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

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Make every other page a float page (or empty) [duplicate]

I would like to be able to make every other page in a double-sided document be a float page or empty (apart from header w/page number). Ideally this would be the verso page and all floats (unless ...
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Freely movable container

Is it possible to get an environment/container that is able to change the position of its content relative to the position where it would be normally. The content should be able to be anything like ...
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Increase badness based on distance between float and reference [duplicate]

One thing I really often struggle with when writing a latex document (and I belive a lot of people are in the same case) is float placement. In particular, I often find myself with a figure or table ...
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Place longer figures in appendix

I am writing a technical document that includes many source code listings. I have been asked to place longer listings in the appendix instead of inline. Is there a way to do this automatically? It is ...
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Beamer: How to place graphics at the bottom of a frame

I want to achieve that included graphics are always on the bottom of the frame, so that their position isn't influenced by the length of the text above. I tried the figure enviroment without success ...
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Vertically and horizontally centering a matrix bigger than margins

This question is a follow-up on a previous question: positioning of a matrix bigger than margins That question dealt with positioning a pgf matrix that exceeded the horizontal margins of the page ...
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Tikz automaton placed too far to the right

So I'm having a bit of trouble drawing an automaton that I've created. I've been looking around for a while to no real avail, so I decided to just ask the question myself: when I make an automaton ...
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Placing listing and figure side by side in memoir

I am writing a document using the memoir class where I want to place listings (with the listings package) and figures side by side. My first approach was to save the listing in a box and use subbottom ...
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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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How to customize placement of floats and figures? [closed]

First, using LaTex, is it possible to place/orient a figure anywhere on the page regardless of text? Example: split the page up into 9 squares(3 on top, 3 in the middle, and 3 on the bottom), and ...
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TikZ: position text along path

I'm trying to position a piece of text at a certain position along a multi-part path. Here's what I have been trying so far. \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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TikZ: using the pos = x in a node

Why doesn't the pos = x option work when the node is used in the plot command? \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw plot[domain = 0:2, samples = 100] ({\x}, ...
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positioning of a matrix bigger than margins

A document I'm working on has a table that was complicated enough for me to try and make it using a pgf matrix of nodes. However, the resulting matrix ended up being slightly too big for the page. ...
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Arrange four images with letter captions and vertical/horizontal separators

I would like to arrange four images in a similar style to this code taken slightly modified from Four Arranged Figures are offset . \documentclass{article} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} % leave off ...
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circuitikz label malfunction

This may be a total newbie problem, but I cannot find a single reference of this behaviour anywhere I look and thus this question: This is my code: \documentclass{article} ...
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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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How to force a float page for a wide figure in two-column mode without an underfull page? [duplicate]

I've been searching around for awhile and I can't find precisely the answer. I'm preparing an article, where the journal mandates two columns. The article has many code listings (using the listings ...
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figure positioning [duplicate]

I have this code \documentclass{article} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \begin{document} \subsection{Local Analysis: Steady State A} \begin{figure}[ht!] \centering ...
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Latex Figure Position [duplicate]

In latex, how can we ensure that a figure is placed nearest to the place where it was defined or before? The issue I'm getting is that sometimes many of many figures are getting on the same page ...
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Why don't these figures align horizontally?

I am trying to use the subcaption package for horizontally aligning up some figures, and I did as the documentation instructs me to do, yet the result is these are vertically aligned. It really ...
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How can I find the location (coordinates) between two ticks in pgfplots?

I would like to change the behavior of pgfplots for the placement of tick scale labels and units. My desired placement would be or between the last two ticks or in place of the second last tick. For ...
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Tikz Edge Label Positioning mid anchor

I would like to place labels below edges such that the letters don't wobble. I can place them on the edge using the mid anchor, but when I use below some other anchor is used to calculate the ...
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Positioning tables inwithout default latex positioning mechanism [duplicate]

Hi I am querying about some suggestions regarding latex table placement. In m latex document I have an appendix section at the end of the paper. The appendix contains a couple of tables and a figure ...
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Group two tables so that they appear on successive pages

I have a table that is too big to fit on a page without shrinking the text to unreadable sizes. As a result, I have split it in to two. I can't use longtable to do this automatically as I am also ...
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Image appears outside the subsubsection it relates to [duplicate]

I'm trying to add image in my one subsubsection, but it appears in other section. How to fix this? My code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside]{article} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Is it possible to use nodes as anchors?

