{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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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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tabularx “Missing number, treated as zero” error

error: ! Missing number, treated as zero. } l.16 \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth} {x x x x} MWE: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,fleqn]{book} % \...
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Different alignment on columns when the 'X' column wraps in tabularx

On 2013 I did ask this question and was answered, but implementing on another code I've new issues not presented before. I have a three column tabularx in which two of them are l, r or c and the ...
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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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array, table, tabular, tabularx, longtable, supertabular, longtabu [closed]

What is the difference between array , table, tabular, tabularx in terms of syntax , typesetting , ease of use, and appearance after compiling. In short, where will you use each of them and what are ...
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\bfseries and alignment in table

I'm trying to highlight some decimal-point aligned entries in two large tables which are arranged in two columns. I'm using \bfseries to do this and unfortunately this seems to be affecting the ...
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Fancy colored array in LaTeX?

I would like to reproduce these kinds of arrays in Latex (probably with tcolorbox) but I have no idea how to achieve this. So is there a way to make these kinds of tables ? Note : I would like the ...
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Using tabularx, multirow, and parbox for line-wrapping

I am using a multirow inside a tabularx, but because the multirow doesn't wrap, I am putting the multirow's text inside a parbox environment: \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{@{}XX@{}} \toprule blah &...
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Why is the start row of \rowcolors ignored in tabularx?

Seems like \rowcolors when used for a {tabluarx} doesn’t work properly: The specific number of the first row to be colored is ignored. This si not the case for a normal {tabluar}. In both tables ...
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Create environment inside another environment?

Why can't I define an environment, that encloses another tabularx environment inside it? For example, why can't I do this: \newenvironment{customTabular}{ % This is the begin code \begin{...
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Vertical alignment with multirow in tabularx

I have looked around for a solution that allows me to vertically centrally align a multirow row that spans two intermediate rows, which potentially span multiple lines since the tabular environment is ...
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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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tabularx: bottom alignment on r or l-columns when X column wraps

In tabularx, when the X-column wraps on more than one line, l/r/c-columns remains top aligned: MWE: \begin{tabularx}{5cm}{lXr} 1 & qwer asdf zxcv qwer asdf zxcv qwer asdf zxcv & 1 \\ 2 &...
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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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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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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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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: \documentclass[a4paper]...
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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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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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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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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 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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Vertically aligning text after baseline changed

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tabularx}{\linewidth}{c|X} \begin{tikzpicture}[ scale=.6, every node/.style={scale=.6} ] \...
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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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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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Align text at the bottom of the table cell

I need to create table of content in a table format with text wrapping in the subject titles. The page number is currently at the top of each cell. In the rows where the title is wrapped, I need the ...
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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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Table cell with unwanted black background

I'm trying to create the following table, but the first cell has a black background. How can I get rid of it? I need alternate colors and multiple rows feature provided by tabularx. \documentclass[...
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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\\ 1&...
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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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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. \documentclass[11pt,paper=a4,11pt,parskip=half,draft]{...
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How to create a table with fixed-width cells and use cellcolor and multicolumn to create time bars? Or: How to substitute ganttbar with tabular?

Failing to combine a gantt chart with a table I now try to avoid the gantt chart by just using a tabular environment. However I like to keep some neat features of the pgfgantt-package and I'm facing ...
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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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Nested tabularx doesn't work with ltablex

This works: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[a5paper]{geometry} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{tabularx} \setlength{\parindent}{0cm} \begin{document} \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{ |X|} \hline \...
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Align cell height of the tabularx rows

The following latex code prints rows one at a time. However all the cells of the rows don't come out aligned. How can I fix it. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tabularx} \begin{document} \...
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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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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} {} {% \begin{...
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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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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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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\\ \multicolumn{2}{@{}|c|}...