{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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Pgfplotstable one row in bold

Considering this MWE, I am looking to obtain bold style on a row. The highlight's style works on columns but not on row. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \begin{document} ...
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Create a table with LaTeX

I need to copy a table from a pdf file to my LaTeX document. I know I have to do it by hand but still don't understand how to create a table with LaTeX.
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Crop entire document around figure

Have you ever submitted a LaTeX paper to a journal that wants separate figures? When you want to include a figure composed of a table of images, you must build it separately. When I run latexpdf, I ...
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Automatic coloring of numbers according to size

Scientific talks have their own culture, reporting the results, typically for me, in a table of the following form 1.7333 1.6472 1.5418 1.4682 1.5740 1.1525 1.2878 1.2652 1.3511 ...
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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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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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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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vspace before itemize in a Table cell, tabular vs longtable

In the following MWE, one sees the difference between tabular and longtable, with respect to the vertical space before an itemize, inside a cell : \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Framing cells vertically in a table

I want to add a box in a tabularx table that would frame several cells vertically. There is this post that shows how to frame cells horizontally (Framing cells in a table), but I cannot figure out how ...
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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: ...
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\cellcolor overwrites table lines

I have a table which I want to fill with multiple colors, each cell possibly different from another. Which means, I can't make use of e.g. \columncolor (as in this post). While the table without any ...
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Automatic way to break narrow tables into two columns?

Is there an easy way to break long narrow tables into two (or possibly more) columns (i.e. without manually rearranging the columns)? In the following example you can see that there is a lot of ...
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Create a vertical line in a table that spans a range of rows but not all rows

I'm interested in methods to create a vertical line in a table that spans a range of rows but not all rows. I've found one solution below, but is there another solution such as \cline which allows ...
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Importing CSV file as a table in Latex but file too long

I am trying to import a CSV file but the data in the table is too long it goes down till the end of the page and disappears without continuing on the next page. Here's the file: ...
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How to Label and Caption a Tikzpicture inside a tabular environment

What is the correct way to label and captionize a tkizpicture inside a tabular environment? (Since figures are not allowed inside a tabular) Excerpt from my .tex: \begin{tabular}{l r} & ...
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Combining multirow and multicolumn

When combining multirow and multicolumn in the same cell of a table I am getting extra vertical lines: \documentclass[plain]{article} \usepackage{multirow} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} ...
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Longtable caption numbering

I am trying to prevent a table from showing up in the list of tables. I used long table to create the table. This is the first table in my document. I know \caption*{} command should do the trick but ...
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Underbrace under table, stretching over multiple columns

I want to notate some information to table column groups, using underbraces. So there should be an \underbrace under the table, that stretches over multiple rows. I tried the following: ...
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Keep first column on every page of long sideways-table

I have a table with a lot of columns, so I am going to make it landscape.The very first column is a sort of header, so I would like to repeat it on every page. Is there a way to do that?
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Table including rows of a master table

I have a big master-table* containing reference items and that is a simple cross-project database of such items. Now I'd like to include in different documents parts of this master table and select ...
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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} ...