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# LaTeX and Figures: Sub-Figures

Hello hello. How are you? :)

As we have seen during the posterior post we are talking about images

• You can check how to import an image here
• You can learn about the figure environment here
• You can check how to put side-by-side images here

Today we are going to learn how to create sub-figures

Why should I learn about sub-figures?

Well, sometimes there are some images, that are related and you want to put them together, not on different sections. Here I show you how to do it

# Sub-Figures

Remember that you need to have the graphicx package imported

To create a sub-figure environment we need to import the subfigure package. Once we have done that the next step is to put our image in the subfigure command

\subfigure[caption]{\includegraphics[options]{nameOfFile.ext}}


Where

• caption is the caption of the image, not the general caption
• options are height, width, angle
• nameOfFile is the name of the file

The complete instruction would be

\begin{figure}[position]
\alignment
\subfigure[caption1]{\includegraphics[options]{nameOfFile1.ext}}
...
\subfigure[captionN]{\includegraphics[options]{nameOfFileN.ext}}
\end{figure}



If you do not remember the figure environment you can remember it here

An example is

Produces

As you can notice, if the total width of the images exceed the page margins LaTeX is going to reorganize them to create a suitable place for those images

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