{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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How can I anchor TikZ matrix cell contents to 'baseline' without shifting cell location?

The cells in my tables often contain expressions with superscripts. This results in a text baseline that appears to "wander" between adjacent cells. For example \begin{tikzpicture}[every ...
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endfloat and ctable are incompatible?

It seems that endfloat and ctable are incompatible: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{endfloat} \usepackage{ctable} \begin{document} \ctable[caption = Queries available, pos = H, center, ...
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Subdividing a column in a tabular

I recently had to make a table that came out more or less like this: \begin{tabular}{|l|l|l|} \hline Head 1 & Head 2\\ \hline 1 & \multicolumn{2}{|c|}{A}\\ \hline 2 & ...
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How to remove vertical-line gap on right side of tables when adding space between header and content?

I use the supertabular environment to create a table containing images. I defined that the header should be separated from the content by a single line. Because the first image in table is on the line ...
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How to wrap text in a table when there are no spaces at which to break the line?

I have a lot of text in table. I want to wrap it with in 2cm. In the last column, I have [1][2][3].....[89][100] but the column width is only 2 cm. It is supposed be wrapped by itself. How can I ...
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Table wrapper breaks when using svn-multi and booktabs

I have a bizarre problem with a customised table wrapper in conjunction with booktabs and svn-multi. The MWE below illustrates the issue. The wrapper myTable works fine if: either booktabs is not ...
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Use of \hiderowcolors & \showrowcolors within LyX

Loading the xcolor package with the [table] option provides the command(s) \rowcolors(*) for alternate table row coloring. Any attempt, however, to use \hiderowcolors and \showrowcolors inside table ...
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Table generating error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 19 simple tables giving “TeX capacity exceeded” / “Too many unprocessed floats”? TexStudio 2.3 Miktex2.9 Hi everybody I am kind if new to LaTeX. ...
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pdfpages doesn't allow me to draw a thick horizontal line in “tabular”

I have the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{caption,sansmath} \usepackage{array} \DeclareCaptionFont{sansmath}{\sansmath} \captionsetup{textfont={sf,sansmath}} ...
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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 redefine the `\\` in a tabular environment?

I want to redefine the tabular environment, such that each for example \begin{tabular}{c|c} AAA&BBB\\ CCC&DDD\\ \end{tabular} would produce (for example) AAA,BBB;CCC,DDD; Question 1 In ...
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Arrows between two tables

I'd like to connect two cells from different tables using arrows. How can this be achieved?
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Text wrapping in multirow columns [duplicate]

How do I make the long multirow cell wrap its text? Ideally I'd like to be able to specify a width for the entire column. The text should also be centered both vertically and horizontally. ...
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Centering tabular: Why does this work?

About a month ago, someone asked how to align a tabular environment around the intercolumn space, which was something I'd been trying to figure out for a brief eternity. Werner's answer worked more ...
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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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Tabular: Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines

I read all the questions regarding the error message Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines but I am still not sure if my code is correct. The problem is with the tabular of a table. ...
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Putting an arrow next to table

I have a table. Each row in that table represents data at a certain point of time. Lower rows represent data for later times. To illustrate this, I'd like to draw an arrow at the side (which doesn't ...
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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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Safeguard an environment against tabular mode

The semantics of a given environment require that it is typeset inside a minipage if it is used inside a tabular. If I add the minipage declaration for a positive check for "internal" mode in the ...
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A bit larger spread between rows of a 2x2 table

The following is my expression: \begin{equation} \left[ \begin{tabular}{c|c} $y$ & $a_{bc}$ \\ \hline $a_{ab}^T$ & $y$ \end{tabular} \right]. \end{equation} Note ...
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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 to arrange table rows in multiline like rowspan but with same color?

I am working on LaTeX and R. My result in table are in one line (comma seprated) and i want them to be in multiline but within same row (like rowspan). I tried to use newline but that does not ...
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Table layout problem

I have a problem with a table. Since I am a day zero newbie in latex, please bare with me. This is what I did: \begin{table}[h] \begin{tabular}{|l|p{0.5\textwidth}|} \hline ...
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Strange indent using tabular in titlingpage

I need to create a simple problem description page for my thesis. This will also be the title page of the document. I'm using the memoir class. I tried to use the tabular environment to align some ...
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I cannot create the table in latex, why?

I am trying to create a table in LaTeX. I have a file with few tables, and when I try to create one more, it yields the following errors: There are several problems at this line: Missing number, ...
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Border matrix with multiple indices on top and bottom

How can I write a matrix where there is an index at the top and also at the bottom? \bordermatrix doesn't seem to have an option for multiple indices.
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How to prevent tables from being wider than the text width in ConTeXt?

