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

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Longtable puts caption and/or header on the next page

How to prevent LaTeX to put the table caption on the next page? Here is a demonstration, bottom of a page: Top of the next page: As you can see, "táblázat 8: Sorirányok összesítése" - that is ...
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Wrong vertical text position with Tikz

This is driving me nuts. The "Job5" and "Job6" text is slightly verticaly higher than the rest of text. I'm suspecting the "inner sep", but I need that for the fit. How can I re-adjust the text? ...
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Inserting a picture in an equation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I insert an image into an equation? Is there any method to insert a picture in an equation? I am trying to write an equation where one of the elements of the ...
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Fractions in superscripts are placed too low

I have noticed that "tall" superscripts seem to be placed awkwardly low in math mode; their baseline is so close to the main baseline that confusion has happened. \documentclass{article} ...
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Placing two figures (each having subfigures) next two each other

I would like to place two figures, where each figure has subfigures next to each other. I tried with minipage, but tex does not like the \subfigure as Not in outer par mode. Is there any way to place ...
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How to change the position of the initial text in TikZ automata?

It seems PGF manual for v1.18 doesn't cover the case on how to change the position of the initial text relative to the initial transition. Accoring to the PGF manual section 19.3 the parameters of ...
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How do I remove white space before or after the figures and tables?

Whenever my figure or table has to move to the next page it is placed exactly at the center of the page, and thus occupies the whole page by itself. I tried all the combination in: ...
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Defining a width that fills remaining horizontal space for text fields in hyperref forms environment

This code \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[showframe,headheight=2in,headsep=0.1in,left=0.8in,right=0.8in,bottom=0.5in]{geometry} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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How does the 'on grid' node positioning in TikZ actually work?

I thought I knew how the on grid option of TikZ (cf. version 2.10 manual section 16.5.3 pages 186-187) worked, but the results I get are different from what I expected. I have a minimal example: ...
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Placing a float at the end of page number (x)

So sometimes I'd kinda like to position my floats (tables, figures) in specific places in a document (bottom of second column on the first page, top of the third page, etc) and have the text fill up ...
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ytick pos=right doesn't work [closed]

This is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.3} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[xticklabel pos=right, ...
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figure environment and contiguous images [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I ensure that figures appear in the section they're associated with? I have a set of images and I want them all to appear in the same \section of my document, ...
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Misplaced supertabular at the bottom of a page

I want to write a table which is too long to fit in the middle of a page. So I thought of using supertabular. My code is \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{supertabular} \begin{document} ...
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table numbers are wrong for double column table

My: \begin{table*}[t] \begin{minipage}{\textwidth} \begin{tabular} \end{tabular} \CaptionType{table} \caption{...} \label{tab:res2} \end{minipage} \\ ...
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Changing vertical position of a figure caption with sidecap/SCFigure

I use the sidecap package to add small graphics with captions on the inner side of a page with the following options in the preamble: \usepackage[innercaption]{sidecap} \sidecaptionvpos{figure}{t} ...
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Place a figure at the beginning/end of a specific page

So I'm putting together a paper using LaTeX and I know that I want to place a specific figure at the bottom of page 1, another figure at the top of page 2, etc, and let the text just wrap around the ...
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float placement at the end of the document [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Force impagination sequence How can I remove the figures from a draft of my document? Is there a way I can specify an option to tell TeX to place all of the floats I ...
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How do I format the document? [closed]

I have a document. This is my code \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage{fouriernc} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,enumerate,tabularx,calrsfs,esvect, multicol} \usepackage{graphics} ...
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Text that is centered horizontally but absolutely placed vertically

I want to be able to position a chunk of text (which could be anything, could have \includegraphics, and could be on multiple lines) at the center of a page horizontally. However, I want to be able to ...
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How to layout four figures with floatrow, two of them vertically?

how can I get a layout like the one below in my document? _____________ _____________ _______________ |Big Picture1| |Big Picture2| |Small Picture1| | | | | |______________| | ...
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adaptively sized/positioned arrow symbol pointing to the next line

I would like to use a curved arrow symbol, positioned downwards, to signify "continued on the next line". I'm adjusting the arrow's size using scalefnt and taking the symbol indirectly from mnsymbol ...
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Generate box with content in header

Halo everyone, I intend to create the one as shown in the attached photo as the header of my document using TeX but I can't seem to get it right. Either my box are distorted or they can't be balance ...
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Specify location from which a line starts in pstricks

I have a problem with the following code. The lines from h6 and h7 are supposed to start right below h6 and h7 and not at the left of h6 and h7. This worked with tree-dvips but pstricks seems to ...
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Position text next to rectangle in TikZ

Consider the following TikZ code: \filldraw[fill=black!40!white,thick] (0,1.5) node[above left] {start} rectangle (3.2,2) node[below right] {end} node [midway] {cp} ; It produces a rectangle at the ...
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How to arrange / align / place pictures and text, to form a given headline?

