Re: Specifying the width of table cells

Steve Cheng (steve@elmert.ipoline.com)
Sun, 13 Jul 1997 15:17:10 -0400 (EDT)


Date: Sun, 13 Jul 1997 15:17:10 -0400 (EDT)
From: Steve Cheng <steve@elmert.ipoline.com>
To: Arnoud Galactus Engelfriet <galactus@htmlhelp.com>
cc: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Specifying the width of table cells
In-Reply-To: <RPRyz4uYO9PI089yn@htmlhelp.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.96.970713151549.318A-100000@elmert>

On Sun, 13 Jul 1997, Arnoud Galactus Engelfriet wrote:
> Frankly, I don't see how defining the width of one cell is different
> from defining the width of the column it is in. Or should in something
> like this
> 
> <TR><TD WIDTH=200>....
> <TR><TD WIDTH=100>....
> 
> the first cell partially overlap the second column or something?

Don't we have the COLSPAN attribute? That way it removes the
media-dependency on the individual cell(s).

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Steve Cheng
elmert@ipoline.com
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