Non-standard
This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.

 

The ::-ms-check CSS pseudo-element is a Microsoft extension that represents  checkboxes and radio button groups created by <input type="checkbox"> and <input type="radio">.

This pseudo-element is supported only in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.

Allowable Properties

Only the following CSS properties can be used in a rule with ::-ms-check in its selector. Other properties are ignored.

Syntax

  ::-ms-check

Example

HTML

<form>
  <label for="redButton">Red</label>
  <input type="radio" id="redButton"><br>
  <label for="greenCheckbox">Green</label>
  <input type="checkbox" id="greenCheckbox">
</form>

CSS

input, label {
  display: inline;
}

input[type=radio]::-ms-check {
  border-color: red; /* This will make the border red when the button is checked. */
  color: red; /* This will make the circle red when the button is checked. */
}

input[type=checkbox]::-ms-check {
  border-color: green; /* This will make the box green when the button is checked. */
  color: green; /* This will make the checkmark green when the button is checked. */
}

Result

Below is an example for you to try. The screenshot to the left shows what will happen when you check the buttons if you don't have access to Internet Explorer or Edge.

ScreenshotLive sample

Specifications

Not part of any specification.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
Non-standard
Chrome No support NoEdge Full support YesFirefox No support NoIE Full support 10Opera No support NoSafari No support NoWebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android No support NoOpera Android No support NoSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.

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