{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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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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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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how to prevent cell color to cover table's borders?

When I change the background color of a cell in a table, the color covers the borders, however I want the horizontal lines to remain. I have a simple command \cellcolor[gray]{0.9} in my table. Can ...
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White spaces between color tabs and two other questions

!Partially solved! How to remove small white spaces between color blocks? (when you compile this tex there are small white spaces between the & \cellcolor{EM}\& & \cellcolor{EM}\\) I ...
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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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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} \newcommand\y{\...
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xcolor and everycr-Problem

I'm trying to insert some \noalign-code in every row of a tabular by using colortbl and \everycr or \CT@everycr. In most cases it works fine, but not if there is a \rowcolors-command (from xcolor) ...
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colortbl row column color overwrite hline on screen [closed]

I have the following code to generate table with color highlights on certain rows and columns, also vertical bars and hline are used to partition the table, the table prints ok on paper, however on ...
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How to get horizontal black line when coloring cells?

I have the following table with an arrow showing the missing black horizontal black line: Here is the relevant code, I am wondering how do I get a black horizontal line where there is one missing? ...
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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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Listing with two columns in a single fancy frame

I am playing a little with lstlistings and I wonder whether such a thing would be achievable for all my listings: How to achieve this kind of things? Note : I am searching for a solution I can ...
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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} \begin{...
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Combining \rowcolor and \cmidrule [duplicate]

I want to shade the heading of my table. It all worked fine until I started using \cmidrule. This is my output: Is there a way to shade the white space between the first and second row? The code ...
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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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Combining diagonal table cell lines with minimum row clearance

So, yeah, it just never ends I guess. I'm fully aware that the following table is not exactly going to win an award for its stunning beauty no matter what. But the most important problem is that in ...
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coloring entire row of tabular*

I would like to have the first row of all my tables colored with a certain color (below yellow) but somehow below thing is not working as expected This: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{report} \...
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Table using booktabs and cellcolor looks ugly

When using \cellcolor in a booktabs table, I find that the output is not really appealing: I don't really care that the colored cell does not touch the lines above and below (cf. Coloring columns ...
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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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Strange disappearing colored rules in beamer

I have received a booktabs bug report of \cmidrules that disappear when coloured rules are used inside beamer (together with colortbl). The problem can be illustrated with the following simple code ...
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Use \cellcolor in \tabulary

The \cellcolor command from package colortbl doesn't seem to have any effect in a tabulary environment, though it works in tabular. Here is a minimal example: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \...
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pgfplotstable: how to change the color/font/background of a single cell?

Let's look at this MWE, where I am trying to change the formatting/background of a cell in the table. I think I have just copied the example in the manual, but I have the nasty effect that the content ...
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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 ...
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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} \usepackage{...
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Table Row Color Covers Text

I am trying to create a table with alternating row colors using the xcolor package with the [table] option. The following example demonstrates that the row coloring (uncommenting the \rowcolors..) ...
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colortbl and amsmath conflict

I have a problem with colortbl and amsmath. Is someone here aware of a conflict between these two packages? \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} %\usepackage{colortbl} \begin{document} ...
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White space between columns using \rowcolor{somecolor}

I have been using \rowcolor{color} command and I have noticed that there is always some white space between one cell and the next one in the row. Here is my code: \documentclass[11pt,letterpaper]{...
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Colored tables and cline/hhline

How to write \clines (or \hhline) in colored tables so that the color of the cell does not hide the line? Here are two solutions but neither of them works fine. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} ...
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Space between \hline\hline in longtable using package colortbl

When I use a \usepackage{colortbl} a space between \hline\hline in \longtable dissapears. I haven't find any solution how to put the space back, so I hope you'll help me to find it. \begin{longtable}{...
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Table xcolor @{,} \rowcolor broken text

i am using a formatted table like this: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{report} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|c|r@{,}l|c|c|c|c|} \hline $B_N$ ...
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Problem with \doublerulesepcolor in colortbl

I would like a table where the background of the first line is gray and the background of the rest of the table is white. The problem is that the table has a double column line. I have tried \...
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\rowcolor and custom column separators

When I use \rowcolor, custom separators between columns are not affected: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{colortbl} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{p{1cm}!{-}p{1cm}} ...
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Why does \rowcolors cut matrix delimiter?

I want to typeset a tabular with alterning row colors, containing matrices. Somehow, when adding \rowcolors{1}{}{black!5} the left bracket of some matrices is just omited. What am I doing wrong and ...
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Problem with align inside tabular environment when using xcolor

I'm trying to build a table with multiple numbered equations inside, hence I used the align environment. On the other hand, I need to color some cells, so I included the xcolor package with the table ...
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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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How to color column heads determined width makecell

In my answer to question How do I repeat the first table row on every page using longtable inside of tcolorbox? I suggest to (between others) to use makecell package to define head of table and ...
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revtex4-1 and colortbl doesn't fill cells

The MWE below shows that the \cellcolor command doesn't properly fill a table cell in revtex4-1 where it would do so in a simple article. Can anyone help me get fills that extend to the boundaries of ...
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Missing lines when shading cells [duplicate]

I cannot figure out why lines are not being showed on the shaded columns. Can I get a little help finding what is wrong? EDIT: The MWE follows: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage[...