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

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Is the tabu package obsolete?

When I stumbled upon tabu some time ago it looked quite interesting on a first glance and I intended to learn more about it when I have the time. But, in the comments section of this question posted ...
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Tabu part of text in cell not visible

I have problems with the tabu, when I make a table with the code below, the contents of the last column in the first row is not all visible. Why is this? \begin{table}[h] \caption{Explanation } ...
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How do I Auto-Label Hyperref Fillable Forms \TextField?

Is there any way to put an automatic label into the hyperref package's \TextField parameters field like this: \newcounter{lexemeCounter} ...
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Problem with longtabu and tabucline on pagebreak

I've got a tabu package related question. In the longtabu environment using \hline works perfectly. But when I try to use \tabucline[...] instead, on pagebreak there is one line missing. Info ...
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multicolumn within the header of a longtabu and throw \omit errors

I've run into an error while using longtabu. I have an example of it working fine without \multicolumn in the header, and not working when I have a \multicolumn in the header. ...
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wrong enumeration with parnotes inside tabu environment

pdflatex compiles the following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{eurosym} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{booktabs} %\usepackage{breakurl} ...
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Different caption alignment on different longtable pages

I'm using longtabu(longtable) for splitting a table on 2 and more pages, and i want to show different captions on pages. This works fine, however i need the first caption to be aligned left, and the ...
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Alternating column AND row colors with tabu? [closed]

There is a very convenient way to have alternating row colors in tabu using \taburowcolors{ .. }. But is there a way to do the same thing with columns plus alternating row colors ? What I want ...
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Vertical spaces above and below longtabu

This is, in a way, a follow-up-question to New table-environment, spaces and enclosing { } in a new environment, which has already been answered conveniently by @egreg. Please compile this MWE to ...
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New table-environment, spaces and enclosing { } in a new environment

It was hard for me to find a proper title (feel free to change it) for my question which I want to introduce with an example: Situation In my document I sometimes use tabus directly in the document ...
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Cannot compile tabu

I have been trying to compile the following tabu environment with xelatex, but to no avail: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{tabu} \begin{document} \taburowcolors ...
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How can I avoid the gap between \cellcolor-colored cells created by \tabucline?

I'm trying to partially separate rows from one another using \tabucline. The line encompasses column 3-6. Since the line's width is neither part of the upper, nor the lower row, there is going to be ...
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Multirows, multicolums and vertical centring in the tabu environment

I have a table, using the tabu environment, in which I would like multirow and multicolumn cells. Inside the cells, any content that doesn't vertically fill the cell should be vertically centred. ...
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Arc over multiple columns in table

I want to have a flat arc over some columns in a table (tabu environment, as I am using to define independent colours for each row). Similar to the hhline in which bar are drawn over multiple columns. ...
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Footnote in tabu table not shown

Which package should I use for proper footnote handling in tabu tables? I thought tabu was supposed to do everything tabularx does, but footnotes do not show up in tabu tables. Working (using ...
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LaTeX not recognizing \end found in a \newcommand

I'm trying to both start and end a table with \newcommand. I'd like to switch to using \EndTableSetupFourColumns (as it removes several warnings and is easier to understand for other readers) but for ...
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Dashed hline in longtabu (arydshln conflicts, does not work?)

I have a large table with the following requirements: Spans multiple pages (currently using longtable) The last column's text must wrap (using tabu's longtabu environment as tabularx does not ...
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Format time span for CV

I would like to add the month to the time span of moderncv. I order not to occupy much more space and still having a beautiful solution, I would like to do the following: Year - Year Month - Month ...
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Macro \verb inside tabu environment

I would like to use the \verb command inside of a tabu enviroment. Here is my example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabu} \begin{document} \begin{tabu}{lll} a & \verb+\wedge+ & b\\ c ...
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Test for empty possibly itemized argument in tabu

For some reason, I can't test if #2 is empty in the following tabu use case. An Incomplete \ifx; all text was ignored after line 14 is thrown executing the following code. ...
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Tabu: factors of cell width

When I use factors of a variable in tabu's cell description, the result is not what I intended. For example in the following code, the middle cell is not half the width of the others. ...
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\end{tabu} in \newcommand

I want to put \end{tabu} within a \newcommand \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabu} \newcommand {\tableBegin}[1] { \begin{tabu}[#1] % some other stuff } \newcommand {\tableEnd} ...
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use string variable as format string in \begin{tabu}

I have the following problem. I'm using the tabu package to create tables but instead of a format string like this: \begin{tabu}{ccc} I want to use a format string like this (as string variable): ...
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Using {tabu} to make thick table lines in header generates errors

I want to place a thick vertical line next to my page number in the header of every page. I have chosen to build a small table and add the line to it. It works fine, until I add the option (part of ...
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Table and \tikzexternalize

It might not be a usual thing to do but I need to put some tikz pictures in a Table with externalization. I did \documentclass{report} \usepackage{tabu} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{external} ...
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Can I use a \caption in a tabu environment?

