{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)

12
votes
0answers
204 views

Doing things to every page of a multi-page table

So, the designers did their job and specified coloured backgrounds and rounded corners for all tables. Like so: As described here, this requires doing nasty things like putting the whole table ...
5
votes
0answers
175 views

deluxetable error (Illegal pream-token (\string): 'c' used \startdata) when using \rowcolor and \specialcell

I'm having an issue with deluxetable and am given the following errors: Package array Error: Illegal pream-token (\string): 'c' used \startdata Package array Error: Illegal pream-token (\string): ...
5
votes
0answers
412 views

Multirow cells with centered multiline text

I use tabu package to easily typeset tables. Now i need to typeset long table. So i used longtabu. The head of the table consists of much columns. Also there are lots of text in each cell and some ...
5
votes
0answers
161 views

Table vs Plot: How to print table of values, with colors representing values

In an effort to collect knowledge that will ultimately allow me to answer this question, I am seeking a way to generate a table where numeric values are plotted as cell-filling colors. The color ...
4
votes
0answers
35 views

Change footnote number to text using tabu

Problem: Changing footnote default numbering to text using the tabu package. Minimal Working Example (MWE): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array,booktabs}% http://ctan.org/pkg/{array,booktabs} ...
4
votes
0answers
113 views

Border control for LaTeX tables generated using TeX4ht

In producing simultaneous pdfs and html/word files using xelatex and TeX4ht I have noticed that the table produced by TeX4ht is kind of illogical and is clumsy to clean up and manipulate. I would ...
4
votes
0answers
247 views

Draw register map with TikZ

I was wondering if there was a way to easily draw a register map (like the one below) in LaTeX, possibly in TikZ? The closest I've gotten is just using the tabular environment and that's not even ...
4
votes
0answers
102 views

How can I typeset *some* fields from a (YAML) dataset?

I'm building a dataset of sorts with long strings, tags, some of which will be used for survey research (a q-sort, actually). This dataset needs to: be reasonably human-readable play nice with ...
3
votes
0answers
104 views

How can I use \multicolumn in a \pgfplotstable table?

In my experiments with pgfplotstable, I've run into some bumps: merging multiple columns adding formatting commands to text within cells Problem I cannot seem to properly add a \multicolumn{}{}{} ...
3
votes
0answers
288 views

Cell overlay in beamer

I used the code posted in this thread to highlight cells in a table: \documentclass[xcolor=table]{beamer} \rowcolors{1}{gray!30}{gray!10} \makeatletter ...
3
votes
0answers
71 views

Embed ConTeXt into LaTeX

I have an XML document which I'm currently trying to converted into XeLaTeX code. I'd like to stick to XeLaTeX rather than move to ConTeXt. However, a problem relatex to the difference in the table ...
3
votes
0answers
103 views

Typing Russell's “Sur la Logique des Relations”

I'm having some trouble typing Russell's definitions in TexWorks, mainly because of the spaces and numerations of propositions. Anyway, my output it's a complete disaster. How could I maintain the ...
3
votes
0answers
175 views

One tabular with column input from multiple data files with pgfplotstable

I have a question which sort of extends the page Multiple Files input to one pgfplotstable. In the answer to this question, data is read from dataB.dat and subsequently appended to the data as ...
3
votes
0answers
119 views

TeX capacity exceeded with a 13 columns 18 rows spreadtab

Originally I had a spreadsheet with 13 columns and 18 rows. Applying pdflatex or xelatex to this sheet I got: ... cell K15 ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=80000]. Then I reduced the ...
3
votes
0answers
876 views

LaTeX tables in pandoc, captions

If I feed a simple LaTeX table to Pandoc, e.g. \begin{table}[h!] \begin{tabular}{ll} x&y\\ \end{tabular} \caption{A caption} \end{table} and convert it to HTML using pandoc -s table.tex -o ...
3
votes
0answers
388 views

Conditional formatting, rounding and postprocessing of a column in pgfplotstable

I want to round p-values in a table to two decimals (for example 0.05), have values less than 0.05 in bold font and have values less than 0.01 to come out as '<0.01' in bold font. Like this (the ...
3
votes
0answers
210 views

