{rules} is about drawing lines (also called rules). Popular packages are {booktabs} (which provides high quality table rules) and {dashrule}.

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Underline a page head

I have the following code: \documentclass{article} \makeatletter \renewcommand\ps@headings{ \def\@evenhead{foo bar} \def\@oddhead{foo bar} } \makeatother \begin{document} \pagestyle{headings} ...
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\hrule with vertical margin

Is it possible to specify a vertical margin for \rule or \hrule? When I say abc \hrule def the line "touches" the text above and below, so I would like it to have a margin of about 1mm.
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hrule inside minipage refuses to show up

Inside a minipage, \hrule doesn't seem to do anything unless there is already some material inside the minipage. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \hrule width\textwidth\relax \noindent ...
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How to change width of concrete \hline in table?

How can I change concrete \hline width? Maybe does anything exist like \hline[2mm]? PS: \setlength{\arrayrulewidth}{2mm} is inadequate in my situation because it changes all lines width in a table.
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Remove whitespace generated with \rule [duplicate]

I am trying to create a simple edge border to an a4 sheet using the \rule command \newgeometry{left=0cm,right=0cm, top=0cm, bottom=0cm} \hbox{ % Horizontal box %\hspace*{0.1\textwidth} % Whitespace ...
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Best way to include a line under title

I'm trying have a line that spans the width of the page after my name and title. Something that looks similar to this: I am hoping that there's a document class that will allow me to do it easily, ...
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Memoir: Change color of header rule when using a copied pagestyle

Using memoir class, I am trying to change the color of the header's rule as proposed in Set header and footer rule color in memoir. However, the following code won't change the rule's color: ...
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insert \hline in datatool importing .csv

I'm trying make a table with the datatool package and a .csv created from an Excel file. I'd like this code to be as generic as possible since I will have to import a lot of .csv in this document. ...
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Formatting a specific cell in a table

I am trying to format a table with no success. I basically trying to add a line after the case 3 (first set). There should basically be a separation between the first set of cases (after -7) with the ...
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Divide hline when double lines for columns appear, so to make separated columns

I want to create a table where for each cell, its lines do not cross the lines of other cells. Here is a minimal example \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{*{2}{|c|}}\hline ...
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Can I draw an end-of-proof box this way with \hrule and \vrule?

Does this end-of-proof box look all right? \documentclass{article} \newcommand{\proofbox}{\vbox{\hrule height0.75pt\hbox{\vrule height1ex width0.75pt\hskip0.5em\vrule width0.75pt}\hrule ...
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How to get row height in tabular?

I want to calculate row height that I could change tabular vertical rule. Everything is fine if I don't use superscript. But with superscript I don't get correct height of vertical line (\vline). ...
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Some logic for the epigraph length

In the beginning I wanted a way to specify the rule length for each \epigraph call. But after the suggestion given here, I ended up with some code that calculates the length of the rule like this: it ...
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Last column vertical rule missing

I'm dealing with the powerful tabularx environment. I was able to obtain a nice table, except for the last column. I need seven columns in total, but at the end I got another half column. I can't ...
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How can I draw a vertical line on a slide in beamer without affecting the positions of any other elements on the page?

Consider the following beamer frame \begin{frame} \frametitle{Foo Bar} \includegraphics[scale=0.18]{figures/Fig1.pdf} \includegraphics[scale=0.18]{figures/Fig2.pdf} \end{frame} Currently, they are ...
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Is it possible to produce a comparison network

Is it possible to produce a comparison network, similar to the one shown in the diagram here: I've looked at using \rule's, but I can't get them to produce lines in my code. Also how can I add a ...
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How to change the vruler font size and how to hide the particular page

I am using the vruler package for creating the line numbers. My need is to adjust the vruler fontsize slightly big. I don't know how to adjust the vruler font size. The second thing is I am creating ...
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Very slight discontinuities in table borders

Tables in LaTeX all seem to have slight discontinuities in the outside vertical borders - little notches that are only really visible if you zoom in. Example: \documentclass{article} ...
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Help understanding Rules and Leaders in a memoir chapter head

In another post I was given the code to create a header for my Memoir chapter. I wanted some text between a horizontal double-rule, like so: ========= Hello World======== Chapter Name (see ...
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How to use booktab or type this Table in REVTex4 / REVTex4-1

I wish to type this table in REVTex, however, the code below does not work for \documentclass{revtex4} but only for \documentclass{article}: \documentclass{revtex4} ...
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Redefining \toprule to default line thickness to use in tables

How can I change the width of a line in a table produced by \toprule to a default of 0.25em? I know it would be something along the lines of \renewcommand{\toprule}{??} but what would be in the ...
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Extending a line in the Table

I wish to have a Table setting like the following graph with an extra line inserted between a and b. Namely, I wish to extend the line separating 1, 4 and 2, 5 to the line separating a and b. The ...
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Conditional table construction with datatool

The following minimal example creates a 3-row table width a horizontal rule separating rows 2 and 3: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents,datatool,booktabs} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} ...
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How do I add text above a long underscore in Plain Tex?

