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Width of minipages inside enumerate environments [duplicate]

How can I determine the available width inside an enumerate environment? In particular, what width argument can I pass to the minipages in the example below so that the minipages take up all of the ...
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Line spanning across page inside list [duplicate]

I need a horizontal line to span across the page, up to the right margin (where the text would end). This works: \rule{\hsize}{0.4pt} But, when inside a list, the line goes over the margin because ...
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Horizontal alignment of multiple images [duplicate]

In the current scenario, the images are arranged in a vertical sense, however I wanted to align the subfigures in a horizontal sense. This is the code that I'm using. Also I'm working on a template, ...
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Is there a way to slightly shrink a table, including font size, to fit within the column boundaries?

I have a table that is just a little too wide for a 3.33" column. Is there a way to simply shrink the table a little to make it fit? I'm OK if the 10pt font becomes 9pt-something. Here is an example. ...
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Scale figure to a percentage of \textwidth

I would like to change my figure's width to a precentage of my \textwidth: \textwidth /2 would scale to 50% of the \textwidth. What is the proper syntax (if any) to do this ?
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Nopagebreak nopagebreak nopagebreak - why won't LaTeX listen to me?

Fun times, I'm making a (manual) index of the lecture slides for class (which are nowhere near latex, ppt files yay) and of course Latex insists on placing pagebreaks willie nillie through my items. ...
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My table doesn't fit; what are my options?

I have a table that I want to insert on a page, but at least one (perhaps both) of the following conditions are met: The table is too wide to fit within the text block or page. That is, I'm exceeding ...
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How to center the minipage?

The left margin is too wide if I set 1.5\textwidth: \begin{document} \noindent\begin{minipage}{1.5\textwidth} test \end{minipage} \end{document}
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Text wrap in tables (multirow package loaded)

I searched a bit, but I could not find a reliable way to wrap text in tables with columns spanning more than one row. Any ideas on how to fit this table in the page?: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{...
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Defining a width that fills remaining horizontal space for text fields in hyperref forms environment

This code \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[showframe,headheight=2in,headsep=0.1in,left=0.8in,right=0.8in,bottom=0.5in]{geometry} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{...
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Customizing caption in side-by-side figures

How do I customize my caption that follows this article's setting of the captions on page 26. The following is my attempt to do that, but still doesn't work. Obviously, what I want to achieve is to ...
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What is the default length of \hrule?

When used without parameters, what varfiable controls the length of \hrule? I.e., how can I change the default length of \hrule, other than adding parameters to each instance -- say, to affect ...
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Best Practice for nice layout with tikzDevice

R+tikDevice+LaTex+knitr is (as I understand it) the most efficient way to get relly nice looking publications from R, with maximum layout-support from LaTeX. I'm using R+LaTex+knitr now, but would ...
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Can't place figures side by side

I'm trying to place two TiKz pictures side by side in a two-column document (IEEEtrans style). I've looked at various solutions, but each one that claims to place figures side by side only manages to ...
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changepage package's \adjustwidth environment adjusts only left margin

I was trying to create a custom abstract environment with minipages and adjusted margins. Everything works fine, except for that the right margin changes according to the left. I could'n find solution....
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Why is there an overfull box with \[ … \]

\documentclass{article} \begin{document} \hsize 200pt %A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet %mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. \[ e=mc^2 \...
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Overfull hbox warning when including graphics

I'm getting the error: Overfull \hbox (14.34999pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 374--375 [][] | when including graphics files. The files are in EPS format. Below is an example: \begin{figure} \...
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Why the sum of columns width in a table is less than 1?

Tell me please, why the sum of columns width in a table is less than 1? That is my code: \begin{tabular} {p{0.15\textwidth}p{0.12\textwidth}p{0.17\textwidth}p{0.17\textwidth}p{0.27\textwidth}} ... \...
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Force a block of text to be impervious to page breaks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unbreakable block I have a block of text (possibly comprising many paragraphs) near the end of a page. The page break is being inserted in the middle of this block--how do I ...
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\centering not working in latex

This is my code, but my picture is on the left!!! Can anyone share a better code? thanks a lot \begin{figure}[H] \centering \includegraphics[width=25cm,height=25cm,keepaspectratio]{1.eps} \caption{...
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Two subfigures in two rows

I would like to have two subfigures but on two rows. I tried with this code: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,titlepage]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[latin9]{inputenc} \usepackage{...
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Subfigure widths in two-column layout

I want both figures side by side in one column of a two-column LaTeX document, but the result is both the figures are one below another. \begin{figure}[H] \begin{subfigure}[b]{0.4\textwidth} \...
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Can't get this caption right (wrapfig + floatrow)

I'm trying to get a caption to span the figure width on a wrapfig environment. But for some reasons it just won't go. Here is my code and a graphical representation: \begin{wrapfigure}{R}{0.3\...
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How do I typeset a table with a caption within a tabularx within another table with a caption?

Unfortunately, it keeps bugging me with forgotten \endgroup, float(s) lost, not in outer par mode and so on. In other words, why can't I do something like this (the actual table is significantly more ...
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How to use the package cutout in beamer?

I am making presentations using beamer, I included the package \usepackage{cutwin}, but what does the parameters specify in \begin{cutout}{1}{2pt}{3\linewidth}{4}? I want to make the text left of a ...
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Exclude listings from LoL

Is there a way to exclude a specific listing from being printed in the LoL? I put one in a figure environment for the sake of not being printed on two seperate pages. But now I have the figure as well ...
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Subfigures, long caption side by side

Hello I have really big problems with positioning my sub figures. I have long caption text and I think that is the reason why they don't fit side by side. What can I do for solving this problem. [t] ...
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How can I draw a line from margin to margin, if the text width has been adjusted using the changepage package?

I have a problem with drawing a line across the page (from margin to margin). I had to change default margins for title page (only for this page) and to do that I used changepage package. \...
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How do I stop a table where the margin falls, rather than using the textwidth command?

I've been having some problems with nesting tables in the tabularx environment. Basically, I would like each table to stop at the margin. Ordinarily, I would achieve this with \textwidth as the width ...
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Fit table in page column also some editing

I want to make the table fit into one column in a two column page. Also, I need it to look like this: Here’s my code \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{adjustbox} \begin{document} \...

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