{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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Tabular size \textwidth and exacly columns dimensions in cm?

I need make table which have /textwidth width and its columns have exactly dimensions in centimeters. Specifically - table width: 24cm and columns (in cm): 4,2 ; 7,6 ; 6,4 ; 3,5 ; 2,3 My document ...
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Images not spaced properly

I'm placing images into a table, but they aren't lining up vertically, even though they are the same height. A complete example is: \documentclass{llncs} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{array} ...
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How can I create a double border/table around every page of the document excluding the headers/footers?

I am a newbie to LaTeX... Outside of the title page and ending pages, I am trying to create a fixed size border/table that will be around every page (excluding the headers/footers) of the document. ...
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tightly packed tables in a page

I have many tables that I want to squeeze in one page. The output of my current code shows lot of space between two tables. I want to reduce the space between the tables as small as possible and want ...
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Spaces between rows and cols in a table - Better ways than mine?

I started using Latex recently and I put together 4 ways of changing the space in a table. Two general ways defining the general space between cols and rows as well as two ways of adding space between ...
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Left-aligned headers but centered entries in the remainder of the column

There are three edits that I want for the table the following code gives. First, I want the column headers left-aligned and the remaining entries in the columns centered. Second, I would like to ...
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A table not displayed correctly

I provide two attempts at code to make a table with 4 rows and 5 columns. There are several unexpected features in the tables that are displayed. In both tabular environments, I have ...
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esthetic of typesetting panels within tables

(my question is not so much TeX as typesetting related. it is also related to Tables with multiple panels in LaTeX, R and Sweave .) I have always wondered about how to typeset panels inside tables. ...
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Changing middle line to some other symbol. Latex Table

\begin{tabular}{|c|c|} \hline $ \langle R_1.Y \rangle$ & $ \langle \dot{-}R_2.X, \dot{-}R_2.X \rangle$\\ \hline $\langle a \rangle$ & \\ \hline \hline $\langle b ...
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Fixed column width ruins alignment of table row using Lyx

I am having the worst luck with a table I am trying to create. The problem occurs when I want to have multiple lines in a column, I use the trick posted on here (and I think Lyx's wiki) and set a ...
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Tabular error: \begin{tabular}{ c | c | c } [duplicate]

I can't understand this error message: ERROR: Class memoir Error: . --- TeX said --- See the memoir class documentation for explanation. Type H <return> for immediate help. ... ...
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How to apply attributes to a single column of a tabular excluding one cell

I am using this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{collcell} \usepackage{array}% actually already loaded by `collcell` \newcommand*{\mymacro}[1]{\fbox{#1}}% Do anything you like with `#1` ...
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Making \xrightarrow longer but without using spaces

I have this table, and as you can see I make the last arrow longer with loads of spaces. Is there a better way to make it as long as the other \plusarrows but at the same time with a centered text ...
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Simple list of abbreviations manually

I have written my whole document without using any packages like nomencl or acronym because it wasn't necessary in my case, that means I only have a few abbreviations which should fit on one page ...
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multicolomns and rows

I want to do a table in latex like : ------|---------------------------- no. | name ------|---------------------------- 1 | equation ------|--|-----------|------------- name | name ...
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One table for all? Searching for a comprehensive yet simple table package [closed]

While I get the concept that LaTeX is different from WYSIWYG editors, formatting tables seems to be a rather complex process in LaTeX (especially for a newbie). I am thinking of the following basic ...
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Aligning two tables side by side and adjusting spacing

I read the similar question here, but I cannot manage to adjust the spacing correctly. Following the answers in the linked question, I wrote this: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{float} ...
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Incorrect multirow height

I need to create a table representing hierarchical decisions, something like this: +---+---+---+---+ | | | C | x | | | B +---+---+ | | | D | x | | A +---+---+---+ | | | F | x | | | ...
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Alignment problem of footnotes inside tables

I have a problem with footnotes inside tables. I am using the pifont package to produce dots (\ding{108}). These dots should be aligned. This works very well until I add more then 9 footnotes. Then ...
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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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Tabular in tabular: Strange behavior of rowcolor

Starting with the following document: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|r|r|} \rowcolor{yellow} \hline Head 1 & Head 2 \\ ...
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Multicolumn - Extra alignment tab has been changed to \cr [closed]

I'm trying to build the following table, but I get the error in the title. I'm sure it has something to do with the \multicolumn function, but I can't see what's wrong with it. Help? \begin{table} ...
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What is the generic workflow to place objects relatively to others (or previously set anchor points) in beamer?

