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Use the @ operator for setting the margin: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{lipsum} \setlength{\footmarkwidth}{\leftmargin} \setlength{\footmarksep}{0em} \footmarkstyle{#1\hfill} \begin{document} \lipsum[1-4] \begin{longtable}[l]{ @{\hspace*{\leftmargin}} ll} Chapters & Description\\ 1--13 & ...


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It is a common misunderstanding about m it does not mean place the content in the middle of the vertical space for that cell. It means: place the reference point for the content in the middle of the content. I added a line to your image showing the reference points of the cells in the second row, the reference point of column 1 is the middle of the 40 ...


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Some suggestions: The main issue that's making the longtable wider than the text block is the material in the header row. To shrink the width of the cells (without outright deletion of any material...), you need to reduce the value of \thickmuskip, the parameter that governs the amount of whitespace that's inserted around the < symbols. In the example ...


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You can use p-width command line option to save width of p columns: htlatex filename "xhtml,p-width" This doesn't support m columns by default, but you can add support for them easily with this configuration file, my.cfg: \Preamble{xhtml,p-width} \catcode`\:=11 \Configure{halignTD} {}{} {<}{\HCode{ style="white-space:nowrap; text-align:left;"}} ...


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I redefined \LT@makecaption from longtbale so as to typeset the captions in a similar way that svjour3 typesets table captions: \documentclass{svjour3} \usepackage{longtable} \makeatletter \def\LT@makecaption#1#2#3{% \LT@mcol\LT@cols c{\hbox to\z@{\hss\parbox[t]\LTcapwidth{% \captionstyle ...


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Package ltxtable allows the combination of longtable with tabularx column type X. The latter is useful for the last column with the description text. The first columns can be set via column type l. The indentation in the description part can be achieved via \hangindent and \hangafter (assuming there is only one paragraph). Since the package ltxtable ...



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