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

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How do i get the grid to start exactly in the upper left corner of the page? [duplicate]

I'm using page relative positioning in tikz to draw a grid to can verify that my elements are at the right places. However, the grid does not start in the corner, which is what i intended. What's ...
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Placing images in entries (Friggeri CV)

Sorry for another Friggeri CV-related question, this is the last one. I feel like the solution should be really easy with tikzpicture nodes, but I just cannot make it work... I am using Friggeri's CV ...
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Pgfplots: Placing legends individually to the end of lines

I have a few days of experience with LaTeX. It seems almost everything is possible if you just find out how. So, here is a challenge... If a plot has many lines it is much more readable to have ...
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Automatically positioning a legend relative to multiple plots in groupplots

This question deals with centered legend placement in a set of plots aligned with groupplots. However, as the OP stated in a comment, the (accepted) solution requires some hand tweaking. I suspect ...
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Properly Positioning text in beamer using textpos

I am using textpos to control the position of text in a beamer frame. What I want to do, is to place some text on top of an image. I am using the package in absolute mode and I want to place the text ...
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IEEE specification for a two-column wide figure on the first page

I'm trying to put a two-column wide figure on the first page of my manuscript to be submitted to IEEE conference. It seems that with IEEEconf.cls it doesn't allow me to do so. It always appears on the ...
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Latex printing text

I tried the above code so as to print as it is typed but i need normal font instead of typewriter font.can anyone guide me
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How exactly do I place an object in the middle of a landscape page?

I often have large tables or images that I try to put in the center of a landscape page. Using the pdflscape package I turn the page, but I then have to do a whole lot of playing and recompiling to ...
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Why does \noindent have such an effect on \rlap and \llap.?

Without \noindent, \rlap and \llap seem to move down by \baselineskip every time. Is this deliberate? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \begin{document} \color{red} ...
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Formulas should start at the same position

I am a very beginner of LaTeX and I do not have any kind of experience with it. How can I make formulas start at the same position such that they are aligned exactly underneath each other. ...
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Change location of increasing text length

I have a very specific question and I hope someone can give me the benefit of their experience. I have around 17000 lines of text. I am printing this text onto somewhere around 80 double sided pages, ...
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How can I properly align two minipages under a table?

I have a table, and I want to put two legends underneath. These are minipages (I found no other way of getting this done), but I am having a hard time aligning them in the center of the page and on ...
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Correct positioning of diacritic mark over capital char

I'm implemeting the specific standard caled as hip, in which I have ', '=', as a diacritics marks. So I know about \'s\'S, but since the are not in the hip standard I can't use them. So I have a two ...
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bad accent position

Can anybody tell me how to get the right position of grave accent (or accents at all) above Cyrillic letters? with this || \textbf{\mbox{сп\`{о}р-ен}, -ни} \textit{прил.\,м.} || \textbf{спор\`{я}} ...
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How to place text right next to table

I am trying to use minipage to get a table next to some text like in the image below. I read on the topic but can't seem to get it together. Any help is appreciated. I am very new to this so if ...
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Why should a table caption be placed above the table?

In the papers I read the caption in figure floats is placed below the figure and in table floats the caption is placed above the table. I recognize that this is a common style that a lot of people ...
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Odd/even page wrongly detected if there is not enough space on the current page

I'd like to put: some text on the outer side of the page, some another text on the inner side of the page. For this, I make use of the (\checkoddpage) \ifoddpage test provided by the changepage ...
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Placing equation numbers on the right

I am new to TeX and am using scribtex to write a maths paper. When I put the followng code, the equation number is automatically displayed on the left, instead of in the right as is usually done. What ...
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pdfLaTeX position figure at top left corner of a landscape the page

I'm new to pdfLaTeX so i could be missing something very obvious, i have looked at a few solutions none of which have worked for me. i have a figure which is a rather large image which needs to ...
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vbox of 0 height still adding margin

There is this box that I want to place next to a description list. It should not affect the list itself. I'm using an mbox and within the mbox a vbox with a height of 0. However, it still pushes the ...
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How can I position an image in an arbitrary position in beamer?

I am making a presentation using beamer, and I want to be able to position a certain image the way I want in a frame. I am not sure how to do that. Is there some way you can specify coordinates in the ...
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How to fix contents of a subsection to be inside not outside of it [duplicate]

I do not know whether what I posted as a title was the best question for my problem or not. I have subsequent subsections in which I only put sub floats (no text yet). The problem is that the sub ...
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The dual to the positioning of `\tag`?

In an amsmath environment, the \tag* command is quite smart: If its argument fits on the same line, to the right of the formula, it goes there, otherwise it is moved to the next line; in both cases it ...
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Moving a colorbox down and right not working with vspace and hspace

I have trouble positioning a box and am not sure why this is happening. First, the expected behavior. I want the box to appear 1cm left and 1cm down from my text, like this: \documentclass{article} ...
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How can I move my fcolorbox underneath a description list label?

