Dreamweaver's tools for manipulating tables, tabular data, and forms improve with each new version. Along with the standard table-editing tools available in Standard view, DW4 offers the powerful Layout view, which uses tables to simulate page layout functionality using HTML. Dreamweaver can also import tabular data from external sources. It supports a full complement of form objects, including automated jump menu creation.
We'll discuss forms at the end of this chapter, but first we'll cover Dreamweaver's table creation tools.