Is it possible to change alignment for individual rows? Example:

| Left       |    Center    |        Right |
  • It looks like you're asking about the alignment of individual cells, and not entire rows? – Jonathan W. Jul 23 '18 at 4:00

Use the \multicolumn command with 1 as first argument. You may also define a new command (say, \myalign) as a shortcut.




(right-aligned) & (left-aligned) & (left-aligned) \\
foo & foo & foo \\
foo & foo & foo \\
\myalign{l}{foo} & \myalign{c}{foo} & \myalign{r}{foo} \\
foo & foo & foo 

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    I find it convenient to use \let\mc\multicolumn and to use it like \mc1l{foo} and \mc1c{foo} because single-character arguments don't need braces. – Christian Lindig Jun 12 '11 at 11:46
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    This solution seems a little inconvenient in case of long rows with many columns or when e.g. half of the table rows should have a different alignment. I would welcome a solution in which one command would change alignment of all the following table rows. Something like this: \newtabularalignment{rrcll}. – Peter Bašista Jul 31 '12 at 7:43

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