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 methods 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
WHATWG 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.
Recommendation No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
The definition of 'HTMLTableColElement' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
ch and chOff ? Not supported ? ? ?
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.0) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
ch and chOff ? Not supported ? ? ?

See also

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