# [texhax] Longtable position

Uwe Lueck uwe.lueck at web.de
Sun Jun 19 20:39:40 CEST 2011

"Peeyush Mehta" <pmehta at iitk.ac.in> wrote 19.06.2011 16:16:26:
> [...] I have a document that has large number of tables.
> After 5 tables (using tabular float), I have a longtable.
> My problem is that in the output, the longtable is appearing before these five tables.
> I use \begin{table}[h!] for proper positioning of the 5 tables along with the text.
> Also, there is no text in-between the five tables.
> They all appear together followed by a longtable.
> I understand that I cannot use [h!] in the longtable.
> Can someone please suggest the solution?

The UK FAQ seems to express nicely what I am thinking of (mine is less ...):

http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=figurehere

Hope this helps
-- Uwe.