{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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Table Vertical Alignment not functioning

So I'm creating some tables and trying to use the array package to vertically align the text in some of my columns. Unfortunately whether I use p{xcm}, m{xcm} or d{xcm} the column is always aligned to ...
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Align paragraphs in parallel environment

I used \usepackage{parallel} for typeset into two columns. But two parallel paragraphs do not align correctly. When I insert \subsubsection in the first column, the second parallel column has strange ...
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Footnote sticking to the end of content instead of the page bottom

I added a footnote to my LaTeX document. But, rather than appearing in the bottom of the page it appears right after the content ends in a given page. I am using the \footnote command -- nothing ...
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Centering cell content in multirow

According to the table code below, Could anyone please help me to: center vertically and horizontally TextB1, TextAB, TextC0, TextC1, TextC2, TextC17 and TextC18 Draw vertical line along the right ...
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How to put text between stacks of images?

I need to know how to put text between stacks of images in LaTeX in an elegant way. I have tried to use \par, \linebreak, \bigskip, but the results are not good. Here is the code: \begin{figure}[ht] ...
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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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begin{align} behaving oddly - Lines after (10) show up as exponents

I'll let the picture speak for itself. Full res here: http://i.imgur.com/YyXBPv1.png It's probably a silly mistake but I have been awake for the past 20 or so hours and in my current state I ...
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Problem having an aligned column using multicol

I'm having problems getting a good-looking column. (The text is in Danish.) What can I do to get them aligned? \section{Teknologianalyse} \subsection{Teknik} \begin{multicols}{2} ...
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TikZ: Crop images after placing them

I have a ton of microscopy images to include in a report, some of these images have rather uninteresting information I want to crop. Since I add scale bars using TikZ and therefore require all image ...
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Tikz matrix vertical alignment

I'm having trouble with the vertical alignment of the nodes in a tikz matrix. I have two plots next to each other. I want them to be aligned with respect to the center of their bounding boxes, but ...
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Math mode inside LyX tables

If I insert a math mode environment inside a table cell, then the output will show no vertical space between the borders and the equation, here is an example: Is there any way that will make ...
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How to align limits of double integrals?

I'd like to have the limits of two integrals vertically aligned. In this example, the x and b should be positioned on the same line. \[\int\limits_x^{\infty}\int\limits_b^{\infty} x^2+y^2 ...
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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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How to set bounding boxes of groupplots for aligning purposes?

How can I set the bounding box of a groupplot to the left and right outer axis of the subplots in the groupplot? In my MWE are three plots and I want to align the outer axis of the groupplots with ...
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Align itemize items and text in table

I have itemize environment in a table. With a text in other cell, the alignment is not correct. How can I shift the text so that the item is aligned with text? Or, how can I control the indentation of ...
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Put chapter title in the middle of a page (vertically)

I'm using fncychap package to customize my chapters' titles. I want to put the chapter title in the center of a separate page (vertically). \documentclass{report} \usepackage[Bjornstrup]{fncychap} ...
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Wrong tick labels alignment on baseline

Here is an example replicating a problem I faced using the xticklabels from table feature: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} ...
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Match upper horizontal line of two fractions with different roots

I'm learning LaTeX and encountered a problem which I'm not able to solve after reading several related problems (e.g.: Align \sqrt with baseline of other mathematical input). I will present my actual ...
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Align marginpar with top of current paragraph

I am using \usepackage{backref} to create a back reference in my bibliography. That part is working fine. I am now attempting to use \marginpar to have those references show in the margin, like so: ...
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Vertical alignment of atoms in chemfig

I have a problem aligning atoms in chemfig when one of the atoms has a descender. The solution proposed in the manual is not really good, because it changes the position of bonds. Consider the test ...
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Cases environment without the brace

I want to vertically align one equation against two, similar to the cases environment but without the brace: e.g. similar environment to: There must be another solution to the alignment solution ...
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marginfix package interferes with title element vertical placement in memoir

Possibly in other classes as well. Typeset the below and everything is bunched up at the top of the page: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{marginfix} ...
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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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Measuring align

From what I read it seems that align environments are processed twice: the first time for measuring, the second time for actual typesetting. My question is whether one can get access to these ...
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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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How can I use \vfill in a lstlistings environment?

