{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 doesn't work with baposter

I am making a poster with baposter. When I want to make a talbe (put in \headerbox{}), I got error message: ! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for ...
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Odd spacing of two column tables & lists

I have an issue with the spacing of the first multiple choice question in my MWE. I have NO idea what is going on. I have run into issues of this sort before, but it was because of improper line ...
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adding row numbers to a pgfplotstable

I've had a look at the attached answer Automatic table row numbers but I'm not sure how to apply it to pgfplotstable. I'd like to get automatic rownumbers on my table so I can apply formatting by row ...
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Dashed hline in longtabu (arydshln conflicts, does not work?)

I have a large table with the following requirements: Spans multiple pages (currently using longtable) The last column's text must wrap (using tabu's longtabu environment as tabularx does not ...
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Oversize table with nested tabularx->minipage->tabular* has columns that are too narrow (Memoir)

I am trying to lay out a table heading that looks something like this: TITLE --------------------- subtitle Name Value description Name A value of Name Value ...
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Caption package error redux

I'm using the caption package, but it's not affecting the captions within my tables and figures. I've pasted my sample code below. How can it be fixed? \documentclass{article} ...
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Deleting colon while using \renewcommand for table names

I have to rename one of the many tables as Fig. But executing the below script resulted in ':' before the caption. \renewcommand{\tablename}{} \renewcommand{\thetable}{} \begin{table}[!h] ...
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Typeset the wildcard operator table

I just want to typeset the wildcard operator table at about 2/3 down the page. I have been working forever, it doesn't even have to look nice. What tool should I be using?? My work in progress ...
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Force table's width (pandoc / default.latex)

Pandoc is working great at the moment, but I've got a problem for large tables. Most of the time the tables get rendered outside of the page. I know it has something to do with p|cm=8 or something, ...
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How to position non-equal tables side by side, centering text of the small table

I made 2 tables, side by side, based upon egreg's answer here: table positions within a minipage \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs,lipsum,calc} \newsavebox{\leftbox} ...
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Longtable and multicolumn

I've been having some issues with the longtable package. I'm creating a table for some UML Case Details but there must be something that I cannot find which is continuously giving me an error ...
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Mimicking (*office) CV-layout in TeX

To me (who considers himself a TeX-beginner for a long while to come) it seems like quite a mountain to climb, with much guessworking required, to convert this CV template into a (reasonably close, or ...
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Table not printing [closed]

I'm having difficult time making the table code work for my paper. The table code is \begin{table} \begin{center} \begin{tabular]{l l l} \hline v & a & b \\ 4 & 2 & 4 \\ \hline ...
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Including HTML code side by side in Latex [duplicate]

I want to write HTML codes of two pages side by side in LaTeX like as follows: <html> <html> <head> <head> </head> </head> <body> <body> ... ...
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Distinguish between list of of tables and table [duplicate]

How can I make the caption of the table different from that what shows up in the "List of Tables" For figures I used the non-float option with: \figcaption[short title for the index]{description for ...
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dcolumn italicize header for me

I am trying to use dcolumn to align the decimals for me. I am using booktabs while constructing the table. The code I have is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs,dcolumn} ...
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Spreading an associative table over several columns

In a paper, I'm using a large amount of associative tables. Tables with a key and value. Since both the keys and values are quite short, this is quite space inefficient. One could repeat the column ...
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How to create multicolumn with a diagonal line [duplicate]

How to join two columns in a table row and add diagonal line like this: +-----+--+--+--+ | \ k | | | | | \ | | | | | \ | | | | | M \| | | | +--+--+--+--+--+ | | | | | | | | | ...
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Background for table cells in LyX

The title speaks for itself - how do I choose a background color for table cells in LyX?
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Cut bottom of tabular by Zig-Zag pattern (in latex beamer)

I try to present a part of a huge table inside the latex beamer environment. A small part of this table is sufficient to understand what is inside so i decided to indicate the cut-out be a bottom ...
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Braces on either side of a list

I want to create this: The following code does this, but produces a number of overfull hbox and vbox statements in the log -- how can I get rid of those? On the other hand, if there is a better ...
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Alignement of tikz-pictures and tables in subfigures

Basically, I'm trying to explain the depth-first search. I'd like to align my images in the following manner: I'd like to put two graphs in each single line, with the corresponding 'table' ...
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table rescaling and subcaption package

I am placing tables side-by-side using the subcaption package in the following way: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{subcaption} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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Inserting a table made with ERT into a float in LyX

Is it impossible to insert a table made with ERT into a float in LyX 2.0 such that I can edit the height and placement of the table in my document?
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Externalize pgfplotstable with csv file

This is a direct follow-up question to this: Adding units to pgfplotstable header After fixing the output I tried outsourcing the table. After figuring out that standalone does not work with ...
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Using LyX, how do you put a table and a figure side by side and caption them Table XX and Figure XX?

