table border models


border-collapse: ***;

Browser
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The border-collapse property specifies how the table borders are displayed.

This property can apply to the TABLE element.


table {
border: 2px #000000 solid;
border-collapse: collapse;
}


Property Value Explanation
border-collapse collapse the borders are collapsed
separate the borders are separated (default)

Example

<html>
<head>
<title>TAG index</title>

<style type="text/css">

table {
border: 2px #2b2b2b solid;
width: 400px;
margin-bottom: 20px;
}
td, th {
border: 2px #2b2b2b solid;
}

#example1 {
border-collapse: collapse;
}
#example2 {
border-collapse: separate;
}

</style>

</head>
<body>

<table id="example1">
<tr>
<th colspan="2">The borders are collapsed</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Cell A</td>
<td>Cell B</td>
</tr>
</table>

<table id="example2">
<tr>
<th colspan="2">The borders are separated</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Cell A</td>
<td>Cell B</td>
</tr>
</table>

</body>
</html>
Output
The borders are collapsed
Cell A Cell B
The borders are separated
Cell A Cell B