Is it possible to add stretchable vertical glue to rows of a tabular (I actually use tabularx) environment?

I've looked at tabularht, but if I have understood right, this allows me to specify a total height for a table, whereas, I would prefer to add stretchable space to each row using \\[…] notation.

I don't have vertical lines in my tables.

I'd like the left and right columns to look roughly the same in the following example:

\newlength{\sep}\setlength{\sep}{2cm plus 5cm minus 1cm}




  • short answer no, longer answer you could in principle let tex construct the table into a box and then disassemble the box and re-assembe the rows inserting glue as needed. – David Carlisle Sep 5 '18 at 15:56

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