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

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How to prevent lost float error in table, in poster environment?

I understand there are a lot of "Float lost" questions already. However, I seem to be unable to figure this one out on my own. I'm using a template from overleaf for a poster, and I'm not ...
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Combined Tikz picture is not inserted

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[a4paper]{geometry} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikz-timing} \...
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Alignment of nodes to achors given by bases

The base of the anchoring node must align with the horizontal line at 1cm. Also, the base of left and right nodes must align with the base of the anchoring node The output I want is something like ...
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Positioning of figures are automatically changed [duplicate]

Why position of figures are automatically changed and figures moved on to last page
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Using two subschemes in a single compound messes up output

In a simple chemical reaction (A + B → C), I'm trying to draw 2 vertical arrows, one exactly below the letter "A" and one exactly below the letter "B". chemfig's documentation ...
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How to get equations and picture side by side?

\documentclass{book} \usepackage[export]{adjustbox} \usepackage{nccmath} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \section{Introduction} \subsection{Example} {Evaluate the limit using the graph on the ...
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How to fix the position of a figure which spans across two columns? [duplicate]

I'm using the following code to make a figure span across two columns: \begin{figure*}[th] \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{figure} \caption{This is a figure caption} \end{figure*} However, the ...
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Why the figure is overflowing out of the text in latex?

I have the below figure in my latex document: And my latex code is simply: \begin{figure}[h] \centering \fbox{\includegraphics[width=\linewidth]{timeline2.pdf}} \caption{Timeline of the methods} \end{...
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Specifying exact placement of answers in exam tests

I would like to make exam tests that can be compiled without and with answers, and the answers should be placed exactly in the empty spaces between the questions. That is, everything except from the ...
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ConTeXt: Use Figure and initial in the same parapraph

I would like to get placing both an intial and a figure in a paragraph working. I am using the following MWE in this question: \mainlanguage[de] \useMPlibrary[dum] \setupinitial[n=2] \starttext \...
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Unable to control the layout of the images in two columns, even if there is enough space?

I would like to place the three figures in the paper as follows: Figure 1: Top of the left column. Figure 2: Top of the right column. Figure 3: Bottom of the page, Figure 3 needs to occupy the ...
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A Float with Exact Positioning

I'd like to create a float with exact (horizontal & vertical) positioning relative to the point of application, and which has no spatial effect on the surrounding text, either before or after. In ...
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Control positioning of Tikz label of an edge

Here's my code: \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{automata, positioning, arrows} \tikzset{ ->, % makes the edges directed >=stealth, % makes the arrow heads bold node distance=3cm, % specifies ...
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How to horizontally align the dashed lines to the intersection point?

Edit: Solution has been found using the syntax I borrowed. It just involves changing the code pertaining to the horizontal line to \draw[dashed, line width=0.5mm] (0,0|-A) -- (A);. It's a simple ...
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Tikz node position along edge, expressed in absolute distance

Is it possible to set node position in absolute distance along an edge, rather than using pos=<x> where pos=0 is at edge start and pos=1 at edge end (which are relative positions between the two ...
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Node in a middle of a line strange behaviour

As you can see, the Greek letter theta which is expected to be just below the curved stroke instead takes on a completely unexpected position. What could it be due to? \documentclass[14pt]{article} \...
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How to control the start and end of arrows

I would like to fix the following plot: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning,calc} \usepackage{pgfmath} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[ reader/.style = {...
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On Positioning Text in a Pspicture with \rput

The following code generates a pspicture which I want to use as the basis for the back cover of a book: \documentclass[12pt,onecolumn,openany,final]{book} \usepackage[hmargin=0in,vmargin=0in,...
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How to rotate nodes around their center without displacing the location

I would like to rotate with a different angle the rectangle nodes A,B, C, D and E of this plot: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \usepackage{pgfmath} \begin{...
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how to create a quiz document positioning an image in one corner, and users name and id in the title line

I edited this question with an mwe. Here is code that avoids using title to almost achieve what I want. Oddly, the title of the quiz comes out on the next line. I don't understand how this is possible....
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complete beginner, need help with figures

i am a complete beginner. i don't know much about latex. i need help with positioning images. basically, there's 6 figures and i want them to be subfigures, where two each are side by side. i am ...
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Problem to put two three letters of the hieroglyph package one over the two others

I have this piece of code. $\begin{tabular}{l}{\pmglyph{n}\\\pmglyph{W}\pmglyph{W}\end{tabular}$ I used a tabular because I didn't succeed in putting the two W hieroglyph letters above the one n ...
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Position the text on the left and the images on the right for the entire document

How can I do the following formatting for the entire document? That's what I expect to see: I tried to make it in the form of a minipage/table, but the text and pictures are not located on the same ...
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How to place images below the title?

