# latex put an long arrow in text

How to put an long arrow in text? Quit easy, but don’t forget the math environment!

\documentclass{article}

\begin{document}

Some text around the long arrow $\longrightarrow$ just for showing it.

\end{document}


More about the different kind of arrows you will find here.

# latex minipage text beside figure

How to put text beside figure with minipage?

We use two minipages side by side in first one we put the figure e.g. pic1 und in second one the text. The vspace command in the second minipage is only a hint, for example if the text is not enough you could push it up by using vspace. (There are better ways to do this, but this is the fast version).

\begin{minipage}{0.5\textwidth}
\includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{pic1}
\end{minipage}
\begin{minipage}{0.5\textwidth}
on pic 1 you find the word pic 1\\
on pic 1 you find the word pic 1\\
on pic 1 you find the word pic 1\\
on pic 1 you find the word pic 1\\
on pic 1 you find the word pic 1\ \vspace{2.5cm}\\
\end{minipage}