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A table contains one or more rows. A row contains one or more heading or standard cells. You can intermix standard and heading cells in one row.
|border||Sets the borderwidth (table only)|
|bordercolor=||sets the color of the border|
|valign=||vertically aligns the text in a cell||top||center||bottom|
|align=||horizontally aligns the text in a cell||left||center||right|
|cellspacing=||sets the number of pixels between each cell (table only)|
|cellpadding=||amount of space between edge of the cell and the text in the cell (table only)|
|bgcolor=||set the background color of the table/row/cell|
|colspan=||stretches the cell to span multiple columns (cell only)||This cell spans 3 columns|
|rowspan=||stretches the cell to span multiple rows (cell only)||this cell spans 2 rows|
|background=||sets the background to be the specified image|
|width=||the width of the table/cell, either as a % of the screen/table or as a number of pixels. width="100%" makes the table fit on the screen|
Width should only appear in the first row for seting the width of the columns
Tables cells can contain all tags, including tables
tables are rendered differently in Netscape and IE. Borders behave differently in IE and Netscape. Bordercolor only changes the color on the outside border of the table, IE changes the color of all the borders, in IE this can be a cell by cell attribute, for Netscape it only works on the whole table. Plan on checking with both browsers (including multiple versions if available, and on multiple OSes if possible).
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