{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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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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vocalised arabic changes baselines in tabular environment

Using polyglossia I often set an Arabic text opposite and English text, and I want the baselines to match vertically within a tabular environment. Sometimes the Arabic text is vocalised, and ...
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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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Vertical alignment of fonts from different language groups

Dear Fellow TeX enthusiasts, Thanks very much for help with solving earlier problems with the Devanagari Package. I'm working without KOMA-Scripts for the moment in Xelatex/Xetex and am trying to ...
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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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Arrow box aligment

I have to align vertically "arrow boxes" in the picture below? So I have two questions: How to read "inner sep" register value and bounding as well connecting lines thickness register values of ...
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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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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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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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Is there a way to control vertical spacing between minipage elements?

I have a large (7-chapter) document on linear algebra. In a part of the document where I do row/column operations, I have put the matrices in a figure within a minipage. I am getting a lot of vertical ...
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mis-aligned chemical names

I am using \chemfig for writing chemical symbols, but those symbols they are misaligned with the rest of the text. Is there a package that I should add? \documentclass[11pt]{report} ...
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How to control height of minipages, when using multiple rows

I'm using minipages to create a newcommand that allows me row entries in a CV, because I can't use the documentclass that would make this easier. Each set of minipages is one entry in the CV. The ...
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h/v centering in tabular

I'm trying to get my cells in a tabular environment horizontally and vertically centered. MWE to be found at the end. I tried different orientations: c, which does what it is supposed to, as well as ...
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Memoir - force table captions above and figure captions below

In the style that I am creating I need to force table captions to go above the table, and figure captions to go below the figure. My style is based on memoir class. I have found solutions that force ...
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Vertical Center in Tabularx

I know this question has asked many times before, but is there maybe another efficient way to really vertically centre text in a tabularx environment? \documentclass[a4paper,9pt]{extarticle} ...
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Alignment of TikZ Pics in TabularX

What is the easiest way to get that last square aligned the same was as the first two? Do I need to create a \newcolumntype that somehow centers the content both vertically and horizontally? If so, ...
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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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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 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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How can I put a minitoc and the chapter title on the middle of the page?

So far I've managed this [1]: http://imgur.com/o2QjG8d "image" but the chapter won't be on the middle page. With this code: \chapter{\vspace*{\fill} Introdução} \centering \minitoc ...
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I want to center vertically these group-plots but i can't do it

\documentclass[border=1cm]{standalone} \usepackage[x11names,dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikz-3dplot} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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one chapter affects layout of the next one

I maintain a very long document, which I usually process chapter by chapter, then compile the whole when the chapter I changed satisfies my needs. however, I saw an inconsistency in one of my ...
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Adjust alignment of text inside TikZ

A block diagram is generated with tikz pfg via Dia. However, the text inside the blocks is misaligned vertically. This answer says that it is impossible to do from Dia. So, how can following diagram ...
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Flushend creating black lines at end of document

I am using the flushend package in TeXmaker on my Mac in order to balance the lines at the end of my two column paper. However, the PDF is always created with horizontal black lines near the end of ...
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Automatic skip correction for flushend

Following up on Uneven space between bibliography entries using flushend, I wonder whether \atColsBreak{\vskip5pt} cannot be automatized in the sense that the necessary skip is inferred from the ...
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How set margins to print when pdf files are inserted?

I am using book style to prepare a meterial(which has to be printed and binded) which contains so many pdf files.. To include the pdf files I am using \includepdf options by using the package ...
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Alignment problem with fancyhdr for a report page layout

I am trying to define a base class for some reports to share the same page layout. I use the fancyhdr package for creating the header and footer but I am experiencing some vertical alignment problems. ...
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Align a picture partly outside a cell

I have this code: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{longtable,tabularx,ltxtable} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{multirow} ...
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Align beamer slides with frame breaks

As addressed in First slide of references in beamer starts one line further down, a bibliography across several slides is not vertically aligned from the first slide to the next. In that case, it ...
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Multicol* in Beamer

I'm aware that you can't really use the starred version of multicol in Beamer due to the fact that Beamer typesets things in a box. However, is there another way to force multicol to not balance the ...
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Vertical rule to fill remaining page height

I need to have a vertically-oriented titles with rules on either side that fill the available space. For example, the vertical SOFTWARE and PERSONAL titles here: Here's the relevant code that ...
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How to have an itemized list vertically in par with its heading

I'm trying to vertically align these two but the itemized list seems to start from the next line. How could I make them look in the same line? ...
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Why is my figure's caption floating?

Not only my figure is flipped, the caption is floating at the top overlapping my picture. Why did this happen? \graphicspath{{picture/}} \begin{figure}[h] \centering ...
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Controlling spacing and alignment using Qcircuit

I'm trying to typeset a circuit using Qcircuit and running into some spacing and alignment issues. Here is the portion that is giving me trouble (this will be embedded in a larger diagram): ...
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Issue in handling image and table side by side in two column IEEE format

I want to add image and table side by side with different caption in two column format document of IEEE and I tried with this thing but it not working like that for me. Either the caption of table is ...
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Vertical adjustment of side caption

I have a long table, which I want to start in the margin of my document. However, I am using side captions, and to avoid the table to overlap the caption, I would like to move the caption down a bit. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to stop the effect of \balance{} command

I am using \balance{} command to balance the reference section. However, I have appendix after the reference and I do not want balancing on the appendix. How could I stop the effect of balancing ...