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misalignment of column values in a tabular* / dcolumn table

I am using the following code to create a table for a paper I am writing in Overleaf. \usepackage{array} \usepackage{dcolumn} \usepackage{booktabs} \newcolumntype{d}[1]{D{.}{.}{#1}} ...
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How to omit the 1st column and 1st row

I am not able to omit the row line after the area range and that two column which meets till the top of table. How to resolve it? Here is my code \begin{table*}[h] \large \centering ...
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Charts side-by-side in a two column article

I wrote this latex but it does not look exactly as I want it. It is a two column article so the graphs should be two columns and the charts should flow through the two columns with two charts side by ...
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Long table - How can I shrink it without destroying the formatting and how can I wrap the titles of the columns?

I have this long table and I am struggling to find a way a) to wrap the titles of the 3rd and 4th column into two lines (Transmitted data that was unencrypted & Third party domains)and b) I ...
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Adjusting column width in siuntix table

I have a table that I am trying to adjust the column width of, to make it a bit smaller. I am using \renewcommand{\tabcolsep}{.00001pt}to do this. However, one column does not seem to respond to this ...
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Items in columns are not top aligned the same

If I'm using itemize inside a beamer column, the items are not the same way top-aligned as the items without a column. I want the symbols of both items in the images to be at the very same place. ...
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numbers too long to fit in a column

Hi I have the following code \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside]{report} \setlength{\textwidth}{16cm} \setlength{\oddsidemargin}{0pt} \setlength{\evensidemargin}{0pt} ...
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How I do I make enumerated lists in columns (see image)

How I do I make lists like the image below? Is there a package that will do something like this automatically? Something where I can specify the number of columns and it will space items ...
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Switching Column Type mid-page without page split

My current example looks like this; \documentclass[10pt,twoside,twocolumn]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[none]{hyphenat} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \section{I am a ...
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Decrease page margins

I have found a very neat template for a cv. The problem is that I cannot regulate the dimension of the single column, resulting in way too much space wasted on the sides of the page. I would love to ...
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Tabu or tabulongtable multicolumns

I want to use one of the tabu or tabulongtable environments to make a table where the middle two columns are matched in the first row. Now what I could do is this, which compiles but doesn't match ...
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How to set latex table columns from the rightmost margin?

I want to display a table in latex. Currently I have the following situation. \usepackage{array} \newcolumntype{P}[1]{>{\raggedright\arraybackslash}p{#1}} \begin{table}[h!] ...
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Spanning text across two columns in a 3 column page in LaTeX?

I can't seem to figure out how to span text across columns while preserving the continuance of the columns. I want to be able to accomplish this: Where column 3 is a continuation of column 2 despite ...
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Missing some vertical and horizontal lines n tabular environment with colour [duplicate]

I have about 20-30 tables, and sometimes the vertical/horizontal lines and borders won't show after I have added >{\columncolor[gray]{0.8}}. \noindent ...
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Execute a macro based on number of columns in tabular environment

I want to define a special case of the tabular environment where each column heading is underlined, but there is a gap between each underline, like this: \begin{tabular}{c c c c c} Col1 & Col2 ...
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Is there a way to make a block wrap from the column 1 to the column 2?

I am formatting a poster for my thesis presentation. It is in a beamer documentclass, and I am using blocks within a column environment to split up the information so that it looks nice. I have ...
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Dot-aligned table column with defined width

I am trying to specify a custom column command, taking a width parameter and aligning the column by the decimal point of the content. I am using the tabularx package to use columns with a ...
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Problem with typing column vector [duplicate]

\documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,latexsym, amssymb} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \usepackage{times} \begin{document} On ...
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How to have text appear with an image in two separate columns?

I would like to have an image appear with each main bullet point (I am trying to show the study species in question for each objective). Therefore, once "Species X" appears in the left column, Species ...
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Adding space between columns in a table

I notice that the space between each column of a table in LaTeX is not quite wide (at least for me). Is there any way to set this? I found the \hspace, but I don't get how to use this in the table.
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How can I place a column with three vertical images and a column with bulleted text in Beamer?

Title says it all! I would like to have text in one column on the left, and then have three images on the right to show the 3 study species in question. I am very new to LaTeX so I am not sure how to ...
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Add number or text left of itemize list

I'm trying to find out out to add what I guess is a caption to an itemize list that looks like the following: - Thing - Thing (1) - Thing - Thing - Thing I'm not sure how to achieve ...
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Ideal file path line breaking within a cell longtable tabu

I am creating a table which has file name, source and destination file paths, and a short description of each file. The description and flag fields have spaces so the line break can be automatic. ...
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Spacing after \vtop

There is insufficient spacing between the lines in the MWE, made using an \hbox filled with two \vtop boxes. \parindent=0pt \newdimen\linewidth \linewidth=4in \newdimen\colsep \colsep=1em ...
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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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Table row placement in case of linebreaks

I have a table with three columns which include a description, a short abbreviation, and a value. The description might be a very long entry, so I use the p columntype to break the lines ...
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Three and four images with captions in a Beamer frame

I have often used two columns and two images side by side in Beamer frame. But I could not get three one large and second column contains two small images or four images with captions in a single ...
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How to set column width in tabularx?

