{tables} is about the tabular environment and related packages such as {array}, {booktabs}, {tabularx} and {longtable}. For questions about the table environment (i.e., about floating or positioning), use {floats} instead.

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One cell with multiple lines

I am trying to make a table that has some cells spanning across multiple lines, like this: (I used print screen on my table and then edited it to show how I want it). I have been searching around ...
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Updating words throughout document

In my job we deliver several of hundred physical assemblies per project - typically to offshore platforms in Nordsjøen - each one has a corresponding tag (and also other metadata such as item ...
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Colored tables and cline/hhline

How to write \clines (or \hhline) in colored tables so that the color of the cell does not hide the line? Here are two solutions but neither of them works fine. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} ...
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color multirow in a table

I am trying to color a multirow in my table, but withou success until now: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{hhline} \usepackage{colortbl} ...
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Using `\hhline` coloring cells of a table

Sorry for this simple question. I am trying to color some cells of my table. Unfortunately, if I color two neighbouring cells, the lines of the table disappear. I have found some questions about this ...
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How to align table and caption when table is centered on page

I haven't been able to figure out the best way to set up my tables. These are the features that they are supposed to have: Should be centered on page Caption should be "justified" and aligned with ...
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How to merge two tabulars into a single table the width of the column?

I am asking for advice on achieving two separate effects in the table environment. (1) I have two tables with a different number of columns. I need to merge them into a single table. I have this ...
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Float table with subfloat extend to multiple pages LyX

I have a float (table) which contains several subfloats. The last of these subfloats does not fit on the page and is cut off. I would like it to extend to the next page. I know of longtable but that ...
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Referencing a table vs. a figure in LyX, format

Currently, when I reference things using labels I have setup LyX simply inserts the table number. I would like it to insert Table N where N is the table number. Similarly, I would like it to insert ...
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Importing LaTeX table code into LyX

I create tables in a spreadsheet program, convert them to LaTeX code and then use an ERT to import into my LyX document. When I paste the LaTeX code the entire thing turns out very ugly looking. The ...
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Align a Table with the Edge of Text

In a document I am working on, I want to use a table. However, the point at which the table belongs is heavily indented due to multiple enumerations. This results in the table being placed much ...
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Horizontal Table spacing problems

I've created a horizontal table using the tabular package. The rotating package isn't playing nicely with one of my other packages, so I can't use \sidewaystable. However, my table still runs off the ...
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Line break in table [duplicate]

I want to go on writing in the first array but in a new line. The command \\ is not working for this. Can anybody help me please? My code is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[landscape]{geometry} ...
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First row in second table created is blacked out

I am a LATEX/R/Sweave newbie and am encountering an issue while creating a report. The issue is that as shown in the figure below the first heading in the second table is blacked out. I am able to ...
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space between top caption and table

Im have a question concerning the space between table and it's caption. When I use the three part package the caption is nicely placed in the top of the table, but once I added the table environemnt, ...
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The \pbox makes the text crowded

The result is as follows: you will see it is too crowded. And the MWE is: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{fontspec,amsmath} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{pbox} % For multiletter ...
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Vertical skip between p{…} rows of tabular

I want to increase a bit the vertical spacing in my tabular table. I did something like this: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{p{4cm}p{4cm}} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet ...
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Table with multiple lines in some cells

What is the easiest way to have 2 lines in some of the cells in a table? The only way I can think right now is to actually have 2 separate rows (without the line in the middle) and use \multirow on ...
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Tabular with p type columns to fill page width

I wish to be able to have a table (using tabular) that fills the page horizontally with each column using a fraction of that space, for now assume that they are equally sized. I wish to be able to ...
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\textwidth in tabular does not add up [duplicate]

I had the understanding that the constant \textwidth is the width of text from the left margin to the right margin. I have been using the same as width specifier in my tables with paragraph. However, ...
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A program to export latex tables to excel/ods/csv?

I know there are tools to export excel tables to latex, but what about the other way around? I get a lot of latex tables from functions in R (e.g.: texreg) that aren't perfectly customizable via the ...
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table with incomplete line

This is probably very simple question: I am trying to generate a table with multiple rows in the last two columns. I have tried the following: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Removing space around tabular columns set with siunitx

OK, first off, this table is horrendous looking and desperately needs help. But what I'd really like to know is how to eliminate some of the extra white space between the columns set with S in the ...
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How to maintain numbering and labels inside of a tabular

I'm using gb4e in order to number examples in my paper. I want to be able to number a tabular as an example, and then have each line of the tabular be a, b, c, etc. \documentclass{article} ...
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image inside a multirow: problems with the vertical space

I have a problem when including an image inside a table using the multirow option. My problem comes from the vertical space dedicated to this row. As you can see in the picture included, the image ...
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multilingual table content

