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Tables with fixed column widths and language switching

I'm trying to typeset a German-Slovak vocabulary list and some grammar. Since table entries might get long, I'm using tables with p-columns. For correct hyphenation, I want to switch to Slovak in the ...
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Zooming on one of multiple images in a slide using Tikzpicture

I would like to zoom in on one of the 12 images that I have organized in 3 columns. There are 4 images per column, all the same height and width. There is one image that I would like to zoom in on ...
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dblfloatfix in a one-column document

I have been told to always load dblfloatfix in two-column documents. I therefore include it in my standard preamble, which uses one column by default. It did not appear to affect my documents when ...
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Span Columns over multiple pages

I'm trying to use the multicol package to split my text in two columns. Now I want to put a text in the left column, and another text in the right column. If either column is too long for one page, it ...
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latex table align decimal, stars, column width

I am trying to align my columns on the decimal points. I'd like the column widths to be equal. I believe a possible answer is here, but I am really struggling to implement. Any thoughts? Note: I ...
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Creating two columns in beamer

I have searched the stackexchange for a resolution of this problem, but I am still getting an error message when I put in the following (for now neglecting other things in my document, such as ...
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How to place multiple sub figures in the same position, width and height in beamer?

I have spend all day and still can not figure it how to do it. This question is related with How to place multiple TikZ figures in the same position/height in beamer? I have tried all possible ...
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Problem with columns in a newsletter template

I am trying to use a ready-made template for a very simple publication. However, there is a problem with the columns in the document. Here is the template: And this is the newsletter that I'm ...
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How to have a table span the entire page width [duplicate]

So I'm trying to type up my resume in Latex. I have two addresses I want to list and I would like to have one on the right of the page and one on the left. I'm assuming I can do this with a table but ...
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How to place multiple TikZ figures in the same possition/height in beamer?

Recently I discovered that I can create tikz figures inside my presentation beamer file. Before I use to create pdf files separately and import them into my presentation. By applying the new process I ...
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Unit column in table with square brackets and siunitx

The header might be a bit weird. But I would like to add a specified column type that is reserved to units. For instance, take a look at the following working example: ...
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boxes are in the same order in a column

I want to draw boxes as in the picture, but the same order. So i create a table and i add the boxes in the columns of the table but it did not work. Also, I do not want that the texts on the arrows ...
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Dividing a page into independent parts/columns with different widths

I want to divide my page (A4 landscape) into different parts. The top should consist of four columns with different widths and no rule. For this I used vwcol but I could not figure out how to do a ...
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Can \pbox{max width}{text} be used in tex4ht

Can \pbox{max width}{text} be used in tex4ht? If it can't, is there an alternative that will let me wrap text (manually or automatically) in htlatex. In my reading there was an option ...
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Tabular columns have different width

I have the following simple tabular environment: \begin{center} \small \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|} \hline \multirow{2}{*}{$cm(ag)$} & \multicolumn{2}{|c|}{Number of agents in}\\ \cline{2-3} & ...
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Beamer: tikz picture in right column is moved if I place text in left column inside a block

As the title says I have problems keeping the tikz picture in my right column at the same position. Here a MWE so you can see for yourself. \documentclass[xcolor=x11names,compress]{beamer} ...
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Conflict between areaset and sidewaystable with tabularx

I have a problem with one large table, and I could finally narrow it down by reducing the preamble and commenting out some lines. The Problem: I have a table defined like that (please see the MWE ...
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How do I make 3 columns on a single line in a document?

I'm writing up a report in Latex and on one of the lines I'd like to have 3 headings 'Case 1', 'Case 2' and 'Case 3'. How do I do this just for one of the lines in the document?
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how to insert two columns in latex?

I wish to write the code of the picture displayed below.. How do I code this? I am confused
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Automatically insert column footnotes after each column (multicol+parnotes)?

I can simulate a column footnotes in multicol environment using parnotes like this. (It is needed because multicol does not support this.) \documentclass[a4paper,fontsize=8pt]{scrartcl} ...
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Beamer frame with text and two images

I am trying to build a beamer frame where I have an itemize on the left and two images on top of each other on the right. I just don't know how to put the second image on the right, so it won't be ...
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Custom line break and column sizing in table

I use the following code to produce a table (using XeLaTex): %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[twoside,a4paper]{article} %---- Allow the insertion of graphics and tables ----% ...
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Adjusting tikz dotted line on page

I am writing a multi-page CV using a modified template from howtotex.com. However, I get a short line of dots at the top left of the second page. How can I get rid of this? I assume that I would have ...
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Make a column of a table take up all remaining width without other columns wrapping to the next line

I want to make a table with 3 columns. The table will fit the width of the container. The left column will be right aligned and take up as little width space as possible. The center column will be ...
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How to keep the text inside the column of table

I have the following table in tex. \begin{table}[!ht] \centering \footnotesize \caption{Schedule and Milestones} ...
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Automatic table generation

