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

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How can I position an image in an arbitrary position in beamer?

I am making a presentation using beamer, and I want to be able to position a certain image the way I want in a frame. I am not sure how to do that. Is there some way you can specify coordinates in the ...
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How can I create this layout?

In my thesis, I need to include the descriptions of 79 items in the appendix. Each description takes about half a page, and includes a picture. I want to always have two of these per page, and have ...
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the word symbols stick with the rest of the nomenclature

I am doing the nomenclature. The word symbol sticks with the rest of the nomenclature as the word subscript superscript and acronyms. I would like to set a little space. Do you know how to do it? I am ...
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Does LaTeX know what it is doing with figures [on hold]

I really love LaTeX, and learning it and working with is just as much fun as the beauty of the documents it outputs. But when it comes to figures in LaTeX, sometimes, even when using the '!h' ...
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figure is in subsection but it goes to subsection

I need your help in solving the followings: \documentclass[a4paper, 10pt, conference]{ieeeconf} ... \subsubsection{C} \begin{figure}[h] \begin{minipage}[t]{0.3\linewidth} \centering ...
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How to place qed symbol at the end of an equation using eqnarray* enviroment

I am having trouble getting the qed symbol at the end of my equation, the symbol ends up on the next line. I have tried using the \qedhere command, but that doesn't work in the eqnarray* environment. ...
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Figure placement specifiers being written as text

All I'm trying to do is add placement specifiers to my figures with eg.[ht]. Instead of using them as arguments, latex decides to literally write [ht] into the pdf as text. So here is my sample ...
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How eliminate a blank page after Table of Contents

I have a problem for making the table of contents in latex. Latex is making a blank page after the table of contents how to eliminate it? I want to reduce the font of the word Contents by setting ...
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How to move the matrix on the left side?

I would like to move the matrix on the left side, alligned with the text. Do you know how to make it? \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,titlepage]{book} \usepackage[paperwidth=165mm, paperheight=238mm, ...
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how do I put a line break among multiple tikzpictures?

If I do this: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=3,>=latex, font=\sffamily] \draw [->](0,0) -- (0,1) node[at end, above left, rotate=90] ...
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latex two column layout set figure to load on single column

this is the double column code \begin{multicols}{2} \begin{figure*}[!ht] \centering \includegraphics[height=60mm]{CC.jpg} \caption{AA \cite{BB}} \end{figure*} \end{multicols} But the ...
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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 Cantor (1845--1918)} ...
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AddToShipoutPictureFG on speicifc page [duplicate]

I'm using Werner's solution to the specified floating-text-box problem, but there is no way to specify which page the result goes on. I was wondering if there's a way to tell AddToShipoutPictureFG ...
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How to correct alignment in exam class page layout?

I'm creating MCQ paper using EXAM class. \begin{center} Section II \newline Multiple Correct Answer Type \newline This section contains 10 Multiple Choice questions. Each question has four choices ...
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Making frontpage template

I have made a front page in LaTeX, and I am happy with how it looks right now. However, I would like to optimize my code such that all I need is to change the text each time. More specifically, I ...
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Include picture in top right, in the background of the rest of the document

I'm trying to recreate my CV with Latex, but currently struggle to include a picture of me in to top right, as it is usual. I'm using this template and added \noindent \hfill ...
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Weird cell placement in a tikz matrix

The code \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \matrix[matrix of math nodes, column sep = {1.5cm,between origins}, row sep = 1cm] { ...
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Placing a float at a specified position

I have a bunch of coordinates generated by a program and the text of the bodies of corresponding figures, e.g.: \includegraphics{abc.png} \caption{abc} \label{fig:abc} I was wondering if there is ...
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Aligning defined functions on sums

I'm defining a new function using triangle and its corners as inputs, it works for normal linear equations, but when it becomes supersript or subscript, the parameters become misaligned. Any ...
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Absolute positioning in beamer

It's easy to absolute position something using remember picture with TikZ, but it only works with pdfLaTeX. I can get something working by using negative vskip and hskips (trial and error), but that ...
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What does `\centering` do?

Not specific question: What does \centering command specifically do? MWE: \documentclass[onecolumn]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{graphicx,subcaption} \begin{document} \begin{figure} %\centering ...
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Source code listing using \lstinputlisting - prevent other floats splitting it up

I am using the listings package to take an external PHP file and display it as a code listing in my document. It spans several pages (fine) but unfortunately there are other floats which end up being ...
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Using the mdframed package with the quoting package affects the position of enumerate numbering

In the following MWE, the second number in the enumerated list, namely 2., is moved inwards. This is clearly caused by use of the \surroundwithmdframed command. Is there some way to fix this while ...
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Figure shows up in another subsection

I want to add two figures in subsection 2 , only with some text between the figures. The problem is that one picture shows up in the correct place, while the other shows up in the next subsection. ...
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Position subfloats (subfig package) of different types one besides two

I would like to make a table with one tabular top aligned left of two tikz figures. The problem seems somehow related to the floatrow package as without the result is, still not good, but better. ...
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Place newline in backnaur package

I'm using the backnaur package to write the BNF of a simple programming language I made. But now I have a fairly long definition and it gives an overflow. I tried adding newlines using \\ but this ...
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Prevent positioning of figures before mentioned in the text [duplicate]

I'm currently working on my master thesis and my specification states that images are included at the top, bottom or their own page only after mentioned in the text. So I tried to use [tbp] for ...
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Warning “No positions in optional float specifier.”