I have a table, how to set width of 6th row, so the widths of columns be 25%|25%|25%|25% ? right now my code of it looks like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Use arithmetic of counters inside \cline

I have a custom counter \myCounter set to, say 3. I need to produce such a table: The following code does not work: \documentclass{article} \newcounter{myCounter} \setcounter{myCounter}{3} ...
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define environment spanning two columns [duplicate]

In writing a two-column paper, I want to insert two figures. Fig. 1 has two subfigures (a) and (b); Fig. 2 has a single figure. So in total, there are three figures, each occupying about 1/3 of the ...
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Rescaling column widths in beamerposter package

I'm trying to make a poster with three columns. The left-most and right-most columns should be the same width, and the middle column should be wider than the other two. The poster should be 44 x 36 ...
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Space between columns in a tabular

I am trying to format the column space in a tabular. However by using Google I only found a global way to set every space the same (see code) with \tablecodesep. \setlength{\tabcolsep}{0em} \noindent ...
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multicol is creating weird behavior by leaving almost-blank pages

I am using the multicol package to create a three-column formula sheet. I am also using the mdframed package to write theorems, definitions, etc. in differently colored boxes. Here is the result: ...
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Conditional complex column type

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{ragged2e} % \newcolumntype{M}[1]{>{\hspace{0pt}\raggedright\arraybackslash}m{#1}} % ...
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Multiple columns with images and wrapped text in Beamer

I need a frame looking like the image below in beamer. The 3rd column will have multirow text with an equation. There are no horizontal lines, neither do I need the boxes around each of the columns. ...
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(Nearly) Width of page table with Multicolumn/Multirow and modified heights [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a header to go across a set of office documents; I tried to use the widetable package with multirow, but that didn't work. Here's the closest I've come so far, using ...
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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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How can I convince texcount that my use of \newcolumntype is perfectly valid syntax?

Note that not counting words is not an option. All journals in my discipline require a word count on submission, as do most anthology editors, conference organisers and other institutional powers. ...
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How can I input only certain columns using macros outside csvsimple?

I want to define a command, like \newcommand \Fruittype {Strawberries} and only input the data from the column that contains it. Can someone help me? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,hidelinks]{article} ...
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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 (only the strict necessary for printing). I also want to minimize ...
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Uneven Columns in two-column-Tables

I've been given the task of replicating this kind of table: I'm completely new to LaTeX, have literally started today but after looking around on forums I thought I'd give it a go. Here's my ...
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Convert a two-column class into a one-column

I am using tccv document class in order to create my academic and my working cv. However, I believe that an one-column variance of this class could be more convenient for my academic purposes. For ...
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How to make two lists of text appear side by side and lined up

I'm new to Latex and this forum. I want to make two columns of text: SAT:--------------------------SAT Subject Tests: Critical Reading: 800------------Biology: 800 Math: ...
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What is causing a blank column below wrapfigure until end of chapter?

It happens when a wrapfigure is placed (by the system, not by myself) beside an ExSheets question. This is a minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{book} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Deluxetable column header carrying over to next table

I have two tables, one is a deluxetable and the second is a landscaped longtable. The column header from the first table is being carried over to the second table, such that the second table has two ...
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Columns Environment Spacing

I'm making a poster using beamerposter and I'm having some trouble with column spacing. I want to have a column that spans the entire width of the poster for my title, institution, etc. and then 3 ...
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Auto-fit table column widths based on content

Is there any solution in LaTeX tables that implements similar functionality to MSWord's AutoFit?
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LaTex table - increase column width

I have a table - it looks densely packed. I would like to add width to the column 'test', 'p' and 'standardised beta'. Is there an easy way? Thanks. (It's the first time I use LaTex, so apologies if ...
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Rotate table without rotating text [duplicate]

I'd like to rotate some tables, but the text should not rotate. I have 10 tables, which are really long, but not very wide, which looks ridiculous. How can I switch rows and columns and keep the text ...
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PgfPlots - Data in one column to be plotted into separate graphs

I have a large amount of measured data, that I would like to plot. Data are organized into three columns where the first column provides a frequency, the second and third column are values measured at ...