{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 center xymatrix with respect to logical center?

I have an \xymatrix with 4 rows and 2 columns. I want to center it horizontally. I used \centerline{} but it (of course) just centers the whole box created by \xymatrix. Since my matrix entries are ...
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Relative positioning of edge labels in Tikz

I have a graph with multiple edges that originate at the same y-level (possibly at different angles) and end at different y-levels. I would like to position the edge labels at the same y height. ...
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Preventing floats of being before section

I have a rather large file with many chapters, before every chapter I use \cleardoublepage to get to a new doublepage but flushing all floats beforehand. In the beginning I also had position ...
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Place sidewaystable at the end of document (below instead of above list of figures)

I've seen a lot of questions concerning how to place a sidewaystable (I'm using the rotating package) floating in the document, but not one on how to place it at the end. My documentclass is ...
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what is the command for + on top of - [duplicate]

I would like to have + on top of -, I used stackrel, overset, underset, but nothing is close to what I see in textbooks, is there a specific command that places the + very close to the - underneath?
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Typeset credits at the very end of a document automatically

I want to print some graphics on the very last page of a document (containing some credits etc.). I don't know the length of the final document since it serves as a template and therefore I need a ...
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How to arrange a table and figure side by side with all captions on one side

To maximize space, I'm trying to put an table and image side-by-side in a document. As the image is longer than the table, I want to put both captions under the table (if possible). I envisage this ...
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Locking boxes vertical position

The fboxes and section titles generated with this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[left=6cm,right=6cm,top=3cm,bottom=3cm]{geometry} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \vspace*{1cm} ...
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Figures misplaced in recent version of MiKTeX [closed]

After a MiKTeX update, eps graphs were misplaced and appeared overlap with captions and text in pdf files. They worked perfect in earlier MiKTeX 2.9. Figures in dvi files worked fine as desired. ...
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Drawbacks of the `H` specifier

According to the float package documentation, the H float placement specifier [...]when added to a float, tells LaTeX to “put the float HERE, period”. If there isn’t enough space left on the ...
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How to re-position each chapter at the beginning of the page/ [duplicate]

:-) With the following preamble how can I reposition where the chapters start? Meaning each section is defined to start at almost the 2/3 of the page. There is a small space and then goes the "Section ...
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Working in Landscape Orientation to make a To-Do List

I'm essentially trying to re-create the following (Which may have been created in Microsoft Word) with LaTeX. I have figured out how to get into landscape orientation but it goes down onto a new page ...
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Left position of minipage

I'm trying to put an optimization problem inside a box. After some research I found this method (please fill free to propose a better method if you know something better): ...
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pstool & psfragfig how to edit the EPS file for moving the placeholder to another position

I have generated EPS and TeX files from Matlab. Now I notice if I scale my image the text gets badly scaled such that my axis names are sitting on my axis even if I reduce the text size to ...
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Aligning pictures for thesis/ report [duplicate]

At the moment, I am writing the thesis and I am leaving the figures to position themselves freely without forcing it with here 'h' option in \begin{figure}. This leaves the figure/plots prioritized to ...
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Add Logo to LaTeX poster

I'm using this template to create a poster. I would like to add a logo to the top right corner of the poster, next to the tittle of the poster. Is this possible? How?
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Placing a different image in each page corner [duplicate]

I would like to place an image in the corner of each page. Something like this: https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/44169/how-to-place-an-image-at-the-right-top-of-a-document But I want a ...
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How to place a figure in Latex while the [htbp] doesnt work?

I insert a figure in to my document using code like below, right after 2 tables in a page. \begin{figure}[htbp] \centering \includegraphics[with=350mm, bb=0 0 1350 743]{path/to/figure.png} ...
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TikZ node positioning on edge parameter/label [closed]

I wonder if there exists a trick to position a graph node (relative), based on a parameter (label?) of an edge leading to it? I mean a kind of time diagram, i.e. for example I have a timed automat, ...
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Special arrangement of subfigures in memoir

As described in answers to this question, the following code: \documentclass{memoir} \newsubfloat{figure} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[H] \centering% \begin{tabular}{lr} \begin{tabular}{c}% ...
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Creating flashcards with LaTeX

As the current semester is almost over and my lecturenotes-typesetting project draws to a close, I start learning the definitions with flashcards. I've created the flashcards automatically with a ...
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How does 'right=of' and 'right of=' work, and what does 'node distance=' do? [duplicate]

I have three variants of the same code and I varied the following three cases: right of= together with node dimension=1.6cm -- looks fine right=of together with node dimension=1.6cm -- nodes too ...
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The footer styling in fancyhdr - Center text

\fancypagestyle{myfancy}{ \fancyhf{} \fancyhead[LE,RO]{\slshape\nouppercase{\leftmark}} \fancyfoot[LE,RO]{\tikz[baseline={(0,0)},anchor=center] ...
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subfigure placement incorrect with 4 figures

I am having an issue with latex placing my figures incorrectly. I have 4 related plots that I want to appear together as a single figure (with a,b,c,d sub-references). \begin{center} ...
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Image appears before paragraph [duplicate]

A part of my document looks like this: \paragraph{blah} \begin{figure}[ht!] \centering \includegraphics[width=4.5in]{3a.jpg} \caption{(a)} \end{figure} \begin{figure}[ht!] \centering ...
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TikZ: Bottom right align text in rectangle

I am making some graphical models with tikz, and I have added a rectangle (plate./style) around three nodes. As you can see in the picture the text "N" is vertically/horizontally center aligned. I ...
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Changing side of line numbering in two columns documents part two

I have the same question as this one: tex.stackexchange.com/questions/9510/changing-side-of-line-numbering-in-two-columns-documents/ I'd like to use the listings package in a twocolumn document. An ...
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How to get included PDF pages adjusted to left and right pages in a book?

