[OS X TeX] special font for tables in document

Christoph Eyrich ceyrich at gmx.net
Sat Feb 24 16:18:13 EST 2007

On Feb 24, 2007, at 7:18 PM, Gert van Oss wrote:

> \renewcommand{\rmdefault}{ptm}
> Above the table. However if I start writing below the table I would  
> like the initial font to appear again. Gert
> --------sample doc-----------
> \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article}
> \usepackage{colortbl}
> \begin{document}
> \section*{Once upon a time, month 7}
> July is month number 7.
> \renewcommand{\rmdefault}{ptm}
> \begin{table}[!h]
> \begin{center} ...

as herbert schulz wrote: it must be grouped.

but: the above command isn't meant to be used in the middle of a  

you better write:


two notes:

re: \begin{table}[!h]

if you want the float be placed at this point you better use the  
placement specifier [H] which is provided by the float package  
(\usepackage{float} in the preamble). [h] is just a suggestion.


don't use \begin{center} ... \end{center} in a float environment  
because the center-environment inserts additional vertical space.  
better use the corresponding declaration, i.e. \centering.

christoph eyrich

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