{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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Text wrapping in multirow columns [duplicate]

How do I make the long multirow cell wrap its text? Ideally I'd like to be able to specify a width for the entire column. The text should also be centered both vertically and horizontally. \begin{...
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Centering tabular: Why does this work?

About a month ago, someone asked how to align a tabular environment around the intercolumn space, which was something I'd been trying to figure out for a brief eternity. Werner's answer worked more ...
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table doesn't work with baposter

I am making a poster with baposter. When I want to make a talbe (put in \headerbox{}), I got error message: ! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for ...
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Tabular: Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines

I read all the questions regarding the error message Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines but I am still not sure if my code is correct. The problem is with the tabular of a table. ...
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Putting an arrow next to table

I have a table. Each row in that table represents data at a certain point of time. Lower rows represent data for later times. To illustrate this, I'd like to draw an arrow at the side (which doesn't ...
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Evenly distributing column widths

Consider the following hunk of code: \begin{tabular}{| c | c | c | c | c | c | c | } \cline{2-7} \multicolumn{1}{c}{} & \multicolumn{3}{|c|}{Fantastical aardvarks} & \multicolumn{3}{c|}{...
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Safeguard an environment against tabular mode

The semantics of a given environment require that it is typeset inside a minipage if it is used inside a tabular. If I add the minipage declaration for a positive check for "internal" mode in the ...
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A bit larger spread between rows of a 2x2 table

The following is my expression: \begin{equation} \left[ \begin{tabular}{c|c} $y$ & $a_{bc}$ \\ \hline $a_{ab}^T$ & $y$ \end{tabular} \right]. \end{equation} Note ...
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Insert libreoffice table as input

This question led to a new package: odsfile Suppose you have an localc spreadsheet myspread.ods and you want to insert the content of the range H4:I40 as a table into your latex document. I know ...
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How to arrange table rows in multiline like rowspan but with same color?

I am working on LaTeX and R. My result in table are in one line (comma seprated) and i want them to be in multiline but within same row (like rowspan). I tried to use newline but that does not ...
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Table layout problem

I have a problem with a table. Since I am a day zero newbie in latex, please bare with me. This is what I did: \begin{table}[h] \begin{tabular}{|l|p{0.5\textwidth}|} \hline \includegraphics[width=0....
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Strange indent using tabular in titlingpage

I need to create a simple problem description page for my thesis. This will also be the title page of the document. I'm using the memoir class. I tried to use the tabular environment to align some ...
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I cannot create the table in latex, why?

I am trying to create a table in LaTeX. I have a file with few tables, and when I try to create one more, it yields the following errors: There are several problems at this line: Missing number, ...
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Border matrix with multiple indices on top and bottom

How can I write a matrix where there is an index at the top and also at the bottom? \bordermatrix doesn't seem to have an option for multiple indices.
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How to prevent tables from being wider than the text width in ConTeXt?

I have some tables like this: \starttabulate[|l|l|] \HL \NC Title 1 \NC Title 2 \NC\NR \HL \NC This is a sentence. \NC This is another sentence. \NC\NR \HL \stoptabulate ...
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Multicolumn 3 out of 6 doesn't work

I'm trying to make a multicolumn in a 7 columns tabular. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|l|l|l|l|l|l|l|} \hline & \multicolumn{6}{c|}{Parameters}\\ \hline We don't care *...
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Insert text line in array

I am looking for a (clean) way to keep text aligned in a situation like the following: thesis under the direction of: [tab] Title [&] Name [&] University with the supervision of: [...
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siunitx: How to get bold, aligned entries and how to align when units differ in length?

I tried my first steps with siunitx, but I have trouble achieving the following in the minimal example below: 1) aligning the entries in the first column with respect to the decimal dot 2) getting a ...
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Change caption font size

I want to change the font size of a single rotated table caption (definitely not all the captions in all my tables/figures) Right now I can wrap the text inside the \caption around a \scriptsize{} ...
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Alignment troubles with tabular, pgfuseimage and multirows

I'm stuck with some alignment problems in tabular: and in draft mode: The point is that the bottom left one should take the whole space without overflooding the bottom (so to speak) The original ...
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Align table caption with left border of longtable

Subj. I cannot use singlelinecheck=off because it aligns it to the left border of the page. And why table is too narrow? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside]{article} \usepackage[left=35mm,right=...
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How to execute command on every table column

I have a table where I have to execute the same command for every entry in the table. For example: \ibibleverse{Matthew}(1:1) & \ibibleverse{Mark}(1:1) & \ibibleverse{Luke}(1:1) \\ \...
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Wrap text in tables in rubber columns

I can use p{}, m{} or r{} but I shall pass a fixed size. Is there a way to do it with rubber columns?
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Can I use \lstinline for table column?

