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How to use table reusable content

SharePoint 2010 Content Format Concepts


Adding a Table from the Reusable Content Library

The reusable content library table provides basic table HTML code. Once inserted on the page, the code is editable in the reusable content table, so you can modify it and add your own content.

  1. Navigate to the web page in your site where the reusable content table will be inserted.
  2. Select Edit Page from the Site Actions drop-down menu.
  3. Click your cursor in the appropriate content area on the page where you want to insert the reusable content table.
  4. Select the Editing Tools – Insert menu in the top menu.
  5. Select the Reusable Content menu item and More Choices.
    reusable content: content design elements folder
  6. The following Select Reusable Content dialog box will open. Select the Content Design Elements folder.
    table content item
  7. Select the Table folder.
  8. Select the Table item from the list by double clicking the Table item, or click once and hit the OK button. The reusable content Table will be added to your page.
    Insert Reusable Content Table
  9. A new Table Tools ribbon will appear that will allow you to configure the table. It will have sub tabs called Layout and Designtable ribbon tools
  10. You may now type directly in each table cell to add your content. (Tip: Use the tab key on your keyboard to switch to the next cell or add a new row at the end of your table.)
  11. You may edit the HTML source of the table by selecting the Format Text tab under Editing Tools on the ribbon. Select the HTML button and Edit HTML Source option.
  12. When done making your changes, you are now ready to Save and Close, Check In, or Publish the page.
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