{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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Building chemical “ICE” tables with tabular environment

I am starting to write my chemistry lab reports out in LaTeX, but keep getting stuck on the "ICE" tables (see the LaTeX example below). I can't figure out how to get the + and \rightleftharpoons in ...
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Tabular: messed up margins

Why isn't the table adjusting the text to make line breaks when necessary? Can I make them manually? What could be done to fix these margins? Edit: MWE below: ...
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Multicolumn proofs, align within tabular?

I want to condense my assignment by laying out each solution as a table with a picture on one side and the proof on the other. To make matters worse, I need to be able to include some equation ...
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Align the top of two tables horizontally (side-by-side with minipage)

I'm using \minipage to put two tables side by side. But when the two tables are not of equal length, the shorter of the two is vertically centered with respect to the other. I would like both tables ...
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float a wide ctabular in two columns

I have a very long table (slightly more than 2 pages) and so, am using the ctabular environment of the memoir class. I understand how a float defeats the purpose of a continuous tabular but I would ...
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How to make a table smaller?

I am going make a table smaller in a paper which I am going to submit to a journal. I used \small but it does not make it small enough ?
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table header problems with \multicolumn

I have been trying to produce some aesthetically appealing tables for my MSc thesis. This link has helped me a lot: Professional-looking tables with alternating row colors? A challenge, however, ...
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Aligning Decimal Points in Columns [duplicate]

I simply want to align the decimal points in columns. I know this has been answered already but I can not figure out how to apply it in my table. Forgive me, I am very new to LaTeX. This is the code ...
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Missing vertical line in table [closed]

I'm new to LaTeX and learning quite quickly thanks to this site, among others that teach me quick fixes for my mistakes, but I can't seem to find a fix for this, I'm not able to draw the right border ...
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Top aligned tabular: \cline equivalent of \firsthline

When aligning tabular environments with the [t] option, one can use \firsthline (from the array package) instead of \hline when a line is required at the top of the table. Like so: ...
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rectangle in corner of table

How to draw green rectangles in the following table. ‎\begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline & $D_1$ & $D_2$ & $D_3$ & $D_4$ & Supply \\ \hline $S_1$ & 19 & 30 & ...
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esttab output in Spanish (observations) using threeparttable and estwide or estauto

I am using the eststo and esttab commands to output regression results in .tex documents. I then use threeparttable (package threeparttablex) and \estwide to create and format the table in my LyX ...
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tikz and tables: node increases row height

I'm trying to add arrows to a table in my beamer presentation using the package tikz. Because I don't want the table to look different from the other tables in the presentation, I didn't use \matrix ...
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LaTeX table is cut off, with extra page of output that is blank. How to fix?

I am trying to make a table, but when I make the PDF, the top and bottom of the table are cut off. I am also getting a blank page of output in the beginning, but I can deal with that. I have tried ...
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Tables together

I want to put the following table together with a other similar table in two columns \begin{table}[h] \centering {\fontfamily{ptm}\selectfont{ \rowcolors{1}{}{gray!20} \begin{tabular}{cc} ...
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Colored tables and cline/hhline

How to write \clines (or \hhline) in colored tables so that the color of the cell does not hide the line? Here are two solutions but neither of them works fine. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} ...
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Table alignment

Consider the following example: Code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{booktabs,dcolumn,array} \begin{document} \begin{table} \centering \begin{tabular}{l !{\quad} c c ...
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Modifying the latex code from tabular() in r so that output is not cut off and is displayed properly?

I am using the r function tabular() to produce tables that I can turn into pdfs. The output looks fine, except for some of the tables I am producing. When I compile the pdfs, the table is cutoff on ...
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How to 'shorten' \cline so that multiple groups in a table become visible?

I would like to construct a table which looks like a booktabs table (but without using the package booktabs). Instead of \cmidrule, I used \cline, which comes pretty close (see below), but the lines ...
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Table cutting off fractions [duplicate]

I am having some problems with my table cutting the tops and bottoms off of my fractions. See image. The horizontal padding seems fine as is, but I couldn't figure out how to increase the vertical ...
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Table width and height woes for multipage landscape table

I'm writing up my thesis and trying to convert a table to LaTeX (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3523805/table/T1/). It's rather large so I'm using the lscape and the longtable library. ...
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ctable and siunitx: Last column does not center correctly (possible incompatibility?)

I would like to use ctable in my thesis for tables and graphics and I also would like to use siunitx for formatting numbers and aligning numbers on the decimal marker in tables. Everything seemed to ...
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Removing boxes in a ytableau

I am attempting to draw a ytableau where I remove the boxes around the outermost part of the table. Basically, what I would like to do is remove the boxes around all of the numbers in the example ...
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Remove indent from table environment, and center-set the resulting table

How can I center my table if I'd like it to be ´1.5\textwidth´? \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{ctable} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{rotating} ...
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Creating tables with borders in IEEE conference two column format

I'm new to LaTex. I'm trying to find some sample code that shows how to create a single column table with borders (and if possible a grey header row) in a two column paper.
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wide table in a two-column document

I have a two-column LyX document. I want to add a table that will be as wide as the entire page, so that it will not have to be squeezed into a single column. I found some suggestions: table too wide ...
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Is there a way to create a staggered table in latex?

