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Re: HTML5 Validator doesn't appear to understand colspan

From: Steven Delahunty <stedelahunty1@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2012 19:36:35 +0100
Message-ID: <CAOOeR0o9yj-OKeU-GEu945sPyX1mpuejCF620naxQshbG+M88Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org
Hello,

I have tried to follow the logic of the reply to this problem but I'm still
stumped.

<table>

    <tr class="main_table_header"><th colspan="4">Personal
Information</th></tr>

            <tr class="lower_table_header">
            <th colspan="1">Full name</th><td colspan="3">Steven
Delahunty</td></tr>
            <tr class="lower_table_header">
            <th colspan="1">Date of birth</th><td colspan="3">Ages
ago</td></tr>
            <tr class="lower_table_header">
            <th colspan="1">Place of birth</th><td colspan="3">Southport,
Merseyside, England</td></tr>
            <tr class="lower_table_header">
            <th colspan="1">Height</th><td colspan="3">1.75 m (5 ft 9 ( and
&frac34;) in)</td></tr>
            <tr class="lower_table_header">
            <th colspan="1">Playing position</th><td
colspan="3">Anywhere</td></tr>

</table>

is the code I've used and I'm receiving the following error;

[image: Error] *Line 3, Column 47*: Table columns in range 34 established
by element th have no cells beginning in them.

	<tr class="main_table_header"><th colspan="4"*>*Personal Information</th></tr>

Please help! Coursework deadline next Monday!
Received on Wednesday, 10 October 2012 15:47:51 GMT

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