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

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Graphic alignment

I want to position three graphics next to each other, so that they are aligned at the top line. I used \begin{minipage}, but that does't work like I want it to... \begin{figure} \begin{minipage}[t] ...
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Set distance between Captions

I've got a question about the placement of captions, specifically the distance between the captions. The problem is that I have two figures next to each other (through minipage) that both require a ...
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Absolute horizontal position of margin notes

My question concerns the margin notes and particularly its position in the page. Is it possible that margin notes have an absolute horizontal position but a vertical position that depends on the part ...
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Rotate and lap words

I want to rotate the word flower 5 times and the rotations should lap over the c. That's what I got so far: \clap{\rotatebox[origin=c]{0}{flower}}\clap{\rotatebox[origin=c]{20} ...
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Setting \textwidth seems to break textblock* command from textpos package?

I would like to position text absolutely using the textblock* command from the textpos package. Minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[absolute]{textpos} % ...
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Overlapping text or… text above text!

I was trying to do this exercises and I can't achieve exactly how they have to look: I'm not an English native speaker and in Spanish there isn't that much documentation. I was trying to find an ...
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How to prevent longtable to put header alone in one page

How to prevent longtable to put header alone in one page like in image below. I used endhead to prevent this but this will print the header on each page. Sorry I don't give MWE because I haven't ...
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Curve CV - Photo in Rubric

I just started to create my CV by using CurVe package (CurVe at CTAN). But while I tried to include my photo inside the personal category I had some troubles, because I was not able to place the image ...
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How to put a paragraph in the center of a page inside a box?

I want to put the following paragraph in the center of a page inside a box. Please suggest how to do this. Z.<x> = ZZ[] f = (x^3 - 45*x^2 - 11637*x - 344520) K.<a> = f.root_field() ...
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references to floats without ever using figure numbers (possbily using lua or python)

Stephen Wolfram's 'A New Kind of Science' states in its colophon that it has 973 illustrations spread out over 1280 pages. Remarkably, he accomplishes this without ever using figure numbers. No figure ...
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How to put 2 cols in landscape oriented page?, 1col for 1figure, other for comments?

How can I obtain any similar to the image? I was trying with similar things to \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,x11names,landscape]{article} \usepackage{lipsum,mwe} \usepackage{incgraph,graphicx} ...
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TikZ - flexible arrow positioning

The following MWE is translating to the desired tikz picture, but the code is not very useful for adjustments. Especially the positioning of some arrows is done very poorly by defining coordinates ...
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References section at the bottom of a page

I'm fairly new to Latex, but I'm writing a paper using Latex and Bibtex. In the end I have section with all the references I quoted: \newpage \bibliography{bib} \bibliographystyle{plain} Is it ...
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Location and size of pgf plot axis in a tikzpicture - with tikz positioning library?

This could be a second part to Positioning pgfplots axis in tikzpicture , I guess ; consider the following MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} ...
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How to float a figure in LaTeX so it won't change text alignment?

I'm trying to create a title page in LaTeX. Here is my code: \begin{titlepage} \begin{center} \vspace*{1cm} \large \includegraphics[width=0.10\textwidth]{FIGURE1.jpg} ...
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change position of TikZ node halfway

I am trying to move the node "H" to one of the two positions shown in red below: I am not sure how to position it at 'intermediate' positions such as I am suggesting. How could this be done? Is ...
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Place text on left margin

Maybe I'm just not searching for the right thing, because this seems to be something that TeX would just 'have something' for. Is there any way to simply return to the left margin (or originating ...
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Caption of algorithm2e to the upper left corner without ruled option

I don't want to use ruled option, but still, I want the caption of my algorithm to be at the upper left corner. I tried \renewcommand{\@algocf@capt@plain}{above} but it only moves the caption ...
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Draw node below two others nodes from the first node west to the second node east [duplicate]

I have this MWE : \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric,arrows,positioning,fit,calc,backgrounds} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[draw, rectangle] ...
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How to get the size (width, height) of an image?

I want to insert an image at the bottom of a page, using the full \paperwidth. I found the textblock environment from the textpos package and defined a command in this way: ...
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Moving minipage on page to flush right with text

I would like to place a box on every page of my LaTeX document that does not interfere with the typesetting of the rest of the document, and found that the watermark packages are suitable for the ...
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Vertically center two side by side figures, leaving captions on the same line

I would like to place two independent figures (no subfigures) besides each other. Each figure should have its own caption. This approach uses two minipages inside a figure environment and is nearly ...
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Beginner needing help to create simple documentclass for traditional printed Tibetan manuscripts (Pecha)

I am delighted to see how well XeLaTeX can handle Tibetan script and want to use it for the typesetting engine for my software. The first thing I want to do is to create a simple documentclass, ...
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Why is this Tikz scope coordinate system skewed?

I'm trying to create a simple figure in which the tick labels will not line up properly, because the coordinate system is skewed. Here is the MWE code: \documentclass[a4paper,twocolumn]{article} ...
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TikZ scalebox without translation

Below are two TikZ pictures. In the second one, I've added a \scalebox to scale the nodes ABC and the distance between them. I want the A to remain in the same position, but unfortunately the ...
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How to position a node in the corner of the (current) TikZ picture?

