How can I exclude certain elements from css property that has been applied to their parent without using the style attribute

Tags: html,css

Problem :

my table is auto generated so I can't give it classes. All i can do is white general css like the following


How can I give the text1 normal white-space but nowrap for text 2 and text 3?

<a href=""...>text 1</a>
text 2

Solution :

if your link is always on first cell of your row you could solve with

tr td:first-child { white-space : nowrap }
a { white-space : normal }

(I have no other clues for different solutions)

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