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How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in LaTeX?

How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in LaTeX? This is a general question and should collect useful answers for all users. I hope we can use this as a reference
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Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned

Is there any package or a method to force LaTeX to keep floating environments like table and figure closer to where they are declared?
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What does [t] and [ht] mean?

I would appreciate if someone could tell me difference between [t] and [ht] in the following example? I don't see a difference in the output pdf file. \begin{figure}[ht] ... \end{figure} and \begin{...
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Getting two pictures to appear on the same page

I have two images that I would like to appear on the same page. Each figure should appear as a separate figure with its own caption. My problem is that LaTeX sometimes places the figures on separate ...
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What is the appropriate methodology to deal with figures in LaTeX to prevent fighting it all the time?

I am writing a two-column paper and am trying to add images into it. I have been advised to just let LaTeX do its thing with the figures, but I find it generates large blank sections in many parts of ...
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How to insert a page break between a figure and its caption?

Is it possible to insert a page break or put the figure caption on the following page. The figure is too big for both the figure and caption to fit on a single page. \begin{figure} \centering \...
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Unable to include figure

I was trying to include figures in my LaTeX file like this : \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[scale =0.5]{graph/jm90-10/1.jpg} \caption{ Job Mix 90:10 (CPU:Disk) Topology Mix 10:90 (...
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What is a BANG float?

This question follows up on What is the exact purpose of \ftype@<TYPE>?. The LaTeX kernel source refers to a BANG float in the ltoutput.dtx, but there is no explanation for it. Anybody knows ...
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How to graph the following exponential function using Tikz and PGF

I would like to graph the following function, 10000/(9999*e^(-0.125*x)+1) using Tikz and PGFplots but I can not seem to get it to work. I would like labels for the horizontal axis (t) and the vertical ...
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How to set the position of an equation in LaTeX?

In normal equation I do not have any problem. However for long equation I need to use figure so that my equation appear more obviously. (Note: I am using two column paper style). This is the equation ...
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Put floats at "Here if possible" as default

Every time I put a float object I must enter to the settings and choose: My question - is there a way to do this as default? i.e. instead of enter to the settings each time and choose "Here if ...
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Column width table

I am just learning how to use LaTex so please excuse my newbie question. I am trying to create a table, that I exported from excel and everything works except that my titles for the columns are too ...
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How to make a chart be below a table? [duplicate]

I have added a table and after the table a graph. I am using \begin{table}[H] (i tried with !h but it doesn't fix the problem) to control position of tables and similar code for figures. But ...
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Float environment close to first reference [closed]

I keep writing my text, and possibly even shuffling the content a little bit. So I might really miss where a figure is first referenced. To solve this, I put all my figures in figures.tex file (a ...
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Adding a picture correctly

I'm new to LaTeX and I'm writing a report with it. In the beginning everything is okay but when I insert a picture the text is disturbed and moved from its place and the text that is supposed to be ...
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