{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 to split and align equations when they are inside an enumerate environment?

How to make the first line of aligned equations sit in the same baseline as the bullet and make the equation left justified? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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How to vertically center content in ConTeXt?

I would like to vertically center my title page. I have tried code like this, but it does not work: \vfill \startalignment[center] Title \stopalignment \vfill I am using ConTeXt, so the ...
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How to get headings to be an integral number of lines high (using the memoir class)?

I use the memoir class and the \checkandfixthelayout command to calculate the \textheight so that an integral number of lines will fit. This works very well: But now I want to add a few section ...
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What is best practice for aligning distinct arrays or tables side-by-side?

I have two related tables that could naturally be displayed side-by-side but don't have to be. However, it saves space to display them side-by-side rather than one atop the other. If I do so without ...
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Vertical centering of figure in landscape environment

I am using the pdflscape package to insert landscape pages in my document. On one of these I would like to have a figure that is vertically centered on the page, but I can't find how to do it. MWE: ...
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How do I center entire content of a page vertically?

I am using MacTex distribution of Tex, and using xetex for extended font support. My document class is 'article', and I am typesetting a booklet. I can't seem to find solution on how to center a ...
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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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Small text in table does not recalculate line spacing

I'm using tabu to create a table that has a couple multi-line cells (the m style). However, when I set the line spacing outside the table, it seems that the space between lines is not recalculated in ...
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Push marginpar up

I'm using the marginpar to put side notes, but instead of having them facing the line where they are called, I would like the whole marginpar to be pushed up. How can I achieve that? I tried adding a ...
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Why does color cause a vertical shift?

this TeX-source \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames,svgnames,table,x11names]{xcolor} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyhead[LO,RE]{} ...
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Vertically align the top of a box to the top of the tallest box of a line

This is a follow-up question on this thread. I want to mark a line by putting a star to the left of it. If the line contains a box that is tall, the marker should be aligned with the top of this ...
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Aligning different matrices

I want to write the companion matrix of a recurrence relation and its use (the notation will be a bit unusual since it is "for cryptography", where we always do stuff in a different way). ...
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Include centered full page figure with no margins

I have a big figure that takes up a full page. I'd like to include it in my latex document on a separate page, centered horizontally and vertically. I managed to put it on a separate page (or it is ...
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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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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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Vertical aligning for simple numbers

I need to typset a series of fractions with no line inside some paragraphs of text (they were used as proportional symbols). It is very simple, actually: $^2_1$, $^4_2$,$^8_4$ But when it comes to ...
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How to vertically align 3 images with subfigure?

This code: \begin{figure*}[t] \begin{center} \begin{subfigure}[a]{0.3\textwidth} \label{im:device_front} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{images/bsn_side} ...
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Align \sqrt with baseline of other mathematical input

The following mathmatical expression is not being displayed the way I expect it to be. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \begin{document} $3x\sqrt{y}-4-2\sqrt{y}+6x$ \end{document} ...
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Vertically Centering Text/Numbers in Rows of Array using Math Mode

I am trying to center text in an array of two rows inside a math mode environment so that the text in the second column of the array appears half way between the first and second row of the first ...
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Enumerate alignment

Is it possible to improve the alignment of the first item? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item \begin{tabular}{cccccccccc} $x[n] = $ & \{1/3 & -1/2 & ...
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Putting text at the side of a tikzpicture

I've just completed a tikz diagram. I need the text In the following diagram, what can you say about $\angle F$, $\angle B$ and$\angle E$? to go to the right of the diagram to save space on ...
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Aligning text and a tikZ picture vertically

Here is my current slide: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{backgrounds} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{My slide} ...
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Poster text positioning: Get width of \hfill

How can 0123456789 be aligned as shown in red: Same baseline as abcdefghij, aligned left with ABCDEFGHIJKL? \vlines are just for illustration. I am designing a poster where exact text positioning ...
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Aligning conditions in cases environment

I have a piecewise function with three "parts." I would like to have all three conditions aligned at the variable x. How do I achieve that? Here is the code I have so far: \[ f(x) = \begin{cases} ...
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Vertical align a tabular and tikz figure in a minipage

How can I vertically align a tabular left to a tikz figure? With minipage without a vertical align option it looks good: The problem is that I need it aligned at top (for this I replaced ...
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Aberrant vertical spacing with {align} and friends?

Consider documents with the following preamble: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} Question #1. Why do we get bad alignment with the following code? \noindent ...
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Clash between aligned environment and TikZ?

