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TD Width in CSS

Posted on 2013-11-26
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Is it possible to set the width of a col of a table?

For example I currently have:-
<style>
     .col1 { width: 20px; }
     .col2 { width: 30px; }
     .col3 { width: 40px; }
     .col4 { width: 50px; }
</style>

<table>
     <tr>
          <td class="col1">1</td>
          <td class="col2">1</td>
          <td class="col3">1</td>
          <td class="col4">1</td>
     </tr>
     <tr>
          <td class="col1">2</td>
          <td class="col2">2</td>
          <td class="col3">2</td>
          <td class="col4">2</td>
     </tr>
     <tr>
          <td class="col1">3</td>
          <td class="col2">3</td>
          <td class="col3">3</td>
          <td class="col4">3</td>
     </tr>
</table>

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Currently it just seems to ignore the CSS width

I know I can set the TD width as below, but would prefer to set it in CSS:-
<td width="40px">3</td>

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Question by:tonelm54
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by:Gary
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The code works fine - what makes you think it is ignoring your css?
http://jsfiddle.net/ff6tj/

But tables will mess up your css if it needs to arrange cells to better fit the content.
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by:tonelm54
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Ok, really strange, that code is working, but when I put it in my site it doenst:-
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Gary earned 500 total points
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All those TD's have a width set to 50px exactly as it is set in the CSS
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by:tonelm54
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Doh, the problem was with the table width="100%"
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