{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 tell LaTeX what I write should stay as it is, and not as a mathematical expression

I'm trying to write my thesis on LaTeX and I don't have much experience with it. I try to put an information about some arrays I used as a table one like looks like this: column names: FileName, ...
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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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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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Table Numbering And Caption in Same location

My table and caption are located on the same line and this started happening after I used a different class file for the conference I am applying towards. Here is a picture of what I mean: (Normally ...
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Need help with long and wide table; tried longtabu, longtable, sidewaystable and nothing seems to fit!

I've literally been spending hours, trying to fit this long and wide table with a series of packages: tabu, longtabu, tabularx, sidewaystable, but nothing seems to fit. This is for a thesis so I ...
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Align columns, last vertical line bug and add row height

This is my table: I have a few problems: I want both columns to take each 50% of the page width (excl margin), but the second column's text needs to be aligned right. The last vertical line is ...
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Insert the table environment into the tcolorbox environment

Is possible insert the table environment into the tcolorbox environment, made available by the package tcolorbox? % !TEX program = pdflatex % arara: pdflatex: {synctex: yes} ...
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Fix column width with tabularx

I want to create a table with 100% width? The first two columns should have a minimum width and the last column should have the rest width. The text in the last column (except the first cell) should ...
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tabularx with rotatebox and top-alignment

I would like to write a table with column name in a rotatebox. The problem is that I can't make the row title in 2 lines and rotated and then, the content in itemize is not top-aligned. Can you help ...
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Horrible table layout

I have a table which gives an overview of some theory. It includes a lot of words or combination of words. The layout is horrible and not LaTeX quality. Some guidance as to how to improve would be ...
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Can't add fixed column types to tabularx columns with different widths

Trying to introduce a ratio between the X-column types of tabularx not 1:1. I now encountered the problem that my third column type p{11ex} is no longer accepted. I don't know why. ...
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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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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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tabularx and tablefootnote multiple footnotes from one \tablefootnote

In my tablularx environment I have a footnote that I'd like to have placed at the bottom of the page. Using both the tabularx and tablefootnote packages all is well. However I get served a bit too ...
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Increase row height of tabularx [duplicate]

I'm using the tabularx package from within memoir for creating a table. I'm trying to set the row height and found for tabular the command \setlength{\extrarowheight}{40pt} However, with my ...
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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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Defining the position of a tabularx environment [closed]

In my report, I use a tabularx environment within a mdframed environment. I don't know why but I have to delete the table environment surrouding my tabularx environment when I want a table in my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Tabularx textwidth tables jump to last page [duplicate]

I am using tabularx to get a table that automatically stretches to the full width of the paper. However, my tables seem to be put at the last page when I apply this code (see below). How can I avoid ...
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Automatic table width doesn't work anymore

I got an odd problem since yesterday. I'm writing my thesis with Lyx. I'm using a template based on the KOMA-Script. Well, yesterday I've deleted a number of tables from my document. After compiling ...
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vertical alignment using tabularx / arraystretch

I am using the tabularx package to customize my tables. I changed the definition of tabularxcolumn to vertically center the text. As I am using arraystretch, the bold 'titles' of my table are aligned ...
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TabularX vertical alignment

Since the enumiten Package (and therefore leftmargin=*) doesnt work in custom environments, I was trying to trick a bit, doing the items in a table like this (don't ask..) : ...
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Non-Uniform Inter-Row Spacing in tabularx with p Cells

Take a look at the following picture: The Namespace column is typeset using a p cell. The page layout is in landscape mode. I've set the inter-row spacing explicitly to 20pt. However, since the p ...
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Problem with aligning using compactlist in tabularx

I've created a table with the tabularx package. Within the cells I use compactitem to create a list. First I had a problem with the leftmargin. To solve this I've used \setlength{\leftmargini}{0pt}. ...
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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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Removing overfull and underfull box warnings [closed]

Always when I want to prepare a document with LaTeX I receive different warnings including underfull and overfull but I don't know how I can handle these warnings. As you can see here I have two ...
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Multicolumn cells in tabularx overfill into margin

I have this table in my MWE. In the 2nd table, the cell colors seem to bleed over into the margin. I have tried to set various parameters with the tabularx and in the multicol to reduce this but it ...
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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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multicolumn command with tabularx environment

Apologies if I am posting to the wrong thread - I'm not a regular user of boards and I know you guys can get pretty annoyed when the answer to my question is already out there. I've been searching ...
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Oversize table with nested tabularx->minipage->tabular* has columns that are too narrow (Memoir)

I am trying to lay out a table heading that looks something like this: TITLE --------------------- subtitle Name Value description Name A value of Name Value ...
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table rescaling and subcaption package

I am placing tables side-by-side using the subcaption package in the following way: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{subcaption} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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Making rotated adjustbox fit into cell

I tried \rotatebox, but was unable to make the rotated text vertically fit into one cell so I opted for \adjustbox instead. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{multirow} ...
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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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Package minted: \mint Command Not Working Inside tabularx Environment

The question, How to embed a minted environment inside a tabular environment?, addresses a similar issue, but I am using: the tabularx package, and the inline \mint command Is there a workaround ...
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Use a nested enumeration as a column of a table

I am creating a list of requirements in a table in which the first column should be an enumeration, such that each requirement is identified by a unique number. Some requirements also have sub ...
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Wrapping text in \multicolumn

I would like to wrap (and center) text within \multicolumn. Tabularx and tabilary only wrap the text outside of the \multicolumn{} columns. I would also like to define the column width as defined by ...
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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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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 syntax

First time using tabularx to create tables, my code is below: (which turns out to be very wrong!) \begin{table}[htbp] \caption{\textbf{Description of Regression Variables and Data Sources} \\ This ...
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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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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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Footnote in tabularx doesn't work (with hyperref)

Here is the min file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx}[1999/01/07] % v2.07 \usepackage{hyperref}% 2012/10/15 v6.83k \listfiles \begin{document} \begin{minipage}[t]{.5\linewidth} ...
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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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How can one adjust each text to the center for each box of the table?

Here is the example: \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{ |X|X|X|X|X| } \hline Equation & 2 & 3 & 5 & 7 \\ \hline $y_0 = b^{t}$ & -483061 & 1 & -174089 & 793599 \\ \hline ...
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text grouped style in sidewaystable

I have a problem with my sidewaystable. I have quite a lot text in one of my columns. I have used tabularx so that the text doesn't run out of the page at the right side. Now the text is in grouped ...
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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 ...