{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 add a predefined box flush right after a custom environment? [duplicate]

I want to construct an environment which prints enclosed text and add a predifined box flushright after the text. Here is MWE: \documentclass{minimal} \newenvironment{problem}{% \bigskip ...
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Tikz callout: positioning start of pointer

The pointers of my Tikz callout rectangles always start in the middle of the rectangle. But that kind of pointer sometimes gets in the way of other objects (e.g. the pointer start should be more to ...
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Positioning item to the left inside Table

I am facing a problem that the item is positioned on the center of the table column, may i know how to make it to be positioned on the left side of the column? This is the problem i am facing. This ...
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Positioning of imported table [duplicate]

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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Subtables using r+hmisc

I'm not absolutly sure if it is the right place to ask my question. I use R+knitr to produce a weekly report(s) from a large database. For my tables I find very convenient to use hmisc's latex ...
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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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Staying on same page [duplicate]

this is my problem: \section{Anhang} \begin{figure} \includegraphics{anderegraphen5,6-1.png} \end{figure} The figure will be on the next page, so that Anhnag is the only word on the first ...
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Changing The Date Location On A Letter

I'm using the document class scrlttr2 to make a cover letter, but since it's a business letter the date needs to be left-justified and above the address. By using the work-around here I was able to ...
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Placing many floating tables

I have written a chapter with many tables (20+) that are all set to 'tbp' for bottom, top and page. There is also text around these tables. The placement of most of the tables turned out to be on top ...
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Use [midway], [near end] etc. for weights in TikZ

Is it possible to move weights of vertices using the commands [midway], [near end], [near start] etc? Just stating {above} and {below} doesn't always help, since the weights sometimes overlap: ...
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poem indentation different when text is longer than a page

I'm trying to compose a volume of poetry in the memoir class and the verse environment. To set the indent on a per-poem basis, I use \settowidth{\versewidth}{longest line of text here} as ...
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Four per page to print [duplicate]

I made an invitation for an event in LaTeX, with output at 4.25in x 5.5in. I'd like to place four of these in a 2x2 grid, and get an 8.5in x 11in document for printing. No margin changing, no ...
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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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Putting two images beside each other

If I want to put two images beside each other, what should I do? I have inserted a figure. But, rather than having the next figure on a new line, I want it to be beside the already inserted figure. ...
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How can I get my table at the bottom of a two-column page? [duplicate]

I have a table in my document, the code of which is as follows: \onecolumn \begin{table}[b] \centering \begin{tabular}{cccr} \hline \textbf{Hydrofob del} & \textbf{Hydrofil del} ...
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Centering nodes with Tikz automatic node placement

I would like the nodes to be centered, an I can't see a way to do this: MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{graphs} \begin{document} ...
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Algorithm2e caption above code

I can't seem to figure out how to place a caption at the beginning of an algorithm2e pseudo code. I know it's possible with the ruled environment, but I don't want those lines at the top and the ...
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moderntimeline incompatibility with positioning using Beamer

I am preparing a slide for my PhD defense with a list of research stays with some tasks and publications. If I create the timeline by itself, there is no problem. But when integrating it with my ...
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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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Power indices on the left side

I'm using {^2K} to write the indices on the left side, but when I do so I get an unwanted space between 2 en K. Is there another way to write the "power" indices on the left side? \section*{text} ...
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TikZ: How to set a node on an exact position on a line?

to set a node on a line the usual way should be something like this: \begin{tikzpicture} % place nodes \node[draw] at (0, 0) (a) {A}; \node[draw] at (5, 0) (b) {B}; \node[draw] ...
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Pushing text below an absolutely positioned box

I'm trying to create a document header, part of which is an absolutely positioned TikZ picture, and part of which is some text in a TikZ node. The northwest or northeast anchor of the node should be ...
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How do I get my cards to automatically tile?

I want to create sheets of playing cards for a game. There isn't a known package for this, however stealing from a previous answer and deleting things until it made sense got me this far: ...
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Identifying long-distance float and footnote references

Many people have asked questions about how to locate float references such that the float will appear near the first reference (note that a similar - but less common - problem exists for footnotes, as ...
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Positioning of images/graphics in tables

I need to create a table where cells in one columns are images, not text. This is the code I'm using: \begin{table}[hbtp] \centering \begin{tabu} to \textwidth {|c|c|c|c|} \hline ...
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Integral Limits Placement in LaTeX

I'm using a converter to generate LaTeX codes. The converter gives me the results below for integral and sum. limits are above and below. I want sum and other symbol limits as given in (1) but ...
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How to edit the \newenvironment{table} in .cls

The "jfm.cls" code you can get in http://journals.cambridge.org/data/relatedlink/jfm-ifc.zip And the table redefined is as follows in "jfm.cls" \newcounter{table} ...
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Inserted image is at the top of the page [duplicate]

I'm trying to insert an image into my paper however it's being inserted at the very top and not where I want it, my .tex file looks something like this: % Bunch of text here, \begin{figure} ...
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How to calc y coordinate of the block to put it between 2 other?

