{width} is the measurement of the extent of something from side to side.

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Have a table-cell spanning entire table with automatic width [duplicate]

I'm formatting a table, and I the bottom row has to have the "table notes". I'm not allowed to use the threeparttable package (or any other special package). I know I can use something like ...
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What is the cleanest way to adjust the dimensions (height, depth, width to the left and right) of a symbol?

Every once in a while the nominal (i.e. declared) dimensions of a symbol are not identical to the actual ones. This can be intentional or not, but sometimes it is inconvenient. The dimensions of ...
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longtabu, column width

having an issue with longtabu and setting columns to a percentage of the table width. I've achieved what i want with tabularx: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{tabularx} \begin{document} ...
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ConTeXt: Ignore stem height

Background Looking to create a stylized chapter heading using the first character of the heading title. Problem The stem (descender) distance of text causes the containing frame's offset to alter ...
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ConTeXt: Scale font for text based on maximum width

Background Looking to devise a scaling factor for two fonts such that the text, when added to the final document, fits on one line. Example In the images below, the two fonts are the first ...
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How can I fix the width of the table?

I have a multi-column table but the width of last three column is float. I want it change line automatically when the text exceeds the table of too long to write in one line. Here is the image and ...
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How to make a wide longtable fit on page?

I'm new to LaTeX, and copied over a table from Excel into TeXShop (mac) using the macro. I set it as a longtable because it spans two pages, but with regard to width, the table isn't fitting. Also, ...
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How to determine minimum width of rectangle with distance between two nodes

From similar questions and given examples about how to calculate distances between two points in the TikZ manual, I was not able to figure out how to extract from them a solution for my (probably ...
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Troubles with column width in the tables headings

Well, we all know that compose tables in LaTeX is not easy, however, despite the large number of existing packages and options to facilitate this, I still have some problems I could not solve, and I ...
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Why is the width in nwu-lecture-style not working? [closed]

It seems that the code in nwu-lecture-style: \insertshortauthor[width=2cm-2pt,center,respectlinebreaks]\par% is not working? I tried: \insertshortauthor[width=2cm minus ...
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ConTeXt: How to control vertical and horizontal line thickness in tables?

In LaTeX, I could do something like: \begin{longtabu} to \linewidth {X |[3pt] X} ... \tabucline[3pt]{-} ... \end{longtabu} which would produce vertical and horizontal lines of 3pt thickness. ...
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ConTeXt: How to maximize width of column depending on fixed sizes of other columns?

In LaTex, I could do something like: \newcolumntype{C}[1] {>{\centering\let\newline\\\arraybackslash\hspace{0pt}}p{#1}} \newcolumntype{L}[1] ...
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Table width and Header

I would like to create a table as: It is a complicated table both in size and style: I have tried the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} \begin{table} ...
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Issue with table and text width

I ask for help since I cannot cope with an issue occurring in the compilation of my LaTeX file. I put a table in a section (documentclass cv), but unfortunately the table starts from the middle of the ...
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How could I use scalebox to rescale a table such that it fits exactly in the usable page width (i.e., between the margins)?

How could I use scalebox to rescale a table such that it fits exactly in the usable page width (i.e., between the margins)? Is there some way in which something such as \hsize could be used as an ...
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Very wide equation ruins consecutive side edges

I've just created a set of equations in matrix form which looks fine. It also seems to fit in the space of my document, but in the following space after the equation, the side edge is suddenly gone, ...
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Fit to landscape longtable generated with xtable and sweave

I read many TEX questions/answers on fitting a table to your page width, but cannot figure out how to do apply it in my context (using xtable/sweave). Everything that I tried (using adjustbox, tabu) ...
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How to determine width of \textls? \settowidth doesn't work

Using microtype's \textls, how can I determine the width of the resulting text? Here is a MWE that does not work: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[log-functions=false]{expl3} ...
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How to expand equation to textwidth?

I have an equation like so: \begin{equation} \label{eq:helper_params} \tilde{B} = \begin{bmatrix} CB\\B \end{bmatrix}, \tilde{I} = \begin{bmatrix} I_p\\0 \end{bmatrix}, \tilde{Q} = ...
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Wide table in twoside document

I am using a twoside document style and have a wide table crossing the right margin if it is on a right page. How can I disable the twoside style for just the table to center it. What is the correct ...
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LaTeX p cell width

totally new to LaTeX, this question occured today: I have a table made of 17 columns. Every column is 0,6cm wide. ...
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get width of longest line in table column

Question In a longtable, how do I retrieve the width of the longest line for each column? Background I'd like to use the longtable environment in combination with the ltablex package. The latter ...
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Automatically set the figure width depending on whether the layout is one or two column

I am wondering how do you usually deal with figure width when you are writing a paper. (use \linewidth, \textwidth ? others?) Maybe we can just define a "switch" and use it with ifelse package? ...
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Stretch image width within a two-column layout in ConTeXt

Background Trying to place an image within two-column text. Problem The image renders as follows, where the vertical bar is the column separator: Code The following code produces the problem ...
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Box with adaptive length

When I want to put formulas into boxes, I like the box to adapt to the length of my formula. For example, I don't want to put $1+1=2$ in a very large box. To address this, I use the command \encadrer ...
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Tabular environment for specified width, bg and font colorings by row?

