# [pdftex] Re: figures side-by-side?

E. Kristina Brock ekbrock at u.washington.edu
Thu Jul 1 23:48:47 CEST 2004

actually, i had an 'hfill' in there too between the two minipages....

On Thu, 1 Jul 2004, E. Kristina Brock wrote:

> Hi I am trying to include figures side-by-side.  I thought I could use
> minipage to do this, but it won't compile, saying I have a missing number
> or something, which doesn't really make sense to me.
>
> This is what I tried:
> \begin{figure}[htb!]
> \begin{minipage}[t][3.5cm]
> \includegraphics[scale = 0.75, viewport = 10cm 17cm 10cm
> 22cm]{./figs/powerpole}
> \end{minipage}
> \begin{minipage}[t][3.5cm]
> \includegraphics[scale = 0.75, viewport = 10cm 17cm 10cm
> 22cm]{./figs/powerpole2}
> \end{minipage}
> \caption{average dynamic model}
> \label{avgpowerpole}
> \end{figure}
>
> Now, on another note, the viewport command seems strange to me also, so I
> have just been modifying the numbers that are supposed to correspond to
> llx lly urx ury by trial and error until it looks right.  Does it seem
> impossible that my llx and urx are the same?
>