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Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide by Tom Negrino, Dori Smith

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9. Inserting Tables

You will often use tables on Web pages to present tabular information—that is, data best presented in the form of rows and columns. You can also use tables for layout—that is, to align text and images on the page—but as you’ll see later in the chapter, in most cases you should be using CSS for layout instead.

In this chapter, you’ll learn how to create and format tables, ensure that tables and their content look the way you intend, work with Dreamweaver’s many table tools, and you’ll learn how to save time when you’re using tables.

Moving Away from Tables for Layout

One of the most widespread uses for a table is as a layout device (sometimes called layout tables). You can create tables on your page, then use the table cells ...

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