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{tabbing} is a LaTeX environment to typeset text using tab stops.

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Align first table’s line with context baseline

I'm using tabbing environment in a regular context but I'm trying at the same time to align the first line of tabbing with the context. For the moment, this is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \begin{...
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Weird "undefined tab position" error when using Doxygen generated LaTeX code (minimal snippet provided)

I have a strange "undefined tab position" error when using Doxygen to generate LaTeX and PDF. I was able to narrow down which block produces this error. I cannot post the entire LaTeX code, ...
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Combining obeylines and obeyspaces

The combination of \obeyspaces and \obeylines does not seem to work. In particular, spaces are not obeyed at the beginning of a line: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \obeyspaces \begin{...
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Equation explanier

How to fix this? \begin{tabbing} \phantom{$D_{n55}\ $}\= \kill $k_{m,edge,k}$\> = Characteristic bending strength out of plane of CLT.\\ $f_{m,edge,l,k}$\> = Characteristic tensile strength ...
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Elastic tabstops in LaTeX

I was wondering if it's possible to implement elastic tabstops for code in TeX or LaTeX? Summary of elastic tabstops See page https://nickgravgaard.com/elastic-tabstops/ for more information. In the ...
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How to include tabbed text on a beamer titlepage?

The MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tabto} \title{Title} \author{Author \\ Text\\ %% INSERT TABBING HERE } \begin{document} \maketitle \begin{frame} \textbf{Test 1} \begin{tabbing} This \= ...
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Nested environments within tabbing

It seems as though using nested environments within a tabbing environment along with a new line causes a Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup error. Here is a minimal working example: \documentclass{...
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set \textstyle for one single tabbing invironment

I have a \tabbing environment within a \theorem environment. How can I have the text within this single \tabbing upright instead of italic? MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside]{article} \...
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How to adjust the space between text in enumerate

I would like to arrange the text in both brackets (sicheres Ereignis) and (unmögliches Ereignis) exactly among each other. I tried to do it with tabbing, but it did not work. So I used hspace, but if ...
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tikz: tabbing environment in nodes

I need to use the tabbing environment in a TikZ node. When I try the following: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[box/.style={rectangle,minimum size=...
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Why does 'tabbing' use two different symbols '\=' and '\>' while 'align' uses only '&'?

The 'tabbing' environment uses two symbols '\=' and '\>'; '\=' in the first line defines the point of alignment, and '\>' aligns texts in other lines to the designated points. However, the ...
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How to get a tabbing for a foreach-loop output

Is there an easy / elementary way to get a "tabbing" here? Note, that the number of rows and columns is basically variable or depends on the loop. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \...
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Tabbing: Colored background

\documentclass{article} \newenvironment{mytabbing}{% \begin{minipage}[t]{3in} \begin{tabbing} \hspace*{2cm}\= \hspace*{2cm}\= \hspace*{2cm}\= \hspace*{2cm} \kill TAB-1 \> TAB-2 \> TAB-3 \> ...
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Fontspec's LetterSpace disturbing tabbing (luatex only)

Letterspacing a portion of the text with fontspec will "indent" the following tab, but only when compiled with lualatex; xelatex will produce the expected result: \documentclass{book} \...
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[i]makeidx together with scrlayer-scrpage and tabbing in header leads to 'Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item. \end{theindex}' error

I tried to add an index to one of my documents. This however failed, as the following MWI does as well. The cryptic error message is: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item. \end{theindex} The ...
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Right Indentation with Tabbing

I would like to know how to right indent (for the first column only) while using tabbing. My code is \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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How to label equation inside tabbing environment?

I 've used tabbing environment instead of align* environment in order to align all equations inside all align environment together as suggested in that answer for another: https://tex.stackexchange....
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How to create negative vertical space in tabbing environment?

I am working on my CV and using a tabbing environment for this. I want a horizontal line between two sections that are in the same tabbing environment. Right now what I have is the code below, but the ...
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! Package Tabbing Error: Bad argument > for Tabbing specification

I've got a document that needs diacritics in a tabbing environment, so I used the Tabbing (with a capital T) package because that's what it's for. However, when I include the babel package option '...
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How much work is it to implement tabbing in math mode?

Resuming http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/60272, how difficult is it to implement tabbing in math mode (inline or display)? E.g., we would sometimes like to type \documentclass{article}\...
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Auto arrange spacing in tabbing environment

\documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[paperwidth=5in,paperheight=8in, margin=1in, showframe]{geometry} \newenvironment{myminipage} {\par\addvspace{2ex}\nopagebreak\noindent\ignorespaces} {\par\...
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tabbing environment with no surrounding vertical space

This probably applies to tabbing, enumerate and itemize blocks, if not others. How to get rid of (or specify) the default vertical spacing that "wraps" / surrounds the block of items? Normally I want ...
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How to align contents in tabbing in longtable?

This is my code. \documentclass[a4paper, pdftex, english, 10.25pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{times} \usepackage[top=1cm, bottom=1cm]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \...
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tabbing two or one column depending on content length

I have names (random data from outside source), that I want to list in two columns. My problem is, that some of the names are too long to fit in one column, so they should span both columns (they will ...
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How to supress extra-Line in tikz node

is there a way to supress the first line within this tikz-node? So that the text is aligned to the upper-boxframe . \documentclass[margin=5mm]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \...
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How to tab within the description of a description list?

