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

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Why my table not showing up where it should? [duplicate]

I'm doing something like this some text \input{tables/ratings} some more text However, it's popping up randomly. How can use the \ref{} command in this case? Please suggest some simple solution. ...
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How are conflicting options for figure placement prioritized?

The options in \begin{figure}[!htb] [...] \end{figure} are in conflict (place here, place at the top, place at the bottom). It is said that the order doesn't matter. So, how are those options ...
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All-or-nothing placing of macro-generated text [duplicate]

Given a macro % bold task titles \newcommand{\mypar}[1]{{\bf #1:}} %task decription template \newcommand{\task}[3]{ \mypar{#1} #2 \\ \emph{Solution:} #3\\ } I should like for the text ...
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Problem with node position

Why the last node, named kap2, does not change its position when I replace at (1,0) by at (3,0)? [I want to change the position of the comment "Killing vectors"] My MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Fraction As Power: Alignment Problem (With Subscript)

I am trying to write an equation with the following code: \begin{align} p_{e,i}(k)=\frac{4}{b_{i}(k)} \left(1-2^-\frac{b_{i}(k)}{2}\right)Q \left( \sqrt{\frac{3\ ...
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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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How to put properly an angle or a bracket at the front or on the top of a box?

I try to find a simple way to put an angle or a bracket at the front or on the top of a box. I use the math commands \left[ , \left\{ etc because they have the same thickness and look well. I use the ...
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Position of y axis with pgfplots

I am currently trying to create a plot with pgfplots and can't seem to properly position the y axis like I want to. Here's my MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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In-line ∑ with super- and sub-scripts [duplicate]

How can I get an uppercase sigma (∑) with both a subscript and a superscript to appear in a sentence WITH the subscript BELOW the sigma and the superscript ABOVE the ∑ (and neither of the ...
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xtable: extend table to both columns

Using the xtable package, is it possible to give some option to xtable function to generate a tex file which will contain following: ``` \begin{table*} ... \end{table*} ```
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How much flexibility does the `eso-pic` package have?

I want to put a background image in the upper right corner of the text block. The eso-pic package looks about right, but the commands listed in the manual only refer to the left side of the page, as ...
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How to place three pages on one larger page? [duplicate]

I seek advice how to place three pages on one larger page. I would like to place front cover page, spine and back cover page on one page. It is not obvious from the MWE, but the images on front / back ...
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Beamer fix position on frames when unsing only

I would like to introduce the points of an itemize one by one and present an example in an block below the itemize (for some items). Using \only that's not really a problem - but the positions are not ...
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How to place the text top left in a table cell

We can use \renewcommand{\arraystretch}{2} to increase the height of rows. The text, however, is just in the center. How can we simply put it on the top-left, as in second and third columns in the ...
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Shift of equation elements placed in a tikz rectangle

I want to define newcomands to minimize the following code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{mathtools,tikz,lmodern, xparse} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric, arrows, matrix, positioning, ...
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abstract is not located in suitable place!

As you can see, the abstract location (in persian we say چکیده) is not in suitable place. What should I do? \documentclass[11pt, a4paper, notitlepage]{article} ...
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Change text height and pragraph indent in text block

I am trying to create a title page for my thesis. I did this code with the help of friends on this site. Now I have a new problem. In my code I want to change the text height and line spacing in only ...
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How to give caption on ShareLatex

I am trying to give a caption for my figure on ShareLatex. I need the caption below the figure. But using the following code, caption appears above the figure. What is my mistake? Your help would be ...
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Strange problem of text relocating to a new page when I don't want it to [duplicate]

Best way to demonstrate this problem is with a screenshot. I've had to blank out the content for security reasons. As you can see, I have a page with some text which contains 1 complete section and ...
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Wrong display order of figures and text

Why do the figures appear BEFORE instead of AFTER the section title ??? \documentclass[pdftex,12pt,a4paper,english,dutch,leqno]{article} ...
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Table on top or bottom [closed]

I am currently discussing with a colleague whether to put a table on top or bottom in proper documents (e.g., research paper). I once learnt to put figures on top and tables on bottom. I actually ...
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x-y node positioning relative to two different anchor points

I have the following MWE: \documentclass[tikz,convert={size=640}]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[ block/.style={draw,rectangle,minimum ...
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How do I draw a straight line parallel to a square side?

