{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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How do I create parallel columns that automatically adjust line spacing

Let's say I have some text that I have in multiple languages and want to display in parallel, as shown below. This text might span multiple pages. How can I make it so that the line height on the ...
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Using TikZ current page node in memoir class

I need to use the current page.center position in a memoir document to center some images on a page. (unless someone has an entirely different suggestion about how to display images like this.) ...
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Why is trivlist used in center, theorem and other environments?

I've noticed that the trivlist environment is used in the AMS Theorem package and in the definition of the center environment. For example: \def\center{\trivlist \centering\item\relax} ...
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Unwanted extra vertical space after header using longtable in memoir, on continuation pages

The vertical spacing below the rule at the end of the headings is as I expect on page 1 of the table, but on pages 2, 3, etc I get more vertical space. Is there a fix for this? ...
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Write text (or symbol) vertically below another symbol in latex

I have to write some equations in latex, my Latex equation: \begin{align} G _{a_{1},\ldots ,a_{k}}\ast_{b_{1},\ldots ,b_{k}} G^{\prime }=G^{\prime \prime } \end{align} How can I make the text ...
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Align section number with bottom line of title in TOC with tocloft

I have a customized TOC modified with tocloft that I am vary pleased with (see below). The problem is when I have chapter titles that are more than one line long. The large chapter numbers are then ...
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tabular: vertical align minipage in table (top)

I have a poster consisting of two columns. In one of the columns I have placed two figures next to each other. To get a nice tikz-frame around each figure I had to put them into minipages each (I did ...
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text wrapping and vertical alignment of text in a table

http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Tables contains an example on how to do text wrapping in tables by using p{5cm}: \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{ | l | l | l | p{5cm} |} \hline Day ...
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How to typeset a smaller size book with trim marks from letter paper stock?

How could I use the memoir package (or anything else, that's just what came to mind) to output a letter paper size document, but typeset with a different page width (9" by 7" in my case) with a trim ...
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Vertical alignment of figure in a tabular. (Automatic width)

I'm trying to align photos and text vertically and horizontally in the middle of each tabular. I've tried the 'array' package but it seems like I need to define the width of the column. I want the ...
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Issues lining up multiple columns in beamer

I am working on a slide to use for a presentation. Right now the bottom left table does not line up with the bottom right table. I would like for the first row of each table to line up as the first ...
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'Inserting a series of equally-spaced dots in math-mode'

(1). A series of equally-spaced dots are required to complete the set up. (2). A slight adjustment of the vertical alignment is required. The above set up must appear as something like this:- ...
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'Insert three vertical aligning texts by using the Text-environment'

The three texts are (1). (The coefficients of x+1) (2). (The coefficients of (x+2)^{2}) (3). (The coefficients of (x+1)^{3}) NOTE:- The alignment of the three texts must look something like ...
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Using Align across a list of theorems

I'm trying to align a list of axioms at the equal sign but I can't get align to work across my \begin{ax} \end{ax} tags. \newtheorem{ax}{Axiom} \begin{align} \begin{ax}[inf assoc] $c_0 \sqcap (c_1 ...
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Minipage overlapping with text that follows

I'm trying to replicate the following layout that I have in a Word version of the paper: There are two code sections side by side with the code balanced between the two. The code won't fit into a ...
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longtable with multiline column

I'm trying to make longtables (that can span pages) with a column containing a newline, and another column that contains a paragraph. My attempts so far all have vertical alignment issues whereby ...
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Vertical Alignment in table Latex

I would like to make "Dataset" and the entries of the table centered vertically of the following table: Here is the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array,graphicx} ...
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Place TikZ picture over top of text

I'm designing some letterhead using LuaLaTeX (interchangeable with XeLaTeX at this point) where I want my signature and name to be drawn like this: The signature is a TikZ drawing, the text is ...
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How can you adjust the vertical position of a marginal footnote?

I'm redefining \footnote to put them in them in the margin using \marginpar. Occasionally, the paragraph will extend below the bottom of the text block when a note appears near the end of a page. I ...
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Vertically aligning minipages, subfigures, and subtables (not with baseline)

The goal My goal is to align side-by-side figures, tables, and text in minipages according to the top, middle and bottom of the largest such minipage. This makes it different (I believe) from the ...
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Vertical Table Alignment - the nightmare

People, I've looked to multiple questions already asked about this theme but I can't find a straight answer! I have the following table: And, as you can see, there are multiple problems! I have ...
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A specific problem with alignment of arrays with brackets

In the example below I would like to have the "on" exactely below each other, i.e. to put it in one table - that is of course without any problem, BUT the bracket and the numbering! How to get it in ...
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Aligning more than two columns with alignedat?

