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Sams Teach Yourself Internet and Web Basics All in One by T. Michael Clark, Bob Temple, Ned Snell

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About Tables

A table—regardless of the medium in which it appears—is composed of chunks of information arranged in rows and columns. The grid of rows and columns forms the cells in which you can organize text.

In a table, the box made by the intersection of a column and a row is a cell; cells contain the table content, or data.

You can put text or pictures in a table cell. You learn how to put a picture in a table cell in Chapter 25.

Although rows, columns, and data are the minimum requirements for any table, a more elaborate table contains additional elements (see Figure 22.6). It might have column or row headings and a caption above or below ...

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