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

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move \footnoterule to right

I would like to move a \footnoterule to right by 3 cm to be aligned with a footgroup moved to right by 3 cm. I know that footnote rule uses a \hrule To move the rule, I should put it in a \vbox, and ...
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Table positionion won't do what I want

I want to write a report Portfolio (Berichtsheft in german) with LaTeX. There has to be a table where I can write in what I did everyday, split up in work hours. And under that two fields where we can ...
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Drawbacks of the `H` specifier

According to the float package documentation, the H float placement specifier [...]when added to a float, tells LaTeX to “put the float HERE, period”. If there isn’t enough space left on the ...
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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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LaTeX table star positioning (double column tables)

How do I tell my table* to be on top of the same pages as the paragraph I want? I know of the question http://stackoverflow.com/q/1673942/659634. Which does not answer how to work with double column ...
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Positioning two independent figures [duplicate]

I have two figures, 1 and 2. Figure 1 should be placed on top, so a \begin{figure}[t] is the way to go. In the syntax, figure 2 is loaded just after the first one with a \begin{figure}[h] command, so ...
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Floats change behavior when using package “algorithm”

Not really a problem, but I noticed this when pruning stuff from a document preamble to find a problem I was having. I've found the problem but also something a bit weird Just the act of importing ...
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Get actual position

Is there any command to get current position in text? What do I mean: \the\currentposition text text text text \newline \the\currentposition text text text text \newline \the\currentposition ...
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Slightly move x- or y-axis tick label in pgfplots

In the MWE below, I'd like to move the x-axis labels slightly away from each other horizontally and the y-axis labels slightly away from each other vertically, to avoid overlapping. How can I do this? ...
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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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Figures (floats) break my theorems, definitions and remarks apart!

When I insert figures with graphics in a text it frequently happens that in the compiled document they split definitions and theorems (and maybe remarks) apart. This, of course, happens because LaTeX ...
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Odd behavior of tikz in beamer style

I want to create my own beamer style for my presentations, and I follow this link to do so. I change the title page template as following \defbeamertemplate*{title page}{texsx}[1][] { ...
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Align text like in math mode

My question is pretty basic but I couldn't find any solutions to this. I'm looking for something to align text; in math mode you can use the & to mark where the next line of code should be ...
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Space does not appear at start of sentence in list environments

I am trying to compile the following code and trying to get spaces at start of code using spacing commands \hspace{2em}, \qquad and \indent. But space does not show up instead all things are being ...
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Floating objects: defining in a place, saying where to print later

I'm using a system where I can mix TeX and formal definitions, and it has a procedure that generates latex that combining my TeX and the formal definitions. I discovered that I can wrap the formal ...
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Putting two images beside each other

If I want to put two images beside each other, what should I do? I have inserted a figure. But, rather than having the next figure on a new line, I want it to be beside the already inserted figure. ...
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beamer frame: overlap itemization with graphics

I try to create a beamer frame, which does the following: Show a common itemization (placed on top of the slides) interrupted by slides with graphics, that are centered in the middle of the slide. In ...
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Weird side effects with Tikz positioning library [closed]

I use Tikz and chronology in a paper. However, as soon as I use the Tikz positioning library, I observe weird side effects. I can solve this problem if I remove the positioning library (and include it ...
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Table Formatting with and without threeparttable

I have been trying to generate the attached table in LaTeX. I have done it in two ways and I have query for both. The first way I have not used the threeparttable package and in the second way I have ...
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How to understand LaTeX styling when coming from a CSS background?

I come from a web development background and am used to apply CSS styles to HTML tags in order to position and shape them. In LaTeX I constantly find myself trying to think of CSS and of how things ...
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Undesired behavior: compiler skips figure onto the next page no matter what

This one is driving me crazy, I really hope somebody can give me a hint about what's going on... In this print-screen you can see the code compared to the compiled result: No matter how small I ...
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Tikz-Diagram: How to define relative positions for arrows, straight lines and labels

Today I am trying to reproduce several economic diagrams. Here is an example of a phase diagram: I would like to use a tikzpicture environment. But I have no idea how to start creating the axis in ...
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Figure inset in right bottom corner - non transparent

I have 2 pdf images: 1.pdf and 2.pdf. Now I would like to have 2.pdf as an inset (in the right bottom corner) in the Figure 1.pdf. My question is almost similar to this ; however I only want 1 image ...
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Multiple page number positions in one document

I' m working on a document with multiple page number styles. The introduction consists of roman (I, II, III,...) page numbers, the actual text consists of page numbers in arabic style (1, 2, 3,...) ...
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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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Inscription or dedication

I would like to have a white page in Latex with a small inscription in my thesis. I just want to write "To my father" on the right of the page, a bit above the middle of the page. Any help?
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How to get curly brace, alignment and separator line in the same equation?

