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Tabularx can't center some column

I'm trying to create a timetable using tabularx environment, but i can't find a way to center all columns. Using this code: \documentclass[11pt,oneside, landscape]{article} ...
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Misplaced \omit. \multispan with \newcommand

I'm trying to build my own cookbook-style, which has an ingredient makro. Sometimes the ingredients should be seperated and have a headline, so I tryed with an optional argument. A minumum example ...
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How to float/wrap figures in ConTeXt?

I have a simple two column document in ConTeXt. I tried to float/wrap the figures within text with `placefigure`, but it inserts the figures exactly where they are. This will leave a empty space in ...
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tikz picture in column disturbs other column

I would like a slide with two columns in which one column is text and the other is a tikz picture. The problem is that when I make one column a tikz picture, it does not allow the text to start at ...
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Tabular environment column specification

I am using the tabular environment. \begin{table*}[ht] \renewcommand{\arraystretch}{1.3} {\small \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{|l||>{\centering\arraybackslash}m{1.6cm}| ...
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Fix the height of a column

I have several similar slides in beamer. Each slide has 2 parts side by side. On the left hand, there is a tikzpicture in a minipage, it is same for all the slides; On the right hand, there are ...
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Independent Columns Environment

I am creating a two-page syllabus with a tikz calendar in the left column and all of the content on the right side of the page. Currently the right content is just like a normal article class document ...
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Several \begin{equation} \end{equation} in columns

I have 3 elements of the following form (approx ~20 equations for each one) : \begin{equation} \begin{aligned} % LOTS OF EQUATIONS % \end{aligned} \end{equation} How to put display these 3 elements ...
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Spanning multiple beamer columns

How does one have something (say a figure) span multiple columns when using the beamer columns environment? Nathaniel Johnston's beamer poster template does this by nesting two columns environments, ...
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How to obtain the width of a column within the APA document class?

I am using the APA document class. My document has some tables: \documentclass[jou]{apa} \usepackage{tabularx} \title{This is the title} \author{This is the author} \begin{document} \maketitle ...
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multirow doesn't seem to work

EDIT: The problem now is that in the table, between 'Baseline' and 'Action' there is a space that I want to remove (look the image below). 'Action' is indented, and it's ok, but it's too detached from ...
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Changing the fontsize of selected column in table

I want to decrease the font-size of a selected column. I tried \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multirow,array} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} ...
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Tabular with p type columns to fill page width

I wish to be able to have a table (using tabular) that fills the page horizontally with each column using a fraction of that space, for now assume that they are equally sized. I wish to be able to ...
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frame size beamer [closed]

I am using beamer to create a simple presentation. I want to be able to set the width and height of all frames with respect to the slide size? Then I also would like to change the margin between ...
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Glossary with Makeglos no numbered in 2 columns

I would like to know how to put my glossary in two columns and without page numbers and the acronym in bold letters like this UAV : Unmanned Air Vehicle This is my code \usepackage{makeglos} ...
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image inside columns inside block in beamer

I try to put an image in columns environment inside a block environment in beamer. Somehow my image is shifting outside the block. Here's an example \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Darmstadt} ...
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Subdividing a column in a tabular

I recently had to make a table that came out more or less like this: \begin{tabular}{|l|l|l|} \hline Head 1 & Head 2\\ \hline 1 & \multicolumn{2}{|c|}{A}\\ \hline 2 & ...
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Wrap text in tables in rubber columns

I can use p{}, m{} or r{} but I shall pass a fixed size. Is there a way to do it with rubber columns?
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How to place text between two columns and which breaks the rule dividing them in ConTeXt?

I have two paragraphs of instructions and I need to indicate to readers that they have a choice of one or another. I am using this code, to put the data into different columns, with a line between: ...
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Problem with lstlisting in beamer… What am I doing wrong?

I am trying to to put an lstlisting environment in the left column, but I'm getting errors. Are lstlisting and the columns environment in beamer incompatible? Or is it something else? ...
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How to make a figure leave less space from top?

I have 2 columns in a beamer frame. The first one on the left contains a picture while the second, on the right, an enumerate. \begin{column}{0.5\textwidth} \begin{figure} ...
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2 column layout without using tabular

I'd like to write a 2 column layout page: one column at the left that should show the year, and one column at the right that should show text that goes along the year. \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Beamer error with columns

I want to put a picture in one column, some text in the other, and beneath all that some more text in a beamer style presentation. My frame looks like this: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Svemir dominiran ...
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Aligned Table of Notation Sybmols - Works but with Errors

I am getting a four (4) errors and 1 Bad Box with the code below. However, the output is the way I need in the PDF. Any ideas why I am getting the errors? And if so, how I can fix it. The error is ...
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Why is a page break added at the end of a column set in ConTeXt?

