## Spanning columns in LaTeX tables

Posted: 27th November 2011 by Tim in LaTeX
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Tables are a fairly important part of LaTeX. Often you will want data to span multiple columns of the table, similar to colspan in HTML. In LaTeX it’s pretty easy too, using the \multicolumn{<cols>}{<format>}{<cell_text>} command, where <cols> is the number of columns to span and <format> is the cell format (l, c or r for […]

## Highlighting Table Rows in LaTeX

Posted: 6th September 2009 by Tim in LaTeX
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Ever want to highlight table rows in a LaTeX document? Unlike most LaTeX formatting, this one’s pretty simple. First, you need to \includepackage[table]{xcolor} at the top of the LaTeX document. (You will probably need to download the package (sudo apt-get install latex-xcolor on ubuntu). Next, simply add \rowcolor{color} before the table row. Colors include red, […]