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Why does the wrapfigure environment not allow for continuation of the sentence, but places white text above the figure instead? The picture is illustrating my problem.

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By adding \fbox, I get the following result: enter image description here

Here is a MWE:

\documentclass[12pt,danish,a4paper]{article}
\usepackage{wrapfig}
\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}
\usepackage[english]{babel}
\usepackage{graphicx}
\usepackage{lipsum}
\begin{document}
\lipsum

    \begin{wrapfigure}[10]{r}{0.5\textwidth}
    \centering
    \caption{FunFun}
    \includegraphics[width=0.4\textwidth]{Side_product_Furan.jpg}
    \label{Carbenoid}
    \end{wrapfigure}
    \noindent
    \lipsum
\end{document}

Do you see that the second \lipsum dosn't follow the first?

  • Maybe it comes from white space at the top of the figure. You can check that inserting your figure in a \fbox. – Bernard Jun 5 '17 at 16:32
  • Where is that command supposed to go? Before or after \begin{wrapfigure} ? – Gustav Wørmer Jun 5 '17 at 16:37
  • After. If you use \includegraphics, it would be \fbox{\includegraphics{my graphic file}}. – Bernard Jun 5 '17 at 16:45
  • 2
    you haven't shown your code so that makes it very hard to guess what in the code is forcing a paragraph break, it looks like you are forcing a break after allowing but impossible to say – David Carlisle Jun 5 '17 at 17:36
  • You CAN insert wrapfigure into the middle a a paragraph, but it has to be at a line break. – John Kormylo Jun 5 '17 at 20:22
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You have given no clues about your input, but it looks like you have the first form, with a paragraph break mid-sentence, and you want the second form without a paragraph break after "allowing"

enter image description here

\documentclass{article}

\usepackage{wrapfig}

\begin{document}

zzzzz zzzz zzz zzz zzz zz zzzzzz
zzzzz zzzz zzz zzz zzz zz zzzzzz
zzzzz zzzz 
character thus allowing

\begin{wrapfigure}{r}{.5\linewidth}
\centering
  \rule{3cm}{3cm}
\caption{Carbenoid of something}
\end{wrapfigure}
C-H into electron rich systems such as olefins and 
alkynes. Given the oribital discussion above, the
carbene would be expected to react in the singlet
state and therefore in a concerted fashion.

aa\\aa\\aa\\aa\\aa
aa\\aa\\aa\\aa\\aa

\bigskip


\begin{wrapfigure}{r}{.5\linewidth}
\centering
  \rule{3cm}{3cm}
\caption{Carbenoid of something}
\end{wrapfigure}
zzzzz zzzz zzz zzz zzz zz zzzzzz
zzzzz zzzz zzz zzz zzz zz zzzzzz
zzzzz zzzz 
character thus allowing
C-H into electron rich systems such as olefins and 
alkynes. Given the oribital discussion above, the
carbene would be expected to react in the singlet
state and therefore in a concerted fashion.

aa\\aa\\aa\\aa\\aa
aa\\aa\\aa\\aa\\aa

\end{document}

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