I want to apply \lstinline to one of the columns. I don't like idea to put it in every cell manually. I am trying to do \begin{table} \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{| >{\lstinline}l | ...
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alignment of table numbers

why the numbers indicated from the arrows are not aligned compared to the columns above ? \documentclass[border=10.0mm]{standalone} \usepackage{booktabs,caption} \usepackage{siunitx} \sisetup{% ...
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Beamer table drop shadow

I'm trying to design a good-looking table with Beamer. I'm following the tutorial here. In page 8 of that tutorial, the table is very nice, with alternating colored rows and a pleasant drop-shadow. ...
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Multi-column problem

Consider the following table. First I have troubles to get the multicolumn-elements in the first row of the table limited to a maximum width (I tried it here with the command C{0.75} but obviously it ...
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How to center numbers beneath a \multicolumn row in a table

I am making tables containing a column with number intervals, i.e. two numbers separated with a "--" or a single number preceded with a "<" or a ">". I have tried to center the position of the "--",...
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horizontally center table

Strangely in this MWE the table is shifted to the left but in my original document I have exactly the same code but the table is centered. Can anyone solve the mystery? \documentclass{article} \...
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Aligning the tops of two tabularx environments

I have used the following to place two tabularx environments next to each other \begin{table} \begin{center} \begin{tabularx}{190pt}{l} \toprule ... Content ... \bottomrule \end{tabularx} \quad \...
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gradient of color in one cell follow up question

So I have a gradient in my cell using TikZ, which is nice. However I still have a few problems: The text itself has its color changed, whereas I would want only the background color to be changed. ...
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Ltablex customize caption

I use ltablex package for creating tables. How can i change the caption name for the continuation of the table, as in the picture?
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Table fixed width [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to obtain width of longtable? I have many tables that I create with longtable or ltablex. How can I make all tables the same width?
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TikZ: how to draw chained tabular material

I am new to TikZ, and this is probably regarded as do-my-homework-for-me question. I'd like to draw a diagram like this: First I need the very basic help on the segments themselves. I have tried ...
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Alternating row color two at a time in tables

How can I achieve alternating row colors in tables for two rows at a time? So two rows should have the same color, then two other rows, and so on. In the following example Bla1 & reference1 \\ &...
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Issue with itemize inside a tabular [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enumerate/itemize without margins in table cell best practice I'm new to LaTeX. I'm trying to create a tabular and I'm facing the following small issue. I have one itemize ...
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Gradient color in one cell of a table

I'm trying to create a tabular and I'm facing the following small issue. I would like to make the background of one cell a gradient color. Is it easy to do that in LaTeX? And if so, how to do it?
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tabular various issues

I'm new to LaTeX. I'm trying to create a tabular and I'm facing various small issues. I would like to create a tabular with two columns, the second one being multiline. I found out I can use p{} to ...
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tables with column width that depends on the width of table entries

Is there an easy way to specify that a table should have columns of a width such that the beginning of a each new column is of a user-specified and column-independent distance to the end of the ...
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captions on animation within tabular

I am trying to make a beamer frame with 4 animations on it. I am currently arranging them in a tabular with 2 col and 2 rows. \begin{tabular}{cc} \animategraphics[...animation arguments ...]{}...
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Strange problem with frames (ConTeXt tables) [closed]

Leads to a bug report on the ConTeXt mailing list: [dev-context] bTABLE in header and document give unexpected behavior When using this code I get a problem with the frame around the header on the ...
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Differences between tabular and tabularx

What is the difference between the tabular and the tabularx environements? Which one should I use for placing a row of pictures?
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table not fitting

Ciao guys, I need to make the table below have certain properties To fit onto the page. And then making the columns evenly spaced even if it means breaking up the long column label. \documentclass[...
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Table with horizontal line that doesn't span all columns [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I draw a horizontal line spanning only some of the table cells? I need to recreate table 12 of this document manually (because unfortunately this automatic program ...
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error in table output

I am using stata, a statistical software. It has a program called -tabout-, that generates output (basically tables containing descriptive statistics incl means of variables etc) code for TeX. ...
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How to show column names of table from text file on the top of every page?

I have a table stored in text file. I want to insert the table into LaTeX and keep the column names appearing on the top of every page. I tried the code as below, but it doesn't work. Could anybody ...
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Is there a standard package to create a table like this?

Is there a fast and efficient way to create a table with a vertical arrow like this? A suitable reference or a snippet of LaTeX code would be much appreciated.
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Specific layout when adding nornmal text below a tabular in a table-environment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Align Note below table I have a tabular inside a table-environment and wish to add some explanatory text directly below the tabular within the float. Of course I know that ...
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Using \uncover in beamer with a counter

I am using a table in my presentation and it is ordered by date but I want some major dates to be visible on the first slide and all other dates to become visible slide by slide. I thought it would ...
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The space between the table and its caption is very small

I have a table written like this: \begin{table} \centering \begin{tabular}{|l||c|c|} \hline&Column 1&Column 2\\ \hline\hline cell1 & cell2 & cell3 \\ \...