Controlling Table Layout using CSS

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To control the table layout, use the table-layout property. You can set the layout as −

table-layout: auto|fixed|initial|inherit;

Example

Let us now see an example to control the table layout with value auto −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
table {
   border-collapse: collapse;
   background-color: black;
   color: white;
}
table#demo {
   table-layout:auto;
   width: 210px;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<h2>Team Ranking Table</h2>
<table id="demo">
<tr>
<th>Team</th>
<th>Rank</th>
<th>Points</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>India</td>
<td>1</td>
<td>200</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>England</td>
<td>2</td>
<td>180</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Australia</td>
<td>3</td>
<td>150</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>NewZealand</td>
<td>4</td>
<td>130</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>SouthAfrica</td>
<td>5</td>
<td>100</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>WestIndies</td>
<td>6</td>
<td>80</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Pakistan</td>
<td>7</td>
<td>70</td>
</tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>

Output

Example

Let us now see another example −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
table {
   background-color: green;
   color: white;
}
table#demo {
   table-layout: fixed;
   width: 100%;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<h2>Team Ranking Table</h2>
<table id="demo">
<tr>
<th>Team</th>
<th>Rank</th>
<th>Points</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>India</td>
<td>1</td>
<td>200</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>England</td>
<td>2</td>
<td>180</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Australia</td>
<td>3</td>
<td>150</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>NewZealand</td>
<td>4</td>
<td>130</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>SouthAfrica</td>
<td>5</td>
<td>100</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>WestIndies</td>
<td>6</td>
<td>80</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Pakistan</td>
<td>7</td>
<td>70</td>
</tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>

Output

raja
Published on 30-Dec-2019 14:00:13
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