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

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Why has no one told me I can use rubber lengths for graphics? Is that bad?

I just had a thought. Quite commonly when I define a figure graphics I write something like: \begin{figure}[btp] \centering \includegraphics[width=0.95\textwidth] ...
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How do you center a statement and italicise it without making it a theorem?

I want to have a statement in my proof with an implication sign in it, I want it centred and italicised and I want it numbered. (1) How do you do this? \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} ...
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The caption of the table moved to the left

I am trying to add a table to my Latex document but the caption of the table shrunk in the left corner and does not extend to the whole width of the table. This is my table: \usepackage{graphicx} % ...
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Gluing text to longtable

I am an occasional LaTex user. My question relates to the use of longtable. If I understand the standard table constructs, then "tabular" defines the layout of the actual table grid with contents, and ...
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Enforce figures to be placed in the same section [duplicate]

I'm having some sections in a report with more images (figures) than text. I include the images in the following way: \begin{figure}[h] \centering ...
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Two-columns figure at current page (below other figure)

I'm wondering if it is possible to show a two column figure in a page where another figure has already been displayed. In other words, I didn't want to spawn the two column figure to a new page. I ...
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How to print addresses

I have a list of addresses. How can I print those such that I can print those and glue to envelopes? I mean, I would like that every page has three addresses in every row and eight addresses in every ...
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How can I put the angle more right than I put here? And how can I make a subtitle also?

Is it possible to adjust the angle more than I did: [ABOVE RIGHT] \draw [black, thick] (0.7,0) arc [start angle=0, end angle=110, radius=0.7cm] node [above right] {$\theta=\phi-\ang{90}$}; ...
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Tikz node command changes (0,0) position?

I am trying to preapare a poster with a0poster. I wrote: \noindent\begin{tikzpicture} \fill[DarkOrange,rounded corners=20pt] (0,0.5) rectangle (\linewidth,5); % \node (myfirstpic) at (0,0) ...
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placing of floats referenced with varioref

In my text I use \vref{<label>} from the varioref package for referencing figures and tables. In most circumstances this works satisfactory. Exceptions are cases, when in a text line \vref ...
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Center float vertically in space at the end of a page

I have half a page of text, followed by a short table under it, followed a large table on the next page. The short table is placed at the bottom of the page under the half page of text which is ...
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Positioning of \hrule and \vrule

I try to construct a symbol from 4 rules, one horizontal and three vertical ones. \showoutput gives me the correct dimensions for all of them (see below). However, the horizontal one somehow ...
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Text with overlay is vertically displaced in beamer

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Displacement of text} \only<1-2>{This text will be displaced.} \only<2>{Did you see it?} ...
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How can I add offsets to coordinates in tikz?

I’m trying to add offsets to two coordinates with tikz like this: \draw[line width=4] (coorda) ++(0.3pt,0) -- (coordb) ++(-0.3pt,0); The first ++ instruction works just fine, but the second one has ...
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Cannot determine the size of graphic [duplicate]

I know this question asked here before, and I've seen all your answer but it didn't work with me just \includegraphics[width=0.8\textwidth,natwidth=610,natheight=642]{first.png}work, but if I do ...
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Overlapping labels in tikz barplot

I have a problem with the placement and size of nodes in my barplot. I changed the size in the code from \small to \tiny: every node near coord/.append style={font=\tiny} but, the numbers are still ...
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How to force caption above a custom text float?

I am trying to make a supplementary information text, which I would input to my main document. I want to have the caption above the text and use caption package for formatting of the caption (required ...
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Position of included svg image

how can I include an .svg image and center it relative to a specific point? There is a specific point in the image that should be equidistant from both the left and the right of the page.
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(Warsaw Theme) How can I put the logo on the top right of each slide?

Hi I wish that my logo could be on the top right of each slide and also to position it wherever I want on the title page. \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Automatic \clearpage when picture goes on the next page

I have a small problem. I'm writing my PhD thesis (that's not the problem) and I want my images to be where I want them to be. I manage to do that using \begin{figure}[H] \end{figure} but often the ...
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How to print a table and figure side-by-side in knitr

I see a lot of posts on putting figures side by side with tables without knitr, and posts about putting tables next to tables and figures next to figures in knitr, but nothing on how to put a figure ...
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Background boxes to the edges of the paper

I am trying to produce a LaTeX template for a document format that was originally created in a WYSIWYG publishing program. Part of the template requires some block colour background elements that ...
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does wrapfig package conflicts with OSX 10.9.5?

I used once the wrapfig package on a windows machine. but on the mac it holds whitespaces beneath the wrapped figure and in this case look of the document is completely insufficient anymore! please ...
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How to put something on a page without disturbing the main vertical list?

I'd like to put something on an arbitrary place on a page. I'm using \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay] ... \end{tikzpicture} inside \nointerlineskip\vbox to 0pt{\vss ...
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Tikz: Position dodge on the x axis?

