{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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Using longtable with \cmidrule: page-breaking issues

Here's a (minimal?) working example that illustrates both the issues I am having: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{longtable,booktabs,lipsum,array} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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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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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 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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How to put a formula into a table cell

I need to insert into a table cell a formula that requires the summation sign and I apparently do something wrong and the compiler just throws me back errors and I really don't know how to solve this. ...
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Increasing height of single row in table

Possible Duplicate: Column padding in tables I want to make a table where one column heading has superscript which overlaps with hline above it. How can I increase the height of just that ...
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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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Centering cells of a tabular column using m{}

I want to use a tabular to list some headlines, that might be quite long or contain linebreaks. The first column is kind of an Index or Key for the second columns content, so i would like to ...
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Reproducing a tabular form

I am trying to reproduce the following tabular form layout: Fig. 1: Desired output (found on the internet). First question: I can merge multiple cells into a single one both horizontally and ...
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Orientate page horizontally?

Is it possible to make on table to be oriented horizontally? I have a big table that I need to fit on one table and this is only way it can be done (except of using VERY small font).
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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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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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Table cell overflow

Consider this document example: \documentclass[a4paper,draft]{article} \usepackage{calc} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \usepackage{tabularx,multirow} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{hmargin=0cm} ...
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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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How to avoid exceeding TeX capacity when using multi-page tables?

I'm using the longtable package (together with xcolor for alternating row colors and booktabs for elegant table headers) to generate a huge table. And by huge, I mean it has more than 900 lines and ...
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How do I enclose each table column of a particular row in parenthesis

I am a novice in Latex and have very little idea about writing latex macros. I have a collection of hundreds of tables to be incorporated in a document. In each table I need to have certain rows ...
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Tabularx and multicolumn

When I try to use multicolumn inside a tabularx environment, I get this weird behaviour; where the column doesn't fill the whole width. Anyone know why this is happening, and how I can fix it? ...
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Subscripts with tables

I have a magic square with cards as entries, and I am trying to consider all magic squares of order 3 (there are 8). My goal is to denote each square with a subscript M_1, ... , M_8. Right now I have ...
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How to fit this table in a page?

I'm working on a manual that should be finished this week, so I'm in a hurry, sorry if this silly question was done before. My MWE: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Multiples tables side by side

I'm trying to put 8 tables 4 in one line and the other 4 below them, but for some reason it doesn't result as I want. I want the tables in the following order J3 J2 J1 J0 K3 K2 K1 K0 and each one ...
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Combination of multirows and multicolumns table [duplicate]

I need to create similar table using LaTeX: I have tried to use tabular and \multicolumn, but every time I get something wrong. Could someone help me? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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Cleaner Code for a Table design

in this question Showcase of beautiful wine bottle labels made with LaTeX/TikZ and friends I asked for wine bottle labels. Here is my own attempt. I still have to play with fonts. I'm quite happy ...
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Dynamic table column generation

I want to generate table columns dynamically but I have no clue how to tell LaTeX to accept or evaluate & as a column separator. As you can see in the attached code, the problem is with \@for ...
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save table on a separate file

I'm new to LaTeX. I have a table in the LaTeX format that I want to include in my document. Since it is a large table, I would like to save it in a different file and then just load it in my main ...
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Extra alignment tab has been changed to \cr?

I get the error mentioned in the title of the question. Can you help me please ? \begin{table}[htb!] \centering \caption{\textit{others criterias : first scenario}} \label{Table2} ...
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Misplaced \noalign error in table, but only when using include{}

I am using xtable() in R to create a LaTeX table that I import into a .rnw file via \input{}. As documented here, I am attempting to highlight rows conditional upon a certain value of one variable. ...
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form field alignment with a table cell

Is there any way to horizontally centre the checkboxes in the following MWE? Also is there any way to adjust the size of the checkboxes so that (i) they do not touch the cell border, and (ii) they are ...
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MinionPro Number Styles: lining, tabular using pdfLaTeX

I have successfully installed the MinionPro font for LaTeX. It works with pdfLaTex. I also changed the number style to lining with: \usepackage[textlf]{MinionPro} However if I have a table with ...
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Create a table column by column with special border formatting

I need to create some tables for a special college report. The data provided specifies the values column by column. The user Andrew Swann pointed out, that there is a way to create TeX tables column ...
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Changing font color in a table adding unwanted extra spacing

I haven't been able to find a solution, so I'm hoping for any suggestions. When I try to change the font color in my table, I get extra spacing above and below the lines with the color-changed font. ...
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Using \color in a paragraph column inside a tabular environment results in a line break [duplicate]

Some of my documents are compiled into multiple outputs. Some Versions contain certain parts, while other versions contain only a placeholder. For this purpose I have a macro \markup that colors its ...
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How best to change the font size (etc) of threeparttable's table notes?

