I'm seemingly seeing a lot of white space between the main body text and tables, perhaps because I am using a three part table.

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I've included a picture of what I am seeing. You can see the sheer waste of white space between the main text body and the table. I was wondering if anyone knew of any obvious solutions to this?

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    More probably, you're using \begin{figure}[H]
    – egreg
    Jul 24, 2016 at 19:55
  • @egreg But I'm dealing with a table? Jul 24, 2016 at 23:14
  • Sorry, I wrote figure instead of table, but the problem is the same
    – egreg
    Jul 25, 2016 at 7:35

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Several solutions:

  1. If you're using \begin{figure}[H] as @egreg suggested, change [H] to [h];

  2. Put \raggedbottom in the preamble. Downside of this is that there can be more space than you'd like at the bottom of the pages;

  3. Put \allowdisplaybreaks in the preamble. This will help if you have long formulas by breaking them across pages, which you may or may not find objectionable.

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