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longtable and adjustbox/textwidth

Can this table be put on the width of the text ? I have tried many things but they didn't work. \setlength\LTleft{0pt} \setlength\LTright{0pt} \begin{longtable}[c]{@{\extracolsep{\fill}}cccccccccc@{}} ...
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Fit equation with \cases in page width using \resizebox

I'm trying to fit an equation with several cases into my page width. The pain is that one case is awfully long. I used the \resizebox{} approach (see solution here), which would work, if there would ...
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Fitting table to textwidth without packages and keeping centered text alignment

I am working on a machine where I currently cannot import packages. I want to fit a table into textwidth without the usual package. I managed to do this fixing the column width manually using p{2cm} ...
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Use resizebox with math mode; Missing } inserted

I have some problem with my table: I want to resize it to \textwidth using \resizebox. The error-message says: "! Missing } inserted." This is a reproducable minimal example: \begin{table*}[...
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When is textwidth 4.5in in latex?

In latex documentation, I found this: Then I searched that what does bk mean, and I found this: After seeing this I thought that bk means book. And textwidth equals to 4.5in in book class (font size ...
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A Simple Alternative to Geometry for Changing textwidth within a Document for a Single Page Only

The following code produces three pages of output, wherein the textwidth of each page is 6 inches. \documentclass{book} \oddsidemargin -8pt \evensidemargin -15pt \topmargin -25pt \headheight 25pt \...
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Text overflows in multirow table

I have a table with four columns. The problem is: The text overflows in the third and fourth column as shown in below image. These columns contains dense text. The text should be within table. I ...
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Adjusting tcolorbox according to both text width and title width

So, thanks to all the wonderful posts here, I was able to get tcolorbox to mostly do what I want it to do. However, one thing is still giving me trouble. I want the boxes to size automatically to the ...
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Save position information of all existing floats

The question is a follow-up to this one. Background color for all existing floats I hope to save the generated yellow background box location information to a new TXT file, as the floating element ...
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How to output the start position coordinates and end position coordinates of the underline generated using fancypar or underline

For example, in the picture below, I want to know the start and end coordinates of the underline in each line \documentclass{article} \usepackage{zref-savepos} \usepackage{zref-user} \usepackage{zref-...
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How to force a minimum width for a snippet in "standalone"

My question is very similar to this one. However, my request is for a minimum width, instead of a minimum height. I need to create little snippets of formulas with LaTeX. I'm using TexMaker to write ...
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tabularx table not taking page width after importing ltablex

I want some tables to take up the page width. I was able to do this using the tabularx package and the X parameter. Here is an example of what a table looks like: However, I need to use captions but ...
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How to Make a One-Time Adjustment to the Textwidth

I would like to be able to make a one-time adjustment to the textwidth in order to have a title (or subtitle) appear entirely on one line. Consider the MWE \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{...
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Elegant way to auto-adjust column width

I am asking myself if there is not a more convenient, elegant way to automatically adjust every column in a table to fit into the page and to have perfect enough way for the containing text without ...
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Overfull \hbox when \textwidth exceeds \columnwidth while using \includegraphics in a 2 column template [duplicate]

I have a 2 column template in Overleaf. I would like the figure to span both the columns (otherwise the text in the figure becomes too small). I tried the following script: \begin{figure} \...
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Uniform cell length with centered text in a table where L is the line width, K is the number of cells, and each cell is L/K long

I'm trying to recreate this table. I would brute force the width with p{kcm} where k is just some number. But the text is not centered. I have tried many other solutions. But none of the work. And ...
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Text of full \textwidth inside nested minipage

Within nested minipages, I would like to place text that occupies the full \textwidth of the document indpendent of the current \linewidth. The obvious solution of using a minipage of width \textwidth ...
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Strange interaction of caption and textwidth

I am trying to create some nice-looking captions for some photos. I do not want to adjust the aspect ratio of these photos, so I am including the keepaspectratio option in \includegraphics. Inspired ...
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Table in Two Column - Linewidth

I would like to set the width of this table to textwidth or linewidth. Ho would I do that in this two column template? Any idea? \documentclass[11pt,twocolumn,conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage[T1]{...
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How to draw \hrule based on text width?

I have a \divider command where it draws a thick hrule and a thin hrule to achieve the style I want: \newcommand{\divider}[1]{% \vskip-2pt % {% \color{black}% \hrule% }% ...
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Adjust chemical names to the width of the text

I have several little questions: How do I get the names of the chemical compounds to adapt to the width of the text? The problem occurs with propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate. Is the code okay, or could ...
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Tabularx: columns do not adapt to width

I have the following table, written with tabularx environment: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{...
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\Wrapfigure problem

When I am using the command \begin{wrapfigure}{r}{0.3\textwidth}, the column to the right appears white and all paragraphs aligned to left except the width of this figure. How to solve this issue? the ...
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LaTeX dynamic \rule width depending on text length with titleformat

I have a section divider as below: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{titlesec} \definecolor{pink}{HTML}{F8CBAD} \definecolor{grey}{HTML}{D9D9D9} \titleformat{\...
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pgfgantt: why is the figure shorter than \textwidth on the right?

