Explanation of the question
The following table illustrates the problem:
HTML source for table:
Column 1 Column 1 Column 3 Type 1 Common info Info 1 Type 2 Info 2
You will notice that it is not clear that the cells in the first column, which are not headers, are mapped to the corresponding cells in the third column because the cells are merged. In my opinion, for conventional information tables formatted in this way, there is such a cell correspondence, but the above presentation method can not well indicate this.
A possibly good way to present …
If I could label the following table design with HTML so that the cell entries are not images, then in my opinion such labeling would provide a good way to present such information:
Unfortunately I did not use HTML when creating the above design. I just used a simple raster graphics editor (Windows Paint) to build.