{longtable} is a package for making tables that can be broken across pages.

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Lots of text in one table cell

I need to place lots of text in one table cell. I tried to use longtable, but it seems to work, say, only on a row basis and gives terrible result in case when one row isn't fit in a page. Something ...
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How to combine ‘float’ and ‘longtable’ packages functionality

I want to use exact placement for my table. As I read on SO it can be done with [H] option for table environment provided by ‘float’ package. But this doesn't seem to work with longtable which I have ...
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How to use Spanish Unicode characters while wrapping text in a longtabu cell

Some time ago i referred to this stack exchange to solve the problem of wrapping long text in a longtabu cell. The provided solution worked, but now my requirements have changed to having to be able ...
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how to make longtable continue a long row to next page?

I have a long table of 4 rows. I'd like help to make the table look better. (based on comments, this is not possible to do using longtable. Is there a different table environment or package I can use ...
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Problem with 'longtable' and the width of the table

I'm using the package longtable to define a table in two pages but it has too much width when I write long text in a cell that fills until the border of the page and doesn´t have room for all the ...
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How to combine bigdelim and alternate row coloring inside a longtable in LyX? [duplicate]

It seems that it's quite a conflict to use some big (multirow) delimiter (bigdelim) and applying alternate row coloring inside a longtable at the same time (using LyX). The following example ...
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Longtable: Double header caused by a page break in front of the table

when i place a longtable at the bottom of the page a page break occurs and the table starts at the next page. This is absolutely correct and the expected behaviour. But instead of the first header i ...
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Using longtable inside xparse \NewDocumentEnvironment

I am trying to create a wrapper for the longtable environment and it works fine with the standard \newenvironment command. Now I want to use \NewDocumentEnvironment from the xparse package to allow ...
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Longtable captions do not wrap inside threeparttable environment

I'm using the threeparttable package to automatically wrap my captions to table width. However, I occasionally need to use longtable to split a table across multiple pages. When I do so, the caption ...
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Caption appears with ugly head at end of longtable

I want to put a lengthy caption at the end of a table, and, as currently formatted, the caption doesn't fit on the page with the last row of the table. The result is a rather ugly header on the last ...
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Using longtabu with multicolumn produces errors sometimes

I have a document which uses the longtable package as well as \multicolumn to have certain cells which span multiple columns. This seems to work just fine: \documentclass[10pt]{report} ...
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Row-wise and Column-wise break of extra wide tables, and add a proper label

There is a question "Column-wise break of extra wide tables" Column-wise break of extra wide tables and a very useful answer to it. \documentclass[twoside]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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Command \longtable* already defined

When I compiling latex the following error occurred. Can any one help on this? ! LaTeX Error: Command \longtable* already defined. Or name \end... illegal, see p.192 of the manual. ...
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How to prevent longtable to put header alone in one page

How to prevent longtable to put header alone in one page like in image below. I used endhead to prevent this but this will print the header on each page. Sorry I don't give MWE because I haven't ...
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How to split a long table into pages with multicolumn in each page?

I have a very long table (64 rows) with 14 columns. I split it with lontable package, but it keeps error for multicolumn syntax. Any suggestion please? part of the table is here: And I couldn't ...
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Table column partially colored and how to vertically center text inside table

I have this MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{colortbl} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \usepackage{multirow} ...
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longtable counter

please forgive me if this has already been answered, but i could not seem to find a resolution on any of the boards. i have a longtable that spans multiple pages. I would like to add a footnote at ...
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Longtable in two pages

I have a table over two pages. Every question of my table is separated with \miderule. However one question is quite long. I want this to span over two pages but because I structured it with midrule ...
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Prevent page break after \midrule in \longtable

I'm trying to tell longtable to only issue a page break at one specific point (by using \\*. Putting a \midrule anywhere near that point causes a page break after the midrule, and not where I want it ...
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Longtabe + multirow + page break

I have with longtabu and multirow. Latex does not display them properly in a page break. \begin{longtabu}{| X[2,l] | X[2,l] | X[2,l] |} \captionsetuptableBegin \caption{Main Objects} ...
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Really big table troubles

I have a really big problem here. I have to insert a big table in a document. No matter how I tried to make it smaller, my boss does not want it to be changed. He made it using word, and I have to ...
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hyperref for longtable jumps to first page of PDF [closed]

I have have longtable in my document, but when I click the caption name in the list of tables, or any reference to the table (using \ref{tab:table label}) it takes me to the first page of the document ...
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Long table to fit on 2 pages

In a middle of a page I have a long table with a lot of maths formulas and I would like to make it fit on 2 pages automatically. Here the code : \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{article} ...
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Moving a table all the way to the left side of the Page

I'm having trouble with a table I have made. It is too long and goes off of the page to the right. I have already made the font smaller and made the page landscape. What I need to do is have the ...
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How to color a single cell in a longtable [duplicate]

