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

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tikz y-shifting sections of tikzpicture

I am trying to draw a figure will 6 separate time lines that I want to display and have them all align at the zero point. I draw them all at the y=0, but I would like to y-shift the entire time lines ...
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Controlling placement of “set” of figures in a two-column document

I have 8-figures that need to come in sequence (no text/section in between) in a two-column IEEEtran documentclass (all fit in 1.5 pages if no text in between). How can I control the set of figures ...
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Make \item inside enumerate vertically aligned with a math block?

I am trying to use the align* environment (but I guess it also applies the math block $$...$$) inside the enumerate environment. It seems to have an extra line above my math block: Is there a way ...
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Need to print a page in three parts

I need to use TeX to fill in a form that is three parts of a page, the width is always 8.5in, the length of each part is 3 1/3 in each. The problem I am having is getting the 2nd and 3rd parts to ...
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arranging 3 subfloats, two small ones next to a big one

I am trying to place 3 sufloats on a figure, and I have found this post on the internet that is using the \subfigure command. In my document, however, I'm using the subfig package as I understand it ...
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tikz draw text inside rectangle above bottom border

I am trying to draw a label centered inside a rectangle just above the bottom border and I cannot work out how to place it there using tikz. Could someone point out how I can place the label at this ...
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How to format column widths in table to prevent table entering right margin

I have a table that is displaying like this: And I wonder if anyone can help in realigning the column widths so that the table does not enter the right margin of the page. I am quite happy for ...
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How do I place a table next to a chart?

I am doing my chemistry report where I have on the left side a graph and currently right below it the raw data. I like for them both to be side to side as I am going to be putting another set and I ...
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Displaying one figure above another figure causes caption/subcaption package error

I am trying to place two figures on a page, one above the other: \begin{figure} \centering \begin{subfigure}[b] \includegraphics[scale=1.00]{AB.png} \caption{A and B} ...
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Tikz Node Positioning

I trying to create a cover page using tikz and I would like to position a tabular element in a colored tikz rectangle both horizontally left justified and vertically centered. In the attached example ...
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Placing an image below a table which relate to each other on the same page

I have a table made up of the following LaTeX: \begin{table} [htbp] \centering \begin{tabular} {lrrr} \toprule \multicolumn{1}{l}{\textbf{Category}} & \multicolumn{3}{c}{\textbf{Type}} \\ ...
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TikZ full page with absolute node positioning

I am new to tikz and trying to learn how to use it to draw a full page cover page for a report I am writing. I have successfully changed the margins and can render to the full page, but I am ...
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Positioning elements in beamer using a grid

I am looking for a way to simplify the painstaking process of positioning different kind of elements in beamer. I read this thread and obtained a nice grid using the command ...
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how to ensure images are in section

Following is a snippet which shows my problem. I have three large (two half-page, one full-page landscape) which need to stay within the section titled "Schematics and Models." I thought that [H] ...
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Misaligned caption and table when positioned side-by-side

I wanted to put the caption of a table to its left, so I tried taking the approach suggested in this answer. As pointed out in the only comment to there, I had a misalignment issue as well. The ...
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How can I position a node between two node?

I would like to place a circle between two node, something like: \node [sum, pos=($(sys1.east)!0.5!(sys2.west)$)](sum1) {}; How can I do that?
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Symmetric HEADER and FOOTER in LaTeX

I just want to write some LaTeX code to get a Beamer style test. The problem is that, the default template is designed for one page printing. However, in my case, I want to get a Symmetric Header ...
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figure is in subsection but it goes to subsection

I need your help in solving the followings: \documentclass[a4paper, 10pt, conference]{ieeeconf} ... \subsubsection{C} \begin{figure}[h] \begin{minipage}[t]{0.3\linewidth} \centering ...
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how to adjust the position of my table

This is the case, when I type in: (a)\\ \begin{table}{h!} ... \end{table} (b)\\ ... I hope the table appears right below (a)(I leave enough space for the table), and then below the table is (b). ...
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Placing a label in specific corner of the chart

I plot two time series with pgfplots in one chart. I have a legend in the top right corner. Now, I would like to add a label (saying "Correlation = 0.86") in the top left corner. I have tried a lot ...
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Graphic in foot, how to position

I need to put a Logo in the footnote of every page. It works so far, but the Logo is positioned very high, and sometimes it's very close to the text. I need to either position the logo lower or make ...
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How do I position the quote in moderncv below the cv content?

