tables:cell span

Cell spanning is done with \ (backslash) and / (forward slash).

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Simple table:

| cell 11 | cell 12 | cell 13 | cell 14
| cell 21 |\2/2{background:pink}. cell 22 | cell 24
| cell 31 | cell 34
| cell 41 | cell 42 | cell 43 | cell 44

Simple table:

cell 11 cell 12 cell 13 cell 14
cell 21 cell 22 cell 24
cell 31 cell 34
cell 41 cell 42 cell 43 cell 44

XHTML generated

<p>Simple table:</p>

<table>
<tbody>
  <tr>
    <td>cell 11</td>
    <td>cell 12</td>
    <td>cell 13</td>
    <td>cell 14</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>cell 21</td>
    <td rowspan="2" colspan="2" style="background:pink;"> cell 22</td>
    <td>cell 24</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>cell 31</td>
    <td>cell 34</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>cell 41</td>
    <td>cell 42</td>
    <td>cell 43</td>
    <td>cell 44</td>
  </tr>
</tbody>
</table>