those of LaTeX2e) be told to typeset the text spread out vertically and evenly inside a parbox or a minipage that has been defined with a given ...
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Minipage or parbox doesn't work in bcbar label (bchart package)

The code below works very well on an article document. But, when I put it on a chapter of a book document class, it doesn't work. The problem is the minipage use. The book class document doesn't ...
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Multiple columns with minipage, can't use 100% of \textwidth

In a document I'm making, I have several cases where I need to organize things into several "columns." For example, here is some code I might use: \documentclass[letterpaper,12pt]{report} ...
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Placing TikZ drawings in a minipage side by side

I've some problems with aligning some drawings I made with TikZ: I want these two TikZ pictured below to be displayed side by side with the two captions being on the same horizontal level. ...
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Padding in a minipage

I build a minipage with some background picture: \newsavebox\langscapeSafebox \newenvironment{dsaBoxLandscape}[1][]{% ...
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How to solve the issue between side-by-side floats (tables) and floatrow package?

I came from here where this issue was raised but could not find a straightforward solution. I have now side-by-side tables and I want to avoid the errors thrown once floatrow package is added to the ...
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Vertical align a tabular and tikz figure in a minipage

How can I vertically align a tabular left to a tikz figure? With minipage without a vertical align option it looks good: The problem is that I need it aligned at top (for this I replaced ...
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Text spacing altered when using minipage

Why does the spacing between words alter when using minipage function ? \documentclass[a4paper, 14pt, oneside]{article} \usepackage{soul} % Used for the title name (eg. title) \usepackage{titlesec} ...
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How to have the same visual effect of a figure in a non-floating environment

I have the following code: \begin{figure} \centering \subfloat[\footnotesize my_sub_caption1]{\includegraphics[width=0.45\linewidth]{images/my_image1}} \quad \subfloat[\footnotesize ...
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How to change numbering of figures (subfloats more specifically in a minipage)?

I have 6 figures in a 2 by 3 minipage like below \begin{minipage} \subfloat[] \subfloat[] \subfloat[] \quad \subfloat[] \subfloat[] \subfloat[] \end{minipage} This structure ...
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Is it possible to arrange minipages in this specific way?

I am trying to arrange two tables and a formula using minipages, to get something like this: So far, the closest I got was, with the code below: \documentclass[paper=a4, ...
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Group content side by side possibly spanning more than a single page

I have data consisting of groups of key-value pairs and associated images. I'd like the key-value pairs to show in a table to the right of the images. Like this: The above screenshot is produced by ...
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Error with pmatrix inside multline* inside minipage inside tabular

The following is a minimal example of code that gives me an Argument of \multline* has an extra } error. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{c} ...
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Two figures side by side caption issue

I have searched around for two hours without luck. So I hope someone can help me this issue. Basically I want to place two different figures side by side to save space in my report. So I don't want ...
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Why is the minipage indented on the left?

I am trying to create a CV and for the heading information I am using a minipage to display my name and Curriculum Vitae inline with smaller text containing my contact information. The code works ...
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Left and right aligned minipages, with table layout

I am trying to create a layout with two "columns," where the right-hand column itself has two columns, which are right and left aligned, respectively. For instance: This is some text in the first ...
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two-column lstlisting in landscape orientation

How can I divide my page in two to show my code with lstlisting? This is a large code and I want to set as 2 pages in one. Is an appendix of my project not all the document. EDIT thanks to ...
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Horizontal alignment (problem with minipage)

I'm new here. I just have a problem with the minipage environment. The problem is that the tables aren't horizontally aligned. I want these table aligned one by one, but I don't know what's wrong. ...
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How do I put card backs on my cards?

I have a a document that is making me sheets of cards. A stripped down, almost minimal example looks something like \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} %Needed for input ...
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changepage package's \adjustwidth environment adjusts only left margin

I was trying to create a custom abstract environment with minipages and adjusted margins. Everything works fine, except for that the right margin changes according to the left. I could'n find ...
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Beamer Columns environment doesn't work when converting dvi to pdf

I am trying to create two columns in one slide with Beamer. I followed this link: How to split a frame (of beamer) into 2 parts (minipage) side by side? However, none of the minipage or the columns ...
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How to center align the below subfigure when it stands alone?

I have three subfigures as shown in the MWE below, I want to align the subfigure c in the center below the two upper figures, how to do that? \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{caption} ...
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Two algorithm2e environments side by side

I want to get two algorithm2e environments side by side aligned at the top. I tried it with two minipages, but it does not work. How do I get them side by side in the normal text (not in a floating ...
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Trouble placing images side by side in beamer

I need to place a couple of images side by side (horizontally) in a presentation I'm doing with beamer, so I looked around and inserted the following code (sugested by this post): ...
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How do I get my cards to automatically tile?

