Table Header Cell (XHTML table model)


See documentation for the HTML 4.0 (XHTML) table model.

One cell in the table header, as opposed to an ordinary cell in a table


abbr Abbreviation (XHTML table model)
align Horizontal Alignment (XHTML table model)
alternate-form-of Alternate Form of Graphic, Media Object, Etc.
axis Axis (XHTML table model)
char Table Cell Alignment Character (XHTML table model)
charoff Table Character Offset (XHTML table model)
colspan Column Span (XHTML table model)
content-type Type of Content
headers Headers (XHTML table model)
id Identifier
rowspan Row Span (XHTML table model)
scope Scope (XHTML table model)
valign Vertical Alignment (XHTML table model)

Related Elements

There are two cells elements in the XHTML table model that contain the contents of the table: <td> contains ordinary data, and <th> contains table header data.

Model Information

Content Model

<!ELEMENT %th.qname;  %th.content; >


Any combination of:

This element may be contained in:

<tr> Table Row (XHTML table model)

Tagged Example

<sec id="bid.268">
<table-wrap id="bid.269">
<title>Files on the taxonomy FTP site.</title>
<th align="left" valign="top">File</th>
<th align="left" valign="top">Uncompresses to</th>
<th align="left" valign="top">Description</th>
<td align="left" valign="top">taxdump.tar.Z<xref ref-type="fn" 
<td align="left" valign="top">readme.txt</td>
<td align="left" valign="top">A terse description of the dmp 
<td align="left" valign="top"/>
<td align="left" valign="top">nodes.dmp</td>
<td align="left" valign="top">Structure of the database; lists 
each taxid with its parent taxid, rank, and other values 
associated with each node (genetic codes, etc.)</td>
<fn symbol="a" id="mul2">
<p>For non-UNIX users, the file taxdmp.zip includes the 
same (zip compressed) data.</p>
<p>Each taxon in the database has a unique identifier, 
its taxid. ...</p>