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HTML | DOM Style columnSpan Property
  • Last Updated : 31 Jul, 2019

The DOM style columnspan property is used to specify how many columns an element should span across.

    Syntax:

  • It return the columnSpan property:
    object.style.columnSpan
    
  • It set the columnSpan property:
    object.style.columnSpan = "1|all|initial|inherit"
    

Property Values:

  • 1: Default value of the element. Used to span element one column.
  • all: It is used to span element to all column.
  • initial: It is used to set its Default value.
  • inherit: It is used to set property from its parent.

Return value: This property returns a String, that represent the column-span property of an element.
Example-1: Set columnSpan property to “all”.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        HTML | DOM Style columnSpan Property
    </title>
    <style>
        #main {
            column-count: 3;
            /* Standard syntax */
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color:green;">GeeksForGeeks</h1>
        <h3>DOM Style columnSpan Property </h3>
  
        <button onclick="geeks()">Click</button>
  
        <div id="main">
            <h2 id="h2tag"
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        </div>
  
        <script>
            function geeks() {
                // Code for old Chrome, Safari, Opera
                document.getElementById("h2tag").style.WebkitColumnSpan =
                                                                    "all";
  
                // Foe other standard browsers.  
                document.getElementById("h2tag").style.columnSpan = "all";
            }
        </script>
    </center>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:



Before click on the Button:

After click on the Button:

Example-2: Set columnSpan property to “all”.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        HTML | DOM Style columnSpan Property
    </title>
    <style>
        #main {
            column-count: 3;
            /* Standard syntax */
            border: 2px solid green;
        }
          
        #h2tag {
            background-color: orange;
            color: lime;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color:green;">GeeksForGeeks</h1>
        <h3>DOM Style columnSpan Property </h3>
  
        <button onclick="geeks()">Click</button>
        <br>
        <div id="main">
            <h2 id="h2tag">
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              programming.
            </h2>
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          the Recruitment drive of product based 
          companies like Microsoft, Amazon, Adobe 
          etc with a free online placement preparation
          course. The course focuses on various MCQ's &
          Coding question likely to be asked in the 
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        </div>
  
        <script>
            function geeks() {
                // Code for old Chrome, Safari, Opera
                document.getElementById("h2tag").style.WebkitColumnSpan
                                            = "all";
  
                // For other standard browsers.
                document.getElementById("h2tag").style.columnSpan
                                               = "all";
            }
        </script>
    </center>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:
Before click on the Button:

After click on the Button:

Supported Browser: The browser supported by HTML | DOM Style columnSpan Property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 50.0
  • Internet Explorer 10.0
  • Opera 37.0
  • Safari 9.0
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