i have got a longtable that spans over many pages and contents both graphics and text. Now i want to align both columns vertically to the top, but the text column is being automatically parsed to the bottom.. How do i change this?

This is my example code:


\textbf{Visualisation} & \textbf{Explaining} \\ \hline
& text\\\hline


i want that the "text" is being placed on the top of the second column.

What is the easiest way to do this?

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By default the baseline of the image is at the bottom you could use


to move the baseline to the top but that may be to far, you may want around a baseline of height something like


if you have the calc package loaded.

The adjustbox package probably gives a nicer interface to this, so you might like to consult its documentation.

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    – egreg
    Sep 10, 2012 at 11:20

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