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

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Textpos not showing anything

I'm trying to create a business card in LaTeX. Accordingly, I want to use textpos to absolutely position the various elements. For some reason, textpos is just not showing anything. What I want is ...
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tabular side-by-side

I am trying to get two tabular constructs side-by-side with a tikz figure in between and can't seem to get what I want using the minipage construct. Here is the code I have ...
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Placing a table next to figure (align table vertically centre)

I would like to place a table and figure side by side in my document. I have achieved this with the following code \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{floatrow} \usepackage{color} ...
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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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Positioning the address in a Letter

I need to place the right-side address differently in my .tex file but I can not figure out how to do. What I would like is to have the last line from the right-placed address at the same line as the ...
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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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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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Placing equation numbers on the right

I am new to TeX and am using scribtex to write a maths paper. When I put the followng code, the equation number is automatically displayed on the left, instead of in the right as is usually done. What ...
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Two minipages with 0.5\textwidth each get placed one below another

This happens in the beamer class only. Does anyone know the reason behind this? I fix it by just setting both widths to 0.49\textwidth and this works but I'm still curious why this happens and if I ...
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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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Why is my prime symbol too low? And: Why are my subscripts not scaled accordingly when I use \scriptsize?

I have two (maybe simple) questions concerning the following LaTeX document \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[ansinew]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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angled fraction like superscript [duplicate]

I would like to draw a fraction like symbol that looks similar to \frac{a}{b} BUT is angled so that the a is higher than the b and the slash is angled. Sort of like a % sign but not as drastic. Not ...
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How do I put an image on the left of right-aligned text

I'm trying to add an image to the top left corner of a page (inside the margins) in LaTeX. Across from the image I want a set of right-aligned text. I tried using two columns but the image is smaller ...
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Understanding tikz inheritance with the positioning library

I have trouble understanding the tikz inheritance model while using the positioning library. Consider the following example: \documentclass[]{scrbook} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} ...
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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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Figure placed on a separate page is centered and not on top

I have multiple figures placed in my document (all of which are using [htbp], [ht] etc. and are placed correctly). The last figure receives a separate page (which is alright) but it's centered on this ...
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How can I get a Royal Mail \psbarcode below addresses in letter?

Here is what I'm working with: \documentclass{letter} \newcommand*{\BottomLeftX}{1.0in+\hoffset+\oddsidemargin}% ...
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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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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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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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Position of superscript when superscriptd item has \hat over it

I am trying to typeset he following inline math for a camera-ready document: $\hat{\boldsymbol \Sigma}_{P}^{-1} \hat{\boldsymbol \Sigma}_{G}$ It appears that the superscript -1 is aligned ...
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How can I maintain the current page nodes for portrait when temporarily entering landscape mode in TikZ?

Question How can I keep the current page nodes aligned with the same physical corners of the page in a document where the main layout is portrait, but some pages with longtable are in the landscape ...
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Not wanted space before marginpar

At the moment I'm working on a little report. Therefore I had to redefine the \marginpar{} command new because I wanted it in a smaller font-size compared to the 'normal text'. The code I've written ...
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Right align \komavar entries inside a column defined by \setplength

I am scratching a custom invoice template based on scrlttr2 from the KOMA-Script and example code provided by Markus Kohm (specifically, the files asymTypB.lco and briefwbk.tex to be found under ...
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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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Text on the left, figure on the right

I have one technical text with the small figures, which must be placed on the right side of text. I tried manny solutions /wrapfig package, table, 2 columns package, etc./ but I can't get this to ...
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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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Vertical spacing for two consecutive figure environments

I think I'm not going to solve my problem with the Floats and positioning of figures. I have 4 diagramms and I need to place them on two pages and at the end of the second page the caption for all 4 ...
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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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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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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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Why don't these figures align horizontally?

I am trying to use the subcaption package for horizontally aligning up some figures, and I did as the documentation instructs me to do, yet the result is these are vertically aligned. It really ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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Use placeins for subsections

I would like to place figures in my document in certain subsections. Normally I would achieve this with float using [H]. But this would mean, that the figures are at fixed points in my text and ...
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How to align two images side by side and to scale them automatically to use whole slide?

I have two images. How do I align them side by side and scale them so that both of them together occupy the whole horizontal space in a beamer presentation? \begin{frame} \frametitle{Inconsistency} ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...