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

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How can I maintain the current page nodes for portrait when temporarily entering landscape mode in TikZ?

Question How can I keep the current page nodes aligned with the same physical corners of the page in a document where the main layout is portrait, but some pages with longtable are in the landscape ...
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Trying to adjust alignment of figure on page in landscape style

I have a page in my document with the following LaTeX code: \begin{landscape} \begin{figure} [htbp] \centering{\includegraphics[scale=0.65] {DocsAndImages/DFD.png}} ...
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How to control the space allotted for a signature in letter documents?

I want to type my name in block capitals and in italics in the space highlighted in the blackbox, but I can't seem to be able to. Everything else is fine with the cover letter, I just need to type my ...
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What does [t] and [ht] mean?

I would appreciate if someone could tell me difference between [t] and [ht] in the following example? I don't see a difference in the output pdf file. \begin{figure}[ht] ... \end{figure} and ...
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A brace in an equation to say both variables are equal to the same value

Say I had; \begin{equation} \begin{cases} x = 0 \\ y = 0 \\ z = 0 \end{cases} \qquad \text{and} \qquad \begin{cases} x = a \\ y = a \\ z = b ...
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Extending figures into the margin on even vs. odd pages

I am using KOMA script for my document. Occasionally, I have a float that is wider than text width, and I want the float to be pushed into the outer margin. This is why I defined \widefloat command, ...
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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 understand LaTeX styling when coming from a CSS background?

I come from a web development background and am used to apply CSS styles to HTML tags in order to position and shape them. In LaTeX I constantly find myself trying to think of CSS and of how things ...
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Shift logo after hiding navigation symbols in beamer

I have a beamer presentation using the Warsaw theme in which I have a logo and I'm hiding the navigation symbols. The navigation symbols are hidden, but the logo remains in the same place. I can fix ...
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Having two braces which refer to a set of equations and its initial conditions on the same line

Say I have; \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{equation} \begin{cases} \dot x = 2z + xy \\ \dot y = 4xy - z\\ \dot z = -5z \end{cases} \end{equation} \begin{equation} ...
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positionning the boxes

As I have understood latex uses boxes, I thought it would be easy to do what I want as I know how to make these boxes (took me a few hours, but ok). But no. I can't find the tricks, eventhough I am ...
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How to move tree leaf nodes horizontally after automatic positioning?

I'd like to draw trees like the following: That is, I have edges which are crossing. The tree should be drawn like a regular tree (without crossings) except at the last level where the leaves can ...
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Image location in LATEX [duplicate]

I inserted image inside the 2nd page of the PDF latex, and it is appeared at the top of the page (part of image not appearing at the top edge of the page). I would like the image to appear in the ...
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A very simple positionning problem using pgfplots standalone geometry and tikz package

I try to find information in the big list of pgfplots question on tex, without success, so this is "one more question" from a beginner about pgfplots, standalone, geometry, tikz combo package. I need ...
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Different alignment for frame content in beamer

I am searching for a way to align the content of a frame in beamer. I want to have one part of the text of the frame top aligned, while the rest of the page is centered in the middle, as its normally. ...
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Using \subfloat to represent subfigures side by side

I am using \subfloat inside a table (tabular) to represent 6 images in across both columns of a two column document, as shown below. I am having no error message, but the images this figure and all ...
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LaTeX figures side by side [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Two figures side by side I want to place 2 images side by side in LaTeX. I have 2 .png files and I don't understand how to do it in LaTeX. I have tried many ways but could ...
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How to position vertically more letters according to alphabetical order in the margin of the page?

The original question with accepted answers shows how to set a letter to the margin of the page and position it vertically according to alphabetical order. There appears two issues that I need to ...
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Vertically center tikzpicture in table

I'm tryin to vertically center a tikzpicture in a table. Here's a not-very-minimal example: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % UFT8 - danske bogstaver og andet godt fra havet ...
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How to change the position of the Chapter Number (pedersen style of memoir)

I am creating a document using the memoir class and pedersen style. In my document which is mainly portrait, I have to display some diagrams in a landscape orientation. Unfortunatley, one of the pages ...
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Positioning of progress bar relative theme elements

I’m trying to position a minimal progress bar just beneath the frame title and frame title + framesubtitle bar of the Warsaw theme: \documentclass[compress]{beamer} \mode<presentation> { ...
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Text goes over image in two-column article document

I want to have two images side-by-side in a two-column article. I tried to use the second part of Gonzalo Medina's answer to this question but, my text flows over the second .eps image. I thought the ...
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A Question of Latex Layouting Using \vspace{\fill} and Multi Columned Page

This question is related to this question. Read that question, and read the first and the only answer, and its comments. Answer I got was worked well. But there is a very little problem. Let's say ...
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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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Tikz Cordinate Positioning

