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

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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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How to place cross references in center margin between two columns

How can I put all cross references in the center margin, with those for the left column vertically positioned above those for the right column? The text will wrap to additional pages, and the cross ...
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Automatically positioning a legend relative to multiple plots in groupplots

This question deals with centered legend placement in a set of plots aligned with groupplots. However, as the OP stated in a comment, the (accepted) solution requires some hand tweaking. I suspect ...
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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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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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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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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} \pgfplotsset{ticks=...
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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 ...
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LaTeX table star positioning (double column tables)

How do I tell my table* to be on top of the same pages as the paragraph I want? I know of the question http://stackoverflow.com/q/1673942/659634. Which does not answer how to work with double column ...
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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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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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Can I reset the horizontal position to the current line's absolute left?

I want to set the current text / box insertion point to the point where the current line originally started, no matter where I am on that line. Ordinarily, this would mean I would start overlaying ...
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Simple idea to align paragraphs to a baseline grid

The idea was to save the vertical position right after beginning the multi columns and then count from that position the next suitable position whenever there is need to align a text paragraph to a ...
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Nested coordinate calculations

I have the following coordinate calculation \coordinate (a0) at ($(c1)!0.5!(c2)$); \coordinate (a1) at ($(c3 -| a0) + (1,3)$); \draw (a1) rectangle (b1); I wanted to eliminate the first coordinate ...
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Including a Float on a Separate Page

I am having difficulty positioning a float (table) in latex. I have two paragraphs of text, and I want the float to be inbetween these two sections of text, but I also want the table to be on a new ...
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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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eps images position in IEEEtrans class

I have a document with some problems in the positions of the last images. I copied the code here and after that, I copy the warnings that I get: \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} %\usepackage{...
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flipbook-images in even pages

I have made a flip book but I would like to ask a couple of questions. First, I want I would like to place the images only in even pages of the book. Also, I would like to place the images in the ...
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LaTeX, Image placed below ToC

I am trying to insert a picture (pdf) below a ToC, but when I do it through \includepdf it just appears on the next page. I have tried some absolute positioning, but haven't gotten any of them to work....
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How to align figure with subsection?

I have placed numerous figures beneath subsections, but there is a one page gap between the subsection title and the actual figure. Does anyone know how to resolve this placement issue? An MWE of ...
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How to place a color gradient text node inside a tikzpicture (absolute positioning)

I want to put a color gradient to a "Desired Text Only" but then I want to be able to position it inside a tikzpicure. I already checked this thread describing a way to put gradient color to a section ...
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Can't move sidecap figures from top of page

Thanks for your help in advance. I am using LyX to typeset my dissertation. However when I export to plain LaTeX the problem persists, so I know is is a LaTeX problem. I am using sidecap with ...
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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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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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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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Fixing position for Algorithm2e does not work

I have the following minimal example. When I compile this, the result is fine, as expected. \documentclass[ngerman,12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[left=2cm,right=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage{...
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TikZ-UML: How to place stereotype next to relation?

is there an easy way to position a stereotype next to a relation instead of "over" it? (or at least to add a white background to the stereotype?) Here is an example of what I mean: \documentclass[]{...
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Include PDF hbox is too wide, annoying blank page

I include a pdf in my latex document but latex says it is too wide. In default configuration for any reason latex includes the pdf in the horizontal center of the page. That's why i'm using \vspace*{...
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How to correct alignment in exam class page layout?

I'm creating MCQ paper using EXAM class. \begin{center} Section II \newline Multiple Correct Answer Type \newline This section contains 10 Multiple Choice questions. Each question has four choices (...
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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} \usepackage[T1]{...
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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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Inconsitent footer position with multicols

A footer created with fancyhdr in combination with multicols is placed at different vertical positions depending on - as far as I have been able to isolate the issue - wether the page is full or not: ...
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How can I place includegraphics in the margin such that it lines up with text?

I want to place small things, mostly images (hence \includegraphics) in the outer margin of a page in a way that I can line it up with a piece of text (e.g. heading) or another \includegraphics in the ...
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place graphics inside tikzpicture and minipage

I have made this structure to create title of my poster, with logo \newcommand{\displaytitle}[3]{% \begin{tikzpicture} \node [mybox] (box){% \begin{minipage}{0.98\textwidth} \...
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Placement of float page in document

I'm trying to get a float page right after the page where the figures are referenced. When I use the [!p] modifier, the floats page goes to the end of the current chapter. Combining [!h!p] does the ...
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How to add text at a particular location in tikz picture

From TikZ Adding Text I try \node[draw,align=left] at (0.5,-6.5) {text}; But I have defined previously that every node/.style = {draw, circle, minimum size = 7mm}. I do not want the circle around the ...
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Align text and wrapfigure on the same hight

How to set wrapfigure and text on the same hight? See on the screenshot: Code: \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[europeanresistors,americaninductors]{circuitikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.arrows} \...
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Symmetric HEADER and FOOTER in LaTeX

I just want to write some LaTeX code to get a Beamer style test. The problem is that, the default template is designed for one page printing. However, in my case, I want to get a Symmetric Header ...
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Odd behavior of tikz in beamer style

I want to create my own beamer style for my presentations, and I follow this link to do so. I change the title page template as following \defbeamertemplate*{title page}{texsx}[1][] { \begin{...
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Multiple page number positions in one document

I' m working on a document with multiple page number styles. The introduction consists of roman (I, II, III,...) page numbers, the actual text consists of page numbers in arabic style (1, 2, 3,...) ...
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How to add Corresponding Author in IEEE format?

Right Now, Corresponding Author is coming right below the author name , I want it to appear to the just before abstract , Thanks !
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Force placement of sidewaysfigure

I have several large figures which need their own page. I would like to force the figures to occupy adjacent pages, starting from where I place the code for the first figure. Regular figure ...
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Keeping tables / figures (floats) on either the current even (left) or odd (right) page

I'm writing a two sided LaTeX document and would like tables / figures (floats) to be depicted ) in the best case, immediately after the end of the sentence in which the float is referred to with \...
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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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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} }]{ \...