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

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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 ...
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Tikz labels are shifted dependent on the letters size

General description of the intrinsic behavior The labels in a tikz picture are shifted (e.g. by above) exactly to the extreme of the letters in the labels, i.e. it takes the descender (see ...
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Right align \komavar entries inside a column defined by \setplength

I am scratching a custom invoice template based on scrlttr2 from the KOMA-Script and example code provided by Markus Kohm (specifically, the files asymTypB.lco and briefwbk.tex to be found under ...
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dmath puts too many line breaks in

I've got the following code for an equation: \begin{dmath} x \in A - B \leftrightarrow x \in A \textrm{ and } x \not\in B \end{dmath} It produces the output: The equation really doesn't need ...
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How to add a predefined box flush right after a custom environment? [duplicate]

I want to construct an environment which prints enclosed text and add a predifined box flushright after the text. Here is MWE: \documentclass{minimal} \newenvironment{problem}{% \bigskip ...
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Tikz callout: positioning start of pointer

The pointers of my Tikz callout rectangles always start in the middle of the rectangle. But that kind of pointer sometimes gets in the way of other objects (e.g. the pointer start should be more to ...
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Positioning item to the left inside Table

I am facing a problem that the item is positioned on the center of the table column, may i know how to make it to be positioned on the left side of the column? This is the problem i am facing. This ...
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Positioning of imported table [duplicate]

I am importing a data table into a document and want the table to be within the text. When I import with \input{bodyrate}[htpb], the table is placed at the end of the document and [htpb] is printed ...
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Subtables using r+hmisc

I'm not absolutly sure if it is the right place to ask my question. I use R+knitr to produce a weekly report(s) from a large database. For my tables I find very convenient to use hmisc's latex ...
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imported table positioning

I am importing a data table into a document and want the table to be within the text. When I import with \input{bodyrate}[htpb], the table is placed at the end of the document and [htpb] is printed ...
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Staying on same page [duplicate]

this is my problem: \section{Anhang} \begin{figure} \includegraphics{anderegraphen5,6-1.png} \end{figure} The figure will be on the next page, so that Anhnag is the only word on the first ...
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Changing The Date Location On A Letter

I'm using the document class scrlttr2 to make a cover letter, but since it's a business letter the date needs to be left-justified and above the address. By using the work-around here I was able to ...
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Placing many floating tables

I have written a chapter with many tables (20+) that are all set to 'tbp' for bottom, top and page. There is also text around these tables. The placement of most of the tables turned out to be on top ...
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Use [midway], [near end] etc. for weights in TikZ

Is it possible to move weights of vertices using the commands [midway], [near end], [near start] etc? Just stating {above} and {below} doesn't always help, since the weights sometimes overlap: ...
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poem indentation different when text is longer than a page

I'm trying to compose a volume of poetry in the memoir class and the verse environment. To set the indent on a per-poem basis, I use \settowidth{\versewidth}{longest line of text here} as ...
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Four per page to print [duplicate]

I made an invitation for an event in LaTeX, with output at 4.25in x 5.5in. I'd like to place four of these in a 2x2 grid, and get an 8.5in x 11in document for printing. No margin changing, no ...
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Overwrite TikZ auto placement of weights in graph

So I have the following graph: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} ...
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Putting two images beside each other

If I want to put two images beside each other, what should I do? I have inserted a figure. But, rather than having the next figure on a new line, I want it to be beside the already inserted figure. ...
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How can I get my table at the bottom of a two-column page? [duplicate]

I have a table in my document, the code of which is as follows: \onecolumn \begin{table}[b] \centering \begin{tabular}{cccr} \hline \textbf{Hydrofob del} & \textbf{Hydrofil del} ...
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Centering nodes with Tikz automatic node placement

I would like the nodes to be centered, an I can't see a way to do this: MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{graphs} \begin{document} ...
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Algorithm2e caption above code

I can't seem to figure out how to place a caption at the beginning of an algorithm2e pseudo code. I know it's possible with the ruled environment, but I don't want those lines at the top and the ...
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moderntimeline incompatibility with positioning using Beamer

I am preparing a slide for my PhD defense with a list of research stays with some tasks and publications. If I create the timeline by itself, there is no problem. But when integrating it with my ...
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Image at bottom right Corner of the type area

With the following code I put an image in the bottom left corner of a page (see How to place an image in bottom left hand corner on every page? too). \newcommand{\BackgroundPic} {% \put(0,0){% ...
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Power indices on the left side

I'm using {^2K} to write the indices on the left side, but when I do so I get an unwanted space between 2 en K. Is there another way to write the "power" indices on the left side? \section*{text} ...
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TikZ: How to set a node on an exact position on a line?

to set a node on a line the usual way should be something like this: \begin{tikzpicture} % place nodes \node[draw] at (0, 0) (a) {A}; \node[draw] at (5, 0) (b) {B}; \node[draw] ...
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Pushing text below an absolutely positioned box

I'm trying to create a document header, part of which is an absolutely positioned TikZ picture, and part of which is some text in a TikZ node. The northwest or northeast anchor of the node should be ...
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How do I get my cards to automatically tile?

I want to create sheets of playing cards for a game. There isn't a known package for this, however stealing from a previous answer and deleting things until it made sense got me this far: ...
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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). ...