Good day all, I am trying to merge 2 objects which I have been helped to achieve earlier. I taught it should be easy but nay its not. Kindly see the attached. My dream is the figure on the right ...
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TikZ positioning problem

I am trying to draw a more complex one but with no success. I want the one with one stiffness and damper (KR and CR) to be joined with the open end of the one with spring alone (K4). Also I am using ...
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Arrows to text above and below line

I have been searching for an answer for some time but have not come across a solution. I am taking some notes from a programming course and need to take a line of code and identify each individual ...
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How to position an xypic diagram within body of text [duplicate]

I have an xypic diagram that I want to have within the body of text (article class). The .tex file looks like this at the relevant place: \section{A Framework} What we have now is a picture that ...
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How to add thumbnail photo to frametitles in beamer

Is there a beamer theme that allows one to add small thumbnails of authors to the right end of the frame title line? Ideally I'd like something that can easily work on successive pages throughout a ...
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Automating minipage positioning

Many times we have to use tables that do not accept footnote. This mostly happens with longtable environment. What I do for footnotes for these longtables is to actually use minipage, applying the ...
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How to position a node in the corner of the (current) TikZ picture?

I'm drawing a flowchart as a standalone TikZ picture and want to position the legend in the lower right corner of the picture. How can I reference this position or find its coordinates?
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Positioning of text in table cells

In the above depicted table I am not happy with the positioning of the text "Job category" and "Distribution of 1000...". Ideally, I would like the job category text to be aligned in the centre of ...
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How do I do complex positioning of my subfigures?

I'm writing my bachelors thesis, and I have som trouble positioning my subfigures. I have three figures in different sizes, and I would like to have an output like this: I tried typing the ...
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Adding Additional Arguments to \title{} command in moderncv classic format

I want to add an extra argument to the \title{} command in moderncv so that I can bring the "last updated"...... to the cross mark and the title should be at the top right corner like I have shown. I ...
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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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Why is default origin off the page in picture environment

This may be a stupid question, but where is the origin on the page for picture environment? Every thing I read says that (x,y)=(0,0) is at the lower, left corner. But for me, x=0 is to the right of ...
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Rearranging subfloats with subcaption

I have some code which gives the following result: The code was: \documentclass[demo]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[hypcap=true]{subcaption} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[tbp] ...
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Flafter sometimes ignores a section title

I'm using the flafter package to prevent floats from appearing before their positions in the LaTeX source code. When I put a float just after a section title and the section starts at the beginning ...
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Align minipage to baseline of first or last line inside minipage?

The minipage environment has options for making the top, bottom, or center of the minipage box line up with the baseline of the surrounding text. Is there a way to make it line up to the baseline of ...
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Avoid title moving when adding subtitle

I am writing a presentation using Latex and beamer. Each frame in my presentation has a title, and may or may not have an additional subtitle. What bothers me is that when there is the subtitle, the ...
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Issues with images in latex [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in LaTeX? Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned I want to to show three ...
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Break apart text in a two column page and place table

Is it imposible to insert something like \newpage to break up the text and place a table ? i have tried several float control packages, \floatbarrier and so on nothing gives the desired result - ...
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tikz left of = node.center

Following Problem with tikz: I want to Position my nodes as seen in the attached Picture. So "east" of my node "a" is my "west" of node "b"; (in short: a.east=b.west). in Addition i would love to add ...
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How to make a graph inset

I have a graph where I want to place another graph as an inset. I now have the following code which creates an inset graph on the bottom left corner. How can I move the inset to the upper right or ...
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Wrapfig places picture at end of document

I'm trying to use a wrap fig to place an image next to some text. But when it compiles the image gets placed at the very end of the document several pages away from where it is supposed to be. The ...
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Positioning a node with respect to a group of nodes

I have a set of nodes that is generated by a macro, and I would like to position a node with respect to the north, west, south of this set of nodes. In my example I would for instance like to position ...
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how to put a same costum text at the end of every page

I have set the bottom margin to zero: \usepackage[margin=1cm,marginparwidth=1.5cm, top=0cm,bottom=0cm,left=0.1cm,right=0.1cm,showframe ]{geometry} and I want to put the same text at the bottom ...
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How do I draw arrow in my figure, such that the arrow points to a particular node?

I have a figure of a graph with 8 nodes. I want to draw arrows, s.t. they will point to some of the nodes (for example I want to draw arrows pointing to 4 of the nodes). Also, next to each arrow I ...
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How can I get the figures not to be pushed to the end of the document?

For some reason, my figures get pushed to the end of the document. I tried begin{figure}[t], [h] and other options, but none helped. Any ideas how to get the figures to appear much earlier in the ...
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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 ...