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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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Get current position in the line / get space until end of line

How can I get the current position within the line? Or how can I find out how much space is left until the end of line? (With the help of \linewidth it is easy to deduct one value from the other) ...
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Listings caption alignment in list environments

I'm having trouble with the alignment of captions of lstlisting inside environments like description or enumerate. I'm using the listings and caption packages. As soon as I try setting the caption ...
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How to place cross references in center margin between two columns

How can I put all cross references in the center margin, with those for the left column vertically positioned above those for the right column? The text will wrap to additional pages, and the cross ...
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Automatically positioning a legend relative to multiple plots in groupplots

This question deals with centered legend placement in a set of plots aligned with groupplots. However, as the OP stated in a comment, the (accepted) solution requires some hand tweaking. I suspect ...
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Absolute horizontal position of margin notes

My question concerns the margin notes and particularly its position in the page. Is it possible that margin notes have an absolute horizontal position but a vertical position that depends on the part ...
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Creating flashcards with LaTeX

As the current semester is almost over and my lecturenotes-typesetting project draws to a close, I start learning the definitions with flashcards. I've created the flashcards automatically with a ...
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Full page figures using RevTeX?

I am typesetting an article using the revtex4-2 document class (using the twocolumn option), and I was wondering if there is any way I can get a figure to be placed on its own separate page, like it ...
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Multiple page number positions in one document

I'm working on a document with multiple page number styles. The introduction consists of Roman (I, II, III,...) page numbers, the actual text consists of page numbers in Arabic style (1, 2, 3,...), ...
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How to add Corresponding Author in IEEE format?

Right Now, Corresponding Author is coming right below the author name , I want it to appear to the just before abstract , Thanks !
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Item is misplaced using overlay and `Copenhagen` theme

Please consider this MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \makeatletter \newcommand*{\overlaynumber}{\number\beamer@slideinframe} \makeatother \usetheme{Copenhagen} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \...
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Beamer presentation - same image placement over successive slides

I'm doing my first presentation with latex beamer. My presentation does include some graphics, of which I want some to appear on several successive slides. However, I'm not able to place these images ...
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Absolute page coordinates of metapost figures using luamplib/lualatex

How can one draw/place metapost figure elements (using luamplib in lualatex) as if the pdf page were a graph paper? So there is origin: (xorigin, yorigin), and all the elements are placed relative to ...
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Beamer: Automatic image container

I know that I can use minipages and/or the columns environment to structure beamer slides in a way that allows to place images next to text/lists. I found this to be very bulky though and especially ...
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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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Vertically centering figures that appear alone on pages

I am writing an article using the aa document class. I include two column figures using the figure* macro. Sometimes, this results in one or two figures being placed on a page with no other text. ...
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How to add center margin in flashcards package?

The flashcards package accepts a .cfg file specifying layout of flashcards on the page, including # rows/columns, top margin, left margin for odd/even pages, etc. I don't see any way to add a center ...
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Change subscript position in any font size

I'm using the \fontdimen16\textfont2=5pt to lower the position of a subscript. It works when the size of the font is normal, but nothing changes when I use one of the \tiny, \small...\Huge commands to ...
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Simple idea to align paragraphs to a baseline grid

The idea was to save the vertical position right after beginning the multi columns and then count from that position the next suitable position whenever there is need to align a text paragraph to a ...
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Nested coordinate calculations

I have the following coordinate calculation \coordinate (a0) at ($(c1)!0.5!(c2)$); \coordinate (a1) at ($(c3 -| a0) + (1,3)$); \draw (a1) rectangle (b1); I wanted to eliminate the first coordinate ...
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Controlling vertical placement of letters

I would like to be able to control the vertical placement of letters in a word without affecting the horizontal spacing or the size of the letters, just their vertical position. I have tried using ...
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flipbook-images in even pages

I have made a flip book but I would like to ask a couple of questions. First, I want I would like to place the images only in even pages of the book. Also, I would like to place the images in the ...
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LaTeX, Image placed below ToC

I am trying to insert a picture (pdf) below a ToC, but when I do it through \includepdf it just appears on the next page. I have tried some absolute positioning, but haven't gotten any of them to work....
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How to put something on a page without disturbing the main vertical list?

I'd like to put something on an arbitrary place on a page. I'm using \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay] ... \end{tikzpicture} inside \nointerlineskip\vbox to 0pt{\vss ...}\...
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References section at the bottom of a page

I'm fairly new to Latex, but I'm writing a paper using Latex and Bibtex. In the end I have section with all the references I quoted: \newpage \bibliography{bib} \bibliographystyle{plain} Is it ...
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Placing the little orange square at the end of the Exercise environment from Legrand Book Orange template

I wrote the notes of one of my courses using the very nice Legrand book template, but I have a little problem with those little orange squares at the end of the exercises. When I write \begin{exercise}...
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Position something in Tikz beamer relative to size of figure in node

I am trying to position another figure or text on the side of figure that I include in a node within a tikzpicture environment. Basically I would like the following: ------------------- | ...
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Tikz - better way of scaling and positioning reusable parts

