Color Schemes for Tables in Documentation

Subject: Color Schemes for Tables in Documentation
From: "Keith Hansen" <KRH -at- weiland-wfg -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2008 11:29:26 -0600

In my documentation, I frequently use tables to present data. My tables
have the following color scheme:

* Headings at the top of the table are navy blue with white text.
* Below the headings, all other table cells are light gray with black

Here's my questions:

* For tables in documentation, are color schemes purely a matter of
personal taste? Or are there any color schemes that are commonly used
and accepted?

* What color schemes do you use in tables?

Thanks for the input!



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