{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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Why is this macro putting an element of a table on the wrong row?

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \newcommand{\macro}[2][]{% & something & #2 & #1 \\ } \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{lccc} \macro{3}{4} ...
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Is there any single property/option for creating all borders in LaTeX table?

\begin{tabular}{ | c | c | c | } \hline 1 & 2 & 3 \\ \hline 4 & 5 & 6 \\ \hline 7 & 8 & 9 \\ \hline \end{tabular} If we want to create a ...
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How can I create this aligned bracketed thing?

I'm trying to create a list of items that looks something like this: but I can't figure out how to position the bracket properly. Here is what I currently have, minus the brace (which I edited into ...
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Adding a rectangular box with tikz to table (beamer)

I would like to add a rectangular box to my table to highlight some rows. I'm trying to use tikz with the second lot of code from Harish Kumar's answer to a similar question. However, unlike the ...
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Use the result of FPeval to color a table cell

I am trying to give a table cell a grayscale color value based on it's numeric value. So far I have the following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fp,xcolor,colortbl} \FPeval{\resb}{0.5} ...
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How to avoid the horizontal separator while using multirow? [duplicate]

Creating a table in IEEE transaction format. The last cell of the table has to combine two rows. I can put the same text using the multirow package, but the horizontal separator cuts right through the ...
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How can I use multicolumn or multirow in a tabular using the array package global formatting technique?

Awhile ago, @robintw asked a practical question: Make first row of table all bold It uses the array package to cleverly inject formatting code to the header row columns. Clever Table Row Formatting ...
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Table appears to be incomplete in latex pdf generated

my code is given as below \begin{table}[H] \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|} \hline \rule[-1ex]{0pt}{2.5ex} JP1/JP14 Pins 1 – 8 & Description & JP1/JP14 Pins 9 -16 & Description \\ \hline ...
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Using & in macro abstracting a tabular's row

I am attempting to create a macro for table rows. This will allow me to change the order of the columns in the future, without having to change the order of the columns in every single row. I have ...
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Placing a figure inside a table which needs to be listed in the table of figures

I need to put a figure inside a table and then list it in the table of figures. What I made and failed is this: \begin{longtabu} to \textwidth {..omitted for brevity...} \caption{Table of components} ...
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vertical line between the cells

could someone kindly help me out how to solve this problem by completing the vertical line between the cells. Regards \begin{table}[htbp] %\setlength\extrarowheight{3pt} ...
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Text next to an xskak diagram?

The \chessboard command from xskak.sty assembles the board using glyphs from a chess font. This causes me a ton of headaches trying put explanatory text next to a board. The first and most obvious ...
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Longtable integration Stata

As far as I am aware, the available commands that produce LaTeX-formatted tables of stored estimates using Stata, will only produce tables using either the table or tabular environments. Do any other ...
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Using a table as a header in Context

I want to define a table to use as a header in my Context document. This table shall contain different variables, like document title, document number, date, page x of yy, etc. I have defined the ...
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How can I center text vertically in the middle of a multicolumn table cell?

When I enter this, why does the 'Type I stuff' and 'Type II stuff' break down into 2-3 lines? How can I have them written in one line without linebreak? When I use c instead of M for the multicolumn, ...
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Can't seem to align right the text in a tabular

Hello I am using "Extended Fancy CV Carmine Benedito" template and have a really hard time to allign the name of my school in the right... Please, anybody has an idea of what to do? Thank you in ...
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How to vertically align text in a table

I have problems vertically aligning text in my table. I define new column type like this: \newcolumntype{M}{>{\centering\arraybackslash}m{\dimexpr.25\linewidth-2\tabcolsep}} And this works for ...
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Vspace in a table in a two column page

I made a table spanning the top of a two column page, but there is a problem in the last column where $j$ is very close to the hline above, while other elements in the same row are of the same ...
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Keep getting “Package hypcap Error: You have forgotten to use \caption.” error from this part of my code

I keep getting the error I listed above from this part of my code. When I take it out, it runs fine and I get no errors. This table is part of a chapter that gets input into a larger paper. This is ...
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Complex table with cell/box inside cell

everyone. I'm currently beginning to use LaTeX technology and stumbled upon this problem, I have read several tabular manuals on CTAN with no success. I'm trying to create a table like this: ...
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How to avoid exceeding TeX capacity when using multi-page tables?

I'm using the longtable package (together with xcolor for alternating row colors and booktabs for elegant table headers) to generate a huge table. And by huge, I mean it has more than 900 lines and ...
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adjust distance between the rows and repeat header in each page?

