{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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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 ...
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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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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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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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How to vertically center text with an image in the same row of a table

I want to create a table with multiple rows of the following form: a cell that contains text and then multiple cells that contain images. The text should be vertically centered and the contents of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Proper alignment of three boxes

I want two text boxes to appear next to a photo which is 5cm wide. The combined height of the boxes may be greater than or less than the height of the photo. If the combined height is less than the ...
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Vertically center image with text midpoint

I want to vertically align the center of an image with the vertical center of the text on the same line using \raisebox. Using a macro is a must since it will be used many times (and multiple times on ...
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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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Aligning the bottom of a picture and a chapter title

Consider the following example, where the chapter number is ginormous and put in a blue box: \documentclass[svgnames]{scrbook} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{tocloft} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Move the page number to the very bottom of the page

I need to move the page number to the very bottom of the page, so it scrapes the bottom edge of the actual sheet (US letter). How do we do that?
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Rule at the middle of a page

Is it possible to draw a (dotted) horizontal rule at the middle of the page (same distance from the top as from the bottom) independent of the rest of the text (perhaps in some way overlayed over the ...
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Align text in minipage at same height

I need to put some text at the same height in my page, and I'm trying to do it with a minipage, but I'm not able to do it since they get centre-aligned. This is the LaTeX for the figure I've ...
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Making sure that text is aligned between bottoms (and tops) of pages

Here is a LaTeX document: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} \usepackage[paper=a4paper,twoside=true,lmargin=4cm, rmargin=4cm,bindingoffset=0cm]{geometry} \begin{document} Lorem ipsum dolor sit ...
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Aligned underbraces between amsmath equations

I have an \amsmath aligned environment containing some equations aligned with &=. I want to be able to place underbraces between the equations in such a way that that both the contents and “point” ...
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Vertical alignment of equations

I'm trying to put three equations in the same line. I used the tabularx package as was advised by this post: How to place and number 3 short equations in one line?. However since I am using ...
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How to draw two \hline and two vertical line?

I want to draw a table with two \hline and two vertical line. But as shown in the figure, the first vertical line do not cross the two hline. How to solve this problem? \documentclass{article} ...
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Align numbers with each other

In using the align* environment, how can I get specific numbers to align with each other? In the following example, I want each term of the top sum and the bottom sum to be aligned with each other: ...
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In the geometry package, what's the practical use of setting heightrounded=true?

In the geometry package, what's the practical use of setting heightrounded=true? The documentation says sth about avoiding cases of "underful vbox", but I don't see why I need to worry about it. When ...
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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 ...
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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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Ensuring a paragraph uses at least a given height?

I'm making a custom document class based on memoir, and I don't know how to implement the chapter precis so that it does what I want (the chapter precis is a small optional paragraph that follows ...
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An environment for writing regular-font pseudocode

I want to create a pseudocode environment that looks like this: Basically, the font doesn't change - it's just the same as that of the surrounding text. It allows mathmode. And there is a box ...
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How to change the vertical position of the text in a frametitle

I'm wondering how to change the vertical position of the text in a frametitle? Take for instance this frametitle: I'd like to place the text, in this case "Introduction", a bit higher such that it ...
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How to omit vertical realignment when using cmidrule in different colors?

My question is similar to the one here How do I eliminate the vertical realignment when using arrayrulecolor with cmidrule? but can not be solved with the suggested answer (because the lines are ...
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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}} ...
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LaTeX is stretching vertical paragraph skip although parskip=false

How can I stop LaTeX from creating vertical space between paragraphs to fill the page although parskip=false is set (actually by default in scrbook). Usually not a problem it becomes really ugly when ...
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Uneven vertical alignment with $\in$

Here's a simple example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{commath} \newcommand{\st}{\text{ s.t. }} \begin{document} \[ (x_n) ...
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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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\vspace after \vfill ignored

\vfill Text first line \vspace{1cm} Text second line \cleardoublepage The \vspace is unfortunately ignored by LaTeX: The resulting document has no vertical space added between the two lines. Why is ...
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Text positiong in cell (tabular)

I'm using the beamer class and this code: \begin{tabular}{|c|l|}\hline \includegraphics[scale=0.4]{2_1} & hey ho \\ \hline s & ho hey \\ \hline \end{tabular} and I get this output: ...
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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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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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nested equations numbering

Is there a way of playing with align, alignat, numcases etc environments that produces aligned and numbered equations which look like this : Blahblah text before equations : A = B \iff C = D ...
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What is a good practice to achieve vertical placement? (e.g. a Titlepage)

My titlepage looks right now like this: using this code: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,oneside,titlepage,german,final]{scrreprt} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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Centering mutirow text in a table whose cells contain several lines of text

I'd appreciate advise in centering a multirow text. In the MWE below the multirow text "spring" is NOT centered over the three rows that it spans. ...