{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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Automatically creating a table from datatool using references in the text

This question is based on Peter Grill's answer to "Table including rows of a master table".. The function \PrintDTLTable takes an optional list of rowIDs (first row of the data file) as its first ...
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Latex Table giving me an error: Missing $ inserted

\begin{table} \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline \multicolumn{5}{|c|}{\textbf{Table 1:}Unfiltered Water}\\ Concentration of analyte in sample & Avg & Std Dev & RSD ...
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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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LaTeX tables: How do I make bold horizontal lines (typically \hline)?

The title says it all: In LaTeX tables: How do I make bold horizontal lines (typically \hline)?
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How to draw lines around multiple table cells

\documentclass[fleqn,12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \begin{document} \begin{table}[ht] \begin{minipage}[b]{1 \linewidth}\centering \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline ...
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How to produce a list of prime numbers in LaTeX

I would like to write a LaTeX script that produces all the prime numbers between the numbers n and m, where n < m. How can I do this? I feel it should not be that hard, but I cannot seem to program ...
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Convert numpy array into tabular

I am doing some data analysis in python, putting the results in form of a matrix stored into a numpy array. I would like to put this results into a report and the best way would be to put a table with ...
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How do I fill table cells with a background color?

I'd like to fill the cells of a table with a background color. How can this be done?
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How to force table caption on top?

I have a table which works ok...as per example below. But in the thesis, the right column is centered and caption forced to below table. Is there a way I can make it look like? ...
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Insert libreoffice table as input

This question led to a new package: odsfile Suppose you have an localc spreadsheet myspread.ods and you want to insert the content of the range H4:I40 as a table into your latex document. I ...
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How can I illustrate decimal to binary conversion?

As part of my homework for discrete math I need to convert different decimal values, both positive and negative, to 8-bit binary representations using signed magnitude, 1's complement, and 2's ...
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Table with foot note

I have a table and some of the number inside has some symbol like * and ** which should be explianed as footer ( at the end of the table not the page) I dont know how to do that and I dont want to ...
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How to print subtotals in each page of a long table?

Some invoices need print a large list of items. In this case, and in my country, invoices must print the subtotal of the previous page for each break page, and add to the last subtotal the accumulated ...
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Aligning Decimal Points in Table

I want to align two numbers in two different rows the decimal point. I do see a link for that here: Aligning numbers by decimal points in table columns However, I don't understand how to ...
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Vertical alignment in tabular cells with variable height

I have the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[a4paper]{geometry} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{ | X | c | } \hline \lipsum[1] ...
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Text wrap in tables (multirow package loaded)

I searched a bit, but I could not find a reliable way to wrap text in tables with columns spanning more than one row. Any ideas on how to fit this table in the page?: ...
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Making a long table continue over two columns

I am using multicol to make a two-column document using the book document class. I have a long tabular that I want to break where the page breaks and then continue in the next column. I could split ...
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Vertical Alignment in multirow using cells with >1 lines

I want to vertically align (best would be to center) the text ("TEST") in the left (yellow) column of the following table. It works fine with multirow when every row has exactly the hight of one line: ...
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How to enumerate the rows of a table

I want to automatically enumerate the text rows of a table. Is there an option within tabular, or another package? (Of course I do not want the rules to be enumerated.)
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Footnote in tabular environment

It seems as if footnotes would have only a problem with the table environment but in my minimal example non of those answers Footnotes in Tabulars? Footnote in table seem to work for the tabular ...
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How to make longtable respect \nopagebreak in the beginning?

For the book I am typesetting now I need a table environment with the following abilities: Span over multiple pages; Allow \nopagebreak between two lines Do not ignore \nopagebreak before the ...
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pgfplotstable or datatool?

What are differences, which to use for including .csv, .tsv files ? Datatool ? pgfplotstable ? I've seen at question : How typeset a numeric table from a CSV file how person asked about fixing ...
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Color entire table

How do I get an entire table to get a background color. I dont mean the indivual cells but the entire table to get a gray shade. Something like this:
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Center wide longtable (not tabular or tabularx)

I have a long and wide table that does fit on A4 format, but is too wide for the text margins. I want that table to be able to spread over multiple pages, but I also want it to be centered on the ...
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Scientific Notation Only For Large Numbers

I have a table full of numbers. Most of them are floating point numbers that are less than one, some are integers from 1-100, and a few are large (×10^75). I know how to set the precision of the ...
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Footnotes in Tabulars?

Is there a simple, elegant solution to add footnotes in a table (tabular)? Preferably, the solution can also support the cleveref package. EDIT: My intended effect is that, the footnotes should be ...
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Wrapping text in enumeration environment around a table

I would like to wrap the text in an enumerate environment around a table, this is my actual situation (sorry for including so much code, but I wanted to give a precise idea of the number of lines in ...
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Indent all but first lines of paragraph.

