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

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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 ...
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minipage environment with bottom-aligned

I would like to make my figures with bottom-aligned, but the arrows are still in the center. Here is my code: \begin{figure}[!ht] \centering \begin{minipage}[c]{0.2\textwidth} ...
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Horizontal alignment of text blocks

I want two text blocks in a horizontal row. In the middle between them, there should be an arrow pointing from left to right. This is what I currently have: As you see, the arrow is not in the ...
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Changing Font Style in Minipage

I am trying to generate a pull quote in my document, which I want to have with a different font style. To accomplish this, I have a wrapfig environment containing a minipage. I'd like to set the font ...
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Text alignment in a minipage

I have a little problematic in LaTeX, and I have not found any solution. I have a minipage like this : \begin{minipage}[t]{\textwidth} \raggedleft {\bfseries Some text}\\[.35ex] \small ...
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How can I vertically align two minipages with subfigures and differing caption length?

Following "Placing two figures (each having subfigures) next to each other", I used the following code in order to place two figures with subfigures next to each other putting the subfigures ...
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Single-column framed minipage spanning two or more slides in Beamer

I searched and could not find an easy non-labour intensive solution to this one. In making a Beamer presentation, I have some framed minipages with various arbitrary content I am transferring from a ...
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How to put a figure inside a minipage when using memoir?

I need to put a figure inside a minipage, like so: \documentclass{memoir} \begin{document} \begin{minipage}{10cm} \begin{figure} blabla \caption{test} \end{figure} \end{minipage} ...
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Minipage, multiline caption centering

No matter what I do, I can't seem to center the bottom line of these minipage captions. Along with the several variations in the code below, I have also tried ...
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Reduce vertical space before minipage

My problem: There's more space before my \chapter that's inside a \minipage environment than before any of the other chapters that are outside this environment. What I'm after: Keep the same distance ...
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Using biblatex, multicols, defbibenvironment, how to keep list items together

Using Biblatex, I can produce a double-columned bibliography with the following definition: \defbibenvironment{bibliography}{% \begin{multicols}{2}% ...
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How to order 3 images horizontally (two with sub-figure and the third one is one figure)

I put three figures in a row. One figure is independent one and with a caption underneath; the other two figures are sub-figures. Please see the picture below. I tried to combine minipage with ...
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How to make a caption (via \captionof and extra margins) adhere to minipage margins?

I made use of the caption-package to define a custom layout of the captions. Their width is set to 0.8\columnwidth. As far as I understood the problem, this measure is not used when the caption is set ...
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Is it possible to use subcaption inside a minipage?

I have tried formulations of using subcaption inside minipage--subcaption and subcaptionbox. I have also look at some threads but couldn't find anything doing what I needed. Please note that this ...
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Using elastic lengths — when do they work?

I was wondering why elastic lengths like \fill seem to work only under certain conditions. For instance if I write A \hspace{\fill} B I get A left aligned, B right aligned as wanted. If however ...
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Supertabular + minipage

I have a very long but narrow table (3 columns but 800 rows) and I would like to have it such that the table starts on the left side of the page and breaks onto the right side of the page before ...
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Find out actual width of text in nested lists

I am trying to solve the following problem: In regular text, I can place two paragraphs of unequal width side by side using minipages, like so: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Some text ...
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Minipage with four figures - avoiding too much whitespace

I have hundreds of figures that I have arranged into 2x2 matrices using the \minipage environment like so: \begin{figure}[ht] \label{ fig7} \begin{minipage}[b]{0.5\linewidth} ...
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How to improve simple macros to leave the surrounding text justification undisturbed

I have prepared a series of macros in order to simplify the incorporation of pictures into long documents. All of them are based onthe MWE below. However I have just noticed that the text following ...
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How can I center multiple paragraphs that are wider than the text width?

I have a figure that consists of multiple paragraphs of tabulars and images. At least one of these paragraphs is wider than the text width. How can I center the entire figure so that the widest ...
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Tabular: Using tabular to separate figures in a minipage

\documentclass[demo]{article} \usepackage{tabu} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{capt-of} \usepackage{subfig} \captionsetup[subfigure]{labelformat = parens} %\usepackage[demo]{graphicx} ...
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misbehaving bold text while using minipage

I am working on a report, and I have been making use of minipage to display tables side by side. Problem* The tables are being displayed fine but it's the textbf{some text} that's giving me problems ...
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Problem with environments, arabic and tikz

Here a question also about my last topic. I want to create an environment that put a pretty box around my theorem and its title. Here is a code with the desired output : \documentclass{report} ...
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Automatic / variable vertical alignment within a minipage?

I have defined a new environment that I use to highlight warnings in my text. Here's a minimal example of the code I use: \documentclass[parskip]{scrartcl} \usepackage{fourier} % for the bomb ...
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! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode

I am using an image within minipage and getting error message. ! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode. Below is minimal working example. \documentclass[11pt,table,a4paper]{article} ...
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Consistent vertical alignment of one-line text in minipages

The vertical alignment of one-line text in minipages depends on the vertical extent of the text itself: \documentclass{scrartcl} \begin{document} bad alignment: \frame{ ...
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How do I force multicols environment to use first column when called from within a minipage

I understand how to get multicol package to use the entirety of the first column before moving to the next: \begin{multicols*}{3} .... \end{multicols*} which is mentioned in section 2.2 of the ...
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multiple minipages in document give indentation

I'm trying to create my CV using latex. To do this I am trying to divide parts of my document into 3 columns and an arbitrary amount of rows. I've been using the minipage environment, but I'm given an ...
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How to put 2 headings on same line (next to each other)?

Can someone help me to put ''Author:'' on the same line as ''Supervisor:''? \begin{minipage}{0.4\textwidth} \begin{flushleft} \large {\bf Author:}\\ aaa\textsc{bbb} % My name \end{flushleft} ...
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How to align text and a table next to each other

I want to produce a table-like structure but preceeded by a single word on the left, like so: Here is what I tried: \begin{minipage}[t]{\textwidth} Here \\ \begin{tabular}{ccl} $n$ & --- ...
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Minipage - space between two columns and aligning

Here is the deal. I want both of them starting from the very same line and perhaps increase the distance between them. I really cannot remember wheater s.th. chaged after adding ...
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minted Environment Inside varwidth Environment

Is there a way to incorporate a minted environment inside a varwidth environment? I have colored backgrounds for code snippets, and I did manage to put a minted environment inside a minipage, based on ...
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Defining color in minipage makes it too big for the current page

If I uncomment the first line of the minipage, the minipage is then too big to fit on the page. What's happening here? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Dotted column sep in multicolomn minipage

I'm trying to typeset a table whose cells are divided into columns, and the columns are separated by dotted lines. This is for variable-length enumerations of (short) entries and planned to look ...