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12.2. Controlling table dimensions

Normally, your table will be fit into the page width remaining after the current indentation level is subtracted from the total page width. However, if you need more width, use a pgwide='1' attribute in the table element. This will give you the whole width of the page to work with.

Your other job is to distribute this width among the columns of the table. You can do this in two ways:

Regardless of which method you use, the width of each column is specified in the colwidth attribute of the colspec element, which can take these values: