Adding table captions and summaries


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Adding table captions and summaries

>> We've seen how TH elements, table header cells, can tie related pieces of related information in a table together. Now let's look at the caption element and summary attribute of tables. If you're following along with the exercise files, open government.html in Dreamweaver. It's located in the 07_03 folder of the chapter seven exercise files. This page has not been changed from when we last worked on it. You may remember that there was a table of meeting minutes downloads on this page.

Scroll down in design view. You'll see a table of four rows, but notice that there's no row at the top of the table with table header cells. Let's insert a new table with better structure into the page and paste our data our of this old table into the new, improved one. Click at the end of the paragraph preceding the table and hit enter or return to start a new line. Then go to the insert menu in Dreamweaver and click on table.

In the table dialogue box, enter 5 for the number of...

Adding table captions and summaries
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Adding table captions and summaries provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Zoe Gillenwater as part of the Web Accessibility Principles

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