Is it possible to globally set \includegraphics pictures to be centered horizontally on page?

I have read the manual and see some unfamiliar global settings keys: \setkeys{Gin}{width=0.75\textwidth}


\includegraphics in common with most similar LaTeX constructs such as \parbox, tabular etc, is not a display construct it is just an inline box, so positioned like a big letter, it has no mechanism to control its position. You center a graphic in the same way as you would center a word, place it in the scope of \centering or \begin{center}...\end{center}

  • Thanks for that explaination. I have issues with pandoc converter to word and had to delete all \center to get passed...
    – novski
    Mar 5 '19 at 22:37
  • @novski you should never use \center that is the internal implementation of \begin{center} always use the environment form or use \centering Mar 6 '19 at 7:57
  • im sorry i misslead this comment as it was \centering that led to errors in pandoc conversion.
    – novski
    Mar 15 '19 at 7:40

I'm assuming that your margins are symmetric on the page. If not, say so.



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  • Thanks. I was hopeing for a preamble to put in my style file bus as David Carlistle lined out rhere is no such option...
    – novski
    Mar 5 '19 at 22:39

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