For my 2x2 factorial data, I want to create a line plot with confidence intervals in Tikz. The x-axis ticks are supposed to have a small offset so that the confidence intervals of the two plots do not ...
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Add and align photo placeholder with title

I am trying to learn TeX and I need to add a photo placeholder and align it with a title. I have the following code \documentclass[margin,line]{res} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How to use the outdated \subfigure package to align 3 images

I would like to create a figure that has 3 images, one large long figure on the left, and two small figures on the right, exactly like the image in this link: How to stack two subfigures next to a ...
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Images added with graphicx never stays where I put them [duplicate]

I've tried this in different occasions within the past year and I have always had the same problem. I go to the line of the Latex code where I want to insert my images using \begin{figure}, but the ...
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Remember picture is positioned too high

I want a word in a normal paragraph to be later pointed at by a callout. The MWE below actually achieves this, except, the word is shifted up. What is an elegant way to solve this, so that the word ...
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endfloat leaves space even when marker text off

I am using endfloat to process all my tables at the end of my document. I am also using the option to suppress in-text markers. However, endfloat still seems to insert a space where the marker would ...
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Fixing the photo position in ModernCV

I used an offset of 2.5cm for the title and now I want to move the photo 2.5cm more to the left. How can I get that done? My MWE: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} ...
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Minipage not centered in frame

I'm making a presentation, and I have a lot of graphs and text. In one specific frame, I'm using the \only command to separate the graphs and the text. Here's the code: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Make a float “between” parts

Well say I have a float (figure/table) - how can I make it so this float is always before a certain piece of text (and always after another). If the float would switch to the page the next it should ...
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Node position in decision tree with TikZ

Hi I am trying to make a decision tree in Latex, and for now I have that But my tree will probably be important, so that I want my nodes to be closer to the left, but not in a vertical dimension. ...
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Text automatically goes to the top of a table even if text position immediately after the table [duplicate]

This is the top \begin {table} \caption {Table Title} \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{| l | l | l |} \hline Measurement& Uncertainty & Range \\ \hline \hline \end{tabular} \caption*{What is ...
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\include{} with picture environment takes whole page [duplicate]

Octave gives me the possibility to safe a figure as .tex document, which then basically just includes one big picture-environment that includes the blank figure and adds the labels. It looks like this ...
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How do I keep one figure in its place and move the rest to the end?

I am working on my thesis with many chapters. In one of it, I use a lot of figure and table. I have been able to use endfloat to send all of the figure and table. However, other chapter has only one ...
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Tikz coordinate calculation

Consider the followinting tikz picture. I need to place the segment re-D so that its measure will be 8/9ths the measure of the segment ut-C. Now I just placed it at a random distance of 8/9 between ut ...
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Text in Footer of Document

Whenever my class handouts require a second side, I add the indicator Page 2$\rightarrow$ at the bottom (flush right) to spotlight the fact that there is additional content on the flip-side. ...
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Positioning/centering a diagram with picture environment

i just put up some Dynkin diagram (already thanks to you guys :)) but it appears that this is too large fir the page and is thus not centered, as the code shows : \documentclass{article} ...
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Problem of positioning and size of the additional text on tikz/gnuplot figures

I want to at my legend using tikz environment on top of my figures generated with gnuplot. I am happy with the result when I comment the part \node[anchor=center, text width=0.39cm, xshift=0cm, ...
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3D surface plot with axis inside plot

I try to draw the energy surface of a magnetic particle. For this i want the axis system to come from the inside of the particles pointing to the ouside. Ist ist basically the example below, but with ...
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Insert a figure on the corner of the page

I am using the following title page: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[hidelinks]{hyperref} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{color} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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An alternative way to align figure and table in \subfloat

So I realise this has been asked/alluded to a couple of times previously as in: Figure and table side-by-side in subfloats Table and Figure side-by-side with Table caption above, Figure caption ...
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adding a coloured-box in flowchart

I am trying to make a flowchart in Latex, I want to put some of steps in a coloured box with a label, e.g. Deterministic Annealing, I added scope part but it doesn't compile with the new change. ...
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Multipart graph with linear and circular node patterns

I'm trying to draw a graph (PDF output of code below attached) that's a linear process, with a potentially circular element in it. As you may see in the upper picture, the the B,C,D elements aren't ...
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I have 3 data series and 2 different y-axis. How can I add, outside the graph, the legend for each of three series?

Does someone know how can i change the position of my legend to right-side of my graph? I try many things but i can't. Please give me some help! Here is my code! \resizebox{\textwidth}{!}{ ...
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Place a table on a new landscape page in a two column paper

Very related to this question and some of the comments therein, I need to insert a landscape page for a wide table, in a two column document. As suggested there, I have tried to use \afterpage{% ...
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forcing certain figure environments to be on top of page globally? [duplicate]

There are certain environments, such as the figure environment and environments that I defined myself that I want to force to appear (by default) on the top of a page, in a global way (instead of ...
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Revisiting middle of page footnote problem

Configuration: Report document class Problem: \usepackage[bottom]{footmisc} is not producing footnotes to the bottom of page as it should, but rather in the middle of a page with few lines of body ...