[NTG-context] can't get table to work

Paul Tremblay phthenry at iglou.com
Sun Apr 10 05:19:02 CEST 2005

I am trying to create a table with the middle cell merged vertically. I
am trying to draw bottom lines for the left and right columns:

Alabama    13.3     13.5
-------             -----
Alaska	   17.8      18.8

Here is my table:

\placetable[here][tab:insurance]{Percentage of People without health
insurance in US}
\starttable[|l w(30mm)|l|l|]
\VL State     \VL 3-year average(2001-2003) \VL 2-year average(2001-2002)  \VL\SR
\VL Alabama   \VL 13.3                     \VL 13.5                        \VL\FR
\DL \DC \DL     \DR
\VL Alaska    \VL 17.8                     \VL 18.8                        \VL\MR
\VL Arizona   \VL 17.3                     \VL 16.9                        \VL\LR


I am getting the following error message:

! Extra alignment tab has been changed to \cr.
<template> \endtemplate 
\!ttLongHrule ->\omit \span \omit \span 
\next ->&\normalTABLElongrule 
\complexTableDL ...handleTABLEerror \fi \fi \next 
\complexorsimpleTable ...fi \c!Table #1\endcsname 
l.14 \DL \DC \DL      \DR

What am I doing wrong? 




*Paul Tremblay         *
*phthenry at iglou.com    *

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