marks

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The marks CSS at-rule descriptor, used with the @page at-rule, adds crop and/or cross marks to the presentation of the document. Crop marks indicate where the page should be cut. Cross marks are used to align sheets.

Crop marks and cross marks are printed outside the page box. To have room to show crop and cross marks, the final pages will have to be somewhat bigger than the page box.

Related at-rule@page
Initial valuenone
Mediaas each of the properties of the shorthand:
  • visual: Value not found in DB!
  • paged: Value not found in DB!
Computed valueas specified
Canonical orderorder of appearance in the formal grammar of the values

Syntax

/* Keyword values */
marks: none;
marks: crop;
marks: cross;
marks: crop cross;

Values

crop
Crop marks will be displayed.
cross
Cross marks will be displayed.
none
No marks will be displayed.

Formal syntax

none | [ crop || cross ]

Examples

@page {
  marks: crop cross;
}

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
CSS Paged Media Module Level 3
The definition of 'marks' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition

This CSS property was initially proposed in CSS Level 2, but was dropped from CSS Level 2 (Revision 1).

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
marks descriptor
Experimental
Chrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox No support NoIE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari No support NoWebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoFirefox Android No support NoOpera Android No support NoSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android No support No

Legend

No support  
No support
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.

See also