{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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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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How to prevent the paragraphs to spread out over the page?

I have a problem. I have several large equations within the text. And when LaTeX does not manage to put the equation on the same page and moves it to the next one, he spreads the paragraphs of the ...
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Inconsistent superscript placement in $q_x^{n_x} q_y^{n_y}$

As part of a document, I am typesetting the objects q_x^{n_x} and q_y^{n_y} right next to each other, as \frac{ q_x^{n_x} q_y^{n_y} }{2} It bugs me that the n_y gets displayed at a different ...
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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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Aligning stackrel signs beneath each other using split

I'm typesetting a proof by induction using split to align equality signs precisely beneath each other. One of the signs should have 'IH' on top of it to indicate that the induction hypothesis has been ...
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Vertical alignment of decorated numbers

I have a set of numbers with some decorations (circled or rounded) using tikz or pifont package. The issue is they look ugly because they don't look like aligned. Is there way to align (or move) them ...
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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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Automatic vertical alignment of a single float on a dedicated page

In my large latex document, I have some figures which take a considerable height of the page (80-95%). Latex puts each of these figures alone on a page, aligned on top. I would like to have each ...
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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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Align baseline in multicol

I'm using the multicol package and would like to align the baseline of the two columns. The simple use of a \paragraph heading seems to throw off the alignment, which can be pretty jarring visually. ...
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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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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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Managing checkbox representation

I tried to create a checkbox, analogous to Creating Boxed Check Mark This woks correctly: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} ...
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Vertically aligning images in beamer

I have a sequence of images I would like to animate in beamer. In each frame, I would like to have two images, say A and B, aligned vertically and centred on the page. All images are the same size. ...
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Figure and table side by side with common caption

I'm not a LaTeX expert, and I want to align a table and a figure side by side, with a common caption; the table and the figure should be aligned to the bottom, too. I tried this: \begin{figure} ...
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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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Automatically Raising Subscripts

I have the following expression J_{ne}\boldsymbol{\mathsf{J}}_{ne}^{-1} which is awkward in the sense that as the second (sans-serif) J has a superscript that the subscripted indices are lower than ...
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Allignment of Tikz tree levels

I want to reproduce the following figure. And got the following figure with the code given below: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows, shapes, trees, positioning} ...
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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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Tikz node alignment

How can I align (or shift) Tikz nodes? I have the following figure (see below), which consists of multiple horizontal nodes. I want to align the data node with top/bottom of nodes A-D (i.e., red ...
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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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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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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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Correctly align vertical text on a baseline in pgfplots

I'm proud to announce that I have a large number of PGFplots in my document. But ... I have a small problem with the vertical alignment of text throughout my plots. What's the easiest way to align ...
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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 ...
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Matrix equation (esp. row vectors)

I'd like to write the matrix equation A = (x y) B (x y)^T, where (x y)^T is written as a column vector and B is a 2x2 matrix written as such. I can (almost) do this by, for example, the following: A ...
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Centering xymatrix in equation environment

The xymatrix diagram does not seem to vertically align when grouped in an equation environment. For example, this code produces the following image (which seems to place the xymatrix 2.5em lower than ...
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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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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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Place four algorithms (algorithm2e) in a subfigure and arrange them in two rows and two columns

I want to arrange four algorithms set with the algorithm2e package in two rows and two columns, as shown in the figure below. I've tried the subfigure package and have also read several related ...
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Center sideways text in table

I'm trying to make a two-column table environment. The left column is supposed to center the sideways text "Tips" vertically and the right column should be a normal paragraph column. Here's what I ...
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Too much vertical space before \part when using \marginpar

When I use a \marginpar{...} before \part{...} on a new page, I get a big space on the top of that page. Below is a screenshot, where the left one was typeset with marginpar, the right one without: ...
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List environment inside the tabular environment: extra line at top preventing alignment

I have a LaTeX question that is bugging me. I have been trying to get a list environment to appear correctly inside the tabular environment. So far I have gotten everything to my liking except one ...
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Baseline shift with fontspec?

Is there a way to manually adjust the vertical position of a font using fontspec (in XeLaTeX)? Such a feature would be quite useful when typesetting Asian text, since different font vendors often ...
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How to make a table with centered images?

On page 6 in this PDF is there a table with centred pictures in the right column. Does anyone know how to make such a table? I am using pdflatex.
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\left( and \right) too big when surrounding a sum (etc.) with no superscript; exacerbated by substack

When I write \varphi^{-1}\left(\bigcap_{\substack{\mathfrak{p} < B \\ p \text{ prime}}} \mathfrak{p}\right) I get something like this: Apparently it's leaving symmetric amounts of room for ...
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Preventing newline from left column from forcing a newline in the right column

I'm writing a CV in LaTeX, and got started with the sample called Writing a CV in LaTeX. I'm trying to modify it so that a newline in the left column does not force a newline in the right column. ...
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minipage environment with bottom-aligned

I would like to make my figures with bottom-aligned, but the arrows are still in the center. Here is my code: \begin{figure}[!ht] \centering \begin{minipage}[c]{0.2\textwidth} ...
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How to vertically shift the = sign?

I want to define a command that prints the = sign with its lower line touching the baseline, that is directly sitting on the baseline, any suggestion?
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How to set the baseline for headers with scrpage2?

I want the left and the right header to have the same baseline, regardless of the height of the content they yield. To demonstrate this, assume \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{scrpage2} ...
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TikZ Stop and Check!

In my materials, I'd like students to have to verify at certain points with a teacher that they are ready to move onto harder materials. I'd like my students to see something like this: Maybe the ...
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centering vertically the abstract element

How can I put at the center of the page the element abstract?I put it in a blank page but it is at the top. I would center it vertically.any idea?
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Reposition Text around Images

So I'm trying to work on a visual layout for a kind of Xmas card. The idea is to have a pictures in the upper left and lower right corners with the family name and date centered in the upper right ...
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How can I underline mathematics using a harpoon of variable size?

I am a new user of LaTeX. I want to underline the answers to mathematics problems using a \rightharpoondown symbol. If possible, I would like a \rightharpoondown of variable size, as in the image ...