{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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table too wide for twocolumn-mode document

I have a table which comes outside the text column width into the margin of the paper. How do I make the text in the table align to left ? \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} ...
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Move tabular entry to bottom of row

How do I get the last column text to be at the bottom of the row? That is I want the XXX to be aligned with the line containing the arrow. I tried playing around with \multirow{3}{-3ex}{XXX}, but ...
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Is it possible to have multiple paragraphs inside a multicolumn using xcolor or a replacement?

I am getting information written by users in many lines, paragraphs, and I have to put those inside a table, I would like to know if it is possible to instruct LaTeX to accept paragraphs inside a ...
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Custom macro for multicolumn with & without xparse

The following example has two normal LaTeX \newcommand macros and two xparse \NewDocumentCommand for specifying multicolumn text. The only difference between each pair of commands is one has the ...
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Relative column width in LaTeX

How can I define a tabular with two columns in LaTeX, where the first column fills 30% of the page width and the second column fills the rest?
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Creating a special table with different row lengths in latex

How can I have a table like the following picture in latex?
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Troubles with column width in the tables headings

Well, we all know that compose tables in LaTeX is not easy, however, despite the large number of existing packages and options to facilitate this, I still have some problems I could not solve, and I ...
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Vertical aligning in longtable environment

i have got a longtable that spans over many pages and contents both graphics and text. Now i want to align both columns vertically to the top, but the text column is being automatically parsed to the ...
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Big table with rotated column labels using booktabs

I'm trying to get a big table to fit into my document using the booktabs package, but it is too wide. An example of a couple of rows of the table is given below. I'm using the ...
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Creating tables with spanning rows/columns

I'm trying to create a table which looks like but I'm not really sure how to incorporate multiple spanning rows and columns together (to add 'Organism 1' and 'Organism 2'). I've gotten to this ...
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Extra line of vertical separator using itemize in tabular

I'm creating a resume based off of the example tutorial HERE. It's fairly simple, actually -- just a two columned table with dates on the left and job on the right. I prefer bullets vs. a paragraph ...
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Creating a table in LaTex with the following style

I'm new to LaTex, and would like to create a table that looks as follows: How can this be done in LaTex? Thanks.
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parameter description with long descriptions and long lists — possibility of page break?

I have a series of equations with following parameter description. Some of those descriptions are relatively long, meaning that I nead a line break. I use so far table, and to accomodate the long ...
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How to make table with rotated table headers in LaTeX

I saw a table created in PowerPoint and wanted to know how to do it in LaTeX. The table is shown below. The aspects of the table that I'm most interested in are the rotated table headers as well as ...
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Inserting a small vertical space in a table

Is there a way that I can insert a small space in a table? When I use a superscript, the number touches the \hline. \documentclass[9pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{helvet} ...
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Fancy tables in LaTeX

I am terrible at LaTeX tables. I managed to produce a table, but it looks so basic. How do I make it fancier? Here is the table's code: \begin{table} \begin{tabular}{|l|l|l|l|l|} \hline ...
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Table Border Options

\begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|} Column 1 & Column 2 & column3 \\ \hline second row & & \\ \hline \end{tabular} Please help me with table border options. Using | I can draw thin solid ...
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Can a table include a horizontal dashed line?

In a normal table, you can use the \hline command to draw a horizontal line. I am trying to make this line a dashed horizontal line. I have found the package dashrule via this answer, but this only ...
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Resize a tabular object to textwidth

I have a table which its width exceed the textwidth of the document, but I want reduce its size to fit the textwidth space. I have tried the resizebox command but it doesn't work at all. ...
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A circular table? (where the rows form concentric circles)

I would need to make a table where the rows consist of concentric circles. That is, row 1 is forms the innermost circle; row 2 the second circle; row 3 the third circle and so on. The columns would ...
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Using external tables in TikZ

How do I use tabela.xls as a data source to a LaTeX table or even a table made with TikZ with the following command? Note: I wanted to use tabela.xls as a data source for multiple files. Tex and that ...
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Aligning inside tabular environment, specific cell

I'm trying to align a specific content of a single cell. For example, \begin{tabular}{|r|r|} \hline 1 & 2 \hline right & to_the_left \hline 1 & 2 \hline ...
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Difference between \\ and \tabularnewline

What is the difference between \\ and \tabularnewline? Is it same as the difference between \\ and newline? Is \tabularnewline preferred over \\ when creating tables?
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Evenly distributing column widths

Consider the following hunk of code: \begin{tabular}{| c | c | c | c | c | c | c | } \cline{2-7} \multicolumn{1}{c}{} & \multicolumn{3}{|c|}{Fantastical aardvarks} & ...
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How to highlight table rows by colors in Beamer

