## Wednesday, 23 May 2012

### Adjusting vertical alignment of subfigures in LaTeX

When using subfigures in Latex, I have sometimes found it annoying how the figures are vertically aligned at the bottom, rather than being centered. An example: The following code

\begin{figure}
\subfigure{\includegraphics[width=67mm]{PipeScannerUnderGround}}
\subfigure{\includegraphics[width=47mm]{CylScanGeometryPipe}}
\caption{}
\end{figure}

produces the following figure:

which seems a little lopsided. I found a nice solution at stackoverflow: Use the \raisebox command to adjust the vertical position of individual subfigures, for example

\begin{figure}
\subfigure{\includegraphics[width=67mm]{PipeScannerUnderGround}}
\subfigure{\raisebox{10mm}{\includegraphics[width=47mm]{CylScanGeometryPipe}}}
\caption{}
\end{figure}

which yields the following result:

Much nicer! :)

Anonymous said...

Much easier than other solutions I found so far.

Anonymous said...

Many, many thanks!

Anonymous said...

Thank you

Anonymous said...

Thank you. This really helps me.