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Introduction to Tables Contents        


<table></table> Contains table rows
<tr></tr> Row - contains cells
<td></td> Cell (column) - content goes in these
<th></th> Heading cell - headings go here (optional)
align Sets horizontal alignment - left, center, right,
bgcolor Sets background color of a cell or table - red, #eeeeee,...
border Sets border - 0, 1, 2, ...
height Sets height of table or cell - 100px, 50%,...
width Sets width of table or cell - 24px, 33%,...


Font Size: 8pt   12pt   16pt    20pt   24pt     Window Height: Small   Large
Window Size: Minimum 50%    75%    100%      


1. Create a table to hold your schedule.   

2. Create a table that meets the following requirements:

  1. It has 2 rows and 3 columns
  2. It completely fills the page
  3. Its background color is yellow
  4. The contents are vertically aligned to the top of each row
  5. The contents of each cell are horizontally aligned to the left of each cell
  6. The first row is 75% of the height of the table
  7. The first and last columns are 120px wide

3. Experiment with tables in a Design Tool.

  1. Create a table using the menu.
  2. Set properties of the table and its cells in the properties window
  3. Check out the code for the table. Modify the code directly. Notice that you are provided options.
  4. Right-click on the table in the Design view and modify the table by adding or deleting rows.