I'm drawing a flowchart as a standalone TikZ picture and want to position the legend in the lower right corner of the picture. How can I reference this position or find its coordinates?
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Figure position at bottom, when there is already one on top

I am working on a LaTeX paper, using RevTex 4.1 and the package graphicx and compiling with pdfTeX 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2013). When I include figures in my document, they will ...
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Placing images in entries (Friggeri CV)

Sorry for another Friggeri CV-related question, this is the last one. I feel like the solution should be really easy with tikzpicture nodes, but I just cannot make it work... I am using Friggeri's CV ...
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Tikz: positioning library breaks path picture bounding box?

I try to create and order text boxes with tikz-nodes. The nodes are ordered so far using the tikz positioning library. Additionally, I try to have numbers on the background of the nodes by using ...
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multiple relative positioning in tikz

How to align a node vertical align to one node, and horizontal align to another one? For example, given below code \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgf} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{makecell} ...
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Landscape table without creating new page

I am having problems with a table in landscape orientation. This table occupies an entire page and it is preceded by a chapter title. Even though there is nothing else on the page, the table is placed ...
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Not wanted space before marginpar

At the moment I'm working on a little report. Therefore I had to redefine the \marginpar{} command new because I wanted it in a smaller font-size compared to the 'normal text'. The code I've written ...
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Figure placed on a separate page is centered and not on top

I have multiple figures placed in my document (all of which are using [htbp], [ht] etc. and are placed correctly). The last figure receives a separate page (which is alright) but it's centered on this ...
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Figure positioning correction

I am finding incredibly tough to align a one particular figure in my report. Somehow this figure gets automatically positioned in the extreme right position.Here is my code for the same. Could anyone ...
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Two-columns wide figure at the bottom of a page with Revtex

The problem is simple: how to place a two-columns wide figure at the bottom of a page with the revtex document class? For those unfamiliar with revtex, it is a two-column style guide used by a number ...
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Two figures with side captions next to one another

I currently have the following figure placed at the bottom of my page: \begin{SCfigure}[][h] \centering \caption{Georg Kantor (1845--1918)} ...
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Displaying an outline in the header of a Beamer presentation

I have a number of related frames in a Beamer presentation and I would like to emphasize this relationship by walking through a sort of outline of that part of the presentation. This is what I have so ...
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Multiples tables side by side

I'm trying to put 8 tables 4 in one line and the other 4 below them, but for some reason it doesn't result as I want. I want the tables in the following order J3 J2 J1 J0 K3 K2 K1 K0 and each one ...
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How to manage rotated rectangles positioning

How to draw this two rectangles in this picture : I tried like this : \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} %\usepackage[margin=1cm]{geometry} \usepackage{tikz,xcolor} ...
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Placement of figures at the end of document [closed]

I want to place all the figures at the end of the document in nature.cls can some one help me in this renewenvironmentfigureletcaptionnatfigcaption newcommandnatfigcaption2 atenddocument ...
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Tables and Figures towards the end

I'm submitting a manuscript and the editing team asked for the following two changes: 2) Please remove the figures from the main text file as they are already uploaded separately in the Figures ...
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Fancyhdr footer moved to one side

I have a problem with foter position. I am using fancyhdr and I only want the number on the footer, in the center. I'm using: \fancyfoot[C]{\thepage} But in normal pages, the number it's moved to ...
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Positioning 4 figures in to two pair on one line [closed]

currently I have something that looks like; These images have come from epslatex plots from gnuplot. So my code looks like \documentclass{article} \usepackage{subcaption} \begin{document} ...
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Putting solutions next to T/F choices

Setup I have the following MWE: \documentclass[addpoints,12pt]{exam} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \checkboxchar{$\Box$} \checkedchar{$\blacksquare$} ...
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Figures won't stay where they should using LaTex [duplicate]

I'm using TeXnic Center, but I'm having an issue with getting my figures where I want them. I've used [h!] etc but when I write something else it will put it before and partially after my figures, ...
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How to place text at a particular position outside the plot in tikz

I would like to write \gamma on top of my legend in the plot (shown in Image) generated by using the code shown below. I generally use \node at (axis cs: co-ordinate x,co-ordinate y) {text} of the ...
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Horizontal placement of graphic in left and right margins

I want to place small graphics in the outer margins of my 2-sided document. I've been using, e.g., \marginpar[{\hfill \includegraphics[scale=.3]{figures/ivy-univ.png}\hspace{8 pt} }]{ ...
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How to make a non-float subfigure environment? [duplicate]

I am writing a document class report that has a maximum page limit. I tend to stay away from float environments for tables and figures since I like to have them where I code them in (I try [h], and ...
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Difference between “below of=” and “below=of” in tikz? [duplicate]

I was trying to place a node relative to another node with the following code: \documentclass[margin=2pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \tikzset{ ...
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Floating figures and tikzposter

I'm trying to use the class tikzposter to write a scientific poster. I need to link the figures to my text, therefore I need to use \caption and \label commands. It seems impossible to use floating ...