This web page gives examples of different properties used in creating Tables. Their are "table" properties, "row" properties, "cell" properties. With in a cell you may want to use "font" properties, etc...
|Headings & the <th> tag||Example of use the tag <th>
to create a "table header". The cell is the automatically
<td>This is an example</td>
|Align - Horizontal||Default||Left||Right||Center||Justify - this will left and right align.|
|Align - Verticle
|Color, all sides||Red|
|Light Border, Bottom & Right||Red, Light|
|Dark Border, Top & Left||Red, Dark|
|Color||Light Blue||Dark Red||Custom Colors|
|Pictures/Images||Background patterns always repeat (are tiled). This one has repeated 2 times in this column.||This light bulb is inserted as a background image.||Notice how the images are tiled. Keep this in mind when using background images. The images will repeat until the area is filed.|
|Background vs Image
The first column using the .gif file as a background. In the second column the .fig was inserted as an image.