{tables} is about the tabular environment and related packages such as {array}, {booktabs}, {tabularx}, {tabu} and {longtable}. For questions about the table environment (i.e., about floating or positioning), use {floats} instead.

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Summarize parts of a table with curly brackets

I would like to create a table (cf. attached figure) and use curly brakes to summarize some of the cells. I did a lot of research and found this solution (Curly brackets around a table), but it ...
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Unit column in table with square brackets and siunitx

The header might be a bit weird. But I would like to add a specified column type that is reserved to units. For instance, take a look at the following working example: ...
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Aligning table headers to the bottom

I have a table with table headings (which are rotated 90 degrees clockwise because of their length) that needs to be aligned to the bottom. How to do that? Here is my code: \starttext ...
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Help to make braces in array with sidenote type detail

I am trying to make an array like this with the braces two lines long with details like a sidenote. I tried: \begin{array}{c} \sin&\leftrightarrow&\tanh\\ ...
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Put a text in the middle of a column

I have the following code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \newlength{\mylen} \settowidth{\mylen}{the title} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|l|c|} \hline the title & number \\ \hline ...
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Set the width of a column according to the first line and wrap text

I have the following code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|l|} \hline the title \\ \hline very very very very long \\ \hline \end{tabular} \end{document} The code ...
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Remove the vertical borders of a table row

I have the following code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|l|} \hline line 1\\ \hline \\ \hline line 3 \\ \hline \end{tabular} \end{document} The code draws a ...
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Table not looking good tabularx

I'm trying to make a table in Latex but I'm not expert in it and it's not looking good. Below is what I did but the result is not fitted and not looking good so if anyone could please how I can ...
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How to use background on a single row or column in table?

When using simple tables in Context (\starttable command), can one place a background on specific rows and/or columns?
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How to draw this picture in Context?

I want to typeset a figure that expresses how some quantity consists of other quantities, and graphically depict that in a table like form. I have currently done this using a simple table format, and ...
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csvsimple creating multiple lines out of one entry

Data looks like this: name,job,age John,student,21 Frederik,student,18 Johnson,professor,49 I'd like to generate a table, that when for the first time a new job show up (the list is sorted by job), ...
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Overlay table with arrows

I have a table that I want to overlay with arrows to show which cell in one column is connected to which cells to another column. Something like that: Is this possible? I could use an external ...
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How to center a table in TeX code using lyx?

I am new user of latex/lyx. I got a table in latex code and tried to add it to my lyx document. But it turned out the table always stayed in the left. Could anyone tell me how to center it in lyx? Any ...
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Make eledmac footnotes available in tabular environment

Is there a way to make eledmac footnotes available in tabular environments? The \savenotes and \makesavenoteenv commands from footnote.sty don't work here anymore. In the following MWE, footnotes ...
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Vertical alignment in tables without multirow

My MWE is \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{|>{\centering\arraybackslash}m{2cm}| p{8cm} ...
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Changeable thickness of lines within table

I am working on a table that @David Carlisle fixed for me in this topic: Formatting pbox in table for neat distribution of text The tex for the table is below: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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TOC for two line header

My table of contents gets broken up as some of my headings consist of two lines. For legibility on a paper form, I have them tabbed in for indentation purposes. I use the soft enter and it just drops ...
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Formatting pbox in table for neat distribution of text

For the purpose of a paper I am writing I have some very big tables. I couldn't fit the numbers inside the boxes so I used pbox. The problem is that now the numbers within the box aren't distributed ...
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Long (two-page) table in twocolumn document

I'm trying to include a not too lengthy table of mathematical notation definitions in a paper I'm writing. The paper is in twocolumn mode, the definition table has to span both columns, because ...
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Xtabular: how can I convert to a single column?

I am taking the example provided for a two column table in the following document, and modifying to suit my needs: http://tug.ctan.org/macros/latex2e/contrib/xtab/xtab.pdf I need to convert this to ...
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Tabular inside listings

I'm trying to get this with this style but I'm getting the error ! Misplaced \omit. \multispan ->\omit \@multispan Here is a MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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Include a table as label in pgfplots

I would like to have as a symbolic x coordinate a tabular. Is this possible? Below is a MWE that has all the required elements. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} ...
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Tabular gets aligned to the right for no obvious reason

I have a tabular which gets aligned to the right while I use \centering. I'm using the article class with only the packages babel and array. The code I have: \documentclass[paper=a4]{article} % A4 ...
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@{} removing the vertical line for the header row of table

I'd like to remove the horizontal spacing between the text and table lines. I am using @{}, but it removes the vertical line of the table for the first row. Does anyone know why? ...
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line break within table column

I have looked up many of the previous posts on this....but of no avail.....I need a solution to break a line within a table column, without a break appearing at the table edge of the second row....my ...
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Booktabs table is not fitting in the page

I generated this table using this site. But this table doesn't fit in a page. Please help. \begin{table}[h] \begin{tabular}{@{}cc|@{}} \toprule \rowcolor[HTML]{C0C0C0} \textit{\textbf{Date}} ...
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How to wrap some text (numbers) in an ellipse (oval shape) in table?