We are using XeLaTeX and the longtable package to visualize information, one of those reports must have a colored cell. A single cell, not the entire row. An example output is here: Is there a way ...
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Automating hline in longtable spanning many pages

Typesetting a document with lots of multipage longtables, How is it possible to automate a \hline at end of page. \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Write an extremely wide equation in LaTeX

How do you write an extremely wide equation in LaTeX without any type of breaks/align/. Do you need a special type of class? Can one use A3 or bigger format? It's not for printing rather just to ...
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Different vertical alignment with multirow

I have longtable with multirow: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{makecell,array} \begin{document} { ...
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Longtable & siunitx

So this is the first time I am attempting to use the longtable package and for some reason, I can't even get MWE to run - Pdflatex gets stuck after loading the booktabs package. I honestly can't see ...
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Caption of table is too small and does not align with other captions of tables

I am making a paper and for one table I have to use the longtable package, after struggling a lot I am almost done with this table. One problem left, the caption does/header of the table is too small ...
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Longtabu, \tabucline placed on wrong page

See the following longtabu axample: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{tabu} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \tabulinesep=1.5mm % <---- ...
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Caption in the outer margin using longtable within a tufte-latex document

The tufte-latex class has a page layout with a wide margin on the side; the class redefines the figure and table environments so that the captions are put in the margin, side to side with the floating ...
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Long text in multirow

I have long text in a multirow cell. And the text takes more rows than the rows in the second column. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{longtable} ...
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Displaying caption of a long table on multiple pages

I'm trying to display a table on three pages. What's the best way to display captions on these three pages and how to do that, please? \documentclass{report} \usepackage{longtable} \begin{document} ...
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Is it possible to pagebreak a longtable if the next “n” amount of rows won't fit on page?

I want to produce a longtable where some "elements" consist of multiple rows (see picture). I want the longtable to pagebreak if the next element doesn't fit in the table. Is there a way to tell ...
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Creating a table fitting one column of a two column style page

I want to create a table, in a two column style page (IEEEtran) but I want the table to fit only one of the columns. The table which I make is exceeding the single column width of the page. Please ...
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How to generate a “<section>-continued” heading after page-break which works with longtable?

I have read the question and answers about the "-continued" heading. The code given in the answers doesn't help me. Thats why I am posting a follow-up-question here. I want to re-display the ...
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Using a fp variable in a longtabu header

So, I am using the tabu package (which I need to use over tabular others for several reasons) to make a long table spanning several pages. This table contains currency amounts in a column, and I'd ...
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Updating length variable inside longtabu working strangely

I have a table, and I want one column to show a running total on each line, i.e., it has to show the total of the values of another column up to that row. I thought about accumulating the total into a ...
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Longtable LoT 'Table' caption

I am writing my master thesis using the provided styles by the faculty. Some of my tables were too long, so I used longtable package. However, in list of tables, tables created with longtable don't ...
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In list of tables,longtable caption repeats equal to the number of pages occupied by a long table

In list of tables,longtable caption repeats equal to the number of pages occupied by a long table. i only want to show the caption and pagne number once for a whole long table.
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How to achieve same table width with different column numbers

I have to print several tables with distinct number of columns. I'm using lingtable because sometimes these tables contains over 300 rows each. Here's the problem. Even defining a fixed width in cm, ...
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Help formatting longtable for landscape oriented table

I am having trouble setting up the code using longtable for a table that will span multiple pages and be presented in landscape format. It will not show the "continued on next page" tag or "Continued ...
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Missing \cr inserted [closed]

I have a problem with the tabu environment. When I compile my code starting my longtable with \documentclass{srrreprt} \usepackage{tabu} \usepackage{longtable} \begin{document} ...
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Head line alignment of top row in a long table

I am unable to set alignment (right aligned) of the top row of long table. \documentclass[english]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[latin9]{inputenc} \usepackage{array} ...
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Reducing Row Height in a Longtable

How can we change the line spacing in a long-table? I used package setspace and \linestretch command, but its not working. Minimal Example is attached. \documentclass[english]{article} ...
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How to break table horizontally [duplicate]

I would like to know how I can break a table horizontally without reverting to landscape the page. I did not find anything about this issue. In my special case (s. code down below), I would like to ...
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How to suppress hyphenation in figure and table captions?

To suppress hyphenation in section names I use \hyphenpenalty=10000 in \titleformat command. Is there any similar way to suppress hyphenation in figure and table (and longtable) captions?
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Help cannot spread a long table across two pages in a in two columns page

I urgently need your help. I checked the whole TEX.StackExchange, but for last 4 hours could not solve anything. Please help :) It is quite difficult to explain the question, so would better show it ...
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Long table inserting multiple table headers on same page

Sometimes on a longtable I get broken output. It will insert the non-first table header at the top of the page. It's very rare and only seems to happen when there's a very specific amount of space ...