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Column and row padding in tables

How do you guys go about controlling column padding in tables? Update To clarify, I'm looking for a way to control both vertical and horizontal padding. So, if I had a simple table like in the ...
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Three columns for only part of the page

Currently I'm working on a resume, but I'm having trouble getting the formatting I want. An example of what I'm trying to do can be seen here - however, I couldn't even get that to work right ...
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Alignment inside the table in tabular

I created a table, but the last column is moved to the left, although I set it as central. I cannot find what I am doing wrong, so if someone can suggest me how I can solve my problem I would be very ...
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How can I synchronize page-breaking text across columns?

tl;dr: Like footnotes, but on the side (easy part). These notes must be on the same page as their reference points, so the "main text" needs to break whenever the notes break. I'm trying to produce ...
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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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Grouping of aligned table columns in combination with multicolumn and a long header

I want to create a table with three pairs of columns. The pairs should be identifiable based on the horizontal distance between the different pairs of columns. Each pair of columns consists of a ...
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Horizontal enumeration in multiple columns with custom labels

I have a question based on what I found here. I was hoping to change the labels of these items from numbers to a word followed by a number. In particular, I would like to see: Problem 1: stuff here ...
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Gaps between columns are too wide in Latex (or Lyx)

I am writing up my dissertation and this particular table has bothered me for a while. I've tried many ways to shorten length, shrink the table (which I really want to avoid because I want to have ...
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Beamer, \column, pspicture: is this a bug, what am I doing wrong?

Here are my two examples, both don't render correctly: the position of the text relative to the pspicture is wrong in both versions. [Edit:] More precisely, the text and the picture are supposed to ...
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Why does columns cause emergency stop in Beamer?

I am working on a Beamer presentation with columns. When I run: \begin{frame}[fragile] \frametitle{Example} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{0.415\textwidth} \begin{figure} \centering ...
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How can I make the appendix one column to fit my very long equations? And also keep equations from running off the page?

The rest of the document is two columns, just the appendix needs to be one column to fit the equations. Here is the code, any help greatly appreciated! ...
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Wrapping text and changing column width in latex table

I recently asked for help in reducing the width of my tables to that of the text for my thesis. The answer worked perfectly for tables with lots of small columns but not ones containing lots of text. ...
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How do I draw a vertical dotted line separating two columns?

multicol or memoir would be preferred. \columnseprule, I understand, is responsible for drawing a solid vertical line between columns. Is there a parsimonious way to achieve the following? ...
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How does the \newcolumntype command work?

I'm a StackExchange and LaTeX newb trying to figure out tables and tabularx. Sometimes I copy code but don't actually know what I'm doing or why it works or fails. Can someone explain to me how the ...
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Multicolumn lists, don't break item, don't vfill list

\begin{itemize} \setlength\itemsep{-0.5em} \begin{multicols}{2} \item[1] 12-ounces package fully cooked chicken sausage links, sliced \item[4] cloves garlic, thinly sliced \item[1] 19-ounces can ...
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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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how to use inline syntax highlighting from mint inside tabular column

I want to display single lines (not whole blocks) of code in a tabular column. The result should work with longtable as well. I defined a shorthand for inline highlighting using minted. It allows to ...
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beamer: column background color

How do I change the background color of a column in Beamer? (the entire column) (This is a simple question, but for the life of me, I cannot not find an answer.) Example: \documentclass[t]{beamer} ...
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How do I put align elements into fixed columns?

I want an "align" equation in one column and a text table in the other column. In LaTeX, it seems that "tables" and "columns" are separate but overlapping mechanisms. In LaTeX, "columns" seem to be ...
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Float(s) lost: Problem (Possible) from afterpage + double-column

I am working on a package which allows for figures with many subfigures which can break over multiple pages. So far, my figureSeries package is working in most scenarios, except that I sometimes get ...
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Two-column note

I have to write a thesis and I want to use Latex but I don't know how to do this thing: I want to write a one-column text in the top of the document, and I want to create a table with 2 column that ...
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How to make vertical alignment of columns different in Beamer?