I want to create sheets of playing cards for a game. There isn't a known package for this, however stealing from a previous answer and deleting things until it made sense got me this far: ...
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Minipage not finding width argument

The following code is producing an error: \begin{figure}[htbp!] \subfloat{ \begin{minipage}[c][Structured Mesh]{0.5\textwidth} \centering ...
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using fbox in a newenvironment [duplicate]

I am trying to write a new enviroment to add text into a \fbox, when I use \fbox on its own, it works quite nicely \fbox{\begin{minipage}{0.9\textwidth} does this work, I would love if it did ...
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Adjust width of listings including pagebreaks

I have my own lstlistings environments which are framed. Since I wanted to adjust the width so the frame starts with the text I used a minipage inside the lstlisting. (See MWE). But as I have quite ...
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Improper symbol mark of footnote in minipage environment

I think that the footmisc package has predefined the sympol mark series, but in minipage environment they become invalid. See below \documentclass{book} \usepackage[symbol*,stable]{footmisc} ...
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What's the exact margin size separating two side by side minipage environments?

Consider the following MWE with two minipage environments, ideally filling 1\textwidth in total. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{fouriernc,parskip,framed} ...
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Adjusting layout in minipage within tikz node

What I want to achieve are nodes in which I can put a small index in the top left with either a one or two line description in the center. The nodes should all have the same size. What I achieved with ...
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How do I display a very wide table at the bottom of a page over two columns? [duplicate]

I'm writing a paper in LaTeX according to a CogSci template which uses two columns. However, I have a very wide table which needs to span accross both columns to be shown correctly. I want this table ...
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Put two pictures above one another within one sub float / reference problem

I was going through some crazy hoops to get minipage and subfloat work nicely (?) together, only to find out in the very end that I screwed up the figure references. I have a figure with two ...
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Use a box to fill text to right margin

I often use an eqnarray (I know it's better to use align, but let's not worry about that for this question unless it changes the answer) as a way to list a bunch of definitions or descriptions of ...
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Gcard with six panels

I want to make a card in latex with six panels. Sorry for the crude explanation, but something like this: \__/, that is, the card folds both from the left and the right, with the two edges meeting in ...
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Figure with minipage alignment issues [duplicate]

I have a figure block with 2 'minipage', each having a figure. When I typeset the document, the figure goes to the top of the page instead of being in the sub-section where I am defining it. The ...
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PDFLATEX : Cover Page Image with No Margin [duplicate]

I'm creating exam paper using exam class as mentioned below: \documentclass[a4paper,addpoints,answers,10pt]{exam} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{wallpaper} ...
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Vertical Alignment of (graphic+text, inside a mini page)+item number

I have a figure and text inside a minipage inside an enumerate. I would like align the text and the item number and top-align the figure and the text. Top top-align figures and text in the past I ...
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Three minipages side by side but over several pages

Im searching for a way to typeset the following scenario: With three minipages this works fine: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \begin{minipage}[t]{0.1\textwidth} ...
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Footnote in minipage wit newtxtext misses mark

With the newtxtext LaTeX package, footnotes inside a minipage miss the mark. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[papersize={6cm,4cm},margin={2mm,2mm}]{geometry} \usepackage{newtxtext} ...
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How to align the top of two minipages [duplicate]

I have two minipages aligned to the top of a frame (I used the option [t] on the frame and the two minipages). If I had elements in one of the minipage, the other minipage goes down. I have ...
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Linewidth is Larger than the actual Linewidth

Ok I am creating a simple CV and in have the following problem. My \linewidth is actually larger than linewith. I tried to add \noident as stated on the following link overfull hbox despite of ...
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Space just before minipage

This is my .tex file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{framed} \setlength{\FrameSep}{3pt} \begin{document} \noindent{}The king\\ \begin{minipage}{0.9\textwidth} is dead, ...
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How to fix caption in moderncv?

I'm using moderncv and I want to add a caption to an inserted graphic. I'm currently using this code \begin{minipage}{.5\textwidth} \centering ...
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Why does \vfill not work inside minipage?

Perhaps the answer is trivial, and I am facing the scenario as part of a larger macro. I faced a situation where I found that \vfill does not work inside minipage environment. The extracted code from ...
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newenviroment error: Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup \begin{gbox}

\noindent \colorbox{gray!25}{ \begin{minipage}{\textwidth} \vskip0.5cm \leftskip0.5cm \rightskip0.5cm Text Here! \\\end{minipage}} Code above works fine, but I don't ...