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Re: The trouble with data tables!

From: Knighton & Associates Ltd <publish@knighton.co.nz>
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2005 16:50:56 +1200
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Hi, folks

If anyone has a moment, I'd be grateful for some thoughts on the markup of
three data tables.

What we have is three menus on different html pages, with links between them
at the top. The content is identical, but we've used different html markup
for each.

Eventually the lessons we learned will be applied to financial data tables
where they will state a category such as assets, then the individual assets
so there will be two levels of heading.  In this case we've said Chicken or
Lamb and given three dishes under each. We hope our markup will leave no
doubt which dish is in which major heading category and help people keep
track of which row you are in. This will become particularly important when
we apply the lessons to columns of very boring figure.

The url for the first menu is


Many thanks

Judy Knighton

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