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

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Caption on the side of a figure

Can anyone tell me how to get my caption on side of my figure, and at the same time aligned with the top of my figure?
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Adjust the position of node label in graph

Question is the position of node (16, 20) is mixing with line. How to get rid from this? That is i want to plot this node in right side so there is no chance of collision with line. This is what i ...
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Why is this table floating up above the section header? [duplicate]

\section{Main section} \subsection{Some subsection} \begin{table}[] \centering \caption{My caption} \label{my-label} \begin{tabular}{lllll} x & y & z & a & \\ 0 & 0 & 0 ...
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How to center the first half of AMS equation-line on the left side of the screen while its second half is centered on the right side of the screen?

For the sake of example, how can I construct (line by line) two Pascal triangles that are next to each other? Here is an example of how I need to position parts of AMS equation (either multiline or ...
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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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Latex equations exactly as shown: \usepackage[fleqn]{amsmath} [on hold]

help to write a latex code to give out put as in this figure
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create node of own macro with tikz

i would like to draw a network of multiple queues. To build one node i would like to make a node out of this macro (DrawStation) and give it a name. \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} % ...
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What is the proper way to center a math condition in its own line?

I have a condition of the form $E1$ and $E2$, where E1 and E2 are long expressions. The condition is important and I've put it into its own line with the align environment. See the snippet below. ...
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Controlling vertical placement of letters

I would like to be able to control the vertical placement of letters in a word without affecting the horizontal spacing or the size of the letters, just their vertical position. I have tried using ...
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Text starts from new page when there is enough space

I am writing a formal letter and found this template. I liked it very much and I am using it with a few changes. My problem is after I include my signature at the very end, my name starts from a new ...
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Cannot set up vertical indentation of some chapters

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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Tikz Poster Absolute Position of a box

Is it possible to set an absolute position for a box environment? If not, which package do you recommend for absolute positioning?
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How to center text not including hyphen?

The title of the book placed on the spine needs to be centered. The title includes hyphen - according to Czech standards, the hyphen should be placed also in front of the second word (f.e. in ...
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Why my table not showing up where it should? [duplicate]

I'm doing something like this some text \input{tables/ratings} some more text However, it's popping up randomly. How can use the \ref{} command in this case? Please suggest some simple solution. ...
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How are conflicting options for figure placement prioritized?

The options in \begin{figure}[!htb] [...] \end{figure} are in conflict (place here, place at the top, place at the bottom). It is said that the order doesn't matter. So, how are those options ...
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All-or-nothing placing of macro-generated text [duplicate]

Given a macro % bold task titles \newcommand{\mypar}[1]{{\bf #1:}} %task decription template \newcommand{\task}[3]{ \mypar{#1} #2 \\ \emph{Solution:} #3\\ } I should like for the text ...
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Problem with node position

Why the last node, named kap2, does not change its position when I replace at (1,0) by at (3,0)? [I want to change the position of the comment "Killing vectors"] My MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Fraction As Power: Alignment Problem (With Subscript)

I am trying to write an equation with the following code: \begin{align} p_{e,i}(k)=\frac{4}{b_{i}(k)} \left(1-2^-\frac{b_{i}(k)}{2}\right)Q \left( \sqrt{\frac{3\ ...
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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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How to put properly an angle or a bracket at the front or on the top of a box?

I try to find a simple way to put an angle or a bracket at the front or on the top of a box. I use the math commands \left[ , \left\{ etc because they have the same thickness and look well. I use the ...
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Position of y axis with pgfplots

I am currently trying to create a plot with pgfplots and can't seem to properly position the y axis like I want to. Here's my MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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How to avoid a text body-addressee clash on scrlttr2 letter when multiple addressees are listed?

In trying to use the scrlttr2 package, with a letter address to lots of multiple parties, there is clash/crash between the body of the letter, and those to whom the letter is addressed. In other words ...
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In-line ∑ with super- and sub-scripts [duplicate]

How can I get an uppercase sigma (∑) with both a subscript and a superscript to appear in a sentence WITH the subscript BELOW the sigma and the superscript ABOVE the ∑ (and neither of the ...
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xtable: extend table to both columns

Using the xtable package, is it possible to give some option to xtable function to generate a tex file which will contain following: ``` \begin{table*} ... \end{table*} ```
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How much flexibility does the `eso-pic` package have?

