# Long description of example illustrating a table of travel expenses

This diagram gives one visual rendering of a table that has been marked up especially for aural rendering.

The table has a centered caption above it that reads "Travel Expense Report".

The table shows expenses in three categories (meals, hotels, and transport) in two cities (San Jose and Seattle) on four different dates (25-28 August 1997). In order to group information in a useful way, the table has a central column group with three columns, labeled "Meals", "Hotels", and "Transport" from left to right. The table's first column (to the left of the central column group) lists days of travel and labels these days with the city visited. In the table's last column (to the right of the central column group), cells contain information about the sum of each days expenses.

The first row of data begins with the date "25-Aug-97". The three expense columns show \$37.74 (meals), \$112 (hotel), and \$45 (transport). The final column shows no subtotal.

The second row of data begins with the date "26-Aug-97". The three expense columns show \$27.28 (meals), \$112 (hotel), and \$45 (transport). The final column shows no subtotal.

In the first column, the label "San Jose", in bold, shows that the traveler found herself in San Jose for the first two days.

The third row of data shows San Jose subtotals for each category: \$65.02 (meals), \$224 (hotels), \$90 (transport) and adds them up in the final column: \$379.02. The third row has a gray background to distinguish it.

The next three rows present the same information for the next two days, in Seattle.

The last row presents the totals for each category (meals, hotels, and transport) and, in the lower right hand cell of the table, the grand total spent in four days: \$800.27