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xtab: Prevent table break if no row is printed

For this MWE, the table caption and header are printed without any rows from the table body.So, how can I make sure that the table breaks if at least one row is printed? \documentclass{article} \...
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Avoid xtabular* environment wrapping on whole document

I have a large table which is 2 page in 2 column document, I have used xtabular* environment for it. but it wrapping around the whole document and fill the gaps! Here is the code: \documentclass[...
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Long table that spans two columns using xtab

I want a page-wide table in my document, which is two column - but the table is also going to be longer than one page. I tried longtable initially but I later learned that longtable doesn't work in a ...
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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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xtab breakpoints and avoid breaks in multicols

I am trying doing a tex in two columns and the content are majority tables, I want the format of the next image. Title in One columns and then table in the left columns until the end and then ...
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Why does xtabular in multicol environment match table height across pages?

I have very long tables that I'm generating the LaTeX for. In order to condense the number of pages, I'm spreading them out across multiple columns. Curiously, xtabular matches the height of the ...
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newenvironment for xtabular timeline

The following question is based on this. I am sure this is a pretty basic question but I am still at a beginners level. I have put the following in a new environment in order to increase ...
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Table spanning multicolumn and multipage using xtabular

I would like to have a timeline where if the length is larger than the page, it will first continue as a second column in the same page, and if required, will continue to the next page's first column, ...
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Multi page table in twocolumn document spanning two columns overlaps

I have a long multi-page, two-columns wide table in a LaTex document for a journal in twocolumn mode (with 'continued' remarks on captions in subsequent pages). The only way to write this kind a table ...
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Fully indenting second and subsequent paragraphs inside table cell

I am using the following setup to typeset a table that will eventually contain too many rows to fit on one page thus using xtabular from the xtab package. Conceptually, I have multiple sub-rows ...
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Using tabular (or xtab) with the acronym package

Instead of generating a list of acronyms, I would like to make a table of acronyms that is capable of spanning across pages. I have a partial solution, but it forces the list of acronyms to a single ...
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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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How to Specify the space left of a table?

In my project I am using the xtab package. \usepackage{xtab} \begin{document} \def\hsa{\hspace{0.03in}} \def\hsb{\hspace{0.05in}} \def\hsc{\hspace{1.01in}} \def\hsd{\hspace{0in}} \begin{xtabular}{...
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Huge space before xtabular [closed]

Description I have a tex file similar to the following, where I use xtabular in multicols enviroment. However, I find that xtabular starts a new column when there is enough space for an entry. Also, ...
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Is there a way to have multiple lines in a single table column using xtabular?

I cannot get a new line within the same column using \newline in xtabular, whereas it works in the case of tabular. Is there another option in xtabular environment? Search did not produce any relevant ...
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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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xtab alignment problem

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{xtab} % table page breaks \usepackage{array} % for advanced column specification: use >{\command} for ...
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This particular use of xtabular makes latex hang indefinitely

Running latex or pdflatex on the following example causes a hang up, i.e. latex/pdflatex never ends: \documentclass[twoside]{book} \usepackage{calc} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \usepackage{xtab} \...
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Table in landscape mode

I would to make the table in landscape mode. To do that, I used pdflscape package. But I couldn't get the desired result. How to do that? Here is the MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{...
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xtab error \@sharp -> {\captionsize

I started learning xtab package. Just for a trial, I wanted to try the code given in the documentation. But it generates the error: \@sharp ->{\captionsize \bfseries \tablename \ \thetable{} -- ...
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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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xtab breaking table even though next row could “apparently” fit

Below is the MWE for a table spanning multiple pages. I like how this works generally, but the last row is awkwardly left on a lonely page. In the actual document there are many sections more rows, ...
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How could I insert a \section tag inside a \multicolumn tag?

is it possible to define a \section inside a \multicolumn in a xtab table?. Example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xtab} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \section{TestSectionA} \begin{...
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multi-page two column table in a single column document

I have looked through and tried quite a few probable solutions but am unable to get this right. I am posting the best minimal example I currently have of what I am trying to accomplish here. Being new,...
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huge table + footnote-ish thing

I have a book, which is basically a 100-page table. I use xtab package to layout this book. The book has a list of 100-ish definitions, which are referenced multiple times in the table. Think of a ...
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XeLaTeX: xtabular package fails to work

I am trying to make my resume neat and tidy. So, going for LaTeX/XeLaTex. Resume Here The problem is, even though I use the xtab package to put my long tables across multiple pages, for some reason, ...
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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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Prevent xtab breaking table too soon

Xtab breaks a long table spanning multiple pages too soon -- see my screenshot: The output seems rather unsightly to me. Can I make it take more of the available space? Alternatively, is there a ...
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xtabular* does not work on two columns

I'm trying to split a table in several pages, for doing this I'm using the xtab package and xtabular. However, the behavior of the xtabular* environment (that supposedly should break the two column ...