Table Header (XHTML table model)


See documentation for the HTML 4.0 (XHTML) table model.

A container element for the table header rows of a table


align Horizontal Alignment (XHTML table model)
alternate-form-of Alternate Form of Graphic, Media Object, Etc.
char Table Cell Alignment Character (XHTML table model)
charoff Table Character Offset (XHTML table model)
content-type Type of Content
id Identifier
valign Vertical Alignment (XHTML table model)

Related Elements

A table may be divided into header elements <thead> and table body elements <tbody>.

Model Information

Content Model

<!ELEMENT %thead.qname;  %thead.content; >


Table Row (XHTML table model) <tr>, one or more

This element may be contained in:

<table> Table (XHTML table model)

Tagged Example

<sec id="bid.268">
<table-wrap id="bid.269">
<title>Files on the taxonomy FTP site.</title>
<th align="left" valign="top">File</th>
<th align="left" valign="top">Uncompresses to</th>
<th align="left" valign="top">Description</th>
<td align="left" valign="top">taxdump.tar.Z<xref ref-type="fn" 
<td align="left" valign="top">readme.txt</td>
<td align="left" valign="top">A terse description of the dmp 
<td align="left" valign="top"/>
<td align="left" valign="top">nodes.dmp</td>
<td align="left" valign="top">Structure of the database; lists 
each taxid with its parent taxid, rank, and other values 
associated with each node (genetic codes, etc.)</td>
<fn symbol="a" id="mul2">
<p>For non-UNIX users, the file taxdmp.zip includes the 
same (zip compressed) data.</p>
<p>Each taxon in the database has a unique identifier, 
its taxid. ...</p>