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

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Three figures positioned horizontally and vertically

I'm trying to get the following layout for three figures in LaTeX However, thus far I'm not really getting anywhere. What I've found is a way to put them next to each other, but they are too large ...
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Can I move the hat symbol vertically upwards?

I'm using mathpazo to format a document and have just become annoyed that a hat appears to be rendering too close to the letter it's decorating. I'd like to move the hat upwards, but am not sure how ...
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Understanding tikz inheritance with the positioning library

I have trouble understanding the tikz inheritance model while using the positioning library. Consider the following example: \documentclass[]{scrbook} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} ...
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\fill left of a node using the positioning library

How can I position a \fill relative to a node? I would position a node in the following way, using the positioning library: \node (mynode) at (2,4) {text}; \node [left=of mynode] {o}; But if I try ...
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Figure placement in XeLaTex

I am attempting to place a figure in my report. I have switched to XeLaTex but the figure doesn't seem centre and is overlapping the text. I have tried countless things but no luck. I've attached a ...
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How can I get a Royal Mail \psbarcode below addresses in letter?

Here is what I'm working with: \documentclass{letter} \newcommand*{\BottomLeftX}{1.0in+\hoffset+\oddsidemargin}% ...
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Image Orientation

When I import several images into LaTeX, the default is for the images to appear directly below the previous image. How can I display the pictures (even as many as five) side by side on the same row? ...
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How to label the curve of a function at any point along it in tikz?

In my example, I have to simple curves y = sqrt(x) and y = x. I would like to be able to attach a label along each curve, say at the middle of the curve. Right now, I am doing it by trial and error ...
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What are the default placement options for a floating figure in Latex?

The document Using Imported Graphics in L A TEX and pdfL A TEX talks about the different ways to affect where a floating figure is placed [htbp]. But these arguments are optional ... So how is the ...
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Animation: How to move the position of an equation in a continuous manner?

I want to make equations (or words) to continuously move in a page for a beamer talk. A simple example would be we have "A" on the left margin and "B" on the right margin and then "A" moves towards ...
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Positioning the address in a Letter

I need to place the right-side address differently in my .tex file but I can not figure out how to do. What I would like is to have the last line from the right-placed address at the same line as the ...
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Easiest way to write Avery 11137 template

Trying to get a template to work for the Avery 11137 label template and it is exceedingly harder than one would think because the geniuses over at Avery put it on an 8.5x7 page and, although it is not ...
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How to place a different background image on each part of a book

Do you know if it is possible to place a background image on each \part of a book? Ideally, for each part I would like to be able to put a different background image. Currently, I am using the ...
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Template of theorem statement?

So Basically I am looking for something that looks like this: Using the amsmath package: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $\left. \begin{aligned} A &= T ...
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Question about limits in lim command and scale in mathtools package

This is a follow up question regarding the limits in \lim command and mathtools package. To begin with how can I make the limits to start at the beggining of the lim symbol and not ahead of it? ...
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TikZ: Relative positioning of nodes

I am working on script to build chart depending on the input data and one of the troubles is to place node right of the rightest node. This is MWE: \documentclass[border=.5cm]{standalone} ...
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How can I make the caption of each sub figure like

I have 6 figures, two classes, and want them to be arranged as Figure 1-C1 Figure 2-C2 (a) (c) Figure 3-C1 Figure 4-C2 (b) (d) Figure 5-C1 Figure 6-C2 (c) ...
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Beamer move page number up on the slide

How can we change the position of slide numbers? For example shift it upward by 1 cm in the y-axis? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{datetime} \ddmmyyyydate ...
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Floats in the middle of paragraphs

How would you place a float like this with LaTeX? Note that it's in the middle of a sentence. Normal float placement rules could only find the right page to put the float on. Then it's a matter of ...
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Fit node to another node in a seperate scope that has been shifted and canvas transformed

I want to fit a node to another node which is defined in a different scope which has been subject to the options "(x)shift and transform canvas" (see example code and image). Without any canvas or ...
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Using position arguments with starred tcolorbox environment

The {tcolorbox}* environment is interpreting position arguments in a way I would not anticipate. When I include the *, the placement is unexpected--\begin{VocabBox}*[b]... does not get placed at the ...
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Is there a way to indicate the different area elements prescribed by the geometry package? [duplicate]

The geometry package prescribes areas such as header, footer, textarea, marginpar, etc. by using length variables such as tmargin, bmargin, headsep, etc. When you do "Inspect Element" in your ...
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How to force nodes on different lines to have equal y-positioning

I have, hopefully, a very simple question. I use tikz to make a figure for confirmatory factor analysis (CFA). In the minimal example there a 6 arrows going from the circle to a fixed place. However, ...
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Sub and super script in a diffent font [duplicate]

In a equation, I need sub and super script in a differnt font, other equation part as a differnt font, I am Using MiKTeX 2.9 version. How to get these style in the output? supscipt position is ...
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How to compute xslant and yslant

There must be an easy way to compute the required values of xslant and yslant to obtain the text in the "correct plane". Below I have guessed at then, but that is a very tedious process. The desired ...
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Fix tables at a given PAGE so that Table is not moving down when adding texts above it?

