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

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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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How to get minipages in a Beamer presentation?

I'm writing a presentation with Beamer and I need the minipage package. When I worked on Linux there was no problem: apparently, minipage does not exist for Mac OS. I've so tried to install genmpage, ...
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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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Aligning one minipage to other that is stretched

I'm having a problem with the minipage option. What I'm trying to do is to align the first minipage to the second, since the second is a chemical equation. So here is my code ...
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Dirtree and lstset side by side

A \dirtree and a \lstset should be shown side by side. With the code below the \dirtree is vertically not on the same level as the \lstset (above the \dirtree is some empty space). How can I fix that? ...
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Line numbering with Lineno within Minipage

I am trying to add line numbers to a reading passage. The issue is that I can't get them to display when I try to number lines within a minipage environment. Can anyone answer what seems to be a ...
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Table of 2x2 tikzpictures

I'm attempting to condense 4 tikzpictures into a smaller space in my document. The solution I have is as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[paperwidth=6in, paperheight=4in]{geometry} ...
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Introducing a blank area in the header with a0poster

I'm writing a poster with a0poster and have to make the poster according to the conference instruction. In the header, left of the title, I have to leave some space so that the organizing committee ...
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2 minipages side by side don't respect the width of an article

In one of my .tex file, I have the following code which puts 2 minipages side by side, the whole width cover two minipages: \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{article} \setlength{\topmargin}{-.5in} ...
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How to overlap two adjacent edges of 2 framed minipages placed side by side?

How to overlap the adjacent edges? In other words, the adjacent edges should be combined into one edge shared between to minipages such that all rules will have the same thickness. ...
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how can I center a tikzpicture?

I was looking for the way to center in the page the following tikzpicture (I am using Overleaf). However I cannot get it, It is shown moved to the right part... any ideas?? \documentclass{article} ...
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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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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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Aligning two minipages - one with lstlisting, one without - on top?

I'm already aware that two minipages with [t] align at the baseline of the top line, not at the top of their respective boxes/containers; however, this is somewhat different: when I use a small ...
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Vertically align minipages caption (no subfigures used)

After aligning a table and a plot horizontally I want them to be vertically aligned at the top of their captions(see last image). I have found solutions using subfigures or the floatrow package but ...
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4 side by side pictures in poster latex

I look for an example to put 4 pictures side by side in the case of a poster with baposter package. thanks
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captionof increases count by 2

I face a similiar problem like the one described here. I created a command that will output a caption besides an image (in this example replaced by simple text). ...
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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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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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Bytefield bitheader escaping its minipage?

In a small segment of a much larger document, I'm building a poor man's two-column layout using minipages for a short run. The bitheader from the bytefield in the right column, however, seems to be ...
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Wrap around text inside frame (minipage) in Lyx

I want to insert a number of drop-shadowed frame inside a document and place (the same) graphic in the top left hand corner of each box. I would like the text in the rest of the box to wrap around ...
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Two-column itemization with title in each column

I'd like to make a two-column list with some kind of titles, with "normal" text before and after. I tried it with the package "multicol" an with "minipage", neiter turned out well. Since the problem ...
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How can I make an environment so that I can reserve space for text next to a figure?

I'm working on a layout for a custom textbook class, and I'm having issues getting this environment to work as I like. Here's a shot of my current working layout: I'd like to be able to make an ...
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Customizing \maketitle output with \minipage's inside \titlehead => Alignment problems

I am trying to customize the title of my scrreprt class document. The \titlehead looks like this (basically, three 'columns' created with three instances of \minipage): \titlehead{ \large ...
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What's wrong with minipage(table(minipage(align))) arrangement

In an attempt to show the code and the output side by side, I have used a table inside a minipage. The table entries are two minipages and one contains an align environment. Having the align ...
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How to adjust macro to respect current \linewidth?

I'm having issues with text going past the end of the specified \textwidth. I posted this question about why text was being placed beyond the specified line width. The MWE provided there produced ...
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Newcommand inside foreach: multiple arguments and minipage environment

I am trying to define multiple, sophisticated newcommands within a foreach loop. This sounds so simple, but why is it so hard ? Naive attempt: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{tikz} \foreach \i ...
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How to draw exact layout

I am trying to create a latex template to match exact style of some document so that I can programmatically fill it and create pdf documents with it. What I want is bordered box with 19.5cm witdh, ...
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Enumerate Minipages inside a figure environment

At the moment I'm working with the figure environment to display two graphs side by side using minipage which works fine. I want to use one caption for both and enumerate the minipages with a small ...
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remove blank space before text under figure when using sidecaption and memoir class

As you can see, when using sidecaption in memoir class, the text in the margin control the text position under the tabulate. Is it possible to remove all this blankspace under the tabular ...
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top align minipage in tabular

I have one table with 2 minipages. I wish to top align the two minipages. e.g. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{adjustbox} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|l|l|} \hline ...
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Placing figures adjacent to exam choices

In the following mwe, I'd like the circular ohm formula figure to be positioned further to the right and the bottom of the figure lined up with choice D of question 4. I don't want the blank space ...
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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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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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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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Two columns with page span

this is my first post! I have tried to find a solution before posting. I have some input put into my .tex. The left column is text input by a user. To the right I would like 0..4 pictures, also ...
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Place group of text and image on same exported PDF page

I am new to Tex and this question maybe is not written well, so I will try to explain it better. I am writing a reference manual where there are a lot of "blocks" that all have the same structure: a ...
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Framed mini pages with shared inside border?

So I have been trying to get two mini pages, side by side, in one box with a shared center border. The best I have gotten is \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[paperwidth = 8.5in, ...
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How to keep a constant baselineskip when using minipages in tables?

Following up this question: How to keep a constant baselineskip when using minipages (or \parboxes)? The answers to the question suggest that \strut is not perfect to space minipages well with ...
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spacing in description with items wrapped in minipage

I'm trying to prevent items in description environment from breaking by wrapping each one in a minipage. (Perhaps that's not a good approach, but let's put that aside if we can for my question.) When ...
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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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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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No space above first \item inside mdframed [closed]

Problem This is what happens: But I want the same vertical spacing before the first list item inside the mdframed environment as outside of it. How can I do this? Code \documentclass{article} ...
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Laying out subfigures with minipages

I want to place 3 subfigures in a figure with two columns. There is one big subfigured placed to the right. The two subfigures on the left should be aligned so that the first is aligned with the top ...
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How do I make a framed coffin with correct alignment?

I'm playing with coffins for a title page and would like to have a square framed box that aligns with the topline and baseline of text within a rotated coffin. I have a couple of issues with this so ...
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Aligning minipages with new margins

I've extended the page margins using geometry, but when I create a minipage for my headings the right aligned minipage aligns with the original margin. How can I make it so that it aligns with the ...
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minipage environment inserting blank pages and footer won' turn off

This is my first post, so hopefully I got the formatting correct. I have searched all over and can't seem to find an answer to my problem. Below you will find a minimal example of my text file. I have ...
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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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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 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} ...