The HTMLTableElement interface's frame property is a string that indicates which of the table's exterior borders should be drawn.


HTMLTableElement.frame = frameSides;
var frameSides = HTMLTableElement.frame;


frameSides is a string whose value is one of the following values:

No sides. This is the default.
Top side
Bottom side
Top and bottom only
Right and left sides only
Left-hand side only
Right-hand side only
All four sides
All four sides


// Set the frame of TableA to 'border'
var t = document.getElementById('TableA');
t.frame  = "border";
t.border = "2px";


  • W3C DOM 2 HTML Specification

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