I have looked over all the possible duplicate questions this whole day, and I still can not find an explicit solution to my problem. I'm thinking to fix my table, wrote in tabular, at a given PAGE. I ...
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Table won't stay anchored in two colums article [duplicate]

I'm trying to put a table placed in the two columns of an article. This I can do. The problem is it won't stay in the middle of the text. Here is my code, \documentclass[11pt, twocolumn]{article} ...
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What are the ways to position things absolutely on the page?

I know that there is tikz, but also eso-pic and textpos. I'd like to see a list of possible ways (not necessarily packages) for absolute positioning of things (which I believe amounts to "boxes") on ...
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How to place a multicolumn table above a multicolumn figure?

I have a table that spans two columns of a page. I have a figure that also spans two columns. I tried adjusting the h, t and the * in different fashions, but I couldn't get it to work. The figure ...
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Cramping up overset and underset

When typesetting inline equations, I used to force display style to get limits below, because I deemed the inline style with sub/superscript limits to be absolutely appalling, which I still do, and ...
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pgfplots: relative node positioning in axis cs

I have got a file to plot with pgfplots. For convenience I'd like to define a measure in the plot. Unfortunately the relative positioning seems to give weird results. If I define the node coordinates ...
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How to prevent a pdf-figure to overlay text?

I have a pdf-figure which I want to include in my tex-file. I wrote the following line of code to insert the figure in my file: \includegraphics[width=.8\textwidth, bb=0cm 12.5cm 26cm ...
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Framed float box, spanning two columns in paracol [duplicate]

I'm looking for a simple, framed, float box-environment that has (or can have by construction) a star equivalent (like figure* or table*) so that it may span both columns in the paracol environment. ...
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\raisetag not working with alignedat environment

It seems the amsmath \raisetag macro does not work in combination with the alignedat environment. See the MWE below: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{equation} ...
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Package PGF Math Error: Unknown function 'north' (in 'north west') [closed]

I have created the following shape (it has some more features but the error is always the same), based on a rectangle. \pgfdeclareshape{set}{ %Like in rectangle but without all the separators ...
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Psplot position on page

How can i move \psplot on custom position without pstpicture? \psset{yunit=28pt,xunit=28pt} \psplot[algebraic=true,linewidth=1pt,plotpoints=500]{0}{4.7}{(-x/5)*cos(4*x)} ...
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How to place two figures side by side in multicol

I would like to place two figures side by side in two column environment (Both figures fitting withing a single column) I have read the answers but it's not working for me. The figure is placed on the ...
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Tikz Poster - Aligning titlegraphic to the right of the title

I would like to create a poster title, with a logo right-aligned, rather than on top of the title text. What I have is: \documentclass[25pt, a0paper, landscape, margin=0mm, innermargin=15mm, ...
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Absolute positioning in TikZ3

I am also submitting the solution, please, save your time and energy on this Question. My problem is this. The absolute positioning stopped to work in some cases after upgrading TikZ2 to TikZ3. ...
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Floats Analogue of framed

I have very little experience with LaTeX. So, pardon my ignorance, but is there a float equivalent of \framebox? Ideally, I'd like a simple construct for framed text that I can position at the top ...
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align icons to dictionary entries [closed]

I'm trying to typeset a small dictionary. Many of the entries come with a couple of icons that I would like to display in the margin just left of the entry, top-aligned with the beginning of the ...
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Put a beamerbox at the top of the frame, even if the frame is vertically centered

How can I put a beamerbox at the top of the frame, even if the frame is vertically centered? I know \frametitle just does this! So you can reformulate my question: how frametitle does this? Here is ...
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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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How can I create a beautiful symbol table?

One part of my "Geometrie und Topologie" book is a symbol table that allows students to quickly find the right words when they don't understand a symbol. This makes searching via the index / Wikipedia ...
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Why is my prime symbol too low? And: Why are my subscripts not scaled accordingly when I use \scriptsize?

I have two (maybe simple) questions concerning the following LaTeX document \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[ansinew]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Position Node to the right of tree

I currently have the following: \begin{forest} for tree={ draw, minimum height=2cm, anchor=north, align=center, child anchor=north }, [{Size 5}, align=center, name=SS [{Size 1 \\ Size 2\\ Size 3}] ...
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How can I have a brace on the left and the top of a matrix without overlapping?

Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{rotating} \begin{document} \begin{align*} \rotatebox[origin=c]{90}{$n$ ...
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White space between caption and sidewaystable

I am using a sidewaystable from the rotating package. I am trying to add some white space between the caption and the table (caption is placed above table). I tried using ...
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how to put odd number subfigures in multiple rows

There are five figures. Basically, I'd like them to displayed as following: |figure 1|figure 2| |figure 3|figure 4|figure 5| The first two figures are in the first row and the last three are ...
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define manually the position of a pgfplots plot inside the TikZ picture

I just started using matlab2tikz for the graphics in my thesis and got stuck with a probably simple problem: I have a plot of a function and an inset (zoom-in) on it. Both the main plot and the inset ...