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

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Identifying long-distance float and footnote references

Many people have asked questions about how to locate float references such that the float will appear near the first reference (note that a similar - but less common - problem exists for footnotes, as ...
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Positioning of images/graphics in tables

I need to create a table where cells in one columns are images, not text. This is the code I'm using: \begin{table}[hbtp] \centering \begin{tabu} to \textwidth {|c|c|c|c|} \hline ...
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Integral Limits Placement in LaTeX

I'm using a converter to generate LaTeX codes. The converter gives me the results below for integral and sum. limits are above and below. I want sum and other symbol limits as given in (1) but ...
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How to edit the \newenvironment{table} in .cls

The "jfm.cls" code you can get in http://journals.cambridge.org/data/relatedlink/jfm-ifc.zip And the table redefined is as follows in "jfm.cls" \newcounter{table} ...
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Inserted image is at the top of the page [duplicate]

I'm trying to insert an image into my paper however it's being inserted at the very top and not where I want it, my .tex file looks something like this: % Bunch of text here, \begin{figure} ...
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How to calc y coordinate of the block to put it between 2 other?

Suppose, we have a flowchart with 2 branches: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc,shapes, positioning} ...
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Insert image within the Exercise package

I am writing an exam using \usepackage{exercise}. I have been using this package for some time with great results. However, this time, I would like to insert a small image on the right side of the ...
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Legend position control within rotated polar axis

How can I shift (control) the position of the legend within rotated polar axis environment? (e.g. shift into the south-east corner?) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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How to position a table at the right margin and at the exact height of the current line?

I'm trying to position the table such that the top of the table would have the same height as the text next to it, but there's always an exceedingly annoying line that I can't seem to get rid of. ...
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How to position tikz node relative to 2 other nodes

Suppose, I have this structure: Code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc,shapes, positioning} ...
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Positioning a tikz scope relative to another tikz scope

In the manual of PGFplots on page 333 the author describes how to position an axis environment relative to another axis environment: \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Avoid footnotes from appearing before mark

I have these \footnotetext and \footnotemark as illustrated in the figure below. I used these tags to enforce my own numbering (and because using only \footnote was not working the way I expected). ...
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List of floats with the number of pages

A big issue is how to control float placement. I don't want to stress this problem but I would like to get an automatic overview over problem. What I mean: Is there the possibility to get a list with ...
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How do I display a very wide table at the bottom of a page over two columns?

I'm writing a paper in LaTeX according to a CogSci template which uses two columns. However, I have a very wide table which needs to span accross both columns to be shown correctly. I want this table ...
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Package for game/playing cards (not only poker)

Is there a package to design playing cards (NOT ONLY POKER and similar card games, but board games like this and that) in TeX (and friends)? I'm well aware of this one and a half years old topic ...
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Label functions generated with gnuplot in pgfplots

I would like to generate four hyperbolas in the plane and label them. I'm using the following code (sorry for its length, feel free to shorten it...): \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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How to keep figures before the references in a paper in LaTeX? [duplicate]

I have a paper with 30 figures. I added all the figures before conclusion section. But after compiling the document, 10 figures are placed into the middle of the document and after the references. I ...
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How can I put a figure to the right of a multiple-choice question?

I have code to automatically align the four choices of a multiple choice question and put the answer after the question with dotted lines. It works quite well with the exam document class (see the ...
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Image positioning in new page [duplicate]

If i use the following code, my image is placed in the center of the page, horizontal as vertical. I think this happens, because the section above ended on the page before. I want it to go to the top ...
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TikZ chain adjust positions of on-the-arrow node

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{chains} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[start chain=circle placed {at=(\tikzchaincount*30:1.5)},regular/.style={draw,circle,inner ...
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How to keep multiple figure together

I have 6 graphs that I have to keep together while showing. I have to make them almost same width as text width, otherwise the graphs will not be properly seen. So I cannot add them side by side but I ...
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How to change the position of x ticks from outside of chart frame to inside to the chart frame?

I want to have the marks on the x axis at the same position as in the left plotted figure. \begin{figure}[ht!] \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[width=7.5cm, ymin=0, ...
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Moving equations and aligns into outer margin

I have rather narrow text width, so sometimes I have to move floats to the outer margin. In case of drawings and tables I use command \widefloat defined below \documentclass[11pt]{scrbook} ...
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Problems with \ifthispageodd

I am using KOMA script for my document. Occasionally, I have a float that is wider than text width, and I want the float to be pushed into the outer margin. This is why I defined \widefloat command, ...
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How to set default positioning of figure/table document wide [duplicate]

I'm writing my thesis and I find myself adding [hb]s and [ht]s to all figures and tables. Is there a way to make this global for the whole document? Preferably with the option to override it for ...
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Handwriting drill sheets

