{tabularx} is a package that defines an environment tabularx, an extension of tabular which has an additional column designator, X, which creates a paragraph-like column whose width automatically expands so that the declared width of the environment is filled.

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Centering in tabularx and X columns

How can I center the column when using X in tabularx environment like in this example? \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{@{}lXXXXX@{}} 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 5 \\ \end{tabularx}
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Aligning Decimal Points in Table

I want to align two numbers in two different rows the decimal point. I do see a link for that here: Aligning numbers by decimal points in table columns However, I don't understand how to ...
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Preventing itemize environment to insert initial vertical space

I'm using itemize and tables like the following \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{>{\ttfamily}llX} \toprule \textbf{\rmfamily Operator} & \textbf{Typen} & \textbf{Regel} \\ \midrule = & ...
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tabularx inside a \newenvironment

There's something wrong with this code: \newenvironment{Tbl} {\begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{|l|X|} \hline} {\end{tabularx}} but this is fine: \newenvironment{Tbl} {\begin{tabular}{|l|l|} \hline} ...
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Automatic line-break in tabular

I'm making a tabular and I'd like to automatically do a like break rather than going beyond the page. This is my tabular code: \begin{table}[h] \begin{tabular}{|l|l|l|} Use Case Navn: ...
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Table looking like a block

The goal is to create a table that has the same style than a block of the used theme in order to have a consequent style trough the document. this can be done by the following two methodes shown in ...
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Table layout with tabularx (column widths: 50%|25%|25%)

This code produces a table with three centered column: \begin{table}[htbp] \centering \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{| c | c | c |} \hline Alpha     & Beta     & Gamma   ...
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How do I use the ampersand (&) inside a foreach or conditional (or other group/environment) when building tables?

I am trying to build a table, and inside the tabularx environment I would like to have a loop, something like (here is a MWE): \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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Automatically stretch table to evenly fill horizontal space?

I want to have my tables fill the entire width of the page (i.e., \textwidth). So far, the only thing I've managed to come up with is: \renewcommand{\tabcolsep}{4.4pt} By manually trying different ...
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Horrible table layout

I have a table which gives an overview of some theory. It includes a lot of words or combination of words. The layout is horrible and not LaTeX quality. Some guidance as to how to improve would be ...
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How to create vertical and horizontal dotted lines in a matrix?

Similar to this question, I am trying to output a similar matrix with dotted line instead of dashed line. Is there anyway to do this? I also try to use these three packages: ...
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Whole page table with tabularx

I am trying to make a full page table using tabularx. As far as I can understand, the second parameter specifies the entire size and the "X" columns self-stretch to fill it up. What I run into is a ...
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How to use siunitx and tabularx together?

I'm using the tabular features of siunitx (for what it is worth: v1.3 since I'm on TexLive 2009) to align numbers in tables, eg. \begin{tabular}{ p{1.5cm} S S S } bla & 1.23 & 4.5 & 67.89 ...
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Are subcaption and tabularx incompatible?

I know that tex.sx isn't the forum for bug-reporting, but I have a bit of a problem and I'm looking for a technical workaround. The following MWE produces odd labels: \documentclass{article} ...
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Framing cells vertically in a table

I want to add a box in a tabularx table that would frame several cells vertically. There is this post that shows how to frame cells horizontally (Framing cells in a table), but I cannot figure out how ...
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Is it possible to use tabularx inside a longtable environment?

Is it possible to use tabularx inside a longtable environment? If not, is there any way I can get the "X" funcionality of tabularx with the option of long tables ---In order for me to be able to ...
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Tables in Latex with diagonal first row

I'm trying to create a table with a diagonal first row, like in how-to-draw-diagonal-table-borders-in-latex-like-in-excel I've looked through the documentation for PGF-TiKZ, but am still unsure as to ...
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How to produce this table in latex with inconsistent lists/items?

I want to produce the first two rows of this 5-column table in LaTeX: As you can see it is a special type of tables where we see: itemized lists inside but inconsistently, ie. column 4 all rows ...
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Table with foot note

I have a table and some of the number inside has some symbol like * and ** which should be explianed as footer ( at the end of the table not the page) I dont know how to do that and I dont want to ...
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Move tabular entry to bottom of row

How do I get the last column text to be at the bottom of the row? That is I want the XXX to be aligned with the line containing the arrow. I tried playing around with \multirow{3}{-3ex}{XXX}, but ...
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Is it possible to make an underfull tabulary spread out?

With this MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabulary} \begin{document} \hrule \begin{center} \begin{tabulary}{\textwidth}{|L|L|L|} foo&bar&baz \end{tabulary} \end{center} ...
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Divide the page into 2 parts

I have text, formulas and an enumeration. I tried to use multicols, but it divides the text where it wants. I used tabular, but it don't allow to have an enumeration or I don't know how to do it. In ...
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Wrapping column text using multicolumn and tabularx

I have two tables I am typesetting above each other as follows. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage[left=2cm, right=2cm, bmargin=1.5cm]{geometry} \begin{document} ...
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easylist in tabular

I'd like to build this table: As I have a very long list to itemize, I'd like to use easylist. Obviously the easylist-group causes problems in the tabularx-environment. That's what I coded so far: ...
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How to include tabularx/y in a new environment?

