2.1.83 [CSS-Level2-2009] Section 17.1, Introduction to tables


The specification states:

 Authors may specify the visual formatting of a table as a rectangular grid of 
 cells. Rows and columns of cells may be organized into row groups and column 
 groups. Rows, columns, row groups, column groups, and cells may have borders drawn 
 around them (there are two border models in CSS 2.1). Authors may align data 
 vertically or horizontally within a cell and align data in all cells of a row or 

Quirks Mode and IE7 Mode (All Versions)

The border property is not supported for the following elements:

  • table-column

  • table-column-group

  • table-row

  • table-row-group