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

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How are conflicting options for figure placement prioritized?

The options in \begin{figure}[!htb] [...] \end{figure} are in conflict (place here, place at the top, place at the bottom). It is said that the order doesn't matter. So, how are those options ...
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Tikz Poster Absolute Position of a box [duplicate]

Is it possible to set an absolute position for a box environment? If not, which package do you recommend for absolute positioning?
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All-or-nothing placing of macro-generated text [duplicate]

Given a macro % bold task titles \newcommand{\mypar}[1]{{\bf #1:}} %task decription template \newcommand{\task}[3]{ \mypar{#1} #2 \\ \emph{Solution:} #3\\ } I should like for the text ...
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Problem with node position

Why the last node, named kap2, does not change its position when I replace at (1,0) by at (3,0)? [I want to change the position of the comment "Killing vectors"] My MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Fraction As Power: Alignment Problem (With Subscript)

I am trying to write an equation with the following code: \begin{align} p_{e,i}(k)=\frac{4}{b_{i}(k)} \left(1-2^-\frac{b_{i}(k)}{2}\right)Q \left( \sqrt{\frac{3\ b_{i}(k)\gamma_{i}(k)}{2^{...
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How to put properly an angle or a bracket at the front or on the top of a box?

I try to find a simple way to put an angle or a bracket at the front or on the top of a box. I use the math commands \left[ , \left\{ etc because they have the same thickness and look well. I use the ...
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Position of y axis with pgfplots

I am currently trying to create a plot with pgfplots and can't seem to properly position the y axis like I want to. Here's my MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{ticks=...
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How to avoid a text body-addressee clash on scrlttr2 letter when multiple addressees are listed?

In trying to use the scrlttr2 package, with a letter address to lots of multiple parties, there is clash/crash between the body of the letter, and those to whom the letter is addressed. In other words ...
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In-line ∑ with super- and sub-scripts [duplicate]

How can I get an uppercase sigma (∑) with both a subscript and a superscript to appear in a sentence WITH the subscript BELOW the sigma and the superscript ABOVE the ∑ (and neither of the lower/...
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How much flexibility does the `eso-pic` package have?

I want to put a background image in the upper right corner of the text block. The eso-pic package looks about right, but the commands listed in the manual only refer to the left side of the page, as ...
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xtable: extend table to both columns

Using the xtable package, is it possible to give some option to xtable function to generate a tex file which will contain following: ``` \begin{table*} ... \end{table*} ```
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How to place three pages on one larger page? [duplicate]

I seek advice how to place three pages on one larger page. I would like to place front cover page, spine and back cover page on one page. It is not obvious from the MWE, but the images on front / back ...
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Beamer fix position on frames when unsing only

I would like to introduce the points of an itemize one by one and present an example in an block below the itemize (for some items). Using \only that's not really a problem - but the positions are not ...
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How to place the text top left in a table cell

We can use \renewcommand{\arraystretch}{2} to increase the height of rows. The text, however, is just in the center. How can we simply put it on the top-left, as in second and third columns in the ...
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Shift of equation elements placed in a tikz rectangle

I want to define newcomands to minimize the following code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{mathtools,tikz,lmodern, xparse} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric, arrows, matrix, positioning, shapes....
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abstract is not located in suitable place!

As you can see, the abstract location (in persian we say چکیده) is not in suitable place. What should I do? \documentclass[11pt, a4paper, notitlepage]{article} \usepackage[top=2.5cm,right=1.5cm,left=...
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Change text height and pragraph indent in text block

I am trying to create a title page for my thesis. I did this code with the help of friends on this site. Now I have a new problem. In my code I want to change the text height and line spacing in only ...
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Strange problem of text relocating to a new page when I don't want it to [duplicate]

Best way to demonstrate this problem is with a screenshot. I've had to blank out the content for security reasons. As you can see, I have a page with some text which contains 1 complete section and ...
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Table on top or bottom [closed]

I am currently discussing with a colleague whether to put a table on top or bottom in proper documents (e.g., research paper). I once learnt to put figures on top and tables on bottom. I actually ...
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x-y node positioning relative to two different anchor points

I have the following MWE: \documentclass[tikz,convert={size=640}]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[ block/.style={draw,rectangle,minimum width=1cm,...
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How to give caption on ShareLatex

I am trying to give a caption for my figure on ShareLatex. I need the caption below the figure. But using the following code, caption appears above the figure. What is my mistake? Your help would be ...
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Can't remove an automated period

\section{Education} \cventry{2011 -- 2015}{Honours Physics, H.BSc}{FSU}{Tallahassee, Florida} \textit{} When this is translated there is a comma space period after florida (eg...Florida, .) I don'...
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How do I draw a straight line parallel to a square side?

I want to draw a straight line leaving the down left tip of my square D. My code is the following \documentclass{report} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \begin{tikzpicture}[...
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Plot multiple custom figures (pdf) in LaTeX

I am trying to plot these six different images (in PDF) shown below: But, for some reason I could not plot what I wanted. These green figures are exactly how I would like to see my figures, which ...
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Flowchart with TikZ: overlapped boxes

I am using for the first time TikZ and I am creating a flowchart. I would like to insert some trapezia for LPC, HPC, HPT and LPT, as shown in the image below. The problem is that, if I simply ...
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how to force the image to be placed inline [duplicate]

despit i specified that the image must be place inline "among the text" using [h] command, at run time, the image is place at the end of the section how to set it right? latex: \subsection{item1 Vs ...
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How to show an image among text [duplicate]

i am trying to show an image in the middle of a section as shown in the latex code posted below. the problem now is, the image always is displayed at the top of the section "before the section starts" ...
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When a figure is on the page, a new one is moved to the next one?