I want to include a single PDF page according to \includepdf[pages={1},scale=.80,pagecommand={}]{documents/CC_folgeseite-A4.pdf}. How can I make the PDF page to be centered as the text is, meaning ...
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How to combine equations and graphical calculus in TikZ?

I am writing an article about category theory and a lot of my equations are graphical, like this: Straight lines (and later, bent lines and circles) represent morphisms in an abelian category. But ...
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Cannot get my figure placed at the right spot [duplicate]

Although I use the option [H] or small case analogue of it [h], my figure is placed separately from the text how can I solve this issue? I tried to provide a minimal working example but this may not ...
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Three tables side by side

I have three tables and I need that the three tables stays side by side. I tried with this approach but the tables are overlapping each other. \begin{table}[!htb]\tiny ...
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Add an equation at the bottom of a KOMA-script article in twocolumn mode [duplicate]

how can I place a large equation at the bottom of a page when using the document class scrartcl with the twocolumn option enabled. I know about this solution using multicols, but I'd rather stick ...
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Put figure and listing side by side [duplicate]

I'm trying to put a listing and figure side by side. I tried to follow the suggestions in this link How to put algorithm and figure(s) side by side? without using caption package but the listing stays ...
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Treat floatbarriers like page borders?

When I use the figure environment I like using [bt] options. I now have subsections acting as floatbarriers (using the extraplaceins package), and [b] / [t] does not work due to my restraining ...
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Page numbers only half printed in scrreprt

I just made a printout of my document in scrreprt. I went to a copy shop to see, if everything worked out. Unfortunately, the page numbers are printed only half (the bottom part is cut off). I asked ...
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Relative positioning of node with TikZ Positioning

I am trying to replicate an automata with tikz and was wondering if there is a keyword that would allow be to mimic the position of the states with relative positioning without a "dummy" node. Below ...
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Floats for order of figure in case of double column figure?

I have the following code: \subsection{sub1} \begin{figure*} \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.62]{fig1.png} \caption{ this is fig1. \label{fig:fig1} } \end{figure*} ...
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tikzpicture in figure environment, the figure is not fix to the text

I am writing my master thesis and want to explain how a Matlab function works with a flow chart. The flow chart is edited with "tikz" in a figure, but the figure do not stick to the corresponding ...
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Closing phrase (from \closing) & signature (variable) in the same line (scrlttr2)

The \closing command in scrlttr2.cls is \newcommand*{\closing}[1]{{% \setparsizes{\z@}{\z@}{\z@ plus 1fil}\par@updaterelative\nobreak\par% \nobreak\vskip\baselineskip% ...
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compute position of each symbol [closed]

I've created a program that generates clickable areas on images with HTML5, taking as input a series of coordinates. Now what I'd like to do is send to that program a .png of a LaTeX expression ...
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How can component and voltage labels be positioned so they are properly aligned with components?

I have coded the following circuit: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[american]{circuitikz} \begin{document} \begin{circuitikz} \draw (0,4) to [C,v^=\(v_c\),*-*] (0,1) to [short] (0,0) ...
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scopes on chain: node distance not working

I have defined a few commands that each output a bunch of TikZ nodes that, combined, conceptually represent a single node/object. In order for the generated nodes to be treated as a cohesive whole, I ...
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Wrapfig induces an empty box on the next page

I am writing a document, and have been using the wrapfig environment without problems, however, for one of my figures I encounter the following problem. The figure is placed neatly and in the right ...
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How to place a node of a certain shape with one side on a line in TikZ

I would like to have an arrow shaped node to be positioned with its tail on the vertical axis of my reference frame. Here' were I got: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Floats interrupt and push back text

I have a \subsection{Subsection} Text text text \begin{landscape} \begin{figure}[p] \centering ... \caption{Caption} \label{fig:dcspe} \end{figure} \end{landscape} Other text other text other ...
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How to stop my letterhead from increasing dinbrief top margin?

I have a letterhead macro created with tikz that I'm using with dinbrief but it pushes the entire content of the letter down by 15mm. This would not be a big deal but when I print it out it no longer ...
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How can I insert a subject line in a letter?

I am writing a letter and I would like to insert a subject line above or below the \opening. How should I do this? I prefer not to use scrlttr2 or KOMA
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How to place text with tikz under beamer at an absolute position on the slide

I want to place some text on a beamer slide next to a figure. The problem is that if I simply use tikzpicture environment, LaTeX places the text after whatever is placed before, be it hidden or shown. ...
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Figure placement without the next section being forced on a new page

I am trying to include an image, which I want within the section in which it is referred to. When I try to use the \FloatBarrier command, the figure stays within the section, however the next section ...
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Adjusting the summation sign: [duplicate]

I would like the limits to be vertically above and below the summation sign. I also need a larger summation sign... This is currently what I have: $x^2sin(x) = \sum_{n=-\infty\atop n\ne \pm ...