I faced problem in longtable, as each column is long it print in one page as picture shows, also when goes to next page need first row header repeats. \documentclass{article} ...
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Setting table-width exactly to linewidth

I'm trying to create a table with exactly the same width as the surronding text. I would expect that the command \resizebox{\linewidth}{!}{..table..} should do the job. However, the tables width is ...
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How to get siunitx to centre columns of integers correctly

I've just discovered siunitx, which seems to do what I want with tables, that is centering a column but keeping numbers decimal aligned. I find it doesn't work for a column of integers (say 99, 9, 99, ...
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Fitting table with 2 tabularx environment (Beamer)

I am trying to make a big table fit into a beamer slide. My table has 2 panels which are 2 tabularx environments. My attempt involves one \resizebox for each tabularx environment (see code below). ...
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my table doesn't completely close all the borderlines

using this lines for making a table, I noticed that it doesn't close all the border lines, and also I wanted to make the vertical line before the alpha character \alpha, thick or double, just don't ...
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How to put a full-width table at the top or bottom of the same two-column page as the reference text?

I'm posting today because I would like to reduce white space in a document I'm writing. The content is two-columns but I have floating tables that span across both columns (table*). At some point, ...
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Breaking inline math within longtable or tabular

So, I've got the following code: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{longtable} \begin{document} \begin{longtable}{p{0.4in}cp{2.75in}p{1.8in}} Symbol & Unit & Describes & Equivalent ...
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Not vertical centering in multirow at \newline

MWE \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{array} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|m{3cm}|m{3cm}|}\hline X & Y \\ \hline \multirow{2}{*}{No problem} & One ...
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\ifstrequal in tabular produces spurious spaces

I'm working on a LaTeX class for my university's thesis format, which requires signature lines on the title page. The sig lines are labelled differently depending on what kind of a thesis it is, so ...
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No horizontal centering in multirow at \newline

MWE \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{array} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|>{\centering\arraybackslash}m{2cm} ...
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Positioning and spacing of tables

I'm new to LaTeX and I already know that my question seems too stupid. Actually I'm writing a text as follows: The exact dimensions of the system are listed in Table……\\ \begin{tabular}{|c|c|} ...
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Make a sentence into two lines to make column width narrower.

I have a table that has multiwords and columns \documentclass[12pt, twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum \begin{table}[ht] ...
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longtabu bottom caption too close

I want to add the longtabu caption bottom of the table. I know this is not good. But I was told to do so. When I do it as in the code sample, the caption comes too close to the table. But after the ...
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Set width of tabular column to the width of tabular numerals

Take the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[oldstyle, tabular]{libertine} \usepackage{array} \newlength{\period} \settowidth{\period}{9999--9999} \begin{document} ...
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What's wrong with my table?

I am trying to write the following entries in a table \begin{table}[h] \centering $\begin{array} \toprule k & \lbrace c_{kj} : j=1, \cdots , 8 \rbrace \\[1ex] 1 & \lbrace 0 , 190 , 359 , ...
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Simple import of data with special characters for table

I'm currently trying to import a set of data from a file (comma or tabbed delimited, doesn't matter) for creating a table. Below is an example of this data (DH parameters in case you're curious): ...
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Sideways table not centered in the page

I'm writing a paper in the format of Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS). I have several tables I need landscaped since they are too wide. I have used the sideways table command ...
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How can I use variables (or formatting commands) in a header row of a \pgfplotstable table?

My first reaction to reading the pgfplotstable manual was: Why would anybody in their right mind use the tabular environment for generating tables? Advantages of pgfplotstable No need to specify ...
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LaTeX table help [duplicate]

Does anyone have or can derive any LaTeX code of the form of this tricky table? Thank you \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multirow} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|cc||c|c|c|} \hline ...
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Multirow to combine cells

I'm trying to make a table as shown below with all the horizontal and vertical lines. Please help.
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!h float parameters for table environment [duplicate]

Latex float parameters look messy to me. I was reading this which says, You can force LaTeX to use one given position. E.g. [!h] forces LaTeX to place it exactly where you place it (Except when ...
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Longtable breaking into very small sections over many pages.

I'm writing a paper in the format of Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS- mn2e). I seem to be having quite a few issues with my tables for it. I have several long tables that ...
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Removing indention before first table column

I want to remove the space before the first column entry of a table environment in a CV, in order to align it with the section header. The output looks as follows: I am aware that it might look ...
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How to use table in text format as regular table (and reference to it)

I have such text table: Descriptive statistics ================================================================= Statistic N Mean St. Dev. Min Pctl(25) Median Pctl(75) Max ...
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Tip on how to make a visually good table

I'm using booktabs to make most of the tables in my thesis. However, I'm not sure if that is the best solution for tables with more than 6-7 rows, as it can be difficult to read (there is no line ...
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Tabular derivations with bussproofs [duplicate]

I am trying to typeset derivations in the CCG grammar formalism. These are just derivations as in type theory, but with words as the initial premises. I've tried to typeset them using the bussproof ...
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Table issues — off page, \newline not working

I'm new to LaTeX and am having problems with this compiling in LaTeX the above, desired table. Here is the code I'm working with: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \title{Latex File} ...
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Problem arise displaying table caption

I am facing and issue regarding table caption. The code is the following: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{gensymb} \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem} ...
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I am having problems with table placement [duplicate]

Hi I am sorry if this is a repeat, I tried to find a similar problem but I could not. I am making Cayley tables and I quite like the ease of the code I am using, but something strange keeps happening. ...