{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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Is there an “endproof” package?

You may be familiar with the endfloat package, which moves all figures and tables to the end of your document. Is there a similar package for achieving that kind of results with proof environments ...
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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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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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How to place a “floating text box” at a specified location in page coordinates

I have read this thread, but I don't think it addresses the same problem. I am looking for a way to have a command in LaTeX with an interface as follows: \placetextbox{x_in_page_percentage, ...
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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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place floating tables and figures in order of appearance

In my document I number tables and figures with the same counter, using the answer to http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3865036/using-a-single-count-for-figures-and-tables-in-latex/7771554#7771554. ...
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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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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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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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Figures and Tables 'push down' text in the right column

When I use the IEEE two-column latex template, sometimes the text in the right column does not start at the top, but gets 'pushed down'. This happens sometimes when adding figures or table. A similar ...
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Putting notes to the side

Is there a package to put "footnotes" to the side like in this example : http://www.bvh.univ-tours.fr/Consult/consult.asp?numfiche=571&index=15&numtable=B372615206_18229&mode=1&ecran=0 ...
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Put a table* at the bottom of a page?

In a two column document in LaTeX, is there any way to put a table* (a table spanning both columns) at the bottom of the page? The obvious doesn't work: \begin{table*}[b] % b!, hb, hb!, etc. ...
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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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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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Golden Ratio for vertical poem positioning

On a single page, is it possible to vertically position a poem in the Golden Ratio? Look at the sketch to know what I mean. The vertical red line is dived by the Golden Ratio. The vertical centre of ...
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PDF bookmark going to the bottom of the previous page in case when caption header is on the top of a page

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{mwrep} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[nodisplayskipstretch]{setspace} \setstretch{1.3} \usepackage[hidelinks,unicode,pdfencoding=auto]{hyperref} \usepackage[all]{hypcap} ...
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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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Forcing a figure to appear on the next page

I have a figure which takes up an entire page of space. When I use \includegraphics to put it in my document, instead of appearing on the next page, it appears at the end of the section. However, I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Align text and image on the same line?

According to the two-column example document below, how can you put text and image on the same line? I'm interested in how to insert text at Some text here and more text here with the image right ...
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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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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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Change location of increasing text length

I have a very specific question and I hope someone can give me the benefit of their experience. I have around 17000 lines of text. I am printing this text onto somewhere around 80 double sided pages, ...
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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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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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\xrightarrow: position of text over an arrow should be lower

The following example of LaTeX code \documentclass[b4paper,oneside, final, 10pt]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{charter} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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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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How to put algorithm and figure side by side in two column document?

I want to put two figures and an algorithm side by side in a two-column document, and the figures and the algorithm should span two columns. I have surveyed previously asked questions such as How to ...
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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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┓- shaped figure and caption

I have a (float) figure that has a ┓-shape, that is there is a huge blank square at the bottom left. I'd like to put in this blank the caption of the figure. Is there a way? My class loads ...
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Image next to Equation

I am trying to make my first LaTeX file and have been reading syntax for a bit and have not been able to figure one thing out yet and don't seem to find anything about it online so I thought I might ...
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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 to position nodes around another node in TiKZ?

I'd like to position some nodes in TiKZ around a given node. I could do that manually, by setting each node position, but why not looking for an easier way that looks better? I thought about using a ...
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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 number atoms using chemfig?

I need to number atoms using chemfig. I thought I could use \chembelow and \chemabove to place numbers above and below but adding these commands changes the look of the drawing and does not simply ...
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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 place subfigure caption on the side?

Is there some way to tell subfig package to place subfigure captions to the left or to the right of subfigures? There is sidecap package which does it for the main captions, but it does not affect ...