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The HTMLTableDataCellElement interface provides special properties and methods (beyond the regular HTMLTableCellElement and HTMLElement interfaces it also has available to it by inheritance) for manipulating the layout and presentation of table data cells in an HTML document.


Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLTableCellElement, and HTMLElement.

Is a DOMString containing a name used to refer to this cell in other context. It reflects the abbr attribute.


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


Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLTableElement' in that specification.
Living Standard No change from HTML5.
The definition of 'HTMLTableElement' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) 1.0 (1.0) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

See also

  • The HTML element implementing this interface: <td>.


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