{xtab} is used for questions dealing with breaks in long tables so that they can span multiple pages.

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How to Specify the space left of a table?

In my project I am using the xtab package. \usepackage{xtab} \begin{document} \def\hsa{\hspace{0.03in}} \def\hsb{\hspace{0.05in}} \def\hsc{\hspace{1.01in}} \def\hsd{\hspace{0in}} ...
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Huge space before xtabular

Description I have a tex file similar to the following, where I use xtabular in multicols enviroment. However, I find that xtabular starts a new column when there is enough space for an entry. Also, ...
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is there a way to have multiple lines in a single table column using xtabular?

I cannot get a new line within the same column using \newline in xtabular, whereas it works in the case of tabular. Is there another option in xtabular environment? Search did not produce any relevant ...
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Page Breaks in Two-Column, Multi-Page Table

I'm currently using xtab to create long tables that span two columns, and multiple pages. What I'd like to do is have a finer degree of control over when the table is broken on a page / column ...
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xtab alignment problem

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{xtab} % table page breaks \usepackage{array} % for advanced column specification: use >{\command} for ...
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This particular use of xtabular makes latex hang indefinitely

Running latex or pdflatex on the following example causes a hang up, i.e. latex/pdflatex never ends: \documentclass[twoside]{book} \usepackage{calc} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \usepackage{xtab} ...
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Table in landscape mode

I would to make the table in landscape mode. To do that, I used pdflscape package. But I couldn't get the desired result. How to do that? Here is the MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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xtab error \@sharp -> {\captionsize

I started learning xtab package. Just for a trial, I wanted to try the code given in the documentation. But it generates the error: \@sharp ->{\captionsize \bfseries \tablename \ \thetable{} -- ...
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Differences between longtable and xtab

I have a pretty simple table that needs to span multiple pages. This seems like a job for either the supertabular/xtab package or the longtable package. The voting on the answers to this question ...
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xtab breaking table even though next row could “apparently” fit

Below is the MWE for a table spanning multiple pages. I like how this works generally, but the last row is awkwardly left on a lonely page. In the actual document there are many sections more rows, ...
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How could I insert a \section tag inside a \multicolumn tag?

is it possible to define a \section inside a \multicolumn in a xtab table?. Example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xtab} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \section{TestSectionA} ...
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multi-page two column table in a single column document

I have looked through and tried quite a few probable solutions but am unable to get this right. I am posting the best minimal example I currently have of what I am trying to accomplish here. Being ...
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huge table + footnote-ish thing

I have a book, which is basically a 100-page table. I use xtab package to layout this book. The book has a list of 100-ish definitions, which are referenced multiple times in the table. Think of a ...
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XeLaTeX: xtabular package fails to work

I am trying to make my resume neat and tidy. So, going for LaTeX/XeLaTex. Resume Here The problem is, even though I use the xtab package to put my long tables across multiple pages, for some reason, ...
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Preserving table width and header, when using tables across multiple frames in Beamer

When using the beamer class, how can I create a table which preservers the contents of the header and the width of the columns across multiple pages, without naming this width explicitly? longtable ...
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Prevent xtab breaking table too soon

Xtab breaks a long table spanning multiple pages too soon -- see my screenshot: The output seems rather unsightly to me. Can I make it take more of the available space? Alternatively, is there a ...
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xtabular* does not work on two columns

I'm trying to split a table in several pages, for doing this I'm using the xtab package and xtabular. However, the behavior of the xtabular* environment (that supposedly should break the two column ...