I am writing a LaTeX document, and received the warning No positions in optional float specifier. However, the problem is LaTeX did not point me to where does the warning come from, therefore I ...
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Positioning tikz in beamer so that (0,0) is in same place on different slides

I have a presentation in beamer with several slides showing a graph with a coordinate system. I want the graph to be (more or less) centered on the slide, with the origin of the coordinate system in ...
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Automatic node placement without overlapping

I am trying to generate an ER diagram with automatic positioning of the nodes. This code has got a nice output, but I have to manage manually the position of the nodes. I have tried to replace "left ...
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Using full-sized subfloats causes them to shift to the right

I am going pretty nuts here. The little LaTeX knowledge I have has reached its limits, and I can't find any clues anywhere on the net. So some input would be greatly appreciated! The Problem When ...
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Left Content Bar/Area

I am working on a template for papers and documentation. Sometimes, the authors have "key facts" or other items they wish to callout in a left content bar (xxxx is left bar, ccc is main content): ...
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table in the middle of the page

I'm creating an Appendix of lots of tables. I write \newpage \section{Appendix} \label{append} \begin{table}[h] \input{table1} \caption['Tis table1]{'Tis table1} \label{table1} ...
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Can you feel the ink on your paper?

While thinking on the question How to flip certain pixels of a QR code? I came up with ideas which would require to test the following: is_something_already_in_my_document_at_position(x,y) which ...
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Lyx separates my footnotes

How can I set all the footnotes to have the same space between them? As you can see in the pic Lyx by default separates some of my footnotes. But I would like to have them all sticked together.
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Positioning of tcolorbox in list environment

For emphasis some key features in my texts I use tcolorbox, which is pushed to the outside border. in normal text this work fine but in itemize environment it is pushed more outside then I desire. ...
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Is there any way to reposition/shift the node text in tikz, without creating extra nodes?

I don't like the default positioning of the labels Q1 and Q2 below; is there a way to move or shift them relative to the circuit symbols? I know I could do \node[nigbt,label={something}] but it seems ...
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Cannot set up vertical indentation of some chapters [closed]

I have a class file to set up a very long report file (a thesis). So, this document is actually a modified report class. I haven't set up the class file myself but I have got familiar with the class ...
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Shift all floats on page horizontally

I would like to modify the way standard floats, like figure or table, appear on page by shifting them horizontally relative to the paragraph text, see the image below. To this end I have tried to ...
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Using intersecting coordinates in tikz with the current coordinate

I've learned these tricks: \draw (X) -- ++(1,1); % relative positioning \draw (X) -- (P1 |- P2); % intersecting coordinates: the x-coordinate of P1 and the y-coordinate of P2 Is there ...
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Using [H] to control figure [closed]

Why can't I use [H] instead of [h] in the figure? I get a lot of errors then. I'am using the float package, \usepackage{float}. \begin{figure}[h] \begin{minipage}[t]{0.45\textwidth} ...
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Get current position in the line / get space until end of line

How can I get the current position within the line? Or how can I find out how much space is left until the end of line? (With the help of \linewidth it is easy to deduct one value from the other) ...
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place text right of vertical line and below of picture

I have this code (I simplified my code - the \github command is provided by this tikz code. ): \documentclass[11cm,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Position of minipage

I want to have the footnote of a table to right side of it so I used the minipage environment. For some reason, the footnote takes half of the space of the table instead of being entirely to the right ...
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positioning of label edge (Tikz figure)

I have a problem with the 'sloped' option. See my example below. from s0 to s3 and s3 to s0, the label are too close to the edge. The pos option allows the user to move the label along the path, but ...
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Adding an \abstract{…} makes all figures shift to the right: how to fix [duplicate]

Adding an \abstract{...}, makes the figures shift to the right unwantedly (even outside of the supposed text boundaries). How to fix that wonder? Lot's of fixes can be found, but the best answer ...
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Pictures in the same section

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{fancyvrb} \usepackage[english,russian]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Column-layout tabular in subfigure

I want a table over each column in my figure that contains subfigures in a column-layout. I have tried different combinations of minipage and adjustbox, but have not managed to find a solution. The ...
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pgfplot legend on top of grid but below graphs in axis as well as groupplot

Is there a way to specify the order of layers of elements in a pgfplots-axis? In my certain case I'd like to have the legend on top of the grid, but below the actual graphs: I know for this ...
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Inserting a small vertical space in a table

Is there a way that I can insert a small space in a table? When I use a superscript, the number touches the \hline. \documentclass[9pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{helvet} ...