Table Menu Functions

Description

An overview of Alpha Anywhere's table menu functions.

 Insert > Table

Displays the Insert Table dialog, which allows you to define table characteristics, then inserts the table at the cursor location. Web publishing applications only.

 Insert > Row

Inserts a row below the cursor location.

 Insert > Column

Inserts a column to the left of the cursor location.

 Insert > Cell

Inserts a cell to the left of the cursor location.

 Delete > Row

Deletes the current row.

 Delete > Column

Deletes the current column.

 Delete > Cell

Deletes the current cell.

 Merge Cells

Merges two or more adjacent cells in the same row. Note : You cannot merge cells in different rows. You cannot select multiple cells in a single column.

 Split Cell

Splits a table cell into two cells.

 Properties > Table

Displays the Table Properties dialog. Here you can set:

  • table alignment

  • table width in pixels or percent

  • cell padding

  • cell spacing

  • border thickness

  • table border color (for single color borders)

  • table border light color (for two color borders)

  • table border dark color (for two color borders)

  • table background color

  • table background image

 Properties > Cell

Displays the Cell Properties dialog. Here you can set:

  • cell horizontal alignment

  • cell vertical alignment

  • cell width in pixels or percent

  • cell height in pixels or percent

  • rows to span

  • columns to span

  • cell border color (for single color borders)

  • cell border light color (for two color borders)

  • cell border dark color (for two color borders)

  • cell background color

  • cell background image

 Setting Cell Properties

To set cell properties:

  1. Display the WYSIWYG tab of your HTML Editor window.

  2. Select the table cell to modify.

  3. Select Table > Properties > Cell to display the Cell Properties dialog.

  4. Click OK to apply your selections or Cancel to discard them.

The entries you see above produce the following HTML code.

width=10 background="C:\Wallpaper\michan_081003.jpg" height=10 vAlign=top
borderColor=#99cc00
borderColorLight=#ff0000
align=left
bgColor=#ffcc00
borderColorDark=#3366ff
colSpan=2
rowSpan=2
>

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