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{multicolumn} is for questions concerning the formatting of table cells that span several columns.

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How to do a table with multicolumn in Latex?

I have tried to do a table with multicolumn in LaTex but it doesn't work. Here is my Code: \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{adjustbox} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{multirow} \...
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Labels in figurehere using multicol

I'm trying to label a figure inserted by figurehere. However, the label doesn't appear on. How can I solve this problem? FYI, The reason why I use figurehere instead of figure is that in multicol, we ...
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Customizing the justification of rows in a table

I want to justify the first row cells in center and the other rows on the left. So, I write this code \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \IEEEoverridecommandlockouts \usepackage{multirow} \begin{...
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How to use booktabs for complex multicols tables to remain consistent design

I am new to latex and booktabs but love the design of booktabs compared to "normal" tables. Thus, I want to use booktabs and have finished some simple tables such as an overview of ...
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How to add a new column at the end of the table?

Could someone please show me how to add a new column at the end of the table? \documentclass[11pt]{article} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \usepackage{babel} \...
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Centering column values in a table that's already centered?

I am working with the following code for a table : \begin{table}[!h] \centering \begin{tabular}{@{} lllll } \toprule \textbf{\mytab{DM}} & \multicolumn{3}{c|}{\textbf{\mytab{...
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Unwanted spacing in two column table (how to top align)

Problem description: I try to build a table, and wired empty row appear in the first line (see fig 1), how to delete the space, and become a look like fig2 ? That is, how to make the two columns top ...
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How to use multirow in the xltabular

My table looks something like this \documentclass[11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{scrlayer-scrpage} \usepackage[left=2cm, right=1cm, bottom=2.5cm, a4paper, twoside, showframe=false]{geometry} \usepackage{...
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Adjust column size with multicolumn

I'm trying to create a nice confusion matrix with a bookstab table. I'm almost satisfied except for the too large gap between the last two columns. I've tried several things like setting the column ...
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How to do a table with fixed columns and cells spanning multiple columns?

I would like to do a table like this: I have found how to fix the column widths in: How to create fixed width table columns with text raggedright/centered/raggedleft?, How to create a table with ...
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Adjusting the table

I am trying to adjust the size of the table, so that the table is more aligned with the text. because it reaches the end of the page. Thanks. \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{tabular}...
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Environment very sensitive to placement of \multicolumn command. !Misplaced \omit

In the MWE below, the output gets displayed correctly when I omit the following code from the tabular environment: \multicolumn{6}{|c|}{The sentence below is an example of the polite past tense}\\\...
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Unable to merge the rows in a table properly

Unable to merge the rows in a table properly. Want to fix cells with 'KKK'. Please advise. Following is my code. \begin{table}[] \centering \caption{Caption} \tiny \label{Label} \begin{tabular}{|l|l|l|...
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How to break a page into 2 columns AND continue the text from the 1st column onto the next page (not the 2nd column)?

I'm new to Latex and I have a problem which I can't seem to solve. So, I am writing my thesis having this for my document class \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article}. At the end of my thesis, I have ...
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How to reduce the number of columns with multicolumn and *align* them

in the following example I want to achieve that the ID A.5.1 is separated with a line from the following text and that this text is also aligned with the second column. So basically I want two first ...
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Fit table in \twocolumn document and center caption horizontally

I am using a \twocolumn document, however, I want to add a table in the middle of the column. I tried using \onecolumn but it places the figure or table in the next page making the whole page \...
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Table missing line

Hi I have two questions. I have the following code: \begin{tabular}{c?c?c|p{15cm}|p{6cm}} But somehow there is a line missing when I compile Anyone know why? Also: When I use \renewcommand{\...
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Is a p-column allowed in a \multicolumn?

As far as I understood how tabulars are build, you declare how many columns you need and how to format them. In some columns (notably l, c and r) LaTeX computes the needed width of those columns. On ...
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Trouble outlining a multicolumn table header

I am trying to make a table with four columns. The headers are Included features, normalization, RMSE, number. My current code: \begin{table}[htpb] \caption{Tested models} \begin{tabular}{cccc} \...
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How to align multicolumn and cmidrule and get a nice long table in booktabs?

can someone help me with aligning my table using multicolumn and cmidrule. I have a long table with 19 columns and used \tiny to get the table on the page, but the lay out is not so nice. I want ...
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Background image, Columns, Scrolls, Tofu, Stanza

Is there a way to put a background image (say, a scroll) and have the text imposed on the image? This means, columnar text and some kind of different page definition (image remains the same with the ...
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How to control width of multicolumn in longtable using tabularx

I have the following table which extends to more than one page. Can someone please help me figure out how to control the width of the columns such that the second and third columns have the largest ...
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What is the appropriate methodology to deal with figures in LaTeX to prevent fighting it all the time?

