# [OS X TeX] Re: Latex - Inserting figures into align environment / breaking the environment

Luis Sequeira lfsequeira at fc.ul.pt
Mon Mar 5 06:54:42 EST 2007

> I'm typesetting answers to problem sheet in physics. I want to include
> phasor diagram (pdf image/file) in the middle of the calculations
> without breaking the columns (this will happen if I close the
> environment and start a new one after the image).
>
> Can I add figure like in the end of the document and specifically tell
> where I want it to appear?
>
> Can I add figures in align* environment? If yes how?
>
> Or I remember there was some kind of command to "break" environment
> with regular paragraph and "continue" the environment afterwards, but
> don't remember which one was it.... =(
>
>
>

I believe you can do that with the \intertext{...} command:

\begin{align*}

aligned stuff\\
more aligned stuff\\
\intertext{\includegraphics{thepicture}}
yet more aligned stuff
\end{align*}

Luis Sequeira