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

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Is setting every node style anchor compatible with relative positioning in TikZ?

I'm trying to create a diagram and would like my nodes left aligned using the anchor=west option. I'd prefer to use relative positioning to make my diagram more flexible to changes. Here's my example: ...
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How to place author’s name below her/his text?

Is there an elegant way to place the name of an author blow her/his poem or text (in an anthology of different authors)? The name should be flushed right, have vertical space (e.g. 1em), should not be ...
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How to type specifically on this part of the page?

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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Four panel, image with borders

I am trying to make a landscape PDF with borders (4) where I will place 4 figures. Ideally the line would be 3 point in width...I have attached a JPG of what I am thinking. I would like to place ...
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Include an image in title page using powerdot [closed]

I want to include an image at the center of the title page of my powerdot presentation. Incidentally, I want the same image to appear as a logo on all the other slides (positioned bottom centre), ...
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How can I position a picture precisely on a page?

I’m new to Latex and I’m trying to place a picture (my university’s logo) at an exact spot on my titlepage. For this, I would like to specify the coordinates on the page at which I would like the ...
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TikZ with “remember picture” compiled with pdflatex yields different results compared to dvips -> ps2pdf

The following document \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \begin{document} ...
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How to write any text in the others orientation

How to turn text orientation in the four diferent positions? Any text.
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What is the best practice for typesetting set-builder notation with a large number of membership criteria?

That is, I have something akin to the following right now: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} We must have $(a^i,b^i,c^i) \in X^i(d) = \bigg\{(a,b,c) ...
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Putting the integration bounds below/above the integration operator [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Show inline math as if it were display math Yesterday I've stumbled upon an article which covered just that, but I can't find it anymore. How can I put the integration ...
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size and location of cube root symbol [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Nice-looking p-th roots On math.stackexchange I wanted the cube root of a fraction in display mode, and used $$\sqrt[3]{\frac ab}$$ to get it. The 3 comes out very ...
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Includegraphics in a new page after the title page

How to put a picture in a new page after the title page? I write it as follows, but it appears in the top and with a numbered page. \begin{document} \title{ } \author{me \\ ...
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LaTeX figures in two column

Is there a convenient way to place a figure* at the end of the current page instead of taking up the entire next page in the twocolumn environment? Placement modifiers [Hb] do not work.
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Placing the figure exactly at the top of the page in Latex [duplicate]

I have a problem in placing a picture into a page. I used a simple code as below: \begin{figure}[t!] \centering \includegraphics[keepaspectratio, width=0.6\textwidth]{./pics/5_11} ...
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Text before maketitle

My goal is to put text before \maketitle as well as on left side, and on the right. They should be on the same level. I've tried \begingroup -- doesn't work: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt, twoside, ...
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How to have the mdframed material flow in the top part of consecutive pages

Suppose you have the following layout: The gray area represents normal text. The orange area consists of one or more text boxes (inserts) of given height. Some textbook layouts present advanced or ...
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Fix content to be displayed on specific page

How can I fix a content (textblock, minipage, etc.) to be on a specific page an let the main text flow from page no 1 directly to page no 3 (i.e. skip page no 2)? It is for the impressum of a ...
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Image next to Equation

I am trying to make my first LaTeX file and have been reading syntax for a bit and have not been able to figure one thing out yet and don't seem to find anything about it online so I thought I might ...
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LaTeX figure placement

I'm trying to place some figures within a document as well as some figures at the end of the document. Packages like endfloat seem to force all figures to the end, but I would like some flexibility. ...
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how can I add a custom subject line below the \opening section of in scrlttr2 doc?

I'm struggling with my first latex project and I need to add a subject line, and make it bold, below the opening salutation in letter. Any help much appreciated
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Landscape forces premature pagebreak

After some trouble I have managed to make a table in landscape orientation that breaks over three pages. I used tabularx and the landscape package. Now my problem is that the thing won't float like ...
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How to interrupt longtable to place float (figure)?

I am writing a document describing a process step by step. After trying with enumerate (which did not look so appealing) I switched to longtable. This longtable can span more than two full pages. ...
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Multiple rotated text boxes with absolute page positions

As part of a layout for a home made recipe book, I'm trying to lay out a series of text boxes at absolute positions on a page. I'm using eso-pic to put a background image on the page which has ...
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Subfig label positioning

Can anyone tell me how to change the horizontal position of subfigure labels? I have: \captionsetup[subfigure]{labelformat=simple,position=top} Is there something like: {position=topleft} to ...
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How to create subfloat figures (two in first row and one below)?

