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    The column-rule-color CSS property lets you set the color of the "rule" or line drawn between columns in multi-column layouts.

    • Initial value currentColor
    • Applies to multicol elements
    • Inherited no
    • Media visual
    • Computed value If the value is translucent, the computed value will be the rgba() corresponding one. If it isn't, it will be the rgb() corresponding one. The transparent keyword maps to rgba(0,0,0,0).
    • Animatable yes, as a color
    • Canonical order the unique non-ambiguous order defined by the formal grammar


    column-rule-color: red;
    column-rule-color: rgb(192, 56, 78);
    column-rule-color: transparent;
    column-rule-color: hsla(0, 100%, 50%, 0.6);
    /* Global values */
    column-rule-color: inherit;
    column-rule-color: initial;
    column-rule-color: unset;


    Is a <color> value representing the color of the rule separating columns.

    Formal syntax



    #header {
      column-rule-color: blue;


    Specification Status Comment
    CSS Multi-column Layout Module
    The definition of 'column-rule-color' in that specification.
    Candidate Recommendation  

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
    Basic support (Yes)-webkit 3.5 (1.9.1)-moz 10 11.1 3.0 (522)-webkit
    Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support ? ? (Yes) ? ? ?

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    Last updated by: Sebastianz,