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

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Landscape table without creating new page

I am having problems with a table in landscape orientation. This table occupies an entire page and it is preceded by a chapter title. Even though there is nothing else on the page, the table is placed ...
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Not wanted space before marginpar

At the moment I'm working on a little report. Therefore I had to redefine the \marginpar{} command new because I wanted it in a smaller font-size compared to the 'normal text'. The code I've written ...
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Figure placed on a separate page is centered and not on top

I have multiple figures placed in my document (all of which are using [htbp], [ht] etc. and are placed correctly). The last figure receives a separate page (which is alright) but it's centered on this ...
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Two-columns wide figure at the bottom of a page with Revtex

The problem is simple: how to place a two-columns wide figure at the bottom of a page with the revtex document class? For those unfamiliar with revtex, it is a two-column style guide used by a number ...
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Figure positioning correction

I am finding incredibly tough to align a one particular figure in my report. Somehow this figure gets automatically positioned in the extreme right position.Here is my code for the same. Could anyone ...
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Displaying an outline in the header of a Beamer presentation

I have a number of related frames in a Beamer presentation and I would like to emphasize this relationship by walking through a sort of outline of that part of the presentation. This is what I have so ...
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How to manage rotated rectangles positioning

How to draw this two rectangles in this picture : I tried like this : \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} %\usepackage[margin=1cm]{geometry} \usepackage{tikz,xcolor} ...
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Placement of figures at the end of document [closed]

I want to place all the figures at the end of the document in nature.cls can some one help me in this renewenvironmentfigureletcaptionnatfigcaption newcommandnatfigcaption2 atenddocument ...
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Tables and Figures towards the end

I'm submitting a manuscript and the editing team asked for the following two changes: 2) Please remove the figures from the main text file as they are already uploaded separately in the Figures ...
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mdframed box spanning over page break: prevent images in between

I've run into a problem in a bigger documents where pictures get in between the breaks of mdframed boxes. So the scenario is that the mdframed box should break at pageend if it's to large and not ...
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How can I put the empty subfloat subcaptions to the right?

I'm putting two figures above each other with \subfloat from the subfig package. Their captions are empty as I just want to describe the figures with the main caption, but I still want the (a) and (b) ...
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Using position arguments with starred tcolorbox environment

The {tcolorbox}* environment is interpreting position arguments in a way I would not anticipate. When I include the *, the placement is unexpected--\begin{VocabBox}*[b]... does not get placed at the ...
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Positioning 4 figures in to two pair on one line [closed]

currently I have something that looks like; These images have come from epslatex plots from gnuplot. So my code looks like \documentclass{article} \usepackage{subcaption} \begin{document} ...
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Write a question in LaTeX

I'm writing a report and would like to put several questions in a \subsubsection{} with the following format (questions appear in the middle of the page) 1.2. Questions ...
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Fix tables at a given PAGE so that Table is not moving down when adding texts above it?

I have looked over all the possible duplicate questions this whole day, and I still can not find an explicit solution to my problem. I'm thinking to fix my table, wrote in tabular, at a given PAGE. I ...
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Putting solutions next to T/F choices

Setup I have the following MWE: \documentclass[addpoints,12pt]{exam} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \checkboxchar{$\Box$} \checkedchar{$\blacksquare$} ...
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PDF bookmark going to the bottom of the previous page in case when caption header is on the top of a page

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{mwrep} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[nodisplayskipstretch]{setspace} \setstretch{1.3} \usepackage[hidelinks,unicode,pdfencoding=auto]{hyperref} \usepackage[all]{hypcap} ...
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How to place text at a particular position outside the plot in tikz

I would like to write \gamma on top of my legend in the plot (shown in Image) generated by using the code shown below. I generally use \node at (axis cs: co-ordinate x,co-ordinate y) {text} of the ...
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Horizontal placement of graphic in left and right margins

I want to place small graphics in the outer margins of my 2-sided document. I've been using, e.g., \marginpar[{\hfill \includegraphics[scale=.3]{figures/ivy-univ.png}\hspace{8 pt} }]{ ...
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How to make a non-float subfigure environment? [duplicate]

I am writing a document class report that has a maximum page limit. I tend to stay away from float environments for tables and figures since I like to have them where I code them in (I try [h], and ...
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text cannot be placed above image

I would like to place a text above an image, but latex do what it will. \documentclass[12pt,ngerman]{report} \usepackage[a4paper]{geometry} %\usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Template of theorem statement?

