Style counterIncrement Property

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Change the counterIncrement property:

document.getElementById("myH1").style.counterIncrement = "subsection";
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Definition and Usage

The counterIncrement property increments one or more counter values.

The counterIncrement property is usually used together with the counterReset property and the content property.

Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The counterIncrement property is supported in all major browsers.

Note: IE8 supports the counterIncrement property only if a !DOCTYPE is specified.


Return the counterIncrement property:

Set the counterIncrement property:"none|id|initial|inherit"

Property Values

Value Description
none Default value. No counters will be incremented
id number The id defines which counter that should be incremented. The number sets how much the counter will increment on each occurrence of the selector. The default increment is 1. 0 or negative values, are allowed. If the id refers to a counter that has not been initialized by counter-reset, the default initial value is 0
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: none
Return Value: A String, representing the counter-increment property of an element
CSS Version CSS2

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