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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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A simpler explanation of \clearpage

I have read the manual, so am not trolling here. I REALLY don't understand the use of \clearpage. Especially, its difference with \newpage. A common explanation is that it "flushes" all pending floats ...
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Decrease space between paragraph and header

How can I decrease the white space marked with blue? I tried \vspace with negative marks but to no avail (it normally does the trick but not this time). I am using the 'fancyhdr'-package. \...
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Longtable exceeds page length

My longtable exceeds the page length. Any help would be highly appreciated. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,oneside]{report} \usepackage{fontenc} \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{...
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Comparison between \newpage, \clearpage and \pagebreak, etc.?

Can some experts give a short and succinct comparison between \newpage, \clearpage, \cleardoublepage and \pagebreak, and other related functions/commands (if there are some we should know)? What I ...
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Column break and beginning two new columns on same page

I am new to LaTeX, so please bear with me if my question does not meet the requirements, or if the solution is obvious. I am creating a document with two colums, and after my text, I want some kind ...
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Forcing new categories in splitbib to start on new pages

I use splitbib to create a sectioned bibliography in my CV, and I was wondering if there's a way to customize it to force new categories to start on a new page? I'm thinking that I'd have to do ...
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How can I get my footnotes placed similarly in the columns of my document

I just noticed that footnotes on the first and last page of a document get placed differently as demonstrated in this MWE. In this particular example, the problem shows up in a two-column document ...
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Blank page changes headings and footers

I am trying to insert a blank page in a article class document, and I want it to have the same headers and footers as the rest of the document (which I have already set up using fancyhdr). However, ...
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Put figures before the specified page

In some conferences in CS field such as KDD, last one or two page(s) must be only for bibliography. So, images should not be put on those pages. Is it possible to force figures insert before ...