Dont center text in a table

Notice how the column headings and the information in each column of the table in Figure 9-29 line up on the left of the column. That works well. Aligning text on the left makes each column easy to scan. Centering interferes with scanning in tables just as it does in other parts of your web pages.

In tables, set all column headings and columns with words flush left, ragged right. If you are giving numbers, line them up on a decimal tab.

SUMMARIZING CHAPTER 9

Here are key messages from Chapter 9:

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