Solved

html table

Posted on 2011-02-14
2
271 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hi Experts,

I am modifying a site done by someone else and the have used tables throughout the site.  I prefer semantic xhtml/css with divs.

Have look at the attached image and the table html below.  I would like to create a single div occupying the 'special promotions' cell and the hello world 3 cell.. kind of like merging them into one cell in that column while keeping the two rows in the first column (hello world & hello world 2).

I can't disturb that first first column and related rows because the orginal dev guy will go crazy.  Is there a way to merge the two tds on the right into one?

In the image you can see 'special promotions' and then an empty space below, the space is the empty cell below it.  I want make both cells one big cell (td) without messing with the other rows/cells.

here is the table:

<table>
<tr>
<td>
hello world
</td>
<td>
special promotions
</td>
</tr>

<tr>
<td>
hello world 2
</td>
<td>
hello world 3
</td>
</tr>
</table>
 sample 2
0
Comment
Question by:HelpNearMe
2 Comments
 
LVL 16

Accepted Solution

by:
HagayMandel earned 500 total points
ID: 34891761
Check this:
<table>
<tr>
<td>
hello world</td>
<td rowspan="2"> special promotions hello world 3 </td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>
hello world 2</td>
</tr>
</table>

Open in new window

0
 

Author Comment

by:HelpNearMe
ID: 34891796
row span?  so obvious.. didn't occur to me thanx I'll try
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Getting Column Height to Match Other Column 5 44
Put glyphicon in my input button 4 28
HTML Relative path 9 29
how to avoid redundand ajax calls 5 9
Introduction If you're like most people, you have occasionally made a typographical error when you're entering information into an online form.  And to your consternation, the browser remembers the error, and offers to autocomplete your future entr…
Browsers only know CSS so your awesome SASS code needs to be translated into normal CSS. Here I'll try to explain what you should aim for in order to take full advantage of SASS.
In this tutorial viewers will learn how to embed custom externally-hosted Google Fonts using the Google Font API in CSS Go to the Google Fonts website at google.com/fonts: Browse or search based on font properties or name to find a suitable font for…
The viewer will receive an overview of the basics of CSS showing inline styles. In the head tags set up your style tags: (CODE) Reference the nav tag and set your properties.: (CODE) Set the reference for the UL element and styles for it to ensu…

895 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

11 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now