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border-collapse

This property sets whether neighboring borders in a table should collapse in a single border or to be separated.

Syntax

The border-collapse property has two possible effective values – whether the borders should be separated and based on each cell individually, or whether borders that in the same intercellular space should collapse into a single border.

/* Setting a specific border-collapse value: */
border-collapse: collapse;
border-collapse: separate;

/* using global CSS keywords */
border-collapse: inherit;
border-collapse: initial;

Values

separate
This is the default value. This will cause the borders to be separated and each cell within a table will display its own borders.

collapse
With this value, neighboring borders will collapse into a single border whenever possible. When this value is used the border-spacing and empty-cells properties will have no effect.

initial
Global CSS keyword – this sets the property to the default value.

inherit
Global CSS keyword – this sets the property to be inherited from its parent element.

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