HTMLTableHeaderCellElement

The HTMLTableHeaderCellElement 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 header cells in an HTML document.

Properties

Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLTableCellElement, and HTMLElement.

HTMLTableHeaderCellElement.abbr
Is a DOMString containing a name used to refer to this cell in other context. It reflects the abbr attribute.
HTMLTableHeaderCellElement.scope
Is a DOMString representing an enumerated value indicating which cells the header cell applies to. It reflects the scope attribute and has one of the following values: "row", "col", "colgroup", or "rowgroup". If the attribute is in the auto state, or if an invalid value is set for the attribute, scope will be returns the empty string, "".
HTMLTableHeaderCellElement.sorted
Is a Boolean value indicating if the table is sorted by the scope associated with this header cell. It reflects the sorted attribute.

Methods

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

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard Living Standard Adds the sorted property.
HTML5 Candidate 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)
sorted Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.0) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
sorted Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported

See also

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

 

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