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Tables

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Insert a new table

  1. Place your cursor on a new line where you’d like the table to appear.

  2. paragraph format menu showing normal selected

    Paragraph Format menu

    Use the Paragraph Format menu to set the paragraph format to Normal.

  3. Select the table button.

  4. Complete the table properties dialog, leaving the following properties blank:

    1. border size

    2. alignment

    3. width

    4. height

    5. cell spacing

    6. cell padding

  5. Select OK.

Change an existing table

Right-click the table to change table properties or to add or remove rows or columns.

Table Properties
Table right-click

Right-click any table cell to see more options.

In some cases changing tables breaks the table or otherwise results in something you didn’t expect. If this happens, let us know at Website Support and we’ll fix it for you.

Remove a table

Right-click the table, then select Delete Table. Or, for a touchscreen device, select the entire table, then press Delete or Backspace.

Format tables using stylesheet classes

Table styles enable you to control a table’s appearance. Specify one or more table style class names in the Stylesheet Classes field on the advanced table properties dialog. To use more than one style class name, separate them with a space character.

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Stylesheet class name

Description

Examples

block

use this to force all links within the table to be block-level elements that take up the full width of their column

Admissions

c1-7pc

specifies that the first column is 7% of the width of the table

Update from the Dean - February 2003

c1-12pc

specifies that the first column is 12% of the width of the table

 

c1-25pc

specifies that the first column is 25% of the width of the table

Update from the Dean - February 2003

c1-45pc

specifies that the first column is 45% of the width of the table

Verifying Your Prerequisite Course Work

c2-10pc

specifies that the second column is 10% of the width of the table

Verifying Your Prerequisite Course Work

c2-25pc

specifies that the second column is 25% of the width of the table

Tsinghua Faculty

c3-45pc

specifies that the third column is 45% of the width of the table

Verifying Your Prerequisite Course Work

collapse

makes certain tables more legible at small browser widths

About the Students

contact

used for tables showing headshots in column 1 and text in one or more columns following

Pharmchem Contact Us, Guo Lab Contact Us

equal

makes all columns equal width

Plants

hide-row-lines

removes the light gray horizontal lines between table rows

Admissions, Honors and Awards

hhmmampm

good for times like 8:00 am in the first column

Commencement

mmmdd

good for dates like Jan 26 in the first column

Admissions, Info for Entering Students

not-100pc-wide

when you don’t want the table to take the full width of its column, note: when you use this class name, you must also not use the class name called equal

Estimated Annual Cost of Attendance, Bowl of Hygeia Award

people

used for tables showing headshots in column 1 and text in one or more columns following

SMDC People, Savic Lab People

people2018

used for tables showing headshots in the last column and text in preceding columns

Wells Lab People

tight

reduces table padding for tables that are otherwise too tight to fit with normal padding

Facts and Figures

Can’t get a table to look perfect? Contact us at Website Support.