{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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Conflict between `booktabs` and `arydshln` packages

Please see the MWE below and its result. I didn't use the arydshln package in the example, but I have to use it somewhere else in the same document. As you see, there is something wrong with the ...
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Remove border of top left table cell

I want to remove the border of the top left table cell (top-border and left border of this cell). My table looks like this: \begin{table}[!ht] \centering \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|} \...
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Add “just a little more” padding to my table?

I have a table resembling a matrix with a extra lines for emphasis. This table may also contain frac{} items which do fit into the cell but sort of "hit" the boundaries. Trouble is, that I have quite ...
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enumerate list embedded in table with custom label

I'd like to augment the embedded enumerated list inside tabular to have custom labels. I am using Yiannis Lazarides's tabular example, but would like to add a custom label that can do circled number ...
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Create landscape tables with apa6 document class

How can I create landscape tables with the apa6 document class? The landscape environment seems to be ignored; the table is still upright. I guess the problem is that tables and figures are ...
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How to force tables to be in the middle of the page

I am trying to include a set of tables into my document. Since the tables are quite large, I want them to be on landscape pages, and centered right in the middle of the page (that is, centered in ...
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colortbl rowcolor overtop of @{decl}

I have tables with many $\pm$ values that I was using the @{decl} command to have nice alignment. However, I wanted to add some row colors. Trying to use colortbl I found that the cell/row color was ...
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Enumerating contents in Tables and Table stretching

In my document, I have a table with pretty much texts in it. One of my problem is that I have about 2, 3 hierchical levels of texts, such as row 1: Description row 2: 1. Advantages a. on ...
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Several \begin{equation} \end{equation} in columns

I have 3 elements of the following form (approx ~20 equations for each one) : \begin{equation} \begin{aligned} % LOTS OF EQUATIONS % \end{aligned} \end{equation} How to put display these 3 elements ...
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break a table on two columns

I have a table that is quite long (less than a page, by the way) and quite narrow; to save space I wish to have it, let's say, on two columns. Referring to the following image, I wish to have the ...
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Text-wrapping and enumerated list in a table

I currently am trying to type a table in LaTeX, such that I need not only text-wrapping in one of the cells, but also an enumerated list in one cell. Here is what I have, but the table slides off the ...
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How to wrap text around a landscape table over multiple pages? \sidewaystable or \landscape + \longtable

I am trying to create a landscape table that breaks over multiple pages. I have successfully done this with the following code: \begin{landscape} \begin{longtabu} to \textwidth{some columns} \caption[...
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Centering text in a tabular environment

Good day to all, This look not beautiful for me, I want the text is centred in the box, especially $\frac{1}{s^n}$. Your help is much appreciated. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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pgfplots need help with complicated stacked bar chart using selected rows from data table

I'm trying to recreate this bar chart from the data table found in the MWE below. It involves doing a couple things that I can't figure out: stack positive and negative bars on the same axis, ...
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Having a table use textwidth and still have centered text?

I'm wondering if it's possible to have a table in LaTeX that spans the entire textwidth, and that the columns automatically center themselves... I have tried using the "X" option in tablerx, but it ...
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Brackets in first column in table give “Missing number, treated as zero” error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Error with table I'm writing a table with 4 columns and 1 row. The first column starts with a bracket. It compiles without issues: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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Table of images with captions

I have a table with four images. \begin{table}[ht] \caption{table caption...} \centering \begin{tabular}{cc} \includegraphics[width=45mm]{w.png} &\includegraphics[width=45mm]{x.png}\\ \newline \...
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How to sort table for plotting with pgfplots?

Is it possible to sort a table at the point that is included in a pgfplot. In the example below, the point x=3 and x=4 are ordered for plotting. I am looking prefereably for an 'in-place' solution, ...
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LaTeX table header with split horizontal lines

I've seen the following table in paper and would like to reproduce it in LaTeX. The one thing that I'm struggling with is the broken horizontal lines between the two different "Dep. Var." columns (gap ...
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Interference between \includeonlyframes and \onslide across tabular row

I seem to have run into a strange interference between \includeonlyframes and use of \onslide to uncover a row in a tabular environment. Consider the following: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{...
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Remove top and bottom margin in tabular (around lists)

If I create a table with several (short) lists, currently I'm using a table construction with enumitem to (almost) remove the left margin. Now I still have a rather large margin at the top and the ...
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How to make \tfrac work in >{}?

When I used >{$\sqrt\bgroup\tfrac}c<{\egroup$}, I got the following output. The weird part happened at the last column. How to fix it? \documentclass[border=3pt]{standalone} \usepackage{...
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Color entire table

How do I get an entire table to get a background color. I dont mean the indivual cells but the entire table to get a gray shade. Something like this:
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Caption on tables with wrapfigure

I'm simply trying to get a table on the right side of my text. I've tried many different packages like float, floatflt, and wrapfig, the latter got me the closest to what I wanted. My only issue at ...
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multirow doesn't seem to work

EDIT: The problem now is that in the table, between 'Baseline' and 'Action' there is a space that I want to remove (look the image below). 'Action' is indented, and it's ok, but it's too detached from ...
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Newline in \multirow environment

One element of a multirow column is long. How can I split it so that it spans over multiple line. The following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multirow,array} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{...
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Spurious spaces in tabular environment with siunitx and percent symbol

I keep getting spurious spaces when I use the siunitx in a tabular environment in the presence of a percent (%) symbol. I am trying to align at the decimal point. My code is: \begin{tabular}{lS} ...
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Misalignment of table columns when using multirow

I have a LaTeX document in which I am using custom environment and commands to make everything a bit easier. However, when I use the multirow command in one of my custom environments, the alignment of ...
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How to draw a multirow table?

