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CSS3 column-rule-style Property


Specify the style of the rule between columns:

-moz-column-rule-style:dotted; /* Firefox */
-webkit-column-rule-style:dotted; /* Safari and Chrome */

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More "Try it Yourself" examples below.

Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The column-rule-style property is supported in Internet Explorer 10 and Opera.

Firefox supports an alternative, the -moz-column-rule-style property.

Safari and Chrome support an alternative, the -webkit-column-rule-style property.

Note: The column-rule-style property is not supported in Internet Explorer 9 and earlier versions. 

Definition and Usage

The column-rule-style property specifies the style of the rule between columns.

Default value: none
Inherited: no
Animatable: no. Read about animatable
Version: CSS3
JavaScript syntax: object.style.columnRuleStyle="dotted" Try it

CSS Syntax

column-rule-style: none|hidden|dotted|dashed|solid|double|groove|ridge|inset|outset|initial|inherit;

Property Values

Value Description Play it
none Default value. Defines no rule Play it »
hidden Defines a hidden rule Play it »
dotted Defines a dotted rule Play it »
dashed Defines a dashed rule Play it »
solid Defines a solid rule Play it »
double Defines a double rule Play it »
groove Specifies a 3D grooved rule. The effect depends on the width and color values Play it »
ridge Specifies a 3D ridged rule. The effect depends on the width and color values Play it »
inset Specifies a 3D inset rule. The effect depends on the width and color values Play it »
outset Specifies a 3D outset rule. The effect depends on the width and color values Play it »
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial Play it »
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit


Try it Yourself - Examples

Divide the text in a div element into three columns.

Divide the text in a div element into three columns, and specify a 30 pixels gap between the columns.

Specify the width, style and color of the rule between columns.

Related Pages

CSS3 tutorial: CSS3 Multiple Columns

HTML DOM reference: columnRuleStyle property

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