Is it possible to use \caption between a tabu environment? I have tried using these packages: \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{tabu} And when I write this in my code: ...
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Soft midrule in table

3 small questions: 1) I'd like to put a soft \midrule in this table between Care type and the headers, but I'd like it to not quite reach the edge of the table: (at your discretion to mess with the ...
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Set the line separation in a tabu table equal to the line separation in the document [duplicate]

As is known, the tabu environment does not automatically adjust the vertical distance between a cell with multiple lines and another cell, cf. Text too close to cell border when having a nested tabu ...
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Centring a sidewaystable both horizontally and vertically

I'm trying to have a sideways table at the end of my document, however I can't seem to get it to centre to the A4 page perfectly like intended. Here's my preamble: ...
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Align (center) header row in table

I use @{\hskip 50pt} to separate columns in my table. The problem which arises is that I add this extra space after a multicolumn. This also moves the header row so that it is no longer centred. Is ...
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Right aligned text in minipage vs. longtabu

After some brute-force attempts I found out that I could right-align two lines in a longtabu cell as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} ...
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Align math contents in a table

While trying to display some data in a table, I use tabu and siunitx. I want the content to be centered by the dot. However, the cell at last column, first row is not centered. ...
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Expand table to use page width

I normally use the table and tabu environment to create my tables. I am new to LaTeX and after I while I realized tables look nicer when they use the whole page width rather than being just centered. ...
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Why is tabu package reading what is inside \begin{htmlonly} tags?

I think there is a bug here. Introduction I use latex2html (L2H) to build some HTML Pages from LaTeX. The standard method to add L2H specific latex command is like this \begin{htmlonly} % for ...
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Odd results using FP package inside table environment

I'm trying to create a number of running totals using the FP package. I define a macro for adding numbers to a running total and then I define a macro to output the final value. The problem I'm ...
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Row colored with alternatingly with \taburowcolors is pink

I'm making a table with tabu having alternating row color, but I'm getting a pink row, which is not a color that I defined. The code: \definecolor{lightb}{RGB}{217,224,250} \begin{table} ...
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Apparent hyperref conflict with datatool and longtabu col vertical alignment?

Only when I turn on hyperref do I get a weird vertical alignment problem in the first column of a datatool-driven longtabu. Without hyperref, the rows of the first column are vertically aligned to ...
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Incompatibility between verbatim and tabu? (Danger of using \scantokens in a package)

With the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage{tabu} \makeatletter \renewcommand\verbatim@processline {% \begin{tabu}to\textwidth{|l|X[-1,l]|} ...
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How to span over variable number of cells?

I'm looking for a macro to span all cells in a tabu environment to get category headers in tables. This example does what I need for two columns. \begin{tabu} {XX} abc & def \\ ...
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Text too close to cell border when having a nested tabu and \vspace in a cell

I have a nested tabu table and am using \vspace to simulate an empty line in the same cell. At the end of the cell is text which spans two rows. (If either of these three conditions is not met the ...
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Missing number, treated as zero with nested tabu

I have this minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{colortbl} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{tabu} \begin{document} \begin{longtabu} {|ll|} a & \begin{tabu}{l} 1 \\ ...
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Two-colum task list with status information

I'm trying to generate a two-column task list with status information in the second column. It has to allow page breaks and should look more a less like this: I managed to hack something together ...
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Second Font dedicated for tables

How to put second font in table. First is Utopia Regular with Math Design as a main font. Second - TeX Gyre Heros, for tables. \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> { ...
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Who can solve my text positioning problem in my colored tabu header row?

I've a positioning problem in my tabu header. If I define the text color with rowfont, the text in that row will jumping around like a rabbit. \documentclass[]{scrlttr2} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Multicolumn width calculated for lX columns

I have the following table: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabu, longtable} \begin{document} \begin{longtabu} to \textwidth {|l|l|l|lX|} 1 & Column 2 & 3 & ...
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Adjust vertical spacing in tabular containing \href

I seem to be stumped by what seems like a basic tabular spacing issue (when an \href is used). The obvious solution of tweaking arraystretch does not seem to work. What I want is that the output of ...
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Vertical and horizontal alignment with tabu package

Another question led me to use tabu for the purpose of fitting one column to its content while allowing the others to stretch equally. This is my current code: \documentclass{article} ...
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Beamer tables like block structure look-and-feel

I am trying to define a type of table similar to the look-and-feel of beamer blocks. I tried the following (using the tabu for tables), but with no luck. ...
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Wrapping multicolumn in tabu

How do I get the text within a multicolumn to wrap when using tabu? I am hoping that tabu makes it somewhat easier than having to specify p with a manual specification of the width ...
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newcolumntype, siunitx, tabu and illegal pream-tokens

I use tabu with siunitx for making my charts with MikTeX 2.9, tabu 2.8 and now siunitx v2.5g. Since last time using the updater \newcolumn commands like \newcolumntype D{X[1,c]{% ...