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

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How to float until on left (or right) page?

I have two sideways tables that I want on two facing pages so the reader can turn the entire book and read them both in one turn. For the moment I keep moving them around to keep them on facing pages. ...
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How can I put the table caption on the top in pdfLaTeX? [duplicate]

I have this code \begin{table}[H] \caption{My Caption } \centering \begin{tabular}{*{6}{|p{3cm}}} \hline\hline But caption comes at bottom. I can't use this \begin{table}[Ht] as it ...
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Moving minipage on page to flush right with text

I would like to place a box on every page of my LaTeX document that does not interfere with the typesetting of the rest of the document, and found that the watermark packages are suitable for the ...
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Force LaTeX image to appear in the section in which it's declared [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How do I ensure that figures appear in the section they're associated with? Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned How can I force an image in a ...
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Force figure placement in text

I have a problem when a lot of figures are in question. Some figures tend to "fly around", that is, be a paragraph below, although I placed them before that paragraph. I use code: \begin{figure}[ht] ...
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Vertically center two side by side figures, leaving captions on the same line

I would like to place two independent figures (no subfigures) besides each other. Each figure should have its own caption. This approach uses two minipages inside a figure environment and is nearly ...
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Why is this Tikz scope coordinate system skewed?

I'm trying to create a simple figure in which the tick labels will not line up properly, because the coordinate system is skewed. Here is the MWE code: \documentclass[a4paper,twocolumn]{article} ...
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Landscape forces premature pagebreak

After some trouble I have managed to make a table in landscape orientation that breaks over three pages. I used tabularx and the landscape package. Now my problem is that the thing won't float like ...
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Overwrite TikZ auto placement of weights in graph

So I have the following graph: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} ...
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Figures won't stay where they should using LaTex [duplicate]

I'm using TeXnic Center, but I'm having an issue with getting my figures where I want them. I've used [h!] etc but when I write something else it will put it before and partially after my figures, ...
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TikZ scalebox without translation

Below are two TikZ pictures. In the second one, I've added a \scalebox to scale the nodes ABC and the distance between them. I want the A to remain in the same position, but unfortunately 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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Figure position at bottom, when there is already one on top

I am working on a LaTeX paper, using RevTex 4.1 and the package graphicx and compiling with pdfTeX 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2013). When I include figures in my document, they will ...
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Tikz: positioning library breaks path picture bounding box?

I try to create and order text boxes with tikz-nodes. The nodes are ordered so far using the tikz positioning library. Additionally, I try to have numbers on the background of the nodes by using ...
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Placing images in entries (Friggeri CV)

Sorry for another Friggeri CV-related question, this is the last one. I feel like the solution should be really easy with tikzpicture nodes, but I just cannot make it work... I am using Friggeri's CV ...
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multiple relative positioning in tikz

How to align a node vertical align to one node, and horizontal align to another one? For example, given below code \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgf} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{makecell} ...
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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} ...