{tabbing} is a LaTeX environment to typeset text using tab stops.

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LaTeX math tabbing: Can we make alignat work this way?

The second alignat below illustrates my problem. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{alignat*}{2} a &= & b \\ & & + c \end{alignat*} ...
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Indenting text in \tabfill (tabbing environment)

I am not an expert in LaTeX. Thus, the question may sound trivial. I am using the tabbing environment, and I have long lines to wrap. Thus, I am using the \tabfill command in order to do so. ...
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How to get this side by side?

I have the following code: $ax = b \Leftrightarrow$ and \begin{tabbing} $a_{11}x_1 + $ \= $a_{12}x_2+\dots +$ \= $a_{1n}x_n$ \= $= b_1$\\ \> $a_{22}x_2 + \dots +$ \> $a_{2n}x_n$ ...
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Accent commands (e.g. \'e) don't work in a tabbing environments

How to write international accent like é or è in LaTeX? I've tried every possible combination using \'e, \'{e}, within \textbf or alone, but absolutely nothing works. Below is the code I've tried ...
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Right Alignment of text

i am a newbie on LaTeX. After writing a simple code \documentclass[margin,line]{res} \begin{document} \begin{tabbing} Sample1 \` sample2 \\ \end{tabbing} \begin{resume} \end{resume} ...
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Latex: Tabbing environment not working within fancyhdr footer and usage of longtabu

I have problems when I try to use the tabbing environment within a fancyhdr footer and using a longtabu table within the document. The error message is: ! LaTeX Error: Undefined tab position. I ...
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Please help me fix a problem of tabbing

I typed a paragraph in tabbing environment. I use \= to place tab, and \> to move to tab position. It's alright with short line. But with long line, it out of line width. I don't know how can fix ...
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tabulation minted xelatex

When I use tabulation inside the minted environment in pdflatex, they show as normal (several spaces). But when I use xelatex, they appear as ^^I. Example (before each letter a b c, there is ...
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\framebox and tabbing not working together

I wanted to frame in a box a text which includes tabbing. Both \framebox and tabbing works fine separately but cannot make them work together. \framebox{ \begin{tabbing} \textit{Input:} ...
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Error with nested environment and forced linebreak inside tabbing

I reduced the offending code to this: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,notitlepage]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} \newenvironment{foo}{}{} ...
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Tabstop and line wrap inside itemize

What I am trying to achieve: some list: - some text - Def.: Some long text which should both automatically wrap to a new line and be tabbed as displayed here. - some sublist * with the ...
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Tabbing and line-wrapping

I'm making a CV. I use the tabbing environment so that my sections start with a 1cm indent, and I can also right-justify dates. For example: Education University of Coolness ...
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Selective alignment tabs in tabular/array?

For a while now I've been thinking about an array/tabular feature that would be quite nice to have. It doesn't seem to exist yet, as far as I can discover. And unfortunately, I can't spare the time ...
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tabbing numbering and alignat numbering

Is there a way for the tabbing environment \begin{tabbing} to number equations and sync up with the align or alignat environments? If I use align or alignat, each successive use is numbered ...
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Tab stops and text direction; Latin and Hebrew/Arabic

Is there a package available which offers the following functionality (or if not, does someone have an idea how to achieve this): I would like to use tab stops but also define the "side" of the tab ...
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Alignment of text in itemize environment

I would like to generate a list of "Aims" (1,2,3...etc) as the \item label, with the text for the aim located adjacent (with \hspace{Xmm}). For items that exceed the width of the line, the alignment ...
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How to Change tabsize in tabbing-enviroment?

I did a lot of Google searches, but I did not found any ideas how to change the tabsize (~~ the indent) for a tab in the tabbing-environment. I think the indent is set to around 4 characters. But how ...
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Tabbing and automatic line breaks without columns

I'm making dense revision notes so I'm trying to use all space possible e.g. tabbing and adding short notes whenever the previous item takes up significantly less than half the line \begin{tabbing} ...
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Tabbing and font size change

As a follow up of a previous question Paragraph break when combining tabbing and font change I need to type snippets of code within a tabbing environment, but sometimes I need to change the size of ...
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Inlining aligned tabular material in block of text

Edit. Some comments might be outdated. I would like to do the following: The blue parts should be treated as normal paragraph text, with normal automatic hyphenation. The green part is what you ...
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Paragraph break when combining tabbing and font change

I have found a strange behavior when combining the tabbing environement with a font change. When I write the following code blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah \begin{tabbing} ...
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Getting an “undefined tab position” error in tabbing environment

I'm not entirely sure what I'm doing wrong here, I'm using a \kill'd line to mark the tabs first, but it's still giving me an undefined tab position error. The error is reported for line 0 so I'm not ...
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\raggedright behavior with minipage and tabbing

In the following 3 examples a minipage with a nested tabbing environment is used to show several aligned lines of text. (This is part of a larger example.) Output of pdflatex : The first example ...
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Force column break within tabbing environment

Basically following the instructions here, I'm trying to enfore a column break in my text. My text is, however, embedded within a tabbing environment, and following the said instructions results in ...
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Horizontal enumeration in multiple columns

Consider the following minimal example: \documentclass{article} \setlength{\parindent}{0mm} \usepackage{paralist} \usepackage{tabto} \begin{document} \NumTabs{3} \begin{inparaenum} \item text ...
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Tabbing for math mode?

