I'm trying to modify my figure placements, but the [H] (and [!ht], etc) isn't working. It has no effect on the figure placement, and I get the text "[H]" added just before the image.





    \caption{Some Caption}





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And I'm using TeXShop 3.6.1 on OSX 10.11.2

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    The [H] option is illegal for figure*. – egreg Mar 24 '16 at 19:22
  • @egreg... okay, how do you achieve the same effect with figure*? – DilithiumMatrix Mar 24 '16 at 19:23
  • @egreg also, while a normal figure is placed in the correct position, the [H] is still just printed on the page.... – DilithiumMatrix Mar 24 '16 at 19:25
  • mn2e class isn't in texlive it seems? I do not have it. perhaps it is incompatible with float package (which adds H), there is no way to get an H effect with figure*, what would you want it to do? – David Carlisle Mar 24 '16 at 19:28
  • @DavidCarlisle ... I would want it to place the figure above the text, as in the .tex document.... – DilithiumMatrix Mar 24 '16 at 19:34

mn2e and its replacement mnras class disable the float options. As with many publisher classes they intentionally remove options from the author to enforce a house style.

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