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Table.CellSpacing Property

Gets or sets the amount of spacing between cells in a table.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Documents
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

[TypeConverterAttribute(typeof(LengthConverter))]
public double CellSpacing { get; set; }
<object property="double"/>
- or -
<object property="qualifiedDouble"/>

XAML Values

double

Double

String representation of a Double value equal to or greater than 0.0 but smaller than PositiveInfinity. An unqualified value is measured in device independent pixels. Strings need not explicitly include decimal points.

qualifiedDouble

A double value as described above, followed by one of the following unit specifiers: px, in, cm, pt.

px (default) is device-independent units (1/96th inch per unit)

in is inches; 1in==96px

cm is centimeters; 1cm==(96/2.54) px

pt is points; 1pt==(96/72) px

Property Value

Type: System.Double
The amount of spacing between cells in a table, in device independent pixels.
The default value is 2.0.

Identifier field

CellSpacingProperty

Metadata properties set to true

AffectsMeasure

The following example defines a simple 2 x 3 table with a CellSpacing of 0.35 centimeters.


<Table Background="Yellow" CellSpacing="0.35cm">
  <Table.Columns>
    <TableColumn /> <TableColumn /> <TableColumn />
  </Table.Columns>
  <TableRowGroup>
    <TableRow>
      <TableCell Background="Cyan">
        <Paragraph>Cell at Row 1 Column 1</Paragraph>
      </TableCell>
      <TableCell Background="Cyan">
        <Paragraph>Cell at Row 1 Column 2</Paragraph>
        <Paragraph>Cell at Row 1 Column 2</Paragraph>
      </TableCell>
      <TableCell Background="Cyan">
        <Paragraph>Cell at Row 1 Column 3</Paragraph>
      </TableCell>
    </TableRow>
    <TableRow>
      <TableCell Background="Cyan">
        <Paragraph>Cell at Row 2 Column 1</Paragraph>
      </TableCell>
      <TableCell Background="Cyan">
        <Paragraph>Cell at Row 2 Column 2</Paragraph>
      </TableCell>
      <TableCell Background="Cyan">
        <Paragraph>Cell at Row 2 Column 3</Paragraph>
      </TableCell>
    </TableRow>
  </TableRowGroup>
</Table>


The following figure shows how this example renders.

Screenshot: Table cell spacing

In contrast, the following figure shows how the same table renders with a default cell spacing of 2 pixels.

Screenshot: Table cell spacing

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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