Questions tagged [height]

{height} is the measurement of the extent of something from top to bottom.

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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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Is there a simple command for the available height in a beamer slide?

I would like to add two figures figures to a beamer slide, one on top of the other. Is there a simple command, similar to \linewidth or \textwidth for the height? The figures have dimensions roughly ...
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TikZ: Make node height span several others

How can I make the Z node span the total height of the ABCD column? My current code is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc,positioning} \begin{document} \begin{...
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How to make a row in a table shorter?

I have a row of a table (tabular) that has small text (tiny). I would like to make this (first) row shorter, either automatically (automatic height) o̶r̶ ̶m̶a̶n̶u̶a̶l̶l̶y̶ ̶(̶s̶e̶t̶ ̶a̶ ̶n̶o̶n̶-...
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Correct delimiter height in TikZ

When using the left delimiter and right delimiter options, I am having the problem that their height is not equal to the node they are surrounding. Here is an example: \documentclass{article} \...
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Fitting tables into beamer

I have some tables in my presentations that are rather big. I found out how to use \resizebox to fit them into my page. Unfortunately this only works for tables that are wide. For long tables, my ...
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Increasing height of single row in table

Possible Duplicate: Column padding in tables I want to make a table where one column heading has superscript which overlaps with hline above it. How can I increase the height of just that row so ...
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How to guess and use the height of a tabular row

As a pure challenge, I try to draw hugly top tabular column. I have almost done, still a poblem to control there height. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{array,tabularx,tikz,ragged2e,...
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Height of colorbox

I'm trying to "highlight" two parts of a sentence by using a \colorbox like so: \colorbox{red}{This is} \colorbox{blue}{a great sentence.} The problem is that in the second part the height colorbox ...
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How to measure the height and width of several lines (paragraph)?

1. Measuring total height of a paragraph : Hello I'm trying to draw a black box of same height and width of a paragraph with several lines. For this I need to know the size of paragraph and I'm using ...
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Depth and height confusion

I create two equations: $x \notin \mathbb{N}$; and $x \in \mathbb{N}$. As it turns out, both have the same depth value: Depth = 0.39098pt Height = 7.5pt Depth = 0.39098pt Height = 6.88889pt ...
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beamer: How to get height for frame content [duplicate]

I want to put a picture in a beamer slide and make it use all the available height of the frame. So I tried: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} ...
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Memoir : Warnings “The material used in the headers is too large” w/ accented titles

With memoir class, the default headers height seems unsuitable for accented titles of chapter/section. The result doesn't look strange, but Warnings The material used in the headers is too large (14....
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How to add constant height in exam class

I've MCQ Paper created using \documentclass[addpoints,answers,10pt]{exam} ; here on very page I've to provide "Space for Rough Work". Height of "Space for Rough Work" is around 20% of page height. ...
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Heights of elements and spaces (after, before)

I wish to know how to set the following: height of a text line in paragraph (is it fontsize?) height of space between text lines in paragraph (\baselineskip - fontsize?) height of space before and ...
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Two columns with different background color and height of whole page

I want to create page with two columns with different background color and height of whole page. What I was able to do is two columns with different background color but I can't set proper height and ...
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How to reduce frame title box size in a special case

how to reduce frame title box size in this case, a tried this one but it changes the color of the titlebox \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> \useinnertheme[shadow=true]{...
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How to automatically scale `\mid` within delimiters [duplicate]

\mid within \left and \right delimiters is expected to be automatically scaled, but today I noticed such behavior: L = \sup \left\{ \sum_{x \in F} a(x) \mid F \subset X,\, |F| < \infty \right\}, ...
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Setting fixed height (in all situations and characters) for overset notations

A noticeable downside to aesthetics in the \vec{} notation is that, for "short" and "tall" characters (a, i, v vs b, k, l), the overset vector notation shows difference in its height from the baseline....
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How to determine the height of a beamer block?

