OK... let's take Tom back out (the poor sap).

<TABLE BORDER=3>

<TR>
<TD COLSPAN=2>Ed</TD>
<TD>Rick</TD>
</TR>

<TR>
<TD>Larry</TD>
<TD>Curly</TD>
<TD>Moe</TD>
</TR>

</TABLE>

Ed Rick
Larry Curly Moe


Rick gets scared and he leaves. Ed takes over Rick's cell too, and just cause he's that way, he stands right in the middle of the cell.

<TABLE BORDER=3>

<TR>
<TD COLSPAN=3 ALIGN="center">Ed</TD>
</TR>

<TR>
<TD>Larry</TD>
<TD>Curly</TD>
<TD>Moe</TD>
</TR>

</TABLE>

Ed
Larry Curly Moe


All other html coding, by the way, can be used in a cell. We'll make Ed bold as an example.

<TABLE BORDER=3>

<TR>
<TD COLSPAN=3 ALIGN="center"><B>Ed</B></TD>
</TR>

<TR>
<TD>Larry</TD>
<TD>Curly</TD>
<TD>Moe</TD>
</TR>

</TABLE>

Ed
Larry Curly Moe


We'll make him a link to my homepage.

<TABLE BORDER=3>

<TR>
<TD COLSPAN=3 ALIGN="center"><A HREF="http://junior.apk.net/~jbarta/">Ed</A></TD>
</TR>

<TR>
<TD>Larry</TD>
<TD>Curly</TD>
<TD>Moe</TD>
</TR>

</TABLE>

Ed
Larry Curly Moe