Trials and Tabulations - HTML with Style
Trials and Tabulations
Tables have a long history in HTML. From their initial implementation in Netscape 2.0, they have become possibly the most popular HTML feature in use today. Though you'd think tables are mostly used for boring sets of numbers and dates of interest only to the people in the accounting department, the most often encountered use of tables is to create interesting layouts for HTML pages.
But more on that later. Let's start off by looking at the basic syntax for tables and the various elements and attributes used to create tables. We'll get to the controversy and intrigue (OK, maybe there's no intrigue, but this isn't a John Grisham novel) later. The topics covered in this tutorial are the following:
So let's start with a look at basic table structure.
Produced by Stephanos Piperoglou
Created: Feb 10, 1998
Revised: Feb 16, 1999