Table element (<table>)

A table element is a container element to define display properties and layout of tabular items.

Example

<table colsep="1" rowsep="1">
<tgroup cols="2">
<colspec colname="COLSPEC0" colwidth="40%"/>
<colspec colname="COLSPEC1" colwidth="60%"/>
<thead>
<row>
<entry colname="COLSPEC0" valign="top">Description</entry>
<entry colname="COLSPEC1" valign="top">Information source</entry>
</row>
</thead>
<tbody>
<row>
<entry>
<p>
<b>dita.xml.org:</b> Official DITA community gathering place 
and information resource for the DITA OASIS Standard</p>
<p>Includes a knowledge base, a wiki, news items about DITA, events, 
products and services, case studies, user groups, forums, blogs, and a resource directory. 
Hosted by OASIS.</p>
</entry>
<entry>
<xref href="http://dita.xml.org" format="html" scope="external"/>
</entry>
</row>
<row>
<entry>
<p>
<b>Cover Pages:</b> Articles, presentations, and facts about DITA</p>
<p>Hosted by OASIS.</p>
</entry>
<entry>
<xref href="http://xml.coverpages.org/dita.html" format="html" scope="external"/>
</entry>
</row>
<row>
<entry>
<p>
<b>IBM site</b> containing a collection of information about DITA</p>
</entry>
<entry>
<xref href="http://www-128.ibm.com/developer-works/xml/library/x-dita1/" format="html" scope="external"/>
</entry>
</row>
</tbody>
</tgroup>
</table>
			
Related concepts
Choice table
Simple table element (<simpletable>)