I try to make a frame in which I indicate a figure on the right side and add a description about it on the left side. I want the description top-aligned and the figure center-aligned, but I have ...
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Table value alignment

I have a table that looks like this. I generate it using: \begin{table*} \centering \caption{ The parameters obtained from the fit for the real-space correlation function \xir{} on the sample with ...
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Adjust space between two columns

I am trying to create columns in beamer presentation. I am using the following code: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Deep Learning and Autoencoders} The visualization derives from the weight normalization ...
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Resizing graphic to show relative size

I have divided my frame in two columns. Both columns have titles,picture,itemized text as in how to add title to column with graphics the only difference is that I am adding graphics in my frame as ...
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Fix column width of table

I have two tables in this code: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \begin{document} \title{} \author{} \date{\today} \maketitle \section{Header} \begin{table}[!htbp] \centering \footnotesize ...
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How to add full page table in two column style?

here is my table code : % Please add the following required packages to your document preamble: % \usepackage{multirow} % \usepackage[table,xcdraw]{xcolor} % If you use beamer only pass ...
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Spacing within brackets of a matrix

I am trying to add extra space after the left bracket and before the right bracket in a matrix. I've changed the column spacing with \arraycolsep, but I also want the entries right aligned. I can ...
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Problem with tabular

It's my first time utilizing latex, and I can’t get rid of this problem. im doing an article with two columns, using \begin{multicols}{2} but the problem, is that when I put a table with ...
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Beamer columns misaligned vertically

I'm trying to pu my beamer TOC on two columns and I have this problem. When I divide my page in two equal columns, the left column is vertically misaligned. \begin{frame}[plain] \frametitle{Le ...
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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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Adjusting column size in Latex table

I am using the code below to get a simple table but I need to adjust the width of each column. \begin{table}[H] \centerline{ \begin{tabular}{|c|c|} \hline \textbf{Group} & \textbf{Count} \\ ...
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minipage with page break

I'm using LaTeX for writing math tests. Every task I wrap into an environment, which I defined like this: \NewEnviron{beispiel}[1]{\begin{minipage}[t]{0.76\textwidth} \BODY \end{minipage} ...
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Columns in a answer-sheet. The second and third column numbered continuously?

I used this instruction by Herbert to prepare my own answer-sheet. However, I have one problem with a numeration of the second and third column. I want to have the second and third column numbered ...
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How can I left-and-right justify text in columns in Beamer?

I have a slide like the following: \begin{frame} \frametitle{two columns} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.5\textwidth} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Aenean commodo ligula ...
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Table with COLSPAN and ROWSPAN together?

I need help with my table. I need to (probably) mix row and colspan (see right bottom corner and 2 columns in the center) but i do not know how. Also I need more lines (questions) in 4th column - is ...
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Paragraph column problems

This is maybe noob question but i have problem with paragraph column type 'm'. I was trying a lot of combinations but this problems i can not solve: Text with in is not in the middle (vertical). ...
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Enumerating inside multi column environment

I'm typesetting a list of high school exercises. I want create a list in the following form Exercise 1 Exercise 2 Exercise 3 Exercise 4 Exercise 5 Exercise 6 Exercise 7 Exercise 8 I'm ...
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How to change the size of the right/main column in the koma-moderncvclassic?

I am using the koma-moderncvclassic package to re-create my CV. How can I manipulate the size of the right side column using so the column width matches the page layout respectively the width of the ...
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Individual equations in multiple columns with individual numbering

I have a number of short equations and I want to show them in two columns. Essentially: A = B (1) || C = D (2) E = F (3) || G = H (4) I first tried the flalign environment (I would prefer this ...
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Make a sentence into two lines to make column width narrower.

I have a table that has multiwords and columns \documentclass[12pt, twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum \begin{table}[ht] ...
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Beamer bibliography in two columns on multiple frames?

Is it possible to put a bibliography in beamer presentation, in two columns spanning via several frames? I have \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks]{Reference} \bibliographystyle{alpha} ...
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How to merge several columns as one column for a table like this?

How can I edit this table in order to have one column, for example, let's say I have this table: \documentclass[10pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{siunitx} ...
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How do I break lines in a multirow setup (and column names)?

I was trying both break lines in the cells of my first column and in some column titles. I've tried the suggestion of using \pbox. But it does not seem to work. I've looked already for some answers ...
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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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Beamer - building footnote example with columns and minipage

While trying to construct a beamer slide illustrating usage of the \footnote command I hit upon the following problems. When I compile a slide with the following code: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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beamer: Top-aligning columns within a top-aligned frame

According to section 3.10 of the beamer manual, the t option top-aligns either every frame (when used as a class option) or a single frame (when used as optional argument of a frame environment). ...
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Beamer: subdividing the frame

I have the following code: \setbeamercovered{transparent} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Verification of the Model} \begin{columns} \column{0.5\textwidth} \begin{enumerate} \item<1> Sandia 5 meter ...
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Beamer presentation: Fixed position of Block in the second column

I have a frame which i devide it in 2 columns. The first one for an image.The second one for some blocks: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Buoy design} \begin{columns} \column{0.38\textwidth} ...