Idocs Guide to HTML

Table Borders

The borders around and inside tables have turned out to be a particularly confusing group of settings. Because of the jumpy way HTML has evolved, table borders are set with an unintuitive set of attributes. This section will give you quick answers to popular table border techniques. We'll begin with the basics. From there we'll demonstrate how to have no inside borders or no no outside borders, borders just between rows or columns, or just between groups of rows or of columns. Finally we'll look at border colors. Copyright 1997-2002 Idocs Inc. Content in this guide is offered freely to the public under the terms of the Open Content License and the Open Publication License. Contents may be redistributed or republished freely under these terms so long as credit to the original creator and contributors is maintained.