-moz-appearance (-webkit-appearance)

  • Revision slug: CSS/-moz-appearance
  • Revision title: -moz-appearance
  • Revision id: 9336
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  • Creator: Jürgen Jeka
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{{ CSSMozExtensionRef() }}

Summary

The -moz-appearance CSS property is used in Gecko (Firefox) to display an element using a platform-native styling based on the operating system's theme.

This property is frequently used in XUL stylesheets to design custom widgets with platform-appropriate styling. It is also used in the XBL implementations of the widgets that ship with the Mozilla platform.

  • {{ Xref_cssinitial() }}: {{ Cssxref("none") }}
  • Applies to: all elements
  • {{ Xref_cssinherited() }}: no
  • Media: {{ Xref_cssvisual() }} {{ xref cssinteractive }} {{ xref cssaural }}
  • {{ Xref_csscomputed() }}: as specified

Syntax

-moz-appearance:  appearance

Values

none
No special styling is applied. (Default)
button
The element is drawn like a button.
checkbox
The element is drawn like a checkbox, including only the actual "checkbox" portion.
checkbox-container
The element is drawn like a container for a checkbox, which may include a prelighting background effect under certain platforms. Normally a would contain a label and a checkbox.
checkbox-small
dialog
The element is styled like a dialog box, which includes background color and other properties.
listbox
menuitem
The element is styled as menu item, item is highlighted when hovered.
menulist
menulist-button
The element is styled as a button that would indicate a menulist can be opened.
menulist-textfield
The element is styled as the text field for a menulist.
menupopup
progressbar
The element is styled like a progress bar.
radio
The element is drawn like a radio button, including only the actual "radio button" portion.
radio-container
The element is drawn like a container for a radio button, which may include a prelighting background effect under certain platforms. Normally would contain a label and a radio button.
radio-small
resizer
scrollbar
scrollbarbutton-down
scrollbarbutton-left
scrollbarbutton-right
scrollbarbutton-up
scrollbartrack-horizontal
scrollbartrack-vertical
separator
statusbar
tab
tab-left-edge {{ obsolete_inline() }}
tabpanels
textfield
toolbar
toolbarbutton
toolbox
-moz-mac-unified-toolbar {{ fx_minversion_inline("3") }}
Mac OS X only. This causes the toolbar and title bar to render using the unified toolbar style common to Mac OS X 10.4 and later applications.
-moz-win-browsertabbar-toolbox {{ Fx_minversion_inline("3") }}
Windows Vista and later. This toolbox style is meant to be used for the tab bar in a browser.
-moz-win-communications-toolbox {{ Fx_minversion_inline("3") }}
Windows Vista and later. This toolbox style is meant to be used in communications and productivity applications. Corresponding foreground color is -moz-win-communicationstext.
-moz-win-glass {{ Fx_minversion_inline("3") }}
Windows Vista and later. This style applies the Aero Glass effect to the element.
-moz-win-media-toolbox {{ Fx_minversion_inline("3") }}
Windows Vista and later. This toolbox style is meant to be used in applications that manage media objects. Corresponding foreground color is -moz-win-mediatext.
tooltip
treeheadercell
treeheadersortarrow
treeitem
treetwisty
treetwistyopen
treeview
window

Examples

.exampleone {
	-moz-appearance: toolbarbutton;
}

Specifications

Browser compatibility

Browser Lowest Version Support of
Internet Explorer --- ---
Firefox 1.0 (1.0) -moz-appearance
Opera --- ---
Safari (WebKit) 3.0 (522) -webkit-appearance

{{ languages( { "fr": "fr/CSS/-moz-appearance", "ja": "ja/CSS/-moz-appearance", "pl": "pl/CSS/-moz-appearance" } ) }}

