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HTML | DOM console.table() Method

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 23 Jul, 2019

The console.table() method in HTML is used for writing data in tabular form in the console view. The table data is sent as a parameter to the console.table() method which must be an object or an array containing the data to be filled in the table.

Syntax:

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console.table( tabledata, tablecolumns );

Parameters: This method accept two parameters as mentioned above and described below:

  • tabledata: It is a mandatory parameter which specifies the information to be written in the table.
  • tablecolumns: It is an optional parameter which specifies the names of the columns included in the table.

Below program illustrates the console.table() method in HTML:



Example 1:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>DOM console.table( ) Method in HTML</title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
          
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
          
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>DOM console.table( ) Method</h2>
    <p>
       To view the message in the console
       press the F12 key on your keyboard.
    </p>
    <p>
       To view the message, double click 
       the button below:
    </p>
    <br>
    <button ondblclick="table_console()">
      View Table
    </button>
    <script>
        function table_console() {
            console.log
                ("GeeksforGeeks offers the following courses :");
            console.table
                ["fork python", "fork cpp", "fork java"]);
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

Console View:

Example 2: Using an array of objects with the console.table() method.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>DOM console.table( ) Method in HTML</title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
          
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
          
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>DOM console.table() Method</h2>
    <p>
      To view the message in the console 
      press the F12 key on your keyboard.
    </p>
    <script>
        var Product1 = {
            Product: "Coca Cola",
            Type: "Beverage"
        }
        var Product2 = {
            Product: "Lays",
            Type: "Potato Wafers"
        }
        var Product3 = {
            Product: "Walnut Brownie",
            Type: "Dessert"
        }
        var Product4 = {
            Product: "KitKat",
            Type: "Chocolate"
        }
        console.table
            ([Product1, Product2, Product3, Product4]);
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>  

Output:

Console View:

Example 3: Displaying only specific columns with the console.table() method




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>DOM console.table( ) Method in HTML</title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
          
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
          
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>DOM console.table( ) Method</h2>
    <p>
       To view the message in the console
       press the F12 key on your keyboard.
    </p>
    <script>
        var Product1 = {
            Product: "Coca Cola",
            Type: "Beverage"
        }
        var Product2 = {
            Product: "Lays",
            Type: "Potato Wafers"
        }
        var Product3 = {
            Product: "Walnut Brownie",
            Type: "Dessert"
        }
        var Product4 = {
            Product: "KitKat",
            Type: "Chocolate"
        }
        console.table
            ([Product1, Product2, Product3, Product4], ["Product"]);
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>   

Output:

Console View:

Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by console.table() Method are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer 12.0
  • Firefox 34.0
  • Opera
  • Safari



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