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Name

tbody — A wrapper for the rows of an HTML table or informal HTML table

Synopsis

tbody (db.html.tbody) ::= tr+

Attribute synopsis

Attributes:

  • align (enumeration) = “left” | “center” | “right” | “justify” | “char”

  • char

  • charoff (enumeration) = xsd:integer | xsd:string (Pattern: “[0–9]+%”)

  • valign (enumeration) = “top” | “middle” | “bottom” | “baseline”

Description

The tbody wrapper identifies the rows of a table that form the body of the table, as distinct from the header (thead) and footer (tfoot) rows.

In most tables, the tbody contains most of the rows.

Processing expectations

This element is expected to obey the semantics described in Tables, as specified in XHTML 1.0 [XHTML].

Attributes

align

Specifies the alignment of data and the justification of text in a cell.

Enumerated values:
“left”

Left-flush data/Left-justify text. This is the default value for table data.

“center”

Center data/Center-justify text. This is the default value for table headers.

“right”

Right-flush data/Right-justify text.

“justify”

Double-justify text.

“char”

Align text around a specific character. If a user agent doesn’t support character alignment, behavior in the presence of this value is unspecified.

char

Specifies a single character within a text fragment to act as an axis for alignment. The default value for this attribute is the decimal point character for the current language as set by the lang attribute (e.g., the period in English and the comma in French). User agents are not required to support this attribute.

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