Revision Source

<p>{{ CSSMozExtensionRef() }}</p>
<h3>Summary</h3>
<p>The<code> -moz-appearance </code>CSS property is used in Gecko (Firefox) to display an element using a platform-native styling based on the operating system's theme.</p>
<p>This property is frequently used in <a href="/en/XUL" title="en/XUL">XUL</a> stylesheets to design custom widgets with platform-appropriate styling. It is also used in the <a href="/en/XBL" title="en/XBL">XBL</a> implementations of the widgets that ship with the Mozilla platform.</p>
<ul> <li>{{ Xref_cssinitial() }}: {{ Cssxref("none") }}</li> <li>Applies to: all elements</li> <li>{{ Xref_cssinherited() }}: no</li> <li>Media: {{ Xref_cssvisual() }} <span class="comment">{{ xref cssinteractive }} {{ xref cssaural }}</span></li> <li>{{ Xref_csscomputed() }}: as specified</li>
</ul>
<h3>Syntax</h3>
<pre>-moz-appearance: <em> appearance</em>
</pre>
<h3>Values</h3>
<dl> <dt>none</dt> <dd>No special styling is applied. (Default) </dd> <dt>button</dt> <dd>The element is drawn like a button.</dd> <dt>checkbox</dt> <dd>The element is drawn like a checkbox, including only the actual "checkbox" portion. </dd> <dt>checkbox-container</dt> <dd>The element is drawn like a container for a checkbox, which may include a prelighting background effect under certain platforms. Normally a would contain a label and a checkbox. </dd> <dt>checkbox-small </dt> <dt>dialog</dt> <dd>The element is styled like a dialog box, which includes background color and other properties.</dd> <dt>listbox </dt> <dt>menuitem</dt> <dd>The element is styled as menu item, item is highlighted when hovered.</dd> <dt>menulist </dt> <dt>menulist-button</dt> <dd>The element is styled as a button that would indicate a menulist can be opened. </dd> <dt>menulist-textfield</dt> <dd>The element is styled as the text field for a menulist. </dd> <dt>menupopup </dt> <dt>progressbar</dt> <dd>The element is styled like a progress bar. </dd> <dt>radio</dt> <dd>The element is drawn like a radio button, including only the actual "radio button" portion. </dd> <dt>radio-container</dt> <dd>The element is drawn like a container for a radio button, which may include a prelighting background effect under certain platforms. Normally would contain a label and a radio button. </dd> <dt>radio-small </dt> <dt>resizer </dt> <dt>scrollbar </dt> <dt>scrollbarbutton-down </dt> <dt>scrollbarbutton-left </dt> <dt>scrollbarbutton-right </dt> <dt>scrollbarbutton-up </dt> <dt>scrollbartrack-horizontal </dt> <dt>scrollbartrack-vertical </dt> <dt>separator </dt> <dt>statusbar </dt> <dt>tab </dt> <dt>tab-left-edge {{ obsolete_inline() }}</dt> <dt>tabpanels </dt> <dt>textfield </dt> <dt>toolbar </dt> <dt>toolbarbutton </dt> <dt>toolbox </dt> <dt>-moz-mac-unified-toolbar {{ fx_minversion_inline("3") }}</dt> <dd>Mac OS X only. This causes the toolbar and title bar to render using the unified toolbar style common to Mac OS X 10.4 and later applications.</dd> <dt>-moz-win-browsertabbar-toolbox {{ Fx_minversion_inline("3") }}</dt> <dd>Windows Vista and later. This toolbox style is meant to be used for the tab bar in a browser. </dd> <dt>-moz-win-communications-toolbox {{ Fx_minversion_inline("3") }}</dt> <dd>Windows Vista and later. This toolbox style is meant to be used in communications and productivity applications. Corresponding foreground color is<code> -moz-win-communicationstext</code>. </dd> <dt>-moz-win-glass {{ Fx_minversion_inline("3") }}</dt> <dd>Windows Vista and later. This style applies the Aero Glass effect to the element.</dd> <dt>-moz-win-media-toolbox {{ Fx_minversion_inline("3") }}</dt> <dd>Windows Vista and later. This toolbox style is meant to be used in applications that manage media objects. Corresponding foreground color is<code> -moz-win-mediatext</code>. </dd> <dt>tooltip </dt> <dt>treeheadercell </dt> <dt>treeheadersortarrow </dt> <dt>treeitem </dt> <dt>treetwisty </dt> <dt>treetwistyopen </dt> <dt>treeview </dt> <dt>window </dt>
</dl>
<h3>Examples</h3>
<pre>.exampleone {
	-moz-appearance: toolbarbutton;
}
</pre>
<h3>Specifications</h3>
<ul> <li><a class="external" href="http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-ui/#appearance" title="http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-ui/#appearance">CSS 3 Basic User Interface #appearance</a></li>
</ul>
<h3>Browser compatibility</h3>
<table class="standard-table"> <tbody> <tr> <th>Browser</th> <th>Lowest Version</th> <th>Support of</th> </tr> <tr> <td>Internet Explorer</td> <td>---</td> <td>---</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Firefox</td> <td><strong>1.0</strong> (1.0)</td> <td><code>-moz-appearance</code></td> </tr> <tr> <td>Opera</td> <td>---</td> <td>---</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Safari (WebKit)</td> <td><strong>3.0</strong> (522)</td> <td><code>-webkit-appearance</code></td> </tr> </tbody>
</table>
<p>{{ languages( { "fr": "fr/CSS/-moz-appearance", "ja": "ja/CSS/-moz-appearance", "pl": "pl/CSS/-moz-appearance" } ) }}</p>
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