Consider this MWE, modified from Aligning conditions in cases environment: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \[ f(x) = \left\{\begin{alignedat}{3} & mx^2 +nx +1, ...
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Problem with vertical alignment nesting align and aligned

I'm trying to write a good-looking optimization problem in LaTeX using amsmath. The MWE is this: \documentclass[letter, 10pt, conference]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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Arrow box aligment

I have to align vertically "arrow boxes" in the picture below? So I have two questions: How to read "inner sep" register value and bounding as well connecting lines thickness register values of ...
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Text alignment difficulties

I am new to LaTeX and I have a little problem: How can I align the "Name Name" to be on the same line with "st.gr FAF", and "Prof Name" to be on the same line with "lect.univ". Right now I have the ...
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moderncv classic vertical-alignment header top

The following code is my moderncv in the classic style. At the moment there is roundabout 4 to 5 cm space between the page(top) and the picture. How can I reduce this space to bring to complete header ...
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Bold, horizontally and vertically aligned, multiline table headers

I'm trying to print a table where the first row, containing the header, should be bold and both horizontally and vertically centered. Additionally, I'm using longtable environment from this package, ...
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Better two-column balancing?

I am looking for a better way to balance columns at the end of each chapter of a two-column layout. I have found several relevant approaches: use \documentclass[onecolumn]{memoir} and ...
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Unnecessary vspace for align/equation when it's first on page

I'm using the align environment and now I have the problem that one of my formulas is the first object on a page with some vspace before it. But this looks a bit odd, because it isn't in line with the ...
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Vertical align content of table - with using automatic linebreak (tabularx)

I'm searching for (simple) method to get rid of the unbeatiful white spacing that is creating by using for example this minimal example. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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Line spacing before and after align*

Just a quick question about line spacing (which seems to account for at least half of my LaTeX woes). I'm writing a proof in align* environment and can't seem to get rid of the spacing before and ...
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Vertical alignment of legend entries in pgfplots

I have multiline legend entries in my plot. The default styles uses centered alignment for both legend image and legend text. How can I change that such that the legend image is top-alignment next to ...
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How to obtain absolutely fixed line spacing

I use Xetex with eledmac and eledpar to produce a bilingual document with facing pages. I add some endnotes only inside the even pages. I have a problem with corresponding paragraphs (one on the left ...
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How to change footnote style (position) for a single page?

I am attempting to get the following result (following my school's dissertation style guide): The one-inch margin must be maintained on each page except the last page of each chapter. When the ...
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Understanding (la)tex calculations: distance from top of page

I am deriving a class from article. My first task was adjusting margins and widths. My second task is putting a header on top of the title page. Instead of placing each component individually, I ...
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Booktabs table with multirows: alternative to vertical rules?

I am trying to format a booktabs table with multirow content. I am aware that vertical rules go against the booktabs style. However, in this table, it seems to me that some kind of vertical guide ...
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Trying to adjust alignment of figure on page in landscape style

I have a page in my document with the following LaTeX code: \begin{landscape} \begin{figure} [htbp] \centering{\includegraphics[scale=0.65] {DocsAndImages/DFD.png}} ...
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Plain Tex: Get cell in table to span multiple rows, and contents to be centered

For PlainTeX (I did find similar questions for latex): Q 1: How to ensure upper left cell is two rows tall? Q 2: How to ensure entry in upper left cell is vertically and horizontally centered? ...
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center an image in a custom minipage

Sorry for my broken language, I'm a Frenchy ! I have to create a page template for a personal project : a box without margins in the 72% of the page, aligned to the top which contains a big image ...
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Moving caption of the algorithm upwards

I have the following code: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage[linesnumbered,ruled]{algorithm2e} \begin{document} AAAA BBBB \begin{algorithm} \vspace*{-1cm} \caption{My Caption\ldots} My ...
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How can I calculate the distance added between a title and a titlerule?

Question How can I calculate the distance after a title such that I can place a node where the title rule would go? Example I would like a bar to drop from the top righthand corner of the page down ...
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Different alignment for frame content in beamer

I am searching for a way to align the content of a frame in beamer. I want to have one part of the text of the frame top aligned, while the rest of the page is centered in the middle, as its normally. ...
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Why unbalanced multi columns work with standalone but not work with article?

I want to have unbalanced multi columns for 5 multiple choice options. It means that the last option must not be aligned with the third option. By default multicols makes balanced column in which the ...
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Align bullet points in two side-by-side itemized lists

I'm trying to create two side-by-side bullet point lists in a document, where each point lines up with the corresponding point in the other list, even when one of the points has multiple lines. So ...
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align text and equations in columns in beamer

I have a beamer frame consisting of two columns (top aligned) using the [T] option. The second column contains a align equation block. Even though I am using the [T] option the column containing the ...
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How to line up 2-by-2 equations in align environment

I know how to line up equations by "=", with each line containing only one equation. But suppose I have a 2-by-2 equation matrix, and I want two equations in each column lined up by their "=". What ...
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Vertical alignment in tables without multirow

My MWE is \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{|>{\centering\arraybackslash}m{2cm}| p{8cm} ...
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Image covers whole of a column and not at desired location

I am new to Latex and want to insert a figure into my document. I used following commands: \begin{figure}[hbtp] \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.5]{PTS.eps} \caption{Figure PTS} \end{figure} ...
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Vertical alignment problem

I'm trying to draw a callout that has a nice big i on the left side, and then a bunch of text filling most of the body. The following code almost works: \documentclass[a4paper,oneside]{article} ...