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

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Position image spanning in two or three columns in a three columns templates

I am trying to make an image occupy two or three columns in a three-column layout. This is a task that I can easily achieve using Scribus or other software but with LaTeX I could not find a good ...
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Problems about creating tables

I want to create a table like this However, what I can get is one like this In the table I created, there are two problems existing, which are the middle vertical line is too short to reach the top ...
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Stop and start multicols in the same page with unbalanced columns

I am preparing a document for my institution which typically looks like the following: I have the following constraints to work with: This is only a part of the main document, which is in default (...
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Multicolumn table - tabularray

I would like to design a table like the one bellow, but I am not proficient enough in Latex and it would take me too long. Can someone help with writing a "mockup" table like this? \...
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Align concent in table cells

I am a little stuck with my tables. I'd like to display Use-Case description and would like to align content in my table. I tried various options, but it's always messing it up. Would be great if ...
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How to have different number of columns per row in table?

I am trying to build a table like the one of the image. I have tried with the \multicolumn method, however, I find struggles to pass from a row with 4 columns to the next one with 3. Any idea how to ...
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Having single column footnotes in a twocolumn document without multicol

I am writing a document with \documentclass[11pt, twocolumn]{paper} In this document I am using a lot of \footnote{}. For the sake of having a neat lay-out I want the footnotes to span over both ...
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Misplaced \omit for multicolumn in "if then else"-statement in tabular

Since my update to the latest LaTex Distribution I am running into an Misplaced \omit. }-Error. Here is my minimal working example: \documentclass[parskip=half+,11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Is it possible to get this uneven two column document format?

I'm trying to figure out whether its possible to get a document to have something along the lines of this: where there's like a smaller left (or right) column for notes, whose position can be ...
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How to do multicolumns footnotes for pages of a book?

I am trying to typeset books about theology, but the books have many footnotes for page. So, I want to insert the footnotes in columns, in the base of page (on footer), like the book in this address (...
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How to center the column label in a table?

I am trying to align to the center (horizontal) the labels: "Registro" and " Datos faltantes". I used \begin(center) Registro \end(center) and \ centering(Registro), But I didn't ...
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misalignment while using @{}c@{} and multicolumn toghether

I have a recurring error when I restrict the columns of a table using @{}c@{} in the table declaration and use multicolumn at the same time. I give an example. \begin{table} \begin{tabular}{ @{}l@{} ||...
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Nested Array Multicolumn

\begin{array}{ll} 1. (p \to q) \land (p \to r) & \text{premise} \\ 2. p \to q & \land \text{-elim(1)} \\ 3. p \to r & \land \text{-elim(1)} \\ \multicolumn{2}{l}{ \...
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How do I remove this offset from the top?

\documentclass[14pt,a4paper,oneside]{extarticle} \usepackage[left=30mm,right=15mm,top=20mm,bottom=20mm,bindingoffset=0mm]{geometry} \setcounter{page}{2} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5} \...
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How to split longtable cell and adjust width fix with image width

I am trying to draw a long answer table containing image. My effort is multicolumn and split the cell in to small table. I can not adjust the width of small table with the image's width. My MWE, ...
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How to continue writing an equation in the next line in the IEEE journal papers format? [closed]

I want to write this equation in multi-line, but it's not possible in the IEEE format. please help: \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} \usepackage[cmex10]{amsmath} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{soul} \...
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Spacing between multicolumn tabular

I want to generate a tabular that contains two header rows, the top row contains multicolumn's. I want to group certain columns with spacing between them, so I used @{\hskip}. The problem though is ...
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LaTex - Table formatting (multicolumn, multirow, parbox)

I have created the table below. However, there are some formatting problems that I can't get fixed. \documentclass[9pt,twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage[format=plain, indention=...
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\multirow in a \multicol

i want a table like in the picture but i got a error! here \multicol{2}{|l|}{\multirow{4}{*}{1&2&3&4}} \begin{tabular}{ |p{5cm}|p{5cm}| } \hline 1& 2 \\ \hline 1& 2\\ \hline \...
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Multi-column table produced by STATA: Why is the last column not spaced properly?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{lscape} \begin{document} \begin {landscape} \begin{table}[htbp]\centering \def\sym#1{\ifmmode^{#1}\else\(^{#1}\)\fi}...
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Add two text column into a frame

I'm new to Latex and to Lyx as well. I'm trying to create a frame in Lyx containing 2 columns, the first one being JSON formatted text, and the second one being comments of the lines of the fist ...
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Align CV personal details in two columns

I'm trying to reproduce the structure of a CV I found online. I'm using the article class something like: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{...
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Using multicolumn in tabularx

I am trying to fit a wide table in my document. I am using the tabularx option for the table. Could someone help me out on how I can fit this wide table. The code for my table is \begin{table}[H] \...
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Has the "multicolumn" package been replaced? What happened to it?

I used to make use of the multicolumn package. Today, that's apparently no longer available via CTAN and tlmgr. What happened to multicolumn making it no longer available? The nearest matching package ...
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How can I make two columns horizontally centered?

