{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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Alternating row colours in tabulary?

I managed to get alternating row colours working when using tabular but when I converted them to tabulary to make the tables match \textwidth the row colouring became messed up. Now it completely ...
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Adjusting command behavior based on argument type

I have a following command in my latex document: \newcommand{\ApplyGradient}[1]{ \pgfmathsetmacro{\PercentColor}{100.0*(#1+0.2)/1.3} \textcolor{black!\PercentColor}{#1}} ...
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Setting an “attribute” for Theorem to be accessed later

I am writing a math paper with a large number of theorems. I'm looking to have a table summarizing my results, and I'd love it if the table could be generated automatically from my paper. I' looking ...
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LaTeX split long table in multiple pages and resize the width

I am trying to find a way to fix the width of my table to the margin of a portrait page (not landscape) while continuing the table in another page since it is very long. I can adjust the width by ...
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How to put special character between two columns in Latex table

I want put right headed double arrow between first two columns of the table My code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{algorithmic,algorithm,amsmath} %for mathematics % ...
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How to vertically align multiline column

I am trying to set up a table with the tabularx package (although the used package does not really matter to me). The table should stretch across the entire line. I am trying to get both columns ...
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How to divide a single table cell in two columns? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to divide a table row into several columns? I want to make a table. This is my code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multirow} \begin{document} ...
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Enumerate over two columns in tabular environment

I can't seem to figure out the minute details needed to use enumerate inside a tabular environment. If I just sort of brute force the code I can get something similar to what I'm trying to achieve, ...
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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} ...
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Sideways label for table with alternating row colours

I have a multirow column in a longtable with alternating coloured rows. The alternating colour overflows into the multirow. Colouring the first column white wipes out the specialrule but doesn't seem ...
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Multicolumn overrules rowcolors

I am trying to create a table with alternating rowcolors. This works fine in itself with a command like: \rowcolors{1}{gray!20}{white} However, from here it gets a bit more complex. Since the last ...
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Tables header row's: how to ignore the column type?

I have several column types defined using the array and collcell package. An example \newcolumntype{N}{>{\collectcell\num}c<{\endcollectcell}} This alleviates making tables a lot, and makes ...
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Large table (ca. 30 columns) covering one or several double pages?

For the appendix of my Ph. D. thesis I need to typeset some very big tables containing raw data. They have about 30 columns and might have enough lines to not fit vertically on one (double)page. Is ...
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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} ...
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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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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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Adding row spacing to a longtable?

I want to add some extra spacing between the rows of my longtable - but not for every table of the entire document, just one of them. I've tried to use the \\[dist] mechanism, but with surprising (at ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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} ...
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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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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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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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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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LaTeX: Align first table line with \item contents.

Consider this example: \begin{enumerate} \item Blablabla bla bla bla. \begin{tabular}{l} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.\\ Consectetur adipiscing elit.\\ ...
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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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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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Align text in tables in LyX

I want to align the text of one of my tables like this: However, I got this: The header of the table are centered and rotated (in case of the first column header) and the rest of the text are ...
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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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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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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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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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Table cell color overlaps cell border

As the graphic and MWE below show, some of colored my table cells are obscured the cell colors. I'd appreciate help fixing this. \documentclass[english]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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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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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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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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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) ...
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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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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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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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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}\\ ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...