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

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Floating objects: defining in a place, saying where to print later

I'm using a system where I can mix TeX and formal definitions, and it has a procedure that generates latex that combining my TeX and the formal definitions. I discovered that I can wrap the formal ...
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How to position a listing correctly?

I have a situation similar to the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{inconsolata} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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How to add photo in moderncv's banking style above the title

I am using the site Overleaf in order to write my CV (moderncv's banking style) and I would like to try to add a photo into it but I don't know how. In the code says that the only thing I have to do ...
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Enforce single figure to be placed in its specific section, while figures in other sections unrestricted

I want to have a figure placed inside its designated section, so I read about it here: Link But, the problem with using \usepackage[section]{placeins} is that it will cause all other sections to be ...
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tikz drawing label between nodes

I am drawing TCP packet diagram and I have been using coordinates to draw my packets and to place the socket end points (IP:port) on my diagram. I now need to include the TCP packet type. I would ...
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How to put a table and a matrix side by side on Latex

I don't know how to put a table and a matrix side by side. If you have to know the data on the table is just the entries of the matrix that I want to put at the right side of the table.
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How to move a whole tikzpicture?

I have a tikzpicture, rounded by a fbox, and embedded in a minipage. Is it possible to change the position of the whole picture inside the minipage? for instance, move the picture 1 unit higher and 1 ...
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Yet another table that won't fit on page

After about 3 hours of looking through related material and failing to find a solution, I've concluded that there isn't a pattern that can be followed to fit a generic table to a generic page. Every ...
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Make \item inside enumerate vertically aligned with a math block?

I am trying to use the align* environment (but I guess it also applies the math block $$...$$) inside the enumerate environment. It seems to have an extra line above my math block: Is there a way ...
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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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Frame with two columns and one title

I need to produce a frame with two boxes and only one title as shown in this figure: My current code is the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array} \usepackage[top=1cm, ...
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tikz y-shifting sections of tikzpicture

I am trying to draw a figure will 6 separate time lines that I want to display and have them all align at the zero point. I draw them all at the y=0, but I would like to y-shift the entire time lines ...
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Controlling placement of “set” of figures in a two-column document

I have 8-figures that need to come in sequence (no text/section in between) in a two-column IEEEtran documentclass (all fit in 1.5 pages if no text in between). How can I control the set of figures ...
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Avoiding jumping frames in beamer

Sometimes I want an element on a frame to change in steps. I do this by \only<2>{ ... } \only<3>{ ... } etc. But this causes the frame to jump due to different sizes of the ...
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Need to print a page in three parts

I need to use TeX to fill in a form that is three parts of a page, the width is always 8.5in, the length of each part is 3 1/3 in each. The problem I am having is getting the 2nd and 3rd parts to ...
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arranging 3 subfloats, two small ones next to a big one

I am trying to place 3 sufloats on a figure, and I have found this post on the internet that is using the \subfigure command. In my document, however, I'm using the subfig package as I understand it ...
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Problem with images and different sections

I am having problems with images and sections. Here is an example. My fig 4 is from the section A, and i think that it doesn't fit in the section A because of the end of the page and LaTeX put it in ...
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tikz draw text inside rectangle above bottom border

I am trying to draw a label centered inside a rectangle just above the bottom border and I cannot work out how to place it there using tikz. Could someone point out how I can place the label at this ...
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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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\smile underneath the exponent [duplicate]

I'd like to write a formula where there is a $\smile$ underneath the exponent. Like in this example which works fine: $2^{\overset{\text{blabla}}{\smile}}$ But when I want to replace the blabla ...
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How to format column widths in table to prevent table entering right margin

I have a table that is displaying like this: And I wonder if anyone can help in realigning the column widths so that the table does not enter the right margin of the page. I am quite happy for ...
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How do I place a table next to a chart?

I am doing my chemistry report where I have on the left side a graph and currently right below it the raw data. I like for them both to be side to side as I am going to be putting another set and I ...
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Displaying one figure above another figure causes caption/subcaption package error

I am trying to place two figures on a page, one above the other: \begin{figure} \centering \begin{subfigure}[b] \includegraphics[scale=1.00]{AB.png} \caption{A and B} ...
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Tikz Node Positioning

I trying to create a cover page using tikz and I would like to position a tabular element in a colored tikz rectangle both horizontally left justified and vertically centered. In the attached example ...
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Placing an image below a table which relate to each other on the same page

I have a table made up of the following LaTeX: \begin{table} [htbp] \centering \begin{tabular} {lrrr} \toprule \multicolumn{1}{l}{\textbf{Category}} & \multicolumn{3}{c}{\textbf{Type}} \\ ...
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TikZ full page with absolute node positioning

