Re: make table pretty
- From: "mcnewsxp" <mcbassguitar@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2010 14:21:19 -0400
"Beauregard T. Shagnasty" <a.nony.mous@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
"Adrienne Boswell" wrote:
i have a 5 column 11 row table that will contain links within eacg
<td> to a website. the text in the <td> will be the 50 states plus
a few more. how can i make this look less boring? i know this is
subject to opinion, but i thought i'd ask the experts. maybe
someone has done something like this before.
A URL would be really helpful.
you can't envision a 5 x 11 table with hyperlinks in the cells? it
doesn't live anywhere yet. i just created the html and will plug it
into a page later.
..and a URL would help us correct any errors. (Don't forget the
In my design's eye, a table of "50 states" isn't a table -- isn't
tabular data. It is a list. <ul><li>...
Oh, and rather than reinventing the wheel, you could just copy this
page: http://www.50states.com/ Multiple lists in one table row...
Alabama is not related to Illinois, Montana, Rhode Island - in this
site's "table". Also, when eye-scanning the display alphabetically, your
eye has to traverse multiple columns looking for the one you want. A
single vertical list (or even a <select>) removes that problem. See the
"Choose a State" on that same page.
that looks like what i have.
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