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Re: [O] Failure to display more than 18 images with captions

From: John Kitchin
Subject: Re: [O] Failure to display more than 18 images with captions
Date: Sun, 02 Oct 2016 20:38:14 -0400
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.16; emacs

This looks like a user configurable option, e.g.

(setq org-latex-default-figure-position "htbp")

William Henney writes:

> I think Jean Louis is right: it _is_ an org issue.   The problem is that
> the default value of org-latex-default-figure-position is "htb", which is a
> very bad idea.  The string always needs to contain a "p" in it somewhere,
> otherwise latex will never be able to find a solution for figure placement
> in cases with many floats and little or no text.
> Fuller explanation: The position specifiers "h" (here), "t" (top), and "b"
> (bottom) are all for placing floats on a page that has some "normal" text
> on.  For all 3 cases, there is a minimum fraction of the page that must be
> occupied by text (controlled by the parameter \textfraction, which by
> default is 0.2).  To get pages that are entirely occupied by floats, you
> need to use the specifier "p" (page).  So, by just using "htb" you are
> giving latex a set of requirements that are impossible to satisfy if there
> are many floats and no text.  Hence the problem with "Too many unprocessed
> floats".  I would recommend that the default be "htbp" instead.
> Will
> On Sat, Oct 1, 2016 at 1:13 PM, Jean Louis <address@hidden> wrote:
>> IMHO, the program Org Mode shall not give error when exporting PDF, or
>> it should be documented that certain number of pictures are not
>> tolerated and how to increase that number or how to avoid the problem.
>> Maybe something like explained here:
>> http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/46512/too-many-unprocessed-floats
>> like "morefloats" package:
>> ctan.org/pkg/morefloats
>> or \extrafloats{100}
>> But I did not get that working, I have simply turned off floats.
>> Jean
>> On Sat, Oct 01, 2016 at 07:53:59PM +0200, Nicolas Goaziou wrote:
>> > Hello,
>> >
>> > Jean Louis <address@hidden> writes:
>> >
>> > > It is solved for me, not solved in general as a problem in Org mode.
>> >
>> > I do not understand: which part is a problem on the Org side?
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> >
>> > --
>> > Nicolas Goaziou

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