{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]|} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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? ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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]{% ...
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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} ...
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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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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 = ...
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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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Vertically align individual cells in a table

I am wanting the ability to vertically align any cell within a table. This appears possible but only on a per column or row basis. At the moment I can horizontally align the contents of individual ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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bug in tabu when rowcolors are defined?

In the following code the vertical separation from cell to the bottom is negative instead of the defined \tabulinesep=5pt when \rowcolor{headcolor} and and \rowfont are defined. ...
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How do I make tabu and multicol play nice with each other? [closed]

I'm trying to write a document that will require lots of small tables (which contain other, nested tables) in a section of my document, which I want to put into a two-column section. I use tabu for ...