[texhax] difference between tabular and tabularx?

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Fri Apr 14 00:58:58 CEST 2006

>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Tremblay <phthenry at iglou.com> writes:

  > Could someone explain the major differences between the tabular
  > and tabularx environments? I looked at the documentation for the
  > memoir class,

Sorry, but I don't understand your problem.  Why do you consult the
documentation of the memoir class if you want to find out the
differences between tabular and tabularx?

Why don't you consult the tabularx documentation first?

>From the abstract of the file tabularx.pdf:

  > A new environment, tabularx, is defined, which takes the same
  > arguments as tabular*, but modifies the widths of certain columns,
  > rather than the inter column space, to set a table with the
  > requested total width. The columns that may stretch are marked
  > with the new token X in the preamble argument.


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