I'd like to do something like this: \begin{lstlisting} public do(int whatever} { \vfill } \end{lstlisting} So basically, I want a method definition and then add spaces in the body of the method ...
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How to place the item bullet at the top of a multiline item?

I have the following LaTeX code: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \newcommand{\A}{\begin{bmatrix} 1 & 0 \\ 0 & 1\end{bmatrix}} \newcommand{\B}{\begin{bmatrix} ...
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Vertically stack parboxes in a cell of a table

I need to insert an enumerate environment in a table. Following hints from this page: itemize in a tabular environment, I used \parbox to prevent error (Putting itemize environment in a tabular ...
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Tight connection of \vbox es

I don't understand why TeX put a thin whitespace between my two vertical boxes: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \vbox to 1cm {\rule{1cm}{1cm}} \vbox to 1cm {\rule{1cm}{1cm}} ...
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How to align bottom edges of mdframes with bottom of text area

I've got a problem with the alignment of the bottom edges of "mdframes". These aren't aligned with the bottom of the text area, as in the following example: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Aligning multiple equation environments with cases

I have some code that works but I wish to align the environments according to the descriptions. I've tried various combinations of align, equation and cases, but can't seem to find a functional ...
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Changing the distance between a label and a math symbol (an arrow for example)

How does one change the distance between the text label and an arrow (for example), by default the labels are way too high and way too low, it looks better if they are flush with the arrow (they seem ...
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Vertical cell alignment in tables?

This problem drives me crazy right now. How can I draw a table with the following properties in Latex? width = \textwidth 1 column: horizontal alignment = left, vertical alignment = bottom 2 column: ...
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Absolute vertical positioning of parbox

I create signature area like \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} %some content here \begin{center}\parbox[t]{5cm}{\hrule height 1pt\medskip \textbf{John ...
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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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How to align the conditions in a hierarchical structure?

I know how to align the conditions on the left side of the conditions with either aligned, cases, or array if there is only one level. However, I can't figure out how to do so in a hierarchical ...
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Vertical Alignment of (graphic+text, inside a mini page)+item number

I have a figure and text inside a minipage inside an enumerate. I would like align the text and the item number and top-align the figure and the text. Top top-align figures and text in the past I ...
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Position of figure in a new page

Writing my thesis, I have to put an image in a new page, but it is always in the middle of the page, and I want it on the top. To insert the image I use \begin{figure}[t] \centering \hspace*{-2.0cm} ...
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parbox vertical alignment

The following code uses parboxes and hrules to vertically align two rectangles of different heights. The hrule seem a bit hackish to me. Is there a more elegant solution? \documentclass{article} ...
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How to align the top of two minipages [duplicate]

I have two minipages aligned to the top of a frame (I used the option [t] on the frame and the two minipages). If I had elements in one of the minipage, the other minipage goes down. I have ...
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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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Not aligned figures!

I have a problem aligning my figures. I am using following code. However, one figure appears a bit higher than the other one. Everything else is perfectly aligned in the paper. Except for these two: ...
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“ERROR: Extra }, or forgotten \right.” in align* enviroment

Why do I get a "ERROR: Extra }, or forgotten \right." in the following align* environment? \begin{align*} ...
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Inserting a new blank line in LaTeX (HTML)

I'm new to LaTeX and I'm trying to write a line, then a new blank line just underneath it. Here is my code so far: \begin{center} \underline{\smash{This} \\ A} \end{center} \begin{center} is some \\ ...
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vertical shift in pstricks picture

My paper contains the following PSTricks picture. It displays a square on the left, and two squares on the right - top and bottom. It describes a process where the square on the left can be in either ...
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Can't center vertically text in table with enumerate in one column

Code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[a4paper]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{array} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{ |m{0.8cm}| p{3cm} |c| } ...
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How to create a new column type with top alignment

I am trying to create a table which has wrapped text and the text in each cell is ragged right and top aligned. As you can see in the following image I'm not getting the top alignment. Here is my ...
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Align vertically two tikzpicture in subfloat

I have two sublfoat that I would like to align from the horizontal coordinate line. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{subfig} \begin{document} \begin{figure} ...
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Vertical alignment text first column with merged cells and last column

I'm relatively new to Latex and I really appreciate this community, it has already helped me a lot. However, I've been unable to find the answer for the following problem: I want to create a 3 ...