# [texhax] subtables within a table on different pages

Mon Jun 16 16:18:00 CEST 2008

Arvind Marathe :

> On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 6:20 PM, Samuel Lelievre
> <samuel.lelievre.tex at free.fr> wrote:
>>
>>>  I have 4 tables, each one big enough to occupy a page. Right
>>>  now, I have for each table:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>  \begin{table*}
>>>  \begin{center}
>>>  \resizebox{14cm}{!} {
>>>  \begin{tabular} {c | c | c c | c c | c c}
>>>                     .
>>>                     .
>>>
>>>  \end{tabular}
>>>  }
>>>  \end{center}
>>>  \caption{}
>>>  \end{table*}
>>>
>>>
>>> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>
>>>  But i want all 4 tables as subtables of one table, but with each
>>>  subtable on a different page. How do i achieve it? \pagebreak[]
>>>  does not seem to work.
>>
>> The package longtable will let you have tables that run over several
>> pages.
>
> Thanks Samuel, but that is not what i want. I will try to elaborate.
>
> They are 4 separate tables, but i want them to be numbered as say
> table(1a), table(1b), table(1c), table(1d). So i want each of them as
> a subtable in table 1. The subtable package does this, but it tries to
> squeeze all 4 subtables into a single page. \pagebreak does not work
> within a table. Nor do i see any option to have \subtable and/or
> \pagebreak within a \longtable.
>
> To summarize, i want 4 subtables of a single table on 4 successive
> pages of the manuscript. But \subtable[] squeezes all of them on a
> single page. Please provide a solution.
>
> Thanks.
>
> Arvind

I doesn't the caption package have a feature one can use to continue a
float? Of course one might have to play with the numbering a bit...

/daleif