[texhax] Positioning of tables

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Wed May 28 19:24:56 CEST 2008

Afshartous, David wrote:
> All,
> I have a latex paper with several sections within an appendix.
> The first section is a series of tables, each started as follows:
> \begin{table}[h]
> \begin{tabular}
> The next section is some computer code, started as follows:
> \newpage
> \section{Computer Code}
> Unfortunately, when I compile the document, the computer code gets mixed in
> with the tables, i.e., some of the tables appear after the computer code.
> I've also tried to insert the [h] with \begin{tabular}[h], but this doesn't
> seem to help either.
> Any suggestions much appreciated.
> David

remember that [h] does NOT mean instert here, it means try to insert it 
here, and if your figure or table is very big just specifying [h] is 
even worse.

I recommend always using [htbp]

but to solce your problem, simply use

\clearpage instead of \newpage


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