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

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the word symbols stick with the rest of the nomenclature

I am doing the nomenclature. The word symbol sticks with the rest of the nomenclature as the word subscript superscript and acronyms. I would like to set a little space. Do you know how to do it? I am ...
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How can I create this layout?

In my thesis, I need to include the descriptions of 79 items in the appendix. Each description takes about half a page, and includes a picture. I want to always have two of these per page, and have ...
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Does LaTeX know what it is doing with figures [closed]

I really love LaTeX, and learning it and working with is just as much fun as the beauty of the documents it outputs. But when it comes to figures in LaTeX, sometimes, even when using the '!h' ...
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Figure placement specifiers being written as text

All I'm trying to do is add placement specifiers to my figures with eg.[ht]. Instead of using them as arguments, latex decides to literally write [ht] into the pdf as text. So here is my sample ...
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How eliminate a blank page after Table of Contents

I have a problem for making the table of contents in latex. Latex is making a blank page after the table of contents how to eliminate it? I want to reduce the font of the word Contents by setting ...
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how do I put a line break among multiple tikzpictures?

If I do this: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=3,>=latex, font=\sffamily] \draw [->](0,0) -- (0,1) node[at end, above left, rotate=90] {...
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How to move the matrix on the left side?

I would like to move the matrix on the left side, alligned with the text. Do you know how to make it? \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,titlepage]{book} \usepackage[paperwidth=165mm, paperheight=238mm, ...
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How to place qed symbol at the end of an equation using eqnarray* enviroment

I am having trouble getting the qed symbol at the end of my equation, the symbol ends up on the next line. I have tried using the \qedhere command, but that doesn't work in the eqnarray* environment. ...
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AddToShipoutPictureFG on speicifc page [duplicate]

I'm using Werner's solution to the specified floating-text-box problem, but there is no way to specify which page the result goes on. I was wondering if there's a way to tell AddToShipoutPictureFG ...
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How to correct alignment in exam class page layout?

I'm creating MCQ paper using EXAM class. \begin{center} Section II \newline Multiple Correct Answer Type \newline This section contains 10 Multiple Choice questions. Each question has four choices (...
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Making frontpage template

I have made a front page in LaTeX, and I am happy with how it looks right now. However, I would like to optimize my code such that all I need is to change the text each time. More specifically, I ...
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Weird cell placement in a tikz matrix

The code \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \matrix[matrix of math nodes, column sep = {1.5cm,between origins}, row sep = 1cm] { ...
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Placing a float at a specified position

I have a bunch of coordinates generated by a program and the text of the bodies of corresponding figures, e.g.: \includegraphics{abc.png} \caption{abc} \label{fig:abc} I was wondering if there is ...
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Aligning defined functions on sums

I'm defining a new function using triangle and its corners as inputs, it works for normal linear equations, but when it becomes supersript or subscript, the parameters become misaligned. Any ...
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What does `\centering` do?

Not specific question: What does \centering command specifically do? MWE: \documentclass[onecolumn]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{graphicx,subcaption} \begin{document} \begin{figure} %\centering \begin{...
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Source code listing using \lstinputlisting - prevent other floats splitting it up

I am using the listings package to take an external PHP file and display it as a code listing in my document. It spans several pages (fine) but unfortunately there are other floats which end up being ...
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Using the mdframed package with the quoting package affects the position of enumerate numbering

In the following MWE, the second number in the enumerated list, namely 2., is moved inwards. This is clearly caused by use of the \surroundwithmdframed command. Is there some way to fix this while ...
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Figure shows up in another subsection

I want to add two figures in subsection 2 , only with some text between the figures. The problem is that one picture shows up in the correct place, while the other shows up in the next subsection. ...
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Position subfloats (subfig package) of different types one besides two

I would like to make a table with one tabular top aligned left of two tikz figures. The problem seems somehow related to the floatrow package as without the result is, still not good, but better. ...
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Place newline in backnaur package

I'm using the backnaur package to write the BNF of a simple programming language I made. But now I have a fairly long definition and it gives an overflow. I tried adding newlines using \\ but this ...
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Prevent positioning of figures before mentioned in the text [duplicate]

I'm currently working on my master thesis and my specification states that images are included at the top, bottom or their own page only after mentioned in the text. So I tried to use [tbp] for ...
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Positioning tikz in beamer so that (0,0) is in same place on different slides

I have a presentation in beamer with several slides showing a graph with a coordinate system. I want the graph to be (more or less) centered on the slide, with the origin of the coordinate system in ...
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Using full-sized subfloats causes them to shift to the right

I am going pretty nuts here. The little LaTeX knowledge I have has reached its limits, and I can't find any clues anywhere on the net. So some input would be greatly appreciated! The Problem When ...
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table in the middle of the page

I'm creating an Appendix of lots of tables. I write \newpage \section{Appendix} \label{append} \begin{table}[h] \input{table1} \caption['Tis table1]{'Tis table1} \label{table1} \end{...
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Can you feel the ink on your paper?

