[html5] using colspan with nested html tables

Larry Martell larry.martell at gmail.com
Wed May 7 14:18:26 PDT 2014

On Wed, May 7, 2014 at 3:13 PM, Brian Tremblay <webmaster at tsmchughs.com> wrote:
> On 5/7/14, 12:24 PM, Larry Martell wrote:
>> Please see my question at stackoverflow:
>> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/23505433/using-colspan-with-nested-html-tables
> Are you expecting an answer here to your question on stackoverflow? Or
> inviting people to go to stackoverflow and answer there?

Either one would work for me.

> I don't have an
> account on stackoverflow. If you want an answer here, you should probably
> ask here.

On SO I have pictures that show my issues. I don't think I can post them here.

> I did look over the question quickly, and I can't see why you need to nest
> tables. You should be able to do pretty much anything you want with css
> applied to a single table.

We want to use a sorting package that requires adding a class to the
table to be sorted. The way the table is now (i.e. as a single table
with 4 rows of headers) it will only sort on the first header row. We
want to sort on the 4th header row.

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