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Symbols in between table columns

I needed to add some symbols in between two columns in tabular. The figure below is the output needed. I do not know how to achieve this. Googling gave me this question where the OP wanted ...
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Misalignment with framed package and column

I'm trying to use the shaded environment as follows: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{framed} \definecolor{shadecolor}{rgb}{1,0.8,0.3} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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How to have columns of different sizes using tabularx and make table respect page height?

I am using Kile and I am trying to learn how to use tabularx to have tables that fit within the width of my pages. However, I have two big problems: I have to use X for column size and therefore ...
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Beamer - building footnote example with columns and minipage

While trying to construct a beamer slide illustrating usage of footnote command I hit upon the following problems. When I compile a slide with the following code: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Physical Review Letters Style

Does anyone have latex template like the one they use in Physical Review letters (i.e. two columns in one paper) journal?
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How do I maintain structure in structured output?

I am trying to ensure output from a Linux command - which looks like: Into a LaTeX document with the same column structure with the output headers lined up with the output sections on the next ...
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Align Scaled Image With Text Centered in Columns

Say given a list of items: Item 1: Item 2: Item 3: Item 4: I want this list to be split into two columns with images aligned on each side of them. Much like a centered bar-graph (If there's a way ...
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How to resize font size of a column in a table? [duplicate]

I have this kind of table where I would like to make the titles in normal size and all stuff under them in smaller font. How can I do it easily without copy-pasting \scalebox{0.7}{...}? Code ...
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Table headers colliding with table title

I have a table that has some vertical column headers, but they keep colliding with the table title. I've tried making the top row taller but that did not help the solution, simply moved all the text ...
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How to create table with inner columns inside larger columns?

I want to create this kind of table with 3 large columns and at one point the column is divided to two smaller columns. Please note that the column not divided in the whole space. How can create the ...
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Figure in columns in itemize

I`m trying to make an itemized list, where only one of the items has an image to the right. I tried this \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Dresden} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Problem} ...
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What does a double ampersand (&&) mean in LaTeX?

I've seen several answers that use the double ampersand, but I can't figure out exactly what it does. I tried this out: \begin{align*} \frac{3x + y}{7} &= 9 & \text{given} \\ 3x + y ...
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How to increase space between two columns in moderncv

I was able to increase width of the column but I want to increase the space between \cventry that is date and the contents.
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Two images in one line [duplicate]

How can set two images in one line without using a table, but having a caption and a label for each image? Besides image one should be labeled Figure 1 and the second figure with Figure 2. Therefore I ...
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How to place pictures inside parcolumns

I would like to display pictures inside \colchunk of parcolumns. This works just fine, but it produces a vertical space in the oppposite column. How can I prevent this from happening? ...
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longtabu, column width

having an issue with longtabu and setting columns to a percentage of the table width. I've achieved what i want with tabularx: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{tabularx} \begin{document} ...
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Creating a two column table for a math class

I am having trouble creating two column tables. I want to create 2 two column tables side by side, but my code doesn't seem to work: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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Beamer columns with multiple same slides

In beamer, I come across a little problem with the columns environment. In one slide, I always put picture on the left and text on the right. The problem is, when this slide is shown at first, the ...
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Problem of alignment of blocks in two columns?

Consider the following code of a beamer frame: \begin{frame}{Test} \begin{block}{Single column} \justifying This is a block. \end{block} \begin{columns}[onlytextwidth] \begin{column}{0.45\textwidth} ...
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Beamer Columns environment doesn't work when converting dvi to pdf

I am trying to create two columns in one slide with Beamer. I followed this link: How to split a frame (of beamer) into 2 parts (minipage) side by side? However, none of the minipage or the columns ...
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Edit Customize Change Justification rules to solve losse lines in tight columns or spaces

I'm working on a table and have a column (column 3) which is about 5 cm wide (specifically set) where I'd like text to be justified. However, due to the tight column, the paragraph style (in combo ...
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ConTeXt: How to maximize width of column depending on fixed sizes of other columns?

In LaTex, I could do something like: \newcolumntype{C}[1] {>{\centering\let\newline\\\arraybackslash\hspace{0pt}}p{#1}} \newcolumntype{L}[1] ...
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Issues With Tabular And Left-Side Spacing

I'm having an issue where my "Course Work" section, which is tabular, is offset by a space or two - whereas ever other section lines up perfectly. I've read up on the tabular environment but could ...
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Multicolumn vspace

I am trying to make a trifold brochure, and vspace is proving ineffective. Given: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[letterpaper,margin=1cm,landscape]{geometry} \usepackage{multicol} ...
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Document possessing simultaneously text in single column and double column;

I would like to make a list of math exercises. Formatting that intend this list is as follows. The first half of the page I would write in a single column. From the second half of the page into two ...
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How to split slide in Beamer table of contents page? [duplicate]

I created a standard table of contents page in Beamer \AtBeginSubsection[] { \begin{frame}{Outline} \tableofcontents[currentsection,currentsubsection] \end{frame} } I have a lot of ...
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Why are subitems in beamer columns spaced wider?

