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

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Macro for moving hat symbol up

I use mathpazo font package and I think the hat symbol is too low. Can I make a macro to change behavior of all my hats? This question has a good example, but I don't want to have to retype all of ...
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How to move one y label to the right

As you see the image below, the label "4" on y-axis gets in the way with the plot. How do I move it to the right? I tried adding the following statement: psyTick[ylabelPos=right](4){4} But ...
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Tables and figures at the end of each chapter

Right now I have all my figures and tables at the end of my dissertation. To do this I'm using this: \usepackage[nomarkers]{endfloat} \renewcommand{\efloatseparator}{\mbox{}} ...
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Starting a picture at the left position and enlarging it to fill the whole page [duplicate]

I'm having an image which I need to display so that it takes up most of a page (the total width of the page to be exact). The picture itself has a larger width than height and is so big in width that ...
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Centering an image vertically

I'm currently having a few problems with centering an image on a page (both vertically and horizontally) while enlarging the image so that it is taking the whole width of the page. I'm managing to ...
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Scheduling a float to appear on a specific, later page?

Consider the following MWE - let's say it's called test.tex: \batchmode % \ifx\article\undefined % \documentclass[12pt,journal,onecolumn,twoside,draftcls,letterpaper]{IEEEtran} % \else % ...
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Is there a value for \textfraction (and totalnumber, floatpagefraction) that I should avoid getting close to?

Initially I wanted to open a question: How to get (more) text on a page with large floats? But of course the topic at hand has been covered way more many times than google can list on one page. ...
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Arbitrary positioning in math mode without size restriction

In the MWE below, are all general methods, of achieving arbitrarily shifting of symbols up or down or left or right in math mode, represented? If yes, that is the answer. If no, what good methods are ...
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How do I move the x labels to the left but move origin label to the right?

See below for the code that generates the image below. How do I move the x labels out of the way to the left, but move the zero to the right? \documentclass[border=12pt]{standalone} ...
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Positioning tikz nodes to the top

I have four circles in a beamer frame, \begin{tikzpicture}[% common options for the circles: ball/.style = {circle, draw, align=center, anchor=north, inner sep=0}] \node<1>[ball,text ...
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White Box and Relative Positioning

I have to make a white box, blank of text, that is 1 by 1 inch and then position it exactly on the right side of the text. Also, I need to make the borders a bit thick. How do I do this? My coding ...
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Calculation of an absolute position

My question is about calculating with the package textpos. By saving the vertical position of a block of text with zsavepos and calculating the middle of it, I want to position a block of text at the ...
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Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted) error when using \foreach with node[pos]

I am trying to draw a path and position nodes on it and fill them using this code and it works \documentclass[varwidth=20cm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw ...
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Absolutely position nested enumerate labels from page margin

I want to absolutely position nested enumerate labels based on the following scheme: 1. Top level - flush with left page margin and all text is wrapped to the left margin. a. Second level - label ...
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Latex figure, default option [h]? [duplicate]

It seems that the figures in my document are positioned at the top of the page by default. Is it possible to change that default behaviour to [h]? (without adding [h] to all the figures) Thanks in ...
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Keep float out of a environment (for example definitions)

I knew that floats float around and sometimes are placed far away from where one wants them to be. With the times I learned to work with it, and there are already many posts about it. I have a kind ...
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How to put a float *right here* if possible, or at the top of the next page if it is not possible?

Using the float package, I can use the H specifier and position a float exactly where I want it. For example, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{float} ...
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Absolute positioning of an image without overlaying the text

The following will position an image at the specified page coordinates. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \usepackage[absolute,overlay]{textpos} ...
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Is there a transformation in TikZ that transforms the positioning of nodes, but not the nodes itself?

I'm drawing some category theory diagrams like these: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \newcommand{\dual}{\draw (-2,-1) node[below] {$X$} arc (180:0:2cm) node[below] ...
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{Tikz}{Tree} How to reduce leaves placement

Hello (and sorry for bad English...) I am working on a Tex document to produce algorithmic diagrams : it is quite good for me except that I would like to be able to reduce space used by leaves (it ...
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after end axis messes up pgfplots axis position

Latex and Tikz are going to get the life out of me... I saw Need to do some changes to pgfplots axis #39099, and that example was working fine for me; so I modified it a bit, and came up with the ...
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Graphic alignment

I want to position three graphics next to each other, so that they are aligned at the top line. I used \begin{minipage}, but that does't work like I want it to... \begin{figure} \begin{minipage}[t] ...
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Set distance between Captions

