Tables are a great way to organize and display your data. In this article we’re going to go over how to create and modify tables using the editor in Joomla.
Log in, click “Content” and then click on “Articles” on the drop down menu that appears.
Click The Article Title You Want To Edit To Add Table Or Click “+New” Tab To Open The Article Editor
Use the Table Control to Select How Large You Would Like Your Table
Click on the cells to add text. You can use the “What You See Is What You Get” editor to format the text.
Step 4: Configure Table Properties
Choose the table and click on, “Table Properties”.
Once you’re on Table Properties, you will have options to configure properties such as borders, size, and alignment.
How to Modify a Table in a Joomla
When you click on a table the table toolbar will appear. You can use this to make a number of adjustments to tables.
To modify table properties such as cell width or borders, click on the table and click the “Table Properties” button on the left hand side.
To delete a table, click the table and then click the “Delete Table” button.
Insert Row Before Other Rows
To insert a row before a specific row of a table, click on the row and then click the “Insert Row Before” button.
Insert Row After Other Rows
Click “Insert Row After”. This will insert a new row before the row where your cursor is currently positioned.
To delete a row, select the row you want to delete and click on “Delete Row”.
Inserting Columns Before Other Columns
Click the column and click the “Insert Column Before” button. This will insert a column on the left side of the column you selected.
Inserting Columns After Other Columns
Use the “Insert Column After” button to insert a column after the selected column
Use the “Delete Column” button to delete the selected column.
Select the cells you want to merge into one and click on “Table”, then click “Cell” from the drop-down menu and click on “Merge cells”. See below:
The cells merge into one bigger cell.
If you want to split the cell, select the cell you want to split and click the “Table” button, then click “Cell” from the drop-down menu and then click “Splitcell”.
Once you’ve done that, the merged cell break into separate cells like below:
There you have it! You can now work with tables inside the Joomla editor. Joomla is a great CMS and the editor makes it easily to quickly create and update content. Knowing how to work with tables will let you control the way data is displayed on your pages while still making everything look great.
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