HTML | <col> width Attribute

The HTML <col> width Attribute is used to specify the width of <col> element. It sets the fixed width of column element. In general, the width of <col> element is the width needed to display its content.

Syntax:

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

Attribute Values:

  • pixels: It sets the width of <col> attribute in terms of pixels.
  • %: It sets the width of <col> attribute in terms of percentage (%).
  • relative_length: It sets the width of <col> element attribute relative to its other content.

Note: The <col> width attribute is not supported by HTML 5.

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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">
        <caption>Author Details</caption>
  
        <col width="150">
            <col width="80">
                <col width="120">
                    <tr>
                        <th>NAME</th>
                        <th>AGE</th>
                        <th>BRANCH</th>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td>BITTU</td>
                        <td>22</td>
                        <td>CSE</td>
                    </tr>
                    <tr>
                        <td>RAM</td>
                        <td>21</td>
                        <td>ECE</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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