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Examples | Table on a Single Page:
Tables within Narrative
Tables in Landscape Layout
Examples | Table Split to Two or More Pages:
A table is typically a set of facts or figures systematically displayed in columns and rows.
The use of color is acceptable. Please note, if the table has been previously published
or has been drawn from other source material, you must determine whether copyright release must
be obtained. (Consult with the publisher or a USF reference librarian.)
It is important to note that the table does not need to be on the page where it is discussed
in the manuscript. If the table will not fit on the page where it is first mentioned, we strongly
suggest that it either be on the next page or compiled at the end of the chapter, along with
all the other tables from that chapter. Please note, if you push a table to a new page,
be sure you fill in excess space on the previous page with text from after the table.
Tables Presented in Landscape
Tables and Figures too wide to fit on a vertical page (without shrinking to where the text
is illegible) may be placed on a landscape page.
Table Caption Formatting
- Font: Same style and size as the remainder of the manuscript.
Size may be reduced to as low as 8pt, but must be legible.
- Line Spacing: May be single-spaced or double-spaced
- Table caption is placed above all tables, and styled as all other table captions.
- First sentence of table caption matches verbatim (word-for-word) the text listed in the List of Tables.
- All tables are numbered consecutively and typed in Arabic numerals using a consistent style.
Option A: Sequential (Table 1, Table 2, Table 3,...)
Option B: Sequential by Chapter (Table 1.1, Table 1.2, Table 1.3, Table 2.1, Table 2.2, Table 3.1,...)
- Table notes are placed below the table.
- All tables are inserted within the manuscript in a consistent manner (within the text, possibly on a
free-standing page, or compiled at the end of each chapter).
- The page numbers associated with each table matches the page number listed in the List of Tables.