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

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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

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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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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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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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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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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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} ...
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Giving a gear in Tikz absolute position

I've the following MWE of a gear : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows,shadows,decorations.markings} % #1 number of teeths % #2 radius intern % #3 radius extern % ...
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Shifting the +- voltage signs in circuitikz

Is there any way to shift the + and - signs so they are a little bit further apart? \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[siunitx]{circuitikz} \begin{document} \begin{circuitikz}[american] ...
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Shift circuitikz component voltage up (or down)

Very similar to Voltage labels too close to circuit element with circuitikz 2.4 and Spacing circuit element labels from their elements with CircuiTikz but with horizontally-oriented components: ...
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How to either: wrap image in text or place image at specific location

I am very new to Latex and I am struggling to place a picture of me at the top of my resume. I did my best to make a minimal working example since I have seen that it is appreciated while looking for ...
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How to tell LaTeX to place all figures at the end of pdf file?

Well, I search through the SE site but it seems everyone else was asking how to avoid appending figure and their accidents are not quite an elegant solution to my problem --- I'm looking for a way ...
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How do I add an image in the upper, left-hand corner using TikZ and graphicx

This is perhaps a simple question with a simple answer, but I'm stumped as a tikz novice. What would be the best method to add an image (logo) file to the upper left-hand corner of my document? ...
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TikZ figure does not appear to be centered with respect to caption

I'm new to TikZ and I'm having problems in centering a TikZ picture with respect to its caption (and the page margins as well). By activating the picture's background rectangle, it seems that extra ...
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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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\usepackage{figcaps} problem. please help [duplicate]

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} %unicode support \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage[]{color} \usepackage{figcaps} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{wrapfig} ...
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Plate captions overlapping

I am trying to draw a probabilistic graphical model using BayesNet, a TikZ library for drawing graphical model in latex. I have tried to insert plates caption - Tasks i, Classes c, workers j, ...
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Positioning '\pic' in tikz

With the code \documentclass[tikz,convert={size=640}]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usetikzlibrary{quotes} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[ ...
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Reproducing an official letterhead

My university, just like many other institutions, isn't really aware of something called LaTeX. Therefore, the letterhead comes only in MS Word. The following (low quality) image is the best guide I ...
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Forcing the paragraph placement

I want to write a letter, so I began to write it. In order to write other letters I want the opening sentence to be placed at the same location on the page. Indeed, this is what my letter looks ...
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Absolute positioning of a forest tree (with overlay-specifications) in beamer

I'm trying to position a forest tree at the center of a beamer frame with the following code. In particular, the tree contains a beamer-overlay specification. This makes \sbox or similar ...
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Why positioning “above” is at a different height than “above right”?

Trying to answer to How to improve this picture? Or have a better idea?, I had a behavior I do not understand. Please consider the following MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Modify page behaviour in a cookbook .sty file to manage complex recipes

I'm trying to edit a .sty file for the typesetting of recipe books. It's a modification by Alexis Flesch of cookybooky: link to the full package (with output) The problem is that the code is ...
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How can I get the figures not to be pushed to the end of the document?

For some reason, my figures get pushed to the end of the document. I tried begin{figure}[t], [h] and other options, but none helped. Any ideas how to get the figures to appear much earlier in the ...
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how to get a syllable signed as “anceps” with the metre-pkg?

I want to quantify verses with the metre pkg. Problem is to position the "anceps"-sign (a litlle "x") over a vowel. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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Put pgfplots axis on the margin of printable text area

In order to gain some horizontal space (e.g. to put two plots next to each other) and because this is the least ugly solution for that I would like to be able to put the axis line of a pgfplot exactly ...
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Should tables go before or after figures?

I am preparing a document with a lot of figures and also some tables (both, figures and tables are usually very wide, about textwidth, and not very high). Sometimes it is inevitable to put two float ...
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define manually the position of a pgfplots plot inside the TikZ picture

I just started using matlab2tikz for the graphics in my thesis and got stuck with a probably simple problem: I have a plot of a function and an inset (zoom-in) on it. Both the main plot and the inset ...
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combining absolute and relative coordinates for axis label

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{ compat=1.12, stdaxis/.style={ ylabel style={at={(ticklabel cs:1.06)},anchor=west,rotate=270}, ...
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Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned

Is there any package or a method to force LaTeX to keep floating environments like table and figure closer to where they are declared?
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How can I move the second block of a column of three down?

My question is related to Tikzposter and blocks within columns. Begin situation: The code is describing three colums with each a block within Tikzposter. The second column block has no text. ...
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The [H] doesnt change figure* placement, printed on page instead

I'm trying to modify my figure placements, but the [H] (and [!ht], etc) isn't working. It has no effect on the figure placement, and I get the text "[H]" added just before the image. MCWE: ...
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Subfigures placed horizontally

I want to place two or more figures on top of the two-column page next to each other (horizontally). However, for some reason I can't do this. This is the code that I use, it puts the second figure in ...