I've created a wrapfig environment

\includegraphics[width = 0.05\textwidth]{abc.jpg}
\noindent{\textbf{Useful Terms}} \\

The problem is that even thought I specify an overhang of 0pt, it is still placed in the margin;

enter image description here

Why is this command being "disobeyed"?



  • Can you provide an MWE (minimal working example)? – Guido Aug 14 '12 at 8:52

This is caused by the fact that material inside an environment is placed inside a group, which confuses wrapfig. Page 1 of the package documentation, says

If you put a wrapfigure in a parbox or a minipage, or any other type of grouping, the text wrapping should end before the group does.

  • Thanks. I guess the work-around would be to specify this kind of thing as a command, and not an environment. – Nick Riches Aug 14 '12 at 11:05

I know I'm late on this, but note that it is possible to create an environment which contains a working wrapfigure environment.


\usepackage{environ}% to collect the body of the environment
\usepackage{etoolbox}% for \AfterEndEnvironment hook
\usepackage{showframe}% to show that they don't go into the margin




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