[OS X TeX] Table in SF family with longtable package

Ross Moore ross at ics.mq.edu.au
Sat Jun 7 01:31:54 EDT 2008

On 07/06/2008, at 3:42 AM, Nathan Paxton wrote:
> 	I have the following table in my document. Currently, it sets in  
> the default roman family, but I want my tables (as a way of setting  
> them apart) to set in the default sans-serif family. I can't figure  
> out how to do this in this longtable in any (somewhat) simple way.  
> I don't want to have to use \textsf{} for every cell in the table,  
> if I can help it. Is there another way to do this?
> -Nathan

Adjust your coding as follows:

>> \begin{center}
>> 	\begin{landscape}
>> 		\footnotesize  %{  this brace is redundant ...
>> 		\singlespacing{
>> 		\begin{longtable}{lp{2in}p{2in}lll}

>  ....

>> 	\end{longtable}
>> }%} ... and remove this closing one, to match
>> 	\end{landscape}
>> \end{center}

If this doesn't work for you, then we need to know
a bit more about the document-class and packages that
you are using.

> ----------
> Nathan A. Paxton

Hope this helps,


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