HTML | DOM Style columnSpan Property

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”.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <style>
        #main {
            column-count: 3;
            /* Standard syntax */
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color:green;">GeeksForGeeks</h1>
        <h3>DOM Style columnSpan Property </h2>
  
<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>

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Before click on the Button:

After click on the Button:

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

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <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 </h2>
  
<button onclick="geeks()">Click</button>
<p></p>
<div id="main">
<h2 id="h2tag">GeeksforGeeks is a good platform to learn programming.</h2>
It is a good platform to learn programming.  
        It is an educational website. Prepare for 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  
        interviews & make your upcoming placement season efficient and  
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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>

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Output:
Before click on the Button:

After click on the Button:

Supported Browser:

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


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