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From: Beranek, Nicholas
Date: Sep 28, 2017 10:50AM


I apologize but maybe "two-way table" wasn't the right term... I mean a table that has both column and row headers.

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I don't believe I've seen a two-way table before. Do you know of any examples on line? All I could find was articles referencing Excel.

Angela French

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Have you considered having the College Courses in a separate 2-way data table? "College Course" and "Credits" can be column headers in that case with each of the courses as row headers.

Another option I've considered is including what I just mentioned in the same table. Here is example code:

<tr>
<th scope="col">College Course</th>
<th scope="col">Credits</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<th scope="row">ACCT 110</th>
<td>5</td>
</tr>

The beauty of this technique is that is does not require the "headers" attribute or unique IDs for each header. Try it out!

Nick Beranek
Capital One

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