# [OS X TeX] Table Formatting Issues

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Mon Dec 6 21:18:18 CET 2010

On Dec 6, 2010, at 1:19 PM, Peter Dyballa wrote:

>
> 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

All duly noted and to be studied soon. (Tables are ma bête noire even
though I don't allow them to float.)

Grateful regards
--schremmer

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