{tabu} concerns the tabu tabular package under e-TeX

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Basic question about longtabu

I'm very new to longtabu and LaTeX, so I found an example of a table and have a question. What exactly is the meaning of the characters l and p in this line of code? \begin{longtabu} to \textwidth ...
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How to avoid ltablex from splitting a table?

I'm using the ltablex package because I have some large tables which have to splitted on multiple pages. But I have much more small tables (with tabularx), which don't need to be splitted. But they ...
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Acronyms do not expand in longtabu/tabu

Basically what the title says: when I call an acronym for the first time in the document, and this happens to be in the tabu/longtabu environment, the acronym does not expand. Any ideas how to resolve ...
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Stretch table without breaking lines

I'd like to stretch below tabular to a width of 15 cm width which is wider than the original table. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[landscape]{geometry} \begin{document} ...
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How to use longtabu like table* in twocolumn paper

I want to use longtabu in twocolumn paper in latex. My table has a lot fo rows and columns, so I want it to be full-width. I know longtabu does not support twocolumn and it throws error message when ...
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How to get rid of vertical offset in a table containing pictures?

While trying to compose some kind of "wanted poster" (Steckbrief), I could not get rid of the vertical spacing LaTeX automatically introduces! Here's an MWE, which should work on Linux/Mac OS with ...
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minipage has overfull hbox

I'm struggling with this piece of LaTeX code: \begin{minipage}{0.5\textwidth} \begin{tabu} to \textwidth {>{\itshape}r c} Foo:&\makebox[5cm]{}\\ \cline{2-2}\\[-0.5em] ...
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tabu X column with negative width coefficient and footnotes too wide

When using tabu X columns one can specify negative coefficients to shrink the columns to their natural width: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabu} \begin{document} \begin{tabu}{|X[-1]|X|} \hline ...
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Tabu table with different row-spacing between one-line and multi-line rows [duplicate]

during my work with Latex I encountered a problem with my tables. As you can see in the following MWE, theses tables sometimes have rows witch contain cells with multiple lines. Those rows have less ...
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Problem while rendering tabu with data from datatool

I have this strange problem while trying to render a table with tabu package from data gathered with datatool package. Here is a working example: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} ...
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Vertical text inside tabu environment

I tried to align the text of the first column vertically. Therefore I used rotatebox but I'm not fully satisfied with this solution because the text is aligned on top. Question What would be a ...
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Problems with longtabu when using tabu on fancyhead

I'm trying to use the longtabu environment but I get the following error: Not in outer par mode. \end{longtabu} Undefined control sequence.\end{longtabu} Missing number, treated as zero. ...
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Create a table with tabu

I am trying to create a table which has a header with the text centred horizontally and vertically. The text in the first column (except for the header row) should be written vertically. So far I have ...
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beamer with tabu and cellcolor

I need to use tabu and \cellcolor in beamer. So I added \PassOptionsToPackage{dvipsnames}{xcolor} \documentclass[xcolor=table]{beamer} to my LaTeX source. But a previous part code ...
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Reference to longtable wrong if \numberwithin{table}{section} is activated

I've encountered something weird while using the longtable package together with \numberwithin{table}{section} or \counterwithin{table}{section}: if a longtable is the first table in a section, it ...
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vertical align cell contents in tabu environment

I am wondering how to vertically align (ie, top/middle/bottom) a cell's contents in a tabu environment. Its manual says something about "column types" (p. 9 and 10) and specifies p, m and b as ...
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How to get long enumerate list in \longtabu across the page like MS word can easily do?

The following is the problematic example: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{tabu} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} ...
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How can I make tabu break lines at any character? [duplicate]

I have a table created with \begin{tabu} whose columns contain lengthy strings that it won't wrap because they are not English text, they are actually programming language identifiers. How can I ...
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Wrong padding when using 'm' column in table with `\lipsum`

I'm having some troubles with the 'm' column type in my tables. For some reason when using the m column type the content is offset bit to the top causing the top padding to be reduced and the bottom ...
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\multicolumn in a {tabu} with non-X columns

In a tabu environment (tabu 2.8 package), I use \multicolumn to omit some cells' preamble (and occasionally span multiple columns). Unfortunately this breaks down the width calculations when there are ...
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Using \collectcell in {tabu}

I have a document with tables where I automatically create cross-references based on the contents of some cells. For this, I use the collcell package to pass the cell contents to a macro. I'm ...
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Vertical alignment of text in a multicolumn, multirow table with different fonts

I'm struggling trying to vertically align my header rows, can anyone point out what I'm doing wrong? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tabu} \usepackage{multirow} ...
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Longtable appears to prevent \enlargethispage from working

The following code works for me, but if I remove the comment and thus add the longtabu/longtable, then the \enlargethispage loses its effect. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Cells in tabu move vertically when \color begins the cell

