I have a bigger table in my document, including several urls. I made them active with the \url{...}-command, and now I wanted to make them multi-line-cells by using the \specialcell{..\\..}-command, which is defined as


But this combination (\specialcell{\url{a\\b}}) does not result in a multi-line url, but instead in the url a\\b. Is there another way to get a multi-line url in a table cell?

  • Try to use column type p{<width>}, than url` will break similarly as in text (with the same problems). Other options is use hyperref package: \hyperref[label_name]{''link text''} where you can more freely write you label (name of link).
    – Zarko
    Commented Jan 11, 2016 at 18:23
  • Can you maybe give me an example for p{<width>}?
    – arc_lupus
    Commented Jan 11, 2016 at 18:53
  • It will be better that you provide Minimal Working Example (MWE), which will show your problem. It should contain `\documentclass{...} <relevant packages and newcomand definitions> \begin{document} <your table with \url> \end{document}. I will then try to help you.
    – Zarko
    Commented Jan 11, 2016 at 18:58
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    Found one here: tex.stackexchange.com/questions/42041/break-url-in-tabular?rq=1
    – arc_lupus
    Commented Jan 11, 2016 at 18:59
  • Then I suggest to close your question as duplicate to given link.
    – Zarko
    Commented Jan 11, 2016 at 19:01


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