A package providing some additional commands to enhance the quality of tables in LaTeX.

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Big table with rotated column labels using booktabs

I'm trying to get a big table to fit into my document using the booktabs package, but it is too wide. An example of a couple of rows of the table is given below. I'm using the ...
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Extending bottomrule when using two tabular in table

I am wanting to vertically stack two tables, as described here by Stefan. I am wanting to include a \toprule and \bottomrule to enclose the entirety of the table (both tabulars). The problem I get is ...
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Colouring columns of a table which uses booktabs

I'd like to highlight a couple of columns in a table I have. I'm using booktabs in order to access better horizontal rules, however this also has the side effect of introducing extra (uncoloured) ...
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macro for cmidline results in staircase

I'm doing a table with booktabs: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} \newcommand{\crI}[2]{\cmidrule(#1){#2}} \begin{tabular}{@{}lllll@{}} \toprule ...
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Booktab color rows with multicolumn

I would like to color certain rows in my booktabs table. I have tried the following \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{colortbl}% ...
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Vertical spacing in tables with math

How can I force LaTeX to vertically center math in a table taking into account subscripts, superscripts, etc? It appears from the output below that LaTeX vertically centered the $JV$ and added the ...
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“Undefined control sequence” on left parenthesis after midrule in longtable

With this file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} { \begin{longtable}{p{.3\textwidth}p{.5\textwidth}} \midrule label & value \\ \midrule (2) ...
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Conflict between `booktabs` and `arydshln` packages

Please see the MWE below and its result. I didn't use the arydshln package in the example, but I have to use it somewhere else in the same document. As you see, there is something wrong with the ...
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booktabs with custom column spacing

I'm trying to use the booktabs package, and I'm trying to make tables with "column groups" that are delimited by extra space. In the following, I am doing this using the @{} syntax in the tabular ...
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multirow and text wrapping

I have a problem using multirow along with text wrapping when spanning cell contains a lot of text. Here is my code: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Use of \cmidrule in booktabs [duplicate]

I'm using the method from this post to generate booktabs tables with alternating rowcolors (yes I know it's a frowned upon practice but I have to use it). Now I want to use \cmidrule to generate a ...
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Modify global size of booktabs table

Here is the table I am trying to make: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{tabularx, booktabs} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{table} \centering \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{lll} ...
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Booktabs table, multicolumn header underline

I have a table for a regression, which has two main parts ("Immigrants" and "Locals"). I would like to put a small line underneath Immigrants that goes from where the first model starts ("Disability") ...
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Problems with \rowcolors and booktabs

I've got few tables created with few packages included booktabs where I use the command \rowcolors from the xcolor package. But in the last I notice that the colour is wider that the lines of the same ...
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Compiling problem

I have had the problem of compiling my document with the following table in it: \begin{table}[!h] \centering\small \caption{Thickness measurements on the two tubes.} \label{tab:Thickness_measurement} ...
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Do the different rules generated by booktabs have the same thickness?

I use the booktabs package and excel2latex to generate my tables. I work in TeXmaker. As I zoom in or zoom out on my table, I find that, sometimes the \toprule, sometimes \midrule and sometimes the ...
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Line break in columns in booktabs table

Hi I want to fit the following table on to one landscape page: Therefore I want columns 2,3,4,5,6 to have a line break in the header row only. Also I want to be able to use footnotes and I need to ...
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How to trim horizontal line ends in table with vertical lines?

How to obtain something like this ? The only way for trimming horizontal line in table that I found is using booktabs. The problem with booktabs is that it doesn't manage good vertical lines. I ...
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Longtable width exceeds page

I saw these topics and sure they help a lot, Resize longtable to width of landscape page How to fit landscape multi-page table to textwidth But still it does not fix my problem for some reason. I ...
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Format nomencl in table style

For my thesis I wwant to format the nomencl in the same style as the rest. Simply put this means I want the nomencl to appear as follows: Symbol Quantity Unit t Time s rest ...
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how to vertically align text in multirow cell with tabularx with renewcommand?

Here I come again, Following the indications on this url I managed to get almost exactly what I want. However the problem is that the first multirow cell (with text "5 and 6") is not vertically ...
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Table - problem with two lines (NEW)

Dear TeX Stackexchange I have one issue, when I create my table. As you can see on the picture below, the three black lines don't go to the right but stops under (10): My text look like this: ...
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Serious problems with table layout

I have some issues when creating my OLS regression in LaTeX and really hope, that some of you could help me. (I do not know how to make more columns and to add text like: ...
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Using longtable with \cmidrule: page-breaking issues

Here's a (minimal?) working example that illustrates both the issues I am having: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{longtable,booktabs,lipsum,array} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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How can I use renewcommand for toprule of the booktabs package?