When I use \color in the beginning of a cell in tabu, the contents of the cell are shifted downwards: The issue does not occur when there is any character in front of the \color, but a \null does ...
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Increase tabular first and last padding

I use the tabu package to typeset my table, mainly with X type column. My overall goal is to have the same inner padding between the table border and the text and between the text cells. By default, ...
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vertically and horizontally center content of complex tabu table

I'm having this MWE and want to horizontally and vertically center the x's in the last row (the numbers are for debugging purpose only). I've tried an appraoch with \newlength{\xlength} ...
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Tabu table is too wide though there is enough space to shrink

I'm trying to make this table to fit to \textwidth. The first column has column type X from tabu package which should make it work. But it does not. Adding the "to \textwidth" option dosen't have any ...
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Creating a Big Matrix

I need to create this but I have no idea how because I'm just a beginner. \usepackage{tabu} \begin{document} ...
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moderncv - two column \cventry within \section

I'm writing a resume with the moderncv package. Due to the lack of space, I want to make one section use two columns, separated by a vertical line. I've saw those solutions here, using ...
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How to increase width of table dotted vertical line?

I would like to separate table columns with dotted vertical lines and this is the best I could do. How can I increase the size of the dots? !{\vrule width <length>} doesn't seem to be ...
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Tabu in fancyhdr footer doesn't span the whole footer

I've trying to make a document template. I've set up a header and footer very similar to that of the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How can I create a full width acronym table with tabu package?

I want to have a full width list of acronyms. With the longtabu from the tabu package it is possible to combine the features from longtable and tabularx with the construction: ...
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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} ...
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Understanding some tabu code

I'm catching up on LaTeX after a period away. Herewith part of a programme: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{tabu,multirow,hyperref,colortbl,xcolor} \begin{document} \begin{tabu} ...
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Reduce space between two tabu environments

I have a document with two longtabu tables. The problem is that there's too much vertical space between them (as marked by the red line): I'd like to reduce this space whilst otherwise preserving ...
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how to get a long horizontal line in tables

i have a table of 14 columns, i Drew it with tabu and now the horizontal line stops shortly. \documentclass[a4paper,french,12pt,oneside,openright]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Partial \hhline causes cut in thicker-than-normal vertical line

In this example, the first and second \hhlines create the farmost left border but it's really thin and doesn't match the width of the rest of the vertical line... I tried adding [4pt] after the ...
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Table containing multiple equations

Is there an elegant way to summarize multiple equations from different sources in a table? I need to use this in my thesis; the margins I specified match the geometry of my university's draft. I've ...
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Table with tikz image: vertical alignment

I'm trying to create simple table with tikz pictures and its descriptions on the left side. Unfortunately I cannot vertically center those descriptions in their cells: ...
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Centering vertically and horizontally the table content

I'm trying to replicate this table below: with the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array,booktabs}% http://ctan.org/pkg/{array,booktabs} ...
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Disable \tabulinesep for some rows with tabu package

The \tabulinesep parameter with tabu package provide good paddings for tables with variant heights. But when using it with diagbox package, the paddings cause problem. \documentclass{article} ...
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Removing empty line before enumerate

I've got a tabutable with two columns, one of which is supposed to contain a list: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{tabu} \usepackage{enumitem} \setenumerate{topsep=0pt, ...
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KOMA option parskip=full not working in tabu X column

I'd like to have a full empty line between paragraphs and no indentation. Setting the parskip = fulloption accomplishes this but doesn't work inside tabutables as the following example shows: ...
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Drawing double hline with longtabu

I'm trying to draw a double horizontal line with longtabu \begin{longtabu}{|l |l |} \hline 0 & 1\\ \hline \hline 1 & 0\\ \hline \end{longtabu} ... however, all I get is a thick line. When ...
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Conflict between tabu and index when using LaTeX formatting in index [duplicate]

Consider the following document: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{tabu} \makeindex \begin{document} This is the \emph{aaa} variable.\index{aaa variable@\emph{aaa} variable} \begin{tabu}{l} ...
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What's the proper way to center tabu? [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a longtabu that is a bit wider than the normal margins. other answers refer to adjustwidth and tabular/tabularx/table. They don't appear to work for longtabu/tabu. ...
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Manual line break in tabular (tabu) breaks the layout of other columns if not using X column parameter

I know this problem has been discussed many times, and the proposed solutions were to use yet nested parboxes inside table cells, but I would like to avoid that. Up to now, I was using my table with ...
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Environment longtabu conflicts with tabu on page header

I have a complex page header that I manage to obtain by having a tabu on chead. Then I have a longtabu on my document: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[top=14cm, ...
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Save a longtabu in a box for check and reuse

I want to measure the height of a table and insert a \newpage before it if the table is too high. My table is done with longtabu of the tabu package. Where should I start? \documentclass{article} ...
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How would you reproduce the Leibniz binary table

I would like to reproduce the original Leibniz binary table (as seen here). The most precise the better...