[OS X TeX] Table Formatting Issues

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Mon Dec 6 19:19:48 CET 2010

Am 06.12.2010 um 08:36 schrieb KHALID NADIRI:

> 1. How do I make my table captions aligned to the left margin?  
> justification=raggedright isn't working for me.

Try width=1.3\textwidth (inside your file you will find this length,  
maybe you define a variable with this width that caption's and table's  
width are synchronised), and also justification=RaggedRight (to enable  
hyphenation in the caption).

> 2. How do I move Table 1 to the top of the page?

By putting some text, an invisible ruler, under it?

> 3. How do I align Table 1 and its source note?

\hspace*{-.15\textwidth} ? It needs some non-automatic mathematics...

> 6. Also, why, in general, do figures and tables not respond to  
> \pagebreak?

Because they're floats. And adding a [loc] specification at the end of  
the line with the beginning of the float environment with loc being  
one out of {b, h, t, p} (or capitalised) might make LaTeX consider  
your wish.



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