I tried to solve this with tables, but the alignment didn't turn out good. And because I am very confused, if I should even use a table aproach or a minipage or a tabspace, I wondered, if someone ...
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Align an equation and a tikz picture with anchor and baseline

I'm trying to get the math part the equation to be centered with the tikz picture: \begin{equation} \mathcal{G} = \begin{tikzpicture}[] \tikzstyle{vertex}=[anchor=base,baseline, ...
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My figures end up outside the document [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 19 simple tables giving “TeX capacity exceeded” / “Too many unprocessed floats”? I have 11 tables and 10 figures that I have put in an appendix ...
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Fill rectangular area with PDF pattern like graph paper

Short version I want to fill one or more rectangular areas on a page using a regular pattern. The area should span the page width and stretch vertically to fill remaining space. The pattern should be ...
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Using \includegraphics before my new line of text, but on pdf image is after the text [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in LaTeX? sometimes im in trouble with my images. Because if there is no space on one page, the ...
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How to define, once and for all, the size of the area (for an epigraph following a chapter)?

I am using 'memoir' for a thesis, and I have chosen the vertical space between a chapter title and the following section to be exactly fixed, \afterchapskip being 120pt for each new chapter. What I ...
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Lost float in exam class

For some reason, I can't seem to put a figure or a table environment inside a solution environment while using the exam class. It produces a float is lost error. Has anyone found a way to bypass this ...
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Positioning equations with tikz diagram

I'm trying to annotate an diagram of a neural network with an equation that describes the activity of each node. I can't get the equation to the upper right, where I want it to be. I've tried using ...
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Centering an equation vertically

I would like to put an equation at the center of a page in beamer (viewing the page from top to bottom rather than left to right - I already know how to center an equation going from left to right). I ...
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Alignment of block diagram in hexagon type of layout

I am trying to build a block diagram with some control flow using TikZ. The blocks in the diagram should be aligned like the vertices of a hexagon. Also the \centering macro is not working for me. ...
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How to put figures inside text?

I want to put figures (controller button icons) beside text, for a game manual, like this image: source: http://www.zeldacapital.com/manual/ootmanual.pdf page 17
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insert text above title in report and graphics

I want to insert text above the title name in report. \title{This is the title} \author{George\\ \\ \\ \texttt{email}} \date{\today} I want for example to print on the paper the ...
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TikZ whitespace between nodes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: TikZ borders showing through when they shouldn't (overlapping circles) Using absolute positioning I can make a nice filled grid: \documentclass{article} ...
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Figures overlapping text above it

I am writing a two column technical paper and have a number of figures. The figures are included in the following way: \begin{figure} \includegraphics[bb=0 0 160 ...
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How to design a nice looking chapter title and page

I want to create something like the images I have below: ( I couldn't draw well the chapter number and its font) and ( I couldn't draw well the page number) --------------UPDATE According to ...
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mdframed behaves differently in TeXlive 2011 and TeXlive 2012

I've noted some inconsistencies between TeXlive 2011 and TeXlive 2012. I'm maintaining a documentclass which I suddenly realized was not working perfectly after updating to TeXlive 2012. The problem ...
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Objective: To separate text column from figures column in every page

I don't know if this has been asked before. But so far nothing has come up with my search. In some books, the figures are placed at the outer side of the page like in the picture below. Is this ...
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How to control label positions in tikz-euclide

My goal in trying to learn tkz-euclide is so that I can be able to get an arbitrary point from a circle and define the other elements of my figure from that. So far, from what I can understand from ...
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Make TikZ compute the x-coordinate of the margin

The command \hrulefill prints a line that fills all empty horizontal space with a line. I would like to do something similar with TikZ. What I would like to know is can I do something similar like ...
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Poster text positioning: Get width of \hfill

How can 0123456789 be aligned as shown in red: Same baseline as abcdefghij, aligned left with ABCDEFGHIJKL? \vlines are just for illustration. I am designing a poster where exact text positioning ...
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Setting placement of a table in inches

I am trying to place a table in my Latex document and margin it down and left and right. I can use the page margins \voffset and \hoffset but as you can see by my code below I am using a wallpaper ...
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width=\textwidth yet plots overlaps with margin [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: pgfplots: how can I scale to text width? Without using such command as trim axis=left or scale only axis, I would expect the following plots to be contained in the text ...
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How to ensure that 2 couples of figures are on 2 facing pages?

I would like to reproduce the following layout with two figures on one page and two others on the facing pages. I would like the first couple to be on an even-numbered page and the second on an ...
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Label positioning in XY-matrix

As denoted in XY-pic's user guide, "Each label is placed perpendicular to the arrow at the point halfway between the centers of the base and target objects." In order to center the label at the middle ...
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Label a lstlisting listing in the lower right corner

I want to put a label in the lower right corner of my listings, in this case to indicate the kind of code listed there. I have a bad hack that works somewhat and illustrates what I want: ...
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Expand placeins functonality to subsections [closed]

I'm using the placeins package to ensure that floats stay within their respective sections (using \usepackage[section]{placeins}). I'd like to expand this functionality to include subsections, ...