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

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Vertical bar/rule table alignment

Would anyone know how to set up a vertical bar in the table so it is proportional at both ends of the table? Code: \newcolumntype{L}{p{0.00\textwidth}} ...
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Rule at the end of chapter: vertical and horizontal aligning

I want to place in the end of the chapter a short horizontally centered line, aligned vertically in the proportions of 2:3. Everything works except of the horizontal alignment. MWE: ...
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miktex-makemf source file not found(subfont hbf2gf)

I was writing in TexMaker when an error suddenly occurred after i compiled. The error that shows up on every build is: Process started Running miktex-makemf.exe... miktex-makemf: The ...
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Creating rule inside environment that is same width as text

I have an environment which left and right skips are set to same value. Inside it I have a text and a rule below that text. I want rule to have exactly same width as text above it. (Similarly to what ...
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Create a heading with a horizontal bar interrupted by text

I'm trying to create a command that creates text to look like the image attached. Specifically, I want a develop a command, say we call it "CenterTextWithLine", such that I type: ...
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How to draw a rule without knowing its specific width?

I am trying to improve my CV which I am writing using LaTeX. I want to show section headings something like this But I do not know how to; Add white space next to the section title, which is ...
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How to colour \hrule

I am trying to display a coloured \hrule. This discussion implies wrapping the \hrule in a \textcolor should do, but that adds an ugly extra vertical space above the \hrule. Other questions on ...
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Overfull hbox in rule below chapter title

I am writing a report with the KOMA-Script class scrreprt. Below each chapter title, I am creating a rule which goes all the way to the end of the paper: This actually works fine, but creates an ...
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What is the default length of \hrule?

When used without parameters, what varfiable controls the length of \hrule? I.e., how can I change the default length of \hrule, other than adding parameters to each instance -- say, to affect ...
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Are there spaces between rules of the tables, how can I delete them?

\documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twoside,openright]{book} % \usepackage{geometry} % \geometry{ % a4paper, % total={210mm,297mm}, % left=20mm, % right=20mm, % top=20mm, % bottom=20mm, % } ...
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How to create a vertical line before a paragraph?

I want to make a formatting like the following in my document: | Remark: | This is my remark. I made an environment to encapsulate the remarks but i do not manage to create a vertical line that ...
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Adding line after section heading

I am trying to add a horizontal line (like \hrule) that starts just after each section's heading, fills the rest of the line, and is vertically aligned with the heading, as shown below. To do so, I ...
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Removing horizontal lines and adding page number to cover letter template

I would like to use Matthew Miller's LaTeX template for cover letters, but since my cover letter is about 2 pages long, I need to do the following: Remove the horizontal line at the end of each ...
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\hrulefill not working as expected in \newcommand

I'm trying to make a simple new command for that creates a break in the text for a "Question and Answer" block preceded and succeeded by a horizontal line. With the existing code (listed below) the ...
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Centering of content below cmidrule

I'm trying to figure out how I can center the columns below a multicolumn statement with a very long text because my current result does not look fine. I didn't find anything related but it is also ...
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drawing music staves with \rule loop

I want to draw blank music staves using nothing but \rule in a loop. (I know there is MusiXTeX and Lilypond, not to mention Tikz, but really, I just want some horizontal lines.) In this example, the ...
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long double line for title

How can I make a long double line for a title like the picture What I have at the moment is this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{wasysym} \begin{document} \def\doubleunderline#1{% ...
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Add double hline in table below caption

I would like to insert a double \hline below the caption in my table. The caption is positioned at the top of my table. MWE is below. The %\hline \hline line is where I would like the double \hline ...
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Add more space after a dashed rule in biblatex

Following typographic conventions, I'm using a three-em rule in dashed entries in my bibliography. I feel, however, that there is too little space between the rule and the following period. As the ...
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if statement problem

I am having a problem with some code and I could use some help. I have been using this implementation for a long time now and no problems before. Here is how I store all my variables ...
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Draw horizontal lines like open and close brackets

I need to draw two horizontal lines which look like open and close brackets: ___________________________________________________________________ | ...
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Why does a \hrule need text around it to be drawn?

Why does a \hrule need text around it to work? Example that does not draw a line: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} %foo \hrule %bar \end{document} If one removes the % before %foo or %bar ...
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TabularX Vertical Border Missing

Why is my table missing a little bit of its vertical rule near the top/right (just below where it says "Sets")? Context: I'm making fractions worksheets for students, many of whom will have diverse ...
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Extending fullwidth into one margin

I'm working on a résumé which places section headers in a widened left margin. I'd like to use a fullwidth environment for the heading at the top of the page. Formally speaking, this would extend ...
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Formatting table lines in landscape using tabularx: they stop halfway through

The lines in the table somehow stop halfway through the table. Any advice would be much appreciated! \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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\titleformat (in titlesec) doesn't show any horizontal line for chapter

I have been trying to get a simple thing working with titlesec: getting a horizontal line under each chapter. There are many tutorials, documents and questions on TeX that explain how this can be ...
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How do I make unruled footnotes within an environment?

