Inserting, formatting, and selecting a table


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Inserting, formatting, and selecting a table

Continuing on with our semantic markup and our structural markup, let's scroll down the page and insert a table. In the old days of web design, and I mean two or three years ago, tables were often used for layout, but now the new web standard is to use your structural markup as the layout method and to do your styling with style sheets. Tables should only be used for data. This line, 'This is a table,' is where we want to insert our table. So put your I-beam at the end of this line and hit your Return key. We are going to use that Common toolbar. Up at the top, if you scan across these icons, you will see one that actually looks like a table. That's the one we want to use.

Click on that icon, this is the Table dialog box, and this is the way it opens by default. We want to create a table that has two rows, three columns. We will leave that as it is. But we want a table that will stretch to be the width of whatever our user's browser window is. The way we can do tha...

Inserting, formatting, and selecting a table
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Inserting, formatting, and selecting a table provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Laurie Burruss as part of the Creating a CSS Style Guide: Hands-On Training

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