Is there an easy solution to bring all paths after the HTTP method on the same vertical line? \begin{description} \item[\texttt{GET \quad/}] Test \item[\texttt{GET /users/sign\_in}] Test \...
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Put horizontal lines above and below tabbing and prohibit page breaks between the lines and the tabbing contents

I wish to put a horizontal line above tabbing and another one below it in such a way that there are no page breaks between the tabbing contents and the two lines. Here is what I tried so far: \...
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Setting Tab Stops with \hfill

My starting point is the following code: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Section Number: \hfill A01: 8:00--8:50 am \hfill A02: 9:00--9:50 am \hspace*{\stretch{1}} \end{document} This ...
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Remove horizontal space incurred by \' in tabbing

Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabbing} FOO\=\kill FOO\>BAR\\ \>O\'BAR\\ \end{tabbing} \end{document} The output is How to remove the space ...
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indent after {\small\begin{tabbing}...\end{tabbing}}%

Consider the input \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabbing} A \end{tabbing}% B {\small\begin{tabbing} A \end{tabbing}}% B \end{document} Compiled with pdflatex, it produces I'm ...
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How to frame text of different lines

I'm trying to reproduce this: I was able to reproduce everything but the frame below "John sleeps": I first tried using gb4e, but I didn't find a solution. Now, my examples are written by hand, ...
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Flexible workflow with tabular-based content [closed]

A language-related project I'm working on involves lots of vocabulary lists. (About two thousand words in total.) Not only that I haven't made up my mind as to how to present the lists, it is possible ...
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Listings and tabbing combined

I am trying to define a command which contains a tabbing environment. However, when I try to use the \lstinline command from the listings package it produces the "Improper Alphabetic Constant" error ...
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Enjoy `tabbing` logic in equation mode

I always find myself writing this: \begin{align} once\ &upon \\ &a\ long\ &time \nonumber \\ % introduce a new mark &i\ was\ &time-aligned \end{align} and getting ...
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Spanning content within a tabbing environment across multiple pages

I'm trying to update a CV I wrote a long time ago based on the Wilson Resume template. However, I've run into an issue in which the content I've added for a job listed in my career history is too ...
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Conflict between eqnarray and tabstackengine

I seem to be getting conflict between the eqnarray environment and the tabstackengine package (which is very useful for matrices, column vectors, etc.). \documentclass{report} \usepackage{...
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Horizontal line in tabbing environment

I have a tabbing environment and I want next to some text lines a horizontal line up to the end of the page. \hrulefill won't work because of the tabbing. The \noindent\rule{x}{y} will put a line, but ...
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How can I indent formula to different tab position across a couple of pages?

I am very new to Latex and trying to document a long list of mathematical transformations. I would like to indent certain formula, so that the whole thing looks like one would do as a DO/FOR-loop in ...
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Absolute ident of section heading text but not number [duplicate]

I'd like to (resp. have to) ident the text of all section headings in a document (+ the abstract and quote enviornments, but that should be easy--by comparison) to 0.4" from the left margin of the ...
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tabbing environment text is overlapping

I am trying to layout some text to follow the BDD-style scenario format: Given some condition When an action occurs And some other action occurs Then some result happens In a ...
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A question about the tabbing environment

On page 122 of Gratzer's book More Math into LaTeX, he says that The tabbing environment has to be typeset with typewriter style font. And on page 123 of that book, he says that You do not ...
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How do i use `tabbing` with `itemize`/`enumerate`?

I want to use tabbing with itemize/enumerate. What is the proper syntax for it? I want the result to look something like this: 1. Bullet text -> More text -> Some more text * Sub bullet -...
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instruct tabbing to never skip back

I personally like the tabbing environment very much to typeset table-like listings without having to worry about linebreaks, pagrebreaks and the like. However, I now encounter a problem: I have a (...
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Adding more vertical space between text and a tabbing environment

I have choices typeset in a tabbing environment for a multiple-choice test that require more inter-line spacing. I use \\[1.2\normalbaselineskip] to separate the rows. Preceding the tabbing ...
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Filling blank space \hspace with \dotfill in \tabbing environment?

How can I fill blank spaces with \dotfill in \tabbing environment? How can I adjust the length of \dotfill? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabbing} \hspace*{3cm}\=\hspace*{2cm}\= \...
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Automate Multiline Alignment in Gregorio for Litanies and Verses [closed]

I'm trying to use Gregorio to create a multiline file in using Latex. I have successfully compiled scores using my system, so in terms of a working Gregorio install, things are working fine. In ...
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Tabbing environment with automatic headers

I'm trying to make a page with table-like form. There are a couple of characteristics: The columns are evenly distributed. The examples show that the two or four column tables are evenly distributed ...
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Create tab in line 2 [duplicate]

I want to write line such that there is no indentation of the beginning line for the paragraph, but there is an indentation from second line onwards. For instance. This is what I am saying. This is ...
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When to use tabbing

When should I use the tabbing environment? Whenever I want to line things up I reach for tabular, and I have this vague worry that I sometimes miss a simpler solution because I don't think in terms ...
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Interlinear glosses with overlaps, line numbers, and speaker labels

I am trying to come up with a way to represent linguistic examples of naturally occurring dialog. I have not used LaTeX for linguistic glossing yet so I could need some help what package(s) would be ...
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