Inserting tables in HTML content

NOTE: This option is available only to Announcements, KB Articles, and Service Catalog Items.

To insert a table when using the embedded HTML editor:

  1. In the Design mode (for details, see Using the HTML editor), click the Table icon .

  2. In the Table Properties window, specify the table properties and click OK.

To Make Changes to a Table

Right-click in a cell, row, or column, and choose the desired action.

Choose To

Table Properties

Change the following table properties:

  • Number of rows
  • Number of columns
  • Headers
  • Border size
  • Alignment
  • Width
  • Height
  • Cell spacing
  • Cell padding
  • Caption
  • Summary

Delete Table

Delete the table.

TIP: You can delete the contents of a table row or column without deleting the table structure. To do this, select the row or column and then press the Delete key.

To Make Changes to a Cell:

Right-click in a cell, row, or column. Choose Cell and then the desired action.

Choose To

Insert Cell Before

Insert a cell and move all other cells in that row to the right.

Insert Cell After

Insert a cell and move all other cells in that row to the left.

Delete Cells

Delete the cell.

Merge Cells

Merge the selected cells.

Merge Right

Merge the selected cell with the cells in the row to the right of the selected.

Merge Down

Merge the selected cell with the cells in the column below the selected.

Split Cell Horizontally

Split cell in a row.

Split Cell Vertically

Split cell in a column.
Cell Properties

Change the following cell properties:

  • Width
  • Height
  • Word Wrap
  • Horizontal Alignment
  • Vertical Alignment
  • Cell Type
  • Rows Span
  • Columns Span
  • Background Color
  • Border Color

To Make Changes to a Row

Right-click in a cell or row. Choose Row and then the desired action.

Choose To

Insert Row Before

Add a row above the selected cell or row.

Insert Row After

Add a row below the selected cell or row.

Delete Rows

Delete the selected rows.

 

To Make Changes to a Column

Right-click in a cell or column. Choose Column and then the desired action.

Choose To

Insert Column Before

Add a column to the left of the selected cell or column.

Insert Column After

Add a column to the right of the selected cell or column.

Delete Columns

Delete the selected columns.