[OS X TeX] figure flying around...

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Tue Feb 21 05:44:16 EST 2006

On 2/21/06, Martin Henning <martin at easy2design.de> wrote:
> Hello List,
> I'm currently fighting the odds of the \begin{figure} environment
> again, and i can't seem to get it work as i need it. Very small
> graphics in the middle of a page pretty much appear where i put them
> in the source, larger graphics get shifted around until they fit -
> ok, i understood that. but: i want to have just the heading of a
> \subsection and below one the SAME page large pdf-include... i NEVER
> get it to work, unless the pdf is really small. it obviously fits
> below the heading without hitting the pagenumber at the bottom etc,
> but is automatically jumps on the next page - is there any way to
> force some behavior? some absolute setting? the relative stuff is
> neat, but sometimes really driving me crazy. i tried putting
> everything into minipage-environment, but the problem is the same.
> the first example is using the following code:
> \newpage        %just to be sure that my page is *free*
>         \subsection{Блок-схема алгоритма}
>                 \subsubsection*{main();}
>                         \begin{figure}[h]

Try [h!] instead

> I used the option "h" assuming it would include the figure *here*,
> meaning exactly at the place specified :)) maybe wrong? any other
> combinations didn't help, either, though :))

[h] means a humble request, [h!] means demand

> Once hhe above problem is solved, i would like to put 2 figures next
> to reach other -again, unless they are really small, they simply jump
> somewhere else, but never next to each other.

Try to play with ! versions of all other switches.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Martin
> --
> Martin Henning
> martin at easy2design.de
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