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

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How can I make a table that takes up more than a single page?

I've got data that I need to include in a table, but there's a lot if it. I've played with the font size and table formatting as much as I can, but the table still won't fit on the page. Is there ...
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Column-wise break of extra wide tables

I have to plot geochemical data tables that are like this table , i.e. with a header column, but that have much more sample columns. When having too many columns, the table has to be broken at a ...
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Multi-page with Tabulary?

I know that you can combine tabularx and longtable functionality with either ltxtable or ltablex, but is there something similar for tabulary? My searching has come up dry when looking for any way to ...
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How to fit landscape multi-page table to textwidth

\usepackage{longtable} \begin{landscape} \begin{table}[!htb] \centering \resizebox{\linewidth}{!}{% \begin{longtable}{|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|} % Table here \end{longtable}% }% \end{table} ...
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How do I eliminate the vertical realignment when using arrayrulecolor with cmidrule?

I'm using consecutive \cmidrule commands in conjunction with \arrayrulecolor to alternately hide and unhide horizontal rules in a table. However, when \arrayrulecolor is used with \cmidrule, some odd ...
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How to repeat top rows (column headings) on every page

I have a big table which contains hundreds of rows. I want to repeat the top two rows on every page of the table. How can I do it in TeX?
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How to apply alternate row coloring in a longtable in LyX?

In attempting to apply an alternate table row coloring (using xcolor) in a longtable, one confronts, sooner or later, problems in compiling a PDF. In xcolor's documentation it is clearly stated, ...
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Strange line spacing effects in longtabu

I got some strange effect with longtabu: As you can see the line with λ seems to be closer to the above line than to the one below of it. I cant’t figure out why … This is the code with which I ...
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How to remove top and bottom whitespace of longtable?

I am using longtable instead of tabular environment and noticed that it puts some additional whitespace at the top and at the bottom of the table. Is there some way to remove it (something less hacky ...
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Is it possible to use tabularx inside a longtable environment?

Is it possible to use tabularx inside a longtable environment? If not, is there any way I can get the "X" funcionality of tabularx with the option of long tables ---In order for me to be able to ...
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Make a table span multiple pages

I have a table that takes up a full page, but I want it to start on a page that already has some text and then continue onto the next page (i.e. it's ok if the table gets broken up and spans two ...
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Caption at foot of long tables ('longtable' package)

I would like to ask a question about longtable package. I've already posted it in other forums. I have a long table (a several-pages-long one) using longtable package and I would like to add a table ...
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How do I set right alignment in a longtable column with a fixed width?

How do I set right alignment in a longtable column with a fixed width? I have \begin{longtable}{p{3cm}p{8cm}} and I'd like my first column to be aligned on the right.
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longtable in footnote leads to overfull page

While longtable is good at breaking across pages on a row-by-row basis, I'm having a problem with some of them in footnotes. It seems as though not enough space is being "guessed" regarding the size ...
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How to print subtotals in each page of a long table?

Some invoices need print a large list of items. In this case, and in my country, invoices must print the subtotal of the previous page for each break page, and add to the last subtotal the accumulated ...
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Vertical Alignment in multirow using cells with >1 lines

I want to vertically align (best would be to center) the text ("TEST") in the left (yellow) column of the following table. It works fine with multirow when every row has exactly the hight of one line: ...
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How to make longtable respect \nopagebreak in the beginning?

For the book I am typesetting now I need a table environment with the following abilities: Span over multiple pages; Allow \nopagebreak between two lines Do not ignore \nopagebreak before the ...
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Center wide longtable (not tabular or tabularx)

I have a long and wide table that does fit on A4 format, but is too wide for the text margins. I want that table to be able to spread over multiple pages, but I also want it to be centered on the ...
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pgfplotstable; longtable with caption and repeating header

I would like to use the pgfplotstable package in order to import data from a .csv file into a multi-page table. I would like for the table to have: a caption above it and its header to repeat at ...
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Best practices longtable

I have a long table with the explanation of 50 items (the MWE displays only 9). I believe this is hard to read. How do I make it easy to read? \documentclass[10pt,cleardoublepage=empty,twoside]{book} ...
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Resize longtable to width of landscape page [duplicate]

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{pdflscape} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{landscape} % \resizebox{\textwidth}{!}{ } ...
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How to disable pagebreak on \hline in longtable?

How to disable pagebreak on \hline in longtable? This is an example illustrating my problem: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside]{letter} \usepackage{longtable} \begin{document} ...
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Is there something like “sidewayslongtable”?

Unfortunately my table is too wide to use longtable. In sideways it fits on width. Unfortunately it's too long to fit on one page. Is there something like sidewayslongtable, a way to combine ...
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Longtable does not break correctly when used with \specialrule instead of \hline

I'm writing an application that generate latex code, therefore the solution must be the most generic possible to ensure that it will generate clean pdf all the time. I would like to let my users ...
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Formating captions in longtable tables

I'm typesetting my dissertation using Springer's svmono class. The class defines its own formatting of table and figure captions. I have a couple of multipage tables which I typesetted using longtable ...
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Vertical aligning in longtable environment

i have got a longtable that spans over many pages and contents both graphics and text. Now i want to align both columns vertically to the top, but the text column is being automatically parsed to the ...
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How can I repeat the header but not the caption with longtable?

