# [texhax] Placement of figures

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Mon Sep 3 04:30:22 CEST 2007

when harry met sally writes:

> \documentclass[12pt]{article}
> \usepackage{graphicx,natbib}
>
> Even though I am placing figures with \begin{figure}[htbo], all the
> figures appear at the end of the dvi/ps file. What can I do to make
> the figures appear near the text they are referred to?

latex already tries to do what you want.  There are some variables you
might want to change.

http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/epslatex/english/epslatex.pdf

explains this in detail.

Look at section 18 (Customizing Float Placement).

Regards,
Reinhard

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