{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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Custom glossary style: Make glossary as wide as \textwidth

WARNING: This is a follow-up question to Display long form (first-use like) entries of none acronyme type entries. As mafp suggested in the other post I went ahead and defined my own glossary-styles ...
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Conflict between tabu and tabularx, when using siunitx

I have many tables set with {tabularx} but for some of the it seems easier to use {tabu} which works. But if I use both packages and gave the last X column in {longtabu} an S and optional argument it ...
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Place table based on position of column break

I have a table with two columns of different widths. I want to place my table in my page such that the line between the two columns falls on the center of the page. If the columns were the same size ...
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Pgfplotstable for journals

a) Most journal have old LaTeX distribution or do not want to bother with “complicated” packages such as those derived from pgf (see Using TikZ in journal articles). I have build a table using ...
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ctable and siunitx: Last column does not center correctly (possible incompatibility?)

I would like to use ctable in my thesis for tables and graphics and I also would like to use siunitx for formatting numbers and aligning numbers on the decimal marker in tables. Everything seemed to ...
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APA6 Class - Single-spaced Tables for Manuscript

I'm trying to produce a manuscript for submission. I have tables that are fairly long and need to be single spaced. The apa6 class is double-spacing the entire document including the tables. I need ...
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Table notes next to a table

Does anyone have a simple solution for using tables with notes (as in threeparttable's \tnote) in a way that lists the table notes on the right of the table, instead of underneath it? I have a table ...
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Making LaTeX tabular environment behave well under copy/paste [closed]

Whenever I copy a table created with the LaTeX tabular environment from the output .pdf file and paste it into a word processor, all the entries go to different lines. Worse, the first column is ...
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Longtable with multicolumn and parbox spacing issues

I've been trying to build a "complex" table of a certain size but I still have some problems with the spacing. As you can see in the attached pictures, some lines overlap the table row dividers, other ...
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Problem aligning binary and hexadecimal numbers in siunitx table

Could you tell me what's wrong with next code? I want to get a three columns tabular where numbers are typeset with typewriter family and centred below its header. Numbers won't have any decimal part, ...
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Boxing some cells in tabular environment

I would like to make a table in LaTeX, where I box some of the cells within my table. And I would like to be able to nest boxes so that I can have a box in a box. Here I have an example of what I mean:...
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Many vertical alignment problems with tabu table

I use tabu to easily specify colors for different parts of my table. Also the X column makes life easier. I have some problems regarding vertical placement: In the linked figure you can see many ...
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Multi line header for pgfplotstable

I have a dataset in csv file format that I'm loading into pgfplotstable. I can't change the format of the original csv, and being financial data it has a column of item names and two or three ...
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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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Can't generate vertical space between tables

I realize this is probably a really simple issue but I'm a complete beginner. I am auto-generating code very similar to the LaTeX code below. However no matter what I do I can't get space between the ...
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Lists in Tabular Environment

So I'm writing up a CV and I would like to use the nifty itemize environment to list some things within a tabular environment. Unfortunately, things end up looking a bit this, which isn't at all ...
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Plot file could not be opened

The following code is from the "gallery of examples in the manual - PGFPlots". \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} \begin{...
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How to delete borders (rules) in a table defined with the cals package?

I recently discovered the less known cals package for defining tables HTML-style. Here is all documentation I found: http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/cals (demo & doc) http:/...
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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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Adding vertical stretch at a table row?

I have a longtable that is used to produce checklist forms. The basic layout is shown below, The second page (if there is one - some forms are quite short) would be better if it had the bottom ...
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Pgfplotstable and multirow

In the following example, I'm trying to typeset a table using pgfplotstable with an every even row rule. Is there a way to deactivate it for some given columns ? Or alternatively, is there a way to ...
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Why can I not vertically align the text in the 3rd table column?

I'm trying to make a table which lists some math functions. I've been searching the net on how to center the equations in the cells both vertically and horizontally. And I think I've found an answer ...
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Make less space between lines on a table

I have a big table where I need to use multiple lines on each cell. The table is too big though so I need the space between lines on each cell to be smaller. I found on another post that I could use ...
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Editing LaTeX tables in MS Excel

I have a big LaTeX table that I want modify it in Excel, is there any solution? There is some good solutions for converting Excel table to Latex tables.
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How to draw a graph along with probabilty tables using TikZ package

I need help to draw a Directed Acyclic Graph of Bayesian Network along with probability of each node using TikZ package. Here is an example: Table grid can be a full or partial as in above example.
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Tabular alignment of text and figure

For an exam paper I'm preparing, I want to properly build a top page header, with the university logo, and two block of text side-by-side (for course, department, etc.). I have already seen some ...
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Preserve tab and newline characters in command argument

Following the question Tab not as extra alignment tab I managed to use the tab character as column divider '&' and the newline character as line break '\\' in an array (or tabular) environment, ...
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Can I make this table fit in portrait mode?