I have some tables like this: \starttabulate[|l|l|] \HL \NC Title 1 \NC Title 2 \NC\NR \HL \NC This is a sentence. \NC This is another sentence. \NC\NR \HL \stoptabulate ...
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Multicolumn 3 out of 6 doesn't work

I'm trying to make a multicolumn in a 7 columns tabular. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|l|l|l|l|l|l|l|} \hline & \multicolumn{6}{c|}{Parameters}\\ \hline We don't care ...
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Insert text line in array

I am looking for a (clean) way to keep text aligned in a situation like the following: thesis under the direction of: [tab] Title [&] Name [&] University with the supervision of: ...
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siunitx: How to get bold, aligned entries and how to align when units differ in length?

I tried my first steps with siunitx, but I have trouble achieving the following in the minimal example below: 1) aligning the entries in the first column with respect to the decimal dot 2) getting a ...
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Change caption font size

I want to change the font size of a single rotated table caption (definitely not all the captions in all my tables/figures) Right now I can wrap the text inside the \caption around a \scriptsize{} ...
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Alignment troubles with tabular, pgfuseimage and multirows

I'm stuck with some alignment problems in tabular: and in draft mode: The point is that the bottom left one should take the whole space without overflooding the bottom (so to speak) The original ...
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Align table caption with left border of longtable

Subj. I cannot use singlelinecheck=off because it aligns it to the left border of the page. And why table is too narrow? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside]{article} ...
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How to execute command on every table column

I have a table where I have to execute the same command for every entry in the table. For example: \ibibleverse{Matthew}(1:1) & \ibibleverse{Mark}(1:1) & \ibibleverse{Luke}(1:1) \\ ...
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Wrap text in tables in rubber columns

I can use p{}, m{} or r{} but I shall pass a fixed size. Is there a way to do it with rubber columns?
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Can I use \lstinline for table column?

I want to apply \lstinline to one of the columns. I don't like idea to put it in every cell manually. I am trying to do \begin{table} \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{| >{\lstinline}l | ...
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alignment of table numbers

why the numbers indicated from the arrows are not aligned compared to the columns above ? \documentclass[border=10.0mm]{standalone} \usepackage{booktabs,caption} \usepackage{siunitx} \sisetup{% ...
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Beamer table drop shadow

I'm trying to design a good-looking table with Beamer. I'm following the tutorial here. In page 8 of that tutorial, the table is very nice, with alternating colored rows and a pleasant drop-shadow. ...
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Multi-column problem

Consider the following table. First I have troubles to get the multicolumn-elements in the first row of the table limited to a maximum width (I tried it here with the command C{0.75} but obviously it ...
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How to center numbers beneath a \multicolumn row in a table

I am making tables containing a column with number intervals, i.e. two numbers separated with a "--" or a single number preceded with a "<" or a ">". I have tried to center the position of the ...
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horizontally center table

Strangely in this MWE the table is shifted to the left but in my original document I have exactly the same code but the table is centered. Can anyone solve the mystery? \documentclass{article} ...
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Aligning the tops of two tabularx environments

I have used the following to place two tabularx environments next to each other \begin{table} \begin{center} \begin{tabularx}{190pt}{l} \toprule ... Content ... \bottomrule \end{tabularx} \quad ...
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gradient of color in one cell follow up question

So I have a gradient in my cell using TikZ, which is nice. However I still have a few problems: The text itself has its color changed, whereas I would want only the background color to be changed. ...
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Ltablex customize caption

I use ltablex package for creating tables. How can i change the caption name for the continuation of the table, as in the picture?
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Table fixed width [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to obtain width of longtable? I have many tables that I create with longtable or ltablex. How can I make all tables the same width?
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TikZ: how to draw chained tabular material

I am new to TikZ, and this is probably regarded as do-my-homework-for-me question. I'd like to draw a diagram like this: First I need the very basic help on the segments themselves. I have tried ...
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Alternating row color two at a time in tables

How can I achieve alternating row colors in tables for two rows at a time? So two rows should have the same color, then two other rows, and so on. In the following example Bla1 & reference1 \\ ...
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Issue with itemize inside a tabular [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enumerate/itemize without margins in table cell best practice I'm new to LaTeX. I'm trying to create a tabular and I'm facing the following small issue. I have one ...
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Gradient color in one cell of a table

I'm trying to create a tabular and I'm facing the following small issue. I would like to make the background of one cell a gradient color. Is it easy to do that in LaTeX? And if so, how to do it?
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tabular various issues

I'm new to LaTeX. I'm trying to create a tabular and I'm facing various small issues. I would like to create a tabular with two columns, the second one being multiline. I found out I can use p{} to ...