{positioning} is about positioning document elements. Use this tag in addition to other tags specifying what should be positioned.

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How to fix tikzpicture vertical position in beamer frame?

In the following MWE I have to frames with the same figure and some stuff below. It works but when switching from frame 1 to frame 2 the tikzpicture element is shifted producing a bad visual effect. ...
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Wrapfigure: skip some lines

I am having a wrapfigure at the bottom of my page in the last paragraph which refuses a nice looking position. x -> text, # -> wrapfigure: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx ...
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Force placement of currently unplaced figures before a certain block of text

A paper I am writing is quite figure-heavy, and one of my sections has more figures than text. Unfortunately, because of this, the figures get spread out through the rest of my paper and even end up ...
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How to force oversized figure off of the bottom of the page and up to the top

I have a figure that is bigger than the margins. In the long run, the size won't matter. But for now, Latex is putting it on its own page (which is fine) and placing it at the very bottom of the ...
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Rotating text in marginnote?

I am creating a one-page conference flyer featuring a background image. I would like to add a photo credit positioned to the lower right corner of the page, but rotated 90 degrees. How to do this ...
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Subscript. Superscript. Middlescript?

What's the best way to vertically center inline text for both math and text modes? Is there something similar to \textsuperscript for non-math mode?
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Text on one side and figure on the other side of A3 paper

For now, I have two minipages in a minipage on a A3 page, and the text should be on the left in normal height and the figure to the right (which works). I have a problem with the text in a minipage ...
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Position \tikz\node on running text flow, aligned at baseline?

In the MWE below, I'd like the inserted "y" nodes to be aligned at baseline, so there is no difference from flow of running text; then finally, I want to align the "X" node with one of the "y" nodes, ...
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Apostrophe placement issue

I'm trying to typeset word form DARPA's and I'm experiencing some issues with spacing the apostrophe in relation to the neighboring letters. In particular, if I just use the text as is, LaTeX places ...
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Beamer Overlay — Reveal box around line of {align} environment

Summary: How can I create an overlay slide where the only thing being done is boxing/circling the last line of an align environment? In a lot of math classes, we begin with some initial problem, then ...
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Positioning of text and table always at the bottom of a page

I need to align some content (text/tables) always at the bottom of a page. In between there is a tableofcontents - this is obvisouly of relative length. That's why I cannot use absolute distance with ...
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Placing a rectangular node in tikz by specifying two opposing corners

In \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \coordinate (bottom left) at (10,10); \coordinate (top right) at (20,20); \draw[rounded ...
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Adjust size and placement of \diameter symbol

I'm trying to match the size and placement of \diameter (from wasysym) with that of \circ. I want the two symbols horizontally aligned with the same size circle. Any suggestions? MWE: %XeLaTeX ...
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Multiple figures in a two column latex file

I have a two-column latex file that I am writing into (I am using \documentclass{mn2e}). I would like to add 4 figures, with a 2X2 (2rows, 2columns) format, with two figures using the first column of ...
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How to place all floats currently in holding queue at specific point

I read a great post by Frank Mittelbach on how floats work, but I still have a problem: Is there a way to empty the float holding queue, thus placing all figures/tables ect at a certain point. Namely ...
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Placement of three figures in beamer

I want to position 3 figures in beamer, with the first two justified at the left, the second being below the first, and the third at the right. However, I need the third image to be vertically ...
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How to place a caption in the bottom right corner of a grid of images?

I have a grid of images as shown below. This is achieved using the code below (taken from: [how to insert a fixed number of figures per row/col])2 \begin{figure} ...
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How can I set margins and positions in my list environment

I'm quite new to (La)TeX stuff like macros and custom environments, so I'm not sure, whether I'm using the right approach. I want to create my own list environment, which should produce something ...
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Line between two lines

I'm trying to make a business card using LaTeX. This is what I have come up with so far. The only thing I'm unhappy with is that I'd like the phone number to move down half a line so that it is ...
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Misplaced figure

I don't understand why the figure is above the section title. \documentclass[paper=a4, fontsize=11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \clearpage \section*{Códigos} \begin{figure} ...
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TikZ: Move text a little higher

What do I have to change in the following definition, so that the text is a little bit higher? \newcommand{\header}[3]{% \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay] \node [rectangle, ...
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How to include 3 vertically aligned subfigures, while making them appear as 3 separate “Main” (and not sub-) figures?

I want to place 3 figures on top of each other and I figured out a way to do that using subcaption package. But, they appear as sub-figures and not the "main" figures. I think it's because of the ...
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How to move Beamer headline below frametitle?

I am creating my own Beamer theme based on the Berlin theme and what I want to do is to move the navigation bar below the frametitle, instead of the default position (i.e., top of page, above ...
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Mismatched figure positioning in twocolumn landscape format

I'm trying to create a twocolumn landscape document with four images per page (two per column, two columns per page). Except for the first figure, all are identical in form. The first figure is to ...
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Why is my minipage in beamer foreach environment moving horizontally?

