EAD Tag Library for Version 1.0


EAD Elements: <thead> Table Head

Description:

A formatting element that contains the heading information in a <table>, usually column heads, that appears at the top of the table and may appear again at the top of any physical break in rows in the body. The <thead> element is used in two contexts: inside an ordinary structural <table> and to set up the formatting inside of Component <c> or Description of Subordinate Component <dsc> elements that use the <dentry> and <drow> approach to displaying text.

See related elements <table> and <tgroup> for general table information.

See related elements <tspec>, <drow>, and <dentry> for information about the role of <thead> for specialized finding aid formatting of Component <c> elements.

May contain:

row

May occur within:

c, c01, c02, c03, c04, c05, c06, c07, c08, c09, c10, c11, dsc, tgroup

Attributes:

ALTRENDER #IMPLIED, CDATA
AUDIENCE#IMPLIED, external, internal
ID #IMPLIED, ID
VALIGNbottom, top, middle, bottom

Example:

<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>
[...]
</tbody>
</tgroup>
</table>


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