{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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

4
votes
2answers
353 views

Need help with cosmetic changes to longtable

I need some assistance with a longtable (code below). I have a few things that I've been trying to accomplish but have not been able to. 1) I want the grey background to cover the table in a similar ...
3
votes
1answer
439 views

Automatically insert capital letters as alphabetical breakpoints in a sorted column of names

Recently I used LyX to prepare a list with 200+ guest names for a wedding (page 1 illustrated below). Actually, it was a table including invited family names, the number of persons of each invited ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Altering the position of bullet given by \item

I am working on my resume and for that I am using one of the following construct: \documentclass[letterpaper,9pt]{article} \newlength{\outerbordwidth} \usepackage[empty]{fullpage} \usepackage{color} ...
5
votes
1answer
331 views

Alternate multicolumn

Is there a nice way to use \multicolumn in alternate rows in a table. i.e., \begin{tabular}{| l r |} \hline item 1 & item 2\\ \multicolumn{2}{|c|}{item3}\\ item 1 & item 2\\ ...
1
vote
1answer
499 views

siunitx package not working in tables

I can't get the special table columns from the siunitx package to work. The numbers render in a normal l column but not in the special S coulmn. Here's my minimal example: ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Greek Letters in Latex Table

I have been using online latex editor for generating equations for my blog. I am kind of novice to Latex. Now I want to generate a table for the first time. But when I try to write a greek letter into ...
2
votes
1answer
541 views

Create Custom tabular

Is there a way to make something like tabular such that in a loop we get each column in a line and render them in a custom format. Like this \begin{custom_tabular} l1c1 & l1c2 & l1c3 \\ l2c1 ...
1
vote
1answer
675 views

How can I affect my table formatting from the preamble?

I'd like to change my LaTeX table formatting slightly, but due to the way the documents are generated, I can't do so by changing the actual LaTeX code, but can change what will appear in the preamble. ...
6
votes
2answers
2k views

Trying to replicate a table from academic paper

I have this table: I'm trying to replicate something like this table: The main things that I wish to replicate are (i) How the text is appended very neatly to the top and bottom of the table ...
3
votes
1answer
348 views

Problem coloring an entire table due to \raisebox

I'm trying to make an ENTIRE table gray (see picture but I can't get it to work with \raisebox. Here's my code: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{color,amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb} ...
5
votes
2answers
588 views

Can't get table border lines to meet in the corners

I'm trying to create a table with horizontal and vertical lines, but the lines aren't meeting in the corners and I can't work out why. Can anyone point out what I'm doing wrong? ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

Using German umlaut in LaTeX tabular directive

I am trying to use German umlauts in a tabular directive. The file is encoded in UTF8 and the useage of umlauts outside of the tabular directive is working flawlessly so there should be no general ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

How to export a table?

I defined a table in LaTeX : \begin{tabular}....\end{tabular}. Now i want to export that table to an image (PNG or something}. It is possible? How can i do that?
1
vote
0answers
139 views

Standalone package errors when creating table [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Avoid paragraph due to trailing empty line in standalone file How to make a standalone document with one equation? Below is a MWE of a table that keeps outputting ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

Numbering equations in tabular environment

I wish to number equations in a table, like numbering them in \begin{equation}. ... \end{equation} Since all the equations are written as "inline" equations (for example, $a = b+c$) in ...
1
vote
1answer
624 views

Multicol alternative

This post is a follow up to this post: multiple pairs of columns which was about generating columns of name/value pairs. There are sample outputs there. I now have several solutions and am at the ...
1
vote
1answer
554 views

multirow in a table

I have the follwing table \begin{table}[t] \center \footnotesize \caption{the capt} \label{thelabel} \begin{tabular}{ | c | c | } \hline %\multirow{2}{*}{\textbf{Name}} & ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Text column in array

I am trying to do something that seems relatively simple but I can't get it to work. Basically, I would like one of the columns in my math mode array to be text, so I am trying to use pre and post ...
8
votes
1answer
414 views

How to round to units of thousands or millions, etc., in a table column?

I have a table with lots of raw numbers in the billions and hundreds of millions. I'd like to abbreviate the figures in these columns to millions. So instead of 234,091,123 as per the input, I'd like ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Automatically adjusting the size table cells

Is it possible to automatically adjust the size table cells according to their content, or to make the size of all cells uniform ? This is an example: \begin{table}[t] \center \footnotesize ...
1
vote
1answer
129 views

Split paragraphs into table rows

I am writing a class file. I am defining a variable for my custom \maketitle like so: \newcommand*{\comment}[1]{\def\commentname{#1}} \comment{} I want to be able to write a list of comments like ...
7
votes
2answers
12k views

Type multiline equation in a table in LaTeX

Who knows the way to write a multiline equation in a table? I am using the code below: \begin{table} \centering \begin{tabular}{|c| c| c|} \hline %inserts horizontal line &f1& f2 \\ ...
2
votes
1answer
562 views

Matching question

Is there a standard package for generating a matching question such as: Match the following states with its capitals: Michigan Raleigh North Carolina Lansing Minnesota ...
2
votes
1answer
435 views

Display wide and long table

In the appendix of my report, I would like to add a table. The problem is that I have a cell "description" that contains too much text to be displayed on one line, now the row "overflows" on the ...
7
votes
1answer
1k views

Changing the fontsize of selected column in table

I want to decrease the font-size of a selected column. I tried \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multirow,array} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} ...
0
votes
2answers
322 views

Using hfill to prevent expansion of text in table environment

I am using inline lists (from the enumitem package) within a table (see Comma-separated list environment) Originally, I had an issue where the inline list would expand horizontally to the width of the ...
14
votes
3answers
12k views

