MSIE Table styling of empty cells

This one had me stumped for some time, when a table contained either a <td></td> or <th></th> without content the cell would not be properly styled, often lacking borders. Traditionally the solution I used was to insure that all table cells had at least a single space within them so that they would be styled properly in MSIE.

There’s a simpler solution, the below CSS changes the default behavior so that the traditional ‘hack’ is no longer required:


table {
border-collapse:collapse;
empty-cells:show;
}

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