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Wrong placements using xtabular for large table in twocolumn environment

I've been trying to make a large table that automatically breaks across pages and columns similar to what's described here. However, as you can see in the images, table breaks way too soon and the ...
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Placement of text: Is this doable?

One can place text anywhere on the page provided one specifies the insertion point of where the text begins. Is it possible to control the placement of the text such that the user specifies where ...
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Weird float placement compilation error on some TeXLive installations

Consider the following document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{subcaption} \usepackage{float} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[H] \caption{A caption.} \end{figure} Some text after the figure. \...
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Placement of table in pgfplot

How it is possible to place table onto pgfplot with scaling? \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{pgfplots, pgfplotstable} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{caption} \pgfplotstableread{ Current ...
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Absolute positioning of tikz drawings

I'm working on a very tikzpicture heavy document and want to manually set the position of different shapes throughout the document. I haven't gone absolutely crazy, I'm using a background image as a ...
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How to use the textblock* environment to write on the next page?

As a follow-up question to this: How to typeset a critical apparatus like the commented "Mein Kampf" edition? Since the packages that came up didn't exactly do what I wanted, I came up with ...
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Absolute position of `resizebox` and `tikzpicture`

I want to put a calendar below an image. But difficult with resizebox: and change x or y position Minimal code: \documentclass[a5paper,oneside,10pt]{article} \usepackage{translator, tikz, array} \...
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Check figure placement with \if statement

I would like to add a \noindent before a new paragraph but only if a floating figure is placed directly above it. How can I check this using an \if-statement? So looking at the example below I don'...
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Put some text in the bottom of the title page with amsbook

I'm using amsbook to write my thesis, while it's required to put some information in the bottom in the title page. Here is my direct trial: \documentclass[12pt, final]{amsbook} \usepackage[margin=1....
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How to center the title, the author, and the date in Tufte handout?

I am using tufte-handout. I have centered parts and sections using sectsty. How can I center the title, the author, and the date? %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \documentclass[]{tufte-handout} \usepackage{...
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Changing caption to vertical order with subfloat

I have 6 figures that I want in a panel of 3 columns and 2 rows. Subfloats can be used to make that panel. However, I also want labels to be set vertically, so a) c) e) and b) d) f) for each row, ...
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Using figure* to spread an image across two columns is adding a page break. How do I rectify this?

I have a 2 column scientific report that I am trying to write, and I would like a diagram to appear spread across both columns at the top of the second page. From what I've read, using the figure* ...
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Maintaining the order of images and text

I have a document with some text, pictures to viszualize and then text to explain the images. This starts over again and again. I just tried to figure (pun intended..) out how to accomplish that. And ...
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using \flushhere for table/figure position

I am creating a new question using \flushere that get the idea from \flushhere idea I found 2 problems: 1. It seemed the figure/table are placed correctly without: a) splitting the paragraph b) ...
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How to make a table/figure not to be placed in middle of a paragraph (figure/table auto split the paragraph)?

I do not want my figure/table to be placed in the middle of a paragraph that it split it. I had tried \begin{table}[htp!] and \begin{table}[h!] Still not working Second example where the table ...
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How to make a table/figure not to be placed in middle of a paragraph in a new page?

Is there a way to make table/figure not located in the middle of a paragraph in the new pages? I had tried: \begin{table}[htp!] and \begin{table}[h!] \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{book} \...
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Figure* causing placement of figure on wrong page when using two column latex

I'm adding two figures to my latex document which is two column format, making them cover both columns like below. However, this moves them to the second and third pages respectively even if I add ...
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Issue with vertical positioning of graphics/images in the document?

Entire code is here \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath,amsthm,amssymb,amsfonts, enumitem, fancyhdr, color, comment, graphicx, environ,subcaption} \...
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How to make the label to move into middle of graph

1 How to make the whole diagram alight to my words in my page? I am using \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{book} How to make the graph label in the center? I had change from south east to east, but not ...
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How can section titles be moved outward?

I'm looking for something similar to this example screenshot I took of what my notes (written in Markdown, turned into HTML with pandoc) look like in HTML. I'd like to have a somewhat similar look ...
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Position a tabular on the corner of a slide

I would like the tabular in the following slide to be placed "floating" in the upper right corner of the slide. How can I do it? \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Positioning tikz arrows to coordinates inside tabulars

I need to create a slide with multiple tabulars and use arrow to point to elements inside those tabulars. However, I'm having trouble to specify where tabulars, texts and arrows should appear. How ...
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How can I change the header to the outside margin?