I'm looking for something synonymous to tabbing, but for math mode. I read that alignat* should do the trick, but this behaves differently it seems. For example: \documentclass{article} ...
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Latex tabbing: Undefined tab position

I am getting error"! LaTeX Error: Undefined tab position." for the following snippet of latex code. \begin{tabbing} \> \>$n$ = Some data\\ \> \>$B$ = Another Statement\\ \> \>$N$ = ...
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Making the font size smaller in this mdframed, and turning into a reusable environment

I am very close to getting the mdframed setting that I want: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{book} \usepackage[paper=a4paper,twoside=true,lmargin=4cm, rmargin=4cm,bindingoffset=0cm]{geometry} ...
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Fix the height/length of a minipage

I have 2 columns in 1 slide. On the left hand, it is a tabbing inside a minipage in a framed. Some sentences are shown one by one by overlay, that results in the height/length of the whole minipage ...
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Color a block of texts inside tabbing

I am editing a frame of a presentation in beamer. This frame has 2 parts side by side. The left side is a program by tabbing containing 5 lines: \begin{frame} \frametitle{A motivating example} ...
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Mixing enumerate and tabbing, whats wrong here?

So I can't seem to figure out whats wrong with my LaTeX file. Do you guys see anything obvious? \documentclass[11pt]{article} \newcommand{\df}[1]{\textbf{#1}} \begin{document} \section{Midterm 1} ...
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underline instead of space in tabbing environment

I have following example \begin{tabbing} Person1: \underline{Long info about Person1} \= Person2: \underline{Shorter info} \> \end{tabbing} I want to fill the gap in second line before the \> ...
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Tabbing within a table cell

This is a MWE but it will not work however would give the idea of what I am doing. \documentclass[fleqn,12pt,a4paper]{article} \RequirePackage{myPackage} \begin{longtable}{p{2cm}p{12cm}p{1.5cm}} ...
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Tabbing environment: How to line break?

I'm desperately trying to get a linebreak in a CV at the end of my dissertation. When I do this: \begin{tabbing} \hspace*{4.5cm}\=\kill 09/2004 -- 11/2010 \> \textbf{Study of Biology at TU ...
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Tabulators like in OpenOffice/LibreOffice

Is there any way to achieve the same result in LaTeX as done with tabulators in other Word Processors? The difference to tables is that the text is not limited to cells but can flow across there ...
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Tabbing in the \address section of the letter document class

I am writing a letter using LaTeX's letter template, in which I include my e-mail address and phone numbers in the \address section. I would like to use icons from the marvosym package instead of ...
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Print programs with automatically generated line numbers and tabbing

I have post a question several weeks ago: Print programs with its proper syntax, and I choose to use tabbing package at the moment. Now I really need to keep the tabbing and print a line number ...
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Controlling vertical space within a “tabbing” environment

I'm using the "tabbing" environment to typeset algorithms. Because I'm using math formulas within the algorithms (yes I know about specific packages to do this), the vertical space needs a bit of ...
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listings package - including textfile - tabstops wrong [closed]

In MikTex with \usepackage{listings}, when including a textfile into a pdf-document using \lstinputlisting[]{textfile.xt} then ocassionally, the display of the tabstops in the created pdf-file ...
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Tabs and columns in LaTeX

I'm looking for a way to do something like this in LaTeX: 2006-now good years had a lot of fun 2002-2005 not good years I just wish I knew how to do this ...
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Where to add a caption and a reference to a tabbing&fbox&minipage

I put some texts enclosed within tabbing, embedded in fbox and minipage: \fbox{% \begin{minipage}[t]{0.48\linewidth}% \begin{tabbing} \quad \= \quad \= \quad \= \quad \= \quad \= \hspace{5cm} \= ...
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How to remove the first blank line in tabbing environment?

I put some texts enclosed within tabbing, embedded in fbox and minipage: \fbox{% \begin{minipage}[t]{0.48\linewidth}% \begin{tabbing} \quad \= \quad \= \quad \= \quad \= \quad \= \hspace{5cm} \= ...
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Macro for tabbing with complex line breaks (or similar environment)

I have a complicated transcription with mid-line aligned text. I've been using tabbing to do it automatically, but it obviously doesn't do line breaks. I want to write a macro (unless something ...
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Tabstop-like alignment of text possible?

I'd like to format some text around a tabstop such that what is left from the tabstop is \flushright and the text that is right from the line is \flushright. The Tabstop is at a specific position, ...
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How to put table into multicols

I'm trying to get table formated like this: A desription of A D description of D B long description Eee description of Eee of B F description of F Cccc ...
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Removing vertical space before and after tabbing environment

When I write \begin{tabbing} \hspace{4in}\= \kill % set up two tab positions {\bf University }, {\it City, NW} \> PhD, Physics (2007-2011)\\ \end{tabbing} Methodology and numerical ...
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setting tabs by declaration rather than by example

Is it possible to set tab stops in some sort of initial formatting declaration, abstractly? The code examples I see around town all show tabs being set by example, with \= in the first line of ...
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How do I use tab stops in enumerate or itemize?

Current code is: \begin{enumerate}[label=LEVEL \arabic{*},leftmargin=*] \item Description of Level 1 \quad L1 \\ \emph{more text} \item Description of Level 2 \quad L2 \\ \emph{more text} ...
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Tabbing inside itemize (or itemize inside tabbing)

How can I combine the tabbing and itemize environments so that I'll have a list in which I can use tabstops? - It would be nice foo bar - If I could get this working baz quuz I ...
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Two-column longtable or tabular

I'm using longtable to store a glossary-like list of abbreviations used in my document, and as it only has two columns, but is two pages long, I was wondering if there was a way to make it wrap into ...