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

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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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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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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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Remove Marginpar from Classicthesis 4.1

I am searching for a safe method to remove the \marginpar feature in classicthesis. My corrector would rather have the text use the whole page. I am not that firm in LaTeX, so I tried to simply remove ...
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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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Customised section overlapping in margin

How can I fix the following overlap happening in the margin? I want the numbers to follow each other with a comma in between them. Edit: Clarification of the question. The text needs to be flowing ...
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How to make LaTeX not “Look like Lab Notes” [closed]

I often use LaTeX for general writings, as well as for my Lab and lecture notes. (Often, but not always via LyX). A large portion of this is RPG homebrew. One of my friends (who wouldn't know what ...
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Table captions are always placed below

I have a problem with table captions in LaTeX. They appear always below the tables instead of above as required by my editor. I've read lots of documentation and everybody says that if you place the ...
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Is there an “endproof” package?

You may be familiar with the endfloat package, which moves all figures and tables to the end of your document. Is there a similar package for achieving that kind of results with proof environments ...
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tables side-by-side using minipage

I'm trying to get three tables side by side using minipage. In spite of my horrific efforts my tables keep stacking on top of each other instead of standing beside what drives me mad. Can anybody spot ...
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Placing the figure exactly at the top of the page in Latex [duplicate]

I have a problem in placing a picture into a page. I used a simple code as below: \begin{figure}[t!] \centering \includegraphics[keepaspectratio, width=0.6\textwidth]{./pics/5_11} ...
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How to get element position in LaTeX?

I have a test with check boxes made in LaTeX for result recognition in queXF. This works fine, but if I change something in source boxes are being relocated and queXF recognition boxes are becoming ...
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How can you position a node relatively to another in TikZ

I would like to place a node 'B' 60 degrees of an arbitrary node 'A' between which there is a distance of 2cm. I can do this if node 'A' is at (0, 0), so 'B' would just be (60 : 2) from 'A', but what ...
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Figure in Beamer

I want to make slide using beamer. Is it possible figure is in the top left side and quote is in the top right side of the figure? Is there any special environment for quote? ...
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Figures on left pages, text on right pages

I'm writing a thesis in the book document class and I'm using a lot of figures to explain the working method. If I use the method proposed in Figures on left pages, text on right ones with class book, ...
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How to create subfloat figures (two in first row and one below)?

I want to place three figures like this on the page: (a) (b) (c) How do I achieve this using subfloat or any other method in LaTeX? The three figures need to have a common caption and label. I ...
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Objective: To separate text column from figures column in every page

I don't know if this has been asked before. But so far nothing has come up with my search. In some books, the figures are placed at the outer side of the page like in the picture below. Is this ...
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marginnote always on right side of the page

My documentclass is book, so I've got an even and odd sides. I like that the equation number are always aligned on the right side - independent of the page (even/odd). I started using marginnotes. I ...
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How can I add text in the top right corner of a page _without_ using fancyhdr

I want to put a block of text into the top right corner of my document (which uses the article class). The specifications of the document's formatting are very detailed, and it has taken me about 2 ...
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position of the slash in hatted \slashed

So I want to denote the Dirac operator with a hat, and I tried both \hat{\slashed{D}} and \slashed{\hat{D}}: the first one has the $^$ rather distant to the $\slashed{D}$, while the second one has the ...
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Golden Ratio for vertical poem positioning

On a single page, is it possible to vertically position a poem in the Golden Ratio? Look at the sketch to know what I mean. The vertical red line is dived by the Golden Ratio. The vertical centre of ...
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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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Anchors badly positioned

I am trying to overlay some transparent boxes over a picture using TikZ within a Beamer frame. The code I use is the following: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} ...
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stacking text for cryptography

What is the best way to stack long passages of (fixed-wdith) text on top of each other? I am writing exercises and solutions for a cryptography class and would like to be able to have plaintext above ...
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Wrapping text around multiple figures

I am a beginner in LaTex, but I have to to do this in a hurry: I need to write a macro to handle 2 cases (or one macro for both). 1st case: i have 1 - 3 pictures on the right side, and the left ...
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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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Printing interlinear translation: how to mix automatically two paragraphs, printing lines alternately

I am writing a document on a foreigh language, say French, and want to put some paragraphs in French with their translation in English. But I would like to print one line in French, the corresponding ...
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Position a node a certain distance away from another node at a certain angle in TikZ?

Like the title says, is it possible to position a node a certain distance away from another node at a certain angle from that node?
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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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Align text and image on the same line?

According to the two-column example document below, how can you put text and image on the same line? I'm interested in how to insert text at Some text here and more text here with the image right ...
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Put variable text at a fixed location on every beamer slide.

Is there an option that I can use within \begin{frame}... \end{frame} so that the enclosed text always appears at same location on different beamer slides? Ideally, I want something like this: ...
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An overview of node positioning?

I've been making tikz pictures for a while now, and there seem to be a number of different ways to position nodes within a diagram. Absolute coordinates, east/west, left/right, the $ $ things, minimum ...
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How to put node in an accurate place? How to use different style of font in TikZ?

I want to draw something like this: This is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} %\usepackage[active,tightpage,floats]{preview} ...
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How can I align some text with a logo?

I am trying to right-align some text with a logo, i.e. I would like to place some text to the left of a logo, and centre this text vertically with respect to the logo. I’ve attached a pdf to be more ...
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Checklist with float images in the left side of the page

I want to create a document which is mainly a check list, but what I want is to show an image on the left side of the page, and the check list was shown in the right side of the page. Like the image ...
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position arc relative to circle [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Draw arc in tikz when center of circle is specified an very trivial question but I can't do it! Sorry but I find coordinates confusing. I would like to draw an arc ...
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put two algorithm side by side

I want to put two algorithm side by side to gain place in the document, but when I use \documentclass{llncs} instead of \documentclass{article}, the following code does not work (errors): ...
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Inserting an image on the right

I got a problem in my LaTeX document. I used the codes below: \begin{flushleft} \begin{figure}[tp] \centering \includegraphics{C:/Users/churva/Desktop/wla.jpg} ...
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How to locate figures with x,y specified location in a presentation

I want to fix my figure in slide (latex frame) as per my wish with x,y position specification. Kindly someone help me to do it.
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place floating tables and figures in order of appearance

In my document I number tables and figures with the same counter, using the answer to http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3865036/using-a-single-count-for-figures-and-tables-in-latex/7771554#7771554. ...
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The [H] “put it here” placement option doesn't work with floatrow [closed]

I'm using the minted, floatrow, caption, and listing packages to create code blocks like these: To do this, I'm using a hack based on this answer. Here is what I have: ... \usepackage{listings} ...
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Tables and sections get misplaced

These are my tables: \section{The status of respondents} \begin{center} \begin{table} \begin{tabular}{|l|l|l|l|} \hline \textbf{Sl.No.} & ...