{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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Erroneous vertical spacing in tabular in combination with makeindex

I'm having some trouble with vertical whitespace appearing in a tabularx environment where I really don't expect it to. Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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Problem with column widths

I'm trying to create a table that has 2 rows: 25% and 75% of the \textwidth I also want the left column to be bold and right aligned by default. The second column is also right aligned. Now I want ...
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How to reduce font size automatically to prevent new line in cell

I use tabularx environment, where \begin{tabularx}{\linewidth}{XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX}. When I inserted in every tabulars long numbers, cell splits for two lines and my table looks like very ugly. This long ...
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dcolumn and tabularx, part 2

This is a follow-up on another question I asked. I am trying to combine the dcolumn package with tabularx (or tabular*for that matter) so the table spans the width I specify, columns are evenly ...
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Whitespaces in tabularx added after \extracolsep

I'm quite new to Tex, but I did some tutorials and I'm stuck now, after googling didn't help anymore. My code: \bgroup \def\arraystretch{1.75} \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{ | l | ...
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Inlining aligned tabular material in block of text

Edit. Some comments might be outdated. I would like to do the following: The blue parts should be treated as normal paragraph text, with normal automatic hyphenation. The green part is what you ...
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Using tabularx in a custom environment - “misplaced \noalign”

Question Currently, I'm trying to shorten the creation of small tabularx-tables with pre-defined headers, but somehow, trying to use the tabularx-environment, even though I used the \tabularx and ...
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Is there a conflict between the package tabularx and epstopdf?

I am trying to use epstopdf to convert EPS files to PDF on the fly, yet I can't get it to work with the tabularx package. In summary, can anyone tell my why the following example works? ...
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Positioning of text in cells/tables

I want LaTeX to place the text of some of the cells in my table (using tabularx) at the bottom of the cell. Right now all the text I write in the cells will be positioned at the top of each cell. Can ...
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How to create equally spaced columns in a table with centered number blocks, which themselves are aligned on the decimal marker?

I've searched around this site and also alot with Google, but did not find exactly a solution to my problem: I want to create a table width equally (and automatically) spaced columns. These columns ...
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aligned-environment in tabularx - fail to align vertically

I try to have a simple tabularx-table in which the cell content is vertically aligned to the top. While this works as expected for text, two aligned-environments in adjacent cells are vertically ...
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tabularx - How to linebreak in the tabularx environment?

How can I add a linebreak between two tabularx environments in a single section ? \documentclass[a4paper, 14pt, oneside]{article} \usepackage{tabularx} % Nicer table style than the default ...
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Multicolumn is only using the width of the first column

I am using the multicolumn command to cover four columns in my table, but for some reason the text within the column is wrapping within a single column width leaving the remainder of the column empty. ...
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Right-aligned columns using the tabularx environment

I'm trying to typeset a matrix which has entries of differing widths. However, for aesthetic reasons, I would like each of the columns of the matrix to be the same width, and I'd furthermore like ...
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Insert tokens where TeX would put a linebreak?

Given a TeX paragraph, is there any way to insert tokens at places where TeX would automatically insert line breaks (similar to \everypar?) To give some context, I am writing a LaTeX package for ...
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table in LaTeX giving error

I'm trying to create the table using the below script and its giving this error "! Missing $ inserted.<inserted text> $ l.689 \end{tabularx}" \begin{table*}[t] ...
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Vertical positioning of content on page [closed]

I've got a document I'm going to generate from some input which basically is a tabularx for each page: \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{lXlll} \hline \\[3ex] \commandOne \\ \hline \\[3ex] \commandTwo \\ ...
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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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Table row with white text on black background

I am trying to reproduce a table like those in this picture So far I have \noindent \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{| l | X | l | l | } \hline & Does the proposed research involve processing of ...
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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 align tikzpicture and text in a table?

I need to put my tikzpicture and text in the same height. However, I cannot do it. This is my code: \begin{table} \centering \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{ |l|X| } \hline \multicolumn{1}{c|}{ ...
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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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Last column in a table is too wide

I have been trying to create a table detailing the changes in speed over time, and have noticed that the last column (22 seconds) is disproportionately wide. Is there any way I can reduce the size of ...
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What does mean the code in this table?

