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

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LaTeX figures side by side [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Two figures side by side I want to place 2 images side by side in LaTeX. I have 2 .png files and I don't understand how to do it in LaTeX. I have tried many ways but ...
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Latex figure, default option [h]? [duplicate]

It seems that the figures in my document are positioned at the top of the page by default. Is it possible to change that default behaviour to [h]? (without adding [h] to all the figures) Thanks in ...
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Keep float out of a environment (for example definitions)

I knew that floats float around and sometimes are placed far away from where one wants them to be. With the times I learned to work with it, and there are already many posts about it. I have a kind ...
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How to put a float *right here* if possible, or at the top of the next page if it is not possible?

Using the float package, I can use the H specifier and position a float exactly where I want it. For example, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{float} ...
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How do I position title, frametitle, navigation bar and contents in arbitrary absolute positions?

I am trying to adapt the structure of a slide in beamer in order to match a background I would like to use. However, if I just insert the components of the frame (title, frametitle, contents), things ...
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Absolute positioning of an image without overlaying the text

The following will position an image at the specified page coordinates. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \usepackage[absolute,overlay]{textpos} ...
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Is there a transformation in TikZ that transforms the positioning of nodes, but not the nodes itself?

I'm drawing some category theory diagrams like these: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \newcommand{\dual}{\draw (-2,-1) node[below] {$X$} arc (180:0:2cm) node[below] ...
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{Tikz}{Tree} How to reduce leaves placement

Hello (and sorry for bad English...) I am working on a Tex document to produce algorithmic diagrams : it is quite good for me except that I would like to be able to reduce space used by leaves (it ...
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after end axis messes up pgfplots axis position

Latex and Tikz are going to get the life out of me... I saw Need to do some changes to pgfplots axis #39099, and that example was working fine for me; so I modified it a bit, and came up with the ...
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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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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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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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Edge nodes, auto and node distance

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,0)--(1,1) node[auto,midway] {$A$} -- (2,0) node[auto,midway] {$B$}; ...
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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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Fix image in top column

I made a text with 4 columns. I am trying insert the image in the top of second column, independently of the length text. I see: Placing figures inside a two-column document but there is plenty of ...
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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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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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Overlaping text or… text above text!

I'm a new user here! I was trying to do this excercises 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 ...
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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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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 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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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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Framed float box, spanning two columns in paracol

I'm looking for a simple, framed, float box-environment that has (or can have by construction) a star equivalent (like figure* or table*) so that it may span both columns in the paracol environment. ...
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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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Input a figure between title and body in twocolumn form

I'm using a LaTeX to write a small paper using CVPR template. I'd like to put a figure between my title+name and body(which consists with two columns) like many CVPR papers do, but I don't find the ...
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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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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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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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xcookybooky — too much vertical space between recipes

It seems to me that there is too much vertical space between individual recipes or between recipe and its hint. Is there a way to make it narrower? MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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2 images described in two sections , but they appears in same section [duplicate]

I have two images . One of them is to be shown in section 4.1 and another is to shown in section 4.2 . For this purpose , I have the following code . \section{Linear Algebra} A hyper-plane ...
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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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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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TikZ “callout” positioning problem

I have just recently upgraded my TeXLive from version 2010 to 2011 (OS versions Ubuntu 10.10/Maverick 32-bit and Windows 7/64 bit). This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.3-1.40.12 (Web2C 2011) ...
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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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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 float until on left (or right) page?

I have two sideways tables that I want on two facing pages so the reader can turn the entire book and read them both in one turn. For the moment I keep moving them around to keep them on facing pages. ...
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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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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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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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Force figure placement in text

I have a problem when a lot of figures are in question. Some figures tend to "fly around", that is, be a paragraph below, although I placed them before that paragraph. I use code: \begin{figure}[ht] ...
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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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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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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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Landscape forces premature pagebreak

After some trouble I have managed to make a table in landscape orientation that breaks over three pages. I used tabularx and the landscape package. Now my problem is that the thing won't float like ...
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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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Figures won't stay where they should using LaTex

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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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?