Eric's HTML Table Design PageUpdated: November 23, 1999
This page explains and demonstrates how complex table layouts are designed. I have not seen this part of the table creation process explained elsewhere. This is my interpretation of the process as explained to me by Guillermo P. Jimenez. I wrote this page to practice table design and to allow others to see the simple design process I used. This will show you how to design a table's basic layout, but does not attempt to show all the details and options of table creation: There are plenty of places to get that information.
Here's the table design I wanted to create:
Here's how I created the table design:
I scetched the design on paper, then drew a 3x3 grid over top (see grid below).
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