autoWidth

Since: DataTables 1.10

Feature control DataTables' smart column width handling.

Description

Enable or disable automatic column width calculation. This can be disabled as an optimisation (it takes a finite amount of time to calculate the widths) if the tables widths are passed in using columns.width.

Type

This option can be given in the following type(s):

Default

  • Value: true

Example

Disable smart width calculations:

$('#example').dataTable( {
  "autoWidth": false
} );

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