Handling Empty Cells using CSS

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The CSS empty-cells property is used to specify the display of empty cells of a table. The syntax of CSS empty-cells property is as follows −

Syntax

Selector {
   empty-cells: /*value*/
}

Example

The following examples illustrate CSS empty-cells property −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
table, table * {
   border: groove;
}
table {
   display: inline-block;
}
#demo1 {
   empty-cells: show;
}
#demo2 {
   empty-cells: hide;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<h2>Demo Heading</h2>
<table id="demo1">
<tr>
<th colspan="3">Demo</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>One</td>
<td>Two</td>
<td>Three</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td></td>
<td></td>
<td>Six</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td></td>
<td>Eight</td>
<td></td>
</tr>
</table>
<table id="demo2">
<tr>
<th colspan="3">Demo</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>One</td>
<td>Two</td>
<td>Three</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td></td>
<td></td>
<td>Six</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td></td>
<td>Eight</td>
<td></td>
</tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>

Output

This gives the following output −

Example

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
table * {
   border: ridge skyblue;
   padding: 0.5rem;
}
table {
   margin: 20px;
   display: inline-block;
   box-shadow: 0 0 6px 3px green;
}
#demo1 {
   empty-cells: hide;
}
#demo2 {
   empty-cells: show;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<table id="demo1">
<tr>
<th colspan="3">Hide</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td></td>
<td></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td></td>
<td></td>
<td></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td></td>
<td></td>
</tr>
</table>
<table id="demo2">
<tr>
<th colspan="3">Show</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td></td>
<td></td>
</tr>
</tr>
<tr>
<td></td>
<td></td>
</tr>
</tr>
<tr>
<td></td>
<td></td>
</tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>

Output

This gives the following output −

raja
Published on 06-Jan-2020 15:23:35
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