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This is ConTeXts oldest table module. It uses the same formatting as [[
tabulate]] (see [[Tables Overview]]).
This mode is based on Michael Wichura's TaBlE package for PlainTeX. The official manual for it is commercial (about 40 USD), see [http://www.pctex.com/books.html PCTeX] -- but note that the TaBlE manual only talks about the original syntax, which does not use <cmd>NC</cmd>, <cmd>HL</cmd> cum suis.
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A very nice application in table are background colors for rows/cells (a feature that doesn't work in [[
<table cols="2"><tr valign="top"><td>