Is it possible to position the quote below the CV content in moderncv? E.g. in the following MWE I'd like the quote to appear below section "B". \documentclass{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{casual} ...
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\smile underneath the exponent [duplicate]

I'd like to write a formula where there is a $\smile$ underneath the exponent. Like in this example which works fine: $2^{\overset{\text{blabla}}{\smile}}$ But when I want to replace the blabla ...
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positioning a node relative to multiple nodes

I would like to place a node relative to multiple nodes. In this post, the calc library is suggested in one of the answers. In the below picture, the centered node (E) is not placed in the exact ...
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Table positioning won't do what I want

I want to write a report Portfolio (Berichtsheft in german) with LaTeX. There has to be a table where I can write in what I did everyday, split up in work hours. And under that two fields where we can ...
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Enumerate Minipages inside a figure environment

At the moment I'm working with the figure environment to display two graphs side by side using minipage which works fine. I want to use one caption for both and enumerate the minipages with a small ...
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LaTeX table star positioning (double column tables)

How do I tell my table* to be on top of the same pages as the paragraph I want? I know of the question http://stackoverflow.com/q/1673942/659634. Which does not answer how to work with double column ...
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Floats change behavior when using package “algorithm”

Not really a problem, but I noticed this when pruning stuff from a document preamble to find a problem I was having. I've found the problem but also something a bit weird Just the act of importing ...
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Get actual position

Is there any command to get current position in text? What do I mean: \the\currentposition text text text text \newline \the\currentposition text text text text \newline \the\currentposition ...
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Slightly move x- or y-axis tick label in pgfplots

In the MWE below, I'd like to move the x-axis labels slightly away from each other horizontally and the y-axis labels slightly away from each other vertically, to avoid overlapping. How can I do this? ...
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Odd behavior of tikz in beamer style

I want to create my own beamer style for my presentations, and I follow this link to do so. I change the title page template as following \defbeamertemplate*{title page}{texsx}[1][] { ...
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Align text like in math mode

My question is pretty basic but I couldn't find any solutions to this. I'm looking for something to align text; in math mode you can use the & to mark where the next line of code should be ...
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Space does not appear at start of sentence in list environments

I am trying to compile the following code and trying to get spaces at start of code using spacing commands \hspace{2em}, \qquad and \indent. But space does not show up instead all things are being ...
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Figures (floats) break my theorems, definitions and remarks apart!

When I insert figures with graphics in a text it frequently happens that in the compiled document they split definitions and theorems (and maybe remarks) apart. This, of course, happens because LaTeX ...
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Floating objects: defining in a place, saying where to print later

I'm using a system where I can mix TeX and formal definitions, and it has a procedure that generates latex that combining my TeX and the formal definitions. I discovered that I can wrap the formal ...
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beamer frame: overlap itemization with graphics

I try to create a beamer frame, which does the following: Show a common itemization (placed on top of the slides) interrupted by slides with graphics, that are centered in the middle of the slide. In ...
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Table Formatting with and without threeparttable

I have been trying to generate the attached table in LaTeX. I have done it in two ways and I have query for both. The first way I have not used the threeparttable package and in the second way I have ...
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Undesired behavior: compiler skips figure onto the next page no matter what

This one is driving me crazy, I really hope somebody can give me a hint about what's going on... In this print-screen you can see the code compared to the compiled result: No matter how small I ...
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Tikz-Diagram: How to define relative positions for arrows, straight lines and labels

Today I am trying to reproduce several economic diagrams. Here is an example of a phase diagram: I would like to use a tikzpicture environment. But I have no idea how to start creating the axis in ...
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Figure inset in right bottom corner - non transparent

I have 2 pdf images: 1.pdf and 2.pdf. Now I would like to have 2.pdf as an inset (in the right bottom corner) in the Figure 1.pdf. My question is almost similar to this ; however I only want 1 image ...
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Multiple page number positions in one document

I' m working on a document with multiple page number styles. The introduction consists of roman (I, II, III,...) page numbers, the actual text consists of page numbers in arabic style (1, 2, 3,...) ...
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Inscription or dedication

I would like to have a white page in Latex with a small inscription in my thesis. I just want to write "To my father" on the right of the page, a bit above the middle of the page. Any help?
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How to get curly brace, alignment and separator line in the same equation?

Hi, I already know how to get curly brace and alignment. \[ \left\{ \begin{aligned} 8x + 6y &= 4 \\ -15x - 6y &= -3 \end{aligned} \right. \] The problem is how to draw separator or sum ...
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How to put figure labels above rather than below each image in a multiplot layout?

For example in the following code, each image has its label (a) (b) (c) (d) below the image. I would like to place it above the image. \begin{figure}[h!] ...
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Position includepdf to top of page (when input is of varied size)

I'm trying to include a pdf document into my main LaTeX document (all my publications into my manuscript), but I want to keep the same page numbering throughout. I'm using the pdfpages package as ...
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Creating a Flipbook as overlay only on some pages

I'm writing a thesis where some images with minor changes are used. This changes would be perfectly visible if it would be possible to overlay one picture over the other and toggle both. So doing it ...
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Embed small image within a line of text

I am having trouble perfectly getting an image to embed within a line of text. Ideally, the image is to be scaled to the correct size so that it fits within the line of text. This is as far as I've ...
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Fit large tikz image on page without white space

I am working on an agenda in knitr (using XeLaTeX). I use tikz for rounded edges around a tabular environment in the monthly overview. This is the first of several pages of the overview: As you ...
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Positioning and spacing of matrices

I have the following matrix as part of the text. \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} $ B = \begin{bmatrix*}[r] -35833 & -31743 & -25098 & -15178 & 0 & 26332 & 83775 ...
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Create fancyhdr footer with something like: \lfoot{\centering{Centered to the left}}

How can I create a footer like this one? It appears to be text centered in the left half of the page, and in the right half of the page. I tried, eg., using fancyhdr with: \lfoot{\centering{some ...