I'm trying to have a table that uses the entire page width in 3 columns and use a bullet point in each item. I came up with the following code

\begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{Y Y Y}

$\bullet$ Item A & $\bullet$ Item B & $\bullet$ Item C \\

However every time I compile it, I get a series of erros on the same line, as shown in the attached picture.


Here is a minimum example that reproduces the error



\begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{Y Y Y}

    $\bullet$ Item A & $\bullet$ Item B & $\bullet$ Item C \\

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    Please give us a mwe (tex.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/228/…)
    – flav
    Nov 28 '17 at 14:17
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    Welcome to TeX.SE! Please tell us how the Y column type is defined.
    – Mico
    Nov 28 '17 at 14:19
  • Hi guys, just edited the post to reply your comments
    – victorpbr
    Nov 28 '17 at 17:11
  • What's the \left doing in the definition of Y? Nov 28 '17 at 17:13
  • If you want to have left alignment, then \raggedright is the command to use, not \left, which is a command for math material.
    – egreg
    Nov 28 '17 at 18:36

If your aim is to make columns with left alignment, then do


The command \left has a completely different meaning.

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