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

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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 ...
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Modify page behaviour in a cookbook .sty file to manage complex recipes

I'm trying to edit a .sty file for the typesetting of recipe books. It's a modification by Alexis Flesch of cookybooky: link to the full package (with output) The problem is that the code is ...
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combining absolute and relative coordinates for axis label

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{ compat=1.12, stdaxis/.style={ ylabel style={at={(ticklabel cs:1.06)},anchor=west,rotate=270}, ...
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Position of minipage

I want to have the footnote of a table to right side of it so I used the minipage environment. For some reason, the footnote takes half of the space of the table instead of being entirely to the right ...
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The [H] doesnt change figure* placement, printed on page instead

I'm trying to modify my figure placements, but the [H] (and [!ht], etc) isn't working. It has no effect on the figure placement, and I get the text "[H]" added just before the image. MCWE: \...
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Include picture in top right, in the background of the rest of the document

I'm trying to recreate my CV with Latex, but currently struggle to include a picture of me in to top right, as it is usual. I'm using this template and added \noindent \hfill \includegraphics[...
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How can I move the second block of a column of three down?

My question is related to Tikzposter and blocks within columns. Begin situation: The code is describing three colums with each a block within Tikzposter. The second column block has no text. ...
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problem with four images in twocolumn article with same note

I have a problem with the images in the picture below.I can't place them right in my twocolumn article.And also the note below them can't be placed at center. Any idea?[![enter image description here][...
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Make figure placement consider the opposite column as a close location

In my article draft, I have a table, followed by a piece of text, followed by a figure with [t] placement. This is a two-column paper. As things stand, the figure gets placed at the top-left of the ...
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New environment to vertically center text

Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ papersize = 50mm, margin = 2mm ]{geometry} \begin{document} \topskip0pt \vspace*{\fill} test \vfill \end{document} What is ...
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amsmath aligned environment: correct positioning of equation number on the last line with tbtags

tl;dr How to place the equation number on the last line of an {aligned}[t] environment? (Similar questions have been asked in Equation number in aligned environment after last line and How can I ...
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Placement of the scale tick label in pgfplots

My question on the placement of the scale tick label is related to Placement of scale tick labels in pgfplots. In contrast, I do not want to have the label placed behind the x-axis, but behind the ...
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What caused different output with wrapfigure?

I'm currently writing a Beginner's Guide to LaTeX and I tried this code: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{wrapfig} \...
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How to either: wrap image in text or place image at specific location

I am very new to Latex and I am struggling to place a picture of me at the top of my resume. I did my best to make a minimal working example since I have seen that it is appreciated while looking for ...
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pdfsavepos and scalebox

For aligning the notes in a beamer presentation (using PGFPages to put the notes page directly next to the presentation slides) at the same vertical position where the text was outputted, I use ...
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Including a Float on a Separate Page

I am having difficulty positioning a float (table) in latex. I have two paragraphs of text, and I want the float to be inbetween these two sections of text, but I also want the table to be on a new ...
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Inconsitent footer position with multicols

A footer created with fancyhdr in combination with multicols is placed at different vertical positions depending on - as far as I have been able to isolate the issue - wether the page is full or not: ...
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How can I place includegraphics in the margin such that it lines up with text?

I want to place small things, mostly images (hence \includegraphics) in the outer margin of a page in a way that I can line it up with a piece of text (e.g. heading) or another \includegraphics in the ...
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How do you place texts “side by side”

I want to create something like this: The left hand side has the definition and right hand side we have examples. The left hand side and the right hand side could be simply separated by a "\qquad"....
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Page content formatting

So have found some issues with page content placing. It never happen to me before. So I have 3 pages of text and one table (which is 1 page length). These all pages are two sections. First section is ...
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Different positions of headers and footers in different pages

I could not figured out why I'm getting different positions of headers and footers in different pages (please see MWE below). Any help in this regard will be highly appreciated. Thanks \documentclass[...
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How to insert multiple images side by side in both columns of a two column document?

I have four images and i want to put them on top of the page side by side. I am writing on a two column document format. I drew the following picture to show how i want the pictures to look. I tried ...
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Centering tikz picture in geometry layout

This question regards centering of tikz picture in geometry layout. The question combines two answers that were answered here in tex.stackexchange. The first answer explains how to position the tikz ...