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Document specifying placement options for tables

* doc/org.texi (Tables in LaTeX export): Document specifying placement
options for tables.

Patch by Suvayu Ali.
Carsten Dominik 8 years ago
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@@ -10160,13 +10160,14 @@ All lines between these markers are exported literally
 @subsection Tables in @LaTeX{} export
 @cindex tables, in @LaTeX{} export
 
-For @LaTeX{} export of a table, you can specify a label and a caption
-(@pxref{Images and tables}).  You can also use the @code{ATTR_LaTeX} line to
-request a @code{longtable} environment for the table, so that it may span
-several pages, or to change the default table environment from @code{table}
-to @code{table*} or to change the default inner tabular environment to
-@code{tabularx} or @code{tabulary}.  Finally, you can set the alignment
-string, and (with @code{tabularx} or @code{tabulary}) the width:
+For @LaTeX{} export of a table, you can specify a label, a caption and
+placement options (@pxref{Images and tables}).  You can also use the
+@code{ATTR_LaTeX} line to request a @code{longtable} environment for the
+table, so that it may span several pages, or to change the default table
+environment from @code{table} to @code{table*} or to change the default inner
+tabular environment to @code{tabularx} or @code{tabulary}.  Finally, you can
+set the alignment string, and (with @code{tabularx} or @code{tabulary}) the
+width:
 
 @cindex #+CAPTION
 @cindex #+LABEL
@@ -10207,7 +10208,20 @@ element.  You can use an @code{#+ATTR_LaTeX:} line to specify the various
 options that can be used in the optional argument of the
 @code{\includegraphics} macro.  To modify the placement option of the
 @code{figure} environment, add something like @samp{placement=[h!]} to the
-Attributes.
+Attributes. It is to be noted this option can be used with tables as well.
+The options are passed as the placement option to floating environments like
+@code{figure} or @code{table}. One can pass other compatible options as well.
+For example the @code{#+ATTR_LaTeX:} line below is exported as the
+@code{figure} environment below it.
+
+@cindex #+ATTR_LaTeX
+@example
+#+ATTR_LaTeX: placement=[<options>]\footnotesize
+
+\begin{figure}[<options>]\footnotesize
+...
+\end{figure}
+@end example
 
 If you would like to let text flow around the image, add the word @samp{wrap}
 to the @code{#+ATTR_LaTeX:} line, which will make the figure occupy the left