Chapter 10. Tables

Of all the extensions that found their way into HTML and XHTML, none is more welcome than tables. While tables are useful for the general display of tabular data, they also serve an important role in managing document layout. Creative use of tables, as we'll show in this chapter, can go a long way to enliven an otherwise dull document layout. And you may apply all the CSS styles to the various elements of a table to achieve a desktop-published look and feel.