{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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Preventing itemize environment to insert initial vertical space

I'm using itemize and tables like the following \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{>{\ttfamily}llX} \toprule \textbf{\rmfamily Operator} & \textbf{Typen} & \textbf{Regel} \\ \midrule = & ...
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tabularx inside a \newenvironment

There's something wrong with this code: \newenvironment{Tbl} {\begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{|l|X|} \hline} {\end{tabularx}} but this is fine: \newenvironment{Tbl} {\begin{tabular}{|l|l|} \hline} ...
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How do I use the ampersand (&) inside a foreach or conditional (or other group/environment) when building tables?

I am trying to build a table, and inside the tabularx environment I would like to have a loop, something like (here is a MWE): \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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How to create vertical and horizontal dotted lines in a matrix?

Similar to this question, I am trying to output a similar matrix with dotted line instead of dashed line. Is there anyway to do this? I also try to use these three packages: ...
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Centering in tabularx and X columns

How can I center the column when using X in tabularx environment like in this example? \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{@{}lXXXXX@{}} 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 5 \\ \end{tabularx}
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Is it possible to use tabularx inside a longtable environment?

Is it possible to use tabularx inside a longtable environment? If not, is there any way I can get the "X" funcionality of tabularx with the option of long tables ---In order for me to be able to ...
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Baselineskip not interpreted in a tabularx keyvalue environment

I'm trying to write a key:value environment which would allow me to create a dual columns tables where the columns are separated by colons. Typically, I've implemented this using parbox in my own ...
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Automatically stretch table to evenly fill horizontal space?

I want to have my tables fill the entire width of the page (i.e., \textwidth). So far, the only thing I've managed to come up with is: \renewcommand{\tabcolsep}{4.4pt} By manually trying different ...
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bottomrule not working in a self-made environment

I have this environment for consistent tables in my LaTeX documents: \newenvironment{defaultTable}[2] { \@float{table}[h] \noindent \tabularx{\textwidth}{#1} \specialrule{0.5pt}{10pt}{0pt} ...
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How to use siunitx and tabularx together?

I'm using the tabular features of siunitx (for what it is worth: v1.3 since I'm on TexLive 2009) to align numbers in tables, eg. \begin{tabular}{ p{1.5cm} S S S } bla & 1.23 & 4.5 & 67.89 ...
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Table with foot note

I have a table and some of the number inside has some symbol like * and ** which should be explianed as footer ( at the end of the table not the page) I dont know how to do that and I dont want to ...
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Aligning Decimal Points in Table

I want to align two numbers in two different rows the decimal point. I do see a link for that here: Aligning numbers by decimal points in table columns However, I don't understand how to ...
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Unwanted padding in tabular columns when cells contain multiple rows

Whenever I need to create a cell with multiple rows in a tabular environment, I usually create enclose the contents of the cell within a tabular environment within the cell. This has been a great fix ...
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Move tabular entry to bottom of row

How do I get the last column text to be at the bottom of the row? That is I want the XXX to be aligned with the line containing the arrow. I tried playing around with \multirow{3}{-3ex}{XXX}, but ...
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Is it possible to make an underfull tabulary spread out?

With this MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabulary} \begin{document} \hrule \begin{center} \begin{tabulary}{\textwidth}{|L|L|L|} foo&bar&baz \end{tabulary} \end{center} ...
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Creating a special table with different row lengths in latex

How can I have a table like the following picture in latex?
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Extra line of vertical separator using itemize in tabular

I'm creating a resume based off of the example tutorial HERE. It's fairly simple, actually -- just a two columned table with dates on the left and job on the right. I prefer bullets vs. a paragraph ...
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Automatic line-break in tabular

I'm making a tabular and I'd like to automatically do a like break rather than going beyond the page. This is my tabular code: \begin{table}[h] \begin{tabular}{|l|l|l|} Use Case Navn: ...
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Table looking like a block

The goal is to create a table that has the same style than a block of the used theme in order to have a consequent style trough the document. this can be done by the following two methodes shown in ...
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Framing cells vertically in a table

I want to add a box in a tabularx table that would frame several cells vertically. There is this post that shows how to frame cells horizontally (Framing cells in a table), but I cannot figure out how ...
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How to get column alignment in tabularx? [duplicate]

When I put X in column specifier, how can I define column formatting? How can I get center alignment? Currently I am putting \centering, but that is not a proper solution. This is my code: ...
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Tables in Latex with diagonal first row

I'm trying to create a table with a diagonal first row, like in how-to-draw-diagonal-table-borders-in-latex-like-in-excel I've looked through the documentation for PGF-TiKZ, but am still unsure as to ...
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How to include tabularx/y in a new environment?

