{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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Wrong bottom-alignment of rows of two independent tables, where the last row contains a nested table

I wanted to create a page, where I put some information in the left and some on the right side at the bottom of the page. The bottom lines of the minipages are supposed to be aligned as kind of an ...
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align margin note to vertical center of text block or environment, with optional bar

Here is what I wish to achieve: section title as usual (optional) subsection in left-margin, aligned to top of its contents group of text/theorem/etc blocks within subsection margin note or label ...
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How to align the quotient when using polynom

I am using the polynom package to illustrate long division with polynomials. Typically, when I do those problems by hand, I have the first term in the quotient aligned with the first term in the ...
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Multirow cells with centered multiline text

I use tabu package to easily typeset tables. Now i need to typeset long table. So i used longtabu. The head of the table consists of much columns. Also there are lots of text in each cell and some ...
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How to keep footnotes to the bottom of the page with \sloppybottom in memoir?

I am using the the memoir class to typeset a book, where the text has many footnotes. To avoid widows and orphans I use the option \sloppybottom. That has the result of under full pages. memoir ...
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Stretch line spacing to fill page

I'm writing a thesis which has to be double spaced with a 12 point font size and with set margins. However, due to each page having different subsections, pictures etc., the text doesn't line up ...
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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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Vertical distribution over multiple pages

I want to distribute several elements over multiple pages with a gap between these elements. The gaps should roughly have the same height. Example: element1 \vspace*{\fill} element2 ...
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pgfplots trim to axis area even with extra ticklabels

I have a plot with extra x tick labels on top in pgfplots that i wish to display in a figure at the top of my page. I wish to have the top of the actual axis rectangle directly at the top, with the ...
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Forcing graphic, table, plot .. out of page boundary

I am very new to latex, so this question might be very basic. However, I have been searching the whole evening, so either I don't know how to google this effectively, or what I am trying to do is not ...
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\vfill throws my boxed text at the end and cannot be read

I'm trying to place a boxed text at the end of the page, but \vfill sends my box out of the page. There is another command that can do the same but in the way I need it? This is my code: ...
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How to draw “stacked blocks” with tikz?

I want to draw using tikz a figure which looks like the following: I started writing it using nodes and positioning them using right of =, above of = but I don't know how to avoid using hard coded ...
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How to vertical align lines of facing pages

It is a good typographic practice* that lines of two facing pages are aligned. Also, the lines at the two sides of a paper should be aligned. How can I achieve this with LaTeX? Especially when having ...
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difficulty correctly identifying all parameters affecting vertical placement within lists

I'm trying to align the baseline of the first line of a list environment with the baseline of a box. After working on this in various forms, I thought I was ready to tackle this issue. I also ...
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Conditional spacing based on length of chapter title

In LaTeX, (or possibly XeLaTeX), how can one achieve the following: A double spacing a 1- or 2-line chapter title, and single spacing under a 3- or more-line chapter title. A triple space ...
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Aligning listing frame width between two listings

I'm trying to get two listings side by side. One is shorter than the other, but I would like to have them aligned, meaning that the frame height of the short one should be longer to reach the baseline ...
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Slanted fractions

I'm trying to develop a command to typeset slanted fractions. I know about nicefrac and xfrac packages, have tried both, and disliked both. At the moment, in text mode I use \nicefrac with a bit of ...
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Nice size of image of graph by staying the table at the same page

If I make the height of the image more than 3cm, the table will automatically go to newpage which I don't want to. How can I make the table stay while having a nice image at the top-right of the ...
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Table with vertical and horizontal text

I need to mimic this awful Word table in LaTeX: This is as far as I got: My main problem is that when header text is rotated it doesn't align vertically to the bottom anymore. Any tips? This is ...
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thmtools and mdframed (vertical space)

I dont know why I dont get the two examples closer together. How can I achieve a spacing of 0mm between the two Examples? %!TEX TS-program = XeLaTeX %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode % DEFINITIONS ...
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how to vertical-align a figure

how can I vertical-align a figure? I've tried with: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{chngcntr} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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floatingfigure doesn't start at first paragraph after page wrap

A floatingfigure I created is not aligned at the first possible paragraph. It is put directly after subsection. The space on the page does not fit for the figure, so it wraps to the next page (which ...
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uncover cells in siunitx table beamer

I wish to show a calculation and update a table to help keep track of things. I use siunitx and booktabs in my beamer presentation. I want to have the numbers in the table aligned on the decimal ...
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Horizontal alignment (problem with minipage)

I'm new here. I just have a problem with the minipage environment. The problem is that the tables aren't horizontally aligned. I want these table aligned one by one, but I don't know what's wrong. ...
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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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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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Equal spacing between \begin environments, any text based environment and inline maths

I'm creating a document with a lot of \begin...\end environments, single lines of text with or without inline maths and long paragraphs with or without inline maths. The problem I'm having is that ...
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Page-specific \nomlabelwidth in nomenclature

In order to keep symbols and descriptions in a nomenclature with the nomencl package vertically aligned, \nomlabelwidth has to be set to the maximal symbol width. This has effect on the whole ...
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Image next to paragraph, start next paragraph below both

In LaTeX, I have a number of short paragraphs, each with a headline and an image on the right side. % First section \spacedlowsmallcaps{Some headline} \begin{floatingfigure}[r]{4.5cm} ...
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Aligning figures in a table

I'm trying to align four figures vertically and horizontally. But I couldn't get it right in spite of repeated tweaks. I guess its a fairly small error. Can someone help me out? Here is a MWE -- there ...
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Options to allow for more vertical stretching possibilities

I'm writing my PhD thesis and am using the document class scrbook (with the twosides option), which uses the \flushbottom command as default. This means that my text (which contains a lot of formulas) ...
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Bottom margin seems optional to LaTeX - text alignment doesn't always go to bottom

I apologize, if I'm missing something simple here, but I'm attempting to meet graduate school dissertation formatting requirements after (almost) finishing a PhD and I'm running into bottom text ...
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How can I change the vertical alignment of a rotated deluxe table?

I am working in AASTeX using the deluxetable package. I have a deluxe table spanning several pages which I have rotated (using \rotate) to the landscape orientation, but the right edge of the table is ...
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Superimposing characters in text mode (pdfTeX)

I'm trying to compose a non-Unicode character by arranging Unicode characters one above the other or one next to the other close-up, but I'd need a negative space which in text mode isn't available. ...
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Vertical alignment between Figure and Table

I will have a meeting in a few and don't have much time to solve this "problem", I'm trying to vertically align a figure and a table, I provide a minimal working example \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} ...
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vertical line between cells crashed after used itemize environment in Parallel

I used Parallel package. When I start itemize environment or long text in first cell Vertical line between cells is broken. Why it happened? Here is my result: Here is code: ...
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Avoid vertical justify of chapter table of contents?

I'm creating a table of contents at the beginning of each chapter using: \makeatletter ...