After see the Andrew Swann solution to my previous question: How to fit this table in a page? I tried to fit it to another table: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Remove vertical lines in the table unsuccessfully

I have created this Table: via the LaTex source code: \documentclass[onecolumn,amsmath,amssymb,nofootinbib,superscriptaddress,floatfix]{revtex4} \begin{document} \begin{table}[!h] ...
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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 ...
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Problems with \rowcolors and booktabs

I'vegot few tables created with few packages included booktabs where I use the command \rowcolors from the xcolor package. But in the last I notice that the colour is wider that the lines of the same ...
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tabularx doesn't break rows correctly

I've got some problems with tabularx. I need a table with 4 columns and the last one should contain a lot of text so I need it to break rows automaticly. And from my reasearch I thought that it should ...
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tabularx \hline introduces blank line above

I am using tabularx and I successfully created some tables with it so far (not too nice ones, but thats another problem). One Table freaks me out, as the "header" is separated from the next lines not ...
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How to align table properly using tabularx

\subsection{Computed Results} To prove the accuracy of the implementation there was a need to show that the answers that the application provides are within an acceptable range for the results. For ...
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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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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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What options are there to globally format tables also allowing local overrides?

Tables are the final frontier of my documents. So far I have managed to standardized over 20 documents (hundreds of pages) using a single, shared preamble. Issue Abstracting format from content in ...
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Insert text in-between rows in a table

I'm trying to achieve the following effect: +------------+---------+ | Col1 Col2 | | +------------+---------+ | Value 1 | Value 2 | | Value 3 | Value 4 | Text goes here... | Value 5 ...
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tabularx column width not behaving as expected

I'm trying to reproduce the following tabular design as close as possible: This is what I have right now: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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Unexpected behaviour of multicolumn/minipage in tabularx

Please take the following MWE into account : \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} \textbf{Array A :} ...
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Table width bug

I'd like my table to look like it does in the top picture. If I delete either LINE-A, or LINE-B, in the code below, it works. If I leave them both there, however, it results in the wrong width of the ...
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How to draw some lines between figures in LaTex

I want to draw the following figure. How do I do this? Some lines between figures, and Can you give me this lines some color? Some color lines in figure, as following:
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table with many columns

I have some questions about the below table: If I omit the margins, the table will completely get disordered. I want to have the two 4 columns in the middle to have a slight distance with each other ...
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Alignment in tabularx environment

I want to generate a table that looks approximately as follows: I want to use tabularx to have equidistant cells for the cells that are below the second row and right of the first column. Here is ...
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How to have columns of different sizes using tabularx and make table respect page height?

I am using Kile and I am trying to learn how to use tabularx to have tables that fit within the width of my pages. However, I have two big problems: I have to use X for column size and therefore ...
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Wrapping a table both rowwise and pagewise

I just discovered the tabularx package which allows me to introduce a table column which has line wrapping, and I also know that packages that allow automatic table splitting across pages do exists ...
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How to create a table that spans over multiple pages, breaking single rows

With the longtable package one can create a table that spans over multiple pages. The problem is that it will never break a row in two: either it stays entirely in the current page or it is moved ...
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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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hline not filling up in tabularx

I created a table with the following code: \begin{tabularx}{14cm}{|X|X|X|X|} \hline \multicolumn{4}{|c|}{\textbf{\cellcolor{gray!20}contentcontent}} \\ \hline ...
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Conflict between areaset and sidewaystable with tabularx

I have a problem with one large table, and I could finally narrow it down by reducing the preamble and commenting out some lines. The Problem: I have a table defined like that (please see the MWE ...
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itemize within tabularx does not work when ltablex is loaded

I need this code to be compilable without errors: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{amsmath, mathdots, paralist} \usepackage{ltablex} % uncommenting this line will work ...
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Citations in tabularx cause all bibliography entries to not have a number

If I invoke \cite within a tabularx environment and biblatex is loaded with defernumbers=true and sorting=none, references do not get a number. I get these warnings: LaTeX Warning: There were ...
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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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Editing Table in LateX

Below is a table I want it to appear it the top page of a two column page. But its not looking good so if anyone could please assist me. \begin{table*}[t] ...