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

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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 3 cm to be aligned with a footgroup moved to right by 3 cm. I know that footnote rule uses 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.
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\arrayrulewidth does not work - different thickness

I'm using \arrayrulewidth to specify my rule's width/thickness, e.g. in tables: \taburulecolor{title} \arrayrulewidth=1pt \setlength{\arrayrulewidth}{1pt} % Definiert die Liniendicke von Trennlinien ...
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How to slash number at the picture below?

How to slash numbers how it done at the picture? It's the part of equation: \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb,amsthm,mathtools} ... \[ \begin{Bmatrix} (000)\\ ...
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Adding a hrule between hboxes decreases their vertical distance

Using pdftex. Given two sample programs test0.tex \vbox{ \hbox{X} \hbox{Y} } \bye test1.tex \vbox{ \hbox{X} \hrule \hbox{Y} } \bye gives the following outputs. test0.png test1.png So, ...
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ConTeXt: How to prevent new paragraph after \hrule in section heading?

I'm using ConTeXt, and trying to setup my document's subsection headings to start with a colored rule. However, any way I've tried doing this results in a rule placed a line higher than the heading ...
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How to add horizontal line after references (biblatex) and glossary title?

I need to have horizontal lines after each title. For table of contents this works with: \renewcommand{\cftaftertoctitle}{\vskip 3em \auftaktvz} and ...
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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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arara - How to see errors and pdf with in Texmaker Windows

How could we check the errors in TexMaker and also generate the PDF automatically? I am unable to do it for the moment. Using the following as comments I followed the installation process correctly ...
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FancyHdr top rule that is not full width

By default, fancyhdr includes a headrule separator line that spans the text width at the top of the page. Is there a (simpler) way to get the headrule (or footrule, for that matter) to span only, ...
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Caption of algorithm2e to the upper left corner without ruled option

I don't want to use ruled option, but still, I want the caption of my algorithm to be at the upper left corner. I tried \renewcommand{\@algocf@capt@plain}{above} but it only moves the caption ...
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Inserting a colored box to page background leaves gap

I'd like to have a colored box in the upper part of every page. Even though it's a simple task, I cannot make it work. Having looked for answers here and in the eso-pic package discription does not ...
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Signature line with dots and name below

In my LaTeX report I want to include a dotted signature line and my name below that line. As in the image. Can someone help me with the LaTeX code for that?
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Homework solution x columns

I'm writing a book and in its end, I write the exercises solutions. To become with a better layout, I use multicols environment, like this: \begin{multicols}{2} \setlength{\columnseprule}{0.4pt} ...
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Horizontal margin over each section?

How can I draw a horizontal margin over each section? This is what I want to achieve (horizontal line respecting margins) Cheers
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Placement of rules at the top or bottom of a page [closed]

I am writing a two-column document and I use \hrule to separate different sections. Once the \hrule reaches the top or the bottom of the page it stays there. Shouldn't for aesthetic reasons be placed ...
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Multiple tikz path fading in multiple directions

I'd like to create a theorem decoration. Here's a quick take on one: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \newcommand{\theoremname}{Theorem} \newcounter{theorem} ...
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How to make double lines to only one bold (thick) line

How to make the double lines to only one bold (thick) line ? \documentclass[french]{beamer} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{adjustbox} \usepackage{array} ...
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leave gap before and after \hrule

I'm using \hrule to draw a line that has the width of the text. Is there a safe way to leave a gap before and after the line? The plain code is: blablabla \hrule blabla And produces: Coming ...
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algorithm with partial borders/frames

I use the algorithm float environment for pseudocode and want some algorithms to span two pages. That works fine with \algstore and \algrestore. However, I would like to omit these borders at the end ...
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\rule not aligned

The \rules not aligned. I want to be in parallel to be each other and start from the same position horizontally. Here is the code: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \begin{document} \begin{titlepage} ...
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Multirow with strike through?

Could somebody give me a hint, why the \multirow doesn't work as it should? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multirow} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{c|c|c|c|c|c|} \emph{step} & 0 & 1 ...
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I need help width \rule

Minimal example: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \thispagestyle{empty} \begin{document} \begingroup \color{blue} \rule{\paperwidth}{7.5cm} \endgroup \end{document} I just want ...
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How to get a properly centred horizontal rule?

I'm trying to produce a horizontal rule 2/3 the textwidth and centred. It's much harder than expected, as it pulls to the left. I've tried putting noindent but that makes it worse, as this MNWE shows: ...
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Thick Lines on table

I've seen the answer someone posted and I implemented it, I would like to keep this configuration as I already based my word using this answer. Now, the question is, how can I make partial horizontal ...
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Horizontal line within a line of text

You may know that in moderncv there is a horizontal line at the left of each section. I want to print this at the right of the section title too, just like this: My current code is as follows: ...
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How to create vertical and horizontal dotted lines in a matrix?

Similar to this question, I am trying to output a similar matrix with dotted line instead of dashed line. Is there anyway to do this? I also try to use these three packages: ...
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LaTeX table rules disappear when using Adobe Reader [duplicate]

I created a PDF document using LaTeX (TeXShop on a Mac) and used the LaTeX command \cellcolor to create colored cells in tables. When I view the document with the Adobe Reader some table rules of ...
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How to remove sep. rule from blank pages when using two-column mode?

In the following example: \documentclass[twocolumn]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \setlength{\columnseprule}{0.4pt} \begin{document} \twocoltocetc \tableofcontents \chapter{test} ...
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Broken line between line numbers and code in lstinputlisting with setstretch<1

If I use \setspace{0.8} to tighten up my listings* I get a broken line between the line numbers and the code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{setspace} ...
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How to format semantic rules (picture attached)?

I am wondering how to type semantic rules shown in the following picture: Thanks!
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Overline thickness

Is there a way in latex to change the vertical thickness (height) of the line generated by the \overline command? \[ \overline{\overline{A \vee B}} = \overline{\overline{A} \wedge \overline{B}} \]
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Is there way to make horizontal line on the top of the page that contains only a page number

I tried to write a book of the following style: Is there a way to modify the upper horizontal line such that it does not have the word "Sisältö" or any other text except page numbers? ...
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Two rules between multicols

I'd like to add two rules between two columns of a multicols environment. For adding one I used \setlength{\columnseprule}{0.2pt} but how can I add two?
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\vline for a table

I am using the tabular environment with 3 columns in LaTeX. I want to separate column 1 from columns 2 and 3 using a vertical line. Right now I can only create a vertical line in each row separately, ...
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Automatically remove ruler when no header is present

This is a question triggered by Automatically remove page number in one-page documents. When activating the fancyhdr package, it is necessary to clear the headers, which I do below with \fancyhf{}, ...
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Reducing height of multicol separator line

I am bodging a table using multicol and rule so that I can have cells of dynamic sizes and populate it using a macro rather than manually. It mostly works, however I would like to reduce height of ...
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Add horizontal lines for selected shaded cells

I was trying to add a thicker horizontal line for columns 2-13 (above columns A, B, and C in the following example). My code did not not work for shaded columns. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance. ...
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Change Color, Pitch, Line Style of Showframe (Geometry Package)

How can one change the colour, pitch, line style, etc of the rules generated by the geometry package's showframe option?
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Do the different rules generated by booktabs have the same thickness?

I use the booktabs package and excel2latex to generate my tables. I work in TeXmaker. As I zoom in or zoom out on my table, I find that, sometimes the \toprule, sometimes \midrule and sometimes the ...