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How can I make a table border like a thin line?

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How can I make a table border like a thin line?
I think we can use style="border-collapse: collapse"
but it seems to be not what I want....
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by:sajay_j
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table, td { border:1px solid #ccc; } if it is correct.
Regards
Sajay.
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by:compfixer101
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<table border="1"> {table ans text here}</table>
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by:arunavela
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table { border: thin solid } or table { border: 1px solid }
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by:arunavela
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table { border: thin solid } and set the cellsapcing and padding is 0
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Below is another example:
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
 
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
    <title>Table With Thin Border</title>
    
    <style type="text/css">
    
    table 
    {
        border-top:     1px solid #999999;
        border-left:    1px solid #999999;
    }
    
    td
    {
        border-right:   1px solid #999999;
        border-bottom:  1px solid #999999;
    }
    
    </style>
</head>
<body>
 
<table cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0">
 <tr>
  <td>Cell 1</td>
  <td>Cell 2</td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
  <td>Cell 3</td>
  <td>Cell 4</td>
 </tr>
</table>
 
</body>
</html>

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by:compfixer101
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it really depends on whether you want it done by CSS or by the actual table tag..
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