{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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Way too much extra space in my tables

I'm new to making tables and I'm having a problem with them taking up way too much of my page. \begin{table}[ht] \centering \caption{Table F8: Fertility Rates by Generation and Marriage Type} ...
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Line under one column

Simple question that I couldn't find an answer to anywhere: I am using \cline to create discontinued lines in my tables. Sometimes I want to have a line just spanning over one column rather than ...
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Bold font is offsetting text in separate table cell

I'm creating a table that emulates a 2 column proposal layout. The table has three columns: \begin{tabular}{|left column|empty space between|right column|} I have the text in the left column ...
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typeset large uncertainties using siunitx

I have some entries in a table where the uncertainties are very large compared to the value due to outliers in the data: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{booktabs} ...
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New text header line in tabular?

I want to insert headers in table, but somehow I am not able to do so. The bold line in below text, I want these to just insert between rows as headers. From below code, column from 2nd to last are ...
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Drawing the following table

How can i produce the above table in latex? The first column width i want to be small. The second and third and fourth i want to be of desired size. Is it possible to do it. Also I want thick lines ...
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wrong positioning of figure with tabular in xelatex

I recently updated MikTex and it seems Xelatex is not able to place figures correctly anymore. Before updating all figures were shown correctly. I work with Texworks and Miktex 2.9 Here it is the ...
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Table width with multicolumn

I am producing lots of tables automatically with Stata (perhaps its useful to know that the top, content and bottom of the table are produced separately and then pasted together into one file I ...
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multirow position not correct, how to fix it?

I have three figures to be put in a way subfig1 -------subfig3 subfig2 And height(subfig3)=height(subfig1)+height(subfig2), so that the top of subfig3 is aligned with the top of subfig1, and the ...
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Clashing multirow with tikz

In order to get a diagonal line in a cell, I picked up a piece of code from Diagonal lines in table cell The code adapted to my situation works fine until I decide to use multirow. Here is the MWE. ...
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Table to set images on cover page, but text in the cell is not completly centred

First of all, excuse my English. I'm trying to make a cover page, I have made it on Word, but in LateX is much harder to do. Is like this, Same sized images at rigth and left of the text, textwidth ...
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Three graphics with tables of data

I need to create a figure like the following. If I have the color plots saved as png images (ie. test.png, rans.png and ddes.png), what would be the best way to create this sort of graphic in LaTeX?
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Making rotated adjustbox fit into cell

I tried \rotatebox, but was unable to make the rotated text vertically fit into one cell so I opted for \adjustbox instead. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{multirow} ...
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“align” inside “table” because of table caption - how to do pagebreak?

I have a table: \begin{table} \begin{align} \nonumber b_{1} & = 0,200 & \beta_{1} & = z \\ \nonumber b_{2} & = 0,022 ...
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full page table within paragraph

I have several large tables in my thesis. Some of them are about 2/3 of a page, and placing them at the top of a page works fine, even when a paragraph has to be broken to allow for the space. My ...
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\bfseries and alignment in table

I'm trying to highlight some decimal-point aligned entries in two large tables which are arranged in two columns. I'm using \bfseries to do this and unfortunately this seems to be affecting the ...
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Why is the final column of this table running off the page?

\begin{document} \begin{exe} \ex \begin{tabular}{ l l l } & + -naqa (diffuse) & + -nuqa (placer) \\ \hline alli- `dig' & `knock over or destroy, to throw something to the floor' & ...
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Error on tabular latex

I'm getting an error on latex and don't understand why ... The purpose was to create some tables on latex, but it is getting me some error which i don't really understand ... Any hint for me please ? ...
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LaTeX: Rotated header lines in table beginning in the same line

i have a table with rotated text. All these header lines should start near the second \hline (similar to "Abs.") like hline C BC BCD 1 BCD l BCD o BCD Frequency CABCD Abs Rel hline ...
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Use \ldelim with tall rows

I would like to put a brace in front of some table rows. I found a similar question here and in an answer the use of the bigdelim package is suggested. The problem is, it does not seem to work if a ...
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How to include icons in table?

Question I want a table with little icons on the left and corresponding descriptive text on the right. However, LaTeX seems to make this as painful as getting your teeth pulled out, and my current ...
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Exhaustive Information about text alignment in Tabular

The purpose of this question is colleting the exhaustive information about text alignment in tabular environment and it's derivatives. As base, let us use the possibilities of Microsot Word's tools. ...
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Modify the \textwidth of all subsubsections compatible with adjustbox

I have a very simple document which is a succession of tables within subsubsections of the document. \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{verbose,landscape,a4paper,lmargin=1cm,rmargin=1cm} This is my ...
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Why is my tabular wider than the sum of its columns’ widths?

