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All of my text in my table wraps except for line 13, which I have copied below. The website runs off to the side of the page. I'd like it to wrap the web address. Can anyone help?

\caption[]{Disqus IT} \label{DisqusIT} \\
\hline \multicolumn{1}{|c|}{\textbf{ Sample }} & \multicolumn{1}{p{13cm}|}{\textbf{Text}} \\ \hline 
{{\bfseries \tablename\ \thetable{} -- Disqus IT continued from previous page}} \\
\hline \multicolumn{1}{|c|}{\textbf{ Sample }} &
\multicolumn{1}{c|}{\textbf{Text}} \\ \hline 
\hline \multicolumn{2}{|r|}{{Continued on next page}} \\ \hline
\hline \hline
  13 I really really really really like to think about this stuff:\_call\_lists/roll\_call\_vote\_cfm.cfm?congress=113\&session=1\&vote=00032 \\ 
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Welcome to! Instead of “escaping” _ and & manually you should take a look at the \url macro of the url/hyperref package. Take a look at another question that discussed this: Forcing linebreaks in \url – Qrrbrbirlbel Apr 4 '13 at 5:24
In addition to encasing the URL in an \url{...} construct, as pointed out by @Qrrbrbirlbel, you should probably also place a & between 13 and I really really .... – Mico Apr 4 '13 at 5:58

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it makes no sense to have such a long url in a tabular column which doesn't allow a linebreak. USe package ltablex then you can use the environment tabularx which behaves like a longtable. The package is available at

It has no correct license statement. The reason why it is not on TeXLive and maybe MikTeX, too.


\caption{Disqus IT \label{DisqusIT}} \\\hline 
\multicolumn{1}{|c|}{\textbf{ Sample }} & \multicolumn{1}{p{13cm}|}{\textbf{Text}} \\ \hline 
\multicolumn{2}{c}{{\bfseries \tablename\ \thetable{} -- Disqus IT continued from previous page}} \\\hline
\multicolumn{1}{|c|}{\textbf{ Sample }} & \multicolumn{1}{c|}{\textbf{Text}} \\ \hline 
\hline \multicolumn{2}{|r|}{{Continued on next page}} \\ \hline
\hline \hline

  13 I really like to think about this stuff: \url{} & 


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ltablex is included in miktex. – Harish Kumar Apr 4 '13 at 13:43

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