Wrapper element for a complete table, including the tabular material, caption (including title), footnotes, and alternative descriptions of the table for purposes of accessibility.
Complex tables may be accompanied by a graphic image showing the properly formatted table for use in environments where it is otherwise difficult to render the table correctly; see the example.
The following, in order:
<ack>, <app>, <app-group>, <bio>, <body>, <boxed-text>, <disp-quote>, <fig>, <glossary>, <license-p>, <named-content>, <non-normative-example>, <non-normative-note>, <notes>, <p>, <ref-list>, <sec>, <styled-content>, <supplementary-material>, <table-wrap-group>, <term-display>, <term-sec>
In the following example, the table is wrapped in an <alternatives> element together with a graphic showing the formatted table:
... <table-wrap> <alternatives> <table rules="rows"> <thead> <tr> <th>Color</th> <th>Size</th> <th>Price</th> </tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr> <td rowspan="3">Green</td> <td>small</td> <td>$3.25</td> </tr> <tr> <td>medium</td> <td>$2.25</td> </tr> <tr> <td>large</td> <td>$1.15</td> </tr> <tr> <td rowspan="3">Red</td> <td>small</td> <td>$3.25</td> </tr> <tr> <td>medium</td> <td>$5.25</td> </tr> <tr> <td>large</td> <td>$9.95</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <graphic xlink:href="images/tablesample1"> <alt-text>A table with columns for color, size, and price.</alt-text> <long-desc>The table has three columns, labeled "Color", "Size", and "Price". It has six rows; reading across, they are: Green, small, $3.25, Green, medium, $2.25, Green, large, $1.15; Red, small, $3.25, Red, medium, $5.25, Red, large, $9.95. (Tbe words "Green" and "Red" occur only once each, in an area three rows in height.) </long-desc> </graphic> </alternatives> </table-wrap> ...
The graphic rendering of the table is: