[Tugindia] Table

E. Krishnan tugindia@tug.org
Wed, 18 Dec 2002 07:00:19 +0530 (IST)

On Mon, 16 Dec 2002, jayanta haldar wrote:

> Now I am facing some problems in tabular environments.
> I want to have the width of one table same as the text
>  width. From the net,  I could found that the
> following commands will do the same.
> \begin{tabular*}[\textwidth]{C|C|...etc}
>  ......
> \end{tabular*}
> Though this environment make the table width same as
> the textwidth, the contents inside the table is not
> getting adjusted accordingly; thus making the table
> ugly looking.

Try the package tabularx. It adjusts column widths instead of inter-column 
spaces as tabular* does.