[OS X TeX] tabularx and textwidth

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Thu Apr 28 06:05:56 EDT 2005

Am 28.04.2005 um 11:58 schrieb Morten Høgholm:

> On Thu, 28 Apr 2005 11:40:42 +0200, Peter Dyballa 
> <Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE> wrote:
>> or, a bit more clever:
>> 	{\noindent\begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{lX}
>> 	...}
> \noindent is a strange beast (as are many other TeX primitives ;-). 
> For one it only works between paragraphs and if it is followed by a 
> blank line it vanishes again. It is not a declaration however (unlike 
> many LaTeX commands) so putting it in a group has no effect other than 
> increasing the risk of getting a spurious space after closing the 
> group.

So the optimum solution, believing that \noindent only influences the 
next paragraph, would be:




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