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Re: center table horizontally (space-start)

From: G. Ken Holman <gkholman@cranesoftwrights.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2002 10:03:34 -0500
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At 2002-07-16 15:22 +0200, Schäffler, Markus SFR wrote:
>My intension is to center
>the table horizontally. But the space-start.optimum or the
>space-start.minimum parameter doesn't have any effect. I can't put the table
>into a block-container, because I wan't to span the table over multiple
>pages. Any suggestions?

The way to centre a <table> is to put it in a <table-and-caption> and use 
text-align="center".  A working example is below.

I hope this helps.

.......... Ken

<table-and-caption text-align="center">
   <table border="solid" border-collapse="collapse" table-layout="fixed">
     <table-column column-width="2cm"/>
     <table-column column-width="2cm"/>

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