I am new to Latex and need help drawing tables. Here is what I have right now: and here is the code for it: \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|} \hline Topology & Average Delay(s) & ...
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How to shrink a table automatically so that it fits onto a page?

I have a table that looks like this: \begin{table}[h] \centering \caption{MYCaption} \label{tbl:table1} \begin{tabular}{|l|l|l|l|} \hline \rowcolor[gray]{.8} \multicolumn{4}{|c|}{Team 1}\\ \hline \...
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Need help with cosmetic changes to longtable

I need some assistance with a longtable (code below). I have a few things that I've been trying to accomplish but have not been able to. 1) I want the grey background to cover the table in a similar ...
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Automatically insert capital letters as alphabetical breakpoints in a sorted column of names

Recently I used LyX to prepare a list with 200+ guest names for a wedding (page 1 illustrated below). Actually, it was a table including invited family names, the number of persons of each invited ...
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Altering the position of bullet given by \item

I am working on my resume and for that I am using one of the following construct: \documentclass[letterpaper,9pt]{article} \newlength{\outerbordwidth} \usepackage[empty]{fullpage} \usepackage{color} ...
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Alternate multicolumn

Is there a nice way to use \multicolumn in alternate rows in a table. i.e., \begin{tabular}{| l r |} \hline item 1 & item 2\\ \multicolumn{2}{|c|}{item3}\\ item 1 & item 2\\ \...
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siunitx package not working in tables

I can't get the special table columns from the siunitx package to work. The numbers render in a normal l column but not in the special S coulmn. Here's my minimal example: \documentclass[12pt,...
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Greek Letters in Latex Table

I have been using online latex editor for generating equations for my blog. I am kind of novice to Latex. Now I want to generate a table for the first time. But when I try to write a greek letter into ...
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Create Custom tabular

Is there a way to make something like tabular such that in a loop we get each column in a line and render them in a custom format. Like this \begin{custom_tabular} l1c1 & l1c2 & l1c3 \\ l2c1 &...
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How can I affect my table formatting from the preamble?

I'd like to change my LaTeX table formatting slightly, but due to the way the documents are generated, I can't do so by changing the actual LaTeX code, but can change what will appear in the preamble. ...
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Trying to replicate a table from academic paper

I have this table: I'm trying to replicate something like this table: The main things that I wish to replicate are (i) How the text is appended very neatly to the top and bottom of the table (ii)...
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Problem coloring an entire table due to \raisebox

I'm trying to make an ENTIRE table gray (see picture but I can't get it to work with \raisebox. Here's my code: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{color,amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb} \...
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Can't get table border lines to meet in the corners

I'm trying to create a table with horizontal and vertical lines, but the lines aren't meeting in the corners and I can't work out why. Can anyone point out what I'm doing wrong? \documentclass[...
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Using German umlaut in LaTeX tabular directive

I am trying to use German umlauts in a tabular directive. The file is encoded in UTF8 and the useage of umlauts outside of the tabular directive is working flawlessly so there should be no general ...
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How to export a table?

I defined a table in LaTeX : \begin{tabular}....\end{tabular}. Now i want to export that table to an image (PNG or something}. It is possible? How can i do that?
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Standalone package errors when creating table [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Avoid paragraph due to trailing empty line in standalone file How to make a standalone document with one equation? Below is a MWE of a table that keeps outputting errors ...
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Numbering equations in tabular environment

I wish to number equations in a table, like numbering them in \begin{equation}. ... \end{equation} Since all the equations are written as "inline" equations (for example, $a = b+c$) in ...
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Multicol alternative

This post is a follow up to this post: multiple pairs of columns which was about generating columns of name/value pairs. There are sample outputs there. I now have several solutions and am at the ...
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multirow in a table

I have the follwing table \begin{table}[t] \center \footnotesize \caption{the capt} \label{thelabel} \begin{tabular}{ | c | c | } \hline %\multirow{2}{*}{\textbf{Name}} & \multirow{2}{*}{\textbf{...
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Text column in array

I am trying to do something that seems relatively simple but I can't get it to work. Basically, I would like one of the columns in my math mode array to be text, so I am trying to use pre and post ...
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How to round to units of thousands or millions, etc., in a table column?

I have a table with lots of raw numbers in the billions and hundreds of millions. I'd like to abbreviate the figures in these columns to millions. So instead of 234,091,123 as per the input, I'd like ...
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Automatically adjusting the size table cells

Is it possible to automatically adjust the size table cells according to their content, or to make the size of all cells uniform ? This is an example: \begin{table}[t] \center \footnotesize \caption{...