I am no Latex Pro and trying to get the chart below to be exactly \textwidth wide, but somehow it is displayed shorter than the text on the right side. I don't understand why the expand chart=\...
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Properly adjust pgfplot group plot to \textwidth

I am having trouble in setting the width of a pgfplot to the page width. I found this post where the issue is discussed in detail, but the provided answer does not work with external and the other ...
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How to Specify the Width of a Bclogo Box

QUESTION: Can anyone show me how to specify the width of a bclogo box? I have not found an answer to this nor have I been able to figure out how to do it. Consider, for example, \documentclass[...
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Combine \rule and \fbox to fill the width of a page

I'm trying to build a date separator, which spans the entire width of the page and has a boxed date on the right. This is what I've written so far: Test test test. \par\noindent\hfill\rule[3.4pt]{0.7\...
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Adjust table column widths to table width

I am using tabularx to fit the table to textwidth \begin{table}[ht!] \centering \caption{Nice Title} \scriptsize \begin{threeparttable}[b] \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{@{}l cccc cccc@{}} \hline\hline ...
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How to align text like math formula?

Code is here: \noindent \textit{Pf} Let $G(x)=\displaystyle\int_{a}^{x} f(t) d t$. By (1), $G^{\prime}(x)=f(x)$, therefore $(G-F)^{\prime}(x)=0 $ $\forall x \in[a, b]$. $\Rightarrow$ $(G-F)(x)=...
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Centering only part of a sentence and ignoring the rest

Say I have some text that I want to center while the text that follows (in the same line) should be ignored for centering purposes. How do I achieve this in latex? The second line in the image above ...
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Long (2 Pages) and Wide Table: Use longtable and adjustbox package in Latex

I have to create a long and wide table for my note. I plan to divide the table into two pages: so I use longtable package. And because it is wide, I tried to keep it as text width and for this I use ...
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Wrong calculation of Length of Text if its at the end of the sentence. (shrinking problem)

My goal: I need the exact length of the printed text The default width is 345 pt as you see. But if I calculate the textwidth of "some text .... some" I get 347.069 pt and if I calculate &...
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Set long table automatically to textwidth by changing font size

I have a 4 column Table that spans several pages. Thus, I use longtable as follows: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{a4wide} \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage{geometry} ...
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Align font size for tables with different number of columns

I am fairly new to LaTeX and I have a quite basic question. I create tables like this: \begin{table}[H] \resizebox{\textwidth}{!}{% \begin{tabular}{@{\extracolsep{5pt}}lD{.}{.}{-2} D{.}{.}{...
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For double column format paper, should we use .5\textwidth or a slightly smaller textwidth for a table?

This is a double-column format paper, and I am using \adjustbox to resize my table. The question is that if I resize my table to .5\textwidth, the table is a little bit beyond the text, so should I ...
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How to close the tikz group plot inserted in a box and minipage environment?

Dear all I'm trying to insert a tikz picture (a group plot) in a box with a minipage environment but the node called mybox is not ended or closed properly. I tried to set the textwidth parameter and ...
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\textwidth is not recognized, causes illegal unit error

I switched computers, reinstalled R, and am now getting an "Illegal unit of measure" error when I run the following code. I've narrowed it down to the "\textwidth" portion - when I ...
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Problem with of alignment with 4 tikzpictures in a figure environment

Good afternoon, I just to need to shift all of these for graphs a little bit more to the left, and spacing (vertically) the former two with respect to the latter. I tried with \hspace, but it produces ...
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Desired page Geometry

I would like help setting up the geometry of a page that looks like this: Specifications: page geometry is 8 in by 8 in images on odd page need to be no larger than 2 inches wide paragraph text ...
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Use width of certain block of text as parameter

I wonder if it's possible to get the width of a certain block of text, passed as an argument in \newcommand and use it numerically inside a conditional. For example, defining a \newcommand which ...
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How to align text vertically with fixed textwidth?

I'm lost on how to align text properly. Anything I search up with respect to textwidth only gives results on how formatting tables work, but I'm just trying to work with plain text here. Any idea what ...
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Increase text width in KOMA scrartcl landscape

I have a KOMA scrartcl landscape document and would like to change/increase the textwidth. How do I do this? All the solutions I found only affect a single page or a page range. I want to do it for ...
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How to fit the text into a large table? [duplicate]

I'm working on a large table and I use some tools to fit it into the default width text. However, one of its columns doesn't fit into the table's measures. How can I do this? \documentclass[ % -- ...
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How to set a width measurement to be the width of some string of text in ConTeXt?

I have some code like this: \setupfield[cloze][width=] I need to set width to be the width of some text given to it, such as "hello this is some text" or even just "#1" if it is ...
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Increase the textwidth for figures in latex

I want to make my subfigures bigger and keep them on the same line. Is there any way to increase the textwidth for the figure? Or are there any other ways to do this? Thanks in advance. \begin{figure}[...
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How to fix the width of a tabular column by using weights in latex and active the auto-break lines?

I have created a table. I used template of springer. I want to fix the width of my table by using the weights option, but I don't know how to do that. I used textwidth but no positive results. This is ...
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Tabular - columns wider than \textwidth

I am trying to have table exactly between margins using \textwidth. Unfortunately, when I am using \textwidth my table is too large and I do not know why. (my code is for django template, but I was ...
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Display three listings side-by-side (consider that the page size might change)

The context I want to display 3 listings side-by-side. I've managed to display 2 listings side-by-side with the following minimal working example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings, lipsum} ...
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"Monowidth" underline

I was trying to find an answer here, but to no avail (sorry if duplicate). This refers rather to thickness than width. Is there some way how to underline things of the same type (in math mode) with ...
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