Maurits wrote:

Keli wrote:How did you make the table, Maurits ?


Since you ask...
I initially made it in Excel.  I typed in the formulas with a leading ' which made Excel display them literally.  I used Excel's "border" tool to make the border.

Then I opened up a new message in Outlook 2000.  I set the mail format to HTML, and copy/pasted from Excel to the mail message.

Then I right-clicked the message and "View Source"d.

Then I copied the HTML from <table> to </table>.

Then I went to Channel 9, replied to your post, and switched to the "HTML" tab in the FreeTextBox editor.

Finally I pasted the HTML I had copied.

(yuck!)

To post images... first I got a free Geocities account (www.geocities.com)
I save the image in gif or jpg format and upload it to my account
Then I open the image at the geocities URL in another browser window
Finally I drag and drop the image into the FreeTextBox editor.

To transfer files, you could .zip the file up and post it on your Geocities account.  Then you could post a link in your comment.

Finally... to add more stops, you could add more columns.  The formulae get a little more complicated, but ten stops shouldn't be impossibly difficult.


Somehow I doubt you did those steps Maurits, seems largely unncessary ("sending an email to yourself" says it all) and you know HTML already.

Here's the (as far as I'm concerned) easier/simpler way of doing it:

Flip to "HTML" view and type this:

<table border="1">

That marks the beginning of a table.

For each row, you type <tr>, followed by <td> for each column in the table. The column's data is contained like so: <td>HERE</td>

Once you've finished a row, type </tr> and move on to the next <tr>

Once you've finished writing the table, type </table>

An example is this:

<table border="1">
<tr><td>Top Left</td><td>Top Right</td></tr>
<tr><td>Bot Left</td><td>Bot Right</td></tr>
</table>

Produces:


Top Left Top Right
Bot Left Bot Right

As for the images, in HTML view you type:

<img src="%FULL URL TO IMAGE GOES HERE%" />


Quite simple, really Smiley

<img src="http://www.forumspile.com/O_RLY-Quite.jpg" />




but enough orthoganal posting... sorry I couldn't answer the actual problem at hand, I just felt like nit-picking Maurits' posting Smiley