I am writing a two-column paper and am trying to add images into it. I have been advised to just let LaTeX do its thing with the figures, but I find it generates large blank sections in many parts of ...
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Problem with joint use of multicols and eqnarray

I am using multicols and eqnarray, as shown below. However, I don´t know how to get rid of the vertical space before equation (1) and also how to align the lines across columns. Any ideas? Thanks in ...
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Text Not centering in Multirow table [duplicate]

I am not able to center text in a multirow table, I want all column values to be centered here is the code \begin{table}[] \caption{$\alpha$ values obtained Analytically} \label{table:...
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Color when using Multicolumn and Multirow

I've used a tool to produce a rather complex table that uses multiple instances of multi-row and multi-columns. I want to color some of the multicolumns, but when I do so, a thin white line appears ...
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Two columns - Unbreakable

The following M(merly)WE has a failure: it puts material 5 and 6 on two different pages. That is a normal feature of multicols and the good one as I sue it. How can I avoid this knowing that I can't ...
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IEEE Access LaTeX: using \textbf{ } in table with multicolumn generates error: Argument \bf has an extra }

Same code is generating table with bold option in other temples \usepackage{multirow} \begin{table*}[h!] \centering \caption{table1} \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline \textbf{Dataset} & \...
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How to insert a \pagebreak before a \multicolumn?

In a long table it is usually possible to insert a \pagebreak in front of a row. If, however, that row begins with a command using \noalign (like \multicolumn or \rowcolor) \pagebreak causes a "...
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5 column table in tabularx environment

I´d like to transform the table below into a five-column table. \begin{xltabular}{\textwidth}{@{} p{5cm} X >{\centering\arraybackslash}p{\widthof{\textbf{Competencias}}}@{}...
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Not aligned cell separation in header of a table with multicolumn

In this table the vertical lines in the header are shifted \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array,multirow} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{table} \begin{center}...
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Table column width formatting error

How do I set the two columns in this table to have a fixed width? I wanted a line break in between the words "Biosynthesis using Ralstonia eutropha" but using \newline doesn't achieve it. ...
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How do I add more sub columns in an overall table?

\usepackage{booktabs} \begin{tabular}{llr} \toprule \multicolumn{2}{c}{Item} \\ \cmidrule(r){1-2} Animal & Description & Price (\$) \\ \midrule Gnat & per gram & 13.65 ...
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One column abstract into two column paper

I'm trying to put my paper into the template two-column of springer "svjour3".I had a problem in making the abstract in one column and the other into two-column. I used the code below, but ...
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Vertical gap appearing in the second column of a multicolumn environment (oxford bioinformatics template)

I have a problem with a vertical gap appearing in the second column of the second page, instead of text/figure. This problem is not exclusive to the pages near the bibliography because this gap also ...
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Table Multicolumn - centering is off

i am new to working with LaTeX and i am especially struggling with tables. Because i have really big tables in Excel and dont want to write all data (hundreds of entries) per hand i used the script &...
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Why table lines not right (multicolumn, multirow?)

I have used the code below to produce a table, however, it does not look correct. The regions that are causing issue are circled in red. Are the multicolumn/multirow packages not working in sync with ...
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Define section title span in preamble for KOMA twocolumn scrbook

I put multiple short sections together to a book. I want a two column layout, but a new section should always span both columns. The sections are generated from markdown files with pandoc. I tried @...
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How do i put text between multiple columns of a table

I'm currently trying to write up a table for coset enumeration based on Todd-Coxeter. The point of which is that I need a table with letters in the heading falling between each column. Looking around ...
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Figure appearing as ?? on Overleaf

I've followed tutorials online such as https://latex-tutorial.com/tutorials/figures/ and https://www.overleaf.com/learn/latex/How_to_Write_a_Thesis_in_LaTeX_(Part_3):_Figures,_Subfigures_and_Tables#...
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\multicolumn in \newcommand with an optimal argument gives a Misplaced \omit error

I need to put some information (data source, explanations etc.) at the bottom of a table, properly aligned. To this purpose I put the text into a \multicolumn spanning all the columns of the table. ...
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Vertical center alignment of multirow-content inside multicolumn

I'm having trouble getting the text in the multirow column vertically aligned at the center. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{multirow} \begin{document} \...
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Change multicolumn column spec with a star command

I am trying to make a macro that will wrap the column specification of a \multicolumn command with @{} if a * is passed to my macro. I can achieve the behaviour I want in the first definition below, ...
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Difficulties with a multicolumn and multirow table in latex

Someone, please help me to draw this table. I tried using multi-row and multi-column but I am unable to draw the table the code I am using is attached \begin{table*}[h!] \centering \caption{Research ...
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How to insert images in columns without text around and still keeping them in textwidth

I am writing a book for my master's degree and currently I can not find a way to put a image on the top of a column. I tried several methods that were here and none fixed my problem. So, I have: \...
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How can I nest a list of items in a table where I use \multicolumn?

I am trying to replicate the table below in LaTeX: At the moment, I have managed to do the following (using \longtable because the table is supposed to be long enough to span multiple pages): \begin{...
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increase the brackets of binomial coefficient

I would like to increase the size of the brackets of the binomial coefficient, by using this type of character. I would like that the size of the bracket of the binomial coefficient and the brackets ...
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Multicolumn width uneven

I am trying to create a table with this code; \begin{table}[ht] \centering\begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline Mean Partnership Duration & \multicolumn {4}{c|}{\centering Number of simulations ...
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Two column nested list

I'm producing a list very similar to this answer by leandriis https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/498031/238485 but would now like to insert a list within the list, i.e. make it nested. In the image below,...
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Problem in table with fixed width columns and multicolumn

I want to do a diagram following the idea of How to create fixed width table columns with text raggedright/centered/raggedleft?. Using the code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array} \...

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