# Fitting table with 2 tabularx environment (Beamer)

I am trying to make a big table fit into a beamer slide. My table has 2 panels which are 2 tabularx environments. My attempt involves one \resizebox for each tabularx environment (see code below).

If I put the 2 tabularx in the same \resizebox, then I get an error because I'm using \\ [0.3cm] to have some space between the 2 panels. I'm wondering whether there exists a better solution than this.

Any help would be highly appreciated.

\documentclass{beamer}
\usepackage[english]{babel}
\usepackage{tabularx,booktabs,dcolumn}
\pdfmapfile{+sansmathaccent.map}
\newcolumntype{d}{D..{-1}}
\begin{document}

\begin{frame}
\frametitle{Title of my slide}
\begin{table}
\tiny
\begin{tabular}{c*{7}{d}}
\midrule
\multicolumn{1}{c}{$CCCCC$}
& \multicolumn{1}{c}{$CCCCC$}
& \multicolumn{1}{c}{$CCCC$}
& \multicolumn{1}{c}{$CCC$}
& \multicolumn{1}{c}{$CCCCCCC$}
& \multicolumn{1}{c}{$CCCCCC$}
& \multicolumn{1}{c}{$CCCCCC$}
& \multicolumn{1}{c}{$CCCCCCCCCCCCCC$}
\\
\midrule

\multicolumn{8}{c}{\textbf{Panel A: AAA}} \\
\midrule
0     & 0.00  & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 \\
& (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) \\
&       &       &       &       &       &       &  \\
0     & 0.00  & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 \\
& (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) \\
&       &       &       &       &       &       &  \\
0     & 0.00  & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 \\
& (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) \\
\end{tabular}

\vfill

\begin{tabular}{c*{7}{d}}

\multicolumn{8}{c}{\textbf{Panel B: BBB}} \\
\midrule
0     & 0.00  & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 \\
& (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) \\
&       &       &       &       &       &       &  \\
0     & 0.00  & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 \\
& (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) \\
&       &       &       &       &       &       &  \\
0     & 0.00  & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 \\
& (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) \\
\midrule
\end{tabular}

\end{table}
\end{frame}

\end{document}
• Welcome to TeX.SX! A tip: You can use backticks ` to mark your inline code as I did in my edit. – adn Apr 22 '15 at 14:07
• \\[0.3cm] % space between panels is wrong. use \bigskip or \vspace{.3cm} or whatever – David Carlisle Apr 22 '15 at 14:15
• \resizebox{8cm}{!} { \begin{tabularx}{\linewidth} you are making tabularx force the table width to be \textwidth then scaling it (and two word spaces) to 8cm? Why not set the table to the desired size without scaling? – David Carlisle Apr 22 '15 at 14:17
• Alternatively, if you're going to resize the entire content, you could also wrap all the frame content in a { \tiny \begin{table}[htb] ... \end{table} } group. – Mike Renfro Apr 22 '15 at 14:19

I would try to avoid scaling tables, and avoid using tabularx for numeric data (tabularx adjusts column widths by changing the target width for line breaking but you don't normally want line breaking within cells for this kind of table)

\documentclass{beamer}
\usepackage[english]{babel}
\usepackage{tabularx,booktabs,dcolumn}
\pdfmapfile{+sansmathaccent.map}
%\usepackage{graphicx}
\newcolumntype{d}{D..{-1}}
\begin{document}
\begin{frame}
\frametitle{Title of my slide}
\begin{table}
\tiny
\begin{tabular}{c*{7}{d}}
\midrule
\multicolumn{1}{c}{$CC1$}
& \multicolumn{1}{c}{$CC2$}
& \multicolumn{1}{c}{$CC3$}
& \multicolumn{1}{c}{$CC4$}
& \multicolumn{1}{c}{$CC5$}
& \multicolumn{1}{c}{$CC6$}
& \multicolumn{1}{c}{$CC7$}
& \multicolumn{1}{c}{$CC8$}
\\
\midrule

\multicolumn{8}{c}{\textbf{Panel A: AAA}} \\
\midrule
0     & 0.00  & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 \\
& (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) \\
&       &       &       &       &       &       &  \\
0     & 0.00  & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 \\
& (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) \\
&       &       &       &       &       &       &  \\
0     & 0.00  & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 \\
& (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) \\
\end{tabular}

\vfill

\begin{tabular}{c*{7}{d}}
\multicolumn{8}{c}{\textbf{Panel B: BBB}} \\
\midrule
0     & 0.00  & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 \\
& (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) \\
&       &       &       &       &       &       &  \\
0     & 0.00  & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 \\
& (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) \\
&       &       &       &       &       &       &  \\
0     & 0.00  & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 & 0.00  & 0.00 & 0.00 \\
& (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) & (0.00) \\
\midrule
\end{tabular}

\end{table}
\end{frame}
\end{document}
• Dear David, thanks a lot for your precious help. May I ask one last thing? I notice that I have columns titles slightly longer than 2 characters, the column titles are not aligned. Suppose I have: $CCCC1$ & $CCC2$ & $CCC3$ & $CCC4$ & $CCC5$ & $CCC6$ & $CCCCC7$ & $CCCC8$ \\ – user3618451 Apr 22 '15 at 16:23
• @user3618451 answer updated to use c formatting rather than d for the header row. – David Carlisle Apr 22 '15 at 16:31
• David, thanks again for your answer. I have updated the initial code. I still have troubles when the column titles are really long. The 2nd panel has a smaller width than the first one. I'm also attaching an image this time. – user3618451 Apr 22 '15 at 18:01