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The empty-cells CSS property specifies how user agents should render borders and backgrounds around cells that have no visible content.


Formal syntax: show | hide
empty-cells: show
empty-cells: hide

empty-cells: inherit


Is a keyword indicating that borders and backgrounds should be drawn like in a normal cells.
Is a keyword indicating that no border or backgrounds should be drawn.


.contentbox td {
  empty-cells: show;


Specification Status Comment
CSS Level 2 (Revision 1) Recommendation  

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 1.0 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) 8.0 4.0 1.2
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 1 1.0 (1.0) 8 6 3.1

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 Last updated by: Sheppy,