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From: Nick Dokos <nicholas.dokos@hp.com>
To: "Alan E. Davis" <lngndvs@gmail.com>
Cc: nicholas.dokos@hp.com, org-mode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Long table, landscape or sideways, LaTeX PDF
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2011 23:45:56 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <6336.1308109556@alphaville.dokosmarshall.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: Message from "Alan E. Davis" <lngndvs@gmail.com> of "Wed, 15 Jun 2011 12:50:40 +1000." <BANLkTimbQyAP_f=-Ji_5XtPSLU7YoScVhg@mail.gmail.com>

Alan E. Davis <lngndvs@gmail.com> wrote:

> I have to apologize first, as I had this working at home, to some extent.
> Not well.  I have to submit a printout of   grades, today, if possible, and
> I've been struggling with it.   Can't find the cookbook formula!   (I would
> like to use the \footnotesize feature also).  So far I've had to go through
> each table, deleting long words, and deleting some fields.  WOuld rather
> have some way to do it as is.
> 
> How to do this?  The table should break over two pages.  It would seem to me
> that some combination of sidewaystable and longtable might do it.
> 
> Thanks in advance.  And sorry for the bandwidth.
> 

Something like this perhaps:

--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
#+LaTeX_HEADER: \usepackage{pdflscape}
#+TITLE:
#+AUTHOR:
#+OPTIONS: author:nil date:nil toc:nil

#+LATEX: \begin{landscape}
#+ATTR_LaTeX: longtable
#+CAPTION: Grades
| Name      | h1 | h2 | h3 | h4 | h5 | h6 | h7 | h8 | h8 | h9 | h10 | h11 | h12 | q1 | q2 | q3 | q4 | midterm | final | avg | grade |    |
|-----------+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+----+----+----+---------+-------+-----+-------+----|
| Doe, John |  8 |  6 |  7 |  9 |  5 |  8 |  9 | 10 |  2 |  8 |   8 |   8 |   8 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 23 |      85 |    91 |     |       |    |
| Doe, John |  8 |  6 |  7 |  9 |  5 |  8 |  9 | 10 |  2 |  8 |   8 |   8 |   8 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 23 |      85 |    91 |     |       |    |
| Doe, John |  8 |  6 |  7 |  9 |  5 |  8 |  9 | 10 |  2 |  8 |   8 |   8 |   8 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 23 |      85 |    91 |     |       |    |
| Doe, John |  8 |  6 |  7 |  9 |  5 |  8 |  9 | 10 |  2 |  8 |   8 |   8 |   8 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 23 |      85 |    91 |     |       |    |
| ...       | .. | .. | .. | .. | .. | .. | .. | .. | .. | .. |  .. |  .. |  .. | .. | .. | .. | .. |      .. |    .. | ..  | ..    | .. |
| Doe, John |  8 |  6 |  7 |  9 |  5 |  8 |  9 | 10 |  2 |  8 |   8 |   8 |   8 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 23 |      85 |    91 |     |       |    |
| Doe, John |  8 |  6 |  7 |  9 |  5 |  8 |  9 | 10 |  2 |  8 |   8 |   8 |   8 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 23 |      85 |    91 |     |       |    |
| Doe, John |  8 |  6 |  7 |  9 |  5 |  8 |  9 | 10 |  2 |  8 |   8 |   8 |   8 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 23 |      85 |    91 |     |       |    |
| Doe, John |  8 |  6 |  7 |  9 |  5 |  8 |  9 | 10 |  2 |  8 |   8 |   8 |   8 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 23 |      85 |    91 |     |       |    |
| Doe, John |  8 |  6 |  7 |  9 |  5 |  8 |  9 | 10 |  2 |  8 |   8 |   8 |   8 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 23 |      85 |    91 |     |       |    |
| Doe, John |  8 |  6 |  7 |  9 |  5 |  8 |  9 | 10 |  2 |  8 |   8 |   8 |   8 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 23 |      85 |    91 |     |       |    |
| Doe, John |  8 |  6 |  7 |  9 |  5 |  8 |  9 | 10 |  2 |  8 |   8 |   8 |   8 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 23 |      85 |    91 |     |       |    |
| Doe, John |  8 |  6 |  7 |  9 |  5 |  8 |  9 | 10 |  2 |  8 |   8 |   8 |   8 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 23 |      85 |    91 |     |       |    |
#+LATEX: \end{landscape}
--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

Nick

  reply	other threads:[~2011-06-15  3:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-06-15  2:50 Alan E. Davis
2011-06-15  3:45 ` Nick Dokos [this message]
2011-06-15  4:20 ` suvayu ali
2011-06-15  5:00   ` Nick Dokos
2011-06-15  5:17     ` Nick Dokos
2011-06-15  5:24     ` Suvayu Ali
2011-06-15  5:49       ` Nick Dokos
2011-06-15  6:07         ` suvayu ali
2011-06-15  6:31           ` Nick Dokos
     [not found]       ` <BANLkTimmUA6UtZ0tfu-US1bRqV-MiPCvBw@mail.gmail.com>
2011-06-15  6:02         ` Alan E. Davis
2011-06-15  6:11       ` Alan E. Davis

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