It's simple to create the tabular with columns of fix width, e.g. \begin{tabular}{|p{95mm}|p{95mm}|} \hline a & b \\ \hline b & b \\ \hline c & b \\ \hline \end{tabular} However, the ...
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Forcing latex to place table floats before the end of subsection [duplicate]

I have a chapter, where my data tables are big and cover whole page. I have few subsections with different results shown in tables and I don't want them to mix up. So, right now I have more or less ...
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Macro limited in scope to the tabular cell in which it is invoked?

How do I reuse cell delimiter of a tabular environment (usually ampersand) for delimiting a macro parameter? Like this (which unfortunately doesn't work): \def\mymacro#1&{#1} ... ...
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Table and its captions on different pages

I have a really long table that fits the whole page (in fact it's a really wide table that I have rotated by 90 degrees): \begin{table}[!pht] \caption{ ... some quite long description } ...
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Package minted: \mint Command Not Working Inside tabularx Environment

The question, How to embed a minted environment inside a tabular environment?, addresses a similar issue, but I am using: the tabularx package, and the inline \mint command Is there a workaround ...
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using mathml in htlatex makes it lose the table p-width specification in generated html

It took me a while to find the cause of this. when giving p{} for table column width, and also using mathml option, then htlatex losses the width specs in the generated HTML table. It is very simple ...
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Reduce float size to fit page

I've got a longish sidewaystable which currently is to large for its page. At least with \footnotesize it is. With \scriptsize it becomes too small, which looks strange and is hard to read. Is there ...
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How to alternately shade rows in a table [duplicate]

I'm having trouble finding anything that will work with this checklist table that I have set up. I was hoping someone might have some suggestions. \usepackage{colortbl} \begin{center} ...
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Tabular in dtx documentation

How to make table in .dtx documentation with vertical bars? % \begin{tabular}{c|c} % |sf| & \emph{mathsf}\\ % \end{tabular} fails, because |foo| is magic for verbatim.
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Unwanted blank page prepended to large table

Problem-ku: A page-long table Gets a blank page prepended I do not want this The table is very large (69x20) but fits on one page. Here's the code I'm using at the beginning and end of the ...
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Grouping cells in a tabular environment

I'm drawing a grid structure using a tabular environment. Some cells are empty, some cells are filled and some cells contain a symbol. Nothing spectacular there. \documentclass{article} ...
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Vertical alignment of text and figures in a table

I am trying to put together a table with both images and text, but I keep having problems to get the vertical alignment right. Ideally I would like to have both the text and images in the centre of ...
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Irregular tables in LaTeX

Is it possible to create a table with a layout as this one? If yes, what packages should I use?
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Midrule that extends only over some of the columns in booktabs

I hope this isn't a silly question, the thing is that I want to create a table with a midrule applied in just some cells, I mean something like that (just between Item, Animal and Description): ...
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Table formatting

I am working on the table \documentclass{article} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage[landscape]{geometry} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{booktabs} \newcommand{\ra}[1]{\renewcommand{\arraystretch}{#1}} ...
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Disappearance of the table title/caption, when using colortbl

I'm formatting a manuscript according to the PNAS style, as prescribed in http://www.pnas.org/site/authors/LaTex.xhtml When I color my table using the package colortbl, the title/caption disappears ...
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how to decouple alignment of rows within a column in LyX?

How do I decouple the paragraph alignment of rows within a column in LyX? I would like my top row to be aligned in the centre, and all subsequent (content) rows to be aligned left. However, whenever ...
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Infinite Loop in Babel with Rotating Sidewaystable [closed]

I don't know whether this is a babel or a rotating bug, and I have filed a report with Debian (http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=710031), but perhaps someone knows a workaround. The ...
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Table going past margins

I'm trying to create a header for my resume. I'm almost happy with the result, but there's a small formatting issue. I'm using a table to control where my name and contact info are placed. My name ...
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Use a nested enumeration as a column of a table

I am creating a list of requirements in a table in which the first column should be an enumeration, such that each requirement is identified by a unique number. Some requirements also have sub ...
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Table spanning two pages horizontally? [duplicate]

Is there a way to have the overflow of a table too wide for the page to continue horizontally on the next page? I'm trying to create two pages with a table each where every row is adjacent to same ...
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How to align a tabular cell right and centre?

I've vertically centered a column of headings as suggested in an answer to this post using array and m{}. How can I also right-align those headings? Here is a picture of my current table and the ...
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How to make a figure consisting of a table of subfigures and headings?

I've got 3x3 images that I'd like to arrange in a table with row and column headings. All images have the same dimensions. I still want the caption to read "Figure 1.1" and not "Table 1.1". One way ...
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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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Vertical alignment (top, center, bottom) of figure and two texts in tabular

Based on Tabular alignment of text and figure, my question is how can I get t, c, b alignment of all 3 elements that make part of tabular. The t and c works fine, but not the b. ...
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Why the tabular column specifier C doesn't work?

I'm using the tabular enviroment \begin{tabular} ... \end{tabular} inside of the beamer class \begin{frame} ... \end{frame} tags. In standard latex documents, i often use something like ...
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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 ...