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

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Figures in Minipage to avoid multiple pdf's warning, now labels aren't working

I'm trying to include svg graphics in combination with the respective .pdf_txt within my bachelor thesis. So far that works but it triggers the Warning : 'multiple pdf's in a page group'. That Warning ...
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Align bullet points in two side-by-side itemized lists

I'm trying to create two side-by-side bullet point lists in a document, where each point lines up with the corresponding point in the other list, even when one of the points has multiple lines. So ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to reduce the size of the equation

I wish to put two equations into one line using minipage, but they are too wide, any solution for reducing the size of the equation without removing words so that I can put into one line to reduce ...
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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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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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Align minipage to baseline of first or last line inside minipage?

The minipage environment has options for making the top, bottom, or center of the minipage box line up with the baseline of the surrounding text. Is there a way to make it line up to the baseline of ...
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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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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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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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Align the top of two tables horizontally (side-by-side with minipage)

I'm using \minipage to put two tables side by side. But when the two tables are not of equal length, the shorter of the two is vertically centered with respect to the other. I would like both tables ...
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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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! 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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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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\fbox around type area

I'm trying to put a border around multiple lines. Here's a MWE with what I've achieved so far: \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{calc} \begin{document} \setlength{\parindent}{0cm} text ...
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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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Footnote in environment as parallel (2nd part)

I refer to this tread: Footnote in environment as parallel. If I build a little more complex environment to enlarge the text width in two columns quotation, there is a trouble with notes number. ...
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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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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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How do I make one minipage the same size as another?

I'm writing a LaTeX document into which I want to put two boxes, in a row next to each other, which will contain varying length content. I want each box to be the same height, and that height needs ...
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How to control the vertical height of boxes

I would like to create boxes where I can control the height of the boxes. Right now I have used the command. \colorbox{calcclr}\makebox[\textwidth-2\fboxsep][l]{#1}}} This gives me a box that ...
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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 ...