I need to make a staggered table, essentially the first row of the table would have 1 cell, the second row would have 2 cells, the third row 3 cells and so on. Is there a way to do this with the ...
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Table contents are not centring properly

I'm trying to make a table however the contents of certain columns aren't centred correctly. I'm using the following in my preamble... \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,twoside, twocolumn]{article} ...
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Using table number in the text

Latex takes care of the number of tables by itself. Like it will automatically number the table as Table 4 etc. I want to use this number in the text. For example, if I write "See Table 4" and later ...
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Why are some tables missing in the list of tables? [closed]

In the thesis I am writing, I have a few tables that I would like to see listed at the beginning. To do so, I use the command \listoftables However, only one table is listed and all the others are ...
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Is it possible to use an \hdashrule inside a \ctable as a \midrule?

I would like to know if there is a way to use an \hdashrule or \hdashline inside a \ctableas a \midrule? If possible, it will obey to the same rules as the \midrule command, like adjusting ...
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How to fit this table into Latex [closed]

The margin on the left is quite huge. I was wondering what was the optimal way of fitting this into one latex page. Anyway here is my code: \begin{table}[htbp]\centering ...
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Creation of Column

I am making a table of made up of two columns, but the problem is that in the last row I have multiple column with in a single row, I don't know how to do this. I applied \multicolumn but it did not ...
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Arrows inside a table, marking transition between table cells [duplicate]

Is it possible to have arrows showing transition between cells inside a table? I doubt I could do this just by using tables, so I was wondering if there was someway to get something like that working. ...
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Equations inside tabular environment, no vertical spacing

I have a problem with the spacing of my equations. According to this http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/50348/15360 booktabs one should rarely have to regulate the spacing. But the result of the code ...
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How to add a caption to a LyX table (with table numbering) using the menus?

I know nothing about TEX/LaTeX so I use LyX. I created a table using the LyX menu: Insert > Table..., changed the Rows and Columns values, hit the OK button, and here it is there. However, I can't ...
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How to make table creation in TeX easier?

In my work I need to describe several database tables (~20) - each table has six columns - field name, field type, key, null / not null setting, default value and description. Is there some way how ...
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newenvironment tabularx and begin center

I try to create a custom env, based on a tabular. I try to make a \begin{center} before my tabular to remove identation at the beginning of the tabular, but he tells me "File ended while scanning ...
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How to draw a graph along with probabilty tables using TikZ package

I need help to draw a Directed Acyclic Graph of Bayesian Network along with probability of each node using TikZ package. Here is an example: Table grid can be a full or partial as in above example. ...
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topfigrule only for figure but not for tables

My tables have the captions above and are set with booktabs's \bottomrule at the end. I would like to separate figure (having their caption below) from the text with a \topfigrule ...
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Vertical alignment in table environment and other issues

I'm having some difficulties with the table below. I don't understand why the text in the column 4 is not vertically centered. Also, the title of this column is not horizontally aligned with the ...
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Wrapping or adding line breaks in header cell of siunitx's S-type column

When using the siunitx package, is it possible to either "wrap" or insert line breaks in the header cell of an S-type column (see Section 4.6 of the documentation)? I have a relatively long table ...
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Table footnotes without footnote marks

In my table I would like to use footnotes for more detailed description. Therefore I'm currently using \parnotes. Unfortunately \parnotes also creates footnote marks which I don't want to have. ...
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why there is space in the borders of the table?

I used the following code to draw the table, however, there is blank space in the border. the lines are not connected. May someone help me? \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{ shapes.geometric, ...
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classic table footnote with a twist

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{footnote} \makesavenoteenv{table} \begin{document} \begin{table}[htbp] \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{XX} \hline ...
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Problem with \rowcolor and monochrome option

I have a document that I wish to distribute both in color and monochrome. It contains tables and makes use of colored rows. Problem is, when I use the monochrome option for the xcolor package the ...
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why are table lines are not black? [duplicate]

my problem is that the lines of my tables (not all but most of them) are not really black but gray. Furthermore, the gray lines are also thinker than the other, which makes my tables look really bad. ...
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How to achieve enumerated list or perhaps table of this form?

I'm trying to replicate a list in some mathematics that I'm looking at and am struggling to figure out how to do it. So far I've tried using a table and it's not looking great. Below is a link ...
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Removing an “Overfull \vbox” message caused by a nested table

I am trying to typeset a nested table, like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bigstrut} \usepackage{multirow} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|lll|} \hline A & \multirow{2}{*}{ ...
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tabular numbers in tables, proportional in text

I'm using LuaTeX with a font that has proportional, lining and tabular numbers available. Is it possible to set things up so tables automatically use tabular numbers - but proportional numbers are ...