{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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Is \\[<len>] as bad as \\ for new lines?

I have heard on multiple occasions that one should rather not use \\ to force new lines, unless one uses it in environments like tabular or align, and it is advised to use \par instead. How about ...
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Left alignment of a system of equations and extra vertical space between them

I am trying to obtain something like this \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,oneside]{report} \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{fouriernc} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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Alignment inside the \align enviroment-horizontally and vertically

Is it possible to make both expressions for omega's aligned with one another and do the same for the coefficients a,b,r and d,c,t? I tried to align them manually by using center but it does not work. ...
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Vertical alignment of images in longtable

I am trying to create a longtable where the first column contains only images. The longtable is defined as (with only one row): \begin{longtable}{m{0.2\linewidth} m{0.7\linewidth}} \hline ...
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Conditional spacing based on length of chapter title

In LaTeX, (or possibly XeLaTeX), how can one achieve the following: A double spacing a 1- or 2-line chapter title, and single spacing under a 3- or more-line chapter title. A triple space ...
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Wrong bottom-alignment of rows of two independent tables, where the last row contains a nested table

I wanted to create a page, where I put some information in the left and some on the right side at the bottom of the page. The bottom lines of the minipages are supposed to be aligned as kind of an ...
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tikz how to center text in a vertical rectangle

I am trying to put vertically rotated text inside a rectangle and I have not been able to get it centred vertically. Here is my minimal code and what I get. Any help would be appreciated. ...
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How can I arrange the table and the image in a minipage vertically?

I need the table and the image arranged vertically in the minipage instead of horizontally. I also add the pictures used in the code in the end. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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Aligning listing frame width between two listings

I'm trying to get two listings side by side. One is shorter than the other, but I would like to have them aligned, meaning that the frame height of the short one should be longer to reach the baseline ...
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How to align the quotient when using polynom

I am using the polynom package to illustrate long division with polynomials. Typically, when I do those problems by hand, I have the first term in the quotient aligned with the first term in the ...
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Forcing graphic, table, plot .. out of page boundary

I am very new to latex, so this question might be very basic. However, I have been searching the whole evening, so either I don't know how to google this effectively, or what I am trying to do is not ...
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\vspace (\section?) misbehaving in amsart document

In the example below, I wanted to reduce white space above the first section header (it seems to be improperly or at least variably placed), and when trying to use \vspace{} above the first \Section{} ...
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Equal spacing between \begin environments, any text based environment and inline maths

I'm creating a document with a lot of \begin...\end environments, single lines of text with or without inline maths and long paragraphs with or without inline maths. The problem I'm having is that ...
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Line wrapping mathmode in ACM article-proc style

I am using the ACM document class acm_proc_article-sp. It is a two column page style. I keep running into a badbox where I have some line of text, and then a short equation in mathmode. For example, ...
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aligning arrows vertically and centered numbering with a text between two equations

I have been struggling with a couple of things concerning the following system of equations, this is the best I could achieve so far: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,oneside]{report} ...
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Vertical centering in several columns in longtable

I would like to change the vertical alignment of the second column in this table (the names of the hypotheses) to be centered, just as in the 1st column. My mininal example: ...
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Add vertical space between lines without breaking a vertical line

I am writing a resume in TeX. I'm formatting my technical skills in a tabular environment. Currently it looks like: \begin{tabular}{ l | c c c } \textbf{Programming Languages} & Java & C ...
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Extra space not wanted at the end of a title page

I did a title page using the titlepage environment and used \vfill between the entries (for instance name, title, date, etc.) so that they would be equally spaced and the whole title page would fill ...
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chemfig chemname alignment in schemes

After careful consultation of the chemfig documentation and looking up a couple of questions here, I am struggling to find a solution to get these correctly aligned. They are inside a box which is ...
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cannot figure out how to produce some tikz pictures next to each other

Ideally I would like to have the tikzpictures be in one line centered horizontally with its caption each preserving its node size and line strength and vertically aligned to a common bottom line. I am ...
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titletoc: problem with “left” parameter (not working for LOF)

I am having trouble with changing the style of the LOF using titletoc. Everything works fine but the left parameter (i.e. the first parameter in the square brackets containing a length measure) of the ...
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Table position at Top Problem

I am trying to place my table at the top of page but it seems there is something I am missing. First of all here is what my document structure \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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Remove padding in table with images

I have a table with 2 small images in each cell. I reduced the horisontal padding with \setlength{\tabcolsep}{0pt} But I still have a white vertical space between a table separation line and images ...
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How align the qedsymbol after of a big formula in display mode?

