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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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Protect text from being interrupted by figures or tables

I have read How to protect text from being split by a float? by it does not exactly cover what I want. I have a text that is interspersed with figures. I do not wish to copy all the figures to the ...
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Placing footnotes or endnotes at the end of the current paragraph

This question led to a new package: parnotes How can I get footnote or endnote text to appear right after the paragraph in which it was mentioned? Update: As my question lacks sufficient detail, ...
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How to display a picture flush to the right side of the page and the bottom? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Absolute positioning in beamer Insert graphic at precise place on a page I would like to add a picture to my title page, however, for effect, the picture needs to be aligned ...
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Custom slide titles in beamer

My slides have a particular PDF background and I would like to force slide-titles to appear in a particular place on each slide without a blue box underneath them. I want the \frametitle{} command to ...
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Why does LaTeX mix up the order of my algorithms and other output? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid splitting tables between sections I did something like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{algorithmic} ...
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Table always goes to bottom of document? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix table position I'm defining a table in my document like so... \begin{table} \caption{my table} \centering \begin{tabular}{c llll c c c c} \hline ...
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Skip to absolute position on line

Is there a way to skip to a fixed position on a line? (a specific tab position) Example: The quick \skiptoposition{1.5cm} brown \skiptoposition{2.5cm}fox which would put "brown" 1.5cm and "fox" 2....
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TikZ graph positioning

I am trying to use TikZ to include a simple graph in a short document, but I can't get to position the image properly. Sorry if it is a bit stupid, but this is the first time I am doing something like ...
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How to prevent two column text to overlay with minipage of entire pagewidth?

I have a two column latex document and at the beginning of each chapter, I want to manually insert a minipage which spans the two columns. Unfortunately, the text in the right column will always ...
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Picture & box overlap

In my code, I have: \newcommand{\headwarning}[1]% {\needspace{4\baselineskip}\colorbox{darkboxcolor}{\parbox{\linewidth}{\color{lighttextcolor}\textbf{#1}}}\nopagebreak[0]\vspace{0mm}}% \newcommand{\...
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How to place all proofs automatically in appendix?

Can I place all proofs to theorems in appendix automatically? Usually proofs are written in the LaTeX codes immediately after the theorems. Without physically moving proofs to appendix, how can I ...
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How to add text to the corner of a Beamer slide? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Absolute positioning in beamer Put variable text at a fixed location on every beamer slide. How can I position an image in an arbitrary position in beamer? I would like ...
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Tables below footnotes, is this a good output routine algorithm or a bug?

Consider the minimal code below, which produces two different layouts depending on the table position marks. The first layout uses \begin{table} which results in the table ending below the ...
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Placing equation numbers on the right

I am new to TeX and am using scribtex to write a maths paper. When I put the followng code, the equation number is automatically displayed on the left, instead of in the right as is usually done. What ...
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side-by-side equations, with equation numbers for each

The align command from amsmath allows me to put two equations side-by-side: \begin{align} x = y && a = b \end{align} Unfortunately for my purposes, this shows both equations under one ...
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How to locate figures with x,y specified location in a presentation

I want to fix my figure in slide (latex frame) as per my wish with x,y position specification.
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Force LaTeX image to appear in the section in which it's declared [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How do I ensure that figures appear in the section they're associated with? Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned How can I force an image in a LaTeX ...
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How does one make a proper static flowfram letterhead?

Using the flowfram package, I have created a two page document where on the first page there is only one column and on the second page there are two columns. What I am trying to do now is create a ...
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Different float types side-by-side

I'm familiar with using minipages inside a float to effectively place two floats side-by-side, but is there a way to do this with different float types? Eg a Figure and a Scheme (chemscheme)?
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Distribute evenly some formula or text randomly on a page

Suppose you have n variations of a small text or a formula like this: % Formula 1 \begin{align} v(t_o) = \lim_{h \to 0} \frac{v(t_0 + h) - v(t_0)}{h} \end{align} % Formula 2 \begin{align} ...
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Avoid consecutive figures in two columns layout

Is there a way to tell LaTex to avoid putting figures consecutively in a single column. Instead, I want to distribute the figures in the top of the columns and/or other pages in the same way (only top)...
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Column background image

I have a two column frame (via wiki2beamer): \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Background Test} \begin{columns} \column{0.3\textwidth} \begin{itemize} ...
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A TeX example that fails to keep the sequence of floats

I wish to have a TeX example which includes text, figures and tables, where the sequence of elements in the resulting DVI is NOT as it is in the TeX file. I am looking for this so to see how well ...
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How to control float element to achieve compact output?

