Classic typography for organizing information
Tables & Lists
The typographic techniques for organizing similar data are revisited and simplified with BLUEPHRASE implied semantax.
- Tables are a classic for displaying similar data in a scannable format.
- Ordered lists are for sequenced steps.
- Bullet lists are for a hodge-podge of ideas.
- Definition lists are for glossaries.
- Basics of tables
- Using rows and columns to format data.
- Tables with implied semantax
- Omitting the
- Compact table syntax
- An alternate syntax for table rows and columns.
- Captioning tables
- Placing a caption above a table.
- Header and footer rows
- Applying column headers and footers to tables.
- Setting column attributes
- Setting background colors and widths for table columns.
- Ordered lists
- Creating numbered (1, 2, 3, ...) lists.
- Continuing interrupted lists
- Numbered lists that don't start with 1.
- List numbering schemes
- Using roman numbers, letters, and other numbering schemes.
- Unordered lists
- Creating a bullet list.
- Bulleted list symbols
- Using other symbols in place of ordinary bullets.
- Nesting lists
- Placing a list within another list
- Definition lists
- Creating a list of terms and definitions.