Hi, I already know how to get curly brace and alignment. \[ \left\{ \begin{aligned} 8x + 6y &= 4 \\ -15x - 6y &= -3 \end{aligned} \right. \] The problem is how to draw separator or sum ...
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How to put figure labels above rather than below each image in a multiplot layout?

For example in the following code, each image has its label (a) (b) (c) (d) below the image. I would like to place it above the image. \begin{figure}[h!] ...
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Position includepdf to top of page (when input is of varied size)

I'm trying to include a pdf document into my main LaTeX document (all my publications into my manuscript), but I want to keep the same page numbering throughout. I'm using the pdfpages package as ...
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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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Creating a Flipbook as overlay only on some pages

I'm writing a thesis where some images with minor changes are used. This changes would be perfectly visible if it would be possible to overlay one picture over the other and toggle both. So doing it ...
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Embed small image within a line of text

I am having trouble perfectly getting an image to embed within a line of text. Ideally, the image is to be scaled to the correct size so that it fits within the line of text. This is as far as I've ...
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Fit large tikz image on page without white space

I am working on an agenda in knitr (using XeLaTeX). I use tikz for rounded edges around a tabular environment in the monthly overview. This is the first of several pages of the overview: As you ...
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Positioning and spacing of matrices

I have the following matrix as part of the text. \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} $ B = \begin{bmatrix*}[r] -35833 & -31743 & -25098 & -15178 & 0 & 26332 & 83775 ...
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Create fancyhdr footer with something like: \lfoot{\centering{Centered to the left}}

How can I create a footer like this one? It appears to be text centered in the left half of the page, and in the right half of the page. I tried, eg., using fancyhdr with: \lfoot{\centering{some ...
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Table in LaTeX appearing in middle of next page

I've inserted a table in my LaTeX document and have used \center to horizontally align it to the centre of the page. However, it's appearing a page after where it should, is both horizontally and ...
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Placing pgfplot graphs side-by-side in two column format

I am trying to put three graphs side by side in two column format. The figures is shown below. My LaTeX code is as following: \begin{figure*} \centering ...
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How to get caption above listing with minted?

I'm using the minted package. How can I get the caption to show before the code in the document? \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{minted} \begin{document} \begin{listing}[H] ...
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eps images position in IEEEtrans class

I have a document with some problems in the positions of the last images. I copied the code here and after that, I copy the warnings that I get: \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} ...
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Positioning TikZ pictures in Beamer frames

I am trying to position my images as follows. the problem is that the moment I delete the black point positioned at the origin, the positioning of my images are messed up. My second question is that ...
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Access loop variable outside loop

Here's what I have created, but how could I access the loop variable \n outside the foreach loop so that I could write sth like this: \n = \n + 1 % this is definitely not right, and it seems I ...
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Substructure in figure positioning

I have seven figures:one large (rectangle) and six small (squares). The sum of the sizes of the six small squares is equal to the size of the large rectangle.I want to put them such that it looks like ...
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pgfplot legend on top of grid but below graphs in axis as well as groupplot

Is there a way to specify the order of layers of elements in a pgfplots-axis? In my certain case I'd like to have the legend on top of the grid, but below the actual graphs: I know for this ...
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How to store an mdframe in a savebox?

The title question is the last piece of information I would need, to solve my problem my way. Putting a \sbox or lrbox-environment around a mdenvironment yields a ! Missing \endgroup inserted. ...
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tikzmark package no longer working?

It would seem that the tikzmark package is no longer working. When referring to marked points the point will be placed where it is called instead of the point that is marked. Eg. the basic example ...
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Draw rectangular nodes defined by opposing corner coordinates with vertically centered text

I've got some coordinates in a tikz-picture and I'd like to draw some rectangles defined by two opposing corner coordinates. The seemingly easiest way to do that I found with this answer: Placing a ...
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Left Justifying the Date with Scrlttr2

I would like to left justify the date in the KOMA-Script scrlttr2 class so that it aligns with the left margin of the body. I have no other data in the refline. This question helped me to get 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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Adjusting edge alignment and positioning of fitted node

I would like to achieve the following: Namely a top left node, a bottom left node with the same width as the top left node (with possibly different height), and a right node with the total height ...
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Callout from end of text

I am trying to put a callout at the end of a line of text. The minimal example is below; the full example has multiple lines of code that are revealed in overlays and I want to have a callout at the ...