You may say the second question is duplicated. There are so many discussions about how to control the position of float. But they don't meet my needs. I want to reduce the blank area whilst float ...
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TikZ: position with different anchors

I would like to label lines at the same midway horizontal position (pos=0.5). But as the second line is tilted, the labels lower left corner should touch the line. Hence, I would need to manually ...
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How can I insert address blocks on the left and right side of the page?

I want to insert my local address on the left side of the page and my permanent address on the right side of the page. However, I want both address blocks to be left-aligned. Basically, I want ...
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Putting equations next to each other when there's room (i.e. math mode in subfigure)

I have a group of multiline formulas (with \begin{split}) of varying heights and widths in a float and there's a lot of unused horizontal space. I'd like the equations to go next to each other when ...
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How can I float some text to the right of the first line of a paragraph?

I'd like to put some right-aligned text on the first line of my paragraph, and have the rest of the text wrap around it, like this: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed {...
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How to insert text outside the top margin? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Insert graphic at precise place on a page I am trying to insert my name on the top right corner of the page but outside the top margin. How can I do that? Many thanks!
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How can I add text in the top right corner of a page _without_ using fancyhdr

I want to put a block of text into the top right corner of my document (which uses the article class). The specifications of the document's formatting are very detailed, and it has taken me about 2 ...
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Caption will not go above table with chemstyle [closed]

Caption refuses to go above the table, even when it is called before tabular environment. A similar issue is mentioned in threads elsewhere, and it has been mentioned in the chemstyle documentation ...
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Consistent baseline position in twocolumn

In twocolumn mode, the baseline of the first line in a column seems to be positioned a minimum of ~10pt below the top of the column, regardless of current font size. If the font size is sufficiently ...
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Positioning TikZ pictures in beamer slide

I am trying to position a TikZ picture on a beamer slide but some nodes (well, not all?) get pushed to the right. I have tried to add % wherever it seemed fitting as mentioned in Tikz figure in ...
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How to typeset two verse environments side by side

I'm doing a poem analysis of some English poem translated to Swedish. I want include the poem in both the languages, like this: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{...
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Positioning of text (box) relative to other text

I'm looking at the first, 'letter class' example in LaTeX/Letters - Wikibooks, open books for an open world. What I'd like to do is to use a \newcommand - say, \insertbox - which would be inserted ...
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Float positioned in the middle of an otherwise empty page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Set table position to top My document (book) has text and floats. There is not enough text, so that all floats can be placed before the text finishes. Then pdfLaTeX puts the ...
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Including a two-page size picture?

This is question with regards to the previously asked question How to include a picture over two pages I think this is a great little bit of code, however it doesn't seem to be working for me. I've ...
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Align an image at the right of a text in LyX

I am LyX user and I would like to align an image at the right side of my title but I don't know how..:/ I am using as module "report". I've attached a screenshot in order to illustrate where I want ...
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How can I make a graphic appear underneath the \subsection it is inserted under? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned I have a .tex document which generates a several paged .pdf document. I have inserted several images of charts / ...
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Forcing figures position in (last page) column

I'm writing a two columns document and I have two figures on the last page stacked in one column. The first one at the top and the second one almost at the bottom. How can I force the second one to be ...
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Caption on the side of a figure

Can anyone tell me how to get my caption on side of my figure, and at the same time aligned with the top of my figure?
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Forcing bibliography to the end [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I ensure that figures appear in the section they're associated with? I'm using the thebibliography environment, in a paper that has three floating figures. Now, for ...
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Why does \fbox sometimes place the box *over* the graphic image?

If I scale the graphic by, say 2.0, I can see the graphic poking out from behind the \fbox.
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Formatting problem with lyx

I am writing a report in Lyx. I have included many images in the report. And I am having bit of problem with the placement of the image in the final report. I include a image in a section and refer ...
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Text-wrapping around image at top of page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Absolute positioning of wrapfig I want to insert an image in a LaTeX document so that it is always positioned at the top of the page and the text flows around it. I'm aware ...
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How to place a float at the top of a floats-only page?

I just got a short algorithm on my page, and it keeps getting aligned at the center of the page. But I want to have it aligned at the top, what do I have to do?
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How to enforce the position of table* (wide table)

I'm writing a paper using SIGPLAN conference 2 columns format. I maintain separate .tex files per each chapters: %% main.tex \documentclass[preprint, 10pt]{sigplanconf} \usepackage{ ... } ... \...
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Add an equation at the bottom of a two-column article

How can I place a two-column equation (a large equation that does not fit in one column) at the bottom of a page?
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Sideways table placement gets deferred more than expected

The problem I have is basically articulated in this thread. According to the veteran respondent, it appears that sideways table does not support placement specifications. However, its behaviour ...
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Position a node a certain distance away from another node at a certain angle in TikZ?

Like the title says, is it possible to position a node a certain distance away from another node at a certain angle from that node?