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

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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}[ ...
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fit table on page width

I am having problems trying to fit a table on page width. Here is a part of my code. \begin{landscape} \begin{table}[H] \scriptsize \setkeys{Gin}{keepaspectratio} ...
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Table width equal line width

I generated this table but it's width exceeds the line width as i am working in two column paper And i need it to fit only in one column, Any help ? \begin{table}[t] \centering ...
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How to set the width of \cancel

I have 2 TikZ nodes with fixed text width: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \usepackage{cancel} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[text width = 3cm] ...
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(Framed) Boxes are too long / Textwidth doesn't work

I want to create a box/frame (in math mode) with its content centered horizontally and vertically such that I can adjust the height of the box and such the width of the box automatically (!) is the ...
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Change linewidth for the whole document, while keeping fancyhdr wide?

Somebody noticed that \abstract changes the linewidth for the whole document (here). The problem was the syntax: with correct syntax as below this is avoided. \begin{abstract} This is an abstract. ...
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How can I express \begin{minipage}{\linewidth-2ex}?

I am working on a poster template with a not so easy to reproduce style with nested blocks. To that end, I have to create a minipage whose width depends on \linewidth minus some fixed value. In a ...
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how to customize size of the image through arguments?

Relating from this link, Create command to inline an image in a question? is there a way so the image can be modified? Example \Image[20][10] where 20 is the height and 10 is the width.
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algorithm2e and Beamer - How to make algorithms wider with smaller font?

I would like to make the algorithm2e environments wider in a beamer document. Indeed I must you a \scalebox to see all of my algorithm. Is there a way to have wider algorithms with smaller size font ...
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How to specify the the column width but also keep the cell content center horizontally? [duplicate]

I want to specify the width of the column but also keep the content centered. How can I do that? Here is my code \begin{tabular}{p{6cm} c c p{2cm} p{3cm}} \Xhline{3\arrayrulewidth}\hline ...
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set width of table column to whatever's left in page width

I have some columns with a very short entries on the first column and a rather long entry on the second column. \begin{ctabular}{\textwidth}{ll} \toprule Name & Recipe\\ \midrule Freezing ...
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Different column widths using multicol

Is it possible to specify different column widths in a multicol environment? For example, in a two column layout, can the left column be set to twice the width of the right column?
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pgfplots: non uniform line width for interrupted plot

I draw a graph, but the red line does not appear to have the same width everywhere. For instance, between [a,b] it looks like it's thicker. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} ...
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Create command for a width

How can I put this code into command to be more organized and precise?
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Create a two column matching type question? [duplicate]

I am currently looking for some ways to create a command that would give two column. I have a similar problem to this link : Two column text and choices Two column questions and choices is also my ...
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Customizing \maketitle output with \minipage's inside \titlehead => Alignment problems

I am trying to customize the title of my scrreprt class document. The \titlehead looks like this (basically, three 'columns' created with three instances of \minipage): \titlehead{ \large ...
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minipage is wider than I wanted

Occasionally, the width of a minipage environment seems to be ignored. I've not kept accurate records of when this has happened. But below is purely illustrative code that shows the issue. ...
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Text not spanning full page after wraptable

I wonder why latex doesn't go back to full textwidth after a table that was added in a wraptable? The actual code where I experience this problem is here: http://pastebin.com/CRjHMZdT I would ...
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Text over the overbrace beyond “scope”

does anyone know how can I avoid the free space between the sum sign and the indicator function. I guess it's caused by the width of the upper block above the overbrace. So is there a way to allow ...
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Resize all images in Latex to a percentage width

I am auto-generating multiple tex files using pandoc (one tex file for each of my chapters). Pandoc generates this tex code for each image. \begin{figure}[htbp] \centering ...