[texhax] tabular

Bryan W. Lepore Bryan.Lepore at umassmed.edu
Tue Apr 8 16:13:36 CEST 2008

On Tue, 8 Apr 2008, Uwe Lück wrote:
> At 01:25 08.04.08, Axel E. Retif wrote:
>> Look into ``The Not So Short Introduction to LaTeX'', pp. 41 & ff.:
>> Also, TUG India ``LaTeX Primer'', pp. 62 & ff.:
>    http://www.andy-roberts.net/misc/latex/latextutorial4.html

thanks for the pointers - i need to think about this more.  however ;

> http://catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html#goal

i was avoiding this - but here goes :

i have some cells in a tabular env. that are very wide up at the top, then 
down below i really don't need them so wide.  i'd rather not have to 
insert all sorts of p{} and such (need to think more here), and i have 
seen these '\renewcommand's peppered around the internet that looked 

i was hoping i could simply reset the width where i want as i proceed in 
the table.


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