## Thursday, May 18, 2006

### LaTeX: "Too Many Unprocessed Floats" -float

Check former post: http://www.weisu.org/blog/?p=630
too many unprocessed floats'' error.

1. Make sure you haven't been too restrictive in where you want your floats to go. If you use a placement specifier, give LATEX as many options as possible. For example:

\begin{figure}[htbp]

which indicates that the figure can be placed here'', at the top of a page, at the bottom of the page or on a page solely consisting of floats.

2. Try increasing the amount of text in the chapter. Remember that you should never simply print all the figures and tables in a results chapter without discussing them to some extent.

3. If all else fails, try using the \clearpage command. This forces all unprocessed floats to be processed immediately, and start a new page. This may result in the page ending prematurely, if you wish to avoid this, you can use David Carlisle's afterpage package, and use the command:

From http://theoval.sys.uea.ac.uk/~nlct/latex/thesis/node26.html