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I am placing a figure in my document using the following code:

\begin{figure}[H]
    \centering
    \includegraphics{AlgorithmFlow.png}
    \caption{Caption}
    \label{fig:myLabel}
\end{figure}

I am using the float package to place the figure exactly in a specific part of the document. Nevertheless, it is also a pretty big figure so I want to resize it with the argument width=x but I am unable to place both arguments in the command. I am fairly new to LaTeX and I did not find out a way to do it and my searching did not yield any results (probably because I am unable to search for the specific terms).

  • What is wrong with \includegraphics[width=x]{AlgorithmFlow.png}? – The old JouleV Apr 8 at 6:16
  • I want to also use the [H] argument in addition to the width argument. – The Bosco Apr 8 at 6:17
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    no the two things are separate, you want to scale the image with the options to \includegraphics and want to control the float position with [H] on figure – David Carlisle Apr 8 at 6:19
  • The figure environment resizes itself with the width of what it contains. Its options are only floating options, i.e. H, h, t, etc., width is not among them. However, width is an option of \includegraphics command. – The old JouleV Apr 8 at 6:20
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    If it is a large figure (anything more than half a page) [H] sounds rather unsuitable and the default float positioning likely to be better (or at least take far less manual adjustment to get a good page break) – David Carlisle Apr 8 at 6:21

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