I followed the example here and got this: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,array,booktabs} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \def\startCirc#1{\tikz[remember ...
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Why does hanging indent with \everypar mess up table spacing?

I'm trying to add a hanging indent to every paragraph of a particular column of a table: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array} ...
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Problem with formatting two tabulars and long caption in table*

I am using 2 tabular inside the same table*, with the same caption. everything works fine if the caption length is small, say a single line. But when I add a really long caption which also contains ...
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How to make enough space in empty column?

As I am trying to make a simple table in Latex, I realize the empty column that I created has a really small width. Is there a way that I can increase the space in empty column?
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Coloring negative and positive numbers automatically

I believe numprint.sty is not working. at least the manual states that Printing negative numbers in red does not work. Only the minus sign is printed in red. When was this bug introduced? Some ...
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Caption in table [duplicate]

I'm trying to keep the following format for some tables: [Table] [Caption] I used this code \begin{table}[h] \centering \begin{tabular}{ |c|c|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline \textbf{Class} ...
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Is there a way to `\kill` a row in {tabular}

Is there a way to \kill a row in a {tabular} or {array} environment? I want to provide text that will set the column widths but then have that row not appear.
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Alltt inside mdframed longtable

I am trying to achieve the following: I have text material which is to be put in verbatim form. This material also has some mathematics, so I am using the alltt package. This text needs to be in a ...
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loop in tabular that uses \the\count to access current line number

I would like to generate an autmatic table using loop. As suggested here before, it is best to first generate the lines in a toks and then pass them to tabular. However, I have problems with accessing ...
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caption with ltablex and ThreePartTable - the caption is increased by 2

I'm using threeparttablex and tabularx packages. I have 2 problems: caption only enumerates right if put before \begin{tabularx}; notes are not center aligned with the table; My code is the ...
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I want to make a table but its when I want to add a double line, it gives me two tables [duplicate]

So I tried to make a table using this code: \begin {tabular}{|l||c|p{8cm}|} \hline test & test2\\ \hline\hline test3 & test4\\ \hline\hline \end {tabular} Between the 2 rows of thext I ...
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Table doesn't fit page even with rotating

I have two tables (only one is shown in above picture) that are too wide and even with rotating the tables with the sidewaystable package they don't fit to one page. It is a must for me to fit both ...
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Rotating caption title together with table

As presented in the above picture, when I use the command \rotatebox{90} to rotate a table the caption (title) of the table doesn't rotate. How can I make the title rotate with the table? Note that ...
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Conversion of table from tabulary to tabular

I have table A.3 that I want to convert into a layout more like table A.4 so that it fits the text width. I know this is best attained by using tabular. I actually had a solution similar to A.4 ...
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fp alignment in tables

Can anyone explain why the output from these two entries is different? Does anyone know how to make the second one match the first? \documentclass{article} \include{fp} \newcommand\entryOne[1]{ ...
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How to solve a “Misplaced \omit” error in a table?

I'm trying to code table in LaTeX; however, the following code isn't working: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{a4} \usepackage{subfig} \usepackage{xfrac} \usepackage[normalem]{ulem} ...
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separately centered table headers, separately centered table content

edited for clarity: dear texperts: I have an interesting puzzle. I am thinking that the following format is better than one in which the middle column is all 'r' and the right column is all 'l'. ...
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Increase margins from table line to text

In the following tables I'm trying to increase the margins of the two lines below the years (1881 and 1907) so that the text (inhabitants...., km2....) is not so near to the lines. I can't seem to ...
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How to adjust alignment and column width (tabular)?

I would like columns 2 and 3 to be aligned to the right hand side. However, it does not seem to work. Though several questions relate to this issue and my question will probably be marked as ...
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Insert labels inside table rows

I have a long table with different equation, I need to make a label and then refer to them in some cells, trying to do that by putting usual label giving me wrong results in LyX, more precisely if the ...
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\resizebox and page sizes

What is the exact operation and syntax for resizing an object? I am writing a macro package for printing on multiple paper sizes, including A4 2-column, eBook-size, portrait and 9inx6in WEB browsable ...
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How to circle multiple cells? (special case)

I need to circle multiple cells, on different rows/columns. This is a problem which has been solved. However, I have a more particular case of the problem. I need to draw a circle that needs to ...
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Can \pbox{max width}{text} be used in tex4ht

Can \pbox{max width}{text} be used in tex4ht? If it can't, is there an alternative that will let me wrap text (manually or automatically) in htlatex. In my reading there was an option ...
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Adjusting exact height of the table rows

I am trying to adjust exact height of the row in my table, but the output is not good: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{color, colortbl} ...