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Centering a column heading in a datatable

E Paisley
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This is going to sound like a real newbie type question...

How do you center a column heading in a datatable. What I need to do is center the column heading but have the data be right aligned. I can't get the heading to act one way (center) and the column to act another (right aligned).

Any suggestions?
Tim Holloway
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E Paisley
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Thanks for the suggestion, although I am already doing that... The entire column only responds to the style in the header and not in the data values

[ October 01, 2008: Message edited by: Eric Paisley ]
Himanshu Gupta
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Try this if using verbatim is OK for you.



If it does not works out in this way try putting the whole column in div.
Hope this works.
[ October 01, 2008: Message edited by: Himanshu Gupta ]

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Tim Holloway
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Actually, it's usually enough to define a table headerClass attribute with centering, then define the columnClass for that column with right, left, or center alignment depending on what looks best for that column.

I do that all the time, such as when displaying columns with currency values (right-aligned) and text values (left-aligned), often centering items like dates and Y/N value columns.
 
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