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1 Tables Apply correct table format.

2 What is a Table? A table is a grid of rows and columns used to display and organize information.

3 Creating a Table Tables are created by defining the number of rows and columns that will be needed to enter information. Rows show the horizontal arrangement of data. Columns show the vertical arrangement of data. Cells are the boxes that are formed as the row and column intersect. Gridlines are the vertical and horizontal lines in the table. ColumnsRows Gridlines Cell

4 EAST MIDDLE SCHOOL Career and Technical Education Formatting a Table Center the main title in all capital letters and bold. DS TeacherSubject Remaining Budget James Massey Career Decisions $ Carrie Shore Business Technology Mandy Johnson Keyboarding Source: EMS Faculty Handbook Center the secondary title in initial caps and bold. Center and bold column headings. SS or DS between table entries (body). Left align the source note under the table, which identifies the source of the information in the table. Left align or center text entries. Right align number entries. Key the $ symbol in the first entry to show currency.

5 Parts of a Table TOP 10 BROADWAY GROSSES Week Ending September 12, 2003 Production Gross This Week Gross Last Week Annie Get Your Gun $572,885$671,363 Cabaret466,670515,787 Fosse566,644605,993 Les Miserables 375,318436,915 Miss Saigon 395,522434,641 Ragtime420,902539,159 The Lion King 880,717875,772 Totals$3,678,658$4,079,630 Source: Online Productions Main Title Secondary Title Column Headings Body Source Key the $ symbol in the first entry to show currency for the number entries. Key the $ symbol with total entries to show currency.

6 Inserting Tables If the table is the only object on the page: Center the table vertically, leaving equal top and bottom margins. Center the table vertically, leaving equal top and bottom margins. Center the table horizontally, leaving equal left and right margins. Center the table horizontally, leaving equal left and right margins. For best results use automatic vertical and horizontal centering features in your word processing software (if available). For best results use automatic vertical and horizontal centering features in your word processing software (if available). Equal top and bottom margins Equal left and right margins

7 Inserting Tables DS If the table is inserted between text: Double space above and below the table. Double space above and below the table.

8 Table Notes to Remember Center the main title in all capital letters and bold. Center the main title in all capital letters and bold. Double space after the main title. Double space after the main title. Center secondary titles in initial caps, and bold. Center secondary titles in initial caps, and bold. Double space after the secondary title. Double space after the secondary title. Center align and bold column headings. Center align and bold column headings. Single or Double space is appropriate between entries. Single or Double space is appropriate between entries. Text entries may be aligned on the left or centered. Text entries may be aligned on the left or centered. Numerical entries are usually right aligned. Numerical entries are usually right aligned. The source note should be left aligned under the table. The source note should be left aligned under the table.


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