{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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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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Custom glossary style: Make glossary as wide as \textwidth

WARNING: This is a follow-up question to Display long form (first-use like) entries of none acronyme type entries. As mafp suggested in the other post I went ahead and defined my own glossary-styles ...
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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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Wrong width in multicolumn tabularx cells

I'm trying to create a table with fixed column widths. As most rows have a different number of cells (with LCM 12) I defined a 12 column wide table, where I add multicolumns of the wanted size. The ...
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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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how to vertically align text in multirow cell with tabularx with renewcommand?

Here I come again, Following the indications on this url I managed to get almost exactly what I want. However the problem is that the first multirow cell (with text "5 and 6") is not vertically ...
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Reproducing a tabular form

I am trying to reproduce the following tabular form layout: Fig. 1: Desired output (found on the internet). First question: I can merge multiple cells into a single one both horizontally and ...
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How to create a dashed line in tabularx environment

I've been looking into this, and I have encountered two main "solutions": \usepackage{arydshln} As decribed here. And this one: \usepackage{dashrule} As described in this other post. However, ...
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Table cell overflow

Consider this document example: \documentclass[a4paper,draft]{article} \usepackage{calc} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \usepackage{tabularx,multirow} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{hmargin=0cm} ...
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Listing inside tabularx?

I have a tabularx environment where I want to put an lstlisting into. But Latex fails to compile it. Testcase: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} ...
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How to *disable* Lua's Microtype for a given tabular column?

I'm looking for a way to disable Lua's Microtype (note the capital M - to distinguish from the lower case microtype package) in the first tabular column of the MWE given below: ...
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How to get alignment finally “right” with tabularx and an image?

Two things I'm struggling with in the following MWE: "looooooooooonger text" doesn't fit: don't want the middle and right column to be equally spaced: the maple may move over a little to the right ...
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What is the correct way to calculate \multicolumn size when using tabularx?

What is the correct way to determine the correct size for use with p{} needed by \multicolumn to get the size correct? The problem is this: I want to use tabularx and also use \multicolumn. To do ...
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table with tabularx and multirow

While using tabularx and multirow I tried to import this table (made with Word) in LaTeX: but it's not really working. It seems as if there isn't enough space for the text, but shouldn't taburlarx ...
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Problem with subcaptions in subtables

I am trying to implement a table with several subtables, but working with subcaption does not work neither when I try tabularx. This subtables have different number of columns. with the following code ...
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Table with multiple rows and columns

I just want to create a table with multiple rows and columns, here is a very suitable solution:Table rowspan and colspan, but can anyone help me to get a variable column width rather than the equal ...
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Anchoring Table (Tabularx) from the Bottom of Table

Can you anchor a table at the bottom, inline with text? I have another question posted which I seemed to have solved myself - List Numbering Through Multiple Tables - but I have since found my way ...
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What is the right way to set predetermined column widths with tabularx?

I was just wondering about this, because I went over the tabularx documentation and I couldn't find an answer. So, there are several questions going on here: Is it better to use a proportion of the ...
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Table with shaded transitition, rounded corners and shadow (like a block of the theme)

this is my first question here. I want to make my table look like the block to have a consequent style. Questions: How to create that shaded transition from the table headline to the body (like the ...
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Table counter increasing by 2 for every table

I'm having some issues when using tabularx within a table environment. The most annoying of these issues is that the table counter seems to be increasing by 2 for every table. So instead of having ...
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Why Won't m{} Vertically Center My Contents?

I am trying to center ALL the contents of ALL the cells in the table below. It's working horizontally, but not vertically. I definitely don't know how to best vertically center the last column, ...
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Creating table using tabularx and datatool from csv file

I am trying to create a vocabulary list from a csv file containing the vocabulary using tabularx and datatool. This is what I have tried: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{datatool,tabularx} ...
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Newline linespacing problems within a table cell

I have problems with the linespace inside a longtable environment when forcing a linebreak. Following code should illustrate the problem. ...
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Are tabls and tabularx not compatible?

