<html>
  <head>
    <title>019  table  merged  columns</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <table  border="1"  >
        <tr>
            <td>single</td>
            <td>single</td>
            <td>single</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>single</td>
            <td  rowspan="2">Merged  cells.  Two  in  one.</td>
            <td>single</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>single</td>
            <td>single</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>single</td>
            <td>single</td>
            <td>single</td>
        </tr>
    </table>
  </body>
</html>