The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #31267   Message #405748
Posted By: Joe Offer
25-Feb-01 - 12:29 AM
Thread Name: HTML Tables
Subject: RE: HTML Practice Thread....again
That's a totally terrific tutorial, toadette! - especially this page (click)

A lot of people use HTML editors to do all the work. As a result, their HTML has a lot of unneeded characters. This can be especially bad when making tables, because tables use so much HTML.

I use Excel for making tables, because I can insert a column of HTML tags right where I need it. I put the text in first, and then insert columns for the HTML tags

You don't need the "align" settings most of the time, since the defaults work pretty well. My initial tag is

And then my final tag is Mudcat is set up so posters are not allowed to post tables (improper table tags can give us fits), so I have to set up an exception for special projects that need tables.