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I want to explain a mysql table structure and I used dt and dl.

But I could see other posts having a neat table display of their examples

How to code table like structure in Stack Overflow question textarea?

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You can display data in table structure like this:

id | stationname | total
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 1 | Khar        | 5
 2 | SantaCruz   | 3
 3 | Sion        | 2
 4 | VT          | 1
 5 | newFort     | 3
 6 | Bandra      | 2
 7 | Worli       | 1
 8 | Sanpada     | 3
 9 | Joe         | 2
10 | Sally       | 1
11 | Elphiston   | 2
12 | Currey Road | 1

Here you need to write your data in normal table structure (like writing it on notepad.). Then you just need to give them code sample appearance. (By Ctrl+K).

Note: You can use some external tools for that such as:

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you mean with tabs and spaces in notepad or using tags of html? –  Jayapal Chandran Nov 27 '12 at 5:52
    
i tried it works with tabs or even spaces... that is how i had created previously but as i have said i could see more formatted neat tables. –  Jayapal Chandran Nov 27 '12 at 5:52
    
@JayapalChandran - Just click on edit button of this answer and see how the table is formatted. –  hims056 Nov 27 '12 at 5:53

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