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Hi all I need numbers from 1.... 8 as below in a table.

0 1 2 
3 4 5 
6 7 8
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But how do I get the lines in between them? – Vutukuri Sep 9 '12 at 0:03
what is wrong with tabular? – mythealias Sep 9 '12 at 0:05
up vote 13 down vote accepted

The probably simplest way with tabular: use | for vertical lines and \hline for horizontal lines.

  1 & 2 & 3 \\
  4 & 5 & 6 \\
  7 & 8 & 9


For more complex drawings, I would use TikZ. The TikZ example gallery provides many code examples for a start.

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