{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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vertical alignment of paragraphs in separate paragraphs of text

Writing text in two-column format and I would like the lines of text to agree between both columns. Right now I use 12 point font on both sides, but the equations on one side are larger than on the ...
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Another problem updating flavour of linux (2)

I have several books made with Tex (pdf made with XeLaTeX) and I have encountered a problem updating my software. Currently I have installed texlive-full + kile. The distribution used is Debian 7. I ...
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Redefined abstract environment aligned incorrectly

In order to prevent the abstract environment from resetting the page numbering, I have redefined the environment as follows \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{report} \makeatletter ...
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How to align a paragraph exactly from the top of page, not from the bottom of last paragraph?

\documentclass{book} \usepackage[showframe,nohead]{geometry} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{epigraph} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{english} \setotherlanguage{german} ...
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Vertically centering two separate paragraphs, why these spaces are not equal?

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[showframe,nohead]{geometry} \usepackage{fontspec} \topskip0pt \begin{document} foo \vspace*{\fill} bar \vspace*{\fill} \end{document} Second vertical ...
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Figure centered (horizontally and vertically) + subsection on same page

I want to center my figure (horizontally and vertically). I have a subesction that I want to keep on the same page (at the top), but it is "pushed" on the next page. I am using the following code: ...
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How to get only one vertically centered equation number in align environment with two equations

What I have are two equations with align and I want one single equation number to refer to this system of equations. To illustrate, I have \begin{align} dr_t &= \kappa ( \theta - r_t ) dt + ...
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Listings: add vertical padding without abusing frame

I have the following setup for my displayed listings: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage{listings,xcolor,lipsum} \lstset{ backgroundcolor = \color{yellow}, ...
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Why is there a larger vertical space after the first subequation?

I am using the subequations environment and observe non-uniform vertical spacing between subequations. Specifically, the space between the first and second equation is larger than the other spaces. ...
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TikZ text not nicely vertically aligned

I use lines and text to clarify a TikZ figure. However if I use the same y-coordinate (in tthe example below 3) and offset (in this case 'above'), the text looks messy. How can I get the alignment ...
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when using tabularx and X, how to make the text vertically centered? [duplicate]

\documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[landscape,hmargin=2cm,top=1.5cm,bottom=1.6cm,headsep=1mm,headheight=3cm] {geometry} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{microtype} ...
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\multirow inside table

I have following MWE: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[color=red,opacity=0.1,contents={}]{background} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{indentfirst} ...
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How do I create parallel columns that automatically adjust line spacing

Let's say I have some text that I have in multiple languages and want to display in parallel, as shown below. This text might span multiple pages. How can I make it so that the line height on the ...
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beamer: Top-aligning columns within a top-aligned frame

According to section 3.10 of the beamer manual, the t option top-aligns either every frame (when used as a class option) or a single frame (when used as optional argument of a frame environment). ...
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Vertical alignment when title is empty in beamer template

I'm using a customized template for Beamer. Among other things, I have completely rewritten the headline template. However, when I use a frame without title, the vertical alignment is not the same as ...
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Minipage with tabular inside ignores vertical alignment

I am trying to align a minipage that has a list inside. Using a tabular environment for the list results in the minipage ignoring the [t] option (or any other, as far as I can tell). On the other ...
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pspicture alignment

How can I align these three pspictures so the first two are on the same line and the third is under them ,aligned to the left? \begin{figure}[ht!] \psscalebox{1.0 1.0} % Change this value to rescale ...
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How can I align the cells vertically?

I'd like to align my table cell vertically and horizontally.... can anyone help here is my code \begin{table}[htbp] \small \centering \caption{comparisons} \subfloat[Approximation accuracy ...
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too much space for align if I use double space

I'm using a Latex template. They provide the following command for double space %% To produce output with the desired line spacing, the argument of %% \spacing should be multiplied by 5/6 = 0.8333, ...
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Two itemized lists side by side

I'm new with LaTeX. Hi would like to have two itemized lists set side by side like this: Grandes nacelles : Petites nacelles : * Nacelle A318 PW * Nacelle SAAB2000 ...
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How to obtain absolutely fixed line spacing

I use Xetex with eledmac and eledpar to produce a bilingual document with facing pages. I add some endnotes only inside the even pages. I have a problem with corresponding paragraphs (one on the left ...
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Trouble aligning table cells

I need to wrap the text in two table cells. However, when the text has been wrapped correctly in cell (1,1) and (1,3), the text on the first row in the table do not align. \documentclass[b5paper, ...
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Right Justify with left vertical align

I want to right justify my text with left vertical alignment. For example I want my text to appear like this: bla bla bla ...
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Increase LaTeX table row height

How to increase the height of the rows in a LaTeX table?
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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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Spacing above align within an enumerate

So I've tried \vspace, \abovedisplayskip=0pt and a few other things and nothing seems to be doing what I want. I want to make it so that the align is on the same line as the item. So for example the ...
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Subscript not aligned when there is superscript

For example, A_{P_{i+1} P'_{i+1} P'_i} gives me something like this: Right now I just add ^{ } to the first P to solve this problem. This there a systematic way to deal with this?
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Using TikZ current page node in memoir class

I need to use the current page.center position in a memoir document to center some images on a page. (unless someone has an entirely different suggestion about how to display images like this.) ...
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Align section number with bottom line of title in TOC with tocloft

I have a customized TOC modified with tocloft that I am vary pleased with (see below). The problem is when I have chapter titles that are more than one line long. The large chapter numbers are then ...
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Why is trivlist used in center, theorem and other environments?

