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

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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, ...
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Three-columns text with figures of 2\columnwidth

Although in multicol environment (not the twocolumn option in document class) is problematic to place floats, there are some ways to put figures within a single column or occupying the entire width of ...
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How to get a double column verbatim in a single column table, in a double column document?

I have a double column document in which I need to place two source code listings side by side. Naturally a two column document's single column is too narrow so the two listings need to span the page ...
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Forbid LaTeX to place float before mention [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Force floats to be typeset after their occurrence in the source text? I've already found houndreds of useful answers. But I can't find anything about this one. Is there ...
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marginnote always on right side of the page

My documentclass is book, so I've got an even and odd sides. I like that the equation number are always aligned on the right side - independent of the page (even/odd). I started using marginnotes. I ...
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Send (and stack) \marginpar to the top or the bottom of the page

I'm looking to define something like \topmarginpar{<text>}, which would essentially create a \marginpar{<text>} and align its top with the top of the current page. I would also like ...
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How can I align some text with a logo?

I am trying to right-align some text with a logo, i.e. I would like to place some text to the left of a logo, and centre this text vertically with respect to the logo. I’ve attached a pdf to be more ...
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Display table in correct subsection [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned In my example I have two subsections. Each of them contains single table. I need each table to be displayed ...
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Force all floats to the end of the document without using endfloat, compatible with htlatex

What is the easiest way to have all floats forcibly appear at the end of the document? The solution should work with htlatex, the floats should appear at the end of the HTML document in this case. ...
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How can I make LaTeX ignore height of underbrace?

I have created this matrix: With this LaTeX-Code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[pdftex,active,tightpage]{preview} \setlength\PreviewBorder{2mm} \usepackage{amsmath,array} ...
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position arc relative to circle [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Draw arc in tikz when center of circle is specified an very trivial question but I can't do it! Sorry but I find coordinates confusing. I would like to draw an arc ...
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Force all floats to the end of the document without using endfloat

What is the easiest way to have all floats forcibly appear at the end of the document, one per page? The endfloat package is not an option, see below. The following questions are related but not ...
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Prevent float from splitting paragraph [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to protect text from being split by a float? I have this LaTeX like code \begin{figure}...\end{figure} [my paragraph text] The output is my paragraph ------ ...
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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 \\ ...