[texhax] tables question

Wed Mar 16 23:40:19 CET 2005

can y pls give specific example on the use of p<width>

Robin Fairbairns wrote:

>>am using this code to make a table. It is show as a table but latex is
>>not doing the line wrapping in a good way.  The line goes the end of the
>>pages without ever line wrapping.
>>
>>\begin{table}[hang]
>>\centering
>>\caption{SIP Responses}
>>\begin{tabular}{|l|l||}
>>    \hline
>>\textbf{\bf Class Code}  & {\bf Function}                \\
>>    \hline \hline
>>xx       &
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>>   \\
>>
>>    \hline
>>\end{tabular}
>>\label{tab:sip_responses}
>>\end{table}
>>
>>any ideas on how to make it wrap?
>>
>>
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>don't tell it not to wrap, as you did by specifying "l" column type.
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>p{<width>} column type wraps within the given width.
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