Questions tagged [multicolumn]

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

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How to resolve this clash between multirow/multicolumn and cellcoloring?

I am trying to put together a little table, but I fail to have the lines between cells displayed correctly: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{colortbl} \...
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Set multicolumn to a exact width

I am new to tables in latex. I know that I can do this with p{width} but when I try it the table gets all unformated. How do I do it so that the Approach column gets smaller so that the table can fit ...
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Multicolumn + multirow + minitab: vertical lines

In my table, I am using a multirow + multicolumn section to create a "merged" cell. However, I am running into an issue where the column borders bleed into that merged area. I provide an example with ...
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Column width as necessary in tcolorbox tables

I am trying to make nice looking table with some data. Everything is fine except the width of column is fixed. I have tried many solutions but nothing works. How can the width of the column is change ...
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Please help me with the correction in table column width and the errors. You can give your suggestions according to your own

\documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{report} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{tabularx,booktabs} \newcolumntype{Y}{>{\centering\arraybackslash}X} \begin{document} \noindent \begin{minipage}{1\linewidth} \...
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longtable - how to put the first element on a page into the header

I have a very long longtable (>100 pages) with 4 columns which represents an index into some literary text. The index data is programmatically produced and I have removed the first (index element) for ...
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Alignment of columns in tabular

Is there a command to make all columns of the same width? In my example the first two columns are small and the third is much wider. I know that I could have set exact psarameters, but I'm just ...
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Missing { inserted when using an lstinline inside a multicolumn of a table

The following code does not compile \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \begin{table}[] \centering \begin{tabular}{l|c|c|} \cline{2-3} ...
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How do you centre text in a multicolumn table?

I used the following code below to create a multicolumn table. I want to centre 'THIS'. How does one go about it? (I'm quite new to Latex and I got this from a thesis template from uni so I'm unsure ...
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Problem about “Misplaced \omit.\multispan” in multicolumn table

I read many threads on this forum and spent a lot of time to solve this problem, unfortunately, no matter how much I try, I haven’t fixed it yet. I could draw the table below before, with my latex ...
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Implementing itemize in multi column table in Latex

I am trying to create a multicolumn table for an IEEE conference paper I am currently writing. The desired column format is given below: I have written a code that closely gives me the desired ...
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How to make a table with a variable number of columns?

I am trying to insert a rather complex table in Latex. The problem is that the table actually consists of different tables in one. I am trying to create something like this (the difference in line ...
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Multicolumn cells with text wrapping and rowcolour with tabular

What seems to be so simple has turned so fiddly. All I want to do is have a basic table 3 rows by 10 columns. Row one should be highlighted lightgray and row 3 a lighter gray (defined as ...
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\newcommand for short notation for a \multicolumn [duplicate]

Many times is handy to define \newcommand for short notation for \multicolumn. For this purposes I test two definition for such commands: \newcommand\my[2]{\multicolumn{1}{#1}{#2}} \newcommand\mx[2][...
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React to a Command or a Comment to start the Lua Code

i asked a question a few weeks ago for some Lua Code, that splits my table cell into two cells, if i type a new line. Here is the code: \begin{luacode*} function doline(line) local splitpoint = ...
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how do I get equally spaced columns inside 'multicolumn'?

I have a table which for the first N rows has 6 columns, and then at the end switches to 4 columns, with the left-most column staying unchanged. I am trying to accomplish this using multicolumn at the ...
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Problem getting rid of column

I need to get rid of the last column. Could you give me a hand? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{multirow,tabularx} \newcolumntype{Y}{>{\centering\...
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How to color a table column

I have this sample table. I made the script below but I still need few requirements that I do not know how to: 1) I need to apply the gray color one row above (i.e. the cell which contains the word ...
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How can I place a table (including caption) across two columns of a \twocolum document?

I have inserted a table in a two column document. The table should span across both columns without a page break. Ideally, the table should be fixed at the top of a page with two columns of text below....
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How to choose into which column to write in beamer without overlays?

I would like to write text in a three column frame under beamer, but not in default sequence starting inside the first column, and when it is filled in the next one, and so on. Instead, I would like ...
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Multicolumn wider than subcolumn

I'm dealing with an aesthetic issue related to a multicolumn in a table. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{...
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Actual split cell in tabular

Look at these questions and their answers: Splitting a row to two rows in LaTeX split a table cell in two lines and columns They present similar issues and, similar accepted answers. However, the ...
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loops on columns inside tabular environment

What is the proper way to use loops inside the tabular environment? The context of my question is generating tables using the datatool package. I need the following features: In each row, I want to ...
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Linebreak in multicolumn cell using tabularx environment

I have the following sidewaystable, in which the headers and the last cell need to be across two columns with line breaks, else the table is not readable. The "specs" columns are just necessary in the ...
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Multicolumn problems with tabularx and lists

I am trying to get \multicolumn to work with lists inside tabularx, but the text itself does not occupy all of the space available. The answers to similar questions I found do not seem to work in this ...
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Lines (rules) and \multicolumn in tabular content built with token lists