I've noticed that the trivlist environment is used in the AMS Theorem package and in the definition of the center environment. For example: \def\center{\trivlist \centering\item\relax} ...
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Unwanted extra vertical space after header using longtable in memoir, on continuation pages

The vertical spacing below the rule at the end of the headings is as I expect on page 1 of the table, but on pages 2, 3, etc I get more vertical space. Is there a fix for this? ...
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Write text (or symbol) vertically below another symbol in latex

I have to write some equations in latex, my Latex equation: \begin{align} G _{a_{1},\ldots ,a_{k}}\ast_{b_{1},\ldots ,b_{k}} G^{\prime }=G^{\prime \prime } \end{align} How can I make the text ...
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tabular: vertical align minipage in table (top)

I have a poster consisting of two columns. In one of the columns I have placed two figures next to each other. To get a nice tikz-frame around each figure I had to put them into minipages each (I did ...
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text wrapping and vertical alignment of text in a table

http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Tables contains an example on how to do text wrapping in tables by using p{5cm}: \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{ | l | l | l | p{5cm} |} \hline Day ...
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Remove space before chapter title - with KOMA script (scrbook)

I am using the KOMA script document class scrbook. Is there any way to make the chapter headings appear exactly at the top of the page body just by using KOMA (without using titlesec, fancyhdr, ...
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How to typeset a smaller size book with trim marks from letter paper stock?

How could I use the memoir package (or anything else, that's just what came to mind) to output a letter paper size document, but typeset with a different page width (9" by 7" in my case) with a trim ...
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Vertical alignment of figure in a tabular. (Automatic width)

I'm trying to align photos and text vertically and horizontally in the middle of each tabular. I've tried the 'array' package but it seems like I need to define the width of the column. I want the ...
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Issues lining up multiple columns in beamer

I am working on a slide to use for a presentation. Right now the bottom left table does not line up with the bottom right table. I would like for the first row of each table to line up as the first ...
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'Inserting a series of equally-spaced dots in math-mode'

(1). A series of equally-spaced dots are required to complete the set up. (2). A slight adjustment of the vertical alignment is required. The above set up must appear as something like this:- ...
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'Insert three vertical aligning texts by using the Text-environment'

The three texts are (1). (The coefficients of x+1) (2). (The coefficients of (x+2)^{2}) (3). (The coefficients of (x+1)^{3}) NOTE:- The alignment of the three texts must look something like ...
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Vertically center text on a page

How do I vertically center the text on a page?
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Using Align across a list of theorems

I'm trying to align a list of axioms at the equal sign but I can't get align to work across my \begin{ax} \end{ax} tags. \newtheorem{ax}{Axiom} \begin{align} \begin{ax}[inf assoc] $c_0 \sqcap (c_1 ...
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Minipage overlapping with text that follows

I'm trying to replicate the following layout that I have in a Word version of the paper: There are two code sections side by side with the code balanced between the two. The code won't fit into a ...
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longtable with multiline column

I'm trying to make longtables (that can span pages) with a column containing a newline, and another column that contains a paragraph. My attempts so far all have vertical alignment issues whereby ...
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Vertical Alignment in table Latex

I would like to make "Dataset" and the entries of the table centered vertically of the following table: Here is the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array,graphicx} ...
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Place TikZ picture over top of text

I'm designing some letterhead using LuaLaTeX (interchangeable with XeLaTeX at this point) where I want my signature and name to be drawn like this: The signature is a TikZ drawing, the text is ...
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Vertically aligning minipages, subfigures, and subtables (not with baseline)

The goal My goal is to align side-by-side figures, tables, and text in minipages according to the top, middle and bottom of the largest such minipage. This makes it different (I believe) from the ...
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Unnecessary vspace for align/equation when it's first on page

I'm using the align environment and now I have the problem that one of my formulas is the first object on a page with some vspace before it. But this looks a bit odd, because it isn't in line with the ...
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How can you adjust the vertical position of a marginal footnote?

I'm redefining \footnote to put them in them in the margin using \marginpar. Occasionally, the paragraph will extend below the bottom of the text block when a note appears near the end of a page. I ...
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Change row vertical alignment in a table

I am trying to produce a table that changes the vertical alignment of the cells for different rows. At the moment I have set up my table so that all the columns are middle and center aligned. However, ...