column-rule-color

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

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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: revert;
column-rule-color: revert-layer;
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

column-rule-color = 
<color>

<color> =
<absolute-color-base> |
currentcolor |
<system-color> |
<device-cmyk()>

<absolute-color-base> =
<hex-color> |
<named-color> |
transparent |
<rgb()> |
<rgba()> |
<hsl()> |
<hsla()> |
<hwb()> |
<lab()> |
<lch()> |
<oklab()> |
<oklch()> |
<color()>

<device-cmyk()> =
device-cmyk( <cmyk-component>{4} [ / <alpha-value> ]? )

<rgb()> =
rgb( [ <percentage> | none ]{3} [ / [ <alpha-value> | none ] ]? ) |
rgb( [ <number> | none ]{3} [ / [ <alpha-value> | none ] ]? )

<hsl()> =
hsl( [ <hue> | none ] [ <percentage> | none ] [ <percentage> | none ] [ / [ <alpha-value> | none ] ]? )

<hwb()> =
hwb( [ <hue> | none ] [ <percentage> | none ] [ <percentage> | none ] [ / [ <alpha-value> | none ] ]? )

<lab()> =
lab( [ <percentage> | <number> | none ] [ <percentage> | <number> | none ] [ <percentage> | <number> | none ] [ / [ <alpha-value> | none ] ]? )

<lch()> =
lch( [ <percentage> | <number> | none ] [ <percentage> | <number> | none ] [ <hue> | none ] [ / [ <alpha-value> | none ] ]? )

<oklab()> =
oklab( [ <percentage> | <number> | none ] [ <percentage> | <number> | none ] [ <percentage> | <number> | none ] [ / [ <alpha-value> | none ] ]? )

<oklch()> =
oklch( [ <percentage> | <number> | none ] [ <percentage> | <number> | none ] [ <hue> | none ] [ / [ <alpha-value> | none ] ]? )

<color()> =
color( <colorspace-params> [ / [ <alpha-value> | none ] ]? )

<cmyk-component> =
<number> |
<percentage>

<alpha-value> =
<number> |
<percentage>

<hue> =
<number> |
<angle> |
none

<colorspace-params> =
<predefined-rgb-params> |
<xyz-params>

<predefined-rgb-params> =
<predefined-rgb> [ <number> | <percentage> | none ]{3}

<xyz-params> =
<xyz-space> [ <number> | none ]{3}

<predefined-rgb> =
srgb |
srgb-linear |
display-p3 |
a98-rgb |
prophoto-rgb |
rec2020

<xyz-space> =
xyz |
xyz-d50 |
xyz-d65

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
CSS Multi-column Layout Module Level 2
# crc

Browser compatibility

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