I have a LaTeX document and want to change the thickness of \toprule and \bottomrule to 1.5pt. Is there a way to do this with the \renewcommand or do I have to change every \toprule to ...
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Footnote in booktabs package [duplicate]

I wish to add a footnote somewhere in a table. I am using booktabs package. I wrote the footnote using \footnote. It is showing symbol 1 inside a small box but it is not showing the footnote anywhere. ...
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Table and \hlines too short or wide

Here is a MWE of what I am trying to do. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tabularx,booktabs} \usepackage{color,colortbl} \begin{document} \begin{table}[htb] \centering ...
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Centering of content below cmidrule

I'm trying to figure out how I can center the columns below a multicolumn statement with a very long text because my current result does not look fine. I didn't find anything related but it is also ...
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How to use \shortstack together with \arraystretch to achieve the same row separation?

When I use \shortstack to create newline in a table cell, the row separation is not the same as defined by the value of \arraystretch. The following MWE shows the problem: ...
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How to use \abovetopsep (to add space between a table's caption and tabular part)?

I read in the documentation of the booktabs package that \abovetopsep can be used to add some space between a table and its caption (instead of the lower-level \vspace{}). However, the exact placement ...
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Padding Issue when Coloring Cells of the Latex Table individually

I created the following latex table in booktabs style and colored each cell with a different colour. But in the end, I saw some padding which is not coloured because of the different size of the ...
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Page-breaking of long tables with tabularx and booktabs in scrreprt documentclass

within my thesis I want to have a page break within tables that are very long, and which are created with tabularx and booktabs packages. Surprisingly I could not find any applicable solution for my ...
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Equivalent of \DTLiflastrow

With the datatool package there is a \DTLiffirstrow. I am looking for a similar command to detect the last row, \DTLiflastrow, but could not find one. I attempted to create my own but was not ...
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'longtable' and 'booktabs' not working on this example?

I am not even sure what is wrong here. I have a table I would like the caption to be at bottom, marked with (continued) from 2nd page onwards. I would like the table to break at certain places by ...
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How customize length of rule in tables?

I want to customize the length of the midrule (xy cm) in the first table. The second table should be default. How can that be done? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} ...
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booktabs and tiny horizontal space

In a regular table, I'm trying to remove the small horizontal space before the first column and after the last one as achieved with package booktabs with the option @{}. How can I do that? Please ...
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how to \multicolumn in booktabs?

Following is my code: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} %\documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} \begin{table}[htbp] ...
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Table layout: cells with short and long text

I've been fiddling with a table layout where some cells contain very little text while others may need multiple lines, and I can't seem to get it readable and nice-looking. MWE: ...
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Split row distance between two colored table rows

I would like to add some space between the lines the improve the readability of my booktabs table. I already colored every second line therefore but I cannot achieve equal rows and the centered text ...
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\cmidrule one column wide

What's the problem with a \cmidrule(lr){1}? Please consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} \begin{table} \centering \footnotesize ...
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Switch off booktabs for one table only

I am using the booktabs package in basically all my papers to present tables with results or descriptive statistics. However, I need to show a schematic choice in a table, and for that I need a proper ...
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Table contents are not centring properly

I'm trying to make a table however the contents of certain columns aren't centred correctly. I'm using the following in my preamble... \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,twoside, twocolumn]{article} ...
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Problem with aligning table cells correctly

I have troubles with the correct aligning of my table cells. I want to get a look like in the lower picture below. The caption should be no matter for this MWE (I know how to modify this using the ...
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Table caption inside tabular environment

I would like to write a table with latex which looks as similar as possible to this one here but I do not know how to add the caption to the header of the table as seen down below: I reach as far ...
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colortbl stepping on midrules in booktabs

I'm using booktabs and colortbl. I'm get a very annoying problem of the color table overlapping a horizontal rule. Maybe pixel snapping problem or something, but I can't make it go away. And I ...
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Tables: adjust column widths

I would like this table to adjust the width of its columns to the content. Columns 2, 3 and 4 are way big. Any suggestions? \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[margin=3cm]{geometry} % ...
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How to trim the length of \toprule

I want to be able to trim the left and the right of a \toprule and \bottomrule as you can do with \cmidrule(lr){<column range>}. My attempted solution using \cmidrule[\heavyrulewidth]{<column ...
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Problem with \toprule: sometimes not bold

I am using package booktabs and using \toprule, \bottomrule etc. in order to make bold lines. The problem is that sometimes, using \toprule or \bottomrule, the lines drawn are bold but sometimes not! ...
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Fit a table to page width

I am new to Latex and making tables using booktab. I made a table with hierarchy in the x-axis such that I have 3 columns and each column further has 3 sub-columns. But, the table fails to fit within ...
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dcolumn italicize header for me

I am trying to use dcolumn to align the decimals for me. I am using booktabs while constructing the table. The code I have is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs,dcolumn} ...