{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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Adding vertical stretch at a table row?

I have a longtable that is used to produce checklist forms. The basic layout is shown below, The second page (if there is one - some forms are quite short) would be better if it had the bottom ...
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LaTeX beamer fixed vertical alignment

I am building a presentation in Beamer. The presentation contains a slide where an image should be displayed on the top of the frame. Underneath some text should be displayed containing information ...
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How to make an exact vertically centered object in a page?

Note: the red lines have the same length. \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[showframe,paperwidth=4cm,paperheight=4cm,margin=1cm]{geometry} \begin{document} % \vspace*{\fill}% \fbox{test}% \vspace*...
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How to vertically center two images next to each other?

How can I vertically center two images next to one another? Here is some example code: \begin{minipage}[h]{6in} \centering \vspace*{.3in}~\\ \includegraphics[height=1.25in]{fig1.pdf} \...
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How to vertically-center the text of the cells?

I have a simple table as follows: \begin{table*} \centering \begin{tabular}{|l|c|c|c|c|p{2in}|} ... ... \end{tabular} \caption{The factors the camera solver depends on to ...
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\ShortStack Align

Some sentence.... \shortstack[]{a\\b\\c} it produces like a b Some sentence.... c But I would like to produce something like this a ...
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certificate ending layout

How can I achive the above layout in latex? Place and Name should be on the same horizontal line, and so as Date and En.No.. Signature, Name and En.No should come on a same vertical line.
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slidestop for a single slide in beamer

Is it possible to align text at the top of the slide for only a single slide? Alternatively is there a simple way to absolute align anything in a beamer slide.
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bottomrule not working in a self-made environment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: bottomrule not working in a self-made environment I have this environment for consistent tables in my latex documents: \newenvironment{defaultTable}[2] { \@float{table}...
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Repeating a block of text until it fills a page

Might I please have some help with writing a loop that repeats a block of text as many times as there is remaining space for it on the page? I would like to produce an notebook in TeX which is ...
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Problem with Table Vertical Alignment

I want a table whose first column is aligned top, second column is aligned middle, and third column is aligned bottom; like this: I wrote the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[...
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How can I center horizontally but not vertically?

This centers both horizontally and vertically, but I do not want vertical centering. I want the grid to be at the top of the page. (The geometry package works well at defining margins though). \...
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Reduce space between enumerated items

Background A book with lots of images. All of the images are set to "here definitely" (as they must come after the text that introduces them). Problem The list types (enumerated and bullet) have ...
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Vertical alignment in the tables with pictures (epsfig)

I have a table with two columns. The column on the left contains a picture (\epsfig) the column on the right contains the description. The description starts on the same height as the lower end of ...
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How to balance last page of two-column layout?

I create a document in two-column-layout with LaTeX (and Koma-Script, if that is relevant). The two-column-layout is defined in documentclass. The last page of an chapter fills the left column first - ...
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Depth of the \times symbol

I just noticed an annoying discrepancy involving the \times symbol's depth. Read the below code and then try to guess what it should look like: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \fbox{$A$} \...
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Adding/subtracting vertical space in »letter« class

Is there a way to move the to-address up (or, respectively, the date down) in the »letter« document class? With the to-address on the left and date on the right, I wish for the vertical alignment of ...
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Uneven text distribution with two-column layout

I am comfortable with creating basic LaTeX documents and making minor modifications to templates I can find online, but not much more. The Oxford Bioinformatics journal has an awesome template here ...
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Positioning of numbers in gb4e.sty examples

I'm planning to use the following numbered examples in a document (see example below). I would like the number to be at the top of the example, but for the ones with diagrams it ends up in the middle. ...
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How can I unbalance double columns in revtex4?

It seems that revtex4 tries to automatically balance the lengths of the two columns on the last page of a double-column document. I would like to know how to turn this off. Unfortunately, all the ...
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Force KOMA-Script title to fill whole page

I’m using KOMA-Script (scrreprt) and its excellent set of macros to define a rich title page: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[showframe,pass]{geometry} \subject{Subject} \title{Title} \author{...
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Spread bullet points across block in slide using beamer

I'm using beamer to create some slides for a presentation. I've got a block containing a bulleted list. The list only has three items, and all three items are bunched up in a small block at the top of ...
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Inconsistent behavior of boxes in amsmath's `gather`.

Recently I was working on a package (ytableau) and had a strange experience with the gather environment in amsmath. Namely, it screws with \vtop and, seemingly, with boxes that I reserve before ...
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Vertical align a marginpar with the *first* line of a 2-line statement

I have an article in which I'd like to use margin notes near some text (some minor headings, equivalent with a subsubsubsection). In some cases that text runs on two lines. I'd like the margin note ...
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How to center vertically content of the table?

