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Style columnCount Property

❮ Style Object

Example

Divide the text in the div element into three columns:

document.getElementById("myDIV").style.columnCount = 3;
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Definition and Usage

The columnCount property specifies the number of columns an element should be divided into.


Browser Support

Property
columnCount 50.0 10.0 52.0 10.0 37.0

Syntax

Return the columnCount property:

object.style.columnCount

Set the columnCount property:

object.style.columnCount = "number|auto|initial|inherit"

Property Values

Value Description
number The optimal number of columns into which the content of the element will be flowed
auto Default value. The number of columns will be determined by other properties, like e.g. "column-width"
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: auto
Return Value: A String, representing the column-count property of an element
CSS Version CSS3

Related Pages

CSS3 tutorial: CSS3 Multiple Columns

CSS reference: column-count property


❮ Style Object