Stacked tables (I'll betcha this is a stupid question, but here goes):

by Berk/Devlin <armadill(at)>

 Date:  Sun, 22 Jul 2001 16:09:18 -0700
 To:  hwg-techniques(at)
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Long ago, in Internet time, anyway, way back on Fri, 01 Jun 2001 09:44:41 -0700, Kimiko Drew <macruimmon(at)> wrote:
>At 02:31 PM 6/1/01 +0200, Klaas De Waele wrote:
>>CC'd to techniques, because I think it will learn some people they shouldn't
>>put a heavy page in a table.
>>- Kayjey -
>Something I usually do when I have a page with lots of info going into 
>tables, is to try and break those tables up.  For example, One table can be broken into three tables, with a header table, a middle table (at least one) and a footer table. ...

Sounded like great advice and I want to take it.  But I find that sometimes, and I can't seem to figure out when, when I stack tables:


The second table seems to misplace to the right, rather than under the first table, and the last table seems to place itself to the right of the second.  

So, instead of 

header table
middle table
footer table

What's displayed is:

header table middle table footer table

To solve this, I have to put lots and lots and lots and LOTS of <.p></p> in there.  And then, I get the mess again as soon as I change the width of my browser page or change the number of lines in an earlier table.

Is there something that I'm supposed to put between stacked tables to keep them stacked on the straight and narrow?



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