I would like to make a really broad table in LaTeX which automatically breaks when it reaches the right end of the page. As I am not so good in describing the problem, I made a sketch:


It is not important that it looks exactly the same (e.g. the dotted lines). The important thing is that it breaks automatically. Do you have an idea? I don't want to rotate the table since it would take too much space.

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It's a start...I just concatenate a bunch of single column tabular* blocks.

EDITED to give the OP an additional input format more akin to tabular.

  \begin{tabular*}{35pt}{c}$#1$\\\hline $#2$\end{tabular*}\allowbreak\ignorespaces}

 1& 2& 3& 4& 5& 6& 7& 8& 9&10&11&12&13&14&15&16&17&18&19&20&21&22&23\\
 1& 1& 1& 1& 1& 1& 1& 1& 1& 1& 1& 1& 1& 1& 1& 1& 1& 1& 1& 1& 1& 1& 1

\noindent or else one can do it the original way



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  • Is there any possibility to make it that way I can use the standard '1&2&3...' format? – Kwazy Cupcake Jun 6 '17 at 21:27
  • @KwazyCupcake Please see my update. – Steven B. Segletes Jun 7 '17 at 1:11

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