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I have a 3-column-longtable that spans over several pages, there's no problem with that. The thing is that there's some text before the longtable. Instead of starting right under the text, LaTeX leaves a blank space and table starts on next page. Any idea on why this may be happening? Here's some code:



Title1 & Title2 & Title3 \\

\hline \hline


\multicolumn{2}{c}{Continued on next page...}



   {Sth1} &          {Sth2} &  {Sth3}

%%% etc...
%%% etc...


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closed as too localized by Marco Daniel, percusse, diabonas, Torbjørn T., Claudio Fiandrino Aug 28 '12 at 7:00

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You might need needspace package. The manual is very short, only 3 pages, please read it. – kiss my armpit Jul 29 '12 at 5:45
Welcome to TeX.SE. While code snippets are useful in explanations, it is always best to compose a fully compilable MWE that illustrates the problem including the \documentclass and the appropriate packages so that those trying to help don't have to recreate it. – Peter Grill Jul 29 '12 at 5:45
without a full document its impossible to say but longtable forces a page break if there is not room for the table head and foot and a couple of normal lines on the space left fpr the start pf the table. – David Carlisle Jul 29 '12 at 9:32