So Basically I am looking for something that looks like this: Using the amsmath package: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $\left. \begin{aligned} A &= T ...
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Move short keywords to the left of the text in box, not marginpar/marginnote

I am trying to create a command that moves (short) keywords to the left side of the text. They should be "right" aligned" with a fixed separation between the keyword and the text. The command below ...
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tikz incorrect node placement : gap between nodes

I am using a following code to produce an image as shown below. Now I set the node distance to 0 and draw=none in nodes to remove the border. comeback, comein nodes have size of 2.5cm, while handle ...
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Easy absolute positioning in beamer

For my presentaton slides I'd like to have list uncovered and highlighted by time and each item supported by appropriate image/graph/table. Thinking about it in wider application, I'd like to ...
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Difference between “below of=” and “below=of” in tikz? [duplicate]

I was trying to place a node relative to another node with the following code: \documentclass[margin=2pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \tikzset{ ...
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How to set the default float position, e.g., set it to be H? [duplicate]

Is there a way to set the default position option for floats? I want all float to by default to use the option H. Then I only need to set position parameter for those floats that I do not want to use ...
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TikZ figure in parts-environment

I'd like to have a TikZ figure in a parts-environment, but the figure appears above part (a) instead of below. How can I get the picture to follow the (a)? Thanks for your help! ...
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How can I crop included PDF documents?

I've got a PDF that is automatically generated from a certain piece of software, that I want to include in the report I'm writing. I'm using pdfpages which gets the job done elegantly, but the problem ...
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Three figures positioned horizontally and vertically

I'm trying to get the following layout for three figures in LaTeX However, thus far I'm not really getting anywhere. What I've found is a way to put them next to each other, but they are too large ...
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How can I get a Royal Mail \psbarcode below addresses in letter?

Here is what I'm working with: \documentclass{letter} \newcommand*{\BottomLeftX}{1.0in+\hoffset+\oddsidemargin}% ...
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Full-width figure, odd/even pages + margin

situation I'm using the memoir class, two-sided. I left place for margin notes. Thus the text block is not at the center of my "sheet of paper" and this non-central position is different for odd and ...
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Can I move the hat symbol vertically upwards?

I'm using mathpazo to format a document and have just become annoyed that a hat appears to be rendering too close to the letter it's decorating. I'd like to move the hat upwards, but am not sure how ...
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Understanding tikz inheritance with the positioning library

I have trouble understanding the tikz inheritance model while using the positioning library. Consider the following example: \documentclass[]{scrbook} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} ...
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\fill left of a node using the positioning library

How can I position a \fill relative to a node? I would position a node in the following way, using the positioning library: \node (mynode) at (2,4) {text}; \node [left=of mynode] {o}; But if I try ...
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Figure placement in XeLaTex

I am attempting to place a figure in my report. I have switched to XeLaTex but the figure doesn't seem centre and is overlapping the text. I have tried countless things but no luck. I've attached a ...
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Image Orientation

When I import several images into LaTeX, the default is for the images to appear directly below the previous image. How can I display the pictures (even as many as five) side by side on the same row? ...
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How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in LaTeX?

How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in LaTeX? This is a general question and should collect useful answers for all users. I hope we can use this as a reference
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How to label the curve of a function at any point along it in tikz?

In my example, I have to simple curves y = sqrt(x) and y = x. I would like to be able to attach a label along each curve, say at the middle of the curve. Right now, I am doing it by trial and error ...
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Automated Newspaper Layout (with TeX and abroad)

Update: I'd like to revive (and revise) this question a bit because there have been some recent developments, and furthermore I would be happy to encourage some up-to-date discussion. I'm thinking ...
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Positioning the address in a Letter

I need to place the right-side address differently in my .tex file but I can not figure out how to do. What I would like is to have the last line from the right-placed address at the same line as the ...
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What are the default placement options for a floating figure in Latex?

The document Using Imported Graphics in L A TEX and pdfL A TEX talks about the different ways to affect where a floating figure is placed [htbp]. But these arguments are optional ... So how is the ...
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Animation: How to move the position of an equation in a continuous manner?

I want to make equations (or words) to continuously move in a page for a beamer talk. A simple example would be we have "A" on the left margin and "B" on the right margin and then "A" moves towards ...
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Easiest way to write Avery 11137 template

Trying to get a template to work for the Avery 11137 label template and it is exceedingly harder than one would think because the geniuses over at Avery put it on an 8.5x7 page and, although it is not ...
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Question about limits in lim command and scale in mathtools package

This is a follow up question regarding the limits in \lim command and mathtools package. To begin with how can I make the limits to start at the beggining of the lim symbol and not ahead of it? ...
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side-by-side equations, with equation numbers for each

The align command from amsmath allows me to put two equations side-by-side: \begin{align} x = y && a = b \end{align} Unfortunately for my purposes, this shows both equations under one ...
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Beamer move page number up on the slide

How can we change the position of slide numbers? For example shift it upward by 1 cm in the y-axis? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{datetime} \ddmmyyyydate ...
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TikZ: Relative positioning of nodes

I am working on script to build chart depending on the input data and one of the troubles is to place node right of the rightest node. This is MWE: \documentclass[border=.5cm]{standalone} ...
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Positioning Even or Odd x axis tick labels in PGFPlots

I am wondering if it is possible in PGFPlots to position separately only the Odd x-tick labels (or Even). The reason is that, my x-axis labels look congested. In Tikz datavisualization, I have noticed ...
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How to create roller coaster text?

I want to specify a curved base line (rising and falling like a roller coaster), then to have the text positioned such that it flows along that line. Is there a way to achieve this?