# [texhax] Column specifier question

Philip G. Ratcliffe philip.ratcliffe at fastwebnet.it
Mon Oct 15 16:50:08 CEST 2007

> be specific, I need to give the columns some certain widths
> while at the
> same time requiring the text to be centre aligned. I have tried the
> \begin{tabular}{c c c c c}, and also the \begin{tabular}{... p{24mm}
> ...} commands, but how can I get them to work at the same time?

Try looking at one of the table enhancement packages, such as tabularx.

Cheers,  Phil