I am working on a book that includes word-to-word translations that need to be put in a table. The format of the average page looks like this: Regular paragraph text. Verse. Translation section. ...
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Unequal spacing of columns in xymatrix

Hello I have the following diagram in \xymatrix \xymatrix@R=2pt{A \ar[r] & B \ar[r] & C & D\\ E \ar[ur] & F \ar[r] & & D} Is there a way to reduce the gap between the ...
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Breaking up text in a column

When the contents of a column are too long to fit on a single line, how can I have TeX break up the contents across multiple lines if the column has a variable width (such as column 2 in the example ...
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Stretching a column so that table fills up specified area

Using plain TeX how can I make column 2 in the following table take up the remaining space to .5\hsize while preserving the other columns' property to have a variable width dependent on their ...
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Set column width to point

I currently have a tabularx table with four columns. I initialize the environment like this: \begin{tabularx}{\linewidth}{l p{0.4\linewidth} | l X l X} How could I change this so that the second ...
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Histogram with separate group of columns and common caption

I have to draw an histogram like the following one (I have uploaded the corrispondent Office Word version). As I could not find any solution yet, my main question is how I can separate groups of ...
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Make `onlytextwidth` default width of `columns`

My typical columns environment looks like this \begin{columns}[onlytextwidth] ... \end{columns} Is there a way to set the [onlytextwidth] for the whole document, so that I don't have to ...
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Beamer: Column Env

I could not find why column environment is not working. Here is MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{columns} \column \begin{itemize} \item Conduction \item ...
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Text goes out the margins in paracol

I have an issue with the package paracol. I am using it for the Acknowledgements of my Master Thesis. I am writing them in two languages. The problem is that some words go out the margin. This does ...
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cmidrule - Why do I have to give the trim value when specifying the space between two columns?

If one uses the @-operator to tweak the space between two columns, \cmidrule needs to be supplied with the width of the trim, otherwise the rule/line looks really awful. Why is that? I'd rather not, ...
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Longtable with two column

I need a longtable with only two columns. I saw this topic Two column list with and I managed to convert into longtable. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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How can I improve this table?

Using MikTex/pdfLatex Question: How can I improve table? Consider Column Title: I'd like to remove table numbering? (i.e. remove 'Table 0.1') Consider Column headings: I'd like to get single line ...
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Right alignment of column in table column

I have a table defined as follows where the first column is right-justified: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{array} \begin{document} \begin{table} \centering ...
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Longtable new column widths on each page

Let's assume that I have a longtable of two pages. On the first page there are only short cells but on the second page there are some longer ones. Here's an example: \begin{longtable}{|l|l|l|l|} ...
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Specifying columns using cellspace

I'm using cellspace to try get some more padding around fractions in tables and I'm stuck on this gibberish: \begin{tabular}[b]{ >{}l*{2}{| >{$}Sc <{$}}} What does it all mean? For ...
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need help splitting enumerated lists across columns to denote different execution paths.

I would like to be able to split lists such that there may be multiple paths that get to multiple ends, like the example below. Is there a clean way to do this or something similar? 1. i have a ...
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Alignment of text in two columns: forcing empty lines in one, to avoid collisions in the other

I have a question about aligning text in two columns. A similar question was asked here:Two Columns whose content is positioned relative to each other, but I wasn't able to get the example solution ...
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Split itemize into multiple columns

Is it possible to split an itemize list into several columns? (I'm sure it is, but I couldn't find a solution around here) And additionally: Is it possible to automatically split a list into multiple ...
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Dividing page into equally sized sections, vertically and horizontally

I am the editor of a student-paper for mathematicians and physicists, which is made entirely through LaTeX. Right now I need to make a page with several different sections, a lot like the ad-pages of ...
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Columns are not the same width in a table

I have the following code for a table, but I can't figure out why 2 columns are wider: \newcolumntype{C}{>{\centering\arraybackslash}p{2em}} \begin{table}[h] \centering ...
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Inserting single character in only one column

I just want to know how to insert a single character like $ in only one column of a table. To be precise I don't want that character in my heading, but in all other data rows of the corresponding ...
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Multicols Supertabular and fancy columns

I have quite a lot of data I "want" to print regularly, and the best option seems to be a prepared LaTeX template, where I just \input{data}, and data.tex is the result of minor sed and awk voodoo. I ...
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Centering table header with \multicolumn and intercolumn space

A previous answer directs that, when using \multicolumn in a tabular, subsequent intercolumn space added in the tabular column spec should be repeated in the \multicolumn column spec. However, this ...
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remove space in latex

I am using the following sample for creating a poster in write latex. http://www.latextemplates.com/template/jacobs-landscape-poster However, in the space above results, I have some extra space left ...
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How can I improve the look of my table? (no white space, nice font size, and not going off the end of page)

I just want a nice plot but I try different things and sometimes it goes of the page, or there is white space (like now). I would like adequate spacing between lines and varying font heights. Here ...