Description of the problem My problem is this. For the proof of a math theorem i use the proof environment of the package amsthm. It adds a \qedsymbol in the last line of the proof, but if the proof ...
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Latex longtable misalignment after pagebreak

I have a longtable spanning multiple pages but the verticle alignment is forced at the pagebreak, so the first page is pushed down to the bottom while the second page is glued to the top. How can i ...
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How to align a marginpar with a section title

I wish to have brief information in a marginpar (or other solution) that aligns with the corresponding section (not section*) heading. So far the margin information is above or below the section ...
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Cannot get large centered text vertically aligned with flushed text

I cannot get the name to vertically align with the text on the left or the right. Using a table seems better but its still off. Just to clarify below are my two attempts to vertically align the name ...
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Vertically center text across two rows

I'm using the "calc2latex" macro for OpenOffice Calc to easily create tables. However it doesn't always work perfectly. In this case, I created the following table, but the texts in the two multirows ...
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Problem with horizontal and vertical centering of multiline cells in a table

I'm having difficulties perfectly centering (both horizontally and vertically) a few cells in my table. Here is a screenshot of what it looks like right now: The problem line is the one which ...
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Problem with vertical alignment in tabular environment

I'm having a few issues with vertically aligning table elements. There seems to be too much space either above or below the text or image. Is this to do with the fbox environment? I want both the ...
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Vertical alignment in table

I am making a table with LaTeX, and I have trouble with vertical alignment of the texts. When I have \hline, the text crosses the line. Here is the code: \begin{tabular}{lcccc} \hline\hline & ...
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Fix the value of the vertical space before/after \Large

Is there any way to fix the value of the vertical space before and after {\Large ...} to be 1.0em? Sometimes I use {\Large ...} just after or before a theorem and the theorem spacing requirements seem ...
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Newtheoremstyle, newline and enumerate

Consider the following code : \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheoremstyle{multiple_remarks} {1.0em} {1.0em} {\normalfont} {0pt} {\bfseries} { : \\} {5pt plus 1pt ...
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Page-specific \nomlabelwidth in nomenclature

In order to keep symbols and descriptions in a nomenclature with the nomencl package vertically aligned, \nomlabelwidth has to be set to the maximal symbol width. This has effect on the whole ...
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Dividing page into equally sized sections, vertically and horizontally

I am the editor of a student-paper for mathematicians and physicists, which is made entirely through LaTeX. Right now I need to make a page with several different sections, a lot like the ad-pages of ...
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Default value of the space between rows in a tabular environment

Consider the following MWE. \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[francais]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} \vspace*{\fill} \begin{tabular}{l} \textbf{« Ah ! comme la ...
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Newtheoremstyle head aligned with top of tabularx

Here's an example : \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{amsmath, amssymb, amsthm} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shadows} ...
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Why is the \underbrace off the line?

I have the following problem with \underbrace: As you can see, the third underbrace and its comment are not in the line with the first two. Here is my code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} ...
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Slanted fractions

I'm trying to develop a command to typeset slanted fractions. I know about nicefrac and xfrac packages, have tried both, and disliked both. At the moment, in text mode I use \nicefrac with a bit of ...
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How to write two *unaligned* multi-line braces on both sides

I have a theorem which is about some 4 conditions, 3 of which are equivalent in one case, and some other three are equivalent in some other case, hence I would like to typeset something like this: ...
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How to place an image in a chapter title (perfectly centered)

Before to begin, I know about: \chapter{My Chapter Title\hfill\includegraphics{image}} But it's not what I'm searching. I want the following result: Next are all the methods I tried (and their ...
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Aligning both tikz pictures and their captions

I am using two tikz pictures in subfigures. The baseline parameter allows aliging the subfigures via the nodes, however the caption (b) is much above the caption (a) in such case. If I don't you ...
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Unexpected behavior of arraystretch and figures in table cell

Using the graphicx and the includegraphics command, I want to place a figure in a table cell. In addition, I use the arraystretch command the increase the padding of cells. Unfortunately, I get a ...
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Image next to paragraph, start next paragraph below both

In LaTeX, I have a number of short paragraphs, each with a headline and an image on the right side. % First section \spacedlowsmallcaps{Some headline} \begin{floatingfigure}[r]{4.5cm} ...
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How can I position the tag of a “nested” aligned environment?

I have an equation that is two wide to fit on a single line, but it has \left(-\right) split over two lines, and I can't align to something inside these for some reason... The wanted output is ...
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Aligning figures in a table

I'm trying to align four figures vertically and horizontally. But I couldn't get it right in spite of repeated tweaks. I guess its a fairly small error. Can someone help me out? Here is a MWE -- there ...
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How to line up a tikz image with the bottom of a cell in a tabular

The code for the two images below is identical except for the colors and the 4pt in the bounding box in the bottom image. In the bottom image the diagonal line touches the corner of the blue area; in ...
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Vertical align \underset

I have this equation: \lim_{d \rightarrow \infty} \left [ \underset{a\leq x\leq b}{\mathrm{max}_p} \left | f(x) - m(x) \right | \right ] = 0 which produces this: As you can see the max part is ...
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How can I align 2 plots vertically?

I have two plots with tikzpicture above each other. (they have quite difficult text files as source, so I can not show them here). The plots have the same width, the problem is that the legend is ...
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Align the word input of algorithm2e with a tabularx table

I'm referring to this post. I like the idea from 'a different ben' of the tabularx table inside the \Input command. But I would like to have the word Input: at the top, on the same line as the first ...