{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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Table size and multirow problems

I'm beginner and have some problems with a table. The table is to wide and I tried to solve it with multirows. But I don't get how to have the line break in the first column or if there is a easier ...
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calc package and global lengths problem in tabularx

The output of the following code is affected whether calc package is included or not: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx} % \usepackage{calc} \newsavebox{\testbox} \newlength{\testlen} ...
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tabularx adding half column

tabularx with a \newcolumntype and \multicolumn adds another incomplete column to the right side \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \newcolumntype{s}{>{\hsize=0.5\hsize} X} ...
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Determine width of a milticolumn cell

I am attempting to draw a rectangle within a multicolumn, and would like it to span the width of the cell and be consistant with a similar rectangle drawn in a standard cell. I am struggling to ...
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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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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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Why does ltablex skip a number in captions?

The below example presents two tables with an tabularx environment (taken from package ltablex) and a caption. After each tabularx-table, the table counter skips one, as if both the caption and the ...
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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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Problem with multicolumn

I'm working on a new environment based on tabularx and using some luatex functions. Actually, I have the following code. \documentclass[10pt,oneside]{article} \usepackage{luatextra} ...
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How to change the colour of the all lines in tabularx?

I have a LaTeX document, where I have a tabularx environment, and I need to change all lines in the table to grey. I have tried this command \arrayrulecolor{grey}\hline, but it changed just the colour ...
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How to remove indentation and vertical spaces in list in a table?

I am trying to make a CV and there is a section where I want to list the projects I have done with bullets, so I use itemize list inside a tabularx environment like this: ...
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vertical align matrix in table

I am trying to vertical align a matrix to the content of the other cells in a table, and im pretty much stuck. Here is a quick mockup of whats my problem. In fig2 at least the content is aligned ...
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Alignment Problems in Tabularx

I have a problem a with alignment getting and the tabularx environment with a stretched table. Currently, I have the following table: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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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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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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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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Table spreaded over multiple pages . Tabularx [duplicate]

To spread the table over multiple pages I know the utility islongtable But it seems that it doesn't work for tabularx . what is the solution. there may be duplication of question but couldn't find ...
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Justified text and multicolumn size in tabularx

I'd like to create table with (a lot of) justified text and some multicolumns. My example is below. It works more or less... but I get lots of underfull \hbox notices, which I think it's because ...
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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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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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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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newenvironment tabularx and begin center

I try to create a custom env, based on a tabular. I try to make a \begin{center} before my tabular to remove identation at the beginning of the tabular, but he tells me "File ended while scanning ...
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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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Slightly mispositioned hyperlink to start of tabularx environment

I'm writing a document where I have to put a lot of similar tables (and I have to keep them "similar"). So I'm writing some macros to generate and partially fill the tables automatically. (I generate ...
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Creating a Requirements Traceability Matrix

I am having some trouble creating a traceability matrix similar to the image shown below. How would I be able to create: Rotated column headings Heading row height different to the other rows any ...
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Gather equations and tables side-by-side

How can I make both the table and the gather be on the same level. Is there a better way than tabularx? \begin{tabularx}{\linewidth}{X|X} {\begin{gather*} C_{g|in} =C_{gn}+C_{gp}\\ ...
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Overfull \hbox when using tabularx

I found a lot of related questions about Overfull \hbox warning and tabularx but none of them have helped me so far. This is a minimal code which reproduces the warning (the real table isn't so ugly ...
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How to fit the content of the cells in this table?

Well, surely this is a duplicate, but I have troubles with the alignment of a huge table. In fact my problem is to determine the width of each column properly, especially when the columns are narrow, ...
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Tabularx \parbox horizontal alignment of columns

For my study I need to put some information in a tabular. I'm using tabularx and to determine to width of my columns I use \parbox. That all works very good, but the text on both columns doesn't ...
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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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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 ...