I am new to tikz and trying to learn how to use it to draw a full page cover page for a report I am writing. I have successfully changed the margins and can render to the full page, but I am ...
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Positioning elements in beamer using a grid

I am looking for a way to simplify the painstaking process of positioning different kind of elements in beamer. I read this thread and obtained a nice grid using the command ...
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how to ensure images are in section

Following is a snippet which shows my problem. I have three large (two half-page, one full-page landscape) which need to stay within the section titled "Schematics and Models." I thought that [H] ...
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How to avoid splitting tables between sections

I have 5 tables and a section after them. After creation of an output file I have two tables on one page, then a section and last 3 tables on next page. What I want to achieve is to put tables and ...
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beamer, \vfill and itemize

I would like to place, in some frames, a text, on the bottom right of a beamer slide. I created a command which places this text by \vfill\hfill. In a normal class (as article), it works perfectly. ...
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Table positioning won't do what I want

I want to write a report Portfolio (Berichtsheft in german) with LaTeX. There has to be a table where I can write in what I did everyday, split up in work hours. And under that two fields where we can ...
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Misaligned caption and table when positioned side-by-side

I wanted to put the caption of a table to its left, so I tried taking the approach suggested in this answer. As pointed out in the only comment to there, I had a misalignment issue as well. The ...
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How can I position a node between two node?

I would like to place a circle between two node, something like: \node [sum, pos=($(sys1.east)!0.5!(sys2.west)$)](sum1) {}; How can I do that?
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Symmetric HEADER and FOOTER in LaTeX

I just want to write some LaTeX code to get a Beamer style test. The problem is that, the default template is designed for one page printing. However, in my case, I want to get a Symmetric Header ...
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how to adjust the position of my table

This is the case, when I type in: (a)\\ \begin{table}{h!} ... \end{table} (b)\\ ... I hope the table appears right below (a)(I leave enough space for the table), and then below the table is (b). ...
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How can I insert a subject line in a letter?

I am writing a letter and I would like to insert a subject line above or below the \opening. How should I do this? I prefer not to use scrlttr2 or KOMA
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Placing a label in specific corner of the chart

I plot two time series with pgfplots in one chart. I have a legend in the top right corner. Now, I would like to add a label (saying "Correlation = 0.86") in the top left corner. I have tried a lot ...
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Graphic in foot, how to position

I need to put a Logo in the footnote of every page. It works so far, but the Logo is positioned very high, and sometimes it's very close to the text. I need to either position the logo lower or make ...
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How do I position the quote in moderncv below the cv content?

Is it possible to position the quote below the CV content in moderncv? E.g. in the following MWE I'd like the quote to appear below section "B". \documentclass{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{casual} ...
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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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positioning a node relative to multiple nodes

I would like to place a node relative to multiple nodes. In this post, the calc library is suggested in one of the answers. In the below picture, the centered node (E) is not placed in the exact ...
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move \footnoterule to right

I would like to move a \footnoterule to right by 3 cm to be aligned with a footgroup moved to right by 3 cm. I know that footnote rule uses a \hrule To move the rule, I should put it in a \vbox, and ...
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Drawbacks of the `H` specifier

According to the float package documentation, the H float placement specifier [...]when added to a float, tells LaTeX to “put the float HERE, period”. If there isn’t enough space left on the ...
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Enumerate Minipages inside a figure environment

At the moment I'm working with the figure environment to display two graphs side by side using minipage which works fine. I want to use one caption for both and enumerate the minipages with a small ...
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LaTeX table star positioning (double column tables)

How do I tell my table* to be on top of the same pages as the paragraph I want? I know of the question http://stackoverflow.com/q/1673942/659634. Which does not answer how to work with double column ...
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Positioning two independent figures [duplicate]

I have two figures, 1 and 2. Figure 1 should be placed on top, so a \begin{figure}[t] is the way to go. In the syntax, figure 2 is loaded just after the first one with a \begin{figure}[h] command, so ...
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Floats change behavior when using package “algorithm”

Not really a problem, but I noticed this when pruning stuff from a document preamble to find a problem I was having. I've found the problem but also something a bit weird Just the act of importing ...
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Slightly move x- or y-axis tick label in pgfplots

In the MWE below, I'd like to move the x-axis labels slightly away from each other horizontally and the y-axis labels slightly away from each other vertically, to avoid overlapping. How can I do this? ...
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Figures (floats) break my theorems, definitions and remarks apart!

When I insert figures with graphics in a text it frequently happens that in the compiled document they split definitions and theorems (and maybe remarks) apart. This, of course, happens because LaTeX ...