[OS X TeX] Lost floats

Nestor E. Aguilera nestoreaguilera at gmail.com
Wed Aug 20 17:27:14 CEST 2014

On 20 Aug 2014, at 11:52, Nitecki, Zbigniew H. wrote:

> Even more curious.  If I comment out the text for the equation* environment, the floats continue to disappear (so it is not the actual material inside the equation*).  When I replace the equation* environment with in-line equation (i.e., $…$), with the content of the equation* included,  the floats reappear.
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> Now, uncommenting more, later material (including some other equation* environments), all goes well, until I come to a list: an "itemize" environment, with several items.  Most of these items have no effect on the floats (i.e., they don't disappear), except for a single item
>> \item The statement that $\Levof{f}{c}\cap R$ is the graph of \phiof{x} means that the function
>> \phiof{x} is uniquely determined by \refer{eqn}{implicitfunct}.
> (I am no longer trying to replace the macros here with their definitions, because in the past the content appeared not to be the problem. ) If the itemize environment has only this item, the floats disappear.  If I comment this out but include the other 3-4 items, the floats reappear.  And if then I again uncomment the single item (leaving the others uncommented)  the floats disappear again.

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Are you using a [tbp] type of option in the floats? If so, try adding the "p" option (for page of floats).

Hope this helps!

Nestor