I have this table: \usepackage{array} \newcolumntype{x}[1]{>{\centering\arraybackslash\hspace{0pt}}p{#1}} \begin{table}[ht]\footnotesize \centering \begin{tabular*}{0.95\textwidth }{@{\...
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Aligning an enumeration item to the top of a tikzpicture

I've drawn a tree using pgf/tikz and am trying to place it in an enumerated list. A snippet of my complete code is as follows: \subsection*{Problem 2} \begin{enumerate}[1)] \item Max heap \item \...
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Same height for list of comma-separated vectors

I am trying to typeset a list of vectors spanning a multidimensional space, using the notation span{v_1,v_2,...,v_n} (I haven't found out how to inline it as rendered latex) i.e.: span \{ \begin{...
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Tone marks above Chinese characters in latex

My aim is to put tone marks above Chinese characters in latex. I have tried \v{好}, but this puts the carron accent (3rd tone) in the space left of the character rather than above it. I have also ...
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aligning a multiline formula with the bullet of itemize

I would like to use a multiline equation into an itemized list, but such that the bullet of the list is aligned with the first line of my equation. The current code I use is like this: \...
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LaTeX: Align first table line with \item contents.

Consider this example: \begin{enumerate} \item Blablabla bla bla bla. \begin{tabular}{l} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.\\ Consectetur adipiscing elit.\\ ...
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Getting tabulars to line up in the end of two columns

In the following document: \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular*}{\linewidth}{|c|}\hline test\\\hline\end{tabular*} \vfill \begin{tabular*}{\linewidth}{|c|}\hline ...
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How to put table and PNG next to each other in the same figure?

How can I put a table and a PNG (using \includegraphics) next to each other in the same figure, in the following way? +----+ +-----+ |png | |table| |png | |table| |png | ...
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Greek letter in math mode appears lower than the rest of the statement

This is my first time using the math mode. My problem is visible in the following screen capture. I find that the lower-case chi letter is rendered lower than the latin characters. Is that normal? ...
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vertically aligning vectors and matrices

What are your techniques to make what's below look better? Thanks. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \newcommand{\ud}{\mathop{\mathrm{{}d}}\mathopen{}} \begin{document} \begin{equation}\...
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How to get TikZ nodes not to change alignment?

I'm still working on rendering a nice block matrix. I've been using BMAT but it is irrelevant for the question at hand. I want to connect various entries in an array/matrix/BMAT by lines, and I'm ...
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In beamer class, how do I remove the additional vertical space before an itemize environment?

On a beamer slide, I want to produce something like I use the following LaTeX code, which works well in LaTeX with the article class. \begin{minipage}[t]{1.4cm} Questions: \end{minipage}\nobreak \...
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How can I vertically center multiple cells in the same line of a table?

For example: I've only found answers that involve centering only one column, such as this one.
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New Large Math Symbol

I want to use symbols from the phaistos package as "numbers" This means that I want to type something like: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{phaistos} \newcommand{\lo}{\text{\PHbee}} \newcommand{...
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Bad vertical centering in an equation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Vertically asymmetric size variation for parentheses I'm trying to typeset something like the following: \begin{equation} x = f\Biggl[\sum_{i\in\Omega} w_i\bigl(g(b_i)-...
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How to vertically align headers/footers in fancyhdr package?

I'm using fancyhdrpackage for headings and footers. I have defined left-header as a big image, and I want to vertically align (to the top or to the center, the default is to the bottom) the text from ...
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Vertically centering text on a page doesn't work?

minimal example: \documentclass[oneside]{memoir} \setstocksize{8.5in}{3.6666in} \settrimmedsize{8.5in}{3.6666in}{*} \settrims{0in}{0in} \settypeblocksize{9.0in}{32pc}{*} \setlrmarginsandblock{0.37in}...
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Vertically center text on a page

How do I vertically center the text on a page?
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Stable vertical alignment of columns in Beamer

In Beamer, I often use a two-column slide layout, picture on the left and text on the right. Sometimes the same picture is used on multiple slides, with the text on the right changing. I use the ...
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Adjusting vertical alignment of underbraces

Is there a way to align multiple underbraces so that they sit on the same horizontal line? For example, the following code \[ \biggl( \underbrace{0,1}_{A}, \underbrace{\frac{1}{2},\frac{1}{3}}_{B} \...
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Line up captions on side by side figures

I want to place two (or more) figures with side by side. The figures are independent, so need separate captions, with no overall caption for the two. I know how to do this with minipages within a ...
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Aligned equations inside of TikZ node.

How can I create a tree node with an aligned math equations inside? \begin{align} \end{align} doesn't work \begin{minipage}{100} \begin{align} ... \end{align} \end{minipage} Gives a lot ...
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Vertically asymmetric size variation for parentheses

One of the difficulties I have with writing formulas in LaTeX is that the standard sizing tools for the variable-size operators (parentheses, etc.) do not account for "high" symbols and "low" symbols ...
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Determining the height of the current line, especially in displayed math

Is there a way to determine the height of the current line? More specifically, after the hbox comprising the current line is finalized, I'd like to determine it's height (and perhaps also depth) and ...
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\pagebreak vs \newpage

What's the difference? I know that \pagebreak can take an optional argument that specifies how much a page break is desired, but is there any difference if the optional argument is not used?
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Aligning marginal notes with center of line rather than baseline

I would like to have all references in my document (to equations, figures, lemmas, random locations in text, etc.) be numbered in the same series, and I would like these numbers to appear in the ...