I am looking to create some handwriting drill sheets. Similar to what can be found here http://www.handwritingworksheets.com/flash/cursive/paragraph/index.html I also found this question: Writing ...
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Different height in different split parts + arrow positioning

\documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning,shapes.multipart} \begin{document} \tikzset{every loop/.style={min distance=1mm,in=110,out=70,looseness=2}} ...
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Adding tikz pictures on top of a beamer slide

What is the best practice for adding/uncover TikZ pictures on top of a beamer slide? I have tried the following approach \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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DVI with explicit positioning of each character

I have a problem with a proprietary software (Matlab) that internally uses a LaTeX interpreter and then renders the resulting dvi-file. The problem is that the rendering part does not use the proper ...
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Don't start next section until every image float is resolved

I've a chapter formed by two sections. The problem is, I have two images that should be in the first section but eventually end up in the second. I read a bit about approaches to the problem using ...
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Inconsistent column placement in beamer slides with overlay

I'm trying to show alternative column configurations on a beamer slide, as shown in this example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{columns} ...
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┓- shaped figure and caption

I have a (float) figure that has a ┓-shape, that is there is a huge blank square at the bottom left. I'd like to put in this blank the caption of the figure. Is there a way? My class loads ...
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How to draw 3 figures and have them side by side while they're connected

I would like to have 3 figures side by side, as in one of my previous posts. However, this time isn't the same. I would like to link my figures as below: My problem is not only how to put my ...
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Checklist with float images in the left side of the page

I want to create a document which is mainly a check list, but what I want is to show an image on the left side of the page, and the check list was shown in the right side of the page. Like the image ...
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Throw warning based on distance from the bottom

Is there a way to specify a warning in LaTeX which is thrown if and only if a specified text is not at the bottom (or near the bottom) of the page? Use-case: manual column-breaking is needed due to ...
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Position of year date in moderntimeline

In this example, the 2012 seems to be further away from the blue bar than the 2010 is. Can the 2012 be moved toward the bar, so that the 2012 and the 2010 are equidistant ...
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Two column-wide figure in 4 column enviroment

I have poster with 4 columns. I want to place figure in the middle of poster, that should be only 2 columns wide. I am using the a0poster package. So I have something like this: \begin{document} ...
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Align position of a table exactly to another one

I have a problem. I just made a table which was very wide, so I decided to split it into two smaller ones. Turned out the 2nd half is a little bit smaller in width than the first one. Now I want these ...
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How do I position title, frametitle, navigation bar and contents in arbitrary absolute positions?

I am trying to adapt the structure of a slide in beamer in order to match a background I would like to use. However, if I just insert the components of the frame (title, frametitle, contents), things ...
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Aligning multiple authors (with pictures) in a grid

Working on a project with 4 members, I'd like to align the authors in an "even" way on the title page. I'm thinking a simple 2 by 2 "grid" would likely look best, but I'm having some issues getting it ...
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vertical shift in pstricks picture

My paper contains the following PSTricks picture. It displays a square on the left, and two squares on the right - top and bottom. It describes a process where the square on the left can be in either ...
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Logo next title poster

I have a problem with placing one logo on the appropriate place in my poster. I have two logo's, there is no problem with the first logo, which stands left to the title. The second logo is right to ...
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Why does `align` break `tikz` node placement?

I want to put some marks in the document and place desciptions of these marks in the margin area, one below another. It works fine, however if I place a mark inside align environment corresponding ...
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How to prevent a series of tikz nodes from overlapping?

I have the following MWE for the note command I'm working on. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[a5paper,marginparwidth=15mm]{geometry} \usepackage{tikzpagenodes} \usetikzlibrary{calc} ...
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Place a figure at position which want [duplicate]

I want to place a figure at some position that i want such that, after/before some word, or line. But the output result may be different, the word/line i want after/before the figure, it do inverse ...
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An overview of node positioning?

I've been making tikz pictures for a while now, and there seem to be a number of different ways to position nodes within a diagram. Absolute coordinates, east/west, left/right, the $ $ things, minimum ...
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One big block with 2 smaller blocks aligned to it

I want to align 2 blocks underneath one big one like this -------------------- | | | | -------------------- --------- --------- | || | | ...
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positioning two subfigure properly

I am trying to use subfigure \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,xcolor=dvipsnames,xcolor=table]{beamer} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% % PACKAGES \usepackage{ mathrsfs, ...
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How can I fix a logo in the head-right of a page [duplicate]

I am writing a scientific report for my internship, and I would like to know if there is any easy command to put a logo in the page headers , for example in my case I would like it in the head-right. ...
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TikZ: Label nodes on to path

I use the to syntax to set a node in the horizontal middle between to other nodes. My problem is, that a label does not fit well at this middle node. Compare the label of node 2 and node 3 in the ...