Here is an example of a TeX code I use: \begin{figure}[h] \centering \begin{minipage}[b]{0.49\textwidth} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{a} \caption{some caption} \end{minipage} \...
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Adding vspace between x-axis label and legend generated with legend to name feature [closed]

I recently started working with pgfplots and now I am trying to generate two horizontally aligned plots using the same data. So I wanted to use one single, centered legend for both plots. It is all ...
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Why is this table floating up above the section header? [duplicate]

\section{Main section} \subsection{Some subsection} \begin{table}[] \centering \caption{My caption} \label{my-label} \begin{tabular}{lllll} x & y & z & a & \\ 0 & 0 & 0 &...
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Controlling the Position of Floats (Images) in a Document / Images have the Wrong Position

My LaTeX document just doesn't get the format I need. The images are floating all over the document, the /pagebreak and newpage seem to just ignore my order. I don't get what I'm doing wrong. Why it ...
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Float environment closes to first reference

I keep writing my text, and possibly even shuffling the content a little bit. So I might really mis where a figure is first referenced. To solve this, I put all my figures in figures.tex file (a ...
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How to put some text after an algorithm?

I need to have some text place AFTER an algorithm. Here is an MVE: \documentclass[12pt,addpoints]{exam} \usepackage[section]{algorithm} \usepackage{fixltx2e} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \begin{...
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What is the algorithm for float placement? [duplicate]

As discussed here on Meta, I wanted to know what the algorithm for placing floats is but did not find the corresponding question and answer as easily as I expected beforehand. Therefore, here I'm ...
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Stating a linear program - problems with its caption

I found here a possibility for stating linear programs. But if I have several LPs and change for example one of the constraints, the positions of the captions get lost - only the last of them is ...
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How to add text at a particular location in tikz picture

From TikZ Adding Text I try \node[draw,align=left] at (0.5,-6.5) {text}; But I have defined previously that every node/.style = {draw, circle, minimum size = 7mm}. I do not want the circle around the ...
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How to place subsection heading next to paragraph

I am looking for a way to place subsection titles next to the paragraph / body text they correspond to. The following example is taken from Bauhausbuch No. 9: Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Tikz drawing: child node positioning

I want to achive such drawing with n nodes in level n. (Ignore the irregularities of circle) From http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/coin-flipping/, it has 4 nodes in level 3. When I cancel one ...
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Flow chart Latex ! Positioning of two nodes

I need to split the two boxes N9 and N10 below N8 and side by side to each other. Help appreciated \begin{figure}[h] \centering \tikzstyle{startstop} = [rectangle, minimum width=3cm, minimum height=...
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Verbments, caption at bottom, centered

I've made a huge effort searching in google and reading the verbments documentation, but I'm unable to find what I want and I have not enough experience with latex to "hack" verbments. Basically, I ...
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Simple way to move side by side tikzpicture?

I have two graph side by side in two different tikzpicture. But I'd like to move the left one up a bit. I know an elaborate way to do it but I am sure the is a simple way. The options yshift=-2cm ...
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How to prevent pgf/tikz from drawing a circle as an ellipse when using relative coordinates?

I try to draw a simple tikz-picture including a pgf-plot and some simple tikz-graphics. I want to place a circle so that it touches a parabola at the point (0,0). That works well when I use values ...
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How to change the position of arrows in tikzpicture

I want to draw the arrows at these positions, how can i change the position of the arrows. Thanks, Code: \usepackage[hmargin=2cm,vmargin=1cm]{geometry} \renewcommand{\rmdefault}{bch} % change ...
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Cannot set up vertical indentation of some chapters [closed]

I have a class file to set up a very long report file (a thesis). So, this document is actually a modified report class. I haven't set up the class file myself but I have got familiar with the class ...
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Align text and wrapfigure on the same hight

How to set wrapfigure and text on the same hight? See on the screenshot: Code: \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[europeanresistors,americaninductors]{circuitikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.arrows} \...
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Cover page with banner image, following text overlaps

I am designing a newsletter. The cover page will have an edge-to-edge banner image at the top of the page. I will have images and text below that, which will be different each issue. I don't know how ...
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Position and spacing of pages with pgfpages

I'm trying to make some invitation cards and place eight copies on a single a4 page for printing. The invite was created on an a5 size page (since I also want some a5 copies), and I tried using ...
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TikZ: shift node text horizontally

I expect this is either a duplicate or a silly question, but after some looking (30 mins+) I haven't found an easy answer. I didn't find this question particularly helpful, despite the title. What's ...
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Wrong position of an image [closed]

i'm a new tex user. I'm using it to write my thesis and i'm having a problem with the position on an image. This is the code: But perceiving an inanimate environment is not enough for a ...
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Why those beads in my Tikz picture overlap each other?

I use Tikz to create this line of beads but this strange things happened in my picture but I really specify the position that can not overlap each other. % Rusting Iron % Author: Jason Waskiewicz ...