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LaTeX Beginners Guide by Stefan Kottwitz

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Managing floating environments

When a page break occurs, normal text can be broken to continue on the next page. However, pictures cannot be divided. Simple tables cannot be split either. That's why LaTeX provides two floating environments, namely, figure and table. They are briefly called floats . Their content may float to a place where it's the optimum for the page layout. Let's figure out how to deal with it.

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