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

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Tikz positionning on the baseline

I have the following piece of code \begin{tikzpicture} [mainbullet/.style={rectangle, minimum size=0.3cm,draw=orange!100, fill=orange!100,thick}, % maintitle/.style={rectangle,opacity= 0.5}, % ...
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Extra page at beginning of appendix containing big figures

I have an appendix that contains two full-page figures. The first page of the appendix is always blank except for the title -- I suspect this is a common problem with appendices of full page figures. ...
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How can I put the table caption on the top in pdfLaTeX? [duplicate]

I have this code \begin{table}[H] \caption{My Caption } \centering \begin{tabular}{*{6}{|p{3cm}}} \hline\hline But caption comes at bottom. I can't use this \begin{table}[Ht] as it ...
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TikZ picture positioning in landscape

I wrote a large game tree (using automata package) and need to display it in landscape mode. I already tried to use both textpos and geometry (newgeometry command) packages but without any positive ...
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How to set the distance between to subfigures each with a tikz-pic inside?

My code is as follows. I want to increase the distance between the two diagrams: \PassOptionsToPackage{usenames,dvipsnames,svgnames,table}{xcolor} \documentclass [11pt,a4paper] {article} ...
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Using Tikz Fit to draw a node covering a Tikz chains

A chain of nodes is drawn using tikz chains. I would like to draw a rectangle node covering the chain nodes (or, multiple rectangle nodes covering subsets of them). I am using tikz fit. ...
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How to arrage multiple figures?

I try to arrage multiple figures in one page, but I failed. I hope they display as follow: Any suggestion will be greatly appreciated.
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Eps Position Problem [duplicate]

I am trying to put a graph inside my TeX file it somehow misses its original places and moves somewhere else. What can I do to fix it? Here is my code: \documentclass{article} ...
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Positioning figures [duplicate]

I want to force a table and a figure to appear in a page with nothing except them. I've tried \clearpage but it makes lots of extra spaces in the document. Also some of the figs appear in the end of ...
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How to split the page with images on the right and information to the left

I would like to do the following but more correctly: I would like to have to have the images on the right and information on the left. I tried using wrapfigure package to do it but I don't think ...
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Picture “stuck” in a position [duplicate]

I am inserting several figures in my text with the \includegraphics command but some of them are not being placed correctly and they don't move when I change the command's parameters. This works ...
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How to force a figure and a table to stay on the same page in LaTeX? [duplicate]

I have an image and a table that I want to display on a page. Each eats up little less than half of the space available so there's not much room for any other stuff on that page, but I know there is ...
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Caption issue when placing figure side by side

I placed 2 figures side by side using the minipage method from this post, and the figures look perfectly fine. However, the caption of the right figure stick out into the margin, why is that and how ...
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How to arrange floating image top centered?

I am using image in my report as follows to make it top centered. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum}% http://ctan.org/pkg/lipsum \usepackage{graphicx,caption}% ...
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Adding a “take away” box to a beamer slide

In Powerpoint presentations (especially with slides produced by consultants), it's common to add a box at the bottom of a slide that indicates the main point. What would be some LaTeX code for adding ...
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Finding the current position on the PDF

I am trying to generate automated reports in R using knitr. There are a list of objects I need to print on the PDF and the size (rows, columns, length etc.) can vary. The problem is that when any of ...
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Dividing Scrolling text

Based on the video available here : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkBCeOBbAmM I try to understand what the following code does \def\text{\setbox\galley=\vbox\bgroup \hsize= 5cm \hrule} ...
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Text in framed boxes with arrows [duplicate]

A question similar to How can I construct a page layout with framed boxes? I need to construct a very simple flow chart with a few vertically and horizontally aligned boxes with arrows betweem them. ...
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LaTeX XY positioning

I have not been using latex in a while and I would like to try to implement the tips & tricks given in this video during the TUG conference by Jean Luc Doumont : ...
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Differences in vertical positioning of superscripts and subscripts depending on grouping (`{ }`): Why? Caveats? Workarounds?

This question about {(x+y)}^2 vs (x+y)^2 drew my attention to the slightly different vertical positioning of super- and subscripts for such expressions. Compare (x+y)^8_8 (left) and {(x+y)}^8_8 ...
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High level digital design in TikZ

I am very new to TikZ and I have trouble making a diagram similar to the one here: My problems are specifically making MUX to get to inputs which would be on 1/3 and 2/3 of the width. Taking sigma ...
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Novice's question: I don't want other objects' locations to move when I add a circle

TikZ novice, here. I want to create two slides (in Beamer), identical except for the addition of a circle in the second slide. I don't want the addition of the circle to shift about the placement of ...
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Force position of full page sized figure

I'd like to have text that is placed after a figure which occupies a whole page also to be placed after that page in the produces PDF file. Imagine this (pseudo latex, not necessarily a working ...
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anchor arrow start position

Attached below is the minimum working example. I would like the arrow to end at the west anchor of the node "operation". I tried anchor and few other possibilities but they don't seem to affect the ...
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Marginpar on a fixed side of two-column double-sided memoir document

