[OS X TeX] Tabulars
Bruno Voisin
bvoisin at mac.com
Wed Apr 13 19:35:26 EDT 2005
Le 14 avr. 05, à 01:06, Alain Schremmer a écrit :
> Gary L. Gray wrote:
>
>> So, for example, you could use:
>>
>> \begin{center}
>> \begin{tabular}{*{4}{p{3cm}}}
>> %Row0
>> \multicolumn{1}{c}{First semester}
>> & \multicolumn{1}{c}{Math 165}
>> & \multicolumn{1}{c}{Science 165}
>> & \multicolumn{1}{c}{Engl 165}
>> \\
>> %Row1
>> Week 1-5
>> & Mathematical language necessary to discuss functions
>> qualitatively in both their analytic and graphic forms.
>> & Envisioning real-life situations in terms of functions.
>> Describing these situations qualitatively.
>> & Minimal syntax necessary to communicate. First order
>> predicate languages. Nature of a lexical definition.
>> \\
>> \end{tabular}
>> \end{center}
>
> i. How do I get ragged right text in columns 2, 3, and 4? Companion
> 2ed says I should do it but as I don't really understand your set up,
> I don't see where to put the command. What I tried did not work of
> course.
- Put in the preamble: \usepackage{array}
- Then replace:
\begin{tabular}{*{4}{p{3cm}}}
by:
\begin{tabular}{p{3cm}*{3}{>{\raggedright}p{3cm}}}
> ii. How do I make the first column narrower? I tried to get tabulary
> to do it for me but it does not like {*{4}{p{3cm}}} which would seem
> to make sense since, as far as I understand it, it puts all four
> columns at 3cm.
Replace:
\begin{tabular}{*{4}{p{3cm}}}
by:
\begin{tabular}{p{2cm}*{3}{p{3cm}}}
Such questions are answered in standard LaTeX manuals, especially the
LaTeX Companion for the first question and LaTeX: A Document
Preparation System for the second. They are not OS-X-specific.
Bruno Voisin
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