D2L – Adding Captions to Tables

If you are creating a new table:

  1. Click on the INSERT TABLE button.
    The insert table button is marked by a grid
  2. At the bottom of the General Tab select the check box for TABLE CAPTION.
    You must select the option to have table captions in order to add them.
  3. Fill out necessary other items on the General tab and click INSERT.
    insert button appears for new tables
  4. You now have a cell/row at the top of your table that extends the width of your table.
    turning on table captions allows you to add text to a newly created row at the top of the table
  5. Type in the desired caption.

If you are adding a caption to an already existing table:

  1. Click on the table you want to add the caption to.
    selected tables will have squares on the corner of the outerbox
  2. Click the INSERT TABLE button.
    The insert button is used to access a currently selected table's properties.
  3. Click the Check box next to TABLE CAPTION
    You must select the option to have table captions in order to add them.
  4. Click UPDATE.
    When editing a table already made, click update to apply new changes.
  5. You now have a cell/row at the top that extends the width of your table.
    turning on table captions allows you to add text to a newly created row at the top of the table
  6. Type in the desired caption.