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

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Side by side figures adjusted to have equal height

I have two graphics of different dimensions which I would like to put into my document side by side such that: The two figures are scaled to have the same height. The two figures take up the entire ...
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How to move a tikz picture inside a beamer frame

I am trying to place a tikzpicture in a beamer frame on top of an image. In principle this should be easy, however changing the at(x,y) cordinate doesn't seem to have any effect at all. My code is ...
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Increase labelwidth MSC package

I'm using the MSC package to draw a sequence chart. I only need one instance, with ingoing and outgoing (lost and found) messages. I've set up a working example suing the LaTeX compiler. ...
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beamer background content top-right

How can I place a background image in beamer at a certain distance from the top and right page margin? So far I only managed to control the horizontal position: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Positioning includegraphics vertically on a line?

Lets' say I want to emulate an underlined signature; so I have this image: ... which has been generated with the ImageMagick convert line included in this MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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Placing image below the bullet points

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pgf} \usepackage{polski} \usepackage[cp1250]{inputenc} \usepackage{xcolor,hyperref} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{float} \begin{frame}[t] ...
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Force placement of sidewaysfigure

I have several large figures which need their own page. I would like to force the figures to occupy adjacent pages, starting from where I place the code for the first figure. Regular figure ...
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The commands \wd, \tp and \ht in TikZ/PGF

What does these commands, \wd, \tp and \ht stand for? I assumed that they are from TikZ and PGF, because I haven't seen them elsewhere. I think the \wd stands for "width" and the \ht stands for ...
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What is the generic workflow to place objects relatively to others (or previously set anchor points) in beamer?

Coming from MS Powerpoint I usually use SmartForms or other objects to highlight specific points in a picture or a table to draw the viewers attention. Just imagine a technical drawing and I want a ...
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include graphics overlapping figures, (sig-alternate.tex) format

I have several images that span the entire length of the two-column sig-alternate format I am using. I would like to avoid images on the same page from overlapping. How can I achieve this? I am using ...
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Positioning mdframed box on page using book class

I'm trying to create a template for a book that I'm planning to write, however, I'm having difficulty placing the box created using mdframed at the bottom of the page. I have tried the obvious \vfill ...
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Two captions, one figure, one line

I have a figure that contains two images side by side. I want the first to be Figure 1 and the second image to be Figure 2. I'd like to have the caption written beneath both of them. ...
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Align resized tabular and image vertically

I'm using this code to put a large table next to a figure. \begin{figure}%[t!] \centering \begin{minipage}[c]{0.95\textwidth} \begin{tabular}{cc} \resizebox{0.45\textwidth}{!}{ \begin{tabular}{c c c ...
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Keeping tables / figures (floats) on either the current even (left) or odd (right) page

I'm writing a two sided LaTeX document and would like tables / figures (floats) to be depicted ) in the best case, immediately after the end of the sentence in which the float is referred to with ...
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Set node distance between borders in tikz

From \documentclass[tikz,border=10pt]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows,positioning} \begin{document} \tikzstyle{block} = [draw, rectangle, minimum height=3em, minimum width=6em] ...
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How to move amsmath equation label into LHS margin?

I am using amsmath and I would like to move the equation label into the left hand side margin aligned with the top of the equation. I have looked through the documentation but I can't find anything on ...
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LaTeX, Image placed below ToC

I am trying to insert a picture (pdf) below a ToC, but when I do it through \includepdf it just appears on the next page. I have tried some absolute positioning, but haven't gotten any of them to ...
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Relative positioning: how to avoid the discentering of external images?

Stuck with the following problem while making "Who we are" section for a business plan. The code \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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pgfplots: change vertical position of node label in addplot

In the MWE below, how can I change the vertical position of the label associated with the curve? For example, if I wanted to put it below the curve? \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Unable to push a figure to the top of an empty page [duplicate]

I am writing a thesis and I have a figure which appears near the end of a chapter. It happens that there is no sufficient space for it at the last page so it is floated to the next new empty page. And ...
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LaTeX places table outside of page margin

I'm using the KOMA class scrbook with the font Tex Gyre Pagella (11pt) and onehalf-spacing. I am placing a table float with the position options "htb", but both pdflatex and lualatex place the table ...
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Put caption on top of figure and source at the bottom with two footnotes

What I'm trying to do is this: Figure 1: Caption of the figure. _____________________________________ Figure _____________________________________ Source: Images from Jhon¹ and Joseph² (Bottom of ...
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How to align figure with subsection?

I have placed numerous figures beneath subsections, but there is a one page gap between the subsection title and the actual figure. Does anyone know how to resolve this placement issue? An MWE of ...
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Can we move the picture upwards?