Center an image horizontally and vertically in a table with ConTeXt

\setuppapersize[A4] \enableregime[utf-8] \usemodule [simplefonts][size=12pt] \setmainfont[EB Garamond 12][expansion=quality,protrusion=quality] \setuppagenumbering[location=] ...
3
votes
0answers
179 views

{tabular} styled like blocks in beamer.cls based upon booktabs.sty markup

beamer tables In Table looking like a block, two methods are shown to give tables a look similar to the block environment in the beamer class. Both require that header and content rows are split: the ...
3
votes
0answers
135 views

Hyperref TextFields dont't work when in tabular environment with xetex?

I created a pdf fillable form in LaTex using hyperref text fields, then decided that I wanted to change the font of the whole form, so I tried to use XeTeX with fontspec. Unfortunately, when I do ...
3
votes
0answers
383 views

Evenly split the columns of a multirow table in lyx

I would like to have a table like this: % Preview source code %% LyX 2.0.6 created this file. For more info, see http://www.lyx.org/. %% Do not edit unless you really know what you are doing. ...
2
votes
0answers
28 views

import a long tab delimited data file with first row as the header

Here's a very simple task that I don't seem to be able to get the format right. In short, I am trying to import and format a long tab-delimited txt file, with the first row as the header. I tried the ...
2
votes
0answers
32 views

Escaping ampersand inside of a variable within \multicolumn text

I am using PHP to generate a Tex file, and am passing several variables into a template file to be rendered. I want to create a table with several columns, but with a header that spans those columns. ...
2
votes
0answers
64 views

How to break tablenotes (page break) in longtable with threeparttablex?

How can I break my TableNotes in ThreePartTable (it is a landscape table)? \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[top=2.975cm, bottom=2.975cm, left=2.975cm, ...
2
votes
0answers
46 views

Cutting a table along columns

How do I split a table by its columns? \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{llllllllllllllllllll} very long text & ...
2
votes
0answers
31 views

etoolbox: problem with the last row in an table automated

I want to automate a long table as follows \documentclass{article} \usepackage{etoolbox} \newcounter{test} \newcounter{count} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|c|c|}\hline \whileboolexpr{test ...
2
votes
0answers
33 views

Vertical table line is missing (tabularx and multirow)

Can anyone tell me, why my table is missing the vertical line on the right? It has something to do with that \multirow, but i can't find it. \documentclass[11pt, twocolumn, a4paper]{article} ...
2
votes
0answers
88 views

pgfplotstable: typset csv with 2 or more header lines (eg. name, unit, comment)

I am exporting from Origin and get a Data.csv like this: Short_Name1; Short_Name2 Long_Name1; Long_Name2 Unit1; Unit2 Comment1; Comment2 1,1; 2,0 3,5; 4,3 When I try to ...
2
votes
0answers
64 views

Is there any single property/option for creating all borders in LaTeX table?

\begin{tabular}{ | c | c | c | } \hline 1 & 2 & 3 \\ \hline 4 & 5 & 6 \\ \hline 7 & 8 & 9 \\ \hline \end{tabular} If we want to create a ...
2
votes
0answers
72 views

Multiple Table Horizontal Alignment

I am trying to put up multiple tables together. (Scroll down for MWE). I can not figure out why the last table is misaligned. I tried the solution here but it did not work for me as I am not using the ...
2
votes
0answers
93 views

dynamically generating tabular columns

Consider a table (regular tabular environment) with a fixed number of columns. I want to create a command that accepts a comma-separated list of strings, where the number of strings may differ between ...
2
votes
0answers
126 views

supertabular in a twocolumn env

I write a document which represents a catalog of stuff. Most of the content is a long table with heders in two balanced columns. xelatex is used to build pdf. I planned to use longtabu from tabu ...
2
votes
0answers
193 views

Square root long division method

I wanted to draw the working column for this method of finding square roots: http://youtu.be/UnshaiwljGY Here is an image example of the process: But I am unable to draw it because I am new to ...
2
votes
0answers
66 views

Color x Grids in tables

I have been trying to reproduce a table with two uncommon features. Grey first row Header Two last columns with extra row. First I managed to do the extra row, but if I try to put the color in ...
2
votes
0answers
53 views

How to sort footnotes in tables in two columns at the page end?

