[texhax] Fixed width and height of table cells [sorry]

Uwe Lück uwe.lueck at web.de
Fri May 4 23:08:44 CEST 2007

Sorry, I shouldn't have recommended tabularx, since the width of
an X columnprobably is not "fixed" in the sense as desired. -- Uwe.

At 14:25 04.05.07, Uwe Lueck wrote:

>Susan Dittmar <SDittmar at eureca.de> schrieb am 04.05.2007 13:18:05:
> >
> > Quoting ?????? ?????????? ????????? (lokhtin at irkutsk.bnk.ru):
> > >
> > > 1. Is it possible to create a table in LaTeX with FIXED width of the 
> tabular and with the FIXED width of its columns?
> >
> > How about using p{ <length> } columns?
>Just this (without something additional) would require that
>table width depends on the widths of the single columns.
>Moreover, it would disable features of l, c, r columns.
>Rather, use tabular* or tabularx for fixed table width,
>together with the array package to define
>     \newcolumntype{C}{>{\centering\arraybackslash}p{2cm}}
>or so -- I am steeling this advice from Martin Heller, March 8 this year.
>HTH -- Uwe.
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