[OS X TeX] Dental problem

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Fri Feb 18 12:12:14 EST 2005

On 18 feb 2005, at 17:28, Alain Schremmer wrote:

> I agree that it will—I didn't know that—but this is not the problem: I
> was not trying to get rid of space between columns but to left-align
> the third table on the first two and thereby to prevent the third
> table from sticking in the right margin.

A few remarks:
- The document you provided is inclomplete: a lot of environments are
missing. They might be the cause of the problem.
- Don't mess with TeX parameters, if you don't know what you're doing.

Have you tried to put @{} at the beginning of the parameter-list for
the tabular environment, like \begin{tabular}{@{}|c|c ...}?

Maarten

>
> Maarten Sneep wrote:
>
>> On 18 feb 2005, at 16:54, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>>
>>> Piet van Oostrum wrote:
>>>
>>>>> PD> I think I've never seen an un-indented tabular environment. I
>>>>> usually set
>>>>> PD> \hsize*{-5mm} or such -- except someone knows the exact name
>>>>> ...
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> It is half of the intercolumn space (\tabcolsep), which can be
>>>> suppressed
>>>> by putting @{} in front of the column spec.
>>>
>>>
>>> I have tried to insert @{} in various places but with no luck.
>>>
>>> Below is an example (without the body text even the first two tables
>>> do not line up) to show why I would like it to work. Given that this
>>> is not for print but for uploading under GPL it does not really
>>> matter but I think I am beginning to catch the "typesetting" bug.
>>
>>
>> Exactly like Piet wrote: in the column spec.
>>
>> \begin{tabular}{c@{}c}
>>
>> will give you a table with no space between the two centered columns.
>>
>> Maarten

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