I have come across a problem and have searched the internet for a solution for two days now, but no luck. I have a couple of tables in my thesis with a lot of footnotes. I have read about the problem ...
2
votes
0answers
329 views

Problem with framelines in tables

I am having a problem with LaTeX at the moment, which I seem completely incapable of solving. I am trying to create a simple table which has 4 columns and (should have in the end) 36 rows, including a ...
2
votes
0answers
42 views

Custom table with mdframed and parcolumns: LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item

I am building my own table environment using parcolumns and mdframed. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{parcolumns} \usepackage{mdframed} \newenvironment{mytable}[1] ...
2
votes
0answers
48 views

Splitting tables longer than a certain size in ConTeXt

Is there any way in ConTeXt to provide a 'one size fits all' table setup that allows large tables to span pages (> 75% of page height for example) but tries to keep smaller tables together by not ...
2
votes
0answers
62 views

Tables and Figures towards the end

I'm submitting a manuscript and the editing team asked for the following two changes: 2) Please remove the figures from the main text file as they are already uploaded separately in the Figures ...
2
votes
0answers
151 views

Define own \rowfont (without using tabu)

Since the future of tabu is not that save I’m trying to define an own \rowfont macro. This is what I’ve got so far: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array,tabularx} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} ...
2
votes
0answers
132 views

Emulate tabular vertical spacing with parskip package

I would like to emulate the vertical spacing of tabular without using tabular. When the \parskip package is used, using \par leaves too much vertical space, so I thought I'd emulate it with use of a ...
2
votes
0answers
54 views

Splitting tabular across rows

I'm aware of the cline command within tabular to only draw a line between two columns. Is there an (easy) equivalent for vertical lines? (across rows?) I am aware of the multirow package, but I ...
2
votes
0answers
83 views

breaking a tabular and aligning tabulars throughout the document

I have two questions. How do you break a tabular so that some of it lies on the previous page while the rest is on the next page. See sample tex file provided below. How do you align the tabular ...
2
votes
0answers
212 views

Cleaner Code for a Table design

in this question Showcase of beautiful wine bottle labels made with LaTeX/TikZ and friends I asked for wine bottle labels. Here is my own attempt. I still have to play with fonts. I'm quite happy ...
2
votes
0answers
95 views

Place sidewaystable at the end of document (below instead of above list of figures)

I've seen a lot of questions concerning how to place a sidewaystable (I'm using the rotating package) floating in the document, but not one on how to place it at the end. My documentclass is ...
2
votes
0answers
171 views

Simple table with background color and borders - hhline

I'm trying to make simple table with different background colors for cells with borders. I've read that you have to use \hhline in order not to get the borders overwritten but it doesn't work (some ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

Uncover Table Row-wise not working with \setbeamercovered{transparent}

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[10pt,compress, xcolor={dvipsnames,table} ]{beamer} %%%Beameroptions \usetheme{Luebeck} \usecolortheme{orchid} ...
2
votes
0answers
87 views

Is there a documentation for \setupTABLE?

I need to know which parameters can be passed to \setupTABLE command. Is there any documentation or can it be extracted from source ?
2
votes
0answers
69 views

Arrange Bibliography in table

I am using the code as suggested by Audrey in this post in order to produce a tabular bibliography and adapted it as follows. Naturally, the authors' names should be printed in the first column and ...
2
votes
0answers
104 views

Changing bibliography styles locally

Is it possible to change the bibliography style locally in a document from author-year to numbered citation. I have used Apalike in the thesis that I am writing now, but there are two tables which ...
2
votes
0answers
387 views

Rotate Figure using sidewaysfigure according to page number

I have a lot of tables and figures to include in my thesis. I am using sidewaysfigure to include them in a full-page landscape view. I need to put 90 degrees-oriented figures if the page is on the ...