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HTML | DOM console.table() Method

The console.table() method in HTML is used for writing data in tabular form in the console view. The table data is sent as a parameter to the console.table() method which must be an object or an array containing the data to be filled in the table.

Syntax:

console.table( tabledata, tablecolumns );

Parameters: This method accept two parameters as mentioned above and described below:

  • tabledata: It is a mandatory parameter which specifies the information to be written in the table.
  • tablecolumns: It is an optional parameter which specifies the names of the columns included in the table.

Below program illustrates the console.table() method in HTML:

Example 1:



<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head
        <title>DOM console.table( ) Method in HTML</title
        <style
            h1 { 
                color:green; 
            
            h2 {
                font-family: Impact;
            }
            body { 
                text-align:center; 
            
        </style
    </head>
    <body>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1
        <h2>DOM console.table( ) Method</h2
        <p>To view the message in the console press the F12 key 
        on your keyboard.</p>
        <p>To view the message, double click the button below :</p><br>
        <button ondblclick="table_console()">View Table</button>
        <script>
            function table_console() {
                console.log("GeeksforGeeks offers the following courses :");
                console.table(["fork python", "fork cpp", "fork java"]);
            }
        </script>
    </body>
</html>                    

Output:

Console View:

Example 2: Using an array of objects with the console.table() method.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head
        <title>DOM console.table( ) Method in HTML</title
        <style
            h1 { 
                color:green; 
            
            h2 {
                font-family: Impact;
            }
            body { 
                text-align:center; 
            
        </style
    </head>
    <body>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1
        <h2>DOM console.table() Method</h2
        <p>To view the message in the console press the 
        F12 key on your keyboard.</p>
        <script>
            var Product1 = { Product : "Coca Cola", Type : "Beverage" }
            var Product2 = { Product : "Lays", Type : "Potato Wafers" }
            var Product3 = { Product : "Walnut Brownie", Type : "Dessert" }
            var Product4 = { Product : "KitKat", Type : "Chocolate" }
            console.table([Product1, Product2, Product3, Product4]);
        </script>
    </body>
</html>                    

Output:

Console View:

Example 3: Displaying only specific columns with the console.table() method

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head
        <title>DOM console.table( ) Method in HTML</title
        <style
            h1 { 
                color:green; 
            
            h2 {
                font-family: Impact;
            }
            body { 
                text-align:center; 
            
        </style
    </head>
    <body>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1
        <h2>DOM console.table( ) Method</h2
        <p>To view the message in the console press the F12 key
        on your keyboard.</p>
        <script>
            var Product1 = { Product : "Coca Cola", Type : "Beverage" }
            var Product2 = { Product : "Lays", Type : "Potato Wafers" }
            var Product3 = { Product : "Walnut Brownie", Type : "Dessert" }
            var Product4 = { Product : "KitKat", Type : "Chocolate" }
            console.table([Product1, Product2, Product3, Product4], ["Product"]);
        </script>
    </body>
</html>                    

Output:

Console View:

Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by console.table() Method are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Apple Safari
  • Firefox 34.0
  • Opera
  • Internet Explorer 12.0


This article is attributed to GeeksforGeeks.org

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