I am looking for a way to define a customizable environment for tables in my latex documents. This means: caption and label width of table customized column format (tabular preamble) While this ...
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Combine column types defined in dcolumn with tabularx

I'm looking for a way to define a column type which "mixes" the 'D' column defined in the dcolumnpackage and the 'X' column defined by the tabularx package. In other words, I want a column type that ...
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How to make a table on more then one page by using the table environment

EDIT [Like some comments below are remarking the table environment doesn't allow tables over more then on page. However the solution works fine] I need to make a table over more then one pages. The ...
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specific table layout

I want to draw a table like this: with the table width being a portion of the line width, like e.g. 0.8 * linewidth. But I cant figure out how to do it. Anyone? edit: MWE: ...
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How to merge two tabulars into a single table the width of the column?

I am asking for advice on achieving two separate effects in the table environment. (1) I have two tables with a different number of columns. I need to merge them into a single table. I have this ...
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Changing tabularx column alignment partway through table

I have some very large and very small numbers being displayed in decimal notation (for a non-scientific audience). Normally—for small magnitude ranges—I would align on the decimal point ...
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using tabularx 2.09 in a \newenvironment produces errors

The tabularx package with new version 2014/04/22 v2.09 produces errors with the following code which compiled without errors before: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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How to vertically align multiline column

I am trying to set up a table with the tabularx package (although the used package does not really matter to me). The table should stretch across the entire line. I am trying to get both columns ...
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How to 'shorten' \cline so that multiple groups in a table become visible?

I would like to construct a table which looks like a booktabs table (but without using the package booktabs). Instead of \cmidrule, I used \cline, which comes pretty close (see below), but the lines ...
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How to change the alignment of a tabularx within an easylist?

I'm probably missing something super obvious, but my searching has turned up nothing. I want to put a table in the middle of an outline that I'm making with the easylist package. The table is coming ...
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Differences between tabular and tabularx

What is the difference between the tabular and the tabularx environements? Which one should I use for placing a row of pictures?
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Vertical line only in one part of a table

I need some help on putting a vertical line in the second part of the table, I don't know how to do it since the tabularx I declared does need to have that only in the second part. The code I used ...
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How to put tabularx inside tabularx

I am trying to make a complicated table, where each cell itself can be a table. I found I can include tabularx inside tabular*, but unable to figure out why I get an error with the outer table is ...
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table rescaling and subcaption package

I am placing tables side-by-side using the subcaption package in the following way: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{subcaption} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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Filling out page with tabular (width and height) with evently

I'm trying to make sticky labels with LaTeX. I thought this would be pretty simple because of LaTeX's nice support of absolute units, but it turned out to be quite difficult. This is the specification ...
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tex4ht removes spaces in array column when including a package even if the package is not used

In the following cases, Tex4ht generates an HTML file with no spaces between the columns of the matrix if some package is included, even if the package is not used. Removing the package, the space ...
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How to typeset tabularx with 34 columns? (Error message)

I want/need to typeset a very large table with >30 columns, which I created with Excel2LaTeX. I don't get it to compile, it only works if I really use 20 columns, however when I insert the 21st one, ...
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Table with arrows between cells

I want to create a table with arrows between some cells, for which I've used tabularx and TkiZ. I have the following problems: Text in cells aligned vertically to the center and at the same heigh ...
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Enlarge table/tabular without using tabularx

I have the following table and I want to enlarge this. The width of the table has not to be big as the \textwidth but it should be a little bit larger as it usually is: \documentclass{article} ...
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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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Vertically center text in tabularx table [duplicate]

How to center text vertically in this table? \begin{center} \begin{tabularx}{\linewidth}{ | c | X | X | } \hline \textbf{Date} & \textbf{Name} & \textbf{Sign} \\ \hline ...
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Baselineskip not interpreted in a tabularx keyvalue environment

I'm trying to write a key:value environment which would allow me to create a dual columns tables where the columns are separated by colons. Typically, I've implemented this using parbox in my own ...
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How to center text in tabularx? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Centering in tabularx and X columns I was using \begin{tabular} to insert a table in my article. The titles for columns were long which caused the table to extend out ...
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siunitx: How to get bold, aligned entries and how to align when units differ in length?

I tried my first steps with siunitx, but I have trouble achieving the following in the minimal example below: 1) aligning the entries in the first column with respect to the decimal dot 2) getting a ...
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tabularx processes its body multiple times; how do I know which cycle I am in?

Assume that I enjoy setting my tables using an \itemized or list-like coding structure: \begin{mytabular}[.5\textwidth] \item head1 & head2% <-- header row \item abc & def \item ghi ...
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Fit long sentence into table

I would like the sentence "Why get someone who only pretends to be a doctor when you could get a real one?" to fit into this 430pt table. But the sentence doesn't break after "could" and keeps running ...