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CSSValue.cssValueType

The cssValueType read-only property of the CSSValue interface represents the type of the current computed CSS property value.

Syntax

cssValueType = cssValue.cssValueType;

Value

An unsigned short representing a code defining the type of the value. Possible values are:

Constant Description
CSS_CUSTOM The value is a custom value.
CSS_INHERIT The value is inherited and the cssText contains "inherit".
CSS_PRIMITIVE_VALUE The value is a primitive value and an instance of the CSSPrimitiveValue interface can be obtained by using binding-specific casting methods on this instance of the CSSValue interface.
CSS_VALUE_LIST The value is a CSSValue list and an instance of the CSSValueList interface can be obtained by using binding-specific casting methods on this instance of the CSSValue interface.

Example

var styleDeclaration = document.styleSheets[0].cssRules[0].style;
var cssValue = styleDeclaration.getPropertyCSSValue("color");
console.log(cssValue.cssValueType);

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Style Specification
The definition of 'CSSValue.cssValueType' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support No support (Yes) ? No support ?
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support ? (Yes) (Yes) ? ? ? ?

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