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

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How can you place a figure caption inside a table using LyX?

I have 3 graphs I would like to use in a LyX document. In order to save space I have placed the 3 graphs into a 2x2 table and in the final box I have inserted the figure caption. When I try and ...
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Table and Figure side-by-side with Table caption above, Figure caption below

A continuation of this question. I'm fighting a page-limit in a single-column layout and I need to put a Figure and a Table side-by-side and provide them with independent captions. However, the style ...
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How to place text and image above the exact subfigure?

I want to draw something like this: I am able to draw like this: This is the code for the same: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz,subfig} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \centering ...
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Adjustable absolute axis labels in pgfplots

How can I use absolutely placed y labels, but still adjust the absolute placement? In the below example, I want to be able to get the two plots to align exactly, including the y labels. If I add ...
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Formatting in LaTeX (positioning of longtable)

I am new in LaTeX and I am in the learning phase. I am making a document on it, but the problem is that its formatting is incorrect as I compile the source code of the LaTeX. Like I am making a table ...
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Positioning node at end of line

The following code fails to do what I want: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric,calc} \begin{document} \tikz{% \draw (0,0) -- (\textwidth, 0) node[draw, inner ...
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Overriding node draw style inherited from every node style messes up positioning

I have been trying to draw a tree with TikZ. All nodes should be circles, so I use the every node style. There are some additional labels on some nodes, which have to be exceptions. I have tried this: ...
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Where to place images and tables for a good layout?

I use KOMA Script which always places images in the top of the page. I don't think that this always looks nicely, but if I change the place of my images it doesn't seem much better. Unfortunately I ...
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Figure environment help [duplicate]

I have added an pdf image using the figure environment, but I have noticed that the figure is located automatically by LaTeX, at the beginning of the page, so if I change the text it can be out of ...
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Insert Picture on Titlepage

I have made a titlepage with a wide (104pt) vertical line and i want to place a logo on top of that line. I tried to do it with icluding a picture with tikzpicture, but it places the image at the ...
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What would cause LaTeX to put text and tables on separate pages?

My document is being generated with many pages with a short paragraph of text on one page, a short table on the next page, another short paragraph of text on the following page, etc. There is plenty ...
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TikZ node positioning in Beamer ignores x coordinate

I have the following frame in beamer: \begin{frame}{Language} \begin{block}{} \begin{align*} \onslide<1->{ &\text{Types} & T &::= B | T \to T \\ } ...
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Placing text at random positions on the screen in beamer

I am creating a presentation and for the Q&A session slide, I want to show question marks (?) in various colors and sizes in random locations on the screen. Is this possible in beamer?
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Abstract and titlepage

I compile my code and the abstract shows up before the titlepage, but I want it after the title page. \documentclass[12pt, oneside]{report} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \geometry{letterpaper} ...
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Shift a figure element more to the left corner

How can I put the image more to the left page side to have more space for it? \begin{figure}[!htb] \centering \includegraphics[width=0.9\textwidth]{timetable} \caption{Zeitplan} \label{fig:timetable} ...
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Figures and tables do not fit on page

I am using the elsarticle class and the standard template provided by them (see below). My problem is that all the figures are being put on the last page of my paper all tables are not being shrinked. ...
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How do i get the two circuits to display side by side?

\documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{circuitikz} \usepackage{enumerate} \usepackage{SIunits} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{subcaption} ...
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Inserting Images in LaTeX [duplicate]

I just installed MikTeX on my computer, and I'd like to know how to insert centered images within the body of a solution set I'm composing for an honors linear algebra class.
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One table/figure per page in LaTeX

I am struggling with figure/table positioning in LaTeX. Basically, I'd like to have one figure/table per page. I found how to, but the problem is that LaTeX puts the table/figure in a single page, but ...
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Customize the position of a figure [duplicate]

Hello although this question has been asked several times, I still can't position my figures at the right place. I have installed the float and the here packages. and the code is as follow: ...
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Why is the figure moving to a next page? [duplicate]

The first page of chapter is left blank, while the figure is drawn on the next page? \chapter{Diagrams} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \tikzset{user/.style={circle, ...
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Equivalent of css “position: relative” to move slighty a graphic

I have a header with two columns; On the first column, I have an image (the logo) and I would like to slightly adjust its position. Here is the relevant piece of code: ...
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Figure with ganttchart above section title [duplicate]

I'm fairly new to using LaTeX, so don't blame me for asking obvious questions. The ganttchart in the code below will be placed above the section title, and I have no clue why. Any help would be ...
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Positioning equation and figure side by side fails [duplicate]

I have been trying to position an equation and a figure side by side for quite some time and an equation allways mooves down for some reason. Here is the code that i use. What am i doing wrong? ...
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Preparing a report but sections are twisted [duplicate]

I'm on a Mac (10.8.2) running with the latest TeX Live from MacPorts working with the latest TexShop. As stated above my sections are twisted, meaning I've a section for the table and one for the ...
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positioning nodes according to their sizes in tikz?

