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

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Placing a different image in each page corner [duplicate]

I would like to place an image in the corner of each page. Something like this: https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/44169/how-to-place-an-image-at-the-right-top-of-a-document But I want a ...
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How to place a figure in Latex while the [htbp] doesnt work?

I insert a figure in to my document using code like below, right after 2 tables in a page. \begin{figure}[htbp] \centering \includegraphics[with=350mm, bb=0 0 1350 743]{path/to/figure.png} ...
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TikZ node positioning on edge parameter/label

I wonder if there exists a trick to position a graph node (relative), based on a parameter (label?) of an edge leading to it? I mean a kind of time diagram, i.e. for example I have a timed automat, ...
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Special arrangement of subfigures in memoir

As described in answers to this question, the following code: \documentclass{memoir} \newsubfloat{figure} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[H] \centering% \begin{tabular}{lr} \begin{tabular}{c}% ...
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Creating flashcards with LaTeX

As the current semester is almost over and my lecturenotes-typesetting project draws to a close, I start learning the definitions with flashcards. I've created the flashcards automatically with a ...
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How does 'right=of' and 'right of=' work, and what does 'node distance=' do? [duplicate]

I have three variants of the same code and I varied the following three cases: right of= together with node dimension=1.6cm -- looks fine right=of together with node dimension=1.6cm -- nodes too ...
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The footer styling in fancyhdr - Center text

\fancypagestyle{myfancy}{ \fancyhf{} \fancyhead[LE,RO]{\slshape\nouppercase{\leftmark}} \fancyfoot[LE,RO]{\tikz[baseline={(0,0)},anchor=center] ...
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subfigure placement incorrect with 4 figures

I am having an issue with latex placing my figures incorrectly. I have 4 related plots that I want to appear together as a single figure (with a,b,c,d sub-references). \begin{center} ...
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Image appears before paragraph [duplicate]

A part of my document looks like this: \paragraph{blah} \begin{figure}[ht!] \centering \includegraphics[width=4.5in]{3a.jpg} \caption{(a)} \end{figure} \begin{figure}[ht!] \centering ...
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TikZ: Bottom right align text in rectangle

I am making some graphical models with tikz, and I have added a rectangle (plate./style) around three nodes. As you can see in the picture the text "N" is vertically/horizontally center aligned. I ...
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Changing side of line numbering in two columns documents part two

I have the same question as this one: tex.stackexchange.com/questions/9510/changing-side-of-line-numbering-in-two-columns-documents/ I'd like to use the listings package in a twocolumn document. An ...
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How to get included PDF pages adjusted to left and right pages in a book?

I want to include a single PDF page according to \includepdf[pages={1},scale=.80,pagecommand={}]{documents/CC_folgeseite-A4.pdf}. How can I make the PDF page to be centered as the text is, meaning ...
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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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Cannot get my figure placed at the right spot [duplicate]

Although I use the option [H] or small case analogue of it [h], my figure is placed separately from the text how can I solve this issue? I tried to provide a minimal working example but this may not ...
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Three tables side by side

I have three tables and I need that the three tables stays side by side. I tried with this approach but the tables are overlapping each other. \begin{table}[!htb]\tiny ...
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Add an equation at the bottom of a KOMA-script article in twocolumn mode

how can I place a large equation at the bottom of a page when using the document class scrartcl with the twocolumn option enabled. I know about this solution using multicols, but I'd rather stick ...
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Put figure and listing side by side [duplicate]

I'm trying to put a listing and figure side by side. I tried to follow the suggestions in this link How to put algorithm and figure(s) side by side? without using caption package but the listing stays ...
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Treat floatbarriers like page borders?

When I use the figure environment I like using [bt] options. I now have subsections acting as floatbarriers (using the extraplaceins package), and [b] / [t] does not work due to my restraining ...
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Page numbers only half printed in scrreprt

I just made a printout of my document in scrreprt. I went to a copy shop to see, if everything worked out. Unfortunately, the page numbers are printed only half (the bottom part is cut off). I asked ...
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Relative positioning of node with TikZ Positioning

I am trying to replicate an automata with tikz and was wondering if there is a keyword that would allow be to mimic the position of the states with relative positioning without a "dummy" node. Below ...
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Floats for order of figure in case of double column figure?

I have the following code: \subsection{sub1} \begin{figure*} \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.62]{fig1.png} \caption{ this is fig1. \label{fig:fig1} } \end{figure*} ...
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tikzpicture in figure environment, the figure is not fix to the text

I am writing my master thesis and want to explain how a Matlab function works with a flow chart. The flow chart is edited with "tikz" in a figure, but the figure do not stick to the corresponding ...
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Closing phrase (from \closing) & signature (variable) in the same line (scrlttr2)

The \closing command in scrlttr2.cls is \newcommand*{\closing}[1]{{% \setparsizes{\z@}{\z@}{\z@ plus 1fil}\par@updaterelative\nobreak\par% \nobreak\vskip\baselineskip% ...
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compute position of each symbol [closed]

I've created a program that generates clickable areas on images with HTML5, taking as input a series of coordinates. Now what I'd like to do is send to that program a .png of a LaTeX expression ...
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How can component and voltage labels be positioned so they are properly aligned with components?

I have coded the following circuit: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[american]{circuitikz} \begin{document} \begin{circuitikz} \draw (0,4) to [C,v^=\(v_c\),*-*] (0,1) to [short] (0,0) ...
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scopes on chain: node distance not working

I have defined a few commands that each output a bunch of TikZ nodes that, combined, conceptually represent a single node/object. In order for the generated nodes to be treated as a cohesive whole, I ...
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Wrapfig induces an empty box on the next page

I am writing a document, and have been using the wrapfig environment without problems, however, for one of my figures I encounter the following problem. The figure is placed neatly and in the right ...
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How to place a node of a certain shape with one side on a line in TikZ

I would like to have an arrow shaped node to be positioned with its tail on the vertical axis of my reference frame. Here' were I got: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Floats interrupt and push back text

I have a \subsection{Subsection} Text text text \begin{landscape} \begin{figure}[p] \centering ... \caption{Caption} \label{fig:dcspe} \end{figure} \end{landscape} Other text other text other ...
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How to stop my letterhead from increasing dinbrief top margin?

I have a letterhead macro created with tikz that I'm using with dinbrief but it pushes the entire content of the letter down by 15mm. This would not be a big deal but when I print it out it no longer ...
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How can I insert a subject line in a letter?

I am writing a letter and I would like to insert a subject line above or below the \opening. How should I do this? I prefer not to use scrlttr2 or KOMA
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How to place text with tikz under beamer at an absolute position on the slide

I want to place some text on a beamer slide next to a figure. The problem is that if I simply use tikzpicture environment, LaTeX places the text after whatever is placed before, be it hidden or shown. ...
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Figure placement without the next section being forced on a new page

I am trying to include an image, which I want within the section in which it is referred to. When I try to use the \FloatBarrier command, the figure stays within the section, however the next section ...
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Adjusting the summation sign: [duplicate]

I would like the limits to be vertically above and below the summation sign. I also need a larger summation sign... This is currently what I have: $x^2sin(x) = \sum_{n=-\infty\atop n\ne \pm ...
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Tikz labels are shifted dependent on the letters size

General description of the intrinsic behavior The labels in a tikz picture are shifted (e.g. by above) exactly to the extreme of the letters in the labels, i.e. it takes the descender (see ...
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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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dmath puts too many line breaks in

I've got the following code for an equation: \begin{dmath} x \in A - B \leftrightarrow x \in A \textrm{ and } x \not\in B \end{dmath} It produces the output: The equation really doesn't need ...
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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} ...