[texhax] longtable in twocolumn mode

Sarah Bluhme sarah.bluhme at itg.uni-muenchen.de
Wed Mar 16 13:29:20 CET 2005

Thanks for the tips, Robin. I tried supertabular and it works well in 
twocolumn mode but in the multicol environment it forgets to make more 
than one column:-( I'll try the tabbing environment now but would be 
grateful for any hints on how to make supertabular work with multicol.


Robin Fairbairns wrote:

>>Hello everyone,
>>I hope you can help me with another problem: I have a long and narrow 
>>table running over 17 pages and to save space I wanted to set it in two 
>>column mode (maybe even three columns) but the longtable environment 
>>doesn't seem to work with twocolumn or the multicol package. Because the 
>>table is so long I would like to avoid splitting it into several 
>>one-page tables manually. Does anyone have any ideas how this can be 
>either use supertabular, or (if you're up to it -- i have to read the
>documentation every time ;-) use the tabbing environment.
>the disadvantage of supertabular is it doesn't guarantee the same
>column widths on every page, the disadvantage of tabbing is the
>unfamiliarity effect...  take your pick.

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