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Create a table using the Table Builder

Creating a simpler borderless table is made easy with the in-built Table Builder.  Simply drag the mouse over the cells in the Table Builder to select the required number of rows and columns in your new table.

 

Note: For more complex tables, use the Table Wizard to create a table with features such as cell spacing, background colour, etc.

 

This section explains the task of creating a table using the Table Builder tool within the Content module:

 

1.Open the page you wish to edit.
Open page

2.Click [Edit Content].
Open editor

Tip: To add, move/reorder, delete and manage module publish settings - see Manage Modules.

 

3.Within the content editor pop up, place your cursor in the text area and click [Insert Table].
Click [Insert Table]

4.Drag your mouse over the table builder and left click when the correct number of rows/columns are highlighted. When all cells are selected, click the left mouse button to create the table. Place your cursor in the table cell to add text and/or images.
Create New Table using Table Builder

5.To set the table width/height, place your mouse pointer on the vertical table border and left click to select the table. Enter a numeric value in the Width and/or Height fields and hit [Enter] or click the [Table Properties] button to adjust table dimensions with in the Table Properties pop up.  The table width can be set in pixels (px) or as a percentage (%).
Set table width and height

6.To set cell width/height, place the cursor in a table cell. Enter a numeric value in the Width and/or Height fields (Table Properties toolbar) and hit Enter or click the [Cell Properties] button to adjust cell width/height with in the Cell Properties pop up. The cell width can be set in pixels (px) or as a percentage (%)
Set table cell width and height

7.Click [Save] to save changes in the Editor or [Publish] to update the live site.
Button_SavePublish

Key Info: Step 7 refers to the one person workflow scenario.  If your site uses the two person or three person workflow scenario, the Publish button will not be displayed until submitted changes have been approved.  Refer to Workflow Scenarios for more information.

 

 

See also

 Create a table using the Table Wizard (Complex Table)

 Add/Remove Rows and Columns

 Manage Table properties

 Manage Cell properties