{colortbl} is a package which implements a flexible mechanism for giving coloured ‘panels’ behind specified columns in a table. It requires the array and color packages.

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tex4ht and colortbl

The package colortbl steals my beloved horizontal rules in the longtable. When I run tex4ht. % run: htlatex main.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{longtable} %\usepackage{colortbl} ...
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Matrix change row or column background

I have a matrix shown below. I would like to have the whole row green rather than only the cells ... how can I do that? \begin{equation}\label{eq:appendrow} \newcommand\x{\times} ...
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Highlight table cells using thick, colored border

I'd like to highlight certain cells of my table. In particular, I'd like to set the border of these sells colored and thick. These cells should also have a background color. Here's a minimal example ...
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Cellcolor overwrites partial horizontal lines (\cline)

So I need to make a colored table with multirows, together with the use of partial horizontal lines. I used \cline which does not work: the \cellcolor-command overwrites the line. This question told ...
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colortbl rowcolor overtop of @{decl}

I have tables with many $\pm$ values that I was using the @{decl} command to have nice alignment. However, I wanted to add some row colors. Trying to use colortbl I found that the cell/row color was ...
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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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Need help with cosmetic changes to longtable

I need some assistance with a longtable (code below). I have a few things that I've been trying to accomplish but have not been able to. 1) I want the grey background to cover the table in a similar ...
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Problem coloring an entire table due to \raisebox

I'm trying to make an ENTIRE table gray (see picture but I can't get it to work with \raisebox. Here's my code: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{color,amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb} ...
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Configure tex4ht for colortbl and tabulary

I'm trying to use colortbl together with tex4ht: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabulary,colortbl} \begin{document} \begin{tabulary}{\textwidth}{C} test\\ \end{tabulary} \end{document} When ...
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Altering cell colour hides cell border in LyX

I'm probably doing something simple wrong, but I'm having the following problem. I've got a table with two columns, on the left there are multirows with coloured cells, on the right there are normal ...
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Very thin white line in colortbl

Whenever I use the colortbl package to format tables, a thin white space between the cells sometimes shows up on screen (not in print for as far as I can tell). For example in this table: Is there ...
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Making a table with special headings

What package can I use to make a table that looks like this one?
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Problem with colortbl and supertable, color width of the row with leading “@{}”

I have a problem with colortbl \rowcolor that insists on making the color width of the rows longer than the actual row width. Snippet of the code: \documentclass[a5paper, 10pt, twoside]{article} ...
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Interaction between \hdotsfor and colortbl: Bug/Feature?

When using package colortbl, the command \hdotsfor fails (partially), leaving too much white space before and after the dotted part. The mwe \documentclass{book} \usepackage{colortbl} ...
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Removing spaces between colored rows [closed]

I have a small tex document below, and I have tried various methods to remove the white spaces between rows, but haven't had any luck yet. Thanks! Here's the document: ...
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Math inside tables and formatting

I'm trying to make a little summary of mathematic analysis, useful for my university, in LaTeX. I'm stuck in the problem of creating nice table, with alternate colouring containing equations with ...
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mdframed and colortbl Connection problem

I'm using mdframed for bordered tables. Additionally I'd like to change the bg-colour of some columns using the package colortbl. However when I try to load colortbl with \usepackage, the document ...
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Centering text in tables problems with colortabs

I am trying to produce a basic color table as shown below \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage[dvipsnames*,svgnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{colortbl} \usepackage{array} ...
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colortbl: \rowcolor in tables with \begin{tabular}{@{}ccc@{}}

I'm trying to make a table with the following code: \begin{tabular}{@{}ccc@{}} \hline \rowcolor[gray]{.9} a & b & c \\ \hline \end{tabular} Unfortunately the \rowcolor command seems ...
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Professional-looking tables with alternating row colors?

Both the Booktabs documentation and the Small Guide to Making Nice Tables provide some nice rules-of-thumb for making professional-looking tables (e.g., no double rules, no vertical rules, etc.) Q: ...
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How do I eliminate the vertical realignment when using arrayrulecolor with cmidrule?

I'm using consecutive \cmidrule commands in conjunction with \arrayrulecolor to alternately hide and unhide horizontal rules in a table. However, when \arrayrulecolor is used with \cmidrule, some odd ...
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Strange behaviour of “underneath” accents and \rowcolor

The following example shows the problem using the \b command for the "bar-under" accent: it seems to interact in an unexpected way with \rowcolor. Uncommenting the appropriate \renewcommand line, the ...
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A black cell is showed where I try to create a colored cell.

I'm trying to create a colored table with something like this code: \documentclass[a4paper,twoside]{book} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{colortbl} ...
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Specify starting row number for \rowcolors from colortbl package

In the following application of \rowcolors from the colortbl package, how can I specify the option to start the alternating color pattern from the 3rd row onwards? The first two rows in this case are ...
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Alpha channel in colortbl

I'm using the colortbl package to color table cells. I've combined this w/ the xcolor package to define my own colors. However, it appears that xcolor does not support transparency. I saw the ...