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You can add a document with a table, allowing for neatly organized information to appear on your webpages in a table format.

How to Add a Table to a Document

  1. Open the webpage or folder where you want to add a table to a document.
  2. From the Edline menu bar, click Edit This Page to access the edit mode.
  3. Hover over the section where you want to add a document with a table, and click the Add an item to this box File:en-us/Edline/030_Teacher/050_My_Class_Page_Content/020_Documents/030_Add_Tables/addicon.jpg icon.
  4. Select Document Page from the Add Item Type pallet.
  5. Type the name of the document in the Document Page Title box.
  6. Click Create Now for the Document page.
  7. Click in the text box to access the Formatting toolbar.
  8. Click the Table File:en-us/Edline/030_Teacher/050_My_Class_Page_Content/020_Documents/030_Add_Tables/tableicon.jpg icon to add a table by completing the following steps:
    • In the General tab, type the number of columns and rows in the Cols and Rows boxes.
    • Type the spacing for the text and table cells in the Cellpadding and Cellspacing boxes.
    • Select how the text is aligned in the table from the Alignment box.
    • Type the width of the border in the Border box.
    • Type the size of the table in the Width and Height boxes.
    • Select the type of table from the Class box.
    • Check Table caption to add a name to the table.
    • Click Insert.
    • Type your text into the table.

    You can also use your right-mouse button while typing text to update the table’s border styles and colors, insert and delete rows, and insert or delete columns.

  9. Click Save to add the document with the table.
  10. Click Done to exit the edit mode.