Am 29.03.2013 um 10:49 schrieb Malte Stien <>:

> Hello,
> I have a table in which I have to group a number of rows together. Let's say 
> I have a table with two columns, the first is an item ID and the second a 
> multi-line description for that item. Say I have ten items in the table and I 
> need to group Item 1 and 2, 3 and 4, 5 and 6 and so on. Due to the 
> description being quite lengthy in some cases, I would like to use some sort 
> of horizontal rule between items. It seems I have to following options:
> 1. Using horizontal rules of two different thicknesses (eg. thicker between 
> groups and thinner between items within the same group)
> 2. Using horizontal rules of two different colour (eg. black between groups 
> and a light grey between items within the same group)
> 3. Using horizontal rules of different lengths (that is, full length between 
> groups and only in the second column between items within the same group)
> Are any of the above possible with tabulate? I could not find anything to 
> achieve any of those. I am quite used to tabulate as my table framework, so I 
> would prefer to use that. If that's not possible however, I'd be happy to use 
> something else.
> Any pointers would be much appreciated.

Use the optional argument for \HL or \HR, the number controls the thickness of 
the rule, the keywords are color names.


\NC Cell 1 \NC Cell 2 \NC\NR
\NC Cell 3 \NC Cell 4 \NC\NR


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