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Questions tagged [positioning]

{positioning} is about positioning document elements. Use this tag in addition to other tags specifying what should be positioned.

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Table of Contents Spacing/Indentation

I need help formatting my Table of Contents. All my sections have a roman numeral numbering system that I would like to keep but it does not space it right in the Table of Contents. I also prefer the ...
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Subfloat figure and text overlap in \begin{figure}[H]

\documentclass[sort&compress, 5p,draft]{elsarticle} \usepackage{lineno} \journal{Journal of \LaTeX\ Templates} \usepackage{subfig} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric, arrows} \...
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wrap text beside longtable

i have a question about longtables. Is it possible to get a text wrapped around a (right-situated) longtable? I am using the longtable package and this is my code: \begin{longtable}[r]{| r | r | r ...
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How to align section heading after wrapping text around figure

\documentclass[letterpaper,11pt]{texMemo} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{indentfirst} \usepackage{wrapfig} \...
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How do I “unlink” the rows in one column from the rows in another column?

MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multirow} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage[left=1.25in, top=1in, right=0.85in, bottom=1in]{geometry} \usepackage[thinlines]{easytable} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Ordering/positioning of floats in document with only and many floats

I have a document that only contains of many floats (tables and figures). Is it possible to force floats to be in the same order in the pdf document as they are in the .tex file? It is not important ...
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How to have a figure touch the top edge of the page?

I want to have a letterhead format with the corporate logo at the very top of the paper. I have figured out how the fill the graphics with the full breadth of the page with the information on this ...
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change position of edge label and caption

I have create the following graph \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric,automata,positioning} \...
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Is there any way to (brute) force the placement of a figure at a specified location in a LaTex document and having all text wrap around it?

I'm working on an assignment, and I've been working on this specific typographic issue on and off now for two'ish days. Having google'd a lot, read a lot, and tried a lot of the suggestions posted ...
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Arrangement of triangles via tikz

Task: I am trying to arrange four triangles via TikZ. Below, you see the output: As you can see, I face two problems with my solution: A) It seems hand-made since the borders do not fit perfectly ...
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Ideas to recreate this using latex

I'd like to create a Latex template similar to the one on the picture. Basically it's a set of boxes with different fields plus the big box on the bottom with a graphic. I've been analysing several ...
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Which is the standard for the position of the source in figure captions?

Since my university gives no rules about that, I'm following the standard caption positioning: on top for tables, bottom for figures. For some tables/figures, I also have to give the source of them, ...
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Wrong direction of vertices in tikz-feynman remains under macOS, using PGF 3.1 and luatex 1.07 [duplicate]

This question is originally from the discussion under github issue CTeX-org/forum#4. The similar problems raised by questions Fresh install of TL2018: no tikz graph drawing libraries found, and ...
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Positioning doesnt work even when using float

I want to position two figures on the top of a page and then text in two columns below in the same page just like this: You can see above the "[!h] is not recognized for positioning the image. I've ...
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Framing a colored box with an image

I have a color box (made with tcolorbox) that holds text, and I want to frame it. Unfortunately, I'm copying a style so I can't use a normal border. The border I want is only on the sides of the box ...
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How to make this template for an article? [duplicate]

I want to separate the address of the authors with a box where I will put the abstract according to the graphic template below. Right alignment is important.
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Prevent picture overlap using wrapfig and float packages

In the MWE below, if a figure is floated directly under the paragraph next to a wrapfig AND the wrapped figure extends passed its adjacent paragraph, part of the wrapped figure is obscured and the ...
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Rotate node and use relative positioning when using two lines

I'm trying to do something to do something very similar to this: Rotate node text and use relative positioning in TikZ? Except I would like to rotate multiple nodes, and I end up with one node '...
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Moving CC in scrlttr2 to the top

I would like to add a CC line between the address and the "yourref"-part. Placing the \cc command just after \begin{letter} places the CC-text at the same place as the from-address. Is there any ...
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Prevent placing figures below each other

I have a latex document using the acmart documentclass (2 columns layout). For the figures I have used [ht!]. Unfortunately, now I have at the top of one page two figures directly placed one below the ...
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beamer theme Madrid with biblatex style=authoryear leads to bibliography position offset (first line indentation)

I stumbled upon this, take a look: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{filecontents}{references.bib} @article{myart, author={Author, A.}, title={My Title}, journal={A Journal}, volume={123}, ...
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Make \lim be multi line instead of single line

I am using this to represent a limit: \lim _{b\rightarrow \infty } But the limit expression gets on the side of the lim symbol. I want it to be under lim. I see that in some LaTeX represented ...
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Place object in custom position, but differently for odd and even pages

This is an example page, with a custom footer, containing two different text blocks in the bottom right and bottom left, temporarily using package textpos: \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{article} \...
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Vspace to an absolute page offset

I'm producing a series of flash cards in LaTeX (well, actually XeLaTeX). Each card has a title, a short paragraph of text, and a table, which is the main purpose of the card. Occasionally the ...
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Issues with doclicense, both with fancyhdr and with background

This is an attempt to insert the doclicense output in each page of a document, using fancyhdr: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[ type={CC}, modifier={by-sa}, version={3.0}]{...
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How can I achieve this use case diagram using tikzpicture environment

