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Column

HTML 4.01 Element Reference

By Lee Underwood

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Name: Column

<col>

Description: Defines the attributes of a specific column within a table.

Browser Compatibility: IE: 4.0+

Attributes:
  • align
  • char
  • charoff
  • class
  • dir
  • id
  • lang
  • onclick
  • ondblclick
  • onkeydown
  • onkeypress
  • onkeyup
  • onmousedown
  • onmousemove
  • onmouseout
  • onmouseover
  • onmouseup
  • span
  • style
  • title
  • valign
  • width

Code Example:

<table width="450">
<colgroup>
<col align="left" width="50"><col>
</colgroup>
  <tr>
    <td>
This column is aligned to the left.</td>
    <td>
This column is centered.</td>
  </tr>
</table>

Comments: Does not group columns together structurally — see COLGROUP

XHTML Notes: Because it is an empty element, the XHTML 1.0 specification requires a trailing slash: <col />




Created: March 15, 2005

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