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

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How to control the position of floating images? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned I want to make it like this: text image text image But even if I put [h!] to the position the figures, the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to create subfloat figures (two in first row and one below)?

I want to place three figures like this on the page: (a) (b) (c) How do I achieve this using subfloat or any other method in LaTeX? The three figures need to have a common caption and label. I ...
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prevent logo from title page in beamer class

I'm having problems with inserting a logo on my presentation in the beamer class. \logo{\includegraphics[scale=0.05]{logo.png}} This is how I inserted the logo, which works perfectly; it is placed ...
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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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Tikz flow chart questions?

I am totally new to the package tikz but I am going to make a flow chart for my poster. I used the template provided by this link I just modify some parts I can understand and the source code is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How does the 'on grid' node positioning in TikZ actually work?

I thought I knew how the on grid option of TikZ (cf. version 2.10 manual section 16.5.3 pages 186-187) worked, but the results I get are different from what I expected. I have a minimal example: ...
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combining listings and tufte-book, listings caption on tufte's margin

I am not very familiar with all latex details, but I'd like to use the listings package in a tufte-book document. However, the listings package places its captions above or below the listing and I ...
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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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How to arrage multiple figures?

I try to arrage multiple figures in one page, but I failed. I hope they display as follow: Any suggestion will be greatly appreciated.
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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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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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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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Customizing caption in side-by-side figures

How do I customize my caption that follows this article's setting of the captions on page 26. The following is my attempt to do that, but still doesn't work. Obviously, what I want to achieve is to ...
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How to bind figure (table) to a section? [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 the following problem: when I ...
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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} ...