I am preparing a presentation with several very similar slides so I would like to use a \foreach loop with \only to generate them. The frames also contains minipages and these minipages seem to cause ...
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Text added after and outside the tikzpicture environment lies on top of the image

I have added a rectangle using the tikzpicture environment. But whatever text is added after and outside the environment lies on top of the image. I've been searching for a solution but haven't come ...
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flipbook-images in even pages

I have made a flip book but I would like to ask a couple of questions. First, I want I would like to place the images only in even pages of the book. Also, I would like to place the images in the ...
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Positioning/ Size of MarginText in CV (classicthesis/curvvita)

I'm trying to write my CV in LaTeX, with classicthesis and curvvita for style format. I've got the following code: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{marginnote} \reversemarginpar % Move the ...
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\centerline + \href

I want to center a hyper link, using the following commands has the same results in the created pdf file but LaTeX gives me error \href{URL}{\centerline{text}}------>>> error: there's no ...
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Get current position in the line / get space untill end of line

How can I get the current position within the line? Or how can I find out how much space is left until the end of line? (With the help of \linewidth it is easy to deduct one value from the other) ...
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drawing a line that stops at the edge of a shape

Is there any way to modify this example so the line to "Hey!" stops at the edge of its node boundary? (Or at least stops drawing some distance short of its final position) I know I can use a fill but ...
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positioning a node on a path rather than “above” or “below”

Is there a third alternative for nodes on a path, that means "on" rather than above or below? The default appears to be above. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Node position based on two nodes

I'm trying to position nodes with tikz to draw a schematic. I would like to position nodes containing explanations text stacked below each other and at a specific x shift from the related word. My ...
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Side by side figures adjusted to have equal height

I have two graphics of different dimensions which I would like to put into my document side by side such that: The two figures are scaled to have the same height. The two figures take up the entire ...
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How to move a tikz picture inside a beamer frame

I am trying to place a tikzpicture in a beamer frame on top of an image. In principle this should be easy, however changing the at(x,y) cordinate doesn't seem to have any effect at all. My code is ...
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Increase labelwidth MSC package

I'm using the MSC package to draw a sequence chart. I only need one instance, with ingoing and outgoing (lost and found) messages. I've set up a working example suing the LaTeX compiler. ...
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beamer background content top-right

How can I place a background image in beamer at a certain distance from the top and right page margin? So far I only managed to control the horizontal position: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Positioning includegraphics vertically on a line?

Lets' say I want to emulate an underlined signature; so I have this image: ... which has been generated with the ImageMagick convert line included in this MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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Placing image below the bullet points

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pgf} \usepackage{polski} \usepackage[cp1250]{inputenc} \usepackage{xcolor,hyperref} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{float} \begin{frame}[t] ...
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Force placement of sidewaysfigure

I have several large figures which need their own page. I would like to force the figures to occupy adjacent pages, starting from where I place the code for the first figure. Regular figure ...
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The commands \wd, \tp and \ht in TikZ/PGF

What does these commands, \wd, \tp and \ht stand for? I assumed that they are from TikZ and PGF, because I haven't seen them elsewhere. I think the \wd stands for "width" and the \ht stands for ...
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What is the generic workflow to place objects relatively to others (or previously set anchor points) in beamer?

Coming from MS Powerpoint I usually use SmartForms or other objects to highlight specific points in a picture or a table to draw the viewers attention. Just imagine a technical drawing and I want a ...
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include graphics overlapping figures, (sig-alternate.tex) format

I have several images that span the entire length of the two-column sig-alternate format I am using. I would like to avoid images on the same page from overlapping. How can I achieve this? I am using ...
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Positioning mdframed box on page using book class

I'm trying to create a template for a book that I'm planning to write, however, I'm having difficulty placing the box created using mdframed at the bottom of the page. I have tried the obvious \vfill ...
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Two captions, one figure, one line

I have a figure that contains two images side by side. I want the first to be Figure 1 and the second image to be Figure 2. I'd like to have the caption written beneath both of them. ...
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Align resized tabular and image vertically

I'm using this code to put a large table next to a figure. \begin{figure}%[t!] \centering \begin{minipage}[c]{0.95\textwidth} \begin{tabular}{cc} \resizebox{0.45\textwidth}{!}{ \begin{tabular}{c c c ...
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Keeping tables / figures (floats) on either the current even (left) or odd (right) page

I'm writing a two sided LaTeX document and would like tables / figures (floats) to be depicted ) in the best case, immediately after the end of the sentence in which the float is referred to with ...
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Set node distance between borders in tikz

From \documentclass[tikz,border=10pt]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows,positioning} \begin{document} \tikzstyle{block} = [draw, rectangle, minimum height=3em, minimum width=6em] ...
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How to move amsmath equation label into LHS margin?

I am using amsmath and I would like to move the equation label into the left hand side margin aligned with the top of the equation. I have looked through the documentation but I can't find anything on ...
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LaTeX, Image placed below ToC

I am trying to insert a picture (pdf) below a ToC, but when I do it through \includepdf it just appears on the next page. I have tried some absolute positioning, but haven't gotten any of them to ...