Style columnWidth Property

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Change the width of the columns:

document.getElementById("myDIV").style.columnWidth = "100px";

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Definition and Usage

The columnWidth property specifies the width of the columns.

Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The columnWidth property is supported in Internet Explorer 10 and Opera.

Firefox supports an alternative, the MozColumnWidth property.

Safari and Chrome support an alternative, the WebkitColumnWidth property.


Return the columnWidth property:

Set the columnWidth property:"auto|length|initial|inherit"

Property Values

Value Description
auto Deafult value. The column width will be determined by the browser
length A length that specifies the width of the columns
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

Technical Details

Default Value: auto
Return Value: A String, representing the column-width property of an element
CSS Version CSS3

Related Pages

CSS3 tutorial: CSS3 Multiple Columns

CSS reference: column-width property

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