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provides the supertabular environment, which is an extension of the normal tabular environment.

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Trick Supertabular into Multicols in new command

I'm using supertabular in multicols enviroment using this trick \let\mcnewpage=\newpage \makeatletter \renewcommand\newpage{% \if@firstcolumn \hrule width\linewidth height0pt \...
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General differences between array, table, tabular, tabularx, longtable, supertabular, longtabu, etc [closed]

What are the general differences between the various table environments that exist for LaTeX? By this I mean: What are their basic purposes? Which ones are the most important ones for new users? Which ...
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How to make longtable respect \nopagebreak in the beginning?

For the book I am typesetting now I need a table environment with the following abilities: Span over multiple pages; Allow \nopagebreak between two lines Do not ignore \nopagebreak before the ...
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How to add vertical space struts after hline?

I know the table trick of adding "struts" in the first line after and the last line before a \hline. I use it throughout my document, and it looks good that way. However, now I am working within a ...
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Differences between longtable and xtab

I have a pretty simple table that needs to span multiple pages. This seems like a job for either the supertabular/xtab package or the longtable package. The voting on the answers to this question ...
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How to disable pagebreak on \hline in supertabular?

This is similar to How to disable pagebreak on \hline in longtable? but for supertabular or xtab: With \tabularnewline\hline I get pagebreaks (or in my case columnbreaks) before the hline, i.e. the ...
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Table column not align if give color for Table entries

My code follows: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{color,colortbl} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{ll>{\color{red}}p{20pc}} a &1 &Test \end{tabular} \end{document} The output was: Some ...
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Sidewaystable together with longtable?

I've got a massive sidewaystable (code below). I've been trying different combinations of longtable, supertabular, lscape, rotating, sidewaystable, table etc. but I can't get it to be sideways and ...
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Longtable vs. supertabular: Which is right for which job?

I have a fixed-column long table, with much text inside, that spans about three pages. I set it using the supertabular package, and for the most part it is working (I will still have to go back to ...
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Supertabular problem with \input

Consider a simple supertabular example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{supertabular} \begin{document} \begin{supertabular} a & b \\ \end{supertabular} \end{document} Suppose I wanted to ...
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supertabular with many rows in multicols env does not fill up columns on subsequent pages

When using a supertabular in a multicols env. starting somewhere on a page following e.g. a section and spanning several pages the 1st page columns are filled but all subsequent page columns are only ...
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Centering wide supertabular tables with \makebox

I am trying to use \makebox to center a wide \supertabular table, but if the table spans more than one page, latex gives a ! Missing \endgroup inserted. Any ideas on how to center a wide supertable? ...
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Too large bottom margin with xtab (or supertabular)

I am using the xtab package to add a long table in a business report. A premature page break is added at each page, leaving a large bottom margin. Same problem occurs with package supertabular (on ...
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Vertical stacked parboxes: Spacing and Calculating

I need a table which will work in twocolumn mode and can span over multiple pages. Since I've given up with supertabular (too buggy, too less control), I wrote a simple solution for my purposes with ...
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Keeping two rows on a page using xtab

Similar to this question I want to have two particular rows of a table on the same page. Because my document is in twocolumn mode I use xtabular. In longtable the command \\* is supposed to work. In ...
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\twocolumn creates new page

I am trying to use a supertabular in twocolumn mode. The \twocolumn command creates a page break just after the section. How do I prevent that? \documentclass[10pt]{article}% \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}%...
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Problem with colortbl and supertable, color width of the row with leading “@{}”

I have a problem with colortbl \rowcolor that insists on making the color width of the rows longer than the actual row width. Snippet of the code: \documentclass[a5paper, 10pt, twoside]{article} \...
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Center Values and headers in long table using supertable

In the code below, how to go about aligning the headers and numbers as follows: Here is the code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[top=3cm,bottom=3cm,left=3.2cm,right=3.2cm,headsep=10pt,a4paper]{...
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How to break table horizontally [duplicate]

I would like to know how I can break a table horizontally without reverting to landscape the page. I did not find anything about this issue. In my special case (s. code down below), I would like to ...