I have found solutions for them to be done in normal TeX, but how do I do this in LyX? What I wish to obtain is something like that shown in Table and Figure side-by-side with Table caption above, ...
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Adding units to pgfplotstable header

I am plotting a table using a semicolon separated .csv file and pgfplotstable. The table shows up fine, but i need to have units within the head of the table. like this: what I have looks like ...
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Why does LaTeX renewcommand not work inside tabular? [duplicate]

I would expect the following code: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \newcommand{\foo}{NO!} \begin{tabular}{ll} FILLER & \foo \\ \renewcommand{\foo}{YES!}% FILLER & \foo \\ ...
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Add a curved arrow and a bracket to a table

I'm a beginner to LaTeX. I want to add a curved arrow pointing from one row to another. And I also want to add a { on the other side of the table to mark several rows. \begin{center} ...
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Disappearance of the table title/caption, when using colortbl

I'm formatting a manuscript according to the PNAS style, as prescribed in http://www.pnas.org/site/authors/LaTex.xhtml When I color my table using the package colortbl, the title/caption disappears ...
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Which text editor to make tables scripts human readable

Suppose I want to edit a table moon & 456456456423423534 & 2342523 sun & 234324 & 3453 You see I have to enter a lot of spaces manually to align stuff. It is ok ...
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Exhaustive Information about text alignment in Tabular

The purpose of this question is colleting the exhaustive information about text alignment in tabular environment and it's derivatives. As base, let us use the possibilities of Microsot Word's tools. ...
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Way too much extra space in my tables

I'm new to making tables and I'm having a problem with them taking up way too much of my page. \begin{table}[ht] \centering \caption{Table F8: Fertility Rates by Generation and Marriage Type} ...
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Bold font is offsetting text in separate table cell

I'm creating a table that emulates a 2 column proposal layout. The table has three columns: \begin{tabular}{|left column|empty space between|right column|} I have the text in the left column ...
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New text header line in tabular?

I want to insert headers in table, but somehow I am not able to do so. The bold line in below text, I want these to just insert between rows as headers. From below code, column from 2nd to last are ...
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Drawing the following table

How can i produce the above table in latex? The first column width i want to be small. The second and third and fourth i want to be of desired size. Is it possible to do it. Also I want thick lines ...
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full page table within paragraph

I have several large tables in my thesis. Some of them are about 2/3 of a page, and placing them at the top of a page works fine, even when a paragraph has to be broken to allow for the space. My ...
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Using an image as a table

I have an image containing tabular data and would not like to convert this to a real table. What I do want is for this image to have a proper caption and be included in the listoftables. Is it ...
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multirow position not correct, how to fix it?

I have three figures to be put in a way subfig1 -------subfig3 subfig2 And height(subfig3)=height(subfig1)+height(subfig2), so that the top of subfig3 is aligned with the top of subfig1, and the ...
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\bfseries and alignment in table

I'm trying to highlight some decimal-point aligned entries in two large tables which are arranged in two columns. I'm using \bfseries to do this and unfortunately this seems to be affecting the ...
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Table to set images on cover page, but text in the cell is not completly centred

First of all, excuse my English. I'm trying to make a cover page, I have made it on Word, but in LateX is much harder to do. Is like this, Same sized images at rigth and left of the text, textwidth ...
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LaTeX: Rotated header lines in table beginning in the same line

i have a table with rotated text. All these header lines should start near the second \hline (similar to "Abs.") like hline C BC BCD 1 BCD l BCD o BCD Frequency CABCD Abs Rel hline ...
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Three graphics with tables of data

I need to create a figure like the following. If I have the color plots saved as png images (ie. test.png, rans.png and ddes.png), what would be the best way to create this sort of graphic in LaTeX?
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Is it possible to put a long table (longtabu) into a adjust box (adjustbox)?

I am wondering as the title says whether it is possible to put a long table, especially for me a longtabu into a adjustbox? My code throws an error but I guess this is the same issue as is with ...
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Making rotated adjustbox fit into cell

I tried \rotatebox, but was unable to make the rotated text vertically fit into one cell so I opted for \adjustbox instead. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{multirow} ...
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Error on tabular latex

I'm getting an error on latex and don't understand why ... The purpose was to create some tables on latex, but it is getting me some error which i don't really understand ... Any hint for me please ? ...
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Use \ldelim with tall rows

I would like to put a brace in front of some table rows. I found a similar question here and in an answer the use of the bigdelim package is suggested. The problem is, it does not seem to work if a ...
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How to include icons in table?

Question I want a table with little icons on the left and corresponding descriptive text on the right. However, LaTeX seems to make this as painful as getting your teeth pulled out, and my current ...
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how to decouple alignment of rows within a column in LyX?

How do I decouple the paragraph alignment of rows within a column in LyX? I would like my top row to be aligned in the centre, and all subsequent (content) rows to be aligned left. However, whenever ...
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Modify the \textwidth of all subsubsections compatible with adjustbox

I have a very simple document which is a succession of tables within subsubsections of the document. \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{verbose,landscape,a4paper,lmargin=1cm,rmargin=1cm} This is my ...