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td/th ch Property

td/th Object Reference td/th Object

Definition and Usage

The ch property sets or returns an alignment character for a data cell.

The alignment of the contents of all cells in the same column depends on this character.

Syntax

Set the ch property:

tdObject.ch="text"

or

thObject.ch="text"

Return the ch property:

tdObject.ch

or

thObject.ch

Tip: There is no default value for the ch property.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The ch property is supported in all major browsers. However, the functionality of this property is not implemented in any of the major browsers.


Example

Example

Align the "Savings" column to the "." character:

<html>
<head>
<script>
function displayResult()
{
var c=document.getElementById("myCol");
alert("The alignment character for the second column is: " + c.ch);
}
</script>
</head>
<body>

<table border="1">
  <colgroup>
    <col>
    <col id="myCol" align="char" char=".">
  </colgroup>
  <tr>
    <th>Month</th>
    <th>Savings</th>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>January</td>
    <td>$100.00</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>February</td>
    <td>$10.00</td>
  </tr>
</table>

<button type="button" onclick="displayResult()">Get alignment character</button>

</body>
</html> 

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