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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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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?
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User-specified positioning of caption

For tuning reasons that I cannot detail here, I would like to be able to control the position of the caption of figures. My current code is as follows: \begin{figure}[ht!] \colorbox{red!10}{% \parbox{...
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How can I write multi line text on the foreground of pages, and how can I align it?

I'm using this to write on the foreground of individual pages of a large PDF (hopefully), i.e one with white spaces to enter in LaTeX notes. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfpages} \usepackage{...
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Margin floats and hyperlinks

I read Margin Figures/captions and the answers within. I have stripped the definition of the marginfloats from the tufte documentclass into the MWE below. Can the definition of \@tufte@margin@...
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href to an image label - how to jump to the image instead of the caption below the image?

I'm using the following command to embed images in my LaTeX document (which is then rendered as PDF) \newcommand{\img}[4]{ \begin{figure}[!hbt] \centering \vspace{1ex} \...
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How to make footer stick close to the text on the last page?

I want footer to appear immediately after text on the last page, without huge gap. I used showframe package and know that white space comes from the body (is tex adding some sort of \vskip or similar ...
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Location of entry's page number in toc, lot and lof

I'm using titlecontens offered by titletoc package to format the entries in toc, lot and lof. For a multiline entry, the default location of its corresponding page number is after the last line of ...
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LaTeX figure rendering incorrectly [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned The following code: \clearpage \section{Section 1.2} This is a paragraph. The details page should look like the ...
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How to protect text from being split by a float?

Given following situation: \begin{figure}[ht!] ... \end{figure} \begin{equation} ... \end{equation} Some one-line text. \begin{eqnarray} ... ... \end{eqnarray} how can I make ...
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How to move a whole tikzpicture?

I have a tikzpicture, rounded by a fbox, and embedded in a minipage. Is it possible to change the position of the whole picture inside the minipage? for instance, move the picture 1 unit higher and 1 ...
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How to fix the width of a minipage?

I put 2 minipages containing tikzpicture side by side: one on the left, the other one on the right. And I hope each minipage, surrounded by \fbox, occupies almost half side of the page, and leave some ...
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How can I crop included PDF documents?

I've got a PDF that is automatically generated from a certain piece of software, that I want to include in the report I'm writing. I'm using pdfpages which gets the job done elegantly, but the problem ...
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TikZ “callout” positioning problem

I have just recently upgraded my TeXLive from version 2010 to 2011 (OS versions Ubuntu 10.10/Maverick 32-bit and Windows 7/64 bit). This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.3-1.40.12 (Web2C 2011) (...
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display algorithms side by side

This is what i tried, but i can get the algorithms to display side by side. \begin{minipage}{\textwidth} \centering \begin{minipage}{0.48\textwidth} \centering %\begin{algorithm} \captionof{algorithm}...
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How to move the whole block of {align*} to the left?

I use {align*} a lot, it seems that the block of {align*} are automatically centered. How could I move the block to the left margin?
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Reproducing a spacious layout of verse annotation

LaTeX footnote and pagination routines by default allow long or multiple footnotes for a given page to spill-over to following page(s) of the text. But the interaction of the pagination and notes ...
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How to place a program and a text side by side?

My first question is how you write a program in LaTeX, with and without a line number for each line. The second question is, because often my program is not too large, I want to save some space for ...
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\widetilde with Type 1 font

I am trying to use \widetilde with a custom font called LTL fonts http://theory.stanford.edu/~matteo/ltlfonts/ From its description: The font is distributed in outline Type 1 format, with ...
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\center is centering, but only at the top of the page

For an article, I'm trying to center my name and address, but \center is putting the relevant info at the very top of the page before the title instead of where I want it, after the title. How can get ...
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Align text and image on the same line?

According to the two-column example document below, how can you put text and image on the same line? I'm interested in how to insert text at Some text here and more text here with the image right ...
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How to place a “floating text box” at a specified location in page coordinates

I have read this thread, but I don't think it addresses the same problem. I am looking for a way to have a command in LaTeX with an interface as follows: \placetextbox{x_in_page_percentage, ...
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Problems with alignment with landscape table

I'm writing a paper that includes a number of tables. Until now these have been in standard table* format, i.e. \begin{table*} \caption{Caption} \label{label} \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{...
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Space after float with [h]

this is my first time here, and I have this question: I'm writing my thesis, that includes many tables and figures in a float environment, with the caption at the end of it. I defined the space ...
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Table float sits at the bottom, while leaving an empty space in the middle of the page

I have trouble arranging the floats on the pages. See for example the screenshot below: Why is it happening like this? there is only this much text in this particular subsection, so why doesn't latex ...
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Putting notes to the side

Is there a package to put "footnotes" to the side like in this example : http://www.bvh.univ-tours.fr/Consult/consult.asp?numfiche=571&index=15&numtable=B372615206_18229&mode=1&ecran=0 ...
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Page numbers vertically centered in the outer page margin

Even though it seems to be a non-standard position, I'd like to place my document's page numbers vertically centered in the outer page margin – i.e. where you usually have your thumb when you skim ...
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Subfigures placed horizontally

I want to place two or more figures on top of the two-column page next to each other (horizontally). However, for some reason I can't do this. This is the code that I use, it puts the second figure in ...
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How to fix the location of tables when they're imported with \input? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned I'm using MiKTeX and TexMaker 2.2.2. Using the latabstat command in Stata I create small tex files of some tables. ...
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Epigraph in the end of the page

How could I position the epigraph in the end of the page, instead of at the beginning? I'm using this preamble: \documentclass[pdftex,11pt,a4paper,openany]{memoir} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \...
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How to include a picture over two pages, left part on left side, right on right (for books)?

When writing a long book (from 300 to over a 1000 pages), there is often need to include large pictures and one wishes to have them displayed over two pages, left half on the left page, right half on ...
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Putting two images next to each other that are 0.5\textwidth wide

I need to put 4 images in one group and put it on the page. All images have the same length and width, however I have problem with placing them by two in a row. I used this code \begin{figure}[h] \...
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How can you position a node relatively to another in TikZ

I would like to place a node 'B' 60 degrees of an arbitrary node 'A' between which there is a distance of 2cm. I can do this if node 'A' is at (0, 0), so 'B' would just be (60 : 2) from 'A', but what ...
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Side-to-side figure and table in beamer problem

\begin{figure} %\centering \begin{minipage}[h]{0.58\textwidth} \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.4,trim=12mm 15mm 12mm 15mm]{fig1} \end{minipage} \begin{...