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How to set column widths to a jQuery datatable ?

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 10, 2011    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

Hi, I have a jQuery datatable(outlined in red), but what happens is that the table jumps out of the width I have set for the div(which is 650 px).

Here is the screen shot:


Here is my code:

<script type="text/javascript">

    var ratesandcharges1;

    $(document).ready(function() {

        /* Init the table*/
            "bRetrieve": false,
            "bFilter": false,
            "bSortClasses": false,
            "bLengthChange": false,
            "bPaginate": false,
            "bInfo": false,
            "bJQueryUI": true,
            "bAutoWidth": false,
            "aaSorting": [[2, "desc"]],
            "aoColumns": [
            { sWidth: '9%' },
            { sWidth: '9%' },
            { sWidth: '9%' },
            { sWidth: '9%' },
            { sWidth: '9%' },
            { sWidth: '9%' },
            { sWidth: '9%' },
            { sWidth: '9%' },
            { sWidth: '9%' },
            { sWidth: '9%' },
            { sWidth: '10%' } ]


<div id="ratesandcharges1Div" style="width: 650px;"> 

<table id="ratesandcharges1" class="grid" >

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