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0.31 Beta
Date Published:
31,650+ (as of 25-Sep-2007)
HTML-Kit Support
Adds a graphical interface for creating table layouts using DIV tags and CSS.


  • Easy-to-use interface for creating tables and other layouts using CSS and DIV tags, instead of the deprecated TABLE tags,
  • Wizard-like graphical interface for creating layouts with rows and columns,
  • Quickly create nested layouts by adding child cells,
  • Insert rows * columns to the current cell,
  • View updates to the CSS code and HTML tags in real-time,
  • Options for adding side borders to rows and/or columns,
  • Ability to include the CSS code as inline attributes or as a style block, and
  • Generate separate style classes for each column to make it easier to apply different styles to columns.


  • To create a table with 4 rows and 6 columns, change to the Table tab, specify the number of rows and columns, and click Add Table.
  • To add 2 columns, one with two rows: click Add Column twice, select the cell labeled A-2, and click Add Row twice.
  • To view how the CSS and HTML tags update to reflect changes to the layout: click the Code tab.

Related Tags:

  • HTML tags: div, style.
  • HTML attributes: class.
  • CSS properties: border, clear, float, height, width.
• Automated Installation:   (What's This?)To install, enter hkdivstarter in the Updates tab. Updates tab on the Actions Bar  • Manual Installation:
HTML-Kit Build 292
Download Size:
359.93 KB   (< 1 min)
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 Commonly Asked Questions

How do I install hkDivStarter?

  • Download the "hkDivStarter" plugin and save it to a folder of your choice (for example, c:\webfiles\). It's not necessary to manually extract the *.zip file, HTML-Kit will expand it to the proper folder during the installation.
  •  Install Plugin
    Select "Install | Install Plugin" from HTML-Kit's "Tools" menu. Point to the downloaded *.zip file and click "Open."
  • If any additional prompts appear, follow them to complete the installation.

How do I run it?

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hkDivStarter's icon will appear on the "Tools" tab on HTML-Kit's Actions Bar. It can also be invoked from the "Actions | Tools" sub menu.

Whats' the quickest way to uninstall hkDivStarter?

Right click the hkDivStarter icon on the Actions Bar and select "Uninstall." Alternatively, the "Tools | Install | Uninstall Plugins" menu option in HTML-Kit can be used to uninstall this and other plugins.

Do I need the exact versions of software listed under the Requirements?

The versions listed are the minimum versions required by this plugin. For example, a plugin that requires HTML-Kit Build 290 will run on HTML-Kit Build 292 as well.

What's the best way to check which version of HTML-Kit I'm using?

The build number can be found on the "About" dialog, which is located on HTML-Kit's "Help" menu.
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What do you think about hkDivStarter?
Very nice
"Excellent tool :-) :-) It saves me counting tr and td :X"- Wim
Great Tool!
"Really useful for initial layout work - thanks"
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