[OS X TeX] Dental problem

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Fri Feb 18 18:12:14 CET 2005

On 18 feb 2005, at 17:28, Alain Schremmer wrote:

> I agree that it will—I didn't know that—but this is not the problem: I 
> was not trying to get rid of space between columns but to left-align 
> the third table on the first two and thereby to prevent the third 
> table from sticking in the right margin.

A few remarks:
- The document you provided is inclomplete: a lot of environments are 
missing. They might be the cause of the problem.
- Don't mess with TeX parameters, if you don't know what you're doing.
- Please don't top-post, and trim the signatures from your message.

Have you tried to put @{} at the beginning of the parameter-list for 
the tabular environment, like \begin{tabular}{@{}|c|c ...}?


> Maarten Sneep wrote:
>> On 18 feb 2005, at 16:54, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>>> Piet van Oostrum wrote:
>>>>> PD> I think I've never seen an un-indented tabular environment. I 
>>>>> usually set
>>>>> PD> \hsize*{-5mm} or such -- except someone knows the exact name 
>>>>> ...
>>>> It is half of the intercolumn space (\tabcolsep), which can be 
>>>> suppressed
>>>> by putting @{} in front of the column spec.
>>> I have tried to insert @{} in various places but with no luck.
>>> Below is an example (without the body text even the first two tables 
>>> do not line up) to show why I would like it to work. Given that this 
>>> is not for print but for uploading under GPL it does not really 
>>> matter but I think I am beginning to catch the "typesetting" bug.
>> Exactly like Piet wrote: in the column spec.
>> \begin{tabular}{c@{}c}
>> will give you a table with no space between the two centered columns.
>> Maarten

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