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

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Float after paragraph on the same page

I always put my float environments at the end of the paragraph where it was first referenced. But I have a problem when the paragraph is split over two pages (beginning at the bottom of the first ...
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How to design and place different things in LaTeX?

Is it possible to design something in Scribus and then convert the Scribus document to an .tex-file? That would be nice. In Scribus (free alternative to InDesign and Quarkexpress) you can see your ...
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boxing the entire page

Sorry if you don't understand me, but English is not my native language. Is it possible to put a frame at x cm from the right and left edges of the page and at y cm from the up and bottom edges of ...
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How to pass figure position to keyval macro?

I want to wrap a macro around figure-env to make my document more readable. Here is minimal example of how it is now: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{keyval} \makeatletter ...
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How to position TikZ nodes

How can I shift the system node right of control1 but vertically centered between control1 and control2? \tikzstyle{controller} = [draw, fill=blue!20, rectangle, minimum height=3em, minimum ...
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Placing graphics in chapter section

I am trying to typeset the chapter header for a book. It will need to include a custom image to the right of the text Chapter #. I have currently tried to achieve this using multi cols, e.g. ...
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Usage of subcaption leads to a misalignment (horizontal and vertical)

I use the package "subcaption" to put my pictures into my script. I prefere to use subcaption instead of subfig because if I use \continuedFloat it makes a correct enumeration. Sadly the last two ...
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Table position at Top Problem

I am trying to place my table at the top of page but it seems there is something I am missing. First of all here is what my document structure \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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Big watermark for tiled pages

I want to arrange pages of my presentation in a rectangular array. I want to print on each page (what may be the equivalent of) a watermark which is a portion of a glyph. For this discussion let us ...
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Landscape table in multicol-environment

I am facing a very weird problem; see the output: I am trying to get my table in the landscape mode within a two-column layout. Therefor the package "multicol" is used. The table does not appear on ...
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How to add a one-column figure with caption after title and before abstract in a two-column document?

I'm trying to add a teaser (figure) after title and before the abstract section in a document with acm_proc_article-sp class but no luck! Tried to use the following solution by David Carlisle, but ...
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How label position and color can be modified in tikzpicture in posters?

I am working on a poster with fancytikzposter package, I cutted out the problematic part, it can be downloaded from here. I created a tikzpicture inside the poster and some problems occured: ...
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image position problem

I have a problem with images positioning. I dont know why but latex puts the last figure on a new page. I want it all at the same page. And I cant find what is wrong. Here is my code: ...
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Figure at the bottom of same page as another item

I'm writing up lecture notes which include quick questions for the reader, together with upside-down answers at the bottom of the page. The code I'm currently using for this has basically the ...
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Macro for moving hat symbol up

I use mathpazo font package and I think the hat symbol is too low. Can I make a macro to change behavior of all my hats? This question has a good example, but I don't want to have to retype all of ...
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How to move one y label to the right

As you see the image below, the label "4" on y-axis gets in the way with the plot. How do I move it to the right? I tried adding the following statement: psyTick[ylabelPos=right](4){4} But ...
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Tables and figures at the end of each chapter

Right now I have all my figures and tables at the end of my dissertation. To do this I'm using this: \usepackage[nomarkers]{endfloat} \renewcommand{\efloatseparator}{\mbox{}} ...
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Starting a picture at the left position and enlarging it to fill the whole page [duplicate]

I'm having an image which I need to display so that it takes up most of a page (the total width of the page to be exact). The picture itself has a larger width than height and is so big in width that ...
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Centering an image vertically

I'm currently having a few problems with centering an image on a page (both vertically and horizontally) while enlarging the image so that it is taking the whole width of the page. I'm managing to ...
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Scheduling a float to appear on a specific, later page?

Consider the following MWE - let's say it's called test.tex: \batchmode % \ifx\article\undefined % \documentclass[12pt,journal,onecolumn,twoside,draftcls,letterpaper]{IEEEtran} % \else % ...
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Is there a value for \textfraction (and totalnumber, floatpagefraction) that I should avoid getting close to?

Initially I wanted to open a question: How to get (more) text on a page with large floats? But of course the topic at hand has been covered way more many times than google can list on one page. ...
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Arbitrary positioning in math mode without size restriction

In the MWE below, are all general methods, of achieving arbitrarily shifting of symbols up or down or left or right in math mode, represented? If yes, that is the answer. If no, what good methods are ...
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How do I move the x labels to the left but move origin label to the right?