I have a two-column, double-sided document class based on memoir, where the wide margin is always on the left. I would like the \marginpar to always be in this left margin, irrespective of whether it ...
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Force Big figure of 4x8 subfigures appear in one page

I have a big figure of 4x8 subfigures and i want to force it in one page as now it displays around 20 subfigures and the rest don't appear. Update: I have tried writing this in the line: ...
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Figure is put in the center of the page

I made a figure containing subfigures, but it keeps appearing in a whole page, so lots of white space. I don't know why. This picture explains what i mean: This is the code used: \clearpage ...
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Subfloats labeling

I'm working on a figure containing 30 figs, 5 rows 6 cols. What I want to do is: in the begining of every row of figure i want to write some text but i want it to be written vertical not horizontal. ...
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TOC longer than 1 page messes with Tikz absolute positioning on following pages

I have an issue where a TOC on more than one page, ruins the tikz-positioning for the rest of the pdf. Example: The header has been moved to the bottom of the page where it usually stays on the ...
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Placing text in the margin next to a figure using ConTeXt [closed]

What is a good way to place a short paragraph in the margin next to a figure in ConTeXt? I've been trying the following code, but it places the \inmargin text at the base of the figure which only ...
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How to put a full-width table at the top or bottom of the same two-column page as the reference text?

I'm posting today because I would like to reduce white space in a document I'm writing. The content is two-columns but I have floating tables that span across both columns (table*). At some point, ...
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Text in moderncv’s left column overlaps with right column

I was trying to compile a Resume and I am not able to figure out why only the second line has superimposed text. The below is the code. \documentclass{moderncv} \moderncvtheme[blue]{casual} ...
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Beamer with Powerpoint title page in LyX

I want to use beamer (Madrid style) for a presentation I'm giving next week, but I am forced to use the institutional title page. That means that the whole background is filled by an image and the ...
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How can I set the TikZ label anchor explicitly?

I want to add a label to a node, but "inside" the node. Something like this: The manual seems to indicate it might be possible, although no actual key is named. The ... anchor point for the ...
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How to position qtrees

Suppose, I have 2 qtrees, that I want to put below each other: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikz-qtree,tikz-qtree-compat} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \begin{document} ...
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KOMA-Script captionbeside and custom floats

In a KOMA-Script report, I want to use a custom float for algorithms and display an algorithmic-environment with a caption right next to it instead of below. Apart from the fact that I have to wrap ...
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Beamer image positioning

I am trying to place two images side-by-side in a beamer document. However, when I compile the document, the image in the right column is forced too low on the page. I am using the [htp] options but ...
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A figure and table side by side [closed]

I tried to insert my plot in many ways in this code but did not work. Can someone kindly please tell me where can I insert my plot below code; especially I dont understand whats \rule{} is also. ...
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shift title text up with line

I have been inspired by this link; Shift title and author text up? but when I use the tips on my own group (not using title). I still get that the text starts farther down on the page. I think this is ...
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Moving page number or text above horizontal footer line

How do I move some chosen text (or current page number) directly above the horizontal rule/line created by the \renewcommand{\footrulewidth} command? I am using the fancyhdr package. Edit: More ...
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Image placement in LaTeX (twocolumn mode)

I'm beginning to work on my senior thesis for biochemistry and I'm excited to use LaTeX to make a nice looking final product. I'm new to LaTeX though so I don't actually know that much about it. ...
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Align boxes and rotate boxes in plain TeX

When I finish reading the Appendix D: Dirty Tricks in the TeXbook, I rethink a question: is it possible to align some character boxes like this: The input may be like this: ...
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Figure and table side by side with common caption

I'm not a LaTeX expert, and I want to align a table and a figure side by side, with a common caption; the table and the figure should be aligned to the bottom, too. I tried this: \begin{figure} ...
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How to include wrapfigure inside '\begin{enumerate} \end{enumerate}'? [closed]

\documentclass{article} usepackage{xypic,wrapfig,enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item Let $X$ be an annulus surrounded by two concentric circles $C_1$ and $C_2$ and $C$ be any ...
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Prevent Float from being placed within a paragraph

is it possible to prevent a float from being placed within a paragraph? I know there has been another post (How to protect text from being split by a float?) with a similar question, but I would like ...
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Caption positioned at the side of the figure

I would like to have the caption of the Figure on the side of the figure. Plus I want to control caption width. Also, caption and Figure should be aligned all the way to the left and right of the ...
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Relative positioning of Lewis electrons in chemfig

I am defining a submolecule in chemfig (2,2'-bipyridine) and I want to show the lone pair of electrons on both the Nitrogens. (For those who care, I wish to show a coordination bond between the lone ...
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Misalignment of Chapter number and chapter title in memoir southall chapterstyle

I have the number and chapter title in the southall chapterstyle in memoir class not aligned vertically. How to fix it?
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Figure and Table next to each other (memoir class) [duplicate]

To save space, I would like to place the following table next to each other. Each has a separate caption. I have this, I want this, Sample code, \documentclass[]{memoir} ...
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Problem with content location with standalone package

I'm trying to create multiple pages with varying page heights using the standalone package. When I try to run my file (using XeLaTeX on a mac) the content gets shifted up and to the left so that it's ...