{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 build and combine sophisticated layouts in figures

How can I get a layout like the one below in my document?                 With this question, I am looking for: An ...
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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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How does TiKZ calculate positioning of picture on page?

I'm trying to use \beginpgfgraphicnamed to externalise some complex figures in a large document, using the latest released version of TiKZ (2.00). This produces standalone PDF images but for me the ...
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Figures in odd pages, text in even pages; if no figures, then odd=even pages (i.e., no blank pages w/ numbering and headers…)

I'm writing my thesis using \documentclass{book}. I have plenty of figures and I want them to appear always on the right hand of my manuscript (since this is the "attraction" page when reading, and ...
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Determining the position of a box (e.g.) on a page

Suppose I have some .tex code like this ... bla bla \framebox{Hello World} bla bla ... I want to read out the position (left and top or bottom, in pts) of the framebox on the page, and store in, ...
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Is the following layout possible with the subfigure package?

Is it possible to achieve the following layout with the subfigure package (and any other package/command I don't know about): ############# ############## # # # # # pic1 # # ...
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How to draw an arrow in the middle of the line of a circle and how to position the arrow?

my problem ist related to TikZ: How to draw an arrow in the middle of the line?: My Example: I like to have two circles - I want to position the arrow of circle no. 1 at south.south west of circle ...
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Placing two figures (each having subfigures) next two each other

I would like to place two figures, where each figure has subfigures next to each other. I tried with minipage, but tex does not like the \subfigure as Not in outer par mode. Is there any way to place ...
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How to place a table on a new page with landscape orientation without clearing the current page?

I'd like to place a table on a new page with landscape orientation. To do so, I use \usepackage{pdflscape} ... \pagestyle{empty} \begin{landscape} \begin{table}[htbp] \begin{center} ...
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Set a global policy for floats positioning

I have a document with many floats (figures, specifically). I want to be able to change the global floats positioning policy from htbp to just h (or even H with the floats package). For my-own ...
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Forcing a figure strictly on a separate page

How can a figure be forced to appear alone on a separate page? \begin{figure}[p!] forces it to a separate page, but it does not guarantee that some other small figures (which I'd like to be included ...
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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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Placing listing and figure side by side in memoir

I am writing a document using the memoir class where I want to place listings (with the listings package) and figures side by side. My first approach was to save the listing in a box and use subbottom ...
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How can I add size of Tikz drawing into size of equation?

This is slightly modified code from Frédéric's answer to How can I add clips above matrix? \documentclass{mwrep} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to place a program and a text side by side?

My first question is how you write a program in LaTeX, with and without a line number for each line. The second question is, because often my program is not too large, I want to save some space for ...
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Placing text and footnotes on separate pages

How can I place the main text of a document on only verso (left) pages and the footnotes on recto (right) pages (or vice versa)? Update: The expected appearance is not unlike moving the whole ...
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Why is my footnote “glued” to the text?

This is the document: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[top=3in, bottom=3in, left=3in, right=3in]{geometry} \usepackage{lipsum} \interlinepenalty=10000 \begin{document} This is first short ...
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How can I place a double-wide figure float (ie, figure*) on the bottom on the first page of a two-column document

In what I would like to be a two-page, two-column document with two wide (figure*) figures, I need one to be on the bottom of the first page, and one to be on the top or bottom of the second. ...
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Two column align environment with one line spanning both columns

Is there a good/correct way of making an align environment with one line spanning multiple columns? At the moment I'm using a hack like the following, but I feel that it's probably not the best way. ...
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Extra page at beginning of appendix containing big figures

I have an appendix that contains two full-page figures. The first page of the appendix is always blank except for the title -- I suspect this is a common problem with appendices of full page figures. ...
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How to move the whole block of {align*} to the left?

I use {align*} a lot, it seems that the block of {align*} are automatically centered. How could I move the block to the left margin?
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Insert image in latex [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Force figure placement in text Hi! I'm trying to insert an image in latex with some text around: Here is our image: \begin{figure}[h!] \centering ...
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Include an image in title page using powerdot [closed]

I want to include an image at the center of the title page of my powerdot presentation. Incidentally, I want the same image to appear as a logo on all the other slides (positioned bottom centre), ...
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How can I position equation numbers always to the left side?

