{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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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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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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Display equations in tabularx

Why the first MWE works and second not? First MWE: \documentclass[12pt,border=3mm,preview]{standalone} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{tabularx,graphicx} ...
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Tabular and equation in a text line

I want to do something like this: in a line with text, not center. Also I can control the left brace but it doesn't seems good. My MWE is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,cancel} ...
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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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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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Tabularx “auto” width?

I would like to create a table whose width should be the minimum possible (lines don't wrap). I see that tabularx wants a width parameter, is it possible to specify something like "auto", instead, for ...
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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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tabularx preamble tweaks // column widths

am using this: %%% http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/97188/27721 \usepackage{array} \newcolumntype{Z}{>{\centering\let\newline\\\arraybackslash\hspace{0pt}}X} and would like to use (that is, ...
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how to use \selectlanguage in ltablex?

Using ltablex.sty I need a multipage-table with columns in (polutoniko)greek, so I use >{\selectlanguage{greek}}X in the preamble of the column (I tried it with ...
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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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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 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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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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Tabular column and line extend to page-height

I've got a table that splits a page with a vertical line. I'd like the table's total height to be that of the page, and in particular have the vertical line down the center extend from the midline to ...
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Unexpected vertical gap in a table cell

while I'm trying to make a table, I found an unexpected gap in the leftmost cell in a table. Here is my code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[a4paper,margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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Table issues — off page, \newline not working

I'm new to LaTeX and am having problems with this compiling in LaTeX the above, desired table. Here is the code I'm working with: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \title{Latex File} ...
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tabu and tabularx compatibility - for htlatex, tex4ht and migration between tabu and tabularx

Is it possible to renew the tabularx environment so that it will take the tabularx style parameters? Or the other way around? \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{ ... } % ... \end{tabularx} \begin{tabu} to ...
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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} ...
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How to fix to force text to split in table?

I have a simple table in LibreOffice calc and I tried to convert it to latex using the Calc2Latex macro. Then using Latex I tried to improve it. However I cannot get the text correctly ! This is ...
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How to make width of an inner table use full column width of an outer table?

When making tabularx one need to give a table width. For the outermost table, one can use \textwidth. When making one or more inner table(s) inside outer table(s), the inner table(s) also need a ...
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Long landscaped table

I've created a table with http://www.tablesgenerator.com/ and wrapped it with \afterpage{ \begin{landscape} \begin{longtabu}{X} to rotate the table and fit it to as many pages it needs. My code ...
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Height of tabularx containing a multicol

I would like to have a vertical label to the left of a multicolumn block of text. The easiest way to do this I have found is using a multicol environment as one of the cells in a tabularx table. The ...
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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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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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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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Multirow and tabularx

I'm trying to make a table that should be pretty straight forward. But somehow, the text in the two first cells seems to "forget" that it's using the X-alignment command in tabularx: ...
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when using tabularx and X, how to make the text vertically centered? [duplicate]

\documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[landscape,hmargin=2cm,top=1.5cm,bottom=1.6cm,headsep=1mm,headheight=3cm] {geometry} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{microtype} ...
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Commands not recognized and missing $ error message

I have an equation and added a legend beneath it to explain the variables (the syntax is copied from another duscussion here somewhere). MWE below: ...
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How can I have automatic line breaks in a multirow inside a tabularx?

I want that the table fits the page, but by default the table is too wide. I already tried tabularx, but now the rows that use a multirow aren't high enough. This is my code right now: ...
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Need help starting long, text-heavy table

I am new to LaTex and trying to teach myself. Currently I am trying to write a unit plan for graduate school (MA in Math Ed), which would look something like that provided image. One question, one ...
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hdashline with tabularx together with custom row height is not working

I tried to set up a table with different custom row height and a dashed line. I'm using tabularx for the table and arydshln for the dashed line. When I import arydshline before tabularx it starts ...
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Annotating Tables With Tikz; Adding Arrows

I'd like to be able to draw an arrow with some text on top connecting two arbitrary (i.e. possibly non-right-/left-most, possibly nonadjacent) cells of a table with a left-looking arrow. In ...
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Annotating tables

I'm trying to annotate a table by highlighting and annotating the final column, yet once I use the\tabnode together with coloring I get misalignment. Either the content of the cell marked with ...
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Table of 2x2 tikzpictures defined by my own macro

As a follow-up question from this post I am trying to find out how to arrange multiple tikspictures in a table, where my diagrams are defined by my own macros. Problem: Showing the diagrams ...