It is a simple two column table begintableh centering begintabular p. 80textwidth hline foo & bar hline foo & bar hline. If you have a lot of rows in your table, you will notice that by default, the table will be cropped at the bottom of the page, which is certainly not what you want. The package longtable provides a convenient way, to make tables span multiple pages. If your longtable accompanies section or chapter titles, then these will be rotated too (if inside the landscape environment) or be left alone in a preceding blank page (if outside, landscape call clearpage). the following example uses the standard tableofcontents command to create a table of contents in english and illustrates how to proceed to also produce a table of contents in spanish (the code contains some explanatory comments) code, edit and compile here. If you have the same problem, here is a quick post for your bookmarks. Click on the first cell, then hold shift and click on the last cell. yesterday i tried to create my first ever table using latex. There is a latex directive tabular, which i was trying to use. Problem with my table was that it was quite long and had to be spread on multiple pages. Tabular does not support this kind of long tables and it simply cuts the table at the end of the page. Tabular environment is used to arrange the contents of the table. In tabular, we can typeset the material in rows and columns and set the lengths, alignments and general look of that content. In this tutorial we are going to learn how to create simple and multi-page tables in latex with customization in their rules and spacing, combining and colouring rows and columns, dealing with captions, references, cell width, positioning and omitting cells.