Suppose, we have a flowchart with 2 branches: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc,shapes, positioning} ...
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Insert image within the Exercise package

I am writing an exam using \usepackage{exercise}. I have been using this package for some time with great results. However, this time, I would like to insert a small image on the right side of the ...
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Legend position control within rotated polar axis

How can I shift (control) the position of the legend within rotated polar axis environment? (e.g. shift into the south-east corner?) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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How to position a table at the right margin and at the exact height of the current line?

I'm trying to position the table such that the top of the table would have the same height as the text next to it, but there's always an exceedingly annoying line that I can't seem to get rid of. ...
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How to position tikz node relative to 2 other nodes

Suppose, I have this structure: Code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc,shapes, positioning} ...
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Positioning a tikz scope relative to another tikz scope

In the manual of PGFplots on page 333 the author describes how to position an axis environment relative to another axis environment: \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Avoid footnotes from appearing before mark

I have these \footnotetext and \footnotemark as illustrated in the figure below. I used these tags to enforce my own numbering (and because using only \footnote was not working the way I expected). ...
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List of floats with the number of pages

A big issue is how to control float placement. I don't want to stress this problem but I would like to get an automatic overview over problem. What I mean: Is there the possibility to get a list with ...
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How do I display a very wide table at the bottom of a page over two columns?

I'm writing a paper in LaTeX according to a CogSci template which uses two columns. However, I have a very wide table which needs to span accross both columns to be shown correctly. I want this table ...
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Package for game/playing cards (not only poker)

Is there a package to design playing cards (NOT ONLY POKER and similar card games, but board games like this and that) in TeX (and friends)? I'm well aware of this one and a half years old topic ...
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Label functions generated with gnuplot in pgfplots

I would like to generate four hyperbolas in the plane and label them. I'm using the following code (sorry for its length, feel free to shorten it...): \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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How to keep figures before the references in a paper in LaTeX? [duplicate]

I have a paper with 30 figures. I added all the figures before conclusion section. But after compiling the document, 10 figures are placed into the middle of the document and after the references. I ...
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How can I put a figure to the right of a multiple-choice question?

I have code to automatically align the four choices of a multiple choice question and put the answer after the question with dotted lines. It works quite well with the exam document class (see the ...
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Image positioning in new page [duplicate]

If i use the following code, my image is placed in the center of the page, horizontal as vertical. I think this happens, because the section above ended on the page before. I want it to go to the top ...
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TikZ chain adjust positions of on-the-arrow node

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{chains} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[start chain=circle placed {at=(\tikzchaincount*30:1.5)},regular/.style={draw,circle,inner ...
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How to keep multiple figure together

I have 6 graphs that I have to keep together while showing. I have to make them almost same width as text width, otherwise the graphs will not be properly seen. So I cannot add them side by side but I ...
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How to change the position of x ticks from outside of chart frame to inside to the chart frame?

I want to have the marks on the x axis at the same position as in the left plotted figure. \begin{figure}[ht!] \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[width=7.5cm, ymin=0, ...
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Moving equations and aligns into outer margin

I have rather narrow text width, so sometimes I have to move floats to the outer margin. In case of drawings and tables I use command \widefloat defined below \documentclass[11pt]{scrbook} ...
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Problems with \ifthispageodd

I am using KOMA script for my document. Occasionally, I have a float that is wider than text width, and I want the float to be pushed into the outer margin. This is why I defined \widefloat command, ...
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How to set default positioning of figure/table document wide [duplicate]

I'm writing my thesis and I find myself adding [hb]s and [ht]s to all figures and tables. Is there a way to make this global for the whole document? Preferably with the option to override it for ...
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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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Different height in different split parts + arrow positioning

\documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning,shapes.multipart} \begin{document} \tikzset{every loop/.style={min distance=1mm,in=110,out=70,looseness=2}} ...