I am looking for a way to define a customizable environment for tables in my latex documents. This means: caption and label width of table customized column format (tabular preamble) While this ...
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Hebrew vs. German/English translation side-by-side

I am having the following problem: I have Hebrew texts and want to put translations (and other information) right next to it in a nice way. (Previously I used the old Nisus Writer for Mac which for ...
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Problems with \rowcolors and booktabs

I've got 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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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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Vertically center text in tabularx table [duplicate]

How to center text vertically in this table? \begin{center} \begin{tabularx}{\linewidth}{ | c | X | X | } \hline \textbf{Date} & \textbf{Name} & \textbf{Sign} \\ \hline ...
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Tabularx can't center some column

I'm trying to create a timetable using tabularx environment, but i can't find a way to center all columns. Using this code: \documentclass[11pt,oneside, landscape]{article} ...
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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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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 with arrows between cells

I want to create a table with arrows between some cells, for which I've used tabularx and TkiZ. I have the following problems: Text in cells aligned vertically to the center and at the same heigh ...
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Table layout with tabularx (column widths: 50%|25%|25%)

This code produces a table with three centered column: \begin{table}[htbp] \centering \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{| c | c | c |} \hline Alpha     & Beta     & Gamma   ...
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How to make a table on more then one page by using the table environment

EDIT [Like some comments below are remarking the table environment doesn't allow tables over more then on page. However the solution works fine] I need to make a table over more then one pages. The ...
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Custom glossary style: Make glossary as wide as \textwidth

WARNING: This is a follow-up question to Display long form (first-use like) entries of none acronyme type entries. As mafp suggested in the other post I went ahead and defined my own glossary-styles ...
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siunitx: How to get bold, aligned entries and how to align when units differ in length?

I tried my first steps with siunitx, but I have trouble achieving the following in the minimal example below: 1) aligning the entries in the first column with respect to the decimal dot 2) getting a ...
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Producing a column with rotated text in all cells

I would like to set the first and the second column of the shown tabularx table to automatically rotate any text inside a single cell of one row or a single cell consisting of cells joined by ...
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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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Align equations inside tabular

How can I align equations inside tabular? I want to place few lines of equation by side of the picture. But it turns out that I cannot use \& in order to shift equals signs to be one under ...
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tabularx processes its body multiple times; how do I know which cycle I am in?

Assume that I enjoy setting my tables using an \itemized or list-like coding structure: \begin{mytabular}[.5\textwidth] \item head1 & head2% <-- header row \item abc & def \item ghi ...
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How do I stop a table where the margin falls, rather than using the textwidth command?

I've been having some problems with nesting tables in the tabularx environment. Basically, I would like each table to stop at the margin. Ordinarily, I would achieve this with \textwidth as the width ...
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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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\phantom inside tabularx

I tried to improve the alignment in the following table using a \hphantom: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \begin{document} \begin{tabularx}{\linewidth}{p{2.8cm} X} 1/00\,--\,2/00 ...
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Command form of tabularx (compilation problems)

I want to change from environment form of tabularx to the command form but it does not compile. I need the command form because I want to use the tabularx inside my self defined environments later. ...
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How to make 2 tables appear one next to another?

I have a document with three tables. These three tables currently are too long for the page, so I would like to make 2 tables appear next to each other and then make the third table appear below them. ...
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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 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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Get two tables with different row length in one line

Code: \begin{table}[htb] \begin{flushleft} \begin{minipage}{.55\textwidth} {\tiny{table1}\newline\newline} \input{"/path/to/table1.txt"} \end{minipage} \hfill \begin{minipage}{.4\textwidth} ...
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Tabularx ou Tabulary environement populated by csvsimple information

I am currently using csvsimple to import table data. Some of the cells information is too long and I would like to dynamically manage the column width. I have been trying to add the tabularx or ...
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tabularx “Missing number, treated as zero” error

error: ! Missing number, treated as zero. } l.16 \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth} {x x x x} MWE: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,fleqn]{book} % ...
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Different alignment on columns when the 'X' column wraps in tabularx

On 2013 I did ask this question and was answered, but implementing on another code I've new issues not presented before. I have a three column tabularx in which two of them are l, r or c and the ...