I would like to highlight rows in tables, in rowwise, that is I would like to highlight row 1 in red, then make row 1 in black but row 2 in red, etc. How can I manage to do so in Beamer?
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Set table background hatched and shaded using tikz

I am looking for a convenient way to set the background of tabular cells. I'd like to do two things: (1) Set the background shaded in a color (2) Set the background hatched I learned that the TikZ ...
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coloring every other row of a table, with vertical lines

I am making a table that needs every other row colored. I thought to use this. \usepackage[table,svgnames]{xcolor} \rowcolors{1}{white}{gray!15} But my table has vertical bars ...
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Wrap text around a tabular

I would like to wrap some text around a tabular as the figure shows. Do I have to use minipage and fix the width of the table, and the width of the text on the left hand? Isn't there a simpler way? ...
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Remove vertical lines for table

I am trying to implement the following K-map with a table AB C 00 01 11 10 ______________ 0| 1 0 1 0 1| 0 1 1 0 I implemented it like this: \begin{table}[htdp] ...
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A table with square cells

A friend is trying to make some auto-generated bingo boards, and LaTeX seems like an obvious choice - nothing fancy, just a 5x5 table with square cells, centered text, and line wrapping if necessary. ...
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Automatic line-break in tabular

I'm making a tabular and I'd like to automatically do a like break rather than going beyond the page. This is my tabular code: \begin{table}[h] \begin{tabular}{|l|l|l|} Use Case Navn: ...
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Table looking like a block

The goal is to create a table that has the same style than a block of the used theme in order to have a consequent style trough the document. this can be done by the following two methodes shown in ...
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How to create new table environment

I am working on a book that has many many such tables. Is there a way to create shortcut for the code shown below. I want to make table caption a variable, because in the MWE shown below except ...
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How to center column values in a table?

How can I center the column values in this code? \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \begin{document} \begin{table} \centering \begin{tabular}{|p{2.5cm}|p{2.5cm}|p{2.5cm}|} \hline ...
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Control spacing around table caption

I want to put several tables in the same table float like this: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{subfig} \begin{document} \begin{table} \caption{Internal ...
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Align Note below table

My question concerns the "Note" below the table. This is my code: \begin{table} \begin{center} \caption{ Descriptive statistics of total sample based on modified data set}\label{table:descrtotal} ...
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PGFplotstable: Is it possible to set a number format for a *row* instead of a column?

Using pgfplotstable, it's straightforward to set a column number format using columns/(columnname)/.style={(format)} What I would like to do is change the number format of a particular row. In my ...
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How can I center *and* decimal-align a PGFPlots table?

Here is the code I am working with: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{measurements.dat} sample num-bugs num-part other-measure another 5 80 190 ...
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Aligning a figure and table side by side

I would like to place a figure side-by-side with a table, and have both of them aligned to the top. This is what I came up with: \begin{figure} \begin{minipage}[b]{0.65\linewidth} ...
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Fit a table into one page

I have a table that is very wide. Now I want to force it into one landscape page. I already set the page orientation to landscape but now I don't know how to force it into one page with scaling. Any ...
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Help with a booktabs table

I'm a relatively new user to Latex, and this is the first time I am attempting to construct a table for my thesis. I would like the table to look like this: Following some research on the internet, ...
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How to use itemize in Table environment

I want to create a table like the picture below, and i wish to itemize the lamba_1 > lamba_2 > 0 using 'item style', which is the cell of each categories. Can someone help me?
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tabular vertical alignment to top?

I'm trying to create a simple tabular with two cells of text and two images below them like so: \begin{tabular}[h]{ c | c} \emph{Normal} & \emph{Cone} \\ ...
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Avoid repeating [hbt] and \centering for every table

In a document I'm writing, I'm using the familiar [hbt] option for my floating tables, and I center them. I'd like to avoid repeating that every time I'm creating a table. I assume it's easy to add ...
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How to put the list of figures into a table

How can I get a “list of figures” of the following type? List of figures Exactly, this list of figures is set as a table. I know this cannot be obtained by the command \listoffigures directly, but ...
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Caption on tabular environment

I have got codes like the following (generated by Kile). How can I add a caption. I guess I should have used the table environment. Is there any solution now? ...
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Expansion of first token in a tabular cell

Background I currently do some work on the collcell package which collects the content of a tabular/array cell and provides it to a user defined macro, e.g. using ...
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Curly brackets around a table

I would like to have braces on the left side of a table (either that or on the right side) and bellow the same table. What I have got is $ m-Mal \underbrace{ ...
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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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Spacing issues with itemize in a table

I've been trying to use lists of items in a table. This was easy to do but I could not find a way to align them in the same way as plain text in a table. Let me give an example: ...