{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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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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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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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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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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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 row ...
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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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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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sidewaystable vs landscape environment (pdflscape-package) for landscape tables spanning double pages

As explained in several other posts, I'm currently trying to create wide tables. The document is in portrait format A4, but the tables shall be typeset in landscape format. As the tables have more ...
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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 could you make an image a hyperlink to a section in a LaTeX document?

I'm fairly new to latex and am currently working on a few articles as practice before I use it for more official documents. In my current document, I am attempting to make a table of icons (png ...
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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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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 ;) http://compgroups.net/comp....
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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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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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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 \el:...
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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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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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Matching question

Is there a standard package for generating a matching question such as: Match the following states with its capitals: Michigan Raleigh North Carolina Lansing Minnesota ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Indentation after '\tabular' environments

I was filling some tables for my progress report and noticed something were odd. The following text/tables are indented. MWE: \documentclass[12pt, oneside]{book} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \...
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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] {\begin{mdframed}[...
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How to get alignment finally “right” with tabularx and an image?

Two things I'm struggling with in the following MWE: "looooooooooonger text" doesn't fit: don't want the middle and right column to be equally spaced: the maple may move over a little to the right (...
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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 ...
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Importing CSV table - Error [closed]

I am new to LaTeX and am compiling a document right now using TeXworks. I am trying to create CSV tables into my document right now, and although I succeed in between I must have some small bug in the ...
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How to make such a nice table in LaTeX?

Below is an example, it seems rather complex for me. I can only make a table with dark lines, and don't know how to make the dark lines hollow ones. Is there a way to embed such a fancy table in ...
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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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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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How to *disable* Lua's Microtype for a given tabular column?

I'm looking for a way to disable Lua's Microtype (note the capital M - to distinguish from the lower case microtype package) in the first tabular column of the MWE given below: \documentclass[a4paper]...
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Table Vertical Alignment not functioning

So I'm creating some tables and trying to use the array package to vertically align the text in some of my columns. Unfortunately whether I use p{xcm}, m{xcm} or d{xcm} the column is always aligned to ...
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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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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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Automatically change the text width for all table environments using memoir

I'd like to redefine the table environment in a document I'm writing so that the tables and captions are wider than the text block. I'm using the memoir class, and an example given in the manual is \...
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avoid underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph because of linebreak

It seems to be a common question, but the other werent adressing my code. \begin{table}[ht!] \centering \small \caption{Absolute and relative frequencies } \label{FreqFair} \renewcommand{\...
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Column with fixed width and centre alignment

In the following code, \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{hhline} \newcommand{\spe}[1]{\multicolumn{2}{c}{#1}} \makeatletter \newcommand*{\@rowstyle}{...
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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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Multicolumn misplaced \omit problem

Okay, I know there are a few questions already about this but I looked at them and tried to get it to work but couldn't, I'm kinda new at this so I dont really have a clue what I'm doing. Anyway here'...
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looping in tabular

I am curious to know why the following failed. A similar thread is on comp.text.tex unanswered. Of course, other manipulations of \whileexpr work, but why does this fail? \documentclass{article} \...
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Underline multicolumns in tikz matrix

In a TikZ matrix, how can I underline multicolumns automatically as follows (esp. when height of one header cell is larger than others): MWE from this question: \documentclass{standalone} \...