This is what I currently have: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=1.0in]{geometry} \usepackage[scaled]{helvet} \renewcommand\familydefault{\sfdefault} \usepackage{multicol} \begin{document}...
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Customizing the Labels of a Multienum Display

This question is a follow-up to Pairing Items for Display in Two Columns I have the code \documentclass{book} \usepackage{multienum} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \begin{multienumerate} \...
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Pairing Items for Display in Two Columns

I have am putting together a list of enumerated items in which I would like to pair consecutive items: 1,2 ; 3,4; 5,6; etc. so that the odd numbered item appears on the left hand side of a two-column ...
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How to evenly distribute cells of a multicolumn?

I am trying to build a table that has the two columns evenly distributed (yes/no columns): This is what I have achieved so far with the help of the community, thereby using the following code: \...
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\Minipage not working and how to use it effectively?

Creating a question paper, just need some ideas on how can I make the hint of Question 2 appear parallelly under the question something like split into exact half [Img. attached for ref.], not every ...
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Problem with nicematrix environnement [closed]

I just came to receive a solution from a member in S of a table. The solution worked very well and I really thank him for what he shared with me to overcome this issue. However, I have seen an ...
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Prevent page break when using multicols at end of page

I have a section with columns near the end of a page, and when compiling it breaks page. I'd like to keep my columns on the first page. How to do it ? Thanks \section{Section} \begin{multicols}{4} ...
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Create a multicolumn table with latex [duplicate]

Can anyone help me to create the joint table? the desired table is illustrated in the figure below. Greetings
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How can I fix this overlapping text row issue?

\begin{table} \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{|p{0.5cm}|p{4cm}|p{4cm}|p{3cm}} \hline \multicolumn{4}{|c|}{Cost Breakdown} \\ \hline No & Main Set & Cost Element & ...
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Longtable witdh setting ( multicolumn )

I am trying to make the follwing longtable shown in the picture below I have however two questions ? How can I center the items of the 1st,2nd,3rd and 5th column ( Rotation, Material etc..) How can ...
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Should I use minipages to re-create this document in LaTeX?

I would like to re-create this document in LaTeX and I was wondering how to proceed. Should I create two minipages, one for the left (45%) and the other for the right (45%)? 10% spacing between them, ...
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multirow and multicolumn in long table

any suggestion for this desired table here my code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage[margin=20mm]{geometry} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Multi-column, aligned acronym list with acro package (article class and acro version 3.x)

To make a long story short, I have the same question as already mentioned in acro 3.3 format listing and How to make a multi-column acronym list with acro package, aligned and with short definition in ...
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Indent for Item lost when using Multicol

am new to Latex and am struggling with some of the simple things and this has me stumped. Below is a part of my code, and the output. As you can see I am making a multiple-choice question template. ...
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Unusual Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted) in table involving tabular and subcaption

I have weird Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted) error that I cannot get rid off for some reason. The error occurs in tables that look like the one below (text details changed to xx). I haven't ...
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Dynamics spacing with multirows and multicolumns

The above picture is what I'm attempting to replicate. Below is what I've managed to recreate so far. How would I reduce the vertical space on the Consonants, Vowels, Stops rows and connect the rows ...
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How to create a multicolumn command with parameters?

Trying to create a new command called mcqimg with parameters like \mcqfour with image on the left and options on the right using multicolumn but it didn't work properly. [reference: img1]. Any ...
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Is there any way to create a pdf file with the same content in two columns without typing two times in the editor?

I want to type question papers for students with less wastage of paper. In Microsoft Word, first I type content in one column then paste that in the next column. So in one A4 paper, I will get two ...
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How to create a multicolumn inside a table?

my teacher give us a assignmnet, I already finish the most but it still differs from the example. The example is this: But what i made is this: Here is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[...
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xltabular multi row and multi column

I want to achive to create the table below in latex. I'm using xltabular (12 columns) but I'm struggling with a 4 x 4 cell (Firma) I've done this so far... but how can I achieve this ? (Please look ...
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itemize doesn't work with multicolumn in tabularx

I am learning Tex. I am trying to span an unordered list across 2 columns, but it doesn't work, and I can't figure out the problem. It works fine for a regular string of text. Here is the sample code ...
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Restrict box to one column

I have this box created using framed. I have a one column format. As a result of which the box spans over entire column. I want to have two columns, such that this box occupies half of what it is ...
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Side commentary (on every page) in two-sided book class separated with a vertical rule

I would like to write a book and have main text with a side commentary separated with a vertical rule on every page. Side commentary should be on outer side of a page (two-sided). I am not sure if I ...
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Modify tabular to Stretch First Column Instead of Last Column if Needed

It appears that if the total widths of the columns is insufficient, tabular stretches the last column. In the following image note that the last column is stretched due to the heading being wide. ...
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Distribute very long table to multicolumns

I have a table with 102 rows (102 = 17 x 6). How can I put that into a multicolumn-environment with 6 columns which have 17 rows each? With other words: How can I enforce a column break after each ...
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Error in alignment of text in multi-column in same page

the same page is aligned in starting but when i copy paste the code to the bottom , the same texts are not getting aligned. In the beginning This is the output i am getting at starting of my document ...
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