CSS empty-cells Property


Example

Hide border and background on empty cells in a table:

table {
    border-collapse: separate;
    empty-cells: hide;
}

Try it yourself »

Definition and Usage

The empty-cells property sets whether or not to display borders and background on empty cells in a table (only for the "separated borders" model).

Default value: show
Inherited: yes
Animatable: no. Read about animatable
Version: CSS2
JavaScript syntax: object.style.emptyCells="hide" Try it

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the property.

Property
empty-cells 1.0 8.0 1.0 1.2 4.0

Note: IE8 supports the empty-cells property only if a !DOCTYPE is specified.


CSS Syntax

empty-cells: show|hide|initial|inherit;

Property Values

Value Description Play it
show Background and borders are shown on empty cells. This is default Play it »
hide No background or borders are shown on empty cells Play it »
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial Play it »
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS Table

HTML DOM reference: emptyCells property



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