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Special Edition Using Microsoft Expression Web 2 by Jim Cheshire

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Chapter 9. Using Tables and Layout Tables

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The Origin of Tables

If you look back at the origins of HTML, you’ll see a handful of particle physicists formulating a method for displaying scientific and educational data. Much of that information lent itself quite well to being displayed in a tabular format, and out of necessity, HTML tables were born.

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I kind of squeezed many years into the above paragraph. HTML was actually created in 1989 by Tim Berners-Lee. The first ...

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