I have some Tikz figures which I use in multiple other figures. Right now I put them in a scope and use xshift/yshift/scale to place them at the position I want them to be. I have one example. I need ...
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Out-of-order arrangement of minipages, such as to manipulate subfigure captions

I want to arrange 8 subfigures in Latex in this way. But the captions need to be modified in the form: C F D A G E B H The current implementation uses three column-wise minipages. \begin{...
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Imported pdf figure on top of text

I'm using MikTeX 2.9, I'm trying to add a figure from a pdf file, but it keeps getting placed on top of my regular text or partially off the page and in my footer section. I am NOT using columns. I'...
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Get dots under Section Heading for Custom Beamer Template

I am using a modified version of the ua-theme by Nico Schlomer. https://github.com/nschloe/ua-beamer/blob/master/theme/beamerouterthemeUniversiteitAntwerpen.sty Using the posting on: Navigation bar ...
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Multiple lines for sections in custom Beamer theme header using \insertnavigation

I am using a heavily modified version of the ua-beamer theme by Nico Schlomer available at: https://github.com/nschloe/ua-beamer/blob/master/theme/beamerouterthemeUniversiteitAntwerpen.sty I have ...
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How to make local lengthlike variables in tikz macro's

What am I doing? I am defining typesetting macro's using tikz. \newcommand[3]{\mycustomtikzmacro}{ \begin{tikzpicture} %commands based on the three inputs named #1, #2 and #3. %...
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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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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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Memoir : text on recto, figures on verso : Pages numbering and figures positioning almost done

If you have the slightest idea... What I have already done in the formatting of my report : Text on recto pages only Figures and tables on verso pages only Numbering only recto pages continuously (1,...
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Margin notes that can both stack and be used in floats/footnotes

\marginpar notes won’t overlap; if you add two notes close to one another, the second note will start below the first. However, they can’t be used in floats or footnotes &c. \marginnotes can be ...
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SCfigure placed on own page, while figure isn't

I have a PDF image with a relatively large height. When I place the image into the figure environment, the figure & its caption is displayed at the top of the page such that still some main text ...
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Page number position on a single landscape page

I tried the solution mentioned in the thread by John Kormylo: single landscape page with page number at the bottom? While successfully placing a page number at the bottom of the landscape page, the ...
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Insert something that starts a page without affecting vertical spacing

This question is similar to the unanswered How to put something on a page without disturbing the main vertical list? but (very slightly) more tightly defined. I want to put a picture in the ...
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Reduce margin between vector with overleftarrow and index

I usually write vectors using \boldsymbol. Sometimes, I have to add an arrow using \overleftarrow. For these vectors, there's a large margin between the vector and its index. This is not the case for ...
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eso-pic code for page ornament changing geometry custom page settings to US-Letter

I am trying to use this page decorating code given in this answer. But using this is ignoring my geometry page setting and changing page dimensions to US-Letter. How to debug this? How to correct this?...
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Can tags be placed on the left and right margins of the same equation

I am using AMSMath, and would like to have both a left and a right tag on the SAME equation, such as: [L] (tag on left) Equation (centered as normal) (eqn number) (on right as normal) Any ...
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Wrong page numbers for figures/tables with “Figures on left pages, text on right ones with class book, numbering only on right pages”

When following the answer to the question Figures on left pages, text on right ones with class book, numbering only on right pages, the table of figures as well as the \pageref for their labels give a ...
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How to create split-page adverts

I'm using the scrbook to typeset a document and want to dedicate areas of specific pages (e.g. half page horizontally or vertically, quarter page top right or bottom right) for images (in this case, ...
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Crop inserted PDF page - permanently

I'd like to include a part of another PDF in my LaTeX document. I've found parameters for "includeimage" in another StackExchange answer which would work in theory: \includegraphics[clip, trim=0.5cm ...
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Why my figure isn't at top of the text?

I'm new in LaTeX and I'm trying to use the environments \subfigure and \subcaption. The two images inside the main image are OK, but the image containing the other two isn't in the correct position. ...
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How does one position the separate widgets (views) in TeXstudio?

It does not seem possible to position the widgets -- editor widget, structure widget and PDF viewing widget -- manually according to one's own desire. If it is possible, then how can this be achieved? ...
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How can I set up omitting of space below caption at page bottom?

I am using the caption package with: \captionsetup[figure]{width=1\textwidth,font={small,{stretch=1.1}},aboveskip=1em, belowskip=2em} The problem is belowskip generates extra space even if the image ...
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two pieces of text in the left bottom corner and right bottom corner of the page

I would like to have two short 3 lines text aligned to the bottom of the page and split to the extrems of the page. I was trying using minipage: \begin{minipage}[t]{0.5\textwidth} xxx xxx xxx \end{...
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Figure forces everything away from page

I have a problem with a figure because LaTeX insists on putting on its own page no matter the size I give it. The code gives me a page with the section header and hello, then a new page with the ...