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

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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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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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Subfig label positioning

Can anyone tell me how to change the horizontal position of subfigure labels? I have: \captionsetup[subfigure]{labelformat=simple,position=top} Is there something like: {position=topleft} to ...
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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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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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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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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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Floats - how to restrict floating to subsection only in one section of the document?

I have concluded that the package float allows figures to float within the section they belong to. However for one particular section I need to restrict the floating to the subsection (without forcing ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.} & ...
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Add an equation at the bottom of a two-column article

How can I place a two-column equation (a large equation that does not fit in one column) at the bottom of a page?
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latex two column layout set figure to load on single column

this is the double column code \begin{multicols}{2} \begin{figure*}[!ht] \centering \includegraphics[height=60mm]{CC.jpg} \caption{AA \cite{BB}} \end{figure*} \end{multicols} But the ...
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Automatic newspaper creation in LaTeX

This is a very general question about LaTeX, asked by a 100% newbie! I'm trying to figure out if it's feasible to build an automatic newspaper creation engine, and if LaTeX can help in this field. ...
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Centering text on a page

I'll try to illustrate what I want to accomplish. I want an enviroment/page style for poems that works like this -- the title (if present) is placed in the title placeholder (purple). The body of the ...
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How can I put the empty subfloat subcaptions to the right?

I'm putting two figures above each other with \subfloat from the subfig package. Their captions are empty as I just want to describe the figures with the main caption, but I still want the (a) and (b) ...
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How to make different caption placement for figures on odd and even pages?

For small figures, I want for captions to go on the right or on the left depending on the page number, whether it is odd or even. To do that I define the command \row as follows: ...
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How to produce 5-up 3by5 index cards

I want to produce instructional 3by5 index cards. It's easy enough to produce the cards one per page, but I want to print five copies of the same car on a single sheet of 8.5by11 card stock, where it ...
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Is it possible to use a TikZ matrix along a chain?

Is it possible to use a TikZ matrix along a chain? The following code attempts to create a chain consisting of a node, a matrix, and another node. \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to combine equations and graphical calculus in TikZ?

I am writing an article about category theory and a lot of my equations are graphical, like this: Straight lines (and later, bent lines and circles) represent morphisms in an abelian category. But ...
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How to arrage multiple figures?

I try to arrage multiple figures in one page, but I failed. I hope they display as follow: Any suggestion will be greatly appreciated.
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How to control label positions in tikz-euclide

My goal in trying to learn tkz-euclide is so that I can be able to get an arbitrary point from a circle and define the other elements of my figure from that. So far, from what I can understand from ...
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Force all floats to the end of the document without using endfloat, compatible with htlatex

What is the easiest way to have all floats forcibly appear at the end of the document? The solution should work with htlatex, the floats should appear at the end of the HTML document in this case. ...
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Position an exampleblock in front of content

I need to position an example block: \begin{exampleblock}{} Proposed and implemented \end{exampleblock} Without disturbing other frame content. Something like: -------------------- ...
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Hyperref link placement: alignment to left page border and top of page

(a) Is is possible to have certain hyperref-hyperlinks (such as those to sections and also (when using memoir) to the table of contents, lists of figures and tables, and bibliography) point to the ...
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wrapfig Positioning (Footer is overlapping figure)

I have something like the following: Long paragraph with footnote.\footnote{footnote shtuff here} Another long paragraph without a footnote. \begin{wrapfigure}{r}{.5\textwidth} % figure shtuff ...
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How to put two figures side by side in a two-column document

How to put two figures side by side in a two-column document. figure* is not working.
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How to move chapter number in classicthesis class

I am using classicthesis for my thesis. In each chapter LaTeX puts its number, but I need to move it. Here you have an screenshot example, in this image I wish to move "4" number to the left.