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

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Tabbing: \' and \`

As far as I have understood, \' and \` have something to do with alignment in tabbing environments. But what I find through google is rather cryptic, and my experiment \documentclass{article} \begin{...
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Newline Spacing in Tabbing Environments

In my document I have use a tabbing environment of the form: \begin{tabbing} \qquad\qquad\quad\= \kill $i$ \> Imaginary unit $\sqrt{-1}$\\[1.5pt] $\cos x$ \> Cosine\\[1.5pt] $\sin x$ \> ...
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Underline entire line in tabbing environment

Following on from the question underline instead of space in tabbing environment, I would like to ask whether it is also possible to underline an entire line across a tab space. Unfortunately, I have ...
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Tab overflow work-around no longer works

LaTeX apparently has registers for 13 tab stops. A workaround that was published in about 2009 suggested \makeatletter \countdef\@maxtab=30 \makeatother This steps on registers beyond the 13 ...
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Autoformat in tabbing environment

is there a way to make the first row in a tabbing environment bold? \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{libertinus} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[greek,...
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Table with text aligned at a specific point and setting specific row width

I am facing some issues with creating a table, where the content is aligned at a certain point (in this case '='). For this purpose I am using the 'tabbing' environment, which is not maybe the best ...
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How can I align code listing with a propotional font?

I'd like to typeset some code with a proportional code with alignment. How can I do it? The capabilities of listings to align are limited, and I was using tabbing, but it causes problems because every ...
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Why doesn't \textit work over multiple lines in tabbing?

If I have text in italics over two lines in the environment tabbing, only the first line is italic and the second line is upright. Also, the compilation has errors. Why is that? How can I make \textit ...
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Image and tabbing: Best way to compose them side-by-side?

I have a template that currently uses the following tabbing environment: \begin{tabbing} \hspace{2.75cm}\=\kill \textbf{Name:}\>\textit{John Doe} \\ \textbf{Student ID:}\>\textit{...
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How can I list code with alignment and syntax highlighting?

I would like to effectively typeset code in a proportional font with syntax highlighting and horizontal alignment. How can I do that? The package listings offers syntax highlighting but not alignment. ...
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@for loop variable name printed instead of contents in tabbing environment

I'm trying to automatically generate some indented lines using the tabbing environment and a @for loop. For some reason, this results in the for loop printing the name of the iteration variable over ...
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How can I endline in tabular environment?

How do you end line in a tabular environment so that it would stay in it's lane? I've made an improvisation but I would like it to be automated. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,titlepage]{report} \...
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List doesn't show on latex within the tabbing environment

It's not giving me the list below the first line. I'm unsure how to fix this. The code is \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \begin{...
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longtable inside tabbing

Is there a way to use longtable that can create table spanning multiple pages with tabbing? It seems using tabular inside tabbing works, like \begin{tabbing} xxxx\=xxxxxxxx\=xxxxxxxx\=xxxxxxxx\=\kill \...
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Using \hfill in tabbing environment

I'd like to use \hfill within a tabbing environment, but it seems to have no effect. How can I do it? MWE: \documentclass{article} \setlength{\parindent}{0pt} \begin{document} \begin{tabbing} Foo ...
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Storing argument in a string for further use with \tabbing

I have a macro that stores some strings in \step0, \step1, \step2... I use the character "a" as a placeholder to be replaced down the line with \ = or \ > down the line (for use in the \...
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reduce spacing in listliketab [duplicate]

Does anybody have an elegant solution to controlling row height in a tabbed (non-enumerated) lists in LaTeX? (The automatic line spacing I get is massive and takes up too much space.) I tried several ...
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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? [duplicate]

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: Collectively aligning ...
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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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