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

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Vertically center tikzpicture in table

I'm tryin to vertically center a tikzpicture in a table. Here's a not-very-minimal example: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % UFT8 - danske bogstaver og andet godt fra havet ...
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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 position text on a page exactly?

I have a preset background picture which is essentially a role playing character sheet without any text on it. I need to position a lot of information on it and it has to line up exactly with the ...
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Marginpar on a fixed side of two-column double-sided memoir document

I have a two-column, double-sided document class based on memoir, where the wide margin is always on the left. I would like the \marginpar to always be in this left margin, irrespective of whether it ...
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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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Beamer - Textblock and Show notes on second screen

my question might seem to have been already asked in Absolute positioning in beamer when using `show notes on second screen`: text on wrong page or in Title picture misplaced in Beamer when using ...
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Two-columns wide figure at the bottom of a page with Revtex

The problem is simple: how to place a two-columns wide figure at the bottom of a page with the revtex document class? For those unfamiliar with revtex, it is a two-column style guide used by a number ...
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Creating flashcards with LaTeX

As the current semester is almost over and my lecturenotes-typesetting project draws to a close, I start learning the definitions with flashcards. I've created the flashcards automatically with a ...
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Throw warning based on distance from the bottom

Is there a way to specify a warning in LaTeX which is thrown if and only if a specified text is not at the bottom (or near the bottom) of the page? Use-case: manual column-breaking is needed due to ...
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How to put something on a page without disturbing the main vertical list?

I'd like to put something on an arbitrary place on a page. I'm using \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay] ... \end{tikzpicture} inside \nointerlineskip\vbox to 0pt{\vss ...
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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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Tables and Figures towards the end

I'm submitting a manuscript and the editing team asked for the following two changes: 2) Please remove the figures from the main text file as they are already uploaded separately in the Figures ...
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Place sidewaystable at the end of document (below instead of above list of figures)

I've seen a lot of questions concerning how to place a sidewaystable (I'm using the rotating package) floating in the document, but not one on how to place it at the end. My documentclass is ...
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Wrapfig induces an empty box on the next page

I am writing a document, and have been using the wrapfig environment without problems, however, for one of my figures I encounter the following problem. The figure is placed neatly and in the right ...
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TikZ: How to set a node on an exact position on a line?

to set a node on a line the usual way should be something like this: \begin{tikzpicture} % place nodes \node[draw] at (0, 0) (a) {A}; \node[draw] at (5, 0) (b) {B}; \node[draw] ...
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How do I display a very wide table at the bottom of a page over two columns?

I'm writing a paper in LaTeX according to a CogSci template which uses two columns. However, I have a very wide table which needs to span accross both columns to be shown correctly. I want this table ...
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Place longer figures in appendix

I am writing a technical document that includes many source code listings. I have been asked to place longer listings in the appendix instead of inline. Is there a way to do this automatically? It is ...
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Image and coauthor (sbtitle) in the very first page [BOOK class]

I'm sorry if you can find my questions very stupid, but I need some help. I'm actually writing my thesis and I've encountered a couple of problems. First of all, I notice, I'm using the class book ...
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Revisiting middle of page footnote problem

Configuration: Report document class Problem: \usepackage[bottom]{footmisc} is not producing footnotes to the bottom of page as it should, but rather in the middle of a page with few lines of body ...
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Horizontal placement of graphic in left and right margins

I want to place small graphics in the outer margins of my 2-sided document. I've been using, e.g., \marginpar[{\hfill \includegraphics[scale=.3]{figures/ivy-univ.png}\hspace{8 pt} }]{ ...
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placing the figure at bottom of the page

I want to place the column-spanned figure at the bottom of the page near to the text but using \begin{figure*}[b] goes the figure to the end of the document!! Why? \begin{figure*}[b] \centering ...
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Figure placement without the next section being forced on a new page

I am trying to include an image, which I want within the section in which it is referred to. When I try to use the \FloatBarrier command, the figure stays within the section, however the next section ...
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Automatic placement of picture in multicol environment at top, bottom, or middle of column

Having a multicol document spanning over several pages with pictures (includegraphics, width=\columnwidth), I am looking for a way that LaTeX chooses the best position for the picture or at least ...
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Automating minipage positioning

Many times we have to use tables that do not accept footnote. This mostly happens with longtable environment. What I do for footnotes for these longtables is to actually use minipage, applying the ...
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Bad height positioning when superscript and \dot appear together

I try to type \dot x^i to represent the time derivative of the coordinate x^i. But in \dot x^i the superscript i will be to high, while in {\dot x}^i the dot will be too high. My attempt \dot ...
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Position of included svg image

how can I include an .svg image and center it relative to a specific point? There is a specific point in the image that should be equidistant from both the left and the right of the page.
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(Warsaw Theme) How can I put the logo on the top right of each slide?

Hi I wish that my logo could be on the top right of each slide and also to position it wherever I want on the title page. \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Automatic \clearpage when picture goes on the next page

I have a small problem. I'm writing my PhD thesis (that's not the problem) and I want my images to be where I want them to be. I manage to do that using \begin{figure}[H] \end{figure} but often the ...
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How to use the outdated \subfigure package to align 3 images

I would like to create a figure that has 3 images, one large long figure on the left, and two small figures on the right, exactly like the image in this link: How to stack two subfigures next to a ...
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Images added with graphicx never stays where I put them

I've tried this in different occasions within the past year and I have always had the same problem. I go to the line of the Latex code where I want to insert my images using \begin{figure}, but the ...
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I have 3 data series and 2 different y-axis. How can I add, outside the graph, the legend for each of three series?

Does someone know how can i change the position of my legend to right-side of my graph? I try many things but i can't. Please give me some help! Here is my code! \resizebox{\textwidth}{!}{ ...
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How to design and place different things in LaTeX?

Is it possible to design something in Scribus and then convert the Scribus document to an .tex-file? That would be nice. In Scribus (free alternative to InDesign and Quarkexpress) you can see your ...
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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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Figure placement in XeLaTex

I am attempting to place a figure in my report. I have switched to XeLaTex but the figure doesn't seem centre and is overlapping the text. I have tried countless things but no luck. I've attached a ...
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How to prevent a pdf-figure to overlay text?

I have a pdf-figure which I want to include in my tex-file. I wrote the following line of code to insert the figure in my file: \includegraphics[width=.8\textwidth, bb=0cm 12.5cm 26cm ...
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Put a beamerbox at the top of the frame, even if the frame is vertically centered

How can I put a beamerbox at the top of the frame, even if the frame is vertically centered? I know \frametitle just does this! So you can reformulate my question: how frametitle does this? Here is ...
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How to place a figure in Latex while the [htbp] doesnt work?

I insert a figure in to my document using code like below, right after 2 tables in a page. \begin{figure}[htbp] \centering \includegraphics[with=350mm, bb=0 0 1350 743]{path/to/figure.png} ...
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tikzpicture in figure environment, the figure is not fix to the text

I am writing my master thesis and want to explain how a Matlab function works with a flow chart. The flow chart is edited with "tikz" in a figure, but the figure do not stick to the corresponding ...