{vertical-alignment} is about aligning document elements vertically, e.g. using \raggedbottom or \flushbottom or adjusting the vertical position of several equation or table components. If your question is generally about (vertical) white space, use {spacing} instead.

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Vertical Alignment of tikz picture in a table cell

I apologize in advanced for asking a question that has been asked before. I have read the other posts on SE about vertical alignment but I'm very new to Latex and had difficulty understanding them. ...
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vertically align text in table in LaTeX

Probably a straightforward problem. Why is the final column not center aligned vertically? Here is the code I'm using: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array} \begin{document} ...
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Alignment of subscripts inside and outside parentheses

$(X^n_i)_i$ This piece of code produces output where the inner i is placed at a lower height than the outer i. Is there a graceful way to place both i's at the same height?
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Vertical alignment within table with graphics

Perhaps I am doing it the wrong way, but I have a table with 3 tabulars arranged within minipage each, such that I end up with 3 tables side by side. Each table only has 2 columns: 1 for text and one ...
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difficulty correctly identifying all parameters affecting vertical placement within lists

I'm trying to align the baseline of the first line of a list environment with the baseline of a box. After working on this in various forms, I thought I was ready to tackle this issue. I also ...
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Difficulty finding the vertical distances between two lines of content

I'm trying to determine the vertical distance between boxes and a line of text in the immediately following paragraph. Depending on the content of the top box I'm getting a discrepancy of \lineskip. ...
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Align multiline RHS

I have the following MWE: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align} L_W&=\frac{L}{W} & \text{words per line}&=\frac{\text{bytes per ...
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Alignment with multicolumn in table

I'm trying to get three centred columns, evenly spaced under the (rather long) column heading (...). Can anyone help? Thanks! \begin{table}[!] \centering \begin{tabular}{ c c c | c c c |c ...
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Trouble aligning rows in two columns using makecell

Been trying to align columns two and three (vertically) but can't figure it out. Columns are coming up central to "Workability" instead, and as column two has some rows taking up 2 lines, they don't ...
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How to start text and image on the same baseline

I need text and images to start at the same level on each page. With standard LaTeX settings the image seems to start a few points higher then a text. I believe this is due to \topskip. \topskip=0pt ...
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Vertical space before list environment within a macro

UPDATE My problem comes down to the following: vertical space is added before the \items of a list within a macro. The layout I want to use is based on the classicthesis-styled CV (currvita) template ...
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Tikz node alignment

How can I align (or shift) Tikz nodes? I have the following figure (see below), which consists of multiple horizontal nodes. I want to align the data node with top/bottom of nodes A-D (i.e., red ...
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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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Align subfigures in opposite pages to the top

I have two collections of subfigures (produced using the subfig package) that Latex decided to place in opposite pages. I would like to align them to the top of the page but for some reason there's ...
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Setting leading in LaTeX using \fontsize: what are the advantages and disadvantages?

LaTeX has several ways of setting leading without changing anything else, including: \fontsize{default font size}{value of leading}\selectfont \linespread{ratio of leading to original} ...
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subfigure vertical alignment although different large subcaptions (subfigure environment; subcaption package) [duplicate]

I am using the subfigure environment provided by the subcaption package by Axel Sommerfeldt. Although reading the manual, I do not find a solution. I would like to vertical align subfigures although ...
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Alignment problem of empty cells when doing multirow/multicolumn cells in TikZ matrices

This is a question which has been discussed here and here. One of the solution discussed is to use fit to cover empty cells. However, while trying it, it displayed an alignment problem between the ...
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Alignment of image within tabular

I got a problem with the alignment of an image within the tabular environment. I want to align the image within the table in such a way, that it is located to the very right of the layout and the text ...
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Vertical alignment of text around a symbol in table

Is there a way to organize the vertical alignment in table around a particular symbol. For example in the below code \begin{table} \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{ *{1}{c}} a = b + c \\ a + ...
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Longtable vertical placement

I'm fighting with Google. I have a longtable with manual breaks, so in every page there is an empty space after the table, I want to vertically center the longtable. How can I do that?
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Automatic / variable vertical alignment within a minipage?

I have defined a new environment that I use to highlight warnings in my text. Here's a minimal example of the code I use: \documentclass[parskip]{scrartcl} \usepackage{fourier} % for the bomb ...
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How to top align text and image in table?