Tabular with p type columns to fill page width

I wish to be able to have a table (using tabular) that fills the page horizontally with each column using a fraction of that space, for now assume that they are equally sized. I wish to be able to ...
2
votes
1answer
350 views

URI with & in \href inside tabular inside a beamer frame

I have a strange effect, when I want to typeset a URI inside a tabular in a frame. Example: \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
4
votes
1answer
623 views

Vertical placement of subfigs adjacent to another subfig

I have been using LyX, so I am fairly new to manipulating the underlying LaTeX. I have some images that I would like to arrange in a complicated fashion. The format I would like looks like | Fig_A1 | ...
0
votes
1answer
478 views

customize tabular

i want to customize my table using the tabular environments, i write : \begin{tabular}{|l|c|r|} \hline colonne 1 & colonne 2 & colonne 3 \\ \hline 1.1 & 1.2 & 1.3 \\ \hline 2.1 ...
3
votes
1answer
401 views

Big table in beamer

I have a big table that does not fit in the slides with Beamer, i write this : \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} % theme \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

bold table column in latex beamer

I'm trying to bold a single column of a table inside latex beamer. in latex i used \begin{tabular}{|l|c|c|>{\bfseries}c|c|} for example, to make the 4th column bold. in beamer, the bfseries ...
13
votes
3answers
2k views

Using \underbrace with table columns

I have the following code: \begin{displaymath} \begin{array}{|c|c|c|c} p & q & p\lor{}q & p\land{}q \\ \hline 0 & 0 & 0 & 0 \\ 0 & 1 & 1 & 0 \\ 1 & 0 ...
9
votes
2answers
395 views

Making an odd shaped table

I'm trying to make a table that looks like this: +--------------+ | Class 1 | +--------------+ | A | B | ...
2
votes
1answer
531 views

csvsimple and more filters

how do I use csvsimple (or what else? pgfplotstable?) with more than 1 condition as filter (i need about 7) to show a filtered csv-file as table? I tried things like: filter=\equal{\gender}{m} and ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

aligning a table with a figure side to side using llncs format

using the \documentclass{llncs} instead of for example \documentclass{book} will not make the captions aligned together for the following example. How can I do to align them together: ...
2
votes
1answer
153 views

Erratic alignment inside table

I have got the following two-column longtable for items in my CV: \begin{longtable}{ r l } ... \end{longtable} Now the problem is: The second column containing the job descriptions is aligned ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

How to use multirow inside a multicolumn with p attribute?

Is it possible to use the p attribute in a multicol, with a multirow embedded? A previous post doesn't provide a useful answer, since it only works with attributes other than p. It is exactly my ...
3
votes
1answer
303 views

Column format datatool

all. Suppose I have a csv file (let's call it data.csv): Solution,mol/L,Volume(mL),delta_v(mL),moles HNO3,16,5,0.2,3.125E-4 NaOH,6,20.2,0.2,3.367E-3 H2O,1;200,5,2.000E-1 H2SO4,6,5.2;0.2,8.667E-4 ...
3
votes
2answers
114 views

Many multirows in table

I am trying to achive something like this Name | Age | Sex | AverageGrade | Subject | Grade | --------------------------------------------------------- | | | |Maths ...
13
votes
3answers
1k views

Copy table row n times

I would like to copy the row of a table, let say, n times, but unfortunately my sample below does not compile. It is my understanding that the \foreach command should copy what is in its argument but ...
3
votes
1answer
297 views

LaTeX - Cline - Amendment at the right end

Cline command in connection with a text at the right end. Is this possible? Concretely, I want to present via the \cline command a time bar within tabular, which has at its right end a \triangleright ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

How can I set the cell margins in a table? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Column padding in tables How can I set (modify the default values) the internal, i.e., top/bottom/left/right, cell margins in a table?
2
votes
1answer
643 views

Centering does not appear to work in table

Hi I just can't get the text in row 3 to centre. Array package is loaded. Any help greatly appreciated. \centering \begin{tabular}{|c|m{5cm}|} \hline STATE & EVENT \\ \hline The vase was ...
2
votes
1answer
96 views

Placing a .pdf file in the center with \multirow

The following is my code \begin{sidewaysfigure} \centering \scalebox{0.9}{\begin{tabular}{c|c|cc} \emph{}&\emph{a}&\emph{b}&\emph{c}\\ \hline \rotatebox{90}{text}&\multirow{2}{*}{ ...
6
votes
1answer
233 views

huge table + footnote-ish thing

I have a book, which is basically a 100-page table. I use xtab package to layout this book. The book has a list of 100-ish definitions, which are referenced multiple times in the table. Think of a ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Making scientific table with AASTex package - is there a better option?

I really like the formatting of tables offered by the AASTex package. AASTex Generator But it is not quite what I need in terms of flexibility. Here is some code for a table I am making. I don't ...
6
votes
1answer
7k views

Latex error: \begin{document} ended by \end{table}

I'm getting the following error from my Latex code: \begin{document} ended by \end{table} But the error is not what the message says, because the begin{document} is ended by \end{document}. The ...
1
vote
2answers
354 views

Tables environment

I have a question about breaking lines and pages in table environment. I know, there are some solutions as using longtable package, however, it is quite complicated and I don't know how to work with ...
3
votes
1answer
729 views

Long table in landscape mode with alternating row colors does not work with \multicolumn

I am trying to put together a longtable in landscape mode over several pages using the longtable package. The idea is simple. I want alternating row colors in the main body of the table. However, ...