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

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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')

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

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 ...
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placing the figure at bottom of the page

I want to place the column-spanned figure at the bottom of the page near to the text but using \begin{figure*}[b] goes the figure to the end of the document!! Why? \begin{figure*}[b] \centering ...
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Fixing the location of the appearance in algorithmicx environment

I'm trying to force an algorithm to stay between two paragraphs, but after compilation, it shows up in the next page. My algorithm takes more than half a page and is something like: ...
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Positioning Even or Odd x axis tick labels in PGFPlots

I am wondering if it is possible in PGFPlots to position separately only the Odd x-tick labels (or Even). The reason is that, my x-axis labels look congested. In Tikz datavisualization, I have noticed ...
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Table desturbingly floats into align environment functions

this is my code \begin{align} S(\Theta)&=\ln\left|\nu(\Theta)\right|\label{eq:S_theta}\\ \intertext{where $\nu(\Theta)$ is the determinant of the covariance matrix of the responses, which are ...
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Position some yticks to the right, and some others, to the left

I am trying to position the yticks to the left and right of the axis, depending on a comparaion to a reference value. Say in the following plot, I want to position the positive ylabels to the left, ...
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How to tell LaTeX to place all figures at the end of pdf file?

Well, I search through the SE site but it seems everyone else was asking how to avoid appending figure and their accidents are not quite an elegant solution to my problem --- I'm looking for a way ...
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How to remove unncessary whitespaces between two lonely figures on page

Im sure it's an easy question but I cant figure it out and I was searching google for different keywords crossing my mind but couldn't find a relevant post. I have two tables which are positioned on ...
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Table with arrows between cells

I want to create a table with arrows between some cells, for which I've used tabularx and TkiZ. I have the following problems: Text in cells aligned vertically to the center and at the same heigh ...
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Why is \txt element of \xymatrix moved downwards?

I wonder why is the textual "A" in \xymatrix{A \ar[r] & \txt{A}} moved downwards. All I want is to have textual elements in xymatrix with possibility of line breaks inside the element. I thought ...
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How to place tabs [duplicate]

I want to generate these lines: GREATER(x,y)=true =false If i itemize it i get : GREATER(x,y)=true =false
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Size and position of array [duplicate]

The following is an extract from my LaTeX file which describes a table. The table has a fair amount of space below it. I would, therefore, like to increase the arraystretch. However, by increasing it ...
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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?