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TableRow cells Collection

TableRow Object Reference TableRow Object

Example

Show the number of cells in the first row:

var x = document.getElementById("myTable").rows[0].cells.length;

The result of x will be:

2

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Definition and Usage

The cells collection returns a collection of all <td> or <th> elements in a table row.

Note: The elements in the collection are sorted as they appear in the source code.


Browser Support

Collection
cells Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes


Syntax

tableObject.cells

Properties

Property Description
length Returns the number of <td> and/or <th> elements in the collection.

Note: This property is read-only

Methods

Method Description
[index] Returns the <td> and/or <th> element from the collection with the specified index (starts at 0).

Note: Returns null if the index number is out of range
item(index) Returns the <td> and/or <th> element from the collection with the specified index (starts at 0).

Note: Returns null if the index number is out of range
namedItem(id) Returns the <td> and/or <th> element from the collection with the specified id.

Note: Returns null if the id does not exist

Technical Details

DOM Version: Core Level 2 Document Object
Return Value: An HTMLCollection Object, representing all <td> and/or <th> elements in the <tr> element. The elements in the collection are sorted as they appear in the source code


Examples

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Example

[index]

Alert the innerHTML of the first cell in the table's first row:

alert(document.getElementById("myTable").rows[0].cells[0].innerHTML);

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Example

item(index)

Alert the innerHTML of the first cell in the table's first row:

alert(document.getElementById("myTable").rows[0].cells.item(0).innerHTML);

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Example

namedItem(id)

Alert the innerHTML of the cell with id="myTd" in the table's first row:

alert(document.getElementById("myTable").rows[0].cells.namedItem("myTd").innerHTML);

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Example

Change the content of the first table cell:

var x = document.getElementById("myTable").rows[0].cells;
x[0].innerHTML = "NEW CONTENT";

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TableRow Object Reference TableRow Object

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