[OS X TeX] Center a "tabbing" environment

Herb Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Apr 14 12:01:54 EDT 2005

On 4/14/05 10:40 AM, "ITS Mail" <mail at its.org.uk> wrote:

> Hello fellow latexeros,
> How do you center a "tabbing" environment????
> This sounds very basic, but I have not been able to find an answer
> anywhere (TLC; Google; NotSoShort; CUED LaTeX page, et coetera).
> I have tried
> \begin{center}
> \begin{tabbing}
> aa\=aa\kill
> a\>b\\
> \end{tabbing}
> \end{center}
> and I have tried this
> {\centering
> \begin{tabbing}
> aa\=aa\kill
> a\>b\\
> \end{tabbing}}
> and a couple of other things that do not even run.
> Pray tell me, what is the way to do this simple task???
> Much obliged
> Juan Acevedo


It doesn't make sense to do this alone since tabs are measured from the left
hand side of text line. However, placing the environment inside a
\parbox{0pt} seems to work fine. At least with your example.


Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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