I want to introduce table that has multilingual content which are (Arabic, English, Vietnamese and Armenian) as the following figure Any idea how to produce that UPDATE: code used to produced ...
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How to add a forced line break inside a table cell

I have some text in a table and I want to add a forced line break. I want to insert a forced line break without having to specify the column width. Something like this: \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|} ...
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two rotated tables on same page as heading

I am sorry, there seems to be a similar question already, but I didn't get the answer. I have a chapter heading and then two wide but short tables with captions, which I would like to rotate. But ...
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How to fit big table

I'm a novice in LaTeX, started just few days ago, but I have to complete report in a few days and I'm asking for help. This is code for a table: \begin{table} \centering \caption{Measurements made by ...
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Images in table going over cell lines,

I'm trying to create a table with a few images in and it's mostly done apart from the images seemingly overlap with the cell lines deleting them. A shorter MWE is below (the full table will contain ...
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Error: extra alignment tab has been changed to \cr

I am using the ACM SIG template and trying to create a table of 4 columns. I get the error mentioned in the title of the question. I know the standard reasons why this error can occur. But my ...
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Put brackets around value and uncertainty with exponent in tables with siunitx

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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Why is the second column of my tabu not vertically aligned to the middle? [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) table, which is a basic 4x2 table. The cells that aren't part of the header will contain itemized text. All cells have to be ...
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Restarting Rowcolors

This should be a simple question. I am using \rowcolors{1}{}{lightgray} to alternate coloring of rows in a table. Is there a way to "restart" the re-coloring after a certain point so that I ensure ...
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\setcounter not working

I'm making a large table in latex with 12 columns. It is to be horizontal on its own page and to do so I am implementing it like: \documentclass[twoside]{article} \usepackage{pdflscape} ...
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Numprint gobbles row-terminating command

I use ctable for my tables, and I'd like to use numprint's autoformatting column types as well. Unfortunately, if the last column of the tabular is a numprint column, it breaks ctable's convenient ...
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Automatically splitting large square table across pages

I am writing a program that has to generate a PDF. I decided to generate LaTeX source and compile it with pdflatex. The problem is that one of printed elements is big square table (up to 97x97). First ...
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Adding vertical space between two \hline

How can I add vertical space between the double line in the example below? I tried to use \vspace, but that results in a Misplaced \noalign error. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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Table in itemize

Is it possible to include a table in itemize? \begin{itemize} \item item 1 \begin{tabu}[X X] \toprule 150 & 150 \\ bottomrule \end{tabu} \item item 2 \end{itemize} The alignment should be: ...
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LaTeX table rules disappear when using Adobe Reader [duplicate]

I created a PDF document using LaTeX (TeXShop on a Mac) and used the LaTeX command \cellcolor to create colored cells in tables. When I view the document with the Adobe Reader some table rules of ...
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lining figures in tables and math, old style figures in text

I’m using TeXLive 2012, up to date on Ubuntu 12.10. When I use the libertine package with the option osf and newtxmath for math fonts, I get oldstyle numbers everywhere, but I only want to use them in ...
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Multicolum Table

I am new to latex and i would like to draw this table shown in the picture. Any help is highly appreciated \begin{landscape} \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline Characteristics & ...
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tabular and lstlistings - When importing code in column 2, paragraph in column 1 moves down

A problem surfaces when formatting my ten-page long document and I'm going to try to post all the code that relates to the issue, but know that I'm fairly new to LaTeX so I may not realise some parts ...
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Sidecaptions next to sidewaystables

I'd like to place a caption left/right next to my table which is rotated by 90 degrees. So the caption should be next (e.g. bottom right) to the table and both, the caption and the table should be ...
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Column and row padding in tables

How do you guys go about controlling column padding in tables? UPDATE To clarify, I'm looking for a way to control both vertical and horizontal padding. So, if I had a simple table like this ...
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How to put numbers in parenthesis in the S column using siunitx package

In the following minimal code, when I replace the l columns by S I get an error message saying invalid-number!! Invalid numerical input '(4.36)'.!! See the siunitx documentation for further ...
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How do I make \footcite work in a tabular?

How do I make \footcite work in a tabular? \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{threeparttable} % nice tables \usepackage{biblatex} \begin{document} \begin{threeparttable} ...
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rotate table (90 degrees) and stretch to fill whole page

i'd like to rotate a table (90 degrees) and stretch it to fill whole page. That's what i've got so far: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{adjustbox} \begin{document} ...
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Page-wide table in two-column mode

I want a table that is as wide as the whole page in a document with option twocolumn. The table has to be inserted on the bottom of the page, but that is not necessary. I've tried: \begin{table*}[b] ...
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Increase vertical space in table

Creating a table using tabulary I am confronted with the problem that the lines of my table are too small, resulting in that the formulas touch the borders of the table. The code I used is given ...