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Style flexShrink Property

Style Object Reference Style Object

Example

Let the blue DIV element shrink five times more than the rest of the flexible items:

document.getElementById("myBlueDiv".style.flexShrink = "5";

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Definition and Usage

The flexShrink property specifies how the item will shrink relative to the rest of the flexible items inside the same container.

Note: If the element is not a flexible item, the flexShrink property has no effect.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The flexShrink property is supported in IE10+, Firefox, Opera, and Chrome.

Note: Safari 6.1+ supports an alternative, the WebkitFlexShrink property.


Syntax

Return the flexShrink property:

object.style.flexShrink

Set the flexShrink property:

object.style.flexShrink="number|initial|inherit"

Property Values

Value Description
number A number specifying how much the item will shrink relative to the rest of the flexible items. Default 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: 1
Return Value: A String, representing the flex-shrink property of an element
CSS Version CSS3

Related Pages

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