{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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How to draw circles around multiple row cells and column cells

How to draw circles around multiple row cells and column cells as shown in attached figures. I am using Professional lay out tables... i.e. Tables in tabular environment, Table below I am also ...
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Underfull \hbox when creating table containing much text

I am completely new to LaTeX and how to create tables in this environment. Currently, I am trying to create a table that contains much text in each cell using tabularx. The output does not look too ...
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List of definitions

I have a plain-text document that I would convert to LaTeX. The document is not a typical text document but a list of definitions including some short prefaces and optionally "post-faces". Example ...
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Split a tabularx cell at its diagonal when the X column specification is used?

How do I split a cell diagonally, when I'm using tabularx with X column, i.e. \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{X}? I've seen many answers on this topic on TeX.SE, but none of them are applicable to cells ...
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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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Shortcut macro for tabularx environment

I'm trying to define a shortcut using \newcommand for setting up a table using the tabularx environment. The command seems to work fine when beginning the table: \newcommand{\bt}{\begin{tabularx}} ...
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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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Always a space before embedded figures in table - how do I get rid of it?

I am placing figures in a tabularx and I am having trouble getting them to embed properly. I keep getting an annoying spacer before the figure... Now if only this space could be split evenly before ...
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Colored Cells and Cell Contents Aren't Aligned As Expected

I'm trying to color some cells in a table, with the cell contents being centered vertically as well as horizontally. I can't seem to get the numbers - which seem to align with the header fine - to ...
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Tabularx: columns with different widths

My code can be found below. \documentclass[fleqn,10pt]{SelfArx} % Document font size and equations flushed left \usepackage[font=small]{caption} % New commands ...
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table badly too wide

I got a bad problem with the width of my table. I can't get the point why its so wide. I'm using latexmk. Here's my code: \documentclass[final,12pt,abstracton,oneside,a4paper, ...
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Left-alignment of table caption. Forced to center

I am trying to get the table caption left aligned (as the first table labeled "parameter estimates" using tabularx), but in tabular* environment (also happens to my tabularx in the original document) ...
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How to use table in multicols env. with paragraphs p{} and \multicolumn as well?

updated question I am going to start all over. Will make the question very simple and direct. Will leave the original question below. I simply want to see an example of using \multicolumn in a table ...
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Create tabs in tabularx environment

I just have a question if it's possible to insert tabs into one cell in tabularx. For a better illustration of this problem I will include pictures. This is what I have in textbox in my program. So ...
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tabularx within the enumerate environment

does someone know how to set the width of the tabularx table to the width of the text inside \item in the enumerate environment? \textwidth doesn't account for the environment
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Table and \hlines too short or wide

Here is a MWE of what I am trying to do. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tabularx,booktabs} \usepackage{color,colortbl} \begin{document} \begin{table}[htb] \centering ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I center table headings and stretch the table to full column width?

I have the following code for creating a table in the multicols enviroment. I'd like to center the column headings and make it so that the table automatically takes up the entire column from edge to ...
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How can I insert vertical text spanning multiple rows into a table?

I would like to add a column to my table that looks like the right most column in the included picture. As of now, I am using tabularx to create the table \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{|X|c|} ...
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why tcolorbox example on pp. 345 doesn't work

I wish to improve my (very basic) knowledge about tcolorbox .. so I try to compile example in pp. 345 (chapter 18: Library "hooks"). Compiling it I receive warning: ...
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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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This code do not compile, this is figure environments inside tabular environment, adding captions and labels

This code do not compile, this is figure environments inside tabular environmet, adding captions and labels. I havent found the reason and an effective way to organize my graphs. This is the code Im ...
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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 (\tabular + \shortstack) gives weird result

I am using a template from this journal. When I am placing table in covering 2 columns (textwidth) using table* I get the following error. MWE: \documentclass[USenglish,twocolumn]{article} ...
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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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Question about \multicolumn in Tabularx

I have a table with two columns like this: \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{XX} test & test \\ \multicolumn{2}{l}{test} \\ \end{tabularx} However the multicolumn line does not function good ...
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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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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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Framed mini pages with shared inside border?

So I have been trying to get two mini pages, side by side, in one box with a shared center border. The best I have gotten is \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[paperwidth = 8.5in, ...
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Tabular size \textwidth and exacly columns dimensions in cm?

I need make table which have /textwidth width and its columns have exactly dimensions in centimeters. Specifically - table width: 24cm and columns (in cm): 4,2 ; 7,6 ; 6,4 ; 3,5 ; 2,3 My document ...
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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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Missing number, treated as zero. What is wrong in here? [closed]

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[dutch]{babel} % Quotes won't work without babel \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % This is very important! \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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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} ...