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CSS inset Property


Example

Set the distance to the parent element from the positioned <div> element:

div {
  inset: 35px;
}
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More "Try it Yourself" examples below.


Definition and Usage

The inset property sets the distance between an element and the parent element.

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

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

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

If the inset property has four values:

  • inset: 15px 30px 60px 90px;
    • top distance is 15px
    • right distance is 30px
    • bottom distance is 60px
    • left distance is 90px

If the inset property has three values:

  • inset: 15px 30px 60px;
    • top distance is 15px
    • left and right distances are 30px
    • bottom distance is 60px

If the inset property has two values:

  • inset: 15px 30px;
    • top and bottom distances are 15px
    • left and right distances are 30px

If the inset property has one value:

  • inset: 10px;
    • all four distances are 10px

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

Browser Support

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

Property
inset 87.0 87.0 66.0 14.1 73.0


CSS Syntax

inset: auto|value|initial|inherit;

Property Values

Value Description Demo
auto Default. The element's default inset distance. Demo ❯
length Specifies inset 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

Set the inset property value of a <div> element to 15 pixels distance to parent from top and bottom, and to 30 pixels from left and right:

div {
  inset: 15px 30px;
}
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Example

Set the inset property value of a <div> element to 15 pixels distance to parent from top, 30 pixels from left and right, and 60 pixels from bottom:

div {
  inset: 15px 30px 60px;
}
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Example

Set the inset property value of a <div> element to 15 pixels distance to top, 30 pixels from right, 60 pixels from bottom, and to 90 pixels from left:

div {
  inset: 15px 30px 60px 90px;
}
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Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS Position

CSS position property: CSS Position property

CSS bottom property: CSS Bottom property

CSS left property: CSS Left property

CSS right property: CSS Right property

CSS top property: CSS Top property