To keep content from jumping between slides in a beamer presentation, I would like to use an overlayarea environment. By trial and error, one can determine the appropriate amount of space to reserve. ...
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Rochester theme titlepage change height of top bar

I want to change the height of the top bar but only on the titlepage. I want to set it first to 7mm, then to 14mm. How can I do that? Now I only know that I can change the height by \usetheme[height=...
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{\phantom{X}} sometimes higher than X

Why is {\vphantom{X}}^2 (%8) higher than any of the other options? In particular, why is it higher than %5, %6, and %7. The behavior is normal if I use a lower-case character instead of the X. \...
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Constant height and depth of hyperref link boxes

For boxes around links which the hyperref package creates, their height/depth seems to be dependent on the maximum height and depth not of letters of the enclosed material (see top example pair below) ...
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Table cell overflow

Consider this document example: \documentclass[a4paper,draft]{article} \usepackage{calc} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \usepackage{tabularx,multirow} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{hmargin=0cm} \...
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How to set fit height and width for tcbox according to the text inside?

I want to place a word into a \tcbox, but the box has too much space around the word. For example, the word "EQUAL".
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pgfplots height=, what is it good for?

My understanding of the height= key was that that would fix the height of the plot and the y= value would be adjust accordingly. But, that does not appear to be the case. Both plots below have ...
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Diagonal line in table with vertical text

I want to add a diagonal line in a the top line of a table where the other entries on the first row are written sideways. I've tried \backslashbox and \diagbox and \diag but no matter how I change the ...
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How to define a minimal height for all rows of a tabular?

Question In a tabular, how to ensure all rows have a vertically centered content and a height greater or equal to a given value (e.g. 0.8 cm)? (See MWE at bottom of the question). (The cell's content ...
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Set \strut height

I'm using quite a few \colorbox and \colorfbox in a document but they weren't sitting at the same heights (because some words contained g and this seemed to push the box down. The solution I found (...
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Is \textheight in beamer slides with a title wrong? [duplicate]

The problem I have is simple to describe: the height of a beamer slide title does not seem to be subtracted from \textheight, leaving me with no idea how much space is left for the actual content. A ...
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Need the height of the descent

I'm creating a few custom icons for my latex documents that are repeated using tikz. However, in order to align them to the text I need to know the descent to set the baseline in the correct place. I ...
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tabular height savebox problem

I'd like to build a tabular and next to it a graphics in the same height. I use the following code (for minimal working purposes, I used \rule) and do not understand, what is going wrong: \...
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pgfplotstable column width & row height

I am drawing a large heatmap containing only colors using \pgfplotstabletypeset. The table contains 103 columns, and 111 rows, which I am trying to squeeze in the area of 13cm * 16cm. In order to save ...
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How much bigger are delimiters

While trying to duplicate TeX dimension computations, I noticed that the delimiters placed with \left…\right are slightly bigger than the box around which they wrap. How much bigger, how is that ...
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How to get rid of height differences in two beamer blocks?

How come the two blocks have a different height? What should be changed in \hole definition in order to have the same height? \documentclass[10pt,lmodern,handout]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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\enlargethispage but for double page in twoside mode

In twoside mode, when I use \enlargethispage on a page, it increase it height in the bottom. So, it is the regular behavior of this command. But it occure an ugly height distortion with the page in ...
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How to adjust the `absolute text-height` including the header/footer/footnote (if any)

I would like to have a document of a given absolute text-height (say 20cm) (from the header to last line, including footer/footnote, if any). Currently the settings are as in the following document. ...
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How can we change the height of a header box [closed]

In my poster done using baposter, I need to change the height of the \headerbox. for example, I have this example: \headerbox{Results}{name=results,column=2,span=2,row=1,below=results,above=...
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Cut off text height at a given value

Is it possible to have a text box which cuts of text running out of its height? Considering the following minimal working example, I would like to have the text in the first parbox to be cut of as ...
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Different block heights in tikzposter

In the code example attached, I have created 2 columns and 2 rows with blocks (see the figure below). The first column and first row, denoted "Test1a" gets a shorter height than the other four blocks. ...
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Determine the height of a box with a rule

\documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{calc} \usepackage{showframe} \begin{document} \setlength\parindent{0pt} \newsavebox\maintitleBox \newlength\maintitleHeight \newcommand{\maintitle}[1]{% \...