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

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┓- shaped figure and caption

I have a (float) figure that has a ┓-shape, that is there is a huge blank square at the bottom left. I'd like to put in this blank the caption of the figure. Is there a way? My class loads ...
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How to draw 3 figures and have them side by side while they're connected

I would like to have 3 figures side by side, as in one of my previous posts. However, this time isn't the same. I would like to link my figures as below: My problem is not only how to put my ...
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Checklist with float images in the left side of the page

I want to create a document which is mainly a check list, but what I want is to show an image on the left side of the page, and the check list was shown in the right side of the page. Like the image ...
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Throw warning based on distance from the bottom [duplicate]

Is there a way to specify a warning in LaTeX which is thrown if and only if a specified text is not at the bottom (or near the bottom) of the page? Use-case: manual column-breaking is needed due to ...
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Position of year date in moderntimeline

In this example, the 2012 seems to be further away from the blue bar than the 2010 is. Can the 2012 be moved toward the bar, so that the 2012 and the 2010 are equidistant ...
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Two column-wide figure in 4 column enviroment

I have poster with 4 columns. I want to place figure in the middle of poster, that should be only 2 columns wide. I am using the a0poster package. So I have something like this: \begin{document} ...
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Align position of a table exactly to another one

I have a problem. I just made a table which was very wide, so I decided to split it into two smaller ones. Turned out the 2nd half is a little bit smaller in width than the first one. Now I want these ...
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How do I position title, frametitle, navigation bar and contents in arbitrary absolute positions?

I am trying to adapt the structure of a slide in beamer in order to match a background I would like to use. However, if I just insert the components of the frame (title, frametitle, contents), things ...
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Aligning multiple authors (with pictures) in a grid

Working on a project with 4 members, I'd like to align the authors in an "even" way on the title page. I'm thinking a simple 2 by 2 "grid" would likely look best, but I'm having some issues getting it ...
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vertical shift in pstricks picture

My paper contains the following PSTricks picture. It displays a square on the left, and two squares on the right - top and bottom. It describes a process where the square on the left can be in either ...
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Logo next title poster

I have a problem with placing one logo on the appropriate place in my poster. I have two logo's, there is no problem with the first logo, which stands left to the title. The second logo is right to ...
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Why does `align` break `tikz` node placement?

I want to put some marks in the document and place desciptions of these marks in the margin area, one below another. It works fine, however if I place a mark inside align environment corresponding ...
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How to prevent a series of tikz nodes from overlapping?

I have the following MWE for the note command I'm working on. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[a5paper,marginparwidth=15mm]{geometry} \usepackage{tikzpagenodes} \usetikzlibrary{calc} ...
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An overview of node positioning?

I've been making tikz pictures for a while now, and there seem to be a number of different ways to position nodes within a diagram. Absolute coordinates, east/west, left/right, the $ $ things, minimum ...
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One big block with 2 smaller blocks aligned to it

I want to align 2 blocks underneath one big one like this -------------------- | | | | -------------------- --------- --------- | || | | ...
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positioning two subfigure properly

I am trying to use subfigure \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,xcolor=dvipsnames,xcolor=table]{beamer} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% % PACKAGES \usepackage{ mathrsfs, ...
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How can I fix a logo in the head-right of a page [duplicate]

I am writing a scientific report for my internship, and I would like to know if there is any easy command to put a logo in the page headers , for example in my case I would like it in the head-right. ...
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TikZ: Label nodes on to path

I use the to syntax to set a node in the horizontal middle between to other nodes. My problem is, that a label does not fit well at this middle node. Compare the label of node 2 and node 3 in the ...
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LyX linguistics module - table within example

Using LyX with the linguistics module. I want to have a table as a Numbered Example. When I insert a table float after the example, the number appears after the table on the PDF, rather than before ...
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How to get image and text on same page?

When i run the following code i get my output on two pages. On first page the text line and my image on page 2. How can i get my output on the same page that is text and image on the same page. Please ...
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Customize legend position in PGFplots axis environment

I am trying to customize the position of the legend in the axis environment of PGFplots. A simple way to do this is by using something like legend pos=south west|south east|north west|north east ...
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Specification of the Layout for Q-A Reference Cards (Flashcards, Visual Cards)

I'm relatively new to LaTeX and I've used Microsoft Word so far for virtually all work with documents. For college, to use own question-and-answer reference cards, I decided once to split a portrait ...
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Placing a table next to figure (align table vertically centre)

I would like to place a table and figure side by side in my document. I have achieved this with the following code \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{floatrow} \usepackage{color} ...
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Equation position changing

Kindly have a look at the LaTeX code below: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,xcolor=dvipsnames,xcolor=table]{beamer} \pdfpageattr{/Group <</S /Transparency /I true /CS /DeviceRGB>>} ...
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LaTeX float controls - what is the denominator of the fraction macros?

