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Re: [vox-tech] LaTeX longtable
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Re: [vox-tech] LaTeX longtable



i'm not familiar with longtable, but if this is an array or table, why
not use an array or table?

what exactly does longtable do?

pete


begin nbs <nbs@sonic.net> 
> I've got a LaTeX longtable that I'm trying to work with, which is being
> widened as it passes through various chunks (due to longer text appearing
> in later rows).
> 
> In other words, depending on the size of LTchunksize, it looks like this:
> (small chunksize)
> 
>      abc  123  hello world     1234
>      def  456  hello world     1234
>      abc  123  hello world     1234
>      def  456  hello world     1234
>   xyz  999  goodbye everyone      1234    <--- with small chunksize, the
>   lmn  111  hello world           1234         table starts getting wider
>   abc  123  hello world           1234         closer to the first wider row
> ooo  911  this is a really wide one  1234
> 
> or this:  (larger chunksize)
> 
> 
>      abc  123  hello world     1234
>      def  456  hello world     1234
>   abc  123  hello world           1234     <--- these couple end up
>   def  456  hello world           1234          being in the same 'chunk'
>   xyz  999  goodbye everyone      1234     <--- as this wider one, so they
>   lmn  111  hello world           1234          get widened, too
> abc  123  hello world                1234  <--- same thing happens here,
> ooo  911  this is a really wide one  1234  <--- because of this one
> 
> 
> 
> What I really want, of course, is the ENTIRE longtable to be as wide
> as the widest one.  Setting LTchunksize to something unreasonably large
> (like 500) seems to break LaTeX (all but one page gets rendered).
> 
> I assumed I could do something silly like set the longtable's width
> to, oh, I dunno... 8 inches?  But the "\begin{longtable}" syntax
> doesn't seem to like it very much. :)
> 
> 
> Any ideas!?
> 
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> -bill!
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