I have a single environment, fancyfoot, in which I would like footnotes to have no rules. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \newenvironment{fancyfoot}{ \renewcommand{\footnoterule}{} ...
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Is it possible to define a dotted version of `\vrule`?

The \vrule primitive has a nice charcateristic: it has the ability of adapting itself to the height and depth of the enclosing box: \documentclass{article} ...
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Changing width of table lines

We know that by adding \setlength\arrayrulewidth{xpt} changes the thickness of all the table lines. If I wanted to change specific table lines, how to do it? \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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Horizontal line under header background

I made a function that displays a header background. However, there supposed to be a horizontal line right under the background image, that goes from very left to very right with no margins. This is ...
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scrbook - How to add one horizontal line above and one below the chapter-entry without (!) using titlesec?

I want to add one horizontal line above and one below the chapter-entry as well. Before using the scrbook-class, I used this simple solution made by titlesec-package: \newpagestyle{headrules}{ ...
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Is there an easy way to create a partial \toprule?

Is there a relatively simple equivalent to \cmidrule (a partial horisontal line in a table) but with the characteristics of a \toprule? It seems the booktabs package does not provide a \ctoprule ...
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Removing header line and page number

I'm writing an article, and it gives me a line at the top of the page on which there's a page number. I want to remove both the line and the page number. I tried this to remove the line but it didn't ...
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vertical and horizontal line in a matrix

I want to create a bmatrix on the right \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \begin{bmatrix}[c|c] _B[T]_B ...
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Vertical stacked parboxes: Spacing and Calculating

I need a table which will work in twocolumn mode and can span over multiple pages. Since I've given up with supertabular (too buggy, too less control), I wrote a simple solution for my purposes with ...
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Drawing footnote separator line

Footnotes have a horizontal line above them, separating them from the body text on the page. How can I draw this line in a different context? I also would like the to vary the length of the line.
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\hrule underlining of subsection titles

I want an underlining of my subsection titles - a horizontal line that extends the whole page width like a \hrule. I tried the answer from this question which is to add these lines: ...
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How to align a dashrule?

I've been playing around with the dashrule package. But easy as it's shown in the manual, I don't get a proper alignment or width from the dashlines. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{dashrule} ...
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Section title ruler on right side center-aligned

I want do exactly this: http://www.latex-community.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=44&p=42626 But as a general command for all subsection titles. I have the feeling that I am going to use the ...
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How to make a fancy rule under a line of text in ConTeXt

I've (mis)used LaTeX on and off for the past 10 years and am now trying out ConTeXt, mostly because it allows alignment to a baseline grid. I'd like to produce a rule (line) below some text such that ...
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Tune rule height in ruled float

I'm using float package to get floating environment with rules. I want to tune height of rules in ruled style for floatings of the package. Namely, I want bottom rule to be as thick as top one (like ...
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horizontal line/rule in column vector

Trying to generate a column vector with a horizontal line/rule separating top half of the vector from the bottom half. Am starting from the following MWE: ...
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\rule + memoir in \title Paragraph ended before \reserved@a was complete

I'm trying to make my customized title, but error happen with memoir (and not with article). \documentclass{memoir} \makeatletter \def\printtitle{% {\centering ...
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How to trim the length of \toprule

I want to be able to trim the left and the right of a \toprule and \bottomrule as you can do with \cmidrule(lr){<column range>}. My attempted solution using \cmidrule[\heavyrulewidth]{<column ...
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Vertical line in the middle of the page

How can I get a vertical line in the middle of the page ? and I want also to write same text in the right and the left of the vertical bar (like this example) : I tried \rule but i don't know how to ...
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How to add vertical space after \hline without breaking vertical lines in a table

I have seen similar questions on the matter (Question 1, Question 2) of adding vertical space and not breaking vertical lines, the solutions suggested are to add space after the \\ using \\[0.1cm] for ...
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Horizontal line next to section heading

I have found good methods for adding a line over or under a section heading. A horizontal line that fills the whole width. Is it possible to add such a line extending the rest of the width placed ...
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Draw Dash-like midrule in table environment

I could draw most parts of this table. But I have no idea how to draw dash-liked midrule. Thanks a lot. \begin{table} \captionsetup{labelformat=empty}\ \centering \caption{REVENUE INTEREST}\ ...
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Center text between horizontal lines extending to the margin on either side

I'm wondering how to make something like this: ---------------------------------- Text ------------------------------------- In words: the text is centered. There is some space between the ...
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How do I create a header that has a colored box with page number, Chaptername, and also a line across the textwidth after it?

I would like to create a fancy header that looks like this. I am writing a two-sided book with a5paper.