Basic Table Elements

In general, tables are composed of cells set in columns and rows to form a rectangular shape. FrameMaker tables are a bit more involved. Let’s review the basic table elements and how they work before moving on to more complicated matters.

FrameMaker tables are comprised of the following:

  • Anchor

  • Title

  • Table continuation and table sheet variables

  • Heading row

  • Body cells

  • Footing row

Although you have the option of using all or some of the parts that make up a table, one thing is certain: You will always have an anchor and at least one cell. Without these two elements, a table does not exist.

Figure 6.1 shows a basic table with all the elements that you’ll be revisiting.

Figure 6.1. The basic elements of a table.

Anchors

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