Insert A New Table Using The WYSIWYG Editor

About this task

The Insert/Edit Table button lets you add a table into the body of your message.

To insert a table:

Procedure

  1. Move you cursor to the spot in your message where you want the table to go.
  2. Click the Insert/Edit Table button.
    A pop-up will appear.
  3. Click Insert to create this basic 2 column, 2 row table.
    By default, the table is set to have 2 columns and 2 rows. However, you can change the settings on the General and Advanced tabs to customize the table to your specifications. See below for more information on the General and Advanced tabs.
  4. Click Insert when you have finished selecting all of the table options.

What to do next

General Tab

  • Columns: You can specify the number of columns in the table in the Columns text box.
  • Rows: You can specify the number of rows in the table in the Rows text box.
  • Cell Padding: You can define the space between the cell walls and the contents of the cell (in pixels) in the Cell Padding text box. Do not enter px after the value you enter here, only enter the numerical value.
  • Cell Spacing: You can define the space between cells (in pixels) in the Cell Spacing text box. Do not enter px after the value you enter here, only enter the numerical value.
  • Alignment: In the Alignment pull-down menu you can select the alignment for the table. You can select:
    • left
    • center
    • right
  • Border: You can define the thickness of the border used in your table (in pixels) in the Border text box. Do not enter px after the value you enter here, only enter the numerical value.
  • Width: You can define the width of the table (in pixels) in the Width text box. Do not enter px after the value you enter here, only enter the numerical value.
  • Height: You can define the height of the table (in pixels) in the Height text box. Do not enter px after the value you enter here, only enter the numerical value.

Advanced Tab

  • Background Image: In the Background Image text box, you can add a URL pointing to an image you want to use as the background image for the table. You can also click the Browse button next to the Background Image text box to use the file manager to find the image you want to link to.
  • Border Color: You can define the color of the border surrounding the table in the Border Color text box, or use the color picker and select a specific color.
  • Background Color: You can define the color of the background for the table in the Background Color text box, or use the color picker and select a specific color.