Creating a highlight table

Highlight tables represent tabular information in a color-coded grid. The background color of the individual cells corresponds to the relative magnitude of the value it represents. Highlight tables are great when displaying the actual numeric values are important, but you also want the visual emphasis by adding the background colors on the cells.

In this recipe, we will modify the text table created in the Creating a text table (crosstab) recipe to create a text table with colored background, based on a film's worldwide gross amount:

Creating a highlight table

Getting ready

To follow this recipe, open B05527_01 – STARTER.twbx. Use the worksheet called ...

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