I am trying to set up a longtable where the header is repeated on every new page but the caption only appears once at the top of the page. The table is defined as follows: \begin{longtable}{|l|l|l|} ...
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How to make a table smaller?

I am going make a table smaller in a paper which I am going to submit to a journal. I used \small but it does not make it small enough ?
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Change running heads in longtable (or other “long table” package)

In a longtable, I list items of several categories, including some data on them. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{longtable} \begin{document} \begin{longtable}{lll} \hline \textbf{These are ...
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vspace before itemize in a Table cell, tabular vs longtable

In the following MWE, one sees the difference between tabular and longtable, with respect to the vertical space before an itemize, inside a cell : \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Longtable caption numbering

I am trying to prevent a table from showing up in the list of tables. I used long table to create the table. This is the first table in my document. I know \caption*{} command should do the trick but ...
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Keep first column on every page of long sideways-table

I have a table with a lot of columns, so I am going to make it landscape.The very first column is a sort of header, so I would like to repeat it on every page. Is there a way to do that?
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longtabu and scrpage2: line breaks in page header cause compilation errors

Please consider the following MWE: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{longtable,tabu} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{scrpage2} \chead[Headline 1\\ Headline 2]{Headline 1\\ Headline 2} ...
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I don't use \centering, but why must I use \arraybackslash in my table?

I don't use \centering or \Centering in my table below. But I will get errors if I don't insert \arraybackslash. Question: What is \arraybackslash for? It seems so mysterious for me. Why must I ...
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Page breaks in table rows

I want to make a document that contains a synopsis of events, like YEAR HISTORY CULTURE SCIENCE 1770 History para- culture para- science para- ...
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How to obtain width of longtable?

I need to create multiple tables of the same width, one of them needs to be a longtable due to spanning multiple pages. I could set the width of all of them to a predefined value. However, I would ...
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Itemize inside longtable

I have the following (Non-working) example. \renewcommand*{\arraystretch}{1.8} \begin{longtable}{lcl} \caption{Summary of proven determinants for falling}\\ \toprule ...
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How to use a longtable with only one entry in the list of tables

I'm using longtable to spread my table over three pages. Unfortunately the caption is also added three times to the list of tables. Is is possible to have it displayed only once?
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Incorrect running heads on last page of a long table

I'm setting a table of logarithms. I'm using longtable, and it works well. Every line of the table has a markboth reference, like so: \textbf{1.03}\markboth{1.03}{1.03} & .01284 & .01326 ...
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Several caption problems in longtable and tabulary

I'm trying to typeset some multipage tables with tablenotes and repeating captions on each page. I found this question, which marries the longtable environment with tabulary. This is quite nice, ...
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longtable multirow problem with cline and nopagebreak

I have a problem using with the package lontable and multirow together. It seems that the \* is not avoiding the page breack, if I'm using \cline{i-j} just afterwards. Here the original code for ...
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Configure long table caption

I have to prepare several long tables in a conference proceeding book. Editor told me that I had to suppress captions of long tables on odd pages. Is it possible? EDIT: Minimal working example here: ...
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How to align this table fit the page-width?

I want to align this table. This is mycode \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage[left=15mm,right=20mm,top=20 mm,bottom=20mm]{geometry} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{longtable} ...
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Is it possible to force beamer to automatically create frames for the excessive data (in long table)?

I have a long table and all are important for sure. It will be tedious if I do trial and error adjustment for the excessive rows. Shortly speaking, how to force beamer to automatically create frames ...
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How to add vertical space struts after hline?

I know the table trick of adding "struts" in the first line after and the last line before a \hline. I use it throughout my document, and it looks good that way. However, now I am working within a ...
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Continue long table beside on the same page

I have a datatable in a CSV file and print it with pgfplotstable. I can split long datatables by making pgfplotstable use longtable instead of tabular environment; so far so good. My problem is that ...
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Adding a caption to a graphic inside a longtable

I have the following longtable : \begin{longtable}{|p{10cm}|} \hline some text \includegraphics[width=10cm,keepaspectratio]{\basedir some.png} some text\\ \hline ...
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Longtable vs. supertabular: Which is right for which job?

I have a fixed-column long table, with much text inside, that spans about three pages. I set it using the supertabular package, and for the most part it is working (I will still have to go back to ...
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Sidewaystable together with longtable?

I've a massive sidewaystable (code below). I've been trying different combinations of longtable, supertabular, lscape, rotating, sidewaystable, table, etc, and I can't get it to be sideways and also ...
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Help on converting table to longtable

How can I convert the following table to longtable with the same result (but being able to break across pages)? \begin{center} \renewcommand*{\arraystretch}{1.5} \begin{table}[h] \begin{tabular}{ ...