1. in first column (green) width:40px, padding-right:20px, border-right:10px
  2. in second column (blue) width:20px, border-right:10px


  1. first normal,
  2. second 'fixed',
  3. third with divs inside (width moved on those),
  4. fourth has (total) width on cols,
  5. fifth has first row with cells with total width (no padding, no border) and height 0,
  6. sixth's cells have border-box,
  7. seventh's cells have content-box,
  8. eighth has border-collapse: collapse

Results: width on cell (td) is interpreted as:

  1. content-box width in: IE/Win/auto, IE/Win/fixed/standards, Gecko 1.4+, Op6+, Saf3
  2. border-box width in: IE/Win/fixed/quirks, IE5/Mac, Op9.5 with border-box


  1. first set 'normal',
  2. second with content-box,
  3. third with padding-box,
  4. fourth with border-box.

Default is:

  1. content-box: Gecko, IE/Win/standards, Op9, Op7-8/standards, Saf, IE5/Mac/standards
  2. border-box: IE/Win/quirks, IE5/Mac/quirks, Op7-8/quirks