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set width of table column to whatever's left in page width

I have some columns with a very short entries on the first column and a rather long entry on the second column. \begin{ctabular}{\textwidth}{ll} \toprule Name & Recipe\\ \midrule Freezing ...
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How to separate beamer columns with vertical lines

I am using the columns environment with beamer. \begin{columns}[c] \begin{column}{0.5\textwidth} \includegraphics<1>[width=0.35\textwidth]{dictmat-4.png} \end{column} \hspace{-50pt} ...
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How to create a matrix with 20 columns in latex

The code below works, but when I add 10 more columns, it does not. So, how can I add ten more columns to the matrix below? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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Fitting equation inside a column [closed]

I am using twocolumn revtex mode, and for my matrix to fit inside the column I used this 'trick' \begin{equation} \resizebox{1.\hsize}{!}{ \bordermatrix{~ & \tau & r & \theta & ...
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How to resume list numbering (enumerated lists) with multicols environments

This question is related to "How to interrupt-resume a list in latex". I am making an exam for my students and I want to use the multicols environment for various portions of the test. The problem ...
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Page-wide table in two-column mode

I want a table that is as wide as the whole page in a document with option twocolumn. The table has to be inserted on the bottom of the page, but that is not necessary. I've tried: \begin{table*}[b] ...
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twocolumn with minipage over full width

I'm trying to make something similar to http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/appnotes/00734b.pdf I'm using the twocolumn option, and have defined my own \showtitle command: \newcommand{\showtitle}{ ...
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Align siunitx columns in numbers table

Here is a table but it has a problem: the column of 1, 20, 50, and 100 aren't perfectly aligned to others. How can I do that? MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx,booktabs,multirow} ...
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How do I forward a length from a command into a column specifier?

I'm using longtable where I want vertical bars separating cells, although not for the table headers. I have 8 columns (but show only 3 here as example) and want to re-use the same lengths on the main ...
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Two column text question and choices

i am trying to create a command for a matching type of question. left column are the questions and on the right column are the choices. My problem is how will I do this, especially on the right ...
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Delete column line in tabular

I have the following table, but I want to delete the two vertical lines in the GBM and MJD row: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} \frame{ \frametitle{Test} ...
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Why can I not vertically align the text in the 3rd table column?

I'm trying to make a table which lists some math functions. I've been searching the net on how to center the equations in the cells both vertically and horizontally. And I think I've found an answer ...
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Are three boxes inside a box possible?

I am making a yes or no question inside a box and I have difficulty on creating the command for it. Would you mind to help me make something that will output this:
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Two column layout with text and knitr chunk

When making presentations (with latex beamer class), I often go for a frame layout with text and equations on the left and a corresponding figure on the right. My standard solution has been to wrap ...
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Beamer: column alignment with tikzpicture inside

I am having trouble with using columns in Beamer class. For some reason, I have to display a plot in the left column, then replacing it with another plot to display additional data on it (I can not ...
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Formatting a custom column in pgfplotstable

Following up on my question on PGF custom columns I've successfully created a column but now I'm struggling to format it to fixed, two digit precision. This seems a little hair trigger in terms of ...
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Pgfplotstable adding a growth column without column names and then offsetting it

I'm trying to create a new column in a pgfsplotstable which shows the compound growth over the preceding columns. The columns don't have names, and I want to shift the column a little to the right to ...
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Uppercase column in tabular

I need one column of my table to be uppercased. My code which does not work as I want: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{c>{\MakeUppercase}c} a ...
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How to divide a single table cell in two columns? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to divide a table row into several columns? I want to make a table. This is my code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multirow} \begin{document} ...
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LyX table new line

While inside a table, it seems impossible to use Ctrl+Enter in order to start a new line in the same column. So if I have, for example, a column name "veni, vidi, vici" and I don't want it to be so ...
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lyx 3 column document

I am using LyX and would like to create a document with 3 vertical columns. I noticed there was a built-in option for 2 columns, i.e. Document->Settings->Text Layout->Two-column document. Is there an ...
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How can get rid of margins and minimize white space to fully use a page in LaTeX?

I want to create a formulary in LaTeX. I can use it at the exam and it has do be at maximum a page recto-verso. I don't want margins (little margins for the print, no more). I want to minimize the ...
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Change part of table column size

I would like to know if there is a way, that I can resize part of a column, while keeping the rest the same size. Such that I would get this: Column ___| ___| ___| _______| _______| _______| I ...
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grouping data by columns

I have these three graphics all in one line. Now I would like to have 3 columns with their respective data aligned underneath them (the alignment underneath the graphics does not really matter). This ...
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How to line up blocks in columns with full width blocks in beamer/beamerposter?

This input to pdflatex (whatever version of texlive is on Debian/squeeze) \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[orientation=portrait,size=a3,scale=0.9]{beamerposter} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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multi-page two column table in a single column document

I have looked through and tried quite a few probable solutions but am unable to get this right. I am posting the best minimal example I currently have of what I am trying to accomplish here. Being ...
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How to implicitly specify column width (in a columns-like environment)?

I am using the columns environment in Beamer-documents like this: \begin{columns} \begin{column}{0.8\textwidth} %% \end{column} \begin{column}{0.2\textwidth} %% ...
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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 ...