{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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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 \\ \...
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How to make table with divided column [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to merge columns in a table? How can I make a table of the type above? I am writing a seminar report using the report class.
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Table and Figure Caption Citation Problem

When I build a LaTeX code, the references to figures and tables labels are not recognized, so latex builder prints "?" in the place. And simplifying the entire text I found out that even the simple ...
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Correct longtable \multicolumn exceeding page boundaries/margins

I have problem with some of the longtable tables, as illustrated here: Is there an easy way to make table wrap cell contents multi-line so that it does not exceed page margins?
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Tables: Colouring odd/even mixed up

I have a huge document (around 100 pages) and a lot of tables in it. I used \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \definecolor{lightblue}{rgb}{0.93,0.95,1.0} \rowcolors{1}{white}{lightblue} % odd = white, even =...
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Is there such thing as “p{height}”

I am making a table right now and it's really annoying that items in my cell are getting crunched \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{|c| c | c|} Critical Points $P_0$ & $f(P_0)$ & Conclusion \\ \...
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formatting natural table header with conTeXt

I am struggling with my table formatting a bit and hope there is someone around here that can give me some help. This is the table I have at the moment. \bTABLE \startTABLEhead \bTR \bTD ...
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Auto generating table

In the following scheme, why do I have to hide & in a macro (\samp) before it works? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{catoptions} \makeatletter \cptnewcounts{rowcnt,colcnt,maxrow,maxcol} \def\...
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Custom environments with multicolumn header

I tried to create an environment that creates a tabular frame around the content of the environment. For instance: \begin{tabular}{|l|l|} \hline \multicolumn{2}{|c|}{Team sheet} \\ \hline \...
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Keep first column on every page of long sideways-table

I have a table with a lot of columns, so I am going to make it landscape.The very first column is a sort of header, so I would like to repeat it on every page. Is there a way to do that?
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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}} १.१....
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Problem with multirow and table cell borders

I'm pulling my hair with the rendering of table cell borders when using multirow and multicol. In the below example, the double-lines in the table's "header" do not extend to the table top, and even ...
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How to enumerate the rows of a table

I want to automatically enumerate the text rows of a table. Is there an option within tabular, or another package? (Of course I do not want the rules to be enumerated.)
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How to top align all rows in table by keeping fixed width?

I am working on a LaTeX table and R, but I am facing some problems concerning column width and alignment. cat("\\centering","\n") cat("\\rowcolors{2}{burlywood1}{white}","\n") cat("\\begin{tabular}{...
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ctable cell vertical align

I have a table like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ctable} \begin{document} \ctable [caption=Sample] {|p{2cm}|c|} {} { \hline some multiline (2 or 3 fields) field & need to ...
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LaTeX table frustratingly too wide

I'm getting really frustrated. I want to enter the following table into my LaTeX document, but the first and third columns refuse to narrow so it is too wide. Can someone please tell me what I am ...
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How to reduce font size in tikz nodes?

This my tex code. \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage[margin=15mm]{geometry} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows,fit,calc,positioning} \begin{...
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How to change the format of table captions?

How I can change "Table 1: sample" to "Table 1. sample"? PS. I'm using ctable, if it important: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ctable} \begin{document} \ctable [caption={sample}] {|l|r|} {} { ...
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latex tab issue spacing

I have a table of two rows, the second one consists of 32 columns, each containing its column number (from 0 to 31). I want each column to use as little space as possible (no inter column space), ...
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latex tabular issue

I am creating a tabular in LaTeX. I want one column to be as small as possible, with no inter column spacing, so that it's just enough to fit the text. I know the answer to this question: I need to ...
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Table align in description environment

Why table doesn't align as a text in description environment? I want it has same left indent and width as text. Is that possible? \documentclass[a4paper,oneside]{book} \usepackage[paper=a4paper, ...
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newcolumntype leads to error with afterpage

when I'm defining a new columntype in an afterpage environment, LaTeX fail with an error: Latex Error: ./chapters/chapter3.tex:149 Illegal parameter number in definition of \AP@. When removing the ...
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Text overflows table cell width

I am building a LaTeX table for a report. I defined a fix width to the second (and last) column, so that it doesn't exceed the size of the page. For some reason, the text is overflowing the size of ...
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Introducing a controllable space in a table

How can I introduce some vertical spaces in the table before the headers in Latex. The method I use below has introduced a gap, but the gap is too big. How can I have a more controllable vertical gap? ...
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Line spacing in supertabular multi lined table cells

I have created a table using the supertabular package with table cells containing from one to four lines of text. In my document I have defined a linespread of 1.5. I also have defined following table ...
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Center align 2 column tables between columns

I currently have a table which has 2 columns: the left one is right-justified and the right one is left-justified. I'd like to center the table relative to between the two columns: that is, have the ...
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Padding/spacing with \cellcolor

I have a working table with cell colors: \newcommand{\ye}{\cellcolor{yellow}} \newcommand{\re}{\cellcolor{red}} \begin{tabular}{l l l} & A & B\\ Test1 & \gr Good & \...