The HTML Attribute reference

"colspan" - html Attribute

  • Specifies the number of columns spanned by the current cell. The value zero ("0") means that the cell spans all columns from the current column to the last column of the column group (COLGROUP) in which the cell is defined.
  • The default value of this attribute is one ("1").

Value(s): number

Attribute "colspan" example:
<table   border='10'
cellpadding='10' cellspacing='10' >
    <th >Browser</th>
    <th >accesskey usage</th>
    <th colspan='2' >Remarks</th>
    <td align='center'  ><img
src="../images/Firefox.png" alt="" border="0"
    <td ></td>
    <td colspan='2'>Shift + Alt + accesskey will set
the focus on the element and execute any link (a) if exist.</td>
    <td align='center' ><
img src="../images/IE.png" alt="" border="0"
title="Internet explorer" /></td>
    <td >Alt + accesskey</td>
    <td >Set the focus on the element.
       Press enter to execute any link.</td>
Used in the element(s):
Elements Description
td This element defines a data cell in a table.
th This element defines a header cell in a table.

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