I produced the following output using the tikz code shown below. What I want is for the arrow on the right to have a fixed length relative to the rightmost symbol, not relative to the center of the ...
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Controlling the exact positioning and size of individual glyphs

I'm typesetting a book using the memoir document class. The overall layout comes with a background image. This image incorporates space for the page numbers in the footer which looks like a slot ...
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Caption on the side of a table

I tried to use the floatrow package together with the approach from the accepted answer from (Caption on the side of a figure) to put my table caption to the right top hand side of my table. However, ...
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How to put node in an accurate place? How to use different style of font in TikZ?

I want to draw something like this: This is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} %\usepackage[active,tightpage,floats]{preview} ...
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How can I position a node in the center of an arbitrary path

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{tikz,times} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=.3] \draw [thick] (0,6) rectangle (18,4) node ...
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control figure & table placement - specific case [duplicate]

Attached an image of my document output. Notice the last page (bottom-right) is almost empty and contains only a small table. The document continues after this page for a few more pages of text. I ...
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Tikz: Using relative positioning and foreach variables

I want to generate a picture that replicates itself and slowy fades out. For that i plan to use a foreach statement and redraw the picture to its rigth. How can i use the foreach variable to position ...
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Anchors badly positioned

I am trying to overlay some transparent boxes over a picture using TikZ within a Beamer frame. The code I use is the following: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} ...
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pgfplots - Add offset to pins

I'm trying to make a bar plot for an optimization parameter in quantum physics. To be more informative, the graph should display the values of these parameters above the bars. So far I did ...
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Simultanious use of relative positioning and “of” notation

A rather high node has a not so high node on its rigth side. I like the positioning and sizes, but i want both node to share the same Y-Axis of their north border. \tikzstyle{big} =[rectangle, ...
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Toward a Stamper Package

Imagine that you want to simulate a hand stamp on every page in some large documents. It must be an imperfect print, with random page-to-page variations in ink intensity, fading, rotation and blur. ...
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Writing the Existential Quantifier with Lower and Upper Limits

When I write $$\sum_{i=1}^{n} x_{i}$$ I obtain indices which are below and above the symbol. I want to write the existential quantifier with this same formatting, but when I try to do so, it appears ...
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How to make an inset in a figure [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Image inside another image How can I have an inset (smaller picture) within a larger picture in LaTeX? is there any function for this or do I have to combine the ...
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How to make nodes on branchy TikZ chain lay on regular grid (trangular or square) automatically? [closed]

How to ensure that nodes on chain with branches (generated using chains library) are laid out on regular grid, regardless of node shape? I am interested in automatic placement on triangular or ...
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Typesetting furigana above and below original text

I have followed Japanese Problem using MacTeX 2011 to set up Ruby Furigana with TeX. I'm wondering if it is possible to set up Furigana both above and below the original character?
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Remove Marginpar from Classicthesis 4.1

I am searching for a safe method to remove the \marginpar feature in classicthesis. My corrector would rather have the text use the whole page. I am not that firm in LaTeX, so I tried to simply remove ...
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Help for positioning text and picture?

I'm doing LaTex first time in my life and I need to position image and text in the following way: TEXT HERE IMAGE HERE Lorem ipsum text text juubaa ...
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How remove empty line between two subsections?

I am going to insert an image between two subsections. When the image is big, it shifts to next page and remain an empty line between subsections. how can i remove this empty line? and, also i put an ...
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How to build two lines aligned maps

I would like to write a map between two objects, with a map below which specify where any single object is sent. To be more precise. I want to write $A \rightarrow B$, and right below it $\alpha ...
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Forcing a table or image on a specified page

I would like to enforce a table on a page. I tried \startpostponing[2] but it doesn't seem to work and gives me an error: Undefined control sequence \startpostponing Is there any other way by ...
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Figure goes to the end of the section [closed]

I am writing a paper using TeX, and I want to make this; bla bla.... page of text but talking about Fig.1 bla bla New page with only the Fig. No text New page with text bla bla I ...
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\xrightarrow: position of text over an arrow should be lower

The following example of LaTeX code \documentclass[b4paper,oneside, final, 10pt]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{charter} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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Fallback text in header if overlapping occurs

I'm currently working on several projects, where the authors are read from a textfile. I'm also displaying the authors in the header using fancyhdr. This works great if there are just 2 or 3 ...
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TikZ: node at \item to use in [overlay]

In my beamer presentation I would like to reference an item by pointing an arrow on it's number. However, I don't know how to make \item a TikZ node. Otherwise it works well. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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how to position pdf with \includepdf in book, also depending on even/odd page

I am writing my thesis for which we have specific requirements regarding the paper size. This is what I have at the beginning of my thesis file: documentclass[a4paper]{book} \textheight=175mm ...