Set optional tabular argument

Daniel xracoonx at
Mon May 17 06:20:40 UTC 2021

On 2021-05-16 18:11, Paul A. Rubin wrote:
> On 5/16/21 8:00 AM, Daniel wrote:
>> Hi,
>> The tabular environment comes with an optional argument for 
>> positioning relative to it's surrounding text (t = top, b = bottom). 
>> Can this argument be set in LyX? (I really mean tabular not table float.)
>> Best,
>> Daniel
> Right-click anywhere in the table, click Settings..., and under 
> Table-wide settings use the Vertical alignment drop-down to make your 
> choice.
> Paul

Perfect, thanks. I missed that. I guess because "Table-wide settings" 
sounds as if some setting that is normally applied only per 
column/row/cell is applied table-wide. So, I had mistaken it for the 
text-alignment within the table. I am not a native speaker but maybe 
there is some more suitable term than "Table-wide" for this.

I am also wondering whether the options could be more descriptively 
labelled "Baseline at top", "Baseline centered", "Baseline at bottom". 
That is what Libre Office uses for graphics alignment.


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