I have a table which I want to make fit in portrait mode. Do you think this is possible? Here is the minimal example: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{ucs} ...
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Color Management with a Family of Curves

I am struggling with following fairly simple looking problem of plotting a family of curves. \documentclass[border=1mm]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.8} \...
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Figure in the table with Tikz

How do I align a figure Tikz item at the top of the table? Its my result. I need the second alignment.
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Making tables more prominent

I am working on a long LaTeX document with several tables, which contain mainly text, or text and numbers. The tables are a \begin{table} ... \begin{tabular} environment. It is often difficult to see ...
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Wrong width in multicolumn tabularx cells

I'm trying to create a table with fixed column widths. As most rows have a different number of cells (with LCM 12) I defined a 12 column wide table, where I add multicolumns of the wanted size. The ...
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In a table: Problem equalling the width of only three columns

I am writing a thesis in a large .tex file in Vim. As I show in this image, the first, second and third column have different spacing (width): This is the code for the table: \begin{table}[h] \...
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Coloring a multirow

i have currently this code in LaTeX \begin{footnotesize} \begin{center} \begin{longtable}[c]{ll} \caption[API da listagem de um docente]{API da listagem de um docente.} \label{relStruct}\\ \begin{...
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How could I create a diagram that looks like this?

I am trying to create a diagram for a document that illustrates a table. (Below is an example of how I would like it to look.) What tools should I use to replicate this?
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Separating text from lines

I'm using \documentclass[10pt]{article} \begin{document} \arrayrulewidth=0.7pt \begin{tabular}{|c|c|l|c|c|c|l|} \cline{1-3}\cline{5-7} & & fun & & & & first sight \\ 1 ...
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Diagonal cell division with tikz figure on same row and into `X` column from longtabu

MWE (with full package list) \documentclass[english, bibliography=totoc]{scrreprt} %%% PAGE DIMENSIONS \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{verbose,a4paper,tmargin=3.5cm,bmargin=2.5cm,lmargin=2.6cm,...
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Why is the left column of this table vertically-aligned to the bottom, no matter how I specify the column?

This document produces a table that mostly looks like I want it to look... except that I can't get the text in the left-hand column to be aligned in the vertical center. What I would really like is ...
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how do I set up a table in a page such that it is flipped?

I have a table which is too wide to appear horizontally. I want to flip it such that it appears vertically, and put it in a page by itself (no other text appearing in that page). How would I approach ...
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Is it possible to draw an n by n grid with text in each cell, with a different background shade/colour in each? (confusion matrix)

I am making a confusion matrix for a document, and I was wondering if LaTeX has the capabilities to handle this. It is essentially a table, but with background shading corresponding to the value in ...
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how to vertically align text in multirow cell with tabularx with renewcommand?

Here I come again, Following the indications on this url I managed to get almost exactly what I want. However the problem is that the first multirow cell (with text "5 and 6") is not vertically ...
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Fix tables at a given PAGE so that Table is not moving down when adding texts above it?

I have looked over all the possible duplicate questions this whole day, and I still can not find an explicit solution to my problem. I'm thinking to fix my table, wrote in tabular, at a given PAGE. I ...
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Table spacing, multi column

Good day, hi, I have a question to ask. If you have some spare time please kindly spare me a few minutes to enlighten me on the following question. Thanks in advance! So I am trying to construct a ...
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how to use Calc2LaTeX

I've installed extension Calc2LaTeX to convert OO tables into LATEX. But I don't see any extra button on OO to get LATEX CODE; In Extension manage of OO, it's showing Calc2Latex in Enabled format. ...
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Allowing cell to overflow without affecting indentation

I wish to allow a specific table cell to overflow horizontally without affecting indentation of the column that the overflowing cell reaches into. How can this be achieved? Google/Stackoverflow isn't ...
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Drawing a grid on array of images

I have nice story to tell with pictures. There Maltese type cross which is processing and twisting at the same time. So to make it more visual in paper i need grid something like this Drawing on an ...
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Stop automatic indenting of tabular in apa6e

In apa6e, tabular environments indent automatically. This does not match APA's guidelines. One can work around this by putting a \noindent in front of every \begin{tabular}{...} line. How can I stop ...
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Subfigure arrangment with no caption with IEEE format

I have a little problem. I am trying to arrange to subfigures side by side (i.e. a graph and its legend) using the IEEE article format and I cannot remove the subcaption. I was using package ...
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tabularx: bottom alignment on r or l-columns when X column wraps

In tabularx, when the X-column wraps on more than one line, l/r/c-columns remains top aligned: MWE: \begin{tabularx}{5cm}{lXr} 1 & qwer asdf zxcv qwer asdf zxcv qwer asdf zxcv & 1 \\ 2 &...
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Reproduce a PDF table with colored vertical semi lines

Hi I'm really new to LaTeX. I've started learning yesterday and my plan is to recreate our medical reports from a design PDF to dynamic LaTeX PDF. My problem is to create these semi-vertical lines ...