How can I place the page number and title, like a header but on the external side of the pages? No colored boxes or anything. Only the page number and rotated text with the document title. Thank!
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Align (multiline text)-nodes with tikzlibrary 'positioning'

Before I turn to text boxes und coordinates, I'd like to know how far I can get with the tikzlibrary positioning only. In the sample, the bottom line of boxes n4, n6 and n8 should be aligned (seems ...
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Subfigures next to each other using subimport

I want to display two subfigures next to each other (one left and one right). My problem is that they are always displayed above each other. Also I would like to use the subimport feature rather than ...
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absolute image positioning

I've the following code where I'm trying to align the photo to the right, like resume with top right aligned photo. However this is what I get, no matter what I tried I couldn't position the image to ...
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Table positioning, why need (\usepackage{float} \restylefloat{table})

I am quite new to Latex. I just want my table placed between my paragraph like a document in Office Words. However, I had tried several methods in Table Positioning in Overleaf All seemed not working....
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Questions about Latex rhead newline{} and //

I use tex generated by pyLatex # create the header lt_header = u"口算-" + question lb_header = u"题数:" + str(number) rt_header = u"姓名:" + ''.join([r'\underline{ }' for _ in range(10)]) rb_header = u"成绩:"...
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Text Shown After Image in MWE But Not in Real Document

I want to show some text after an image. So following documentation, I made a MWE that works beautifully: \documentclass[notitlepage]{report} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} At t = 90.5, $\...
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Text alignment next to af figure

I am trying to position a figure with a text aligned. Basically, I am trying to get the figure with the text shown below. This is supposed to be positioned top right corner of the page. So far I ...
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How to put the following figure side by side in Latex

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{center} %\textit{$U$} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.80, thick, acteur/.style={ circle, ...
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Place a figure next to a text without causing spacing in the text

I want to place a signature on the right to of the text. However, the picture causes some spacing between the text lines: My aim is to reach something like this: Or that: My Code for this MWE: \...
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top-aligned marginpar on wrong side (even/odd) after pagebreak

Under plain LaTeX with twoside option, I use \leavevmode\marginpar{#1} at the beginning of a paragraph to obtain top-aligned margin notes. Immediately after a pagebreak the margin note may or may not ...
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Creating a Pyramid with equilateral triangular base

I would like to create a pyramid with an equilateral triangular base such as shown on the right here: I haven't been able to find any guidance on such a figure. I would I create such a figure in ...
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Three Dots in Center Page

For some books, authors can use three dots in the middle of a page to signify when a section ends and another begins without an explicit sextion header. This is demonstrated in the excerpt below: ...
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Figure at right side total page

I can't set position of figure in the right side of total current page. Thanks for your helps. Here is my code : \subsection{Text} Text \begin{itemize} \item Some text \item Some text \end{...
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Tikz: positioning of plot within node?

I would like to use \begin{axis} and \addplot within a node, as follows: \begin{tikzpicture}[xscale=0.5,yscale=0.5] \pgfmathdeclarefunction{gauss}{2}{ \pgfmathparse{1/(#2*sqrt(2*pi))*exp(-((x-#1)^2)...
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Equidistant nodes with above right =

I'm trying to draw a decision tree. Since the tree branches out to the right, I need to decrease the vertical distance between nodes as I go to the right. However, I want to keep the horizontal ...
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Change photo position in altacv [duplicate]

I am currently compiling my CV using the altacv class and want to make a layout change in the class file. Currently my personal information is on the left and the photo to the right. How can I make ...
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tikzpicture / How do I increase the vertical spacing between 2 Rectangles when the text is outside?

I'm trying to make a bar graph with the text above its corresponding rectangle but I'm not able to change the vertical spacing between each rectangle. Here's the code snippet: \documentclass{...
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Align figures at top in beamer

I have several frames containing figures of the same size but captions of different length. The code I'm currently using is something like this: \begin{frame} \begin{figure}[!ht] \...
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Changes in left and right margins of the page

to write my master's thesis, I'm using overleaf. I want the odd page numbers to be on the right where the even page numbers should be on the left side of the page. However, based on my measurements, ...
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How to position (use H to place here) table and figures in elsevier cas latex template?

I am using elsevier cas single column latex template and want to position figures and tables using H option, but I get error "Kernel/Key unknown" and "The module does not have a key called cas/tbl/H ...
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4 (sub) Subfigures + 1 Subfigure side by side [duplicate]

Here is what I have tried. For reproducibility I have used [demo]. I want the plots on the right to be neatly placed and of the same height as the one on the left. \documentclass{article} \...
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Order of figure and figure* - figure* either goes to next page or order reversed

I have a two-column document. Figure 1 I would like in-line with the text followed by a figure* on the bottom of that same page. When I put the two figures in order and bunch them as close as ...
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ORCID in LaTex file of IEEE Trans. in a customized position

I would like to use the ORCID in LaTex file of IEEE Trans. I reached to this answer. I would like to place the ORCID icon in another position in front of the name as: How can I do that in a standard ...
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How to create a very tailored thesis cover

1 UPDATE!(27/06/19): a) The complete PDF guide for elaborating the cover is here b) Some hints on how to create the spline as describe in the guide would be most helpful! I tried a combo of ...
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Memoir: Switch left-right margins

I have the following MWE: \documentclass[14pt, extrafontsizes]{memoir} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \mainmatter \chapter{One} \blindtext \end{document} This produces the following ...
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Equation number in first line of nested align

I have the following nested align structure, where I would like to have an equation number appear on the first line only. As far as I understand, the position of the equation number is controlled with ...
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centre text exactly on an exactly specified point on path

I would like to place text exactly centred over an exactly specified point on a highly complex path as shown in this Figure: I have developed my example by specifying the point at 0.1 from the ...