{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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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] ...
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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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glossaries: fail to expand in tabularx

When I use an acronym (glossaries or acronym package) for the first time in tabularx, then it fails to expand, and even breaks down the table structure. The problem is already mentioned here, but ...
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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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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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Itemize in tabular // minipage resulting in `Missing \endcsname inserted` error

The minipage solution of this accepted answer is also what I'm looking for, that is, this one :-) not this one :-( The commented-out part of the MWE below tries to implement that minipage ...
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How to avoid overfull \hbox warning when using tabularx with \textwidth?

Question How do I avoid the warning Overfull \hbox (10.95003pt too wide) in paragraph at lines [...] produced by the following document? \documentclass[parskip=half]{scrartcl} ...
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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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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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Alignment of a tabular with respect to text outside of the tabular

In the picture I am wondering if it is possible to align the first row of the table with the word "Ciphertext" instead of having the table vertically centered? ...
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How to create a table where one cell spans all the columns and the text wraps properly?

I need to create a table like this: table with two columns and width equal to width of the page; border around whole table; first row spanning two columns; with background color, bold font and ...
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how to use fancyvrb Verbatim in tabularx?

When using tabular and p it is possible to insert Verbatim block in a table using minipage \documentclass[]{article}% \usepackage{fancyvrb} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|p{2in}|p{3in}|} ...
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Extra space between columns (fixed/predefined width and X) in tabularx

This is a follow-up question of: What is the right way to set predetermined column widths with tabularx? As seen in the code below, \begin{landscape} \renewcommand*{\arraystretch}{2} ...
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Reduce tab spacing

How can I reduce the spacing after I have used & in tabular? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \begin{document} \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{X X} \textbf{Greetings} & Refer to ...
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Break multicolumn text at document margin with tabularx

I'm using tabularx to break the content of a column at the document margin (cf. Linebreak in table cell at document margin). But when I use \multicolumn in such a table, the instruction to break the ...
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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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How to have an itemize inside a tabularx

I am trying to have an itemize inside one of the columns in a tabularx, but when trying to compile this code: \begin{table} ...
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Facing problem with tabularx

I am trying to create a table. However, I am facing problems with rules and formatting. Please have a look at the latex code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx,booktabs} ...