I have a document containing some 1-column and 2-column passages, mixed, e.g.: This sentence has no column- s. This part of are balanced the document such that t- has two col- he lines are ...
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Separation between columns in beamer

I am trying to create a scientific poster (in a beamer environment) with three columns. It works very well, my only problem is that the separation between the columns is too large and I cannot find a ...
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Two column layout with form

So here is the basic idea: 2 column Layout, 1 column with text and 1 column with a form you can fill in Acrobat Reader etc. I tried to use parallel and/or paracol package along with the hyperref ...
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Beamerposter… Columns not all aligned at top

I'm making a poster using the beamerposter package, and for some reason am having a devil of a time getting the top of the columns to all line up together. Here's a picture of what I'm talking about. ...
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Varying number of columns in multi-equation environment

Consider the following document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \newcommand{\expr}[1]{\begin{pmatrix}x_#1\\y_#1\end{pmatrix}} \begin{document} \begin{equation} c = a \cdot b ...
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Creating a flexible space between a few lines of text on a beamer slide

I think this is a very basic problem but somehow I don't know how to solve it. I am working with the beamer class and want to create slides where there are two columns. One of the two columns contains ...
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Multiple Choices Questions in 2 or 3 columns

The following code gives a way to produce Multiple Choices Questions. This solution comes from here. I would like to have the possibility to display the choices in 2 or 3 columns by giving one ...
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How do I alternate images and only have captions for the first one?

I'm trying to create an itemized list with alternating images in beamer. I've got the list part and the images to work, but things break down when I try to add captions. Basically, I only want to ...
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How can I create a table where one cell spans several rows and all the text is justified?

I'm trying to create a table where the first column spans 3 rows and the text will wrap several times. The second and third columns will each have 3 rows in them. The cells in the second column will ...
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“Foldable” “Booklet” like Toodledo's one (pocketmod)

How to achieve in pdfLaTeX foldable booklets similar to those provided by Toodledo ? (to make question usable to others LuaTex, ConTeX and other systems answers are highly welcome) Note: look, how ...
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Best way to print key-value pairs: table, array or matrix?

I have a series of values that need to be printed row-wise in multiple columns. (These values, held as \def variables, are generated programatically and some of them can be empty strings.) The ...
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Why does >{\centering} in my column spec produce an error?

I want to create a column in a tabular with column specifier 'p' and centred text. I have tried to achieve this using the example below. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array} \begin{document} ...
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How can I stop \footcite from hijacking my beamer columns?

I have prepared a beamer presentation for a seminar. I already have presented, but in trying to change traditionally-cited references (with a number superscript and the reference typesetted at the end ...
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Table with multiple merging

Most of the places, examples for merging of cells in tables are given. But, I could not find a merging of cells in complicated fashion as shown below. This question may summarize all the possible ...
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Suggestions for splitting a large fractional equation?

I have seen a number of questions detailing specific means for how to break down a given equation, however I am more interested in the design at this point. That is, I'm not sure what part of this ...
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listings bug: space after literate replacement lost with spaceflexible/fullflexible columns

Problem with space being lost in listings immediately after a literate replacement when using columns=spaceflexible or columns=fullflexible (appears correctly with columns=flexible). A small example ...
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listings bug: space after quote collapsed when inlined with spaceflexible/fullflexible columns [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: listings bug: space after literate replacement lost with spaceflexible/fullflexible columns I seem to have stumbled upon a minor bug in listings (version 1.4 as of ...
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Two column table, enumerate first column but not second

I need to have a two column table, where the first column contains enumerations and the second take plain text. For example, Column 1 Column 2 1. Step 1 Reason 1 2. Step 2 ...
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Recommended way to control layout within a beamer block?

I've used LaTeX a fair amount to write papers, but I'm just getting into beamer (or more specifically, beamerposter). In some of my poster's blocks, I want to achieve the effect of down one side of ...
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ConTeXt two columns two margins

I have two columns and I want to have some pictures in margin. I want in left column pictures in left margin and in right column pictures in right margin. It this possible in ConTeXt? This is minimal ...
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tabular columns too wide

I want to fit the following table on a beamer slide. \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|} A & B & C & D & E & F & G & H & I & J ...
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Check if multiple column types are defined fails

Using the commands of the discussion How to check if a column type is defined? and How to implement a command that checks for loaded packages? I have build an enviroment to check if more than one ...
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Using LyX, how can I make a 6 column table with the second row having multiple lines of text?

Using LyX, how can I make a 6 column table with the second row having multiple lines of text? I am trying to create the following layout in LyX: I'm using LyX 2.0 for mac. What are ways to ...
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How to check if a column type is defined?

Column types for tables can be defined and overwritten with \newcolumntype. I would like to know if a column type is already defined for an example which shall only be executed in the case where the ...
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p,m and b columns in tables

I wonder why p columns are aligned at the bottom and b columns aligned at the top? created with this code: \begin{tabular}{|p{0.3\linewidth}|m{0.3\linewidth}|b{0.3\linewidth}|} \hline \centering ...
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Using package listings with sciposter

Could you please provide a working example in which a source code delimited by listings environment word wraps its lines, without breaking the column layout of sciposter? Whenever I put a long line ...