While thinking on the question How to flip certain pixels of a QR code? I came up with ideas which would require to test the following: is_something_already_in_my_document_at_position(x,y) which ...
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Lyx separates my footnotes

How can I set all the footnotes to have the same space between them? As you can see in the pic Lyx by default separates some of my footnotes. But I would like to have them all sticked together.
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Is there any way to reposition/shift the node text in tikz, without creating extra nodes?

I don't like the default positioning of the labels Q1 and Q2 below; is there a way to move or shift them relative to the circuit symbols? I know I could do \node[nigbt,label={something}] but it seems ...
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Warning “No positions in optional float specifier.”

I am writing a LaTeX document, and received the warning No positions in optional float specifier. However, the problem is LaTeX did not point me to where does the warning come from, therefore I ...
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Using intersecting coordinates in tikz with the current coordinate

I've learned these tricks: \draw (X) -- ++(1,1); % relative positioning \draw (X) -- (P1 |- P2); % intersecting coordinates: the x-coordinate of P1 and the y-coordinate of P2 Is there ...
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Using [H] to control figure [closed]

Why can't I use [H] instead of [h] in the figure? I get a lot of errors then. I'am using the float package, \usepackage{float}. \begin{figure}[h] \begin{minipage}[t]{0.45\textwidth} \...
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place text right of vertical line and below of picture

I have this code (I simplified my code - the \github command is provided by this tikz code. ): \documentclass[11cm,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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positioning of label edge (Tikz figure)

I have a problem with the 'sloped' option. See my example below. from s0 to s3 and s3 to s0, the label are too close to the edge. The pos option allows the user to move the label along the path, but ...
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Adding an \abstract{…} makes all figures shift to the right: how to fix [duplicate]

Adding an \abstract{...}, makes the figures shift to the right unwantedly (even outside of the supposed text boundaries). How to fix that wonder? Lot's of fixes can be found, but the best answer ...
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Pictures in the same section

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{fancyvrb} \usepackage[english,russian]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{...
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Column-layout tabular in subfigure

I want a table over each column in my figure that contains subfigures in a column-layout. I have tried different combinations of minipage and adjustbox, but have not managed to find a solution. The ...
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Giving a gear in Tikz absolute position

I've the following MWE of a gear : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows,shadows,decorations.markings} % #1 number of teeths % #2 radius intern % #3 radius extern % ...
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Shifting the +- voltage signs in circuitikz

Is there any way to shift the + and - signs so they are a little bit further apart? \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[siunitx]{circuitikz} \begin{document} \begin{circuitikz}[american] \...
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Shift circuitikz component voltage up (or down)

Very similar to Voltage labels too close to circuit element with circuitikz 2.4 and Spacing circuit element labels from their elements with CircuiTikz but with horizontally-oriented components: \...
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TikZ figure does not appear to be centered with respect to caption

I'm new to TikZ and I'm having problems in centering a TikZ picture with respect to its caption (and the page margins as well). By activating the picture's background rectangle, it seems that extra ...
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\usepackage{figcaps} problem. please help [duplicate]

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} %unicode support \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage[]{color} \usepackage{figcaps} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{wrapfig} \...
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Plate captions overlapping

I am trying to draw a probabilistic graphical model using BayesNet, a TikZ library for drawing graphical model in latex. I have tried to insert plates caption - Tasks i, Classes c, workers j, ...
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Shift all floats on page horizontally

I would like to modify the way standard floats, like figure or table, appear on page by shifting them horizontally relative to the paragraph text, see the image below. To this end I have tried to ...
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Positioning '\pic' in tikz

With the code \documentclass[tikz,convert={size=640}]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usetikzlibrary{quotes} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[ rect/.style={...
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Forcing the paragraph placement

I want to write a letter, so I began to write it. In order to write other letters I want the opening sentence to be placed at the same location on the page. Indeed, this is what my letter looks like:...
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Why positioning “above” is at a different height than “above right”?

Trying to answer to How to improve this picture? Or have a better idea?, I had a behavior I do not understand. Please consider the following MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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Absolute positioning of a forest tree (with overlay-specifications) in beamer

I'm trying to position a forest tree at the center of a beamer frame with the following code. In particular, the tree contains a beamer-overlay specification. This makes \sbox or similar "...
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how to get a syllable signed as “anceps” with the metre-pkg?

I want to quantify verses with the metre pkg. Problem is to position the "anceps"-sign (a litlle "x") over a vowel. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{...
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Put pgfplots axis on the margin of printable text area

In order to gain some horizontal space (e.g. to put two plots next to each other) and because this is the least ugly solution for that I would like to be able to put the axis line of a pgfplot exactly ...
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Automatic node placement without overlapping

I am trying to generate an ER diagram with automatic positioning of the nodes. This code has got a nice output, but I have to manage manually the position of the nodes. I have tried to replace "left ...
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Should tables go before or after figures?

I am preparing a document with a lot of figures and also some tables (both, figures and tables are usually very wide, about textwidth, and not very high). Sometimes it is inevitable to put two float ...