I'd like to create a new column type which works exactly like a X column from tabularx but that also has the text vertically centered. I tried with the newcolumntype command but I can't figure out where to put the second column type? Example:


Where should I put the mto specify that the cells content should be vertically centered?


The example in the tabularx documentation is


Then use X as usual.

  • but is it possible with the newcolumntype command? – franz May 7 '13 at 16:52
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    @franz no, you can't turn a p column into an m column with \newcolumntype. – David Carlisle May 7 '13 at 16:54
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    In what way does this Q&A differ from tex.stackexchange.com/a/105671/27721 ? – nutty about natty Jul 6 '13 at 6:17
  • @nuttyaboutnatty The other question gives a working example – beldaz May 8 '17 at 11:13

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