I want to place three figures like this on the page: (a) (b) (c) How do I achieve this using subfloat or any other method in LaTeX? The three figures need to have a common caption and label. I ...
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Create a “yearbook-style” multi-page layout of photos

I would like to create a "yearbook-style" layout of photos in LaTeX. Each photo would have a caption and the objective would be to automatically layout the differently sized rectangular photos to ...
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Using [H] but with adjustable figure size [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to define a figure size so that it consumes the rest of a page? I personally have a problem with letting LaTeX do all the layout. Sometimes, where an image appears ...
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move block and figures arbitrarily

I would like to put a figure in the right part of a slide and text in the left part, in order to explain the figure. Then i would like to put another block at the bottom of the slide. I'm using ...
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Golden Ratio for vertical poem positioning

On a single page, is it possible to vertically position a poem in the Golden Ratio? Look at the sketch to know what I mean. The vertical red line is dived by the Golden Ratio. The vertical centre of ...
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Figure numbering IN figure

I'm using the subfig package which works like a charm. However, I only use the subfigure numbering (so no subcaptions, all the info will be in the main caption) but these are placed below the image ...
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Author and date in the lower left corner on the title page

I'd like to have the author, the date and other things in the lower left corner of the title page. I thought of aligning them in a tabular, but how do I place it on the title page? My Page should ...
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Vertical placement of subfigs adjacent to another subfig

I have been using LyX, so I am fairly new to manipulating the underlying LaTeX. I have some images that I would like to arrange in a complicated fashion. The format I would like looks like | Fig_A1 | ...
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aligning a table with a figure side to side using llncs format

using the \documentclass{llncs} instead of for example \documentclass{book} will not make the captions aligned together for the following example. How can I do to align them together: ...
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Put a figure with a table side by side

I have a table and a figure, I want to align them one next to the other (not one under the other): \documentclass{llncs} \usepackage{capt-of} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \begin{document} ...
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Placing a .pdf file in the center with \multirow

The following is my code \begin{sidewaysfigure} \centering \scalebox{0.9}{\begin{tabular}{c|c|cc} \emph{}&\emph{a}&\emph{b}&\emph{c}\\ \hline \rotatebox{90}{text}&\multirow{2}{*}{ ...
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Figures on left pages, text on right pages

I'm writing a thesis in the book document class and I'm using a lot of figures to explain the working method. If I use the method proposed in Figures on left pages, text on right ones with class book, ...
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How do I force using the blank space before/after a table in a two column env?

I'm using a two column environment, and I placed a table in the left column, as shown in the image: Below it the latex source excerpt used to draw such a table: ...
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Position watermark neatly at the bottom of the page

I use the draftwatermark package to show some drafting information at the bottom of each page (the draft infos are included via svn-multi macros, but I just inserted text in this MWE for simplicity). ...
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Set position for \maketitle in article

I want to create a handout to support a speech I have to give. Since I am only familiar with the \documentclass{article}, I wrote the following code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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put two algorithm side by side

I want to put two algorithm side by side to gain place in the document, but when I use \documentclass{llncs} instead of \documentclass{article}, the following code does not work (errors): ...
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Formatting algorithms to gain place in the document

I have two algorithms in a latex document using a class document of one column. The first algorithm take almost one page, and the second one is on the next page. Is there ant way to format this to ...
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How can I add a logo to a page header in Lyx? [closed]

I am writing a thesis and want to add the university logo accross the top of my first page. I have a banner.pdf file, which will fit nicely accross the top of the page. But how do I go about placing ...
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TikZ Nodes not exactly centered

In my solution to draw a plot with point, it was pointed out that the nodes containing \textbullet and $\circ$ were not placed exactly centered at the specified point. I found this hard to believe ...
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Change position of glossary title

I am a total beginner with LaTeX and I can't find a way to solve the following problem. I have a glossary which I have printed in two columns by adding the code that I have included at the end. The ...
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Nested scope shift in nested tikzpictures?

Please consider the following MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[a4paper,twoside,hmargin=3cm]{geometry} \usepackage{tikz,tikzpagenodes} \usetikzlibrary{calc,positioning} \newif\ifoutertikznest ...
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How to produce 5-up 3by5 index cards

I want to produce instructional 3by5 index cards. It's easy enough to produce the cards one per page, but I want to print five copies of the same car on a single sheet of 8.5by11 card stock, where it ...
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Is it possible to use a TikZ matrix along a chain?

Is it possible to use a TikZ matrix along a chain? The following code attempts to create a chain consisting of a node, a matrix, and another node. \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Reproducing an official letterhead

My university, just like many other institutions, isn't really aware of something called LaTeX. Therefore, the letterhead comes only in MS Word. The following (low quality) image is the best guide I ...
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Position an exampleblock in front of content

I need to position an example block: \begin{exampleblock}{} Proposed and implemented \end{exampleblock} Without disturbing other frame content. Something like: -------------------- ...
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Issue with arranging subtables

In this answer, there is a code provided for neatly arranging subtables inside a table. I tried that out and got the following error: Missing number, treated as zero \begin{subtable}{0.5\linewidth} ...