The below code produces 3 images next to each other, with each image having a caption, and ending with a general caption below all 3 images. My document has a title with an author block, then an ...
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how can i use figure environnement with section and subsection command? [duplicate]

i write this code: \subsubsection{Aller au calcul} \begin{figure}[h] \centering \includegraphics[width=5in]{FG3} \caption{Page d'aller au calcul} \end{figure} \subsection{Pages de calcul} \...
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TikZ pgfplot 3d graph number positioning

Can you see the x-axis ticks (r_{AB})? There are two lines: I would like to make sure that the numbers lie underneath in the line that goes downwards. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to position mdframed environment at the top of a page, without topmargins being decreased?

I have a document which uses a simple custom environment for algorithms, using the mdramed package. Some times I want an algorithm to be placed at its position in text, and other times I would like an ...
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Keep itemize items in fixed position when changing slides with subitems

I have some itemize items that I want to present sequentially. I also want to discuss each item, using for that subitems. The subitems should disappear after that item is discussed. I can achieve this ...
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issues with overfull \vbox and tabularx figure arrangement

Hi there I was looking into a clever way to present five figures in LaTex. I found this post which I believe it's quite useful in my case since I can present an enlarged version for one of the ...
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Syntax for combining perpendicular node placement and calc in tikz

In the following example, the two attemps to express a node at the intersection of C and the midpoint of A and B is failing. The workaround with creating a separate coordinate works fine, but is there ...
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tikzpicture moves the text

This is a follow up question of Overlap order among text, \backgroundcolor and \tikz. In the following example, how to make the text of lipsum start at the top left corner of the page? Indeed, it ...
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How to position subfloat captions (subfig) individially per subfloat?

I'm trying to put several subfloats (tikzpicture) into one large figure. As you can see in the attatched image, the subfig captions ((a)...(f)) look weird. I am using: \usepackage{float} \usepackage[...
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Position of tables strongly change when the nomenclature reaches a certain length

I have the following nomenclature in latex \setlength{\nomitemsep}{-\parskip} % Baseline skip between items \makenomenclature \renewcommand*\nompreamble{\begin{multicols}{2}} \renewcommand*\...
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Shifting issue in different slides in align environment in the beamer

I am using the beamer class. In the align environment, I have two parts with three slides. The first part is similar in all three slides. The second part does not exist in the first slide, it appears ...
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Positioning or margin problem in a0poster.cls [closed]

I‘d like to build a template for posters with a0poster.cls (https://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/a0poster) and started setting up the background. Why are the positioning commands not ...
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The position of one word is changing from one slide to another

I am using the beamer class. Here, I want the position of "BC" in the second and third slides to be the same. However, this is not the case. Why is that? How should I fix that? \...
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Fixing the position of a part of an equation in different slides in beamer

I am using the beamer class for a presentation and amsmath and optidef packages. I have two optimizations in different slides of a frame. I want to fix the location of the words "minimization&...
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How to have figures only on left pages and text only the right ones? [duplicate]

EDIT: This post was associated with this one I kind of understood Mr Carlisle's solution, tested it and it seems to work in my case. However, I can't figure out how to properly insert my own graphics ...
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Expand or position Gantt chart to take two columns of space

How do I expand or position the Gantt chart so that it would take up two columns of my two-column layout, without adjusting the amount of text that comes before it or reordering sections, of course? ...
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How to prevent LaTeX from repositioning a "longtblr"?

I have 4 tables in a row. Two of them are longtblr (i.e. the first and the last tables), and two are table (i.e. the second and the third tables). The last table, i.e. longtblr gets repositioned by ...
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Allignment of "Chapter"

I am trying to format the chapter of a report in the following way The 1 should be at the right, with a small Chapter writing. But with my code \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twoside]{report} %\...
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How to add a label below a node

The below diagram was made by positioning the annotations manually: I'd like to make the code easier to adapt. For example, make it easier to extend with some more annotated nodes. It would help if ...
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Place two subsections next to each other

Is it possible to place two subsections next to each other instead of below each other? If not: What would be an alternative? CODE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \...
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Problem with the QuotChap package

I am using the package quotechap for making chapters beautiful. It is working fine but the problem happens in the content and bibilography section. My code \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twoside]{report} ...
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How to adjust the alignment of cventry?

I'm trying to align the cventries so that there could be some space on the left and right, just like what adjustwidth does. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{banking} \...
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How to rotate figure with caption

I have an image in landscape type; hence, I placed it by rotating it (angle = 90) to 90 degrees using a figure environment. However, I noticed the image caption is on the side but not at the bottom. I ...
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Istgame package: how to get labels on both sides of a single edge?

In the colored game tree below, there are edges that have labels on both sides. The label on one side of the edge is the probability of the action that is denoted on the other side of the edge. In the ...
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Figure and colorbox position [duplicate]

sorry cause I know it's a current trouble but I cannot find a reliable source to solve my problem: I'm using LaTeX and my figures are going all over the place even when I'm using [h], it looks like ...
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positioning diagrams inside tables?

Could I ask if this is the best way to position diagrams? or should I be using a different method other than in a table? \documentclass{book} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tkz-...
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Kinked Demand Curve

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.18} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ axis lines = left, xlabel = $Q$, ylabel = {$P$}, xmin=0, ...
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