[OS X TeX] longtable

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Mon Jan 24 15:07:39 EST 2005

On 24 jan 2005, at 20:58, Denis Chabot wrote:

> This table goes to the very bottom of the page, way past the margin, 
> and does not continue on the next page.

Do not put a longtable in a table environment, longtable is the outer 

> What am I doing wrong?

Not reaading the manual? ;)

The table environment is itself a floating environment, which is the 
root cause of the trouble of breaking tables across pages. Longtable is 
a complete replacement for a tabular within a table environment.



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