I'm looking in Section C.9 of the LaTeX manual (pages 199 and 200). LaTeX defines a few macros to control the float placement algorithm, namely, \topfraction, \bottomfraction, and \textfraction. The ...
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Typesetting long poetry side by side across multiple pages

I've been trying to typeset a long poem (The Lady of Shalott) and putting the translated text besides it, as it is shown in this question: How to typeset two verse environments side by side However, ...
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Inserted Picture Position & Picture Size

I am a newbie in LaTeX. I am currently using it writing a very simple school lab report. I encounter a problem when I try to enlarge the inserted pictures by changing the [width=6.0in] parameter in ...
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How to get a reasonable coordinate system when combining pdfpages and TikZ?

I have been trying to add content to a (proprietary) PDF with LaTeX by using pdfpages to inlude the original pages and draw on them using TikZ. This is the code I have been using: ...
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How do I make my path node follow the path from a certain position?

I am trying to make a diagram with a curved arrow and I want its node to follow the arrow from about the "near end" point. I have been googling for hours now and I can't find the way to do it. I've ...
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How to place a multicolumn figure above a single column figure and a single column table?

I would like to place the following on the same page: A double column figure A single column figure A single column table I want the placement to look something like this:
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Difference between [h] and [H] in float position

I'm trying to choose the positions of my tables but I can't figure out the difference between [H] and [h]. I've seen both advised over my search. If I use [h] the row spacing is different than [H] ...
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span x columns in y multicol environment

Currently I'm using the baposter document class and one of my figures would take exactly 3/4 of the given poster block. So, pretty much, there's a box, \headerbox{options}{ sketch goes here } ...
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Automatic placement of picture in multicol environment at top, bottom, or middle of column

Having a multicol document spanning over several pages with pictures (includegraphics, width=\columnwidth), I am looking for a way that LaTeX chooses the best position for the picture or at least ...
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strictpagecheck and adjustwidth - buglet in memoir and related questions

My documents have frequent material that requires checking whether I am verso or recto (either marginals or material where I am adjusting the margin width via adjustwidth). Generally I have not had to ...
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How to align header/footer

I want to get left border of the header, please see below, to the tip of the section title and the right border to the end of the text. I use fancyhdr package and the code is: ...
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Auto-Range for size of figures?

Is it possible to give figures a "range" for their size? For example from .3\textwidth to .5\textwidth or 5cm +- 10% or 5 cm +- 0.1\textwidth. You give a range for all images and TeX chooses the ...
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“Scene breaks” — Blank lines that are nonblank at the top/bottom of a page

In many novels, a scene break is typeset as a blank line between paragraphs, except when that line would be the first or last on a page (and thus difficult to distinguish from the top/bottom margin), ...
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Two-lined text (text over text)

Is it possible to have some words written over each other in normal text? The use case is that it should be used instead of slashes where a sentence talks about two similar options. A short example: ...
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Move chapter number to chapter title in classicthesis

I'm using classicthesis 4.1 in LyX to write my thesis and I need help to relocate the chapter number. The top half of the image shows what I have The bottom half shows what I want:
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How to put table caption on top without using float or floatrow package

I have got some very simple table; something of the sort: \begin{table} \centering \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|} \hline 1 & 2 \\ \hline 3 & 4 \\ \hline \end{tabular} \caption{This is ...
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Preventing images from floating out of position

I am using includegraphics to place images. These are basically answers to questions, therefore I would like to images to appear immediately below the question label. However, I the images just keep ...
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Included graphics with text: Alignment

tl;dr How do I align text to text within \included graphics? Let's look at the following logo, which I want to include (in a vector format, e.g. pdf or svg). The blue/red lines are my annotations. ...
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Full-width figure, odd/even pages + margin

situation I'm using the memoir class, two-sided. I left place for margin notes. Thus the text block is not at the center of my "sheet of paper" and this non-central position is different for odd and ...
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How can I make random placed edges between two graph partitions?

I have to nodes (V1) and (V2) (representing sets of graph vertices) and I want to draw, say, 10 edges(lines) between them. I don't want to hardcode random locations so I did: \begin{pgfonlayer}{bg} % ...
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Make every other page a float page (or empty) [duplicate]

I would like to be able to make every other page in a double-sided document be a float page or empty (apart from header w/page number). Ideally this would be the verso page and all floats (unless ...
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Freely movable container

Is it possible to get an environment/container that is able to change the position of its content relative to the position where it would be normally. The content should be able to be anything like ...
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Increase badness based on distance between float and reference [duplicate]

One thing I really often struggle with when writing a latex document (and I belive a lot of people are in the same case) is float placement. In particular, I often find myself with a figure or table ...
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Place longer figures in appendix

I am writing a technical document that includes many source code listings. I have been asked to place longer listings in the appendix instead of inline. Is there a way to do this automatically? It is ...
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Beamer: How to place graphics at the bottom of a frame

I want to achieve that included graphics are always on the bottom of the frame, so that their position isn't influenced by the length of the text above. I tried the figure enviroment without success ...
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Vertically and horizontally centering a matrix bigger than margins

This question is a follow-up on a previous question: positioning of a matrix bigger than margins That question dealt with positioning a pgf matrix that exceeded the horizontal margins of the page ...