I am using the last example of the Chapter 3 - "Use case diagrams" TikZ-UML manual (pp. 34-35). Please consider this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{...
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Position image with 6 smaller images on the side

I am having troubles positioning 7 images: I need to have a big one on the left side, and 6 smaller on the right, each one of them with a different caption, and a big caption below all of them. It ...
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Positioning tables and figures at the end of the respective caption list

Sir/Madam! My landscape tables are appearing in the body of the text whereas portrait tables are appearing at the end of the file. Please help me to remove the figures and tables from the text of my ...
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Distance rectangle - text chapter using fancy header [closed]

but i'm non able to solve some problems: \documentclass[svgnames,12pt,a4paper,oneside]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} % lettere accentate \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Tikz with standalone: pinning tikz coordinates to page cm

I've got something like the following: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone}% Does not support leap years. \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[paperwidth=12cm, paperheight=25cm, margin=0cm]{geometry} \...
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Dividing a page into several horizontal minipages [duplicate]

Suppose there is a LaTeX document with format like \documentclass[a4paper]{article}. Is there a way to divide a page into several horizontal ones, say n=3 or n=5 (a parameter specified for all the ...
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Position nodes relative to regular polygon anchors

I have a regular polygon, and I'd like to position nodes for instance above the first corner, or next to the nth side. This is my sample: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{...
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Positioning groups of tikz nodes relative to their centre

I'm trying to draw a tikzpicture in which the centre of a group of nodes is at a given position relative to the centre of another group of nodes. I've tried to use fit, pic, and I've looked at other ...
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Use (remember picture, overlay) TikZ picture to design parts, chapters, ToC, Bibliography, Index

What I have I am designing the format of the parts and chapters in my document using TikZ picture, with remember picture, overlay option, like this: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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How can I make these \parbox margins wider in LaTeX

I have the below command, followed by the text that I want displayed. I've attached a display of the output. I would like the top middle text to have wider margins. I've tried tweaking the \parbox ...
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how to place a non-floating figure using x,y page coordinates? [duplicate]

I wish to know if is it possible to place a non-floating figure using x,y page coordinates? Also above other figure or text For example. The yellow rectangle is the area where I wish to place my ...
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Problem to place a Figure in a top of page before Chapter Title

I am trying to place a figure in a top of the first page (red cross position) before Chapter 1 When I try to use the folowing code \makeatletter \setlength{\@fptop}{0pt} \makeatother \documentclass[...
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KOMA Report: how to set the distance between page border and page number on top of page

Using KOMA Report, I want have the page number in the top center, 1.25 cm away from the top page border, and maintain a top margin of 2.5 cm. I am using \usepackage[top=2.5cm]{geometry} with \...
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LaTeX Flow Text Around Background Image

I would like to have text flow around the positive space of the background image in my PDF, kind of like the image on the left (from the DnD 5e player's handbook): I'm not really tied to a particular ...
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How to make text fields for signatures at the bottom of each page?

I need to make text fields for signatures at the bottom of each page. Like this (i drew it in Adobe Illustrator): How can i do this? Paper format: A4.
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Placement of rectangles next to each other

I want to have some rectangle nodes horizontally adjacent to each other. My attempt at this is ok, but unfortunately it places the outer part of the edges adjacent to each other, so the border ...
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How do I use mark indices with position in tikz?

I am trying to decorate a curve with some arrowheads, there is a way which you could specify the percentage position with steps % !TEX TS-program = xelatex \documentclass[UTF8]{article} \usepackage{...
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How to align affiliations after the author names while using IEEEtran.cls?

The IEEEtran.cls aligns the author names in the following format. There are only two authors in the paper I'm writing but one of them has multiple affiliations. I want to keep the author names and ...
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How does using \makebox allow arbitrary placement of things on a page?

What is it about using \makebox that makes it disregard text body borders / margins, where other boxes respect the margins / text width and friends? Allowing images outside of margin Letting graphics ...
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Text overlapping of glossary

I have the following piece of latex I am having trouble with. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{glossaries} \usepackage{acro} \def\BibTeX{{\rm B\kern-.05em{\sc i\kern-.025em b}\kern-.08em ...
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text wrapover in a tabular in cv template (Michael Decorte's)

In the following, the text wraps over inside a 'body', but not in an 'employer'. Yet, I want to have the text wrap over in 'employer' as well. Any suggestions? The style I am using is res_yy.sty from ...
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Adding width of text to node coordinate?

I am currently trying to position some text in the center of a square drawn in a tikzpicture, like so: However, I am having a bit of trouble. Take the following example: \documentclass{article} \...
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How do I get tikzpictures to overlap on the same page?

I have two complex TikZ drawings that need to overlap (appear on the same page). I can't put them into one tikzpicture, because different scale parameters need to be applied to them. Minimal example: ...
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How to move tikzpicture with named nodes?

I am trying to position an image with rounded corners to a specific position on screen. However, according to the following post, yshift and xshift do not affect nodes that are named and I am still a ...
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How to connect to the north anchors of triangular (leaf) nodes in tikz-qtree?

How to make the edges from x (resp. y) to connect to the north anchors of the triangular leaf nodes A and B (resp. C)? Note that this should not change the edge style between x and y. Therefore, the ...