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  • Last Updated : 04 Jan, 2022

The HTML DOM Table cellSpacing Property is used to set or return the value of the cellSpacing attribute of an <table> element.  The cellSpacing attribute is used to define the spaces between the cells. 

Note: This property is no longer supported in HTML5.

Syntax

  • It returns the cellSpacing Property. 
     
TableObject.cellSpacing
  • It is used to sets the cellSpacing Property. 
     
TableObject.cellSpacing = "pixels"

Property Values: It contains the numeric value which represents the number of spaces between the two cells in terms of pixels. 

  
Return Value : It returns a numeric value that represents the space between the cells in terms of pixel. 

Example 1: Below code returns the Table cellSpacing Property. 

 

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        Table cellSpacing Property in HTML
    </title>
  
    <style>
        table,
        td {
            border: 1px solid green;
        }
  
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
  
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
  
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Table cellSpacing Property</h2>
  
    <table id="GFG" align="center" cellspacing="20">
        <thead>
            <tr>
                <th>Subject</th>
                <th>Courses</th>
            </tr>
        </thead>
        <tr>
            <td>Java</td>
            <td>Fork Java</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>Python</td>
            <td>Fork Python</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>Placements</td>
            <td>Sudo Placement</td>
        </tr>
    </table>
    <br />
  
    <button ondblclick="Table_Caption()">
        Return CellPadding
    </button>
      
    <p id="sudo"></p>
  
  
    <script>
        function Table_Caption() {
            var w = document.getElementById(
                    "GFG").cellSpacing;
  
            document.getElementById(
                "sudo").innerHTML = w + "PX";
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

Example 2: Below HTML code illustrates how to set the cellSpacing Property. 

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        Table cellSpacing Property in HTML
    </title>
  
    <style>
        table,
        td {
            border: 1px solid green;
        }
  
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
  
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
  
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Table cellSpacing Property</h2>
  
    <table id="GFG" align="center" cellspacing="20">
        <thead>
            <tr>
                <th>Subject</th>
                <th>Courses</th>
            </tr>
        </thead>
        <tr>
            <td>Java</td>
            <td>Fork Java</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>Python</td>
            <td>Fork Python</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>Placements</td>
            <td>Sudo Placement</td>
        </tr>
    </table>
    <br />
  
    <button ondblclick="Table_Caption()">
        Return CellPadding
    </button>
      
    <p id="sudo"></p>
  
  
    <script>
        function Table_Caption() {
              
            // Pixel set
            var w = (document.getElementById(
                "GFG").cellSpacing = "5");
  
            document.getElementById(
                "sudo").innerHTML = w + "PX";
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

Supported Browsers:

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

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