HTMLTableElement.rules

Deprecated

This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. Avoid using it, and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

The HTMLTableElement.rules property indicates which cell borders to render in the table.

Syntax

HTMLTableElement.rules = rules;
var rules = HTMLTableElement.rules;

Parameters

rules is a string with one of the following values:

none
No rules
groups
Lines between groups only
rows
Lines between rows
cols
Lines between cols
all
Lines between all cells

Example

// Turn on all the internal borders of a table
var t = document.getElementById("TableID");
t.rules = "all";

Specifications

  • W3C DOM 2 HTML Specification

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser