[texhax] explanation of \begin{tabular}{TNC} ``table spec''?

William Adams wadams at atlis.com
Thu Sep 25 11:08:23 CEST 2003

Robin said:
> any reputable latex book will tell you what's allowed by default
> (lcrp@|*)

Right, but _Digital Typography Using Latex_ doesn't explicitly state 
that those are the only possibilities.

> array.sty adds mb<>!; but it also adds the ability to define column
> spec letters (dcolumn uses that)
> i would guess your TNC (assuming they're for real) are defined using
> array.  look for \NewColumnType commands in the document you're
> working on (or a package it loads).

ding! ding! ding!

Jackpot! Thank you!


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