@vtable commands are the same as the
@table command except that
@ftable automatically enters
each of the items in the first column of the table into the index of
@vtable automatically enters each of the items in
the first column of the table into the index of variables. This
simplifies the task of creating indices. Only the items on the same
line as the
@itemx commands are indexed, and
they are indexed in exactly the form that they appear on that line.
See Indices, for more information about indices.
Begin a two-column table using
writing the @-command at the beginning of a line, followed on the same
line by an argument that is a Texinfo command such as
exactly as you would for a
@table command; and end the table
@end ftable or
@end vtable command on a line by
See the example for
@table in the previous section.