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Style animationDirection Property

Style Object Reference Style Object

Example

Changing the animationDirection property of a <div> element:

document.getElementById("myDIV").style.animationDirection="reverse";

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Definition and Usage

The animationDirection property sets or returns whether or not the animation should play in reverse on alternate cycles.

Note: If the animation is set to play only once, this property will have no effect.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The animationDirection property is only supported in Firefox.


Syntax

Return the animationDirection property:

object.style.animationDirection

Set the animationDirection property:

object.style.animationDirection="normal|reverse|alternate|alternate-reverse|initial|inherit"

Property Values

Value Description
normal Default value. The animation should be played as normal
reverse The animation should play in reverse direction
alternate The animation will be played as normal every odd time (1,3,5,etc..) and in reverse direction every even time (2,4,6,etc...)
alternate-reverse The animation will be played in reverse direction every odd time (1,3,5,etc..) and in a normal direction every even time (2,4,6,etc...)
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

Technical Details

Default Value: normal
Return Value: A String, representing the animation-direction property of an element
CSS Version CSS3


Related Pages

CSS reference: animation-direction property


Style Object Reference Style Object

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