ANSI/NISO Z39.96-2012

10 Article Authoring Tag Set • 10.5 Attributes

10.5.89 @rowspan Row Span (NISO JATS table model)

Table attribute used to request vertical spanning by naming the number of rows a cell spans in a vertical span. (This attribute is based on and intended to be converted easily to the XHMTL rowspan attribute.)

In elements <td> and <th>, this attribute will be assigned the value 1 by default.
Value Meaning
A counting number How many rows this cell will span vertically, for example, 3.