The following code mis-renders the multi-line label: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \begin{aligned} \begin{tikzpicture} \node (A) at ...
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Correct placement of sum limits

this is maybe some captious question like the correct placement of := but I always notice the unattractive placement of the limits between two sums. Lower limit example (The same holds for the upper ...
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Align subscripts vertically

I would like to align the subscripts in an expression such as this one: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $$\sup_{f\in\mathcal H}\lim_{\epsilon\downarrow ...
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Why isn't a zero-width box in math mode aligned on the baseline?

I'd like to move equation labels into the margin for an article I'm working on, and the answers in Theorem Name/Numbering in Margin accomplish exactly what I'm looking for. Here is a small example: ...
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Make the enlarged digit vertically centered in normal text (digits almostly) height.

I want a digit inside around other digits could centered vertically in height, without affecting by normal font size setting, as image show: (The enlarged six is {\Large6}) but I couldn't get the ...
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Vertical alignment of subfigures with different subcaptions length

I would like to vertically align 3 subfigures (same size), but I don't manage to do so if the subcaptions have different lengths, like here: This is the code that generated the image: ...
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Odd vertical gap with multicol, scrreprt and parskip=half

I'm having a weird vertical gap in one of my documents, which only is there when I use multicol together with \documentclass[parskip=half]{scrreprt}. Minimal example ...
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Top aligning text contents of two parboxes or minipages

I'd appreciate help top aligning the contents of \parboxes containing texts of different sizes as shown in the following graphic. Because one of the texts has a different size it appears to hover ...
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How to place two code snippets next to each other with minted?

The minted package for code highlighting comes with a float environment called listing. Now I would like to place two of this code listings next to each other, but I have no idea how to do this. I ...
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Tabular paragraph vertical alignment

How to make this kind of tabbed paragraph: 3 columns 2cm 10cm 2cm, the last column is right aligned and it's content starts on the last line of the paragraph of the second column. 10. Some text ...
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Fix vertical alignment in beamer

I am using a beamer frame in which the top has alternating list items, and the bottom has a picture. The problem is that because of the different number of rows for each item, the picture changes ...
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Included graphics with text: Alignment

tl;dr How do I align text to text within \included graphics? Let's look at the following logo, which I want to include (in a vector format, e.g. pdf or svg). The blue/red lines are my annotations. ...
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beamer reference list

I am using Beamer with biblatex. When I used the code below, it produced a bibliography which has three slides. But the references in the last slide are in the center rather than top. So the first ...
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Why do I need an \hbox inside \vcenter to make it work?

I want to vertically center an object in an equation. I thought: "Ok, \vcenter is the way to go." But I don't understand (not even from the TeX primitives reference), why I need an \hbox inside my ...
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Need help with making Logic Trees in qtree/tikz-qtree (i.e. aligning, numbering lines)

I would like to make something similar to the logic tree below. I've tried using tikz-qtree, but I can't figure out how to number every line in the tree. I did however find something else doable in ...
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Top-aligned subfigure with bottom-aligned caption

This is a follow-up to an earlier question regarding left-aligning subfigure captions. Having achieved the left-alignment goal, I would now like the caption of the subfigure to be bottom-aligned, ...
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Align points with text vertically

I have the following code: \begin{itemize} \item SPOJ - everyone loves SPOJ\\ - I love SPOJ \end{itemize} And what I'd like to do is display the two hyphens at the same position. ...
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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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\pbox vertical alignment

What's going on here, why are the TEXTs not aligned? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pbox} \begin{document} \hrule \pbox[c][20pt][b]{\textwidth}{TEXT\\ Short} ...
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Vertical Centering in a multicols

In a document I have several multicols units, in which on one side there is an image and on the other side some information in a itemize. Now, depending on the image / information, the two "sections" ...
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TikZ: vertically aligning text in nodeparts

I can't seem to vertically align text in different nodeparts of the same node. This MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Vertical Alignment of Minipage

I have a question, I'm using the following setup for a title page: \begin{titlepage} \begin{center} \textsc{\LARGE University Name}\\[1.5cm] \textsc{\Large Bachelor thesis}\\[2cm] { \huge \bfseries ...
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Vertical Alignment in multirow using cells with >1 lines

I want to vertically align (best would be to center) the text ("TEST") in the left (yellow) column of the following table. It works fine with multirow when every row has exactly the hight of one line: ...
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Changing minipage vertical alignment in mid-line?

Please consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[showframe,showcrop]{geometry} \begin{document} \section{Section 1} aa \fbox{\begin{minipage}{100pt} Box 1 ...