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

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Header in first line of section, not line above

I'm trying to put the section/subsection header in the first line of a section instead of in the line above a section. Instead of: 1 Header Body of section. I want 1 Header Body of ...
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Positioning list and pictures on Beamer frame

I have the following code to generate a frame with itemisation on the left and two images on the right: \begin{frame}{Acknowledgments} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{0.6\textwidth} ...
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Long limits overhang and cause a symbol to become too wide [duplicate]

Sometimes I need to make a union with a long subscript specifier at the bottom like so: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{equation*} \bigcup_{a \in \{\text{set that is very wide}\}...
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Centering a big pmatrix

$$ \setcounter{MaxMatrixCols}{28} \setlength{\arraycolsep}{0.1pt} \renewcommand{\arraystretch}{0.5} \begin{pmatrix} \centering 0 & 0 & 0 & 0 & 0 & 0 & 0 & 0 & 0 & 0 ...
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How to upload the picture at the left side of this cv template?

\documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{awesome-cv} % A4 paper size by default, use 'letterpaper' for US letter \fontdir[fonts/] % Specify the location of the included fonts % Color for highlights \colorlet{...
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Caption of each figure at the same line at the bottom

I use the following for side by side figures. However, the caption of the left figure is positioned higher than the right. How can I make the caption position be at the same line? \documentclass{...
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Organize figures in two columns and one above the other

I would like to organize 3 figures as it's shown in the figure below: Can anyone help?
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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 \includegraphics[...
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connect two tables in latex with arrow and make 2 columns more symmetric

I would like to make the following slide in beamer. However, I find difficulties in making more symmetric the two tables by using multicols package. My other question depends on the arrow connecting ...
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Positioning nodes and calculate edges coordinate

I am trying to draw a flowchart with tikz, but I have 2 problems. The first one is about the positioning of (action5). I want that node to be left (action4) and below (test1). In my code, the node is ...
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Nested coordinate calculations

I have the following coordinate calculation \coordinate (a0) at ($(c1)!0.5!(c2)$); \coordinate (a1) at ($(c3 -| a0) + (1,3)$); \draw (a1) rectangle (b1); I wanted to eliminate the first coordinate ...
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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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Force LaTeX image to appear in the section in which it's declared [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How do I ensure that figures appear in the section they're associated with? Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned How can I force an image in a ...
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Time travel in LaTeX

Is it possible to define a previouspage environment, so that whatever is inside it is output on the previous page? Motivation: In a two-column document, the only way to get a full-width float to be ...
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Text shifts into the header when using `fancyhdr` with `todonotes`

I am currently writing a KOMA-article document in Latex (Lyx) and discovered the following issue: In order to show comments in pdf I tried the pdfcomment package and the todonotes package. ...
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figure is in subsection but it goes to subsection [closed]

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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Positioning TikZ block centrally above two child blocks

I have the following MWE of a Beamer slide: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows,positioning,shapes,calc} \usetheme{Singapore} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{...
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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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Achieving local `@fptop` within a custom float

I would like the following policy: The top of figure and table page-floats should be 15% down the page (and ideally able to move higher if the figure is more than 85% of text height). A custom ...
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How to stack two subtables next to a third subtable?

Same as described in this question How to stack two subfigures next to a third subfigure?, this time is the opposite and with tables. Instead of this | SUBTBL1 | SUBTBL3 | | SUBTBL2 | SUBTBL3 | ...
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How to place a wrapfigure on top of the page?

Consider the following code \subsection{Seleção da Dosagem Ótima} % \begin{wrapfigure}{R}{0.5\textwidth} \centering \captionsetup{justification=centering} \captionsetup{width=0.45\...
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Draw nodes with tikz above each other

How can I draw nodes horizontally listed next to each other but with two nodes vertically listed as in the figure. MWE: \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{...
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how to place the equation number in the right

I wrote the equations and I manage to align the regression, but the numbers are showing below the regression. How can I align it in the right? this is the code I'm using: \begin{equation} \label{...
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Get rid of useless space between a symbol and a following superscript \top

Let us assume that in all fonts you are using the transpose operator ⊤ has form similar to the Latin letter T in Computer Modern. How on earth do I move ⊤ to the left, and, if necessary, down, ...
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Positioning figures from subfile side by side on landscape page in amsart

I'm using the amsart article class, and I want to position two figures that I've saved in separate subfiles side by side on a single landscape page. However, the images aren't centred, with everything ...
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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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How to change the title position for list of figures and table of contents?

I have used a style for the toc and lof title but the position is a little bit far from the top of the page and i want to make it more closer to the header Here is a complete example \...
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Position things in the middle between a node and an arrow tip

Say I want to draw something like a flow chart, that is nodes connected by arrows that sometimes merge. This would be a typical pattern: I used the following code to create this small example: \...
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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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How do I put an image on the top leftside on Latex?

I am working in my master thesis, which I am writting with Latex, and I need to put the logo of my university in the title page in two places: On the top left hand side and in the middle of the page. ...
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Side by side checkboxes

I'd like to put some checkboxes side by side, but I don't know how. The only thing I found so far was this for checkboxes, but that's just an explanation for how to do them. How to create checkbox ...
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Figures and Tables 'push down' text in the right column

When I use the IEEE two-column latex template, sometimes the text in the right column does not start at the top, but gets 'pushed down'. This happens sometimes when adding figures or table. A similar ...
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labels beside to figure in beamer

I tried to put labels beside the second figure, its not a subfigure. In the document i used the command \topinset but in beamer I can't use this. I am currently creating a third new small column ...
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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 [closed]

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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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)} \includegraphics[height=\measurepage]{images/...
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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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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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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 ...