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

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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} ...
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Hyperref link placement: alignment to left page border and top of page

(a) Is is possible to have certain hyperref-hyperlinks (such as those to sections and also (when using memoir) to the table of contents, lists of figures and tables, and bibliography) point to the ...
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Certain hyperlinks (memoir+hyperref) placed too low

I tend to use the memoir class together with the hyperref package, in order to have my table of contents, the lists of tables and figures, and the bibliography be hyperlinked. While all links to ...
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Keep position of graphic in beamer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Avoiding jumping frames in beamer how can I set a figure or a graphic to keep it's position across multiple slides in a presentation? I'm using the \only command to ...
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Center a Node Vertically TikZ

I'm using TikZ to create the following drawing: So far so good, but now I'd like to center the node with the gray background vertically. Here's its code: \setlength{\arraycolsep}{2pt} ...
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Theorem Name/Numbering in Margin

I have seen the previous discussion on this same issue before (see Theorem name and number in margin, note in text), however this did not resolve anything as clearly as I had hoped. Basically, I ...
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Multicolumn image

How can i span image across two columns in multicolumn environment? I want to create something like this: c1 Image c1 Image c1 c2 c3 c1 c2 c3 (c1, c2, c3 = columns) It can be done in ConTeXt: ...
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centering block body with respect to block title in beamer

I'm trying to write a poster using beamerposter package. I would want to structure it using 3/4 columns, and each column should have a certain number of blocks. I would want to define my own theme ...
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multipart nodes anchors for dividers

How can a node be positioned at the center/edge of a part in a multipart node using relative positioning? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.multipart} ...
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relative positioning in multipart nodes

Is there a way do draw a line from the beginning of the tip of the brace, using relative positioning? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to get an exponent hat

I would like to use a hat in exponent for a notation, and I have found no satisfactory way of doing this. If I go for $f^{\hat{\null}}$, the hat is far too high, while $f^\wedge$ gives to big and too ...
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How to align a series of TikZ pictures at the baseline

I am trying to align a series of pictures made up of letters, using TikZ. Having tried almost all combinations of the baseline key it is obvious I am missing something. Here is a MWE (currently ...
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How to force a hvFloat to be “Here”

A want to rotate my table but not on a newpage that is why i use hvFloat instead of sidewaystable. But with this one i have an other issue. The table won't get under the title. Is there someone who ...
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tikz positioning. How to place a node below of another only by y coordinate, leaving x alone

I have 2 chains in different columns of a table. I need to shift the second chain in a such way that the {mv r0 <- a} would be below the {br a = 0 $end}, as it is depicted : right below the red ...
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Page Long Image keeps getting put at the end of the page! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned I have some text, then, one page long image, followed by a page long table, and another page of text. What latex ...
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changing the position of a caption

I have a code for putting a figure: \begin{figure} \includegraphics{some_narrow_and_tall_image.pdf} \caption{caption of the figure which can be pretty long} \end{figure} The page format is ...
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How to place floats after a section heading and how to place it before one? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned Is there a latex command that can be used to force floats to be positioned AFTER a specified section heading? ...