{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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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 ...