How best to change the font size (etc) of the threeparttable table notes ? Google returned these (duplicate) unanswered stubs (in English and German, but with pictures ;) ...
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How to create a dashed line in tabularx environment

I've been looking into this, and I have encountered two main "solutions": \usepackage{arydshln} As decribed here. And this one: \usepackage{dashrule} As described in this other post. However, ...
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adding row numbers to a pgfplotstable

I've had a look at the attached answer Automatic table row numbers but I'm not sure how to apply it to pgfplotstable. I'd like to get automatic rownumbers on my table so I can apply formatting by row ...
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siunitx align numrange

ave a table with a table in which I use \numrange of the siunitx package. I would like to center align that column at the range-phrase. If I align it left, it sort of works, but if I align it center, ...
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adjusting column width tabularx + table margin

As you can see from the following MWE, it would be really great to adjust the widths individually for a couple of columns individually. Also how can I decrease the page margins of the table, if the ...
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Siunitx: alignment, parentheses and font size

I'm trying to align numbers (that are bolded, between parentheses, etc.) by decimal points in table columns while using the auto-round option of the siunitx package. The following code doesn't work: ...
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sidewaystable from rotating package cuts off table, even after changing margins

I'm using this code for my table: \begin{sidewaystable} {\small \begin{tabular}{cccccccccccccccccc} \toprule \multicolumn{3}{l}{\texttt{Table 2}} \\ ...
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binary representation of an integer

Is there a way to get a binary string of an integer calculated by e.g., \pgfmathparse{pow(2,3)} \pgfmathresult such that later on I can use the string digits in a foreach loop like .. if it is '1' do ...
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Getting tabulars to line up in the end of two columns

In the following document: \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular*}{\linewidth}{|c|}\hline test\\\hline\end{tabular*} \vfill \begin{tabular*}{\linewidth}{|c|}\hline ...
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csvsimple Vertical Header

I'm trying to create a table from .csv files using csvsimple. Here are the contents of my file: Degrees,10,20,30,40,50,60,70,80,90 Time,1.33,0.90,0.72,0.63,0.50,0.43,0.41,0.40,0.38 This is a table ...
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Selecting font features for tabular data

I am writing my thesis using (among others) the KOMA-script and fontspec packages. I would like to select the default sans serif font (and add some font features) for my tables. I know how to do this ...
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An error I get trying to number tables consecutively with theorems

egreg kindly answered my (previously-asked) question about giving numbers the same numbering as theorems here: Numbering tables sequentially. Unfortunately, this very good solution seems to be ...
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Place sidewaystable together with text

My sidewaystable is always placed on a separate page! How do I make it appear exactly where it is defined? Is that possible? text sidewaystable page break text I've done something like this: ...
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Custom table with mdframed and parcolumns: LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item

I am building my own table environment using parcolumns and mdframed. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{parcolumns} \usepackage{mdframed} \newenvironment{mytable}[1] ...
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How can I add label and reference to each row of a table?

I have 2 tables, and they have a common column so I want each row from the first table to point to the corresponding row of the second and the other way around. And also, if it is possible that the ...
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Put brackets around value and uncertainty with exponent in tables with siunitx [duplicate]

I have a number with an exponent and an uncertainty that I want to display in an S-column in a table. When I just put it in, the spacing is terrible, and if I tell the column how much space to reserve ...
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Table formatting

I want to create a table like this: Here is the code: \begin{table}[h] \begin{threeparttable} \caption{\textit{Sample Selection}} \centering \begin{tabular}{lcccccccc} \toprule\toprule & (I) ...
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Rotate text next to right brace in multirow environment

The following LaTeX creates a simple table with some rows grouped with a right curly brace: \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{bigdelim} ... \begin{tabular}{l|l|l|r} \hline $a$ & $b$ & ...
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Split lines, keep a table/aligned text within textwidth and span several pages

I have a very long table that I use to align some text, therefore I don't need it to be (specifically) a table (please consider that in the answers). I am using supertabular for the table to span ...