column-rule-color

The column-rule-color CSS property sets the color of the line drawn between columns in a multi-column layout.

Syntax

/* <color> values */
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;

The column-rule-color property is specified as a single <color> value.

Values

<color>
The color of the rule that separates columns.

Formal definition

Initial valuecurrentcolor
Applies tomulticol elements
Inheritedno
Computed valuecomputed color
Animation typea color

Formal syntax

<color>

where
<color> = <rgb()> | <rgba()> | <hsl()> | <hsla()> | <hex-color> | <named-color> | currentcolor | <deprecated-system-color>

where
<rgb()> = rgb( <percentage>{3} [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | rgb( <number>{3} [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | rgb( <percentage>#{3} , <alpha-value>? ) | rgb( <number>#{3} , <alpha-value>? )
<rgba()> = rgba( <percentage>{3} [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | rgba( <number>{3} [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | rgba( <percentage>#{3} , <alpha-value>? ) | rgba( <number>#{3} , <alpha-value>? )
<hsl()> = hsl( <hue> <percentage> <percentage> [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | hsl( <hue>, <percentage>, <percentage>, <alpha-value>? )
<hsla()> = hsla( <hue> <percentage> <percentage> [ / <alpha-value> ]? ) | hsla( <hue>, <percentage>, <percentage>, <alpha-value>? )

where
<alpha-value> = <number> | <percentage>
<hue> = <number> | <angle>

Examples

Setting a blue column rule

HTML

<p>This is a bunch of text split into three columns.
   The `column-rule-color` property is used to change
   the color of the line that is drawn between columns.
   Don't you think that's wonderful?</p>

CSS

p {
  column-count: 3;
  column-rule-style: solid;
  column-rule-color: blue;
}

Result

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
CSS Multi-column Layout Module
The definition of 'column-rule-color' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
column-rule-colorChrome Full support 50
Full support 50
Full support 1
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Edge Full support 12
Full support 12
Full support 12
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Firefox Full support 52
Full support 52
No support 3.5 — 74
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -moz-
IE Full support 10Opera Full support 11.1
Full support 11.1
Full support 15
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Safari Full support 9
Full support 9
Full support 3
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
WebView Android Full support 50
Full support 50
Full support ≤37
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Chrome Android Full support 50
Full support 50
Full support 18
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Firefox Android Full support 52
Full support 52
Full support 4
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -moz-
Opera Android Full support 11.1
Full support 11.1
Full support 14
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Safari iOS Full support 9
Full support 9
Full support 1
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-
Samsung Internet Android Full support 5.0
Full support 5.0
Full support 1.0
Prefixed
Prefixed Implemented with the vendor prefix: -webkit-

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