Creating Accessible Tables in Webcourses@UCF

Take the following steps to add Tables to a Page in Webcourses@UCF using the Rich Content Editor.

  1. Access your course and click on Pages.
  2. Click on View All Pages and select the one you’d like to edit.
  3. Click Edit.
  4. In the Rich Content Editor, click on the Table button.
  5. Hover over Insert Table to see table size options.
  6. Click on the desired table size. The table will be inserted onto the page.
  7. Enter text in the table cells.
  8. Determine whether the first row or the first column of cells (or both) will be your table headers.
  9. Select a cell that will be a table header, and click the Table button, then hover over Cell and click Cell Properties.
    Selecting the Cell Properties option from the Insert Table menu
  10. Under Cell Type, select Header Cell, and under Scope, select whether the cell is a header for a Row or a Column.
    Cell Properties Window, showing Cell Type and Scope fields.
  11. Click Ok when you’re done.
  12. Repeat steps 9-12 for every cell that is a header.
  13. Click on the Table button and click the option for Table Properties.
  14. In the cell for Border enter in 1 for a standard border. (For a thicker border enter in a larger number, such as 3.)
  15. Click Ok.
  16. Click Save to save the changes you’ve made to the page.

Further ReadingCreating Accessible Tables in the Rich Content Editor