{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 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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What is the \rule equivalent to \hrule?

I've tried to put a rule long as the text in this way: \rule{\textwidth}{0.4mm} but I obtain a rule slightly smaller that the text width. How to obtain the same effect as \hrule?
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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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\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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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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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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\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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Line under one column

Simple question that I couldn't find an answer to anywhere: I am using \cline to create discontinued lines in my tables. Sometimes I want to have a line just spanning over one column rather than ...
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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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Long underscore in LaTeX

In LaTeX, how would I make a long underscore? For example, Name _______ Signature _______
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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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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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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.
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How to use double line in LyX tables

I want to have double lines in the top row in my tables in lyx. I searched through the site but could not find how to do this.
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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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How to add separator between paragraphs (or minipages) on the same page?

I am trying to typeset a list of quotations in the following way: No quotation is split across pages. Between adjacent quotations on the same page, there is a separator (such as a fleuron or ...
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How to insert a symbol to the beginning of a line for which a word appears?

This is to indicate changes for a LaTeX file. Say, I wanted to add a vertical line to the beginning of a line whenever"word 1", "word 2", ...", or "word 100" appears. Manually this can be done in ...
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How to have a thorough horizontal line in tabular environment?

I want the horizontal lines to go across the second column; form start to the end of the second column. I found some suggestions to make a nested table, But couldn't understand those. This my code: ...
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How to remove the top horizontal bar in fancyhdr?

When using fancyhdr, how do you remove the top horizontal rule? I do not want a header at all, just a footer. This is what I do now: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} ...
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Centered vertical rule in a displaymath

How would I place a centered vertical rule that separates two regions of text in a displaymath environoment? The effect I want is described below. Thanks! \[ 3x + 2 = 6 | x + 5 = 7 -2 = ...
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Algorithm environment, defining a custom style

I'm currently using the following mwe \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \usepackage[plain]{algorithm} \begin{document} \begin{algorithm}[H] \hrule \vspace{0.5em} \caption{Euclide's ...
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Showing how to solve an equation in LaTeX

Is there a package that would allow me to draw a horizontal line in math mode, like what is suggested below? \begin{align*} x + 2 &= 3\\ % First equation -2 &= -2\\ % Second equation %% ...
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Placing text between horizontal lines generated by \rule: equispacing

How to fix the vertical spacing between the text and the lines? In the following MWE the vertical space between the text and the line below it is much greater than the vertical space between the text ...
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Vertical lines in LaTeX (tabular vs pgfplotstabletypeset)

Why don't these 2 tables have identical vertical lines? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} ...
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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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Horizontal line in the middle (text alignment)

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb,amsthm} \begin{document} \begin{gather*} y=3x-6 --- {1}\\ y=-x+5 --- {2}\\ \end{gather*} \end{document} Picture: How do I join ...
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Listings: line number separator rule

Here I found a similar question with horizontal rule, which answer I don't understand to a degree I could use it to solve my problem: Adding a horizontal rule between caption and lstlisting inside a ...
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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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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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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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Listings with rule above caption to look like \floatstyle{ruled}

I am using the listings package. I would like my listings to have a heavy rule above the caption, so it looks like the \floatstyle{ruled}. So it would look like: a bold line === caption ...
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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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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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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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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 ...