I want to add a picture a text and I have the following code: \title{\foreignlanguage{english}{Ackermann's function}} \date{ } \begin{document} \begin{frame} \titlepage \begin{figure}[h!] ...
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pgfplots axis label positions change unexpectedly

I want the axis labels to appear at the ends of the axes -- the arrows should "point" to them. They are correct in this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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TikZ: Problems with relative position

I have a problem using relative positioning in TikZ. As shown in the MWE below, my "vertex circles" are not placed correctly when putting two figures side by side using \node[right = of ...] syntax. ...
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Tikz: Node positioning relative to external image height or node height

I have an external picture and I want to put some labels on it. The code below works fine, but I want to automate the calculation of the vertical label positions in case of resizing the imported ...
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My figures are not at their place

\documentclass{article} % Specifies the document class \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} % To use graphics and insert images \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % handle french é,è etc. ...
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ACM template: add pictures in a single row on both columns

I wanted to ask how to position pictures in ACM template in a row covering both columns. For example, when I add pic1, pic2, pic3 and pic4, they go below each other. I need two of them to stay in the ...
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Plot a horizontal bar which doesn't start from the y axis

As stated in the title. I want to plot a bar which doesn't start from the y-axis(i.e., where x = 0). I try to use the bchart package but I fail to achieve this. For example, my latex code is like ...
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How can I achieve a fixed vertical position for titlegraphic on custom title page?

How can I achieve a fixed vertical position of the blue "logo", even if author or institute or subtitle contain more than 1 line? Right now, if I add a second line to any of the content elements, ...
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How to defining additional float environment like figures and tables?

I have found this tread on how to construct a box around content and liked the idea quite a lot. I have used it on a few places but ran into a little problem now. I have a box that is about 3/4 of a ...
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Positioning of toc, chapters, bibliography in book class

In \documentclass{mwbk or book} chapters, table of contents, bibliography default are located at some distance from the top of the page/header. Does anyone have an idea how to move their location on ...
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Tikz picture appears at the wrong location inside the document [duplicate]

I haven't found any question on this but I'm having problems when placing a Tikz picture in a document. It's enclosed in a Figure environment, and it uses \centerfloat to center it, with some code in ...
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Insert a figure in the first page of a one-page document [duplicate]

I am trying to insert a figure in a one-page document in LaTeX, I am not sure about how to do it, though. All my attempts have created a new page, and what I am pursuing is to place the figure at the ...
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Anchoring complex tikz pic

In my illustration I need a sketch of clock. For it I use pic capability of TikZ. It works fine with quit annoying exception: positioning of clocks in picture. If I put a clock at some absolute ...
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\part title does not result centered

The first \part title (\part{introduction}) does not result in the center of the page, but it ends at its top, with an horizontal line above. On the contrary, all the other \part titles are correctly ...
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TikZ Spacing Between Arrow and Node

I'm attempting to draw a simple diagram comprised of three nodes arrange in a triangle. I'm having a difficulty with getting the arrows to "connect" to one of the nodes, there's a small space between ...
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Page Number Position scrartcl [closed]

is there any possibility to move the page numbering from the bottom middle to the bottom right in the scrartcl package? Thanks in advance
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Positioning second wallpaper on same page

I am trying to make a letterhead using two different logos on a page using latex. I am using the following codes. \ThisCenterWallPaper{0.3}{logo.png} \setlength{\wpXoffset}{-6.1cm} ...
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figure and figure* with inconsistent orders

How to have figures of both types \figure{} and \figure*{} ordered correctly among one another? I have elements of both types \figure{} and \figure*{} in a document (its class is ...
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hatching table cells fails when using positioning

I'm trying to hatch some table cells by following the code here. It seems to work fine, but then when I change the positioning to \begin{table}[!h] the hatching stops showing up. The correct result ...
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Accented Character in ornamental drop-caps using Zallman Caps

I'm looking to use an ornamental drop-caps using Zallman Caps and the lettrine package. However Zallman Caps doesn't have all characters I'm interested. In particular, I'm interested in placing ...
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Setting west, east, north, south to position with tikzmark

I'm using the library tikzmark with usetikzlibrary(tikzmark). The following code \newcommand{\DrawCircle}[1]{% \begin{tikzpicture}[overlay,remember picture] \draw[color=red] (pic cs:#1) circle ...
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Moderncv: picture below name and line in casual style

I found a screenshot of a cv that is obviously an adaption of the moderncv class with casualsettings: The two differences to the normal casualsetting are that the photo is below the name and title, ...
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text with double arrow

Please help me with the anti-circulant square matrix notation. It looks like the vector notation but has a double line arrow. \xRightarrow from mathtools wouldn't work because the arrow is in the ...
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Including a centered icon into a QR code

Some people like having a icon in the centre of their QR code... I want to use the QRCode library to produce such a QR code. For now, I'm using \documentclass[landscape,8pt]{minimal} ...
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How to make footnote goes right after the text, not on the bottom of page

\documentclass{article} \begin{document} Test\footnote{Test} \end{document} Now it like this: And I want this:
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Tikz: Placing a node relative to the (rectangular) coordinates of another

How do I place one node relative to the coordinates of another? In theory: \begin{tikzpicture} \node (source) {X}; \node (destn) {Y} at source.coordinates +(2,1); \end{tikzpicture} would ...
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Wrong page number position with fancyhdr

The following commands produce page numbers that are correctly on the left on the even pages, but on the center of the odd pages. I can't understand where is the error, please can you help me? Silvia ...