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TableData rowSpan Property

TableData Object Reference TableData Object

Example

Change the number of rows a table cell should span:

document.getElementById("myTd").rowSpan="1";

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Definition and Usage

The rowSpan property sets or returns the value of the rowspan attribute.

The rowspan attribute specifies the number of rows a table cell should span.

Tip: Use the colSpan property to set or return the value of the colspan attribute.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The rowSpan property is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

Return the rowSpan property:

tabledataObject.rowSpan

Set the rowSpan property:

tabledataObject.rowSpan=number

Property Values

Value Description
number Specifies the number of rows a cell should span

Technical Details

Return Value: A Number, representing the number of rows a table cell should span


More Examples

Example

Return the number of rows a specific table cell should span:

var x = document.getElementById("myTh").rowSpan;
document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML=x;

The result of x will be:

2

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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <td> rowspan attribute


TableData Object Reference TableData Object

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