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HTMLTableColElement

The HTMLTableColElement interface provides special properties (beyond the HTMLElement interface it also has available to it inheritance) for manipulating single or grouped table column elements.

Properties

Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

Name Type Description
align  DOMString Indicates the horizontal alignment of the cell data in the column.
ch  DOMString Alignment character for cell data.
chOff  DOMString Offset for the alignment character.
span unsigned long Reflects the span HTML attribute, indicating the number of columns to apply this object's attributes to. Must be a positive integer.
vAlign  DOMString Indicates the vertical alignment of the cell data in the column.
width  DOMString Default column width.

Methods

No specific method; inherits methods from its parent, HTMLElement.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLTableColElement' in that specification.
Living Standard No change from HTML5.
HTML5
The definition of 'HTMLTableColElement' in that specification.
Recommendation The span property is now an unsigned long.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification
The definition of 'HTMLTableColElement' in that specification.
Obsolete No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
The definition of 'HTMLTableColElement' in that specification.
Obsolete Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes Yes1 Yes Yes Yes
align Yes Yes1 Yes Yes Yes
ch ? Yes No Yes ? ?
chOff ? Yes No Yes ? ?
span Yes Yes1 Yes Yes Yes
vAlign Yes Yes1 Yes Yes Yes
width Yes Yes1 Yes Yes Yes
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes Yes4 Yes Yes ?
align Yes Yes Yes4 Yes Yes ?
ch ? ? Yes No ? ? ?
chOff ? ? Yes No ? ? ?
span Yes Yes Yes4 Yes Yes ?
vAlign Yes Yes Yes4 Yes Yes ?
width Yes Yes Yes4 Yes Yes ?

See also

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