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CSS inset-block Property


Example

Set the distance to the parent element from a positioned <div> element in the block direction:

div {
  inset-block: 10px 50px;
}
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More "Try it Yourself" examples below.


Definition and Usage

The inset-block property sets the distance between an element and the parent element in the block direction.

Note: For this property to take effect it has to have the position property specified.

The inset-block property is a shorthand property for the following properties:

Values for the inset-block property can be set in different ways:

If the inset-block property has two values:

  • inset-block: 10px 50px;
    • distance at start is 10px
    • distance at end is 50px

If the inset-block property has one value:

  • inset-block: 10px;
    • distance at start and end is 10px

The CSS inset-block and inset-inline properties are very similar to CSS properties top, bottom, left and right, but the inset-block and inset-inline properties are dependent on block and inline directions.

Note: The related CSS property writing-mode defines block direction. This affects where the start and end of a block is and the result of the inset-block property. For pages in English, block direction is downward and inline direction is left to right.

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Default value: auto
Inherited: no
Animatable: yes. Read about animatable Try it
Version: CSS3
JavaScript syntax: object.style.insetBlock="100px 50px" Try it

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the property.

Property
inset-block 87.0 87.0 63.0 14.1 73.0


CSS Syntax

inset-block: auto|value|initial|inherit;

Property Values

Value Description Demo
auto Default. The element's default inset-block value. Demo ❯
length Specifies distance in px, pt, cm, etc. Negative values are allowed. Read about length units Demo ❯
% Specifies distance in percent relative to size of parent element on the corresponding axis. Demo ❯
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

More Examples

Example

With the writing-mode property value of a <div> element set to vertical-rl, the start of the element is moved from top to right side, and the end of the element is moved from bottom to left side of element:

div {
  inset-block: 10px 50px;
  writing-mode: vertical-rl;
}
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Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS Position

CSS position property: CSS Position property

CSS inset-block-end property: CSS Inset-block-end property

CSS inset-block-start property: CSS Inset-block-start property

CSS writing-mode property: CSS Writing-mode property