EAD Tag Library for Version 1.0


EAD Elements: <tgroup> Table Group

Description:

A formatting element that bundles <table> subelements: <colspec>, <spanspec>, <thead>, <tbody>, and <tfoot>. Tables are comprised of one or more <tgroup>s, depending on the number of times the column specifications change. The <tgroup> element provides a subgrouping of rows within a table that all use the same column specifications.

Three attributes are used together to force horizontal alignment on a specific character, such as a decimal point. The ALIGN attribute must be set to "char" (align="char"). The CHAR attribute should be set to the specific character on which the text will align (for example the decimal point, char="."). The CHAROFF attribute controls the position of the alignment. CHAROFF names the percentage of the current column width that is to the left of the alignment character (for example, charoff="30").

By convention, any rule specified in COLSEP is printed or displayed to the right of the column. External rules are specified with the FRAME attribute of <table>; horizontal rules are specified with the <spanspec>, <table> or <tgroup> ROWSEP attribute.

By convention, any rule specified in ROWSEP prints or displays below the row. Vertical rules are specified by a COLSEP attribute; external rules are specified by the FRAME attribute of the <table> element.

See also related elements <colspec>, <spanspec>, <table>, <tbody>, <tfoot>, <thead>.

May contain:

colspec, spanspec, tbody, tfoot, thead

May occur within:

table

Attributes:

ALIGN#IMPLIED, left, right, center, justify, char
ALTRENDER#IMPLIED, CDATA
AUDIENCE#IMPLIED, external, internal
CHAR, CDATA
CHAROFF50, CDATA
COLS#REQUIRED, CDATA
COLSEP#IMPLIED, CDATA
ID #IMPLIED, ID
ROWSEP #IMPLIED, CDATA
TGROUPSTYLE #IMPLIED, NMTOKEN

Example:

<add id="chron">
<head>Appendix: Chronological List of the Names of Major Family Members, Their Spouses,
and Children</head>
<p>Papers of the individuals listed here make up the greater part of the Albemarle Family
Papers.  Names of children who are known not to have survived to adulthood are omitted.</p>
<table frame="none">
<tgroup cols="3">
<colspec colnum="1" colname="1" align="left" colwidth="50">
<colspec colnum="2" colname="2" align="left" colwidth="50">
<colspec colnum="3" colname="3" align="left" colwidth="50">
<thead><row>
<entry colname="1">Major Family Members</entry>
<entry colname="2">Spouses</entry>
<entry colname="3">Children</entry></row></thead>
<tbody>
<row>
<entry colname="1">John Albemarle (1760-1806)</entry>
<entry colname="2">Mary Frances Delaney (1769-1835)</entry>
<entry colname="3">John Delaney Albemarle (1787-1848)</entry></row>
<row>
<entry colname="3">Lucretia Albemarle Goodrich (1788-1823)</entry></row>
<row>
<entry colname="3">Porter Breckinridge Albermarle (1790-1831)</entry>
</row>
<row>
<entry colname="3">Joseph Fairfax Albemarle (1792-1856)</entry></row>
<row>
<entry colname="1">John Delaney Albemarle (1787-1848)</entry>
<entry colname="2">Martha Mary Adams (1795-1862)</entry>
<entry colname="3">John Adams Albemarle (1814-1867)</entry></row>
<row>
<entry colname="3">Mary Delaney Albemarle (1818-1880)</entry></row>
[...]
</tbody>
</tgroup>
</table>
</add>

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