I have a description list. In this list, I have the label name, which should have a score underneath (say in a box with a colored background). Then next to it should be the description. So far, I have ...
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How to place a color gradient text node inside a tikzpicture (absolute positioning)

I want to put a color gradient to a "Desired Text Only" but then I want to be able to position it inside a tikzpicure. I already checked this thread describing a way to put gradient color to a section ...
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Fixing overlap between parenthesis and integral limit

I'm using the following snippet widely in one of my articles: \begin{equation} \left(\int\limits_{U_{s}}f(x)dx\right)^{2} \end{equation} As you can see, there's a small overlap that is slightly ...
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drawing line pushes a chain below

I am trying to make a line that intersects a chain I already drew. However the drawing of the line pushes the chain below and they do not intersect. Can anybody help? I would like that the line ...
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Can't move sidecap figures from top of page

Thanks for your help in advance. I am using LyX to typeset my dissertation. However when I export to plain LaTeX the problem persists, so I know is is a LaTeX problem. I am using sidecap with ...
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TikZ: How to set a node on an exact position on a line?

to set a node on a line the usual way should be something like this: \begin{tikzpicture} % place nodes \node[draw] at (0, 0) (a) {A}; \node[draw] at (5, 0) (b) {B}; \node[draw] ...
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The picture that I include in my latex file appears in the very last page of the output Pdf. file [duplicate]

The picture that I include in my latex file appears in the very last page of the output Pdf. file, How can I insert it in the exact place that I need it to be ?How can I insert it in the exact place ...
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How can I maintain the current page nodes for portrait when temporarily entering landscape mode in TikZ?

Question How can I keep the current page nodes aligned with the same physical corners of the page in a document where the main layout is portrait, but some pages with longtable are in the landscape ...
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Trying to adjust alignment of figure on page in landscape style

I have a page in my document with the following LaTeX code: \begin{landscape} \begin{figure} [htbp] \centering{\includegraphics[scale=0.65] {DocsAndImages/DFD.png}} ...
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How to position text on a page exactly?

I have a preset background picture which is essentially a role playing character sheet without any text on it. I need to position a lot of information on it and it has to line up exactly with the ...
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How to control the space allotted for a signature in letter documents?

I want to type my name in block capitals and in italics in the space highlighted in the blackbox, but I can't seem to be able to. Everything else is fine with the cover letter, I just need to type my ...
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What does [t] and [ht] mean?

I would appreciate if someone could tell me difference between [t] and [ht] in the following example? I don't see a difference in the output pdf file. \begin{figure}[ht] ... \end{figure} and ...
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A brace in an equation to say both variables are equal to the same value

Say I had; \begin{equation} \begin{cases} x = 0 \\ y = 0 \\ z = 0 \end{cases} \qquad \text{and} \qquad \begin{cases} x = a \\ y = a \\ z = b ...
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Extending figures into the margin on even vs. odd pages

I am using KOMA script for my document. Occasionally, I have a float that is wider than text width, and I want the float to be pushed into the outer margin. This is why I defined \widefloat command, ...
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Keep float out of a environment (for example definitions)

I knew that floats float around and sometimes are placed far away from where one wants them to be. With the times I learned to work with it, and there are already many posts about it. I have a kind ...
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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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Shift logo after hiding navigation symbols in beamer

I have a beamer presentation using the Warsaw theme in which I have a logo and I'm hiding the navigation symbols. The navigation symbols are hidden, but the logo remains in the same place. I can fix ...
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Having two braces which refer to a set of equations and its initial conditions on the same line

Say I have; \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{equation} \begin{cases} \dot x = 2z + xy \\ \dot y = 4xy - z\\ \dot z = -5z \end{cases} \end{equation} \begin{equation} ...
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positionning the boxes

As I have understood latex uses boxes, I thought it would be easy to do what I want as I know how to make these boxes (took me a few hours, but ok). But no. I can't find the tricks, eventhough I am ...
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How to move tree leaf nodes horizontally after automatic positioning?

I'd like to draw trees like the following: That is, I have edges which are crossing. The tree should be drawn like a regular tree (without crossings) except at the last level where the leaves can ...
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Image location in LATEX [duplicate]

I inserted image inside the 2nd page of the PDF latex, and it is appeared at the top of the page (part of image not appearing at the top edge of the page). I would like the image to appear in the ...
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A very simple positionning problem using pgfplots standalone geometry and tikz package

I try to find information in the big list of pgfplots question on tex, without success, so this is "one more question" from a beginner about pgfplots, standalone, geometry, tikz combo package. I need ...
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Different alignment for frame content in beamer

I am searching for a way to align the content of a frame in beamer. I want to have one part of the text of the frame top aligned, while the rest of the page is centered in the middle, as its normally. ...
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Using \subfloat to represent subfigures side by side

I am using \subfloat inside a table (tabular) to represent 6 images in across both columns of a two column document, as shown below. I am having no error message, but the images this figure and all ...
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LaTeX figures side by side [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Two figures side by side I want to place 2 images side by side in LaTeX. I have 2 .png files and I don't understand how to do it in LaTeX. I have tried many ways but could ...
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How to position vertically more letters according to alphabetical order in the margin of the page?

The original question with accepted answers shows how to set a letter to the margin of the page and position it vertically according to alphabetical order. There appears two issues that I need to ...