Inside of a table column with a width determined by a p{5in} tag, I want all but the first line of text to be indented. Is there any way to achieve this? Doing it by hand would make later edits ...
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Align large vertical delimiters (brackets) to rows of a table?

I’m trying to typeset a table of data, with brackets (i.e. }) at the right-hand side to show a classification of the rows.  Something like: ----------------------- | Aardvark | Armenia | \ ...
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Generate LaTeX Truth Table with Python Cheetah

While looking for code which can automatically generate truth table in LaTeX I stumbled on this Python generator. It appears that the code can be used from Cheetah's framework. Can anybody point me to ...
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Automatic line-breaks in tables?

I'm writing a short tabular CV that I have to add to my thesis. I thought a quick way would be to use a table for that purpose: \begin{tabular}{ll} 2009-present & very long text 1, very ...
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threeparttablex table notes for tabu tabulars with less than \textwidth

threeparttablex can be used to add table notes to tabu tabulars*. If the tabular spans \textwidth, the output is as expected. It seems however that the tablenotes environment does not adjust its width ...
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Color changes cell height in tabular

The following code shows that a \color{red} command increases the height of a tabular cell. I want to use a switch, not a command as \textcolor{red}{text}. \documentclass{article} ...
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Counters for use in array/tabular cells

The following practical example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array}% http://ctan.org/pkg/array \newcounter{tabcol}\newcounter{tabrow} \newcolumntype{C}{>{\stepcounter{tabcol}}c} ...
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How to set equal size of cells in tabular environment when \multicolumn extend the size of above cell?

The code example is shown as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{latexsym} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{center} ...
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Tabular bibliography with 2 cols for @inbook, @article etc

Is there a bibliography style for biblatex that arranges the data in columns, especially when the cited work is part of a larger entity? (Better than the following mockup that is.) Mockup with many ...
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Add Table in Header with image

I'm trying to create question paper using Latex. Sample copy of expected header for first page is mentioned below. Note: Image above "First Page Header". Can you please suggest, how can I add table in ...
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Clickable Table Footnote

I'm trying to have some clickable footnotes within tables. I tried using \footnote{}, it does create a link but there's no footnote text associated with it. \footnotemark[number] along with ...
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Is there something like “sidewayslongtable”?

Unfortunately my table is too wide to use longtable. In sideways it fits on width. Unfortunately it's too long to fit on one page. Is there something like sidewayslongtable, a way to combine ...
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Best practices longtable

I have a long table with the explanation of 50 items (the MWE displays only 9). I believe this is hard to read. How do I make it easy to read? \documentclass[10pt,cleardoublepage=empty,twoside]{book} ...
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itemize in a tabular environment

When compiling this: \begin{table*}[h] \begin{tabular}{|lll|} \hline \bfseries Name & \bfseries Opt 1 & \bfseries Opt 2 \\\hline \hline \bfseries Item 1 & X & ...
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How to shrink a table automatically so that it fits onto a page?

I have a table that looks like this: \begin{table}[h] \centering \caption{MYCaption} \label{tbl:table1} \begin{tabular}{|l|l|l|l|} \hline \rowcolor[gray]{.8} \multicolumn{4}{|c|}{Team 1}\\ \hline ...
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Reference table rows by automatic counter

Problem I have defined an environment to automatically number example sentences throughout my document. It uses the tabular environment and automatically numbers the first column of each row using a ...
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How to vertically and horizontally centre text and images in (different) table cells?

I have a table which contains images in one column. I would like the first column to have text centred vertically and horizontally. I would like the second column to have text left justified and ...
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Unwanted padding in tabular columns when cells contain multiple rows

Whenever I need to create a cell with multiple rows in a tabular environment, I usually create enclose the contents of the cell within a tabular environment within the cell. This has been a great fix ...
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Error with hyperref + tabular + footnotes in tabular

Here's the code: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{array} \newcommand{\fntxt}[1]{\footnotetext{#1}} \newcommand{\fnstep}{\stepcounter{footnote}} ...
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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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Regression tables made with esttab in Stata have columns with different widths, using LyX

I am relatively new to LyX and I am trying to output regression results into TeX code, and then insert the resulting tables in a LyX document. The command I use to create the table is: reg y1 x1, ...
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How to make a table smaller?

I am going make a table smaller in a paper which I am going to submit to a journal. I used \small but it does not make it small enough ?
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Multicols and multirows table

i want to create this table structure: +---+-------+ | | b | | a +---+---+ | | c | d | +---+---+---+ | e | f | g | +---+---+---+ This is, what i have so far: \begin{tabular}{ | c | c | c ...