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

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Full-width figure, odd/even pages + margin

situation I'm using the memoir class, two-sided. I left place for margin notes. Thus the text block is not at the center of my "sheet of paper" and this non-central position is different for odd and ...
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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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Using position arguments with starred tcolorbox environment

The {tcolorbox}* environment is interpreting position arguments in a way I would not anticipate. When I include the *, the placement is unexpected--\begin{VocabBox}*[b]... does not get placed at the ...
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Fix tables at a given PAGE so that Table is not moving down when adding texts above it?

I have looked over all the possible duplicate questions this whole day, and I still can not find an explicit solution to my problem. I'm thinking to fix my table, wrote in tabular, at a given PAGE. I ...
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Insert pictures into whitespace in document

Okay, I'm not sure if this is even possible. We're currently switching the layouting of our "Basics" university intro booklet from Scribus to LaTeX. A difficulty there is minimising white space after ...
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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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Identifying long-distance float and footnote references

Many people have asked questions about how to locate float references such that the float will appear near the first reference (note that a similar - but less common - problem exists for footnotes, as ...
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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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Figures misplaced in recent version of MiKTeX

After a MiKTeX update, eps graphs were misplaced and appeared overlap with captions and text in pdf files. They worked perfect in earlier MiKTeX 2.9. Figures in dvi files worked fine as desired. ...
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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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Is it possible to use nodes as anchors?

I'm trying to recreate a rather complicated reaction scheme with chemfig and TikZ. For that, I'd like to position several amino acid side chains at specific positions. What I'd like to do is to use ...
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Beamer ToC: vertical spacing compressed when making ToC in columns environment

I am trying to adapt the Beamer table of content to my needs. I use the columns environment to change the lay-out of frames with a lot of white space. This works fine in most cases, but when I use it ...
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Package PGF Math Error: Unknown function 'north' (in 'north west')

I have created the following shape (it has some more features but the error is always the same), based on a rectangle. \pgfdeclareshape{set}{ %Like in rectangle but without all the separators ...
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align icons to dictionary entries

I'm trying to typeset a small dictionary. Many of the entries come with a couple of icons that I would like to display in the margin just left of the entry, top-aligned with the beginning of the ...
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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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TikZ node positioning on edge parameter/label

I wonder if there exists a trick to position a graph node (relative), based on a parameter (label?) of an edge leading to it? I mean a kind of time diagram, i.e. for example I have a timed automat, ...
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Add an equation at the bottom of a KOMA-script article in twocolumn mode

how can I place a large equation at the bottom of a page when using the document class scrartcl with the twocolumn option enabled. I know about this solution using multicols, but I'd rather stick ...
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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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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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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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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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How to add thumbnail photo to frametitles in beamer

Is there a beamer theme that allows one to add small thumbnails of authors to the right end of the frame title line? Ideally I'd like something that can easily work on successive pages throughout a ...
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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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How to position wide figures in two column documents

I want to an image at the bottom of a page in a two column document. Using figure* causes the image to jump to the bottom of the document. Is there a way to avoid this? Here is an example: ...
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Template of theorem statement?

So Basically I am looking for something that looks like this: Using the amsmath package: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $\left. \begin{aligned} A &= T ...
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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 ...