Equations and amsmath environments put equation numbers to the right side by default, the output of \begin{multline} some equation \end{multline} is: equation (number) How can I change it this ...
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Scaling “node distance” in tikz

Well, here's another TikZ question; this time, I have no idea how to find an answer. I would like to give all my nodes with relative coordinates: \node (A) {A}; \node (B) [right = of A] {B}; using ...
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Edge nodes, auto and node distance

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,0)--(1,1) node[auto,midway] {$A$} -- (2,0) node[auto,midway] {$B$}; ...
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How can I inhibit LaTeX to float a table across a section boundary? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to avoid splitting tables between sections. How do I ensure that figures appear in the section they're associated with? I have a couple of tables that ...
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Make TikZ compute the x-coordinate of the margin

The command \hrulefill prints a line that fills all empty horizontal space with a line. I would like to do something similar with TikZ. What I would like to know is can I do something similar like ...
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\phantomsection - how to jump to the chapter title instead of the center of the page (only)

I use \phantomsection in my document, because I have nonnumbered chapters in Table of Contents: \chapter*{Chapter title} \phantomsection \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{Chapter title} Command ...
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Make tikz picture floating

I'm inserting a tikz picture in my section headings with \titleformat (see this question) and I would like it to not affect the spaces in the headings. Right now, what I do is that I compensate the ...
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Changing side of line numbering in two columns documents

I'm trying to type some report and I have a small problem with the twocolums document class and the line numbering in listings. The document is on two columns : ...
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imported table positioning

I am importing a data table into a document and want the table to be within the text. When I import with \input{bodyrate}[htpb], the table is placed at the end of the document and [htpb] is printed ...
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How to position qtrees

Suppose, I have 2 qtrees, that I want to put below each other: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikz-qtree,tikz-qtree-compat} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \begin{document} ...
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How to prevent figures from floating 'into' listings [closed]

I have a problem with floats and listings. Sometimes it happens that a listing is split over two pages and when a figure is near the listing it happens that the listing starts on the first page, on ...
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Text (preferably centered with the first line in bold) to the side of included graphics in LaTeX

I have a document with a main heading followed by a picture with some contact information to the right of it. After that the other subheadings continue. I want to do the same in LaTeX. Which I am ...
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Modify the contents in a single slide in beamer class [closed]

I have an outline frame with a sidebar (which is a background canvas). Only for this slide I want to move the contents to right side. For example the current Outline page is as follows: - Section ...
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Table in LaTeX appearing in middle of next page

I've inserted a table in my LaTeX document and have used \center to horizontally align it to the centre of the page. However, it's appearing a page after where it should, is both horizontally and ...
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Subfigures placed horizontally

I want to place two or more figures on top of the two-column page next to each other (horizontally). However, for some reason I can't do this. This is the code that I use, it puts the second figure in ...
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Toward a Stamper Package

Imagine that you want to simulate a hand stamp on every page in some large documents. It must be an imperfect print, with random page-to-page variations in ink intensity, fading, rotation and blur. ...
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Rotate node text and use relative positioning in TikZ?

In TikZ, I sometimes want to rotate the text within a node and then position the node relative to another. However, the approach below doesn't work as expected: \documentclass{standalone} ...
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Image from \includegraphics showing up in wrong location?

I have the following situation: \subsection{Some subsection} Some text here... \\ \begin{figure} \caption{Raw} \includegraphics[scale=0.25]{raw.png} \end{figure} \begin{figure} ...
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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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Sentence alignment for dual-line bilingual paragraph translation in LaTeX

I would like to make a translation of entire paragraphs at a time for a large document, with the start of the new sentences aligning. The following is almost what I want done, though it doesn't yet ...
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Handwriting drill sheets

I am looking to create some handwriting drill sheets. Similar to what can be found here http://www.handwritingworksheets.com/flash/cursive/paragraph/index.html I also found this question: Writing ...
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Differences in vertical positioning of superscripts and subscripts depending on grouping (`{ }`): Why? Caveats? Workarounds?

This question about {(x+y)}^2 vs (x+y)^2 drew my attention to the slightly different vertical positioning of super- and subscripts for such expressions. Compare (x+y)^8_8 (left) and {(x+y)}^8_8 ...
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Align an equation and a tikz picture with anchor and baseline

I'm trying to get the math part the equation to be centered with the tikz picture: \begin{equation} \mathcal{G} = \begin{tikzpicture}[] \tikzstyle{vertex}=[anchor=base,baseline, ...
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Controlling the exact position of objects on a page

I'm using Linux on a server (CentOS 5) to generate a one page PDF report using LaTeX. The LaTeX distribution is quite old - latex --version returns the following: pdfeTeX 3.141592-1.21a-2.2 (Web2C ...
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Tikz flow chart questions?

I am totally new to the package tikz but I am going to make a flow chart for my poster. I used the template provided by this link I just modify some parts I can understand and the source code is ...
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TikZ: Creating stack with variable width

I am new to TikZ and want to draw a simple stack Diagram. The Diagram should look like: [a] [b] [c] [d] |-| |j| [f ] | | | | [g ] | | ...
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TikZ Nodes not exactly centered

In my solution to draw a plot with point, it was pointed out that the nodes containing \textbullet and $\circ$ were not placed exactly centered at the specified point. I found this hard to believe ...