I am facing some problem in aligning (top-aligned) image and text in a table. \documentclass[11pt,table,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{array,ragged2e} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[top=2cm, ...
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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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Variable-width horizontal rules with \cline intrude cell text

I have come to learn how to make a variable-width horizontal rule with \hline from the LaTeX companion and with \cline from Horizontal rule with adjustable height behaving like \cline{n-m}. But the ...
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Consistent vertical alignment of one-line text in minipages

The vertical alignment of one-line text in minipages depends on the vertical extent of the text itself: \documentclass{scrartcl} \begin{document} bad alignment: \frame{ ...
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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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captionsetup inside floatbox messing up image

I'm trying to include images with custom caption label format defined using \DeclareCaptionLabelFormat from caption package. If I put \captionsetup inside \floatbox environment the caption and image ...
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Multiple alignments from top of page on a single page

I am trying to specify the location of text from the top of a page. I know how to set the margins for the main text and can set the top, bottom, left, and right margins for certain pages using the ...
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Set permanent first bullet starting point in beamer

I'm trying to set a permanent starting point for bullets in my Beamer slides. By default, the bullets are centered in the middle of the page. I have tried using the [t] option, but it places the first ...
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In the geometry package, what's the practical use of setting heightrounded=true?

In the geometry package, what's the practical use of setting heightrounded=true? The documentation says sth about avoiding cases of "underful vbox", but I don't see why I need to worry about it. When ...
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Problem with custom vertical-alignment and/or length of lines/rules in tabular environment

As a follow-up to my previous question: In my table / tabular, \cline{1-1} gives me the correct vertical position but not the right horizontal length . In contrast, \rule{\mycustomlength}{0.4pt} ...
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Vertical spacing for two consecutive figure environments

I think I'm not going to solve my problem with the Floats and positioning of figures. I have 4 diagramms and I need to place them on two pages and at the end of the second page the caption for all 4 ...
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How can I underline mathematics using a harpoon of variable size?

I am a new user of LaTeX. I want to underline the answers to mathematics problems using a \rightharpoondown symbol. If possible, I would like a \rightharpoondown of variable size, as in the image ...
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multiple minipages in document give indentation

I'm trying to create my CV using latex. To do this I am trying to divide parts of my document into 3 columns and an arbitrary amount of rows. I've been using the minipage environment, but I'm given an ...
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How to vertically center the fraction line?

I feel a bit weird because this is a really simple issue that apparently nobody has brought up so far but I find that very simple fractions produce output that looks vertically unbalanced. The ...
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Words not vertically aligned in gb4e glosses when underlined

I'm glossing my linguistic examples with gb4e and am having some problems with alignment. The language I am working with uses underlines in its orthography, and the morpheme that my paper focuses on ...
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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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How to put 2 headings on same line (next to each other)?

Can someone help me to put ''Author:'' on the same line as ''Supervisor:''? \begin{minipage}{0.4\textwidth} \begin{flushleft} \large {\bf Author:}\\ aaa\textsc{bbb} % My name \end{flushleft} ...
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Vertical text (not in table)

For a book cover, I want to write the title vertically (like in Japanese, but using English text): T T I H T I I M L S S Y E How do I do this without jumping through a ...
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Derivatives: enter “evaluated at” vertical bar with multiple values as subscripts

Sorry for the long title, but how do I enter evaluated at (for a derivative), with multiple valuation criteria at the bottom of the the big | line? Thanks!
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vertical alignment using tabularx / arraystretch

I am using the tabularx package to customize my tables. I changed the definition of tabularxcolumn to vertically center the text. As I am using arraystretch, the bold 'titles' of my table are aligned ...
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TabularX vertical alignment

Since the enumiten Package (and therefore leftmargin=*) doesnt work in custom environments, I was trying to trick a bit, doing the items in a table like this (don't ask..) : ...
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Minipage - space between two columns and aligning

Here is the deal. I want both of them starting from the very same line and perhaps increase the distance between them. I really cannot remember wheater s.th. chaged after adding ...
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The second column always appears lower than the first one in the multicol environment

I need to make a two column document (on a landscape format sheet), but the second column appears in a lower position than the first one. I wrote "always" in the title because it also happens when I ...
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Lower indices height

Adding a subscript to a dagged variable, the subscript is lower than when it is added to an undagged variable. Here's an example: $c^{\dagger}_R c_R c^{\dagger}_R c_R c^{\dagger}_R c_R c^{\dagger}_R ...
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Vertically center itemize when using beamer `\only`

For a presentation I want to show how an equation is simplified in steps. When I try to do this using \only, the text jumps around vertically. Minimal failing example: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} ...
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Vertical double asterisk that aligns well with the double dagger

The LaTeX text footnote symbol sequence begins with ∗ † ‡ § ¶ ∥. I'd like to define a vertical double asterisk ⁑ (\textastdbl) so that I can insert it into the sequence: * ⁑ † ‡ § ¶ ∥ (note: actual ...
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Vertical alignment

I've been able to vertically align some text with \vspace*{\fill} but below the aligned line is some more text and a figure which causes the aligned line to be above the middle of the page. How can I ...
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Align Captions of 2 figures

I managed to get my two Tikz figures side by side. The vertical alignment of the Tikz figures is fine and needs to stay that way. However, I am bothered by the captions and I'd like both of them to be ...
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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 ...