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How can I achieve this aligned two-column word-list-like layout? [duplicate]

This is my first tex question. I couldn't find a duplicate since I'm not even sure how to describe this layout in English...It looks like this: [item1] [explanation of item1......may be very long ...
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How to reduce page margins and center text on it?

I need a custom title page, where the margins create a tighter area for the page contents and a title text is centered horizontally and vertically. How do I do that? By tighter margins I mean margins ...
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Horizontal and vertical alignment of an element to the centre of a whole page

I am trying to place a code frame generated with listings package in the middle of a page both horizontal and vertical. How can I do it? Edit I: My code is this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Text section in right bottom of side

How can I write a text section in latex in the right bottom side of the page with a nice font ? It is for some thanks text. Now I have: \vfill {\sffamily \begin{flushright} ...
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How do I center and scale vertical harpoons?

I need to create something very much like this: However, I'm having trouble scaling the vertical harpoons to make them look right with the rates on either side. For the horizontal harpoons I'm ...
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Multipage tables - vertical centering in cells

I know there were many topics like this but I read a lot of them and it is impossible to understand them for me or they just dont work. I want ALL cells to be centered vertically. I would also like to ...
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clean, breakable left-aligned array-like environment

The centered, yet left-aligned aspect of \begin{array}{lll} ... \end{array} is what I usually go with to give a list of conditions. My only problem with it, is that it is not breakable, so I try to ...
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Centering text in a table cell

I know the question has been asked before, but the answers don't seem to apply. I have a table defined below: \begin{table}[!ht] \begin{center} \caption[Micromagnetic simulators]{Micromagnetic ...
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Superimposing characters in text mode (pdfTeX)

I'm trying to compose a non-Unicode character by arranging Unicode characters one above the other or one next to the other close-up, but I'd need a negative space which in text mode isn't available. ...
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Tikz: Alignment of labels relative to a split rectangle

Is there a way for accurate placement of labels relative to the center of each of the parts of a split rectangle? The following example shows two errors: Alignment is with the left side of the ...
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Alignment issue?

I am trying to align the 2 equals signs and the minus sign at the beginning of each line of the following code, but no matter what I do, it won't work. $C_{n}$ = $ \dfrac{1}{4\pi{i}} $ $ ...
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Horizontal alignment (problem with minipage)

I'm new here. I just have a problem with the minipage environment. The problem is that the tables aren't horizontally aligned. I want these table aligned one by one, but I don't know what's wrong. ...
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Troubles with column width in the tables headings

Well, we all know that compose tables in LaTeX is not easy, however, despite the large number of existing packages and options to facilitate this, I still have some problems I could not solve, and I ...
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Aligning vertically centered and horizontally left text of cells in table

My minimum working example : \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[francais]{babel} %\usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How to make a column with an adaptive width?

I have two questions in creating the following table: 1) How to make the first sub-column (with title No.) adaptive in width? Now it has the same width with the second sub-column, but I'd like to ...
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Table Header with vertically centered alignment

I'm creating table header using latex code mentioned below: \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{|c|l|c|c|c|c|} \hline $\textbf{Q }$&$\textbf{Header one}$&$\textbf{Test} ...
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How do I make tabu and multicol play nice with each other? [closed]

I'm trying to write a document that will require lots of small tables (which contain other, nested tables) in a section of my document, which I want to put into a two-column section. I use tabu for ...
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form field alignment with a table cell

Is there any way to horizontally centre the checkboxes in the following MWE? Also is there any way to adjust the size of the checkboxes so that (i) they do not touch the cell border, and (ii) they are ...
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Enumeration across many sections

I am trying to combine enumeration over multiple sections: it is not working. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[top = 1in, bottom = 1in, left = 1in, right = 1in]{geometry} ...
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1answer
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Centre an image, ignoring margins

I have a document with .5cm margins; I want to include a long image which will span the width of the page, ignoring margins. I don't care about the whole image being visible (or which part of the ...
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Show stretch/shrink of whitespace in the line

Is there an option or package, to show the amount of stretching or shrinking TeX has done to justify each line? If there is none, how could this be implemented? It should look like the black bars the ...
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TikZ graph not aligning

I am having two issues with TikZ pictures. I have three graphs side by side, and I am having issues, but only with some of them, which is very odd. First the x-axis is going out of alignment (some ...
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Vertically center elements in table doesn't work

I am trying to vertical and horizontal align items in a table. I tried to follow what I found on the internet, including on this site, but it seems not to work for the last column. Here is what I ...
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Included graphics with text: Alignment

tl;dr How do I align text to text within \included graphics? Let's look at the following logo, which I want to include (in a vector format, e.g. pdf or svg). The blue/red lines are my annotations. ...
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How to align short footnotes (centred) and longer footnotes (left) in one document

I am wondering whether there is some package/code that addresses the following three criteria: Shorter footnotes, e.g. Quine (1960, 22), would be sitting centred on the bottom of the page, if (and ...
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Table Large Text and Centering

I'm trying to learn the TeX language in preparation for my final engineering project before I graduate, and while I've been able to find most of the solutions online, I can't seem to find a solution ...
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Help with left align?

