{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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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]|} foo&\the\...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. \documentclass[10pt,...
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Table with Tabu & siunitx not working

I am trying to make a table with tabu and using the sunitx package to align and round the entries of my table. However I keep getting the following error: ! siunitx error: "unknown-option" ! ! ...
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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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Align siunitx numbers in a tabu table

The minimal example below gives me a strange offset in numbers with exponential numbers. I think tabu and siunitx are getting in each others way. Is anyone aware of a workaround? \documentclass[...
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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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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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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} \pagestyle{...
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How can I update the array package? Warning from tabu

I am trying to use the tabu package, but it returns a warning which does not seem like a good sign. Does anyone know how to resolve the following issue? LaTeX Warning: You have requested, on input ...
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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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Code listing inside of tabu environment

I'm trying to insert a small code listing into a tabu table, however I'm unable to build a PDF. The code I'm trying to use (well- a simplified form of it) is as follows: % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 ...
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Biblatex Ibid. citations inside longtabu environment

When using ibid citations inside a longtabu whilst on a page that already has a citation on it, the citation is ibid regardless of whether the author has been cited on that page already or not. \...
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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} \usepackage[...
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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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How to make \rowfont (from tabu package) overlay specification-aware (in beamer package)?

I have tables in a beamer presentation, and I would like to highlight table rows sequentially (not necessarily in row order) using overlay specifications. So I would like to be able to write code ...
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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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get rid of whitespace when using in Verb in tabu*

Is there any way, to get rid of the extra whitespace between the command and the curly braces when using a Verb in a tabu*? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fancyvrb, tabu} \begin{document} \begin{...
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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. \documentclass{...
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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]{% S[group-four-...
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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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A vertical alignment problem in tabu environment with X[m]

I learned tabu for a while and I can not solve a problem about vertical alignment with X[m]. Here is the minimal working example below. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[linegoal]{tabu}\...
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Positioning of images/graphics in tables

I need to create a table where cells in one columns are images, not text. This is the code I'm using: \begin{table}[hbtp] \centering \begin{tabu} to \textwidth {|c|c|c|c|} \hline \textbf{...
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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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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. \newenvironment<>{tabvarblock}[2][.9\...
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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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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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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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Is tabu deprecated? [duplicate]

I need to start a project where many tables will be needed. I was going to use tabu, since it seems a rather complete package for typesetting tables. However, on this site (which I trust) I read that ...
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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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How to exceed left margin with longtable

I'm trying to make a longtable 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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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} \begin{...
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Strange problem with `longtabu`

I would like to share with you a quite simple example LaTeX is not able to compile. I use the longtabu environment provided by tabu package. I am using commands from booktabs as recommended in the ...
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How to add more space underneath and above a horizontal line in tabu?

I'm having the following table in my document: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tabu} \begin{document} \[ \begin{tabu} {c | c c c c c c} \firsthline f & a_{11} & a_{...
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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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tabu and space between columns

I have aproblem with column widths in tabu environment. I set dimensions of tables and columns. First columns should have the same width = 5cm, First and second table should have the same width = 19cm....
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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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Table cell height too small when wrapping text

I have the following problem with my table: The height of the 2nd row is slightly too small and the text overlaps with the line at the bottom and the top of the cell. My code is below: \begin{...
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tabucline with a break

In the following the first two columns are different in nature from the last two and I wanted to emphasize this by having a break in the horizontal line. I drew lines across columns 1 and 2 and then ...
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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: \documentclass[10pt]{...
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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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Altering only header \hline colors with longtabu and colortbl

I'm trying to make a table with the following properties: If the table is very long, the header should be repeated on each new page. Each row should be separated by a line. The line immediately ...