Coming from MS Powerpoint I usually use SmartForms or other objects to highlight specific points in a picture or a table to draw the viewers attention. Just imagine a technical drawing and I want a ...
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Formatting tables

Could you help me formatting these two tables? I'm close to submit my thesis, but I found some problem in formatting these tables. This is the preamble I'm using ...
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Table caption above, figure caption below in ConTeXt

My definition looks like this: \setupcaptions[location=top] \setupcaptions[way=bysection,prefixsegments=section,headstyle=\bf] And placement of tables ...
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How can I use the ampersand (&) as a delineator for tabs in LaTeX3 (expl3)/xparse syntax?

This idea evolved from the question: How can I get a count of the optional arguments with xparse? Problem I cannot get the ampersand to function as a delineator (for tab stops) inside the ...
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How to properly place a pgfplotstablestyleset in a floating environment

I am trying to make a really basic table with values I read from file using pgfplotstablestyleset. However, the placing of this table seems completely off. If I use \centering it is glued to the right ...
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Fit table to textwidth AND textheight

The table below was too long to fit the textheight and not wide enough to fit the textwidth. I would prefer the height of the table to conform to the height specified by the commented-out line ...
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Making thick horizontal lines and a thick vertical line in a table

I have the code for a table. What is the default thickness for the lines? I would like to double the thickness for the vertical line to distinguish the "total column", and I would like to double the ...
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Siunitx adding the \cdot and \chemfig to get extra top space in a tabular

i am having a problem compiling, i get an error of missing $ and { also } when i use \si....... [siunitx package] ----> I tried the \sisetup... but it gives me an error, may be it has conflicts with ...
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How to use double line in LyX tables

I want to have double lines in the top row in my tables in lyx. I searched through the site but could not find how to do this.
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Automatically colour previously defined strings of text

I'm creating some tables with conjugations for nouns, adjectives, etc., for certain languages. I wanted to colour certain endings of these instances but doing it manually is very tedious, so I tried ...
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Multirow and Multicolumn with missing lines

I am trying to create a table which uses both multicolumns and multirows, and I am getting some graphical problems. As you can see on below image, the top right corner is missing a line and the ...
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Table - disable auto numbering

I was wondering whether it was possible to skip numbering one of my tables and carry on numbering the rest as if that table was not there.
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What does \processtable{}, and where can I learn about what it does?

LaTeX Companion does not mention \processtable{} command. It seems to obviate the need for \caption{}... where do I go to learn more?
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Partially coloring cell background with histograms

Excel has a cool feature called "data bar" conditional formatting that allows the user to partially fill a cell background to create histograms based on cell contents. Here is a screen clip example ...
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Vertical table line is missing (tabularx and multirow)

Can anyone tell me, why my table is missing the vertical line on the right? It has something to do with that \multirow, but i can't find it. \documentclass[11pt, twocolumn, a4paper]{article} ...
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How do I make part of my table caption in italic font?

I am very new to Latex and I am trying to make a very simple table with a species name in the title (caption). I want all of my title to be normal font except for the species name, which should be ...
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error in repeated column header

I want to repeat a column header and add a footer but face error. Please help me to make the header of table. Here is the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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Tabular* environment stretching table more than page width

I am using trying to use the tabular* environment to stretch a table to the page width. However the table gets stretched more than the page width defined on the preamble ... Here's my code: ...
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How change numbering table just in one chapter?

I have set book and numbering a table is 1.1...second chapter 2.1.....and one chapter just in one I need numbering my table just table 1 table 2.... any help ? ...
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Putting Line Breaks in a table

I have the following latex code: %\usepackage{multirow} \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline \multirow{2}{*}{Position} & \multirow{2}{*}{CF ...
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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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Table changes distance to preceding line depending on rows

This seems to be such a simple issue, but I still have not found an answer to this question. I am using a non-float tabular environment. Depending on how many rows my table has, the distance to the ...
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Troubles for fit this floating table to the page

Sorry for the question but I have the following MWE: \documentclass[fontsize=10pt,paper=letter,headings=big,bibliography=totoc,DIV=9,headsepline=true,]{scrbook} ...
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Tabular and equation in a text line

I want to do something like this: in a line with text, not center. Also I can control the left brace but it doesn't seems good. My MWE is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,cancel} ...
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Rotated column titles in tabular

I'd like to create a chart where the column titles are rotated, as per this toy example: I used the rotating package to generate the above. It has certain shortcomings: the rotate command doesn't ...
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Draw a picture where some parts are tables

As mentioned above, like the picture below:
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Making a line in a table bold

Please consider the MWE below, this gives following table. Now I want to ladder-like line passing through the table to be in bold. Any ideas on how this can be done? \documentclass{article} ...
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center dollar values in siunitx S table column

How do I get \$ values centered properly in this table? This should be straightforward, but a frustrating search on this site and in siunitx documentation didn't help me. Of course I can always ...