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  • Place column headings in the first row and place row headings in the first column.

  • Use the scope attribute on all heading cells specifying whether the heading labels a column or a row
    e.g., scope="row".

  • Use the TH element for all heading cells.

  • For complex tables: Assign an id to each heading cell (TH) and string of id's as the value of the headers attribute for each data cell (TD) to say which heading cells are related to that data cell.

  • Use the summary attribute (TABLE) and/or CAPTION element.
(41) August 2003   Previous Index Next