# [OS X TeX] Figures & Tables - Miscellaneous Issues

Thu Jan 27 23:46:15 CET 2011

This works perfectly.  Thanks so much, Peter.  Next time, I'll make sure my working example is truly minimal.

On Jan 27, 2011, at 5:25 PM, Peter Dyballa wrote:

>
> Am 27.01.2011 um 19:39 schrieb KHALID NADIRI:
>
>> Any suggestions here?
>
>
> I was wrong with the assumption that longtable allowed a separate header definition, so instead of one make two tables:
>
> %\begin{longtable}{@{\rule[-6.75ex]{0ex}{15ex}}|m{60mm}!{\color{orange}\vline}m{80mm}|}
> \begin{longtable}{|m{.5\textwidth}!{\color{orange}\vline}m{.675\textwidth}|}\hline
> \rowcolor[gray]{.93}
> \textbf{Time Period} & \textbf{Research Items} \\\hline
> \end{longtable}\vspace*{-5.25ex}
> \begin{longtable}{@{\rule[-6.75ex]{0ex}{15ex}}|m{.5\textwidth}!{\color{orange}\vline}m{.675\textwidth}|}
> June 2011 -- December 2011    & Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah BlahBlah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah BlahBlah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah \\\hline
> December 2011 -- January 2012 & Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah BlahBlah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah BlahBlah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah BlahBlah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah \\\hline
> January 2012 -- March 2012    & Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah BlahBlah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah\\\hline
> \end{longtable}
>
> (I prefer the \hline's at the lines' ends to be able to insert rectangular regions of text – or to remove them. And also vertically lined up &'s, when there's more than three or four of them.)
>
> --
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>
>  Pete
>
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