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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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Doing things to every page of a multi-page table

So, the designers did their job and specified coloured backgrounds and rounded corners for all tables. Like so: As described here, this requires doing nasty things like putting the whole table into ...
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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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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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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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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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supertabular always results in 'Misplaced \noalign' error

I'm trying to use the package supertabularin order to be able to break long tables in twocolumn mode (cf. the answer to this question). But I always end up with the following error when compiling: ...
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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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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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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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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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Error using \usepackage{listings}

If I include the package listings I can't compile my document anymore. There is an error saying: !No room for new \dimen.\ck ... \else \ermesage{No room...} File: \latex\sueprtabluar\supertabular.sty ...
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unwanted blank page inserted before tabular

i have a document that consists of a single multi-page table. Unfortunately it gets a blank page inserted as the first page, I absolutely don't want this (it screws with page numbering, etc). If I ...
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Preserving table width and header, when using tables across multiple frames in Beamer

When using the beamer class, how can I create a table which preservers the contents of the header and the width of the columns across multiple pages, without naming this width explicitly? longtable ...
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Supertabular leaves header in next column

I'm using supertabular in multicols enviroment based on this thread's accepted answer multicolumn long table or enumeration. But there is sometimes header and empty table body left in new column/page ...
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How do I fit a table in one page?

I have very basic knowledge of LaTeX and I have been using LibreOffice's Word2LaTeX conversion software to convert my tables. However, I cannot seem to fit the tables into one page when I put the code ...
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Repeat table header on every page using supertabular

This question is related to this one: How to repeat top rows (column headings) on every page But I want to repeat the header row of a table using supertabular and not long table.
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Using supertabular, how do I create a single column table in a 2 column document?

My document has 2 columns. I am trying to create a table that has a single column (i.e. a single entry in each line) but can split across both columns of the document, and even go to the next page. I ...
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What options are there to globally format tables also allowing local overrides?

Tables are the final frontier of my documents. So far I have managed to standardized over 20 documents (hundreds of pages) using a single, shared preamble. Issue Abstracting format from content in ...
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Transforming a table to a supertabular

I have this table (generated from an online latex table generator): \begin{table}[] \centering \caption{My caption} \label{my-label} \begin{tabular}{|l|l|l|} \hline Technique & Possible ...
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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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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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How to remove vertical-line gap on right side of tables when adding space between header and content?

I use the supertabular environment to create a table containing images. I defined that the header should be separated from the content by a single line. Because the first image in table is on the line ...
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supertabular: how to change font size and add caption?

1) How to use small or tiny fonts in supertabular ? 2) How to embed captions in supertabular? I tried some possible options but they are not working. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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unwanted vertical spacing in supertabular with babel

I have a question regarding supertabular and babel. Whenever I'm using different language specifications inside a cell, there is a slight vertical space, which is not there when there is no language ...
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Avoid midrule and hline together at head of supertabular

I assume this is a duplicate but I couldn't find this precise problem here nor in the docs. I am using supertabular to create a long table spanning multiple pages with \midrule after the head and\...
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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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supertabular and simple footnote customization

I have a problem defining customization for footnotes marks (arabic, roman etc) inside a mpsupertabular. In the Minimal working example I would expect the footnote mark to appear in \roman (i, ii, ......
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supertabular and twocolumn blank column

We are using minipage supertabular with a twocolumn mode for our reports and were observing strange behaviour lately. There are some cases, when the subsubsection is at the top of the second column ...
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How do I refer to a footnote with supertabular?

I use the mpsupertabular environment of supertabular in order to permit footnote. The basic \footnote command works fine, although it uses letters rather than numbers for the footnote marks. However, ...
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Controlling the float of table in supertabular

A table is created in supertabular environment. After the general heading Symbols and table caption General Parameters, I need to place the table below the caption. However, the table floats to the ...
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Footnote in multirow & longtable doesn't print

Why footnote is printed with multirow when I use mpsupertabular environnement and not in the longtable, & how may it run ? Thanks for yours solutions. Here an exemple : the note 3 isn't printed : ...
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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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How to create custom table environment with a possibility to merge cells

I'm trying to create a custom table environment that has the following properties: It may be very long (i.e., longer than a page) and so I need to use a longtable It may (or may not) have long row. ...
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Preserve table cell width across pages using supertabular

I'm using supertabular to break a table across two pages, but when the table continues on the second page, it resets the width of the table cells based on the first row that carries over to the second ...
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multirow with word wrapped columns in longtable

I am trying to create a table that looks like this using longtable. The table will have many rows so that it spans several pages. What I'm looking for is how to create this table so that the text ...
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Why the horizontal line behaves differently in supertabular and tabular?

I have a problem using the supertabular package. Basically the horizontal lines, instead of stopping at the end of the table, continue until the end of the page. This is a self-explaining screenshot....
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Prevent table rows from being split across pages

I have a twocolumn document with a very long supertabular table. Within the table, I have "subsections" that I want clumped together; not split over multiple pages. For this example, each "subsection"...
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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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Adding horizontal line at bottom of first two columns of a three-column table

I have a table with a lot of data. I want it all on the same page and the only way to do that was to make it into three columns. I was able to do that using the multicol package along with the ...
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Twocolumn supertabular output overlapping

I'm having problems getting my table on two columns. I have tried using a longtable and supertabular but so far with little succes. I currently have a supertabular with two columns, but the output ...
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How can fit a large table vertical with a picture?

I use column package to split sile to 2 column. one for picture and one for table. But my table was broken. Please help me fix it. Here is my code: \RequirePackage[demo]{graphicx} \documentclass{...
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mdframed and supertabular disagreeing on positioning (supertabular bug?) [closed]

Finding that a certain table in my document had to span several pages, and that longtable doesn't fit the bill because I have to change the running header mid-table, I turned to supertabular. To get ...
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Glossaries jump page in twocolumn document

I am getting a strange behavior with glossaries package. If a place a large number of entries while using a twocolumn document, sometimes I get underfull columns with the glossary jumping inexplicably ...
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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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Page Breaks in Two-Column, Multi-Page Table

I'm currently using xtab to create long tables that span two columns, and multiple pages. What I'd like to do is have a finer degree of control over when the table is broken on a page / column ...
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Prevent supertabular* from breaking too early

I have a similar question as ipavlic, that is, the break of a long table by the supertabular package comes too soon. The solution proposed by egreg works well for the supertabular environment, however,...
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All Table options in one package [closed]

I have gone through tabular, longtable, tabulary, tabularx, supertabular, i want to know which of these packages or any other packages support all kinds of table options like mentioned below, Auto ...