[Xerte] how do I create Tables in XERTE pages

Stenhouse Andy Andy.Stenhouse at northampton.ac.uk
Mon Nov 7 09:38:27 GMT 2011


I'm am fairly new to XERTE and am starting to use it in some modules, I
am trying to encourage academics to use it instead of their PowerPoints;
for its added functionality, and it's pretty easy to use, so I am
finding out what is readily accessible to non-coders.

I am trying to create a table in a text page (Block off text with a
table underneath) and can't find a way to do it.

I tried the drawing tool and besides being too long-winded I found the
text was displaying vertically and spilling over the edges of the box. I
next tried the columns page but that looks awfull as a table (and you
can't colspan) and then I tried writing the HTML in a text page but that
didn't work.

Could someone please tell me how this should be done please.


Andy Stenhouse

Learning Technologist

School of Health

University of Northampton

Tel: 01604 893539



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