I was trying to left align this equation by using code $$\begin{equation} \begin{aligned} E_\theta(L(\delta_1(X)) &=& E_\theta[(1-\frac{b}{a+X^2}) X-\theta]^2\nonnumber\\ ...
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Left/right scripts with horizontal centering

I have been using \newcommand{\lrscript}[3]{\raisebox{.5ex}{\llap{\scriptsize$#2$}}#1\raisebox{.5ex}{\rlap{\scriptsize$#3$}}} to produce the middle segment of things like this: Produced with ...
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Free cell alignment in a table

I want to use the package tabu which I've heard is the latest and greatest package for creating tables to generate a table that looks like this: ------------------------------------- |A | ...
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Array Alignment using TikZ Matrices; cell over a complete row

I want to align subplots in a pgfplot. with \matrix it is easy to align pictures. My problem is, that I need several rows with two columns/pictures and a last row with a picture over both columns. ...
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Tikz Matrix (alignment?) [duplicate]

I have the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \begin{tikzpicture}[baseline=(current ...
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1answer
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horizontal and vertical image alignment with subfigure package

I have 5 images : A,B,C,D and E, all are different size. They need to be set up like this: ------- ----------- ------- ------- | | | | | | | D | | | | | | | ------- ...
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Uneven number of subfloats on separate lines

I have 5 subfloats that I would like to distribute 3 on the top line and two udnerneath but equally spaced between the top 3. But \\ doesn't seem to do anything between them. What do you sugges? ...
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Exhaustive Information about text alignment in Tabular

The purpose of this question is colleting the exhaustive information about text alignment in tabular environment and it's derivatives. As base, let us use the possibilities of Microsot Word's tools. ...
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Tabular alignment of text and figure

For an exam paper I'm preparing, I want to properly build a top page header, with the university logo, and two block of text side-by-side (for course, department, etc.). I have already seen some ...
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votes
1answer
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How do I center my title (both horizontally and vertically)?

I'm trying to create a centred title, both horizontally and vertically on the page. I'm rather new to latex - so far, I've tried the code below without success: \begin{center} \title{Title} ...
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Alignment rules

I find myself quite frequently in the need to check whether some elements on my page are aligned exactly as intended. As a result, I usually end up magnifying the output 400% and using a rule over my ...
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Centering table in landscape page [duplicate]

I'm trying to get a table centered both vertically and horizontally in a landscape page. I've tried some of the solutions proposed around here but I can't get them to work in my specific case. Here ...
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1answer
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Top-aligned table cells with different font sizes and controlled spacing

I am trying to achieve a table where a few things have to work simultaneously. Several of these things have been discussed before, but I have been unable to make everything work at once (and some ...
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1answer
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Horizontal alignment of margin notes in nested enumitem list

I would like to be able to 'tag' certain list items in an enumitem list with a mark in the left margin. I would like the marks in the left margin to be horizontally aligned with respect to each ...
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Vertical/Horizontal alignment for multi-line header [closed]

I have the following code to create my header \documentclass[english]{scrreprt} %%% PAGE DIMENSIONS \usepackage{geometry} ...
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\qed or \qedhere at the end of split environment

While I was trying to improve my latest document with respect to its \qed symbols at the end of amsthm's proof environment i came across an interesting point. Assume the proof ends with some formula, ...
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How can I do this without the cases?

How can I do this without the cases? $\begin{cases} \dfrac{\partial u(x,y)}{\partial x}=2x=\dfrac{\partial v(x,y)}{\partial y} \\ \dfrac{\partial u(x,y)}{\partial y}=-2y=- \dfrac{\partial ...
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votes
1answer
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How to align text without two column?

I want to have the following text alignment and I don't wanna use any "two column" and table because a environment i use doesn't support them. :( The text format looks like below picutre. Basicly i ...
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votes
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How to anchor labels in tikz for baseline alignment

LaTeX handles subscripts and superscripts nicely, automatically correcting for various sizing and placement issues. I am trying to build a function that works like subscripts and superscripts, but ...
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votes
1answer
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LaTeX align/distribute objects à la InDesign?

I'm trying to replicate, in LaTeX, InDesign's align and distribute tools. This is a snapshot of ID's toolbar: Say I want first to align vertically two objects (texts, graphics, boxes,...), and ...
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votes
1answer
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Tables: Automatic adjustment of columnwidth to its content gives error “Misplaced \noalign” at \toprule

I am trying to put two tables next to each other, vertically aligned top, with some below listed adjustments I unfortunately can't get together. First, I'd like to know if/how I can avoid the error ...
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votes
1answer
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How would I typeset a two-column layout, where the headings are on the left side and the contents are on the right?

I'm trying to typeset my resume using TeX. I'll start off by showing an approximation of what I want to do with this picture: Note the red lines in the picture are only for illustrative purposes. ...
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votes
1answer
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Aligning two text boxes with a few lines

Here are the two text boxes: \begin{tabular}{l@{}} Date: 3 Jan. 2500 \\ Place: Moon \\ \end{tabular} \null\hfill\begin{tabular}{l@{}} Prof. Neil Armstrong \\ Department of Moon ...
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Need some help with perfecting the layout

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \setlength{\parindent}{0pt} \newcommand{\fac}{n!} \newcommand\test[3]{\left(\begin{array}{@{\,}c@{\,}} #1 \\ #2 \end{array}\middle|\ \ #3 ...