HTML | <col> width Attribute

The HTML <col> width Attribute is used to specify the width of a column element. If width attribute is not set then it takes default width according to content. It is not supported by HTML 5.

Syntax:

<col width="pixels | % | relative_length">

Attribute Values:



  • pixels: It sets the width of table in terms of pixels.
  • %: It sets the width of table in terms of percentage (%).
  • relative_length: It sets the relative width of column element.

Example:

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>HTML col width Attribute</title>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
  
    <h2>HTML col width Attribute</h2>
  
    <table border="1">
        <col width="150">
            <col width="100">
  
                <tr>
                    <th>Name</th>
                    <th>Expenses</th>
                </tr>
  
                <tr>
                    <td>BITTU</td>
                    <td>2500.00</td>
                </tr>
  
                <tr>
                    <td>RAKESH</td>
                    <td>1400.00</td>
                </tr>
    </table>
</body>
  
</html>

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Output:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML <col> width attribute are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Opera


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