I want to draw a straight line leaving the down left tip of my square D. My code is the following \documentclass{report} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{figure} ...
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Can't remove an automated period

\section{Education} \cventry{2011 -- 2015}{Honours Physics, H.BSc}{FSU}{Tallahassee, Florida} \textit{} When this is translated there is a comma space period after florida (eg...Florida, .) I ...
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Plot multiple custom figures (pdf) in LaTeX

I am trying to plot these six different images (in PDF) shown below: But, for some reason I could not plot what I wanted. These green figures are exactly how I would like to see my figures, which ...
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Flowchart with TikZ: overlapped boxes

I am using for the first time TikZ and I am creating a flowchart. I would like to insert some trapezia for LPC, HPC, HPT and LPT, as shown in the image below. The problem is that, if I simply ...
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Image at bottom right Corner of the type area

With the following code I put an image in the bottom left corner of a page (see How to place an image in bottom left hand corner on every page? too). \newcommand{\BackgroundPic} {% \put(0,0){% ...
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Controlling the Position of Floats (Images) in a Document / Images have the Wrong Position

My LaTeX document just doesn't get the format I need. The images are floating all over the document, the /pagebreak and newpage seem to just ignore my order. I don't get what I'm doing wrong. Why it ...
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how to force the image to be placed inline [duplicate]

despit i specified that the image must be place inline "among the text" using [h] command, at run time, the image is place at the end of the section how to set it right? latex: \subsection{item1 Vs ...
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When a figure is on the page, a new one is moved to the next one?

Here is an example of a TeX code I use: \begin{figure}[h] \centering \begin{minipage}[b]{0.49\textwidth} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{a} \caption{some caption} \end{minipage} ...
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How to show an image among text [duplicate]

i am trying to show an image in the middle of a section as shown in the latex code posted below. the problem now is, the image always is displayed at the top of the section "before the section starts" ...
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Adding vspace between x-axis label and legend generated with legend to name feature [closed]

I recently started working with pgfplots and now I am trying to generate two horizontally aligned plots using the same data. So I wanted to use one single, centered legend for both plots. It is all ...
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How can I position an image in an arbitrary position in beamer?

I am making a presentation using beamer, and I want to be able to position a certain image the way I want in a frame. I am not sure how to do that. Is there some way you can specify coordinates in the ...
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How do I remove white space before or after the figures and tables?

Whenever my figure or table has to move to the next page it is placed exactly at the center of the page, and thus occupies the whole page by itself. I tried all the combination in: ...
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Float environment closes to first reference

I keep writing my text, and possibly even shuffling the content a little bit. So I might really mis where a figure is first referenced. To solve this, I put all my figures in figures.tex file (a ...
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How to force oversized figure off of the bottom of the page and up to the top

I have a figure that is bigger than the margins. In the long run, the size won't matter. But for now, Latex is putting it on its own page (which is fine) and placing it at the very bottom of the ...
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How to change the position of the initial text in TikZ automata?

It seems PGF manual for v1.18 doesn't cover the case on how to change the position of the initial text relative to the initial transition. Accoring to the PGF manual section 19.3 the parameters of ...
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How to understand LaTeX styling when coming from a CSS background?

I come from a web development background and I 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 in terms of CSS and of ...
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How to put some text after an algorithm?

I need to have some text place AFTER an algorithm. Here is an MVE: \documentclass[12pt,addpoints]{exam} \usepackage[section]{algorithm} \usepackage{fixltx2e} \usepackage{algpseudocode} ...
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What is the algorithm for float placement? [duplicate]

As discussed here on Meta, I wanted to know what the algorithm for placing floats is but did not find the corresponding question and answer as easily as I expected beforehand. Therefore, here I'm ...
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Put section on the left of text instead of above

How can I get section headers on the left of the text, so I get something like My Section Header Some text More test [...] Another Section ...
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Positioning of text and table always at the bottom of a page

I need to align some content (text/tables) always at the bottom of a page. In between there is a tableofcontents - this is obvisouly of relative length. That's why I cannot use absolute distance with ...
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Stating a linear program - problems with its caption

I found here a possibility for stating linear programs. But if I have several LPs and change for example one of the constraints, the positions of the captions get lost - only the last of them is ...
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How to add text at a particular location in tikz picture

From TikZ Adding Text I try \node[draw,align=left] at (0.5,-6.5) {text}; But I have defined previously that every node/.style = {draw, circle, minimum size = 7mm}. I do not want the circle around the ...
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How to place subsection heading next to paragraph

I am looking for a way to place subsection titles next to the paragraph / body text they correspond to. The following example is taken from Bauhausbuch No. 9: Any help would be greatly appreciated. ...
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Tikz drawing: child node positioning

I want to achive such drawing with n nodes in level n. (Ignore the irregularities of circle) From http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/coin-flipping/, it has 4 nodes in level 3. When I cancel one ...
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Page numbers vertically centered in the outer page margin

Even though it seems to be a non-standard position, I'd like to place my document's page numbers vertically centered in the outer page margin – i.e. where you usually have your thumb when you skim ...
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Flow chart Latex ! Positioning of two nodes

I need to split the two boxes N9 and N10 below N8 and side by side to each other. Help appreciated \begin{figure}[h] \centering \tikzstyle{startstop} = [rectangle, minimum width=3cm, minimum ...
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Simple way to move side by side tikzpicture?

I have two graph side by side in two different tikzpicture. But I'd like to move the left one up a bit. I know an elaborate way to do it but I am sure the is a simple way. The options yshift=-2cm ...
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Verbments, caption at bottom, centered

I've made a huge effort searching in google and reading the verbments documentation, but I'm unable to find what I want and I have not enough experience with latex to "hack" verbments. Basically, I ...