Building on the MWE in my first ever question here (Extra space in cells when using token lists to build tabular content), I would like to add multicolumn content and \toprule (\midrule, \bottomrule, ...
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\cline not working properly

\begin{longtable}{|cc|c|c|c|c|c|} \caption{Result table} \cline{3-7} \multicolumn{2}{c}{}&\multicolumn{5}{|c|}{Name} \endfirsthead \multicolumn{2}{c}{}&\multicolumn{1}{|c|}{Line 3}&M&...
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Table with partial line on the top

I would like to mimecry the following table in LateX: I have tried the following code but I am having hard time to get the partial line on the top (the content is not important, only the top line to ...
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Adding the table of content in IEEE access template after the abstract

How to place after the the abstract in IEEE access format I had used \onecolumn then \tableofcontent. I am trying to add the table of content in the same page of the abstract but with a single column.
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Multirow and Multicolumn Horizontally Positioned Side By Side

I am trying to make a table that has multirow then multicolumn horizontally positioned side by side. I have found a lot of posts that show how to use both in the same table, but none discuss using ...
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How to combine multiple rows and columns in tabu environment

I need to create the following table: I use Xelatex (Texlive) and I wrote the following code (this is my first table in Latex): \documentclass[a4paper,14pt,draft]{extreport} % Стиль документа \...
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Closing table cells in a tabular environment involving multirow and multicolumn

Is there a way to close the cells containing "Field A" and "Field B" only, i.e. with excluding the cell on the top left? Below is a minimal working environment. Thanks for your hints and suggestions. ...
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Multi-row and Multi-column text alignment and grid

I am trying to create the table below using tabular in latex. Exploring the stack exchange for similar problems like this one has brought me to my current table: \usepackage{multirow} \begin{...
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Uneven column widths when using a long multi-column header

I have the following MWE, but I have a problem with the alignment of the last column (under the multicolumn) \documentclass{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{...
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Aligning content in multirow

I want to write a document, where i group two plots and the two functions corresponding to the plots together. There should be two such groups aligned next to each other. Here is a picture of what i ...
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Change column specification for single specific cells

Say I have a table with some data, a header row and a summary. The table has specific column specifications, like below \documentclass{article} \setlength\parskip{1em} \begin{document} % ...
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itemize inside multicolumn and tabularx

How can I make the itemize fill the entire multicolumn as seen in the picture below? I know my code might not be the most elegant solution, but I finished my entire document already and I'm very ...
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Make two objects (a graph and an algorithm) lined next to each other in a single column article

I have a single column article, and I have a algorithm and a graph arranged like following: I am just wondering can I do something like this: Any solution is welcome. Thanks a lot. Here is my ...
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\multicolumn and dashed vertical lines

I'm getting some strange behaviour with \multicolumns and dashed lines. I need a single-column \multicolumn in a document (since I need a partial-height vertical line, and that seems to be how you do ...
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Getting an object to span multiple [jou]{apa6} columns without colliding

I like to use \documentclass[apacite,jou,a4paper]{apa6}. It wastes too much negative space, but it invokes a consistent two column layout, and helps with the APA journal style, referencing, etc. which ...
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Definition before \multicolumn or the like?

Is it possible to have definitions take effect at the beginning of the first cell of a tabular row (using array.sty, if relevant), and still leave room for \multicolumn, \hline, etc.? The problem is, ...
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Complex table formatting

I've trying to format a fairly complex table. The layout is exactly as I want with bottom tables underneath the appropriate headings in the first table (P1 and P7). But the column widths aren't equal (...
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How can i adjust my longtable in two column IEEE format paper?

\documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{algorithmic} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{...
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Make underbraces span over particular array columns

I'm new to using latex and I tried to look at some related questions here, but unfortunately I didn't understand how to apply suggested solutions to my problem yet. So I got this .tex code \...
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How to properly draw diagonal line while using multicolumn inside tabular environment?

\documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[cjk]{kotex} \usepackage{enumerate, float, pgf, tikz, circuitikz, multirow, tabularx, longtable, pdfpages, makecell, hyperref, array, siunitx, diagbox} %\...
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How to put a box and use columns to separate arrows

I am using the following resources: The multicols environment of Draw a set of arrows using a palette of colors. The box of How to put a long piece of text in a box? MWE: \documentclass{article} \...
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How to reduce space between two columns under a multicolumn header [duplicate]

I want to make the number and percentage in the last column well aligned to the right in every row. Separating them into two columns is the solution that worked for me because the number and ...
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one column figure along with two column text

In Latex, I use \onecolumn \multiplot{3}{fig1,fig2,fig3} to plot figures in one column of my page. However, if I switch to the two column text using \twocolumn my text is here The text is in a new ...
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Tabular align on equals sign [duplicate]

I'm pretty new to LaTeX, so sorry for the beginner question. I'm trying to align on equals signs within tabular, however a few rows are blank and don't have equals signs. How can I do this? Thanks! \...
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Wrap every cell on a row with command

I'd like to construct tables with some macros. I have created an environment with a variable amount of columns. One of the macros is supposed to create a row of entries that have no vertical lines. I'...