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    #31
    oops - the attachment
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      #32
      I understand.
      I do not know of an external software I'd recommend importing into an Alpha page. This is way before me. I'd personally be afraid of what has changed in Chrome/IE alone, since your Alpha version.

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        #33
        Hi Russell. Thanks for the interest. I shall persevere until hopefully a future update will fix the table problems. I'm currently trying to produce what I want via the Alpha Page Layout component. It gets me three quarters of the way there, apart from the fact that I can't figure how to place a component in the centre of a web page - unless I put it in a table... They just always are biased to the left of the screen

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          #34
          What about approaching it from the other side.
          Use something like Mobirise for the static pages, with links to your alpha stuff?
          In Expression4 it would be ever easier.

          I'm afraid I'm not really understanding the problem though. Are the tables simply to capture details of people who are interested?
          See our Hybrid Option here;
          https://hybridapps.example-software.com/


          Apologies to anyone I haven't managed to upset yet.
          You are held in a queue and I will get to you soon.

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            #35
            No no Ted - I've misled you regarding the tables. Please see the attached mock page that I have made, which hopefully outlines what I'm trying to do
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              #36
              I think you would benefit in some interactive table building outside of AA to make your temples then just paste them in to your AA page.

              Here is a builder select your table then you will see the generated css below the advertisements. Just copy an paste it.

              divtable.com/table-styler/

              also this tutorial - same thing copy and paste and understand table structure.

              https://www.w3schools.com/css/css_table.asp
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              Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
              Albert Einstein, (attributed)
              US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)

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                #37
                Again, using Expression4 free stuff, creating this type of table is easy. There is wysiwyg and also the code used to build it. 3 tabs with all the info you need. Now I understand what you mean by "tables" a code builder will save you using the head banger.

                Would you like some sample code to try?
                See our Hybrid Option here;
                https://hybridapps.example-software.com/


                Apologies to anyone I haven't managed to upset yet.
                You are held in a queue and I will get to you soon.

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                  #38
                  Can you put a set of tables in an IFrame?
                  Just a suggestion, I don't use Alpha for Web stuff.
                  See our Hybrid Option here;
                  https://hybridapps.example-software.com/


                  Apologies to anyone I haven't managed to upset yet.
                  You are held in a queue and I will get to you soon.

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                    #39
                    Thanks very much for the tips. I shall explore both options this evening and tomorrow

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                      #40
                      every once in a while it's better to give us the basic component so we can actually
                      experience what you're up against and hopefully find a solution.
                      Gregg
                      https://paiza.io is a great site to test and share sql code

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                        #41
                        I did try to explain my problem, but obviously not very well. However, the Microsoft Expression Web 4 suggested by Ted looks to be exactly what I need! In just a few short minutes I had inserted a table onto a page and populated it, sized it, positioned it, inserted text and images - all with the greatest of ease. In fact the table operation is almost identical to Alpha. I copied the HTML onto a blank Alpha page and it worked perfectly. I only have one item to solve, and that is that my images didn't appear. I'm guessing I'll have to import those images into Alpha or place them in my webroot or something, but I'm confident it will be a simple enough task. (I haven't even begun to read the manual yet). So it looks like I'm back in the business of creating my web pages. So pleased! Many thanks to all of those that have offered help and advice

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