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

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Usage of subcaption leads to a misalignment (horizontal and vertical)

I use the package "subcaption" to put my pictures into my script. I prefere to use subcaption instead of subfig because if I use \continuedFloat it makes a correct enumeration. Sadly the last two ...
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Scheduling a float to appear on a specific, later page?

Consider the following MWE - let's say it's called test.tex: \batchmode % \ifx\article\undefined % \documentclass[12pt,journal,onecolumn,twoside,draftcls,letterpaper]{IEEEtran} % \else % ...
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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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Float after paragraph on the same page

I always put my float environments at the end of the paragraph where it was first referenced. But I have a problem when the paragraph is split over two pages (beginning at the bottom of the first ...
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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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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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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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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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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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image position problem

I have a problem with images positioning. I dont know why but latex puts the last figure on a new page. I want it all at the same page. And I cant find what is wrong. Here is my code: ...
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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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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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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?
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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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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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mdframed box spanning over page break: prevent images in between

I've run into a problem in a bigger documents where pictures get in between the breaks of mdframed boxes. So the scenario is that the mdframed box should break at pageend if it's to large and not ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Big watermark for tiled pages

I want to arrange pages of my presentation in a rectangular array. I want to print on each page (what may be the equivalent of) a watermark which is a portion of a glyph. For this discussion let us ...
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Positioning tikz nodes to the top

I have four circles in a beamer frame, \begin{tikzpicture}[% common options for the circles: ball/.style = {circle, draw, align=center, anchor=north, inner sep=0}] \node<1>[ball,text ...
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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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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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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 ...