I'm looking for a tabular-type environment which will allow me to: Specify the total width (like tabular* or tabularx, tabulary) Allow an individual row to have a specific background color (like ...
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Table with cells of different widths

I'm trying to typeset a Word doc in LaTeX - mainly so that I can get the results I want, rather than Word (or LibreOffice) making my decisions for me. And my current difficulty consists of a few ...
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More condensed version of \parshape

\parshape can handle arbitrary paragraph shapes. One extreme is contained within How to layout irregular paragraph shape, where it can handle setting paragraphs like this: However, a simplified ...
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Find out actual width of text in nested lists

I am trying to solve the following problem: In regular text, I can place two paragraphs of unequal width side by side using minipages, like so: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Some text ...
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How to use the width of some text in \dim_compare:nTF directly?

Is it possible to use the width of some text directly inside of a <dimension expression>. I found this way using a temporary box but it seems not very elegant … \documentclass{article} ...
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What should be the right width of an image for each document-classes?

I would like to print good images in A4 document (300 or 600 dpi). Using an external software,I have to merge differents big images to create a bigger one so I have to resize it with the same software ...
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Modifying the headline width in Beamer Warsaw

I am using Beamer Warsaw for a presentation. I need to modify the headline and the footline, since the title of the work is very long. Therefore, for the footline the adjustment is: ...
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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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How to adjust the width of a frame to a given text?

I'm currently trying to get a frame around some text or pictures with an header as the "W" in this answer. My code is actually the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Break box (a long caption) over pages

I want to have text of a certain width less than the page width, which goes across several pages. Normally you’d put text into a (\par)box to set its width but these boxes cannot be broken across ...
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Setting widths in a longtable not working

I want to create a longtable that spans several pages, with column widths set to cms by me: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{seqsplit} ...
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Modify the \textwidth of all subsubsections compatible with adjustbox

I have a very simple document which is a succession of tables within subsubsections of the document. \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{verbose,landscape,a4paper,lmargin=1cm,rmargin=1cm} This is my ...
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Why is my tabular wider than the sum of its columns’ widths?

It's simple to create the tabular with columns of fix width, e.g. \begin{tabular}{|p{95mm}|p{95mm}|} \hline a & b \\ \hline b & b \\ \hline c & b \\ \hline \end{tabular} However, the ...
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Determine width of verbatim characters

I would like to determine how many characters of the verbatim font that fits on a text line. Consider: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fancyvrb} \begin{document} \noindent\hrulefill ...
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LyX: Removing indentation from a table

I want to make a table that has terms on the left side with .25\textwidth and descriptions on the right side with .75\textwidth Like Name: asdjoia Position: ...
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LaTeX prevent oversized table from getting cut off

I have a LaTeX file with a very wide table with many many columns. When I compile this and convert to pdf, the right part of the table is cut off because it is too big to fit on a page. Is there a ...
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How can I make the document as wide as possible in LaTeX

I am new to LaTeX and don't know much about it. I am generating PDF from the LaTeX source files. My column are very wide and I want that PDF should expand to fit the data. Does not matter how long ...
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pgfplots: changing line axis and plotting lines width

I have some problems with the width of the lines in my graph. When I try to change the width of the plot lines, straight lines remain in the default width whereas the non-straight lines are shown in ...
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Set longtable to fit the page-width

I would like to set a longtable to fit correctly the page-witdh. From now, I've this situation: and the related tex code is: \usepackage{array} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{longtable} ...
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Adjusting the width of the matrix

I am typing a matrix in a document class but its size is too large to fit on the width the page. I have also used TeX code \tiny but it is making font of matrix entries too small. I am not able to ...
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Why is the tnote of my threeparttable's table cheekily protruding? How can the width be (automatically) adjusted here?

Why is the tnote of my threeparttable's table cheekily protruding? How can the width be (automatically) adjusted here? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tabulary} ...
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Left Align with Column Width {p{cm}} [duplicate]

I am trying to create a table something like: Idioms Definition A dime Anything that is common, inexpensive, a dozen and easy to get or available any ...
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LaTeX split long table in multiple pages and resize the width

I am trying to find a way to fix the width of my table to the margin of a portrait page (not landscape) while continuing the table in another page since it is very long. I can adjust the width by ...
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Tabu: factors of cell width

When I use factors of a variable in tabu's cell description, the result is not what I intended. For example in the following code, the middle cell is not half the width of the others. ...
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Figure width problem

I have a problem in a figure which i draw, the figure doesn't fit in one column of two column paper as shown in the fig below, any help? \begin{figure}{H} \centering \begin{tikzpicture}[ ...