{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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longtabu and floats: wrong table breaks on pages with floats

I noticed that the tabu package seems to have problems with its longtabu environment, if it is placed on a page, where a float already is placed. Consider the following MWE: ...
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Strange line spacing effects in longtabu

I got some strange effect with longtabu: As you can see the line with λ seems to be closer to the above line than to the one below of it. I cant’t figure out why … This is the code with which I ...
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threeparttablex table notes for tabu tabulars with less than \textwidth

threeparttablex can be used to add table notes to tabu tabulars*. If the tabular spans \textwidth, the output is as expected. It seems however that the tablenotes environment does not adjust its width ...
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longtabu and scrpage2: line breaks in page header cause compilation errors

Please consider the following MWE: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{longtable,tabu} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{scrpage2} \chead[Headline 1\\ Headline 2]{Headline 1\\ Headline 2} ...
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Vertical alignment in multicol

In the following code the horizontal rules on the right don't line up in all cases with the horizontal rules on the left. It seems to be related to the text content. How can I fix this in such a way ...
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multiple pairs of columns

Consider this example code which creates a 2x6 table where the 6 columns are formed from three name/value pairs: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[svgnames,table]{xcolor} \usepackage{tabu} ...
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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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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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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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Hide an entire table (but still generate it)

In this answer the following code appears. The idea is that the initial table sets up the column widths used by the subsequent tables. The initial table itself is not supposed to be shown. Its only ...
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Longtabu total width, fixed left margin

I'm trying to make a longtabu that is wider than the textwidth at a certain moment. I've tried different things always ending up with a different problem: First possibility: If I use the adjustwidth ...
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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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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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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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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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Too little space between wrapped text and the line below it

Consider the following table example, the text in the second row is wrapped. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{tabu} ...
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longtable multirow problem with cmidrule and nopagebreak

I'm trying to reimplement the David Carlisle solution given here for breaking long tables over certain rows (breaking in \hline commnands instead \cline ones). This solution is complemented with the ...
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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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Consistent vertical spacing with tabu

In the following table I get some vertical space after the rows whose content is short but not after the row having a cell with long content. The problem is that I want to generate the report from ...
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How to draw two \hline and two vertical line?

I want to draw a table with two \hline and two vertical line. But as shown in the figure, the first vertical line do not cross the two hline. How to solve this problem? \documentclass{article} ...
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Adding vertical rule into tabu

Community, :) I know it might sound like some noobish' question, but I have some trouble adding the last vertical rule into my tabu. I've retrieved the code from here: How to Create Comparison Tables ...
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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...
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Many vertical alignment problems with tabu table

I use tabu to easily specify colors for different parts of my table. Also the X column makes life easier. I have some problems regarding vertical placement: In the linked figure you can see many ...
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Conflict between tabu and tabularx, when using siunitx

I have many tables set with {tabularx} but for some of the it seems easier to use {tabu} which works. But if I use both packages and gave the last X column in {longtabu} an S and optional argument it ...
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align columns in multiple tables

I am trying to align the columns of multiple tables. I know I can use p column format to fix column widths but I would prefer that TeX automatically figure out the widths for me. I was hoping to: ...
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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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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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tex4ht + tabu-package does not work [closed]

I am trying to compile an existing tex-document with tex4ht. However, it seems that the tabu-package does not work together with tex4ht: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{tabu} ...
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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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separate style and content in table

I am generating tables from a program and its a bit inconvenient that I have to intersperse style and content information. For example, in the following note how \cellcolor{red} is interspersed among ...
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pgfplotstable longtabu repeating header and other options

I want to print a long table with pgfplotstable and long tabu. For some reason, with the following code, I do not get the header repeated on every page. I also want a \bottomrule and a caption on ...
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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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tabu package - gaps in vertical lines

I'm in the unfortunate situation that I have to make a table in LaTeX which has thick vertical lines. Since this does not seem to be possible with the default tabular environment, I chose the tabu ...
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Smashed strut in tabu environment causes too much extra vertical space

Problem I have a tabu table where the text in one column is larger than the text in the rest of the table. To avoid the text to come to close to the top rule I insert a strut (where the bottom has ...
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Little indentation despite \noindent after tabu custom-environment

this question is about a (to me) mysterious little indent (looks like an ordinary blank...) after a custom-environment using the tabu-environment. Please compile this MWE: \documentclass[a4paper, ...
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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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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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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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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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How to combine mdframed and tabu

\documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[framemethod=TikZ]{mdframed} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{tabu} \mdfdefinestyle{graybox}{ innertopmargin=2mm,% innerbottommargin=2mm,% ...
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Using tabu/tabularx inside xparse NewDocumentEnvironment

My question seems very similar to this, but with tabu instead of tabular*. In fact, switching the options in that example causes the failure I see here. \NewDocumentEnvironment {trace} {} {% ...
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current column width in a tabu table

Is there some way of getting the current column width in a tabu table in the same way that one can refer to \columnwidth in a multicol? For example, the following gallery works but its a bit ugly ...
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Tabular using X column not wrapping cells (tabu package)

I have the following code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lscape} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \usepackage{tabu} \usepackage{multirow} \begin{document} \begin{landscape} \taburowcolors[3] ...
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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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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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Controlling vertical space in embedded tabu environment

When using embedded tabu environments I have difficulties having different vertical space in the outer and inner tables. Consider these simple embedded tabu tables: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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Generic table definitions

According to the topic How to use commands in table specs, and still support array package? I have tried to intense the way of creating tables, definitions. \documentclass[fontsize=11pt, % Document ...
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Longtabu, \tabucline placed on wrong page

See the following longtabu axample: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{tabu} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \tabulinesep=1.5mm % <---- ...
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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 ...