Solved

building with tables

Posted on 2000-04-06
5
177 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-09
I know the basics of developing a site. but I want to create the following and dont know how.

I want a page that shws the background merely as a border, maybe half an inch thick, and the rest is taken up by a differently colored table that is really just 6 boxes connected together. 2 on top, 2 on bottom, and 2 inbetween. Then I could fit my links and stuff in the different boxes.

Can anyone help me?

thanks!
eric
0
Comment
Question by:laughingfool
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 

Accepted Solution

by:
qiang8 earned 75 total points
ID: 2692147
Cut and paste these scripts and see whether is what u want. Hope this will help. Good Luck.

<TABLE CELLPADDING=1 CELLSPACING=1 BORDER=1 ALIGN=CENTER>
<TR><TD>

<TABLE BORDER=0 BGCOLOR=#aadd9>
<tr>
<td align=center>
<a href="link1.html">link1 goes here.</a>
</td></tr><tr>
<td align=center>
<a href="link2.html">link2 goes here.</a>
</td></tr><tr>
</table>

<TABLE BORDER=0 BGCOLOR=#dd9900>
<tr>
<td align=center>
<a href="link3.html">link3 goes here.</a>
</td></tr><tr>
<td align=center>
<a href="link4.html">link4 goes here.</a>
</td></tr><tr>
</table>

<TABLE BORDER=0 BGCOLOR=#dd0099>
<tr>
<td align=center>
<a href="link5.html">link5 goes here.</a>
</td></tr><tr>
<td align=center>
<a href="link6.html">link6 goes here.</a>
</td></tr><tr>
</table>

</table>
0
 

Author Comment

by:laughingfool
ID: 2692245
Thanks for your help, but that is not exactly what I was looking for. I would like six seperate boxes that are connected. Kind of like if there was one big box and then one line seperating them verticly, and two lines deperating horizontally.So I would then have 2 boxes side by side on three different levels.

thanks,
eric
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:TTom
ID: 2693467
What do you mean by "connected" and "side by side on three different levels"?

I am having trouble visualizing what you mean.  It should not be all that difficult to create.

Tom
0
 

Author Comment

by:laughingfool
ID: 2694094
I'm not sure how to explain. The table giang posted was similar to what I am looking for. Except that instead of having those three layers of colors, I want six different colors. His table showed a different color on the top, middle, and bottom. I would like 2 different colors on the top (side by side), and the middle, and the bottom.

You know how in the brady bunch they show all of the family in a box in the intro? Well, in the intro the boxes are a total of nine. I want a total of six. It's the brady bunch minus the middle vertical row of boxes.
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:TTom
ID: 2694118
If that's all you want, apply the background colors to the rows instead of to the tables.

E.G.,

<TABLE BORDER=0>
<tr BGCOLOR=#aadd9>
<td align=center>
<a href="link1.html">link1 goes here.</a>
</td></tr><tr0 BGCOLOR=#dd9900>
<td align=center>
<a href="link2.html">link2 goes here.</a>
</td></tr><tr>
</table>

Tom

P.S. If this works, give qiang8 the credit.  He did the work.


0

Featured Post

Does Powershell have you tied up in knots?

Managing Active Directory does not always have to be complicated.  If you are spending more time trying instead of doing, then it's time to look at something else. For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Put shading on half of picture 8 43
Not seen Link button 5 40
Only three borders showing on image 5 20
Make Session back to empty 9 14
This is a PowerShell web interface I use to manage some task as a network administrator. Clicking an action button on the left frame will display a form in the middle frame to input some data in textboxes, process this data in PowerShell and display…
Is your Office 365 signature not working the way you want it to? Are signature updates taking up too much of your time? Let's run through the most common problems that an IT administrator can encounter when dealing with Office 365 email signatures.
Video by: Mark
This lesson goes over how to construct ordered and unordered lists and how to create hyperlinks.
Learn how to create flexible layouts using relative units in CSS.  New relative units added in CSS3 include vw(viewports width), vh(viewports height), vmin(minimum of viewports height and width), and vmax (maximum of viewports height and width).

803 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question