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HTML Tables IV: Format and touch up a page layout

Five steps to creating layout: create layout table; create layout cells; adjust layout cells; fill and format cells; preview page

There are five steps to creating a layout. But after all of this, you may need to do some last-minute touching up.

In "HTML Tables III" you learned that creating a page layout is a five-step process. That process is listed here as a reminder of what's involved.

However, after going through these five steps, you'll want to consider adding two additional finishing touches: autostretch, which allows a layout table to fill the available space of the browser; and spacer GIFs, which keep cell widths from getting squished.

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