This is a follow-up to this question and the requirement for Plain TeX is still in place. I am trying to create the effect of floating a string (date) above the long underscore I create using the ...
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What should i do to put dash along the question itself? [duplicate]

I need to give a answer line along the question. what should I do? That is if I have a question like this.. The value of $\sin^2\theta+\cos^2\theta=______________$ What should I do to put dash ...
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How to add a footnote separator rule

I'm using \documentclass{IEEEtran}. I've tried the following but it doesn't work. \usepackage{fancyhdr} \renewcommand{\footrulewidth}{0.4pt}
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Is there a way to reduce the gap between double hlines (\hline\hline) in the tabular environment?

\documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{c | c} cell 1,1 & cell 1,2\\ \hline\hline cell 2,1 & cell 2,2\\ \end{tabular} \end{document} I would like to reduce ...
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The vertical lines in my tabular environment are scattered

I'm using pdflatex and have some trouble: the vertical lines in my tabular environment are all scattered. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{| l | c | l |} \hline ...
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How do I make a long underscore in Plain TeX?

I have looked at this question as well as here and here but I cannot figure out how to produce a long underscore in plain TeX, as in the following example. Date _____________________________ The ...
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Positioning of \hrule and \vrule

I try to construct a symbol from 4 rules, one horizontal and three vertical ones. \showoutput gives me the correct dimensions for all of them (see below). However, the horizontal one somehow ...
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i want the header line to reach over both the text and the marginnotes

I'm making a document with document class scrreprt, and used this to get the page numbering on the top of the pages, and a line on the top of the page \documentclass[11pt, twoside=semi, ...
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How do I make a very, VERY specific horizontal line?

I am having a lot of trouble while formatting my resume. Everything is done except for one last feather in my cap: I want to have a horizontal line (below the name title) that starts at the left side ...
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LyX command(s) to insert WYSIWYG horizontal line, for keyboard shortcut

Using the menu entry Insert > Formatting > Horizontal Line I can insert a WYSIWYG horizontal line into a LyX document. I want to figure out the internal command(s) used to do this so I can set up a ...
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vspace gets extremely large

I'm just writing my bachelor thesis and i got into some problems with vspace. To seperate definitions, theorems and so on, from the rest of the text i defined the following environment: ...
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\midrule splits vertical lines in table

I realise that the booktabs package does not want me to use vertical lines in my tables. However, I like vertical lines in my tables. Therefore, I am hoping there is a workaround to a problem that ...
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Unboxing \hrule's?

How do you unbox \hrules such as in this code sample: \setbox0=\vbox{1\hrule2\hfil\break3} \unvbox0 \setbox0=\lastbox % line 3 \unskip % \baselineskip \unpenalty % \break ...
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Length of horizontal footnote separator [duplicate]

I need to reduce the length of the horizontal line that separates text body from footnotes. I am a beginner, using report document class.
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lines above and below section

I'm currently using the code below for making section-like titles in a two-column document \newcommand{\titulo}[1] { \par\medskip \begin{noindent} \rule{\linewidth}{0.8pt} ...
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Beautify whitespace in math environment with aligned with hline

I'm kind of surprised I can't find this issue already addressed somewhere, it seems so basic: I want to typeset basic algebra solutions where you write an equation and then under it you write what ...
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How can I make a postcard template?

I would like to print some of my holiday photos as postcards. But sadly, all companies I have seen so far do not offer easy possibilities to create the back of the post card. So I want to make a ...
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vertical line in tabular and size

In the code below, how do I add a vertical line to separate the second column from everything to the right of it? Also, the content of the table is too wide horizontally. I can see though that if ...
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move \footnoterule to right

I would like to move a \footnoterule to right, by 3cm, to be aligned with a footgroup moved to right by 3 cm. I know that footnote rule use a \hrule To move the rule, I should put it in a \vbox, and ...
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header rule margin with boxes

I'm creating a document with a box in the header and an other one in the footer. But I would like to have the same space between the bottom of the top box and header rule and between the top of the ...
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Getting \rule to automatically break across lines

I am currently using \rule to insert blank lines into paragraphs of text in a document though the lines often go past the document margins. I know I can use \hrulefill to stay within the margins, but ...
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Lower hrulefill inside tabu

I'm trying to make a paper form. I want to draw a horizontal line for people to write on. I want that line below the baseline. I found a TUGboat on making forms that defines an \xfill command that ...
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Double lines and centered stars in a table

I have a table, but I have a problem with formatting it: \begin{table}[H] \centering % used for centering table \begin{tabular}{p{5cm} c c c c} \\ Case & Entscheidungsbäume & Neuronale ...
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Extend vertical line in table

The following code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \begin{table}[t] \centering \begin{tabular}{c|cccccccc} \hline id & \multicolumn{4}{c|}{Col1} & \multicolumn{4}{c}{Col2}\\ ...
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Problem with framelines in tables

I am having a problem with LaTeX at the moment, which I seem completely incapable of solving. I am trying to create a simple table which has 4 columns and (should have in the end) 36 rows, including a ...
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Resume header - format the line in the header

In resume class, when the file is created in the header is a long horizontal line. And this line appears on every page. How can I format the header to have the line only on the first page, but not on ...
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Colored horizontal line between two text

How I can get color horizontal line between two text ? I am using command \rule{16cm}{1mm}., Can any one suggest how to change the color of horizontal line.