CSS inset-inline Property
Set the distance to the parent element from a positioned <div> element in the inline direction:
inset-inline: 10px 50px;
More "Try it Yourself" examples below.
Definition and Usage
inset-inline property sets the distance between an element and the parent element in the inline direction.
Note: For this property to take effect it has to have the
position property specified.
inset-inline property is a shorthand property for the following properties:
Values for the
inset-inline property can be set in different ways:
If the inset-inline property has two values:
- inset-inline: 10px 50px;
- distance at start is 10px
- distance at end is 50px
If the inset-inline property has one value:
- inset-inline: 10px;
- distance at start and end is 10px
inset-block properties are very similar to CSS properties
right, but the
inset-inline properties are dependent on block and inline directions.
Note: The related CSS properties
direction define inline direction. This affects where the start and end of a line is and the result of the
inset-inline property. For pages in English, inline direction is left to right and block direction is downward.
|Animatable:||yes. Read about animatable Try it|
The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the property.
|auto||Default. The element's default inset-inline distance.||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|
writing-mode property value of a <div> element set to vertical-rl, the inline direction is downwards. The result is that the start of the element is moved from left side to top, and the end of the element is moved from right side to bottom:
inset-inline: 15px 30px;
direction property value of a <div> element set to rtl, the inline direction is right to left. The result is that the start of the element is moved from left side to right side, and the end of the element is moved from right side to left side:
inset-inline: 15px 30px;
CSS tutorial: CSS Position
CSS position property: CSS Position property
CSS direction property: CSS Direction property
CSS writing-mode property: CSS Writing-mode property