I'm trying to recreate a rather complicated reaction scheme with chemfig and TikZ. For that, I'd like to position several amino acid side chains at specific positions. What I'd like to do is to use ...
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Using \chemabove/\chembelow with \vflipnext

I have a molecule with a \chemabove command in it, and I'd like to mirror it vertically with \vflipnext. Everything is flipped just fine except for the atom positioned with the \chemabove command, ...
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Position the date with dinbrief

How do I change the horizontal position of the date with dinbrief? I have written some nice looking letters but now I am trying to align the date with part of my letterhead. I'm using dinbrief and I ...
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Weird side effects with Tikz positioning library

I use Tikz and chronology in a paper. However, as soon as I use the Tikz positioning library, I observe weird side effects. I can solve this problem if I remove the positioning library (and include it ...
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How to put a label at the beginning of an arrow?

I came with the following code to display the graph below: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \tikzset{ actor/.style={ rectangle, draw=black, ...
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Figure order (figure and figure* environments)

I am writing a two-column article and all my figures are included with the figure environment but one using figure* so that it can be displayed page-wide. The problem is that that specific figure is ...
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Is the following layout possible with the subfigure package?

Is it possible to achieve the following layout with the subfigure package (and any other package/command I don't know about): ############# ############## # # # # # pic1 # # ...
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New environment creates table at the top of document

I have the following code: \begin{table}[ht] \centering \rowcolors{2}{smileOrange!25}{white} \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|} \theader{Importance & Titre du document & Auteur} ...
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Horizontal positioning of sidecap figures

I am using a little variation of the code provided by Gonzalo Medina, \documentclass{article} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{subcaption} ...
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Ensure figures are placed on an odd page

Is there a way to ensure that figures (or other floats) are always displayed on an odd page? I'm using memoir for writing my thesis, which can be set to automatically place e.g. chapter beginnings on ...
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Tikz: how to create a line in the center of the picture to the right of a node?

Code: \documentclass[12pt]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning, calc, decorations.pathreplacing,} \begin{document} \newlength{\distance} ...
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Consistent vertical positioning of superscripts

This is somehow a follow-up question to this one. I've got the following math expression: \nabla_y u_0^{(i)}\nabla_y v^{(i)} However, no matte, whether I enclose the v in curly brackets or not (as ...
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Caption package in latex pushing all tables to end of document

I am working on my dissertation and am having a problem with the caption/subcaption package pushing all tables (not figures) to the end of the document. I would like to use the subcaption package to ...
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Multiple arrows between nodes

This is my code: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} %\documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows,fit,calc,positioning,automata} ...
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Legend position in standalone pgfplot moves when plot is used in document

The following mwe shows that the legend position in a pgfplot changes when the standalone version is scaled in a document that includes it. Standalone: From driver: (I changed the sizes to ...
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When do we still need the table and figure environments when we don't want the enclosed objects to float?

The LaTeX Wikibook writes: Please understand: you do not have to use floating tables. It only looks more professional. If you want to place your tables where they lie in your source code, do ...
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Insert pictures into whitespace in document

Okay, I'm not sure if this is even possible. We're currently switching the layouting of our "Basics" university intro booklet from Scribus to LaTeX. A difficulty there is minimising white space after ...
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TikZ: node placement when using draw let in syntax

When using the \draw let ... in syntax to construct an arc between 2 lines, the arc is placed in the correct location even if the arc's focal point isn't the origin. However, this isn't the case with ...
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Vertical spacing for two consecutive figure environments

I think I'm not going to solve my problem with the Floats and positioning of figures. I have 4 diagramms and I need to place them on two pages and at the end of the second page the caption for all 4 ...
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Force grid of images to be centered alone on a page

I'm always facing the same problem when it comes to images. I sometimes need to place an image centered alone on a page but it keeps sticking to the top of the page. I used for some images the ...
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How can I use fork style edges with explicitely positioned TikZ tree nodes?

As part of a graphical export facility, I try to render a tree in TikZ were all the node positions are exactly given and were the edges are fork-style. Doing that without the trees package demands ...
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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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Even spacing between successive textblocks (or equivalent)

I am writing a poster in LaTeX (\documentclass[a0,portrait]{a0poster}) Each block of the poster is created with textblock, like: %MOTIVATION \begin{textblock}{16.4}(.3,1.8) \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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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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Shifted hyperlink with includestandalone

I have a problem with includestandalone and a tikz-grafic with a hyperref. My MWE: I define a image as picture.tex: %Save as picture.tex \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{hyperref} ...