I've got a question about the placement of captions, specifically the distance between the captions. The problem is that I have two figures next to each other (through minipage) that both require a ...
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Absolute horizontal position of margin notes

My question concerns the margin notes and particularly its position in the page. Is it possible that margin notes have an absolute horizontal position but a vertical position that depends on the part ...
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Fix image in top column

I made a text with 4 columns. I am trying insert the image in the top of second column, independently of the length text. I see: Placing figures inside a two-column document but there is plenty of ...
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Rotate and lap words

I want to rotate the word flower 5 times and the rotations should lap over the c. That's what I got so far: \clap{\rotatebox[origin=c]{0}{flower}}\clap{\rotatebox[origin=c]{20} ...
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Setting \textwidth seems to break textblock* command from textpos package?

I would like to position text absolutely using the textblock* command from the textpos package. Minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[absolute]{textpos} % ...
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Overlapping text or… text above text!

I was trying to do this exercises and I can't achieve exactly how they have to look: I'm not an English native speaker and in Spanish there isn't that much documentation. I was trying to find an ...
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How to prevent longtable to put header alone in one page

How to prevent longtable to put header alone in one page like in image below. I used endhead to prevent this but this will print the header on each page. Sorry I don't give MWE because I haven't ...
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Curve CV - Photo in Rubric

I just started to create my CV by using CurVe package (CurVe at CTAN). But while I tried to include my photo inside the personal category I had some troubles, because I was not able to place the image ...
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How to put a paragraph in the center of a page inside a box?

I want to put the following paragraph in the center of a page inside a box. Please suggest how to do this. Z.<x> = ZZ[] f = (x^3 - 45*x^2 - 11637*x - 344520) K.<a> = f.root_field() ...
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references to floats without ever using figure numbers (possbily using lua or python)

Stephen Wolfram's 'A New Kind of Science' states in its colophon that it has 973 illustrations spread out over 1280 pages. Remarkably, he accomplishes this without ever using figure numbers. No figure ...
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How to put 2 cols in landscape oriented page?, 1col for 1figure, other for comments?

How can I obtain any similar to the image? I was trying with similar things to \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,x11names,landscape]{article} \usepackage{lipsum,mwe} \usepackage{incgraph,graphicx} ...
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TikZ - flexible arrow positioning

The following MWE is translating to the desired tikz picture, but the code is not very useful for adjustments. Especially the positioning of some arrows is done very poorly by defining coordinates ...
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References section at the bottom of a page

I'm fairly new to Latex, but I'm writing a paper using Latex and Bibtex. In the end I have section with all the references I quoted: \newpage \bibliography{bib} \bibliographystyle{plain} Is it ...
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Location and size of pgf plot axis in a tikzpicture - with tikz positioning library?

This could be a second part to Positioning pgfplots axis in tikzpicture , I guess ; consider the following MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} ...
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How to float a figure in LaTeX so it won't change text alignment?

I'm trying to create a title page in LaTeX. Here is my code: \begin{titlepage} \begin{center} \vspace*{1cm} \large \includegraphics[width=0.10\textwidth]{FIGURE1.jpg} ...
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change position of TikZ node halfway

I am trying to move the node "H" to one of the two positions shown in red below: I am not sure how to position it at 'intermediate' positions such as I am suggesting. How could this be done? Is ...
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Place text on left margin

Maybe I'm just not searching for the right thing, because this seems to be something that TeX would just 'have something' for. Is there any way to simply return to the left margin (or originating ...
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2 images described in two sections , but they appears in same section [duplicate]

I have two images . One of them is to be shown in section 4.1 and another is to shown in section 4.2 . For this purpose , I have the following code . \section{Linear Algebra} A hyper-plane ...
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Caption of algorithm2e to the upper left corner without ruled option

I don't want to use ruled option, but still, I want the caption of my algorithm to be at the upper left corner. I tried \renewcommand{\@algocf@capt@plain}{above} but it only moves the caption ...
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Draw node below two others nodes from the first node west to the second node east [duplicate]

I have this MWE : \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric,arrows,positioning,fit,calc,backgrounds} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[draw, rectangle] ...
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How to get the size (width, height) of an image?

I want to insert an image at the bottom of a page, using the full \paperwidth. I found the textblock environment from the textpos package and defined a command in this way: ...
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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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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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Beginner needing help to create simple documentclass for traditional printed Tibetan manuscripts (Pecha)

I am delighted to see how well XeLaTeX can handle Tibetan script and want to use it for the typesetting engine for my software. The first thing I want to do is to create a simple documentclass, ...
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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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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 ...