I want to put a background image in the upper right corner of the text block. The eso-pic package looks about right, but the commands listed in the manual only refer to the left side of the page, as ...
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How to place three pages on one larger page? [duplicate]

I seek advice how to place three pages on one larger page. I would like to place front cover page, spine and back cover page on one page. It is not obvious from the MWE, but the images on front / back ...
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IEEEtran: Placing a two-column figure on desired page

Using the IEEEtran class, I have problems positioning a two-column figure on the desired page: The figure is always plotted on the next page. Here my minimal code: ...
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Beamer fix position on frames when unsing only

I would like to introduce the points of an itemize one by one and present an example in an block below the itemize (for some items). Using \only that's not really a problem - but the positions are not ...
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How to place the text top left in a table cell

We can use \renewcommand{\arraystretch}{2} to increase the height of rows. The text, however, is just in the center. How can we simply put it on the top-left, as in second and third columns in the ...
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Shift of equation elements placed in a tikz rectangle

I want to define newcomands to minimize the following code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{mathtools,tikz,lmodern, xparse} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric, arrows, matrix, positioning, ...
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abstract is not located in suitable place!

As you can see, the abstract location (in persian we say چکیده) is not in suitable place. What should I do? \documentclass[11pt, a4paper, notitlepage]{article} ...
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Change text height and pragraph indent in text block

I am trying to create a title page for my thesis. I did this code with the help of friends on this site. Now I have a new problem. In my code I want to change the text height and line spacing in only ...
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How to give caption on ShareLatex

I am trying to give a caption for my figure on ShareLatex. I need the caption below the figure. But using the following code, caption appears above the figure. What is my mistake? Your help would be ...
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Strange problem of text relocating to a new page when I don't want it to [duplicate]

Best way to demonstrate this problem is with a screenshot. I've had to blank out the content for security reasons. As you can see, I have a page with some text which contains 1 complete section and ...
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Wrong display order of figures and text

Why do the figures appear BEFORE instead of AFTER the section title ??? \documentclass[pdftex,12pt,a4paper,english,dutch,leqno]{article} ...
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Table on top or bottom [closed]

I am currently discussing with a colleague whether to put a table on top or bottom in proper documents (e.g., research paper). I once learnt to put figures on top and tables on bottom. I actually ...
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x-y node positioning relative to two different anchor points

I have the following MWE: \documentclass[tikz,convert={size=640}]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[ block/.style={draw,rectangle,minimum ...
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How do I draw a straight line parallel to a square side?

I want to draw a straight line leaving the down left tip of my square D. My code is the following \documentclass{report} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{figure} ...
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Can't remove an automated period

\section{Education} \cventry{2011 -- 2015}{Honours Physics, H.BSc}{FSU}{Tallahassee, Florida} \textit{} When this is translated there is a comma space period after florida (eg...Florida, .) I ...
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Plot multiple custom figures (pdf) in LaTeX

I am trying to plot these six different images (in PDF) shown below: But, for some reason I could not plot what I wanted. These green figures are exactly how I would like to see my figures, which ...
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Flowchart with TikZ: overlapped boxes

I am using for the first time TikZ and I am creating a flowchart. I would like to insert some trapezia for LPC, HPC, HPT and LPT, as shown in the image below. The problem is that, if I simply ...
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Image at bottom right Corner of the type area

With the following code I put an image in the bottom left corner of a page (see How to place an image in bottom left hand corner on every page? too). \newcommand{\BackgroundPic} {% \put(0,0){% ...
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Controlling the Position of Floats (Images) in a Document / Images have the Wrong Position

My LaTeX document just doesn't get the format I need. The images are floating all over the document, the /pagebreak and newpage seem to just ignore my order. I don't get what I'm doing wrong. Why it ...
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how to force the image to be placed inline [duplicate]

despit i specified that the image must be place inline "among the text" using [h] command, at run time, the image is place at the end of the section how to set it right? latex: \subsection{item1 Vs ...
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When a figure is on the page, a new one is moved to the next one?

Here is an example of a TeX code I use: \begin{figure}[h] \centering \begin{minipage}[b]{0.49\textwidth} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{a} \caption{some caption} \end{minipage} ...
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How to show an image among text [duplicate]

i am trying to show an image in the middle of a section as shown in the latex code posted below. the problem now is, the image always is displayed at the top of the section "before the section starts" ...
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Adding vspace between x-axis label and legend generated with legend to name feature [closed]

I recently started working with pgfplots and now I am trying to generate two horizontally aligned plots using the same data. So I wanted to use one single, centered legend for both plots. It is all ...
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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 do I remove white space before or after the figures and tables?

Whenever my figure or table has to move to the next page it is placed exactly at the center of the page, and thus occupies the whole page by itself. I tried all the combination in: ...
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Float environment closes to first reference

I keep writing my text, and possibly even shuffling the content a little bit. So I might really mis where a figure is first referenced. To solve this, I put all my figures in figures.tex file (a ...