The following MWE does not compile: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx,tabls} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{ccc>{arraybackslash}c} 1&2&3&4\\ 1&2&3&4\\ ...
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Table with 100 % width and vertical / horizontal alignment

I want to draw the following table in LaTeX. In the first column the text should be left aligned. The text in all other cells should be centered. The first problem occurs with D in the first row. If I ...
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How not to repeat info for each tabularx cell in row?

This produces a 2x2 table whose first row is blue with white text and whose second row is white with black text. Although it works fine it does repeat \textcolor{white} in each cell of the row where ...
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Automatic right justify in table - multiple choice question

My code part \newcommand{\iib}[5]{ \begin{center} \begin{tabu} to 0.42\textwidth {@{}|X[l]@{}|X[l]|} \textbf{A)} #1 & \textbf{B)} #2\\ \textbf{C)} #3 & \textbf{D)} #4\\ ...
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Wrap text in table column header AND fit table width to pagewidth

How do I get a table where the header in column 2 is wrapped, while keeping the width of the table = textwidth? As you can see from the attached figure, I have a long title for the 2nd column, which ...
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List Numbering Through Multiple Tables

I am seeking to create a math workbook that looks similar to the picture below. I have included a selection of code I am attempting to get working - marked as MWE. My issue is that I want to continue ...
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caption of the wide table not wide

I am using this code to produce a wide table, but the caption in top is still in two column format.I used \caption package but it affects all of my figures captions and never solve the problem. ...
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Missing number, treated as zero in tabularx

I'm using a program to generate LaTeX code utilize the tabular package. It creates an error that reads ! Missing number, treated as zero. <to be read again> ## l.17 ...
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How to make width of an inner table use full column width of an outer table?

When making tabularx one need to give a table width. For the outermost table, one can use \textwidth. When making one or more inner table(s) inside outer table(s), the inner table(s) also need a ...
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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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tabularx and array

I need two things for my tables: text has to be able to wrap. the first row has to be bold For 1, I need the package tabularx. For 2, I need the package array and quite a lot of commands (see Make ...
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Multirow and tabularx

I'm trying to make a table that should be pretty straight forward. But somehow, the text in the two first cells seems to "forget" that it's using the X-alignment command in tabularx: ...
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Strategy for listings next to code comments

I'm looking for strategies to produce listings of code with comments on what's happening next to it. I've found other similar questions, but not quite what I'm looking for. See for example: Listing ...
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Align numeric values from knitr command \Sexpr{} by decimal in table created with booktabs and tabularx

I am writing my thesis as dynamic document using .Rnw, knitr and R. I ran my statistical analyses in an external R-script, which I sourced into my main .Rnw-file. I also want to create some tables ...
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Last cell in complex table not behaving

I am having a hard time figuring out why the text in the last cell on each row of this complex table I am creating is not positioning correctly. As you can see from my code, the issue only occurs when ...
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extra alignment tab error

I just started using LaTeX last night, and I was trying to copy a general format I found on wikibooks. I wrote a python script to get 30 different stocks and their quotes, and I made it generate this ...
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Pgfplotstable multicolumn table with dec sep align and Tabularx

I would like to implement a multicolumn table with Pgfplotstable that aligns on one side the number of the columns by dec sep align and secondly aligns the whole table by Tabularx. A version without ...
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Why won't my \otoprule command work in table formatting?

Primer: I'm very new to LaTeX. I am creating a table with the following code. Here is part of the table: \usepackage{tabularx, multirow, booktabs} \begin{table}[tp] \caption{Rain garden site ...
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Color lines tabularx add padding? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Color changes cell height in tabular The following latex table contains two rows. The rows are identical, except for the greeen color in the first cell in the second ...
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tabular tabularx automatic linebreak (p/m/b doesn't work as expected)

The following snipped should break at the end of the column \begin{table}[hb] \begin{tabular}{|l|p{.5\textwidth}|} \hline \bfseries Col 1 & \bfseries Col 2\\\hline \hline Line ...
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ltablex + \caption[]{…} = error or bug?

I'm writing my thesis with the document class scrbook from koma-script and want to use the package ltablex (= longtable + tabularx) for setting long tables with automatic page break calculation. Now, ...