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

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Text in moderncv’s left column overlaps with right column

I was trying to compile a Resume and I am not able to figure out why only the second line has superimposed text. The below is the code. \documentclass{moderncv} \moderncvtheme[blue]{casual} ...
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Beamer with Powerpoint title page in LyX

I want to use beamer (Madrid style) for a presentation I'm giving next week, but I am forced to use the institutional title page. That means that the whole background is filled by an image and the ...
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How can I set the TikZ label anchor explicitly?

I want to add a label to a node, but "inside" the node. Something like this: The manual seems to indicate it might be possible, although no actual key is named. The ... anchor point for the ...
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How to position qtrees

Suppose, I have 2 qtrees, that I want to put below each other: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikz-qtree,tikz-qtree-compat} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \begin{document} ...
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KOMA-Script captionbeside and custom floats

In a KOMA-Script report, I want to use a custom float for algorithms and display an algorithmic-environment with a caption right next to it instead of below. Apart from the fact that I have to wrap ...
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Beamer image positioning

I am trying to place two images side-by-side in a beamer document. However, when I compile the document, the image in the right column is forced too low on the page. I am using the [htp] options but ...
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A figure and table side by side [closed]

I tried to insert my plot in many ways in this code but did not work. Can someone kindly please tell me where can I insert my plot below code; especially I dont understand whats \rule{} is also. ...
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shift title text up with line

I have been inspired by this link; Shift title and author text up? but when I use the tips on my own group (not using title). I still get that the text starts farther down on the page. I think this is ...
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Moving page number or text above horizontal footer line

How do I move some chosen text (or current page number) directly above the horizontal rule/line created by the \renewcommand{\footrulewidth} command? I am using the fancyhdr package. Edit: More ...
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Image placement in LaTeX (twocolumn mode)

I'm beginning to work on my senior thesis for biochemistry and I'm excited to use LaTeX to make a nice looking final product. I'm new to LaTeX though so I don't actually know that much about it. ...
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Align boxes and rotate boxes in plain TeX

When I finish reading the Appendix D: Dirty Tricks in the TeXbook, I rethink a question: is it possible to align some character boxes like this: The input may be like this: ...
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Figure and table side by side with common caption

I'm not a LaTeX expert, and I want to align a table and a figure side by side, with a common caption; the table and the figure should be aligned to the bottom, too. I tried this: \begin{figure} ...
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How to include wrapfigure inside '\begin{enumerate} \end{enumerate}'? [closed]

\documentclass{article} usepackage{xypic,wrapfig,enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item Let $X$ be an annulus surrounded by two concentric circles $C_1$ and $C_2$ and $C$ be any ...
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Prevent Float from being placed within a paragraph

is it possible to prevent a float from being placed within a paragraph? I know there has been another post (How to protect text from being split by a float?) with a similar question, but I would like ...
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Caption positioned at the side of the figure

I would like to have the caption of the Figure on the side of the figure. Plus I want to control caption width. Also, caption and Figure should be aligned all the way to the left and right of the ...
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Relative positioning of Lewis electrons in chemfig

I am defining a submolecule in chemfig (2,2'-bipyridine) and I want to show the lone pair of electrons on both the Nitrogens. (For those who care, I wish to show a coordination bond between the lone ...
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Misalignment of Chapter number and chapter title in memoir southall chapterstyle

I have the number and chapter title in the southall chapterstyle in memoir class not aligned vertically. How to fix it?
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Figure and Table next to each other (memoir class) [duplicate]

To save space, I would like to place the following table next to each other. Each has a separate caption. I have this, I want this, Sample code, \documentclass[]{memoir} ...
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Problem with content location with standalone package

I'm trying to create multiple pages with varying page heights using the standalone package. When I try to run my file (using XeLaTeX on a mac) the content gets shifted up and to the left so that it's ...
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Modify single page size and insert image

I'm trying to generate a PDF where every page has a background image and some text placed at specific positions. Some of the pages are normal A4 portrait and others are landscape. My problem is that ...
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Figures in subfigure not aligned

I have 2 figures identical in size, I even aligned them myself in Illustrator, just to be sure, and when I put them in subfigure side by side, they are not horizontally aligned! The worst part is, I ...
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How to position one node relative to another node at a certain angle in TikZ taking the nodes' size into account?

I asked a question before about how to position a node relative to another node at a certain angle in TikZ, and the answer I got there was that you can use the \path (node1) ++(angle:distance) node ...
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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, ...