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HTML DOM THead align Property

  • Last Updated : 12 Nov, 2021

The HTML DOM THead align property is used to set or return the horizontal alignment of the content within the <thead> element. It is not supported by HTML 5.

Syntax:

  • It returns the align property.
    theadobject.align
  • It sets the align property.
    theadObject.align = "left | right | center"

Property Values:

  • left: It sets the text to left-align.
  • right: It sets the text to right-align.
  • center: It sets the text to center-align.
  • justify: It stretches the text of paragraph to set the width of all lines equal.
  • char: It sets the text-align to a specific character.

Return Value : It returns a string value which represents the alignment of the <thead> element.

Example 1: Below HTML Code illustrates how to returns the THead align property.  

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <style>
        table,
        th,
        td {
            border: 1px solid green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
    <h1>
        GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
    <h2>HTML DOM THead align property</h2>
    <table>
        <thead id="theadID" align="left">
            <tr>
                <td>Username</td>
                <td>User_Id</td>
            </tr>
        </thead>
        <tbody>
            <tr>
                <td>Shashank</td>
                <td>@shashankla</td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td>GeeksforGeeks</td>
                <td>@geeks</td>
            </tr>
        </tbody>
    </table>
    <button onclick="btnclick()"
       Click here 
    </button>
    <p id="paraID"></p>
    <script>
        function btnclick() {
            var thead = document.getElementById("theadID").align;
            document.getElementById("paraID").innerHTML = thead;
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

Example 2: Below code illustrates how to set the THead to align property. 

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <style>
        table,
        th,
        td {
            border: 1px solid green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
    <h1>
        GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
    <h2>HTML DOM THead align property </h2>
    <table>
        <thead id="theadID" align="left">
            <tr>
                <td>Username</td>
                <td>User_Id</td>
            </tr>
        </thead>
        <tbody>
            <tr>
                <td>Shashank</td>
                <td>@shashankla</td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td>GeeksforGeeks</td>
                <td>@geeks</td>
            </tr>
        </tbody>
    </table>
    <button onclick="btnclick()"
      Click here 
    </button>
    <p id="paraID"></p>
    <script>
        function btnclick() {
            var thead = document.getElementById(
                "theadID").align = "right";
  
            document.getElementById(
                "paraID").innerHTML = thead;
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

Supported Browsers:

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


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