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How can i set the minimum width of a table? I want to have a series of tables that are all the same width?

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up vote 11 down vote accepted

I would use the tabularx package. An argument to the tabularx environment specifies the table width, X columns share the available space.

A simple example:


left column & text & text & right column

See also:

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Use a tabular* environment, with @{\extracolsep{\fill}}, as in

  One& Two& Three\\
  Four& Five& Six

(where you replace .5\linewidth with something wide enough for all of the tables).

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sorry, wrong click! Answers changed place after refresh and I didn't read. I intended to edit my own post, I rolled it back. – Stefan Kottwitz Apr 27 '11 at 18:08

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