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TableHeader colSpan Property

TableHeader Object Reference TableHeader Object

Example

Change the number of columns a cell should span:

document.getElementById("myTh").colSpan = "1";

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Definition and Usage

The colSpan property sets or returns the value of the colspan attribute.

The colspan attribute specifies the number of columns a table cell should span.

Tip: Use the rowSpan property to set or return the value of the rowspan attribute.


Browser Support

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The colSpan property is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

Return the colSpan property:

tableheaderObject.colSpan

Set the colSpan property:

tableheaderObject.colSpan=number

Property Values

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

Technical Details

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

More Examples

Example

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

var x = document.getElementById("myTh").colSpan;

The result of x will be:

2

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HTML reference: HTML <th> colspan attribute


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