See below for the code that generates the image below. How do I move the x labels out of the way to the left, but move the zero to the right? \documentclass[border=12pt]{standalone} ...
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Positioning tikz nodes to the top

I have four circles in a beamer frame, \begin{tikzpicture}[% common options for the circles: ball/.style = {circle, draw, align=center, anchor=north, inner sep=0}] \node<1>[ball,text ...
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White Box and Relative Positioning

I have to make a white box, blank of text, that is 1 by 1 inch and then position it exactly on the right side of the text. Also, I need to make the borders a bit thick. How do I do this? My coding ...
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Calculation of an absolute position

My question is about calculating with the package textpos. By saving the vertical position of a block of text with zsavepos and calculating the middle of it, I want to position a block of text at the ...
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Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted) error when using \foreach with node[pos]

I am trying to draw a path and position nodes on it and fill them using this code and it works \documentclass[varwidth=20cm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw ...
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Absolutely position nested enumerate labels from page margin

I want to absolutely position nested enumerate labels based on the following scheme: 1. Top level - flush with left page margin and all text is wrapped to the left margin. a. Second level - label ...
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Latex figure, default option [h]? [duplicate]

It seems that the figures in my document are positioned at the top of the page by default. Is it possible to change that default behaviour to [h]? (without adding [h] to all the figures) Thanks in ...
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Keep float out of a environment (for example definitions)

I knew that floats float around and sometimes are placed far away from where one wants them to be. With the times I learned to work with it, and there are already many posts about it. I have a kind ...
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How to put a float *right here* if possible, or at the top of the next page if it is not possible?

Using the float package, I can use the H specifier and position a float exactly where I want it. For example, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{float} ...
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Absolute positioning of an image without overlaying the text

The following will position an image at the specified page coordinates. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \usepackage[absolute,overlay]{textpos} ...
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Is there a transformation in TikZ that transforms the positioning of nodes, but not the nodes itself?

I'm drawing some category theory diagrams like these: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \newcommand{\dual}{\draw (-2,-1) node[below] {$X$} arc (180:0:2cm) node[below] ...
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{Tikz}{Tree} How to reduce leaves placement

Hello (and sorry for bad English...) I am working on a Tex document to produce algorithmic diagrams : it is quite good for me except that I would like to be able to reduce space used by leaves (it ...
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after end axis messes up pgfplots axis position

Latex and Tikz are going to get the life out of me... I saw Need to do some changes to pgfplots axis #39099, and that example was working fine for me; so I modified it a bit, and came up with the ...
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Graphic alignment

I want to position three graphics next to each other, so that they are aligned at the top line. I used \begin{minipage}, but that does't work like I want it to... \begin{figure} \begin{minipage}[t] ...
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Set distance between Captions

I've got a question about the placement of captions, specifically the distance between the captions. The problem is that I have two figures next to each other (through minipage) that both require a ...
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Absolute horizontal position of margin notes

My question concerns the margin notes and particularly its position in the page. Is it possible that margin notes have an absolute horizontal position but a vertical position that depends on the part ...
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Fix image in top column

I made a text with 4 columns. I am trying insert the image in the top of second column, independently of the length text. I see: Placing figures inside a two-column document but there is plenty of ...
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Rotate and lap words

I want to rotate the word flower 5 times and the rotations should lap over the c. That's what I got so far: \clap{\rotatebox[origin=c]{0}{flower}}\clap{\rotatebox[origin=c]{20} ...
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Setting \textwidth seems to break textblock* command from textpos package?

I would like to position text absolutely using the textblock* command from the textpos package. Minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[absolute]{textpos} % ...
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Overlapping text or… text above text!

I was trying to do this exercises and I can't achieve exactly how they have to look: I'm not an English native speaker and in Spanish there isn't that much documentation. I was trying to find an ...
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How to prevent longtable to put header alone in one page

How to prevent longtable to put header alone in one page like in image below. I used endhead to prevent this but this will print the header on each page. Sorry I don't give MWE because I haven't ...
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Curve CV - Photo in Rubric

I just started to create my CV by using CurVe package (CurVe at CTAN). But while I tried to include my photo inside the personal category I had some troubles, because I was not able to place the image ...
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How to put a paragraph in the center of a page inside a box?

I want to put the following paragraph in the center of a page inside a box. Please suggest how to do this. Z.<x> = ZZ[] f = (x^3 - 45*x^2 - 11637*x - 344520) K.<a> = f.root_field() ...
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references to floats without ever using figure numbers (possbily using lua or python)

Stephen Wolfram's 'A New Kind of Science' states in its colophon that it has 973 illustrations spread out over 1280 pages. Remarkably, he accomplishes this without ever using figure numbers. No figure ...
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How to put 2 cols in landscape oriented page?, 1col for 1figure, other for comments?

How can I obtain any similar to the image? I was trying with similar things to \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,x11names,landscape]{article} \usepackage{lipsum,mwe} \usepackage{incgraph,graphicx} ...
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TikZ - flexible arrow positioning

The following MWE is translating to the desired tikz picture, but the code is not very useful for adjustments. Especially the positioning of some arrows is done very poorly by defining coordinates ...
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References section at the bottom of a page

I'm fairly new to Latex, but I'm writing a paper using Latex and Bibtex. In the end I have section with all the references I quoted: \newpage \bibliography{bib} \bibliographystyle{plain} Is it ...
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Location and size of pgf plot axis in a tikzpicture - with tikz positioning library?

This could be a second part to Positioning pgfplots axis in tikzpicture , I guess ; consider the following MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} ...