:nth-last-child

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  • Revision title: :nth-last-child
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Summary

The :nth-last-child pseudo-class matches an element that has an+b-1 siblings after it in the document tree, for a given positive or zero value for n, and has a parent element. See {{ Cssxref(":nth-child") }} for a more thorough description of the syntax of its argument.

Syntax

element:nth-last-child(an + b) { style properties }

Examples

Example selectors

tr:nth-last-child(-n+4)
Matches the last four rows of an HTML table.
span:nth-last-child(even)
Matches the even elements in their parent element, starting at the last element and working backward.

See also

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<p>{{ CSSRef() }} {{ gecko_minversion_header("1.9.1") }}</p>
<h3 name="Summary">Summary</h3>
<p>The <code>:nth-last-child</code> <a href="/en/CSS/Pseudo-classes" title="Pseudo-classes">pseudo-class</a> matches an element that has <code><em>a</em>n+<em>b</em>-1</code> siblings after it in the document tree, for a given positive or zero value for <code>n</code>, and has a parent element. See {{ Cssxref(":nth-child") }} for a more thorough description of the syntax of its argument.</p><h3 name="Syntax">Syntax</h3>
<pre class="eval">element:nth-last-child(<em>a</em>n + <em>b</em>) { <em>style properties</em> }
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<h3 name="Examples">Examples</h3>
<h4 name="Example_selectors">Example selectors</h4>
<dl><dt><code>tr:nth-last-child(-n+4)</code> </dt><dd>Matches the last four rows of an HTML table. </dd><dt><code>span:nth-last-child(even)</code> </dt><dd>Matches the even elements in their parent element, starting at the last element and working backward. </dd></dl>
<h3 name="See_also">See also</h3>
<ul> <li>{{ Cssxref(":nth-child") }}</li> <li><a class="external" href="http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-selectors/#nth-last-child-pseudo">CSS3 Reference</a></li>
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