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Alternate Colors Every Other Row in a Table

Alternate Colors Every Other Row in a Table

Question:

I want to present the results of a search in a table with two background colors, so that every other row will change color. How can I do this?

Answer:

I’m assuming that you’re generating the table rows from some server-side process. You can define style sheet settings for the table cell (TD) tag in a general style sheet:

Then, when you generate the table rows and associated table cells, you can specify either of these class definitions for the row:

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Conversely, you don’t have to use a style sheet; you can use the deprecated bgColor for either the TD tag or the TR tag:

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