As seen in the picture, the sub-sub-items within the column are vertically spaced significantly wider than their counterparts outside any column. As I replaced the bullet points with depth numbers ...
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Columns in sublists

Long lists of short bullet points look better when put besides using multiple columns. With top-level itemizations, this works easily with the environment columns. But when I try to use it inside a ...
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Inconsistent column placement in beamer slides with overlay

I'm trying to show alternative column configurations on a beamer slide, as shown in this example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{columns} ...
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color a column red in a table

When I try to color a column red, it seems that white lines begin to emerge. Additionally the \hline changes width depending on how you zoom into the document in pdf format. It look as if the color ...
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Column Spacing using esttab & longtable

I am outputting regression results from Stata to Latex. The problem is that, no matter how many columns I have, the spacing between the last column and the rest of the table is wider than other ...
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Two column-wide figure in 4 column enviroment

I have poster with 4 columns. I want to place figure in the middle of poster, that should be only 2 columns wide. I am using the a0poster package. So I have something like this: \begin{document} ...
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How to add more columns to one row relative to other rows in a table?

I just simply add a row with more columns compared to other rows. I learned that there is \multicolumn command to span the columns but in my case if I use this command I need to repeat it so much time ...
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How to create a new column type with top alignment

I am trying to create a table which has wrapped text and the text in each cell is ragged right and top aligned. As you can see in the following image I'm not getting the top alignment. Here is my ...
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\mathbf ignored in table column specification

I have a long table whose columns are to be typeset in math-mode and bold. To avoid repeating \(\mathbf{cell value}\) for each row, I defined in a column specification how each cell under it was to be ...
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Dealing with very long table - split into columns?

I've got a very long table in a document that I'm not sure how to deal with. I've been thinking about putting it in the appendix of my document (I'd have to create one just for the table). It's too ...
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Images floated left and right with text between

I need to recreate this in LaTeX: The rest of the page is "normal", i.e. no division into columns. I have both images as separate files. What would you suggest? Thanks.
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Beamer: Default blocks in and out the columns environment

I would like to set a block followed by two additional ones below the first block. However, the widths and margins differ (see screenshot below). I'd like the two narrower blocks to span across the ...
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setting separation between columns in two column mode

I'm using a two column article as in the link here. I'm new to LaTeX and am facing difficulty in setting the separation between the columns. I've read questions but all of them suggest to use ...
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Making one column which is too wide for a page in two pages

I am writing a book using latex, with pages of tables to make the horizontal and vertical alignment of the text and equations strict and precise. However there is a column (on every page) which is too ...
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Table with cells of different widths

I'm trying to typeset a Word doc in LaTeX - mainly so that I can get the results I want, rather than Word (or LibreOffice) making my decisions for me. And my current difficulty consists of a few ...
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eledpar — parallel columns not being set

I am trying to use eledpar to typeset paragraphs in two languages in parallel, in columns on the same page, but am having no success. Minimal working example: %!TEX TS-program = xelatex %!TEX ...
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Create Table for a Family of Curves

Following the issue Color Management with a Family of Curves I couldn't find a proper way of creating the associated table for a family of curves. I tried to create new columns with respect to the ...
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How to change the font size only in one column of a table/tabular?

Is there any way to reduce the font size in a table/tabular but only in one of its columns without repeating the size command in each cell of that column? Thanks.
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How to make LaTeX not “Look like Lab Notes” [closed]

I often use LaTeX for general writings, as well as for my Lab and lecture notes. (Often, but not always via LyX). A large portion of this is RPG homebrew. One of my friends (who wouldn't know what ...
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Beamer: allowframebreaks collides with columns?

I'm doing a scientific presentation with the beamer package and have two columns (the left one with text, the right one with several images) that are too long for one frame. I want to use ...
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Nested columns in beamer

I would like to make an A0 poster using the beamerposter package. The poster content should appear in block environments, for which I need a flexible and clean layout handling. In particular, I need ...
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Column-wide formatting changes with tabular [duplicate]

I must be doing something wrong, but I follow the example precisely (as precisely as someone could reasonably guarantee) and LaTeX yet refuses to compile the document: ERROR: LaTeX Error: Illegal ...
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Why is the final column of this table running off the page?

\begin{document} \begin{exe} \ex \begin{tabular}{ l l l } & + -naqa (diffuse) & + -nuqa (placer) \\ \hline alli- `dig' & `knock over or destroy, to throw something to the floor' & ...
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Why is my tabular wider than the sum of its columns’ widths?

It's simple to create the tabular with columns of fix width, e.g. \begin{tabular}{|p{95mm}|p{95mm}|} \hline a & b \\ \hline b & b \\ \hline c & b \\ \hline \end{tabular} However, the ...